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Penn State Football: The Simple Secrets of Joe Moorhead’s Offense

Penn State Football: The Simple Secrets of Joe Moorhead’s Offense

- Mike Poorman

“I think it’s like the Bruce Lee kick: Fear not the man who practices 1,000 kicks one time, but the one who instead does one kick 10,000 times,” says Joe Moorhead, Penn State’s offensive coordinator and quarterback coach.


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Lady Lions Take Down Nebraska, 86-69 Lady Lions Take Down Nebraska, 86-69
5 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Steve Connelly
A late third quarter run helped the Lady Lions firmly gain control of a back-and-forth battle and improve to 10-1 at home. [Read More]
Man Charged with Theft, Escape After Leading Police on Chase Man Charged with Theft, Escape After Leading Police on Chase
15 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
A Karthaus man is facing charges after allegedly stealing from two Nittany Mall stores, then leading police on a chase after escaping. [Read More]
More Than Just a Football Town
Column
More Than Just a Football Town
19 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Jillian Reese
It’s no secret that football is a big deal in State College. Too much so, some people think. I’m not one of them, but I see how they might feel that way. But State College offers more than many of us realize, and certainly more than many outsiders would give us credit for. [Read More]
Brazil’s Balé Folclórico da Bahia to Celebrate Heritage Through Dance and Music at Eisenhower Brazil’s Balé Folclórico da Bahia to Celebrate Heritage Through Dance and Music at Eisenhower
22 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Special to StateCollege.com
For almost 30 years, Brazilian dance company Balé Folclórico da Bahia has been devoted to celebrating the heritage of its region’s indigenous, African and post-colonial cultures. The company comes to Penn State on its eighth world tour with Bahia of All Colors at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 14, in E [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Comeback Turns To Heartbreak As Indiana Buzzer Beater Sinks Lions Penn State Basketball: Comeback Turns To Heartbreak As Indiana Buzzer Beater Sinks Lions
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State erased a 14-point second half deficit, down by as many as eight in the final 1:07 of regulation, to tie the game with 4.6 seconds remaining. The potential overtime victory wasn't to be though as a deep Indiana three by James Blackmon Jr. at the buzzer gave the Hoosiers a 78-75 victory on [Read More]
Girl Accidentally Shot 12-Year-Old Brother; Father Faces Gun Charges Girl Accidentally Shot 12-Year-Old Brother; Father Faces Gun Charges
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com staff
An 11-year-old girl accidentally shot her 12-year-old brother in the head on Saturday at the Scotia Shooting Range in Halfmoon Township, police said according to a report by WJAC-TV. [Read More]
Overcoming Challenges Drives Personal Trainer's New Company Overcoming Challenges Drives Personal Trainer's New Company
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
For Adam Goldberg, physical fitness became a way of overcoming life's challenges. [Read More]
Longtime Police Officer to Run for District Judge Longtime Police Officer to Run for District Judge
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
A 31-year veteran of the State College Police Department announced Wednesday that he will be running for magisterial district judge. [Read More]
Penn State Alumni Association Allocates $1.5 Million for Student Scholarships Penn State Alumni Association Allocates $1.5 Million for Student Scholarships
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Lexi Shimkonis
Penn State’s Alumni Association announced on Tuesday that it is pledging $1.5 million to support students at Penn State in the form of a scholarship fund that will be dispersed over the next five years. [Read More]
Five Minute Major: Talking Penn State Hockey Five Minutes At A Time Five Minute Major: Talking Penn State Hockey Five Minutes At A Time
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
With Penn State hockey seeking its first ever Big Ten title and NCAA tournament bid, this weekly series will break down one topic in just five minutes with StateCollege.com sports editor Ben Jones with insight from Penn State coach Guy Gadowsky. [Read More]

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More Than Just a Football Town
Column
More Than Just a Football Town
19 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Jillian Reese
It’s no secret that football is a big deal in State College. Too much so, some people think. I’m not one of them, but I see how they might feel that way. But State College offers more than many of us realize, and certainly more than many outsiders would give us credit for. [Read More]
Brazil’s Balé Folclórico da Bahia to Celebrate Heritage Through Dance and Music at Eisenhower Brazil’s Balé Folclórico da Bahia to Celebrate Heritage Through Dance and Music at Eisenhower
22 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Special to StateCollege.com
For almost 30 years, Brazilian dance company Balé Folclórico da Bahia has been devoted to celebrating the heritage of its region’s indigenous, African and post-colonial cultures. The company comes to Penn State on its eighth world tour with Bahia of All Colors at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 14, in E [Read More]
Overcoming Challenges Drives Personal Trainer's New Company Overcoming Challenges Drives Personal Trainer's New Company
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
For Adam Goldberg, physical fitness became a way of overcoming life's challenges. [Read More]
Taste of the Month: Hummingbird Room Taste of the Month: Hummingbird Room
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Vilma Shu Danz, Town&Gown
Life is an adventure, with many faraway lands to explore, fascinating people to meet, exotic foods to try, and new experiences to savor. That is the philosophy that the owners of the Hummingbird Room live by. After a 10-year hiatus, the Sarnows are back doing what they love, but not in the tradition [Read More]
Senior Center Opens New Location, with New Name Senior Center Opens New Location, with New Name
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
The Centre Region Active Adult Center, formerly known as the Centre Region Senior Center, has moved to a new and bigger location. [Read More]
State College Takes Part in National Day of Racial Healing State College Takes Part in National Day of Racial Healing
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
State College Mayor Elizabeth Goreham has proclaimed today National Day of Racial Healing in the borough. The proclamation is part of a collaboration with the W.K. Kellogg Foundation and more than 130 organizations. [Read More]
Into the Great Wide Open
Column
Into the Great Wide Open
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - John Hook
After every presidential election, there are those who threaten to move to another country. But state and local governments yield much more influence on daily life, and people can change a lot about how they live by changing where they live within U.S. borders. [Read More]
Happy Valley Launchbox Spring 2017 Applications Closing Soon Happy Valley Launchbox Spring 2017 Applications Closing Soon
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Patrick Cines
Have a startup idea or company that you want to launch but don’t know where to begin? Happy Valley LaunchBox, 224 S. Allen St. is currently accepting applications for their Spring 2017 cohort. [Read More]
Schlow Library Celebrating 60th Birthday Schlow Library Celebrating 60th Birthday
4 days ago - StateCollege.com
Schlow Centre Region Library on Tuesday will celebrate 60 years as a public library serving the State College community. Residents are invited to stop in to celebrate its legacy. [Read More]
Lunch with Mimi: Moses Davis Lunch with Mimi: Moses Davis
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Vilma Shu Danz, Town&Gown
Moses Davis is a true believer that each of us has the ability to change the world and leave a lasting legacy for those who come after us. [Read More]

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Lady Lions Take Down Nebraska, 86-69 Lady Lions Take Down Nebraska, 86-69
5 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Steve Connelly
A late third quarter run helped the Lady Lions firmly gain control of a back-and-forth battle and improve to 10-1 at home. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Comeback Turns To Heartbreak As Indiana Buzzer Beater Sinks Lions Penn State Basketball: Comeback Turns To Heartbreak As Indiana Buzzer Beater Sinks Lions
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State erased a 14-point second half deficit, down by as many as eight in the final 1:07 of regulation, to tie the game with 4.6 seconds remaining. The potential overtime victory wasn't to be though as a deep Indiana three by James Blackmon Jr. at the buzzer gave the Hoosiers a 78-75 victory on [Read More]
Five Minute Major: Talking Penn State Hockey Five Minutes At A Time Five Minute Major: Talking Penn State Hockey Five Minutes At A Time
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
With Penn State hockey seeking its first ever Big Ten title and NCAA tournament bid, this weekly series will break down one topic in just five minutes with StateCollege.com sports editor Ben Jones with insight from Penn State coach Guy Gadowsky. [Read More]
Penn State's Maloney, Sagel Selected in MLS SuperDraft Penn State's Maloney, Sagel Selected in MLS SuperDraft
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Steve Connelly
Penn State men’s soccer’s Connor Maloney and Robby Sagel will both be moving up to the professional level after being selected Tuesday in the 2017 MLS SuperDraft. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: For Banks, Success From Three Comes Down To The Little Things Penn State Basketball: For Banks, Success From Three Comes Down To The Little Things
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"So literally the last couple of practices I haven't even gotten an open shot, coaches have just been flying at me from everywhere so I have to try and pump fake and get it off. Right after I made that shot we went in the huddle and Coach Condon was like 'it definitely pays off'" [Read More]
Penn State Football: Homecoming Set For Rutgers Game Penn State Football: Homecoming Set For Rutgers Game
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State Homecoming and Military Appreciation Weeks will be held Sunday, November 5 through Sunday, Nov. 12, 2017. The program announced the news on Tuesday morning. [Read More]
Lady Lions Dominate Wisconsin, 76-46 Lady Lions Dominate Wisconsin, 76-46
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Steve Connelly
Penn State cruised after a slow start to move to 9-1 at home this season. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: From Greenberg To No.1, The Nittany Lions Top The USCHO Poll Penn State Hockey: From Greenberg To No.1, The Nittany Lions Top The USCHO Poll
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
“That does feel pretty good,” the Penn State forward said. “Kind of just makes you think about all the guys that came through this program and built the foundation. We wouldn’t be where we are today without those guys.” [Read More]
Penn State Football: Coaching Staff Chemistry a Big Key to PSU’s Success
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Penn State Football: Coaching Staff Chemistry a Big Key to PSU’s Success
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
Call them the 51 days that helped shape Penn State’s future, while painting a much rosier picture in 2016, especially on offense. It was a seven-week stretch that brought in Joe Moorhead, Matt Limegrover and Tim Banks. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Roar Past Michigan State In Third Period For 5-3 Win Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Roar Past Michigan State In Third Period For 5-3 Win
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"I though it was excellent," Coach Guy Gadowsky said of the game. "I thought it was a really great game all along, I thought we played very well the entire game. We kept on coming. I give them a ton of credit, I thought it was an excellent and an excellent win." [Read More]

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More Than Just a Football Town
Column
More Than Just a Football Town
19 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Jillian Reese
It’s no secret that football is a big deal in State College. Too much so, some people think. I’m not one of them, but I see how they might feel that way. But State College offers more than many of us realize, and certainly more than many outsiders would give us credit for. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Comeback Turns To Heartbreak As Indiana Buzzer Beater Sinks Lions Penn State Basketball: Comeback Turns To Heartbreak As Indiana Buzzer Beater Sinks Lions
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State erased a 14-point second half deficit, down by as many as eight in the final 1:07 of regulation, to tie the game with 4.6 seconds remaining. The potential overtime victory wasn't to be though as a deep Indiana three by James Blackmon Jr. at the buzzer gave the Hoosiers a 78-75 victory on [Read More]
Overcoming Challenges Drives Personal Trainer's New Company Overcoming Challenges Drives Personal Trainer's New Company
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
For Adam Goldberg, physical fitness became a way of overcoming life's challenges. [Read More]
Penn State Alumni Association Allocates $1.5 Million for Student Scholarships Penn State Alumni Association Allocates $1.5 Million for Student Scholarships
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Lexi Shimkonis
Penn State’s Alumni Association announced on Tuesday that it is pledging $1.5 million to support students at Penn State in the form of a scholarship fund that will be dispersed over the next five years. [Read More]
Five Minute Major: Talking Penn State Hockey Five Minutes At A Time Five Minute Major: Talking Penn State Hockey Five Minutes At A Time
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
With Penn State hockey seeking its first ever Big Ten title and NCAA tournament bid, this weekly series will break down one topic in just five minutes with StateCollege.com sports editor Ben Jones with insight from Penn State coach Guy Gadowsky. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: For Banks, Success From Three Comes Down To The Little Things Penn State Basketball: For Banks, Success From Three Comes Down To The Little Things
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"So literally the last couple of practices I haven't even gotten an open shot, coaches have just been flying at me from everywhere so I have to try and pump fake and get it off. Right after I made that shot we went in the huddle and Coach Condon was like 'it definitely pays off'" [Read More]
Penn State Football: Homecoming Set For Rutgers Game Penn State Football: Homecoming Set For Rutgers Game
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State Homecoming and Military Appreciation Weeks will be held Sunday, November 5 through Sunday, Nov. 12, 2017. The program announced the news on Tuesday morning. [Read More]
Three Penn State Students Charged with Felony Rioting Three Penn State Students Charged with Felony Rioting
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
State College Police on Tuesday filed felony rioting charges against three Penn State students and other charges against eight more individuals for their alleged roles in the downtown disturbance that followed the Penn State football team's Big Ten Championship Game win over Wisconsin the night of [Read More]
Happy Valley Launchbox Spring 2017 Applications Closing Soon Happy Valley Launchbox Spring 2017 Applications Closing Soon
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Patrick Cines
Have a startup idea or company that you want to launch but don’t know where to begin? Happy Valley LaunchBox, 224 S. Allen St. is currently accepting applications for their Spring 2017 cohort. [Read More]
Penn State Police Receive Report of Sexual Assault Penn State Police Receive Report of Sexual Assault
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com staff
Penn State Police received a report of an alleged sexual assault that occurred early Sunday morning in a University Park campus residence hall. [Read More]
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Mike Poorman

Penn State Football: The Simple Secrets of Joe Moorhead’s Offense

“I think it’s like the Bruce Lee kick: Fear not the man who practices 1,000 kicks one time, but the one who instead does one kick 10,000 times,” says Joe Moorhead, Penn State’s offensive coordinator and quarterback coach.

Jillian Reese

More Than Just a Football Town

It’s no secret that football is a big deal in State College. Too much so, some people think. I’m not one of them, but I see how they might feel that way. But State College offers more than many of us realize, and certainly more than many outsiders would give us credit for.

Bye Bye Barry, We’re Gonna Miss You SoRussell Frank

By the time you read this column the presidency of Barack Obama will be ticking down to its last 48 hours. For some this is cause for celebration. I’m among the mourners.

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