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1996 Penn State Nittany Lions Stats

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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

Team Stats

Most values are per game averages
Passing Rushing
Split G Cmp Att Pct Yds TD Att Yds Avg TD
Offense 13 12.8 24.9 51.2 163.1 0.8 40.5 187.7 4.6 2.2
Defense 13 14.6 29.5 49.5 177.5 0.8 38.0 140.2 3.7 0.8
Difference -1.8 -4.6 +1.7 -14.4 0.0 +2.5 +47.5 +0.9 +1.4

Passing

Passing
Rk Player Cmp Att Pct Yds Y/A AY/A TD Int Rate
1 Wally Richardson 145 279 52.0 1732 6.2 5.4 7 8 106.7
2 Mike McQueary 21 44 47.7 388 8.8 8.1 3 2 135.2
3 Curtis Enis 0 1 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0

Rushing & Receiving

Rushing Receiving Scrimmage
Rk Player Att Yds Avg TD Rec Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
1 Curtis Enis 224 1210 5.4 13 32 291 9.1 1 256 1501 5.9 14
2 Aaron Harris 105 587 5.6 9 14 165 11.8 2 119 752 6.3 11
3 Chris Eberly 55 281 5.1 2 7 55 7.9 1 62 336 5.4 3
4 Chafie Fields 32 151 4.7 3 1 2 2.0 0 33 153 4.6 3
5 Wally Richardson 29 -98 -3.4 0 29 -98 -3.4 0
6 Cordell Mitchell 27 121 4.5 0 1 5 5.0 0 28 126 4.5 0
7 Anthony Cleary 25 108 4.3 2 2 9 4.5 0 27 117 4.3 2
8 Jeff Nixon 12 75 6.3 0 12 75 6.3 0
9 Mike McQueary 6 -7 -1.2 0 6 -7 -1.2 0
10 Jason Sload 5 11 2.2 0 5 43 8.6 0 10 54 5.4 0
11 Joe Nastasi 2 3 1.5 0 21 234 11.1 1 23 237 10.3 1
12 Joe Jurevicius 1 6 6.0 0 41 869 21.2 4 42 875 20.8 4
13 David McHenry 1 6 6.0 0 1 6 6.0 0
14 Kevin Thompson 1 -4 -4.0 0 1 -4 -4.0 0
15 Corey Jones 1 -10 -10.0 0 2 47 23.5 0 3 37 12.3 0
16 Keith Olsommer 16 163 10.2 0 16 163 10.2 0
17 Chris Campbell 11 135 12.3 0 11 135 12.3 0
18 Cuncho Brown 10 73 7.3 1 10 73 7.3 1
19 Bob Stephenson 3 29 9.7 0 3 29 9.7 0

Defense & Fumbles

Tackles Def Int Fumbles
Rk Player Solo Ast Tot Loss Sk Int Yds Avg TD PD FR Yds TD FF
1 Kim Herring 7 64 9.1 0
2 Shawn Lee 4 5 1.3 0
3 Brian Miller 3 82 27.3 0
4 Aaron Collins 1 0 0.0 0
5 Gerald Filardi 1 24 24.0 1
6 Mark Tate 1 0 0.0 0

Kick & Punt Returns

Kick Ret Punt Ret
Rk Player Ret Yds Avg TD Ret Yds Avg TD
1 Kenny Watson 16 376 23.5 0
2 Chafie Fields 5 70 14.0 0
3 Cordell Mitchell 4 86 21.5 0
4 Chris Campbell 2 33 16.5 0 24 242 10.1 1
5 Neal McNutt 2 31 15.5 0
6 Anthony Cleary 1 14 14.0 0
7 Kim Herring 10 63 6.3 0
8 David Macklin 2 18 9.0 0
9 Eric Sturdifen 1 21 21.0 0
10 Chuck Penzenik 1 12 12.0 0
11 Ahmad Collins 1 3 3.0 1
12 Anthony King 1 0 0.0 0

Kicking & Punting

Kicking Punting
Rk Player XPM XPA XP% FGM FGA FG% Pts Punts Yds Avg
1 Brett Conway 39 39 100.0 18 24 75.0 93
2 Travis Forney 3 3 100.0
3 Darrell Kania 51 2037 39.9
4 Pat Pidgeon 17 653 38.4