1994 Penn State Nittany Lions football team

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1994 Penn State Nittany Lions football
Big Ten Champions
Rose Bowl, W 38–20 vs. Oregon
Conference Big Ten Conference
Ranking
Coaches #2
AP #2
1994 record 12–0 (8–0 Big Ten)
Head coach Joe Paterno (29th year)
Offensive coordinator Fran Ganter
Defensive coordinator Jerry Sandusky
Home stadium Beaver Stadium
(Capacity: 93,967)
Seasons
« 1993 1995 »
1994 Big Ten football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#2 Penn State 8 0 0     12 0 0
#14 Ohio State 6 2 0     9 4 0
Wisconsin 5 2 1     8 3 1
#12 Michigan 5 3 0     8 4 0
Illinois 4 4 0     7 5 0
Indiana 4 4 0     7 4 0
Iowa 3 4 1     5 5 1
Purdue 3 3 2     5 4 2
Northwestern 3 5 0     4 6 1
Minnesota 1 7 0     3 8 0
Michigan State 0 8 0     0 11 0
† – Conference champion
  • Michigan State forfeited 5 wins, 4 conference wins
    Rankings from AP Poll

The 1994 Penn State Nittany Lions football team represented the Pennsylvania State University in the 1994 college football season. The team was coached by Joe Paterno and played its home games in Beaver Stadium in University Park, Pennsylvania.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 3, 1994 8:00 PM at Minnesota #9 Hubert H. Humphrey MetrodomeMinneapolis, MN W 56–3   51,134
September 10, 1994 3:30 PM #14 USC* #8 Beaver StadiumUniversity Park, PA ABC W 38–14   96,463
September 17, 1994 12:00 PM Iowa #6 Beaver Stadium • University Park, PA ESPN2 W 61–21   95,834
September 24, 1994 12:00 PM Rutgers* #5 Beaver Stadium • University Park, PA ESPN2 W 55–27   95,379
October 1, 1994 4:00 PM at Temple* #4 Franklin FieldPhiladelphia, PA W 48–21   38,140
October 15, 1994 3:30 PM at #5 Michigan #3 Michigan StadiumAnn Arbor, MI ABC W 31–24   106,382
October 29, 1994 3:30 PM #21 Ohio Statedagger #1 Beaver Stadium • University Park, PA ABC W 63–14   97,079
November 5, 1994 12:30 PM at Indiana #2 Memorial StadiumBloomington, IN ESPN W 35–29   47,754
November 12, 1994 3:30 PM at Illinois #2 Memorial StadiumChampaign, IL ABC W 35–31   72,364
November 19, 1994 1:00 PM Northwestern #2 Beaver Stadium • University Park, PA W 45–17   96,383
November 26, 1994 4:00 PM Michigan State #2 Beaver Stadium • University Park, PA ESPN W 59–31   96,493
January 2, 1995 4:30 PM vs. #12 Oregon #2 Rose BowlPasadena, CA (Rose Bowl) ABC W 38–20   102,247
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game. All times are in Eastern Time.

Post season[edit]

Game notes[edit]

Rose Bowl[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Penn State 7 7 14 10 38
Oregon 7 0 7 6 20

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Gainesville Sunday January 3, 1995