Penn State is credited with two football national championships ..... 1982 and 1986.
Penn State were the champs in 1982 with an 11-1 record.
The Penn State Nittany Lions won the NCAA national title in 1982
They have won two consensus national championships 1982 and 1986
That is an opinion, but I think Penn State has more national titles.
In 1982 there was no National Championship game. However (#2) Penn State beat (#1) Georgia 27-23 in the Sugar Bowl, Penn state was voted the National Champions in the final regular season poll with a record of 11-1-0
Penn State has two official national chamionships. 1982, when they beat Georgia in the Sugar Bowl, and in 1986, when they beat Miami(Fl) in the Fiesta Bowl.
2: Penn State has one two BCS crowns under Joe Paterno; 1982, 86
The Wolfpack is 2-17 all time against Penn State ... the teams last met in 1982.