No. 11 Penn St. nips No. 13 LSU 19-17 at Capital One

By Jeff Shepard – bio | email

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Collin Wagner kicked a 21-yard field goal with 57 seconds left to lift #11 Penn State to a 19-17 win Friday over #13 LSU in a sloppy Capital One Bowl.

The Nittany Lions (11-2) gave up a 13-point lead in the second half after Stevan Ridley's 1-yard touchdown run put LSU (9-4) ahead 17-16 with 12:49 left.

But quarterback Daryll Clark led the Nittany Lions on the game-winning, 12-play drive in crunch time. Penn State had two critical third-down conversions to help set up Wagner's game-winner - one of four field goals on the day for kicker.

Penn State coach Joe Paterno got his record 24th bowl win and handed Les Miles his first loss in five bowls as LSU coach.

A driving rainstorm at the start of the game made the field a muddy mess.

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