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2005 Penn State Nittany Lions Schedule and Results

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Record: 11-1, .917 W-L% (3rd of 119) ▪ Rank: 3rd in Final AP Poll
Conference: Big Ten (Schedule and Results)
*W-L-T adjusted to 0-1 by NCAA.
Coach: Joe Paterno (11-1)

PS/G: 34.4 (13th of 119) ▪ PA/G: 17.0 (10th of 119)
SRS: 20.41 (4th of 119) ▪ SOS: 6.91 (7th of 119)

Bowl Game: Won Orange Bowl 26-23 versus Florida State

AP Poll Summary

Pre 9/6 9/11 9/18 9/25 10/2 10/9 10/16 10/23 10/30 11/6 11/13 11/20 11/27 12/4 Final
          16 8 12 11 10 6 5 4 4 3 3

12 Games

G Date Day School Opponent Conf Pts Opp W L Streak Notes
1 Sep 3, 2005 Sat Penn State South Florida Big East W 23 13 1 0 W 1
2 Sep 10, 2005 Sat Penn State Cincinnati Big East W 42 24 2 0 W 2
3 Sep 17, 2005 Sat Penn State Central Michigan MAC W 40 3 3 0 W 3
4 Sep 24, 2005 Sat Penn State @ Northwestern Big Ten W 34 29 4 0 W 4
5 Oct 1, 2005 Sat Penn State (18) Minnesota Big Ten W 44 14 5 0 W 5
6 Oct 8, 2005 Sat (16) Penn State (6) Ohio State Big Ten W 17 10 6 0 W 6
7 Oct 15, 2005 Sat (8) Penn State @ Michigan Big Ten L 25 27 6 1 L 1
8 Oct 22, 2005 Sat (12) Penn State @ Illinois Big Ten W 63 10 7 1 W 1
9 Oct 29, 2005 Sat (11) Penn State Purdue Big Ten W 33 15 8 1 W 2
10 Nov 5, 2005 Sat (10) Penn State (14) Wisconsin Big Ten W 35 14 9 1 W 3
11 Nov 19, 2005 Sat (5) Penn State @ Michigan State Big Ten W 31 22 10 1 W 4
12 Jan 3, 2006 Tue (3) Penn State N (22) Florida State ACC W 26 23 11 1 W 5 Orange Bowl (Miami, FL)