1920 Penn State Nittany Lions football
Penn State Football 1920.jpg
ConferenceIndependent
Record7–0–2
Head coach
CaptainBill Hess
Home stadiumNew Beaver Field
Seasons
← 1919
1921 →
1920 Eastern college football independents records
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
Boston College     8 0 0
Harvard     8 0 1
Princeton     6 0 1
Penn State     7 0 2
Pittsburgh     6 0 2
Army     7 2 0
Dartmouth     7 2 0
Cornell     6 2 0
Syracuse     6 2 1
Geneva     5 2 1
New Hampshire     5 2 1
Brown     6 3 0
Bucknell     6 3 0
Washington & Jefferson     6 3 1
Penn     6 4 0
Carnegie Tech     5 3 0
Lafayette     5 3 0
Holy Cross     5 3 0
Williams     5 3 0
Yale     5 3 0
Fordham     4 3 0
Franklin & Marshall     3 2 2
Boston University     4 3 1
Columbia     4 4 0
Duquesne     3 3 1
Vermont     3 5 0
NYU     2 5 1
Rhode Island State     0 4 4
Tufts     2 6 0
Rutgers     2 7 0
Buffalo     1 4 0
Colgate     1 5 2
Villanova     1 5 1
Drexel     0 6 0

The 1920 Penn State Nittany Lions football team represented the Pennsylvania State College in the 1920 college football season.[1] Led by third-year head coach Hugo Bezdek, the team played its home games in New Beaver Field in State College, Pennsylvania.

The Lions were undefeated, but were tied in their final two games.

Schedule

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
September 25MuhlenbergW 27–72,500
October 2Gettysburg
  • New Beaver Field
  • State College, PA
W 13–02,500
October 9Dartmouthdagger
  • New Beaver Field
  • State College, PA
W 14–76,000
October 16NC State
  • New Beaver Field
  • State College, PA
W 41–03,500
October 23Lebanon Valley
  • New Beaver Field
  • State College, PA
W 109–72,500
October 30at PennW 28–730,000
November 6Nebraska
  • New Beaver Field
  • State College, PA
W 20–09,000
November 13at LehighT 7–75,000
November 25at PittsburghT 0–032,500[2]
  • daggerHomecoming

References

  1. ^ "Penn State Yearly Results (1920-1924)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. Archived from the original on August 5, 2015. Retrieved August 10, 2015.
  2. ^ "Record Set By Crowd At State Game". The Gazette Times. November 27, 1920. p. 9 – via Newspapers.com.