1999 Penn State Nittany Lions Football Team
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1999 Penn State Nittany Lions Football Team
1999 Penn State Nittany Lions football
Penn State text logo.svg
Alamo Bowl champion
Alamo Bowl, W 24-0 vs. Texas A&M
ConferenceBig Ten Conference
Ranking
CoachesNo. 11
APNo. 11
1999 record10-3 (5-3 Big Ten)
Head coachJoe Paterno (34th season)
Offensive coordinatorFran Ganter
Defensive coordinatorJerry Sandusky
Home stadiumBeaver Stadium
(Capacity: 93,967)
Seasons
← 1998
2000 →
1999 Big Ten football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
No. 4 Wisconsin $   7 1         10 2  
No. 5 Michigan %   6 2         10 2  
No. 7 Michigan State   6 2         10 2  
No. 11 Penn State   5 3         10 3  
No. 18 Minnesota   5 3         8 4  
No. 24 Illinois   4 4         8 4  
No. 25 Purdue   4 4         7 5  
Ohio State   3 5         6 6  
Indiana   3 5         4 7  
Northwestern   1 7         3 8  
Iowa   0 8         1 10  
  • $ – BCS representative as conference champion
  • % – BCS at-large representative
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1999 Penn State Nittany Lions football team represented the Pennsylvania State University in the 1999 NCAA Division I-A football season.[1] The team was coached by Joe Paterno and played its home games in Beaver Stadium in University Park, Pennsylvania.

Schedule

Penn State did not play Big Ten teams Northwestern and Wisconsin this year.

DateTimeOpponentRankSiteTVResultAttendance
August 281:00 p.m.No. 4 Arizona*No. 3ABCW 41-797,168
September 412:00 p.m.Akron*No. 2
  • Beaver Stadium
  • University Park, PA
ESPN+W 70-2495,192
September 1112:00 p.m.Pittsburgh*No. 2
  • Beaver Stadium
  • University Park, PA (rivalry)
ESPNW 20-1796,127
September 183:30 p.m.at No. 8 Miami (FL)*No. 3CBSW 27-2374,427
September 2512:00 p.m.IndianaNo. 2
  • Beaver Stadium
  • University Park, PA
ESPNW 45-2496,416
October 912:00 p.m.at IowaNo. 2ESPN+W 31-766,398
October 1612:00 p.m.No. 18 Ohio StateNo. 2
  • Beaver Stadium
  • University Park, PA (rivalry)
ABCW 23-1097,007
October 233:30 p.m.at No. 16 PurdueNo. 2ABCW 31-2568,355
October 303:30 p.m.at IllinoisNo. 2ABCW 27-750,014
November 612:00 p.m.MinnesotadaggerNo. 2
ESPN2L 23-2496,753
November 1312:00 p.m.No. 16 MichiganNo. 6
  • Beaver Stadium
  • University Park, PA
ABCL 27-3196,840
November 203:30 p.m.at No. 15 Michigan StateNo. 13ABCL 28-3574,231
December 287:30 p.m.vs. No. 18 Texas A&MNo. 13ESPNW 24-065,380
  • *Non-conference game
  • daggerHomecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
  • All times are in Eastern time

Roster

Post season

NFL draft

Four Nittany Lions were drafted in the 2000 NFL Draft, including the first two overall picks.

Awards

Chuck Bednarik Award
Dick Butkus Award

Notes

  • Penn State sets a new single season attendance record of 675,503 fans.

References

  1. ^ "Penn State Yearly Results (1995-1999)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. Retrieved 2015.

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