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Penn State Football QB Report Card as Drew Allar, Beu Pribula Run over Rutgers

Penn State Football once again saw its offense battle through limitations in the passing game, as the Nittany Lions ran all over Rutgers, 27-6.

Here’s a look at the Penn State QB report card for Drew Allar and Beau Pribula:

Drew Allar

Penn State quarterback Drew Allar was injured in the third quarter against Rutgers after being hit in the throwing shoulder on a designed quarterback run.
Allar stayed in the game for the following play before throwing the ball away immediately after the snap and heading to the injury tent.
However, Allar did not return to the game. Before the injury, Allar and Penn State struggled to move the football for most of the game, especially through the air as Allar finished 6/13 for 79 yards with no touchdowns or interceptions.
Allar ran the ball well before the injury, picking up 28 yards on 3 rushes. Allar and the receivers both struggled at times, Allar had a few inaccurate passes and receivers and tight ends dropped a few more.
Overall, the game left plenty to be desired from Penn State’s signal caller. Grade: C-


Beau Pribula
Beau Pribula got his first extended action of the season after Allar’s injury.
Pribula showed his athleticism with his legs, energizing the Penn State rushing attack in the second half.
The staff seems not to trust Pribula to throw passes for some reason (we’ve seen this in the past with Will Levis) as Penn State ran the ball 18 times in a row after Allar’s injury. In the drive Allar was injured, Pribula and Penn State failed to convert a short third and two and a fourth and one.
Other than that drive, Penn State scored points on every other Pribula drive in the second half. Pribula finished the day 1 for 1 passing for 9 yards and added 71 rushing yards and a touchdown on the ground. Overall, Pribula came in and helped Penn State close out Rutgers. Grade: B+
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Robert Casturo

Expertise: College Football, Penn State Football Education: Saint Vincent College, Penn State Law School Location: Washington, DC Experience: Robert Casturo has covered Penn State football for NittanyCentral since 2022. Casturo previously covered Penn State football through a social media presence (@PSU_FB_Thoughts on X) since 2019. Casturo earned his bachelor's degree from Saint Vincent College in 2015, where he was a punter for 1 season on the Saint Vincent College football team and worked in the athletic department for 2 years as a student manager. Casturo earned his JD from Penn State Law in 2018 where he was a senior editor of the Penn State Law Review.