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1987 Penn State Nittany Lions Schedule and Results

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Record: 8-4, .667 W-L% (22nd of 104)
Conference: Ind (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Joe Paterno (8-4)

PS/G: 23.8 (44th of 104) ▪ PA/G: 20.3 (42nd of 104)
SRS: 7.26 (30th of 104) ▪ SOS: 4.09 (25th of 104)

Bowl Game: Lost Citrus Bowl 35-10 versus Clemson

AP Poll Summary

Pre 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27 11/3 11/10 11/17 11/24 12/1 12/8 Final
11 11 20 15 14 14 10 18 18 16 15     20 20  

12 Games

G Date Day School Opponent Conf Pts Opp W L T Streak Notes
1 Sep 5, 1987 Sat (11) Penn State Bowling Green State MAC W 45 19 1 0 0 W 1
2 Sep 12, 1987 Sat (11) Penn State (19) Alabama SEC L 13 24 1 1 0 L 1
3 Sep 19, 1987 Sat (20) Penn State Cincinnati Ind W 41 0 2 1 0 W 1
4 Sep 26, 1987 Sat (15) Penn State @ Boston College Ind W 27 17 3 1 0 W 2 Foxboro, MA
5 Oct 3, 1987 Sat (14) Penn State Temple Ind W 27 13 4 1 0 W 3
6 Oct 10, 1987 Sat (14) Penn State Rutgers Ind W 35 21 5 1 0 W 4
7 Oct 17, 1987 Sat (10) Penn State @ (13) Syracuse Ind L 21 48 5 2 0 L 1
8 Oct 31, 1987 Sat (18) Penn State West Virginia Ind W 25 21 6 2 0 W 1
9 Nov 7, 1987 Sat (16) Penn State @ Maryland ACC W 21 16 7 2 0 W 2 Baltimore, MD
10 Nov 14, 1987 Sat (15) Penn State @ Pittsburgh Ind L 0 10 7 3 0 L 1
11 Nov 21, 1987 Sat Penn State (7) Notre Dame Ind W 21 20 8 3 0 W 1
12 Jan 1, 1988 Fri (20) Penn State N (14) Clemson ACC L 10 35 8 4 0 L 1 Citrus Bowl (Orlando, FL)