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1983 Penn State Nittany Lions Schedule and Results

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Record: 8-4-1, .654 W-L% (36th of 112)
Conference: Ind (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Joe Paterno (8-4-1)

PS/G: 24.6 (37th of 112) ▪ PA/G: 24.0 (75th of 112)
SRS: 9.81 (29th of 112) ▪ SOS: 7.35 (11th of 112)

Bowl Game: Won Aloha Bowl 13-10 versus Washington

AP Poll Summary

Pre 9/5 9/12 9/19 9/26 10/3 10/10 10/17 10/24 10/31 11/7 11/14 11/21 11/28 12/5 Final
4 20                            

13 Games

G Date Day School Opponent Conf Pts Opp W L T Streak Notes
1 Aug 29, 1983 Mon (4) Penn State N (1) Nebraska Big 8 L 6 44 0 1 0 L 1 Kick-off Classic (East Rutherford, NJ)
2 Sep 10, 1983 Sat (20) Penn State Cincinnati Ind L 3 14 0 2 0 L 2
3 Sep 17, 1983 Sat Penn State (13) Iowa Big Ten L 34 42 0 3 0 L 3
4 Sep 24, 1983 Sat Penn State @ Temple Ind W 23 18 1 3 0 W 1 Philadelphia, PA
5 Oct 1, 1983 Sat Penn State @ Rutgers Ind W 36 25 2 3 0 W 2 East Rutherford, NJ
6 Oct 8, 1983 Sat Penn State (3) Alabama SEC W 34 28 3 3 0 W 3
7 Oct 15, 1983 Sat Penn State @ Syracuse Ind W 17 6 4 3 0 W 4
8 Oct 22, 1983 Sat Penn State (4) West Virginia Ind W 41 23 5 3 0 W 5
9 Oct 29, 1983 Sat Penn State @ (19) Boston College Ind L 17 27 5 4 0 L 1 Foxboro, MA
10 Nov 5, 1983 Sat Penn State Brown Non-Major W 38 21 6 4 0 W 1
11 Nov 12, 1983 Sat Penn State Notre Dame Ind W 34 30 7 4 0 W 2
12 Nov 19, 1983 Sat Penn State @ (17) Pittsburgh Ind T 24 24 7 4 1 T 1
13 Dec 26, 1983 Mon Penn State N Washington Pac-10 W 13 10 8 4 1 W 1 Aloha Bowl (Honolulu, HI)