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1982 Penn State Nittany Lions Schedule and Results

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Record: 11-1, .917 W-L% (3rd of 113) ▪ Rank: 1st in Final AP Poll
Conference: Ind (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Joe Paterno (11-1)

PS/G: 32.9 (5th of 113) ▪ PA/G: 16.3 (22nd of 113)
SRS: 23.10 (1st of 113) ▪ SOS: 10.27 (3rd of 113)

Bowl Game: Won Sugar Bowl 27-23 versus Georgia

AP Poll Summary

Pre 9/6 9/13 9/20 9/27 10/4 10/11 10/18 10/25 11/1 11/8 11/15 11/22 11/29 12/6 Final
8 7 8 8 3 3 8 9 8 7 5 3 2 2 2 1

12 Games

G Date Day School Opponent Conf Pts Opp W L T Streak Notes
1 Sep 4, 1982 Sat (8) Penn State Temple Ind W 31 14 1 0 0 W 1
2 Sep 11, 1982 Sat (7) Penn State Maryland ACC W 39 31 2 0 0 W 2
3 Sep 18, 1982 Sat (8) Penn State Rutgers Ind W 49 14 3 0 0 W 3
4 Sep 25, 1982 Sat (8) Penn State (2) Nebraska Big 8 W 27 24 4 0 0 W 4
5 Oct 9, 1982 Sat (3) Penn State @ (4) Alabama SEC L 21 42 4 1 0 L 1 Birmingham, AL
6 Oct 16, 1982 Sat (8) Penn State Syracuse Ind W 28 7 5 1 0 W 1
7 Oct 23, 1982 Sat (9) Penn State @ (13) West Virginia Ind W 24 0 6 1 0 W 2
8 Oct 30, 1982 Sat (8) Penn State @ Boston College Ind W 52 17 7 1 0 W 3
9 Nov 6, 1982 Sat (7) Penn State North Carolina State ACC W 54 0 8 1 0 W 4
10 Nov 13, 1982 Sat (5) Penn State @ (13) Notre Dame Ind W 24 14 9 1 0 W 5
11 Nov 26, 1982 Fri (2) Penn State (5) Pittsburgh Ind W 19 10 10 1 0 W 6
12 Jan 1, 1983 Sat (2) Penn State N (1) Georgia SEC W 27 23 11 1 0 W 7 Sugar Bowl (New Orleans, LA)