QB, A.J. McCarron: 14-of-22, 196 yards, 2 TDs, 1 INT
RB, Trent Richardson: 78 yards rushing, 2 TDs, 52 yards receiving, 1 TD
MLB, C.J. Mosley: 2 sacks
QB, Matt McGloin: 22-of-31, 288 yards, 2 TDs, 2 INTs
WR, Devon Smith: 5 receptions, 123 yards, 1 TD
MLB, Michael Mauti: 1 sack, 1 INT
The running game could have been better for Alabama. They struggled to establish an effective running attack until the fourth quarter.
A.J. McCarron proved to be the right choice at quarterback for Nick Saban's offense, as he threw for two crucial touchdowns.
Matt McGloin was very effective for Penn State, and the Crimson Tide had a hard time tracking down wide receiver Devon Smith throughout the game.
But in the end, the Alabama defense gave Nick Saban enough sacks and interceptions to slow down the Penn State passing attack and win the ball game.