Penn St. Yearly Results

1975 : 9-3-0

Coach: Joe Paterno

PA PF W/L Date Opponent Location Notes
26 25 W 09-06-1975 Temple (PA) Philadelphia, PA
34 14 W 09-13-1975 Stanford (CA) State College, PA
9 17 L 09-20-1975 Ohio St. Columbus, OH
30 10 W 09-27-1975 Iowa Iowa City, IA
10 3 W 10-04-1975 Kentucky State College, PA
39 0 W 10-11-1975 West Virginia State College, PA
19 7 W 10-18-1975 Syracuse (NY) Syracuse, NY
31 0 W 10-25-1975 Army (NY) State College, PA
15 13 W 11-01-1975 Maryland College Park, MD
14 15 L 11-08-1975 North Carolina St. State College, PA
7 6 W 11-22-1975 Pittsburgh (PA) Pittsburgh, PA
6 13 L 12-31-1975 Alabama New Orleans, LA Sugar Bowl

1976 : 7-5-0

Coach: Joe Paterno

PA PF W/L Date Opponent Location Notes
15 12 W 09-11-1976 Stanford (CA) State College, PA
7 12 L 09-18-1976 Ohio St. State College, PA
6 7 L 09-25-1976 Iowa State College, PA
6 22 L 10-02-1976 Kentucky Lexington, KY
38 16 W 10-09-1976 Army (NY) State College, PA
27 3 W 10-16-1976 Syracuse (NY) State College, PA
33 0 W 10-23-1976 West Virginia Morgantown, WV
31 30 W 10-30-1976 Temple (PA) Philadelphia, PA
41 20 W 11-06-1976 North Carolina St. State College, PA
21 7 W 11-13-1976 Miami (FL) Miami, FL
7 24 L 11-26-1976 Pittsburgh (PA) Pittsburgh, PA
9 20 L 12-27-1976 Notre Dame (IN) Jacksonville, FL Gator Bowl

1977 : 11-1-0

Coach: Joe Paterno

PA PF W/L Date Opponent Location Notes
45 7 W 09-02-1977 Rutgers (NJ) East Rutherford, NJ
31 14 W 09-17-1977 Houston (TX) State College, PA
27 9 W 09-24-1977 Maryland State College, PA
20 24 L 10-01-1977 Kentucky State College, PA
16 7 W 10-08-1977 Utah St. State College, PA
31 24 W 10-15-1977 Syracuse (NY) Syracuse, NY
49 28 W 10-22-1977 West Virginia State College, PA
49 7 W 10-29-1977 Miami (FL) State College, PA
21 17 W 11-05-1977 North Carolina St. Raleigh, NC
44 7 W 11-12-1977 Temple (PA) State College, PA
15 13 W 11-26-1977 Pittsburgh (PA) Pittsburgh, PA
42 30 W 12-25-1977 Arizona St. Tempe, AZ Fiesta Bowl

1978 : 11-1-0

Coach: Joe Paterno

PA PF W/L Date Opponent Location Notes
10 7 W 09-01-1978 Temple (PA) Philadelphia, PA
26 10 W 09-09-1978 Rutgers (NJ) State College, PA
19 0 W 09-16-1978 Ohio St. Columbus, OH
26 21 W 09-23-1978 Southern Methodist (TX) State College, PA
58 0 W 09-30-1978 Texas Christian State College, PA
30 0 W 10-07-1978 Kentucky Lexington, KY
45 15 W 10-21-1978 Syracuse (NY) State College, PA
49 21 W 10-28-1978 West Virginia Morgantown, WV
27 3 W 11-04-1978 Maryland State College, PA
19 10 W 11-11-1978 North Carolina St. State College, PA
17 10 W 11-24-1978 Pittsburgh (PA) State College, PA
7 14 L 01-01-1979 Alabama New Orleans, LA Sugar Bowl

1979 : 8-4-0

Coach: Joe Paterno

PA PF W/L Date Opponent Location Notes
45 10 W 09-15-1979 Rutgers (NJ) State College, PA
14 27 L 09-22-1979 Texas A&M State College, PA
17 42 L 09-29-1979 Nebraska Lincoln, NE
27 7 W 10-06-1979 Maryland College Park, MD
24 3 W 10-13-1979 Army (NY) State College, PA
35 7 W 10-20-1979 Syracuse (NY) East Rutherford, NJ
31 6 W 10-27-1979 West Virginia State College, PA
10 26 L 11-03-1979 Miami (FL) State College, PA
9 7 W 11-10-1979 North Carolina St. Raleigh, NC
22 7 W 11-17-1979 Temple (PA) State College, PA
14 29 L 12-01-1979 Pittsburgh (PA) State College, PA
9 6 W 12-22-1979 Tulane (LA) Memphis, TN Liberty Bowl