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:4 L:2 T:0
Conf: W:4 L:2 T:0
Division: W:4 L:2 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
N/A
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Indiana
Penn State
Same Conference Oct-27 2018 Penn State
 -VS- 
Iowa
N/A
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Penn State
Iowa
Same Conference Nov-03 2018 Michigan
 -VS- 
Penn State
N/A
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Michigan
Penn State
Same Conference Nov-10 2018 Penn State
 -VS- 
Wisconsin
N/A
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Penn State
Wisconsin
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:4 L:2 T:0
Conf: W:4 L:2 T:0
Division: W:4 L:2 T:0

Totals

Penalties Rushing
Yards
Passing
Yards
Total
Yards
Turnovers 3rd Down
Attempts
3rd Down
Coversions
Penn State 36 - 287 Yards 1510 1437 2947 7 81 30
Opponents 53 - 505 Yards 932 1258 2190 8 99 30
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 2947 491

Offense Passing

Games Yards Avg. Passing Yards Per Game
6 1437 240

Offense Rushing

Games Yards Avg. Rushing Yards Per Game
6 1510 252

Offense Scoring

Games Total Points Avg. Points Per Game
6 265 44

Offense Turnovers

Games Turnovers Avg. Turnovers Per Game
6 7 1.17

Offense Third Down Conversion

Third Down Attempts Third Down Coversions Third Down Conversion Percentage
81 30 37%

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 25 25 142 17 6 23 2 100% 92%

Defense Data   Back To Top


Defense Total Yards

Games Opponent Total Yards Opponent Avg. Yards Per Game
6 2190 365

Defense Passing

Games Opponent Total Passing Yards Opponent Avg. Passing Yards Per Game
6 1258 210

Defense Rushing

Games Opponent Total Rushing Yards Opponent Avg. Passing Yards Per Game
6 932 155

Defense Scoring

Games Opponent Total Points Opponent Avg. Points Per Game
6 126 21

Defense Turnovers

Games Opponent Turnovers Opponent Avg. Turnovers Per Game
6 8 1.33

Defense Third Down Stops

Opponent Third Down Attempts Opponent Third Down Coversions Opponent Third Down Conversion Percentage
99 30 30.3%

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
6 13 9 51 5 3 8 1 69% 62%