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 11-2 James Franklin @ PS 36-17 / Winning Percentage 67.92 RK 43 *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 0-0 James Franklin @ PS 36-17 / Winning Percentage 67.92 RK 43 *766-388-41 / PSU Winning Percentage 65.82 Total Win Rk 12 Win %age Rk 13 Total 39 Offense 21 Defense 16 ST 2 Offense 7* Defense 3 NA
* = Returning Quarterback

Schedule (2018)

Record 2018

Overall: W:7 L:3 T:0
Conf: W:7 L:3 T:0
Division: W:7 L:3 T:0

Game Date Home VS Away Score Game Stats
FBS (FBS Non AQ's) Sep-01 2018 Penn State
 -VS- 
Appalachian State
WIN
45 - 38
Overtime
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Penn State 2-10 204 230 434 0 15 6
Appalachian State 9-100 159 292 451 1 16 6
BCS (FBS AQ's) Sep-08 2018 Pittsburgh
 -VS- 
Penn State
WIN
6 - 51
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Pittsburgh 14-116 245 55 300 3 15 4
Penn State 4-15 211 179 390 2 12 4
FBS (FBS Non AQ's) Sep-15 2018 Penn State
 -VS- 
Kent State
WIN
63 - 10
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Penn State 9-85 297 346 643 1 12 5
Kent State 10-83 41 180 221 0 20 7
Same Conference Sep-22 2018 Illinois
 -VS- 
Penn State
WIN
24 - 63
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Illinois 7-81 245 166 411 2 12 4
Penn State 8-72 387 204 591 2 11 9
Same Conference Sep-29 2018 Penn State
 -VS- 
Ohio State
LOSS
26 - 27
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Penn State 7-64 206 286 492 1 17 3
Ohio State 10-105 119 270 389 1 17 4
BYE WEEK!
Same Conference Oct-13 2018 Penn State
 -VS- 
Michigan State
LOSS
17 - 21
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Penn State 6-41 205 192 397 1 14 3
Michigan State 3-20 123 295 418 1 19 5
Same Conference Oct-20 2018 Indiana
 -VS- 
Penn State
WIN
28 - 33
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Indiana 7-55 224 330 554 3 21 9
Penn State 3-40 174 243 417 2 15 5
Same Conference Oct-27 2018 Penn State
 -VS- 
Iowa
WIN
30 - 24
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Penn State 6-47 118 194 312 2 14 4
Iowa 6-25 135 215 350 2 20 7
Same Conference Nov-03 2018 Michigan
 -VS- 
Penn State
LOSS
42 - 7
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Michigan 9-80 259 144 403 0 14 8
Penn State 4-35 68 118 186 3 11 2
Same Conference Nov-10 2018 Penn State
 -VS- 
Wisconsin
WIN
22 - 10
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Penn State 3-22 183 160 343 2 15 6
Wisconsin 6-50 209 60 269 4 15 4
Same Conference Nov-17 2018 Rutgers
 -VS- 
Penn State
N/A
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Rutgers
Penn State
Same Conference Nov-24 2018 Penn State
 -VS- 
Maryland
N/A
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Penn State
Maryland

Record 2018

Overall: W:7 L:3 T:0
Conf: W:7 L:3 T:0
Division: W:7 L:3 T:0

Totals

Penalties Rushing
Yards
Passing
Yards
Total
Yards
Turnovers 3rd Down
Attempts
3rd Down
Coversions
Penn State 52 - 431 Yards 2053 2152 4205 16 136 47
Opponents 81 - 715 Yards 1759 2007 3766 17 169 58
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
10 4205 421

Offense Passing

Games Yards Avg. Passing Yards Per Game
10 2152 215

Offense Rushing

Games Yards Avg. Rushing Yards Per Game
10 2053 205

Offense Scoring

Games Total Points Avg. Points Per Game
10 357 36

Offense Turnovers

Games Turnovers Avg. Turnovers Per Game
10 16 1.6

Offense Third Down Conversion

Third Down Attempts Third Down Coversions Third Down Conversion Percentage
136 47 34.6%

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
10 33 32 177 20 7 27 5 97% 82%

Defense Data   Back To Top


Defense Total Yards

Games Opponent Total Yards Opponent Avg. Yards Per Game
10 3766 377

Defense Passing

Games Opponent Total Passing Yards Opponent Avg. Passing Yards Per Game
10 2007 201

Defense Rushing

Games Opponent Total Rushing Yards Opponent Avg. Passing Yards Per Game
10 1759 176

Defense Scoring

Games Opponent Total Points Opponent Avg. Points Per Game
10 230 23

Defense Turnovers

Games Opponent Turnovers Opponent Avg. Turnovers Per Game
10 17 1.7

Defense Third Down Stops

Opponent Third Down Attempts Opponent Third Down Coversions Opponent Third Down Conversion Percentage
169 58 34.3%

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
10 19 14 81 8 5 13 1 74% 68%