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Penn State Yearly Results

1980:  10-2-0

Coach:

Joe Paterno

W/L

Date

PF

Opponent

PA

Location

Notes

W

09-06-1980

54

Colgate (NY)

10

State College, PA

W

09-20-1980

25

Texas A&M

9

College Station, TX

L

09-27-1980

7

Nebraska

21

State College, PA

W

10-04-1980

29

Missouri

21

Columbia, MO

W

10-11-1980

24

Maryland

10

College Park, MD

W

10-18-1980

24

Syracuse (NY)

7

State College, PA

W

10-25-1980

20

West Virginia

15

Morgantown, WV

W

11-01-1980

27

Miami (FL)

12

State College, PA

W

11-08-1980

21

North Carolina St.

13

State College, PA

W

11-15-1980

50

Temple (PA)

7

Philadelphia, PA

L

11-28-1980

9

Pittsburgh (PA)

14

State College, PA

W

12-26-1980

31

Ohio St.

19

Tempe, AZ

Fiesta Bowl

321

Season Totals

158

1981:  10-2-0

Coach:

Joe Paterno

W/L

Date

PF

Opponent

PA

Location

Notes

W

09-12-1981

52

Cincinnati (OH)

0

State College, PA

W

09-26-1981

30

Nebraska

24

Lincoln, NE

W

10-03-1981

30

Temple (PA)

0

State College, PA

W

10-10-1981

38

Boston College (MA)

7

State College, PA

W

10-17-1981

41

Syracuse (NY)

16

Syracuse, NY

W

10-24-1981

30

West Virginia

7

State College, PA

L

10-31-1981

14

Miami (FL)

17

Miami, FL

W

11-07-1981

22

North Carolina St.

15

Raleigh, NC

L

11-14-1981

16

Alabama

31

State College, PA

W

11-21-1981

24

Notre Dame (IN)

21

State College, PA

W

11-28-1981

48

Pittsburgh (PA)

14

Pittsburgh, PA

W

01-01-1982

26

Southern California

10

Tempe, AZ

Fiesta Bowl

371

Season Totals

162

1982:  11-1-0

Coach:

Joe Paterno

National Champions

W/L

Date

PF

Opponent

PA

Location

Notes

W

09-04-1982

31

Temple (PA)

14

State College, PA

W

09-11-1982

39

Maryland

31

State College, PA

W

09-18-1982

49

Rutgers (NJ)

14

State College, PA

W

09-25-1982

27

Nebraska

24

State College, PA

L

10-09-1982

21

Alabama

42

Birmingham, AL

W

10-16-1982

28

Syracuse (NY)

7

State College, PA

W

10-23-1982

24

West Virginia

0

Morgantown, WV

W

10-30-1982

52

Boston College (MA)

17

Chestnut Hill, MA

W

11-06-1982

54

North Carolina St.

0

State College, PA

W

11-13-1982

24

Notre Dame (IN)

14

South Bend, IN

W

11-26-1982

19

Pittsburgh (PA)

10

State College, PA

W

01-01-1983

27

Georgia

23

New Orleans, LA

Sugar Bowl

395

Season Totals

196

1983:  8-4-1

Coach:

Joe Paterno

W/L

Date

PF

Opponent

PA

Location

Notes

L

08-29-1983

6

Nebraska

44

East Rutherford, NJ

Kickoff Classic

L

09-10-1983

3

Cincinnati (OH)

14

State College, PA

L

09-17-1983

34

Iowa

42

State College, PA

W

09-24-1983

23

Temple (PA)

18

Philadelphia, PA

W

10-01-1983

36

Rutgers (NJ)

25

East Rutherford, NJ

W

10-08-1983

34

Alabama

28

State College, PA

W

10-15-1983

17

Syracuse (NY)

6

Syracuse, NY

W

10-22-1983

41

West Virginia

23

State College, PA

L

10-29-1983

17

Boston College (MA)

27

Foxboro, MA

W

11-05-1983

38

Brown (RI)

21

State College, PA

W

11-12-1983

34

Notre Dame (IN)

30

State College, PA

T

11-19-1983

24

Pittsburgh (PA)

24

Pittsburgh, PA

W

12-26-1983

13

Washington

10

Honolulu, HI

Aloha Bowl

320

Season Totals

312

1984:  6-5-0

Coach:

Joe Paterno

W/L

Date

PF

Opponent

PA

Location

Notes

W

09-08-1984

15

Rutgers (NJ)

12

State College, PA

W

09-15-1984

20

Iowa

17

Iowa City, IA

W

09-22-1984

56

William & Mary (VA)

18

State College, PA

L

09-29-1984

3

Texas

28

East Rutherford, NJ

W

10-06-1984

25

Maryland

24

State College, PA

L

10-13-1984

0

Alabama

6

Tuscaloosa, AL

W

10-20-1984

21

Syracuse (NY)

3

State College, PA

L

10-27-1984

14

West Virginia

17

Morgantown, WV

W

11-03-1984

37

Boston College (MA)

30

State College, PA

L

11-17-1984

7

Notre Dame (IN)

44

South Bend, IN

L

11-24-1984

11

Pittsburgh (PA)

31

State College, PA

209

Season Totals

230

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