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Penn State Yearly Results

1985:  11-1-0

Coach:

Joe Paterno

W/L

Date

PF

Opponent

PA

Location

Notes

W

09-07-1985

20

Maryland

18

College Park, MD

W

09-14-1985

27

Temple (PA)

25

State College, PA

W

09-21-1985

17

East Carolina (NC)

10

State College, PA

W

09-28-1985

17

Rutgers (NJ)

10

East Rutherford, NJ

W

10-12-1985

19

Alabama

17

State College, PA

W

10-19-1985

24

Syracuse (NY)

20

Syracuse, NY

W

10-26-1985

27

West Virginia

0

State College, PA

W

11-02-1985

16

Boston College (MA)

12

State College, PA

W

11-09-1985

31

Cincinnati (OH)

10

Cincinnati, OH

W

11-16-1985

36

Notre Dame (IN)

6

State College, PA

W

11-23-1985

31

Pittsburgh (PA)

0

Pittsburgh, PA

L

01-01-1986

10

Oklahoma

25

Miami, FL

Orange Bowl

275

Season Totals

153

1986:  12-0-0

Coach:

Joe Paterno

National Champions

W/L

Date

PF

Opponent

PA

Location

Notes

W

09-06-1986

45

Temple (PA)

15

State College, PA

W

09-20-1986

26

Boston College (MA)

14

Foxboro, MA

W

09-27-1986

42

East Carolina (NC)

17

State College, PA

W

10-04-1986

31

Rutgers (NJ)

6

State College, PA

W

10-11-1986

23

Cincinnati (OH)

17

State College, PA

W

10-18-1986

42

Syracuse (NY)

3

State College, PA

W

10-25-1986

23

Alabama

3

Tuscaloosa, AL

W

11-01-1986

19

West Virginia

0

Morgantown, WV

W

11-08-1986

17

Maryland

15

State College, PA

W

11-15-1986

24

Notre Dame (IN)

19

South Bend, IN

W

11-22-1986

34

Pittsburgh (PA)

14

State College, PA

W

01-02-1987

14

Miami (FL)

10

Tempe, AZ

Fiesta Bowl

340

Season Totals

133

1987:  8-4-0

Coach:

Joe Paterno

W/L

Date

PF

Opponent

PA

Location

Notes

W

09-05-1987

45

Bowling Green (OH)

19

State College, PA

L

09-12-1987

13

Alabama

24

State College, PA

W

09-19-1987

41

Cincinnati (OH)

0

State College, PA

W

09-26-1987

27

Boston College (MA)

17

Foxboro, MA

W

10-03-1987

27

Temple (PA)

13

State College, PA

W

10-10-1987

35

Rutgers (NJ)

21

State College, PA

L

10-17-1987

21

Syracuse (NY)

48

Syracuse, NY

W

10-31-1987

25

West Virginia

21

State College, PA

W

11-07-1987

21

Maryland

16

Baltimore, MD

L

11-14-1987

0

Pittsburgh (PA)

10

Pittsburgh, PA

W

11-21-1987

21

Notre Dame (IN)

20

State College, PA

L

01-01-1988

10

Clemson (SC)

35

Orlando, FL

Florida Citrus Bowl

286

Season Totals

244

1988:  5-6-0

Coach:

Joe Paterno

W/L

Date

PF

Opponent

PA

Location

Notes

W

09-10-1988

42

Virginia

14

Charlottesville, VA

W

09-17-1988

23

Boston College (MA)

20

State College, PA

L

09-24-1988

16

Rutgers (NJ)

21

State College, PA

W

10-01-1988

45

Temple (PA)

9

Philadelphia, PA

W

10-08-1988

35

Cincinnati (OH)

9

State College, PA

L

10-15-1988

10

Syracuse (NY)

24

State College, PA

L

10-22-1988

3

Alabama

8

Birmingham, AL

L

10-29-1988

30

West Virginia

51

Morgantown, WV

W

11-05-1988

17

Maryland

10

State College, PA

L

11-12-1988

7

Pittsburgh (PA)

14

State College, PA

L

11-19-1988

3

Notre Dame (IN)

21

South Bend, IN

231

Season Totals

201

1989:  8-3-1

Coach:

Joe Paterno

W/L

Date

PF

Opponent

PA

Location

Notes

L

09-09-1989

6

Virginia

14

State College, PA

W

09-16-1989

42

Temple (PA)

3

State College, PA

W

09-23-1989

7

Boston College (MA)

3

State College, PA

W

09-30-1989

16

Texas

12

Austin, TX

W

10-07-1989

17

Rutgers (NJ)

0

East Rutherford, NJ

W

10-14-1989

34

Syracuse (NY)

12

Syracuse, NY

L

10-28-1989

16

Alabama

17

State College, PA

W

11-04-1989

19

West Virginia

9

State College, PA

T

11-11-1989

13

Maryland

13

Baltimore, MD

L

11-18-1989

23

Notre Dame (IN)

34

State College, PA

W

11-25-1989

16

Pittsburgh (PA)

13

Pittsburgh, PA

W

12-29-1989

50

Brigham Young (UT)

39

San Diego, CA

Holiday Bowl (1)

259

Season Totals

169

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