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2008 Penn State Nittany Lions Stats

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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

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 17.2 29.5 58.5 243.1 1.8 39.3 205.8 5.2 2.8 68.8 448.9 6.5 10.9 10.5 1.7 23.1 3.8 31.4 0.8 0.5 1.2
Defense 13 17.3 30.7 56.4 186.8 0.8 33.1 93.2 2.8 0.9 63.8 280.1 4.4 8.9 6.1 0.8 15.8 4.8 43.4 0.5 1.2 1.8
Difference -0.1 -1.2 +2.1 +56.3 +1.0 +6.2 +112.6 +2.4 +1.9 +5.0 +168.8 +2.1 +2.0 +4.4 +0.9 +7.3 -1.0 -12.0 +0.3 -0.7 -0.6

Passing

Stats include bowl game
Passing
Rk Player Cmp Att Pct Yds Y/A AY/A TD Int Rate
1 Daryll Clark 192 321 59.8 2592 8.1 8.4 19 6 143.4
2 Pat Devlin 25 47 53.2 459 9.8 11.5 4 0 163.3
3 Paul Cianciolo 6 9 66.7 86 9.6 11.8 1 0 183.6
4 Derrick Williams 1 3 33.3 23 7.7 7.7 0 0 97.7
5 Jordan Norwood 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 Evan Royster 191 1236 6.5 12 17 155 9.1 0 208 1391 6.7 12
2 Stephon Green 105 578 5.5 4 15 268 17.9 1 120 846 7.1 5
3 Stephfon Green 105 578 5.5 4 15 268 17.9 1 120 846 7.1 5
4 Daryll Clark 79 282 3.6 10 79 282 3.6 10
5 Derrick Williams 43 243 5.7 3 44 485 11.0 4 87 728 8.4 7
6 Brandon Beachum 28 114 4.1 1 28 114 4.1 1
7 Brent Carter 22 129 5.9 0 2 5 2.5 0 24 134 5.6 0
8 Pat Devlin 10 2 0.2 2 10 2 0.2 2
9 Joe Suhey 9 26 2.9 0 2 36 18.0 0 11 62 5.6 0
10 Chaz Powell 8 74 9.3 2 2 37 18.5 0 10 111 11.1 2
11 Dan Lawlor 8 13 1.6 2 8 13 1.6 2
12 Jordan Norwood 2 -9 -4.5 0 41 637 15.5 6 43 628 14.6 6
13 Deon Butler 1 5 5.0 0 47 810 17.2 7 48 815 17.0 7
14 Paul Cianciolo 1 4 4.0 0 1 4 4.0 0
15 Brett Brackett 13 160 12.3 1 13 160 12.3 1
16 Graham Zug 11 174 15.8 2 11 174 15.8 2
17 Andrew Quarless 11 117 10.6 1 11 117 10.6 1
18 Mickey Shuler 9 120 13.3 1 9 120 13.3 1
19 James McDonald 5 72 14.4 0 5 72 14.4 0
20 Derek Moye 3 71 23.7 1 3 71 23.7 1
21 Andrew Szczerba 1 9 9.0 0 1 9 9.0 0
22 Patrick Mauti 1 4 4.0 0 1 4 4.0 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 Navorro Bowman 61 45 106 16.5 4.0 1 29 29.0 0 6 2
2 Josh Hull 41 34 75 5.5 1.0 1 14 14.0 0 4
3 Tyrell Sales 43 25 68 2.5 0.0 1 10 10.0 0 1 2
4 Anthony Scirrotto 36 25 61 0.0 0.0 2 14 7.0 0 7
5 Mark Rubin 30 30 60 1.0 0.0 2 3 1.5 0 3 1
6 Aaron Maybin 30 19 49 20.0 12.0 3 3
7 Tony Davis 29 17 46 2.0 0.0 1 7 7.0 0 6
8 Jared Odrick 19 22 41 9.5 4.5 3 1
9 Drew Astorino 29 10 39 1.0 0.0 2 29 14.5 0 7
10 Maurice Evans 14 20 34 4.5 3.0
11 Lydell Sargeant 23 10 33 0.0 0.0 4 55 13.8 0 13
12 Josh Gaines 22 9 31 7.0 4.0 2
13 Mauti 12 14 26 1.0 0.0 1
14 Abe Koroma 6 20 26 2.0 1.5
15 Bani Gbadyu 12 13 25 3.0 0.0 1 2 2.0 0 1
16 Nathan Stupar 10 11 21 1.0 0.0 1
17 A.J. Wallace 16 4 20 0.0 0.0 2
18 Ollie Ogbu 9 8 17 2.5 2.0
19 Chris Colasanti 8 8 16 0.0 0.0
20 Cedric Jeffries 8 8 16 0.0 0.0
21 Knowledge Timmons 9 6 15 0.0 0.0 1 36 36.0 0 1
22 Beachum 6 2 8 1.0 0.0
23 Eric Latimore 6 1 7 1.0 1.0
24 Andrew Dailey 1 4 5 0.0 0.0
25 Willie Harriott 4 1 5 0.0 0.0
26 Tom McEowen 3 2 5 0.0 0.0
27 Crawford 3 1 4 0.0 0.0 2
28 Jerome Hayes 1 2 3 0.0 0.0
29 Lynn 1 2 3 0.0 0.0 1
30 Kevin Kelly 2 0 2 0.0 0.0
31 Kevion Latham 0 2 2 0.0 0.0
32 Jeremy Boone 1 0 1 0.0 0.0
33 Daryll Clark 1 0 1 0.0 0.0
34 Larry Federoff 0 1 1 0.0 0.0
35 Tom Golarz 0 1 1 0.0 0.0
36 Shelton McCullough 0 1 1 0.0 0.0 2
37 Jordan Norwood 1 0 1 0.0 0.0
38 Chimaeze Okoli 1 0 1 0.0 0.0
39 Chaz Powell 1 0 1 0.0 0.0
40 Evan Royster 1 0 1 0.0 0.0
41 Stewart 0 1 1 0.0 0.0

Kick & Punt Returns

Stats include bowl game
Kick Ret Punt Ret
Rk Player Ret Yds Avg TD Ret Yds Avg TD
1 Derrick Williams 20 515 25.8 2 18 169 9.4 1
2 Chaz Powell 9 259 28.8 0
3 A.J. Wallace 6 119 19.8 0
4 Dan Lawlor 1 15 15.0 0
5 Andrew Dailey 1 0 0.0 0
6 Anthony Scirrotto 4 57 14.3 0
7 Jordan Norwood 2 23 11.5 0
8 D'Anton Lynn 1 10 10.0 0

Kicking & Punting

Stats include bowl game
Kicking Punting
Rk Player XPM XPA XP% FGM FGA FG% Pts Punts Yds Avg
1 Kevin Kelly 60 60 100.0 20 24 83.3 120 3 96 32.0
2 Collin Wagner 3 3 100.0 1 1 100.0 6
3 Jeremy Boone 39 1678 43.0

Scoring

Stats include bowl game
Touchdowns Kicking
Rk Player Rush Rec Int FR PR KR Oth Tot XPM FGM 2PM Sfty Pts
1 Stephon Green 4 1 5 30
2 Collin Wagner 3 1 6
3 Jared Odrick 1 2