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2002 Penn State Nittany Lions Stats

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Record: 9-4, .692 W-L% (23rd of 117) ▪ Rank: 16th in Final AP Poll
Conference: Big Ten (Schedule and Results)
*W-L-T adjusted to 0-4 by NCAA.
Coach: Joe Paterno (9-4)

PS/G: 34.3 (14th of 117) ▪ PA/G: 17.5 (12th of 117)
SRS: 14.59 (11th of 117) ▪ SOS: 3.98 (23rd of 117)

Bowl Game: Lost Capital One Bowl 13-9 versus Auburn

Team Stats

Most values are per game averages
Passing Rushing Total Offense First Downs Penalties Turnovers
Split G Cmp Att Pct Yds TD Att Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg Pass Rush Pen Tot No. Yds Fum Int Tot
Offense 13 15.2 27.0 56.4 195.1 1.3 40.5 228.6 5.7 2.8 67.5 423.7 6.3 8.8 11.2 1.3 21.3 4.9 42.0 0.5 0.8 1.3
Defense 13 22.2 34.9 63.4 215.3 1.2 36.8 114.8 3.1 0.8 71.8 330.1 4.6 10.4 8.0 0.9 19.3 5.1 43.7 0.8 1.5 2.4
Difference -7.0 -7.9 -7.0 -20.2 +0.1 +3.7 +113.8 +2.6 +2.0 -4.3 +93.6 +1.7 -1.6 +3.2 +0.4 +2.0 -0.2 -1.7 -0.3 -0.7 -1.1

Passing

Stats include bowl game
Passing
Rk Player Cmp Att Pct Yds Y/A AY/A TD Int Rate
1 Zack Mills 188 333 56.5 2417 7.3 6.9 17 10 128.3
2 Michael Robinson 10 17 58.8 119 7.0 4.4 0 1 105.9
3 Chris Ganter 0 1 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0

Rushing & Receiving

Stats include bowl game
Rushing Receiving Scrimmage
Rk Player Att Yds Avg TD Rec Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
1 Larry Johnson 271 2087 7.7 20 41 349 8.5 3 312 2436 7.8 23
2 Zack Mills 87 201 2.3 3 87 201 2.3 3
3 Michael Robinson 50 263 5.3 6 9 44 4.9 0 59 307 5.2 6
4 Mike Gasparato 32 158 4.9 1 2 62 31.0 0 34 220 6.5 1
5 Sean McHugh 20 46 2.3 3 8 53 6.6 0 28 99 3.5 3
6 Paul Jefferson 16 65 4.1 1 8 63 7.9 1 24 128 5.3 2
7 Tim Shaw 14 59 4.2 0 1 19 19.0 0 15 78 5.2 0
8 Ricky Upton 8 37 4.6 1 8 37 4.6 1
9 Pete Gilmore 7 27 3.9 0 7 27 3.9 0
10 Gerald Smith 4 31 7.8 0 11 129 11.7 0 15 160 10.7 0
11 Aric Heffelfinger 2 -1 -0.5 0 2 -1 -0.5 0
12 Chris Ganter 1 30 30.0 1 1 30 30.0 1
13 Ernie Terrell 1 9 9.0 0 1 30 30.0 0 2 39 19.5 0
14 Adam Senk 1 4 4.0 0 1 4 4.0 0
15 Reginald Walker 1 1 1.0 0 1 1 1.0 0
16 Bryant Johnson 48 917 19.1 4 48 917 19.1 4
17 Tony Johnson 34 549 16.1 3 34 549 16.1 3
18 Casey Williams 24 256 10.7 2 24 256 10.7 2
19 Mike Lukac 7 39 5.6 4 7 39 5.6 4
20 Matt Kranchick 2 15 7.5 0 2 15 7.5 0
21 Kinta Palmer 1 8 8.0 0 1 8 8.0 0
22 Andrew Richardson 1 3 3.0 0 1 3 3.0 0

Defense & Fumbles

Stats include bowl game
Tackles Def Int Fumbles
Rk Player Solo Ast Tot Loss Sk Int Yds Avg TD PD FR Yds TD FF
1 Shawn Mayer 4 7 1.8 0
2 Bryan Scott 4 47 11.8 0
3 Anwar Phillips 2 52 26.0 0 1 58 0
4 Paul Cronin 2 34 17.0 1
5 Rich Gardner 2 86 43.0 2
6 Gino Capone 1 2 2.0 0
7 Lavon Chisley 1 8 8.0 0
8 Chris Harrell 1 0 0.0 0
9 Calvin Lowry 1 0 0.0 0
10 Deryck Toles 1 9 9.0 0
11 Derek Wake 1 0 0.0 0
12 Michael Haynes 1 12 0

Kick & Punt Returns

Stats include bowl game
Kick Ret Punt Ret
Rk Player Ret Yds Avg TD Ret Yds Avg TD
1 Larry Johnson 11 219 19.9 0
2 Tony Johnson 7 168 24.0 0
3 Gerald Smith 5 66 13.2 0 3 10 3.3 0
4 T.C. Cosby 1 16 16.0 0
5 Paul Jefferson 1 11 11.0 0
6 Scott Paxson 1 0 0.0 0
7 Bryant Johnson 41 528 12.9 1

Kicking & Punting

Stats include bowl game
Kicking Punting
Rk Player XPM XPA XP% FGM FGA FG% Pts Punts Yds Avg
1 Robbie Gould 42 45 93.3 17 22 77.3 93 2 84 42.0
2 David Kimball 3 4 75.0
3 David Royer 50 2053 41.1