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1970 Penn State Nittany Lions Roster

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Record: 7-3, .700 W-L% (26th of 123) ▪ Rank: 18th in Final AP Poll
Conference: Ind (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Joe Paterno (7-3)

PS/G: 30.0 (16th of 123) ▪ PA/G: 16.3 (29th of 123)
SRS: 9.54 (32nd of 123) ▪ SOS: -0.06 (67th of 123)


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

Player Class Pos Summary
John Hufnagel* QB 24 Cmp, 56 Att, 321 Yds, 1 TD
Mike Cooper QB 32 Cmp, 64 Att, 429 Yds, 4 TD
Bob Parsons QB 30 Cmp, 61 Att, 353 Yds, 3 TD
Hugh Rodham QB
Franco Harris* RB 142 Att, 675 Yds, 4.8 Avg
Lydell Mitchell* RB 134 Att, 751 Yds, 5.6 Avg
Joel Ramich* RB 90 Att, 353 Yds, 3.9 Avg
Ken Andrews RB 4 Att, 10 Yds, 2.5 Avg
Eric Bass RB 21 Att, 66 Yds, 3.1 Avg
Glen Cole RB 4 Att, 55 Yds, 13.8 Avg
Gary Deuel RB 42 Att, 291 Yds, 6.9 Avg
Fran Ganter RB 59 Att, 197 Yds, 3.3 Avg
Mike Reitz RB 28 Att, 103 Yds, 3.7 Avg
Greg Edmonds* TE 38 Rec, 506 Yds, 13.3 Avg
Jim McCord* TE 4 Rec, 97 Yds, 24.3 Avg
Paul Gabel TE 1 Rec, 13 Yds, 13.0 Avg
John Hull TE 6 Rec, 50 Yds, 8.3 Avg
John Skarzynski TE 12 Rec, 165 Yds, 13.8 Avg
Bob Holuba* OL
Dave Joyner* OL
Bob Knechtel* OL
Warren Koegel* OL
Vic Surma* OL
Frank Ahrenhold* DL
Bruce Bannon* DL
Jim Heller* DL
Steve Prue* DL
Doug Allen DL
Marshall Wagner DL
Gary Gray* LB
Jack Ham* LB
Gary Hull* LB
John Skorupan* LB
Gregg Ducatte* DB
George Landis* DB
Mike Smith* DB