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Penn State Football: As Franklin Talks Expectations, What Fans Can Learn From Just Down The Street

Penn State Football: As Franklin Talks Expectations, What Fans Can Learn From Just Down The Street

- Ben Jones

"At the end of the year we'll look back and we'll look at that and see where we're at, but right now we're focused on Ohio State," Franklin said on Tuesday at his weekly press conference when asked about reasonable expectations.


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Penn State Football: James Franklin Press Conference Updates Penn State Football: James Franklin Press Conference Updates
12 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
James Franklin talks Ohio State week to the media at his weekly Tuesday press conference. [Read More]
Route 322 Crash Survivor in Fair Condition After Three Vehicle Wreck Route 322 Crash Survivor in Fair Condition After Three Vehicle Wreck
18 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
According to a preliminary crash report, Hinz was traveling east on Route 322 when he swerved to avoid a collision with a slow-moving car in front of him. [Read More]
Eat Local, Buy Local, Invest Local
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Eat Local, Buy Local, Invest Local
18 hours ago - StateCollege.com - John Hook
Many of us are eating sustainably-grown local food, buying locally-produced goods, shopping at locally-owned stores. I would like to suggest we add one more option to the do-it-local menu: Invest Local. And for those in a good financial position – I have just the investment opportunity! [Read More]
Penn State Football: 800 Plus Set Up Shop Outside Beaver Stadium Penn State Football: 800 Plus Set Up Shop Outside Beaver Stadium
18 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The rain fell as a light drizzle but that didn't stop the tents from going up outside Beaver Stadium Gate A as over 800 students signed up to be a part of the week long campout for the Ohio State game this Saturday. [Read More]
Penn State Updates Borough Council on Five-Year Construction Plans Penn State Updates Borough Council on Five-Year Construction Plans
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
Penn State currently has about 20 million square feet of indoor space across all campus buildings. Turow says the university plans to increase this by four and half million, 30 percent of which is planned for campus buildings west of Atherton Street. [Read More]
Armed Robber Holds Up Store in Patton Township Armed Robber Holds Up Store in Patton Township
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com Staff
The man, who was reportedly carrying a hand gun, walked behind the counter, opened the cash register himself, and took an undisclosed amount of money. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Johnson Looking Forward To Return Penn State Football: Johnson Looking Forward To Return
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
“You don't know until you get there, to be honest with you. I know a lot of my family is coming in and a lot of my friends are coming in. It's exciting to be able to go back to somewhere you spent 18 years at. But I don't think I'm gonna have that much emotion that I'm gonna show it going int [Read More]
School District, Union Go Back to Negotiating Table After Failed Compromise Attempt School District, Union Go Back to Negotiating Table After Failed Compromise Attempt
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
“The main stumbling block for us any proposed wage increase doesn’t overcome the out-of-pocket expenses for health insurance costs,” Jane Brubaker of the PSEA says. “Our membership voted almost unanimously not to accept what amounts to a pay cut for these workers.” [Read More]
Ben State Football: Penn State Owes Three Coaches A Public Thank You, One Set To Return Saturday Ben State Football: Penn State Owes Three Coaches A Public Thank You, One Set To Return Saturday
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State hasn't had many chances to thank former coaches, and it will get just that kind of chance this weekend when Larry Johnson Sr comes back to town. [Read More]
Penn State, State College Noon News & Features: Monday, Oct. 20 Penn State, State College Noon News & Features: Monday, Oct. 20
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com Staff
Penn State, State College and Centre County are making news all over the web. Every weekday at noon we post links to some of the most noteworthy stories. [Read More]

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Route 322 Crash Survivor in Fair Condition After Three Vehicle Wreck Route 322 Crash Survivor in Fair Condition After Three Vehicle Wreck
18 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
According to a preliminary crash report, Hinz was traveling east on Route 322 when he swerved to avoid a collision with a slow-moving car in front of him. [Read More]
Penn State Updates Borough Council on Five-Year Construction Plans Penn State Updates Borough Council on Five-Year Construction Plans
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
Penn State currently has about 20 million square feet of indoor space across all campus buildings. Turow says the university plans to increase this by four and half million, 30 percent of which is planned for campus buildings west of Atherton Street. [Read More]
Armed Robber Holds Up Store in Patton Township Armed Robber Holds Up Store in Patton Township
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com Staff
The man, who was reportedly carrying a hand gun, walked behind the counter, opened the cash register himself, and took an undisclosed amount of money. [Read More]
Penn State, State College Noon News & Features: Monday, Oct. 20 Penn State, State College Noon News & Features: Monday, Oct. 20
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com Staff
Penn State, State College and Centre County are making news all over the web. Every weekday at noon we post links to some of the most noteworthy stories. [Read More]
ARD Program Could See Legislative Review in Wake of New Child Sex Allegations ARD Program Could See Legislative Review in Wake of New Child Sex Allegations
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
“If something needs to be done legislatively on the ARD program, I would be happy to lead that conversation and work with the District Attorneys Association to find a solution,” Corman says. “I think this is definitely worthy of review in next year’s legislative session.” [Read More]
American Red Cross Encourages People to Make Blood Donation a Lifelong Habit American Red Cross Encourages People to Make Blood Donation a Lifelong Habit
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Gazette Staff
Blood donations often decline during the winter holidays when school is not in session. The Red Cross is offering 16- to 24-year-old students currently enrolled in school a way to help overcome this seasonal decline and have a chance to win a college scholarship. [Read More]
U.S. Navy Jazz Ensemble to Perform in State College U.S. Navy Jazz Ensemble to Perform in State College
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Gazette Staff
Jazz is America's music, and the U.S. Navy Band Commodores, the Navy's premier jazz ensemble, have been performing the very best of big band jazz for the Navy and the nation for more than 40 years. [Read More]
Road Repairs Likely to Cause Traffic Delays on North Atherton Street Road Repairs Likely to Cause Traffic Delays on North Atherton Street
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Steve Bauer
One of State College's busiest streets will be tied-up for the next several weeks, with a construction project getting underway on Monday. That means drivers can expect to see lane closures, and slow traffic, along with flaggers, during work hours -- which will pretty much extend around the clock. [Read More]
Shaver’s Creek Fall Festival, Children’s Halloween Trail Offer Something New Shaver’s Creek Fall Festival, Children’s Halloween Trail Offer Something New
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Gazette Staff
This year’s theme for the Children’s Halloween Trail is “Pennsylvania Plants and Animals Have Diverse Stories to Tell.” Student trail guides will play the part of traveling storytellers and teach families about plants and animals, ranging from woodpeckers to eastern hemlock to bobcats. [Read More]
Adopt-A-Pet at Centre County PAWS Adopt-A-Pet at Centre County PAWS
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com Staff
Shale is one friendly, easy-going and affectionate cat and she gets along great with people. So if you're looking for a pet with a sweet disposition, this good-looking kitty just might fit the bill. [Read More]

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Penn State Football: James Franklin Press Conference Updates Penn State Football: James Franklin Press Conference Updates
12 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
James Franklin talks Ohio State week to the media at his weekly Tuesday press conference. [Read More]
Penn State Football: 800 Plus Set Up Shop Outside Beaver Stadium Penn State Football: 800 Plus Set Up Shop Outside Beaver Stadium
18 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The rain fell as a light drizzle but that didn't stop the tents from going up outside Beaver Stadium Gate A as over 800 students signed up to be a part of the week long campout for the Ohio State game this Saturday. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Johnson Looking Forward To Return Penn State Football: Johnson Looking Forward To Return
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
“You don't know until you get there, to be honest with you. I know a lot of my family is coming in and a lot of my friends are coming in. It's exciting to be able to go back to somewhere you spent 18 years at. But I don't think I'm gonna have that much emotion that I'm gonna show it going int [Read More]
Penn State, State College Noon News & Features: Monday, Oct. 20 Penn State, State College Noon News & Features: Monday, Oct. 20
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com Staff
Penn State, State College and Centre County are making news all over the web. Every weekday at noon we post links to some of the most noteworthy stories. [Read More]
For Franklin and Penn State, Ohio State is the Benchmark …for Better or for Worse
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For Franklin and Penn State, Ohio State is the Benchmark …for Better or for Worse
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
Penn State is 7-14 vs. Ohio State in the Big Ten. To have the top team in the East Division, to say nothing of the overall conference, James Franklin has to top Urban Meyer. On the football field and especially on the recruiting trail. Like right now. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Defense Continues To Shine As Season Rolls Along Penn State Football: Defense Continues To Shine As Season Rolls Along
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"I think we've played pretty well," defensive coordinator Bob Shoop said this week. "Obviously, we are 4-2. In four weeks, we have done enough to win the game. In two weeks, we haven't done enough to win the game. At the midpoint to say you are No. 1 in the Big Ten in total defense, run defense [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Come Up Short 4-3 To Alaska Anchorage Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Come Up Short 4-3 To Alaska Anchorage
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Up 3-2 with six minutes left in the game, the Nittany Lions had a turnover that allowed UAA to rush in unimpeded and beat Skoff to his stick side to tie the score at three apiece with 5:57 to go. Just 27 seconds later, a two-on-one allowed Vieth free passage to the net and to score the game-winner. [Read More]
With Penn State On A Bye Week, Five Can't-Miss Games This Weekend With Penn State On A Bye Week, Five Can't-Miss Games This Weekend
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Assuming you don't intend on doing something productive with all that free time there are lots of games of note to watch that are worth your time. Really only two pertain to Penn State directly, but if you're going to watch football on Saturday, here are five games to keep in mind. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Tie 3-3 In Alaskan Opener Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Tie 3-3 In Alaskan Opener
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State couldn't hang on to a two-goals lead and had to settle for a 3-3 tie with Alaska Anchorage at the Brice Alaska Goal Rush Friday night at the Carlson Center. [Read More]
Missed Extra Point Costs Little Lions Against Central Dauphin East Missed Extra Point Costs Little Lions Against Central Dauphin East
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Matt Allibone
“There’s a lot of plays, and a lot more than just that one, that cost us that game,” State College head coach Matt Lintal said. “When something like that happens, we’ve got to find a way to overcome it. We talk a lot about winning these close games but we haven’t mastered it yet.” [Read More]

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Penn State Football: James Franklin Press Conference Updates Penn State Football: James Franklin Press Conference Updates
12 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
James Franklin talks Ohio State week to the media at his weekly Tuesday press conference. [Read More]
Penn State Football: 800 Plus Set Up Shop Outside Beaver Stadium Penn State Football: 800 Plus Set Up Shop Outside Beaver Stadium
18 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The rain fell as a light drizzle but that didn't stop the tents from going up outside Beaver Stadium Gate A as over 800 students signed up to be a part of the week long campout for the Ohio State game this Saturday. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Johnson Looking Forward To Return Penn State Football: Johnson Looking Forward To Return
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
“You don't know until you get there, to be honest with you. I know a lot of my family is coming in and a lot of my friends are coming in. It's exciting to be able to go back to somewhere you spent 18 years at. But I don't think I'm gonna have that much emotion that I'm gonna show it going int [Read More]
Ben State Football: Penn State Owes Three Coaches A Public Thank You, One Set To Return Saturday Ben State Football: Penn State Owes Three Coaches A Public Thank You, One Set To Return Saturday
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State hasn't had many chances to thank former coaches, and it will get just that kind of chance this weekend when Larry Johnson Sr comes back to town. [Read More]
Penn State, State College Noon News & Features: Monday, Oct. 20 Penn State, State College Noon News & Features: Monday, Oct. 20
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com Staff
Penn State, State College and Centre County are making news all over the web. Every weekday at noon we post links to some of the most noteworthy stories. [Read More]
For Franklin and Penn State, Ohio State is the Benchmark …for Better or for Worse
Column
For Franklin and Penn State, Ohio State is the Benchmark …for Better or for Worse
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
Penn State is 7-14 vs. Ohio State in the Big Ten. To have the top team in the East Division, to say nothing of the overall conference, James Franklin has to top Urban Meyer. On the football field and especially on the recruiting trail. Like right now. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Defense Continues To Shine As Season Rolls Along Penn State Football: Defense Continues To Shine As Season Rolls Along
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"I think we've played pretty well," defensive coordinator Bob Shoop said this week. "Obviously, we are 4-2. In four weeks, we have done enough to win the game. In two weeks, we haven't done enough to win the game. At the midpoint to say you are No. 1 in the Big Ten in total defense, run defense [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Come Up Short 4-3 To Alaska Anchorage Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Come Up Short 4-3 To Alaska Anchorage
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Up 3-2 with six minutes left in the game, the Nittany Lions had a turnover that allowed UAA to rush in unimpeded and beat Skoff to his stick side to tie the score at three apiece with 5:57 to go. Just 27 seconds later, a two-on-one allowed Vieth free passage to the net and to score the game-winner. [Read More]
U.S. Navy Jazz Ensemble to Perform in State College U.S. Navy Jazz Ensemble to Perform in State College
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Gazette Staff
Jazz is America's music, and the U.S. Navy Band Commodores, the Navy's premier jazz ensemble, have been performing the very best of big band jazz for the Navy and the nation for more than 40 years. [Read More]
With Penn State On A Bye Week, Five Can't-Miss Games This Weekend With Penn State On A Bye Week, Five Can't-Miss Games This Weekend
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Assuming you don't intend on doing something productive with all that free time there are lots of games of note to watch that are worth your time. Really only two pertain to Penn State directly, but if you're going to watch football on Saturday, here are five games to keep in mind. [Read More]
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Many of us are eating sustainably-grown local food, buying locally-produced goods, shopping at locally-owned stores. I would like to suggest we add one more option to the do-it-local menu: Invest Local. And for those in a good financial position – I have just the investment opportunity!

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For Franklin and Penn State, Ohio State is the Benchmark …for Better or for WorseMike Poorman

Penn State is 7-14 vs. Ohio State in the Big Ten. To have the top team in the East Division, to say nothing of the overall conference, James Franklin has to top Urban Meyer. On the football field and especially on the recruiting trail. Like right now.

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