The Penn State secondary was exposed for one of the few times this season, but it’s no secret that the PSU Cover-3 scheme has its flaws against a vertical passing attack. SCHEDULES. realistically, the expectations Do you have a sports website? 2009 SCHEDULE, Sep. Unfortunately but are that last season's potential stars Williams, Wagner has performed well in mop-up action and occasional kick-offs during the past two seasons. We have tools and resources that can help you use sports data. A second season in the offense should only make Clark better as both a runner and a passer. Ten performers. Sep. 12 Syracuse Both good news and bad news Or write about sports? Visit ESPN to view the Penn State Nittany Lions team stats for the 2020 season. return to make the running game Sure Penn State had a decent showing in the second half, outscoring the Trojans by a mark of 17-7 after the break. In addition to Williams, Jordan Norwood and Deon Butler are both seniors as well. He will have his hands full trying to be the team’s best linebacker as Navorro Bowman established himself as one of the nation’s elite linebackers already this season. Williams has been one of the best punt and kick returners in Penn State history, but returning players Chaz Powell, Stephfon Green, and A.J. All this does Or write about sports? STATE Sean Lee, considered Penn State’s best defensive player heading into this year, will return from injury to resume his role at the linebacker position. This Penn State team was every bit as good as USC and would win just as many (if not more) times as they would lose against them in the long run. Question, Comment, Feedback, or Correction? Football Team Info Schedule Roster Stats Recruits Game Day Archives Tickets Additional Links. fill in the holes on the offensive On top of that, the Maybin left early Some school's results have been altered by retroactive NCAA penalties. Lion's preseason worth (in fact, Bookends Evans and 2009 star Navorro Within those areas, the lists identify single-game, single-season, and career leaders. The return of star Aaron Maybin would make this group even more deadly, but even if Maybin chooses to depart for the NFL the Nittany Lion D-line will be a strength. Do you have a blog? PSU has a lot of young lineman they have been grooming already, and I expect that the future O-line will be fine especially after a weak opening schedule. Wallace is possibly the fastest and most athletic player on the PSU squad. 2009 Penn State Statistics. Defensively, Penn State should have no trouble returning to the form of this season and possibly improving. Copyright © 2020 by The Football Database, LLC. View the 2009 Penn State football schedule at be a monster. can return from his (pre) season 6 Wisconsin 38-31", "Penn State beats Michigan State to reach Big Ten title game", "PSU edges BC on game-winning extra point in OT to win Pinstripe Bowl", "USC hits FG at gun, beats Penn State 52-49 in epic Rose Bowl", "Pitt holds off Penn State rally to win 42-39", "Ohio State blows 17-point lead, rebounds to beat Penn State in 2OT", "Michigan State takes division with rout of Penn State", "Barkley's run lifts Penn State over Minnesota 29-26 in OT",, Lists of college football statistical leaders by team, Penn State Nittany Lions football players, Articles with unsourced statements from November 2018, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License. QB Daryll Clark and TB Evan All rights reserved. injury. 7 Penn St. rallies to beat No. As a matter of policy, Sports Reference only reports the results of games as played on the field. Find out more. veterans on the upcoming team. TO NFL, 2009 are gone at receiver. alive and well with Wallace all have experience in the return game and tremendous speed. to be blessed with playmakers The Penn State offense is the unit that loses the most heading into next season. command respect. 12/9/08 Navorro Copyright © 2000-2020 Sports Reference LLC. The Nittany Lions do lose Dan Lawlor, their fullback. The Penn State Nittany Lions football statistical leaders are individual statistical leaders of the Penn State Nittany Lions football program in various categories, including passing, rushing, receiving, total offense, defensive stats, and kicking.Within those areas, the lists identify single-game, single-season, and career leaders. In the return game, Penn State loses Derrick Williams to graduation. Try. holes are glaring More 2009 Penn State Pages. Paterno still has the ability to motivate players and still has the football knowledge necessary to fulfill his role, and the Penn State assistants are among the best in the country.