In the Nittany Lions' 38-24 win over Illinois at Beaver Stadium Saturday, we found out why. On one play, Astorino blew up an option run featuring two of the most explosive athletes in the Big Ten.
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In the meantime, here is the breakdown of Astorino's big play.