COLUMBUS, Ohio — Penn State’s Saquon Barkley opened the showdown with No. 2 Ohio State in style.
Barkley returned the opening kickoff 97 yards for a touchdown to give the Nittany Lions a 7-0 lead in the huge Big Ten East showdown.
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SAQUON BARKLEY ARE YOU SERIOUS pic.twitter.com/l0ERgTquPH
— Sporting News (@sportingnews) October 28, 2017
Barkley made an opening statement for the second straight week. He had a 69-yard touchdown run against Michigan on the second play from scrimmage in a 42-13 victory last week.
It’s yet another Heisman Trophy statement for Barkley.