Penn State Nittany Lions Football

Penn State Nittany Lions football is a college football program from Penn State. It competes in the NCAA Division I Football Bowl Subdivision and the Big Ten Conference. It is one of the most tradition-rich and storied college football programs in the nation. On November 22, 2008, Penn State became the sixth FBS program to win 800 games after defeating Michigan State. Penn State has had seven undefeated, untied seasons in its history since the program started in 1887: Penn State has won two consensus national championships, both under Joe Paterno's tenure as coach: Other national championships selections: 1911 • (National Championship Foundation) 1912 • (National Championship Foundation) 1969 • (Foundation for the Analysis of Competitions and Tournaments, Massey Ratings) 1981 • (Dunkel System, Loren Maxwell, Soren Sorenson, The Fleming System) 1994 • (Billingsley Report, DeVold, Foundation for the Analysis of Competitions and Tournaments, Massey Ratings, Matthews Grid Ratings, National Championship Foundation, New York Times, Sagarin Ratings) Since joining the Big Ten Conference in 1990 and beginning play in 1993, Penn State has won three Big Ten championships: Note: The AP poll...
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