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Michigan QB Shea Patterson Alleges Penn State Player "Gouged" His Eyes

Shea Patterson of Michigan drops back against Rutgers.

ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN - SEPTEMBER 28: Shea Patterson #2 of the Michigan Wolverines throws a second quarter pass while playing the Rutgers Scarlet Knights at Michigan Stadium on September 28, 2019 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

On Saturday night, the Penn State Nittany Lions earned their second win over a ranked opponent in as many weeks.

After going on the road to take down Iowa, Penn State defended its home turf during a Whiteout Game against Michigan. Despite a furious comeback attempt from the Wolverines, the Nittany Lions held on for a 28-21 win to keep their undefeated season alive.

The win, however, did not come without controversy.

After a quarterback sneak from Michigan's Shea Patterson, the Wolverines star alleged Penn State players attempted to gouge his eyes.

Patterson revealed a Penn State

Shea Patterson on the “violent” scrum — eye gouging — on his sneak at Penn State pic.twitter.com/KZeaM9p76i

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">player's index finger was in his eye "for 10 seconds." He eventually came to the sideline and immediately told coach Jim Harbaugh - who directed him towards the officials.

Officials would not have been able to see the alleged infraction as Patterson was on the bottom of a pile of players.

In the end, Patterson was able to continue competing. He found wide receiver Ronnie Bell for what looked like the game-tying touchdown, but Bell saw the ball go through his hands.

After the loss, the Wolverines have a week to get ready for another huge game against Notre Dame on Saturday.

Stay tuned for the latest.