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                    *** Penn State University Directory ***
 
                            From The Sports Network
 
 Location:          University Park, Pennsylvania
 Total Enrollment:  43,831
 Founded:           1855
 Nickname:          Nittany Lions
 Colors:            Blue & White
 Conference:        Big 10 (Leaders Division)
 Stadium:           Beaver Stadium (107,282)
 Surface:           Natural Grass
 Mascot:            Nittany Lion
 
 President:         Rodney A. Erickson
 Athletic Director: David M. Joyner (interim)
 Head Coach:        Bill O'Brien
 
                           Coaching and Team History
                           -------------------------
 
 Year   Coach                         Overall Bowl Games
 ----   -----                         ------- ----------
 1887   none                          2-  0
 1888   none                          0-2-1
 1889   none                          2-  2
 1890   none                          2-  2
 1891   none                          6-  2
 1892   George Hoskins                5-  1
 1893   George Hoskins                4-  1
 1894   George Hoskins                6-0-1
 1895   George Hoskins                2-2-3
 1896   Dr. Samuel Newton             3-  4
 1897   Dr. Samuel Newton             3-  6
 1898   Dr. Samuel Newton             6-  4
 1899   Sam Boyle                     4-6-1
 1900   Pop Golden                    4-6-1
 1901   Pop Golden                    5-  3
 1902   Pop Golden                    7-  3
 1903   Dan Reed                      5-  3
 1904   Tom Fennell                   6-  4
 1905   Tom Fennell                   8-  3
 1906   Tom Fennell                   8-1-1
 1907   Tom Fennell                   6-  4
 1908   Tom Fennell                   5-  5
 1909   Bill Hollenback               5-0-2
 1910   Jack Hollenback               5-2-1
 1911   Bill Hollenback               8-0-1
 1912   Bill Hollenback               8-  0
 1913   Bill Hollenback               2-  6
 1914   Bill Hollenback               5-3-1
 1915   Dick Harlow                   7-  2
 1916   Dick Harlow                   8-  2
 1917   Dick Harlow                   5-  4
 1918   Hugo Bezdek                   1-2-1
 1919   Hugo Bezdek                   7-  1
 1920   Hugo Bezdek                   7-0-2
 1921   Hugo Bezdek                   8-0-2
 1922   Hugo Bezdek                   6-4-1   Rose (L) U-S-C, 14-3
 1923   Hugo Bezdek                   6-2-1
 1924   Hugo Bezdek                   6-3-1
 1925   Hugo Bezdek                   4-4-1
 1926   Hugo Bezdek                   5-  4
 1927   Hugo Bezdek                   6-2-1
 1928   Hugo Bezdek                   3-5-1
 1929   Hugo Bezdek                   6-  3
 1930   Bob Higgins                   3-4-2
 1931   Bob Higgins                   2-  8
 1932   Bob Higgins                   2-  5
 1933   Bob Higgins                   3-3-1
 1934   Bob Higgins                   4-  4
 1935   Bob Higgins                   4-  4
 1936   Bob Higgins                   3-  5
 1937   Bob Higgins                   5-  3
 1938   Bob Higgins                   3-4-1
 1939   Bob Higgins                   5-1-2
 1940   Bob Higgins                   6-1-1
 1941   Bob Higgins                   7-  2
 1942   Bob Higgins                   6-1-1
 1943   Bob Higgins                   5-3-1
 1944   Bob Higgins                   6-  3
 1945   Bob Higgins                   5-  3
 1946   Bob Higgins                   6-  1
 1947   Bob Higgins                   9-0-1   Cotton (T) S-M-U, 13-13
 1948   Bob Higgins                   7-1-1
 1949   Joe Bedenk                    5-  4
 1950   Rip Engle                     5-3-1
 1951   Rip Engle                     5-  4
 1952   Rip Engle                     7-2-1
 1953   Rip Engle                     6-  3
 1954   Rip Engle                     7-  2
 1955   Rip Engle                     5-  4
 1956   Rip Engle                     6-2-1
 1957   Rip Engle                     6-  3
 1958   Rip Engle                     6-3-1
 1959   Rip Engle                     9-  2   Liberty (W) Alabama, 7-0
 1960   Rip Engle                     7-  3   Liberty (W) Oregon, 41-12
 1961   Rip Engle                     8-  3   Gator (W)  Georgia Tech 30-15
 1962   Rip Engle                     9-  2   Gator (L) Florida, 17-7
 1963   Rip Engle                     7-  3
 1964   Rip Engle                     6-  4
 1965   Rip Engle                     5-  5
 1966   Joe Paterno                   5-  5
 1967   Joe Paterno                   8-2-1   Gator (T) Florida St, 17-17
 1968   Joe Paterno                  11-  0   Orange (W) Kansas, 15-14
 1969   Joe Paterno                  11-  0   Orange (W) Missouri, 10-3
 1970   Joe Paterno                   7-  3
 1971   Joe Paterno                  11-  1   Cotton (W) Texas, 30-6
 1972   Joe Paterno                  10-  2   Sugar (L) Oklahoma, 14-0
 1973   Joe Paterno                  12-  0   Orange (W) L-S-U, 16-9
 1974   Joe Paterno                  10-  2   Cotton (W) Baylor, 41-20
 1975   Joe Paterno                   9-  3   Sugar (L) Alabama, 13-6
 1976   Joe Paterno                   7-  5   Gator (L) Notre Dame, 20-9
 1977   Joe Paterno                  11-  1   Fiesta (W) Arizona St, 42-30
 1978   Joe Paterno                  11-  1   Sugar (L) Alabama, 14-7
 1979   Joe Paterno                   8-  4   Liberty (W) Tulane, 9-6
 1980   Joe Paterno                  10-  2   Fiesta (W) Ohio State, 31-19
 1981   Joe Paterno                  10-  2   Fiesta (W) U-S-C, 26-10
 1982   Joe Paterno                 *11-  1   Sugar (W) Georgia, 27-23
 1983   Joe Paterno                   8-4-1   Aloha (W) Washington, 13-10
 1984   Joe Paterno                   6-  5
 1985   Joe Paterno                  11-  1   Orange (L) Oklahoma, 25-10
 1986   Joe Paterno                 *12-  0   Fiesta (W) Miami-Fla, 14-10
 1987   Joe Paterno                   8-  4   Citrus (L) Clemson, 35-10
 1988   Joe Paterno                   5-  6
 1989   Joe Paterno                   8-3-1   Holiday (W) B-Y-U, 50-39
 1990   Joe Paterno                   9-  3   Blockbuster (L) Florida St, 24-17
 1991   Joe Paterno                  11-  2   Fiesta (W) Tennessee, 42-17
 1992   Joe Paterno                   7-  5   Blockbuster (L) Stanford, 24-3
 1993   Joe Paterno                  10-  2   Citrus (W) Tennessee, 31-13
 1994   Joe Paterno                  12-  0   Rose (W) Oregon, 38-20
 1995   Joe Paterno                   9-  3   Outback (W) Auburn, 43-14
 1996   Joe Paterno                  11-  2   Fiesta (W) Texas, 38-15
 1997   Joe Paterno                   9-  3   Citrus (L) Florida, 21-6
 1998   Joe Paterno                   9-  3   Outback (W) Kentucky, 26-14
 1999   Joe Paterno                  10-  3   Alamo (W) Texas A&M, 24-0
 2000   Joe Paterno                   5-  7
 2001   Joe Paterno                   5-  6
 2002   Joe Paterno                   9-  4   Capital One (L) Auburn, 13-9
 2003   Joe Paterno                   3-  9
 2004   Joe Paterno                   4-  7
 2005   Joe Paterno                  11-  1   Orange (W) Florida St, 26-23 3OT
 2006   Joe Paterno                   9-  4   Outback (W) Tennessee, 20-10
 2007   Joe Paterno                   9-  4   Alamo (W) Texas A&M, 24-17
 2008   Joe Paterno                  11-  2   Rose (L) U-S-C, 38-24
 2009   Joe Paterno                  11-  2   Capital One (W) L-S-U, 19-17
 2010   Joe Paterno                   7-  6   Outback (L) Florida, 37-24
 2011   Joe Paterno/Tom Bradley       9-  4   TicketCity (L) Houston, 30-14
 2012   Bill O'Brien                  8-  4
 
 * - National Champion.
 
 Overall Record:    835-365-42  (.689)        Bowl Record: 27-15-2
 
                          Penn State Coaching Records
                          ---------------------------
 
 Years     Name              # of Years      Won   Lost    Tie   Pct.
 -----     ----              ----------      ---   ----    ---   ----
 1887-91   none                    5         12     8       1     .595
 1892-95   George Hoskins          4         17     4       4     .760
 1896-98   Dr. Samuel Newton       3         12    14       0     .462
 1899      Sam Boyle               1          4     6       1     .410
 1900-02   Pop Golden              3         16    12       1     .569
 1903      Dan Reed                1          5     3       0     .625
 1904-08   Tom Fennell             5         33    17       1     .657
 1909      Bill Hollenback         1          5     0       2     .857
 1910      Jack Hollenback         1          5     2       1     .688
 1911-14   Bill Hollenback         4         23     9       2     .706
 Total     Bill Hollenback         5         28     9       4     .732
 1915-17   Dick Harlow             3         20     8       0     .715
 1918-29   Hugo Bezdek            12         65    30      11     .666
 1930-48   Bob Higgins            19         91    57      11     .607
 1949      Joe Bedenk              1          5     4       0     .556
 1950-65   Rip Engle              16        104    48       4     .680
 1966-2011 Joe Paterno            46        409   136       3     .749
 2011      Tom Bradley             0          1     3       0     .250
 2012-     Bill O'Brien            1          8     4       0     .667
 
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