Spotlight: Michigan 14, Penn State 9

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SACK PACK: Penn State, which came into the day with 17 sacks in three games, was limited to two sacks of freshman Ryan Mallett.

BEST RUN: Rodney Kinlaw shook loose for a 38-yard run in the fourth quarter that set up a Penn State field goal.

NO FAITH: Although Kevin Kelly would kick three field goals, coach Joe Paterno opted to punt rather than try a 48-yarder in the first quarter.

HART ACHE: Mike Hart rang up 153 yards on 44 carries, establishing a Michigan record with 23 career 100-yard games. His third 100-yard game against Penn State is believed to be a first for a single running back.

OPPORTUNITY LOST: Deon Butler beat his defender on a slant pattern, but Anthony Morelli overthrew him ahead of Penn State's lone first-half score, a 28-yard Kevin Kelly field goal in the second quarter.

NO HUDDLE, NO WORK: Penn State went without a huddle for a series in the first quarter and produced 4 yards on three plays and a punt.

SECOND LOOKS: What was initially ruled a Jordan Norwood fumble, which would have been Penn State's second of the opening quarter, was recovered by Michigan. But a video review overturned the call. Penn State didn't get the call in the third quarter when review upheld the call of a fumble by Austin Scott at the Michigan 9-yard line. …