Penn State Football

PENN STATE NITTANY LIONS

Date Opponent All-time record vs opponent Last meeting Recent trends
9/5 Kent State   6-0 2018, 63-10Allowed a total of 39 points (average of 6.5 ppg)
9/12 @ Virginia Tech   NA  NA NA
9/19   San Jose StateNA   NA   NA
9/26   Northwestern14-5     2017, 31-7  
10/3   @ Michigan   9-14  2019, 28-21   Lost 4 of 6
10/10  
10/17   Iowa   17-12 2019, 17-12     Won 6 in a row  
10/24   Ohio State   14-202019, 17-28     Lost 3 in a row and 7 of 8
10/31   @ Indiana   22-1   2019, 34-27   Won 6 in a row
11/7   @ Nebraska   8-9   2017, 56-44   Lost 4 of 5
11/14   Michigan State   16-17-12019, 28-7     Lost 5 of 7
11/21   Maryland   40-2-1   2019, 59-0   Win 5 in a row (5-1 since MD joined Big Ten)
11/28   @ Rutgers   28-2   2019, 27-6   Won 13 in a row

History vs Opponents

Last loss

Iowa - 2010

QB Rob Bolden completed 20 of 27 passes, throwing 1 interception
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Indiana - 2013

Hackenberg threw 55 passes and 3 TD
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Maryland- 2014

Hackenberg 18-42 passing, on a bad PSU team
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Last win

Ohio State - 2016
PSU won Big Ten title game, but missed playoffs.

Coach Connections

PSU OC Kirk Ciarroca worked under new Rutgers head coach Greg Schiano as co-OC from 2008-2010.

PSU co-DC Tim Banks was defensive assistant at Maryland from 2003-2006 (ILB coach 03-05, DB coach 06)

PSU co-DC Brent Pry was a grad assistant at Virginia Tech from 1995-1997

Michigan OC Josh Gattis was offensive assistant at Penn State from 2014-2017

New Rutgers head coach Greg Schiano coached on Joe Paterno’s staff at Penn State from 1990-1995.

Player Connections

Kicker Jordan Stout hit 2 of 3 field goals in 2019, including a 57 yarder against Pitt and a 53 yarder against Idaho. Stout began his career at VT, whom Penn State plays week 2.

Mike is a member of the FWAA (Football Writers Association of America) and an alum of the University of Cincinnati.

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