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Penn State Football in 2019: All the Numbers Point to a Rebuild & Not a Reload

Penn State Football in 2019: All the Numbers Point to a Rebuild & Not a Reload

- Mike Poorman

The Nittany Lions’ returning production on offense is its lowest ever for a Penn State team coached by James Franklin. Starting experience will be at a premium, as well.


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With Winter Storm Expected, Penn State Alters Weekend Sports Schedule With Winter Storm Expected, Penn State Alters Weekend Sports Schedule
18 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Penn State has adjusted its home sports schedule for this weekend as a winter storm is expected to bring significant snowfall to the State College area. [Read More]
Delta Program Fosters an Attitude of Gratitude
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Delta Program Fosters an Attitude of Gratitude
23 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Jessica Dirsmith
The State College Area School District’s Delta Middle and High School Program is a local shining star when it comes to giving back to the community, caring for those in need, and fostering a sense of shared responsibility in its students. [Read More]
K-12 Art Show at Penn State Showcases SCASD Student Works K-12 Art Show at Penn State Showcases SCASD Student Works
23 hours ago - StateCollege.com
State College Area School District students’ artistic talents are on full display this month at the HUB Robeson Gallery on the Penn State campus. [Read More]
Lyon-Hall Ensemble to Perform 'An Afternoon with Bach' Lyon-Hall Ensemble to Perform 'An Afternoon with Bach'
1 day ago - StateCollege.com
The Lyon-Hall Ensemble will perform “An Afternoon with J.S. Bach” at 3 p.m. on Sunda, as part of the Music Series at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Centre County, 780 Waupelani Drive Extension. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Late Gaffes Doom Nittany Lions In 89-82 Loss To No. 23 Iowa Penn State Basketball: Late Gaffes Doom Nittany Lions In 89-82 Loss To No. 23 Iowa
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State lost 89-82 to No. 23 Iowa on Wednesday night after a deep three sealed the deal. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Barratt And Limoges Earn Hobey Baker Nominations Penn State Hockey: Barratt And Limoges Earn Hobey Baker Nominations
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State might actually have an outside shot at a Hobey Baker finalist as the program nominated forward Evan Barratt and Alex Limoges for the honor. The Hobey Baker is effectively the Heisman trophy for college hockey, given to the nation's top player at the end of the year. [Read More]
Another Nittany Mall Store Is Closing Another Nittany Mall Store Is Closing
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
After a number of store closings in 2018, the losses continue in the new year for the Nittany Mall. [Read More]
Police Investigating Thefts from Walmart Police Investigating Thefts from Walmart
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
State College police are looking for a suspect who allegedly twice stole televisions from Walmart. [Read More]
State High QB Tommy Friberg Receives Preferred Walk-On Offer from Penn State State High QB Tommy Friberg Receives Preferred Walk-On Offer from Penn State
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
State College quarterback Tommy Friberg tweeted on Tuesday night that he has received a preferred walk-on offer from the Nittany Lions. [Read More]
Rich Lorenzo's Gift to Wrestling Rich Lorenzo's Gift to Wrestling
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Jim Carlson, Town&Gown
You can find former Penn State wrestling coach Rich Lorenzo in a number of places around State College. Walking the trails that surround the university's golf courses or the corridors of stately Rec Hall come to mind. But on the day of a home match during the college wrestling season, he is found o [Read More]

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Delta Program Fosters an Attitude of Gratitude
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Delta Program Fosters an Attitude of Gratitude
23 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Jessica Dirsmith
The State College Area School District’s Delta Middle and High School Program is a local shining star when it comes to giving back to the community, caring for those in need, and fostering a sense of shared responsibility in its students. [Read More]
K-12 Art Show at Penn State Showcases SCASD Student Works K-12 Art Show at Penn State Showcases SCASD Student Works
23 hours ago - StateCollege.com
State College Area School District students’ artistic talents are on full display this month at the HUB Robeson Gallery on the Penn State campus. [Read More]
Lyon-Hall Ensemble to Perform 'An Afternoon with Bach' Lyon-Hall Ensemble to Perform 'An Afternoon with Bach'
1 day ago - StateCollege.com
The Lyon-Hall Ensemble will perform “An Afternoon with J.S. Bach” at 3 p.m. on Sunda, as part of the Music Series at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Centre County, 780 Waupelani Drive Extension. [Read More]
Another Nittany Mall Store Is Closing Another Nittany Mall Store Is Closing
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
After a number of store closings in 2018, the losses continue in the new year for the Nittany Mall. [Read More]
Rich Lorenzo's Gift to Wrestling Rich Lorenzo's Gift to Wrestling
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Jim Carlson, Town&Gown
You can find former Penn State wrestling coach Rich Lorenzo in a number of places around State College. Walking the trails that surround the university's golf courses or the corridors of stately Rec Hall come to mind. But on the day of a home match during the college wrestling season, he is found o [Read More]
Gymboree Reportedly Closing Stores, Including Nittany Mall Location Gymboree Reportedly Closing Stores, Including Nittany Mall Location
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
The Nittany Mall may be losing another shop as children's clothing retailer Gymboree reportedly is expected to close all 900 of its stores. [Read More]
Documentary About Fly Fishing Legend Joe Humphreys to Screen at State Theatre Documentary About Fly Fishing Legend Joe Humphreys to Screen at State Theatre
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Will Pegler
The State Theatre will celebrate legendary Penn State alumnus and fly fishing pioneer Joe Humphreys’ 90th birthday by screening “Live The Stream,” an award-winning documentary about him, on Friday. [Read More]
SCASD to Move Forward with Memorial Field Renovations SCASD to Move Forward with Memorial Field Renovations
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Vincent Corso
After taking some time off from renovations to Memorial Field, State College Area School District is ready to start planning for Phase 2 of the project this winter and spring so that work can begin later this year. [Read More]
Scam and Spam Calls Are Changing How I Communicate
Column
Scam and Spam Calls Are Changing How I Communicate
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - John Hook
Communication — the imparting or exchanging of information or news. Sounds like an important piece of life doesn’t it? Exchanging information is essential to our learning process. Without communication we’re pretty much left to figure out the world for ourselves. And a cold, cruel world it can [Read More]
County Donates $500,000 for New Centre Care Nursing Facility County Donates $500,000 for New Centre Care Nursing Facility
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Centre County commissioners on Friday presented a $500,000 donation to Centre Care for the non-profit's new skilled nursing facility to be constructed in College Township. [Read More]

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With Winter Storm Expected, Penn State Alters Weekend Sports Schedule With Winter Storm Expected, Penn State Alters Weekend Sports Schedule
18 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Penn State has adjusted its home sports schedule for this weekend as a winter storm is expected to bring significant snowfall to the State College area. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Late Gaffes Doom Nittany Lions In 89-82 Loss To No. 23 Iowa Penn State Basketball: Late Gaffes Doom Nittany Lions In 89-82 Loss To No. 23 Iowa
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State lost 89-82 to No. 23 Iowa on Wednesday night after a deep three sealed the deal. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Barratt And Limoges Earn Hobey Baker Nominations Penn State Hockey: Barratt And Limoges Earn Hobey Baker Nominations
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State might actually have an outside shot at a Hobey Baker finalist as the program nominated forward Evan Barratt and Alex Limoges for the honor. The Hobey Baker is effectively the Heisman trophy for college hockey, given to the nation's top player at the end of the year. [Read More]
State High QB Tommy Friberg Receives Preferred Walk-On Offer from Penn State State High QB Tommy Friberg Receives Preferred Walk-On Offer from Penn State
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
State College quarterback Tommy Friberg tweeted on Tuesday night that he has received a preferred walk-on offer from the Nittany Lions. [Read More]
Rich Lorenzo's Gift to Wrestling Rich Lorenzo's Gift to Wrestling
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Jim Carlson, Town&Gown
You can find former Penn State wrestling coach Rich Lorenzo in a number of places around State College. Walking the trails that surround the university's golf courses or the corridors of stately Rec Hall come to mind. But on the day of a home match during the college wrestling season, he is found o [Read More]
Penn State Football: Two More Enter Transfer Portal Penn State Football: Two More Enter Transfer Portal
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Mikey Mandarino
Danny Dalton and Alex Gellerstedt became the two latest Penn State football players to enter the NCAA’s transfer portal on Tuesday, according to 247Sports. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Safety Ayron Monroe to Transfer Penn State Football: Safety Ayron Monroe to Transfer
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Mikey Mandarino
Penn State football safety Ayron Monroe announced on Tuesday afternoon his intention to transfer following the spring semester. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Back from the International Stage, Barratt and Talvitie Share Plenty on Opposite Ends of Dramatic Game Penn State Hockey: Back from the International Stage, Barratt and Talvitie Share Plenty on Opposite Ends of Dramatic Game
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
As Penn State forwards Evan Barratt and Aarne Talvitie talk about their World Junior Championship experiences from opposite sides of the room, there are lot of things they both share. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Chambers Points to Schedule, Inexperience as Nittany Lions Struggle Penn State Basketball: Chambers Points to Schedule, Inexperience as Nittany Lions Struggle
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"We're playing some of the best defensive teams in the country and yet we're still getting good shots," Chambers said. "We want them to take those shots, they're just not falling right now." [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Fall 71-56 To No. 6 Michigan State Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Fall 71-56 To No. 6 Michigan State
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff
Penn State men’s basketball (7-10, 0-6 Big Ten) once again couldn’t get anything going on offense, falling to Michigan State (15-2, 6-0 Big Ten) 71-56. Lamar Stevens led all scorers with 20 points on 8-for-18 shooting, while Michigan State’s Nick Ward dominated down low with 16 points and 11 b [Read More]

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Penn State Basketball: Late Gaffes Doom Nittany Lions In 89-82 Loss To No. 23 Iowa Penn State Basketball: Late Gaffes Doom Nittany Lions In 89-82 Loss To No. 23 Iowa
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State lost 89-82 to No. 23 Iowa on Wednesday night after a deep three sealed the deal. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Barratt And Limoges Earn Hobey Baker Nominations Penn State Hockey: Barratt And Limoges Earn Hobey Baker Nominations
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State might actually have an outside shot at a Hobey Baker finalist as the program nominated forward Evan Barratt and Alex Limoges for the honor. The Hobey Baker is effectively the Heisman trophy for college hockey, given to the nation's top player at the end of the year. [Read More]
Penn State Issues First Hazing Report Under New Law Penn State Issues First Hazing Report Under New Law
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Penn State on Tuesday published a report outlining 31 hazing violations among student organizations between 2013-2018. The five-year report is required of secondary schools and higher education institutions under Pennsylvania's new Timothy J. Piazza Antihazing Law. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Two More Enter Transfer Portal Penn State Football: Two More Enter Transfer Portal
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Mikey Mandarino
Danny Dalton and Alex Gellerstedt became the two latest Penn State football players to enter the NCAA’s transfer portal on Tuesday, according to 247Sports. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Back from the International Stage, Barratt and Talvitie Share Plenty on Opposite Ends of Dramatic Game Penn State Hockey: Back from the International Stage, Barratt and Talvitie Share Plenty on Opposite Ends of Dramatic Game
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
As Penn State forwards Evan Barratt and Aarne Talvitie talk about their World Junior Championship experiences from opposite sides of the room, there are lot of things they both share. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Chambers Points to Schedule, Inexperience as Nittany Lions Struggle Penn State Basketball: Chambers Points to Schedule, Inexperience as Nittany Lions Struggle
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"We're playing some of the best defensive teams in the country and yet we're still getting good shots," Chambers said. "We want them to take those shots, they're just not falling right now." [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Fall 71-56 To No. 6 Michigan State Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Fall 71-56 To No. 6 Michigan State
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff
Penn State men’s basketball (7-10, 0-6 Big Ten) once again couldn’t get anything going on offense, falling to Michigan State (15-2, 6-0 Big Ten) 71-56. Lamar Stevens led all scorers with 20 points on 8-for-18 shooting, while Michigan State’s Nick Ward dominated down low with 16 points and 11 b [Read More]
Penn State Football’s New Wide Receivers Coach Gerad Parker is Mic’d Up
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Penn State Football’s New Wide Receivers Coach Gerad Parker is Mic’d Up
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
A starting 11 bullet points about Penn State's new wide receivers coach, Gerad Parker, including a look at — and listen to — him on the practice field at his last stop, Duke. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Fall 6-4 To Michigan State Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Fall 6-4 To Michigan State
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
It was appropriate that a bouncing puck slipped out of the offensive zone and eventually -motivated greatly by a shot- found its way into Penn State's empty net, giving Michigan State a 6-4 victory over the Nittany Lions. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Beat Michigan State 4-2 Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Beat Michigan State 4-2
6 days ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff
No. 11 Penn State men’s hockey (13-6-2, 5-5-1 Big Ten) knocked off Michigan State (6-12-3, 2-7-2 Big Ten) 4-2 Friday night at Pegula Ice Arena. [Read More]
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Mike Poorman

Penn State Football in 2019: All the Numbers Point to a Rebuild & Not a Reload

The Nittany Lions’ returning production on offense is its lowest ever for a Penn State team coached by James Franklin. Starting experience will be at a premium, as well.

Jessica Dirsmith

Delta Program Fosters an Attitude of Gratitude

The State College Area School District’s Delta Middle and High School Program is a local shining star when it comes to giving back to the community, caring for those in need, and fostering a sense of shared responsibility in its students.

Scam and Spam Calls Are Changing How I CommunicateJohn Hook

Communication — the imparting or exchanging of information or news. Sounds like an important piece of life doesn’t it? Exchanging information is essential to our learning process. Without communication we’re pretty much left to figure out the world for ourselves. And a cold, cruel world it can

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