State College, PA - Centre County - Central Pennsylvania - Home of Penn State University

Mike Poorman

Mike Poorman has covered Penn State football since 1979, and for StateCollege.com since the 2009 season. His column appears on Mondays and Fridays. Follow him on Twitter at http://twitter.com/PSUPoorman. His views and opinions do not necessarily reflect those of Penn State University.

Articles by Mike Poorman

Penn State Football: James Franklin Addresses the Financial Impact of the Coronavirus
Column
Penn State Football: James Franklin Addresses the Financial Impact of the Coronavirus
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
“This is a major challenge,” James Franklin says. “No. 1 is health and safety. No. 2 is making sure that we can do things from a financial responsibility, from an economic perspective, for our community, for our state and then specifically for our university as well.” [Read More]
The Longest (and Last) Bus Trip of Grant Ament’s Extraordinary Penn State Lacrosse Career
Column
The Longest (and Last) Bus Trip of Grant Ament’s Extraordinary Penn State Lacrosse Career
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
“Is this it?” Grant Ament said to Jeff Tambroni, the coach he says “is like a father figure to me.” “Yeah,” answered Tambroni. “I need to get more details. But yeah. This is it.” [Read More]
2020 Early Line Released: Penn State Favored at Michigan, Underdog vs. Ohio State, No. 5 to Win Title
Column
2020 Early Line Released: Penn State Favored at Michigan, Underdog vs. Ohio State, No. 5 to Win Title
2 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
Though the game is still 222 days away, odds for Penn State’s 2020 showdown with Ohio State were just released by FOX Bet and Mount Airy Casino Resort in the Poconos. And the Buckeyes are a 1.5-point favorite over the Nittany Lions. [Read More]
Penn State Football is “Very Close” to Contending for a National Title, James Franklin Says
Column
Penn State Football is “Very Close” to Contending for a National Title, James Franklin Says
3 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
“...it’s even more challenging getting into that Top 4,” James Franklin said, “because (after) the top four to five programs in the country, the drop-off to the Top 10 is significant — probably much more significant than anywhere else.” [Read More]
Penn State Football: What Stars Do in a Weighty Situation
Column
Penn State Football: What Stars Do in a Weighty Situation
3 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
At this week’s Penn State football winter workout bonanza, three Nittany Lion leaders — Tariq Castro-Fields, Sean Clifford and Journey Brown — stood out by standing off to to the side. But they never stood still. [Read More]
20 for ’20: Your Penn State Football Spring Practice Cheat Sheet
Column
20 for ’20: Your Penn State Football Spring Practice Cheat Sheet
4 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
The 2020 Nittany Lions begin official drills in two weeks. Twenty things you need to know. [Read More]
Penn State Football: The Uplifting Story of Brett Brackett & Co.
Column
Penn State Football: The Uplifting Story of Brett Brackett & Co.
4 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
Brett Brackett is the quintessential Penn Stater doing good Penn State things with other Penn Staters. For people who are not Penn Staters. The former Penn State and NFL tight end’s current job title says it all: “Director of Sports Impact for Uplifting Athletes.” [Read More]
Penn State Football: This Week’s NFL Combine – Who & What to Watch For & When
Column
Penn State Football: This Week’s NFL Combine – Who & What to Watch For & When
5 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
Six former Nittany Lions will be among the 337 participants in Indianapolis for the NFL Combine this week: K.J. Hamler, Yetur Gross-Matos, Rob Windsor, Cam Brown, John Reid and (by way of Oregon) recently-married Juwan Johnson. [Read More]
Revenues Flat for Penn State Football, Intercollegiate Athletics in 2018-19, as Profits Down $6 Million
Column
Revenues Flat for Penn State Football, Intercollegiate Athletics in 2018-19, as Profits Down $6 Million
5 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
Overall revenues for Penn State athletics were $164.5 million in its most recently completed fiscal year, a dip of about $840,000 from 2017-18. Revenues for Penn State football were $105.5 million, an increase of only $244,000. [Read More]
Penn State Football: The Long, Slade and Shorter of the 2020 Transfer Portal
Column
Penn State Football: The Long, Slade and Shorter of the 2020 Transfer Portal
6 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
Ricky Slade and Justin Shorter had such promise. (Still do.) Potential was their middle name. They were No. 1’s in their states and either No. 1 or No. 2 at their position in the country, according to ESPN and 247Sports. What happened? [Read More]
Page: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
order food online
Featured Columnists