College Football Team Details: Penn State
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Penn State FBS P5 : 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 6 105,678 Increase Rk 2
2020 4-5 James Franklin @ PS 60-28 / Winning Percentage 68.18 RK 22 *790-399-41 / PSU Winning Percentage 65.89 Total Win Rk 12 Win %age Rk 12 Total 40 Offense 16 Defense 21 ST 3 Offense 8* Defense 5 Covid-19 / 900 Rank 78
2021 7-6 James Franklin @ PS 67-34 / Winning Percentage 66.34 RK 25 *797-405-41 / PSU Winning Percentage 65.77 Total Win Rk 12 Win %age Rk 13 Total 41 Offense 19 Defense 19 ST 3 Offense 9* Defense 7 106,799 Increase Rk 2
2022 0-0 James Franklin @ PS 67-34 / Winning Percentage 66.34 RK 25 *797-405-41 / PSU Winning Percentage 65.77 Total Win Rk 12 Win %age Rk 13 Total 33 Offense 14 Defense 18 S.T. 1 Offense 7* Defense 4 TBD
* = Returning Quarterback

Schedule (2022)

Record 2022

Overall: W:10 L:2 T:0
Conf: W:10 L:2 T:0
Division: W:10 L:2 T:0

Game Date Home VS Away Score Game Stats
Same Conference Sep-01 2022 Purdue
 -VS- 
Penn State
WIN
31 - 35
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Purdue 9-93 61 365 426 1 16 5
Penn State 5-56 98 308 406 1 14 5
FBS (FBS Non AQ's) Sep-10 2022 Penn State
 -VS- 
Ohio
WIN
46 - 10
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Penn State 4-35 234 338 572 0 12 3
Ohio 3-35 99 164 263 0 15 4
BCS (FBS AQ's) Sep-17 2022 Auburn
 -VS- 
Penn State
WIN
12 - 41
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Auburn 7-61 119 296 415 4 15 5
Penn State 9-80 245 232 477 0 11 5
FBS (FBS Non AQ's) Sep-24 2022 Penn State
 -VS- 
Central Michigan
WIN
33 - 14
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Penn State 5-45 166 237 403 0 13 5
Central Michigan 8-80 88 275 363 4 15 5
Same Conference Oct-01 2022 Penn State
 -VS- 
Northwestern
WIN
17 - 7
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Penn State 7-55 220 140 360 5 15 4
Northwestern 2-10 31 210 241 3 16 4
BYE WEEK!
Same Conference Oct-15 2022 Michigan
 -VS- 
Penn State
LOSS
41 - 17
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Michigan 9-61 418 145 563 1 17 11
Penn State 5-55 111 157 268 0 12 4
Same Conference Oct-22 2022 Penn State
 -VS- 
Minnesota
WIN
45 - 17
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Penn State 4-35 175 304 479 1 11 5
Minnesota 8-52 165 175 340 1 13 2
Same Conference Oct-29 2022 Penn State
 -VS- 
Ohio State
LOSS
31 - 44
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Penn State 6-50 111 371 482 4 16 6
Ohio State 8-50 98 354 452 0 12 4
Same Conference Nov-05 2022 Indiana
 -VS- 
Penn State
WIN
14 - 45
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Indiana 5-50 65 131 196 3 15 4
Penn State 5-33 179 304 483 1 16 7
Same Conference Nov-12 2022 Penn State
 -VS- 
Maryland
WIN
30 - 0
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Penn State 6-65 249 164 413 1 15 5
Maryland 7-70 60 74 134 1 15 4
Same Conference Nov-19 2022 Rutgers
 -VS- 
Penn State
WIN
10 - 55
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Rutgers 4-25 32 135 167 3 19 4
Penn State 4-40 237 199 436 1 16 4
Same Conference Nov-26 2022 Penn State
 -VS- 
Michigan State
WIN
35 - 16
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Penn State 6-46 160 250 410 0 16 8
Michigan State 5-40 25 229 254 3 14 4

Record 2022

Overall: W:10 L:2 T:0
Conf: W:10 L:2 T:0
Division: W:10 L:2 T:0

Totals

Penalties Rushing
Yards
Passing
Yards
Total
Yards
Turnovers 3rd Down
Attempts
3rd Down
Coversions
Penn State 66 - 595 Yards 2185 3004 5189 14 167 61
Opponents 75 - 627 Yards 1261 2553 3814 24 182 56
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
12 5189 432

Offense Passing

Games Yards Avg. Passing Yards Per Game
12 3004 250

Offense Rushing

Games Yards Avg. Rushing Yards Per Game
12 2185 182

Offense Scoring

Games Total Points Avg. Points Per Game
12 430 36

Offense Turnovers

Games Turnovers Avg. Turnovers Per Game
12 14 1.17

Offense Third Down Conversion

Third Down Attempts Third Down Coversions Third Down Conversion Percentage
167 61 36.5%

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
12 22 21 114 10 7 17 4 95% 77%

Defense Data   Back To Top


Defense Total Yards

Games Opponent Total Yards Opponent Avg. Yards Per Game
12 3814 318

Defense Passing

Games Opponent Total Passing Yards Opponent Avg. Passing Yards Per Game
12 2553 213

Defense Rushing

Games Opponent Total Rushing Yards Opponent Avg. Passing Yards Per Game
12 1261 105

Defense Scoring

Games Opponent Total Points Opponent Avg. Points Per Game
12 216 18

Defense Turnovers

Games Opponent Turnovers Opponent Avg. Turnovers Per Game
12 24 2

Defense Third Down Stops

Opponent Third Down Attempts Opponent Third Down Coversions Opponent Third Down Conversion Percentage
182 56 30.8%

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
12 39 28 135 10 7 17 11 72% 44%

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