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1951 Penn State Nittany Lions football
ConferenceIndependent
1951 record5–4
Head coachRip Engle (2nd season)
Home stadiumNew Beaver Field
Seasons
← 1950
1952 →

The 1951 Penn State Nittany Lions football team represented the Pennsylvania State University in the 1951 college football season.[1] The team was coached by Rip Engle and played its home games in New Beaver Field in State College, Pennsylvania.

Schedule

DateOpponentSiteResult
September 29Boston University
W 40–34
October 6vs. Villanova
  • Allentown High Stadium
  • Allentown, PA
L 14–20
October 13at Nebraska
W 15–7
October 20No. 3 Michigan Statedagger
  • New Beaver Field
  • State College, PA (rivalry)
L 21–32
October 27West Virginia
  • New Beaver Field
  • State College, PA (rivalry)
W 13–7
November 3at PurdueL 0–28
November 10Syracuse
  • New Beaver Field
  • State College, PA (rivalry)
W 32–13
November 17at Rutgers
W 13–7
November 24at PittsburghL 7–13
  • daggerHomecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

References

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