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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 6 105,678 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 0-0 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 41 Offense 19 Defense 19 ST 3 Offense 9* Defense 7 TBD
* = Returning Quarterback

Schedule (2021)

Record 2021

Overall: W:7 L:5 T:0
Conf: W:7 L:5 T:0
Division: W:7 L:5 T:0

Game Date Home VS Away Score Game Stats
Same Conference Sep-04 2021 Wisconsin
 -VS- 
Penn State
WIN
10 - 16
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Wisconsin 7-42 180 185 365 3 22 7
Penn State 7-79 50 247 297 0 13 3
FBS (FBS Non AQ's) Sep-11 2021 Penn State
 -VS- 
Ball State
WIN
44 - 13
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Penn State 6-62 240 253 493 0 13 6
Ball State 5-57 69 226 295 2 16 4
BCS (FBS AQ's) Sep-18 2021 Penn State
 -VS- 
Auburn
WIN
28 - 20
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Penn State 5-35 84 302 386 1 10 5
Auburn 6-45 182 185 367 1 17 10
FCS (FCS AQ's) Sep-25 2021 Penn State
 -VS- 
Villanova
WIN
38 - 17
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Penn State 3-35 80 429 509 1 12 3
Villanova 4-50 58 222 280 1 14 4
Same Conference Oct-02 2021 Penn State
 -VS- 
Indiana
WIN
24 - 0
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Penn State 5-41 199 199 398 1 16 6
Indiana 3-20 65 195 260 2 14 3
Same Conference Oct-09 2021 Iowa
 -VS- 
Penn State
LOSS
23 - 20
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Iowa 4-42 110 195 305 1 19 7
Penn State 10-59 107 180 287 4 16 5
BYE WEEK!
Same Conference Oct-23 2021 Penn State
 -VS- 
Illinois
LOSS
18 - 20
Overtime
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Penn State 7-81 62 165 227 0 17 4
Illinois 4-50 357 38 395 3 18 9
Same Conference Oct-30 2021 Ohio State
 -VS- 
Penn State
LOSS
33 - 24
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Ohio State 10-74 161 305 466 1 14 5
Penn State 7-56 33 361 394 3 16 11
Same Conference Nov-06 2021 Maryland
 -VS- 
Penn State
WIN
14 - 31
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Maryland 4-25 48 371 419 2 15 4
Penn State 7-54 93 363 456 0 18 10
Same Conference Nov-13 2021 Penn State
 -VS- 
Michigan
LOSS
17 - 21
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Penn State 4-29 109 223 332 1 21 7
Michigan 4-20 144 217 361 1 15 6
Same Conference Nov-20 2021 Penn State
 -VS- 
Rutgers
WIN
28 - 0
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Penn State 4-50 149 258 407 0 15 5
Rutgers 8-55 67 93 160 1 16 4
Same Conference Nov-27 2021 Michigan State
 -VS- 
Penn State
LOSS
30 - 27
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Michigan State 5-50 183 268 451 1 18 9
Penn State 2-17 61 313 374 2 13 5

Record 2021

Overall: W:7 L:5 T:0
Conf: W:7 L:5 T:0
Division: W:7 L:5 T:0

Totals

Penalties Rushing
Yards
Passing
Yards
Total
Yards
Turnovers 3rd Down
Attempts
3rd Down
Coversions
Penn State 67 - 598 Yards 1267 3293 4560 13 180 70
Opponents 64 - 530 Yards 1624 2500 4124 19 198 72
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 4560 380

Offense Passing

Games Yards Avg. Passing Yards Per Game
12 3293 274

Offense Rushing

Games Yards Avg. Rushing Yards Per Game
12 1267 106

Offense Scoring

Games Total Points Avg. Points Per Game
12 315 26

Offense Turnovers

Games Turnovers Avg. Turnovers Per Game
12 13 1.08

Offense Third Down Conversion

Third Down Attempts Third Down Coversions Third Down Conversion Percentage
180 70 38.9%

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 20 18 90 8 4 12 6 90% 60%

Defense Data   Back To Top


Defense Total Yards

Games Opponent Total Yards Opponent Avg. Yards Per Game
12 4124 344

Defense Passing

Games Opponent Total Passing Yards Opponent Avg. Passing Yards Per Game
12 2500 208

Defense Rushing

Games Opponent Total Rushing Yards Opponent Avg. Passing Yards Per Game
12 1624 135

Defense Scoring

Games Opponent Total Points Opponent Avg. Points Per Game
12 201 17

Defense Turnovers

Games Opponent Turnovers Opponent Avg. Turnovers Per Game
12 19 1.58

Defense Third Down Stops

Opponent Third Down Attempts Opponent Third Down Coversions Opponent Third Down Conversion Percentage
198 72 36.4%

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 19 11 45 4 2 6 5 58% 32%

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