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1996 Penn State Nittany Lions Roster

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Record: 11-2, .846 W-L% (6th of 111) ▪ Rank: 7th in Final AP Poll
Conference: Big Ten (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Joe Paterno (11-2)

PS/G: 30.8 (26th of 111) ▪ PA/G: 15.6 (10th of 111)
SRS: 16.97 (9th of 111) ▪ SOS: 4.43 (26th of 111)

Bowl Game: Won Fiesta Bowl 38-15 versus Texas

  • 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 Wally Richardson* QB 145 Cmp, 279 Att, 1732 Yds, 7 TD
2 David McHenry QB
3 Mike McQueary QB 21 Cmp, 44 Att, 388 Yds, 3 TD
4 Kevin Thompson QB
5 Curtis Enis* RB 224 Att, 1210 Yds, 5.4 Avg
6 Aaron Harris* RB 105 Att, 587 Yds, 5.6 Avg
7 Anthony Cleary RB 25 Att, 108 Yds, 4.3 Avg
8 Aty Cleary RB
9 Chris Eberly RB 55 Att, 281 Yds, 5.1 Avg
10 Chafie Fields RB 32 Att, 151 Yds, 4.7 Avg
11 Cordell Mitchell RB 27 Att, 121 Yds, 4.5 Avg
12 Jeff Nixon RB 12 Att, 75 Yds, 6.3 Avg
13 Jason Sload RB
14 Chris Campbell* WR 11 Rec, 135 Yds, 12.3 Avg
15 Joe Jurevicius* WR 41 Rec, 869 Yds, 21.2 Avg
16 Corey Jones WR 2 Rec, 47 Yds, 23.5 Avg
17 Joe Nastasi WR 21 Rec, 234 Yds, 11.1 Avg
18 Keith Olsommer* TE 16 Rec, 163 Yds, 10.2 Avg
19 Cuncho Brown TE 10 Rec, 73 Yds, 7.3 Avg
20 Bob Stephenson TE 3 Rec, 29 Yds, 9.7 Avg
21 John Blick* OL
22 Jason Henderson* OL
23 Pete Marczyk* OL
24 Phil Ostrowski* OL
25 Barry Tielsch* OL
26 Bill Anderson OL
27 Ryan Fagan OL
28 Brad Jones OL
29 Matt Fornadel* DL
30 Brandon Noble* DL
31 Brandon Short* DL
32 Chris Snyder* DL
33 Courtney Brown DL
34 Mike Buzin DL
35 Aaron Collins* LB
36 Gerald Filardi* LB
37 Jim Nelson* LB
38 Kim Herring* DB
39 Shawn Lee* DB
40 Brian Miller* DB
41 Mark Tate* DB
42 Derek Fox DB
43 Shino Prater DB