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2005 Penn State Nittany Lions Game Log

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Record: 11-1, .917 W-L% (3rd of 119) ▪ Rank: 3rd in Final AP Poll
Conference: Big Ten  ▪ Conference Record: 7-1 (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


Offensive Game Log

Passing Rushing Total Offense First Downs Penalties Turnovers
Rk Date Opponent Result Cmp Att Pct Yds TD Att Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg Pass Rush Pen Tot No. Yds Fum Int Tot
1 2005-09-03 South Florida W (23-13) 9 15 60.0 90 0 39 264 6.8 2 54 354 6.6 4 11 3 18 5 35 2 1 3
2 2005-09-10 Cincinnati W (42-24) 15 22 68.2 245 3 37 148 4.0 3 59 393 6.7 10 7 2 19 4 44 2 1 3
3 2005-09-17 Central Michigan W (40-3) 22 36 61.1 381 4 31 138 4.5 1 67 519 7.7 14 9 3 26 4 29 2 1 3
4 2005-09-24 @ Northwestern W (34-29) 17 36 47.2 271 3 27 209 7.7 1 63 480 7.6 14 7 0 21 5 50 1 3 4
5 2005-10-01 Minnesota W (44-14) 13 32 40.6 175 0 59 364 6.2 5 91 539 5.9 8 24 3 35 3 15 0 0 0
6 2005-10-08 Ohio State W (17-10) 11 20 55.0 78 0 37 117 3.2 2 57 195 3.4 5 6 0 11 5 29 0 0 0
7 2005-10-15 @ Michigan L (25-27) 19 34 55.9 239 0 38 181 4.8 2 72 420 5.8 8 9 3 20 6 35 1 1 2
8 2005-10-22 @ Illinois W (63-10) 12 20 60.0 217 4 46 221 4.8 3 66 438 6.6 9 10 0 19 4 35 0 0 0
9 2005-10-29 Purdue W (33-15) 13 29 44.8 213 0 55 303 5.5 3 84 516 6.1 9 17 3 29 4 30 2 0 2
10 2005-11-05 Wisconsin W (35-14) 13 28 46.4 238 2 47 282 6.0 3 75 520 6.9 8 15 1 24 5 53 0 2 2
11 2005-11-19 @ Michigan State W (31-22) 10 20 50.0 105 1 39 188 4.8 2 59 293 5.0 6 10 0 16 4 24 1 0 1
12 2006-01-03 N Florida State W (26-23) 21 39 53.8 253 1 48 138 2.9 2 87 391 4.5 11 10 2 23 8 43 1 1 2
12 Games 175 331 52.9 2505 18 503 2553 5.1 29 834 5058 6.1 106 135 20 261 57 422 12 10 22

Defensive Game Log

Passing Rushing Total Offense First Downs Penalties
Rk Date Opponent Result Cmp Att Pct Yds TD Att Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg Pass Rush Pen Tot No. Yds Fum Int TO
1 2005-09-03 South Florida W (23-13) 21 39 53.8 200 2 36 97 2.7 0 75 297 4.0 12 4 1 17 7 65 1 1 2
2 2005-09-10 Cincinnati W (42-24) 29 49 59.2 329 2 34 31 0.9 1 83 360 4.3 16 4 3 23 7 54 2 2 4
3 2005-09-17 Central Michigan W (40-3) 25 38 65.8 158 0 39 14 0.4 0 77 172 2.2 10 2 1 13 9 74 0 0 0
4 2005-09-24 @ Northwestern W (34-29) 20 38 52.6 229 0 57 198 3.5 2 95 427 4.5 11 10 3 24 6 35 1 1 2
5 2005-10-01 Minnesota W (44-14) 16 28 57.1 174 1 32 113 3.5 1 60 287 4.8 6 7 0 13 4 54 1 1 2
6 2005-10-08 Ohio State W (17-10) 13 25 52.0 139 0 40 91 2.3 1 65 230 3.5 8 7 1 16 4 25 1 1 2
7 2005-10-15 @ Michigan L (25-27) 21 36 58.3 212 2 39 163 4.2 1 75 375 5.0 11 10 0 21 5 49 1 0 1
8 2005-10-22 @ Illinois W (63-10) 18 31 58.1 133 1 37 111 3.0 0 68 244 3.6 3 11 1 15 10 83 1 2 3
9 2005-10-29 Purdue W (33-15) 17 38 44.7 162 0 26 115 4.4 2 64 277 4.3 8 6 0 14 8 51 1 1 2
10 2005-11-05 Wisconsin W (35-14) 19 34 55.9 313 1 34 -11 -0.3 1 68 302 4.4 12 3 3 18 4 35 0 2 2
11 2005-11-19 @ Michigan State W (31-22) 23 36 63.9 233 1 42 168 4.0 2 78 401 5.1 12 10 1 23 7 55 0 4 4
12 2006-01-03 N Florida State W (26-23) 24 43 55.8 258 1 26 26 1.0 1 69 284 4.1 9 3 0 12 13 129 0 1 1
12 Games 246 435 56.6 2540 11 442 1116 2.5 12 877 3656 4.0 118 77 14 209 84 709 9 16 25