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1972 Penn State Nittany Lions Stats

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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

Team Stats

Most values are per game averages
Passing Rushing
Split G Cmp Att Pct Yds TD Att Yds Avg TD
Offense 12 10.3 19.8 51.9 182.9 1.5 47.3 185.8 3.9 2.3
Defense 12 12.3 25.3 48.8 164.6 1.1 40.7 105.3 2.6 0.8
Difference -2.0 -5.5 +3.1 +18.3 +0.4 +6.6 +80.5 +1.3 +1.5

Passing

Passing
Rk Player Cmp Att Pct Yds Y/A AY/A TD Int Rate
1 John Hufnagel 115 216 53.2 2039 9.4 9.2 15 8 148.0
2 Tom Shuman 8 21 38.1 156 7.4 8.1 3 1 138.1

Rushing & Receiving

Rushing Receiving Scrimmage
Rk Player Att Yds Avg TD Rec Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
1 John Cappelletti 233 1117 4.8 12 16 138 8.6 1 249 1255 5.0 13
2 John Hufnagel 102 162 1.6 6 102 162 1.6 6
3 Walt Addie 64 314 4.9 2 3 58 19.3 0 67 372 5.6 2
4 Bob Nagle 57 238 4.2 4 6 45 7.5 0 63 283 4.5 4
5 Gary Hayman 31 163 5.3 1 14 205 14.6 0 45 368 8.2 1
6 Ken Andrews 23 90 3.9 1 4 103 25.8 1 27 193 7.1 2
7 Carl Cayette 22 93 4.2 0 22 93 4.2 0
8 Brian Masella 18 38 2.1 0 18 38 2.1 0
9 Tom Shuman 9 -7 -0.8 1 9 -7 -0.8 1
10 John Huttenberger 3 14 4.7 0 3 14 4.7 0
11 Bill Willis 3 1 0.3 0 3 1 0.3 0
12 Chuck Herd 2 10 5.0 0 11 254 23.1 2 13 264 20.3 2
13 Dan Natale 1 -3 -3.0 0 30 460 15.3 5 31 457 14.7 5
14 Jim Scott 12 433 36.1 3 12 433 36.1 3
15 Scott Skarzynski 10 188 18.8 1 10 188 18.8 1
16 Dave Bland 9 150 16.7 3 9 150 16.7 3
17 Bob Rickenbach 7 146 20.9 2 7 146 20.9 2
18 Jerry Jeram 1 15 15.0 0 1 15 15.0 0