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1972 Penn State Nittany Lions Roster

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Record: 10-2, .833 W-L% (9th of 127) ▪ Rank: 10th in Final AP Poll
Conference: Ind (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Joe Paterno (10-2)

PS/G: 29.8 (14th of 127) ▪ PA/G: 15.8 (32nd of 127)
SRS: 16.72 (12th of 127) ▪ SOS: 4.64 (52nd of 127)

Bowl Game: Lost Sugar Bowl 14-0 versus Oklahoma

  • 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 John Hufnagel* QB 115 Cmp, 216 Att, 2039 Yds, 15 TD
2 Tom Shuman QB 8 Cmp, 21 Att, 156 Yds, 3 TD
3 John Cappelletti* RB 233 Att, 1117 Yds, 4.8 Avg
4 Gary Hayman* RB 31 Att, 163 Yds, 5.3 Avg
5 Bob Nagle* RB 57 Att, 238 Yds, 4.2 Avg
6 Walt Addie RB 64 Att, 314 Yds, 4.9 Avg
7 Ken Andrews RB 23 Att, 90 Yds, 3.9 Avg
8 Carl Cayette RB 22 Att, 93 Yds, 4.2 Avg
9 John Huttenberger RB 3 Att, 14 Yds, 4.7 Avg
10 Brian Masella RB 18 Att, 38 Yds, 2.1 Avg
11 Bill Willis RB 3 Att, 1 Yds, 0.3 Avg
12 Scott Skarzynski* WR 10 Rec, 188 Yds, 18.8 Avg
13 Dave Bland WR 9 Rec, 150 Yds, 16.7 Avg
14 Chuck Herd WR 11 Rec, 254 Yds, 23.1 Avg
15 Jerry Jeram WR 1 Rec, 15 Yds, 15.0 Avg
16 Jim Scott WR 12 Rec, 433 Yds, 36.1 Avg
17 Dan Natale* TE 30 Rec, 460 Yds, 15.3 Avg
18 Bob Rickenbach TE 7 Rec, 146 Yds, 20.9 Avg
19 Jack Baiorunos* OL
20 Paul Gabel* OL
21 Charlie Getty* OL
22 Mark Markovich* OL
23 Carl Schaukowitch* OL
24 Phil LaPorta OL
25 Bruce Bannon* DL
26 Randy Crowder* DL
27 Dave Graf* DL
28 Jim Heller* DL
29 Gary Hager DL
30 Mike Hartenstine DL
31 Jim Laslavic* LB
32 Larry Ludwig* LB
33 Ed O'Neil* LB
34 John Skorupan* LB
35 Chris Devlin LB
36 Tom Hull LB
37 Gregg Ducatte* DB
38 Buddy Ellis* DB
39 Jack Koniszewski* DB
40 Steve Davis DB