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1982 Penn State Nittany Lions

Head Coach: Joe Paterno (17th season)

Stadium: Beaver Stadium, University Park, PA

Record: 11-1

Previous: 1981

Next: 1983

Schedule/Results

Date Opponent Result Score Record
9/4 Temple W 31-14 1-0
9/11 Maryland W 39-31 2-0
9/18 Rutgers W 49-14 3-0
9/25 Nebraska W 27-24 4-0
10/9 Alabama (at Legion Field, Birmingham, AL) L 21-42 4-1
10/16 Syracuse W 28-7 5-1
10/23 @ West Virginia W 24-0 6-1
10/30 @ Boston College W 52-17 7-1
11/6 North Carolina State W 54-0 8-1
11/13 @ Notre Dame W 24-14 9-1
11/26 (Fri) Pittsburgh W 19-10 10-1
Sugar Bowl (@ Louisiana Superdome, New Orleans, LA)
1/1 Georgia W 27-23 11-1

Roster

Coaching staff

Game summaries

Temple

Maryland

Rutgers

#2/#2 Nebraska

at #4/#4 Alabama

Syracuse

at #13/#11 West Virginia

at NR/#20 Boston College

North Carolina State

at #13/#14 Notre Dame

#5/#5 Pittsburgh

Sugar Bowl: vs. #1/#1 Georgia

Poll Progression

AP

Pre 9/6 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 1/3
8 7 8 8 3 3 8 9 8 7 5 3 2 2 2 1

Coaches (UPI)

Pre 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 1/3
5 8 5 3 3 10 8 7 6 4 3 2 2 2 1

Awards and honors

Media

Local Radio

Flagship station Play-by-play Color commentator Sideline reporter Studio host
WMAJ–AM 1450 Fran Fisher John Grant
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