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1974 Penn State Nittany Lions Schedule and Results

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Record: 10-2, .833 W-L% (7th of 129) ▪ Rank: 7th in Final AP Poll
Conference: Ind (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Joe Paterno (10-2)

PS/G: 26.8 (16th of 129) ▪ PA/G: 11.8 (12th of 129)
SRS: 15.05 (12th of 129) ▪ SOS: 3.30 (61st of 129)

Bowl Game: Won Cotton Bowl 41-20 versus Baylor

AP Poll Summary

Pre 9/9 9/16 9/23 9/30 10/7 10/14 10/21 10/28 11/4 11/11 11/18 11/25 12/2 Final
8 8 8 19 15 15 11 10 10 7 11 10 10 7 7

12 Games

G Date Day School Opponent Conf Pts Opp W L T Streak Notes
1 Sep 14, 1974 Sat (8) Penn State (20) Stanford Pac-8 W 24 20 1 0 0 W 1
2 Sep 21, 1974 Sat (8) Penn State Navy Ind L 6 7 1 1 0 L 1
3 Sep 28, 1974 Sat (19) Penn State @ Iowa Big Ten W 27 0 2 1 0 W 1
4 Oct 5, 1974 Sat (15) Penn State @ Army Ind W 21 14 3 1 0 W 2
5 Oct 12, 1974 Sat (15) Penn State Wake Forest ACC W 55 0 4 1 0 W 3
6 Oct 19, 1974 Sat (11) Penn State Syracuse Ind W 30 14 5 1 0 W 4
7 Oct 26, 1974 Sat (10) Penn State @ West Virginia Ind W 21 12 6 1 0 W 5
8 Nov 2, 1974 Sat (10) Penn State (15) Maryland ACC W 24 17 7 1 0 W 6
9 Nov 9, 1974 Sat (7) Penn State @ North Carolina State ACC L 7 12 7 2 0 L 1
10 Nov 16, 1974 Sat (11) Penn State Ohio MAC W 35 16 8 2 0 W 1
11 Nov 23, 1974 Sat (10) Penn State @ (18) Pittsburgh Ind W 31 10 9 2 0 W 2 Pittsburgh, PA
12 Jan 1, 1975 Wed (7) Penn State N (12) Baylor SWC W 41 20 10 2 0 W 3 Cotton Bowl (Dallas, TX)