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2009 Penn State Nittany Lions Schedule and Results

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Record: 11-2, .846 W-L% (8th of 120) ▪ Rank: 9th in Final AP Poll
Conference: Big Ten  ▪ Conference Record: 6-2 (Schedule and Results)
*W-L-T adjusted to 0-2 by NCAA.
Coach: Joe Paterno (11-2)

PS/G: 28.8 (52nd of 120) ▪ PA/G: 12.2 (3rd of 120)
SRS: 13.86 (9th of 120) ▪ SOS: -0.75 (67th of 120)

Bowl Game: Won Capital One Bowl 19-17 versus Louisiana State

AP Poll Summary

Pre 9/8 9/13 9/20 9/27 10/4 10/11 10/18 10/25 11/1 11/8 11/15 11/22 11/29 12/6 Final
9 7 5 5 15 14 14 13 12 11 19 13 12 10 11 9

13 Games

G Date Day School Opponent Conf Pts Opp W L Streak Notes
1 Sep 5, 2009 Sat (9) Penn State Akron MAC W 31 7 1 0 W 1
2 Sep 12, 2009 Sat (7) Penn State Syracuse Big East W 28 7 2 0 W 2
3 Sep 19, 2009 Sat (5) Penn State Temple MAC W 31 6 3 0 W 3
4 Sep 26, 2009 Sat (5) Penn State Iowa Big Ten L 10 21 3 1 L 1
5 Oct 3, 2009 Sat (15) Penn State @ Illinois Big Ten W 35 17 4 1 W 1
6 Oct 10, 2009 Sat (14) Penn State Eastern Illinois Non-Major W 52 3 5 1 W 2
7 Oct 17, 2009 Sat (14) Penn State Minnesota Big Ten W 20 0 6 1 W 3
8 Oct 24, 2009 Sat (13) Penn State @ Michigan Big Ten W 35 10 7 1 W 4
9 Oct 31, 2009 Sat (12) Penn State @ Northwestern Big Ten W 34 13 8 1 W 5
10 Nov 7, 2009 Sat (11) Penn State (15) Ohio State Big Ten L 7 24 8 2 L 1
11 Nov 14, 2009 Sat (19) Penn State Indiana Big Ten W 31 20 9 2 W 1
12 Nov 21, 2009 Sat (13) Penn State @ Michigan State Big Ten W 42 14 10 2 W 2
13 Jan 1, 2010 Fri (11) Penn State N (13) Louisiana State SEC W 19 17 11 2 W 3 Capital One Bowl (Orlando, FL)