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Penn State Football Schedule 2021

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Penn State Nittany Lions College Football

Here's the Penn State football schedule with a full list of the Nittany Lions' 2021 opponents, game locations, with game times, TV channels coming as they're announced. Updated results with final scores will be added throughout the season.

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Penn State Nittany Lions 2021 Schedule

Date: Opponent (Location)
Sept. 4: Penn State 16, Wisconsin 10
Sept. 11: Penn State 44, Ball State 13
Sept. 18: Penn State 28, Auburn 20
Sept. 25: vs. Villanova Wildcats (University Park, Pa.), 12 p.m. ET on Big Ten Network
Oct. 2: vs. Indiana Hoosiers (University Park, Pa.)
Oct. 9: at Iowa Hawkeyes (Iowa City, Iowa)
Oct. 23: vs. Illinois Fighting Illini (University Park, Pa.), 12 p.m. ET
Oct. 30: at Ohio State Buckeyes (Columbus, Ohio)
Nov. 6: at Maryland Terrapins (College Park, Md.)
Nov. 13: vs. Michigan Wolverines (University Park, Pa.)
Nov. 20: vs. Rutgers Scarlet Knights (University Park, Pa.)
Nov. 27: at Michigan State Spartans (East Lansing, Mich.)

Note: Opponents, date, time and TV subject to change.

Below is a look at the previous years' schedules, with final scores for each game.

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Penn State Nittany Lions 2020 Schedule

Date, Opponent, (Location)
Oct. 24: Indiana 36, Penn State 35
Oct. 31: Ohio State 38, Penn State 25
Nov. 7: Maryland 35, Penn State 19
Nov. 14: Nebraska 30, Penn State 23
Nov. 21: Iowa 41, Penn State 21
Nov. 28: Penn State 27, Michigan 17
Dec. 5: Penn State 23, Rutgers 7
Dec. 12: Penn State 39, Michigan State 24
Dec. 19: Penn State 56, Illinois 21

Penn State Nittany Lions 2019 Schedule

Date, Opponent, (Location)
Saturday, Aug. 31: Penn State 79, Idaho 7
Saturday, Sept. 7: Penn State 45, Buffalo 13
Saturday, Sept. 14: Penn State 17, Pitt 10
Friday, Sept. 27: Penn State 59, Maryland 0
Saturday, Oct. 5: Penn State 35, Purdue 7
Saturday, Oct. 12: Penn State 17, Iowa 12
Saturday, Oct. 19: Penn State 28, Michigan 21
Saturday, Oct. 26: Penn State 28, Michigan State 7
Saturday, Nov. 9: Minnesota 31, Penn State 26
Saturday, Nov. 16: Penn State 34, Indiana 27
Saturday, Nov. 23: Ohio State 28, Penn State 17
Saturday, Nov. 30: Penn State 27, Rutgers 6
Saturday, Dec. 28: Penn State 53, Memphis 39 in Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic

Penn State Nittany Lions 2018 Schedule

Date

Opponent

Location

Results

Sat., Sept. 1

vs. Appalachian State

University Park, Pa.

W, 45-38 (OT)

Sat., Sept. 8

at Pitt

Pittsburgh, Pa.

W, 51-6

Sat., Sept. 15

vs. Kent State

University Park, Pa.

W, 63-10

Fri., Sept. 21

at Illinois

Champaign, Ill.

W, 63-24

Sat., Sept. 29

vs. Ohio State

University Park, Pa.

L, 27-26

Sat., Oct. 13

vs. Michigan State

University Park, Pa.

L, 21-17

Sat., Oct. 20

at Indiana

Bloomington, Ind.

W, 33-28

Sat., Oct. 27

vs. Iowa

Iowa City, Iowa

W, 30-24

Sat., Nov. 3

at Michigan

Ann Arbor, Mich.

L, 42-7

Sat., Nov. 10

vs. Wisconsin

East Lansing, Mich.

W, 22-10

Sat., Nov. 17

at Rutgers

Piscataway, N.J.

W, 20-7

Sat., Nov. 24

vs. Maryland

University Park, Pa.

W, 38-3

Tues., Jan. 1

vs. Kentucky (Citrus Bowl)

Orlando, Fla.

L, 27-24