Penn State RB Brandon Beachum fielded questions on Wednesday about the close call with Temple and the upcoming Eastern Michigan clash. See a sampling of his comments below and the full review at the link below.
On being in the game for Penn State's winning drive vs. Temple:
“It was great being in at that point of the game because we really needed to put a drive together and really needed a touchdown. I was privileged to be in at the time and to get a couple carries at that point. I felt the coaching staff had the confidence in me that I could get the job done.”
On if his key pick on fourth-and-1 on that drive, which set up a touchdown, can be a turning point for the season:
“That was a really big play that we needed at a crucial point of the game. … I don't know if it was the turning point. I think the overall win was the turning point. A big part of that was attributed to the defense. … It was a big turning point in the sense that we were put in a difficult position where we needed somebody to make plays and guys to make plays - really it was the whole drive, not just that fourth-and-1. That really tested our character as a team, and facing that kind of adversity going into this week and the rest of the season, we kind of have a chip on our shoulders now because we know we can get the job done.”
On what he thought when his number was called on that key play:
“To be honest, I was worried about the next play, what my..."