Nittany Nation Rewind: 1982 Penn State Football

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The 1982 Penn State football team was the first Nittany Lion team to win a National Championship. Penn State defeated the Georgia Bulldogs, 27–23, in the Sugar Bowl to win Joe Paterno’s first consensus national championship.

The team finished 11-1, with their lone loss coming to Alabama, 42-21.

We caught up with former Penn State players from that team to help tell the story of a team made the dream season, come true.

You can watch Part 1 of our 30-minute show Nittany Nation Rewind from Saturday, Oct. 10, in the video above.

You can watch Parts 2-4 below as well.

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