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Joe Paterno

Career Record: 46 Years, 409-136-3, .749 Pct. (*at major schools)
**W-L-T adjusted to 298-136-3 by NCAA.
Bowl Record: 37 Bowls, 24-12-1, .662 Pct. (*in major bowls)

Coaching Record

Year School G W L T Pct SRS SOS AP Pre AP High AP Post Bowl Notes
1966 Penn State 10 5 5 0 .500 3.66 4.06
1967 Penn State 11 8 2 1 .773 14.62 4.71 10 10 Gator Bowl-T
1968 Penn State 11 11 0 0 1.000 20.18 3.37 8 2 2 Orange Bowl-W
1969 Penn State 11 11 0 0 1.000 21.66 3.29 3 2 2 Orange Bowl-W
1970 Penn State 10 7 3 0 .700 9.54 -0.06 7 4 18
1971 Penn State 12 11 1 0 .917 19.51 0.59 12 5 5 Cotton Bowl-W
1972 Penn State 12 10 2 0 .833 16.72 4.64 5 5 10 Sugar Bowl-L
1973 Penn State 12 12 0 0 1.000 22.78 4.53 7 5 5 Orange Bowl-W
1974 Penn State 12 10 2 0 .833 15.05 3.30 8 7 7 Cotton Bowl-W
1975 Penn State 12 9 3 0 .750 17.30 8.47 6 6 10 Sugar Bowl-L
1976 Penn State 12 7 5 0 .583 12.16 7.08 10 7 Gator Bowl-L
1977 Penn State 12 11 1 0 .917 22.11 8.52 13 4 5 Fiesta Bowl-W
1978 Penn State 12 11 1 0 .917 21.91 7.08 3 1 4 Sugar Bowl-L
1979 Penn State 12 8 4 0 .667 15.58 9.41 5 5 20 Liberty Bowl-W
1980 Penn State 12 10 2 0 .833 19.78 9.44 18 5 8 Fiesta Bowl-W
1981 Penn State 12 10 2 0 .833 25.02 11.86 7 1 3 Fiesta Bowl-W
1982 Penn State 12 11 1 0 .917 23.10 10.27 8 1 1 Sugar Bowl-W
1983 Penn State 13 8 4 1 .654 9.81 7.35 4 4 Aloha Bowl-W
1984 Penn State 11 6 5 0 .545 5.69 6.78 11 4
1985 Penn State 12 11 1 0 .917 16.20 5.62 18 1 3 Orange Bowl-L
1986 Penn State 12 12 0 0 1.000 22.16 5.91 6 1 1 Fiesta Bowl-W
1987 Penn State 12 8 4 0 .667 7.26 4.09 11 10 Citrus Bowl-L
1988 Penn State 11 5 6 0 .455 7.38 6.29 20 15
1989 Penn State 12 8 3 1 .708 11.41 4.83 11 11 15 Holiday Bowl-W
1990 Penn State 12 9 3 0 .750 14.37 5.87 21 7 11 Blockbuster Bowl-L
1991 Penn State 13 11 2 0 .846 19.90 5.13 7 3 3 Fiesta Bowl-W
1992 Penn State 12 7 5 0 .583 7.91 1.58 8 7 Blockbuster Bowl-L
1993 Penn State 12 10 2 0 .833 17.52 5.93 16 7 8 Citrus Bowl-W
1994 Penn State 12 12 0 0 1.000 26.02 6.77 9 1 2 Rose Bowl-W
1995 Penn State 12 9 3 0 .750 17.86 8.28 4 4 13 Hall of Fame Bowl-W
1996 Penn State 13 11 2 0 .846 16.97 4.43 11 3 7 Fiesta Bowl-W
1997 Penn State 12 9 3 0 .750 10.31 2.40 1 1 16 Citrus Bowl-L
1998 Penn State 12 9 3 0 .750 13.79 5.29 13 7 17 Outback Bowl-W W-L-T adjusted to 0-3 by NCAA.
1999 Penn State 13 10 3 0 .769 17.79 6.25 3 2 11 Alamo Bowl-W W-L-T adjusted to 0-3 by NCAA.
2000 Penn State 12 5 7 0 .417 -0.05 3.71 22 22 W-L-T adjusted to 0-7 by NCAA.
2001 Penn State 11 5 6 0 .455 5.21 7.39 W-L-T adjusted to 0-6 by NCAA.
2002 Penn State 13 9 4 0 .692 14.59 3.98 24 10 16 Capital One Bowl-L W-L-T adjusted to 0-4 by NCAA.
2003 Penn State 12 3 9 0 .250 0.77 4.35 W-L-T adjusted to 0-9 by NCAA.
2004 Penn State 11 4 7 0 .364 3.24 2.24 W-L-T adjusted to 0-7 by NCAA.
2005 Penn State 12 11 1 0 .917 20.41 6.91 3 3 Orange Bowl-W W-L-T adjusted to 0-1 by NCAA.
2006 Penn State 13 9 4 0 .692 6.89 0.97 19 19 24 Outback Bowl-W W-L-T adjusted to 0-4 by NCAA.
2007 Penn State 13 9 4 0 .692 9.09 0.32 17 10 Alamo Bowl-W W-L-T adjusted to 0-4 by NCAA.
2008 Penn State 13 11 2 0 .846 17.82 1.97 22 3 8 Rose Bowl-L W-L-T adjusted to 0-2 by NCAA.
2009 Penn State 13 11 2 0 .846 13.86 -0.75 9 5 9 Capital One Bowl-W W-L-T adjusted to 0-2 by NCAA.
2010 Penn State 13 7 6 0 .538 2.96 2.65 19 18 Outback Bowl-L W-L-T adjusted to 0-6 by NCAA.
2011 Penn State 9 8 1 0 .889 6.47 3.39 12 W-L-T adjusted to 0-1 by NCAA.
Penn State 548 409 136 3 .749 14.01 5.01 W-L-T adjusted to 298-136-3 by NCAA.

Appearances on Leaderboards, Awards, and Honors

Includes seasons at major schools
Consensus All-Americans
Lavar Arrington (1999)
Bruce Bannon (1972)
Courtney Brown (1999)
Greg Buttle (1975)
John Cappelletti (1973)
Ki-Jana Carter (1994)
Bruce Clark (1978-1979)
Kerry Collins (1994)
Shane Conlan (1986)
Dan Connor (2007)
Keith Dorney (1978)
D.J. Dozier (1986)
Curtis Enis (1997)
Sean Farrell (1981)
Chuck Fusina (1978)
Tamba Hali (2005)
Jack Ham (1970)
Mike Hartenstine (1974)
Jeff Hartings (1995)
Larry Johnson (2002)
Dave Joyner (1971)
Ted Kwalick (1968)
Aaron Maybin (2008)
O.J. McDuffie (1992)
Dennis Onkotz (1968-1969)
Paul Posluszny (2005-2006)
Mike Reid (1969)
Brandon Short (1999)
John Skorupan (1972)
Devon Still (2011)
Awards and Honors
1968 AFCA Coach of the Year Award
1972 Walter Camp Coach of the Year Award
1978 AFCA Coach of the Year Award
1978 FWAA Coach of the Year Award
1982 AFCA Coach of the Year Award
1982 FWAA Coach of the Year Award
1986 AFCA Coach of the Year Award
1986 FWAA Coach of the Year Award
1986 Paul "Bear" Bryant Coach of the Year Award
1994 Big Ten Coach of the Year
1994 Walter Camp Coach of the Year Award
2005 AFCA Coach of the Year Award
2005 AP Coach of the Year Award
2005 Big Ten Coach of the Year
2005 Home Depot Coach of the Year Award
2005 Walter Camp Coach of the Year Award
2008 Big Ten Coach of the Year
Games
1967 Penn State 11 (#1)
1968 Penn State 11 (#1)
1969 Penn State 11 (#1)
1971 Penn State 12 (#2)
1972 Penn State 12 (#1)
1973 Penn State 12 (#1)
1974 Penn State 12 (#1)
1975 Penn State 12 (#1)
1976 Penn State 12 (#2)
1977 Penn State 12 (#1)
1978 Penn State 12 (#3)
1979 Penn State 12 (#1)
1980 Penn State 12 (#2)
1981 Penn State 12 (#2)
1982 Penn State 12 (#3)
1983 Penn State 13 (#2)
1985 Penn State 12 (#3)
1986 Penn State 12 (#5)
1987 Penn State 12 (#7)
1989 Penn State 12 (#6)
1990 Penn State 12 (#9)
1991 Penn State 13 (#1)
1992 Penn State 12 (#9)
1993 Penn State 12 (#8)
1994 Penn State 12 (#9)
1995 Penn State 12 (#8)
1996 Penn State 13 (#2)
1999 Penn State 13 (#2)
2000 Penn State 12 (#10)
2007 Penn State 13 (#10)
Career 548 (#1)
Wins
1967 Penn State 8 (#9)
1968 Penn State 11 (#1)
1969 Penn State 11 (#1)
1971 Penn State 11 (#3)
1972 Penn State 10 (#4)
1973 Penn State 12 (#1)
1974 Penn State 10 (#3)
1977 Penn State 11 (#1)
1978 Penn State 11 (#2)
1980 Penn State 10 (#5)
1981 Penn State 10 (#4)
1982 Penn State 11 (#2)
1985 Penn State 11 (#2)
1986 Penn State 12 (#1)
1991 Penn State 11 (#3)
1993 Penn State 10 (#7)
1994 Penn State 12 (#2)
1996 Penn State 11 (#3)
1999 Penn State 10 (#6)
2005 Penn State 11 (#3)
2008 Penn State 11 (#9)
2009 Penn State 11 (#7)
Career 409 (#1)
Losses
Career 136 (#9)
Win-Loss Percentage
1968 Penn State 1.000 (#1)
1969 Penn State 1.000 (#1)
1971 Penn State .917 (#3)
1972 Penn State .833 (#9)
1973 Penn State 1.000 (#1)
1974 Penn State .833 (#7)
1977 Penn State .917 (#1)
1978 Penn State .917 (#2)
1980 Penn State .833 (#6)
1981 Penn State .833 (#7)
1982 Penn State .917 (#3)
1985 Penn State .917 (#3)
1986 Penn State 1.000 (#1)
1991 Penn State .846 (#7)
1993 Penn State .833 (#9)
1994 Penn State 1.000 (#1)
1996 Penn State .846 (#6)
1999 Penn State .769 (#9)
2005 Penn State .917 (#3)
2008 Penn State .846 (#8)
2009 Penn State .846 (#6)
Career .749 (#31)
Bowl Games
Career 37 (#1)
Bowl Wins
Career 24 (#1)
Bowl Losses
Career 12 (#3)
Bowl Win-Loss Percentage
Career .662 (#12)