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Penn State Football Q&A: The Story Behind the Tweet that was Burning a Hole in Julian Fleming‘s Pocket

Penn State Football Q&A: The Story Behind the Tweet that was Burning a Hole in Julian Fleming‘s Pocket

- Mike Poorman

A Q&A with coveted high school wide receiver Julian Fleming, Penn State’s top target for its Class of 2020 and what went into his decision last weekend to Tweet out his list of Final Six programs.


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Soloski Enters Race for County Commissioner Soloski Enters Race for County Commissioner
7 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Halfmoon Township resident Joe Soloski has announced his candidacy for Centre County commissioner. [Read More]
Czech National Symphony and Isabel Leonard to Pay Tribute to Bernstein at Eisenhower Auditorium Czech National Symphony and Isabel Leonard to Pay Tribute to Bernstein at Eisenhower Auditorium
8 hours ago - StateCollege.com
The Czech National Symphony Orchestra, conducted by John Mauceri and joined by multiple Grammy Award-winning singer Isabel Leonard, will celebrate the centennial of Leonard Bernstein’s birth in a concert at 7:30 p.m. on Feb. 27 in Eisenhower Auditorium. [Read More]
Penn State Student Reports Being Robbed on Campus Penn State Student Reports Being Robbed on Campus
20 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
A Penn State student told police that he or she was robbed on campus Thursday morning, according to a Timely Warning from the university. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Stevens Talks Future, Shoes And Zion Williamson Penn State Basketball: Stevens Talks Future, Shoes And Zion Williamson
20 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
As Duke superstar Zion Williamson's shoe exploded less than a minute into Wednesday night's meeting between the Blue Devils and North Carolina, the basketball world held its collective breath. [Read More]
Pa. Supreme Court Denies Spanier's Request for Appeal Pa. Supreme Court Denies Spanier's Request for Appeal
21 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Former Penn State President Graham Spanier may soon be serving out a jail sentence after being denied an appeal by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court. [Read More]
SCASD to Review, Update Middle School Education SCASD to Review, Update Middle School Education
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
State College Area School Board this week approved a contract for a Middle Level Review Plan to update the district's middle school education. [Read More]
'One Book, One Bellefonte' to Hold Kickoff Event 'One Book, One Bellefonte' to Hold Kickoff Event
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Bellefonte READS will host a kickoff event for One Book, One Bellefonte from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday (Feb. 21) in the main lobby of Bellefonte Area High School. [Read More]
Ferguson Township to Host Open House on Zoning and SALDO Ordinance Updates Ferguson Township to Host Open House on Zoning and SALDO Ordinance Updates
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
As Ferguson Township completes major updates to its zoning and subdivision and land development (SALDO) ordinances, residents with questions are invited to an open house from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday (Feb. 21) at the township municipal building, 3147 Research Drive. [Read More]
Centre County to Offer Paid Parental Leave for Employees Centre County to Offer Paid Parental Leave for Employees
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Centre County will become the first county government in central Pennsylvania to offer paid parental leave to its employees. [Read More]
The Coolest Place in Town: Pegula Ice Arena Is About Much More Than Penn State Hockey The Coolest Place in Town: Pegula Ice Arena Is About Much More Than Penn State Hockey
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Vincent Corso, Town&Gown
For those who are inspired to do more than cheer and actually get on the ice, Pegula is seemingly busy around the clock with activities for students and townies alike on two state-of-the-art rinks. So, if you are looking for fun, strap on those skates – for some activities, you won’t even need t [Read More]

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Czech National Symphony and Isabel Leonard to Pay Tribute to Bernstein at Eisenhower Auditorium Czech National Symphony and Isabel Leonard to Pay Tribute to Bernstein at Eisenhower Auditorium
8 hours ago - StateCollege.com
The Czech National Symphony Orchestra, conducted by John Mauceri and joined by multiple Grammy Award-winning singer Isabel Leonard, will celebrate the centennial of Leonard Bernstein’s birth in a concert at 7:30 p.m. on Feb. 27 in Eisenhower Auditorium. [Read More]
SCASD to Review, Update Middle School Education SCASD to Review, Update Middle School Education
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
State College Area School Board this week approved a contract for a Middle Level Review Plan to update the district's middle school education. [Read More]
'One Book, One Bellefonte' to Hold Kickoff Event 'One Book, One Bellefonte' to Hold Kickoff Event
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Bellefonte READS will host a kickoff event for One Book, One Bellefonte from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday (Feb. 21) in the main lobby of Bellefonte Area High School. [Read More]
Ferguson Township to Host Open House on Zoning and SALDO Ordinance Updates Ferguson Township to Host Open House on Zoning and SALDO Ordinance Updates
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
As Ferguson Township completes major updates to its zoning and subdivision and land development (SALDO) ordinances, residents with questions are invited to an open house from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday (Feb. 21) at the township municipal building, 3147 Research Drive. [Read More]
Centre County to Offer Paid Parental Leave for Employees Centre County to Offer Paid Parental Leave for Employees
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Centre County will become the first county government in central Pennsylvania to offer paid parental leave to its employees. [Read More]
The Coolest Place in Town: Pegula Ice Arena Is About Much More Than Penn State Hockey The Coolest Place in Town: Pegula Ice Arena Is About Much More Than Penn State Hockey
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Vincent Corso, Town&Gown
For those who are inspired to do more than cheer and actually get on the ice, Pegula is seemingly busy around the clock with activities for students and townies alike on two state-of-the-art rinks. So, if you are looking for fun, strap on those skates – for some activities, you won’t even need t [Read More]
Snow and Ice Lead to Closings and Cancelations Snow and Ice Lead to Closings and Cancelations
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Another round of wintry weather on Wednesday has caused closings, cancelations, snow emergencies and road restrictions. [Read More]
James Building Replacement to Provide Bridge Between Town and Gown James Building Replacement to Provide Bridge Between Town and Gown
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Vincent Corso
The James Building is one of a few Penn State locations in the heart of downtown State College, but soon the university plans to tear it down and replace it with a building that will serve as a bridge between the town and the university. [Read More]
Welcome to the 21st Century, Old-Timer
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Welcome to the 21st Century, Old-Timer
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Russell Frank
I’m having a Rip Van Winkle moment. This winter, while not abandoning my campus observation post, I am once again participating, in a small way, in the practice of daily journalism and gaining a deeper appreciation of how much the industry has changed. [Read More]
More Snow and Ice on the Way More Snow and Ice on the Way
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Another round of winter weather could make for difficult travel on Wednesday around the region. [Read More]

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Penn State Basketball: Stevens Talks Future, Shoes And Zion Williamson Penn State Basketball: Stevens Talks Future, Shoes And Zion Williamson
20 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
As Duke superstar Zion Williamson's shoe exploded less than a minute into Wednesday night's meeting between the Blue Devils and North Carolina, the basketball world held its collective breath. [Read More]
The Coolest Place in Town: Pegula Ice Arena Is About Much More Than Penn State Hockey The Coolest Place in Town: Pegula Ice Arena Is About Much More Than Penn State Hockey
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Vincent Corso, Town&Gown
For those who are inspired to do more than cheer and actually get on the ice, Pegula is seemingly busy around the clock with activities for students and townies alike on two state-of-the-art rinks. So, if you are looking for fun, strap on those skates – for some activities, you won’t even need t [Read More]
Kickoff Time Set for Blue-White Game Kickoff Time Set for Blue-White Game
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Mikey Mandarino
Penn State football’s annual Blue-White spring scrimmage will kick off at 3 p.m. on Saturday, April 13, the team announced on Wednesday. [Read More]
Former Florida State Five-Star Prospect Transferring To Penn State Former Florida State Five-Star Prospect Transferring To Penn State
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Former Florida State wideout George Campbell will transfer to Penn State, the once five-star prospect announced his intentions on Twitter earlier Wednesday afternoon. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Barratt's Status Uncertain For Pivotal Weekend Series Penn State Hockey: Barratt's Status Uncertain For Pivotal Weekend Series
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State could be without forward Evan Barratt this weekend as the Nittany Lions take on Wisconsin in the final home series of the regular season. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Roll Past Nebraska 95-71 Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Roll Past Nebraska 95-71
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State basketball's 95-71 rout of Nebraska wasn't exactly basketball calculus, nor needs to be treated as such after the fact. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Las Vegas QB Commits to Nittany Lions Penn State Football: Las Vegas QB Commits to Nittany Lions
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Mikey Mandarino
Penn State football landed a surprise recruit on Tuesday night when three-star quarterback Micah Bowens committed to the Nittany Lions. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Waiting For The Next Ride Penn State Football: Waiting For The Next Ride
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"Obviously a lot more question marks go into this season than maybe we had in the past," Franklin said. "But excited about where we're going." [Read More]
State College Athletes Excelling Together Since Youth Near End of High School Careers State College Athletes Excelling Together Since Youth Near End of High School Careers
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Gordon Brunskill
It’s hardly a surprise when a bunch of a school’s best athletes gravitate to one another, whether it’s socially or joining forces on an intramural team. However, by most standards, there was an IM team seven years ago that was absolutely stacked with talent. [Read More]
No. 1 Penn State Wrestling Clinches Big Ten Regular Season Title with Win over No. 19 Illinois No. 1 Penn State Wrestling Clinches Big Ten Regular Season Title with Win over No. 19 Illinois
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - Anthony Colucci
No. 1 Penn State wrestling clinched a share of the regular season Big Ten title when it beat up on No. 19 Illinois and cruised to a 39-9 win on Sunday afternoon. The Nittany Lions won eight bouts, including two by fall and two by technical fall to run their winning streak to 58 duals. [Read More]

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Penn State Student Reports Being Robbed on Campus Penn State Student Reports Being Robbed on Campus
20 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
A Penn State student told police that he or she was robbed on campus Thursday morning, according to a Timely Warning from the university. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Stevens Talks Future, Shoes And Zion Williamson Penn State Basketball: Stevens Talks Future, Shoes And Zion Williamson
20 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
As Duke superstar Zion Williamson's shoe exploded less than a minute into Wednesday night's meeting between the Blue Devils and North Carolina, the basketball world held its collective breath. [Read More]
Pa. Supreme Court Denies Spanier's Request for Appeal Pa. Supreme Court Denies Spanier's Request for Appeal
21 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Former Penn State President Graham Spanier may soon be serving out a jail sentence after being denied an appeal by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court. [Read More]
The Coolest Place in Town: Pegula Ice Arena Is About Much More Than Penn State Hockey The Coolest Place in Town: Pegula Ice Arena Is About Much More Than Penn State Hockey
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Vincent Corso, Town&Gown
For those who are inspired to do more than cheer and actually get on the ice, Pegula is seemingly busy around the clock with activities for students and townies alike on two state-of-the-art rinks. So, if you are looking for fun, strap on those skates – for some activities, you won’t even need t [Read More]
Kickoff Time Set for Blue-White Game Kickoff Time Set for Blue-White Game
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Mikey Mandarino
Penn State football’s annual Blue-White spring scrimmage will kick off at 3 p.m. on Saturday, April 13, the team announced on Wednesday. [Read More]
Former Florida State Five-Star Prospect Transferring To Penn State Former Florida State Five-Star Prospect Transferring To Penn State
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Former Florida State wideout George Campbell will transfer to Penn State, the once five-star prospect announced his intentions on Twitter earlier Wednesday afternoon. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Barratt's Status Uncertain For Pivotal Weekend Series Penn State Hockey: Barratt's Status Uncertain For Pivotal Weekend Series
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State could be without forward Evan Barratt this weekend as the Nittany Lions take on Wisconsin in the final home series of the regular season. [Read More]
James Building Replacement to Provide Bridge Between Town and Gown James Building Replacement to Provide Bridge Between Town and Gown
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Vincent Corso
The James Building is one of a few Penn State locations in the heart of downtown State College, but soon the university plans to tear it down and replace it with a building that will serve as a bridge between the town and the university. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Roll Past Nebraska 95-71 Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Roll Past Nebraska 95-71
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State basketball's 95-71 rout of Nebraska wasn't exactly basketball calculus, nor needs to be treated as such after the fact. [Read More]
Penn State, Borough Again Look to Curb State Patty's Day Problems Penn State, Borough Again Look to Curb State Patty's Day Problems
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Penn State and State College officials are once again looking to diminish the problems that have typically come on the weekend between THON and the university's spring break. [Read More]
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Mike Poorman

Penn State Football Q&A: The Story Behind the Tweet that was Burning a Hole in Julian Fleming‘s Pocket

A Q&A with coveted high school wide receiver Julian Fleming, Penn State’s top target for its Class of 2020 and what went into his decision last weekend to Tweet out his list of Final Six programs.

Jay Paterno

By the Content of Our Character

The idea of judging each other by the content of our character is under growing pressure. Because ultimately understanding promotes unity, we must learn to appreciate our differences to live with each other. But we seem to be moving the opposite direction.

Welcome to the 21st Century, Old-TimerRussell Frank

I’m having a Rip Van Winkle moment. This winter, while not abandoning my campus observation post, I am once again participating, in a small way, in the practice of daily journalism and gaining a deeper appreciation of how much the industry has changed.

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