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2008 Penn State Nittany Lions Game Log

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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

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 2008-08-30 Coastal Carolina W (66-10) 19 26 73.1 260 1 43 334 7.8 7 69 594 8.6 12 16 1 29 7 50 0 0 0
2 2008-09-06 Oregon State W (45-14) 14 27 51.9 215 2 38 239 6.3 4 65 454 7.0 11 10 2 23 2 15 1 0 1
3 2008-09-13 @ Syracuse W (55-13) 20 39 51.3 344 5 43 216 5.0 2 82 560 6.8 16 10 0 26 7 56 2 0 2
4 2008-09-20 Temple W (45-3) 18 31 58.1 238 2 45 308 6.8 4 76 546 7.2 11 13 3 27 4 50 1 1 2
5 2008-09-27 Illinois W (38-24) 14 20 70.0 181 2 44 241 5.5 2 64 422 6.6 10 13 1 24 1 10 1 0 1
6 2008-10-04 @ Purdue W (20-6) 18 26 69.2 220 0 40 202 5.1 2 66 422 6.4 13 11 0 24 4 30 0 0 0
7 2008-10-11 @ Wisconsin W (48-7) 18 30 60.0 271 1 35 106 3.0 4 65 377 5.8 14 5 3 22 1 7 0 1 1
8 2008-10-18 Michigan W (46-17) 19 33 57.6 251 2 38 231 6.1 3 71 482 6.8 8 13 1 22 3 20 1 0 1
9 2008-10-25 @ Ohio State W (13-6) 12 20 60.0 121 0 37 160 4.3 1 57 281 4.9 4 11 3 18 0 0 0 0 0
10 2008-11-08 @ Iowa L (23-24) 10 24 41.7 109 0 46 180 3.9 2 70 289 4.1 6 15 3 24 3 35 1 1 2
11 2008-11-15 Indiana W (34-7) 22 39 56.4 258 2 38 184 4.8 2 77 442 5.7 13 9 1 23 3 25 2 1 3
12 2008-11-22 Michigan State W (49-18) 19 31 61.3 419 5 35 138 3.9 2 66 557 8.4 14 4 1 19 5 38 0 0 0
13 2009-01-01 @ Southern California L (24-38) 21 37 56.8 273 2 29 137 4.7 1 66 410 6.2 10 6 3 19 9 72 1 2 3
13 Games 224 383 58.5 3160 24 511 2676 5.2 36 894 5836 6.5 142 136 22 300 49 408 10 6 16

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 2008-08-30 Coastal Carolina W (66-10) 18 31 58.1 198 1 32 52 1.6 0 63 250 4.0 10 4 2 16 4 26 0 1 1
2 2008-09-06 Oregon State W (45-14) 25 41 61.0 250 0 32 92 2.9 2 73 342 4.7 12 7 0 19 7 76 0 2 2
3 2008-09-13 @ Syracuse W (55-13) 13 35 37.1 110 1 25 49 2.0 0 60 159 2.7 5 2 1 8 1 15 1 1 2
4 2008-09-20 Temple W (45-3) 17 32 53.1 122 0 28 16 0.6 0 60 138 2.3 5 4 1 10 8 61 0 3 3
5 2008-09-27 Illinois W (38-24) 13 24 54.2 183 2 42 189 4.5 1 66 372 5.6 9 10 0 19 5 40 1 1 2
6 2008-10-04 @ Purdue W (20-6) 16 27 59.3 158 0 33 83 2.5 1 60 241 4.0 7 7 2 16 0 0 0 1 1
7 2008-10-11 @ Wisconsin W (48-7) 11 27 40.7 165 0 40 148 3.7 1 67 313 4.7 7 7 0 14 8 72 1 2 3
8 2008-10-18 Michigan W (46-17) 12 22 54.5 89 0 46 202 4.4 2 68 291 4.3 4 11 0 15 3 27 1 0 1
9 2008-10-25 @ Ohio State W (13-6) 16 28 57.1 226 0 31 61 2.0 0 59 287 4.9 11 3 0 14 4 48 1 1 2
10 2008-11-08 @ Iowa L (23-24) 15 25 60.0 171 1 32 101 3.2 2 57 272 4.8 13 5 1 19 5 47 1 1 2
11 2008-11-15 Indiana W (34-7) 9 23 39.1 57 0 30 123 4.1 1 53 180 3.4 1 5 0 6 4 41 0 1 1
12 2008-11-22 Michigan State W (49-18) 32 49 65.3 287 1 24 35 1.5 1 73 322 4.4 17 4 2 23 7 51 0 2 2
13 2009-01-01 @ Southern California L (24-38) 28 35 80.0 413 4 35 61 1.7 1 70 474 6.8 15 10 2 27 6 60 1 0 1
13 Games 225 399 56.4 2429 10 430 1212 2.8 12 829 3641 4.0 116 79 11 206 62 564 7 16 23