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1992 Penn State Nittany Lions football
ConferenceIndependent
Ranking
CoachesNo. 24
1992 record7–5
Head coachJoe Paterno (27th season)
Offensive coordinatorFran Ganter
Defensive coordinatorJerry Sandusky
Home stadiumBeaver Stadium
(Capacity: 93,967)
Seasons
← 1991
1993 →
1992 Division I-A independents football records
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 4 Notre Dame         10 1 1
Southern Miss         7 4 0
Penn State         7 5 0
Memphis         6 5 0
Army         5 6 0
East Carolina         5 6 0
Louisiana Tech         5 6 0
Louisville         5 6 0
Northern Illinois         5 6 0
Tulsa         4 7 0
Cincinnati         3 8 0
Arkansas State         2 9 0
Southwestern Louisiana         2 9 0
Tulane         2 9 0
Navy         1 10 0
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1992 Penn State Nittany Lions football team represented the Pennsylvania State University in the 1992 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.

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentRankSiteTVResultAttendance
September 5at CincinnatiNo. 8W 24–2029,099
September 12TempleNo. 10W 49–894,892
September 19Eastern MichiganNo. 10
  • Beaver Stadium
  • University Park, PA
W 52–794,578
September 26MarylandNo. 9
  • Beaver Stadium
  • University Park, PA (rivalry)
W 49–1395,891
October 3at RutgersNo. 8W 38–2472,203
October 10No. 2 Miami (FL)No. 7
  • Beaver Stadium
  • University Park, PA
ABCL 14–1796,704
October 17No. 20 Boston CollegedaggerNo. 9
  • Beaver Stadium
  • University Park, PA
ABCL 32–3596,130
October 24at West VirginiaNo. 14ABCW 40–2666,663
October 31at BYUNo. 14L 17–3066,016
November 14at No. 8 Notre DameNo. 22NBCL 16–1759,075
November 21PittsburghNo. 23
  • Beaver Stadium
  • University Park, PA (rivalry)
ESPNW 57–1391,000
January 1, 1993vs. No. 13 StanfordNo. 21CBSL 3–2445,554
  • daggerHomecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

RosterEdit

1992 Penn State Nittany Lions football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
RB 20 Anderson, RichieRichie Anderson Sr
RB 2 Archie, MikeMike Archie Fr
TE 81 Brady, KyleKyle Brady So
T 67 Burger, ToddTodd Burger Sr
RB 32 Carter, Ki-JanaKi-Jana Carter Fr
QB 12 Collins, KerryKerry Collins So
TE 18 Drayton, TroyTroy Drayton Sr
G 57 Gerak, JohnJohn Gerak Sr
C 66 Huntington, GregGreg Huntington Sr
WR 24 McDuffie, O. J.O. J. McDuffie Sr
C 60 Greeley, BuckyBucky Greeley So
G 50 Hartings, JeffJeff Hartings Fr
RB 29 O'Neal, BrianBrian O'Neal Jr
T 71 Rucci, ToddTodd Rucci Sr
QB 9 Sacca, JohnJohn Sacca Fr
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
S 46 Forbes, MarlonMarlon Forbes So
LB 16 Gelzheiser, BrianBrian Gelzheiser So
LB 58 Givens, ReggieReggie Givens Sr
DT 97 Jackson, TyokaTyoka Jackson Jr
LB 99 McKenzie, RichRich McKenzie Sr
LB 15 Yeboah-Kodie, FrankFrank Yeboah-Kodie Jr
LB 43 Yeboah-Kodie, PhilPhil Yeboah-Kodie So
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • Cruz Roja.svg Injured
  • Redshirt.svg Redshirt

Roster

NFL DraftEdit

Eight Nittany Lions were drafted in the 1993 NFL Draft.

Round Pick Overall Name Position Team
1st 25 25 O.J. McDuffie Wide receiver Miami Dolphins
2nd 10 39 Troy Drayton Tight end Los Angeles Rams
2nd 22 51 Todd Rucci Offensive tackle New England Patriots
3rd 1 57 John Gerak Offensive guard Minnesota Vikings
5th 16 128 Greg Huntington Center Washington Redskins
6th 4 144 Richie Anderson Running back New York Jets
6th 13 153 Rich McKenzie Linebacker Cleveland Browns
8th 17 213 Reggie Givens Linebacker Dallas Cowboys

ReferencesEdit

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