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Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Headed To Rose Bowl

Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Headed To Rose Bowl

- Ben Jones

The announcement came during the reveal of the final College Football Playoff rankings, the Nittany Lions finishing No. 5 in the poll just outside the Top 4 that went Alabama, Clemson, Ohio State and Washington.


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Penn State Volleyball Advances to Sweet 16 with Win over Pitt Penn State Volleyball Advances to Sweet 16 with Win over Pitt
5 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Ethan Kasales
No. 16 seed Penn State (24-9, 14-6 Big Ten) punched its ticket to the Sweet 16 Saturday night in Rec Hall, rallying past Pitt, 3-1 (20-25, 25-16, 25-13, 25-18), after dropping the first set. [Read More]
Penn State Wrestling Tops Lehigh 30-10 in BJC Dual Penn State Wrestling Tops Lehigh 30-10 in BJC Dual
6 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Anthony Colucci
A slow start from No. 2 Penn State didn't stop the Nittany Lions (3-0) from rolling to a 30-10 dual win over in-state rival No. 9 Lehigh. Sunday’s annual Bryce Jordan Center dual meet featured 15,424 fans, the sixth largest indoor crowd in NCAA history. [Read More]
Celebration Turns Destructive Celebration Turns Destructive
11 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
As the clock ran down to zero in Indianapolis and the Penn State football team secured the Big Ten Championship with a comeback win over Wisconsin, fans back home in State College took to the streets in celebration. But while some celebrated, others rioted. [Read More]
Jesse James Will Be Playing FTK Jesse James Will Be Playing FTK
16 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Anthony Colucci
As part of the NFL's My Cause, My Cleats campaign this weekend, in which players will don customized cleats in support of charities of their choosing, Pittsburgh Steelers tight end and former Penn Stater Jesse James will represent THON in his team's game against the New York Giants on Sunday. [Read More]
Ferguson Township Taking Steps to Enhance Safety at Intersection Ferguson Township Taking Steps to Enhance Safety at Intersection
16 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Mark Brackenbury
Officials are taking steps to enhance safety at a rural intersection that has been the scene of nine accidents over the past three-plus years, including one fatality. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Years Later, The Loyalty Paid Off Penn State Football: Years Later, The Loyalty Paid Off
17 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"Through everything we've only really had the guys in that room, the guys that wanted to stick it out," senior center Brian Gaia said after Saturday's game. "We play for each other, there are six guys in my class who stuck it out for the five years and you've got kids like Cabinda and who rega [Read More]
Penn State Defensive Boss Brent Pry: ‘28-7? We’re OK, This is How We Got Them’
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Penn State Defensive Boss Brent Pry: ‘28-7? We’re OK, This is How We Got Them’
19 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
INDIANAPOLIS -- “We told them that we’ve overcome this before,” said Pry, at left post-game with his wife Amy. “We said, ‘We’re better than this. Now go do this, this and this. We’ve been down this road.’” [Read More]
Lady Lions Hold Off Marshall, 82-80 Lady Lions Hold Off Marshall, 82-80
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Steve Connelly
The Lady Lions (6-2) returned to the Bryce Jordan Center after three-straight on the road, hosting Marshall (5-2), which made its first-ever trip to the BJC coming off a win over Morgan State on Wednesday. Teniya Page dropped 31 points in a tight Lady Lion win 82-80. [Read More]
Garner, Watkins Lead Penn State Men's Hoops Past Wright State Garner, Watkins Lead Penn State Men's Hoops Past Wright State
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Dylan Coughlin
Penn State (6-3) extended its winning streak to four games Saturday afternoon in the Bryce Jordan Center, downing Wright State 72-50 thanks to a strong second half performance. [Read More]
Penn State Wrestling: Nittany Lions Face Stiff Test from Lehigh Penn State Wrestling: Nittany Lions Face Stiff Test from Lehigh
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Andy Elder
Through two dual meets and a tournament, the No. 2 Penn State wrestling team has dominated, yet to be challenged. That may end at noon on Sunday in the Bryce Jordan Center. [Read More]

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Penn State Football’s New Era: What Was and Will Be in Indy
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Penn State Football’s New Era: What Was and Will Be in Indy
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
INDIANAPOLIS -- The last place Penn State played a game in this city no longer exists. A block south of where the RCA Dome once was -- and PSU played Indiana in 2000 -- is Lucas Oil Stadium, site of Saturday night’s Big Ten title game. [Read More]
State College Pig Sculpture Initiator Celebrates 98 Years State College Pig Sculpture Initiator Celebrates 98 Years
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, G. Kerry Webster
A special celebration of 98 years was held in honor of a man instrumental in bringing the Centennial Pigs sculpture to downtown State College. [Read More]
Junior Woman's Club of State College Elves' Gift Shop Lets Kids Find Gifts for Family Junior Woman's Club of State College Elves' Gift Shop Lets Kids Find Gifts for Family
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Vincent Corso
Children will have the chance to see what it is like to do the Christmas shopping on Saturday, at the Elves' Gift Shop at Park Forest Middle School, all while giving mom and dad a chance to relax during the stressful holiday season. [Read More]
Alternative Christmas Fair in State College focuses on ‘selfless gift of giving’ Alternative Christmas Fair in State College focuses on ‘selfless gift of giving’
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Mark Brackenbury
The fair links 26 nonprofits with shoppers interested in giving the gift of a charitable contribution. Last year the fair raised nearly $40,000 in three hours, with all of the money going to participating organizations. [Read More]
TGIF: State College Weekend Events for Dec. 2-4 TGIF: State College Weekend Events for Dec. 2-4
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Happy Friday, Happy Valley! This State College weekend is filled with holiday events. [Read More]
First Friday to Celebrate Holidays with Dickens Festival First Friday to Celebrate Holidays with Dickens Festival
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
First Friday will get into the holiday spirit with A Dickens Festival from 5-9 p.m. on Dec. 2 in downtown State College. [Read More]
Harper's Moving to New Location Harper's Moving to New Location
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com staff
A downtown State College staple for nearly a century is on the move. But shoppers won't have to go very far to find it's new location. [Read More]
Instilling a Love for Languages Instilling a Love for Languages
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Chris Rosenblum
David Strock is a Park Forest Middle School German teacher, but for a few moments, he seems more like the host of a zany game show. [Read More]
Penn State Named Silver Bicycle Friendly University Penn State Named Silver Bicycle Friendly University
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Penn State has been recognized for its improvements to bicycling on the University Park campus, receiving silver Bicycle Friendly University recognition from the League of American Bicyclists. [Read More]
A Hallelujah Thanksgiving
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A Hallelujah Thanksgiving
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - Russell Frank
Of course they should come, the rest of us agreed. The only questions were, should we talk about the elephant in the room? And could we, without spoiling the feast? I thought we should and we could. [Read More]

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Penn State Volleyball Advances to Sweet 16 with Win over Pitt Penn State Volleyball Advances to Sweet 16 with Win over Pitt
5 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Ethan Kasales
No. 16 seed Penn State (24-9, 14-6 Big Ten) punched its ticket to the Sweet 16 Saturday night in Rec Hall, rallying past Pitt, 3-1 (20-25, 25-16, 25-13, 25-18), after dropping the first set. [Read More]
Penn State Wrestling Tops Lehigh 30-10 in BJC Dual Penn State Wrestling Tops Lehigh 30-10 in BJC Dual
6 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Anthony Colucci
A slow start from No. 2 Penn State didn't stop the Nittany Lions (3-0) from rolling to a 30-10 dual win over in-state rival No. 9 Lehigh. Sunday’s annual Bryce Jordan Center dual meet featured 15,424 fans, the sixth largest indoor crowd in NCAA history. [Read More]
Jesse James Will Be Playing FTK Jesse James Will Be Playing FTK
16 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Anthony Colucci
As part of the NFL's My Cause, My Cleats campaign this weekend, in which players will don customized cleats in support of charities of their choosing, Pittsburgh Steelers tight end and former Penn Stater Jesse James will represent THON in his team's game against the New York Giants on Sunday. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Years Later, The Loyalty Paid Off Penn State Football: Years Later, The Loyalty Paid Off
17 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"Through everything we've only really had the guys in that room, the guys that wanted to stick it out," senior center Brian Gaia said after Saturday's game. "We play for each other, there are six guys in my class who stuck it out for the five years and you've got kids like Cabinda and who rega [Read More]
Lady Lions Hold Off Marshall, 82-80 Lady Lions Hold Off Marshall, 82-80
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Steve Connelly
The Lady Lions (6-2) returned to the Bryce Jordan Center after three-straight on the road, hosting Marshall (5-2), which made its first-ever trip to the BJC coming off a win over Morgan State on Wednesday. Teniya Page dropped 31 points in a tight Lady Lion win 82-80. [Read More]
Garner, Watkins Lead Penn State Men's Hoops Past Wright State Garner, Watkins Lead Penn State Men's Hoops Past Wright State
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Dylan Coughlin
Penn State (6-3) extended its winning streak to four games Saturday afternoon in the Bryce Jordan Center, downing Wright State 72-50 thanks to a strong second half performance. [Read More]
Penn State Wrestling: Nittany Lions Face Stiff Test from Lehigh Penn State Wrestling: Nittany Lions Face Stiff Test from Lehigh
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Andy Elder
Through two dual meets and a tournament, the No. 2 Penn State wrestling team has dominated, yet to be challenged. That may end at noon on Sunday in the Bryce Jordan Center. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Five Keys To Beating Wisconsin Penn State Football: Five Keys To Beating Wisconsin
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Five things Penn State has to do in order to beat Wisconsin and win the Big Ten title. [Read More]
Penn State Women's Volleyball Advances to NCAA Second Round Penn State Women's Volleyball Advances to NCAA Second Round
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ethan Kasales
No. 16 seed Penn State women's volleyball swept LIU Brooklyn (25-8, 25-16, 25-6) in its NCAA Tournament opener Friday night in Rec Hall. The Nittany Lions (23-9, 14-6 Big Ten) will host Pitt, who topped Dayton 3-1, at 6:30 p.m. on Saturdau with a berth in the Sweet 16 on the line. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Complete Sweep of Michigan with Resounding Win Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Complete Sweep of Michigan with Resounding Win
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Derek Bannister
Coming off a blowout of No. 20 Michigan (6-7-1, 0-2-0 Big Ten) on Thursday, No. 7 Penn State (13-1-1, 2-0-0 Big Ten) nearly duplicated the feat, lighting up the scoreboard with a 5-1 victory. [Read More]

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Celebration Turns Destructive Celebration Turns Destructive
11 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
As the clock ran down to zero in Indianapolis and the Penn State football team secured the Big Ten Championship with a comeback win over Wisconsin, fans back home in State College took to the streets in celebration. But while some celebrated, others rioted. [Read More]
Jesse James Will Be Playing FTK Jesse James Will Be Playing FTK
16 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Anthony Colucci
As part of the NFL's My Cause, My Cleats campaign this weekend, in which players will don customized cleats in support of charities of their choosing, Pittsburgh Steelers tight end and former Penn Stater Jesse James will represent THON in his team's game against the New York Giants on Sunday. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Years Later, The Loyalty Paid Off Penn State Football: Years Later, The Loyalty Paid Off
17 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"Through everything we've only really had the guys in that room, the guys that wanted to stick it out," senior center Brian Gaia said after Saturday's game. "We play for each other, there are six guys in my class who stuck it out for the five years and you've got kids like Cabinda and who rega [Read More]
Penn State Defensive Boss Brent Pry: ‘28-7? We’re OK, This is How We Got Them’
Column
Penn State Defensive Boss Brent Pry: ‘28-7? We’re OK, This is How We Got Them’
19 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
INDIANAPOLIS -- “We told them that we’ve overcome this before,” said Pry, at left post-game with his wife Amy. “We said, ‘We’re better than this. Now go do this, this and this. We’ve been down this road.’” [Read More]
Penn State Football: Five Keys To Beating Wisconsin Penn State Football: Five Keys To Beating Wisconsin
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Five things Penn State has to do in order to beat Wisconsin and win the Big Ten title. [Read More]
Penn State Football’s New Era: What Was and Will Be in Indy
Column
Penn State Football’s New Era: What Was and Will Be in Indy
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
INDIANAPOLIS -- The last place Penn State played a game in this city no longer exists. A block south of where the RCA Dome once was -- and PSU played Indiana in 2000 -- is Lucas Oil Stadium, site of Saturday night’s Big Ten title game. [Read More]
From Four Diamonds Child to THON Captain
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From Four Diamonds Child to THON Captain
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Report
Brady Lucas was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia at age eight, in 2005. As Penn State Hershey patient and Four Diamonds child, he was adopted by Phi Kappa Sigma, and now a Penn State student his journey with THON has come full circle. [Read More]
State College Pig Sculpture Initiator Celebrates 98 Years State College Pig Sculpture Initiator Celebrates 98 Years
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, G. Kerry Webster
A special celebration of 98 years was held in honor of a man instrumental in bringing the Centennial Pigs sculpture to downtown State College. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Big Ten Title, Not Playoff Bid, More Than Enough for Both Penn State and Wisconsin Penn State Football: Big Ten Title, Not Playoff Bid, More Than Enough for Both Penn State and Wisconsin
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State and Wisconsin sit just 48 hours from a potential College Football Playoff bid. It's something hard to ignore, something nearly impossible to put out of sight and out of mind. Months ago it was a dream for both teams, now it could very well be a win away from reality. [Read More]
Keegan-Michael Key to Appear as College GameDay Guest Picker Keegan-Michael Key to Appear as College GameDay Guest Picker
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Elissa Hill
Penn State alumnus Keegan-Michael Key will appear as the guest picker on Saturday' Big Ten Championship edition of ESPN's College GameDay, according to a Tweet from GameDay host Rece Davis. [Read More]
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Penn State Defensive Boss Brent Pry: ‘28-7? We’re OK, This is How We Got Them’

INDIANAPOLIS -- “We told them that we’ve overcome this before,” said Pry, at left post-game with his wife Amy. “We said, ‘We’re better than this. Now go do this, this and this. We’ve been down this road.’”

Mike Poorman

Penn State Football’s New Era: What Was and Will Be in Indy

INDIANAPOLIS -- The last place Penn State played a game in this city no longer exists. A block south of where the RCA Dome once was -- and PSU played Indiana in 2000 -- is Lucas Oil Stadium, site of Saturday night’s Big Ten title game.

Penn State Football: Coaching Has its Own Rewards for James FranklinMike Poorman

After 22 years, and 12 jobs in two countries and eight states, there’s one thing James Franklin likes more than anything else: “Coaching.”

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