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Penn State Nittany Lions Passing

Location: University Park, Pennsylvania ▪ Colors: Blue & White
Stadium: Beaver Stadium (cap. 107,282)
Record*: 121 Years, 826-368-37, .686 W-L% (Major School)
*W-L-T adjusted to 714-368-37 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)

  • Players sorted by passing yards.
  • An asterisk (*) after a player's name indicates bowl stats are included.
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Since 1956

Passing Rushing
Rk Player Cmp Att Pct Yds Y/A AY/A TD Int Rate Att Yds Avg TD
1 Zack Mills* 606 1082 56.0 7212 6.7 5.8 41 39 117.3 275 584 2.1 11
2 Matt McGloin* 513 894 57.4 6390 7.1 7.2 46 19 130.2 96 -57 -0.6 7
3 Tony Sacca* 401 824 48.7 5869 7.1 6.8 41 24 119.1 227 131 0.6 6
4 Daryll Clark* 444 738 60.2 5742 7.8 8.0 43 16 140.4 190 619 3.3 22
5 Christian Hackenberg 467 826 56.5 5561 6.7 6.0 28 25 118.2 134 -162 -1.2 4
6 Chuck Fusina* 371 664 55.9 5382 8.1 7.1 37 32 132.7 119 -220 -1.8 6
7 Kerry Collins* 370 657 56.3 5304 8.1 7.8 39 21 137.3 57 -4 -0.1 0
8 Anthony Morelli* 460 821 56.0 5275 6.4 6.1 31 19 117.8 92 -121 -1.3 1
9 Todd Blackledge* 341 658 51.8 4812 7.3 5.8 41 41 121.4 164 99 0.6 10
10 Wally Richardson* 378 692 54.6 4419 6.4 6.3 27 14 117.1 81 -237 -2.9 1
11 Kevin Thompson* 263 495 53.1 3710 7.5 6.7 19 17 121.9 77 -106 -1.4 2
12 John Hufnagel* 225 408 55.1 3545 8.7 8.1 26 17 140.8 224 667 3.0 13
13 Michael Robinson* 248 505 49.1 3531 7.0 6.0 23 21 114.6 369 1637 4.4 20
14 John Shaffer* 262 547 47.9 3469 6.3 5.0 18 24 103.3 133 -128 -1.0 7
15 Rashard Casey* 242 459 52.7 3046 6.6 6.2 20 13 117.2 208 670 3.2 10
16 Doug Strang* 202 438 46.1 2966 6.8 5.8 24 20 112.0 125 129 1.0 8
17 Tom Shuman* 188 365 51.5 2886 7.9 8.0 28 12 136.7 94 -7 -0.1 5
18 Mike McQueary* 171 307 55.7 2730 8.9 8.7 22 11 146.9 61 -29 -0.5 1
19 Tom Sherman* 163 347 47.0 2588 7.5 6.7 19 14 119.6 143 262 1.8 6
20 Pete Liske* 195 355 54.9 2370 6.7 6.8 24 10 127.7 132 319 2.4 5
Passing Rushing
Rk Player Cmp Att Pct Yds Y/A AY/A TD Int Rate Att Yds Avg TD
21 Chuck Burkhart* 152 312 48.7 2076 6.7 4.8 7 16 101.8 118 12 0.1 2
22 Rob Bolden* 165 328 50.3 2045 6.2 4.7 7 14 101.2 59 27 0.5 1
23 Matt Knizner* 144 292 49.3 1893 6.5 4.6 9 16 103.0 97 -86 -0.9 3
24 Richie Lucas* 121 256 47.3 1822 7.1 5.2 12 16 110.0 203 625 3.1 13
25 Galen Hall* 107 222 48.2 1619 7.3 6.4 15 11 121.8 104 318 3.1 3
26 Tom Bill* 110 218 50.5 1563 7.2 6.3 9 8 117.0 72 82 1.1 1
27 Jack White 118 262 45.0 1538 5.9 3.3 7 18 89.4 150 239 1.6 6
28 John Sacca* 108 216 50.0 1498 6.9 7.2 14 5 125.0 41 118 2.9 1
29 John Andress* 99 218 45.4 1347 6.2 4.7 2 8 93.0 65 -9 -0.1 2
30 Dayle Tate* 93 179 52.0 1197 6.7 4.6 8 12 109.5 59 14 0.2 0
31 Al Jacks 96 205 46.8 1145 5.6 4.5 9 9 99.5 49 21 0.4 2
32 Matt Senneca* 75 174 43.1 959 5.5 4.2 4 7 88.9 62 106 1.7 4
33 Gary Wydman* 71 150 47.3 846 5.6 4.0 1 6 88.9 118 188 1.6 1
34 Mike Cooper* 61 121 50.4 724 6.0 4.4 6 7 105.5 74 -34 -0.5 3
35 Milt Plum 40 75 53.3 675 9.0 6.4 6 7 136.7 36 70 1.9 0
36 Lance Lonergan* 30 66 45.5 478 7.2 5.1 2 4 104.2 20 12 0.6 1
37 Pat Devlin* 25 48 52.1 459 9.6 11.2 4 0 159.9 10 2 0.2 2
38 Dick Hoak* 29 52 55.8 454 8.7 8.0 7 4 158.1 177 767 4.3 8
39 Steve Joachim* 16 41 39.0 399 9.7 9.9 7 3 162.5 17 48 2.8 1
40 Bob Parsons* 35 73 47.9 394 5.4 2.5 3 6 90.4 26 158 6.1 1
Passing Rushing
Rk Player Cmp Att Pct Yds Y/A AY/A TD Int Rate Att Yds Avg TD
41 Ron Coates* 27 57 47.4 388 6.8 5.1 2 3 105.6 21 -1 0.0 0
42 Jeff Hostetler* 24 59 40.7 319 5.4 4.2 1 2 84.9 46 8 0.2 3
43 Don Caum* 17 46 37.0 276 6.0 3.5 1 3 81.5 31 104 3.4 1
44 Dan Lonergan* 12 37 32.4 219 5.9 4.0 1 2 80.3 3 5 1.7 0
45 Dick Barvinchak* 9 16 56.3 193 12.1 8.9 2 2 173.8 24 41 1.7 1
46 Tyler Ferguson 10 15 66.7 155 10.3 11.7 1 0 175.5 1 -9 -9.0 0
47 Tony Capozzoli* 10 23 43.5 151 6.6 6.1 4 2 138.6 8 -34 -4.3 0
48 Frank Spaziani 8 15 53.3 148 9.9 9.9 0 0 136.2 29 38 1.3 0
49 Paul Cianciolo* 10 17 58.8 145 8.5 10.9 2 0 169.3 1 4 4.0 0
50 Bob Scrabis 16 47 34.0 144 3.1 1.6 1 2 58.3 9 10 1.1 0
51 Kevin Newsome* 14 24 58.3 144 6.0 6.0 0 0 108.7 34 154 4.5 3
52 Frank Rocco* 11 31 35.5 143 4.6 2.4 1 2 72.0 35 124 3.5 1
53 Matt Nardolillo* 12 21 57.1 122 5.8 4.6 1 1 112.1 5 10 2.0 0
54 Mike Archie* 2 2 100.0 106 53.0 73.0 2 0 875.2 305 1694 5.6 14
55 Don Jonas* 5 9 55.6 98 10.9 10.9 0 0 147.0 100 504 5.0 3
56 Jack Koniszewski* 1 1 100.0 64 64.0 84.0 1 0 967.6 3 5 1.7 0
57 Eric McCoo* 1 1 100.0 63 63.0 83.0 1 0 959.2 497 2518 5.1 18
58 D.J. Crook 6 9 66.7 57 6.3 8.6 1 0 156.5
59 Chris Ganter* 8 31 25.8 52 1.7 0.2 0 1 33.4 7 14 2.0 1
60 Ken Kelley* 1 1 100.0 51 51.0 71.0 1 0 858.4
Passing Rushing
Rk Player Cmp Att Pct Yds Y/A AY/A TD Int Rate Att Yds Avg TD
61 Ray Alberigi 2 3 66.7 38 12.7 12.7 0 0 173.1 115 506 4.4 0
62 Billy Kane 2 3 66.7 37 12.3 -2.7 0 1 103.6 105 544 5.2 7
63 Wayne Corbett 1 2 50.0 32 16.0 16.0 0 0 184.4 1 -2 -2.0 0
64 Terry Rakowsky* 4 10 40.0 32 3.2 -1.3 0 1 46.9 7 19 2.7 0
65 Curtis Drake* 2 3 66.7 30 10.0 16.7 1 0 260.7 9 76 8.4 0
66 Tim Montgomery 2 2 100.0 29 14.5 24.5 1 0 386.8 22 46 2.1 1
67 Woody Petchel* 1 2 50.0 26 13.0 13.0 0 0 159.2 257 1058 4.1 6
68 Joel Coles* 1 1 100.0 25 25.0 45.0 1 0 640.0 190 915 4.8 4
69 Derrick Williams* 1 5 20.0 23 4.6 4.6 0 0 58.6 117 594 5.1 8
70 Doug Hostetler* 4 11 36.4 22 2.0 -2.1 0 1 35.0 6 8 1.3 0
71 Frank Hershey* 1 1 100.0 22 22.0 22.0 0 0 284.8 28 81 2.9 0
72 Bob Campbell* 1 10 10.0 18 1.8 -2.7 0 1 5.1 242 1480 6.1 14
73 Chad Kroell* 1 2 50.0 18 9.0 9.0 0 0 125.6 1 -4 -4.0 0
74 John Cappelletti* 1 2 50.0 17 8.5 8.5 0 0 121.4 519 2639 5.1 29
75 Garrett Venuto* 1 1 100.0 17 17.0 17.0 0 0 242.8
76 Shane McGregor* 1 4 25.0 12 3.0 3.0 0 0 50.2 1 3 3.0 1
77 Jon Lang* 1 8 12.5 12 1.5 -15.4 0 3 -49.9 4 0 0.0
78 Bill Spoor* 1 1 100.0 12 12.0 12.0 0 0 200.8
79 Steven Bench 2 8 25.0 12 1.5 1.5 0 0 37.6 3 18 6.0 0
80 Jon Williams* 1 1 100.0 6 6.0 26.0 1 0 480.4 399 2042 5.1 14
Passing Rushing
Rk Player Cmp Att Pct Yds Y/A AY/A TD Int Rate Att Yds Avg TD
81 Frank Potter* 1 3 33.3 6 2.0 -13.0 0 1 -16.5 7 -6 -0.9 0
82 Chris Clauss* 1 1 100.0 6 6.0 6.0 0 0 150.4
83 Ed Caye* 1 2 50.0 2 1.0 11.0 1 0 223.4 100 465 4.7 3
84 Junior Powell* 0 1 0.0 0 0.0 -45.0 0 1 -200.0 135 606 4.5 2
85 Wally Cirafesi* 0 2 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0
86 Rich Milot* 0 1 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 47 183 3.9 0
87 Kevin Suhey* 0 1 0.0 0 0.0 -45.0 0 1 -200.0 0 0 0
88 Jerry Jeram* 0 1 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0
89 Bob Bassett* 0 1 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 1 -16 -16.0 0
90 Ray Roundtree* 0 1 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 9 128 14.2 2
91 Dick Pae* 0 1 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 97 458 4.7 3
92 Tom Donovan* 0 1 0.0 0 0.0 -45.0 0 1 -200.0 50 241 4.8 2
93 Curtis Enis* 0 1 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 565 3256 5.8 36
94 Alex Butterworth* 0 1 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0
95 Jim Kerr* 0 1 0.0 0 0.0 -45.0 0 1 -200.0 209 891 4.3 13
96 Cedric Jeffries* 0 1 0.0 0 0.0 -45.0 0 1 -200.0 0 0 0
97 Jack Curry* 0 1 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 4 27 6.8 0
98 Matt Suhey* 0 1 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 633 2818 4.5 26
99 John Bruno* 0 1 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0
100 Bill Belton* 0 5 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 352 1644 4.7 14
Passing Rushing
Rk Player Cmp Att Pct Yds Y/A AY/A TD Int Rate Att Yds Avg TD
101 Tom Barr* 0 1 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 44 218 5.0 0
102 Tony Johnson* 0 2 0.0 0 0.0 -22.5 0 1 -100.0 3 6 2.0 0
103 Austin Scott* 0 1 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 290 1323 4.6 16
104 Steve Stilley* 0 1 0.0 0 0.0 -45.0 0 1 -200.0 34 151 4.4 1
105 Dave Kasperian 0 1 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 235 926 3.9 14
106 Blair Thomas* 0 3 0.0 0 0.0 -15.0 0 1 -66.7 606 3301 5.4 21
107 Roger Kochman* 0 1 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 264 1485 5.6 12
108 Gary Brown* 0 1 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 260 1321 5.1 11
109 Rich Mauti* 0 1 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 61 223 3.7 2
110 Harry Finkelston* 0 1 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 2 20 10.0
111 Jordan Norwood* 0 1 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 8 38 4.8 0
112 Dick Gingrich 0 1 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0
113 Terry Smith* 0 1 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 12 79 6.6 0
114 D.J. Dozier* 0 3 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 624 3227 5.2 25
115 Justin Brown* 0 1 0.0 0 0.0 -45.0 0 1 -200.0 3 -12 -4.0 0
116 Doug Sieg 0 1 0.0 0 0.0 -45.0 0 1 -200.0
117 Tony Hunt* 0 2 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 654 3320 5.1 25
118 O.J. McDuffie* 0 1 0.0 0 0.0 -45.0 0 1 -200.0 33 330 10.0 1
119 John Clark* 1 4 25.0 -3 -0.8 -0.8 0 0 18.7 5 -16 -3.2 1