Penn State

RANK: #26

   

RECORD: 9-4

   

Big Ten RECORD: 6-3

   
2019 Schedule
08/31
IDAHO
 
09/07
BUFFALO
 
09/14
PITTSBURGH
 
09/27
at Maryland
 
10/05
PURDUE
 
10/12
at Iowa
 
10/19
MICHIGAN
 
10/26
at Michigan State
 
11/09
at Minnesota
 
11/16
INDIANA
 
11/23
at Ohio State
 
11/30
RUTGERS
 
2018 Results
W
APPALACHIAN STATE
45-38 (OT)
W
at Pitt
51-6
W
KENT STATE
63-10
W
at Illinois
63-24
L
OHIO STATE
26-27
L
MICHIGAN STATE
17-21
W
at Indiana
33-28
W
IOWA
30-24
L
at Michigan
7-42
W
WISCONSIN
22-10
W
at Rutgers
20-7
W
MARYLAND
38-3
L
vs.Kentucky (Citrus Bowl)
24-27
No. 10 PSU, No. 17 Memphis set for Cotton Bowl clash

No. 10 PSU, No. 17 Memphis set for Cotton Bowl clash

Field Level Media

December 24 On paper, the Cotton Bowl matchup between No. 10 Penn State and No. 17 Memphis on Saturday decidedly favors the Nittany Lions. They are a Big Ten Conference powerhouse whose two losses have come on the road by a combined 16 points to then-No. 17 Minnesota and No. 2 Ohio State. FULL STORY

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Franklin's extension at Penn State worth more than $35.4M

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Field Level Media

February 26 Penn State announced the terms of a six-year contract extension for coach James Franklin that will pay him at least $35.4 million through the 2025 season. FULL STORY

Ex-Penn State WR Shorter transfers to Florida

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Field Level Media

January 26 Former five-star wide receiver Justin Shorter said Sunday he is transferring from Penn State to Florida. FULL STORY

Penn State coach, players named in hazing lawsuit

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Field Level Media

January 14 A former Penn State player claims in a federal lawsuit filed Tuesday that he was subjected to violent and sexual hazing during his time with the Nittany Lions. FULL STORY

Penn State WR Hamler declares for draft

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Field Level Media

January 01 Penn State standout wide receiver KJ Hamler announced Tuesday he will enter the 2020 NFL Draft. FULL STORY

Penn State tabs Minnesota's Ciarrocca to be OC

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Field Level Media

December 26 Penn State on Thursday named Kirk Ciarrocca as its new offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach. FULL STORY

No. 10 PSU, No. 17 Memphis set for Cotton Bowl clash

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Field Level Media

December 24 On paper, the matchup between No. 10 Penn State and No. 17 Memphis in the Goodyear Cotton Bowl on Saturday decidedly favors the Nittany Lions. They are a Big 10 Conference powerhouse whose two losses have come on the road by a combined 16 points to then-No. 17 Minnesota and No. 2 Ohio State. FULL STORY

Penn State coach Franklin gets new deal through 2025

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Field Level Media

December 06 Penn State football coach James Franklin on Friday agreed to terms on a new six-year contract that will keep him at the school through the 2025 season. FULL STORY

Penn State TE Freiermuth returning for junior season

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Field Level Media

December 01 Penn State tight end Pat Freiermuth announced Saturday evening that he will pass on a chance to enter the 2020 NFL Draft in order to return for his junior season with the Nittany Lions. FULL STORY

DEPTH CHART

Offense
QB 14
Sean Clifford
6-2
218
So.
RB 3
Ricky Slade
5-9
203
So.
WR 1
K.J. Hamler*
5-9
168
So.
WR 5
Jahan Dotson
5-11
179
So.
WR 6
Justin Shorter
6-4
232
Fr.
TE 87
Pat Freiermuth*
6-5
262
So.
LT 53
Rasheed Walker
6-6
314
Fr.
LG 74
Steven Gonzalez*
6-4
349
Sr.
C 62
Michael Menet*
6-4
312
Jr.
RG 69
C.J. Thorpe
6-3
330
So.
RT 71
Will Fries*
6-6
312
Jr.
Defense
DE 99
Yetur Gross-Matos*
6-5
265
Jr.
DT 55
Antonio Shelton
6-2
308
Jr.
DT 54
Robert Windsor*
6-4
289
Sr.
DE 18
Shaka Toney
6-3
238
Jr.
LB 11
Micah Parsons
6-3
243
So.
LB 36
Jan Johnson*
6-2
236
Sr.
LB 6
Cam Brown*
6-5
230
Sr.
CB 29
John Reid*
5-10
188
Sr.
CB 5
Tariq Castro-Fields
6-0
181
Jr.
SS 38
Lamont Wade
5-9
192
Jr.
FS 17
Garrett Taylor*
6-0
204
Sr.
SPECIAL TEAMS
K 92
Jake Pinegar*
6-2
201
So.
P 93
Blake Gillikin*
6-2
195
Sr.
*Returning Starters
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
2017 RANKINGS
OFFENSE
PER GAME
RANK
Scoring
41.1
7
Rushing
170.2
59
Passing
290.2
23
Total
460.4
19
DEFENSE
PER GAME
RANK
Scoring
16.5
7
Rushing
118.0
14
Passing
211.5
47
Total
329.5
17
TO MARGIN
PER GAME
RANK
+12
+0.92
T-11
2016 RANKINGS
OFFENSE
PER GAME
RANK
Scoring
37.6
21
Rushing
171.9
66
Passing
260.7
36
Total
432.6
49
DEFENSE
PER GAME
RANK
Scoring
25.4
47
Rushing
151.3
48
Passing
216.6
50
Total
367.9
37
TO MARGIN
PER GAME
RANK
+1
+0.07
T-64