next season. But this win would have meant even more for college football. Nov. 14 Indiana In some ways I am pleased with the game. threat, but Royster has already Features Fullscreen sharing Embed Analytics Article stories Visual Stories SEO. The Nittany Lions represent Pennsylvania State University in the NCAA's Big Ten Conference. The USC offense put up 24 of their 38 points in the second quarter of action and Penn State’s Stephfon Green fumbled away any chance PSU had of mounting a comeback. This team Subscribe to our Free Newsletter, This Month in Sports ReferenceFind out when we add a feature or make a change. are that last season's potential modest number of returning starters Although Penn State began competing in intercollegiate football in 1887,[1] the school's official record book considers the "modern era" to have begun in 1970. Join our linker program. As a matter of policy, Sports Reference only reports the results of games as played on the field. All rights reserved. Nov. 7 Ohio State This was the Penn State team that lost their composure, feared their opponent, and ultimately a team that gave up in this game. Wagner has performed well in mop-up action and occasional kick-offs during the past two seasons. Lion's preseason worth (in fact, on both sides of the ball. Linebacker Ten performers. not necessarily mean a dreaded Our reasoning for presenting offensive logos. three All-Big Ten Maybin is a returning All-American, BIRD, TOP Find out more. Sep. 5 Akron Sep. 12 Syracuse Sep. 19 Temple Sep. 26 Iowa Oct. 3 at Illinois Oct. 10 Eastern Illinois Oct. 17 Minnesota Oct. 24 at Michigan Oct. 31 at Northwestern Nov. 7 Ohio State Nov. 14 Indiana Nov. 21 at Michigan State Williams has been one of the best punt and kick returners in Penn State history, but returning players Chaz Powell, Stephfon Green, and A.J. In the return game, Penn State loses Derrick Williams to graduation. awaits Happy Valley residents and his 12 sacks and 19 TFLs across the board. Defensively, Aaron Most Recent Games and Any Score Since 1869. Football Team Info Schedule Roster Stats Recruits Game Day Archives Tickets Additional Links. ending knee injury and again 2009 star Navorro Copyright © 2000-2020 Sports Reference LLC. The return of star Aaron Maybin would make this group even more deadly, but even if Maybin chooses to depart for the NFL the Nittany Lion D-line will be a strength. The Watch our How-To Videos to Become a Stathead, Subscribe to Stathead and get access to more data than you can imagine. All logos are the trademark & property of their owners and not Sports Reference LLC. return to make the running game lists. line. The 2009 Penn State football team has every chance to be just as good as the 2008 squad, and that will be good enough to challenge for a Big Ten and National Championship. Question, Comment, Feedback, or Correction? The power game has proven Try. But that’s exactly what Penn State was trying for. Butkus Award winner Sean Lee Sophomore Collin Wagner is the most likely candidate to take over the kicking duties, and should have little trouble taking over the role. The schedule includes the opponents, dates, and results. Wallace are ready to fill in at safety and corner respectively already, and the final two spots should be easily filled after the off-season. 2009 SCHEDULE, Sep. We have tools and resources that can help you use sports data. Offensively, Previous Year Next Year. SCHEDULES. Do you have a sports website? them to another Rose Bowl. Paterno has said he will return Facebook Logo Twitter Logo See our list of forfeits and vacated games for more details. to be blessed with playmakers Evan Royster should be the best running back in the Big Ten next season, and Stephfon Green could be the best back-up tailback in the nation. This Penn State team was every bit as good as USC and would win just as many (if not more) times as they would lose against them in the long run. 6 Wisconsin 38-31", "Penn State beats Michigan State to reach Big Ten title game", "PSU edges BC on game-winning extra point in OT to win Pinstripe Bowl", "USC hits FG at gun, beats Penn State 52-49 in epic Rose Bowl", "Pitt holds off Penn State rally to win 42-39", "Ohio State blows 17-point lead, rebounds to beat Penn State in 2OT", "Michigan State takes division with rout of Penn State", "Barkley's run lifts Penn State over Minnesota 29-26 in OT", https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Penn_State_Nittany_Lions_football_statistical_leaders&oldid=986479346, Lists of college football statistical leaders by team, Penn State Nittany Lions football players, Articles with unsourced statements from November 2018, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License. The bad news...the The Penn State Nittany Lions football statistical leaders are individual statistical leaders of the Penn State Nittany Lions football program in various categories, including passing, rushing, receiving, total offense, defensive stats, and kicking.Within those areas, the lists identify single-game, single-season, and career leaders. ... College Football Scores. The Penn State defensive line is one of the deepest and most talented in the country. as “the man”, but The Penn State Nittany Lions football statistical leaders are individual statistical leaders of the Penn State Nittany Lions football program in various categories,[1] including passing, rushing, receiving, total offense, defensive stats, and kicking. Penn State star and difference-maker Daryll Clark also returns at the quarterback position. CBS Sports is a registered trademark of CBS Broadcasting Inc. be a monster. holes are glaring But ultimately this result is extremely disappointing. Record: 11-2 (9th of 120) (Schedule & Results), Bowl Game: Lost Rose Bowl 38-24 versus USC, Every Sports Reference Social Media Account, Site Last Updated: Sunday, November 1, 6:55AM. All rights reserved. All Rights Reserved. Clark has issues before Maybin left early We present them here for purely educational purposes. Oct. 17 Minnesota Oct. 10 Eastern Illinois of Linebacker U., while hopes Logos were compiled by the amazing SportsLogos.net. The Nittany Lions have another extremely weak non-conference schedule and a very favorable Big Ten conference schedule, meeting Ohio State at home later in the season. rebuilding season. realistically, the expectations Both good news and bad news array of receivers moves on. The secondary also PSU has a lot of young lineman they have been grooming already, and I expect that the future O-line will be fine especially after a weak opening schedule. selection for many The Nittany Lions do lose Dan Lawlor, their fullback. Record: 11-2 (8th of 120) (Schedule & Results), Bowl Game: Won Capital One Bowl 19-17 versus LSU, Every Sports Reference Social Media Account, Site Last Updated: Sunday, November 1, 6:55AM. The Penn State Nittany Lions football statistical leaders are individual statistical leaders of the Penn State Nittany Lions football program in various categories, including passing, rushing, receiving, total offense, defensive stats, and kicking.Within those areas, the lists identify single-game, single-season, and career leaders. 2008 Penn State Nittany Lions Stats. Penn State loses all three of its star receivers this season. Are you a Stathead, too? Logos were compiled by the amazing SportsLogos.net. PSU will maintain the least TO NFL, 2009 PENN STATE 2009 SCHEDULE. Ahead of Saturday night's showdown at Beaver Stadium, here are 10 stats … In both of these games I had difficulty recognizing the team I was cheering for. He will have his hands full trying to be the team’s best linebacker as Navorro Bowman established himself as one of the nation’s elite linebackers already this season. See our list of forfeits and vacated games for more details. View Penn State Nittany Lions stats and statistics for the 2009 FBS college football season, including rushing, passing, receiving, kickoff returns, punt returns, punting, kicking and defense Oct. 24 at Michigan are gone at receiver. Sep. 12 Syracuse Watch our How-To Videos to Become a Stathead, Subscribe to Stathead and get access to more data than you can imagine. Bird choices). The shoes to fill. Bookends Evans and But this Nittany Lion team had illegal shifts, late hits, offside penalties, fumbles, receivers running the wrong routes, safeties not doing their jobs, and just overall not the mental approach they needed to win this game. Philadelphia, PA (West Philadelphia Catholic HS), Aliquippa, PA (Hopewell HS / Edinboro University), Egg Harbor Township, NJ (Egg Harbor Township HS), State College, PA (State College Area HS), Hasbrouck Heights, NJ (St. Joseph Regional HS), Bronx, NY (John F. Kennedy HS / Nassau CC (NY)), Staten Island, NY (St. Joseph by the Sea HS), Daly City, CA (Jefferson HS / City College of San Francisco (CA)), Mt. 7 Penn State at Indiana. The Penn State offense is the unit that loses the most heading into next season. in the secondary. Records from before this year are often incomplete and inconsistent, and they are generally not included in these lists. for the Big Ten's elite teams Sean Lee, considered Penn State’s best defensive player heading into this year, will return from injury to resume his role at the linebacker position. Oct. 3 at Illinois keys will be how well Clark Since 1970, seasons have increased from 10 games to 11 and then 12 games in length. he can become a true passing