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 35 *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 Increase Rk 6
2017 11-2 James Franklin @ PS 36-17 / Winning Percentage 67.92 RK 26 *766-388-41 / PSU Winning Percentage 65.82 Total Win Rk 12 Win %age Rk 13 Total 41 Offense 21 Defense 24 S T 4 Offense 9* Defense 6 106,707 Increase Rk 3
2018 9-4 James Franklin @ PS 45-21 / Winning Percentage 68.18 RK 20 *775-392-41 / PSU Winning Percentage 65.85 Total Win Rk 12 Win %age Rk 13 Total 39 Offense 21 Defense 16 ST 2 Offense 7* Defense 3 105,485 Decrease Rk 2
2019 0-0 James Franklin @ PS 45-21 / Winning Percentage 68.18 RK 18 *775-392-41 / PSU Winning Percentage 65.85 Total Win Rk 12 Win %age Rk 13 Total 39 Offense 14 Defense 24 ST 3 Offense 6 Defense 6 NA
* = Returning Quarterback

Schedule (2019)

Record 2019

Overall: W:8 L:1 T:0
Conf: W:8 L:1 T:0
Division: W:8 L:1 T:0

Game Date Home VS Away Score Game Stats
FCS (FCS AQ's) Aug-31 2019 Penn State
 -VS- 
Idaho
WIN
79 - 7
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Penn State 3-30 331 342 673 1 8 1
Idaho 10-67 4 141 145 1 15 1
FBS (FBS Non AQ's) Sep-07 2019 Penn State
 -VS- 
Buffalo
WIN
45 - 13
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Penn State 3-25 78 279 357 1 9 2
Buffalo 8-78 184 245 429 2 23 10
BCS (FBS AQ's) Sep-14 2019 Penn State
 -VS- 
Pittsburgh
WIN
17 - 10
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Penn State 3-40 167 222 389 0 13 4
Pittsburgh 2-18 24 372 396 0 16 5
BYE WEEK!
Same Conference Sep-28 2019 Maryland
 -VS- 
Penn State
WIN
0 - 59
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Maryland 9-85 60 68 128 3 15 4
Penn State 7-81 198 421 619 1 14 9
Same Conference Oct-05 2019 Penn State
 -VS- 
Purdue
WIN
35 - 7
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Penn State 4-49 196 264 460 3 15 8
Purdue 7-37 -19 123 104 1 14 1
Same Conference Oct-12 2019 Iowa
 -VS- 
Penn State
WIN
12 - 17
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Iowa 1-5 70 286 356 2 18 8
Penn State 8-80 177 117 294 0 19 10
Same Conference Oct-19 2019 Penn State
 -VS- 
Michigan
WIN
28 - 21
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Penn State 5-58 101 182 283 0 13 4
Michigan 8-48 141 276 417 1 17 7
Same Conference Oct-26 2019 Michigan State
 -VS- 
Penn State
WIN
7 - 28
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Michigan State 4-31 83 182 265 4 17 5
Penn State 10-132 113 189 302 1 14 4
BYE WEEK!
Same Conference Nov-09 2019 Minnesota
 -VS- 
Penn State
LOSS
31 - 26
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Minnesota 5-40 121 339 460 1 10 4
Penn State 4-45 178 340 518 3 16 8
Same Conference Nov-16 2019 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 Nov-23 2019 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-30 2019 Penn State
 -VS- 
Rutgers
N/A
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Penn State
Rutgers

Record 2019

Overall: W:8 L:1 T:0
Conf: W:8 L:1 T:0
Division: W:8 L:1 T:0

Totals

Penalties Rushing
Yards
Passing
Yards
Total
Yards
Turnovers 3rd Down
Attempts
3rd Down
Coversions
Penn State 47 - 540 Yards 1539 2356 3895 10 121 50
Opponents 54 - 409 Yards 668 2032 2700 15 145 45
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
9 3895 433

Offense Passing

Games Yards Avg. Passing Yards Per Game
9 2356 262

Offense Rushing

Games Yards Avg. Rushing Yards Per Game
9 1539 171

Offense Scoring

Games Total Points Avg. Points Per Game
9 334 37

Offense Turnovers

Games Turnovers Avg. Turnovers Per Game
9 10 1.11

Offense Third Down Conversion

Third Down Attempts Third Down Coversions Third Down Conversion Percentage
121 50 41.3%

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
9 37 33 177 18 8 26 7 89% 70%

Defense Data   Back To Top


Defense Total Yards

Games Opponent Total Yards Opponent Avg. Yards Per Game
9 2700 300

Defense Passing

Games Opponent Total Passing Yards Opponent Avg. Passing Yards Per Game
9 2032 226

Defense Rushing

Games Opponent Total Rushing Yards Opponent Avg. Passing Yards Per Game
9 668 74

Defense Scoring

Games Opponent Total Points Opponent Avg. Points Per Game
9 108 12

Defense Turnovers

Games Opponent Turnovers Opponent Avg. Turnovers Per Game
9 15 1.67

Defense Third Down Stops

Opponent Third Down Attempts Opponent Third Down Coversions Opponent Third Down Conversion Percentage
145 45 31%

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
9 18 15 72 6 3 9 6 83% 50%