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Mike Poorman

Mike Poorman has covered Penn State football since 1979 -- the past seven seasons for StateCollege.com. 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

Who Will Lead Penn State’s Defense in 2016? His Name Rings a Bell
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Who Will Lead Penn State’s Defense in 2016? His Name Rings a Bell
10 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
Despite the (NFL) Combined play of the Nittany Lions’ defensive front, Brandon Bell to the rescue happened more than you think in 2015. And as the senior leader of the defense in 2016, it will have to happen even more often this fall. [Read More]
O’Brien & Hackenberg: Memories of Their Year Together at Penn State
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O’Brien & Hackenberg: Memories of Their Year Together at Penn State
10 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
One day at practice, O’Brien grabbed Hackenberg’s right ankle with one hand and his left with the other. Then he literally walked the QB through the first two steps of his drop. It was the kind of literal hands-on coaching that O’Brien loved and under which Hackenberg thrived. [Read More]
For Penn State Football Veterans, Hosting THON Kids ‘Kind of Humbles Guys’
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For Penn State Football Veterans, Hosting THON Kids ‘Kind of Humbles Guys’
11 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
“It let’s guys know that although this is what we do 24/7, it’s not who we are,” says linebacker Brandon Bell said. “Giving back is what it’s all about. Seeing these kids smile is what it’s all about.” [Read More]
Penn State Football: Why New D-coordinator Brent Pry Likes Joe Moorhead’s Offense
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Penn State Football: Why New D-coordinator Brent Pry Likes Joe Moorhead’s Offense
11 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
“The excitement is because a lot of what coach Moorhead is bringing with this offense is what we already see” in the Big Ten, said Pry. “It will give us a chance to put some of our ideas to the test.” [Read More]
Penn State Football: Can Saquon & Sanders Work? History Says Yes
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Penn State Football: Can Saquon & Sanders Work? History Says Yes
12 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
With Penn State’s 1969 and 1993 seasons, as well as the Warner-Moore and Dozier-Thomas tandems, as a guide, it’s the (Joe) Moorhead the merrier for big-time Nittany Lion running backs. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Plenty of Teachable Moments for O-coordinator Joe Moorhead
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Penn State Football: Plenty of Teachable Moments for O-coordinator Joe Moorhead
12 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
Teaching Penn State’s coaches. Teaching Penn State’s players. Teaching Pennsylvania high school football coaches. The new offensive coordinator in town is a busy guy. [Read More]
Penn State Football: How’s This For a Big Game? PSU vs. Pitt on Sept. 10
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Penn State Football: How’s This For a Big Game? PSU vs. Pitt on Sept. 10
13 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
It’s been 5,622 days since Penn State and Pitt last met on the football field. And counting. No loss of any variety by Penn State in 2016 would sting as much as a defeat at Heinz Field. [Read More]
Let’s Be (Andy) Frank About Penn State Football Recruiting
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Let’s Be (Andy) Frank About Penn State Football Recruiting
13 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
Since Andy Frank arrived at Penn State in January 2014, he has overseen the recruiting of three incoming classes and the awarding of 70 scholarships on three National Letter of Intent Days in just over 25 months. [Read More]
Penn State Football & James Franklin Are in Better Shape Than You Think
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Penn State Football & James Franklin Are in Better Shape Than You Think
14 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
Entering the 2016 season, Penn State has a roster with a cumulative 276 career starts returning (tops at PSU over the past five seasons), as well as being populated with about 80% of players who came in under current head coach James Franklin. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Renovate, Not Replace, is Goal for Beaver Stadium
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Penn State Football: Renovate, Not Replace, is Goal for Beaver Stadium
14 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
“Our desire is to renovate,” Phil Esten, Penn State’s deputy director of athletics, said on Thursday. “I don’t think we’re going to need to build a new stadium.” [Read More]
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