College Football Team Details: Penn State
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Penn State FBS (AQ's) : Big Ten P5

Location
State College

Spirit Name
Nittany Lions

Mascot
The Nittany Lion
Stadium:
Beaver / FBS Size Rank: 2nd
Capacity: 106,572
Surface: Grass

Offense Data | Defense Data

University Snapshot

Year Annual
Record
Coach Head Coach Record Overall Record Total Win Rank / Winning % Returning Letterman Returning
Starters
Attendance
2009 11-2 Joe Paterno @ PS 393-126-3 / Winning Percentage 75.29 811-351-41 / PSU Winning Percentage 69.12 Total Win Rk 6 Win%age Rk 11 Total 37 Offense 17 Defense 18 S.T. 2 Offense 5* Defense 4 107,008 Decrease Rk 2
2010 7-6 Joe Paterno @ PS 400-132-3 / Winning Percentage 74.77 818-357-41 / PSU Winning Percentage 68.96 Total Win Rk 6 Win%age Rk 11 Total 37 Offense 17 Defense 19 S.T. 1 Offense 8 Defense 5 104,234 Decrease Rk 3
2011 9-4 Joe Paterno / Fired @ PS 409-136-3 / Winning Percentage 74.64 827-361-41 / PSU Winning Percentage 68.96 Total Win Rk 6 Win %age Rk 11 Total 45 Offense 23 Defense 21 S.T. 1 Offense 7* Defense 7 101,427 Decrease Rk 3
2012 8-4 Bill O'Brian @ PS 8-4 / Winning Percentage 66.67 *723-365-41 / PSU Winning Percentage 65.85 Total Win Rk 12 Win %age Rk 12 Total 35 Offense 16 Defense 18 S.T. 1 Offense 5* Defense 4 96,730 Decrease Rk 5
2013 7-5 Bill O'Brian @ PS 15-9 / Winning Percentage 62.50 *730-370-41 / PSU Winning Percentage 65.78 Total Win Rk 12 Win %age Rk 12 Total 38 Offense 20 Defense 16 S.T. 2 Offense 8 Defense 6 96,587 Decrease Rk 5
2014 7-6 James Franklin @ PS 7-6 / Winning Percentage 53.85 *737-376-41 / PSU Winning Percentage 65.64 Total Win Rk 12 Win %age Rk 13 Total 41 Offense 16 Defense 23 S.T. 2 Offense 5* Defense 7 101,623 Increase Rk 5
2015 7-6 James Franklin @ PS 14-12 / Winning Percentage 53.85 RK 51 *744-383-41 / PSU Winning Percentage 65.45 Total Win Rk 12 Win %age Rk 13 Total 40 Offense 17 Defense 20 S.T. 3 Offense 8* Defense 7 99,799 Decrease Rk 6
2016 11-3 James Franklin @ PS 25-15 / Winning Percentage 62.50 RK 36 *755-386-41 / PSU Winning Percentage 65.61 Total Win Rk 12 Win %age Rk 13 Total 41 Offense 17 Defense 19 S T 5 Offense 9 Defense 5 100,257 Decrease Rk 6
2017 0-0 James Franklin @ PS 25-15 / Winning Percentage 62.50 RK 36 *755-386-41 / PSU Winning Percentage 65.61 Total Win Rk 12 Win %age Rk 14 Total 41 Offense 21 Defense 24 S T 4 Offense 9* Defense 6 NA
* = Returning Quarterback

Schedule (2017)

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Record 2017

Overall: W:4 L:0 T:0
Conf: W:4 L:0 T:0
Division: W:4 L:0 T:0

Game Date Home VS Away Score Game Stats
FBS (FBS Non AQ's) Sep-02 2017 Penn State
 -VS- 
Akron
WIN
52 - 0
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Penn State 5-45 247 322 569 1 8 3
Akron 9-84 73 86 159 1 17 4
BCS (FBS AQ's) Sep-09 2017 Penn State
 -VS- 
Pittsburgh
WIN
33 - 14
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Penn State 1-15 148 164 312 1 12 4
Pittsburgh 6-55 155 187 342 3 17 5
FBS (FBS Non AQ's) Sep-16 2017 Penn State
 -VS- 
Georgia State
WIN
56 - 0
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Penn State 5-45 166 360 526 0 9 4
Georgia State 3-25 150 170 320 5 21 11
Same Conference Sep-23 2017 Iowa
 -VS- 
Penn State
WIN
19 - 21
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Iowa 3-25 82 191 273 1 11 3
Penn State 8-90 295 284 579 2 18 6
Same Conference Sep-30 2017 Penn State
 -VS- 
Indiana
N/A
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Penn State
Indiana
Same Conference Oct-07 2017 Northwestern
 -VS- 
Penn State
N/A
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Northwestern
Penn State
BYE WEEK!
Same Conference Oct-21 2017 Penn State
 -VS- 
Michigan
N/A
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Penn State
Michigan
Same Conference Oct-28 2017 Ohio State
 -VS- 
Penn State
N/A
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Ohio State
Penn State
Same Conference Nov-04 2017 Michigan State
 -VS- 
Penn State
N/A
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Michigan State
Penn State
Same Conference Nov-11 2017 Penn State
 -VS- 
Rutgers
N/A
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Penn State
Rutgers
Same Conference Nov-18 2017 Penn State
 -VS- 
Nebraska
N/A
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Penn State
Nebraska
Same Conference Nov-25 2017 Maryland
 -VS- 
Penn State
N/A
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Maryland
Penn State

Record 2017

Overall: W:4 L:0 T:0
Conf: W:4 L:0 T:0
Division: W:4 L:0 T:0

Totals

Penalties Rushing
Yards
Passing
Yards
Total
Yards
Turnovers 3rd Down
Attempts
3rd Down
Coversions
Penn State 19 - 195 Yards 856 1130 1986 4 47 17
Opponents 21 - 189 Yards 460 634 1094 10 66 23
KEY

Colored Dots Indicate that the game is outside of their division.

  • Other = Same Conference
  • BCS = Non Conf. BCS
  • FBS = Non Conf. FBS
  • FCS = non Conf. FCS
  • FCS Non AQ = Other

Offense Data   Back To Top


Offense Total Yards

Games Yards Avg. Yards Per Game
4 1986 497

Offense Passing

Games Yards Avg. Passing Yards Per Game
4 1130 283

Offense Rushing

Games Yards Avg. Rushing Yards Per Game
4 856 214

Offense Scoring

Games Total Points Avg. Points Per Game
4 162 41

Offense Turnovers

Games Turnovers Avg. Turnovers Per Game
4 4 1

Offense Third Down Conversion

Third Down Attempts Third Down Coversions Third Down Conversion Percentage
47 17 36.2%

Offense Red Zone

Games RZ Drives RZ Scores RZ Points RZ Rushing TD RZ Passing TD RZ TD Total RZ Field Goals RZ Scoring Percentage RZ TD Percentage
4 13 12 69 5 6 11 1 92% 85%

Defense Data   Back To Top


Defense Total Yards

Games Opponent Total Yards Opponent Avg. Yards Per Game
4 1094 274

Defense Passing

Games Opponent Total Passing Yards Opponent Avg. Passing Yards Per Game
4 634 159

Defense Rushing

Games Opponent Total Rushing Yards Opponent Avg. Passing Yards Per Game
4 460 115

Defense Scoring

Games Opponent Total Points Opponent Avg. Points Per Game
4 33 8

Defense Turnovers

Games Opponent Turnovers Opponent Avg. Turnovers Per Game
4 10 2.5

Defense Third Down Stops

Opponent Third Down Attempts Opponent Third Down Coversions Opponent Third Down Conversion Percentage
66 23 34.8%

Defense Red Zone

Games Opponent RZ Drives Opponent RZ Scores Opponent RZ Points Opponent RZ Rushing_TD Opponent RZ Passing_TD Opponent RZ Zone TD Opponent RZ Field Goals Opponent RZ Scoring Percentage Opponent RZ TD Percentage
4 5 3 12 1 0 1 2 60% 20%