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Penn State Nittany Lions Head-to-Head Results

Location: University Park, Pennsylvania ▪ Colors: Blue & White
Stadium: Beaver Stadium (cap. 107,282)
Record*: 121 Years, 820-362-37, .688 W-L% (Major School)
*W-L-T adjusted to 708-362-37 by NCAA.

Conferences: Big Ten and Ind
Conference Champion: 3 Times
Bowls: 44 Bowls, 27-15-2, .636 W-L% (Major Bowls)

Ranked in AP Poll: 43 Times (Preseason), 40 Times (Final), 591 Weeks (Total)

Output only includes games where both schools were classified as major schools and thus will not necessarily match "official" all-time results.

Major Opponents

Record Totals Per Game
Rk Opponent From To G W L T Pct PS PA Diff PS PA Diff Notes
1 Air Force 1962 1973 3 3 0 0 1.000 55 29 26 18.3 9.7 8.7 Game-by-Game
2 Akron 1999 2014 5 4 0 0 .800 183 57 126 45.8 14.3 31.5 Game-by-Game
3 Alabama 1959 2011 15 5 10 0 .333 188 254 -66 12.5 16.9 -4.4 Game-by-Game
4 Arizona 1999 1999 1 1 0 0 1.000 41 7 34 41.0 7.0 34.0 Game-by-Game
5 Arizona State 1977 1977 1 1 0 0 1.000 42 30 12 42.0 30.0 12.0 Game-by-Game
6 Army 1899 1979 25 13 10 2 .560 450 342 108 18.0 13.7 4.3 Game-by-Game
7 Auburn 1995 2002 2 1 1 0 .500 52 27 25 26.0 13.5 12.5 Game-by-Game
8 Baylor 1974 1974 1 1 0 0 1.000 41 20 21 41.0 20.0 21.0 Game-by-Game
9 Boston College 1949 2004 23 19 4 0 .826 653 393 260 28.4 17.1 11.3 Game-by-Game
10 Boston University 1951 1961 8 8 0 0 1.000 257 66 191 32.1 8.3 23.9 Game-by-Game
11 Bowling Green State 1987 1998 2 2 0 0 1.000 93 22 71 46.5 11.0 35.5 Game-by-Game
12 Brigham Young 1989 1992 3 2 1 0 .667 100 76 24 33.3 25.3 8.0 Game-by-Game
13 Bucknell 1889 1946 22 15 7 0 .682 426 131 295 19.4 6.0 13.4 Game-by-Game
14 Buffalo 2007 2007 1 1 0 0 1.000 45 24 21 45.0 24.0 21.0 Game-by-Game
15 California 1961 1966 4 3 1 0 .750 106 73 33 26.5 18.3 8.3 Game-by-Game
16 Carlisle 1896 1909 6 1 4 1 .250 27 97 -70 4.5 16.2 -11.7 Game-by-Game
17 Carnegie Mellon 1910 1924 3 3 0 0 1.000 93 7 86 31.0 2.3 28.7 Game-by-Game
18 Central Florida 2002 2014 4 2 1 0 .500 95 71 24 31.7 23.7 8.0 Game-by-Game
19 Central Michigan 2005 2005 1 1 0 0 1.000 40 3 37 40.0 3.0 37.0 Game-by-Game
20 Cincinnati 1981 2005 9 8 1 0 .889 332 94 238 36.9 10.4 26.4 Game-by-Game
Record Totals Per Game
Rk Opponent From To G W L T Pct PS PA Diff PS PA Diff Notes
21 Clemson 1987 1987 1 0 1 0 .000 10 35 -25 10.0 35.0 -25.0 Game-by-Game
22 Colgate 1911 1980 14 9 4 1 .679 266 181 85 19.0 12.9 6.1 Game-by-Game
23 Colorado 1969 1970 2 1 1 0 .500 40 44 -4 20.0 22.0 -2.0 Game-by-Game
24 Columbia 1933 1934 2 0 2 0 .000 7 47 -40 3.5 23.5 -20.0 Game-by-Game
25 Cornell 1897 1943 12 4 7 1 .375 98 187 -89 8.2 15.6 -7.4 Game-by-Game
26 Dartmouth 1917 1920 3 1 2 0 .333 34 36 -2 11.3 12.0 -0.7 Game-by-Game
27 Dickinson 1896 1907 12 9 3 0 .750 167 30 137 13.9 2.5 11.4 Game-by-Game
28 East Carolina 1985 1986 2 2 0 0 1.000 59 27 32 29.5 13.5 16.0 Game-by-Game
29 Eastern Michigan 1992 2013 3 3 0 0 1.000 131 20 111 43.7 6.7 37.0 Game-by-Game
30 Florida 1962 2010 3 0 3 0 .000 37 75 -38 12.3 25.0 -12.7 Game-by-Game
31 Florida International 2007 2007 1 1 0 0 1.000 59 0 59 59.0 0.0 59.0 Game-by-Game
32 Florida State 1967 2005 3 1 1 1 .500 60 64 -4 20.0 21.3 -1.3 Game-by-Game
33 Fordham 1946 1953 3 3 0 0 1.000 171 21 150 57.0 7.0 50.0 Game-by-Game
34 Franklin & Marshall 1891 1891 1 1 0 0 1.000 26 6 20 26.0 6.0 20.0 Game-by-Game
35 Furman 1958 1958 1 1 0 0 1.000 36 0 36 36.0 0.0 36.0 Game-by-Game
36 Georgetown 1950 1950 1 1 0 0 1.000 34 14 20 34.0 14.0 20.0 Game-by-Game
37 Georgia 1982 1982 1 1 0 0 1.000 27 23 4 27.0 23.0 4.0 Game-by-Game
38 Georgia Tech 1921 1991 7 4 3 0 .571 119 96 23 17.0 13.7 3.3 Game-by-Game
39 Harvard 1913 1932 5 0 3 2 .200 47 122 -75 9.4 24.4 -15.0 Game-by-Game
40 Haverford 1891 1891 1 1 0 0 1.000 58 0 58 58.0 0.0 58.0 Game-by-Game
Record Totals Per Game
Rk Opponent From To G W L T Pct PS PA Diff PS PA Diff Notes
41 Holy Cross 1954 1963 9 9 0 0 1.000 317 73 244 35.2 8.1 27.1 Game-by-Game
42 Houston 1964 2011 3 2 1 0 .667 69 51 18 23.0 17.0 6.0 Game-by-Game
43 Illinois 1954 2014 22 17 4 0 .773 584 325 259 27.8 15.5 12.3 Game-by-Game
44 Indiana 1993 2014 18 16 1 0 .889 625 377 248 36.8 22.2 14.6 Game-by-Game
45 Iowa 1930 2012 25 13 12 0 .520 594 420 174 23.8 16.8 7.0 Game-by-Game
46 Kansas 1968 1968 1 1 0 0 1.000 15 14 1 15.0 14.0 1.0 Game-by-Game
47 Kansas State 1968 1969 2 2 0 0 1.000 42 23 19 21.0 11.5 9.5 Game-by-Game
48 Kent State 1965 2013 4 4 0 0 1.000 111 16 95 27.8 4.0 23.8 Game-by-Game
49 Kentucky 1975 1998 5 3 2 0 .600 92 63 29 18.4 12.6 5.8 Game-by-Game
50 Lafayette 1889 1927 8 6 2 0 .750 149 63 86 18.6 7.9 10.8 Game-by-Game
51 Lehigh 1889 1921 11 6 4 1 .591 126 193 -67 11.5 17.5 -6.1 Game-by-Game
52 Louisiana State 1973 2009 2 2 0 0 1.000 35 26 9 17.5 13.0 4.5 Game-by-Game
53 Louisiana Tech 2000 2002 2 2 0 0 1.000 116 24 92 58.0 12.0 46.0 Game-by-Game
54 Louisville 1996 1997 2 2 0 0 1.000 81 28 53 40.5 14.0 26.5 Game-by-Game
55 Marquette 1957 1958 2 2 0 0 1.000 60 15 45 30.0 7.5 22.5 Game-by-Game
56 Maryland 1917 2014 38 35 1 1 .934 1152 412 740 31.1 11.1 20.0 Game-by-Game
57 Massachusetts 2014 2014 1 0 0 0 .000 Game-by-Game
58 Miami (FL) 1961 2001 13 7 6 0 .538 250 218 32 19.2 16.8 2.5 Game-by-Game
59 Michigan 1993 2014 18 7 10 0 .389 379 407 -28 22.3 23.9 -1.6 Game-by-Game
60 Michigan State 1925 2014 28 14 12 1 .518 709 707 2 26.3 26.2 0.1 Game-by-Game
Record Totals Per Game
Rk Opponent From To G W L T Pct PS PA Diff PS PA Diff Notes
61 Minnesota 1993 2013 13 8 5 0 .615 332 226 106 25.5 17.4 8.2 Game-by-Game
62 Missouri 1959 1980 4 3 1 0 .750 66 53 13 16.5 13.3 3.3 Game-by-Game
63 Navy 1897 2012 37 19 17 1 .527 566 426 140 15.3 11.5 3.8 Game-by-Game
64 Nebraska 1920 2013 16 7 9 0 .438 268 299 -31 16.8 18.7 -1.9 Game-by-Game
65 New York University 1927 1941 4 2 1 1 .625 80 20 60 20.0 5.0 15.0 Game-by-Game
66 North Carolina 1943 1943 1 0 1 0 .000 0 19 -19 0.0 19.0 -19.0 Game-by-Game
67 North Carolina State 1920 1982 19 17 2 0 .895 518 192 326 27.3 10.1 17.2 Game-by-Game
68 Northern Illinois 1996 1996 1 1 0 0 1.000 49 0 49 49.0 0.0 49.0 Game-by-Game
69 Northwestern 1993 2014 17 13 3 0 .765 513 293 220 32.1 18.3 13.8 Game-by-Game
70 Notre Dame 1913 2007 19 9 9 1 .500 335 382 -47 17.6 20.1 -2.5 Game-by-Game
71 Ohio 1967 2012 6 5 1 0 .833 207 89 118 34.5 14.8 19.7 Game-by-Game
72 Ohio State 1956 2014 29 12 16 0 .414 477 612 -135 17.0 21.9 -4.8 Game-by-Game
73 Oklahoma 1972 1985 2 0 2 0 .000 10 39 -29 5.0 19.5 -14.5 Game-by-Game
74 Oregon 1960 1994 4 3 1 0 .750 110 61 49 27.5 15.3 12.3 Game-by-Game
75 Oregon State 2008 2008 1 1 0 0 1.000 45 14 31 45.0 14.0 31.0 Game-by-Game
76 Pennsylvania 1896 1958 43 18 21 4 .465 413 488 -75 9.6 11.3 -1.7 Game-by-Game
77 Pittsburgh 1905 2000 89 44 41 4 .517 1392 1244 148 15.6 14.0 1.7 Game-by-Game
78 Princeton 1896 1900 5 0 5 0 .000 0 116 -116 0.0 23.2 -23.2 Game-by-Game
79 Purdue 1951 2013 17 13 3 1 .794 423 296 127 24.9 17.4 7.5 Game-by-Game
80 Rice 1962 1963 2 2 0 0 1.000 46 14 32 23.0 7.0 16.0 Game-by-Game
Record Totals Per Game
Rk Opponent From To G W L T Pct PS PA Diff PS PA Diff Notes
81 Rutgers 1918 2014 25 22 2 0 .880 746 351 395 31.1 14.6 16.5 Game-by-Game
82 Sewanee 1932 1932 1 1 0 0 1.000 18 6 12 18.0 6.0 12.0 Game-by-Game
83 South Carolina 1940 1941 2 2 0 0 1.000 31 12 19 15.5 6.0 9.5 Game-by-Game
84 South Florida 2005 2005 1 1 0 0 1.000 23 13 10 23.0 13.0 10.0 Game-by-Game
85 Southern California 1922 2008 9 4 5 0 .444 165 172 -7 18.3 19.1 -0.8 Game-by-Game
86 Southern Methodist 1947 1978 2 1 0 1 .750 39 34 5 19.5 17.0 2.5 Game-by-Game
87 Southern Mississippi 1998 2001 2 2 0 0 1.000 72 26 46 36.0 13.0 23.0 Game-by-Game
88 Stanford 1973 1992 5 4 1 0 .800 96 76 20 19.2 15.2 4.0 Game-by-Game
89 Swarthmore 1889 1889 1 1 0 0 1.000 20 6 14 20.0 6.0 14.0 Game-by-Game
90 Syracuse 1922 2013 71 43 23 5 .641 1367 836 531 19.3 11.8 7.5 Game-by-Game
91 Temple 1931 2014 43 38 3 1 .895 1230 377 853 29.3 9.0 20.3 Game-by-Game
92 Tennessee 1971 2006 5 3 2 0 .600 125 99 26 25.0 19.8 5.2 Game-by-Game
93 Texas 1971 1996 5 3 2 0 .600 100 78 22 20.0 15.6 4.4 Game-by-Game
94 Texas A&M 1979 2007 4 3 1 0 .750 87 53 34 21.8 13.3 8.5 Game-by-Game
95 Texas Christian 1953 1978 4 3 1 0 .750 158 55 103 39.5 13.8 25.8 Game-by-Game
96 Texas Tech 1995 1995 1 1 0 0 1.000 24 23 1 24.0 23.0 1.0 Game-by-Game
97 Toledo 2000 2000 1 0 1 0 .000 6 24 -18 6.0 24.0 -18.0 Game-by-Game
98 Tulane 1979 1979 1 1 0 0 1.000 9 6 3 9.0 6.0 3.0 Game-by-Game
99 UCLA 1963 1968 6 2 4 0 .333 100 131 -31 16.7 21.8 -5.2 Game-by-Game
100 Utah State 1977 1977 1 1 0 0 1.000 16 7 9 16.0 7.0 9.0 Game-by-Game
Record Totals Per Game
Rk Opponent From To G W L T Pct PS PA Diff PS PA Diff Notes
101 Vanderbilt 1957 1957 1 0 1 0 .000 20 32 -12 20.0 32.0 -12.0 Game-by-Game
102 Villanova 1905 1951 8 4 3 1 .563 165 73 92 20.6 9.1 11.5 Game-by-Game
103 Virginia 1954 2012 7 4 3 0 .571 173 93 80 24.7 13.3 11.4 Game-by-Game
104 Virginia Military Institute 1959 1959 1 1 0 0 1.000 21 0 21 21.0 0.0 21.0 Game-by-Game
105 Wake Forest 1974 1974 1 1 0 0 1.000 55 0 55 55.0 0.0 55.0 Game-by-Game
106 Washington 1921 1983 2 2 0 0 1.000 34 17 17 17.0 8.5 8.5 Game-by-Game
107 Washington & Jefferson 1912 1917 3 1 2 0 .333 30 24 6 10.0 8.0 2.0 Game-by-Game
108 Washington State 1947 1948 2 2 0 0 1.000 34 6 28 17.0 3.0 14.0 Game-by-Game
109 West Virginia 1909 1992 55 44 9 2 .818 1487 674 813 27.0 12.3 14.8 Game-by-Game
110 West Virginia Wesleyan 1915 1916 2 2 0 0 1.000 67 0 67 33.5 0.0 33.5 Game-by-Game
111 William & Mary 1922 1957 3 3 0 0 1.000 83 43 40 27.7 14.3 13.3 Game-by-Game
112 Wisconsin 1953 2013 17 8 9 0 .471 338 346 -8 19.9 20.4 -0.5 Game-by-Game
113 Yale 1899 1906 7 0 7 0 .000 0 148 -148 0.0 21.1 -21.1 Game-by-Game