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Adam Hermann | NCAA.com | December 30, 2017

Saquon Barkley sets PSU record with 92-yard TD run

  What a bookend it was to Saquon Barkley's brilliant junior year.

Remember Penn State running back Saquon Barkley? He’s hard to forget.

But before Saturday, he hadn’t played in a football game in over a month, so in the second quarter of the Fiesta Bowl Barkley decided to remind everyone what he does for fun:

Boom. 92 yards. Touchdown, Saquon.

The junior running back made PSU bowl history, and straight-up PSU history, on that electric run:

And he's chasing just a little more...

Barkley’s Saturday got off to a pretty good start: his first six carries went for a combined 115 yards and a pair of touchdowns. This, his second score of the game, put the Nittany Lions up 28-7 over Washington with more than half the game to play. The Nittany Lions went on to win, 35-28.

The touchdown was Barkley’s 18th rushing score of the year, tying his career-high from last season.

Barkely finished the night with 18 carries for 137 yards and two touchdowns, and seven catches for 38 yards.

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