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1995 Penn State Nittany Lions football
Outback Bowl champion
Outback Bowl, W 43–14 vs. Auburn
ConferenceBig Ten Conference
Ranking
CoachesNo. 12
APNo. 13
1995 record9–3 (5–3 Big Ten)
Head coachJoe Paterno (30th season)
Offensive coordinatorFran Ganter
Defensive coordinatorJerry Sandusky
Home stadiumBeaver Stadium
(Capacity: 93,967)
Seasons
← 1994
1996 →
1995 Big Ten football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#8/7 Northwestern 8 0 0     10 2 0
#6/8 Ohio State 7 1 0     11 2 0
#13/12 Penn State 5 3 0     9 3 0
#17/19 Michigan 5 3 0     9 4 0
Michigan State 4 3 1     6 5 1
#25/22 Iowa 4 4 0     8 4 0
Illinois 3 4 1     5 5 1
Wisconsin 3 4 1     4 5 2
Purdue 2 5 1     4 6 1
Minnesota 1 7 0     3 8 0
Indiana 0 8 0     2 9 0
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll / Coaches' Poll

The 1995 Penn State Nittany Lions football team represented the Pennsylvania State University in the 1995 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

DateTimeOpponentRankSiteTVResultAttendance
September 912:00 p.m.Texas Tech*No. 4ABCW 24–2396,034
September 1612:00 p.m.Temple*No. 7
  • Beaver Stadium
  • University Park, PA
CreativeW 66–1495,926
September 237:30 p.m.at Rutgers*No. 6ESPNW 59–3458,870
September 305:45 p.m.WisconsinNo. 6
  • Beaver Stadium
  • University Park, PA
ESPNL 9–1796,540
October 712:00 p.m.No. 5 Ohio StateNo. 12
  • Beaver Stadium
  • University Park, PA (rivalry)
ABCL 25–2896,655
October 1412:30 p.m.at PurdueNo. 20ESPNW 26–2360,455
October 213:30 p.m.at No. 18 IowaNo. 19ABCW 41–2770,397
October 2812:00 p.m.IndianadaggerNo. 16
  • Beaver Stadium
  • University Park, PA
ESPN2W 45–2196,391
November 43:30 p.m.at No. 6 NorthwesternNo. 12ABCL 10–2149,256
November 1812:00 p.m.No. 12 MichiganNo. 19
  • Beaver Stadium
  • University Park, PA
ABCW 27–1796,677
November 253:30 p.m.at Michigan StateNo. 14ESPNW 24–2066,189
January 1, 199611:00 a.m.vs. No. 16 AuburnNo. 15ESPNW 43–1465,313
  • *Non-conference game
  • daggerHomecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
  • All times are in Eastern time

RosterEdit

1995 Penn State Nittany Lions football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
RB 2 Archie, MikeMike Archie Sr
WR 10 Engram, BobbyBobby Engram Sr
G 50 Hartings, JeffJeff Hartings Sr
T 68 Johnson, AndreAndre Johnson Sr
WR 83 Jurevicius, JoeJoe Jurevicius So
QB 9 McQueary, MikeMike McQueary So
RB 22 Milne, BrianBrian Milne Sr
G 64 Ostrowski, PhilPhil Ostrowski So
QB 14 Richardson, WallyWally Richardson Jr
G 54 Rivera, MarcoMarco Rivera Sr
WR 31 Scott, FreddieFreddie Scott Jr
FB 38 Witman, JonJon Witman Sr
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
S 3 Herring, KimKim Herring Jr
LB 92 Killens, TerryTerry Killens Sr
LB 44 Nelson, JimJim Nelson So
DT 93 Noble, BrandonBrandon Noble Jr
DE 5 Scioli, BradBrad Scioli Fr
DE 91 Snyder, ChrisChris Snyder So
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
K 20 Conway, BrettBrett Conway Jr
P 28 Kania, DarrellDarrell Kania Jr
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

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

Roster

Game summariesEdit

IowaEdit

#19 Penn State at #18 Iowa
by Quarter1234 Total
Nittany Lions 10 7 7 17 41
Hawkeyes 7 7 6 7 27
Overall record Last meeting Result
8–3 1994 W 61–21


NorthwesternEdit

#12 Penn State at #6 Northwestern
by Quarter1234 Total
Nittany Lions 0 7 3 0 10
Wildcats 7 7 0 7 21
Overall record Last meeting Result
2–0 1994 W 45–17


Outback BowlEdit

#15 Penn State vs. #16 Auburn
by Quarter1234 Total
Nittany Lions 3 13 27 0 43
Tigers 0 7 0 7 14
Overall record Last meeting Result
First meeting


NFL DraftEdit

Ten Nittany Lions were drafted in the 1996 NFL Draft.

Round Pick Overall Name Position Team
1st 23 23 Jeff Hartings Offensive guard Detroit Lions
1st 30 30 Andre Johnson Offensive tackle Washington Redskins
2nd 22 52 Bobby Engram Wide receiver Chicago Bears
3rd 13 74 Terry Killens Linebacker Houston Oilers
3rd 31 92 Jon Witman Fullback Pittsburgh Steelers
4th 20 115 Brian Milne Fullback Indianapolis Colts
6th 24 191 Keith Conlin Offensive tackle Indianapolis Colts
6th 31 198 Stephen Pitts Running back San Francisco 49ers
6th 41 208 Marco Rivera Offensive guard Green Bay Packers
7th 9 218 Mike Archie Running back Houston Oilers

ReferencesEdit

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