Penn State Nittany Lions (7-5)

State College, Pennsylvania

Association: NCAA (7-5 record in association)

Association Subdivision: FBS (7-5 record in association subdivision)

Conference: Big Ten Conference (4-4 record in conference)

Competitive Rank (Rating): Football Bowl Subdivision #45 (0.418)

Schedule Strength (Rating): Football Bowl Subdivision #43 (0.836)

Point Margin Rank (Rating): Football Bowl Subdivision #49 (0.194)


Scheduled Results
DATE OPPONENT OPP* RESULT GAME RATING
Aug 31, 2013 Syracuse
(NCAA FBS #59)
@ East Rutherford NJ
7-5 W 23-17 +0.838
Sep 7, 2013 Eastern Michigan
(NCAA FBS #117)
2-9 W 45-7 +0.797
Sep 14, 2013 UCF 11-1 L 34-31 -0.186
Sep 21, 2013 Kent State
(NCAA FBS #97)
4-7 W 34-0 +0.803
Oct 5, 2013 @ Indiana
(NCAA FBS #75)
4-7 L 44-24 -0.122
Oct 12, 2013 Michigan
(NCAA FBS #44)
7-5 W 43-40 +0.894
Oct 26, 2013 @ Ohio State
(NCAA FBS #11)
11-2 L 63-14 -0.170
Nov 2, 2013 Illinois
(NCAA FBS #92)
4-7 W 24-17 +0.817
Nov 9, 2013 @ Minnesota
(NCAA FBS #42)
7-5 L 24-10 -0.162
Nov 16, 2013 Purdue
(NCAA FBS #110)
1-10 W 45-21 +0.888
Nov 23, 2013 Nebraska
(NCAA FBS #31)
8-4 L 23-20 -0.195
Nov 30, 2013 @ Wisconsin
(NCAA FBS #28)
9-3 W 31-24 +0.814
*minus head-to-head play

Strength Scale
Conference Rankings
Leaders Division Competitive Rankings
RKPROGRAMOVERALLRATING
11Ohio St12-20.661
28Wisconsin9-40.490
45Penn St7-50.418
75Indiana5-70.260
92Illinois4-80.104
110Purdue1-11-0.080
Legends Division Competitive Rankings
RKPROGRAMOVERALLRATING
4Michigan St13-10.730
31Nebraska9-40.474
41Iowa8-50.426
42Minnesota8-50.421
44Michigan7-60.418
82Northwestern5-70.205

Leaders Division Schedule Strengths
RKPROGRAMOPP*RATING
10Purdue87-560.940
16Indiana86-580.919
43Penn St75-650.836
51Ohio St88-740.824
67Illinois78-620.797
70Wisconsin81-700.791
Legends Division Schedule Strengths
RKPROGRAMOPP*RATING
8Michigan92-600.952
35Iowa90-640.862
41Minnesota84-670.840
64Northwestern82-610.804
73Michigan St89-740.782
75Nebraska82-700.773
*record minus head-to-head play

Leaders Division Point Margin Rankings
RKPROGRAMOVERALLRATING
7Wisconsin9-40.382
10Ohio St12-20.346
49Penn St7-50.194
69Indiana5-70.128
92Illinois4-80.048
114Purdue1-11-0.071
Legends Division Point Margin Rankings
RKPROGRAMOVERALLRATING
3Michigan St13-10.439
32Iowa8-50.227
54Nebraska9-40.181
62Michigan7-60.156
63Minnesota8-50.152
85Northwestern5-70.065

State Rankings
Commonwealth of Pennsylvania CFB Competitive Rankings
Top 5
RKPROGRAMOVERALLRATING
1Penn State7-50.418
2Pittsburgh7-60.386
3West Chester13-2-0.078
4Bloomsburg10-2-0.115
5Temple2-10-0.131

Commonwealth of Pennsylvania CFB Schedule Strengths
Top 5
RKPROGRAMOPP RECORD*RATING
1Pittsburgh97-590.906
2Penn State75-650.836
3Temple73-670.718
4Villanova79-500.224
5Lafayette76-530.161
*minus head-to-head play

Commonwealth of Pennsylvania CFB Point Margin Rankings
Top 5
RKPROGRAMOVERALLRATING
1Penn State7-50.194
2Pittsburgh7-60.109
3Villanova6-5-0.002
4Temple2-10-0.009
5Bloomsburg10-2-0.020
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