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2008 Penn State Nittany Lions Schedule and Results

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Record: 11-2, .846 W-L% (9th of 120) ▪ Rank: 8th in Final AP Poll
Conference: Big Ten (Schedule and Results)
*W-L-T adjusted to 0-2 by NCAA.
Coach: Joe Paterno (11-2)

PS/G: 38.9 (11th of 120) ▪ PA/G: 14.4 (8th of 120)
SRS: 17.82 (5th of 120) ▪ SOS: 1.97 (45th of 120)

Bowl Game: Lost Rose Bowl 38-24 versus Southern California

AP Poll Summary

Pre 9/2 9/7 9/14 9/21 9/28 10/5 10/12 10/19 10/26 11/2 11/9 11/16 11/23 11/30 12/7 Final
22 19 17 16 12 6 6 3 3 3 3 7 7 6 6 6 8

13 Games

G Date Day School Opponent Conf Pts Opp W L Streak Notes
1 Aug 30, 2008 Sat (22) Penn State Coastal Carolina Non-Major W 66 10 1 0 W 1
2 Sep 6, 2008 Sat (19) Penn State Oregon State Pac-10 W 45 14 2 0 W 2
3 Sep 13, 2008 Sat (17) Penn State @ Syracuse Big East W 55 13 3 0 W 3
4 Sep 20, 2008 Sat (16) Penn State Temple MAC W 45 3 4 0 W 4
5 Sep 27, 2008 Sat (12) Penn State (22) Illinois Big Ten W 38 24 5 0 W 5
6 Oct 4, 2008 Sat (6) Penn State @ Purdue Big Ten W 20 6 6 0 W 6
7 Oct 11, 2008 Sat (6) Penn State @ Wisconsin Big Ten W 48 7 7 0 W 7
8 Oct 18, 2008 Sat (3) Penn State Michigan Big Ten W 46 17 8 0 W 8
9 Oct 25, 2008 Sat (3) Penn State @ (10) Ohio State Big Ten W 13 6 9 0 W 9
10 Nov 8, 2008 Sat (3) Penn State @ Iowa Big Ten L 23 24 9 1 L 1
11 Nov 15, 2008 Sat (7) Penn State Indiana Big Ten W 34 7 10 1 W 1
12 Nov 22, 2008 Sat (7) Penn State (17) Michigan State Big Ten W 49 18 11 1 W 2
13 Jan 1, 2009 Thu (6) Penn State @ (5) Southern California Pac-10 L 24 38 11 2 L 1 Rose Bowl (Pasadena, CA)