College Football Team Details: Penn State
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Penn State FBS (AQ's) : Big Ten AQ/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 11-2 James Franklin @ PS 56-23 / Winning Percentage 70.89 RK 16 *786-394-41 / PSU Winning Percentage 66.05 Total Win Rk 12 Win %age Rk 13 Total 39 Offense 14 Defense 24 ST 3 Offense 6 Defense 6 NA
2020 0-5 James Franklin @ PS 56-23 / Winning Percentage 70.89 RK 16 *786-394-41 / PSU Winning Percentage 66.05
* = Returning Quarterback

Schedule (2020)

Record 2020

Overall: W:1 L:5 T:0
Conf: W:1 L:5 T:0
Division: W:1 L:5 T:0

Game Date Home VS Away Score Game Stats
Same Conference Oct-24 2020 Indiana
 -VS- 
Penn State
LOSS
36 - 35
Overtime
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Indiana 4-36 41 170 211 2 12 4
Penn State 10-100 250 238 488 3 19 7
Same Conference Oct-31 2020 Penn State
 -VS- 
Ohio State
LOSS
25 - 38
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Penn State 5-31 44 281 325 1 9 3
Ohio State 9-80 208 318 526 0 18 10
Same Conference Nov-07 2020 Penn State
 -VS- 
Maryland
LOSS
19 - 35
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Penn State 4-25 94 340 434 3 20 9
Maryland 8-55 123 282 405 0 16 9
Same Conference Nov-14 2020 Nebraska
 -VS- 
Penn State
LOSS
30 - 23
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Nebraska 5-39 146 152 298 1 12 4
Penn State 4-50 245 256 501 2 17 8
Same Conference Nov-21 2020 Penn State
 -VS- 
Iowa
LOSS
21 - 41
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Penn State 2-15 62 280 342 4 15 7
Iowa 6-45 175 186 361 1 15 7
Same Conference Nov-28 2020 Michigan
 -VS- 
Penn State
WIN
17 - 27
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Michigan 1-10 174 112 286 1 12 4
Penn State 5-30 254 163 417 0 16 8
Same Conference Dec-05 2020 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 Dec-12 2020 Penn State
 -VS- 
Michigan State
N/A
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Penn State
Michigan State
Unknown Dec-19 2020 Penn State
 -VS- 
N/A
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Penn State

Record 2020

Overall: W:1 L:5 T:0
Conf: W:1 L:5 T:0
Division: W:1 L:5 T:0

Totals

Penalties Rushing
Yards
Passing
Yards
Total
Yards
Turnovers 3rd Down
Attempts
3rd Down
Coversions
Penn State 30 - 251 Yards 949 1558 2507 13 96 42
Opponents 33 - 265 Yards 867 1220 2087 5 85 38
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
6 2507 418

Offense Passing

Games Yards Avg. Passing Yards Per Game
6 1558 260

Offense Rushing

Games Yards Avg. Rushing Yards Per Game
6 949 158

Offense Scoring

Games Total Points Avg. Points Per Game
6 150 25

Offense Turnovers

Games Turnovers Avg. Turnovers Per Game
6 13 2.17

Offense Third Down Conversion

Third Down Attempts Third Down Coversions Third Down Conversion Percentage
96 42 43.8%

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
6 19 12 60 2 6 8 4 63% 42%

Defense Data   Back To Top


Defense Total Yards

Games Opponent Total Yards Opponent Avg. Yards Per Game
6 2087 348

Defense Passing

Games Opponent Total Passing Yards Opponent Avg. Passing Yards Per Game
6 1220 203

Defense Rushing

Games Opponent Total Rushing Yards Opponent Avg. Passing Yards Per Game
6 867 145

Defense Scoring

Games Opponent Total Points Opponent Avg. Points Per Game
6 197 33

Defense Turnovers

Games Opponent Turnovers Opponent Avg. Turnovers Per Game
6 5 0.83

Defense Third Down Stops

Opponent Third Down Attempts Opponent Third Down Coversions Opponent Third Down Conversion Percentage
85 38 44.7%

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
6 15 13 63 5 3 8 5 87% 53%