College Football

#10 Penn State Nittany Lions (10-2)


Sat. 11/16 Sat. 11/23 Sat. 11/30
vs. Ind
W 34-27
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@ OhioSt
L 17-28
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vs. Rut
W 27-6
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Penn State coach James Franklin agrees to new 6-year deal

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) Penn State coach James Franklin has agreed to a new six-year contract with the school that runs through 2025, adding three years on to his previous deal.

Penn State's Board of Trustees approve the contract Friday. Financial terms were not immediately released. According to USA Today's coaching salary database, Franklin's salary was $5.65 million in 2019.

Since taking over in 2014, Franklin is 55-23, including 40-11 and three double-digit victory seasons in the last four years. The Nittany Lions are 10-2 this season and in position to go to a major bowl.

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Leaders
Passing Yards: S. Clifford2521
Passing TDs: S. Clifford22
Rushing Yards: J. Brown688
Rushing TDs: J. Brown10
Receiving Yards: K. Hamler858
Receiving TDs: K. Hamler8
Interceptions: J. Brisker2
Schedule 2019
Date Opponent Result / Time
8/31 vs. Idaho W 79 - 7
9/7 vs. Buffalo W 45 - 13
9/14 vs. Pittsburgh W 17 - 10
9/27 at Maryland W 59 - 0
10/5 vs. Purdue W 35 - 7
10/12 at 17 Iowa W 17 - 12
10/19 vs. 16 Michigan W 28 - 21
10/26 at Michigan State W 28 - 7
11/9 at 17 Minnesota L 26 - 31
11/16 vs. 24 Indiana W 34 - 27
11/23 at 2 Ohio State L 17 - 28
11/30 vs. Rutgers W 27 - 6
Big Ten
East
  Conference Overall
1 Ohio State 9-0 13-0
10 Penn State 7-2 10-2
14 Michigan 6-3 9-3
Indiana 5-4 8-4
Michigan State 4-5 6-6
Maryland 1-8 3-9
Rutgers 0-9 2-10
West
  Conference Overall
8 Wisconsin 7-2 10-3
18 Minnesota 7-2 10-2
16 Iowa 6-3 9-3
Illinois 4-5 6-6
Nebraska 3-6 5-7
Purdue 3-6 4-8
Northwestern 1-8 3-9
Offense (FBS Rank)
Yards: 4826 (69)
Passing Yards: 2744 (70)
Rushing Yards: 2082 (55)
Points per game: 34.3 (23)
Yards per game: 402.2 (67)
Touchdowns: 53 (23)
Field Goals: 12 (78)
Defense (FBS Rank)
Yards: 3962 (23)
Passing Yards: 2790 (73)
Rushing Yards: 1172 (5)
Points per game: 14.1 (7)
Yards per game: 330.2 (23)
Touchdowns: 20 (7)
Field Goals: 10 (18)
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