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1969 Penn State Nittany Lions Roster

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Record: 11-0, 1.000 W-L% (1st of 122) ▪ Rank: 2nd in Final AP Poll
Conference: Ind (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Joe Paterno (11-0)

PS/G: 29.3 (25th of 122) ▪ PA/G: 8.2 (1st of 122)
SRS: 21.66 (6th of 122) ▪ SOS: 3.29 (54th of 122)

Bowl Game: Won Orange Bowl 10-3 versus Missouri

  • Roster includes most starters and key reserves.
  • Starters are marked with an asterisk (*).
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Partial Roster

Rk Player Class Pos Summary
1 Chuck Burkhart* QB 59 Cmp, 114 Att, 805 Yds, 1 TD
2 Mike Cooper QB 20 Cmp, 42 Att, 179 Yds, 0 TD
3 Bob Parsons QB 5 Cmp, 12 Att, 41 Yds, 0 TD
4 Franco Harris* RB 115 Att, 643 Yds, 5.6 Avg
5 Lydell Mitchell* RB 113 Att, 616 Yds, 5.5 Avg
6 Charlie Pittman* RB 149 Att, 706 Yds, 4.7 Avg
7 Don Abbey RB 42 Att, 228 Yds, 5.4 Avg
8 Gary Deuel RB 32 Att, 155 Yds, 4.8 Avg
9 Fran Ganter RB 21 Att, 89 Yds, 4.2 Avg
10 Joel Ramich RB 14 Att, 39 Yds, 2.8 Avg
11 Charlie Wilson RB 9 Att, 32 Yds, 3.6 Avg
12 Greg Edmonds* WR 20 Rec, 246 Yds, 12.3 Avg
13 Pete Johnson* WR 7 Rec, 76 Yds, 10.9 Avg
14 Charlie Adams WR 1 Rec, 5 Yds, 5.0 Avg
15 Wally Cirafesi WR 1 Rec, 8 Yds, 8.0 Avg
16 Jim McCord WR 5 Rec, 67 Yds, 13.4 Avg
17 Wayne Munson TE 1 Rec, 12 Yds, 12.0 Avg
18 Bob Holuba* OL
19 Tom Jackson* OL
20 Warren Koegel* OL
21 Vic Surma* OL
22 Charlie Zapiec* OL
23 John Ebersole* DL
24 Gary Hull* DL
25 Mike Reid* DL
26 Steve Smear* DL
27 Dave Rakiecki DL
28 Jack Ham* LB
29 Jim Kates* LB
30 Dennis Onkontz* LB
31 Mike Smith* LB
32 Dave Radakovich LB
33 Paul Johnson* DB
34 George Landis* DB
35 Neal Smith* DB
36 Dennis Onkotz