1964 Penn State Nittany Lions football
ConferenceIndependent
Ranking
CoachesNo. 14
1964 record6–4
Head coach
CaptainBill Bowes
Home stadiumBeaver Stadium (capacity: 46,284)
Seasons
← 1963
1965 →
1964 NCAA University Division independents football records
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
No. 3 Notre Dame     9 1 0
Florida State     9 1 1
Colgate     7 2 0
Georgia Tech     7 3 0
Syracuse     7 4 0
Villanova     6 2 0
Boston College     6 3 0
Southern Miss     6 3 0
New Mexico State     6 4 0
Penn State     6 4 0
Memphis State     5 4 0
Utah State     5 4 1
Holy Cross     5 5 0
Buffalo     4 4 1
Colorado State     5 6 0
Air Force     4 5 1
Miami (FL)     4 5 1
Xavier     4 5 1
Army     4 6 0
Idaho     4 6 0
West Texas State     4 6 0
San Jose State     4 6 0
Pittsburgh     3 5 2
Navy     3 6 1
Dayton     3 7 0
Detroit     3 7 0
Boston University     2 7 0
Houston     2 6 1
Texas Western     0 8 2
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1964 Penn State Nittany Lions football team represented the Pennsylvania State University in the 1964 NCAA University Division football season.[1] The team was coached by Rip Engle and played its home games in Beaver Stadium in University Park, Pennsylvania.

Schedule

DateTimeOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
September 19No. 10 NavyL 8–2144,800
September 26at UCLAL 14–2134,636
October 3Oregon
  • Beaver Stadium
  • University Park, PA
L 14–2244,803[2]
October 10at ArmyW 6–232,268
October 17No. 7 Syracusedagger
  • Beaver Stadium
  • University Park, PA (rivalry)
L 14–2147,998
October 24at West VirginiaW 37–826,000
October 31Maryland
  • Beaver Stadium
  • University Park, PA (rivalry)
W 17–933,500
November 7at No. 2 Ohio StateW 27–084,279[3]
November 149:00 p.m.at HoustonW 24–725,000[4]
November 21Pittsburgh
  • Beaver Stadium
  • University Park, PA (rivalry)
W 28–050,144

References

  1. ^ "Penn State Yearly Results (1960-1964)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. Retrieved July 26, 2015.
  2. ^ Uhrhammer, Jerry (October 4, 1964). "Berry passes Oregon by Penn State, 22-14". Eugene Register-Guard. (Oregon). p. 1B.
  3. ^ "Penn State Dumps OSU From Unbeaten Ranks, 27-0". The Sunday Times Recorder. November 8, 1964. p. 1D – via Newspapers.com.
  4. ^ "Lions Seek 4 Straight At Houston". Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. November 14, 1964. p. 12. Retrieved June 3, 2021 – via Newspapers.com open access.