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Watch: Penn State Stuffs Wisconsin On Pivotal 4th & 1, Wins Big Ten Championship

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Tonight's Big Ten Championship came down to a huge 4th & 1, and a massive Penn State fourth down stop secured a conference title for the Nittany Lions.

Penn State came back from what was a 28-7 first half deficit to go up 38-31 in the fourth quarter of tonight's game at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis. Wisconsin made things very interesting, launching a drive that went 51 yards on 10 plays. Unfortunately for the Badgers, it needed 52 to keep things going. On a massive 4th & 1, Penn State's defense stood up Wisconsin star running back Corey Clement feet short of the first down, forcing a turnover on downs.

Clement is having a massive game, with 164 yards and a touchdown. On the biggest play of the game, however, it was Penn State's defense that came up huge.

On the offensive end, quarterback Trace McSorley has been unbelievable. He is 22-for-31 for 384 yards and four touchdowns in the win.

Penn State has to make a big leap in the rankings to crash the College Football Playoff, especially with Washington's win last night and Clemson looking like it will hold on in Orlando, but for a team that entered the year with a coach on the hot seat, this is a pretty unbelievable season for the Nittany Lions.