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Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Upset No. 22 Indiana 68-63 Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Upset No. 22 Indiana 68-63
9 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Chambers patted Taylor on the back. They released and each went their own ways. Chambers down the tunnel, Taylor towards the TV cameras. [Read More]

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Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Beat Minnesota 5-3 For Series Split Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Beat Minnesota 5-3 For Series Split
12 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State held off a Minnesota comeback and never trailed during a Saturday evening 5-3 win on the road. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Fall 4-1 To Minnesota Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Fall 4-1 To Minnesota
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Minnesota scored three straight goals after Penn State tied the contest midway through the first period to make it four straight losses on the year. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Look To Snap Streak With Road Series At Minnesota Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Look To Snap Streak With Road Series At Minnesota
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
“We (were) going to have to do a really good job in the first half of the year, and the guys did that,” Gadowsky said. “Now it sets us up to, if we can have a battle on the road and have success, that we can have a tremendous finish.” [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Iowa Blasts Past Nittany Lions 73-49 Penn State Basketball: Iowa Blasts Past Nittany Lions 73-49
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State cut the lead to just nine points late in the first half but a 16-6 run blew the game open as time expired in the opening 20 minutes of play. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Recruiting Strategy Changes As Program Continues Rebuild Penn State Football: Recruiting Strategy Changes As Program Continues Rebuild
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"Interestingly enough in some ways the further you get along the more you can just take best available because you're not trying to just fix problems that are currently there.," Director of Player Personnel Andy Frank said Wednesday. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Franklin Happy To Have Problem With Both Barkley And Sanders In Backfield Penn State Football: Franklin Happy To Have Problem With Both Barkley And Sanders In Backfield
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"If you look around college football right now and you look in the NFL, you need multiple backs," Franklin said on Signing Day. "You're going to need three backs that you can depend on." [Read More]
Penn State Football: 2016 National Signing Day Live Coverage Penn State Football: 2016 National Signing Day Live Coverage
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The future of Penn State football will start to take shape on Wednesday morning as verbally committed players begin to send in their Letter of Intent, binding them to the Nittany Lions and the 2016 recruiting class. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Add JUCO Defensive Tackle To Fold Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Add JUCO Defensive Tackle To Fold
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
With National Signing Day less than 24 hours away, Penn State picked up another key piece to the puzzle along the defensive front on Tuesday morning. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Sturtz Suspended One Game Following Hit Against Michigan Penn State Hockey: Sturtz Suspended One Game Following Hit Against Michigan
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The Big Ten Conference office announced today that Penn State hockey player Andrew Sturtz has been suspended for one game. Sturtz's suspension came following a hit late in Penn State's loss to Michigan this past weekend at Madison Square Garden. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Add Two Commits As Signing Day Approaches Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Add Two Commits As Signing Day Approaches
6 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Just days away from 2016 National Signing Day, Penn State got the momentum headed back in a positive direction, adding two late verbal commitments to the fold. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: A 6-3 Loss The Lesson Of Building, Not Failing Penn State Hockey: A 6-3 Loss The Lesson Of Building, Not Failing
1 week ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
For nearly 40 minutes Penn State hockey gave the No. 6 ranked team in the nation all it could handle and the Nittany Lions in turn had a 3-2 lead to show for their efforts. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Comeback Falls Short As Nittany Lions Fall 79-72 To Michigan Penn State Basketball: Comeback Falls Short As Nittany Lions Fall 79-72 To Michigan
1 week ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
It had been 2494 days since Penn State basketball last played in the World's Most Famous Arena. A 69-63 victory over Baylor for the NIT Title and with it the program's first ever national tournament crown. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Can't Match Offense As Michigan Wins 7-4 Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Can't Match Offense As Michigan Wins 7-4
1 week ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The fact that Penn State and Michigan combined for 99 shots on goal and 11 in the net was hardly a surprise on Thursday as two of the nation's most explosive teams took the ice. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: B1G Clash Arrives As No. 15 Penn State Host No. 6 Michigan Penn State Hockey: B1G Clash Arrives As No. 15 Penn State Host No. 6 Michigan
1 week ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
“We have a really big game Thursday,” Gadowsky said. “That’s all we’re talking about right now.” [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nordin Decommits From 2016 Class Penn State Football: Nordin Decommits From 2016 Class
1 week ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Only days after kicker Alex Barbir's verbal commitment to Penn State star placekicker commit Quinn Nordin did what has long been anticipated, decomitting from Penn State's 2016 recruiting class.. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Lavert Hill Set To Announce Decision Penn State Football: Lavert Hill Set To Announce Decision
2 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Former Penn State commit Lavert Hill will announce his school of choice on National Signing Day on February 3rd he stated on Twitter this morning. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Curt Warner Elected to West Virginia Sports Hall of Fame Penn State Football: Curt Warner Elected to West Virginia Sports Hall of Fame
2 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com Staff
Former Penn State running back Curt Warner is among two honorees elected to the West Virginia Sports Hall of Fame by the West Virginia Sports Writers Association. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Kicking Prospect Alex Barbir Flips From Rutgers To Penn State Penn State Football: Kicking Prospect Alex Barbir Flips From Rutgers To Penn State
2 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Three-star kicking prospect Alex Barbir from Cumming, Georgia verbally committed to the Nittany Lions on Tuesday morning. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Shooting Woes Result in 66-46 Loss to Ohio State Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Shooting Woes Result in 66-46 Loss to Ohio State
2 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State's late first half comeback made things interesting after 20 minutes but poor shooting and a balanced Ohio State attack turned a promising opportunity into a 66-46 defeat on Monday night. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Michael Dwumfour Decommits From 2016 Class Penn State Football: Michael Dwumfour Decommits From 2016 Class
2 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State 2016 verbal commit Michael Dwumfour has changed his mind, decomitting on Monday a day after his official visit to Penn State. Dwumfour committed to Michigan later Monday afternoon. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Franklin Talks Staff Changes, Hackenberg Departure And More Penn State Football: Franklin Talks Staff Changes, Hackenberg Departure And More
2 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
James Franklin talked to reporters for nearly 36 minutes over the phone on a cold and snowy morning in State College on Saturday. He covered it all, from staff changes to player transfers, from Christian Hackenberg to the future of the program. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Race Back Late For 3-2 OT Win Against Ohio State Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Race Back Late For 3-2 OT Win Against Ohio State
2 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Kerr's late goal set the stage for the overtime winner and with it a chance to sweep the Buckeyes on Saturday night. Puck drop is set for 7:00 PM. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Five Things Franklin Will Have To Talk About Saturday Penn State Football: Five Things Franklin Will Have To Talk About Saturday
2 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Franklin will come into Saturday with an agenda and a message to get across. But here are five things he'll also have to address along the way. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Can't Complete Comeback, Fall 66-60 To Wisconsin Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Can't Complete Comeback, Fall 66-60 To Wisconsin
2 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"The shots weren't falling, Wisconsin they play great defense and that's a credit to them." Forward Brandon Taylor said after the game. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Brandon Taylor Success No Accident Penn State Basketball: Brandon Taylor Success No Accident
2 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
“I try to be a leader and show these younger guys that there’s no time to waste,” Taylor remarked. “It goes by in the blink of an eye. That’s what the seniors told me when I got here, and I didn’t want to hear it, but now that’s what I tell these guys.” [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Williamson Announces End Of Playing Career Penn State Hockey: Williamson Announces End Of Playing Career
2 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State hockey announced earlier this week that junior defenseman Mike Williamson has decided to end his hockey playing career due to chronic injuries. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Home Ice Advantage Only Grows As Program Does The Same Penn State Hockey: Home Ice Advantage Only Grows As Program Does The Same
3 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
“I could have never imagined the atmosphere and the advantage that the Roar Zone and our entire supporters, whether they’re student-body, or alumni, or community have gotten us. It’s phenomenal...they’re a huge part of that [home record over the past two seasons].” [Read More]
Penn State Football: Carter And Zettel Set To Take Part In East-West Shrine Game Penn State Football: Carter And Zettel Set To Take Part In East-West Shrine Game
3 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The long road towards a shot at professional football will continue for two former Nittany Lions as Penn State senior tight end Kyle Carter and senior defensive tackle Anthony Zettel will take part in the 91st East-West Shrine Game on Saturday, Jan. 23 [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: McAdam Earns Big Ten Second Star Of The Week Penn State Hockey: McAdam Earns Big Ten Second Star Of The Week
3 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com Staff
Penn State men’s hockey junior goaltender Eamon McAdam was named the Big Ten’s Second Star of the Week on Tuesday morning by the conference office. McAdam improved to 9-2-0 this season behind a 39-save, one-assist performance on Saturday vs. Wisconsin. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Up to No. 14 In USCHO Poll Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Up to No. 14 In USCHO Poll
3 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The Penn State men’s hockey team program moved up one spot in both the USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine and USCHO.com polls to 14th on Monday afternoon. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Miles Sanders Reaffirms Commitment Penn State Football: Miles Sanders Reaffirms Commitment
3 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The nation's top running back recruit and future Nittany Lion, Miles Sanders took to Twitter this weekend to reaffirm his commitment to the Nittany Lions. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Tim Banks Hired As Co-Defensive Coordinator And Safeties Coach Penn State Football: Tim Banks Hired As Co-Defensive Coordinator And Safeties Coach
3 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State head coach James Franklin announced on Monday morning that Tim Banks has been hired as the Nittany Lions’ co-defensive coordinator and safeties coach. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Complete Sweep With 4-1 Victory Over Wisconsin Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Complete Sweep With 4-1 Victory Over Wisconsin
3 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State finished off the series sweep against Wisconsin with a 4-1 victory on Saturday. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: No. 15 Nittany Lions Beat Wisconsin 4-3 In Overtime Penn State Hockey: No. 15 Nittany Lions Beat Wisconsin 4-3 In Overtime
3 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State scored 44 seconds into overtime to beat Wisconsin 4-3 to improve to 14-4-3 on the year and 4-1-0 in the Big Ten. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Josh Reaves Set To Miss Several Weeks Due To Illness Penn State Basketball: Josh Reaves Set To Miss Several Weeks Due To Illness
3 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State freshman guard Josh Reaves will miss up to three weeks according to coach Patrick Chambers. Reaves, who missed Penn State's most recent game against Purdue has been diagnosed with mono. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Big Ten Play Continues As Wisconsin Comes To Town Penn State Hockey: Big Ten Play Continues As Wisconsin Comes To Town
3 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
It says a lot about the state of things that Penn State hockey can have lost just two of its last 13 games and suddenly the alarm bells are ringing. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Can't Climb Out Of Early Hole, Fall 74-57 To Purdue Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Can't Climb Out Of Early Hole, Fall 74-57 To Purdue
3 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State hung tough for the opening 18 minutes or so of play, down just 28-22 with 3:15 to go in the half before a 10-3 Purdue run to close out the frame pushed the Boilermakers well ahead. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Akeel Lynch Set To Transfer Penn State Football: Akeel Lynch Set To Transfer
4 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State running back Akeel Lynch announced his intent to graduate and transfer for his final year of eligibility on Wednesday. Lynch, a long time member of the Nittany Lion backfield leaves Penn State with 262 carries and 1,318 rushing yards. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Hire Limegrover As Offensive Line Coach Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Hire Limegrover As Offensive Line Coach
4 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State head coach James Franklin has named former Minnesota assistant head coach, offensive coordinator and offensive line coach Matt Limegrover as the Nittany Lions' offensive line coach. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Welcome Four Early Enrollees Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Welcome Four Early Enrollees
4 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
All you need to know about the four newest Nittany Lions [Read More]
Penn State Football: Sorry, But It Isn't Your Father's Penn State Anymore Penn State Football: Sorry, But It Isn't Your Father's Penn State Anymore
4 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
So the question at this point is not if Penn State has a problem. It does. It's a program trying to become relevant in maybe the best division in the nation. The question is why anyone is surprised that isn't changing overnight. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Linebacker Troy Reeder Reportedly Set To Transfer Penn State Football: Linebacker Troy Reeder Reportedly Set To Transfer
4 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State rising redshirt sophomore linebacker Troy Reeder will transfer according to a report. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Herb Hand Hired At Auburn Penn State Football: Herb Hand Hired At Auburn
4 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State offensive line coach Herb Hand, is headed toward a deal with Auburn according to the USA Today. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Receiver Geno Lewis Set To Transfer To Oklahoma Penn State Football: Receiver Geno Lewis Set To Transfer To Oklahoma
4 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Veteran wideout Geno Lewis will transfer from Penn State, Lewis announced on Twitter on Monday morning. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Brent Pry Promoted To Defensive Coordinator Penn State Football: Brent Pry Promoted To Defensive Coordinator
4 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"Brent has had a dramatic impact on our defense and our team for the last five years and he is very deserving of this opportunity to move into the defensive coordinator position," Franklin said. "Brent's promotion will help make this a smooth transition and allow us to continue to build one of t [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Can't Hang With Spartans, Fall 92-65 Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Can't Hang With Spartans, Fall 92-65
4 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State couldn't hang on as the Nittany Lions fell 92-65 despite hanging close in the first half. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Fair Or Not, Franklin Has Problem On His Hands Penn State Football: Fair Or Not, Franklin Has Problem On His Hands
4 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The state of Penn State isn't all on James Franklin, but it's his problem to solve now. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Shoop Set To Join Tennessee As Defensive Coordinator Penn State Football: Shoop Set To Join Tennessee As Defensive Coordinator
4 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
University of Tennessee head football coach Butch Jones announced Saturday that Penn State defensive coordinator Bob Shoop has agreed in principle to become the Volunteers’ defensive coordinator. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Thumped 7-1 By Minnesota Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Thumped 7-1 By Minnesota
4 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com Staff
"They're a very good team,” Head coach Guy Gadowsky said. “It's Minnesota, that's a level that I think this program would like to rise to at some point and this is a good reminder that we're not there yet." [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: McAdam Guts Out 40 Save Performance As Nittany Lions Beat Minnesota 3-2 Penn State Hockey: McAdam Guts Out 40 Save Performance As Nittany Lions Beat Minnesota 3-2
4 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
If Penn State was ever going to prove that it was in fact a threat to win the Big Ten title, it took just three games to make that point. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Bob Shoop Reportedly In Tennessee To Interview For DC Position Penn State Football: Bob Shoop Reportedly In Tennessee To Interview For DC Position
4 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State defensive coordinator Bob Shoop is in Knoxville, Tenn. Friday, reportedly set to interview for the same position for the Vols. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Adam Breneman's Career Comes To Close Due To A Chronic Knee Injury Penn State Football: Adam Breneman's Career Comes To Close Due To A Chronic Knee Injury
4 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Tight end Adam Breneman announced on Thursday that he will conclude his Penn State football career due to a chronic knee injury. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Josh Reaves Shows Why It Just Takes Time Penn State Basketball: Josh Reaves Shows Why It Just Takes Time
4 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Of all the things that have made Penn State's heralded freshman guard an impressive watch, it's his athleticism that jumps out to you the most. Followed perhaps in a close second by his calm demeanor and his basketball IQ for a kid not far removed from high school. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Face Minnesota This Weekend As Bulk Of Conference Play Begins Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Face Minnesota This Weekend As Bulk Of Conference Play Begins
5 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Minnesota enters this weekend leading the Big Ten with 9 points, just three ahead of a Penn State team that has played two fewer games than the Gophers. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Use Late Run To Beat Minnesota 86-77 Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Use Late Run To Beat Minnesota 86-77
5 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State started an 18-2 run that turned a Minnesota 8-point lead into an 8-point lead of its own. Shep Garner with back-to-back assists and a long three from the top of the arc sparked the run and woke up an otherwise docile Bryce Jordan Center crowd. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Five Stats We Loved Penn State Football: Five Stats We Loved
5 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
A look at five numbers from the 2015 Penn State football season you may have missed. [Read More]
Penn State Football: TaxSlayer Bowl Postgame Notes Penn State Football: TaxSlayer Bowl Postgame Notes
5 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Kicker Tyler Davis finished the season perfect, making all eight of his field goal attempts and all 11 of his extra points this season. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Handing Out The Grades Following Loss To Georgia Penn State Football: Handing Out The Grades Following Loss To Georgia
5 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State football fell to Georgia in the TaxSlayer Bowl 24-17 in a game that was more exciting than it looked like it was going to be. [Read More]
Penn State Football: The Great Unknown Awaits In 2016 Penn State Football: The Great Unknown Awaits In 2016
5 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
All week the story was the same. A win, that would help change things. A win over Georgia would be a springboard into the offseason and a positive feeling to take into the early stages of 2016. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Christian Hackenberg And Austin Johnson Declare For NFL Draft Penn State Football: Christian Hackenberg And Austin Johnson Declare For NFL Draft
5 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"My family and I felt like this was best for me," Hackenberg said after the game. "My role here at Penn State, my job has been accomplished. It's in good hands moving forward, and I'm proud of that." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Comeback Falls Short As Nittany Lions Fall 24-17 To Georgia Penn State Football: Comeback Falls Short As Nittany Lions Fall 24-17 To Georgia
5 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
With 1:52 to go in regulation Penn State had the ball and 78 yards to move the ball with the game on the line. Which itself was perhaps the most amazing aspect of anything that happened on a mild Saturday in Jacksonville. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Hackenberg Injured As A Career Of Chances Likely Comes To A Close Penn State Football: Hackenberg Injured As A Career Of Chances Likely Comes To A Close
5 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Having been sacked over 100 times Hackenberg's toughness has never been in question. 38 straight starts knowing full well that some portion of the game will be spent on the ground. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Even With Footnotes, Franklin Eyeing Important Win Saturday Penn State Football: Even With Footnotes, Franklin Eyeing Important Win Saturday
5 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"I think obviously taking a step from last year is really really important and ending the season on a real positive note against a historic program on a national stage," Coach James Franklin said on Friday inside EverBanks Stadium. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Godwin Looks To Blacknall As Potential Bowl Breakout Star Penn State Football: Godwin Looks To Blacknall As Potential Bowl Breakout Star
5 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"I think that there are a lot of guys that are very capable of doing the same thing that I've done it's just a matter of making the most of the opportunities that they get in the game and the ones that they take advantage of," Godwin said. [Read More]
Penn State Football: As 2016 Comes In Focus, Rahne Not Looking At QB Transfer Pool Penn State Football: As 2016 Comes In Focus, Rahne Not Looking At QB Transfer Pool
5 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"I would say that our entire staff including coach Moorehead is really excited about all of the quarterbacks on our roster and I think that those guys can take us into the future" Rahne said. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Austin Johnson NFL Future Undecided Penn State Football: Austin Johnson NFL Future Undecided
6 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"As of right now, I'm staying," Austin Johnson, Penn State's standout redshirt junior tackle said after practice in a hot and humid Florida on Tuesday. [Read More]
Living Vicariously: A Penn State Bowl Week Travel Blog Living Vicariously: A Penn State Bowl Week Travel Blog
6 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Follow along for updates surrounding our trip to Florida for the TaxSlayer Bowl between Penn State and Georgia. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Early Bowl Week Sights
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Penn State Football: Early Bowl Week Sights
6 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State has only just landed in Florida prior to Saturday's noon kick against Georgia, but here are a few sights from Tuesday's practice around the stadium and farther up the coast at the Nittany Lions' practice facility. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Bob Shoop Talks Future With Program As Bowl Week Continues Penn State Football: Bob Shoop Talks Future With Program As Bowl Week Continues
6 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"I put it out on Twitter last night that I saw that the play by play announcer for the Pirates left and that was my dream job," Shoop said with a laugh after practice on Tuesday near Amelia Island in Florida. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Game Note Highlights: Georgia Penn State Football: Game Note Highlights: Georgia
6 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State returns to a Florida bowl for the first time since the 2010 season when the Nittany Lions take on Southeastern Conference foe Georgia in the 71st annual TaxSlayer Bowl. The game will air on ESPN. Here are some of the most interesting bits of news and notes. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Bowman and Hali Accept Pro Bowl Invites Penn State Football: Bowman and Hali Accept Pro Bowl Invites
6 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
NaVorro Bowman of the San Francisco 49ers and Tamba Hali of the Kansas City Chiefs were selected to the 2016 Pro Bowl. The appearance is the third of Bowman’s career (2013, 2014) and the fifth consecutive for Hali. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nassib and Lucas Set For Senior Bowl Penn State Football: Nassib and Lucas Set For Senior Bowl
6 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State defensive stars Jordan Lucas and Carl Nassib have accept invitations to play in the 67th Reese’s Senior Bowl. The duo will participate on Saturday, January 30, 2015. Kickoff is at 2:30 p.m. ET [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Beat Kent State 75-69 Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Beat Kent State 75-69
6 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
As the Nittany Lions finished strong and completed the non conference schedule at 9-4 on the year those questions still remain. But there are far more answers to go with them. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Program Announces Seven New Signings For 2016-17 Season Penn State Hockey: Program Announces Seven New Signings For 2016-17 Season
7 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State men’s hockey head coach Guy Gadowsky officially announced on Tuesday afternoon that seven new Nittany Lions will join the squad for the 2016-17 season. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lion Comeback Falls Short In 71-70 Loss To Colorado Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lion Comeback Falls Short In 71-70 Loss To Colorado
7 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State couldn't overcome fouls and a late Colorado push to fall 71-70 to the Buffalos on Tuesday night in Las Vegas. [Read More]
Penn State Football: However Brief, Hackenberg And Franklin Happy With Rahne At OC Penn State Football: However Brief, Hackenberg And Franklin Happy With Rahne At OC
7 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
“I told Bob (Shoop), and Ricky and Charles (Huff) that I wanted the game plans done by this Friday,” Franklin said last week. “and then we can tweak them after that." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Efficiency Key As Moorhead Takes Over Of Offense  Penn State Football: Efficiency Key As Moorhead Takes Over Of Offense
7 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"A successful offense is one that is able to put points on the board," Moorhead said earlier this week. "And to be able to do that you have to be able to move the football with balance between the run game and the pass game." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Hackenberg Applies For Draft Evaluation, Intrigued By Moorhead Offense Penn State Football: Hackenberg Applies For Draft Evaluation, Intrigued By Moorhead Offense
7 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Christian Hackenberg and defensive tackle Austin Johnson have both applied for NFL Draft Board for evaluations James Franklin confirmed on Friday morning. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Return To Philly No Longer Outsiders Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Return To Philly No Longer Outsiders
7 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"Going back home, playing well, when I come from the area kids actually see you can actually go there and play good as a team," Garner said of Penn State's growing relevance and returning home. "It's definitely a recruiting tool, seeing that a lot of Philly guys will be there. It's great to pl [Read More]
Penn State Football: Franklin Hoping To Retain Pry As Georgia Southern Search Continues Penn State Football: Franklin Hoping To Retain Pry As Georgia Southern Search Continues
7 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
“The administration has been supportive in helping us keep our staff intact,” Franklin said. “If a guy has a chance to be a head coach and it'll make his family happy, there's no one that will be more supportive than me. At the same time, I don't want to lose him.” [Read More]
Penn State Football: Moorhead Sounds Like Fit, But Like Most Things Only Time Will Tell Penn State Football: Moorhead Sounds Like Fit, But Like Most Things Only Time Will Tell
8 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"As I told our players and kids we were recruiting, for me to leave Fordham, it was going to have to be a special, special opportunity at the FBS level. Obviously, the offensive coordinator job at Penn State is one of those opportunities.” [Read More]
Penn State Football: Franklin Seemingly Tips Hand With Hackenberg Decision Penn State Football: Franklin Seemingly Tips Hand With Hackenberg Decision
8 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Newly hired Penn State offensive coordinator Joe Moorhead spoke with the media for the first time on Wednesday afternoon, but it was what James Franklin said that may have made the most news. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Bowl Game Coaching Absences Mounting For Georgia Penn State Football: Bowl Game Coaching Absences Mounting For Georgia
8 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
A program, much like Penn State, in transition between one head coach and another. Former Alabama assistant Kirby Smart will coach Georgia next year meaning Penn State will face a fourth interim head coach this season alone. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Lions Reach New Heights With No. 14 Ranking Penn State Hockey: Lions Reach New Heights With No. 14 Ranking
8 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State is riding a nine-game unbeaten streak into the holiday break. The Nittany Lions picked up 75 points in the USA Hockey Magazine poll for its first national ranking by that entity, one vote behind No. 14 St. Lawrence. There are 34 voters on the panel. [Read More]
Penn State Football: What James Franklin Should Do With Joe Moorhead That He Didn't Do With John Donovan Penn State Football: What James Franklin Should Do With Joe Moorhead That He Didn't Do With John Donovan
8 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
James Franklin has a chance to get something right the second time around with Joe Moorhead set to take over as offensive coordinator. Something that would help everyone out. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Grind Out 54-50 Win Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Grind Out 54-50 Win
8 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State improves to 7-3 on the year and will take time off for finals prior to a Friday trip to face Drexel in Philadelphia at the Palestra. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Joe Moorhead Hired As Offensive Coordinator Penn State Football: Joe Moorhead Hired As Offensive Coordinator
8 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Moorhead is coming off of a 9-3 record with the Rams which ended in a 50-20 loss to Chattanooga in the FCS playoffs. The Rams scored 384 points, rushed for 1,876 yards and passed for 2,722 yards this season [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: No. 16 Nittany Lions Escape Comeback Bid, Beat Princeton 6-3 Penn State Hockey: No. 16 Nittany Lions Escape Comeback Bid, Beat Princeton 6-3
8 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State survived a third period comeback attempt by Princeton to improve to 11-2-3 on the year and unbeaten in nine straight games with a 6-3 victory on Friday night. The game marks the only for the Nittany Lions this weekend. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Incoming QB Jake Zembiec Showcased In Senior High School Film
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Penn State Football: Incoming QB Jake Zembiec Showcased In Senior High School Film
8 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
While fans don't yet know who the quarterback of the future for Penn State will be just yet, commit Jake Zembiec is certainly in the conversation. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Return To Rec Showcases 81-67 Nittany Lion Victory Penn State Basketball: Return To Rec Showcases 81-67 Nittany Lion Victory
8 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
By the game's end Penn State had registered 50 points in the paint, 16 on the fast break and 12 second chance points. The Nittany Lions gave up 18 offensive rebounds and turned the ball over 21 times in an uncharacteristically sloppy outing for an otherwise ball-safe squad. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Barkley Picks Up USA Today All-Freshman Honors Penn State Football: Barkley Picks Up USA Today All-Freshman Honors
8 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Saquon Barkley's outstanding season wasn't overlooked by the nation media as he was named to the USA Today All-Freshman team on Thursday morning. Barkley is listed alongside Iowa State running back Mike Warren. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Lessons Maybe Learned, But Nittany Lions Fall 76-66 To George Washington Penn State Basketball: Lessons Maybe Learned, But Nittany Lions Fall 76-66 To George Washington
9 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State never stopped fighting but never had quite enough as the Nittany Lions fell 76-66 on the road to George Washington on Tuesday evening. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Program In Transition, But Tuesday Night An Opportunity Penn State Basketball: Program In Transition, But Tuesday Night An Opportunity
9 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
There's not a particularly good way to summarize the opening seven games of Penn State basketball's season. At 5-2 it has been a mixture of good individual play, team finishing and bad luck mixed with often suspect defense. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Franklin Hopeful To Wrap Up Offensive Coordinator Search Penn State Football: Franklin Hopeful To Wrap Up Offensive Coordinator Search
9 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State football is closing in on a critical decision that could very well shape the course of the James Franklin era. The task at hand, replacing former offensive coordinator John Donovan who was relieved of his duties just a week ago. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Set To Face Georgia In TaxSlayer Bowl Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Set To Face Georgia In TaxSlayer Bowl
9 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State will face Georgia in the TaxSlayer Bowl in Jacksonville, Florida on January 2nd according to bowl representatives. The game is scheduled to kick at noon. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Complete Sweep With 6-1 Victory Over Michigan State Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Complete Sweep With 6-1 Victory Over Michigan State
9 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State improves to 10-2-3 on the year and 2-0-0-0 in conference play. The Nittany Lions are ranked No. 19 in the nation [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Shoot Past Eastern Michigan 81-70 Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Shoot Past Eastern Michigan 81-70
9 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - David Abruzesse
Coming off a needed victory over a tough ACC opponent, Pat Chambers and his Nittany Lions were faced with a tough MAC opponent in Eastern Michigan, led by star freshman center James Thompson IV. Riding quality shooting and consistent rebounding, Penn State put the pedal to the floor and didn’t let [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Score Four In Second Period To Beat Michigan State 4-2 Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Score Four In Second Period To Beat Michigan State 4-2
9 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State improves to 9-2-3 on the year and 19-4-4 at home over the past two seasons. Both teams will hit the ice tomorrow for a puck drop just after 3:00 PM. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: After Strong Start Nittany Lions Set To Open Big Ten Campaign Penn State Hockey: After Strong Start Nittany Lions Set To Open Big Ten Campaign
9 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
If Penn State is guilty of anything else it's playing pretty good hockey. 122 minutes and 37 seconds without giving up a goal, 15 straight penalty kills and just 1.16 goals against over the last six games while scoring 4.5 goal per game over the same span. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Garner Pours In 30 As Nittany Lions Beat Boston College Penn State Basketball: Garner Pours In 30 As Nittany Lions Beat Boston College
9 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
On a night where the Golden State Warriors were looking to go 20-0 on the year Shep Garner pulled out his best Stephen Curry impression, scoring 30 points as Penn State beat Boston College 67-58 on Wednesday night. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Barkley Picks Up Second Team All-Conference Honors Penn State Football: Barkley Picks Up Second Team All-Conference Honors
10 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State freshman running back Saquon Barkley was named to the All-Big Ten second team by the coaches and media Tuesday evening. Barkley is the first Penn State running back to earn All-Big Ten first or second team honors since 2011 when Silas Redd was a second team selection. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: McAdam Picks Up First Star Honors For Shutout Victory Penn State Hockey: McAdam Picks Up First Star Honors For Shutout Victory
10 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State men’s hockey junior goaltender Eamon McAdam was named the Big Ten’s First Star of the Week on Tuesday morning by the conference office.McAdam earned his first collegiate shutout in a 4-0 win over Vermont on Sunday. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nassib Named Conference Defensive Player Of The Year Penn State Football: Nassib Named Conference Defensive Player Of The Year
10 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State senior defensive end Carl Nassib was the Big Ten Defensive Player of the Year on Monday evening despite not being named Big Ten defensive linemen of the year. That honor went to Ohio State's Joey Bosa. [Read More]
Ben State Football: Donovan Move Buys Franklin Time, And It Should Ben State Football: Donovan Move Buys Franklin Time, And It Should
10 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Sunday's move doesn't give Franklin a clean slate and all the time in the world to do what he wants, but it ought to buy him some more time and some good will from a fan base not eager to hand it out. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Five Names To Consider For Offensive Coordinator Penn State Football: Five Names To Consider For Offensive Coordinator
10 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Knowing who Penn State is actually interested in is next to impossible, but here are five names James Franklin would be wise to consider if he's looking to take the offense to the next level. [Read More]
Penn State Offensive Coordinator John Donovan Fired Penn State Offensive Coordinator John Donovan Fired
10 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
“I have tremendous respect for John and the work he has put in over the last five years,” Franklin said in a release. “I wish him and his family nothing but the best in the future.” [Read More]
Penn State Football: Handing Out The Grades Following Loss To Michigan State Penn State Football: Handing Out The Grades Following Loss To Michigan State
10 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State played okay, but it wasn't enough to slow down a potent Michigan State offense [Read More]
In The End, Michigan State Is The Program Penn State Wants To Be In The End, Michigan State Is The Program Penn State Wants To Be
10 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
There is a tendency to defend the notion that Michigan State and Penn State are not equals. In the traditional sense that may be accurate, but history books don't play the games. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Margin Too Small And Spartans Too Strong In 55-16 Blowout Penn State Football: Margin Too Small And Spartans Too Strong In 55-16 Blowout
10 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"I think the margin for error is small." Franklin said at the time. "That when you have 62 recruited scholarship players, the margin of error is small. But the margin for error is small for a lot of teams in college football. We have to find a way to get it done." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Previewing The Opponent: Michigan State Penn State Football: Previewing The Opponent: Michigan State
10 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State will have its hands full this weekend against Michigan State with or without Spartan quarterback Connor Cook. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Preparing To Face Cook, Even With Status In Doubt Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Preparing To Face Cook, Even With Status In Doubt
10 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
With the expectation that Cook's status will be decided moments prior to this weekend's kickoff, Penn State is left deciding who to prepare for. The answer as it turns out is Cook, according to James Franklin. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Reeder Hitting Hard And Smiling About It Penn State Football: Reeder Hitting Hard And Smiling About It
11 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"So the momentum of your body and whatnot is -- if you aim four feet through a guy, you're going to tear him in half, and that, I think, is the best mentality that I could describe what I think about when I hit people." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Carl Nassib Named Bednarik Award Finalist Penn State Football: Carl Nassib Named Bednarik Award Finalist
11 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Senior defensive end Carl Nassib is one of three finalists for the Bednarik Award for the College Defensive Player of the Year. Nassib and the other finalists will be honored at the ESPN College Football Awards Show presented by Home Depot in Atlanta on Thursday, Dec. 10. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Get Five Double Figure Scorers, Fall 86-74 To Radford Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Get Five Double Figure Scorers, Fall 86-74 To Radford
11 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
For the second straight game Penn State couldn't overcome a barrage of deep threes as the Nittany Lions fell 86-74 to Radford despite shooting 47% from the field. The Highlanders answered with a blistering 56% shooting pace that kept Penn State from ever making that final push to tie the game. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Franklin Not Exactly Defending John Donovan Penn State Football: Franklin Not Exactly Defending John Donovan
11 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Almost three years to the day it happened. All eyes on defensive coordinator John Butler after yet another underwhelming performance. Be it the sanctions or simply bad coaching, Butler wasn't the man of the hour for the right reasons. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Game Note Highlights: Michigan State Penn State Football: Game Note Highlights: Michigan State
11 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The Nittany Lions close out the regular season by visiting No. 6/6 Michigan State Saturday at 3:30 p.m. on ESPN. This game marks the Nittany Lions' 10th appearance of the season on an ESPN/ABC network. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Ranked For Third Time In Program History Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Ranked For Third Time In Program History
11 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
While the season is still young, the Nittany Lions' hot start hasn't gone unnoticed as Penn State cracked the USCHO.com rankings for the first time this season, coming in at No. 20. [Read More]
Penn State Football: James Franklin Faces Tough Decision When It Comes To John Donovan Penn State Football: James Franklin Faces Tough Decision When It Comes To John Donovan
11 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The fact of the matter is nearly everyone who watches Penn State football understands the game less than John Donovan. He has years and years of experience, days and weeks spent watching film. It's his life. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Tie Alaska Anchorage 1-1 Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Tie Alaska Anchorage 1-1
11 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Down a goal from the 2:23 mark in the first period, Penn State (7-3-3, 0-0-0-0 Big Ten) battled a determined Alaska Anchorage (6-4-2, 3-2-1 WCHA) side that was backstopped by a sharp goalie in Olivier Mantha (36 saves). [Read More]
Penn State Football: Handing Out The Grades Following Loss To Michigan Penn State Football: Handing Out The Grades Following Loss To Michigan
11 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
On some sarcastic level Penn State's special teams unit should get a higher grade simply for being just as consistently bad as it was the week before. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Hackenberg Probable Farewell A Career In Review Penn State Football: Hackenberg Probable Farewell A Career In Review
11 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"It means a lot to me," Hackenberg said. "Playing here and playing with these guys, these seniors. It's just disappointing that we couldn't get it done" [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Struggle In 28-16 Loss To Michigan Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Struggle In 28-16 Loss To Michigan
11 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
With 8:05 to play in regulation Penn State stood just three feet from Michigan's endzone with two options, kick a field goal, or try for a touchdown and in turn a two point conversion to tie the game. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Fall To Three Point Beating, Fall 78-52 To Duquesne Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Fall To Three Point Beating, Fall 78-52 To Duquesne
11 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
For the first 18 or so minutes of regulation Penn State was a part of a basketball game. Both teams missing shots, both teams turning the ball over. Far from the most watchable contest, but a basketball game nevertheless. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Take Care Of Business With 5-2 Victory In Alaska Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Take Care Of Business With 5-2 Victory In Alaska
11 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The Nittany Lions' 7-2-2 record matches the program's best all-time start to a season. Penn State will be back in action again tonight looking to complete the sweep and head back to State College with eight wins out of the its last 12 games. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Breaking Down Loss To Northwestern, Upcoming Michigan Game
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Penn State Football: Breaking Down Loss To Northwestern, Upcoming Michigan Game
11 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Ben breaks down Penn State's loss to Northwestern and this weekend's meeting with Michigan [Read More]
Penn State Football: Previewing The Opponent: Michigan Penn State Football: Previewing The Opponent: Michigan
12 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
With one final home game left on the schedule Penn State is set to host No. 14 Michigan this Saturday for a Noon kick. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Game Note Highlights: Michigan Penn State Football: Game Note Highlights: Michigan
12 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Following its bye week, Penn State closes another home season at Beaver Stadium, hosting No. 14/13 Michigan for the annual White Out game, Saturday at noon on ABC. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Hold Off DePaul 68-62 Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Hold Off DePaul 68-62
12 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State basketball started hot and finished strong on Tuesday evening as the Nittany Lions rode four double-digit scorers and timely shotmaking to defeat DePaul 68-62. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Peppers A Real Threat As Michigan Heads To Town Penn State Football: Peppers A Real Threat As Michigan Heads To Town
12 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State's defense has seen its fair share of playmakers this season. From Will Likely at Michigan to Braxton Miller at Ohio State. Every team has explosive players, very few have game changers at an elite level. [Read More]
Ben State Football: It's All About The Landing Ben State Football: It's All About The Landing
12 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The Olympics are by their very nature full of amazing moments orchestrated by some of the best athletes on the entire planet. Many arrive as relatively unknown figures outside their sport and leave national icons. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Michigan White Out Game Set For Noon Kick Penn State Football: Michigan White Out Game Set For Noon Kick
12 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The bad news for fans, the game will kick at noon on ABC. The game will mark the Nittany Lions’ ninth appearance of the season on an ESPN/ABC network. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Complete Sweep With 3-2 Victory Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Complete Sweep With 3-2 Victory
12 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State hockey picked up the sweep and a 3-2 victory on Saturday afternoon as the Nittany Lions blasted 67 shots on goal en route to the sixth win of the year. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: NCAA Declares Freshman Mike Watkins Ineligible Penn State Basketball: NCAA Declares Freshman Mike Watkins Ineligible
12 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State freshman center Mike Watkins has not been cleared by the NCAA to play for the Nittany Lions this season coach Patrick Chambers announced after Saturday's 62-50 win over VMI. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Too Much For VMI As Nittany Lions Win 62-50 Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Too Much For VMI As Nittany Lions Win 62-50
12 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Just 14 seconds into regulation Penn State freshman Josh Reaves stole the ball and raced down the court, dunking it emphatically and in turn starting off his highly anticipated collegiate career in style. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Make Most Of Chances, Beat Sacred Heart 8-2 Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Make Most Of Chances, Beat Sacred Heart 8-2
12 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
David Goodwin picked up his second goal in as many period with just under five minutes to go in the period on the man advantage as Penn State went 5-of-7 on the power play Friday night. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Plenty Of Talent, Plenty Of Questions As 2015 Season Begins Penn State Basketball: Plenty Of Talent, Plenty Of Questions As 2015 Season Begins
12 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State basketball is set to tip for the 2015 season this Saturday at 1 PM against VMI. But before the Nittany Lions hit the court, here are a few things to know about this year's edition of hoops in Happy Valley. A few new faces, a few old faces and maybe a new style of play. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Signing Day Live Blog Penn State Basketball: Signing Day Live Blog
13 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
It has been a long time coming for the Penn State basketball program. Years of work on the recruiting trail and years of hearing "no" time and time again. But Wednesday Penn State will welcome what can very well be considered the best recruiting class in the program's history. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Jordan Lucas Out For Remainder Of The Season Penn State Football: Jordan Lucas Out For Remainder Of The Season
13 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Senior safety Jordan Lucas will miss the remainder of the season due to an injury Penn State announced on Tuesday afternoon. [Read More]
Penn State Football: The Other Guy Awards Penn State Football: The Other Guy Awards
13 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State football has finally hit the bye week and if it feels like it was later this year than ever before you'd almost be correct. In this case the bye is "just" the latest first-bye date for the Nittany Lions since 1958 when Penn State's only bye came on Nov. 22. [Read More]
Ben State Football: In Fairness Ben State Football: In Fairness
13 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State has gotten on relatively solid footing thanks to some good coaching, add in a bit more talent and the story may sound far less dreary than some fans are wanting to tell it. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Handing Out The Grades Following Loss To Northwestern Penn State Football: Handing Out The Grades Following Loss To Northwestern
13 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The line between good grades and bad grades is a thick one, and even in victory they may not have been much better. [Read More]
Penn State Football: In The End Talent Is Just Half The Battle Penn State Football: In The End Talent Is Just Half The Battle
13 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
In a perfect James Franklin world Grant Haley makes that interception with just minutes remaining in regulation. He hauls down the ball with both hands and it's all but over. Penn State wins and heads into the bye week 8-2. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Tie Niagara 1-1 Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Tie Niagara 1-1
13 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State returns home on Friday-Saturday, Nov. 13-14 to host Sacred Heart at Pegula Ice Arena. Friday’s game is slated for a 7 p.m. puck drop, while Saturday’s game will commence at 4 p.m. Tickets remain available on Ticketmaster. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Previewing The Opponent: Northwestern Penn State Football: Previewing The Opponent: Northwestern
13 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State can win this game and will probably find a way to do so. We take a look at Penn State's opponent as the Nittany Lions look to go 8-2 on the year heading in the bye week. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Back At It With Game Against Niagara Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Back At It With Game Against Niagara
13 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The good news, Penn State gets a chance to turn things around. To be certain a win and the 5-2-1 record that follows is hardly a train wreck, far from it. But nothing gets the taste of defeat out of your mouth than the ecstasy of victory. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Breaking Down Win Over Illinois, Upcoming Meeting With Northwestern
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Penn State Football: Breaking Down Win Over Illinois, Upcoming Meeting With Northwestern
13 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Ben and Zach break down Penn State's win over Illinois and this weekend's game against Northwestern [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nassib Charges at History in His Own Way Penn State Football: Nassib Charges at History in His Own Way
13 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"I laugh at my own jokes way too much," Nassib said as dry as can be. "I think that's a quirk. But again, I think I'm hilarious. You know, I'm kind of a nerd. If you ask any of my friends, I'm a big nerd. I guess -- quirky isn't nerdy, I guess. I don't know." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Franklin Touches On Beaver Stadium Capacity Penn State Football: Franklin Touches On Beaver Stadium Capacity
14 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"Would you love to provide all the amenities you can, as well as keeping it at 107,000 and selling out every single week? Yeah," Franklin said. "That's the perfect situation for all involved." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Game Note Highlights: Northwestern Week Penn State Football: Game Note Highlights: Northwestern Week
14 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State enters the final quarter of its regular season, heading west to face Northwestern in another crucial Big Ten contest Saturday at noon on ESPNU. It will be Penn State's first visit to Ryan Field since 2011. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Scott Finds Hackenberg For Unusual Quarterback Score Penn State Football: Scott Finds Hackenberg For Unusual Quarterback Score
14 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
“Once we felt they were over pursuing pretty hard on that, we were able to hit it right out the back door,” Hackenberg said. “It was a great victory in terms of how we set it up.” [Read More]
Penn State Football: Handing Out The Grades Following A 39-0 Win Over Illinois Penn State Football: Handing Out The Grades Following A 39-0 Win Over Illinois
14 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State won, how did the Nittany Lions score in the grade book? Check it out. [Read More]
Penn State Football: It's Not How You Start, It's How You Finish Penn State Football: It's Not How You Start, It's How You Finish
14 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
It has been 57 days since Penn State opened its season with a loss to Temple, a defeat talked about so much that the Nittany Lions literally buried the game film in the ground of their practice field. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Smother Illini 39-0 Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Smother Illini 39-0
14 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State dominated Illinois in all areas on Saturday en route to a blowout 39-0 [Read More]
Penn State Football: Gameday Media Preview: Illinois Edition Penn State Football: Gameday Media Preview: Illinois Edition
14 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Marley Paul
All the details you need to know about Penn State and Illinois coverage heading into todays game. For those of looking to observe from a distance, find all the must-have media information you’ll need for today’s matchup. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: St Lawrence Third Period Beats Nittany Lions 4-2 Penn State Hockey: St Lawrence Third Period Beats Nittany Lions 4-2
14 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State wasn't sharp enough on Friday and St Lawrence made the Nittany Lions pay with a 4-2 defeat. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Previewing The Opponent: Illinois Penn State Football: Previewing The Opponent: Illinois
14 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Everything you need to know about Illinois as Penn State gets set for its ninth game of the season this weekend. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Tie No. 16 St. Lawrence 2-2 In Thriller Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Tie No. 16 St. Lawrence 2-2 In Thriller
14 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The Nittany Lions will get an opportunity to make up for those missed chances on Friday night as the series draws to a close. For a team that got 52 shots on goal all night there is little Penn State will look to change. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Breaking Down Win Over Maryland, Upcoming Meeting With Illinois
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Penn State Football: Breaking Down Win Over Maryland, Upcoming Meeting With Illinois
14 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Ben breaks down Penn State's win over Maryland and looks ahead to the Nittany Lions' meeting with Illinois this weekend. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Defense Staying Strong Through Grind Of Season Penn State Football: Defense Staying Strong Through Grind Of Season
14 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Marley Paul
“It’s been missed tackles that's kind of haunted us the last couple weeks,” said sophomore linebacker Jason Cabinda, who leads the team in tackles with 61. He said simple basics are need to rectify the recent deficiencies they’ve faced. “Just getting back to fundamentals and getting squar [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Big Series Starts Thursday As Nittany Lions Host No. 16 St. Lawrence Penn State Hockey: Big Series Starts Thursday As Nittany Lions Host No. 16 St. Lawrence
15 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"Certainly when you mention that a team is ranked you'd like to get those RPI points from that opponent is important but really the way everything shakes out at the end of the year when you look at the teams that are going to the tournament all non conference games are important. So we do know tha [Read More]
Penn State Football: Franklin Shoots Down Hypothetical Interest In Miami Penn State Football: Franklin Shoots Down Hypothetical Interest In Miami
15 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
James Franklin put to rest any speculation that he would be interested in the newly opened Miami head coaching job on Tuesday at his weekly press conference. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Game Note Highlights: Illinois Penn State Football: Game Note Highlights: Illinois
15 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
It will be another three weeks before Penn State takes the field at Beaver Stadium, as the Lions will travel to Northwestern next week and then enjoy a bye week after that before hosting Michigan for the annual White Out game and Senior Day for the home finale. [Read More]
Ben State Football: Is 6-2 All That Bad? Ben State Football: Is 6-2 All That Bad?
15 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
At the end of the day though, Penn State has been a middle of the pack program with an above average history for a while now. Getting knocked down a few pegs from the middle of the pack doesn't set up well for an overnight rebuild. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Mojo Back And Fun In The Air As Hackenberg Breaks All-Time Records Penn State Football: Mojo Back And Fun In The Air As Hackenberg Breaks All-Time Records
15 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
For each and every one of Hackenberg's now record setting yards, he will likely remember a lot of different games and emotions along the way. It's unlikely though he'll ever forget the night he made the milestone his own. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Handing Out The Grades Following A 31-30 Win Over Maryland Penn State Football: Handing Out The Grades Following A 31-30 Win Over Maryland
15 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State beat Maryland 31-30 on Saturday. Here are the grades for the offense, defense and special teams. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Defense Shows Up In Time And Four Late Drives Seal The Deal Penn State Football: Defense Shows Up In Time And Four Late Drives Seal The Deal
15 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"The most important thing is that we held them to one less point than our offense scored." James Franklin said in the bowels of M&T Bank Stadium. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Hold Off Maryland 31-30 Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Hold Off Maryland 31-30
15 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Just six seconds later Malik Golden jumped in the air and intercepted a deflected pass. The comeback drive was cut short, there would be no need to practice this game again. With 1:15 to play it was time to just kneel the ball, pack the buses and head home bowl eligible. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Previewing The Opponent: Maryland Penn State Football: Previewing The Opponent: Maryland
15 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
On paper Penn State is the better team, and with Saquon Barkley healthy that will only helps matters. Likely and Hills will have some success because they're too good to completely keep in check, but it probably won't be enough. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Set For Weekend Series Against AIC Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Set For Weekend Series Against AIC
15 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
In 2012 American International College skated into the Greenberg Ice Pavillon and walked away with a victory in Penn State's first ever Division I game. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Talking Nittany Lions' Loss To Ohio State, Upcoming Meeting Against Maryland
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Penn State Football: Talking Nittany Lions' Loss To Ohio State, Upcoming Meeting Against Maryland
15 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Take a look as Ben and Zach break down the Nittany Lions' loss to Ohio State and the upcoming game against Maryland. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Franklin Clarifies Role In Offense Penn State Football: Franklin Clarifies Role In Offense
16 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"I wouldn't say play calling. I would say more about what we're doing. We need to run the ball right now. We need to throw the ball right now. We need to move the pocket, those types of things." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Franklin Talks Playing Barkley, Hackenberg Late In Blowout Penn State Football: Franklin Talks Playing Barkley, Hackenberg Late In Blowout
16 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"...I understand the discussion. I'm just telling you my nature, it's hard to do that. It's hard to wave the white flag." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Game Note Highlights: Maryland Week Penn State Football: Game Note Highlights: Maryland Week
16 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
For the second time this season, Penn State will visit an NFL venue, as the Nittany Lions meet Maryland Saturday in the Baltimore Ravens' M&T Bank Stadium for a 3:30 p.m. game on ESPN. It is the 39th meeting between the teams, but just the second as Big Ten members. [Read More]
Ben State Football: Hackenberg Legacy Doesn't Need To Be Complicated Ben State Football: Hackenberg Legacy Doesn't Need To Be Complicated
16 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
In a moment of twisted fate, Christian Hackenberg has gotten Penn State back to a point where fans have the luxury of complaining about Christian Hackenberg's play. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Saquon Barkley's Night Not To Be Overlooked Penn State Football: Saquon Barkley's Night Not To Be Overlooked
16 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"I think he adds another element," Christian Hackenberg said following the game. "He can get yards after contact and he did a great job of that all day today." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Handing Out The Grades Following Penn State's Loss To Ohio State Penn State Football: Handing Out The Grades Following Penn State's Loss To Ohio State
16 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
What grade would you give each of Penn State's units following Saturday's game? [Read More]
Penn State Football: It Had To Be Perfect, And It Wasn't Penn State Football: It Had To Be Perfect, And It Wasn't
16 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Maybe none of this would have mattered in the end against Ohio State. But fixing these kinds of errors is the difference between winning and losing against a lot of less challenging opponents. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Fall 38-10 To Buckeyes Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Fall 38-10 To Buckeyes
16 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Saquon Barkley had 194 yards on the ground but it wasn't enough knock off the No. 1 Buckeyes on Saturday night. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Beaver Stadium Field Replaced While Nittany Lions Hit The Road Penn State Football: Beaver Stadium Field Replaced While Nittany Lions Hit The Road
16 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
It's no secret that Penn State's turf grass management program is one of the best in the nation. But for a football field last over 10 years through the rain and weather, the games and the cleats. That's impressive. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Stumble, Fall 7-4 To Notre Dame Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Stumble, Fall 7-4 To Notre Dame
16 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Amazingly, these are the kinds of nights that Penn State hockey has managed to avoid and perhaps the kind of night that was long overdue for the building program. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Previewing The Opponent: Ohio State Penn State Football: Previewing The Opponent: Ohio State
16 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
All you need to know about Ohio State as Penn State heads to Columbus to take on the top ranked Buckeyes. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Talking Indiana Victory And Upcoming Clash With Ohio State
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Penn State Football: Talking Indiana Victory And Upcoming Clash With Ohio State
16 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Ben and Zach take a look back on Penn State's win over Indiana and offer up a few thoughts on this weekend's meeting against Ohio State on the road. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Decision Made For Barkley, But Status Still A Secret Penn State Football: Decision Made For Barkley, But Status Still A Secret
16 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"That really comes down to how old the guy is," Franklin said on players needing to practice in order to play. "If it's an experienced guy who has played a lot, then to me there really is no deadline." [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: McAdam Sets Sights On Turning Potential Into Results Penn State Hockey: McAdam Sets Sights On Turning Potential Into Results
17 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"I feel like I'm strides ahead two years ago and even last year," He added. "I'm kind of all on a whole new page and I've talked to coach and he agrees that I've come a long way and matured a lot. All of those things mentally and physically have gotten me to a good place." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Minutes 30-45 Perhaps The Most Important This Weekend Penn State Football: Minutes 30-45 Perhaps The Most Important This Weekend
17 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"You look at Ohio State, a lot of their scoring in the second half are big plays," Franklin added. "Their tailback, it seems like every game he has two or three runs of 60 yards or more. So being able to stop the big plays if something is really important" [Read More]
Penn State Football: Game Note Highlights, Ohio State Week Penn State Football: Game Note Highlights, Ohio State Week
17 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
With Penn State set to take the trip to Columbus, Ohio this weekend to face the No. 1 Buckeyes here are a few interesting notes heading into the primetime matchup. [Read More]
Ben State Football: Tiger Woods, Saquon Barkley And Big Stars On Big Stages Ben State Football: Tiger Woods, Saquon Barkley And Big Stars On Big Stages
17 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
In many ways if Barkley sees the field on Saturday coming off of injury it will be a big test for his hype. As national college football writer and State College native Matt Brown of Sports On Earth noted in a conversation earlier this month, nobody knows about Barkley because nobody is watching Pen [Read More]
Penn State Football: Hackenberg Gets Some Swagger Back In Win Penn State Football: Hackenberg Gets Some Swagger Back In Win
17 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"I think that’s one of the things we’ve done as a team, we’ve played with our emotions on our sleeves for the most part, each week so far this year" Hackenberg said. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Dominate In 6-1 Season Opening Victory Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Dominate In 6-1 Season Opening Victory
17 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
For all of the success that Penn State hockey has had at home the road has been far less forgiving. That wasn't the case on Saturday night though as the Nittany Lions knocked off Canisius, 6-1 to open the season at 1-0. [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
17 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
How did Penn State do this weekend? Here are the grades following the 29-7 win over Indiana. [Read More]
Penn State Football: In Year 2, Indiana Win More Important Than You Might Think Penn State Football: In Year 2, Indiana Win More Important Than You Might Think
17 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"This is a sport that you work extremely hard year round and then only get a handful of opportunities, not like baseball and basketball, so yea that creates some challenges," James Franklin said earlier this week. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Cruise Past Indiana 29-7 Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Cruise Past Indiana 29-7
17 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
With 10:44 to go in the fourth quarter Christian Hackenberg tucked the ball and ran 15 feet, diving through the air and into the endzone. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Previewing The Opponents: Indiana Penn State Football: Previewing The Opponents: Indiana
17 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State and Indiana are in for a good old fashion Big Ten battle this Saturday. Taking a look at the Hoosiers. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Comedian Keegan Michael Key Impersonates James Franklin
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Penn State Football: Comedian Keegan Michael Key Impersonates James Franklin
17 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
They sure do look alike. Penn State Homecoming Grand Marshal and Comedy Central comedian Keegan Michael Key took the Lasch Building by storm on Thursday evening with his own impersonation of James Franklin. [Read More]
Penn State Football: James Franklin Radio Show Highlights Penn State Football: James Franklin Radio Show Highlights
17 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Highlights from James Franklin and his Thursday night radio show. From Saquon Barkley to long extra points in the NFL. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Ben And Zach Talk Army Win, Twitter Questions And More
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Penn State Football: Ben And Zach Talk Army Win, Twitter Questions And More
17 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Ben and Zach talk about a Penn State win over Army last weekend and an upcoming game against Indiana to start off the thick of the Big Ten schedule. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Looking To Spread Pressure Across All Four Quarters Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Looking To Spread Pressure Across All Four Quarters
18 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"We talked about that," James Franklin said earlier this season. "I think we can have a bigger impact early in games. But I think whenever you're leading the country in sacks and where we stand with tackles for a loss it's hard to complain." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Anthony Zettel Reflects, And Moves Forward From Father's Death Penn State Football: Anthony Zettel Reflects, And Moves Forward From Father's Death
18 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"I think everybody was on point, I was more focused than I've ever been. I felt like he was with me there every step of the way so it just felt different, and I know every game I play from now on out or whatever I do in life he's going to be with me." [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Media Day News And Notes Penn State Basketball: Media Day News And Notes
18 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
While nothing major came out of Tuesday's media availability, here are some news and notes to digest prior to next month's season opener. [Read More]
Ben State Football: If Penn State Is Growing, Four Big Opportunities And Three Big Games Remain Ben State Football: If Penn State Is Growing, Four Big Opportunities And Three Big Games Remain
18 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
If you set aside the prideful belief that Penn State should always beat everyone because Penn State is just the greatest there are a few ways to look at the remaining schedule. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Win Exhibition Against Windsor 5-2 Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Win Exhibition Against Windsor 5-2
18 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
With just a week until the season officially begins, Penn State hockey took the ice to knock off the rust and eventually knock off Windsor 5-2 in an exhibition game Sunday afternoon. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Postgame Facts And Figures Penn State Football: Postgame Facts And Figures
18 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State leads the series with Army West Point, 14-10-2, winning the last 10 meetings. The teams met for the first time since 1979. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Injury Future Still Unclear As Big Ten Play Closes In Penn State Football: Injury Future Still Unclear As Big Ten Play Closes In
18 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State fans were as eager to see who wouldn't hit the field for the Nittany Lions this weekend as they were the outcome of the game itself. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Handing Out The Grades Following Penn State's 20-14 Win Over Army Penn State Football: Handing Out The Grades Following Penn State's 20-14 Win Over Army
18 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State beat Army on Saturday in an ugly rainy outing. The Nittany Lions didn't look great but a win is a win. Here are the grades following the victory. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Franklin Press Conference A Telling Moment Penn State Football: Franklin Press Conference A Telling Moment
18 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"Do we need to get better? Yes. You guys can ask me every question in the book and try to get me to be negative, but I'm not going to do it. I'm not going to do it." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Hold Off Army 20-14 Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Hold Off Army 20-14
18 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Like so many times over the past decade, Penn State's defense stood tall and saved the day. Cabinda's 14 tackle, 2 sack effort leading the way. Christian Hackenberg tossing his fourth touchdown in a two game span and a fairly efficient 156 yards on 10-of-19 passing. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Previewing The Opponent: Army Penn State Football: Previewing The Opponent: Army
18 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
All you need to know about the good and bad of the Army Black Knights as they get set to face Penn State this weekend in the rain. [Read More]
Penn State Football: James Franklin Radio Show Recap Penn State Football: James Franklin Radio Show Recap
18 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
James Franklin hit the airwaves on Thursday evening for his weekly radio show. Here are a few of the highlights. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Ben And Zach Talk SDSU Victory, Incoming Rain And Army Game
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Penn State Football: Ben And Zach Talk SDSU Victory, Incoming Rain And Army Game
18 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
This week on A Bunch of Fighters it is Ben and Zach talking about Penn State and San Diego State as well as the Nittany Lions upcoming game against Army this weekend. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Gadowsky Set To Embark On Latest Chapter Penn State Hockey: Gadowsky Set To Embark On Latest Chapter
18 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"I needed hockey so bad, my whole body just needed it," Gadowsky said. "So I knew I had to be a part of hockey." [Read More]
Penn State Football: After Going Green, Johnson's Redshirt Status Up In Air Penn State Football: After Going Green, Johnson's Redshirt Status Up In Air
19 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
When Penn State entered this season the plan was to see four true freshman take the field each week. So far that has happened as planned for three of the "green lighted" freshman, corner John Reid, receiver Brandon Polk, and running back Saquon Barkley. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Franklin Confident Latest Injuries Not Season-Ending Penn State Football: Franklin Confident Latest Injuries Not Season-Ending
19 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"I know this morning, none of them are season-ending injuries. Anticipate getting them all back, whether it's this week or next week, we'll see. We'll see how the week goes, how they heal." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Army Game Note Highlights Penn State Football: Army Game Note Highlights
19 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
As is Monday night/Tuesday morning tradition, the game notes are out for the upcoming Nittany Lions football game. Check out some of the interests facts and figures heading into Penn State's game against Army this weekend. [Read More]
Ben State Football: Pregame Introductions Tell The Story Ben State Football: Pregame Introductions Tell The Story
19 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The best part though, for those of us who make our millions observing the program at large; it's a great barometer of where everyone stands with the fan base. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Zettel Shines In Game Following Death Of Father Penn State Football: Zettel Shines In Game Following Death Of Father
19 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"Anthony and his family have been dealing with this for some time now," James Franklin said after the game. "The last three weeks has been really tough. It has been really intense for Zettel and his family for the last three weeks. He has driven home after each game to be with his family. It has [Read More]
Penn State Football: Handing Out The Grades Following A 37-21 Win Over SDSU Penn State Football: Handing Out The Grades Following A 37-21 Win Over SDSU
19 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State didn't look bad on Saturday but the Nittany Lions could have looked better. Here are the grades following the win. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Stringing Together Drives An Emerging Positive For Offense Penn State Football: Stringing Together Drives An Emerging Positive For Offense
19 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"I think when you look back at our drives that we score on, they almost always go around that. We're good on first and second down and then explosive plays." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Injuries Loom Large Despite Victory Penn State Football: Injuries Loom Large Despite Victory
19 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
While the likes of tight end Adam Breneman and linebacker Nyeem Wartman are old additions to the injury report, here are a few new faces that will have to overcome a few bumps and bruises. Some more severe than others. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Push Past SDSU 37-21 Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Push Past SDSU 37-21
19 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
It was a game that ended with many storylines still well in motion. Injuries on both sides of the ball as well as a more familiar performance by quarterback Christian Hackenberg whose 296 passing yards and three scores were reminiscent of his freshman campaign. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Arrington Weighs In On Hackenberg And NFL Future
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Penn State Football: Arrington Weighs In On Hackenberg And NFL Future
19 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
For as long as long as Christian Hackenberg has been connected to Penn State the question has always been the same. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Previewing The Opponent: San Diego State Penn State Football: Previewing The Opponent: San Diego State
19 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
A look at who the Aztecs are as they prep for a weekend meeting with Penn State at 3:30 on the Big Ten Network. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Talking San Diego State, Rutgers And Twitter Questions
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Penn State Football: Talking San Diego State, Rutgers And Twitter Questions
19 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com Staff
It's another week and that means another episode to talk about Penn State's latest win and upcoming game. This time Ben and Zach break down Penn State's win over Rutgers and Saturday's meeting with San Diego State as the Nittany Lions look to go 3-1 on the season. [Read More]
Penn State Football: James Franklin Radio Show Recap Penn State Football: James Franklin Radio Show Recap
19 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Check out some highlights from James Franklin and his radio show on Thursday evening as Penn State preps for a 3:30 showdown against San Diego State. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: News And Notes From Media Day Penn State Hockey: News And Notes From Media Day
19 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State men's hockey held its annual media day on late Wednesday afternoon. Here are a few news and notes items to get you prepared for the upcoming season. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Receiver Chris Godwin Rides Around On Drifting Board
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Penn State Football: Receiver Chris Godwin Rides Around On Drifting Board
20 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Riding into his Tuesday press conference appearance in style, Godwin made his way up the ramp to the podium on a self balancing drifting board. According to Godwin it holds a charge for hours and can get him around campus with ease. Allegedly it keeps his legs fresh. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Franklin Responds To Compliance Concerns Penn State Football: Franklin Responds To Compliance Concerns
20 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"The way I look at it is, I think we have healthy dialogue, a back and forth with the compliance office," Franklin said. [Read More]
Penn State Football: SDSU Game Note Highlights Penn State Football: SDSU Game Note Highlights
20 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The Aztecs will become the 155th different opponent that the Lions have faced in their history. Penn State is 14-2 against opponents it had never played prior to 2000. [Read More]
Ben State Football: However The Season Goes Barkley Alone Worth Watching For Ben State Football: However The Season Goes Barkley Alone Worth Watching For
20 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
For all of the impressive physical traits Penn State running back Saquon Barkley possess it is perhaps the one thing away from the game itself that is most impressive. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Gulla Rises To Occasion As Special Teams Shine Penn State Football: Gulla Rises To Occasion As Special Teams Shine
20 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"It’s just an example of a guy who kept preparing and waiting for his number to be called and did a great job," James Franklin said after the game. "I’m very proud of him." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Handing Out The Grades Following Penn State's Win Over Rutgers Penn State Football: Handing Out The Grades Following Penn State's Win Over Rutgers
20 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Without question this was Penn State's best overall game, but the bar to pass is not incredibly high. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Knock Off Rutgers 28-3 Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Knock Off Rutgers 28-3
20 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
As Akeel Lynch ran 75-yards untouched it sent a roar though Beaver Stadium that was as much relief as it was excitement. The Nittany Lions scoring 14-points in just 1:02 and turning a game -that's most impressive fireworks had been actual fireworks- into a blowout. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Previewing The Opponent: Rutgers Penn State Football: Previewing The Opponent: Rutgers
20 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State and Rutgers are set for a primetime meeting this Saturday for the first Big Ten conference game of the season. The Nittany Lions are coming off a victory while the Scarlet Knights are looking to bounce back from a three-point loss to Washington State last week. [Read More]
Penn State Football: James Franklin Radio Show Recap Penn State Football: James Franklin Radio Show Recap
20 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"He's a little unusual because not only can he make you miss and run away, he also will break tackles. The other thing which most of them have is he's fearless. He's going to catch every ball, give himself an opportunity to make plays. That's been an emphasis all week." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Talking Rutgers, Taking Twitter Questions And More
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Penn State Football: Talking Rutgers, Taking Twitter Questions And More
20 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com Staff
We're back with another episode and this time Ben and Zach are talking about Penn State's weekend meeting against Rutgers and win over Buffalo. [Read More]
Penn State Football: In Larger Roles Cabinda And Reeder Don't Lose A Step Penn State Football: In Larger Roles Cabinda And Reeder Don't Lose A Step
20 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"In terms of the football IQ, I think we have very high-level IQ guys in the room," Cabinda said. "I think Coach Pry does a good job of coaching us up. Whether you're the ones, the twos, the threes, he does a good job of putting everybody in the mindset of preparing like you're a starter." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Rutgers' Coach Kyle Flood Suspended, Will Not Coach Against Nittany Lions Penn State Football: Rutgers' Coach Kyle Flood Suspended, Will Not Coach Against Nittany Lions
21 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Rutgers' head coach Kyle Flood has been suspended for three games following an internal investigation and will not make the trip to State College this weekend. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Even With Missing Pieces, Rutgers Not Without Big Threat Penn State Football: Even With Missing Pieces, Rutgers Not Without Big Threat
21 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"Right now we're not getting the hang time or the location, which is really stressing our coverage units...I make the argument I'd rather you punt it 37 yards out of bounds than 50 yards with no hang time down the middle of the field. That's what we need to do." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Familiar Faces May Return For Nittany Lions This Weekend Penn State Football: Familiar Faces May Return For Nittany Lions This Weekend
21 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State might have a few more healthy bodies for this weekend's clash with Rutgers according to head coach James Franklin. [Read More]
Penn State Football: James Franklin Press Conference Updates Penn State Football: James Franklin Press Conference Updates
21 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
James Franklin is set to speak to the media at 12:40 today live from Beaver Stadium. Follow along here with updates and bullet points from Franklin's press conference heading into Saturday night's meeting with Rutgers. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Rutgers Game Note Highlights Penn State Football: Rutgers Game Note Highlights
21 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The game is the 26th meeting between the two schools with the Lions holding a 23-2 edge in the series. The teams first met in 1918 and are now both members of the Big Ten East Division. It will be Rutgers' first visit to Happy Valley since 1994. [Read More]
Ben State Football: For All The Memorable Games Even O'Brien Era Wasn't Without Ugly Football Ben State Football: For All The Memorable Games Even O'Brien Era Wasn't Without Ugly Football
21 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The question now, and perhaps one of the biggest ones for Penn State football, is if things would be different under a different group of coaches. If Penn State ought to be better than it is right now or if the Nittany Lions have been playing with the house money all along. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nassib Shines In First Two Career Starts Penn State Football: Nassib Shines In First Two Career Starts
21 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"If you're not trying to get the starting spot, why are you here?" Nassib said about his early years at Penn State. "Everybody should just compete, just compete to get on the field. You can't take any play for granted." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Handing Out The Grades Following Penn State's Win Over Buffalo Penn State Football: Handing Out The Grades Following Penn State's Win Over Buffalo
21 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State looked better than in Week 1 but not exactly awesome. The good was good but the bad was equally bad. Here are the grades following Penn State's victory over Buffalo. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Stats, Facts And Figures From Penn State's Win Over Buffalo Penn State Football: Stats, Facts And Figures From Penn State's Win Over Buffalo
21 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The last time that Penn State had both a punt return and kick return of at least 58 yards in the same game was against Notre Dame in 2007. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Rutgers Week A Chance To Hit Reset Penn State Football: Rutgers Week A Chance To Hit Reset
21 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
A win would obviously put Penn State at 2-1 on the year but perhaps more importantly it would hit a restart on a bumpy opening stanza to the season. To make things seem a little more hopeful after such a dismal start. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Make Progress But Next Step Is Crucial Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Make Progress But Next Step Is Crucial
21 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"Coach Franklin was talking about adversity, last week we kind of hit that wall and it was like 'damn' and really a mind opener," Defensive tackle Anthony Zettel said. "And we know what we have to do. The only way we can get back is to work our butt off every week and look at the next team." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Previewing The Opponent: Buffalo Penn State Football: Previewing The Opponent: Buffalo
21 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State is looking to even up its record at 1-1 with a noon kick meeting against Buffalo. The Bulls enter the contest 1-0 after a 51-14 victory over Albany. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Kyle Carter Surgery And More At Franklin Radio Show Penn State Football: Kyle Carter Surgery And More At Franklin Radio Show
21 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
James Franklin took to the airwaves on Thursday evening for his weekly radio show. While most weeks are uneventful on paper, following Penn State's loss to Temple it opened the door to perhaps a few more testy fans than usual. [Read More]
Something New, But Hopefully Something Fun
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Something New, But Hopefully Something Fun
21 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
So hopefully you'll come along for the ride. This project will go as far as your interest in it takes us. My hope is that we're headed somewhere cool. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Franklin Ready For More Active Role In Play-Calling After Loss Penn State Football: Franklin Ready For More Active Role In Play-Calling After Loss
22 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
James Franklin plans to be more involved in play-calling and game management following Penn State's 27-10 loss to Temple. A defeat that was as surprising on a paper as it was hard to watch on the field. The Nittany Lion offense struggling to move the ball and giving up 10 sacks in the process. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Army Game Sells Out With Over 6,500 Servicemembers Expected To Attend Penn State Football: Army Game Sells Out With Over 6,500 Servicemembers Expected To Attend
22 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com Staff
The Penn State-Army West Point game on Saturday, October 3 is sold out. The Nittany Lions host the Black Knights for the first time since 1979 as part of Military Appreciation Day. [Read More]
Penn State Football: With Few Options, Offensive Line Will Try A Remix Penn State Football: With Few Options, Offensive Line Will Try A Remix
22 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
His offensive line isn't particularly good right now. if nothing else, it doesn't appear to be trending in a positive direction. It's safe to assume most everyone would agree that giving up 10 sacks in a single game is not helpful. [Read More]
Penn State Football: With Season In Early Hole, Players Bury Temple Film In Practice Field Penn State Football: With Season In Early Hole, Players Bury Temple Film In Practice Field
22 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"No, it's not normal," Lucas said with a small smile. "But it was fun for us, we're out there, we have the shovel, we buried the tape and we're not going to talk about it anymore." [Read More]
Penn State Football: James Franklin Press Conference Updates Penn State Football: James Franklin Press Conference Updates
22 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
James Franklin is set to speak to the media Tuesday at 12:40 following Penn State's 27-10 loss to Temple this past weekend. Stay tuned here for live updates and insight. StateCollege.com will have more comprehensive coverage Tuesday and the rest of the week leading up to the Buffalo game. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Buffalo Week Game Note Highlights Penn State Football: Buffalo Week Game Note Highlights
22 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State is just about ready to put Temple behind it and that means focusing on Buffalo. If there is one thing Penn State athletic does well, it's game notes leading into the next contest. [Read More]
Ben State Football:You Keep Asking, But I Have No Idea Ben State Football:You Keep Asking, But I Have No Idea
22 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
I do know that in all likelihood both John Donovan and Herb Hand are better at their jobs than Saturday would lead you to believe. I do know that given the right amount of time and the right kinds of players they can probably prove that to you. [Read More]
Penn State Football: The Five People James Franklin Meets Back In State College Penn State Football: The Five People James Franklin Meets Back In State College
22 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
This part isn't in the coaching brochure when you start the job. That super enjoyable task of waking up early in the next morning and watching film from a loss. Then when you're done with that, walking out in front of the media and fans and explaining what happened. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Handing Out The Grades Following A 27-10 Loss To Temple Penn State Football: Handing Out The Grades Following A 27-10 Loss To Temple
22 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
As you might imagine, a 27-10 loss to Temple is not the ideal result for Penn State football. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Wartman-White Out For Season Penn State Football: Wartman-White Out For Season
22 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Widely regarded as Penn State's best linebacker, defensive coordinator Bob Shoop called Wartman-White the quarterback of the defense, setting up coverages and assignments each play. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Anemic Offense Does Little To Help 'Recruiter' Stereotype  Penn State Football: Anemic Offense Does Little To Help 'Recruiter' Stereotype
22 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
If Franklin is trying to climb out of his "recruiter" box, and convince the world that he has things under control, Saturday certainly didn't help that cause. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Offense Disappears As Temple Cruises To 27-10 Victory Penn State Football: Offense Disappears As Temple Cruises To 27-10 Victory
22 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
It was a game that was supposed to mark the start of the 2015 season for Penn State football but felt so much like 2014 on a sunny and hot afternoon in Philadelphia. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Previewing The Opponent: Temple Penn State Football: Previewing The Opponent: Temple
22 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State is off to Philadelphia for a Week 1 meeting with Temple at Lincoln Financial Field to start the 2015-16 campaign. A win would give the Nittany Lions two straight season opening victories but Penn State will have to navigate a strong Temple defense to do so. [Read More]
Penn State Football: James Franklin Radio Show Recap Penn State Football: James Franklin Radio Show Recap
22 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
James Franklin hit the airwaves once again for his weekly radio show. Here are a few things of note he said Thursday night. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Brent Pry Conference Call Recap Penn State Football: Brent Pry Conference Call Recap
22 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State linebacker's coach Brent Pry talked to the media on Thursday only days prior to Penn State's season opener against Temple. Here are five things to know from that call. [Read More]
Penn State Football: With Rain Pouring Down, An Imperfect Holuba Hall Hosts Practice Penn State Football: With Rain Pouring Down, An Imperfect Holuba Hall Hosts Practice
22 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"Tim (Ream) and his staff have radar on their phones," James Franklin said after practice, the rain still pounding on the Holuba Hall roof. "And as soon as it shows it is in the vicinity we have to get off the field to make sure our players and staff are safe." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Like Most, Godwin Confident And Simply Better, Heading Into 2015 Penn State Football: Like Most, Godwin Confident And Simply Better, Heading Into 2015
23 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"For me to be able to have the game that I had, I think that was big for my confidence," Godwin said on Thursday, "and letting me know that all my hard work has come to fruition and I'm that ready to take the next step forward." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Comfort Is Relative, But Offense Sounds Comfortable Penn State Football: Comfort Is Relative, But Offense Sounds Comfortable
23 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"I see Christian so much more relaxed and so much more confident right now as a player and as a leader because of that," James Franklin said on Tuesday. "He's really taken control of the offense and that side of the ball." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Even With Limited Details, Breneman's Future Clearly A Concern Penn State Football: Even With Limited Details, Breneman's Future Clearly A Concern
23 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Asked about Breneman's status on Tuesday afternoon, head coach James Franklin was not forthcoming, but no less ominous with his response. [Read More]
Penn State Football: James Franklin Press Conference Bulletpoints Penn State Football: James Franklin Press Conference Bulletpoints
23 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State football had its first press conference of the regular season on Tuesday. Here are the highlights. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Depth Chart Holds Few Surprises, Answers A Few Questions Penn State Football: Depth Chart Holds Few Surprises, Answers A Few Questions
23 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
On the offensive front Penn State will work left to right with the expected crew of Paris Palmer, Brendan Mahon, Angelo Mangiro, Brian Gaia and Andrew Nelson. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Temple Game Note Highlights Penn State Football: Temple Game Note Highlights
23 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
It's game week and that means game notes. While Penn State has yet to release a depth chart for its meeting against Temple, the first release of this season's game notes have a few good trivia bits. Here are a few stats and figures worth remembering. [Read More]
Ben State Football: The Looks Will Be More Important Than The Record In 2015 Ben State Football: The Looks Will Be More Important Than The Record In 2015
23 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Did they win because they were better, or did they win because they are good? That's one of the most important questions Penn State will face this season [Read More]
Penn State Football: 2019 Season To Open Against Idaho Penn State Football: 2019 Season To Open Against Idaho
23 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com Staff
The Idaho game is the second non-conference game announcement for the 2019 season. Penn State will host Pittsburgh on Sept. 14 and has one more game to be scheduled. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Video Takes a Look Behind The Scenes of Linebacker Unit
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Penn State Football: Video Takes a Look Behind The Scenes of Linebacker Unit
23 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
As Penn State enters game week, all of the preparation and hard work is suddenly going to start to pay off as the Nittany Lions head to Temple next weekend. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Tough Start Highlights Big Ten Schedule Penn State Basketball: Tough Start Highlights Big Ten Schedule
23 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Big Ten play is never easy, but Penn State basketball faces a difficult conference schedule after the Big Ten slate was announced this week. [Read More]
Penn State Football: James Franklin Radio Show Recap Penn State Football: James Franklin Radio Show Recap
23 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
James Franklin's 2015-16 edition of his weekly radio show fired up the engines on Thursday night as he took questions from the audience and offered up his thoughts on the upcoming season. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Palmer Expected To Get Start At Left Tackle Penn State Football: Palmer Expected To Get Start At Left Tackle
23 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"He still has got a long way to go but I think he's improved and I think right now at this point he gives us the best opportunity to play and play well.'' [Read More]
Penn State Football: Four Freshman Get Green Light For Action In 2015 Penn State Football: Four Freshman Get Green Light For Action In 2015
23 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
But in some cases the talent is too great and the needs are too present to avoid playing true freshman from day one. And that's the case so far with four Penn State freshman coach James Franklin expects to see the field this year. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Over 6,000 Servicemembers Set To Attend Penn State-Army Game Penn State Football: Over 6,000 Servicemembers Set To Attend Penn State-Army Game
24 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
If you want to send a service member to a Penn State football game you're running out of time as Monday, August 31 at 5 p.m. is your last chance. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Latest Renderings Of Planned Lasch Building Improvements
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Penn State Football: Latest Renderings Of Planned Lasch Building Improvements
24 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State's renovation plan for the Lasch Football Building is nothing new. The nearly $20 million in upgrades and branding is set to take place at the conclusion of the upcoming season. Construction on the Lasch Building will finish in June of 2016 prior to the start of camp. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Radio Broadcast Now Available For Free, Worldwide Penn State Football: Radio Broadcast Now Available For Free, Worldwide
24 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Nittany Lion fans won't have to be in market to hear Penn State football games or other Nittany Lion sporting events on the radio anymore after an update to Penn State athletics' website. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Ticket Sales Visualized And The Biggest Question Still Remains
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Penn State Football: Ticket Sales Visualized And The Biggest Question Still Remains
24 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Ever since Penn State began its seat licensing program a few short years ago the question has always been the same. Will Beaver Stadium ever be full again on a regular basis? [Read More]
Penn State Football: The Freshman 15. Things To Know About Penn State Football Penn State Football: The Freshman 15. Things To Know About Penn State Football
24 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
So next time you've got a moment to process this brave new world you're entering, here are 15 things to know, in no particular order, about Penn State football. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Ham Makes FWAA 75th Anniversary All-American Third Team Penn State Football: Ham Makes FWAA 75th Anniversary All-American Third Team
24 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Former Penn State football linebacker Jack Ham was recognized in the present for his outstanding play in the past as the Football Writers’ Association of American (FWAA) named the Hall of Famer to its 75th Anniversary All-America Third Team. [Read More]
Penn State Football: New Ball, New Feel For Nittany Lions
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Penn State Football: New Ball, New Feel For Nittany Lions
24 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
So while Penn State changing the kind of football it uses this year isn't going make the Nittany Lions four wins better all on its own, comfort, especially for receivers and quarterback Christian Hackenberg, is key. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Franklin Crashes Blue Band Practice With Snare Drum Penn State Football: Franklin Crashes Blue Band Practice With Snare Drum
24 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Only a few short days after the Penn State Blue Band opened a team meeting for the Penn State football team, James Franklin returned the favor on Friday crashing the party all on his own. [Read More]
Penn State Football: BTN Special Focuses On Nittany Lion's Practice Friday Night Penn State Football: BTN Special Focuses On Nittany Lion's Practice Friday Night
24 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com Staff
Watching practice on Friday morning, Dave Revsine, Gerry DiNardo and Howard Griffith who took in Friday's practice will share their thoughts and observations during this evening's special. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: David Glen Named Captain For 2015-16 Season Penn State Hockey: David Glen Named Captain For 2015-16 Season
24 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The Nittany Lion men’s hockey team announced its 2015-16 captains on Thursday morning with senior forward David Glen earning the nod after a team vote earlier this year. Defensemen Luke Juha and David Thompson will serve as alternate captains. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Lynch Hitting His Blocks When The Ball Isn't His Penn State Football: Lynch Hitting His Blocks When The Ball Isn't His
24 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"I've picked it up a lot this year," Lynch said of his role outside carrying the ball. "I understand my role in the defense now, read the safeties, read the fronts, and I think I stepped up there tremendously now." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Talent Clearly Not Issue At Receiver, Question Now Is Who Plays Penn State Football: Talent Clearly Not Issue At Receiver, Question Now Is Who Plays
25 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
It's fairly noticeable turn of events for a program that has become accustomed to playing whoever is healthy. Now Penn State can simply play whoever it wants to. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Add Final Piece To Puzzle In Forward Andrew Sturtz Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Add Final Piece To Puzzle In Forward Andrew Sturtz
25 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State hockey added one last bit of offense to the 2015-16 roster as the program announced that forward Andrew Sturtz will join the Nittany Lions for the upcogins season and beyond. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Fundamentals And Results The Focus For Return Game Penn State Football: Fundamentals And Results The Focus For Return Game
25 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State's latest look into training camp provided an interesting peak at how the Nittany Lions are approaching special teams this year, specifically the return game. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Parking Sales Encourage Early Ticket Purchases Penn State Football: Parking Sales Encourage Early Ticket Purchases
25 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com Staff
Penn State has once again released parking information for the upcoming football season with what looks to be a noticeable savings if certain passes are purchased earlier than day-of sales. [Read More]
Penn State Football: 14 Questions With 14 Days Until Game Week Penn State Football: 14 Questions With 14 Days Until Game Week
25 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
It may seem like it is still many week away, but football season is really on just around the corner. In fact, today marks the final 14 days of the true offseason before Penn State hits the practice field game week in preparation for Temple. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: After Drama In German Airport, Newbill Continues Travels To France Penn State Basketball: After Drama In German Airport, Newbill Continues Travels To France
25 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Former Penn State basketball star DJ Newbill has reportedly been arrested at an airport in Frankfurt, Germany on what his agent believes to be bogus and racially motivated charges. [Read More]
Penn State Football:Four-Star DT Commit Gives Nittany Lions The Nation's 4th Best Recruiting Class Penn State Football:Four-Star DT Commit Gives Nittany Lions The Nation's 4th Best Recruiting Class
25 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State football's recruiting kept its momentum going on Sunday as four-star defensive tackle Karamo Dioubate committed to the Nittany Lions. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Equipment Managers Latest To Be Featured In Behind Scenes Look Penn State Football: Equipment Managers Latest To Be Featured In Behind Scenes Look
25 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
They are the people who truly make the program's engine run. The equipment managers, a small collection of people focusing on what is needed for each and every drill. That the footballs are in the right place at the right time, that the practice schedule is crisp and on time. All the little things [Read More]
Penn State Football: Video Gives Fans A Look Inside 'The Lions Den' Penn State Football: Video Gives Fans A Look Inside 'The Lions Den'
25 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
While the Nittany Lions have yet to show off the popular and hard hitting drill in public this year, the program recently released another video to give fans look on the inside. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Prep For First Scrimmage Of The Year Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Prep For First Scrimmage Of The Year
25 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"We've had elements of scrimmage in every practice, so we did a goal line scrimmage [Tuesday], [Wednesday] we did a third down scrimmage, but that's a 10-minute period," Franklin said Wednesday. "Saturday, we'll do a situational scrimmage where we'll move the ball." [Read More]
Penn State Football: The Business Of Saving Talent Penn State Football: The Business Of Saving Talent
25 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
News of the run made its way online almost immediately and the questions started to trickle in. Would Barkely be a part of Penn State's plans this year? How do the other running backs look? Is he a star in the making? [Read More]
Penn State Football: Left Tackle An Urgent Question With No Good Answer As Camp Continues Penn State Football: Left Tackle An Urgent Question With No Good Answer As Camp Continues
25 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"We're going to have to make a decision here. "Are we moving some guys around?' We're not at that point yet. We haven't even had the first scrimmage. But no one's grabbed a hold of the job." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions One Of 13 Schools For Nike Shoe Collection Penn State Football: Nittany Lions One Of 13 Schools For Nike Shoe Collection
26 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State fans can get in on some limited Nike action this week with the release of the Nike "Week Zero" collection set to drop on Wednesday. [Read More]
Penn State Football Release First Inside Training Camp Videos
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Penn State Football Release First Inside Training Camp Videos
26 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State football doesn't open the doors to practices very often, which means any look into how training camp is going is a welcome sight for both fans and media. [Read More]
Penn State Football: 32 Former Nittany Lions Hit NFL Training Camps Penn State Football: 32 Former Nittany Lions Hit NFL Training Camps
26 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
As you may have noticed, a lot of Penn State football players are in the NFL. But with 21 teams and a lot of names to remember it can be a little hard to remember where everyone ended up. [Read More]
Penn State Football: O'Brien 'Hard Knocks' Feature A Reminder History Is Different Now For Program Penn State Football: O'Brien 'Hard Knocks' Feature A Reminder History Is Different Now For Program
26 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
At Penn State, there is something odd about the fact that a program so deeply founded on the feeling of family may never see perhaps the second most important coach in its history step back on campus. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Cabinda All Smiles As He Takes On Bigger Role This Season Penn State Football: Cabinda All Smiles As He Takes On Bigger Role This Season
26 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Only days later though Cabinda could be seen in public again, this time taking a picture with three elementary school aged fans in downtown State College, smiling wide and handing out schedule posters to anyone who would stand still long enough. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Marcus Allen Star Looks To Brighten In Second Season Penn State Football: Marcus Allen Star Looks To Brighten In Second Season
26 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Whatever he felt before the game, Allen shook it off en route to an 11 tackle, 2 pass breakup evening that turned heads as concern for a new player making his first start quickly transitioned into excitement over a budding star. [Read More]
Penn State Football First Practice Photo Gallery
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Penn State Football First Practice Photo Gallery
26 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State hit the field for the first time in preparation for the upcoming season and StateCollege.com was there to see the action. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Surprisingly Friendly, Jason Cabinda No Less Talented As He Takes Over New Role Penn State Football: Surprisingly Friendly, Jason Cabinda No Less Talented As He Takes Over New Role
26 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"But off the field I'm just a friendly easy going guy, I get a long with everybody - I think - but to put it together it just sort of happens, I couldn't really tell you how it works." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Shoop And Hackenberg Make Unlikely, But Productive Couple Penn State Football: Shoop And Hackenberg Make Unlikely, But Productive Couple
26 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"I'll never forget the first spring practice we had in 2014 in Holuba, standing behind the secondary, which I've done for 25 years," Shoop said on Thursday. "And watching the ball come out of his hand, and it was like nothing I'd ever seen before. The guy can make every throw." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Linebacker Daiquan Kelly Dismissed For Violation of Team Rules Penn State Football: Linebacker Daiquan Kelly Dismissed For Violation of Team Rules
26 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State has announced that New Jersey native and freshman linebacker Daiquan Kelly has "been dismissed from the Penn State Football team due to violation of team rules." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Consistency, Not Flash, The Key For Kickers This Year Penn State Football: Consistency, Not Flash, The Key For Kickers This Year
26 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"They've got to be able to show that they can do it day in and day out, practice in and practice out, play in and play out," Franklin said on Thursday. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Franklin Clarifies Haslett Role With Program Penn State Football: Franklin Clarifies Haslett Role With Program
26 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The hiring of former NFL head coach Jim Haslett was a bit of surprise for many Penn State fans. Not because the hire was made, but rather that Haslett's role within the program was left somewhat unspecified when it was announced. [Read More]
Penn State Football: As Practice Starts, John Donovan Waits And Sees Penn State Football: As Practice Starts, John Donovan Waits And Sees
26 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"If you can do your job and do it well, you'll play," Donovan said. "If you can't, we'll find somebody else. So I think that he's got the ability. We'll see what happens. He's a great kid. He works hard. I'm excited to have him back, and we'll go from there." [Read More]
Penn State Football Media Day Live Blog Penn State Football Media Day Live Blog
26 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State football is practically here as the Nittany Lions started practice on Wednesday night and are set to take part in their annual media day Thursday afternoon. [Read More]
Penn State Football: A Few Questions Nobody Is Asking As The Season Approaches Penn State Football: A Few Questions Nobody Is Asking As The Season Approaches
27 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Everyone wants to know if the offensive line will be better this year. Everyone wants to know if Christian Hackenberg is going to be able to play up to his potential. But what about everything else? [Read More]
Penn State Football: A Man Of Many Passions, Herb Hand's Greatest Might Just Be His Players Penn State Football: A Man Of Many Passions, Herb Hand's Greatest Might Just Be His Players
27 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Leaning back in his chair nearly as far as it would go, Herb Hand's gaze drifted off into some far away place as he contemplated the question at hand. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Headed Back To Rec Hall For Two Games Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Headed Back To Rec Hall For Two Games
27 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State basketball is headed back to Rec Hall yet again, but this time for two games the program announced on Tuesday. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Franklin Set For Multiple ESPN Appearances Tuesday Penn State Football: Franklin Set For Multiple ESPN Appearances Tuesday
27 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State football head coach James Franklin will be all over your TV as he takes part in the ESPN car wash series on Tuesday morning and afternoon in Bristol, Conn. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Top 50 Prospect Tony Carr Commits To Nittany Lions Penn State Basketball: Top 50 Prospect Tony Carr Commits To Nittany Lions
27 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Carr, ranked No. 53 in the nation by Rivals and No. 39 by Scout is unequivocally the crowning achievement for head coach Pat Chambers and his staff who have fought for every step forward during his soon-to-be five year tenure at Penn State. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: State College Prospect Drew Friberg Picks Up Scholarship Offer Penn State Basketball: State College Prospect Drew Friberg Picks Up Scholarship Offer
27 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
It will be years before Penn State could ever use his services, but Pat Chambers and his staff are hopeful to have found a budding prospect in their own backyard. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Franklin Faces Small Challenge When Season Finally Arrives Penn State Football: Franklin Faces Small Challenge When Season Finally Arrives
27 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
If you were to make a list of things you should never ask coach, ones regarding a game down the road and if he will approach the next game differently than all the others are two to make that list. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Six Things To Know From James Franklin At Big Ten Media Days Penn State Football: Six Things To Know From James Franklin At Big Ten Media Days
27 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
James Franklin talked on Friday in Chicago and said a lot of what he has already said this summer. But if you missed it, here are the biggest things to know. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Franklin Gets Vote In Coaches Poll, Nittany Lions 'Others Receiving Votes' Penn State Football: Franklin Gets Vote In Coaches Poll, Nittany Lions 'Others Receiving Votes'
27 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State head coach James Franklin is a voting member of Coaches Poll this year after not being a member of panel of 64 coaches who vote each week in 2014. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Not The Focus As Big Ten Media Days Approach Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Not The Focus As Big Ten Media Days Approach
27 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
It's neither good or bad, but for the first time in a long time, Penn State football doesn't have a major storyline heading into this week's Big Ten media days. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Sterling Jenkins Is Huge, Hackenberg Gets Lighter As Training Camp Numbers Are Released Penn State Football: Sterling Jenkins Is Huge, Hackenberg Gets Lighter As Training Camp Numbers Are Released
28 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
It doesn't take a lot of time spent around Penn State freshman Sterling Jenkins to see that he is a big human. The future offensive lineman got the numbers to back up the obvious as he enters camp at 6-foot-8 and 329 pounds according to figures released today. [Read More]
Penn State Football Opponent Preview: Michigan State Has Just The Right Number Of Cooks Penn State Football Opponent Preview: Michigan State Has Just The Right Number Of Cooks
28 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State football will start training camp in a few short weeks and after that the season will quickly arrive. So as July slowly turns into August it is time to look ahead to the opponents the Nittany Lions will face this season. And so here are a few things to know about Michigan State. [Read More]
Penn State Football Opponent Preview: Michigan Brings Start Of Harbaugh Era To Happy Valley Penn State Football Opponent Preview: Michigan Brings Start Of Harbaugh Era To Happy Valley
28 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State football will start training camp in a few short weeks and after that the season will quickly arrive. So as July slowly turns into August it is time to look ahead to the opponents the Nittany Lions will face this season. And so here are a few things to know about Michigan [Read More]
Penn State Football Opponent Preview: Northwestern Could Spell Trouble For Nittany Lions Penn State Football Opponent Preview: Northwestern Could Spell Trouble For Nittany Lions
28 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State football will start training camp in a few short weeks and after that the season will quickly arrive. So as July slowly turns into August it is time to look ahead to the opponents the Nittany Lions will face this season. And so here are a few things to know about Northwestern [Read More]
Penn State Football Opponent Preview: Illinois Looks For Spark As Beckman Era Continues Penn State Football Opponent Preview: Illinois Looks For Spark As Beckman Era Continues
28 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State football will start training camp in a few short weeks and after that the season will quickly arrive. So as July slowly turns into August it is time to look ahead to the opponents the Nittany Lions will face this season. And so here are a few things to know about Illinois [Read More]
Penn State Football Opponent Preview: Maryland Looking To Build Off Strong Start In Big Ten Play Penn State Football Opponent Preview: Maryland Looking To Build Off Strong Start In Big Ten Play
28 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State football will start training camp in a few short weeks and after that the season will quickly arrive. So as July slowly turns into August it is time to look ahead to the opponents the Nittany Lions will face this season. And so here are a few things to know about Maryland [Read More]
Penn State Football Opponent Preview: Ohio State Looking To Make It Two Straight Titles Penn State Football Opponent Preview: Ohio State Looking To Make It Two Straight Titles
28 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
With three legitimate starting quarterbacks who could probably generate Heisman hype in their own right the Buckeyes almost have too much talent. Joey Bosa is the headliner at defensive end. In all likelihood Bosa would have been a first round NFL draft choice had he opted to go pro. [Read More]
Penn State Football Opponent Preview: Indiana Hopeful For Sudfeld's Strong Return Penn State Football Opponent Preview: Indiana Hopeful For Sudfeld's Strong Return
28 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Quarterback Nate Sudfeld is back but unfortunately he'll have to do without the services of running back Tevin Coleman and receiver Shane Wynn. Losing a 2,000 yard rusher is going to open an obvious hole in the offense. [Read More]
Penn State Football Opponent Preview: Army On The Ground, Rarely Through The Air Penn State Football Opponent Preview: Army On The Ground, Rarely Through The Air
29 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
It's perhaps the most bizarre balance Penn State will see all season. Army quarterback Angel Santiago completed only 35 of 70 passes last season. That opens the door for a lot of running plays. The Black Knights were sixth in the nation last year with 296 yards a game on the ground. [Read More]
Penn State Football Opponent Preview: San Diego State Not Phased By Travel Heavy Schedule Penn State Football Opponent Preview: San Diego State Not Phased By Travel Heavy Schedule
29 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
With quarterback Quinn Kaehler back for his senior season the Aztecs ought to be in good hands. SDSU returns an effective ground attack that was ranked 28th in the nation in yards per game. The question: Can SDSU can live up to expectations? [Read More]
Penn State Football Opponent Preview: Rutgers Looking To Build On First Season In Big Ten Penn State Football Opponent Preview: Rutgers Looking To Build On First Season In Big Ten
29 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State football will start training camp in a few short weeks and after that the season will quickly arrive. So as July slowly turns into August it is time to look ahead to the opponents the Nittany Lions will face this season. And so here are a few things to know about Rutgers [Read More]
Penn State Football Opponent Preview:Buffalo Hits The Road With New Head Coach Penn State Football Opponent Preview:Buffalo Hits The Road With New Head Coach
29 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State football will start training camp in a few short weeks and after that the season will quickly arrive. So as July slowly turns into August it is time to look ahead to the opponents the Nittany Lions will face this season. And so here are a few things to know about Buffalo [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Add Second Commit Of The Day In Linebacker Shaka Toney Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Add Second Commit Of The Day In Linebacker Shaka Toney
29 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State started off the day with a linebacker commitment and ended the day with one as Philadelphia native Shaka Toney made the call on Saturday. His verbal commitment is Penn State's 18th for the 2016 recruiting class. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Add Four-Star Linebacker Cameron Brown To The Fold Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Add Four-Star Linebacker Cameron Brown To The Fold
29 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
With the biggest recruiting weekend of the summer underway, Penn State wasted little time adding to the 2016 class as four-star linebacker Cameron Brown verbally committed Saturday morning. [Read More]
Penn State Football Opponent Preview: Temple Looking For Scoring In 2015 Penn State Football Opponent Preview: Temple Looking For Scoring In 2015
29 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State football will start training camp in a few short weeks and after that the season will quickly arrive. So as July slowly turns into August it is time to look ahead to the opponents the Nittany Lions will face this season. And so here are a few things to know about the Temple Owls. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Hackenberg Named To Walter Camp Watch List Penn State Football: Hackenberg Named To Walter Camp Watch List
29 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State has two Walter Camp winners in running back John Cappelletti, who won the award in 1973, and tailback Larry Johnson, who claimed the honor in 2002. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Plenty Of Reactions As Names Come Off Jerseys Penn State Football: Plenty Of Reactions As Names Come Off Jerseys
29 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
With Penn State announcing that the names will be removed from the football team's jerseys starting this season there is no shortage of reaction. Current players, former players and fans from around the country took to Twitter to voice their opinions. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Jerseys Will No Longer Have Names Penn State Football: Jerseys Will No Longer Have Names
29 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"... it’s time we bring back the tradition that represented Penn State for 125 years. We are a strong family, playing for one goal, one university and there is only one name that truly matters, Penn State," says Franklin. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Hamilton The Latest To Be Added To Award Watch List Penn State Football: Hamilton The Latest To Be Added To Award Watch List
30 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The Biletnikoff Award annually recognizes the outstanding receiver in college football. Any player, regardless of position who catches a pass is eligible for the award. As such, the Biletnikoff Award recognizes the outstanding receiver, not merely outstanding wide receiver. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Zettel Picks Up Another Preseason Honor Penn State Football: Zettel Picks Up Another Preseason Honor
30 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
As you may have noticed, Penn State senior defensive tackle Anthony Zettel is particularly good at football, and as a result has added to his growing list of preseason acknowledgments being added to the Rotary Lombardi Award watch list for the nation’s top lineman or linebacker. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Breneman Back In Action, Hopeful And Healthy Penn State Football: Breneman Back In Action, Hopeful And Healthy
30 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
“I’m 100 percent. I feel as good as I’ve felt in a long time,” Breneman said last weekend. “I still haven’t played a game with this coaching staff, as weird as that sounds to me because I’ve been around them so much." [Read More]
Penn State Football: It's Go Time As Lynch Finally Takes Over Top Spot Penn State Football: It's Go Time As Lynch Finally Takes Over Top Spot
30 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Lynch's story is not unlike most college football players, simply having to wait. And wait. So much has changed at Penn State, and yet so little has changed for Akeel Lynch. Until now. [Read More]
Penn State Football: As 4-Star QB Sean Clifford Commits, Post Hackenberg Life Becomes Clearer Penn State Football: As 4-Star QB Sean Clifford Commits, Post Hackenberg Life Becomes Clearer
30 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Whenever it finally does take place, how a James Franklin run Penn State handles a truly open quarterback race will be a fun drama to watch unfold. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Beat The Heat And The Weights At Annual Lift For Life
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Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Beat The Heat And The Weights At Annual Lift For Life
30 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State football players didn't let the hot turf and the warm weather get in the way of a good cause on Saturday, as they competed in the program's annual Lift For Life event. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Busy Month For Hackenberg Sends Him To Manning Camp Penn State Football: Busy Month For Hackenberg Sends Him To Manning Camp
30 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
It has been a busy summer for Penn State quarterback Christian Hackenberg. From working out with his teammates on campus to helping high school prospects at the Nike camp "The Opening" in Oregon, he has been all over the country. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Lucas And Zettel The Latest To Be Added To Award Watch Lists Penn State Football: Lucas And Zettel The Latest To Be Added To Award Watch Lists
30 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The preseason honors only continue to stack up for Penn State players as senior defensive tackle Anthony Zettel was named to the Bronko Nagurski Trophy and Outland Trophy Watch Lists, while senior safety Jordan Lucas was also among the nominees for the Nagurski Trophy. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nation's Top Kicker Commits To Penn State by Way of Music Video Penn State Football: Nation's Top Kicker Commits To Penn State by Way of Music Video
30 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State football has gone from no scholarship players at the specialist position to landing both the top punter and now kicker in the nation as Rockford, Michigan specialist Quinn Nordin committed to Penn State on Friday morning. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Hopeful To Land Nation's Top Kicker On Friday Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Hopeful To Land Nation's Top Kicker On Friday
30 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State recruiting is looking for its next big pickup as Rockford, Michigan kicker Quinn Nordin will announce his college choice at 10:30 a.m. on Friday. Nordin announced that he will be making his decision earlier this week. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Thursday Mailbag, Consistency, Leadership And More Penn State Football: Thursday Mailbag, Consistency, Leadership And More
30 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
It's Thursday, and that means another mailbag and another chance to answer your offseason questions about Penn State football. It is only a few short weeks before practice begins and fans, media and players embark on the start to the 2015-16 season. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Carter And Mangiro Pick Up Watch List Honors Penn State Football: Carter And Mangiro Pick Up Watch List Honors
31 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Last year Mangiro made starts at three different positions -- 10 starts at center, two at right tackle and one at right guard. Carter hauled in 16 receptions for 153 yards last season. Among the most experienced returning players on the roster, Carter has played in 34 of the last 37 games. [Read More]
State College Spikes: Former Spike Brock Holt Makes MLB All-Star Game State College Spikes: Former Spike Brock Holt Makes MLB All-Star Game
31 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"Everything that he's gotten along the way he's earned. We all see the way he plays -- hard nosed, hustling type of player. But, the thing that stands out to me is his attitude that he's embraced the versatility and the utility role," says Boston manager John Farrell. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Zettel, Hamilton And Hackenberg Make Award Watch Lists Penn State Football: Zettel, Hamilton And Hackenberg Make Award Watch Lists
31 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State football started off the college football watch list season strong with three Nittany Lions getting mentions on Tuesday morning. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Attendance Increase Ranked Fifth Best Nationally By NCAA Penn State Basketball: Attendance Increase Ranked Fifth Best Nationally By NCAA
31 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
According to figures released by the NCAA on Monday, Penn State basketball saw the nation's fifth-largest increase in average attendance from the 2013-14 season to 2014-15 campaign. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Four Nittany Lions Headed To NHL Camps Penn State Hockey: Four Nittany Lions Headed To NHL Camps
31 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Four Nittany Lion men’s hockey student-athletes are part of NHL Development Camps this summer. Eric Scheid, Matthew Skoff, Eamon McAdam and Zach Saar are Penn State’s invitees. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Newbill Kicks Off NBA Journey As Summer League Begins Penn State Basketball: Newbill Kicks Off NBA Journey As Summer League Begins
31 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Whatever emotions are attached to getting this far for Newbill, after months of extra practices and working out with 14 NBA teams he finally gets a chance to play again. This time in a different jersey, that of the Los Angeles Clippers during Summer League play in Orlando. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Shoop Tries Hand In Spikes Broadcast Booth Penn State Football: Shoop Tries Hand In Spikes Broadcast Booth
31 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Normally Shoop enjoys watching the games he coaches from the press box. He likes the view it give him of the game as it unfolds, seeing it play out like the film he watches every week. [Read More]
Penn State Football: As You Might Imagine, John Urschel Isn't Your Normal 24-Year Old
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Penn State Football: As You Might Imagine, John Urschel Isn't Your Normal 24-Year Old
31 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
It comes as no surprise to anyone that former Nittany Lion turned Baltimore Raven, John Urschel has led a life a little different than the rest of us. [Read More]
Penn State Athletics: Former Nittany Lion Assistant And Virginia Tech Athletic Director Jim Weaver Passes Away Penn State Athletics: Former Nittany Lion Assistant And Virginia Tech Athletic Director Jim Weaver Passes Away
31 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Former Penn State football player and assistant coach and long-time Virginia Tech Athletic Director Jim Weaver passed away Thursday morning in Blacksburg, Va. He was 70. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Talent Back En Route To Happy Valley Penn State Football: Talent Back En Route To Happy Valley
31 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State's recruiting success is easy to see. Four-star recruits have committed one after another for just over a month now. Momentum is the name of the game and the Nittany Lions have it. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Thursday Mailbag: Breneman, Fundamentals and Realignment Penn State Football: Thursday Mailbag: Breneman, Fundamentals and Realignment
31 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
It's Thursday and that means another chance to answer some reader questions as we take on the mailbag. This week Christian Hackenberg's fundamentals, Adam Breneman's health and the Big Ten conference come into question. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Four-Star Receiver Nixon Puts Nittany Lions In Top 10 Penn State Football: Four-Star Receiver Nixon Puts Nittany Lions In Top 10
32 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State football has been recruiting the defensive front hard the past few weeks but the latest bit of recruiting news comes from the other side of the ball all together. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: UConn Transfer Commits To Nittany Lions Penn State Basketball: UConn Transfer Commits To Nittany Lions
32 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
At 6-foot-4, 200-pounds Samuel averaged just 3.0 points and 1.7 rebounds during his first two collegiate seasons but picked up valuable experience as a part of UConn's national title winning team in 2014. Samuel will sit out this season before playing his two remaining years of eligibility. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Add Another Four-Star Defensive Lineman Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Add Another Four-Star Defensive Lineman
32 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State football's defensive push on the recruiting trail only got stronger Tuesday as Lake Forest, Ill., defensive end Daniel Joseph committed to James Franklin and his staff. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: UConn Transfer Set For Visit, Carr And Stevens Still Waiting Penn State Basketball: UConn Transfer Set For Visit, Carr And Stevens Still Waiting
32 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
For as important as this offseason and summer is for Penn State basketball, it may not be until nearly the start of the season that the future of the program begins to take shape. [Read More]
Penn State Athletics: Nittany Lions Finish Eighth In Learfield Cup Penn State Athletics: Nittany Lions Finish Eighth In Learfield Cup
32 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Twenty Penn State teams competed in their respective NCAA Championships in 2014-15, led by the women’s volleyball winning its seventh national title, in addition to the football team winning the New Era Pinstripe Bowl. A total of 30 teams participated in post-season competition. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Lift For Life Set To Take Place July 11 Penn State Football: Lift For Life Set To Take Place July 11
32 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The annual “Lift for Life,” the signature event of the Penn State Uplifting Athletes chapter is set for Saturday, July 11 at the Penn State Lacrosse Field from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Don't Make Upshur's Final Eight Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Don't Make Upshur's Final Eight
32 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Even the best recruiters lose battles because it is impossible to land the services of every prospect. The 247 Network names Michigan the most likely to sign Upshur. For Penn State it would be best to see him end up at Miami, out of the conference and out of the region. [Read More]
Penn State Football:Four-Star Defensive Tackle Ellison Jordan Verbally Commits Penn State Football:Four-Star Defensive Tackle Ellison Jordan Verbally Commits
32 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Jordan is not only the third commit of the week for Penn State but the third defensive tackle to join the fold in the past several days. Hailing from Baltimore, Maryland, he stands 6-feet, 262 pounds. ESPN ranks Jordan at 135th in the nation and the fifth best prospect in the state of Maryland. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Defensive Tackle Christian Colon Verbally Commits Penn State Football: Defensive Tackle Christian Colon Verbally Commits
32 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State added its seventh commit since the middle of May and second straight defensive tackle as Christian Colon verbally committed to the Nittany Lions on Thursday. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Student Tickets Sell Out, Freshman And Sophomore Tickets Gone In 25 Minutes Penn State Football: Student Tickets Sell Out, Freshman And Sophomore Tickets Gone In 25 Minutes
32 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
As usual the tickets sold the fastest with underclassmen -- highlighted by an eight-minute sellout of the sophomore allotment. The sophomore and freshmen combined to sell out their allotments in 25 minutes on Wednesday and Thursday, respectively. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Newbill Future Takes Step Forward During Tonight's NBA Draft Penn State Basketball: Newbill Future Takes Step Forward During Tonight's NBA Draft
32 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Leading into tonight's draft Newbill faces the comfort of knowing he has shown his skill to nearly half the league. In total Newbill worked out with 13 NBA teams, the LA Clippers calling Newbill back for a second tryout just a few days prior to the draft. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Thursday Mailbag: Haslett Hire, Breakout Player And Newcomers Penn State Football: Thursday Mailbag: Haslett Hire, Breakout Player And Newcomers
32 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The hiring of Jim Haslett to take over some nonspecific tasks as a consultant seems to have made some fans a bit anxious. Considering that Penn State was one of the five youngest teams in college football last year there are a lot of options. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Season Opener Against Temple Set For 3:30 Kick On ESPN Penn State Football: Season Opener Against Temple Set For 3:30 Kick On ESPN
33 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State will open its 2015-16 season at 3:30 on Sept. 5. The game will air live on ESPN and mark the 253rd out of the last 255 games to air on TV. Penn State beat Temple 14-10 in their last meeting in Philly in 2011 [Read More]
Penn State Football: Haslett Hired As Consultant For Program Penn State Football: Haslett Hired As Consultant For Program
33 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
A native of Pittsburgh, Haslett was the head coach of the New Orleans Saints from 2000-05 and was also the interim head coach for the St. Louis Rams for part of the 2008 season. He led the Saints to the 2000 NFC West Championship en route to being a unanimous choice for AP Coach of the Year. [Read More]
Penn State Football: HBO Show Appears to Show Beaver Stadium & Paterno Funeral Procession Penn State Football: HBO Show Appears to Show Beaver Stadium & Paterno Funeral Procession
33 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
HBO's latest show "Ballers" seems to have an odd infatuation with Penn State judging by the series' premiere episode. The show is something of a sports version of the hit series "Entourage," features Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson as the main lead. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Vegas Odds Favoring An Eight Win Season, But Nothing Will Come Easy Penn State Football: Vegas Odds Favoring An Eight Win Season, But Nothing Will Come Easy
33 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Vegas and the magical oddsmakers of the world have an interesting knack for getting things right more often than not. With a season opener at Temple and then five straight at home the path to 6-0 is certainly very possible if not likely. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Dwumfour Picks Nittany Lions Over Pitt Penn State Football: Dwumfour Picks Nittany Lions Over Pitt
33 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State football picked up yet another commitment as Wayne, New Jersey native Michael Dwumfour announced he's a Nittany Lion. So far, James Franklin and his staff have a dozen verbal commitments for the 2016 class with six commitments coming since the middle of May. [Read More]
PennState Football: The 10 Most Famous Of Franklin's 107K Strong PennState Football: The 10 Most Famous Of Franklin's 107K Strong
33 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
It's a symbolic moment for a coach who's pushing to fill Beaver Stadium with 107,000 fans each game. And while Franklin might have a way to go to catch up to the top of the Twitter pack, he still has quite a few notable followers in his 107,000 strong. [Read More]
Penn State Football: A Scholarship Well Spent As Nittany Lions Add Punter Blake Gillikin Penn State Football: A Scholarship Well Spent As Nittany Lions Add Punter Blake Gillikin
33 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
It may not be a glamorous position but it can help change the outcome of the game, and so as Penn State added punter Blake Gillikin to the 2016 recruiting class this weekend it is not a moment to overlook. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Social Media Reacts As Satellite Camp Tour Moves Along Penn State Football: Social Media Reacts As Satellite Camp Tour Moves Along
33 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State football has toured around the country this week for a few of the ever controversial but otherwise harmless satellite camps to get the word out about what the university and program has to offer. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Headed To Vegas For Early Season Tournament Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Headed To Vegas For Early Season Tournament
33 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The Nittany Lions are among eight teams in the 2015 Continental Tire Las Vegas Classic. With the departure of guard Geno Thorpe and the arrival of a crucial recruiting class, getting experience and wins will be a vital part of the early season. [Read More]
Penn State Football: James Franklin Set To Toss Out First Pitch Of Phillies-Braves Game Penn State Football: James Franklin Set To Toss Out First Pitch Of Phillies-Braves Game
33 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
James Franklin will throw out the first pitch at the July 30th Phillies-Braves game as part of he Philies "THON Night" to help raise funds for Penn State's student-run fundraiser. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Mailbag Thursday: Offensive Line, Recruiting, And A Round Of Golf Penn State Football: Mailbag Thursday: Offensive Line, Recruiting, And A Round Of Golf
33 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Every Thursday from now until mid-August I'll address your burning questions and throw in one of my own for you to answer in a poll at the end of the mailbag. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Shoop Talks Value Of Good Film Study Penn State Football: Shoop Talks Value Of Good Film Study
34 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
For Penn State defensive coordinator Bob Shoop and many coaches like him so much of the success he sees on Saturday comes from the work he put in the days leading up to it. The game itself is just the final step in a much longer process. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Paterno, Fusina And Bahr Set To Be Inducted In PA Sports Hall Of Fame Penn State Football: Paterno, Fusina And Bahr Set To Be Inducted In PA Sports Hall Of Fame
34 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Joe Paterno, Chuck Fusina and Matt Bahr, will be inducted as a part of the ceremony that will take place on Saturday, October 24 at the Valley Forge Casino Resort in King of Prussia. [Read More]
Penn State Football: As Summer Approaches, James Franklin Is Already On Message Penn State Football: As Summer Approaches, James Franklin Is Already On Message
34 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
With a real good chance to starting the year 6-0, Franklin isn't going to wait that long to remind everyone that Penn State isn't out of the woods just yet. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Zembiec Picks Up Invitation To Elite 11 Finals Penn State Football: Zembiec Picks Up Invitation To Elite 11 Finals
34 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State's future is going to get some important competition against some of the nation's best quarterbacks as Nittany Lion commit Jake Zembiec is set for a trip to Oregon next month for the Elite 11 finals. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Finding The Cheapest Ticket To Each Of Penn State's Games This Year Penn State Football: Finding The Cheapest Ticket To Each Of Penn State's Games This Year
34 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The Penn State football season will be here before you know it, and in turn a chance to spend that hard earned money on tickets to the biggest games of the year. Penn State's primetime clash with Ohio State is the 10th most expensive ticket this season. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Zembiec Impressive In Latest Highlight Footage Penn State Football: Zembiec Impressive In Latest Highlight Footage
34 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
If you haven't introduced yourself to Jake Zembiec, here is your chance. He is Penn State's possible, if not probable, quarterback of the future and the top-rated prospect out of the state of New York. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Fit Still The Key Following Thorpe Departure Penn State Basketball: Fit Still The Key Following Thorpe Departure
34 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
If you were to make a list of players Penn State really couldn't afford to lose this offseason, Geno Thorpe would have been near or at the top of that list. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Home Opener Against Buffalo Set For Noon Kick Penn State Football: Home Opener Against Buffalo Set For Noon Kick
34 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State last met Buffalo in 2007 and this season's contest will mark the second meeting overall. The Nittany Lions claimed a 45-24 win in 2007, while the Bulls claimed a 10-0 win in 1900. The 2007 game was the only home game for Penn State in the series. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Geno Thorpe Leaves Program Penn State Basketball: Geno Thorpe Leaves Program
34 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Thorpe leaves Penn State averaging 8.7 points, 2.6 rebounds and 1.3 assists a game. However his numbers fail to reflect his growing role in the offense and excellent on-ball defending that seemingly had him en route to becoming a fixture on both ends of the court. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Ability To Recruit Needs As Impressive As Ability To Recruit Talent Penn State Football: Ability To Recruit Needs As Impressive As Ability To Recruit Talent
34 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
It doesn't take a recruiting expert to understand Penn State's primary focus in the early stages of its 2016 recruiting class. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Program Announces Three Spring Freshman Signings Penn State Hockey: Program Announces Three Spring Freshman Signings
34 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State's hockey season is still months away, but the 2015-16 roster has taken shape with the announcement of the final three freshman to join the squad. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Menet Picks Up Coveted Fifth Star Penn State Football: Menet Picks Up Coveted Fifth Star
35 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State offensive line commit Michal Menet moved from the No. 31 prospect in the nation to No. 20 and added a fifth star to his rating according to Scout.com's newly updated figures. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Franklin And Staff Set To Kick Off Satellite Camps Penn State Football: Franklin And Staff Set To Kick Off Satellite Camps
35 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
When NASA finally makes the call to send humans on the long journey to Mars they will likely select from a pool of college football coaches to make the trip. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Partial Season Ticket Plans Going On Sale Penn State Football: Partial Season Ticket Plans Going On Sale
35 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State football announced on Monday a partial season ticket package for fans who have yet to purchase season tickets but still want in on the action. [Read More]
Penn State Women's Soccer: Five Nittany Lions Taking Part In Women's World Cup Penn State Women's Soccer: Five Nittany Lions Taking Part In Women's World Cup
35 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The United State's women's national soccer team kicks off World Cup action tonight against Australia and Penn State fans will get a chance to see at least one of their own hit the field. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Big Ten Vote Ends Bowl Revenue Ban Early Penn State Football: Big Ten Vote Ends Bowl Revenue Ban Early
35 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"This money is used to support student-athletes and our programs, and some things have been delayed due to the ban," said Penn State President Eric Barron. "Obviously, it is much needed and welcome." [Read More]
Penn State Athletics: Jeff Gordon And His Penn State Car Set For Sunday's Race Penn State Athletics: Jeff Gordon And His Penn State Car Set For Sunday's Race
35 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Jeff Gordon will put on some blue and white this Sunday as he races at Pocono for this weekend's NASCAR event. [Read More]
Penn State Football: With Ball Headed To Florida State, Fries The New Focus On Recruiting Trail Penn State Football: With Ball Headed To Florida State, Fries The New Focus On Recruiting Trail
35 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"Will Fries is a top target because, like Reading, Pa., Exeter four-star and Penn State pledge Michal Menet, his film and frame make college coaches believe he could be a guard or tackle," Pickel said. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Jim Harbaugh Set For Michigan Camp In Easton, Sunday Penn State Football: Jim Harbaugh Set For Michigan Camp In Easton, Sunday
35 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Jim Harbaugh and his merry band of coaches will take Michigan's football camp tour to Easton, Pa. on Sunday. The event is the latest in a series of satellite camps Michigan has run in various states over the past few weeks. [Read More]
Penn State Athletics: 25 Years Later, Was Joining The Big Ten Worth It Penn State Athletics: 25 Years Later, Was Joining The Big Ten Worth It
35 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
“The Big Ten hadn’t changed in many, many decades, but I thought if the opportunity to expand presented itself it was a no brainer,” Big Ten commissioner Jim Delany said in a release. “Excellent academics. Excellent athletics. And pointed towards the East Coast, I thought there was a lot of [Read More]
Penn State Football: Franklin And Pitt Football Take In Steelers' Practice Penn State Football: Franklin And Pitt Football Take In Steelers' Practice
35 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State coach James Franklin and Pitt's Pat Narduzzi both took in Pittsburgh Steelers' offseason training actives in Pittsburgh on Wednesday. The event marked the first time the two have been seen publicly together despite an obvious rivalry between their football programs. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Newbill Continues Workout Circuit With Charlotte Hornets Penn State Basketball: Newbill Continues Workout Circuit With Charlotte Hornets
36 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"We FaceTimed with him," said former teammate Tim Frazier. Frazier and a few former teammates and head coach Pat Chambers talked to Newbill following his workout with the Suns from inside the Bryce Jordan Center. [Read More]
Penn State Athletics: White Course First Tee Gets Facelift Penn State Athletics: White Course First Tee Gets Facelift
36 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The reason for the new obstacle, ground-breaking that recently took place for the Hawbaker Pavilion. The pavilion will provide a permanent structure for events at the course instead of the tents so frequently seen adjacent to the parking lot area. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Collins And Wisniewski On College Hall Of Fame Ballot Penn State Football: Collins And Wisniewski On College Hall Of Fame Ballot
36 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Former Penn State All-Americans Steve Wisniewski and Kerry Collins have been added to the 2016 College Football Hall of Fame ballot. The ballot as released by the National Football Foundation on Tuesday. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Tim Frazier Enjoying Journey During Young NBA Career Penn State Basketball: Tim Frazier Enjoying Journey During Young NBA Career
36 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"I'm a kid in a candy store, I'm living a great life and I'm truly blessed and happy for everything that has happened to me, all the ups and downs it has prepared me for this life and I'm just looking forward to the future." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Leah And Devon Still Set To Receive Jimmy V Perseverance Award At ESPYs Penn State Football: Leah And Devon Still Set To Receive Jimmy V Perseverance Award At ESPYs
36 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Former Nittany Lion and now Cincinnati Bengals defensive tackle, Devon Still and his daughter Leah will be honored with the Jimmy V Perseverance Award on July 15 at the 2015 ESPY Awards. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Franklin Itching For Football As Appearance Totals Mount Penn State Football: Franklin Itching For Football As Appearance Totals Mount
36 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"So to get back with the guys and the coaches and to get out on the field and sweat a little bit and talk football and to coach football, I'm about ready." [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Coaches Hit The Links For Annual CVC Event Penn State Basketball: Coaches Hit The Links For Annual CVC Event
36 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
It couldn't have been any nicer on Friday as Penn State's 19th annual Coaches Vs. Cancer event teed off on Penn State's Blue and White golf courses. "It's really starting to hit home that we've got to continue to do this," Chambers said, "and somehow, some way make it bigger and better." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Pennsylvania's Top Recruit Calls Penn State Home As Menet Commits Penn State Football: Pennsylvania's Top Recruit Calls Penn State Home As Menet Commits
36 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State's offensive line has been the team's biggest issue in a post sanction era which makes Menet's commitment an important part of that rebuilding process. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Coaches Vs Cancer Event Set To Tee Off Friday Penn State Basketball: Coaches Vs Cancer Event Set To Tee Off Friday
36 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
More than 300 golfers and 60 groups are participating in the tournament, which stands as the flagship event for the year-round CVC-Penn State program. This year's outing will feature a handful of NBA stars, former Penn State players, current head coaches and department leaders. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Five Things To Know About The Nittany Lions' Schedule Penn State Hockey: Five Things To Know About The Nittany Lions' Schedule
36 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State hockey men's hockey team doesn't play another game for several months, but with the release of the 2015-16 schedule it's worth sitting down to look at a few things watch for next season. [Read More]
Penn State Football: APR Trends Upward For First Time In Several Years Penn State Football: APR Trends Upward For First Time In Several Years
37 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State football is headed back in the right direction in the classroom as well as on the field according to the latest APR numbers released by the NCAA. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Geography Could Help Awaken The Northeast Giant Penn State Football: Geography Could Help Awaken The Northeast Giant
37 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"Those other areas you're talking about, you're going to drive four to six hours and you're going to see five or six other big time programs just like you," Franklin said. "In this part of the country, there are not too many programs with the history, traditions, support and facilities and res [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Notre Dame Highlights 2015-16 Home Schedule Penn State Hockey: Notre Dame Highlights 2015-16 Home Schedule
37 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
“We’re really excited for next season and playing some new teams," says head coach Guy Gadowsky. "We’re also excited to play in four NHL venues again this season in Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, New York and Minnesota.” [Read More]
Penn State Football: Millen Reportedly Set To Join Fox Networks Penn State Football: Millen Reportedly Set To Join Fox Networks
37 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Millen was an all-American defensive tackle at Penn State and was drafted in the second round of the 1980 NFL draft and won four Super Bowls during his professional career. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Condon Set To Fill Vacant Assistant Role Penn State Basketball: Condon Set To Fill Vacant Assistant Role
37 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The search is over and instead of looking outside the program, Penn State will promote director of basketball operations Ross Condon to fill the assistant coaching vacancy left by Brian Daly. [Read More]
Penn State Football: For Franklin, Data Is The Key In Season Evaluations Penn State Football: For Franklin, Data Is The Key In Season Evaluations
37 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"The data doesn't lie. A perfect example of that is the wildcat (formation). The wildcat was one of our most efficient formations and one of our most efficient plays. You go back and study the data because we all have emotional bias, and being able to study the data takes that part out of it." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Caravan Comes To A Close, And Probably Just In Time Penn State Football: Caravan Comes To A Close, And Probably Just In Time
37 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
If James Franklin, a man who thrives in front of the camera, is happy to shorten the tour before it ever starts, then that's a sign it has lasted just long enough. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Franklin Sees Graduate Transfer Rule As Challenge, Barbour Critical Of Its Application Penn State Football: Franklin Sees Graduate Transfer Rule As Challenge, Barbour Critical Of Its Application
37 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"We graduate so many players in three and a half years, that if they redshirt they've got another year left. So that's kind of one of the decisions we make, where is he going to be the most useful to us, as a fifth year redshirt senior or as a true freshman now." [Read More]
Penn State Football: James Franklin Doesn't Enjoy Recruiting 'I Enjoy Winning' Penn State Football: James Franklin Doesn't Enjoy Recruiting 'I Enjoy Winning'
37 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The prevailing belief is that James Franklin enjoys recruiting. That he enjoys hitting the trail for long days and short nights. But Franklin isn't scouring the state for talent simply because he enjoys the thrill. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Reihner A Bonus For Growing Offensive Front Penn State Football: Reihner A Bonus For Growing Offensive Front
37 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"The most important thing for us is we want to be able to get five guys on the field that give us the best chance to win. he’s an older guy, he’s a mature guy, he’s a smart guy, that’s valuable alone. But, to me I look at him as a bonus." [Read More]
Penn State Basketball:Despite Combine Snub, Newbill Not Without Opportunity To Prove His Worth Penn State Basketball:Despite Combine Snub, Newbill Not Without Opportunity To Prove His Worth
38 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"I don't think he's a starter in this league," Chambers said. "But I think he can come off the bench and spell at (shooting guard) or (point guard)." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Barbour Talks Beaver Stadium Improvements Penn State Football: Barbour Talks Beaver Stadium Improvements
38 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
There are high definition HDTV screens on the very top of the Stadium and decades old bathrooms in the lowest corners. The press box is as old as the football program. The wi-fi system is always a challenge. "It's pretty clear to me that we need to put together a plan to address a whole lot of iss [Read More]
Penn State Football: For Franklin, Quality Is As Important As Quantity Penn State Football: For Franklin, Quality Is As Important As Quantity
38 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
And for Penn State football things are looking nice, but far from the real thing. That's something Franklin has quietly alluded to each time he acknowledges the program is still rebuilding. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Chambers Heads To Philly On Caravan And The City Is Finally Listening Penn State Basketball: Chambers Heads To Philly On Caravan And The City Is Finally Listening
38 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
That tune is slowly changing, and as coach Patrick Chambers hits the road for the final leg of Penn State's coaches caravan he will return to Philadelphia a familiar face. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Gellersted Continues Momentum For 2016 Class Penn State Football: Gellersted Continues Momentum For 2016 Class
38 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State landed its second commitment in three days as Ohio offensive tackle Alex Gellersted made the call on Monday afternoon. The commitment continues the forward momentum for Penn State's 2016 class. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Get Bowl Rings Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Get Bowl Rings
38 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The best things takes time, and for Penn State football, the Nittany Lions finally picked up their Pinstripe Bowl rings on Sunday much to the delight of the team. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Zettel, Man Of The Woods, Takes Out Tree Penn State Football: Zettel, Man Of The Woods, Takes Out Tree
38 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State defensive tackle Anthony Zettel is apparently going about his offseason workouts a little unconventionally. As documented on teammate Jordan Dudas' Instagram page, Zettel set up in his usual stance and took out a new opponent. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Add Tight End Commit Danny Dalton Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Add Tight End Commit Danny Dalton
38 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State's class of 2016 picked up its latest commitment as Marshfield, Mass tight end Danny Dalton committed to the Nittany Lions early Saturday afternoon. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Freshman Ineligibility Practice For Barbour To Raise Her Voice  Penn State Football: Freshman Ineligibility Practice For Barbour To Raise Her Voice
38 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The topic of freshman ineligibility is an interesting thought experiment, but that's about as far as it goes. But for new Penn State athletic director Sandy Barbour it is an important opportunity to make her voice known and heard by others within the Big Ten. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Shoop, Franklin And Complementary Parts Penn State Football: Shoop, Franklin And Complementary Parts
38 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
In the year and change that microphone friendly James Franklin has been at Penn State, it's defensive coordinator Bob Shoop that has said the most interesting statement of their collective tenures. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Homecoming Kickoff Time Set For Noon Penn State Football: Homecoming Kickoff Time Set For Noon
38 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State and Indiana have squared off every year since 2007. The Nittany Lions are 17-1 all-time against the Hoosiers, including a perfect 8-0 mark in home games. The teams first met in Beaver Stadium in 1993 with Penn State claiming a 38-31 win. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Franklin, Jones And Many Others Offer Thoughts On Fran Fisher's Passing Penn State Football: Franklin, Jones And Many Others Offer Thoughts On Fran Fisher's Passing
38 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State athletics has released a long and wide ranging collection of comments and thoughts from those who knew legendary broadcaster Fran Fisher best. You can read those comments below. [Read More]
Penn State Football: James Signs Deal With Steelers Penn State Football: James Signs Deal With Steelers
38 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Former Nittany Lion tight end Jesse James has signed a four-year contract with the Pittsburgh Steelers according to multiple reports. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Fran Fisher Leaves Lasting Memories Penn State Football: Fran Fisher Leaves Lasting Memories
38 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Fans, players and coaches react the news that long time broadcaster Fran Fisher has passed away [Read More]
Penn State Football: Updates From NFL Rookie Camps As Nittany Lions Turn Heads Penn State Football: Updates From NFL Rookie Camps As Nittany Lions Turn Heads
38 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"Of Miami’s three undrafted free-agent linebackers, Mike Hull of Penn State had the best rookie camp. He was quick to the football and got an interception Saturday by reading the eyes of the quarterback." [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: 95 Percent Renewal Rate Fuels Third Consecutive Season Ticket Sellout Penn State Hockey: 95 Percent Renewal Rate Fuels Third Consecutive Season Ticket Sellout
39 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
“Our team absolutely loves playing in front of our great, loyal fans,” coach Guy Gadowsky said. “A 95 percent renewal rate is fantastic. Our home ice advantage is built up on the support and energy of our season ticket holders. We can’t thank them enough.” [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions To Face Boston College In Big Ten/ACC Challenge Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions To Face Boston College In Big Ten/ACC Challenge
39 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The Nittany Lions are 6-8 all-time in the competition and are currently on a one-game winning streak after knocking off Virginia Tech last season at the Bryce Jordan Center. Penn State's meeting against the Eagles will mark the rubber match between the two squads. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Smith An Outsider No More On Franklin's Staff Penn State Football: Smith An Outsider No More On Franklin's Staff
39 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"I wanted an opportunity to be with a group of guys that aren't fly by night guys who aren't going to just get up and go for any job opportunity," Smith added. "That want us to build something special. I want us to be back to National Championship caliber" [Read More]
Penn State Football: Redshirt? An Easier Choice As Talent And Depth Come To Happy Valley Penn State Football: Redshirt? An Easier Choice As Talent And Depth Come To Happy Valley
39 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"So there are a lot of current things that you're looking at based on your current depth chart as well as the talent that guy brings in," Franklin added. "Also is he physically ready, yes or no, is he mentally ready, maturity? All of those things factor into it." [Read More]
Penn State Football: White Out Game Set For Home Finale Against Michigan Penn State Football: White Out Game Set For Home Finale Against Michigan
39 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The game time for the 2015 Penn State White Out game will be announced at a later date. The Penn State dorms will remain open through 10 a.m. on Sunday, Nov. 22, which will allow students to attend the game before heading on Thanksgiving break. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Franklin, Barbour Balance Scheduling Excitement With Big Picture Goals Penn State Football: Franklin, Barbour Balance Scheduling Excitement With Big Picture Goals
39 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"I think there is going to come a time where the selection committee, because they're human, is going to look at "so here is the part you can control" so what did you do?" [Read More]
Penn State Athletics: Student Athlete Graduation Totals Hit Record Numbers Penn State Athletics: Student Athlete Graduation Totals Hit Record Numbers
39 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
More than 100 Penn State student-athletes graduated this weekend as part of commencement representing 26 programs across campus. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Extension Of Pitt Series 'Open For Discussion' Penn State Football: Extension Of Pitt Series 'Open For Discussion'
39 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
For Penn State the positives are a tangible assertion of dominance over another rival in the regional recruiting field. Nothing proves a point better than beating your rivals. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Gadowsky Gets Plenty Of Attention On Tour As Program Grows Penn State Hockey: Gadowsky Gets Plenty Of Attention On Tour As Program Grows
39 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Following the season the Nittany Lions had in 2014-15 and Casey Bailey heading to the NHL, that curiosity has developed into full blow interest. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Lasch Building Renovations Hit Caravan Circuit
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Penn State Football: Lasch Building Renovations Hit Caravan Circuit
39 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"One of the things that's been interesting to me is that, a lot of times, you hear the board approves a certain amount of money to be spent on something in Lasch," James Franklin said on Thursday. "Well, typically, that's money we've already raised, and when you heard the board making that ann [Read More]
Penn State Football: Thursday Night Football? Probably Not For Nittany Lions Penn State Football: Thursday Night Football? Probably Not For Nittany Lions
39 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"Obviously, college football has kind of taken over Thursday night," Barbour said. "But I'm not sure what direction that is going toward overall. Thursday night would be really, really difficult in Happy Valley." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Franklin Heads To Pittsburgh As Caravan Moves West Penn State Football: Franklin Heads To Pittsburgh As Caravan Moves West
39 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"Building those relationships, support and trust, those sorts of things is really valuable for us to get to where we want to go. It's probably magnified because of what we've been through," Franklin said. "We've had some people leave the family or distance themselves from the family, so we've [Read More]
Penn State Football: Even With Hull Departure, Pry Excited For Linebacker Corps Penn State Football: Even With Hull Departure, Pry Excited For Linebacker Corps
39 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"There is more depth, there’s greater competition, there’s guys that will emerge, I believe, that will be impact players, all-conference caliber players," Pry said. "We may not man-for-man match a guy we lost, but we could be better at each spot." [Read More]
Penn State Football: With Big Picture In Mind, Donovan Takes Criticism In Stride Penn State Football: With Big Picture In Mind, Donovan Takes Criticism In Stride
40 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
“You've got to rely on your work ethic and the people around you and just trust in your abilities and what you've done. We've had a pretty good run, so hopefully we'll be able to get back on track here and go.” [Read More]
Penn State Football: Year Of The Hackenberg Arrives As Caravan Begins Penn State Football: Year Of The Hackenberg Arrives As Caravan Begins
40 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
“You guys are unbelievable,” Franklin said laughing but not without a hint of irritation. “Can’t you just ask me about how do you develop the other quarterbacks on our roster? Do you have to lead with that? You guys are relentless.” [Read More]
Penn State Football: Barbour Supports All-Or-Nothing Approach To Satellite Camps Penn State Football: Barbour Supports All-Or-Nothing Approach To Satellite Camps
40 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
“The opposition doesn’t surprise me," Barbour said on Tuesday speaking to the media in Harrisburg. "You don’t hear the opposition necessarily coming from the conferences that allow it, you hear the opposition coming from the conferences that don’t allow it and particularly the coaches." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Caravan Begins, And With It A Plan To Meet Everyone Penn State Football: Caravan Begins, And With It A Plan To Meet Everyone
40 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
James Franklin is hitting the recruiting trail, but this time he's looking to pick up key season ticket holders as Penn State's annual PR tour kicked off on Tuesday in Harrisburg. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Year Two On Caravan Brings New Challenges For Franklin Penn State Football: Year Two On Caravan Brings New Challenges For Franklin
40 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Because for all of his charm and all of recruiting buzz, Penn State has won 10 or more games only four times since 1997. That's not Franklin's fault, but talk is cheap. Everyone talks, not everyone wins. It's not that anyone doubts if Franklin can win, they just want to see it happen. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Conway Dismissed For Violation Of Team Rules Penn State Hockey: Conway Dismissed For Violation Of Team Rules
40 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Conway scored 10 goals and had a total of 26 points during his up and down freshman campaign. The England native became a dependable force on both ends of the ice by the end of the year. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Busy As Free Agency Winds Down Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Busy As Free Agency Winds Down
40 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Not getting drafted is a fine way to start an NFL career, but it does require a lot more patience. The minutes feel like hours, the hours feel like days. When a prospect finally signs with a team for a tryout it's months of preparation finally paying off. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Assistant Brian Daly Departing Program Penn State Basketball: Assistant Brian Daly Departing Program
40 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Daly spend four season as a member of the Penn State basketball coaching staff and second serving as an associate head coach. He had previously worked with head coach Patrick Chambers at Boston University prior to taking the job at Penn State. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Not To Be Forgotten, Bolden's NFL Dream Comes True Penn State Football: Not To Be Forgotten, Bolden's NFL Dream Comes True
40 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"Coming from my city man I'm so hype for his opportunity," Bolden tweeted. "I get to show what I can do right in my backyard! I'm forever thankful I thank God for this chance." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Free Agent Picture Begins Following Conclusion Of Draft Penn State Football: Free Agent Picture Begins Following Conclusion Of Draft
40 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Certainly being a drafted NFL player has its benefits, that much is obvious. But when it comes to controlling your future as a player, being a free agent can bring with it certain freedoms. [Read More]
Garth Brooks Takes To Pegula Ice Arena For Special Camp Garth Brooks Takes To Pegula Ice Arena For Special Camp
40 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
With a week between the second half his six show stop in State College, country star Garth Brooks used at least some of that time to help with a great cause. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Donovan Smith Drafted 34th Overall By Tampa Bay Penn State Football: Donovan Smith Drafted 34th Overall By Tampa Bay
40 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Donovan Smith made the trip to Chicago earlier this week for the NFL Draft and didn't need to wait long as he was selected 34th overall by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Friday night. [Read More]
Penn State Football: No Future In Sight For Syracuse Series Penn State Football: No Future In Sight For Syracuse Series
40 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State doesn't have Syracuse football on the radar anytime soon. The possible clashes during the 2020 and 2021 seasons are off the table. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Day Two Of NFL Draft Set To Bring More Action For Nittany Lions Penn State Football: Day Two Of NFL Draft Set To Bring More Action For Nittany Lions
40 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Day Two of the NFL Draft could be a lot more full of familiar names as Penn State players wait to find out their professional fate. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Philadelphia Guard Nazeer Bostick Commits To Nittany Lions Penn State Basketball: Philadelphia Guard Nazeer Bostick Commits To Nittany Lions
40 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State basketball took a important step forward on Thursday night landing a verbal commitment from Roman Catholic guard Nazeer Bostick. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Clock Winds Down As First Round Of NFL Draft Draws Near Penn State Football: Clock Winds Down As First Round Of NFL Draft Draws Near
40 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
All of the waiting and the projecting and the talking is over. The NFL Draft starts tonight and with it, the next chapter in the careers of many Nittany Lions who hope to take the talents to the professional level. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Blue White 2016 Set For April 16 Penn State Football: Blue White 2016 Set For April 16
40 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
In this year's edition, the Nittany Lions concluded spring practice on April 18, with an estimated 68,000 fans attending the Blue-White game, the nation’s third-largest spring football crowd this year. [Read More]
Penn State Football: As Renewals Roll In So Do New Season Ticket Holders Penn State Football: As Renewals Roll In So Do New Season Ticket Holders
41 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The university reports new season ticket sales of almost 3,000 seats. That increase is coupled with what a Penn State spokesperson describes as a renewal percentage rate "in the mid nineties" for current season ticket holders. [Read More]
Penn State Football: James Franklin Tosses Strike To Kick Off Yankees' Game Penn State Football: James Franklin Tosses Strike To Kick Off Yankees' Game
41 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
James Franklin didn't have to worry about tossing out an embarrassing first pitch on Tuesday night as he slammed a heater right in over the plate. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Series With Georgia In The Future? Penn State Football: Series With Georgia In The Future?
41 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
According to Seth Emerson of The Telegraph in Georgia, Bulldog athletic director Greg McGarity is interested in getting his fans on the road to some of the nation's "iconic" stadiums. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Linebacker And Special Teams Ace Von Walker Awarded Scholarship Penn State Football: Linebacker And Special Teams Ace Von Walker Awarded Scholarship
41 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"Congrats to (Von Walker) on EARNING his $$$$" Defensive coordinator Bob Shoop tweeted. "Von has earned the respect of this coaching staff as much as anyone in the program. #MostImproved" [Read More]
Penn State Football: As James Franklin Approaches First Pitch Tonight, Baseline Is Rapper 50 Cent Penn State Football: As James Franklin Approaches First Pitch Tonight, Baseline Is Rapper 50 Cent
41 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
James Franklin is slated to throw out the first pitch Tuesday night at Yankee Stadium and his goals are very simple. [Read More]
Penn State Athletics: Nittany Lions Up To No. 2 In Learfield Standings Penn State Athletics: Nittany Lions Up To No. 2 In Learfield Standings
41 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State is seeking its 11th Top 10 overall finish in the 22 year history of the Directors’ Cup. The Nittany Lions were No. 5 in the 2013-14 Learfield Sports Directors' Cup standings. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Pick The Long Odds For Penn State's Season Penn State Football: Pick The Long Odds For Penn State's Season
41 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The Vegas odds are out. The smell of college football was in the air Monday morning as a few marquee games for the first week of the season were given early point spreads. Take a stab at the long odds for Penn State football players and the season at large. [Read More]
Penn State Football: CBS Sports Has Smith, Amos And James High On Position Rankings Penn State Football: CBS Sports Has Smith, Amos And James High On Position Rankings
41 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
CBS Sports has some former Nittany Lions ranked high on its draft board at a few different positions. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Incoming Freshman Not To Be Forgotten This Summer Penn State Football: Incoming Freshman Not To Be Forgotten This Summer
41 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Spring practice is over, here are five incoming Nittany Lions that could make an impact right off the bat. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Assistant Coaches Set To Join Franklin On Tour Penn State Football: Assistant Coaches Set To Join Franklin On Tour
41 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
With the Penn State coaches caravan only days away, James Franklin will be joined by five head coaches and eight assistant football coaches this May. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Franklin Set To Throw Out First Pitch At Yankee Stadium Penn State Football: Franklin Set To Throw Out First Pitch At Yankee Stadium
41 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
No word yet on what kind of pitch Franklin will throw, but judging by his background at the quarterback position, Penn State second year head coach might just opt for fastball down the middle. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Zettel Named To Lott IMPACT Trophy Preseason Watch List Penn State Football: Zettel Named To Lott IMPACT Trophy Preseason Watch List
41 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
In 2014, Zettel had his most productive season after switching from defensive end to defensive tackle. A fourth-team All-American selection by Athlon Sports and an All-Big Ten first-team pick by both the coaches and media, Zettel logged career-best totals with 17 tackles-for-loss and 8.0 sacks. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Set To Face DePaul In Big Ten/Big East Series Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Set To Face DePaul In Big Ten/Big East Series
42 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State basketball's season is months away but the 2015-16 schedule is slowly coming into focus with the announcement that the Nittany Lions will host DePaul as part of the Big Ten/Big East Challenge. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Did You See That? Five Things You Might Have Missed Penn State Football: Did You See That? Five Things You Might Have Missed
42 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The Blue White game gives football fans a terrific opportunity to see the Nittany Lions' rising stars. But it's also a great time to tailgate, socialize and soak in the sun. With so much going on, here are five Blue and White highlights we noticed -- that you may have missed. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Tim Frazier Named D-League MVP And Rookie Of The Year Penn State Basketball: Tim Frazier Named D-League MVP And Rookie Of The Year
42 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Frazier's first season at the professional level couldn't have gone much better, playing in 41 games for the Maine Red Claws, 40 as a starter, averaging 16.1 points, 7.1 rebounds and 9.5 assists. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Defensive Ends Live Up To Hype In Spring Game Penn State Football: Defensive Ends Live Up To Hype In Spring Game
42 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The three man tandem of Garrett Sickels, Carl Nassib and Torrence Brown all looked the part. All three making the most of a scrimmage that can often be unkind to anyone looking to rack up stats. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Blue White Jersey Auction Set To Benefit Uplifting Athletes Penn State Football: Blue White Jersey Auction Set To Benefit Uplifting Athletes
42 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The Penn State football program is offering fans the chance to help raise money for charity and get a jersey that was worn during the annual Blue White game. [Read More]
Penn State Football: The Anatomy Of A Touchdown
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Penn State Football: The Anatomy Of A Touchdown
42 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The point is simple, for all of football you may have watched in your life, nothing beats slowing down the film and watching a play again. With 22 players on the field all at once, chances are pretty good that you missed something. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Handing Out The Grades After The Blue White Game Penn State Football: Handing Out The Grades After The Blue White Game
42 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The good looked good, the bad looked bad. Christian Hackenberg's interception was preventable, his 41-yard toss to Saeed Blacknall was a beauty. Spring scrimmages are tough to grade, but here are the marks after the Blue White game on Saturday. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Spring Game Was Every Spring Game
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Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Spring Game Was Every Spring Game
42 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Fans will leave Saturday undoubtedly with a mixed taste in their mouths. Penn State did not look overly impressive, but then again it didn't really attempt to impress. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Blue Beats White 17-7 In Annual Scrimmage Penn State Football: Blue Beats White 17-7 In Annual Scrimmage
42 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
It was a 51-yard run by Nick Scott in the third quarter though that stole the show. In a play that was seemingly dead in the water, Scott somehow turned it into a replay worth watching. If nothing else the Nittany Lions exited Saturday without any major bumps and bruises. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Live Blue White Game Observations Penn State Football: Live Blue White Game Observations
42 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
A running blog of all observations and notes from the Blue White game [Read More]
Penn State Football: Since You've Been Gone, Recapping Spring Practice Penn State Football: Since You've Been Gone, Recapping Spring Practice
42 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
There is a good chance that your life revolves around a good number of things unrelated to Penn State football. So here is a recap of everything you missed this spring [Read More]
Penn State Football: Five Players To Watch During The Blue White Game Penn State Football: Five Players To Watch During The Blue White Game
42 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Strong performances can often be disregarded and the outcome is rarely an indication of how Penn State will fare when the games really matter. Even so, there are still plenty of things to watch that could give you a glimpse into the future. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Take A Look At The Blue/White Game Rosters Penn State Football: Take A Look At The Blue/White Game Rosters
42 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
While there are plenty of players on both teams who are worth keeping an eye on, the Blue Team is made up of players who are expected to play a major role in Penn State's season in 2015. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Big Weekend Ahead As Top Targets Head To Town Penn State Basketball: Big Weekend Ahead As Top Targets Head To Town
42 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State basketball is taking full advantage of the large crowds and great weather on Blue White weekend, hosting several of the program's biggest recruiting targets. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Lynch Ready To Leave His Mark On Running Game Penn State Football: Lynch Ready To Leave His Mark On Running Game
42 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"I've always tried to prepare myself for this role," said Lynch. "You've got to be the guy to go out there and make plays; run the ball, block, catch the ball out of the backfield. You have to go out there and make the plays to win the game." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Smith To Attend NFL Draft In Chicago Penn State Football: Smith To Attend NFL Draft In Chicago
43 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State tackle Donovan Smith announced on Wednesday afternoon that he will be attending the NFL Draft. The announcement sends a Nittany Lion to the draft in Chicago for the first time since Devon Still in 2012. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Blue White Parking Details Announced Penn State Football: Blue White Parking Details Announced
43 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
As in previous years, there will be no admission or game day parking fee for the game. The overnight RV lot off Park Avenue opens Friday, April 17 at 8 a.m. and is $60, cash only. Beaver Stadium parking lots will open on game day at 8:00 a.m. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Ross Travis Declares For NFL Draft Penn State Basketball: Ross Travis Declares For NFL Draft
43 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
If things work out the 6-foot-7, 235 pound Minnesota native could join a special group of players as NFL stars Tony Gonzalez, Antonio Gates and Jimmy Graham all made the switch from college basketball to professional football with relative ease. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Wartman Ready To Be Next Man Up For Linebacker Unit Penn State Football: Wartman Ready To Be Next Man Up For Linebacker Unit
43 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"I just like the energy. The chemistry that I have with Jason (Cabinda) and Brandon (Bell) when I’m out there," Wartman said. "I like the fact that now that I’m in the middle and he’s right there right next to me; just have someone that was your backup right next to you now." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Sorry, But Rutgers Is A Rival. For Now.
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Penn State Football: Sorry, But Rutgers Is A Rival. For Now.
43 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State fans like to think of Ohio State and Michigan as rivals. And they are, if simply because bigger things lie in wait for the team that comes out on top in those meetings. Ultimately though Penn State isn't even playing in the same park as Ohio State right now. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions To Host Rutgers Under The Lights Penn State Football: Nittany Lions To Host Rutgers Under The Lights
43 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State will once again play under the Beaver Stadium lights this season as the Nittany Lions will host Rutgers no Sept. 19 according to a conference announcement. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Ability To Replace Quality Not To Be Overlooked As Spring Comes To Close Penn State Football: Ability To Replace Quality Not To Be Overlooked As Spring Comes To Close
43 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"We went into this spring with question marks at d-end, and I don't have those question marks," coach James Franklin said this weekend after practice. [Read More]
Penn State Athletics: Equipment Sale Set For Blue White Weekend Penn State Athletics: Equipment Sale Set For Blue White Weekend
43 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State athletics will hold an equipment sale to include game-worn and team-issued equipment on Saturday, April 18 in conjunction with Blue-White Weekend. The sale will run from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. in Pegula Ice Arena and is open to the public. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Cost Of Attendance Stipend Projected To Be One Of The Nation's Highest Penn State Football: Cost Of Attendance Stipend Projected To Be One Of The Nation's Highest
43 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
According to a recent report by The Chronicle Of Higher Education, Penn State will hand out the sixth highest figure in the nation. Penn State will also outpace the rest of the Big Ten conference per the report. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Hoping To Gain Edge Over Soreness With Protein Shake Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Hoping To Gain Edge Over Soreness With Protein Shake
43 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
“A lot of products only use one protein. We wanted to make the best possible fresh product fortified with the proteins that are needed,” Bordi said. “Slow disbursement of protein helps ensure muscles recover from a workout and reduces the chance of soreness and injury.” [Read More]
Penn State Football: Hackenberg Reflects On How He Got Here, And Where He Is Going Penn State Football: Hackenberg Reflects On How He Got Here, And Where He Is Going
43 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"Hey Hack," a voice said as he sped by. "I know the dude that just took over the Penn State job, he'd be a great fit for you. Do you want me to send them some film?" [Read More]
Penn State Football: Hamilton Making Strides In Spring Penn State Football: Hamilton Making Strides In Spring
44 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"I'm a lot more comfortable after playing a whole season of football. Having the season and expeirence under your belt makes the game a lot slower and you get to play a lot faster. I've made a lot of strides from when I stepped onto the field last year before the spring game." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Linebackers Look For Next Man Up Penn State Football: Linebackers Look For Next Man Up
44 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Some of the nation's best linebackers call State College home every year. Almost every season, the team needs to replace an elite linebacker who now calls the NFL home. Penn State has plenty of talent this year but question still remains. Who's next? [Read More]
Penn State Football: Breneman Hopes to Wrap Up Recovery Over Summer Penn State Football: Breneman Hopes to Wrap Up Recovery Over Summer
44 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Praised for taking the hard road and sticking with a troubled program, the highly touted tight end has been rewarded with an ACL injury to one knee and wear and tear on the other. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Room To Improve, But Tight Ends Set To Be A Strength Penn State Football: Room To Improve, But Tight Ends Set To Be A Strength
44 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
For all the talent this group still has a little bit to prove. But if everyone stays healthy and can contribute to the ground game there is no reason why this can't be a strength of the roster once again. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Wisconsin Blueprint The Light At The End Of The Tunnel Penn State Basketball: Wisconsin Blueprint The Light At The End Of The Tunnel
44 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
To be sure the Badgers are lightyears ahead of where Penn State stands right now. That much is obvious, but a look in the history books and what you think of Wisconsin basketball is not the majority of the program's history. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Announce Team Awards Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Announce Team Awards
44 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
With the 2014-15 season in the books and the program ready to face the next step in its history, the Nittany Lions announced player awards to officially close out the second campaign at the Pegula Ice Arena. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Changing History And The Outcome Of Five Big Plays In Program History Penn State Football: Changing History And The Outcome Of Five Big Plays In Program History
44 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Five plays that could have changed major moments in Penn State football history. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Obstacles Easier As Program Moves Forward This Spring Penn State Football: Obstacles Easier As Program Moves Forward This Spring
44 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
“I think my mind was in a lot of places last year,” Hackenberg said. earlier this week. “I kind of lost the ability to sort of focus on myself when I need to in a sense that making sure I’m doing my job, and a lot of these guys have done a great job of holding me to that standard this offsea [Read More]
Penn State Football: Talent At Receiver, But Still Room To Improve Penn State Football: Talent At Receiver, But Still Room To Improve
44 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
If Penn State is going to win games this coming football season, it will be because Christian Hackenberg has targets to throw to and that Nittany Lion receivers make the catches and plays they need to make. In turn, Penn State's receiving corps offseason is as key as any position on the team. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Spring Brings Familiarity For First Time In Long Time Penn State Football: Spring Brings Familiarity For First Time In Long Time
45 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"I think just having another year in the system, the guys are just a lot more comfortable," Williams said on Wednesday. "Some of the guys have left on the defense, but it's still the same philosophies. Playing fast, playing smart. Coach Shoop, he has done a great job putting us in situations to [Read More]
Penn State Football: Running Backs Aplenty, But Roles To Be Filled Behind Lynch Penn State Football: Running Backs Aplenty, But Roles To Be Filled Behind Lynch
45 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
A solid running game is key to keeping Hackenberg on his feet and healthy, so this isn't a position to overlook, especially when it comes to finding the best pass blocker of the bunch. If that doesn't sound as important as running the ball, just watch the last play of Penn State's loss to Ohio St [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Frazier Joins Portland Trailblazers As Playoffs Near Penn State Basketball: Frazier Joins Portland Trailblazers As Playoffs Near
45 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"I would be surprised if he plays meaningful minutes," Richman told StateCollege.com. "He's a "glass case" signing, meaning they'll only break the glass on Tim in case of emergency. He's a low risk insurance policy." [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Notre Dame In Hockey Valley? Frozen Four Comparisons Shows A Work In Progress Penn State Hockey: Notre Dame In Hockey Valley? Frozen Four Comparisons Shows A Work In Progress
45 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Taking a look at how Penn State's resume stacks up against the teams in the Frozen Four [Read More]
Penn State Football: Hackenberg The Lead, But Depth An Issue At Quarterback Penn State Football: Hackenberg The Lead, But Depth An Issue At Quarterback
45 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Christian Hackenberg is the man on campus, but the next man up is a little less obvious when you look at Penn State's quarterback position [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Replaying Mistakes In Practice To Open Up Shot At Redemption Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Replaying Mistakes In Practice To Open Up Shot At Redemption
45 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"We took the 'Illinois situation', exact yard-line, situation, timeouts, and went through it again," James Franklin said after practice this weekend. "We've gone back and took all these situations from the games last year and we're going to play them out and we're going to learn from some of [Read More]
Penn State Football: Jim Harbaugh And Michigan Set Work Football Camp In Pennsylvania  Penn State Football: Jim Harbaugh And Michigan Set Work Football Camp In Pennsylvania
45 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Taking James Franklin's own idea and making it his own, Michigan's newest head coach Jim Harbaugh and the entire Wolverine staff will co-host the 12th Annual Lauren's First and Goal Football Camp on Sunday, June 7 at Lafayette College in Easton, PA. [Read More]
Exclusive Conversation With Penn State AD Sandy Barbour: James Franklin, The Arms Race, Spending To Spend Exclusive Conversation With Penn State AD Sandy Barbour: James Franklin, The Arms Race, Spending To Spend
45 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State athletic director Sandy Barbour has a lot on her plate. Balancing the department's financials, finding the resources to run a 31 team athletic program and continue to keep the ship above water. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Casey Bailey Puts Up Solid Effort In NHL Debut Penn State Hockey: Casey Bailey Puts Up Solid Effort In NHL Debut
45 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
On Thursday night he took his very first shift of what he hopes to be a long NHL career. And across from him in a Florida Panthers' uniform, one of the NHL's all-time greats, Jaromir Jagr. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Autograph Session Returns Again For Blue White Weekend Penn State Football: Autograph Session Returns Again For Blue White Weekend
45 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
After a few years off the schedule and a return last season the ever popular Blue-White weekend player autograph session will again be a part of festivities next month. [Read More]
Exclusive Conversation With Penn State AD Sandy Barbour: The BJC, Basketball Support And Extensions Exclusive Conversation With Penn State AD Sandy Barbour: The BJC, Basketball Support And Extensions
45 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"That's not an easy thing to do," Barbour said in her office this week. "To really analyze and understand the programs." [Read More]
Blue-White Game Countdown / 23 Days: Gaines Departure Noteworthy Even If Loss Is Not Blue-White Game Countdown / 23 Days: Gaines Departure Noteworthy Even If Loss Is Not
45 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State has depth on the roster again, so not every loss is a huge one for the Nittany Lions. [Read More]
Exclusive Conversation With Penn State AD Sandy Barbour: The Books, The Stipends And The TV Deals Exclusive Conversation With Penn State AD Sandy Barbour: The Books, The Stipends And The TV Deals
46 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
We don't get to decide if it's worth the price of a ticket for a fan, the fan decides that. So we've got to create value. Our number one priority is to create this world class student athlete experience but in order to do that we have to have resources and be able to create resources, so how do w [Read More]
Blue-White Game Countdown / 24 Days: A Way-Too-Early Season Prediction Blue-White Game Countdown / 24 Days: A Way-Too-Early Season Prediction
46 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State won't play a game for a few more months, which means it's plenty early to guess how those games will go. [Read More]
Penn State Athletics: Additional Coaches Set To Join Franklin On Caravan Tour Penn State Athletics: Additional Coaches Set To Join Franklin On Caravan Tour
46 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
James Franklin will headline Penn State's 12 stop Coaches Caravan tour but now some of his supporting acts are known as the university announced the schedule for additional coaches scheduled to join Franklin on the road. [Read More]
Blue-White Game Countdown / 25 Days: Limiting Hackenberg's Hats As Crucial Season Approaches
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Blue-White Game Countdown / 25 Days: Limiting Hackenberg's Hats As Crucial Season Approaches
46 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
It took five short claps for the huddle to form around Christian Hackenberg, the sound cutting through the buzz of Penn State's second spring practice. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Beaver Stadium Press Box Set For Minor Facelift Penn State Football: Beaver Stadium Press Box Set For Minor Facelift
46 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The Beaver Stadium press box will be getting a renovation treatment this offseason according to plan recently approved by the universities' Board of Trustees. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Casey Bailey Heads To NHL, Signs With Maple Leafs Penn State Hockey: Casey Bailey Heads To NHL, Signs With Maple Leafs
46 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State forward Casey Bailey will forego his final year of eligibility and sign with the Toronto Maple Leafs according to multiple league reports. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Ficken Ready For Next Step, Whatever That Might Be Penn State Football: Ficken Ready For Next Step, Whatever That Might Be
46 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"Not every kid gets to be in the position that I'm in. So I'm making sure to be thankful for that," Ficken said after his workout on Thursday. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Lehman Goes From Pizza To Pro Day For One Last Shot Penn State Football: Lehman Goes From Pizza To Pro Day For One Last Shot
46 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
It can be difficult to let go of a dream. To put so much work into something and see it still fall short. Few things can be harder to handle that the realization that it may never happen. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Season Ends With 3-1 Loss To Ohio State Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Season Ends With 3-1 Loss To Ohio State
46 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
You know, you look at the game and you certainly wouldn't think it was one of our best performances, but I tell you what. It was definitely one of our grittiest,” head coach Guy Gadowsky said. “We had a couple of guys that probably shouldn't have played at all and really gritted it out." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Notes From Nittany Lions' Pro Day Penn State Football: Notes From Nittany Lions' Pro Day
46 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State hosted scouts and coaches from all but two NFL teams on Thursday as a few Nittany Lion hopefuls looked to improve their draft stock only weeks before the NFL Draft. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Chambers Extended Through 2018-19 Season Penn State Basketball: Chambers Extended Through 2018-19 Season
46 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State basketball's future will continue to be in the hands of Pat Chambers as athletic director Sandy Barbour announced a two-year contract extension Thursday. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Set To Face Ohio State Thursday Afternoon Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Set To Face Ohio State Thursday Afternoon
46 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
This series has seen just about every kind of game you could imagine. Big wins, close losses, late leads turned defeat. Nothing is off the table when these teams meet. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Technique The Focus For Spring Ball Penn State Football: Technique The Focus For Spring Ball
46 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"Our focus this spring is going to be about techniques, not tactics," Franklin said earlier this week. "Really try to get to our fundamentals, things like that. It's our goal to identify play‑makers and put them in position to be successful." [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Bailey Decision Looms As Season Draws To Close Penn State Hockey: Bailey Decision Looms As Season Draws To Close
47 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Standing inside the Pegula Ice Arena media room Casey Bailey has nearly every reporter within 20 feet surrounding him. That might bring the total for Tuesday's media session to a number less than 10, but there isn't any doubt what everyone wants to know. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Stability Not To Be Overlooked As Year Two Of Franklin Era Begins Penn State Football: Stability Not To Be Overlooked As Year Two Of Franklin Era Begins
47 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
It comes as no surprise to anyone that Penn State football players have had to adjust to a lot the past few years. New head coaches, new assistants, new defensive coordinators. All of it makes for a lot of ever changing parts and a lot of learning. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Fans Ought To Get A Kick Out Of New Blue White Game Event Penn State Football: Fans Ought To Get A Kick Out Of New Blue White Game Event
47 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The Blue White game already has a later start date this year, and now it will have a new twist during pregame and halftime according to coach James Franklin. [Read More]
Penn State Football: The Four Things You Need To Know From James Franklin's News Conference Penn State Football: The Four Things You Need To Know From James Franklin's News Conference
47 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
James Franklin said a lot on Tuesday. But to break it all down into the most important parts, here are the four takeaways from his press conference to open Spring practice. [Read More]
Penn State Football: James Franklin Spring Practice Press Conference Updates Penn State Football: James Franklin Spring Practice Press Conference Updates
47 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
James Franklin will speak with the media at 2:00 at Beaver Stadium. Here are the bullet points. [Read More]
Penn State Athletics: Barbour Announces Structural Changes To Athletic Department Penn State Athletics: Barbour Announces Structural Changes To Athletic Department
47 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
According to Penn State, four administrative divisions have been formed. These include Business and Finance; Student-Athlete Performance, Health and Welfare; Internal and External operations; and Administration. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Gadowsky, Bailey and Conway Take Home All-Conference Honors Penn State Hockey: Gadowsky, Bailey and Conway Take Home All-Conference Honors
47 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
During the season, Penn State defeated every team in the Big Ten at least once. The Nittany Lions were selected by many preseason voters for a last place finish in the conference. [Read More]
Nittany Lion Fans Contemplate Pitt Season Tickets To Save Costs For 2016 Meeting Nittany Lion Fans Contemplate Pitt Season Tickets To Save Costs For 2016 Meeting
47 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Beck's thinking: Buying road tickets through Penn State can be expensive when you add in the cost of a ticket to your Nittany Lion Club donation and the price of season tickets. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: 2014-15 Season Comes To Close Penn State Basketball: 2014-15 Season Comes To Close
47 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State basketball's season is over. The Nittany Lions opting not to pursue a College Basketball Invitational bid after missing out on the NIT late Sunday night. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Despite Strong Start Nittany Lions Can't Hang On As Minnesota Wins 6-2 Penn State Hockey: Despite Strong Start Nittany Lions Can't Hang On As Minnesota Wins 6-2
47 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State kept things close, but a flurry of second period goals pulled Minnesota ahead for good as the Gophers celebrated senior night and an eventual Big Ten regular season title Saturday. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Gophers Skate Over Nittany Lions In 5-0 Victory Penn State Hockey: Gophers Skate Over Nittany Lions In 5-0 Victory
47 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State hockey entered on Friday night with a theoretical shot at winning the Big Ten this weekend. A dominating performance by Minnesota quickly snuffed out that flame though to the tune of a 5-0 victory over the Nittany Lions. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Run Out Of Gas, Fall To Purdue 64-59 Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Run Out Of Gas, Fall To Purdue 64-59
47 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
DJ Newbill cried so hard as the buzzer sounded that he covered his face and nearly collapsed to the floor. The game lasted just around two hours, but it was a moment years in the making. Penn State's 64-59 loss to Purdue closing the books on the Nittany Lions' unexpected tournament run. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Opportunity Knocks As Nittany Lions Enter Final Weekend Penn State Hockey: Opportunity Knocks As Nittany Lions Enter Final Weekend
47 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
“It’s great, it’s awesome, it’s unbelievable right now,” Gadowsky said. earlier this week following practice. “To be in the conversation right now is unbelievable. Our coaches are talking about it, (and) it’s amazing." [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Down Iowa 67-58 To Advance In Big Ten Tournament Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Down Iowa 67-58 To Advance In Big Ten Tournament
47 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State picks up its 18th win of the year and will face Purdue for a date in the Big Ten tournament quarterfinals on Friday afternoon. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: NIT Dream Not Dead, But Win Against Iowa Likely Necessary Penn State Basketball: NIT Dream Not Dead, But Win Against Iowa Likely Necessary
47 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
A few weeks ago the postseason seemed a bit out of the question. Even head coach Patrick Chambers said that his team would accept a postseason bid, but didn't seem to think the Nittany Lions would get one. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Advance With 68-65 Win Over Nebraska Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Advance With 68-65 Win Over Nebraska
48 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
If the regular season is a long preparation for the postseason, then the Nittany Lions were well prepared on Wednesday afternoon, knocking off Nebraska 68-65 in the first round of the Big Ten tournament. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Five Memorable Big Ten Tournament Moments Penn State Basketball: Five Memorable Big Ten Tournament Moments
48 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The good news, of the five times Penn State has advanced out of the first round, three different years have resulted in appearances in the tournament semifinals or finals. So if the Nittany Lions can get past Nebraska, Penn State has history on its side to make a run. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Williams Added To Staff As Spring Ball Draws Close Penn State Football: Williams Added To Staff As Spring Ball Draws Close
48 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State football might be on a break before spring practice starts, but that doesn't mean James Franklin isn't working behind the scenes to tweak the program. Williams is no stranger to Franklin. The two men worked together while Franklin was head coach at Vanderbilt. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Face Favorable Schedule If Big Ten Tournament Run Happens Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Face Favorable Schedule If Big Ten Tournament Run Happens
48 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Less than 24-hours removed from somewhat surprisingly being left off of the All-Big Ten first team, Newbill just smiled when asked about the snub. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: As Season Enters Final Weekend, Bailey's Stock Continues To Rise Penn State Hockey: As Season Enters Final Weekend, Bailey's Stock Continues To Rise
48 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
As Penn State hockey celebrated senior night just this past weekend, the eventual 4-3 win over Michigan may have also marked the final game of junior forward Casey Bailey's career at Penn State. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Newbill Snubbed From All-Big Ten First Team Because Voters Value Wins Over Skill
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Penn State Basketball: Newbill Snubbed From All-Big Ten First Team Because Voters Value Wins Over Skill
48 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
DJ Newbill not making the first team isn't in itself indefensible. But the three players the media and coaches ended up choosing over him show a bigger flaw in the system than how Newbill plays the game. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Hampton Decommit Hits Reset Button On 2016 Class Penn State Basketball: Hampton Decommit Hits Reset Button On 2016 Class
48 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"Opened my recruitment," Hampton tweeted. "Nothing against the PSU coaching staff or family." Some of those spots may be filled long before members of that class sign on the dotted line with transfers or other options. But no matter what, it remains a large moment in the Pat Chambers era. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Newbill Buzzer-Beater Lifts Nittany Lions Over Gophers Penn State Basketball: Newbill Buzzer-Beater Lifts Nittany Lions Over Gophers
48 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
From there the teams battled back and forth, Newbill hitting a few shots, Geno Thorpe and Brandon Taylor not far behind. Penn State pushed the lead back out to its 43-34 halftime margin behind 50% shooting and six made threes from beyond the arc. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Sweep Michigan With 4-3 Victory Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Sweep Michigan With 4-3 Victory
48 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
PJ Musico knew for nearly a week that he would be playing Saturday. No matter how Friday night went, the California native was suiting up one last time in goal for the Nittany Lions at home. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Shine In 6-4 Upset Of No. 16 Michigan Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Shine In 6-4 Upset Of No. 16 Michigan
48 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Winning against Michigan is nothing new though. The Nittany Lions are 5-3-0 against the Wolverines with wins on the road, at home and in the Big Ten tournament to write home about. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Watch Dowrey Squat 545, Freshman Gains A Positive In Early Going
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Penn State Football: Watch Dowrey Squat 545, Freshman Gains A Positive In Early Going
48 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
If you think getting used to college life is hard, wait until you find out that workouts are at 5:00 in the morning and the weights are only going to get heavier. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Post Impressive Improvements In Offseason Workouts Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Post Impressive Improvements In Offseason Workouts
48 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
It may have been chilly outside of the Lasch Building, but inside the weight room on Thursday afternoon it was plenty warm as the Nittany Lions tested for the final time during the winter workout period. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Offseason Workouts Not To Be Overlooked Penn State Football: Offseason Workouts Not To Be Overlooked
48 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
There is always film to watch, playbooks to study and workouts to get in. When you look at football that way instead of the 12 or so weekends out of the year, the season can truly be won or lost before a game is ever played. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Set For One Final Run On Senior Night Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Set For One Final Run On Senior Night
49 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The last time Penn State canceled classes was on February 14, 2007, and it produced one of the most memorable nights in the history of the Nittany Lion basketball program. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Holstrom Likely To Miss Remainder Of Season With Injury Penn State Hockey: Holstrom Likely To Miss Remainder Of Season With Injury
49 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
“The response [to Holstrom leaving the game Saturday] you saw was genuine. I think everybody really knows how much he means to the team, not just on the ice but to the team. You can see how the guys feel about him,” Gadowsky said. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Upcoming Offseason As Big As It Gets For Program's Future Penn State Basketball: Upcoming Offseason As Big As It Gets For Program's Future
49 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Whatever you might think about the successes and failures of Penn State's season, Pat Chambers and his staff face an offseason that might be even more important than the regular season they're about to complete. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Spring Ball Mailbag, Award Winners In 2015? Penn State Football: Spring Ball Mailbag, Award Winners In 2015?
49 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Spring practice is almost here, and while the season won't be decided over the span of those few short weeks, it's a good time to start thinking about what lies ahead in 2015. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Injuries To Cut Milley's Career Short Penn State Hockey: Injuries To Cut Milley's Career Short
49 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"I know he gave his absolute best effort to play but his body just didn't comply. He is a great student and will continue to help our program off the ice. I am very impressed with the support of Penn State University in regards to Jonathan's health and commitment to get his degree." [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Miscue Dooms Nittany Lions In 81-77 Overtime Loss Penn State Basketball: Miscue Dooms Nittany Lions In 81-77 Overtime Loss
49 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
It was a play that essentially ended the game, Iowa taking a three point lead on the next possession and hitting clutch free throws to seal the deal. An 81-77 victory over the Nittany Lions. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Buckeyes Push Past Nittany Lions 5-3 Penn State Hockey: Buckeyes Push Past Nittany Lions 5-3
49 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The Buckeyes out-shot Penn State 44-27 for the game, which included higher shot totals in all three frames (15-10-, 13-12, 16-5). Skoff’s counterpart, Christian Frey, had 24 saves for his seventh win of the year. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Barbour Support Important As Key Offseason Approaches Penn State Basketball: Barbour Support Important As Key Offseason Approaches
49 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
If he can get back-to-back recruiting classes of note he could be on to something. If the momentum was a flash in the pan, it's anyone's guess what happens next. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Games Only Get Bigger As Nittany Lions Head to Columbus Penn State Hockey: Games Only Get Bigger As Nittany Lions Head to Columbus
49 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Heading into Friday night's game with Ohio State, Penn State is five points out of first place. Minnesota playing on Thursday night pushed the Gophers an additional three points ahead of the pack, a games played advantage that will even out by the end of the weekend. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Bettman Likes Idea Of NHL Hockey In Beaver Stadium Penn State Hockey: Bettman Likes Idea Of NHL Hockey In Beaver Stadium
49 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State coach Guy Gadowsky would love it. Athletic director Sandy Barbour thinks it is the kind of thing that would be a positive. “There's been talk about it,” Bettman said earlier this week. “I'm intrigued by the possibility. But it's not anywhere close to fruition.” [Read More]
Penn State Football: Single Season Ticket Prices Released For 2015 Campaign Penn State Football: Single Season Ticket Prices Released For 2015 Campaign
49 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
“In an effort to be sensitive to our schedule, we are offering three of the first five games at our lowest possible ticket price. We know our fans must commit time, resources and effort to attending a Penn State weekend and variable pricing allows us to respond accordingly.” [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Inside The Dots, Winning A Faceoff With Scott Conway Penn State Hockey: Inside The Dots, Winning A Faceoff With Scott Conway
50 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
“Every centerman has a different strategy for winning a draw,” Conway said on Tuesday. “When I first line up for a draw I look to see if he (his opponent) is a lefty or a righty. I’m better on my one side than my other. There are five or six ways to take a draw so you have to look and see ho [Read More]
Penn State Football: Coaches Caravan Tour Stops Announced Penn State Football: Coaches Caravan Tour Stops Announced
50 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State football head coach James Franklin will be taking the good word around the state and region this spring as part of this year's Coaches Caravan. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Hudson Comes Home To 107 Letters From Penn State Penn State Football: Hudson Comes Home To 107 Letters From Penn State
50 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State made sure there was little doubt where recruit Khaleke Hudson stands on its wish list Monday as the Pennsylvania native McKeesport product came home to 107 letters from James Franklin and company. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Praise And Position Change Highlight Morning Workouts Penn State Football: Praise And Position Change Highlight Morning Workouts
50 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Nearly 30 players have seen their efforts rewarded on social media. It doesn't mean that Penn State has 30 All-Americans in the making, but there are a few interesting notes worth mentioning as spring practice rapidly approaches. Until the real news comes along, here are some nuggets to chew on for [Read More]
Penn State Football: Schedules, Evaluations And Testing Results From NFL Combine Penn State Football: Schedules, Evaluations And Testing Results From NFL Combine
50 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Check out below for what days each Nittany Lion will best testing, and NFL.com's overall evaluation for each prospect. [Read More]
PennState Basketball: Nittany Lions Stumble To 60-39 Loss To Northwestern PennState Basketball: Nittany Lions Stumble To 60-39 Loss To Northwestern
50 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State opened Saturday afternoon's game well, and perhaps that was the biggest sign it was going to end so poorly as the Nittany Lions' stumbled to a 60-39 loss to Northwestern. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Knock Off No. 15 Minnesota In Overtime Thriller 4-3 Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Knock Off No. 15 Minnesota In Overtime Thriller 4-3
50 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Just 2:13 into that extra period, Luke Juha - who almost didn't play on Saturday due to bumps and bruises - rocketed home a shot from the right of the point to give Penn State a 4-3 overtime victory. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Can't Get Past Gophers, Fall 2-1 Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Can't Get Past Gophers, Fall 2-1
50 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Musico was once again strong in net with a 33 save effort while Bailey led the way with six shots on goal. Penn State would technically outshoot the Gophers 36-35 but Minnesota was able to create the game's best chances on a more consistent basis. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Best Case/Worst Case For Final Stretch Of Regular Season Penn State Hockey: Best Case/Worst Case For Final Stretch Of Regular Season
50 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
With eight games remaining in the regular season, Penn State hockey sits two points out of first place in the Big Ten. It could go very good, or very bad for the Nittany Lions [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Sixers Sign Tim Frazier To Second 10-Day Deal Penn State Basketball: Sixers Sign Tim Frazier To Second 10-Day Deal
50 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The NBA's Tim Frazier era hasn't ended just yet as the Philadelphia 76ers have signed Frazier to another 10-day contract. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Former Defensive Coordinator Tom Bradley Lead Candidate For UCLA Job Penn State Football: Former Defensive Coordinator Tom Bradley Lead Candidate For UCLA Job
50 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
West Virginia defensive line and assistant head coach Tom Bradley is close to being named the new defensive coordinator at UCLA, according to a report from Fox Sports. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: As Newbill Shines, Will College Basketball Stop Long Enough To Notice?
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Penn State Basketball: As Newbill Shines, Will College Basketball Stop Long Enough To Notice?
50 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"He's an amazing kid. I love him to death. I hurt for him," Chambers said after the game through gritted teeth. [Read More]
Penn State Athletics: Barbour Donates $100,000 To New Academic Center Fund Penn State Athletics: Barbour Donates $100,000 To New Academic Center Fund
51 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Introduced as the “Bridge to the Future” Fund, it will go towards facility upgrades and renovations. Penn State Director of Athletics Sandy Barbour has already made the first major contribution to the fund of $100,000. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Franklin's First Season Sees Attendance Increase At Beaver Stadium Penn State Football: Franklin's First Season Sees Attendance Increase At Beaver Stadium
51 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The first year under James Franklin was a good one for Penn State football attendance as the program reported an increase of more than 5,000 fans per game this season over last year. [Read More]