Omari Evans caught five passes for 80 yards, and a touchdown as the Blue team defeated the White team in the Blue-White game on Saturday at Beaver Stadium.
Both teams went three and out on their first possession of the game. However, on the Blue team’s second possession of the game, they started to move the ball down the field methodically with runs by Allen and a pitch and catch by Drew Allar to Omari Evans for an 8-yard gain. The drive ended in a 28-yard touchdown pass from Allar to Evans. Evans would be called for unsportsmanlike conduct.
The play concluded with a 9-play, 55-yard drive which took 5:23 off the clock.
The Blue team led the White team 7-0 at the end of the first quarter.
After another white team three and out, the Blue team got the ball, and Beau Pribula was the one who was finding Evans for a 23-yard reception, which led to a 15-yard field goal by Alex Felkins.
Evans looked uncoverable on the drive as he was being held by North Carolina transfer Storm Duck at the three-yard line drawing a penalty.
The Blue team led the White team 10-0 at halftime.
The White team started to move the ball a little better in the second half with solid runs by walk-on running back Amiel Davis, however the Blue team eventually forced a punt.
On the Blue team’s next possession, Allar continued to showcase his superior arm talent with another rope to Evans on a 19-yard pass to Evans and a 16-yard pass to Saunders.
However, the White team buckled down and forced a turnover on downs.
After another three and out by the White team. Allar dropped more dimes for the Blue team with a 23-yard pass to Saunders. However the White team made a goal-line stand when Bobby Walchuck made a stop on a pass to Anthony Ivey, as there was no scoring in the second half.
The next time we see the Nittany Lions in competition they will be playing West Virginia back at Beaver Stadium on September 2nd.