Penn St. Yearly Results

1985 : 11-1-0

Coach: Joe Paterno

PA PF W/L Date Opponent Location Notes
20 18 W 09-07-1985 Maryland College Park, MD
27 25 W 09-14-1985 Temple (PA) State College, PA
17 10 W 09-21-1985 East Carolina (NC) State College, PA
17 10 W 09-28-1985 Rutgers (NJ) East Rutherford, NJ
19 17 W 10-12-1985 Alabama State College, PA
24 20 W 10-19-1985 Syracuse (NY) Syracuse, NY
27 0 W 10-26-1985 West Virginia State College, PA
16 12 W 11-02-1985 Boston College (MA) State College, PA
31 10 W 11-09-1985 Cincinnati (OH) Cincinnati, OH
36 6 W 11-16-1985 Notre Dame (IN) State College, PA
31 0 W 11-23-1985 Pittsburgh (PA) Pittsburgh, PA
10 25 L 01-01-1986 Oklahoma Miami, FL Orange Bowl

1986 : 12-0-0

Coach: Joe Paterno

PA PF W/L Date Opponent Location Notes
45 15 W 09-06-1986 Temple (PA) State College, PA
26 14 W 09-20-1986 Boston College (MA) Foxboro, MA
42 17 W 09-27-1986 East Carolina (NC) State College, PA
31 6 W 10-04-1986 Rutgers (NJ) State College, PA
23 17 W 10-11-1986 Cincinnati (OH) State College, PA
42 3 W 10-18-1986 Syracuse (NY) State College, PA
23 3 W 10-25-1986 Alabama Tuscaloosa, AL
19 0 W 11-01-1986 West Virginia Morgantown, WV
17 15 W 11-08-1986 Maryland State College, PA
24 19 W 11-15-1986 Notre Dame (IN) South Bend, IN
34 14 W 11-22-1986 Pittsburgh (PA) State College, PA
14 10 W 01-02-1987 Miami (FL) Tempe, AZ Fiesta Bowl

1987 : 8-4-0

Coach: Joe Paterno

PA PF W/L Date Opponent Location Notes
45 19 W 09-05-1987 Bowling Green (OH) State College, PA
13 24 L 09-12-1987 Alabama State College, PA
41 0 W 09-19-1987 Cincinnati (OH) State College, PA
27 17 W 09-26-1987 Boston College (MA) Foxboro, MA
27 13 W 10-03-1987 Temple (PA) State College, PA
35 21 W 10-10-1987 Rutgers (NJ) State College, PA
21 48 L 10-17-1987 Syracuse (NY) Syracuse, NY
25 21 W 10-31-1987 West Virginia State College, PA
21 16 W 11-07-1987 Maryland Baltimore, MD
0 10 L 11-14-1987 Pittsburgh (PA) Pittsburgh, PA
21 20 W 11-21-1987 Notre Dame (IN) State College, PA
10 35 L 01-01-1988 Clemson (SC) Orlando, FL Florida Citrus Bowl

1988 : 5-6-0

Coach: Joe Paterno

PA PF W/L Date Opponent Location Notes
42 14 W 09-10-1988 Virginia Charlottesville, VA
23 20 W 09-17-1988 Boston College (MA) State College, PA
16 21 L 09-24-1988 Rutgers (NJ) State College, PA
45 9 W 10-01-1988 Temple (PA) Philadelphia, PA
35 9 W 10-08-1988 Cincinnati (OH) State College, PA
10 24 L 10-15-1988 Syracuse (NY) State College, PA
3 8 L 10-22-1988 Alabama Birmingham, AL
30 51 L 10-29-1988 West Virginia Morgantown, WV
17 10 W 11-05-1988 Maryland State College, PA
7 14 L 11-12-1988 Pittsburgh (PA) State College, PA
3 21 L 11-19-1988 Notre Dame (IN) South Bend, IN

1989 : 8-3-1

Coach: Joe Paterno

PA PF W/L Date Opponent Location Notes
6 14 L 09-09-1989 Virginia State College, PA
42 3 W 09-16-1989 Temple (PA) State College, PA
7 3 W 09-23-1989 Boston College (MA) State College, PA
16 12 W 09-30-1989 Texas Austin, TX
17 0 W 10-07-1989 Rutgers (NJ) East Rutherford, NJ
34 12 W 10-14-1989 Syracuse (NY) Syracuse, NY
16 17 L 10-28-1989 Alabama State College, PA
19 9 W 11-04-1989 West Virginia State College, PA
13 13 T 11-11-1989 Maryland Baltimore, MD
23 34 L 11-18-1989 Notre Dame (IN) State College, PA
16 13 W 11-25-1989 Pittsburgh (PA) Pittsburgh, PA
50 39 W 12-29-1989 Brigham Young (UT) San Diego, CA Holiday Bowl (1)