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1971 Penn State Nittany Lions Stats

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Record: 11-1, .917 W-L% (3rd of 128) ▪ Rank: 5th in Final AP Poll
Conference: Ind (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Joe Paterno (11-1)

PS/G: 40.3 (2nd of 128) ▪ PA/G: 11.4 (11th of 128)
SRS: 19.51 (8th of 128) ▪ SOS: 0.59 (69th of 128)

Bowl Game: Won Cotton Bowl 30-6 versus Texas

Team Stats

Most values are per game averages
Passing Rushing
Split G Cmp Att Pct Yds TD Att Yds Avg TD
Offense 12 8.6 14.9 57.5 137.3 1.5 51.6 296.9 5.8 3.5
Defense 12 11.1 23.5 47.2 127.7 0.8 40.3 133.4 3.3 0.3
Difference -2.5 -8.6 +10.3 +9.6 +0.7 +11.3 +163.5 +2.5 +3.2

Passing

Passing
Rk Player Cmp Att Pct Yds Y/A AY/A TD Int Rate
1 John Hufnagel 86 136 63.2 1185 8.7 8.2 10 6 151.9
2 Steve Joachim 16 41 39.0 399 9.7 9.9 7 3 162.5
3 Jack Koniszewski 1 1 100.0 64 64.0 84.0 1 0 967.6
4 Steve Stilley 0 1 0.0 0 0.0 -45.0 0 1 -200.0

Rushing & Receiving

Rushing Receiving Scrimmage
Rk Player Att Yds Avg TD Rec Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
1 Lydell Mitchell 254 1567 6.2 26 16 154 9.6 3 270 1721 6.4 29
2 Franco Harris 123 684 5.6 6 10 97 9.7 1 133 781 5.9 7
3 John Hufnagel 79 346 4.4 3 79 346 4.4 3
4 Tom Donchez 43 243 5.7 2 6 47 7.8 0 49 290 5.9 2
5 Steve Stilley 34 151 4.4 1 1 19 19.0 1 35 170 4.9 2
6 Ken Andrews 18 96 5.3 2 1 7 7.0 0 19 103 5.4 2
7 Steve Joachim 17 48 2.8 1 17 48 2.8 1
8 Carl Cayette 16 60 3.8 0 16 60 3.8 0
9 Bob Nagle 13 60 4.6 0 1 30 30.0 1 14 90 6.4 1
10 Bob Parsons 11 86 7.8 0 30 489 16.3 5 41 575 14.0 5
11 Glen Cole 5 16 3.2 0 5 78 15.6 1 10 94 9.4 1
12 Jack Koniszewski 3 5 1.7 0 3 5 1.7 0
13 Jim Scott 2 3 1.5 0 3 122 40.7 1 5 125 25.0 1
14 Scott Skarzynski 12 204 17.0 1 12 204 17.0 1
15 Bob Rickenbach 9 149 16.6 0 9 149 16.6 0
16 Chuck Herd 6 224 37.3 3 6 224 37.3 3
17 John Hull 2 15 7.5 0 2 15 7.5 0
18 Gary Debes 1 13 13.0 1 1 13 13.0 1