Penn State

RANK: #21

   

RECORD: 4-5

   

Big Ten RECORD: 4-5

   
2021 Schedule
09/04
at Wisconsin
 
09/11
BALL STATE
 
09/18
AUBURN
 
09/25
VILLANOVA
 
10/02
INDIANA
 
10/09
at Iowa
 
10/23
ILLINOIS
 
10/31
at Ohio State
 
11/06
at Maryland
 
11/13
MICHIGAN
 
11/20
RUTGERS
 
11/27
at Michigan State
 
2020 Results
Bowl season set with matchups for all 84 teams

Bowl season set with matchups for all 84 teams

Field Level Media

December 06 Following the revelation that the College Football Playoff would feature Alabama, Michigan, Georgia and Cincinnati, the remaining slate of bowl games was filled out Sunday afternoon with a total of 84 teams learning their destinations. FULL STORY

On Football Ties and Kissing Your Sister

On Football Ties and Kissing Your Sister

Lyn Scarbrough

October 25 As I followed the progress of the nine-overtime game between Illinois and Penn State at State College on Saturday, I couldn’t help but think about Rip Miller’s old adage. FULL STORY

No. 4 Penn State out for revenge against Indiana

No. 4 Penn State out for revenge against Indiana

Field Level Media

September 28 Last season, Penn State lost to Indiana on opening day and never recovered en route to a disappointing 4-5 campaign. The fourth-ranked Nittany Lions appear to be a much better team this year, and they'll be out for revenge Saturday when they host the Hoosiers in a Big Ten clash at University Park, Pa. FULL STORY

No. 12 Michigan State hopes to rebound vs. Penn State

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Field Level Media

November 26 Michigan State lost all hope for a College Football Playoff berth and a Big Ten championship during a non-competitive outing against Ohio State on Saturday. FULL STORY

Penn State retains James Franklin with deal through 2031

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Field Level Media

November 23 Penn State rewarded coach James Franklin with a 10-year contract on Tuesday that is worth $70 million in guaranteed money. FULL STORY

Penn State eyeing return to Top 25 after meeting with Rutgers

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Field Level Media

November 18 Penn State coach James Franklin understands that with his team's lack of explosive playmakers, there isn't much opportunity to get away with mistakes, particularly in tight conference games. FULL STORY

No. 6 Michigan takes show on road, starting with Penn State

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Field Level Media

November 10 Michigan bounced back from an agonizing loss and remained in the Big Ten championship race. FULL STORY

Maryland aims to keep No. 22 Penn State reeling

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Field Level Media

November 02 Maryland snapped a three-game losing streak in its last game, and Penn State will attempt to do the same Saturday when the 22nd-ranked Nittany Lions visit College Park, Md. FULL STORY

Grade-A 'D' could settle fight between No. 3 Iowa, No. 4 Penn State

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Field Level Media

October 05 Points could be at a premium Saturday when No. 3 Iowa hosts No. 4 Penn State in one of the biggest regular-season games of the college football season. FULL STORY

No. 6 Penn State zeroes in on FCS challenger Villanova

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Field Level Media

September 21 After knocking off another ranked opponent and facing an instate-FCS foe, Penn State enters the regional rivalry fray. FULL STORY

DEPTH CHART

Offense
QB 14
Sean Clifford*
6-2
218
Jr.
RB 28
Devyn Ford*
5-11
186
So.
WR 5
Jahan Dotson*
5-11
182
Jr.
WR 3
Parker Washington*
5-10
210
Fr.
WR 13
KeAndre Lambert-Smith*
6-1
186
Fr.
TE 86
Brenton Strange*
6-3
246
Fr.
LT 53
Rasheed Walker*
6-8
312
So.
LG 77
Sal Wormley
6-3
292
Fr.
C 73
Mike Miranda*
6-3
310
Jr.
RG 70
Juice Scruggs
6-3
302
So.
RT 79
Caedan Wallace*
6-5
313
Fr.
Defense
DE 20
Adisa Isaac
6-4
244
So.
DT 97
PJ Mustipher*
6-4
326
Jr.
DT 51
Hakeem Beamon
6-3
269
Fr.
DE 17
Arnold Beamon
6-3
244
Jr.
LB 12
Brandon Smith*
6-3
240
So.
LB 13
Ellis Brooks*
6-1
233
Jr.
LB 23
Curtis Jacobs
6-1
227
Fr.
CB 9
Joey Porter Jr.*
6-2
195
Fr.
CB 5
Tariq Castro-Fields*
6-0
199
Sr.
S 1
Jaquan Brisker*
6-1
203
Sr.
S 0
Jonathan Sutherland
5-11
201
Jr.
SPECIAL TEAMS
K 92
Jake Pinegar*
6-2
197
Jr.
P 98
Jordan Stout*
6-3
208
Jr.
*Returning Starters
2020 RANKINGS
OFFENSE
PER GAME
RANK
Scoring
29.8
54
Rushing
174.3
55
Passing
256.0
40
Total
430.3
37
DEFENSE
PER GAME
RANK
Scoring
27.7
55
Rushing
130.2
26
Passing
198.6
24
Total
328.8
17
TO MARGIN
PER GAME
RANK
-7
-0.78
112
2019 RANKINGS
OFFENSE
PER GAME
RANK
Scoring
35.8
15
Rushing
190.6
36
Passing
221.3
76
Total
411.9
57
DEFENSE
PER GAME
RANK
Scoring
18.0
8
Rushing
95.0
5
Passing
251.5
100
Total
346.5
34
TO MARGIN
PER GAME
RANK
+8
+0.62
T-19
2018 RANKINGS
OFFENSE
PER GAME
RANK
Scoring
33.8
23
Rushing
169.0
72
Passing
181.5
15
Total
350.5
34
DEFENSE
PER GAME
RANK
Scoring
20.5
23
Rushing
169.0
72
Passing
181.5
15
Total
350.5
34
TO MARGIN
PER GAME
RANK
-1
-0.08
T-73