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Penn State Football's Graduation Rate Best Among Top 25 Teams

GoPSUSports.com reports that Penn State and Stanford have tied for the highest graduation rate among AP Top 25 football teams. The Nittany Lions' graduation rate is also second in the Big Ten, behind Northwestern. Here are the top 10 Graduation Success Rates among FBS teams.

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1. Notre Dame
2. Northwestern
3. Boston College, Duke, Rice
6. U.S. Naval Academy
7. Rutgers
8. U.S. Military Academy, Miami (Fla.)
10. Penn State, Stanford

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A number of Penn State football players earned Dean's List honors last year.

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Forty Penn State football student-athletes earned a 3.00 grade point average or higher during the 2010 fall semester, including 16 who earned Dean's List recognition by posting a 3.5 GPA or higher last fall.

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Penn State is currently 8-1 and is ranked No. 16 in the country. Stanford is ranked No. 4. The Nittany Lions are off this week, and they play No. 10 Nebraska next Saturday, November 12.

Photographs by dizfunk used in background montage under Creative Commons. Thank you.