1912 Penn State Nittany Lions football team
|1912 Penn State Nittany Lions football|
Co-national champion (NCF)
|Head coach||Bill Hollenback (2nd year of 2nd stint; 3rd overall season)|
|Home stadium||New Beaver Field|
|1912 NCAA independents football records|
The 1912 Penn State Nittany Lions football team represented Penn State University during the 1912 college football season. The second of Penn State's retrospective national champions, the team was undefeated and only scored upon once (6 points by Cornell). This team is known for playing the first of a series of games against eventual rival Ohio State, in which the Buckeyes forfeited because of the alleged rough play of the Nittany Lions once the score was 37–0. The official score was 1–0, but the gameball lists the score as 37–0.
|October 5||Carnegie Tech||New Beaver Field • State College, PA||W 41–0|
|October 12||Washington & Jefferson||New Beaver Field • State College, PA||W 30–0|
|October 19||at Cornell||Percy Field • Ithaca, NY||W 29–6|
|October 26||Gettysburg||New Beaver Field • State College, PA||W 25–0|
|November 2||at Penn||Franklin Field • Philadelphia, PA||W 14–0|
|November 9||Villanova||New Beaver Field • State College, PA||W 71–0|
|November 16||at Ohio State||Ohio Field • Columbus, OH||W 37–0|
|November 28||at Pittsburgh||Forbes Field • Pittsburgh, PA (Rivalry)||W 38–0|
|*Non-conference game. Homecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game. All times are in Eastern Time.|
- National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) (2015). "National Poll Rankings" (PDF). NCAA Division I Football Records. NCAA. p. 108. Retrieved January 4, 2016.
- "Penn State Yearly Results (1910-1914)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. Retrieved August 10, 2015.
- "Ohio State Team Guide 2017" (PDF). Retrieved January 17, 2018.
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