1937 Penn State Nittany Lions football
ConferenceIndependent
Record5–3
Head coach
CaptainSam Donato, John Economos
Home stadiumNew Beaver Field
Seasons
← 1936
1938 →
1937 Eastern college football independents records
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
No. 1 Pittsburgh     9 0 1
No. 6 Villanova     8 0 1
No. 3 Fordham     7 0 1
No. 7 Dartmouth     7 0 2
No. T–14 Holy Cross     8 0 2
St. Thomas (PA)     6 1 1
No. 12 Yale     6 1 1
Army     7 2 0
Boston University     6 2 0
Cornell     5 2 1
Harvard     5 2 1
Syracuse     5 2 1
CCNY     5 2 0
No. 12 Manhattan     6 3 1
Penn State     5 3 0
Duquesne     6 4 0
Brown     5 4 0
NYU     5 4 0
Temple     3 2 4
Boston College     4 4 1
Bucknell     3 3 2
Buffalo     4 4 0
Princeton     4 4 0
Tufts     3 4 1
Colgate     3 5 0
Columbia     2 5 2
Hofstra     2 4 0
Carnegie Tech     2 5 1
Penn     2 5 1
Providence     2 6 0
Vermont     2 6 0
La Salle     2 7 0
Massachusetts State     1 7 1
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1937 Penn State Nittany Lions football team represented the Pennsylvania State College in the 1937 college football season.[1] The team was led by eighth-year head coach Bob Higgins and played its home games in New Beaver Field in State College, Pennsylvania.

Schedule

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
September 25at CornellL 19–266,000
October 2GettysburgW 32–68,919
October 9Bucknelldagger
  • New Beaver Field
  • State College, PA
W 20–1411,376[2]
October 16Lehigh
  • New Beaver Field
  • State College, PA
W 14–77,660
October 30at SyracuseL 13–19
November 6at PennW 7–050,000
November 13Maryland
  • New Beaver Field
  • State College, PA (rivalry)
W 21–147,535
November 20at No. 1 PittsburghL 7–2819,936
  • daggerHomecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

References

  1. ^ "Penn State Yearly Results (1935-1939)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. Archived from the original on August 5, 2015. Retrieved August 10, 2015.
  2. ^ "State Comes From Behind, Nips Bucknell". The Scranton Tribune. October 10, 1937. p. 26 – via Newspapers.com.