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From no-name recruit to winningest QB in school history, Trace McSorley has risen with Penn State

From no-name recruit to winningest QB in school history, Trace McSorley has risen with Penn State

There were questions going into this season about how effective Penn State quarterback Trace McSorley would be without star running back Saquon Barkley or offensive coordinator Joe Moorhead.

While McSorley’s numbers are decidedly down from his first two years as a starter going into Saturday’s regular-season finale against Maryland at Beaver Stadium, one stat is hard to overstate.

With a 20-7 victory over Rutgers last week for the No. 12 Nittany Lions, McSorley became the winningest quarterback in program history. The win was the 30th for McSorley, who passed Todd Blackledge and Tony Sacca for the top spot.

Not bad for a former three-star recruit who was ranked the...

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