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2011 Penn State Nittany Lions

Record: 9-4 (6-2 Big Ten)

Coach: Joe Paterno (46th season, 8-1); Tom Bradley (11/9, 1-3)

Stadium: Beaver Stadium, University Park, PA

Previous: 2010

Next: 2012

Schedule/Results

Date Opponent Result Score Record
9/3 Indiana State W 41-7 1-0
9/10 Alabama L 11-27 1-1
9/17 @ Temple W 14-10 2-1
9/24 Eastern Michigan W 34-6 3-1
10/1 @ Indiana W 16-10 4-1 (1-0)
10/8 Iowa W 13-3 5-1 (2-0)
10/15 Purdue W 23-18 6-1 (3-0)
10/22 @ Northwestern W 34-24 7-1 (4-0)
10/29 Illinois W 10-7 8-1 (5-0)
11/12 Nebraska L 14-17 8-2 (5-1)
11/19 @ Ohio State W 20-14 9-2 (6-1)
11/26 @ Wisconsin L 7-45 9-3 (6-2)
TicketCity Bowl (at Cotton Bowl, Dallas, TX)
1/2 (Mon) Houston L 14-30 9-4 (6-2)

Notes

Longtime Penn State coach Joe Paterno was fired on November 9, 2011 as a result of the child sex abuse scandal involving Nittany Lions defensive coordinator Jerry Sandusky.

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