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Penn State Football Radio Announcer’s ‘Electrified’ Call of Game-Winning Moment

Legendary play-by-play radio announcer Steve Jones calls what would turn out to be this game-winning moment: Penn State safety Marcus Allen blocked an Ohio State field goal, with cornerback Grant Haley scooping it up and returning it for a 60-yard touchdown.

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Entering the game, the Penn State Nittany Lions were an 18-point underdog versus the No. 2 Ohio State Buckeyes. Penn State’s 24-21 victory achieved several milestones for the university:

  • First in Beaver Stadium against a team ranked so high since 1982 against No. 2 Nebraska.
  • First against a top-two team since 1990 against No. 1 Notre Dame.
  • First against a top-five team since 1999 against Arizona.
  • First against Ohio State since 2011.
  • First over a ranked team under Penn State head coach James Franklin.