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1961 Penn State Nittany Lions Stats

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Record: 8-3, .727 W-L% (16th of 111) ▪ Rank: 17th in Final AP Poll
Conference: Ind (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Rip Engle (8-3)

PS/G: 23.7 (17th of 111) ▪ PA/G: 13.0 (37th of 111)
SRS: 14.19 (12th of 111) ▪ SOS: 4.74 (43rd of 111)

Bowl Game: Won Gator Bowl 30-15 versus Georgia Tech

Team Stats

Most values are per game averages
Passing Rushing
Split G Cmp Att Pct Yds TD Att Yds Avg TD
Offense 11 7.4 15.5 47.4 126.5 1.0 48.6 209.1 4.3
Defense 11 7.7 15.9 48.6 98.1 38.9 125.1 3.2
Difference -0.3 -0.4 -1.2 +28.4 +1.0 +9.7 +84.0 +1.1 0.0

Passing

Passing
Rk Player Cmp Att Pct Yds Y/A AY/A TD Int Rate
1 Galen Hall 50 97 51.5 951 9.8 9.1 8 5 150.8
2 Don Caum 13 39 33.3 210 5.4 3.6 1 2 76.8
3 Pete Liske 17 32 53.1 216 6.8 6.6 2 1 124.2
4 Don Jonas 1 1 100.0 14 14.0 14.0 0 0 217.6
5 Junior Powell 0 1 0.0 0 0.0 -45.0 0 1 -200.0
6 Roger Kochman 0 1 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0

Rushing & Receiving

Rushing Receiving Scrimmage
Rk Player Att Yds Avg TD Rec Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
1 Roger Kochman 129 666 5.2 6 10 226 22.6 3 139 892 6.4 9
2 Buddy Torris 105 490 4.7 4 105 490 4.7 4
3 Dave Hayes 66 253 3.8 3 66 253 3.8 3
4 Al Gursky 60 174 2.9 1 7 91 13.0 2 67 265 4.0 3
5 Junior Powell 41 226 5.5 0 15 332 22.1 3 56 558 10.0 3
6 Galen Hall 40 83 2.1 3 40 83 2.1 3
7 Don Jonas 31 149 4.8 1 5 75 15.0 1 36 224 6.2 2
8 Don Caum 18 68 3.8 1 18 68 3.8 1
9 Gary Wydman 18 62 3.4 0 4 92 23.0 0 22 154 7.0 0
10 Bernie Sabol 11 41 3.7 0 11 41 3.7 0
11 Pete Liske 7 50 7.1 1 7 50 7.1 1
12 Bob Kline 5 30 6.0 0 1 8 8.0 0 6 38 6.3 0
13 John Cino 1 3 3.0 0 1 3 3.0 0
14 Bob Mitinger 1 2 2.0 0 7 69 9.9 0 8 71 8.9 0
15 Steve Popp 1 2 2.0 0 1 2 2.0 0
16 Tony Wayne 1 1 1.0 0 1 3 3.0 0 2 4 2.0 0
17 Jim Schwab 16 257 16.1 0 16 257 16.1 0
18 Dick Anderson 8 107 13.4 1 8 107 13.4 1
19 Dave Robinson 3 65 21.7 0 3 65 21.7 0
20 Frank Sincek 2 38 19.0 1 2 38 19.0 1
21 Cliff Davis 1 15 15.0 0 1 15 15.0 0
22 Ralph Baker 1 13 13.0 0 1 13 13.0 0