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Penn State Football: James Franklin's First 100 Days

Penn State Football: James Franklin's First 100 Days

- Mike Poorman

In his first semester at Penn State, Franklin has dominated everything from the national recruiting landscape to the selfies in Pegula. He's been everywhere, man.


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Elderly Man Dies in Bicycle Crash Elderly Man Dies in Bicycle Crash
15 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Steve Bauer
Officers responding to a report of an injured man found Duane Olson had suffered severe head trauma. Members of Centre Life Link EMS took Olson to the Mount Nittany Medical Center where he was pronounced dead. [Read More]
State College Christians Celebrate Easter State College Christians Celebrate Easter
18 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Jennifer Miller
Christians in State College and around the world will celebrate Easter today, the holiest day on the Christian calendar. Easter is a time when Christians celebrate the belief that Jesus Christ rose from the dead following the crucifixion. [Read More]
Local Runners Head for Boston Marathon
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Local Runners Head for Boston Marathon
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Report
One year after a devastating bombing at the Boston Marathon, runners from State College will be competing in this year's event on Monday. The Centre County Report has their stories. [Read More]
Easter Sunday Services to be Held Across State College Area Easter Sunday Services to be Held Across State College Area
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette
On Easter Sunday the faithful will gather to observe the holiest day on the Christian calendar. We have a complete listing of Easter services that will be held at churches in State College and nearby communities. [Read More]
ClearWater Conservancy to Hold Annual Watershed Clean Up Day ClearWater Conservancy to Hold Annual Watershed Clean Up Day
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com Staff
"Every year, this event provides not only a visible benefit for our communities as tons of trash are removed from our landscape, but also an invisible, environmental benefit as well," says Lori Davis with ClearWater Conservancy. [Read More]
Adopt-A-Pet at Centre County PAWS Adopt-A-Pet at Centre County PAWS
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com Staff
Don't worry about William's furry coat; a few minutes of daily brushing will keep it in check. He loves to be petted from the top of his head to the end of his tail and has a nice, rumbly purr. [Read More]
Holiday Tradition Continues With Easter Egg Hunts Holiday Tradition Continues With Easter Egg Hunts
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette
Get out your Easter baskets and get set for a holiday tradition that delights both the young and old. We have listings of Easter Egg Hunts that will be taking place all over State College and Centre County. [Read More]
Penn State Football: 2015 Recruiting Class Packs Balance, Talent, And Room For Growth Penn State Football: 2015 Recruiting Class Packs Balance, Talent, And Room For Growth
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Six offensive players and six defensive players make up the recruiting haul so far with a mixture of positions on each side of the ball. In total, nine different position are represented with receivers, running backs, and defensive ends being the only positions represented more than once. [Read More]
Weekend Plans: Friday, April 18 to Sunday, April 20 Weekend Plans: Friday, April 18 to Sunday, April 20
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com Staff
Ready for the weekend? Of course you are. If you don't have plans yet be sure to take a look at the weekend planner. [Read More]
Former Penn State Football Star Releases a Rap Song Former Penn State Football Star Releases a Rap Song
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff, Bill DiFilippo
Former Penn State defensive end and current Kansas City Chiefs outside linebacker Tamba Hali may have a future in music after his football career ends. [Read More]

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Local Runners Head for Boston Marathon
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Local Runners Head for Boston Marathon
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Report
One year after a devastating bombing at the Boston Marathon, runners from State College will be competing in this year's event on Monday. The Centre County Report has their stories. [Read More]
Easter Sunday Services to be Held Across State College Area Easter Sunday Services to be Held Across State College Area
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette
On Easter Sunday the faithful will gather to observe the holiest day on the Christian calendar. We have a complete listing of Easter services that will be held at churches in State College and nearby communities. [Read More]
Adopt-A-Pet at Centre County PAWS Adopt-A-Pet at Centre County PAWS
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com Staff
Don't worry about William's furry coat; a few minutes of daily brushing will keep it in check. He loves to be petted from the top of his head to the end of his tail and has a nice, rumbly purr. [Read More]
Holiday Tradition Continues With Easter Egg Hunts Holiday Tradition Continues With Easter Egg Hunts
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette
Get out your Easter baskets and get set for a holiday tradition that delights both the young and old. We have listings of Easter Egg Hunts that will be taking place all over State College and Centre County. [Read More]
Weekend Plans: Friday, April 18 to Sunday, April 20 Weekend Plans: Friday, April 18 to Sunday, April 20
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com Staff
Ready for the weekend? Of course you are. If you don't have plans yet be sure to take a look at the weekend planner. [Read More]
Former Penn State Football Star Releases a Rap Song Former Penn State Football Star Releases a Rap Song
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff, Bill DiFilippo
Former Penn State defensive end and current Kansas City Chiefs outside linebacker Tamba Hali may have a future in music after his football career ends. [Read More]
Bargain Hunters Stalk Deals at Lion Surplus Store
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Bargain Hunters Stalk Deals at Lion Surplus Store
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Report
A warehouse tucked on the outskirts of the Penn State campus holds hidden treasure for people looking for great deals on used merchandise. The Lion Surplus store carries everything from electronics to furniture. As the Centre County Report discovered, some shoppers spend a lot of time there because [Read More]
Husband-And-Wife Filmmaking Team Premieres 60's Comedy Sci-Fi Musical Husband-And-Wife Filmmaking Team Premieres 60's Comedy Sci-Fi Musical
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - C.J. Doon
What happens when a chimpanzee accidentally launches some 1960s British pop rockers into space, forcing the group to become intergalactic diplomats on a planet full of women? [Read More]
Thousands Take Part in Special Olympics Run at Beaver Stadium
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Thousands Take Part in Special Olympics Run at Beaver Stadium
1 week ago - StateCollege.com - Steve Bauer
More than 4,000 people took part in the 5th annual Paterno Family Beaver Stadium Run/Walk to benefit Special Olympics Pennsylvania. Former Penn State Assistant Coach Tom Bradley was given a Community Hero Award. Penn State Football great Franco Harris served as official starter. [Read More]
State College Native Melanie Collins Making a Splash in Sports State College Native Melanie Collins Making a Splash in Sports
1 week ago - StateCollege.com - Steve Bauer
Collins, born and bred in State College has become a fixture in sports broadcasting, covering everything from NBA All-Star games to Super Bowls. Recalling the Olympics, Collins says, "I didn't have a ticket to the USA-Russia game and I snuck my way into the arena. I'm not going to say how." [Read More]

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Local Runners Head for Boston Marathon
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Local Runners Head for Boston Marathon
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Report
One year after a devastating bombing at the Boston Marathon, runners from State College will be competing in this year's event on Monday. The Centre County Report has their stories. [Read More]
Penn State Football: 2015 Recruiting Class Packs Balance, Talent, And Room For Growth Penn State Football: 2015 Recruiting Class Packs Balance, Talent, And Room For Growth
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Six offensive players and six defensive players make up the recruiting haul so far with a mixture of positions on each side of the ball. In total, nine different position are represented with receivers, running backs, and defensive ends being the only positions represented more than once. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Fielding Punts Key For Huff As Return Units Take Shape Penn State Football: Fielding Punts Key For Huff As Return Units Take Shape
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"We've got a process at how to catch punts. A lot of teams put a guy back there and if he can catch it, great. We teach our guys how to catch it, there's a mechanism about it, a system," Huff said. "In order to be a good punt returner you have to be able and willing to field every ball, and tha [Read More]
Penn State Football: Lack of Depth Can Have Its Advantages
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Penn State Football: Lack of Depth Can Have Its Advantages
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
Fewer scholarships, thinner depth charts, shiftier positioning, mounting injuries – they all may mean more PT for certain PSU football players. And that’s A-OK with them. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Hackenberg Living Up To The Hype In The Eyes Of Donovan Penn State Football: Hackenberg Living Up To The Hype In The Eyes Of Donovan
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"He is everything you would hope he would be," Offensive coordinator John Donovan said after the Blue White game. "We always saw him at a distance, so the first time you meet with him and the first time you see him throw and the first time you interact with him and he keeps learning the offense m [Read More]
Penn State Football: Franklin Answering Meyer's Challenge, Already Setting Stage For Marquee Weekend Penn State Football: Franklin Answering Meyer's Challenge, Already Setting Stage For Marquee Weekend
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"We do need to as a conference, need to keep pushing that envelope to be better," said Meyer of Big Ten recruiting. "Our whole conversation [at the Big Ten coaches meeting] needs to be about 'how do we recruit?' [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nine Assistants Set To Join Franklin During Caravan Tour Penn State Football: Nine Assistants Set To Join Franklin During Caravan Tour
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State fans are already set to meet James Franklin and several other head coaches across Penn State athletics, but now they'll have a chance to hear from all of Franklin's assistants. In total, Franklin will be joined by nine head coaches and nine assistant coaches by the end of Penn State's [Read More]
Penn State, State College Noon News & Features: Wednesday, April., 16 Penn State, State College Noon News & Features: Wednesday, April., 16
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com Staff
Penn State, State College and Centre County are making news all over cyberspace. Every weekday at noon we post links to some of the most noteworthy stories. [Read More]
Joe Paterno Voted Greatest Football Coach in Big Ten History Joe Paterno Voted Greatest Football Coach in Big Ten History
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff, Bill DiFilippo
Paterno — the No. 4 seed in the field — took down several legendary football coaches en route to being voted the winner in the ESPN B1G Coaches Tourney, where he bested longtime Nebraska coach and No. 3 seed Tom Osborne. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Barnes 'All In' Heading Into Summer Penn State Football: Barnes 'All In' Heading Into Summer
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"He's a quiet leader," Shoop said. "He's not the most vocal guy and I think Deion has been beat up a little bit. He's the Big Ten Rookie of The Year two years ago and I keep hearing people say to me that he didn't have as good of a year last year and things like th [Read More]

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Penn State Football: 2015 Recruiting Class Packs Balance, Talent, And Room For Growth Penn State Football: 2015 Recruiting Class Packs Balance, Talent, And Room For Growth
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Six offensive players and six defensive players make up the recruiting haul so far with a mixture of positions on each side of the ball. In total, nine different position are represented with receivers, running backs, and defensive ends being the only positions represented more than once. [Read More]
Former Penn State Football Star Releases a Rap Song Former Penn State Football Star Releases a Rap Song
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff, Bill DiFilippo
Former Penn State defensive end and current Kansas City Chiefs outside linebacker Tamba Hali may have a future in music after his football career ends. [Read More]
Bargain Hunters Stalk Deals at Lion Surplus Store
Video
Bargain Hunters Stalk Deals at Lion Surplus Store
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Report
A warehouse tucked on the outskirts of the Penn State campus holds hidden treasure for people looking for great deals on used merchandise. The Lion Surplus store carries everything from electronics to furniture. As the Centre County Report discovered, some shoppers spend a lot of time there because [Read More]
Penn State Football: Fielding Punts Key For Huff As Return Units Take Shape Penn State Football: Fielding Punts Key For Huff As Return Units Take Shape
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"We've got a process at how to catch punts. A lot of teams put a guy back there and if he can catch it, great. We teach our guys how to catch it, there's a mechanism about it, a system," Huff said. "In order to be a good punt returner you have to be able and willing to field every ball, and tha [Read More]
Penn State Football: Lack of Depth Can Have Its Advantages
Column
Penn State Football: Lack of Depth Can Have Its Advantages
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
Fewer scholarships, thinner depth charts, shiftier positioning, mounting injuries – they all may mean more PT for certain PSU football players. And that’s A-OK with them. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Hackenberg Living Up To The Hype In The Eyes Of Donovan Penn State Football: Hackenberg Living Up To The Hype In The Eyes Of Donovan
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"He is everything you would hope he would be," Offensive coordinator John Donovan said after the Blue White game. "We always saw him at a distance, so the first time you meet with him and the first time you see him throw and the first time you interact with him and he keeps learning the offense m [Read More]
Penn State Football: Franklin Answering Meyer's Challenge, Already Setting Stage For Marquee Weekend Penn State Football: Franklin Answering Meyer's Challenge, Already Setting Stage For Marquee Weekend
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"We do need to as a conference, need to keep pushing that envelope to be better," said Meyer of Big Ten recruiting. "Our whole conversation [at the Big Ten coaches meeting] needs to be about 'how do we recruit?' [Read More]
News Report Raises Questions About Handling of Rape Allegations at Florida State During Eric Barron's Tenure News Report Raises Questions About Handling of Rape Allegations at Florida State During Eric Barron's Tenure
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Steve Bauer
A published report is raising questions about a rape investigation involving a star football player at Florida State University -- during the time that Penn State's new president was running FSU. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nine Assistants Set To Join Franklin During Caravan Tour Penn State Football: Nine Assistants Set To Join Franklin During Caravan Tour
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State fans are already set to meet James Franklin and several other head coaches across Penn State athletics, but now they'll have a chance to hear from all of Franklin's assistants. In total, Franklin will be joined by nine head coaches and nine assistant coaches by the end of Penn State's [Read More]
Penn State, State College Noon News & Features: Wednesday, April., 16 Penn State, State College Noon News & Features: Wednesday, April., 16
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com Staff
Penn State, State College and Centre County are making news all over cyberspace. Every weekday at noon we post links to some of the most noteworthy stories. [Read More]
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Mike Poorman

Penn State Football: James Franklin's First 100 Days

In his first semester at Penn State, Franklin has dominated everything from the national recruiting landscape to the selfies in Pegula. He's been everywhere, man.

Mike Poorman

Penn State Football: Lack of Depth Can Have Its Advantages

Fewer scholarships, thinner depth charts, shiftier positioning, mounting injuries – they all may mean more PT for certain PSU football players. And that’s A-OK with them.

April 15 is Much, Much More Than Tax DayJeff Byers

April 15th is a bummer because of the IRS but it's also a day to observe some notable milestones. Among the most significant events in the history of sports was the day Robinson broke the color barrier in America's pastime and suited up for the Brooklyn Dodgers -- and that's not all.

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