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Penn State Football: Watch Two Film Breakdowns Of Saquon Barkley
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Penn State Football: Watch Two Film Breakdowns Of Saquon Barkley
13 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Film breakdowns are fun, or at least I enjoy them and nobody has more entertaining film than Saquon Barkley. But that doesn't mean Barkley is without his flaws or question marks when it comes to translating his talents to the next level. [Read More]

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Penn State Football: Barkley And Gesicki Take Home Sporting News Honors Penn State Football: Barkley And Gesicki Take Home Sporting News Honors
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Saquon Barkley isn't the only one taking home some All-American honors as he and and senior tight end Mike Gesicki each earned All-America recognition from Sporting News on Tuesday. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Enter Break In Thick Of Postseason Talk Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Enter Break In Thick Of Postseason Talk
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State will enter the midseason break ranked No.18 in the USCHO.com poll and currently 11th in the PairWise rankings as they stand on Monday. The PairWise ranking is likely the change over the next few weeks as teams play, the Nittany Lions will hit the ice again in early January against Wiscons [Read More]
Penn State Football: Barkley Lands AP Honors, Team Awards Announced Penn State Football: Barkley Lands AP Honors, Team Awards Announced
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Saquon Barkley has been named a First-Team All-American by the Associated Press as an all-purpose player. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Beat Robert Morris 7-4 Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Beat Robert Morris 7-4
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
But for now, a team plagued with injuries rests, and waits to see if growing postseason hopes are as real as they seem in early December. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Barkley Finishes Fourth In Heisman Voting, And Why He Wasn't Invited Penn State Football: Barkley Finishes Fourth In Heisman Voting, And Why He Wasn't Invited
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Saquon Barkley finished fourth in the 2017 Heisman Trophy voting as Baker Mayfield took home the honor on Saturday night. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Waltz Past George Washington 74-54 Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Waltz Past George Washington 74-54
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The back half of Penn State's out of conference slate will do little to help the Nittany Lions' resume, but as so often the case across the country the 'easy' games can turn into the ones that catch teams on an off day. A win is a win, and Penn State avoided picking up a bad loss on Saturday aft [Read More]
Penn State Baseball: Braden Halladay, Son Of Roy Halladay Commits To Penn State Penn State Baseball: Braden Halladay, Son Of Roy Halladay Commits To Penn State
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State baseball has landed the services of pitcher Braden Halladay, the son of former Phillies' pitcher Roy Halladay. The class of 2019 right-handed pitcher comes in at 6-foot-3, 150 pounds and hails from Odessa, Fla. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Barkley Misses Out On Maxwell, But He Shouldn't Have Penn State Football: Barkley Misses Out On Maxwell, But He Shouldn't Have
6 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
It is dumb, in a lot of ways to try and parse the differences between great football players. To sit down and say that the winner of the Maxwell Award or Heisman Trophy should have been someone else implies that whoever makes the list of finalists wasn't deserving. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Barkley Takes Home Silver Football Penn State Football: Barkley Takes Home Silver Football
1 week ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
He is also a finalist for three other national awards – Maxwell Award, Doak Walker Award, Walter Camp Player of the Year Award. The winner of those awards will be announced this evening. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Barkley Named Paul Hornung Award Winner Penn State Football: Barkley Named Paul Hornung Award Winner
1 week ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Another day another award for Saquon Barkley. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Andre Robinson And Alex Barbir Set For Transfer Per Report Penn State Football: Andre Robinson And Alex Barbir Set For Transfer Per Report
1 week ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State kicker Alex Barbir is set to transfer according to a Lions247 report on Tuesday night. The program has granted him his release. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Hultz Named To US National Junior Team Penn State Hockey: Hultz Named To US National Junior Team
1 week ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State freshman defenseman Cole Hults has been named to the preliminary roster for the 2018 U.S. National Junior Team that will compete in the 2018 International Ice Hockey Federation World Junior Championships in Buffalo, N.Y. from December 26, 2017 through January 5, 2018 as announced earlier [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Fall 64-63 To Wisconsin Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Fall 64-63 To Wisconsin
1 week ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
It's unfair to balance a career on quite literally a single point, but if Penn State is going to make the postseason it will have done so because it won more of these kinds of games than it lost. And so far it's hard to say which way the scales are leaning. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Saquon Barkley Not Among Heisman Finalists Penn State Football: Saquon Barkley Not Among Heisman Finalists
1 week ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Saquon Barkley was not among the three finalists named on Monday night for the Heisman trophy. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Franklin Ready For Rahne To Push The Needle Penn State Football: Franklin Ready For Rahne To Push The Needle
1 week ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Few hires are more important than that of an offensive coordinator. Especially in this day and age of college football, one where points are scored in bunches and games are won and lost on the ability to operate an explosive attack. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Beat Iowa 77-73 To Open Big Ten Play Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Beat Iowa 77-73 To Open Big Ten Play
2 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Iowa had beaten Penn State 12 straight times in Iowa City and on Saturday night it looked like the Hawkeyes were closing in on making it 13 as the Nittany Lions leaned on the ropes. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Blank No.11 Ohio State 4-0 Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Blank No.11 Ohio State 4-0
2 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The win makes it six straight unbeaten for a Penn State team finding its stride nearing the midway point of the season. Jones' shutout was a 33-save effort for his third scoreless outing of his career. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Grab Two Points In Shootout Win Over No.11 Ohio State Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Grab Two Points In Shootout Win Over No.11 Ohio State
2 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State hockey continued its tradition of occasionally making things harder than they need to be, beating No.11 Ohio State in a shootout on Friday night despite leading the game 3-1 in the third period and tying the contest with .7 seconds to play. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Five Underrated Saquon Barkley Runs
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Penn State Football: Five Underrated Saquon Barkley Runs
2 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Saquon Barkley is *probably* going to declare for the NFL Draft, he has a chance to go in the Top 5 and is just weeks from making millions and millions of dollars being one of the best running backs on the planet. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Huff Reportedly Set To Join Moorhead Penn State Football: Huff Reportedly Set To Join Moorhead
2 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The move opens the door for a busy hiring season in State College. Franklin is already slated to hire or promote from within to replace Moorhead and now Huff. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Barkley Takes Home Three Major Big Ten Honors Penn State Football: Barkley Takes Home Three Major Big Ten Honors
2 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Saquon Barkley didn't win all of the Big Ten awards on Thursday but he nearly did. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Joe Moorhead Won't Coach In Bowl Game Penn State Football: Joe Moorhead Won't Coach In Bowl Game
2 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Former Penn State offensive coordinator Joe Moorhead won't be on the sideline for the Nittany Lions bowl game this winter according to Mississippi State Athletic Director John Cohen. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Barkley and Co. Grab First-Team Honors, Walter Camp Nod Penn State Football: Barkley and Co. Grab First-Team Honors, Walter Camp Nod
2 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The second wave of Big Ten awards are out and some of your favorite Nittany Lions are taking home first-team honors. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Names To Consider To Replace Joe Moorhead Penn State Football: Names To Consider To Replace Joe Moorhead
2 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State football is reportedly just days away from a coaching search to replace offensive coordinator Joe Moorhead as he takes the head coaching job at Mississippi State. It's unknown at this time if Moorhead will coach in Penn State's bowl game. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Smirnov Set For Return Penn State Hockey: Smirnov Set For Return
2 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State hockey is 3-0-1 in its last four games and only getting healthier. The Nittany Lions are set to see the return of star forward Denis Smirnov this weekend against Ohio State. Smirnov has missed the past several weeks with an illness. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Conference Announces First Wave Of All-Big Ten Awards Penn State Football: Conference Announces First Wave Of All-Big Ten Awards
2 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
It's that time of the year and Penn State fans will be glad to know that the Big Ten media and coaches haven't forgot about some of their favorite Nittany Lions during award season. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Johnson Already Poised For Big 2018 Penn State Football: Johnson Already Poised For Big 2018
2 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"I don't really think about it," Johnson said, through a smile, after Penn State's 66-3 win over Maryland this weekend. "That's something Coach Franklin will determine. We've just got to focus on the bowl game." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Handing Out The Grades Following A 66-3 Win Over Maryland Penn State Football: Handing Out The Grades Following A 66-3 Win Over Maryland
3 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Well, that was a football game that had a beginning a middle and end over the span of about 20 minutes. Penn State was only ever going to struggle if the Nittany Lions didn't show up, little Maryland had shown all season or offered up on Saturday suggested that would change as Penn State cruised to [Read More]
Penn State Football: Now It's All About Staying Power Penn State Football: Now It's All About Staying Power
3 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"I really believe that this is the beginning for us, we just continue to get better," James Franklin said following Penn State's win on Saturday. "That's every aspect of the program. That's the players, the coaches, the trainers the doctors. What we need to do is continue to build this program [Read More]
Happy Valley Hockey: An Excerpt from the New Book on the Rise of Penn State Hockey Happy Valley Hockey: An Excerpt from the New Book on the Rise of Penn State Hockey
3 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com Staff
StateCollege.com sports editor Ben Jones has spent the past six years covering Penn State hockey. It's a journey that saw the Nittany Lions go from a club team to the NCAA tournament and just a few goals from the Frozen Four. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: No.16 Ranked Aggies Pull Away From Nittany Lions For 98-87 Win Penn State Basketball: No.16 Ranked Aggies Pull Away From Nittany Lions For 98-87 Win
3 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State basketball hung around with No.16 Texas A&M on Tuesday night but couldn't overcome a cold shooting night from beyond the arc and poorly timed misses from the free throw line to fall 98-87. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Manny Bowen Out For Maryland Game, Apke To Miss First Half Penn State Football: Manny Bowen Out For Maryland Game, Apke To Miss First Half
3 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State will continue to be without once starting linebacker Manny Bowen according to coach James Franklin. Bowen has missed each of the last two games due to a violation of team rules. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nobody Has Fun Like Tommy Stevens Penn State Football: Nobody Has Fun Like Tommy Stevens
3 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"I remember messing with my high school coach back in the day when I was like a sophomore and I was playing receiver and tight end at the time," Stevens said on Saturday. "nd I made him switch it on the roster to say athlete." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Handing Out The Grades Following A 56-44 Win Over Nebraska Penn State Football: Handing Out The Grades Following A 56-44 Win Over Nebraska
4 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State took care of business on Saturday night with a 56-44 thumping of Nebraska that was never as close as the final score may have indicated. [Read More]
If Saturday Was His Last, Barkley Shines In Beaver Stadium Encore If Saturday Was His Last, Barkley Shines In Beaver Stadium Encore
4 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Nobody made Beaver Stadium stand faster than Saquon Barkley. A 230-pound ball of muscle that could leap over defenders, shake past would-be tacklers and make future NFL players look like beginners. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Third Period Blows Nittany Lions Past ASU 7-0 Penn State Hockey: Third Period Blows Nittany Lions Past ASU 7-0
4 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Two of the youngest teams took the ice on Friday night and the Nittany Lions came out on top 7-0 as Penn State beat Arizona State in the desert. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Watkins, Garner Lead Nittany Lions Past Columbia 79-65 Penn State Basketball: Watkins, Garner Lead Nittany Lions Past Columbia 79-65
4 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State overcame an early season injury bug without star guards Tony Carr and Josh Reaves to beat Columbia 79-65 on Friday night to open the season 4-0. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Previewing The Opponent: Nebraska Penn State Football: Previewing The Opponent: Nebraska
4 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State is set to host Nebraska in Beaver Stadium this weekend for the first time since 2011 with a undefeated home record on the line for the Nittany Lions and potentially the job of Nebraska head coach Mike Riley for the Huskers. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Barkley Named Doak Walker Semifinalist Penn State Football: Barkley Named Doak Walker Semifinalist
4 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Three finalists for the award will be named Tuesday, November 21. The 2017 Doak Walker Award recipient will be announced live on The Home Depot College Football Awards on Thursday, December 7 on ESPN. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Overcome Bumps And Bruises To Win 70-57 Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Overcome Bumps And Bruises To Win 70-57
4 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State overcame bumps and bruises, a feisty Montana team and a bad night at the free throw line to win 70-57 and improve to 3-0 on the year Wednesday night. [Read More]
Penn State Football: From A Notebook To Reality, Gesicki Makes Words Come To Life Penn State Football: From A Notebook To Reality, Gesicki Makes Words Come To Life
4 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Somewhere in his room Penn State tight end Mike Gesicki had a notebook. Pages of open space to collect thoughts, write down reminders. It could have been used for anything, it could have been used for nothing, just taking up space. [Read More]
Penn State Football: McSorley Golden Arm Finalist Penn State Football: McSorley Golden Arm Finalist
4 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State quarterback Trace McSorley is among the five finalists for the Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award, which is presented to the nation’s top quarterback. [Read More]
Penn State Football Season Tickets Set For Small Increase Penn State Football Season Tickets Set For Small Increase
4 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The $35 season ticket increase is for all seats in Beaver Stadium, including the main seating bowl, the Mount Nittany Club and Suites. The price of a public season ticket in the bowl will rise from $385 to $420 for the 2018 season. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Don't Forget To Say Goodbye Penn State Football: Don't Forget To Say Goodbye
4 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
I get asked a lot if I'm a Penn State fan, or if seeing Penn State lose makes me unhappy. If I'm as upset about a last minute loss to Ohio State and Michigan State as everyone else. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Handing Out The Grades Following A 35-6 Win Over Rutgers Penn State Football: Handing Out The Grades Following A 35-6 Win Over Rutgers
5 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
With the boys back in town, Saturday was basically an exercise in taking care of business for the Nittany Lions who slept walked through the first quarter, waking up in time to roll to a 35-6 victory over Rutgers. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Don't Count Out McSorley Weighing Options, Barkley Playing In Bowl Penn State Football: Don't Count Out McSorley Weighing Options, Barkley Playing In Bowl
5 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The assumption, for the better part of forever, has been that Penn State would be losing the services of Saquon Barkley to the NFL following the season. In turn it's not incredibly unreasonable to think Barkley might opt to skip the Nittany Lions' bowl game. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Enter Final Stretch With 35-6 Victory Over Rutgers Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Enter Final Stretch With 35-6 Victory Over Rutgers
5 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
In reality the only surprise would have been if Penn State hadn't won 29 or more. And for at least 30 minutes that seemed like a distinct possibility. The wind catching the opening kickoff and turning a ploy to avoid Saquon Barkley into a long onside kick as Rutgers recovered the opening kickoff fo [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Carr Drops 33 As Nittany Lions Cruise To 86-75 Opening Victory Penn State Basketball: Carr Drops 33 As Nittany Lions Cruise To 86-75 Opening Victory
5 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State basketball got a career night from Tony Carr and its first win of the season as the Nittany Lions took care of Campbell on Friday evening 86-75. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Blacknall Continues The Grind Penn State Football: Blacknall Continues The Grind
5 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"I look back and I see how they added up," Blacknall added. "I haven't had the production that everyone else had, but it's one of those things where I've stayed focused with it and that's probably the hardest part. Just staying with it." [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Future Nittany Lions Sign Letters Of Intent Penn State Basketball: Future Nittany Lions Sign Letters Of Intent
5 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The future of Penn State basketball might be decided in 2017-18 but the Nittany Lions got their 2018-19 recruiting class down on paper Wednesday morning. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Close Games Have Hurt Nittany Lions, But Also Account For Third Of Franklin Victories Penn State Football: Close Games Have Hurt Nittany Lions, But Also Account For Third Of Franklin Victories
5 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
It is not without cause that Penn State's late game management has been something of a talking point the past two weeks. The Nittany Lions have lost two straight, both in which Penn State was either leading or tied inside of five minutes to play. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Smirnov Set To Miss Penn State Hockey: Smirnov Set To Miss "Several Weeks"
5 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State hockey's up and down opening month took another blow as coach Guy Gadowsky announced that star forward Denis Smirnov will miss "several weeks" for medical reasons. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Looking To Hit Restart, Nittany Lions Open 28-Point Favorite Over Rutgers Penn State Football: Looking To Hit Restart, Nittany Lions Open 28-Point Favorite Over Rutgers
5 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State has opened 28-point favorite over Rutgers this weekend as the Nittany Lions look to hit the reset button against the Scarlet Knights to start off the final three game of the regular season. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Handing Out The Grades Following A 27-24 Loss To Michigan State Penn State Football: Handing Out The Grades Following A 27-24 Loss To Michigan State
6 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Much like last week Penn State fans undoubtedly will want little to do with the game when it comes to remembering a torturous seven hour slog through the rain and the delays and the last second loss that you could see coming. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Last Second 27-24 Loss Continues To Magnify Larger Issues Penn State Football: Last Second 27-24 Loss Continues To Magnify Larger Issues
6 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"I think that it's something, that last year a lot of teams didn't necessarily know how to play us," quarterback Trace McSorley said after the game. "Maybe they'd try and stop the run or stop the pass and as teams play games you get more film on them. So you can go back to last year and see wh [Read More]
Penn State Football: O'Brien And McGloin Set For Houston Reunion Penn State Football: O'Brien And McGloin Set For Houston Reunion
6 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The band of fighters is back. Matt McGloin and Bill O'Brien reuniting, this time in the NFL as the Houston Texas picked up McGloin on Thursday afternoon. [Read More]
Penn State Football: McSorley Selected as Unitas Award Finalist Penn State Football: McSorley Selected as Unitas Award Finalist
6 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Junior Penn State quarterback Trace McSorley is among the 10 finalists for the Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award, which is presented to the nation’s top quarterback. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions At No. 7 In College Football Rankings Penn State Football: Nittany Lions At No. 7 In College Football Rankings
6 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State is No. 7 in the first edition for the College Football Playoff rankings released on Tuesday night. The Nittany Lions come in just one spot behind Ohio State, the highest ranked Big Ten team. [Read More]
Penn State Football: End Of The Day, 2017 Nittany Lions Are Who They Are, And That Is Fine Penn State Football: End Of The Day, 2017 Nittany Lions Are Who They Are, And That Is Fine
6 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
James Franklin was equal parts exasperated and understanding during his Tuesday press conference, his first since Penn State's late loss to Ohio State this past weekend. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Players-Only Meeting Sets Tone After Ohio State Loss Penn State Football: Players-Only Meeting Sets Tone After Ohio State Loss
6 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
For Penn State the challenge has been going 1-0 each week. The kind of cliche sounding mantra that has actually turned into the backbone of one of the program's most successful runs. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Updated Bowl Projections Penn State Football: Updated Bowl Projections
6 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
It might be easy to forget, but Penn State's season is not in fact over, and the Nittany Lions are still in the playoff conversation heading into the final third of the year. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Barkley Named Maxwell Award Semifinalist Penn State Football: Barkley Named Maxwell Award Semifinalist
6 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Junior running back Saquon Barkley is among the 18 semifinalists for the Maxwell Award for the Collegiate Player of the Year. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Handing Out The Grades Following A 39-38 Loss To Ohio State Penn State Football: Handing Out The Grades Following A 39-38 Loss To Ohio State
7 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State's loss to Ohio State on Saturday night will not be forgotten anytime soon as the Nittany Lions found themselves up by 15 in the fourth quarter only to see that lead slip away. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Previewing The Opponent: Ohio State Penn State Football: Previewing The Opponent: Ohio State
7 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Can Penn State knock the Buckeyes down a peg for the second straight year? That's the 8-and-0 question and a win that would be the first over Ohio State in consecutive meetings since the late 1970s. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Add Quarterback To 2019 Class Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Add Quarterback To 2019 Class
7 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Contrary to popular belief the Trace McSorley era will not last forever. And a mid season commitment was a reminder of that as the Nittany Lions added a quarterback to the class of 2019. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Barkley Back And No Longer In Awe Penn State Football: Barkley Back And No Longer In Awe
7 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Two years ago Saquon Barkley took the field at the Horseshoe and showed the nation why he would become one of the premiere backs in college football. [Read More]
Penn State Football: The Basics, Not The Wrinkles Will Win Saturday Penn State Football: The Basics, Not The Wrinkles Will Win Saturday
7 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State and Ohio State are essentially in the College Football Playoffs. It's just that the game is getting played two months early. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Meyer Not Short On Praise For Barkley Penn State Football: Meyer Not Short On Praise For Barkley
7 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
But the fact that they motion him out and create matchup nightmares, that's what makes this guy -- he's -- I'd be careful to say this, but he's as good an all-purpose running back we've seen. And that's 30 years. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Barkley And Cabinda Pick Up Big Ten Weekly Honors Penn State Football: Barkley And Cabinda Pick Up Big Ten Weekly Honors
7 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Junior running back Saquon Barkley and senior linebacker Jason Cabinda claimed Big Ten Player of the Week honors for their performances against No. 19 Michigan. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Wrinkles Or Not, Nittany Lions Not Done With The New Looks Penn State Football: Wrinkles Or Not, Nittany Lions Not Done With The New Looks
8 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"The “wildcat” was mainly just because I know how much everyone loves the “wildcat.”' Franklin said with a smile. A self-aware reference to earlier in his tenure at Penn State, when the Wildcat was a frequent staple of the offense, and frequently criticized along the way. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Handing Out The Grades Following A 42-13 Win Over Michigan Penn State Football: Handing Out The Grades Following A 42-13 Win Over Michigan
8 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
That was something else, Penn State pretty well blowing the doors off a Michigan team that rarely gives up points, yards, chances and just about anything on defense. The Nittany Lions struck first, and short of the second quarter never really looked back en route to a convincing 42-13 final. [Read More]
Penn State Football: From Shoop To No. 2, The Power Of Belief As Nittany Lions Beat Michigan 42-13 Penn State Football: From Shoop To No. 2, The Power Of Belief As Nittany Lions Beat Michigan 42-13
8 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"It's huge," Linebacker Jason Cabinda said of the word after the game. "It's the difference between the first two years I got here and the second two years I got here. We've just got everyone pulling the rope in the same direction right now, and everyone is believing in what Coach Franklin is [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: 3-2 AIC Loss Points To Larger, But Correctable Issues For Nittany Lions Penn State Hockey: 3-2 AIC Loss Points To Larger, But Correctable Issues For Nittany Lions
8 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"We're not playing the Penn State hockey that made us successful last year, we're playing a different game that I'm not sure anybody is good enough to play that game. We're not the ultra-skilled team that we can play the way we're playing offense right now." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Previewing The Opponent: Michigan Penn State Football: Previewing The Opponent: Michigan
8 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Michigan can beat Penn State, the question is if it will. And it's hard to picture that scenario unfolding. At the end of the day Penn State's offense is more complete and its defense is at least comparable to Michigan's. The Nittany Lions don't want this to turn into a field goal contest, but i [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Win With Ease Despite 7-5 Final Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Win With Ease Despite 7-5 Final
8 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Denis Smirnov's fourth goal in as many games just 49 seconds into the final period seemed to shut the door on the night. Kris Myllari's snipe put Penn State's goal count to seven, ahead by four. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Maybe Not Revenge, But Nittany Lions Haven't Forgotten Penn State Football: Maybe Not Revenge, But Nittany Lions Haven't Forgotten
8 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"We were laughing in the huddle. We would run the exact same play eight straight times. We literally ran the same play eight times. We were cracking up." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Get Ready For Defense On Saturday Night Penn State Football: Get Ready For Defense On Saturday Night
8 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"We've got a tremendous challenge this week against one of the best defenses in the country," James Franklin said on Tuesday. "Should be fun. Should be a great environment. Should be a great game to watch. There's going to be some pretty interesting chess matches going between all the coordinat [Read More]
Penn State Football: University Says To Watch For Fake Tickets This Weekend Penn State Football: University Says To Watch For Fake Tickets This Weekend
8 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Due to these incidents and the tremendous interest in Saturday’s game between No. 2 Penn State and No. 19/15 Michigan, Intercollegiate Athletics encourages fans purchasing tickets to only purchase them through Penn State authorized sources. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Franklin Nips A&M Rumors In The Bud Penn State Football: Franklin Nips A&M Rumors In The Bud
8 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Franklin may have never left for A&M and the Aggies may have never really wanted him in the first place. But mark this as Round 1 of what will undoubtedly be several when it comes to programs hoping to nab Franklin and his program-building acumen. [Read More]
Penn State Football: What To Know About Attending College GameDay On Saturday Penn State Football: What To Know About Attending College GameDay On Saturday
8 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
As you may have heard, College GameDay is broadcasting live from State College this weeekend. And if you haven't heard, well, spoilers. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Barkley Lands Midseason All American Honors Penn State Football: Barkley Lands Midseason All American Honors
8 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Saquon Barkley was named to the Sporting News first-team All-American squad at the midway point of the year. The honor was announced on Monday afternoon. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Head Into Home Opener At Solid 2-2 Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Head Into Home Opener At Solid 2-2
8 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
While the Nittany Lions' most recent game might suggest otherwise, Penn State finds itself entering its home opening series against AIC in pretty good shape after a tough two weeks on the road. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Hit Highest Ranking Since 1999 Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Hit Highest Ranking Since 1999
9 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State football may not have played this past weekend but the Nittany Lions moved up to No.2 in the nation in both the AP and Coaches Poll. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Watch Incredible Peyton Jones Save As No. 11 Nittany Lions Upend No. 7 Minnesota 3-1 Penn State Hockey: Watch Incredible Peyton Jones Save As No. 11 Nittany Lions Upend No. 7 Minnesota 3-1
9 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
No. 11 Penn State hockey took advantage of power plays and stout defense on Friday night to beat No.7 Minnesota 3-1. The win marked just the fifth against the Gophers in 18 attempts and second on the road against Minnesota. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Five Bye Week Games To Watch, And Who To Root For Penn State Football: Five Bye Week Games To Watch, And Who To Root For
9 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
With Penn State sitting at home this weekend awaiting a crucial meeting with Michigan in just eight days, there isn't a shortage of football to watch in the meanwhile. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Trust And Learning, Shep Garner Headed Into Senior Season Penn State Basketball: Trust And Learning, Shep Garner Headed Into Senior Season
9 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State basketball enters a pivotal seasons of the Pat Chambers era in less than a month. With it will come expectations, hype and anticipation. If the Nittany Lions make the postseason it might be the start of the newest phase in the program's history. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Film Study For Michigan Not As Easy As Usual Penn State Football: Film Study For Michigan Not As Easy As Usual
9 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
“Don Brown, their defensive coordinator, is big into their personnel obviously and does a great job," Franklin added. "So they’re playing a little bit different when it comes to personnel packages this year than they were last year." [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Kerr Back, Healthy And Ready For 2017 Penn State Hockey: Kerr Back, Healthy And Ready For 2017
9 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
“It was a hell of a lot harder to watch it than to be in it, I think,” the junior said on Monday. “I’ve been in a lot of games like that when you’re in it, you’re so focused on what you have to do and getting the job done. When you’re in the stands you kind of feel helpless and you’r [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Looking To Get Back The Edge Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Looking To Get Back The Edge
9 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"We didn't teach them to play that way in the past, they just had it," Gadowsky said. "They're going to have to find it again." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Michigan Game Set For 7:30 Kick On ABC Penn State Football: Michigan Game Set For 7:30 Kick On ABC
9 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State will officially host No. 17/16 Michigan to Beaver Stadium for the annual Penn State White Out game that will kick at 7:30 p.m. on ABC. In addition, the game will also be available on the Penn State Sports Network (6 p.m. airtime) and GoPSUsports.com. [Read More]
Ben State Football: If Franklin Was Selling Cars, They Seem To Run Just Fine Ben State Football: If Franklin Was Selling Cars, They Seem To Run Just Fine
9 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
To be honest that assessment was never really fair or even really all that nice. Franklin was confident and sure of himself, and there's nothing inherently wrong with that [Read More]
Penn State Football: Handing Out The Grades Following A 31-7 Win Over Northwestern Penn State Football: Handing Out The Grades Following A 31-7 Win Over Northwestern
10 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Handing out the grades as Penn State heads into the bye week at 6-0 on the season. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Barkley Targets Only Help Nittany Lions Penn State Football: Barkley Targets Only Help Nittany Lions
10 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
This season Barkley has been exceptionally effective in the pass game. He has 29 catches on 32 targets for an average of 13.6 yards a catch and 1.33 targets a quarter. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Entrance Exams Done As Nittany Lions Beat Northwestern 31-7 Penn State Football: Entrance Exams Done As Nittany Lions Beat Northwestern 31-7
10 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"This is what you play here for, this is what you play Big Ten football for. The games that are going to define your season and that's what we've kind of got coming up. Obviously you have to take it one game at a time, but this is what you've got to be excited for." [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Might Take Step Back And Forward In 2017 Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Might Take Step Back And Forward In 2017
10 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State opens the season this weekend at Clarkson and St Lawrence before heading to Minnesota. The Nittany Lions will then head back to State College to open the home slate against American International. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Saquon Barkley Might Be Getting Better, Somehow Penn State Football: Saquon Barkley Might Be Getting Better, Somehow
10 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Saquon Barkley, as you may have noticed, is quite good at football. He does things you couldn't pull off in video games and he does it on a regular basis. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Franklin Gives No Real Update On Gesicki Penn State Football: Franklin Gives No Real Update On Gesicki
10 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"But you know, really no updates. I mean, we expect Mike to play on Saturday, as well as the other tight ends, as well as the other tight ends." [Read More]
Ben State Football: The Offense You Want Might Not Be The Offense You Need Ben State Football: The Offense You Want Might Not Be The Offense You Need
10 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State's offense seems to be impressing everyone but Penn State fans. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Hamilton And Barkley Take Home Conference Honors Penn State Football: Hamilton And Barkley Take Home Conference Honors
10 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
It's a double award week for Penn State as DaeSean Hamilton and Saquon Barkley are both taking home weekly Big Ten honors the conference announced on Monday. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Defense Swarming As Speed Takes Control Penn State Football: Defense Swarming As Speed Takes Control
11 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"Every day Coach Pry puts an emphasis on all 11 guys running to the ball," Campbell said. "We're working on that every day in practice." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Hamilton Sets Receptions Record Penn State Football: Hamilton Sets Receptions Record
11 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
“We want bigger things than just my career receptions record. We want the national championship.” [Read More]
Penn State Football: Handing Out The Grades Following A 45-14 Win Over Indiana Penn State Football: Handing Out The Grades Following A 45-14 Win Over Indiana
11 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Grading Penn State has been a bit of a challenge so far this season. The Nittany Lions are getting the job done, a 5-0 record speaks for itself and aside from wins against Pitt and Iowa, the points are coming in bunches. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Gesicki Injured In First Half Of Victory Penn State Football: Gesicki Injured In First Half Of Victory
11 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State tight end Mike Gesicki was injured late in the first half of Penn State's 45-14 victory over Indiana on Saturday. The senior was injured at the end of an 11-yard reception and his third of the game. [Read More]
Penn State Football: 45-14 Victory Over Indiana Not Without Its Issues Penn State Football: 45-14 Victory Over Indiana Not Without Its Issues
11 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State's 45-14 victory over Indiana on Saturday afternoon was in essence the best and the worst of what the Nittany Lions have to offer, showcased in a way that never truly threatened Penn State's unbeaten season but showcased why it may not stay that way for long. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Previewing The Opponent: Indiana Penn State Football: Previewing The Opponent: Indiana
11 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Expect Indiana to hang around early, but much like their game against Ohio State, the Hoosiers won't quite have the horses to get it done and Penn State pulls away. 42-2 [Read More]
Penn State Hockey Media Day Notebook Penn State Hockey Media Day Notebook
11 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State hockey has never been lacking when it comes to high expectations, but heading into the 2017-18 season the Nittany Lions find themselves in uncharted waters. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Why The Nittany Lions Won't Be Going Under Center, Ever Penn State Football: Why The Nittany Lions Won't Be Going Under Center, Ever
11 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
It comes perhaps as no surprise that following a week where Penn State's struggles close to the end zone once again brought life to the notion the Nittany Lions should be going under center in short yardage situations. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Brandon Smith Named Campbell Trophy Semifinalist Penn State Football: Brandon Smith Named Campbell Trophy Semifinalist
11 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State senior linebacker Brandon Smith is a semifinalists for the 2017 William V. Campbell Trophy. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Defense Set To Face Simmie Cobbs Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Defense Set To Face Simmie Cobbs
11 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"I think Simmie Cobbs is the difference-maker for them that they missed last year," Penn State coach James Franklin said on Tuesday. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Franklin Speaks On Protests Penn State Football: Franklin Speaks On Protests
11 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State coach James Franklin spoke at length answering two separate questions about the ongoing protests in the NFL following President Donald Trump's tweets indicating that any NFL player that knelt during the national anthem should be fired. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Handing Out The Grades Following A 21-19 Win Over Iowa Penn State Football: Handing Out The Grades Following A 21-19 Win Over Iowa
12 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Well that was something. Penn State found a way to overcome a tough night in Iowa City to beat the Hawkeyes 21-19 on the final play of the game. [Read More]
The Best Celebrity Tweets Following Penn State's Win Over Iowa The Best Celebrity Tweets Following Penn State's Win Over Iowa
12 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State's win over Iowa was hardly a boring game and between an ABC broadcast and Saquon Barkley's performance there was plenty to talk about on social media. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Perfect Or Not, McSorley Drives The Engine Penn State Football: Perfect Or Not, McSorley Drives The Engine
12 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
IOWA CITY, IOWA — "I don't think he could ever be appreciated enough, honestly," Mike Gesicki said. "The guys in our locker room, the coaches, they know what we do. But nobody will understand the time and preparation and ton of reads he has to make. There is tons of stuff that goes into it, [Read More]
21 Feet, Answered Prayer And A Last Second Win As Nittany Lions Beat Iowa 21-19 21 Feet, Answered Prayer And A Last Second Win As Nittany Lions Beat Iowa 21-19
12 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
IOWA CITY, IOWA — "I prayed between every play," Cabinda said, still shaking his head. "Just praying to God that they get it down the field and just finish it." [Read More]
Penn State Football: A Small But Meaningful Change Penn State Football: A Small But Meaningful Change
12 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"That's one of the first things you have to do," James Franklin said after practice earlier this week. "Is to teach the players how not to lose. These are the things that lose games for you, and before we start to learn how to win, learn, we've got to stop doing those things." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Smith Lands Off The Field Honors Penn State Football: Smith Lands Off The Field Honors
12 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State senior linebacker Brandon Smith has been named to the Allstate, American Football Coaches Association (AFCA) Good Works Team. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Franklin Not Worried About Kicking Despite Bumpy Start Penn State Football: Franklin Not Worried About Kicking Despite Bumpy Start
12 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"Tyler is a guy that you're going to get really good feedback. You know, if he missed it, he's going to say he missed it. If he felt like they missed the spot but he still should have made it, he'll say that. Maybe missed the spot a little bit, but I still should have made the kick; or the snap [Read More]
Eichel, Sabres Beat Penguins In Overtime 4-3 At Pegula Ice Arena Eichel, Sabres Beat Penguins In Overtime 4-3 At Pegula Ice Arena
12 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
For the 6,222 fans packed into Pegula Ice Arena on Tuesday night a Penguins' victory would have pleased nearly all of them. But if the crowd had to go home without that, a Jack Eichel game-winner in overtime was not a bad second choice for those just interested in seeing some high level hockey. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Heading Into Big Ten Play Receivers Getting In On Scoring Penn State Football: Heading Into Big Ten Play Receivers Getting In On Scoring
12 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
It's hard to argue with Penn State's methods so far this season, but it's also hard not to imagine how much better this offense could get if the receivers are only just getting started. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Indiana Game Set For 3:30 Kick Penn State Football: Indiana Game Set For 3:30 Kick
12 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State and Indiana will kick off at 3:30 on the Big Ten Network the conference announced on Monday. The September 30. meeting with the Hoosiers serves as the Nittany Lions' Big Ten home opener with Penn State on the road this weekend against Iowa. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Tabbed For Fourth Place Finish, Smirnov And Jones Land Honors Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Tabbed For Fourth Place Finish, Smirnov And Jones Land Honors
12 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State hockey will have to make the climb through a tough conference yet again as the Nittany Lions are tabbed to finish fourth in the Big Ten in the preseason coaches’ poll, the conference announced on Monday. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Up To No.4 In Both Major Polls Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Up To No.4 In Both Major Polls
13 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The early season shuffle around the Top 5 rankings continued on Sunday as Penn State jumped USC a week following the Trojans doing the same as the Nittany Lions are now ranked No.4 in both polls. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Handing Out The Grades Following A 56-0 Win Over Georgia State Penn State Football: Handing Out The Grades Following A 56-0 Win Over Georgia State
13 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
After three games this team is what everyone thought it was going to be. It can score points, the defense is occasionally porous but makes stops and special teams are better than it has been in ages. Penn State is the most well-rounded team in the Big Ten right now. If that's good enough to win the [Read More]
Penn State Football: Brown Injured Early In Blowout Win Penn State Football: Brown Injured Early In Blowout Win
13 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State starting defensive end Torrence Brown suffered a painful looking right knee injury in the first quarter of the Nittany Lions' win over Georgia State. The good news for Penn State, Brown might not be out for long. [Read More]
Penn State Football: What Will It Take? More Than A Few Words Penn State Football: What Will It Take? More Than A Few Words
13 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"Never give up, never give up and always keep that fire in your guy. You don't understand, we've been through a lot, keep that chip on your shoulder and never be too high." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Previewing The Opponent: Georgia State Penn State Football: Previewing The Opponent: Georgia State
13 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State enters this weekend for the final game of its out of conference schedule and in many respects the final weekend of low stress and few worries for Nittany Lion fans. While anything is possible, a 7:30 kick coupled with a 38 point underdog status does little in the way of helping Georgia St [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Roar Zone Sells Out In Just Over Two Minutes Penn State Hockey: Roar Zone Sells Out In Just Over Two Minutes
13 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State hockey continues to be a hot ticket as the student section sold out its entire allotment of season tickets in just two minutes and 12 seconds. The Roar Zone is now sold out for the fifth consecutive season. [Read More]
Penn State Football: No Secrets To The Coin Toss, Just Interesting Stats Penn State Football: No Secrets To The Coin Toss, Just Interesting Stats
13 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"It's usually my gut feeling," James Franklin said after practice on Wednesday. "I usually talk to Brent (Pry) and Joe (Moorhead) and get their opinion. Some of it deals with weather if I feel like the game conditions might be sloppier in the second half." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Barkley Will Have His Work Cut Out For Him To Catch McCaffrey Penn State Football: Barkley Will Have His Work Cut Out For Him To Catch McCaffrey
13 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"You look at what Stanford did with their starting tailback," Franklin said of Christian McCaffrey. "He had a huge impact as a tailback, as well as a punt return guy and as well as a kick return guy." [Read More]
Penn State To Open 2021 Season At Wisconsin Penn State To Open 2021 Season At Wisconsin
13 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State fans can take a look into the future Tuesday as the Big Ten released conference schedules for the 2020 and 2021 seasons. [Read More]
Penn State Football: DeAndre Thompkins Brings Something New To Punt Return Game Penn State Football: DeAndre Thompkins Brings Something New To Punt Return Game
13 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
In its most basic form there are few things more terrifying than returning punts. You can hear the entire field rushing towards you. There is no ambiguity about where the ball is going as soon as its snapped. It's coming for you, and so is everyone else. [Read More]
Ben State Football: Franklin's Akron/Pitt Quote An Avoidable Mess Ben State Football: Franklin's Akron/Pitt Quote An Avoidable Mess
13 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"There are a lot of individual things I could talk about but most important is that were 1-0 this week and we were able to get a win," Franklin said. "That’s what that was for us. I know last year for their win it was like the Super Bowl, but for us this was just like beating Akron." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Iowa Game Set For 7:30 Kick On ABC Penn State Football: Iowa Game Set For 7:30 Kick On ABC
13 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State’s first visit to Iowa since 2012 will kick at 7:30 p.m. and air on ABC. The Nittany Lions and Hawkeyes square off in Kinnick Stadium for the for the 14th time on Sept. 23. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Drop To No. 5 In Both Polls Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Drop To No. 5 In Both Polls
14 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State has dropped to No. 5 in both the AP and Coaches Polls this week following a 33-14 win over Pitt but a busy day around the top 10 in college football. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Haley Shines As Defense Swarms Pitt Penn State Football: Haley Shines As Defense Swarms Pitt
14 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"He doesn't talk as much," Safety Marcus Allen said after Penn State's 33-14 win over Pitt on Saturday. "But when he does talk he's really emotional before the game. That just pumps you up even more. You ever see Friday Night Lights? When Preacher Man was hyped up? That's how Grant was." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Handing Out The Grades Following A 33-14 Win Over Pitt Penn State Football: Handing Out The Grades Following A 33-14 Win Over Pitt
14 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Strictly speaking it wasn't always pretty, but it stood to reason that Penn State's 50+ point Week one blowout wasn't going to be the standard for the rest of the season. So as the Nittany Lions left the field with a 33-14 victory over Pitt on Saturday it was hardly a bad win on the books. [Read More]
Even Not At Their Best, Nittany Lions Still Better Than Most, And Pitt In 33-14 Win Even Not At Their Best, Nittany Lions Still Better Than Most, And Pitt In 33-14 Win
14 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"It just lets us know we didn't even play our best game and we still dropped that many points," DaeSean Hamilton said after the game. "It just means that if we play our best game and our defense and special teams play their best games we can put up 60 or 70." [Read More]
Off The Beaten Path: I Played Chess With John Urschel, And It Did Not Go Well Off The Beaten Path: I Played Chess With John Urschel, And It Did Not Go Well
14 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The first time I really interviewed John Urschel was a few years ago at a military hospital in Altoona as Penn State sent some players to visit for an event. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Previewing The Opponent: Pitt Penn State Football: Previewing The Opponent: Pitt
14 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The wait is finally over. Penn State and Pitt will take the field on Saturday for the second installment of the renewed rivalry, this time at Beaver Stadium for a 3:30 kickoff. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Tip And TV Times Announced Penn State Basketball: Tip And TV Times Announced
14 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The Big Ten announced broadcast arrangements and tip times for nearly all conference games today. [Read More]
Penn State Football: A-10 Warthogs Set For Pregame Flyover Penn State Football: A-10 Warthogs Set For Pregame Flyover
14 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State and Pitt won't be short on the pregame festivities this weekend prior to the 3:30 kickoff. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Like The Rest Of The Line, Connor McGovern Playing With Confidence Penn State Football: Like The Rest Of The Line, Connor McGovern Playing With Confidence
14 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Coaches often say that the farther away from the ball you get, the sooner in your career you can play. So it's no small feat that Connor McGovern finds himself at center just two years into his collegiate career. [Read More]
Ben State Football: Media Access Battle Sums Up Rivalry Ben State Football: Media Access Battle Sums Up Rivalry
14 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Lots of words have already been written this week about Penn State's upcoming meeting with Pitt. It's a clash of two historic programs, the second game in a renewed rivalry series. The Panthers' defeat of Penn State was one of the two losses that kept the Nittany Lions out of the playoffs. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey Announces 2017-18 Captains Penn State Hockey Announces 2017-18 Captains
14 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Forward James Robinson will wear the C this season for Penn State hockey as the fifth captain in the Division I program's history. Erik Autio and Chase Berger will each act as alternate captains alongside their senior counterpart. The news was announced Tuesday afternoon. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Land At No. 4 In Both Major Polls Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Land At No. 4 In Both Major Polls
14 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State jumped up two spots to No. 4 in the nation in both the AP and Coaches polls released on Tuesday afternoon. The ranking is the highest the Nittany Lions have reached in any major poll since 2008. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Handing Out The Grades Following A 52-0 Win Over Akron Penn State Football: Handing Out The Grades Following A 52-0 Win Over Akron
15 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The wait finally ended on Saturday as Penn State hit the field for the first time in defense of its Big Ten Title and historic 2016 season. Penn State's first game since the Rose Bowl would also mark a welcome home after a long season that ended on the road. [Read More]
Penn State Football: The Best Time To Pull The Stars? No Good Answer, But There Are Better Ones Penn State Football: The Best Time To Pull The Stars? No Good Answer, But There Are Better Ones
15 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
As Penn State took the field to start the second half Saquon Barkley lined up deep in the endzone to return the kick. On paper, it makes sense, Barkley is Penn State's best player and he has the best chance to break a big play at any moment. [Read More]
Nittany Lions Zip Past Akron 52-0 As You Saw What You Wanted And What You Needed Nittany Lions Zip Past Akron 52-0 As You Saw What You Wanted And What You Needed
15 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
You saw everything you needed to see and more on Saturday as Penn State opened up the 2017 season. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Barbir Still In Mix With Kicking Duties Penn State Football: Barbir Still In Mix With Kicking Duties
15 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"We've even toyed with the fact that, to take some of it off Tyler's plate, that you go every other kickoff, and you kind of do that for a little while until someone takes control of it," Franklin added. "Right now, it's Tyler. I'd love to get it where we could get Barbir involved." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Hamilton Back And Ready To Finish What He Started Penn State Football: Hamilton Back And Ready To Finish What He Started
15 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Thousands of miles from State College, DaeSean Hamilton sat down in front of reporters with headphones wrapped around his neck and a smile across his face. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Cothran Ready For His Biggest Role Yet Penn State Football: Cothran Ready For His Biggest Role Yet
15 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"First of all, it's definitely a blessing," Cothran said. "Obviously I've grinded out a lot of years here. I mean, obviously you always want to be the starter in your mind. So I mean, to finally be able to say that I am one, it's definitely a blessing. And it definitely just shows the amount o [Read More]
Penn State Football: RV Lots Sold Out, Spaces Now On Sale At Grange Park Penn State Football: RV Lots Sold Out, Spaces Now On Sale At Grange Park
15 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com Staff
In June, Penn State announced that all game day and season RV and Overnight RV is sold out for the 2017 season. Fans who do not have a RV parking permit will need to make other arrangements and Penn State Athletics has partnered with Grange Park [Read More]
Penn State Football: Three Freshmen Set For Week 1 Debut Penn State Football: Three Freshmen Set For Week 1 Debut
15 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"We've got a handful of guys that we're talking about playing as true freshmen," Franklin said during his Week 1 press conference on Tuesday. "And I think that's Lamont Wade. I think that's Yetor Gross-Matos, and I think that's Castro-Fields." [Read More]
Penn State Once Again Offering Incentives For Early Entry Penn State Once Again Offering Incentives For Early Entry
15 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State is looking to improve efficiency when it comes to entering Beaver Stadium and the university is offering up a few perks for fans who come early. [Read More]
Ben State Football: My Best Guess Ben State Football: My Best Guess
15 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
10-2 might be the answer to how Penn State does during the regular season. [Read More]
Penn State Apologizes For Ticket Issues Penn State Apologizes For Ticket Issues
16 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
“This is not the way we expect to do business,” McGrath said. “But it is what we have right now, and we’re working to address (it) and have tickets in fans’ hands in time for the game. Next year it will not be this way." [Read More]
Penn State Football's Biggest Chip Is Hiding In Plain Sight Penn State Football's Biggest Chip Is Hiding In Plain Sight
16 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
“Obviously it meant a lot to me to have him go to bat for me, instill confidence in me and the whole offense. To know that your offensive coordinator’s going to put himself out there and defend everyone on the field, it’s great for the team.” [Read More]
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16 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Check out a Penn State promo from Fox Sports [Read More]
Penn State Football: Rule Changes To Know For 2017 Penn State Football: Rule Changes To Know For 2017
16 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The 2017 football season is just days away and that means brushing up on any new rules to know this year. Fortunately for those who enjoy reading the rule book there aren't too many changes during a slower year for the rules committee. [Read More]
Penn State Football: AP Poll Ranks Nittany Lions At No.6 Penn State Football: AP Poll Ranks Nittany Lions At No.6
16 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State is ranked No. 6 in the Associated Press Poll released Monday afternoon. The Nittany Lions are now ranked in the Top 10 by both major polls as USA Today placed Penn State at No. 6 earlier this month. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Breaking Down James Franklin's New Contract Penn State Football: Breaking Down James Franklin's New Contract
17 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
James Franklin finally has his new contract. The Penn State Board of Trustees's compensation committee meet Friday morning to approve the new terms before publicly announcing them just before noon. [Read More]
Bellator 186 Reportedly Set For Bryce Jordan Center Featuring Phil Davis And Ed Ruth Bellator 186 Reportedly Set For Bryce Jordan Center Featuring Phil Davis And Ed Ruth
17 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Bellator is headed to State College and the Bryce Jordan Center in November. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Big Ten Schedule Released Penn State Basketball: Big Ten Schedule Released
17 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State basketball released its Big Ten schedule this week with the Nittany Lions starting out conference games in early December for the first time ever. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Barber Finally On Campus Penn State Football: Barber Finally On Campus
17 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Four-star freshman defensive end Damion Barber tweeted Wednesday afternoon that he was finally in Happy Valley, rounding out Penn State's incoming class of new faces. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Board Of Trustees Set To Discuss Franklin Contract Per Report Penn State Football: Board Of Trustees Set To Discuss Franklin Contract Per Report
17 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The Penn State Board of Trustees compensation committee is set to meet this Friday via a teleconference to discuss James Franklin's contract extension according to Sports Illustrated. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Sanders Just Fine Waiting His Turn Penn State Football: Sanders Just Fine Waiting His Turn
17 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Miles Sanders is easy to find on media day because he's wearing thick glasses and he's smiling, then again Miles Sanders is always smiling. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Watch Saquon Barkley On SportsCenter
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Penn State Football: Watch Saquon Barkley On SportsCenter
18 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Saquon Barkley made an appearance late Thursday night on SportsCenter with Scott Van Pelt recapping Penn State's 2016 season and look ahead to 2017. Check out his interview. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Cabinda Not Buying Into Potential Trap Game Fears Penn State Football: Cabinda Not Buying Into Potential Trap Game Fears
18 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"I mean I think the pressure is just being 1-0 that week, whoever the opponent is that week, the pressure is to beat that opponent." Cabinda said after practice on Wednesday. [Read More]
Aeneas Hawkins Spoofs 'Get Out' In Penn State Commitment Video Aeneas Hawkins Spoofs 'Get Out' In Penn State Commitment Video
18 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State made it 23 members of the 2018 recruiting class as Cincinnati product Aeneas Hawkins verbally committed on Thursday morning. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Watch Saquon Barkley On Sport Science
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Penn State Football: Watch Saquon Barkley On Sport Science
18 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State running back Saquon Barkley was on ESPN's Sport Science testing out his skills in a variety of different temperatures and climates against the clock. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Four-Star DT Tabs Nittany Lions Penn State Football: Four-Star DT Tabs Nittany Lions
18 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State continued its hot streak on the recruiting trail as four-star defensive tackle P.J. Mustipher verbally committed to the Nittany Lions' 2018 class on Monday. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Handful Of Freshmen Catching Franklin's Eye Penn State Football: Handful Of Freshmen Catching Franklin's Eye
18 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
“Miranda’s a guy that’s put the offense in a situation where we’re kinda having some difficult discussions like we did last year with [Connor] McGovern and [Michal] Menet,” Franklin said. “He’s shown that he belongs.” [Read More]
Penn State Football: Five Things From James Franklin On Media Day Penn State Football: Five Things From James Franklin On Media Day
19 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Five things to know from James Franklin at Penn State media day [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Land Four-Star Lineman Over Ohio State Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Land Four-Star Lineman Over Ohio State
19 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State made it 21 verbal commitments for the 2018 recruiting class as Erie product Fredrick Scruggs committed on Friday afternoon. Scruggs chose the Nittany Lions over Ohio State in his final two schools. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Set For Bahamas Tour Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Set For Bahamas Tour
19 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State basketball is on the road to the Bahamas today where it will meet three local teams during its foreign tour trip from August 4-11. All games will be played in Sir Kendal Isaac’s National Gymnasium, Queen Elizabeth Sports Centre in Nassau. [Read More]
Penn State At No.6 In Coaches Poll Penn State At No.6 In Coaches Poll
19 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State football will start the 2017 season ranked at No. 6 in the USA Today Coaches Poll. The preseason poll was released Thursday afternoon. [Read More]
Penn State Football Sells Out Season Ticket Packages For First Time Since 2008 Penn State Football Sells Out Season Ticket Packages For First Time Since 2008
19 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
For the first time since 2008 Penn State football has sold out its season ticket packages the program announced on Wednesday. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Chambers Adds Ferry To Coaching Staff Penn State Basketball: Chambers Adds Ferry To Coaching Staff
19 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State basketball officially announced the addition of Jim Ferry as an assistant coach on Tuesday morning. Most recently Ferry served as head coach at Duquesne, Ferry will travel with the team for its foreign tour trip to the Bahamas later this week. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Big Ten Announces Home/Away And Single Plays Penn State Basketball: Big Ten Announces Home/Away And Single Plays
19 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The Penn State men’s basketball team will meet Iowa, Maryland, Nebraska, Northwestern and Ohio State for home and away games during the 2017-18 season the conference announced on Monday. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Training Camp To-Do List For The Nittany Lions Penn State Football: Training Camp To-Do List For The Nittany Lions
19 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Some 12 months ago the idea of Penn State putting together a Big Ten Championship season seemed unlikely at best. The Nittany Lions would have a new quarterback, a new offensive coordinator and if nothing else a much more established Ohio State program to contend with in the division. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Carr Lands Nike Academy Invite Penn State Basketball: Carr Lands Nike Academy Invite
20 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State sophomore guard Tony Carr has been invited to the 2017 Nike Basketball Academy Aug. 15-20 in Los Angeles, Calif. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Three Players Poised For Breakout Seasons On Defense Penn State Football: Three Players Poised For Breakout Seasons On Defense
20 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
As Penn State heads into the upcoming season now is as good of a time as any to try and guess which Nittany Lions will go from a familiar face to a household name. [Read More]
Penn State Football: John Urschel To Retire From The NFL Penn State Football: John Urschel To Retire From The NFL
20 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Former Nittany Lion and current Baltimore Ravens' center John Urschel is set to retire from the NFL. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Watch James Franklin Speak At Big Ten Media Days
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Penn State Football: Watch James Franklin Speak At Big Ten Media Days
20 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
James Franklin spoke to the media earlier this week for one of his many sessions in front of a microphone during Big Ten Media Day's in Chicago. [Read More]
Penn State Wrestling: Cael Sanderson Signs Long Term Deal Penn State Wrestling: Cael Sanderson Signs Long Term Deal
20 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Cael Sanderson isn't going anywhere any time sooner as Penn State athletic director Sandy Barbour announced a “long-term” contract extension for the 38-year-old head coach Tuesday while in Chicago for Big Ten Media days. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Franklin Contract Extension Shouldn't Be This Hard Penn State Football: Franklin Contract Extension Shouldn't Be This Hard
20 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
“I can guarantee you this," Barbour said, "we’re 100 percent committed to James and James is 100 percent committed to Penn State. So we’re trying to get to the right place. Sometimes it can be complicated, but I have no concern about us getting there. It’s probably going to take longer tha [Read More]
Penn State Football: Joey Julius No Longer With Program Penn State Football: Joey Julius No Longer With Program
20 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Kicker Joey Julius is no longer with the Penn State football team a spokesperson confirmed on Monday afternoon. PennLive was the first to report the news while in Chicago for Big Ten Media days. [Read More]
Penn State Football: McSorley And Barkley Land Big Ten Honors Penn State Football: McSorley And Barkley Land Big Ten Honors
20 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
James Franklin is slated to speak to the media in Chicago on Tuesday morning around 10:30 EST. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Land Four-Star Guard Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Land Four-Star Guard
20 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State basketball had some late July good news on Sunday night as 2018 Huntington Prep (Va.) point guard Rasir Bolton verbally committed to the Nittany Lions. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Barkley Named To Doak Walker Watch List Penn State Football: Barkley Named To Doak Walker Watch List
21 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Junior running back Saquon Barkley is among the candidates selected to the Doak Walker Award watch list for the nation’s top running back. This is Barkley’s second watch list appearance this summer with a berth on the Maxwell Award list. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Single Game Tickets See Price Increase, Sale Dates Announced Penn State Hockey: Single Game Tickets See Price Increase, Sale Dates Announced
21 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State hockey's single game ticket prices will see an increase during the Nittany Lions' upcoming 2017-18 season. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Franklin Named To Dodd Trophy Watch List Penn State Football: Franklin Named To Dodd Trophy Watch List
21 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State head coach James Franklin has been named one of the 19 candidates on the Dodd Trophy watch list for the nation’s top coach. [Read More]
Penn State Football: 15 Years Later Lift For Life Raises $1.3 Million Penn State Football: 15 Years Later Lift For Life Raises $1.3 Million
21 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State's chapter of Uplifting Athletes continued to make a difference in a big way this past weekend as the 15th annual "Lift for Life" raising over $95,000 to benefit Uplifting Athletes and its commitment to rare disease research. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Isheem Young Makes It 20 For The 2018 Class Penn State Football: Isheem Young Makes It 20 For The 2018 Class
21 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State made it six verbal commitments in nearly as many days as Philadelphia native and four-star safety Isheem Young verbally committed on Tuesday afternoon. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Cabinda Adds Another Preseason Watch List To Growing Honors Penn State Football: Cabinda Adds Another Preseason Watch List To Growing Honors
21 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Surprise, surprise, Penn State senior linebacker Jason Cabinda is on yet another preseason watch list. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Lift For Life Does Little To Slow Down Hype Train Penn State Football: Lift For Life Does Little To Slow Down Hype Train
22 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"This my first year with season tickets," A fan yelled to Saquon Barkley as he sat at a table signing autographs and anyone who was listening. "Beat Ohio State boys." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Kicking Duo Land On Watch Lists Penn State Football: Kicking Duo Land On Watch Lists
22 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Two of Penn State's most reliable players, senior Tyler Davis sophomore Blake Gillikin have added their name to a growing list of Nittany Lions on preseason watch lists as the du Lou Groza Award and Ray Guy Award charts, respectively. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Allen, Cabinda Named To Nagurski Watch List Penn State Football: Allen, Cabinda Named To Nagurski Watch List
22 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Senior safety Marcus Allen and senior linebacker Jason Cabinda are both picking up even more preseason honors as both were named to the Bronko Nagurski Trophy Watch List for the Football Writers Association of America’s National Defensive Player of the Year. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Gesicki The Latest To Pick Up Preseason Watch List Honors Penn State Football: Gesicki The Latest To Pick Up Preseason Watch List Honors
22 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Senior Mike Gesicki is the latest Nittany Lion to appear on a preseason watch list as he was among the candidates for the 2017 John Mackey Award. Gesicki appears on the preseason Mackey watch list for the second-straight season. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Four Nittany Lions Hit Major Award Watch Lists Penn State Football: Four Nittany Lions Hit Major Award Watch Lists
22 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
It's that time again, award watch list season is upon us. And Penn State football has started off the season strong with four players named to the watch lists for the Maxwell Award and the Bednarik Award, which were revealed Monday. [Read More]
Ranking All 12 Games On The Schedule For Penn State Football This Year Ranking All 12 Games On The Schedule For Penn State Football This Year
22 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
It's entirely possible Penn State goes undefeated next season, but that doesn't mean the games won't be hard. And so here are the Nittany Lions' games ranked hardest to easiest. [Read More]
As Beaver Stadium Gets Set To Host Concert, What Else Should Penn State Do There? As Beaver Stadium Gets Set To Host Concert, What Else Should Penn State Do There?
23 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Beaver Stadium is set to host its first ever concert this weekend for an event that historic even if it is only slightly successful. Then again those with a sharp memory will recall that Fergie nearly took that honor in the late 2000s. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Season Posters Set For Distribution Next Week Penn State Football: Season Posters Set For Distribution Next Week
23 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Have you ever wanted a Penn State football player to hand you a Penn State football poster? Well the good news is that dream might just come true for you next week. [Read More]
Penn State's Five Biggest Fireworks Of 2016-17
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Penn State's Five Biggest Fireworks Of 2016-17
23 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State athletics had itself quite the year this past span of seasons with big wins and big moments all across different fields and rinks both on the road and at home. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Franklin With New Five-Year Deal Per Recruiting Target Penn State Football: Franklin With New Five-Year Deal Per Recruiting Target
24 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State coach James Franklin may or may not have a new contract extension according to one recruit that let the potential news slip during an interview on Friday. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Barkley Lands At No.5 On Sports Illustrated's Top 100 List Penn State Football: Barkley Lands At No.5 On Sports Illustrated's Top 100 List
24 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Saquon Barkley came in at No.5 on Sports Illustrated's Top 100 players list Friday morning as the countdown came to its conclusion. The honor comes as fellow Nittany Lions Mike Gesicki and Trace McSorley both found themselves on the list at No.81 and No.41 respectively. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Saquon Barkley Power Cleans 405 Pounds
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Penn State Football: Saquon Barkley Power Cleans 405 Pounds
24 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Saquon Barkley added power cleaning 405 pounds to his list of athletic feats you could not complete. [Read More]
Penn State Football: 'Lift For Life' Set For July 15 At Holuba Hall Penn State Football: 'Lift For Life' Set For July 15 At Holuba Hall
24 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State's annual “Lift for Life,” event is set for Saturday, July 15 at Holuba Hall starting at 11 a.m. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Which Heisman Winning Running Back Is Saquon Barkley Most Like? Penn State Football: Which Heisman Winning Running Back Is Saquon Barkley Most Like?
24 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Saquon Barkley currently sits at 7-1 to win the Heisman Trophy in at least one establishment in the great city of Las Vegas. it isn't good enough to make him the favorite, but it is good enough to get him in the conversation. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Over A Dozen Nittany Lions Headed To NHL Development Camps Penn State Hockey: Over A Dozen Nittany Lions Headed To NHL Development Camps
24 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Several former and current Nittany Lions will head to various NHL Development Camps across the league in the next few weeks. The various camps announced their camp rosters following the completion of the NHL Draft this past weekend. [Read More]
Ben State Football: The Pressure Of Knowing Ben State Football: The Pressure Of Knowing
24 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
For the first time in a long time Penn State fans have expectations and that is a good and a bad thing. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Smirnov, Barratt, Hults And Talvitie All Selected In NHL Draft Penn State Hockey: Smirnov, Barratt, Hults And Talvitie All Selected In NHL Draft
25 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State hockey is having a eventful Saturday as incoming freshmen Evan Barratt and Cole Hults have both been selected in the NHL Entry Draft. [Read More]
Penn State Football: No Worries, You Can Still Get In Without Season Tickets Penn State Football: No Worries, You Can Still Get In Without Season Tickets
25 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State announced that there will be no public ticket sale for the Nittany Lions' games against Pitt and Michigan, and it's safe to say more than a few fans are upset about this fact. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Single Game Ticket Info Released, Pitt And Michigan Game Not Included Penn State Football: Single Game Ticket Info Released, Pitt And Michigan Game Not Included
25 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State fans can get their hands on single game tickets starting Tuesday, July 11 at 10 a.m. but it will be hard to get a hold of tickets to see the Nittany Lions play Pitt or Michigan. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Former Nittany Lion Tamba Hali Drops Surprisingly Good Music Video
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Penn State Football: Former Nittany Lion Tamba Hali Drops Surprisingly Good Music Video
25 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Former Nittany Lion and noted tackler of everything not wearing a Chiefs' jersey, Tamba Hali has apparently taken some of his recently signed $21 million dollar contract and acquired at least one boat, drone, apartment, sense of rhythm and music video. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Barkley, Gesicki And Allen Pick Up All-American Honors Penn State Football: Barkley, Gesicki And Allen Pick Up All-American Honors
25 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Saquon Barkley, Mike Gesicki and Marcus Allen all took home some preseason Athlon All-American honors on Tuesday the publication announced this afternoon. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Staff Movement Opens Assistant Position Penn State Basketball: Staff Movement Opens Assistant Position
25 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State basketball is looking to fill a newly vacated assistant coaching position. The opening was not announced but a job listing posted on Monday morning tells the story. [Read More]
Penguins And Sabres Set For Preaseason Meeting At Pegula Ice Arena Penguins And Sabres Set For Preaseason Meeting At Pegula Ice Arena
25 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
No guessing this time, it's for real. The Stanley Cup Champion Pittsburgh Penguins and Buffalo Sabres will take the ice at Pegula Ice Arena at 7 p.m. on Sept. 19 to open their respective preseason schedules. The news was announced on Monday morning. [Read More]
NHL Headed Back At Penn State This Fall, Are The Penguins Involved?
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NHL Headed Back At Penn State This Fall, Are The Penguins Involved?
25 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
A year after hosting the Buffalo Sabres and Minnesota Wild, Penn State seems set to play host yet again for another preseason NHL contest at Pegula Ice Arena. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Richard And Goodwin Ink Overseas Deals Penn State Hockey: Richard And Goodwin Ink Overseas Deals
26 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Former Nittany Lion captain David Goodwin and fellow forward Dylan Richard are both headed overseas to continue their hockey careers. The duo signed deals that will send their talents abroad for the 2017-18 season. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Smirnov, Barratt Eye NHL Draft Next Week Penn State Hockey: Smirnov, Barratt Eye NHL Draft Next Week
26 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State hockey is months away from the 2017-18 season but there might be just a little bit more history to check off the bucket list for the young program following an NCAA Tournament season. [Read More]
Penn State Football: A New Look And A Big Secret Penn State Football: A New Look And A Big Secret
26 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"It was just Coach Franklin and myself," Assistant athletic director for marketing Brad Keen said on Thursday. "In the early stages you could count the number of people who knew about it on one hand." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Historic Alternate Uniforms To Be Worn Against Indiana Penn State Football: Historic Alternate Uniforms To Be Worn Against Indiana
26 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State is getting alternate, retro-inspired uniforms for its game against Indiana on Sept. 30, a mashup of details from the Nittany Lions' various uniforms from throughout the decades. [Read More]
Penn State Names Male And Female Athletes Of The Year Penn State Names Male And Female Athletes Of The Year
26 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com Staff
Penn State Athletics has announced its Female and Male Student-Athletes of the Year, with women’s lacrosse All-American Steph Lazo and national champion wrestler Zain Retherford [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Get Some Pegula Upgrades Following Historic Season
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Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Get Some Pegula Upgrades Following Historic Season
26 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State hockey had a bit of an aesthetic upgrade to the players' lounge following a Big Ten Tournament title and NCAA Tournament season. The Nittany Lions defeated Wisconsin in double overtime to win the Big Ten tourney championship and made the national regional final to face eventual national [Read More]
Penn State Athletics:Barbour Named Under Armour AD Of The Year Penn State Athletics:Barbour Named Under Armour AD Of The Year
26 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State Director of Athletics Sandy Barbour will receive the prestigious Under Armour AD of the Year Award on Tuesday at the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics (NACDA) Convention. [Read More]
Penn State Athletics: Milne Hired As Assistant Athletic Director For Annual Giving Penn State Athletics: Milne Hired As Assistant Athletic Director For Annual Giving
27 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State athletics continued some behind the scenes changes on Friday as the department announced the hiring of Spencer Milne as Assistant Athletic Director for Annual Giving. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball:Nittany Lions Set To Face NC State In Big Ten/ACC Challenge Penn State Basketball:Nittany Lions Set To Face NC State In Big Ten/ACC Challenge
27 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State will head on the road to face NC State in the Big Ten/ACC Challenge it was announced on Thursday morning.The Nittany Lions will play the Wolfpack in PNC Arena. The dates of the game, tip time and TV designation will be released later this summer. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Five-Star Fields Opens Up Recruitment Penn State Football: Five-Star Fields Opens Up Recruitment
27 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State football took a hit on the recruiting trail Tuesday night as five-star 2018 quarterback Justin Fields announced that will be reopening his recruitment. [Read More]
Bellator Eyeing Phil Davis And Ed Ruth Return To Penn State For MMA Event Bellator Eyeing Phil Davis And Ed Ruth Return To Penn State For MMA Event
27 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
MMA fighting might be making its way to the Bryce Jordan Center this fall and two former Nittany Lions would be on the card if it does. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Week Three Meeting With Georgia State Set For 7:30 Kick Penn State Football: Week Three Meeting With Georgia State Set For 7:30 Kick
27 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State football will kick off its week three meeting against Georgia State at 7:30 PM on BTN the network announced on Tuesday morning. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Justin Fields Headed To Elite 11 Penn State Football: Justin Fields Headed To Elite 11
27 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State will be well-represented at this year' Elite 11 quarterback clinic as five-star prospect Justin Fields was selected, the camp announced on Monday. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Ira Lubert Gifts $5 Million To Penn State, $1.75 Million For Lasch Renovations Penn State Football: Ira Lubert Gifts $5 Million To Penn State, $1.75 Million For Lasch Renovations
27 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State received a $5 million dollar gift on Monday that will help multiple areas across campus including the Lasch Football building. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Collins And Wisniewski On 2018 Hall Of Fame Ballot Penn State Football: Collins And Wisniewski On 2018 Hall Of Fame Ballot
28 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com Staff
First-team All-Americans Kerry Collins and Steve Wisniewski have been selected for the national ballot for the Hall of Fame’s Class of 2018. They have an opportunity to join 18 former Nittany Lion players and five Penn State coaches who have been inducted into the Hall. [Read More]
Penn State Women's Hockey Names Jeff Kampersal Head Coach Penn State Women's Hockey Names Jeff Kampersal Head Coach
28 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State women's hockey has named Jeff Kampersal as the second head coach in the history of the program. Director of Athletics Sandy Barbour announced the hiring on Thursday morning. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Saquon Barkley Set To Be Featured On ESPN's 'Sports Science' Penn State Football: Saquon Barkley Set To Be Featured On ESPN's 'Sports Science'
28 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
It looks like maybe Saquon Barkley is headed to TV all on his own. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Kick Times Announced For Multiple Games Penn State Football: Kick Times Announced For Multiple Games
28 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State fans can start to schedule out their weekends with a bit more certainty as FOX and ESPN both announced a handful of kick times for the upcoming season. [Read More]
Penn State Opens Double-Digit Favorite Over Pitt And Michigan Penn State Opens Double-Digit Favorite Over Pitt And Michigan
28 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The college football season is still more than three months away but that doesn't mean the prognosticating hasn't already begun, and in the case of Penn State, it's so far a positive outlook for the 2017 campaign. [Read More]
State College Native Caitlin McGlaughlin Eyes National Title Shot With Navy State College Native Caitlin McGlaughlin Eyes National Title Shot With Navy
29 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
It doesn't matter the level of the sport or the game being played, when you make the Final Four, you can almost reach out and touch that championship trophy. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Season Opener Set For Noon Kick On ABC Penn State Football: Season Opener Set For Noon Kick On ABC
29 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State's Big Ten Title defense will start against Akron Sept. 2, and kick-off is set for noon on ABC, the network announced on Thursday afternoon. [Read More]
100 Days Until Kick, 10 Thoughts On Penn State Football 100 Days Until Kick, 10 Thoughts On Penn State Football
29 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
10 thoughts in no particular order about Penn State football heading into the 2017 season [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Ticket Information Released For 2017-18 Season Penn State Hockey: Ticket Information Released For 2017-18 Season
29 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
“Our season ticket holders are an integral part of our success,” Head Coach Guy Gadowsky said in a release. “The atmosphere at Pegula Ice Arena is quickly getting a reputation as the best in college hockey, and our team thrives on that.” [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions No.6 In Athlon Preseason Poll Penn State Football: Nittany Lions No.6 In Athlon Preseason Poll
29 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
While the uncertainty of polling makes anything possible, it's safe for Penn State fans to assume that the Nittany Lions will enter the 2017 in the Top 10. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Former Nittany Lion Justin King Back With Program On Staff Penn State Football: Former Nittany Lion Justin King Back With Program On Staff
30 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
From Nittany Lion and one of the best recruits to ever sign with Penn State is back on campus. Justin King, a standout two-way player from 2005-2007, returned to his alma mater this week as an assistant recruiting coordinator. [Read More]
Penn State Football: The Nittany Lion Offense Will Still Be Explosive, But Will It Still Be Crazy? Penn State Football: The Nittany Lion Offense Will Still Be Explosive, But Will It Still Be Crazy?
30 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Of the many big picture questions that orbit around the Penn State football program this offseason, none gently tug on the narrative quiet as strongly as the most obvious. Can Penn State do it again? [Read More]
Penn State Football: Losey Brings Home Strength And Conditioning Honors Penn State Football: Losey Brings Home Strength And Conditioning Honors
30 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Known for his flowing facial hair Penn State Assistant Director of Performance Enhancement Chuck Losey was named a master strength and conditioning coach (MSCC) by the Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coaches association (CSCCa) last week. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Cabinda And Allen Up For IMPACT Trophy Penn State Football: Cabinda And Allen Up For IMPACT Trophy
30 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The season might be months away but it's never too early for watch lists and that process began this week as senior safety Marcus Allen and senior linebacker Jason Cabinda were named to the Lott IMPACT Trophy watch list. [Read More]
It Looks Like Penn State/Ohio State Will Get FOX Treatment It Looks Like Penn State/Ohio State Will Get FOX Treatment
30 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State and Ohio State might just take center stage on FOX this fall. [Read More]
Penn State Lacrosse: Three Land All-American Honorable Mention Nods Penn State Lacrosse: Three Land All-American Honorable Mention Nods
30 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State men's lacrosse saw its season come to a close this weekend, but a historic campaign isn't without a handful of postseason honors. To start off, three Nittany Lions were named to Inside Lacrosse's inaugural Media All-America honorable mention teams. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Virginia Series Still Up In The Air Penn State Football: Virginia Series Still Up In The Air
31 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
“It’s still floating out there,” Penn State athletic director Sandy Barbour said on Thursday. “We’re trying to find a good place for it.” [Read More]
Penn State Football: For Franklin And Caravan, No News Is Good News Penn State Football: For Franklin And Caravan, No News Is Good News
31 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
In the short but noteworthy history of Penn State's near annual Coaches Caravan there has always been something to talk about. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Following Big Season Gadowsky Lands Contract Changes Penn State Hockey: Following Big Season Gadowsky Lands Contract Changes
31 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State director of athletics Sandy Barbour confirmed to StateCollege.com on Tuesday afternoon that men's hockey coach Guy Gadowsky's contract has been "amended" following a Big Ten Tournament title season the program's first-ever NCAA Tournament bid. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Franklin Extension Moving Along Per Barbour Penn State Football: Franklin Extension Moving Along Per Barbour
31 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
James Franklin's contract status is "moving along," according to Penn State Athletics Director Sandy Barbour. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Add Another European Skater To Recruiting Haul Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Add Another European Skater To Recruiting Haul
31 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State hockey's Finnish connection was strengthened even further on Sunday afternoon as forward Aarne Talvitie verbally committed to play for the Nittany Lions. [Read More]
Penn State Football: 2018 Commit Adds To Offensive Tackle Depth Penn State Football: 2018 Commit Adds To Offensive Tackle Depth
32 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State football added another offensive line prospect and member to its Class of 2018, offensive tackle Bryce Effner verbally committed on Saturday afternoon. The Illinois' native officially announced his commitment on his Twitter late Saturday afternoon. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Joey Julius Announces Return To Treatment Center For Eating Disorder Penn State Football: Joey Julius Announces Return To Treatment Center For Eating Disorder
32 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff
Joey Julius announced on Facebook Friday that he has returned to the McCallum Place treatment center in St. Louis due to his struggles with an eating disorder. [Read More]
What To Know About Penn State Hockey's 2017-18 Schedule What To Know About Penn State Hockey's 2017-18 Schedule
32 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
“With the addition of Notre Dame to the Big Ten we are adding four tough games against a 2017 Frozen Four team and a perennial hockey giant,” Penn State coach Guy Gadowsky said in a release. “This will make an already extremely competitive league that much more challenging.” [Read More]
Penn State Football: Saquon Barkley's Heisman Campaign Slowly Begins Penn State Football: Saquon Barkley's Heisman Campaign Slowly Begins
32 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Before his sophomore year ever began Saquon Barkley sat on the phone just a few feet from the Heisman trophy, the light shining through its display case early in the morning. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Add Haven To 2017 Haul Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Add Haven To 2017 Haul
32 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State basketball picked up its second commitment just as many days on Sunday evening as big man John Harrar committed to the Nittany Lions. [Read More]
The Latest As Former Nittany Lions Look For NFL Landing Spots The Latest As Former Nittany Lions Look For NFL Landing Spots
33 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Check out the latest for some former Nittany Lions looking to land in the NFL now that the draft has ended [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Wheeler Commits To Nittany Lions Penn State Basketball: Wheeler Commits To Nittany Lions
33 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State basketball needed a backup point guard to work behind Tony Carr and the Nittany Lions found their man on Friday afternoon as Oak, Florida native Jamari Wheeler committed to Penn State. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Godwin Eyeing Friday Call To NFL Penn State Football: Godwin Eyeing Friday Call To NFL
33 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
In truth the draft is a bit of guesswork, but some of the best prognosticators in the game have this to say about Godwin's chances on Friday. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Team Awards Announced As Smirnov Takes Home MVP Honors Penn State Hockey: Team Awards Announced As Smirnov Takes Home MVP Honors
33 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State hockey announced its team awards on Wednesday afternoon. The honors included four awards which the team voted on including MVP, the top defenseman, freshman of their and the player's player. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Goalie Oskar Autio Commits To Nittany Lions Penn State Hockey: Goalie Oskar Autio Commits To Nittany Lions
33 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State hockey has its first family affair as goalie Oskar Autio, brother of current senior defenseman Erik Autio verbally committed to the program on Tuesday morning. [Read More]
Penn State Football: 5-Star DE Commit Micah Parsons Opens Recruitment Penn State Football: 5-Star DE Commit Micah Parsons Opens Recruitment
33 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State football's 2018 recruiting class took a big hit on Sunday night as Harrisburg product and five-star defensive end Micah Parsons decommitted, re-opening his recruitment. [Read More]
Why Tommy Stevens Stays, And Why Penn State Fans Should Hope He Continues To Why Tommy Stevens Stays, And Why Penn State Fans Should Hope He Continues To
34 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"A lot of it had to do with the guys around me," Stevens said on Saturday. "Top to bottom the coaching staff, friends, I love this place, I've had a lot of good times, my friends are here, I love these coaches so ultimately I think this is still the best place for me." [Read More]
Penn State Football: As Spring Ends, Downfield Threat Still A Question, But Not An Urgent One Penn State Football: As Spring Ends, Downfield Threat Still A Question, But Not An Urgent One
34 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"A guy like Allen Robinson that could make big time plays," James Franklin said after the game Saturday. "I have watched the tapes. How many times did that guy go up in double coverage and come down with the ball? He is still doing it." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Five Things To Watch For At Blue White Weekend Penn State Football: Five Things To Watch For At Blue White Weekend
34 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
In truth the Blue White game this weekend is as much a final celebration of the 2016 season and a get-together of family and friends as it is an evaluation process for James Franklin and his staff. 14 spring practices have given coaches far more data to work with when it comes to shaking out the ros [Read More]
Penn State Football Announces Stripe Out And More Penn State Football Announces Stripe Out And More
34 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com Staff
What the wear and when to wear it along with plenty of other themes for Penn State football games this season [Read More]
Penn State Football: As Blue White Weekend Celebrates 2016 Season, Don't Forget That Punter From Georgia Penn State Football: As Blue White Weekend Celebrates 2016 Season, Don't Forget That Punter From Georgia
34 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"There's nothing like playing at Beaver Stadium," Gillikin added. "It was pretty nerve-racking. I was shaking on the sideline and shaking when I was walking out. Didn't really calm down until I ran back to the sideline after the punt. I guess after the first punt I settled in a little bit." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Blue White Weekend Marks Start Of Consistency Battle For Wideouts Penn State Football: Blue White Weekend Marks Start Of Consistency Battle For Wideouts
34 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Only a few days into the new year former Penn State receiver Chris Godwin told teammate and fellow wideout Juwan Johnson that he was headed to the NFL. [Read More]
Penn State Women's Hockey Coach Josh Brandwene To Retire Penn State Women's Hockey Coach Josh Brandwene To Retire
34 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
After just over five years on the bench at Pegula Ice Arena, Penn State women’s hockey head coach Josh Brandwene announced his retirement on Wednesday morning. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey To Host 2018 And 2019 Tournament Regionals In Allentown At PPL Center Penn State Hockey To Host 2018 And 2019 Tournament Regionals In Allentown At PPL Center
34 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State hockey will host the Midwest Regional for the 2018 and 2019 NCAA Tournament the program announced on Tuesday afternoon. All three games of the regional will be played in Allentown at the recently opened PPL Center, the city bidding for the hosting rights earlier this year. [Read More]
Penn State Football Mailbag: Kicking, Sacks And Return TDs Penn State Football Mailbag: Kicking, Sacks And Return TDs
34 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
With only a few days before Penn State finishes up spring practice with the annual Blue White game, here is one last look into the mailbag to answer some questions you had about this upcoming season. [Read More]
Offseason Musings: How Far Did Saquon Barkley Run During His Famous Rose Bowl TD?
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Offseason Musings: How Far Did Saquon Barkley Run During His Famous Rose Bowl TD?
35 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
But ever since that 15 second run around northern LA I have always wondered how far did Barkley actually run? It's 79-yards on paper, but Barkley took the scenic route around the field to finally find the endzone. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Minor But Important Change Coming To Blue White Game Penn State Football: Minor But Important Change Coming To Blue White Game
35 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
You might not see all of your favorite Nittany Lions next weekend at the annual Blue White game but you will see a much more competitive scrimmage according to James Franklin. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Buttrick Signs Letter Of Intent Penn State Basketball: Buttrick Signs Letter Of Intent
35 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Trent Buttrick has officially signed his National Letter of Intent and will join Penn State basketball for the 2017 season the program announced on Wednesday. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Like The Program, Gesicki Is Focused On The Little Things Penn State Football: Like The Program, Gesicki Is Focused On The Little Things
35 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Mike Gesicki addressed the media over a shaky conference call connection on Tuesday morning but the message was crystal clear, the now senior tight end was back to finish what he started. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Finish With No. 8 Ranking In Final Polls Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Finish With No. 8 Ranking In Final Polls
35 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State hockey's historic season will add one more notable moment to its long list as the Nittany Lions finish No.8 in both major polls, up three spots from No. 11 weeks earlier in the USCHO.com and US Today rankings. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Eagles Sign McGloin, Godwin To Visit Penn State Football: Eagles Sign McGloin, Godwin To Visit
35 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The Philadelphia Eagles have signed former Nittany Lion quarterback Matt McGloin the franchise announced on Monday morning. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Add Johnstown Product To Incoming Freshman Class Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Add Johnstown Product To Incoming Freshman Class
36 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State hockey added another defenseman to the fold this week as Adam Pilewicz of the Johnstown Tomahawks announced his commitment on Thursday. [Read More]
Penn State Football: John Reid To Miss Most Of 2017 With Injury Penn State Football: John Reid To Miss Most Of 2017 With Injury
36 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Reid is coming off of an honorable mention all-Big Ten season having started 14 games during Penn State's historic 2016 campaign opposite Grant Haley at corner. By the season's end Reid had racked up 36 total tackles, 5.0 tackles for a loss and an interception. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Miranda The Latest Example Of Penn State's Growing Depth Penn State Football: Miranda The Latest Example Of Penn State's Growing Depth
36 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"We're allowing guys to compete and probably wouldn't make any changes until camp," Franklin added. "Guys are having opportunity, we have a legit two-deep at most positions, and the competition has been good." [Read More]
Penn State Football: During A Slow Spring, Development Keeps Cabinda Excited  Penn State Football: During A Slow Spring, Development Keeps Cabinda Excited
36 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"I think at this point of the year, especially with spring ball, you get to see a lot of young guys mature," Cabinda said after practice on Wednesday. "Especially guys who didn't really get it before, newer guys who are new to the system that start to mature and start to make plays." [Read More]
Four Nittany Lions Named To National Football Foundation’s 2017 Hampshire Honor Society. Four Nittany Lions Named To National Football Foundation’s 2017 Hampshire Honor Society.
36 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com staff
Penn State football offensive lineman Brian Gaia, punt returner Gregg Garrity, holder Chris Gulla and long snapper Tyler Yazujian were honored for their accomplishments in the classroom when they were named to the National Football Foundation’s 2017 Hampshire Honor Society. [Read More]
Penn State Football Mailbag: Kicking, Tommy Stevens, Bandon Polk And More Penn State Football Mailbag: Kicking, Tommy Stevens, Bandon Polk And More
36 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
It's April which means that the Blue White game is only weeks away. In that light it's time to open the mailbox once again and take a few reader questions as spring practice continues into its second week. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Blue White Autograph Session And Schedule Of Events Announced Penn State Football: Blue White Autograph Session And Schedule Of Events Announced
36 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Good news for fans hoping to get up close and personal with their favorite player, the popular autograph session with the Nittany Lions will be held from 12:15-1:05 p.m. at gates A, B, C, E and F of Beaver Stadium. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: After Historic Season, Program Looks Forward Penn State Hockey: After Historic Season, Program Looks Forward
37 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
“Getting to the tournament, and getting a taste of a chance to go to the Frozen Four was really motivating,” Gadowsky said earlier this week. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Barkley Gets Workout In With Cowboys Quarterback Dak Prescott Penn State Football: Barkley Gets Workout In With Cowboys Quarterback Dak Prescott
37 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
“It was pretty cool, it was really cool actually to work out with Dak Prescott,” Barkley said. “Talk to him and see the knowledge that he knows from the game and what he learned from his first year, especially being on a team with guys like [Dez Bryant] and [Ezekiel Elliott].” [Read More]
Penn State Football's Most Interesting Man Paying It Forward To Lamont Wade Penn State Football's Most Interesting Man Paying It Forward To Lamont Wade
37 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"That decision me and my family made, I know it was the right one," Allen said on Wednesday night after practice. "Playing with my teammates for one last season and getting it done." [Read More]
Penn State Football: 2018 Class Adds Texas Cornerback Penn State Football: 2018 Class Adds Texas Cornerback
37 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State football's 2018 recruiting class continued to grow on Wednesday morning as three-star cornerback Trent Gordon announced his commitment. The Manvel, Texas native is James Franklin’s 12th commit and first cornerback for this cycle. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Finish Historic Season With 6-3 Loss To No. 1 Denver Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Finish Historic Season With 6-3 Loss To No. 1 Denver
37 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Jarid Lukosevicius opened the scoring just 3:17 into the game as he navigated a small window, finessing his way past Peyton Jones and finding the back of the net. Denver's early lead a bad sign for the upset hopeful Nittany Lions. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Sunday Night A Good Measuring Stick As Nittany Lions Face No. 1 Denver Penn State Hockey: Sunday Night A Good Measuring Stick As Nittany Lions Face No. 1 Denver
38 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Whatever happens on Sunday night, Penn State hockey will get its best answer yet to a question fans and onlookers have long wondered. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Obliterate Union 10-3 For First NCAA Tournament Win Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Obliterate Union 10-3 For First NCAA Tournament Win
38 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"It’s very special," Penn State captain David Goodwin said. "It’s something I’ve dreamt about, to be honest. I don’t know, it will feel a lot better with a win against Denver tomorrow." [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Big Ten Network Profiles History As Nittany Lions Head To Tournament
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Penn State Hockey: Big Ten Network Profiles History As Nittany Lions Head To Tournament
38 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
As Penn State hockey heads into its first ever NCAA Tournament appearance, the Nittany Lions took a moment to talk to the Big Ten Network and look backwards in time. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Announce Team Captains Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Announce Team Captains
38 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
“These three young men have been leaders in our program, on and off the field,” Penn State coach James Franklin said in a release. “They live our four core values and act with the program’s best interest in mind. Our team is in good hands with these guys!” [Read More]
Penn State Football: Long Season Means A Lighter Load For Some Nittany Lions This Spring Penn State Football: Long Season Means A Lighter Load For Some Nittany Lions This Spring
38 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State football is coming off of its longest season ever, a grind through months and months of games, practices and sessions in the weight room. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Avoiding Complacency As Nittany Lions Eye Repeat Success Penn State Football: Avoiding Complacency As Nittany Lions Eye Repeat Success
38 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
As Penn State enters the 2017 season, repeating 2016 will be the biggest challenge [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: What To Know About Union Penn State Hockey: What To Know About Union
38 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
A few quick things to know about Union hockey as Penn State prepares to face the Dutchmen this weekend in the NCAA Tournament. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions To Face Union In First Ever NCAA Tournament Game Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions To Face Union In First Ever NCAA Tournament Game
39 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State hockey is headed to Cincinnati for its first-ever NCAA Tournament appearance. The bracket was announced on Sunday afternoon less than 13 hours following the Nittany Lions' 2-1 double-overtime victory against Wisconsin in the Big Ten Tournament title game. [Read More]
That's All Folkes, Penn State Hockey Win Big Ten Tournament In Double OT Against Wisconsin That's All Folkes, Penn State Hockey Win Big Ten Tournament In Double OT Against Wisconsin
39 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
On paper there is no reasonable explanation for what happened Saturday night as Penn State beat Wisconsin 2-1 in double overtime to claim the Big Ten Tournament title. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Advance, Knock Off Michigan 4-1 In Big Ten Tournament Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Advance, Knock Off Michigan 4-1 In Big Ten Tournament
39 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State hockey removed the formalities of big game drama and used a three-goal first period to upend Michigan 4-1 on Thursday night in the opening round of the Big Ten Tournament. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Program Announces Two Transfers Penn State Basketball: Program Announces Two Transfers
39 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State basketball announced two transfers on Thursday afternoon as the Nittany Lions head into the offseason. Junior Terrence Samuel and redshirt sophomore Isaiah Washington will graduate from Penn State this summer, leaving the program with remaining eligibility. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Sickels Makes Most Of Opportunity With Solid Pro Day Penn State Football: Sickels Makes Most Of Opportunity With Solid Pro Day
39 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Garrett Sickels sat in the passenger seat on his way through Pennsylvania back to Penn State a nostalgic drive back through parts of the state he hasn't seen in ages. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: 172 Games Later, A Big Moment Awaits In 173 Penn State Hockey: 172 Games Later, A Big Moment Awaits In 173
39 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The golf course is basically empty, a rarity for the middle of summer in State College, but a voice from behind a collection of pine trees shouts towards Guy Gadowsky. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Rooting Guide Heading Into Selection Sunday Penn State Hockey: Rooting Guide Heading Into Selection Sunday
39 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
It's a unique situation to sit in what could be the final week of the season with the ability to control your own destiny but Penn State's strong first half of the year and grinding play through the Big Ten schedule has afforded it that luxury. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Timeline Vague, But New Practice Facility In Master Plan Penn State Basketball: Timeline Vague, But New Practice Facility In Master Plan
39 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State basketball might just be getting a space to call its own if the recently released facilities master plan comes to fruition. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Pedrie Lands First-Team Big Ten Honors Penn State Hockey: Pedrie Lands First-Team Big Ten Honors
39 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State sophomore defenseman Vince Pedrie has been recognized for his solid 2016-17 season, named to the Big Ten's first-team on Monday afternoon the conference announced. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Everything You Need To Know About The Beaver Stadium Renovations
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Penn State Football: Everything You Need To Know About The Beaver Stadium Renovations
39 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State athletics announced its plans to drastically renovate Beaver Stadium on Monday afternoon as part of a Facilities Master Plan that will shape the face of programs across campus for decades to come. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Beaver Stadium Renovation Set Penn State Football: Beaver Stadium Renovation Set
39 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State Athletics has announced its intentions to renovate and significantly upgrade Beaver Stadium, the university releasing much of its highly anticipated Facilities Master Plan on Monday morning. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Five Thoughts As Nittany Lions Swept By Michigan Penn State Hockey: Five Thoughts As Nittany Lions Swept By Michigan
40 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State hockey finds itself in a tough position as the Nittany Lions fell 3-2 and 4-0 in Ann Arbor to lowly Michigan in the final series of the regular season. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Weekend Rooting Guide Penn State Hockey: Weekend Rooting Guide
40 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State hockey has two games remaining in the regular season and sits on the very edge of history. An NCAA Tournament berth would be a first for the young program and with the Nittany Lions' often potent offense, anything is possible once that tournament begins. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Spartans Handle Nittany Lions As Program Looks Ahead Penn State Basketball: Spartans Handle Nittany Lions As Program Looks Ahead
40 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
There isn't much to unpack when it comes to Penn State's lopsided 78-51 loss to Michigan State on Thursday afternoon. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Survive And Advance With OT Win Over Nebraska Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Survive And Advance With OT Win Over Nebraska
40 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State held on to win and move on in the Big Ten Tournament after a first-round victory over Nebraska. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lion Pro Day Participants Announced Penn State Football: Nittany Lion Pro Day Participants Announced
40 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State will host a handful of former Nittany Lions on Thursday, March 16 for its annual Pro Day, a chance for prospective future NFL players to showcase their talents in front of scouts and coaches. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Goodwin Picks Up Third Star Honors Penn State Hockey: Goodwin Picks Up Third Star Honors
40 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Two goals and a senior night victory was enough for the rest of the conference to notice as Penn State captain David Goodwin has been named the Big Ten Conference Third Star of the Week. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Join Pitt And Others In New York For Legends Classic Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Join Pitt And Others In New York For Legends Classic
40 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State is headed back to New York City, this time taking part in the Legends Classic at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Pick Up Crucial 6-0 Victory Against Wisconsin Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Pick Up Crucial 6-0 Victory Against Wisconsin
41 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"They're playing great hockey and I can promise you that playing at Yost it doesn't matter how Michigan is playing it's a tough place to play," Goodwin said. "So we know going into this week it's going to be business as usual and we're going to be prepared to play two really." tough games. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Following 7-4 Loss, Not Much Gets Bigger Than Saturday Night Penn State Hockey: Following 7-4 Loss, Not Much Gets Bigger Than Saturday Night
41 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State hockey faces a near must-win on Saturday night against Wisconsin [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Add Former Rutgers Assistant As Consultant Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Add Former Rutgers Assistant As Consultant
41 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
It stands to reason Galiano will work with the special teams unit, perhaps specifically returns. While the kicking and punting game proved to be a strength for the Nittany Lions in 2016, Penn State ranked 87th with just over 19 yards per kickoff return. [Read More]
Penn State Athletics: Facilties Master Plan, Beaver Stadium Renovation Set For March 13 Release Penn State Athletics: Facilties Master Plan, Beaver Stadium Renovation Set For March 13 Release
41 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State has announced a date for its long awaited facilities master plan [Read More]
Penn State Athletics: Barbour One Of Four To Receive Yearly Honor Penn State Athletics: Barbour One Of Four To Receive Yearly Honor
41 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics (NACDA) has selected Penn State director of athletics Sandy Barbour as one of the recipients of the prestigious Under Armour AD of the Year Award. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Home Sell Out Streak Could Reach 57 This Weekend Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Home Sell Out Streak Could Reach 57 This Weekend
41 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State hockey will close out its fourth season at Pegula Ice Arena on Friday and Saturday in front of what is expected to be the program's 56th and 57th consecutive sellout home crowds. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Watch Saquon Barkley Run Blistering 40-Yard Dash
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Penn State Football: Watch Saquon Barkley Run Blistering 40-Yard Dash
41 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Noted hurdler, running back and all around fast human Saquon Barkley lived up to his hard earned hype this winter posting a 4.33 40-yard dash in a video recently released by Penn State. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: More Heartbreak As Ohio State Wins 71-70 At Near Buzzer Penn State Basketball: More Heartbreak As Ohio State Wins 71-70 At Near Buzzer
41 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State fell at the near buzzer as Ohio State stole a 71-70 victory [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Hold Steady At No.11 With Second Place Finish In Sight Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Hold Steady At No.11 With Second Place Finish In Sight
41 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State hockey is holding steady at No. 11 in the latest USCHO.com poll released on Monday afternoon. The Nittany Lions are coming off of a 4-2 and 4-1 sweep of Michigan State over the weekend in East Lansing. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Sweep Michigan State With 4-1 Victory Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Sweep Michigan State With 4-1 Victory
42 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State hockey hasn't had the luxury of convincing and stress free victories since 2016 turned to 2017, so the Nittany Lions likely enjoyed much of Saturday night's 4-1 win over Michigan State. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: White Hot Gophers Handle Penn State 81-71 Penn State Basketball: White Hot Gophers Handle Penn State 81-71
42 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Heading into Saturday afternoon Penn State had won four straight against Minnesota, a rare streak for a Nittany Lion team prone to the ups and downs of the season and the growing pains of a transitioning program. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Pick Up Key 4-2 Win Over Michigan State Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Pick Up Key 4-2 Win Over Michigan State
42 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
A week ago it was Minnesota breaking the hearts of Penn State fans and players, but seven days later the Nittany Lions said no to a second round of "almost" as Chase Berger slammed home a puck to tie the game. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Road To Postseason Begins Tonight In East Lansing Penn State Hockey: Road To Postseason Begins Tonight In East Lansing
42 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
“To be in a position to make the tournament — it’s not a given,” Gadowsky said. “So for freshmen and sophomores to sit back and go, ‘Oh yeah, well we’ll learn the lesson, and we’ll apply it down the road.’ No. we’ve got an opportunity now, and we’ve got to take advantage of thi [Read More]
Penn State Football: Sickels Set To Make Most Of Combine For Rare Diseases Penn State Football: Sickels Set To Make Most Of Combine For Rare Diseases
42 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Former Penn State star Garrett Sickels will use the 2017 NFL Combine as an opportunity to raise awareness and funding for the rare disease community. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Hopeful To Fix Power Play Woes Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Hopeful To Fix Power Play Woes
42 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
“You’re not going to win consistently down the stretch against excellent teams unless your specialty teams are good,” said coach Guy Gadowsky. [Read More]
Penn State Athletics: Coaches Caravan Back For Spring 2017 Penn State Athletics: Coaches Caravan Back For Spring 2017
42 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The Coaches Caravan is back. After a year hiatus James Franklin will head on the road for a seven stop tour of Pennsylvania. Franklin will be joined by Director of Athletics Sandy Barbour and other Penn State coaches. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Boilermakers Sink Nittany Lions In Overtime Penn State Basketball: Boilermakers Sink Nittany Lions In Overtime
42 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State's late comeback sent Tuesday night's game into overtime but it was Purdue coming away with the victory in overtime 74-70 to stay atop the Big Ten standings. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Kerr To Miss Remainder Of Season Penn State Hockey: Kerr To Miss Remainder Of Season
42 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
“I don’t think you ever want to lose a player like Kevin Kerr, regardless if it’s for a game or for a season,” senior forward Ricky DeRosa said. “He’s been instrumental this entire season in our D-corps.” [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Bostick To Miss A Few Weeks With Hand Fracture Penn State Basketball: Bostick To Miss A Few Weeks With Hand Fracture
42 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State basketball will be without freshman guard Nazeer Bostick for at least two weeks according to coach Pat Chambers speaking to the media on Monday afternoon. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: History Turns To Heartbreak As Minnesota Wins In OT 4-3 Penn State Hockey: History Turns To Heartbreak As Minnesota Wins In OT 4-3
43 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
With a minute and 26 seconds remaining in regulation Denis Smirnov took long strides as he approached the puck, the crowd standing and cheering, equal parts excitement and terror. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Players Race, Give Tours And Play Jenga With THON Families Penn State Football: Players Race, Give Tours And Play Jenga With THON Families
43 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State football players entertained more than 20 THON families on a sunny Saturday afternoon at the Lasch Football Building playing everything from Twister to Jenga and eating ice cream. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Third Period Pushes Minnesota Past Penn State 6-3 Penn State Hockey: Third Period Pushes Minnesota Past Penn State 6-3
43 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State fell 6-3 on Friday night despite a strong first period as Minnesota made the most of its late chances to push past the Nittany Lions. [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
43 weeks 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 Hockey: Nittany Lions In Thick Of Postseason Bid And Big Ten Title Hunt Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions In Thick Of Postseason Bid And Big Ten Title Hunt
43 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
With eight games to go in the regular season Penn State hockey sits precariously between safely in the postseason conversation and the bubble. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Godwin And Sickels Land NFL Combine Invites Penn State Football: Godwin And Sickels Land NFL Combine Invites
43 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Former Nittany Lions Chris Godwin and Garrett Sickels have both been invited to the NFL Combine the league announced on Wednesday morning. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Busy February Catches Up To Nittany Lions In 82-66 Loss To Nebraska Penn State Basketball: Busy February Catches Up To Nittany Lions In 82-66 Loss To Nebraska
43 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State will get six days off before hosting Purdue next Tuesday at the Bryce Jordan Center to start a run of four games to finish out the regular season. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Richard Set For Return But Kerr Out For Weekend Series Penn State Hockey: Richard Set For Return But Kerr Out For Weekend Series
43 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State hockey will gain a key piece and lose one for this weekend's critical series against Minnesota. The Gophers are five points ahead of the Nittany Lions in the Big Ten standings. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Lamar Stevens Picks Up All-Conference Weekly Honor Penn State Basketball: Lamar Stevens Picks Up All-Conference Weekly Honor
43 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State's youth movement hasn't gone unnoticed, and neither has good basketball as Nittany Lion freshman Lamar Stevens was named the Big Ten Freshman of the Week after leading Penn State to a pair of back-to-back wins last week. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Five Players Looking To Have A Good Spring Penn State Football: Five Players Looking To Have A Good Spring
43 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Spring practice is an important part of that process and as Penn State heads into a high stakes 2017 season there are more than a few players who could benefit from a productive 15 practices heading into the summer. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Sweep Wisconsin With 5-2 Victory Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Sweep Wisconsin With 5-2 Victory
44 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State hockey entered this weekend's series against Wisconsin needing positive results to keep Big Ten title hopes and a postseason dream within reach. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Net Key 6-3 Victory Over No. 17 Wisconsin Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Net Key 6-3 Victory Over No. 17 Wisconsin
44 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State hockey picked up a crucial victory in its bid of first-ever NCAA tournament berth as the Nittany Lions broke a five-game winless streak with a 6-3 win over No. 17 Wisconsin on Friday night. [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
44 weeks 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 Football: A Few Old Tweets That Told The Future Penn State Football: A Few Old Tweets That Told The Future
44 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
A few old tweets that turned out being far more important than anyone imagined at the time. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Add 2017 Forward In Buttrick Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Add 2017 Forward In Buttrick
44 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State basketball has picked up what could very well be the only commitment in the 2017 recruiting cycle as Pennsylvania native and Naples, Florida forward Trent Buttrick verbally committed on Wednesday night. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Blue White Game Kick Time And Parking Info Released Penn State Football: Blue White Game Kick Time And Parking Info Released
44 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State will play its annual Blue White spring scrimmage on Saturday, April 22 at 3 p.m, the game will air live on the Big Ten Network. The kick time was announced on Wednesday afternoon. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Go Wire-To-Wire In Win Over No. 21 Maryland Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Go Wire-To-Wire In Win Over No. 21 Maryland
44 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State snapped its three game losing streak and handed No. 21 Maryland its first true road defeat of the season as the Nittany Lions beat the Terrapins 70-64 on Tuesday night. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Carr Steps Into Leadership Role As Captain Penn State Basketball: Carr Steps Into Leadership Role As Captain
44 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
“I think Tony is ready for that torch,” Chambers said on Monday. “He’s ready and he’s willing, and he wants it. And we’re gonna give it to him.” [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Postseason Chances Taking A Hit As Struggles Continue Penn State Hockey: Postseason Chances Taking A Hit As Struggles Continue
45 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
It has been five games now since the Nittany Lions last won, a tie/loss to Ohio State, a last second defeat to Princeton and a emphatic sweep by Minnesota on Friday and Saturday night putting Penn State behind the ball in the Big Ten standings. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Rutgers Loss Magnifies The Challenge Of Growing Program Penn State Basketball: Rutgers Loss Magnifies The Challenge Of Growing Program
45 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
With 11 seconds to go Josh Reaves sank a deep three that pulled Penn State within just a point, a 69-68 margin that all but erased the Nittany Lions' double-digit deficit just minutes earlier. It was a 15-6 run to close out the game. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Three-Star Linebacker Makes It Six Commits In Six Days Penn State Football: Three-Star Linebacker Makes It Six Commits In Six Days
45 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State's 2017 class ended with three final hour commitments and the 2018 class is continuing its momentum with three commits in two days. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Top Rated Running Back Commits To Nittany Lions Penn State Football: Top Rated Running Back Commits To Nittany Lions
45 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
With the 2017 class only hours into the books, Penn State's 2018 recruiting haul might be the best yet under James Franklin. The Nittany Lions picking up a verbal commitment from the nation's top rated all-purpose running back Ricky Slade. [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
45 weeks 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 Football: 2018 Class Adds Another In Charlie Katshir Penn State Football: 2018 Class Adds Another In Charlie Katshir
45 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State added another commit to the 2018 class as the Nittany Lions picked up a linebacker from Mechanicsburg, PA. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Fall 110-102 In 3OT To Indiana Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Fall 110-102 In 3OT To Indiana
45 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
For a game that lasted just over three hours, what could very well be a similar length to this weekend Super Bowl, it renders much of the first half useless when it comes to summarizing the evening. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Franklin Talks Big Ten Title's Impact On Recruiting Penn State Football: Franklin Talks Big Ten Title's Impact On Recruiting
45 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"I think it had a little bit of an impact this year, not as much as people think," Franklin said of the recruiting boost. "I think where it's probably going to have the biggest impact is the '18 class and the '19 class. These guys were sitting in their living rooms and at their high schools wa [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Land Big Target In Four-Star Corner Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Land Big Target In Four-Star Corner
45 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Minutes before James Franklin was scheduled to speak to the media on National Signing Day he watched a screen above the Beaver Stadium media room. [Read More]
Penn State Athletics: Beaver Stadium Renovation Plans Targeting Late February Release Penn State Athletics: Beaver Stadium Renovation Plans Targeting Late February Release
45 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State's long awaited facilities master plan is slated for release at the end of February according to Director of Athletics Sandy Barbour. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Signing Day Marks Completion Of Latest Recruiting Chapter Penn State Football: Signing Day Marks Completion Of Latest Recruiting Chapter
45 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Fax machines around the country will awake early Wednesday morning as recruits send in the Letters of Intent to schools, legally binding them to verbal commitments made weeks and months prior. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Trio Of Nittany Lions Up For Hobey Baker Penn State Hockey: Trio Of Nittany Lions Up For Hobey Baker
45 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Three Nittany Lions have been tabbed to represent Penn State for the Hobey Baker Memorial Award. [Read More]
Penn State Football: 2017 Class Gets One More In Star Linebacker Penn State Football: 2017 Class Gets One More In Star Linebacker
45 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
With national signing day just 48 hours away, Penn State picked up a key addition to its 2017 haul in four-star linebacke and Under Armour All-American Ellis Brooks. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Slide To No. 6 As Key Stretch Begins Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Slide To No. 6 As Key Stretch Begins
45 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State hockey is down to No. 6 in the latest USCHO.com poll released on Monday. The Nittany Lions are coming off of a single-game series and 5-4 loss to Princeton at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia on Saturday. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Avoid Heartbreak, Hold Off Illinois 71-67 Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Avoid Heartbreak, Hold Off Illinois 71-67
46 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State avoided blowing a 20-point halftime lead on Saturday night as the Nittany Lions hung on the beat Illinois 71-67 to improve to 4-5 in Big Ten play. [Read More]
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Watch: Latest Penn State Hockey Story Released
46 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Midway through the season, Penn State hockey has released the second episode of its behind the scenes look at the 2016-17 season. [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
46 weeks 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 Football: John Urschel Talks Gift From Joe Flacco And More On HBO Penn State Football: John Urschel Talks Gift From Joe Flacco And More On HBO
46 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
While the show is already on demand and re-airing for those who gets HBO, here is a quick look at the trailer and a bonus clip from the show for those who don't have access to the channel. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Second Half Dooms Nittany Lions As Wisconsin Wins 82-55 Penn State Basketball: Second Half Dooms Nittany Lions As Wisconsin Wins 82-55
46 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The Nittany Lions played a strong first half but a Wisconsin run to open the second was too much for Penn State en route to an 82-55 defeat on Tuesday night. [Read More]
Penn State Football: DT Transfers Out Of Program As CB Transfers In Penn State Football: DT Transfers Out Of Program As CB Transfers In
46 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
With spring practice slowly approaching, Penn State football has a few roster changes in the works. Lions247 first reported the news on Monday. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Fall To No. 4 Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Fall To No. 4
46 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
A difficult weekend for Penn State hockey has resulted in a predictable slide down the polls for the Nittany Lions. Penn State dropping from its brief stint as the nation's No.1 team to No.4 in Monday's latest USCHO poll. [Read More]
Penn State Football: McSorley And Barkley Among Top Heisman Contenders Odds Penn State Football: McSorley And Barkley Among Top Heisman Contenders Odds
46 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Whether or not Barkley and McSorley maintain their standing as the season approaches remains to be seen, but it's safe to say if anything is an indication of how far the Nittany Lions have come, this would be it. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Pick Up 30th Lambert Trophy Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Pick Up 30th Lambert Trophy
46 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Because awards never stop coming after an 11-3 season, Penn State football has been awarded the Lambert Trophy for the 30th time. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Fail To Find Answers In 6-3 Loss To Ohio State Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Fail To Find Answers In 6-3 Loss To Ohio State
47 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State dropped to 16-3-2 on the year following a 6-3 loss to No.11 Ohio State on Saturday night. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Boilermakers Dominate 77-52 Penn State Basketball: Boilermakers Dominate 77-52
47 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
One of the nation's best showed why it's one of the teams to beat in the Big Ten this year as Purdue dominated Penn State on Saturday afternoon to the tune of 77-52. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Key Quotes From Franklin Presser Penn State Football: Key Quotes From Franklin Presser
47 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
James Franklin spoke to the media on Saturday morning about the Nittany Lions' 2016 season and a few housekeeping items as the program heads into the offseason. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Tie 3-3 In Thriller As Ohio State Picks Up Extra Point Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Tie 3-3 In Thriller As Ohio State Picks Up Extra Point
47 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State and Ohio State tied on Friday night 3-3 with the Buckeyes picking up an extra point in the standings via a seventh round shootout win. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Five Things To Look For As Franklin Wraps Up Season Penn State Football: Five Things To Look For As Franklin Wraps Up Season
47 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
As the nation's eyes continue to focus on Washington DC, James Franklin will address the media on Saturday morning to recap the Nittany Lions' 2016 season and any lingering questions before the offseason begins and National Signing Day arrives next month. [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
47 weeks 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
47 weeks 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
47 weeks 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
47 weeks 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]
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
48 weeks 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]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Upset No.24 Minnesota 52-50 Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Upset No.24 Minnesota 52-50
48 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State overcame a 14-point deficit to upset No. 24 ranked Minnesota 52-50 and to improve to 3-2 on the year in conference play. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Push Past Michigan State 5-2 Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Push Past Michigan State 5-2
48 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State hockey improved to 15-2-1 on Friday night as the Nittany Lions erased an early 1-0 deficit to beat Michigan State 5-2. Penn State is now 4-1 in conference play while the Spartans fall to 4-14-1 on the year. Here is what you need to know. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: No Letup For Team Following Historic Victory Penn State Basketball: No Letup For Team Following Historic Victory
48 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
“We have been having a lot of really short and hard practices,” Banks. “I think the biggest thing in the difference between past teams is the consistency of the competitiveness. Its every single day.” [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
48 weeks 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 Hockey: Nittany Lions Add Depth As Murray Joins The Fold Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Add Depth As Murray Joins The Fold
48 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
“When that plan was in place, we hadn’t won a game yet or lost a game,” Gadowsky added. “We didn’t know at that point what our record would be. But when it was finalized, we were 13-1-1, but that’s something that he [Murray] understood.” [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Finish No.7 In AP Poll, But Open With Good 2018 Title Odds Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Finish No.7 In AP Poll, But Open With Good 2018 Title Odds
48 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State's 11-3 season and Big Ten Championship run has the Nittany Lions finishing No. 7 in the final AP Top 25 poll of the season. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Franklin Named Woody Hayes Award Winner Penn State Football: Franklin Named Woody Hayes Award Winner
48 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State head coach James Franklin picked up one final honor as the 2016 season comes to a close, being named the 2016 Woody Hayes Award winner for College Football Coach of the Year. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Fall To No.4 But Pick Up Record First Place Votes Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Fall To No.4 But Pick Up Record First Place Votes
48 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State hockey fell to No.4 in the latest USCHO poll but picked up the most first-place votes in program history receiving six in this week's poll. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Marcus Allen Set To Return For Senior Season Penn State Football: Marcus Allen Set To Return For Senior Season
48 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State safety Marcus Allen announced on Twitter on Sunday evening that he will be returning to Happy Valley for one more season. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball Shows What It Can Be In Win Over Michigan State Penn State Basketball Shows What It Can Be In Win Over Michigan State
49 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
PHILADELPHIA -- Through the fleeting crack in the door you could see a mob of players jumping around as coach Pat Chambers entered the modest locker room in the bowels of the Palestra on Saturday afternoon. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Godwin Declares For NFL Draft Penn State Football: Godwin Declares For NFL Draft
49 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State receiver Chris Godwin will forgo his final year of eligibility and enter the NFL Draft. The two-time All-Big Ten selection announced his decision on Thursday night through his Twitter account. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Defensive End Garrett Sickels To Forgo Senior Season, Enter Draft Penn State Football: Defensive End Garrett Sickels To Forgo Senior Season, Enter Draft
49 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State defensive end Garrett Sickels announced on Twitter that he will forego his senior season of eligibility and enter the NFL Draft. [Read More]
Ben State Football: Hanging On Before Letting Go Ben State Football: Hanging On Before Letting Go
49 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
MANHATTAN BEACH, Calif. -- My phone says it's cold in State College. It doesn't mention rain or snow, but it's probably doing one of the two if I had to guess. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Moorhead Talks Final Few Drives Following Loss Penn State Football: Moorhead Talks Final Few Drives Following Loss
49 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
PASADENA, Calif. -- Sitting on a short folding chair in the middle of the Penn State locker room, offensive coordinator Joe Moorhead is by himself after the horde of reporters finally leave. [Read More]
Penn State Football: The Ride Ends As Nittany Lions Fall To USC 52-49 Penn State Football: The Ride Ends As Nittany Lions Fall To USC 52-49
49 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
LOS ANGELES, Calif.- "I couldn't be more proud," James Franklin said after the game. "I know this probably sounds crazy, but I wouldn't be any more proud sitting here tonight with a win. I couldn't be any more proud of our guys." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Despite Interest, Moorhead Just Happy In The Valley Penn State Football: Despite Interest, Moorhead Just Happy In The Valley
50 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"When I was at Fordham, I had a an FBS job offered to me and turned that down to stay at Fordham. And the things I said to the people at Fordham is it would take a pretty special opportunity for me to leave there, and obviously, Penn State was that opportunity," Moorhead said. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Franklin And McSorley Add To Awards List Penn State Football: Franklin And McSorley Add To Awards List
50 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The Maxwell Football Club has named Penn State coach James Franklin Tri-State Coach of the Year and sophomore quarterback Trace McSorley as the Brian Westbrook Award Tri-State Player of the Year. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Blacknall And Bowen Suspended For Rose Bowl Penn State Football: Blacknall And Bowen Suspended For Rose Bowl
50 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State will be without two starters at next week's Rose Bowl as the program announced that linebacker Manny Bowen and receiver Saeed Blacknall have been suspended for a violation of team rules. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Youth Gets Tough Introduction To Big Ten Play In Loss Penn State Basketball: Youth Gets Tough Introduction To Big Ten Play In Loss
50 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"I kind of know where Pat is at," Northwestern coach Chris Collins said after the game. "In my second year I was starting McIntosh and Law and those guys as freshmen, they are good players, but they had to learn what Big Ten ball is all about. The future is in really good hands here. I love the t [Read More]
Penn State Football: Cabinda Set To Return For Senior Season Penn State Football: Cabinda Set To Return For Senior Season
50 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Less than a week before the Rose Bowl, Penn State linebacker Jason Cabinda announced on Wednesday afternoon that he will be returning for his senior season. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Northwestern Too Much As Nittany Lions Fall 87-77 Penn State Basketball: Northwestern Too Much As Nittany Lions Fall 87-77
50 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State had a chance but couldn't find the offense to make a second-half comeback against Northwestern to open Big Ten play. [Read More]
Penn State Football: StateCollege.Com Season Awards Penn State Football: StateCollege.Com Season Awards
50 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
With only one game remaining in Penn State's historic and memorable 2016 season now is as good of a time as any to hand out a few season long awards. From MVP to Most Improved Player, here are a few of the noteworthy Nittany Lions from a season not short on big plays and bigger players. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Forward Brett Murray Joining Nittany Lions Penn State Hockey: Forward Brett Murray Joining Nittany Lions
50 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
“At 6-5, Brett is an imposing power forward,” Penn State coach Guy Gadowsky said in a release. “His ability to both think the game and get up and down the ice will allow him to make a smooth transition to college hockey.” [Read More]
Penn State Football: Gesicki Announces Return For 2017 Season Penn State Football: Gesicki Announces Return For 2017 Season
51 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State tight end Mike Gesicki announced on Thursday evening that his time in Happy Valley isn't up just yet. The junior will return for his senior season as a Nittany Lions after a career year in 2016. [Read More]
Penn State Athletics: Nittany Lions Starting Strong In Learfield Directors’ Cup Standings Penn State Athletics: Nittany Lions Starting Strong In Learfield Directors’ Cup Standings
51 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State Athletics is off to another strong start in the Learfield Directors' Cup, as the Nittany Lions seek a 10th consecutive Top 10 fall finish. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Blow Out Morgan State 96-55 Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Blow Out Morgan State 96-55
51 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State finished off the non conference schedule on Wednesday night with a 96-55 blowout victory against Morgan State. The Nittany Lions were paced by a 20-point outing from freshman Lamar Stevens as six Penn State players in total scored in double figures. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: NCAA Bracketology Tabs Nittany Lions With Early No.1 Seed Penn State Hockey: NCAA Bracketology Tabs Nittany Lions With Early No.1 Seed
51 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Heading into the winter break, the NCAA's hockey bracketology blog broke down the midseason bracket and the Nittany Lions are the No. 1 overall seed. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Watkins Continues To Shine During Early Season Play Penn State Basketball: Watkins Continues To Shine During Early Season Play
51 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"Even back in high school I hated playing against Mike just knowing that he's a great shot blocker that always messes with the guards," Penn State point guard Tony Carr said earlier this month. [Read More]
Ben State Football: With Moorhead And Team Returning, The Window Is Opening Ben State Football: With Moorhead And Team Returning, The Window Is Opening
51 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"Everyone is thinking about it, they're just not saying it" Freshman offensive lineman Ryan Bates said earlier this month. "We have a lot of people coming back, we're going to be a special team." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Land Five-Star Cornerback Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Land Five-Star Cornerback
52 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State has landed one of the most coveted recruits in the nation, signing 5-star cornerback Lamont Wade on Saturday night. The Clairton, PA native is rated the third best cornerback in the country and the 17th best prospect in the 2017 class. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Larger Goals For Franklin As Keeping Staff Together A Key For Longterm Success Penn State Football: Larger Goals For Franklin As Keeping Staff Together A Key For Longterm Success
52 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"You talk about our assistant coaches. I think that's a compliment," Franklin said of teams wanting to interview Penn State's coaches. "I think whenever you have assistant coaches being approached and people trying to hire your staff, that means that you're doing something right." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Even For One Of The Nation's Hottest Teams, A Break Is Welcome Penn State Football: Even For One Of The Nation's Hottest Teams, A Break Is Welcome
52 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"Just allowing these guys some downtime physically to get their bodies back, emotionally to get their juice back and their spirits back," Coach James Franklin said on Friday at the team's Rose Bowl media day. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Five Things To Look For At Rose Bowl Media Day Penn State Football: Five Things To Look For At Rose Bowl Media Day
52 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
With under a month to go until the January 2nd game here are a few topics to keep an eye on as Franklin addresses the press on Friday afternoon. [Read More]
Penn State Football: James Franklin Finalist For AP Coach Of The Year Penn State Football: James Franklin Finalist For AP Coach Of The Year
52 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
James Franklin has been named a finalist for the AP National Coach of The Year Award [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Pick Up One Of The Fastest Recruits In The Nation Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Pick Up One Of The Fastest Recruits In The Nation
52 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
With National Signing Day not far around the the corner Penn State added a 17th member to the 2017 class as four-star corner Donovan Johnson verbally committed on Tuesday night. [Read More]
Bryce Jordan Center Marquee Gets Facelift Bryce Jordan Center Marquee Gets Facelift
52 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The Bryce Jordan Center might its same old self on the inside but the marquee outside the building is getting a facelift. [Read More]
As Penn State Hockey Closes In On No.1 Ranking, Are The Nittany Lions Really That Good? As Penn State Hockey Closes In On No.1 Ranking, Are The Nittany Lions Really That Good?
52 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
On Monday afternoon Penn State hockey checked off yet another first for the program as the Nittany Lions received four first place votes in the latest USCHO.com poll. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Barkley Named To AP All-American Third Team Penn State Football: Barkley Named To AP All-American Third Team
52 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Heading into the Rose Bowl, Barkley now ranks 32nd in FBS in all-purpose yards (128.15) and paces the Big Ten and ranks ninth in FBS in total touchdowns with 19. Additionally Barkley is third in the conference and 33rd nationally with 100.2 rushing yards per game. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Announce Season Awards Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Announce Season Awards
52 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Some of the biggest awards included running back Saquon Barkley being named team MVP while Trace McSorley was named the offenses' most valuable player and Garrett Sickels the same for the defense. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Lessons Learned With Franklin Still Apply As Chambers Builds With Youth Penn State Basketball: Lessons Learned With Franklin Still Apply As Chambers Builds With Youth
53 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
“What I would say is that I can’t make my freshmen sophomores and I can’t make my freshmen juniors,” Penn State basketball coach Patrick Chambers said after the loss to George Mason earlier this season. [Read More]
Penn State Football: NFL.Com Lists Trace McSorley As No. 5 Potential 2017 Heisman Candidate Penn State Football: NFL.Com Lists Trace McSorley As No. 5 Potential 2017 Heisman Candidate
53 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Currently McSorley ranks No. 13 in passing yards and 25th in touchdowns, but more impressively is second nationally in passes of 40+ yards and third in passes of 20 and 30+ yards. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Barkley Adds Silver Football To Growing List Of Honors Penn State Football: Barkley Adds Silver Football To Growing List Of Honors
53 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State running back Saquon Barkley has been named the Chicago Tribune Silver Football for the Big Ten’s Most Valuable Player to his résumé. He shares the honor with Ohio State quarterback J.T. Barrett. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Outworked En Route To 85-66 Loss To George Mason Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Outworked En Route To 85-66 Loss To George Mason
53 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State's winning streak ended at four games on Wednesday night as the Nittany Lions fell to George Mason [Read More]
Penn State Football: Franklin Named Sporting News Coach Of The Year Penn State Football: Franklin Named Sporting News Coach Of The Year
53 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
In addition to this latest award Franklin is also a finalist for the 2016 Eddie Robinson Coach of the Year award as presented by the Football Writers Association of America. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Watch BTN 'The Journey' Look At Big Ten Title Game
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Penn State Football: Watch BTN 'The Journey' Look At Big Ten Title Game
53 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The Big Ten Network was out in full force this past weekend with its award winning crew of The Journey to give everyone a look behind the scenes and from field level of Penn State's historic come from behind win over Wisconsin to win the conference championship. [Read More]
Penn State Football: James Franklin Eddie Robinson Coach Of The Year Finalist Penn State Football: James Franklin Eddie Robinson Coach Of The Year Finalist
53 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Alongside Franklin as finalists are Western Michigan’s P.J. Fleck, Colorado’s Mike MacIntyre, Washington’s Chris Petersen and Alabama’s Nick Saban. [Read More]
Penn State Fans Scoop Up 20,000 Rose Bowl Tickets Penn State Fans Scoop Up 20,000 Rose Bowl Tickets
53 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State fans traveled well to Indianapolis and looks like they'll travel even better to Pasadena. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Hackenberg Reflects As Big Title Comes To State College Penn State Football: Hackenberg Reflects As Big Title Comes To State College
53 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Sitting at home Christian Hackenberg watched Penn State celebrate a Big Ten title. A moment that was undoubtedly as exciting for him as it was bittersweet, watching the final remaining members of his recruiting class had the night of their lives. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Ranked No.3 In Latest USCHO Poll Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Ranked No.3 In Latest USCHO Poll
53 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
This past weekend Penn State dispatched No.20 Michigan 6-1 and 5-1 respectively on a Thursday/Friday series to open up Big Ten play. The Nittany Lions won't play again until January 6th at Ohio State. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Headed To Rose Bowl Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Headed To Rose Bowl
54 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The announcement came during the reveal of the final College Football Playoff rankings, the Nittany Lions finishing No. 5 in the poll just outside the Top 4 that went Alabama, Clemson, Ohio State and Washington. [Read More]
Penn State Football: The Best Tweets Following Big Ten Title Victory Penn State Football: The Best Tweets Following Big Ten Title Victory
54 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
As you may have heard, Penn State football won the Big Ten title. And as you also might imagine that has resulted in plenty of tweets and reactions across the internet as Penn State fans, former players and onlookers took in a historic game on Saturday night. Here are some of the best. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Years Later, The Loyalty Paid Off Penn State Football: Years Later, The Loyalty Paid Off
54 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"Through everything we've only really had the guys in that room, the guys that wanted to stick it out," senior center Brian Gaia said after Saturday's game. "We play for each other, there are six guys in my class who stuck it out for the five years and you've got kids like Cabinda and who rega [Read More]
Penn State Goes On 31-3 Run To Beat No.6 Wisconsin And Win Big Ten Title 38-31 Penn State Goes On 31-3 Run To Beat No.6 Wisconsin And Win Big Ten Title 38-31
54 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"So for me it's not just the season. It's all the hard work and all the positive steps that we've been taking for three years. It didn't always seem that way maybe to others, but we felt that way. It wasn't easy. Those steps weren't downhill. Those steps were up Mount Nittany. And that's kin [Read More]
Penn State Football: Five Keys To Beating Wisconsin Penn State Football: Five Keys To Beating Wisconsin
54 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Five things Penn State has to do in order to beat Wisconsin and win the Big Ten title. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Big Ten Title, Not Playoff Bid, More Than Enough for Both Penn State and Wisconsin Penn State Football: Big Ten Title, Not Playoff Bid, More Than Enough for Both Penn State and Wisconsin
54 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State and Wisconsin sit just 48 hours from a potential College Football Playoff bid. It's something hard to ignore, something nearly impossible to put out of sight and out of mind. Months ago it was a dream for both teams, now it could very well be a win away from reality. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Roll Michigan 6-1 Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Roll Michigan 6-1
54 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State hockey opened up Big Ten play with a 6-1 win over Michigan. The Nittany Lions improved to 12-1-1 on the year with Thursday night's victory. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions 2018 Class Ranked No.1 Following Thursday Commit Penn State Football: Nittany Lions 2018 Class Ranked No.1 Following Thursday Commit
54 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State football may have the quarterback of the future locked up in its 2018 recruiting class as four-star gunslinger Justin Fields verbally committed to the Nittany Lions on Thursday night. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Saquon Barkley Named Big Ten Offensive Player of the Year Penn State Football: Saquon Barkley Named Big Ten Offensive Player of the Year
54 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State running back Saquon Barkley on Wednesday was named the Graham-George Big Ten Offensive Player of the Year and the Ameche-Dayne Big Ten Running Back of the Year. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Field Ready In Indy As Wisconsin Tweets At Franklin Penn State Football: Field Ready In Indy As Wisconsin Tweets At Franklin
54 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Check out a tweet from Wisconsin and a ready-to-go field in Indianapolis as the Big Ten title game is a day closer. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Work Past Georgia Tech With 67-60 Victory Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Work Past Georgia Tech With 67-60 Victory
54 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State improved to 5-3 on the season with a 67-60 victory over Georgia Tech on Tuesday night as the Nittany Lions won their third straight game. Here is all you need to know from the win. [Read More]
Penn State Football: James Franklin Named Big Ten Coach Of The Year By Media Penn State Football: James Franklin Named Big Ten Coach Of The Year By Media
54 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
James Franklin was named the Dave McClain Big Ten Coach of the Year as selected by the conference’s media on Tuesday night. Franklin shares the honor with Wisconsin coach Paul Chryst who was named the Big Ten Coach of the Year by the conference's coaches. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Stout Defense Meets Big Play Offense In Title Game Penn State Football: Stout Defense Meets Big Play Offense In Title Game
54 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State and Wisconsin will go strength on strength this weekend at the Big Ten Championship and the winner of that battle might be all it takes to decide who goes home with the title. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Franklin Talks Routine, Approach As Saturday Draws Closer Penn State Football: Franklin Talks Routine, Approach As Saturday Draws Closer
54 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"We really kind of are looking at this, although we're the home team, we're looking at it as an away game," Coach James Franklin said on Tuesday. "I think our guys are a little bit surprised at that. Some of them look at it as a bowl game." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Trace McSorley Named Big Ten Offensive Player Of The Week Penn State Football: Trace McSorley Named Big Ten Offensive Player Of The Week
54 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Nittany Lion quarterback Trace McSorley picked up his first Big Ten Offensive Player of the Week award after a near perfect performance in Penn State’s division-clinching victory over Michigan State. [Read More]
Grappling With The Complicated Narrative Of Penn State's Success Grappling With The Complicated Narrative Of Penn State's Success
54 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
While Penn State may never fully regain the trust and standing that it once had as one of college football's shining lights, the success of 2016 might just be a sign that the system failed, but that it can be fixed, and that it isn't broken. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Brandon Bell Nationally Recognized Following Performance Penn State Football: Brandon Bell Nationally Recognized Following Performance
54 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
With 18 tackles to his name on Saturday night, Penn State senior linebacker Brandon Bell has been selected as the Walter Camp National Defensive Player of the Week after his Senior Day performance. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Franklin Optimistic That Barkley Will Be Healthy For Big Ten Title Game Penn State Football: Franklin Optimistic That Barkley Will Be Healthy For Big Ten Title Game
54 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"Obviously you have to ask but I'm not going to say anything about Saquon," Franklin said. "He'll have a great week and prepare this week based on what I know. We've done a great job and I think Coach Huff has done a great job of developing the running backs that we have." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Twitter Reacts As Nittany Lions Head To Big Ten Title Game
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Penn State Football: Twitter Reacts As Nittany Lions Head To Big Ten Title Game
55 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Here are some of the best tweets from across Twitter from current and former players and national figures. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Handing Out The Grades Following Penn State's 45-12 Win Over Michigan State Penn State Football: Handing Out The Grades Following Penn State's 45-12 Win Over Michigan State
55 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Handing out the grades one last time in the regular season following a 45-12 beatdown of Michigan State [Read More]
Penn State Headed To Big Ten Title Game Following 45-12 Win Over Michigan State Penn State Headed To Big Ten Title Game Following 45-12 Win Over Michigan State
55 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State used a 35-point second half to blow past Michigan State on Saturday night as the Nittany Lions finished the regular season at 10-2, winning a share of the Big Ten East Division Title and a berth to the Big Ten Championship game. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Watch Nittany Lions Celebrate 10-2 Season And Division Title
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Penn State Football: Watch Nittany Lions Celebrate 10-2 Season And Division Title
55 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
With more stories and coverage to come on StateCollege.com, watch Penn State celebrate its win as the clock expired. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Previewing The Opponent: Michigan State Penn State Football: Previewing The Opponent: Michigan State
55 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
It all comes down to this. A shot at a 10-2 regular season and if the cards fall the right way Penn State's entry into the Big Ten title game next weekend in Indianapolis. But first the Nittany Lions must dispatch a confusing 3-8 Michigan State team that has surged in its last three games. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Banks Leads Nittany Lions Past Colgate 72-59 Penn State Basketball: Banks Leads Nittany Lions Past Colgate 72-59
55 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State used a second half run to put away Colgate and improve to 3-3 on the year. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Watch The Six Plays The Nittany Lions Are Thankful For This Year Penn State Football: Watch The Six Plays The Nittany Lions Are Thankful For This Year
55 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Six plays that Penn State is the most thankful for this season as the Nittany Lions head into the final weekend of the regular season at 9-2 [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Ranked No.7 In Latest Playoff Poll Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Ranked No.7 In Latest Playoff Poll
55 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State football is one spot higher in the college football rankings poll, coming in at No.7 during Tuesday night's release. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Franklin Says Holiday Schedule Poses Challenge Ahead Of Michigan State Penn State Football: Franklin Says Holiday Schedule Poses Challenge Ahead Of Michigan State
55 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
James Franklin likes turkey as much as the next guy, but the impact that Thanksgiving has on the week's schedule ahead of a potentially season defining game against Michigan State? That he's not so fond of. [Read More]
Penn State Football: What To Know From James Franklin Weekly Press Conference Penn State Football: What To Know From James Franklin Weekly Press Conference
55 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
James Franklin spoke to the media on Tuesday just a few days prior to the Nittany Lions taking on Michigan State. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Tyler Davis Named Big Ten Co-Special Teams Player Of Week Penn State Football: Tyler Davis Named Big Ten Co-Special Teams Player Of Week
55 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
One of the most reliable Nittany Lions all season came up big again this week and his efforts didn't go unnoticed as placekicker Tyler Davis took home Big Ten Co-Special Teams Player of the Week honors this week. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Saquon Barkley Talks To BTN About The Science Behind His Cuts
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Penn State Football: Saquon Barkley Talks To BTN About The Science Behind His Cuts
55 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State star running back Saquon Barkley breaks down how he makes such impressive cuts and jumps during some of his runs. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions No.8 In Latest USCHO Poll Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions No.8 In Latest USCHO Poll
55 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State hockey continues its rise up the rankings, closing out the out of conference slate with an 11-1-1 record and a No. 8 ranking nationally in Monday's USCHO.com poll. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Barkley Fine After Close Call Penn State Football: Barkley Fine After Close Call
56 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State football had two goals on Saturday night. Beat Rutgers, and make it to the Michigan State game healthy. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Handing Out The Grades Following Penn State's 39-0 Win Over Rutgers Penn State Football: Handing Out The Grades Following Penn State's 39-0 Win Over Rutgers
56 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Rutgers never really had a shot, but that doesn't mean Penn State played a perfect game on Saturday night. All things considered the Nittany Lions took care of business, but a few miscues dragged some of the grades down this week. Check out how Penn State did in our books following a 39-0 win over [Read More]
Penn State Players Debate Following Michigan/Ohio State Game Result Prior To 3:30 Kick Penn State Players Debate Following Michigan/Ohio State Game Result Prior To 3:30 Kick
56 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"Honestly the result of that game isn't going to affect how I play, I want to win this game more than anything to get to 10 wins, something I've never done before in my college career. Even nine wins." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Waltz Past Rutgers 39-0 Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Waltz Past Rutgers 39-0
56 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State and Rutgers played Saturday night in a game that turned into the formality everyone expected it to be as the Nittany Lions cruised past Rutgers for a 39-0 victory. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Previewing The Opponent: Rutgers Penn State Football: Previewing The Opponent: Rutgers
56 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Taking a look at Rutgers as Penn State prepares for a Saturday night date in New Jersey. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Prep For No.1 Duke Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Prep For No.1 Duke
56 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State basketball has beaten two separate Top 5 teams under head coach Pat Chambers, so it's not as though David has yet to strike Goliath. But playing No. 1 ranked Duke will always seem like the stone is just a little bit smaller than usual. If nothing else, that the whistles blows just a few [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Pavlychev Brings Unique Size To Ice Penn State Hockey: Pavlychev Brings Unique Size To Ice
56 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
“Even when you think you can get around him, it’s just no,” forward Ricky DeRosa said with laugh. “His stick, he’s got the puck somehow.” [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Trip To New Jersey Comes At Good Time Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Trip To New Jersey Comes At Good Time
56 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"My dad texted me this morning and said, If you can get a hundred tickets, I can get a hundred people to go. So I'm definitely scrapping for some tickets right now. I'm asking everybody. Doing whatever it takes." [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Beat Grand Canyon 85-76 Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Beat Grand Canyon 85-76
56 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State basketball improved to 2-1 on the year with a victory over Grand Canyon on Tuesday night. Here is what you need to know about the Nittany Lions' latest game. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Latest College Football Playoff Poll Has Nittany Lions At No.8 Penn State Football: Latest College Football Playoff Poll Has Nittany Lions At No.8
56 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State survived a chaotic weekend in college football with a victory over Indiana and the Nittany Lions continue to climb up the polls as a result. [Read More]
Penn State Football: What To Know From James Franklin's Weekly Press Conference Penn State Football: What To Know From James Franklin's Weekly Press Conference
56 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
James Franklin spoke to the media on Tuesday afternoon ahead of the Nittany Lions' meeting with Rutgers this weekend. Franklin touched on plenty of topics during his interview session, here is what you need to know. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Paris Palmer Out For Season, Fries And Menet In Mix Penn State Football: Paris Palmer Out For Season, Fries And Menet In Mix
56 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"We do have a little bit of an injury situation going on now, kind of throughout the whole year," Franklin said on Tuesday. [Read More]
Ben State Football: Maybe The Names Aren't There, But This Defensive Front Is Good Ben State Football: Maybe The Names Aren't There, But This Defensive Front Is Good
56 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"I think if you were putting guys in who you didn't feel were ready or felt like there was a significant drop off then yea, but we're rotating guys in and feel good about the guys who are playing." Franklin added. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Ranked No. 9 In Latest AP Poll Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Ranked No. 9 In Latest AP Poll
56 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
After a chaotic weekend full of upsets, Penn State avoided it's own late season heartbreak and moved up one place in the AP poll to No. 9 in the nation. The newest batch of rankings were announced on Sunday afternoon. Penn State was ranked No. 10 in the latest coaches poll. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Handing Out The Grades Following Penn State's Win Over Indiana Penn State Football: Handing Out The Grades Following Penn State's Win Over Indiana
57 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
It wasn't a pretty game, but 45 points and over 400 yards of offense is an interesting way to go about having a bad game. Here are the grades for one of the more bizarre wins for Penn State in recent memory. [Read More]
How Penn State Makes The Big Ten Title Game How Penn State Makes The Big Ten Title Game
57 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Understanding how Penn State gets to the Big Ten title game. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Offensive Line Injuries Spell Short And Longterm Issues Penn State Football: Offensive Line Injuries Spell Short And Longterm Issues
57 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"Right now, I think we have one offensive lineman playing the position he played at the beginning of the season," James Franklin said after the game. "That's Brian Gaia (center)." [Read More]
Penn State Football: McSorley's Toughness Shines In Win Penn State Football: McSorley's Toughness Shines In Win
57 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"This team worked so hard," McSorley said after the game, his left arm wrapped in ice his right leg weak as he limped across the room. "I'm playing for my brothers, all the other guys, everyone is fighting through something. I'm not going to take myself out because I'm a little nicked up or so [Read More]
Penn State Football: Previewing The Opponent: Indiana Penn State Football: Previewing The Opponent: Indiana
57 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State heads on the road to face Indiana looking for a eighth win on the year and a sixth straight victory. What you need to know about the Hoosiers. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Brandon Smith Finalist For Pop Warner College Player Award Penn State Football: Brandon Smith Finalist For Pop Warner College Player Award
57 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The 2016 recipient will accept the Pop Warner College Player Award at Walt Disney World’s ESPN Wide World of Sports during the 60th annual Pop Warner Super Bowl the first week of December. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Alaska Anchorage Budget Crisis A Reminder Of How Lucky Nittany Lions Are Penn State Hockey: Alaska Anchorage Budget Crisis A Reminder Of How Lucky Nittany Lions Are
57 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
“It’s something when you come in everyday, to a facility like this, you might start to take it for granted,” said senior Dylan Richard reflecting on the very existence of Pegula Ice Area. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Barkley Reflects On Sudden Heisman Talk Penn State Football: Barkley Reflects On Sudden Heisman Talk
57 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"Of course," Allen said when asked about Barkley as a Heisman candidate. "Hey, that's that. You don't got to ask me that. You know I'm going to say he is. I don't know why people ain't talking about him. Everybody should know that he's a Heisman contender." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Lineman Brendan Mahon Admitted To Hershey Medical Center In 'Stable Condition Penn State Football: Lineman Brendan Mahon Admitted To Hershey Medical Center In 'Stable Condition
57 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State offensive lineman Brendan Mahon has been admitted to Hershey Medical Center. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Ranked No. 10 In Latest College Football Playoff Poll Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Ranked No. 10 In Latest College Football Playoff Poll
57 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State is ranked No. 10 in the latest College Football Playoff poll released on Tuesday night. The Nittany Lions were ranked No. 12 in the poll last week when it was first released. [Read More]
Penn State Football: James Franklin Press Conference Highlights Penn State Football: James Franklin Press Conference Highlights
57 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
A few things to know after James Franklin spoke to the media on Tuesday prior to a Saturday game against Indiana. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Sharing, Chemistry, Locker Arrangements Small But Important Details To Success Penn State Football: Sharing, Chemistry, Locker Arrangements Small But Important Details To Success
57 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State's five game winning streak? A sudden resurgence up the polls? There are a lot of factors that have played into Penn State's sudden bout of national relevancy, but it may not be much more than good chemistry that has gotten the Nittany Lions so far. [Read More]
Ben State Football: Penn State Seems To Have Found Itself Again Ben State Football: Penn State Seems To Have Found Itself Again
57 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
There isn't really a correct time to find yourself. It just happens, maybe you ease into it, maybe you just decide to change. It's everyone's favorite existential crisis, who they are and what they're doing with their life. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Ranked No. 12 In Latest USCHO Poll Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Ranked No. 12 In Latest USCHO Poll
57 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State hockey's early season success continues to reflect its standing in the rest of the college landscape as the Nittany Lions moved up to a program-high No. 12 in this week's USCHO poll. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Up To No. 12 And No. 14 In AP And Coaches Polls Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Up To No. 12 And No. 14 In AP And Coaches Polls
58 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State's rise up the ranks continued on Sunday as the Nittany Lions landed at No.12 and No. 14 in the AP and Coaches polls respectively. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Handing Out The Grades Following Penn State's 41-14 Win Over Iowa Penn State Football: Handing Out The Grades Following Penn State's 41-14 Win Over Iowa
58 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State dominated this game against an opponent that is better than its record and always tough matchup for the Nittany Lions. 599 yards of offense, lots of touchdowns, third down conversions and a smothering offense highlighted the night. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Thump Iowa 41-14 Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Thump Iowa 41-14
58 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State never looked back after an early touchdown by Saeed Blacknall gave the Nittany Lions their seventh win of the season [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Finish Sweep Of Niagara With 5-1 Victory Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Finish Sweep Of Niagara With 5-1 Victory
58 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Smirnov's three assists helped extend his point streak to nine games which ties a program record with former Nittany Lion, Taylor Holstrom. Andrew Strutz's eight goals also tie the Big Ten lead early in the season. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Five Thoughts Following 91-65 Exhibition Win Over Lock Haven Penn State Basketball: Five Thoughts Following 91-65 Exhibition Win Over Lock Haven
58 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Five things to know from a 91-65 Penn State win over Lock Haven on Friday night. [Read More]
State High Football: Little Lions Face Undefeated Season With One Final Home Test State High Football: Little Lions Face Undefeated Season With One Final Home Test
58 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"We're all clicking at the same time," quarterback Tyler Snyder said before practice. Ask anyone on the team and the feeling is the same, this group has gelled. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Niagara Falls To Nittany Lions 5-1 Penn State Hockey: Niagara Falls To Nittany Lions 5-1
58 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
It was only a one goal game with just minutes left in the second period before Smirnov started ripping shots. From there it was a 4-1 margin heading into the final period a in a game Penn State had largely dominated in every facet. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Tyler Davis Named Lou Groza Award Semifinalist Penn State Football: Tyler Davis Named Lou Groza Award Semifinalist
58 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Junior kicker Tyler Davis is among the 20 semifinalists for the 2016 Lou Groza Collegiate Place-Kicker Award presented by the Orange Bowl. Sam Ficken was Penn State’s last Groza semifinalist in 2014. [Read More]
Penn State Won't Host Big Ten Friday Night Games, But Open To One Road Trip Per Season Penn State Won't Host Big Ten Friday Night Games, But Open To One Road Trip Per Season
58 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The Big Ten is set to announce Friday night conference games for as early as the 2017 season according to multiple national outlets. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Are The Nittany Lions Good? Maybe Not, But They Are Efficient Penn State Football: Are The Nittany Lions Good? Maybe Not, But They Are Efficient
58 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"We think it's sustainable," James Franklin said on Tuesday. "This is really the model of how we want to play. We want to protect the football. We want to play great defense. We want to be explosive. We want to eliminate explosive plays on defense." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions At No. 12 In First College Football Playoff Ranking Of Season Penn State Football: Nittany Lions At No. 12 In First College Football Playoff Ranking Of Season
58 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State football is a Top 15 program again. The Nittany Lions landing at No. 12 in the first College Football Playoff rankings of the season announced on ESPN Tuesday night. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Barkley Named Maxwell Award Semifinalist Penn State Football: Barkley Named Maxwell Award Semifinalist
58 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State running back Saquon Barkley is among the 18 semifinalists for the Maxwell Award, given by the Maxwell Football Club to the National Player of the Year. [Read More]
Penn State Football: What To Know From James Franklin's Weekly Press Conference Penn State Football: What To Know From James Franklin's Weekly Press Conference
58 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
At 6-2 and looking to make it five straight wins Penn State coach James Franklin spoke to the media on Tuesday for his weekly press conference. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Up To No. 14 In Latest USCHO Poll Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Up To No. 14 In Latest USCHO Poll
58 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State hockey's two game sweep of Canisius this past weekend and now 5-1-1 record only helped the Nittany Lions as the latest USCHO Poll has Penn State coming in at No. 14. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Saquon Barkley Picks Up Big Ten Offensive Player of The Week Honors Penn State Football: Saquon Barkley Picks Up Big Ten Offensive Player of The Week Honors
58 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
For the second time this season Penn State star sophomore running back Saquon Barkley has picked up Big Ten Offensive Player of the Week honors. The latest award coming after tallying 277 all-purpose yards in the 62-24 win over Purdue Saturday. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Up To No. 20 In Latest AP Poll Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Up To No. 20 In Latest AP Poll
59 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Coming off a 62-24 victory over Purdue this past weekend Penn State moved up four spots in the latest AP poll, coming in at No. 20. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Handing Out The Grades Following Penn State's 62-24 Victory Over Purdue Penn State Football: Handing Out The Grades Following Penn State's 62-24 Victory Over Purdue
59 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State scored 62 points on Saturday which is about all you need to know when it comes to the grades [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Sweep Canisius With Pair Of Weekend Victories Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Sweep Canisius With Pair Of Weekend Victories
59 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State hockey extended its unbeaten streak to five games, beating Canisus College 4-1 on Friday and then again 4-2 on Saturday night to improve to 5-1-1 on the year. [Read More]
Penn State Scores 45 in Second Half to Blow Past Purdue 62-24 Penn State Scores 45 in Second Half to Blow Past Purdue 62-24
59 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State shook off some first half cobwebs and put the Boilermakers far in the rearview mirror on Saturday afternoon as the Nittany Lions became bowl eligible and made it four straight victories with a 62-24 thrashing of Purdue. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Watch Behind The Scenes From Penn State's Win Over Ohio State
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Penn State Football: Watch Behind The Scenes From Penn State's Win Over Ohio State
59 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State's latest behind the scenes look at the ongoing football season was just released and you can watch all of the locker room speeches and key moments from Saturday's game here. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Previewing The Opponent: Purdue Penn State Football: Previewing The Opponent: Purdue
59 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Don't be surprised if the Nittany Lions start slow, but a healthy defense, the momentum of the Ohio State win and Saquon Barkley ought to be enough to win this game even if it's the exact opposite of last weekend's upset atmosphere. 35-17 Penn State. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Even Early On Jones Showing Why He Might Be The Best Yet Penn State Hockey: Even Early On Jones Showing Why He Might Be The Best Yet
59 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
“A goaltender, his job isn’t only to stop pucks,” Gadowsky said. "He’s also an atmosphere regulator. How the goalie is, is often how you play, especially in the defensive zone, but I think it perforates through the whole team in all three zones.” [Read More]
Penn State Football: Franklin Looking Ahead To Purdue Penn State Football: Franklin Looking Ahead To Purdue
59 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Fresh off of a 24-21 upset of No. 2 ranked Ohio State it was yet another week in the Big Ten as James Franklin looked forward not back at his weekly press conference on Wednesday. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Jones Picks Up First Star Honors From Big Ten Penn State Hockey: Jones Picks Up First Star Honors From Big Ten
59 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
On Tuesday the freshman goalie was named the Big Ten men’s ice hockey First Star of the Week. This marks the second consecutive week the rookie has earned league recognition after garnering Third Star accolades on last week’s report. [Read More]
Penn State's Biggest Moneymakers All Kicking Into High Gear With Master Plan On Horizon Penn State's Biggest Moneymakers All Kicking Into High Gear With Master Plan On Horizon
59 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"It's just great for our school, to have two big upsets in the same weekend. I don't know the guy who blocked the kick or the guy who ran it all the way in" forward Andrew Sturtz said with a grin. "But good job on those two for getting it done and good job on the defense for holding out at the [Read More]
Ben State Football: Can Penn State Run The Table? Ben State Football: Can Penn State Run The Table?
59 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
A look at the rest of the season and if Penn State can run the table, but a reminder from history that it is easier said than done. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Come In At No. 24 In AP Poll Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Come In At No. 24 In AP Poll
60 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
For the first time since the 2011 TaxSlayer Bowl it's a Top 25 ranking for Penn State as the Nittany Lions came in at No. 24 following their upset of No. 2 ranked Ohio State on Saturday night. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Watch Ohio State's Final Two Plays And Upset Celebration From Field Level
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Penn State Football: Watch Ohio State's Final Two Plays And Upset Celebration From Field Level
60 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Take a look at StateCollege.com's view of Ohio State's final two plays and then a trip on to the field for the postgame celebration as fans rushed the field to enjoy the victory. [Read More]
The Best Online Reactions To Penn State's Upset Over Ohio State The Best Online Reactions To Penn State's Upset Over Ohio State
60 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Twitter is never short on opinions and with Penn State upsetting No. 2 Ohio State on Saturday night there were more than a few to go around. Here are some of the best tweets from former players and people of note from across the internet following the game. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Grant Haley Talks About Game Winning Score
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Penn State Football: Grant Haley Talks About Game Winning Score
60 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"He told Billy Fessler at the beginning of the week that 'I'm going to make a play at the end of the game and score and touchdown and we're going to win it' and I don't know what it was but I guess he was right." [Read More]
Penn State Football: The Impossible Turns Reality As Nittany Lions Stun No. 2 Ohio State 24-21 Penn State Football: The Impossible Turns Reality As Nittany Lions Stun No. 2 Ohio State 24-21
60 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"What this program has been through," Saquon Barkley said after the game. "And these seniors, they stuck with it. It's not only for them but for the past guys who stuck with it." [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Tie No. 3 Notre Dame 3-3 Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Tie No. 3 Notre Dame 3-3
60 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State hockey couldn't hold on to a late second period 3-1 lead, settling for a well earned 3-3 tie against the No. 3 ranked Notre Dame Fighting Irish in South Bend on Friday night. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Previewing The Opponent: Ohio State Penn State Football: Previewing The Opponent: Ohio State
60 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
If the Nittany Lions can score some first quarter points that will go a very long way towards hanging around in this one. All told though it's probably too tall of a task to pull this one out and a second half surge will end the upset bid. 35-17. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Parking Changes, Early Entry Incentives Announced For Saturday Penn State Football: Parking Changes, Early Entry Incentives Announced For Saturday
60 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State has announced several parking changes and early entry information for this weekend's contest against Ohio State. Kick is slated for just after 8 p.m.. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Franklin Keeping It Close Against Buckeyes Penn State Football: Franklin Keeping It Close Against Buckeyes
60 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State will need more than matchups to go its way to win on Saturday, but don't be surprised if for the third straight year, this game isn't over as early as you might expect it to be on paper. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Expect Reinforcements At Linebacker, Not New Starters Penn State Football: Expect Reinforcements At Linebacker, Not New Starters
60 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"For us to expect them to start and play 60 plays in the game, they won't," Franklin said. "But there's no doubt that the fact that they're back provides depth and leadership that we've been lacking in some areas." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Cabinda, Bell And Cooper In The Mix Heading Into Ohio State Penn State Football: Cabinda, Bell And Cooper In The Mix Heading Into Ohio State
60 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
James Franklin spoke to the media coming out of the Nittany Lion bye week as Penn State prepares to face No. 2 Ohio State this weekend. Here are a few things to know. [Read More]
Ben State Football: The Reeducation Of A Penn State Fan Ben State Football: The Reeducation Of A Penn State Fan
60 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
This will only last for as long as Penn State keeps making progress, but for at least one week it looks like everyone is on the same page again. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Blow Out Mercyhurst 7-0 Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Blow Out Mercyhurst 7-0
61 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The Nittany Lions picked up their second win of the season after falling 6-3 to No. 16 St Lawrence last Saturday. Nikita Pavlychev registered his first goal of the year just under four minutes into regulation to open the scoring. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: The Climb Begins As Penn State Faces Crucial Two Season Stretch Penn State Basketball: The Climb Begins As Penn State Faces Crucial Two Season Stretch
61 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
“There’s no limits on this team,” Coach Pat Chambers said. “There’s going to be expectations and there’s never been expectations before and let’s enjoy it and let’s have fun with it. That’s been the mantra.” [Read More]
Penn State Football: Watch Joey Julius On Good Morning America
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Penn State Football: Watch Joey Julius On Good Morning America
61 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State kicker and fan favorite Joey Julius recently opened up about his battle with eating disorders that saw him check into a facility this past summer. [Read More]
Penn State Athletics: Virtual Reality System Impressive Even In Infancy Penn State Athletics: Virtual Reality System Impressive Even In Infancy
61 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
I turned around and Penn State linebacker Jason Cabinda was walking past me, hand in a cast, but still as happy as ever watching his teammates stretch before Penn State's afternoon game against Temple. He didn't even seem to notice that I was there. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Midseason Honors For Three Nittany Lions Penn State Football: Midseason Honors For Three Nittany Lions
61 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Before the focus shifts to what is still to come, here are the three MVPs of the season so far for the Nittany Lions at the midway point of the year. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Mike Gesicki Named To Mackey Award Midseason Watch List Penn State Football: Mike Gesicki Named To Mackey Award Midseason Watch List
61 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State junior tight end Mike Gesicki may not have a game to play this weekend but he still managed to pick up a win, getting named to the Mackey Award Midseason watch list. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Accountability Key Focus As Team And Program Grow Penn State Hockey: Accountability Key Focus As Team And Program Grow
61 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"I think one of the biggest things for us is to make sure we're ready from the drop of the puck," Defenseman Kevin Kerr said. "No matter who you're playing it's going to be difficult if you go out there the first five minutes and give up three goals." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Receive Three Votes In Coaches Poll Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Receive Three Votes In Coaches Poll
61 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State football's recent success over Maryland and Minnesota hasn't gone unnoticed by at least three voters in the weekly Amway Coaches Poll, the Nittany Lions picking up three votes. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Set For Open Scrimmage In Altoona This Weekend Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Set For Open Scrimmage In Altoona This Weekend
61 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
If you're hoping to get an early look at the newest Nittany Lions to take the court this is your chance. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Barkley And Smith Pick Up Conference Honors Penn State Football: Barkley And Smith Pick Up Conference Honors
61 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State sophomore running back Saquon Barkley and junior linebacker Brandon Smith were selected as the Big Ten Offensive and Defensive Player of the Week, respectively, after outstanding performances in the win over Maryland. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nelson Likely Out For Season Per Franklin Penn State Football: Nelson Likely Out For Season Per Franklin
62 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
“We will find out more, but we’re pretty confident in that so it doesn’t make sense for me to wait until Tuesday,” said Franklin. “We’ve had a rash of these types of injuries. I feel for Nelly. Love that kid. But we’ll be with him every step of the way.” [Read More]
Penn State Football: Handing Out The Grades Following 38-14 Victory Over Maryland Penn State Football: Handing Out The Grades Following 38-14 Victory Over Maryland
62 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State took care of business on Saturday picking up the fourth win of the season and a second victory in Big Ten play. With over 300 yards on the ground and an effective air attack, this was one of the most complete games under James Franklin. [Read More]
Penn State Football: The Nittany Lions Aren't Perfect, But 4-2 Sounds About Right Penn State Football: The Nittany Lions Aren't Perfect, But 4-2 Sounds About Right
62 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Two weeks ago Penn State sat at a hazy crossroads. The Nittany Lions were 2-2, the direction of the program bobbing precariously between unimpressive and a work in progress. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Push Past Maryland 38-14 Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Push Past Maryland 38-14
62 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State made it two straight victories as the Nittany Lions beat Maryland 38-14 to improve to 4-2 on the year heading into the bye week. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: St Lawrence Enjoys Fast Start En Route To 6-3 Victory Penn State Hockey: St Lawrence Enjoys Fast Start En Route To 6-3 Victory
62 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State hockey had plenty of chances, but if such a thing as hockey gods exists they didn't look too fondly on a team that gave up three goals within the first five minutes of play. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Previewing The Opponent: Maryland Penn State Football: Previewing The Opponent: Maryland
62 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Here is what you need to know about Maryland as the Terps come to town undefeated looking for a 5-0 record for the first time since 2001. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Open Season With 4-2 Victory Over No. 16 St Lawrence Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Open Season With 4-2 Victory Over No. 16 St Lawrence
62 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
David Thompson made it 2-1 a few minutes later taking a beautiful cross-ice pass from Liam Folkes, wristing the puck into the back of the net to give Penn State the one-goal lead heading into the first intermission. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Second Half Adjustments Making The Difference Early In Season Penn State Football: Second Half Adjustments Making The Difference Early In Season
62 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"I don't want to keep bringing it up, but when we have time to get with these guys in the locker room and settle them down and show them some of the adjustments that need to be made," James Franklin said earlier this week. "Where sometimes with older players, they are going to get settled down q [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Forward Corps Young But Not Short On Talent Penn State Hockey: Forward Corps Young But Not Short On Talent
62 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The 2015-16 campaign ended with the Nittany Lions ranked No. 7 in the nation in goal scoring, a program high and a balanced attack at that with 50+ goals coming from freshman and nearly 90 coming from upperclassmen. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Blacknall Returning As Polk Hits Injury List Penn State Football: Blacknall Returning As Polk Hits Injury List
62 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"He will be back this week. So we're excited about having him back, based on his size and strength. He may play Mike linebacker." Franklin added with a laugh. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Franklin Comments On Julius News And More At Tuesday Press Conference Penn State Football: Franklin Comments On Julius News And More At Tuesday Press Conference
62 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
James Franklin spoke to the media on Tuesday ahead of Penn State's key meeting this Saturday against Maryland as the Terps look to go 5-0 on the year while Penn State tries to make it 4-2 after an overtime victory against Minnesota. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Joey Julius Opens Up About Eating Disorder Penn State Football: Joey Julius Opens Up About Eating Disorder
62 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State kicker Joey Julius opened up Monday via a Facebook post about his battle with eating disorders that rendered him noticeably absent from spring practice and a portion of Penn State's summer workouts. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Three Defensive Parings Key As Season Closes In Penn State Hockey: Three Defensive Parings Key As Season Closes In
62 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
A look at the three defensive pairings that will help anchor Penn State in front of goal this season. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Marcus Allen Named Co-Defensive Player Of The Week By Big Ten Penn State Football: Marcus Allen Named Co-Defensive Player Of The Week By Big Ten
62 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
After racking up 22 tackles and nearly setting a program record in the process Penn State safety Marcus Allen was named Big Ten Co-Defensive Player of the Week. Allen shares the honor with Northwestern’s Ifeadi Odenigbo. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Roll 8-0 In Exhibition Game Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Roll 8-0 In Exhibition Game
62 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State hockey introduced 10 freshman to Pegula Ice Arena and eight goals to the back of Queen's Universities' net on Sunday afternoon as the Nittany Lions won their exhibition contest just days prior to the 2016 season opener. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Handing Out The Grades Following 29-26 Win Over Minnesota Penn State Football: Handing Out The Grades Following 29-26 Win Over Minnesota
63 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State played poorly in the first half, adjusted and found a way to tie the game late in regulation to eventually win in overtime. It wasn't always pretty but a win is a win, so here are the grades from the Nittany Lions' win over Minnesota. [Read More]
Watch Barkley Score And Nittany Lions Celebrate Overtime Victory From Field Level
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Watch Barkley Score And Nittany Lions Celebrate Overtime Victory From Field Level
63 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State beat Minnesota 29-26 in overtime on Saturday to improve to 3-2 on the year. The game wasn't without plenty of drama, including Saquon Barkley's 25-yard game winning score that set off an emotional celebration inside Beaver Stadium. Watch it from our view on the field here. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Previewing The Opponent: Minnesota Penn State Football: Previewing The Opponent: Minnesota
63 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State and Minnesota are set for a Big Ten clash this weekend at a 3:30, the Nittany Lions looking to rebound from a blowout loss to Michigan while the Gophers try and make it 4-0 on the year. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Franklin Not On Hot Seat According To Barbour Penn State Football: Franklin Not On Hot Seat According To Barbour
63 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
“James is not on any hot seat,” Barbour reportedly told the Mirror while speaking at the Blair County Chamber of Commerce WE-LEaD program on Wednesday. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Big Ten Says Brandon Smith Targeting Call Should Have Been Reversed Penn State Football: Big Ten Says Brandon Smith Targeting Call Should Have Been Reversed
63 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"In this particular play, the defender was making a legitimate attempt to get to the ball and, upon full review, the call of Targeting should have been reversed by the Replay Official." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Saquon Barkley Featured On The Journey
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Penn State Football: Saquon Barkley Featured On The Journey
63 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The Big Ten Network's award winning show The Journey premiered for the season on Tuesday night and including Penn State's star running back Saquon Barkley. The show, taking an inside look at players and teams across the conference chronicled at least part of the early season for the Nittany Lions. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Timetable For Bell And Cabinda Return Still Unclear Penn State Football: Timetable For Bell And Cabinda Return Still Unclear
63 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"I think if we can put these guys in position to be successful over the next couple weeks, then we'll be getting some guys back hopefully sooner rather than later, and now we won't be in the situation that we are right now, if that makes sense." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Franklin Talks Corrections And More At Tuesday Press Conference Penn State Football: Franklin Talks Corrections And More At Tuesday Press Conference
63 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
James Franklin spoke to the media on Tuesday ahead of Penn State's meeting with undefeated Minnesota this weekend. Here is what you need to know. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Broadcast Details Released For 2016-17 Season Penn State Hockey: Broadcast Details Released For 2016-17 Season
63 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State hockey's 2016-17 season is just days away and now nearly all of the game times and broadcast details have been finalized the program announced on Tuesday. [Read More]
First NHL Hockey Game At Pegula Ice Arena Ends With Drama As Wild Beat Sabres 2-1 First NHL Hockey Game At Pegula Ice Arena Ends With Drama As Wild Beat Sabres 2-1
63 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State is just over a week away from dropping the puck on the 2016-17 season but Hockey Valley was out in full force on Monday as the Buffalo Sabres took on the Minnesota Wild in an NHL preseason game. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Maryland Clash Set For BTN Broadcast Penn State Football: Maryland Clash Set For BTN Broadcast
63 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The Penn State Football Homecoming contest against Maryland on Oct. 8 at noon will air on the Big Ten Network. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Handing Out The Grades Following Loss To Michigan Penn State Football: Handing Out The Grades Following Loss To Michigan
64 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State didn't have a great afternoon in Ann Arbor against No. 4 ranked Michigan and the grades show it [Read More]
For Penn State And Franklin The Next Four Weeks Are Everything For Penn State And Franklin The Next Four Weeks Are Everything
64 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State athletic director Sandy Barbour and deputy director of athletics Phil Esten stood deep underneath Michigan Stadium on Saturday evening as James Franklin spoke to the media following the Nittany Lions' 49-10 loss to the Wolverines. [Read More]
Penn State Football: No. 4 Michigan Walks Past Nittany Lions 49-10 Penn State Football: No. 4 Michigan Walks Past Nittany Lions 49-10
64 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State's crippled linebacker unit was just one of many issues on Saturday afternoon as the Nittany Lions fell 49-10 to the No. 4 ranked Michigan Wolverines in Ann Arbor. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: NHL Game At Pegula Seemed Inevitable But Plenty Had To Happen First Penn State Hockey: NHL Game At Pegula Seemed Inevitable But Plenty Had To Happen First
64 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"It's my understanding that this has been a very popular game with the NHL officials," Cross added. "There are a lot of people vying to do this particular contest because of the building because of what they've heard about this in the hockey community." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Gesicki Enjoying Benefits Of Hard Work As Season Continues Penn State Football: Gesicki Enjoying Benefits Of Hard Work As Season Continues
64 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
And so far it has paid off, nine receptions for 158 yards on the year with a leaping 52-yard catch that will rival any of the year's best. The yardage is a career high and the receptions just five shy of a new mark as well. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Offense Developing Consistency With Or Without Stars On Field Penn State Football: Offense Developing Consistency With Or Without Stars On Field
64 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"I think it speaks volumes about the direction that we're headed," Franklin said on Tuesday. "You're exactly right. In the past if we had one of our better players not playing well or not make a play or having to go down for a couple series and being out of the game, that we had a hard time ove [Read More]
Penn State Football: Koa Farmer Moves To Linebacker As Nittany Lions Prep For Michigan Penn State Football: Koa Farmer Moves To Linebacker As Nittany Lions Prep For Michigan
64 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
James Franklin spoke with the media on Tuesday during an unusually upbeat press conference heading into the Nittany Lions' meeting this weekend with No. 4 Michigan. Despite the news that longtime linebacker Nyeem Wartman-White will miss the second straight season with a knee injury, Franklin was in [Read More]
Penn State Football: Wartman-White To Miss Remainder Of Season With Injury Penn State Football: Wartman-White To Miss Remainder Of Season With Injury
64 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State linebacker Nyeem Wartman-White will miss the remainder of the 2016 campaign according to coach James Franklin. The fifth year senior missed all of the 2015 season following a knee injury on special teams during Penn State's season opener against Temple. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Five Questions Heading Into James Franklin's Weekly Press Conference Penn State Football: Five Questions Heading Into James Franklin's Weekly Press Conference
64 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Heading on the road to face No. 4 Michigan this weekend in Ann Arbor there is no shortage of storylines to cover between a depleted defense and a growing offense. With that in mind the Nittany Lions' biggest challenge won't be the Wolverines but an injury plagued roster just three weeks into the s [Read More]
Ben State Football: With All The Rehash, Don't Forget These Stories Ben State Football: With All The Rehash, Don't Forget These Stories
64 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Joe Paterno has been in the headlines again, but don't forget these stories that are unfolding for the first time [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Set To Host Minnesota For 3:30 Kick Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Set To Host Minnesota For 3:30 Kick
64 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State will host Minnesota for a 3:30 p.m. kick on Oct. 1, the conference announced on Monday morning. The game will air on the Big Ten Network. The Nittany Lions are taking on the Gophers for the first time since 2013. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Handing Out The Grades Following Win Over Temple Penn State Football: Handing Out The Grades Following Win Over Temple
65 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State overcame injuries and at least one potentially major misstep on Saturday afternoon to knock off Temple 34-27 to pick up the Nittany Lions' second win of the year. While Penn State is still far from a perfect team, Saturday was in may respects the most complete effort by the Nittany Lions [Read More]
Penn State Football: Offense Finding Its Stride As Quarters Go Along Penn State Football: Offense Finding Its Stride As Quarters Go Along
65 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"All of our expectations are very high for the offense, really my expectations are so high for the offense I don't know if they'll ever be reached," Thompkins added "But we're just raising the bar every day and getting closer and closer." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Former Players Gather To Remember Paterno Penn State Football: Former Players Gather To Remember Paterno
65 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"Joe will always be someone who took me out of a very small town and gave me a wonderful opportunity," Cefalo added when asked. "I don't know how many people would say that he was our mentor and somebody who gave me a great deal of my life and then change your opinion about him." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Previewing The Opponent: Temple Penn State Football: Previewing The Opponent: Temple
65 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Temple's defense might be able to slow down the Nittany Lions for a bit but it's hard to see this group of Owls having the firepower to pull off the upset two years in a row [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Set To Host Top Recruits This Weekend Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Set To Host Top Recruits This Weekend
65 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State basketball is taking advantage of its recruiting trail momentum this weekend as coach Pat Chambers and staff are set to host some of the highest rated prospects in the 2018 class for unofficial visits. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Barkley Happy With How He's Seeing Blitzes Penn State Football: Barkley Happy With How He's Seeing Blitzes
65 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
For all of the impressive runs and jaw dropping moves that Saquon Barkley has put on the field over the past two seasons it's the little things he's still focusing on to become a complete running back. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Already Making History In Point-Happy Season Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Already Making History In Point-Happy Season
65 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"Yeah. I think it changes my approach," Franklin said on Tuesday. "So like taking the ball, and things like that, that we've done or tried to do if you win the toss, taking the ball to start the game, do some things like that, going for two early on, you know, trying to get an advantage." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Injuries, Tempo, Return Jobs And More From James Franklin's Press Conference Penn State Football: Injuries, Tempo, Return Jobs And More From James Franklin's Press Conference
65 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
oming off of a last minute loss to Pitt and heading into another cross state game against Temple this weekend there was plenty to talk about. From injuries to tempo, Franklin touched on a whole host of topics during his half hour or so question and answer period. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Five Questions Heading Into James Franklin's Weekly Press Conference Penn State Football: Five Questions Heading Into James Franklin's Weekly Press Conference
65 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Coming off a heartbreaking comeback loss to Pitt this past weekend Penn State coach James Franklin is set to speak to the media on Tuesday afternoon for his weekly press conference. [Read More]
Ben State Football: 30 Minutes That Saved James Franklin, For Now Ben State Football: 30 Minutes That Saved James Franklin, For Now
65 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State was down and out on Saturday and clawed back into a game on multiple occasions and nearly won in the process. And that's the first time in a while you can say that about Penn State football. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Barkley Impressive Even In Loss Penn State Football: Barkley Impressive Even In Loss
66 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
You don't want to say that you feel badly for Saquon Barkley. He clearly loves his teammates and he's clearly having a good time being better at football than everyone else. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Handing Out The Grades Following Loss To Pitt Penn State Football: Handing Out The Grades Following Loss To Pitt
66 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Trying to make sense of a wild Penn State loss to Pitt and a game full of ups and downs [Read More]
Penn State Football: Miscues Doom Nittany Lions In Loss Penn State Football: Miscues Doom Nittany Lions In Loss
66 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"The reality is we didn't play smart enough or mistake-free enough to win," James Franklin said after the game. "If you lose the turnover battle and turn the ball over in your area of the field, you're going to have a hard time winning consistently. That was probably the biggest difference in t [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Comeback Falls Short In 42-39 Loss To Pitt Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Comeback Falls Short In 42-39 Loss To Pitt
66 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State falls to Pitt after coming back from a 28-7 deficit to eventually lose 42-39 on Saturday afternoon. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Captains Announced For 2016-17 Season Penn State Hockey: Captains Announced For 2016-17 Season
66 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
“David Goodwin has always been a highly intelligent player who has consistently generated offense on whatever line he has played on,” Gadowsky added. “Equally impressive is that David has worked extremely hard to improve his individual battles to become one of the team’s top performers in th [Read More]
Penn State Football: Opponent Preview: Pitt Penn State Football: Opponent Preview: Pitt
66 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Taking a look at what Pitt brings to the table during Week 2 and a big meeting with Penn State. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Davis Ready To Kick At Tricky Heinz Field Penn State Football: Davis Ready To Kick At Tricky Heinz Field
66 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"I have heard that Heinz Field is a pretty hard place to kick, but I'm also from Chicago where it's super windy, so every summer I'm practicing with wind," Davis said. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Bowen And Cooper Come Into Focus To Sustain Linebacker Depth Penn State Football: Bowen And Cooper Come Into Focus To Sustain Linebacker Depth
66 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"We're very pleased with Manny," Franklin said on Tuesday. "He just continues to grow in every aspect of his life. Obviously with this question specific to football, I think his role is going to continue to grow as the season goes on and specifically this week. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Schwan In And Givens Out? James Franklin Press Conference Recap Penn State Football: Schwan In And Givens Out? James Franklin Press Conference Recap
66 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
James Franklin spoke with the media on Tuesday afternoon following Penn State's win over Kent State and just days away from the Nittany Lions' upcoming meeting against Pitt. Here are a few keys from the 30+ minute question and answer period including two key injury updates if you happen to read be [Read More]
Penn State Football: Five Questions Heading Into James Franklin's Weekly Press Conference Penn State Football: Five Questions Heading Into James Franklin's Weekly Press Conference
66 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Think of this as a press conference primer. With Pitt on the schedule this week it's safe to say that there won't be a shortage of questions about in-state recruiting, in-state rivalries and what it means to win against a longtime rival. [Read More]
Ben State Football: One Game Won't Change Balance Of Power, But A Series Can Ben State Football: One Game Won't Change Balance Of Power, But A Series Can
66 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Taking a look at how important the Pitt/Penn State game this week is to the balance of power in Pennsylvania [Read More]
Penn State Football: Handing Out The Grades Following Penn State's Win Over Kent State Penn State Football: Handing Out The Grades Following Penn State's Win Over Kent State
67 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
One down and eleven more to go. Penn State took care of business on Saturday with a good and bad 33-13 victory over Kent State that had its fair share of shining moments coupled with the occasional miscue. [Read More]
Penn State Football: A Year After His Brother's Death, Shareef Miller Makes The Most Of Opportunity Penn State Football: A Year After His Brother's Death, Shareef Miller Makes The Most Of Opportunity
67 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"My brother, you know, he had a life in the streets." Miller says pausing ever so briefly, the kind of pause that doesn't come as the result of breath, but as the byproduct of emotions. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Show Promise For Future Following Win Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Show Promise For Future Following Win
67 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
“One of the things we have to do a better job of with the scrambling quarterbacks is it was either a sack or a scramble for a first down,” said Franklin. “So we got to do a better job with our rush lanes on the defensive side of the ball.” [Read More]