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1985 Penn State Nittany Lions Roster

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Record: 11-1, .917 W-L% (3rd of 110) ▪ Rank: 3rd in Final AP Poll
Conference: Ind (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Joe Paterno (11-1)

PS/G: 22.9 (49th of 110) ▪ PA/G: 12.8 (9th of 110)
SRS: 16.20 (10th of 110) ▪ SOS: 5.62 (16th of 110)

Bowl Game: Lost Orange Bowl 25-10 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 Shaffer* QB 103 Cmp, 228 Att, 1366 Yds, 8 TD
2 Matt Knizner QB 10 Cmp, 19 Att, 101 Yds, 1 TD
3 John Toogood QB
4 D.J. Dozier* RB 154 Att, 723 Yds, 4.7 Avg
5 Steve Smith* RB 86 Att, 421 Yds, 4.9 Avg
6 David Clark RB 57 Att, 338 Yds, 5.9 Avg
7 Eufard Cooper RB 12 Att, 44 Yds, 3.7 Avg
8 John Hornyak RB 1 Att, 0 Yds, 0.0 Avg
9 Tim Manoa RB 77 Att, 380 Yds, 4.9 Avg
10 Blair Thomas RB 14 Att, 42 Yds, 3.0 Avg
11 Kevin Woods RB 32 Att, 91 Yds, 2.8 Avg
12 Eric Hamilton* WR 13 Rec, 199 Yds, 15.3 Avg
13 Ray Roundtree* WR 15 Rec, 285 Yds, 19.0 Avg
14 Mike Alexander WR 1 Rec, 10 Yds, 10.0 Avg
15 Darrell Giles WR 9 Rec, 111 Yds, 12.3 Avg
16 Michael Timpson WR 12 Rec, 208 Yds, 17.3 Avg
17 Dean DiMidio* TE 12 Rec, 218 Yds, 18.2 Avg
18 Brian Siverling TE 5 Rec, 120 Yds, 24.0 Avg
19 Bob Williams TE 3 Rec, 20 Yds, 6.7 Avg
20 Chris Conlin* OL
21 Mitch Frerotte* OL
22 Todd Moules* OL
23 Mark Sickler* OL
24 Rob Smith* OL
25 Stan Clayton OL
26 Dan Morgan OL
27 Keith Radecic OL
28 Don Graham* DL
29 Tim Johnson* DL
30 Mike Russo* DL
31 Bob White* DL
32 Rogers Alexander* LB
33 Trey Bauer* LB
34 Shane Conlin* LB
35 Pete Giftopoulos LB
36 Bob Ontko LB
37 Duffy Cobbs* DB
38 Lance Hamilton* DB
39 Ray Isom* DB
40 Michael Zordich* DB
41 Eddie Johnson DB