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Penn State Hockey: Season Tickets Sell Out With Renewals Above 95 Percent Penn State Hockey: Season Tickets Sell Out With Renewals Above 95 Percent
1 hour ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Last season -- the first in the Pegula Ice Arena -- the Nittany Lions competed in front of sellout crowds on 16 occasions. Penn State was one of only five NCAA programs to play at more than 100 percent capacity at its home events. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: 2014 Schedule Complete With Release Of Big Ten Slate Penn State Basketball: 2014 Schedule Complete With Release Of Big Ten Slate
18 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The Nittany Lions will once again open Big Ten play on the road against Wisconsin as part of a schedule that sees Penn State play four of its first six games on the road. Head Coach Patrick Chambers enters his fourth year at the helm of the program with his team being led by senior guard DJ Newbill. [Read More]
Penn State Football: James Franklin In Element At First Radio Show Penn State Football: James Franklin In Element At First Radio Show
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
It's safe to say that Franklin could have done a lot of different things with a skill set that makes him so people friendly, but as a head football coach he has to answer head football coach questions. Here are a few of the highlights from Thursday's event. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Headsets And Buying Airhorns Some Of Challenges For Ireland Trip Penn State Football: Headsets And Buying Airhorns Some Of Challenges For Ireland Trip
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"We're working through United. We've got some hurdles that we have to overcome with the customs authorities in Ireland, said Takach, who officially has been on the job as equipment manager for two weeks. [Read More]
Countdown To Dublin: Offensive Line Will Have Unconventional Depth Countdown To Dublin: Offensive Line Will Have Unconventional Depth
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"We haven't really had the same five guys at the same five spots for multiple practices yet," Penn State coach James Franklin said on Wednesday. "Now it's how do we get the best five on the field complementing each other, playing as a unit … how do we get some consistency there?" [Read More]
Penn State Football: Icelandic Volcano Could Threaten Season Opener Penn State Football: Icelandic Volcano Could Threaten Season Opener
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"We're aware of that, and we're monitoring that situation," said Michael Hazel, Penn State's director of football operations. "That's kind of out of our area of expertise." [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Frazier Set To Join Celtics In Training Camp Penn State Basketball: Frazier Set To Join Celtics In Training Camp
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Frazier is the fifth Penn State basketball player to make the NBA since 1995 although it is reasonable to assume that it will be quite some time before the talented guard sees action during the regular season. [Read More]
Countdown To Dublin: Takach Named Head Football Equipment Manager Countdown To Dublin: Takach Named Head Football Equipment Manager
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Takach replaces Brad “Spider” Caldwell, who retired from the University in June after 31 years of working with Penn State football, including the last 13 years as the head equipment manager. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Prepare For New Stadium Entrance
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Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Prepare For New Stadium Entrance
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The blue buses aren't going anywhere, but they are going to drop the Nittany Lions off at a different location each Saturday as the team heads to the stadium. [Read More]
Countdown To Dublin: Franklin Radio Show Set To Debut This Week Countdown To Dublin: Franklin Radio Show Set To Debut This Week
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State football's Thursday radio show is back and this time James Franklin will be taking your questions as his first season in Happy Valley unfolds. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Receive Votes In AP Top 25 Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Receive Votes In AP Top 25
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
In total Penn State will face two teams in the opening Top 25 and three additional teams receiving votes in the poll. UCF received 94 votes putting The Knights (Penn State's season opening opponent) only 36 behind the No. 25 spot. [Read More]
Countdown To Dublin: UCF In Sight As Team Almost Ready To Flip Switch Countdown To Dublin: UCF In Sight As Team Almost Ready To Flip Switch
6 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"I think we've got some really good football players. I really do. I think the staff being together now is really valuable. And I see it showing up in a lot of different areas - how we plan, how we come out here and how we are effective. I don't know if there is anything that has surprised me, bu [Read More]
Penn State Set To Provide Over 800 iPads To Student Athletes This Fall Penn State Set To Provide Over 800 iPads To Student Athletes This Fall
1 week ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State athletics will continue support for over 800 student-athletes’ as the dpartment will begin providing iPads to student athletes this fall, Dr. David Joyner, Penn State’s Athletic Director, announced Friday. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Enter The Lion's Den
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Penn State Football: Enter The Lion's Den
1 week ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Hard hitting, high energy and with plenty of music blasting in your ears the Lion's Den drill is something to see. The Nittany Lions finished off Thursday practice with the latest edition and StateCollege.com was there to catch the action. Check out some of the highlights. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Practice Intense As UCF Draws Closer Penn State Football: Practice Intense As UCF Draws Closer
1 week ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Thursday marked the first glimpse the media has gotten into a James Franklin practice since training camp started just over a week ago. There was only one word to describe it. Energetic. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Scrimmage Highlights
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Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Scrimmage Highlights
1 week ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State released a video from inside Beaver Stadium of a scrimmage the Nittany Lions held this past weekend. Plenty of big hits and nice catches were caught on tape. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Settle Announces Decision Date, Penn State In Mix Penn State Football: Settle Announces Decision Date, Penn State In Mix
1 week ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Defensive tackle Tim Settle announced his decision date on his Twitter account earlier this week and will take an official visit to Penn State according to reports. [Read More]
Countdown To Dublin: Five Freshman To Watch This Fall Countdown To Dublin: Five Freshman To Watch This Fall
1 week ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
You can never really know who will make the biggest impact before the season begins, but positional needs and incoming talent can help hint at a few playmakers in the making. [Read More]
Countdown To Dublin: Catching Up With The Face Behind Penn State Football's Twitter Account Countdown To Dublin: Catching Up With The Face Behind Penn State Football's Twitter Account
1 week ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"We all know that social media accounts serve as a visual of personal brands. I work to remind them of the reality that every post is judged by fans, classmates and the media. The good news is that they have the power to control the message." [Read More]
Penn State Football: LeGrand And Taliaferro to Serve As Captains for Rutgers-Penn State Game Penn State Football: LeGrand And Taliaferro to Serve As Captains for Rutgers-Penn State Game
2 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
“It’s going to be pretty cool,” said LeGrand. “Adam is a role model for me. From meeting him for the first time, seeing him on his feet again when doctors told him he’d never be on his feet, he has really pushed me during my recovery. He’s still a big inspiration to me.” [Read More]
Penn State Football: Herb Hand And Offensive Line Take The Ice Bucket Challenge
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Penn State Football: Herb Hand And Offensive Line Take The Ice Bucket Challenge
2 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State's offensive line joined in on the Ice Bucket Challenge with a few large buckets of ice water poured on their head to help raise awareness for the fight against ALS. [Read More]
Countdown To Dublin: From Behind The Scenes Nelson And Mancuso Dish Out Memories Countdown To Dublin: From Behind The Scenes Nelson And Mancuso Dish Out Memories
2 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Communication staff members often go unnoticed by the average fan and they don't get into the job for the fame and fortune, but it's safe to say that three head coaches, hundreds of student athletes and an untold number of games will bring with it a few moments to remember. [Read More]
Penn State Football: 51,000 Single Game Tickets, 5,000 New Season Tickets Sold Penn State Football: 51,000 Single Game Tickets, 5,000 New Season Tickets Sold
2 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
New head coach James Franklin may not get his 107K strong that he has been pulling for but judging by new ticket numbers released by Penn State athletics on Monday it should be an increase over the 96,587 fans that averaged last season. [Read More]
UCF Names Starting Quarterback, O'Leary Future In Spotlight UCF Names Starting Quarterback, O'Leary Future In Spotlight
2 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"I'm not going to be 72 coaching, but I'm not going to start a season and not finish what I do," said O'Leary "I preach to the kids I don't quit." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Breneman Sidelined With Injury Penn State Football: Breneman Sidelined With Injury
2 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State football coach James Franklin announced Monday that tight end Adam Breneman will be out indefinitely with an injury. The program did not go into specifics regarding the injury and made a drastic change from usual Franklin protocol, addressing a team related injury for the first time in th [Read More]
Penn State Football: Team Photo Day Inside Sunny Beaver Stadium
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Penn State Football: Team Photo Day Inside Sunny Beaver Stadium
2 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The Penn State football team hit the field at Beaver Stadium on Sunday morning for its annual team photos. Coach James Franklin showed off his artistic eye helping line up each position group for the perfect shot even giving pointers on properly holding up his patented No. 1 hand sign. [Read More]
Countdown To Dublin: Talk Is About Football, And Breneman Is Just Fine With That Countdown To Dublin: Talk Is About Football, And Breneman Is Just Fine With That
2 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"At that time you kind of got sick of hearing about the sanctions and about all that kind of stuff. So it's kind of nice for that and hopefully we'll move on from just being recognized for how we play on the field rather than all the other stuff." [Read More]
Countdown To Dublin: Huff Setting Bar High For Kick Return Unit Countdown To Dublin: Huff Setting Bar High For Kick Return Unit
2 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State football hasn't had the greatest kick returners. Coach Charles Huff is hoping to change that trend and improve the status of Penn State special teams. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Reid Gives Nittany Lions 4-star No. 12 of 2015 Class Penn State Football: Reid Gives Nittany Lions 4-star No. 12 of 2015 Class
2 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State football picked up its 12th four-star commit of the 2015 recruiting class in defensive back John Reid of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. [Read More]
Penn State Fully Supports Newly Purposed NCAA Governance Structure And Autonomy Penn State Fully Supports Newly Purposed NCAA Governance Structure And Autonomy
2 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"We at Penn State fully support the governance structure and autonomy provisions passed this week by the NCAA Division I Board of Directors," The statement reads. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Training Camp Video Series Debuts
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Penn State Football: Training Camp Video Series Debuts
2 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State takes you behind the scenes from a look at training camp so far. [Read More]
Countdown To Dublin: 45,000 Tickets Sold For Croke Park Classic So Far Countdown To Dublin: 45,000 Tickets Sold For Croke Park Classic So Far
2 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
According to a Croke Park representative 45,000 tickets have been sold so far for the Nittany Lions' season opener against UCF in Dublin, Ireland. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Chambers Suprises Montminy With Scholarship Penn State Basketball: Chambers Suprises Montminy With Scholarship
2 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
“There is no one who works harder than Kevin Montminy,” Chambers says. “He represents everything we want from a student-athlete in our program and we are so fortunate to have had him – and his work ethic – around for the last three years. We are thrilled to be able to recognize Kevin's de [Read More]
Penn State, State College Noon News & Features: Thursday, Aug. 7 Penn State, State College Noon News & Features: Thursday, Aug. 7
2 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com Staff
Penn State, State College and Centre County are making news all over the web. Every weekday at noon we post links to some of the most noteworthy stories. [Read More]
Countdown To Dublin: Penn State Beat Writers' Predictions for 2014 Season Countdown To Dublin: Penn State Beat Writers' Predictions for 2014 Season
2 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State football beat writers offer their insight and predictions for the Nittany Lions for the upcoming season. When it comes to the football team's final record there is a surprising consensus. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions To Face Charlotte In Opening Round Of Charleston Classic Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions To Face Charlotte In Opening Round Of Charleston Classic
2 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State will open play in the 2014 Charleston Classic by taking on Charlotte at 5 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 20 on ESPNU. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Keeping In Tune With Singing Lessons
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Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Keeping In Tune With Singing Lessons
2 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
That's right, James Franklin and his staff brought in Blue Band Director Dr O. Richard Bundy to help teach the team --mainly the several dozen or so freshman-- the fight song and alma mater. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Filming New Stadium Videos
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Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Filming New Stadium Videos
3 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State football is a day closer to the season opening game and the first game in Beaver Stadium since the addition and renovation of the two stadium scoreboards. With the new 4K screens and super high quality displays ready to be shown off, the Nittany Lions are already working on some new video [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Open Camp As Identity Search Begins Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Open Camp As Identity Search Begins
3 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"We are looking for improvements from Hack, but I'm going to be honest with you, where our focus really is, is all the pieces of the puzzle around Hack," Franklin said on Monday. [Read More]
Penn State Football Media Day Live Notebook Penn State Football Media Day Live Notebook
3 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State football gets underway with training camp Monday and will kickoff the festivities with its annual media day at Beaver Stadium. Follow along here for all the key talking points. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Five Star Defensive End Continues Momentum For 2016 Recruiting Class Penn State Football: Five Star Defensive End Continues Momentum For 2016 Recruiting Class
3 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Shane Simmons' commitment is an important step in that journey towards those bigger and better things but ultimately it is only one step. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball Lands Third Top 150 Recruit In 2016 Prospect Joe Hampton Penn State Basketball Lands Third Top 150 Recruit In 2016 Prospect Joe Hampton
3 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State coach Patrick Chambers has long said that he simply needs a "yes" to get the program headed in the right direction and Chambers landed his third "yes" of this offseason with the commitment of four-star prospect and 6-7 forward Joe Hampton on Saturday. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball Releases Non Conference Schedule Penn State Basketball Releases Non Conference Schedule
3 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State basketball released its non conference schedule this week as the Nittany Lions draw closer to the 2014 season and the fourth year under head coach Patrick Chambers. Penn State will return the majority of the 2013 roster but will have to replace graduated senior and All-Big Ten guard Tim F [Read More]
Penn State Basketball Makes Smart Move, Schedules Two-Game Road Series With Drexel Penn State Basketball Makes Smart Move, Schedules Two-Game Road Series With Drexel
3 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
“We are excited to play at the new PPL Center in Allentown,” Chambers said. “With so many Penn State fans and alumni spread throughout the state, anytime we have a chance to play a game in front of them is something we will explore. We hope they will take advantage of this opportunity to come [Read More]
Former Nittany Lion Allen Robinson Sidelined With Injury As NFL Preseason Approaches Former Nittany Lion Allen Robinson Sidelined With Injury As NFL Preseason Approaches
3 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Robinson will likely miss the Jaguars' preseason opener against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Aug. 8. Robinson was drafted in the second round of the 2014 NFL Draft. [Read More]
Penn State Soccer: Dani Marks Latest Chapter Finds Him In Happy Valley Penn State Soccer: Dani Marks Latest Chapter Finds Him In Happy Valley
3 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Like many students who make their way to Penn State, Marks brings with him a unique story. Born in London to English parents he and his family moved to Israel when Marks was still a young child. It was a move that would shape Marks' life and not only on the soccer field. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Franklin Set To Make The Rounds At ESPN Headquarters Penn State Football: Franklin Set To Make The Rounds At ESPN Headquarters
3 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Franklin will be taking part in ESPN's mid-summer college football coaches’ “car wash” in which guests appear across multiple programs and platforms over one day. The schedules for the 63 coaches will feature Big Ten conference head coaches from July 30-31. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Looking Back On Special Penn State Season Openers Penn State Football: Looking Back On Special Penn State Season Openers
4 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
As Penn State football prepares for its first ever international trip and only the 10th game in the month of August, it's a good time to revisit some of the "classic" season opening games in Nittany Lion history. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Carter Talks Upcoming Season In Mini Documentary
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Penn State Football: Carter Talks Upcoming Season In Mini Documentary
4 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State's Kyle Carter was recently named to the preseason watch list for the Mackey Award, given annually to college football's top tight end. In new video he talks about family, motivation and reaching for dreams- [Read More]
Penn State Football: Hackenberg Named No. 36 On List Of Top 100 Players Penn State Football: Hackenberg Named No. 36 On List Of Top 100 Players
4 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State quarterback Christian Hackenberg continues to bring in preseason honors coming in at No. 36 in a thorough list of the nation's top 100 players compiled by SportsOnEarth.com. Hackenberg was the only Nittany Lion to make the list although offensive tackle Donovan Smith was mentioned by Spo [Read More]
Penn State Football: Depth Chart Might Be Odd But Has A Purpose This Offseason Penn State Football: Depth Chart Might Be Odd But Has A Purpose This Offseason
4 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State recently released a depth chart heading into August 4th and the first day of practice, although it's hard to really call it a depth chart at all. [Read More]
Penn State Set To Hold Saturday Press Conference To Announce Athletic Department Personnel Decision Penn State Set To Hold Saturday Press Conference To Announce Athletic Department Personnel Decision
4 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State will hold a press conference on Saturday, July 26, 2014, at noon in the Beaver Stadium Media Room to make an announcement on a personnel decision within Intercollegiate Athletics according to a news release. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Gadowsky To Be Inducted Into The University Of Alaska Nanook Hall Of Fame Penn State Hockey: Gadowsky To Be Inducted Into The University Of Alaska Nanook Hall Of Fame
4 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Gadowsky started his coaching career at Fairbanks, and his fellow honorees will formally join the athletic department’s Hall of Fame during an induction ceremony at the Wedgewood Resort in Fairbanks, Alaska, Saturday, Sept. 27. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Hospital Visit Puts Things Into Perspective For Nittany Lions
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Penn State Football: Hospital Visit Puts Things Into Perspective For Nittany Lions
4 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"It really makes you think twice and puts things into a new perspective. Football is a small part of life and it allows you to have a different outlook on things," said Penn State tight end Adam Breneman. [Read More]
Thursday Is Penn State Day On Big Ten Network Thursday Is Penn State Day On Big Ten Network
4 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
It's Penn State day on the Big Ten Network so Nittany Lion fans looking for a sporting fix will be able to do that all day with some of the top sporting moments in Penn State history. [Read More]
Penn State Football: James Franklin's Visit To Children's Hospital Hits Close To Home Penn State Football: James Franklin's Visit To Children's Hospital Hits Close To Home
4 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"My youngest daughter has Sickle Cell Anemia" Franklin said in the midst of answering a question. The revelation was stated so bluntly that it nearly missed the handful of reporters in attendance, but at the same time his words carried a weight that could not be ignored. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Howle And Urschel Named To NFF Hampshire Honor Society Penn State Football: Howle And Urschel Named To NFF Hampshire Honor Society
4 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
A Dean’s List student, Howle was a four-time Academic All-Big Ten honoree. Urschel was college football’s most decorated student-athlete during the 2013 season and had started 24 straight games for the Nittany Lions. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Athlon Names Franklin And Staff No.9 In The Nation Penn State Football: Athlon Names Franklin And Staff No.9 In The Nation
5 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
James Franklin and his staff have turned plenty of heads on the recruiting trail and Athlon Sports has taken notice naming Franklin and his staff the 9th best in the nation heading into the 2014 season. [Read More]
Penn State Football: 2016 Targets Begin To Take Shape As Recruiting Continues Penn State Football: 2016 Targets Begin To Take Shape As Recruiting Continues
5 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State started off the 2016 recruiting class this weekend with four-star running back Miles Sanders giving his verbal commitment to James Franklin and his staff. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Hull One Of Five Nittany Lions Named To Athlon Sports’ Pre-season All-Big Ten Teams Penn State Football: Hull One Of Five Nittany Lions Named To Athlon Sports’ Pre-season All-Big Ten Teams
5 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State linebacker Mike Hull continues to rack up the preseason recognition for his talents as he was named first-team All-Big Ten by Athlon Sports this week. [Read More]
Penn State Football: ESPN Ranks Penn State Michigan Clash No. 14 On Top 25 Of 2013 Penn State Football: ESPN Ranks Penn State Michigan Clash No. 14 On Top 25 Of 2013
5 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State and Michigan put together a game for the ages last season. Anyone who watched or was lucky enough to be in attendance won't forget the four overtime thriller anytime soon. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Galt Praises Size And Speed Of James Penn State Football: Galt Praises Size And Speed Of James
5 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"To get a guy that big that does what he does, I haven't seen that," strength and conditioning coach Dwight Galt said. "I've been really lucky. I had five tight ends in the NFL at one time, including Vernon Davis and Dan Gronkowski, Rob's brother, and I'll tell you what -- I'll put Jesse Jam [Read More]
Penn State Football: Five-Star Simmons Has Nittany Lions In Top 5 Penn State Football: Five-Star Simmons Has Nittany Lions In Top 5
5 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State football landed two separate four-star commits on Saturday and five-star DE Shane Simmons could add his talents to mix down the road as he named Penn State in his Top 5 today. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Four-Star Prospects Tab Nittany Lions Saturday Morning Penn State Football: Four-Star Prospects Tab Nittany Lions Saturday Morning
5 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State football picked up two commitments this morning in New Jersey native Irvin Charles and Pittsburgh prospect Miles Sanders. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Three Camps Finish Off Summer Season For Program
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Penn State Football: Three Camps Finish Off Summer Season For Program
5 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
A 7-on-7 camp, Senior and Junior elite camps are slated for a busy weekend around the Lasch Building before the Nittany Lions hit the field for training camp in early August. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Newbill Hoping To Bring Back Lessons From LeBron Camp Penn State Basketball: Newbill Hoping To Bring Back Lessons From LeBron Camp
5 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State guard DJ Newbill had a great time working with LeBron James in Las Vegas. But even he was in the dark about where James was taking his NBA talents. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Offer Rising Tight End Talent Naseir Upshur Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Offer Rising Tight End Talent Naseir Upshur
5 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State football has already started to take aim at the 2016 recruiting class as James Franklin and his staff offered rising in-state star Naseir Upshur. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Add Georgia State And Kent State To Future Schedules Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Add Georgia State And Kent State To Future Schedules
5 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The 2016 and 2017 Penn State football schedules were completed today with the announcement of home contests against Georgia State and Kent State [Read More]
Penn State Football: Belton And Zwinak Both Named To Doak Walker Watch List Penn State Football: Belton And Zwinak Both Named To Doak Walker Watch List
5 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State running backs Bill Belton and Zach Zwinak are among the 53 players on the preseason Doak Walker Award watch list given to the best ball carrier in the nation. In an interesting twist Penn State is one of seven school’s with multiple candidates on the Walker watch list. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Home Opener Against Akron Set For Noon Kick Penn State Football: Home Opener Against Akron Set For Noon Kick
5 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State will open the home slate against Akron at noon this season the program announced this week. The game is the sixth announced kickoff time of the Nittany Lions' 2014 season, the first under head coach James Franklin. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Frazier's NBA Quest Continues With Solid Summer League Showing Penn State Basketball: Frazier's NBA Quest Continues With Solid Summer League Showing
5 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Tim Frazier is still looking to make the most of his chance in the NBA and he'll have at least two more games to do it. The Sixers play tonight against the Lakers at 10:30 PM [Read More]
Penn State Football: Hackenberg Named To Davey O'Brien Watch List Penn State Football: Hackenberg Named To Davey O'Brien Watch List
5 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Christian Hackenberg can add another preseason watch list to his resume as the sophomore gunslinger has been named to the 33-player watch list for the 2014 Davey O’Brien National Quarterback Award. The award is given to the nation's top quarterback. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Hackenberg Not Lacking Confidence Heading Into Camp Penn State Football: Hackenberg Not Lacking Confidence Heading Into Camp
6 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Christian Hackenberg is ready for camp to start and even though he is still learning he is plenty confident heading into the season. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Hull Named To Butkus Award Watch List Penn State Football: Hull Named To Butkus Award Watch List
6 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Senior linebacker Mike Hull can continue the tradition of great Penn State linebackers as he joins 51 players named to the Butkus Award Preseason Watch List. The award is given to the top linebacker in the nation. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Helmet Photo Simply A Decoration Franklin Says Penn State Football: Helmet Photo Simply A Decoration Franklin Says
6 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Change is a part of life, but a recently tweeted photo of a Penn State football helmet isn't a sign of things to come Nittany Lion head coach James Franklin told StateCollege.com on Monday night. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Lift For Life Raises Record $140,000 Penn State Football: Lift For Life Raises Record $140,000
6 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The 12th Annual Penn State Uplifting Athletes “Lift For Life” may have been the best ever for the organization as it raised $140,000 this year. That figure brings the cumulative total to nearly $1 million to benefit the Kidney Cancer Association. [Read More]
Penn State Football: For Lynch It's All About Approach Penn State Football: For Lynch It's All About Approach
6 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Akeel Lynch is preparing for every season like it is his biggest. Because you never know when your name will be called. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Lift For Life Event Draws Crowd For Great Cause
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Penn State Football: Lift For Life Event Draws Crowd For Great Cause
6 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State took the field on Saturday for the 12th annual Lift For Life competition to help raise money in the fight against Kidney Cancer. Check out some of our video from the great event. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Partial Season Ticket Packages, Single Game Pricing Announced Penn State Football: Partial Season Ticket Packages, Single Game Pricing Announced
6 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State fans looking to get in on the action this season can do just that as Penn State announced partial season ticket packages and single game variable pricing that will go on sale next week. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Five Star Settle Eying Nittany Lions Penn State Football: Five Star Settle Eying Nittany Lions
6 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State football would love to land the services of five star prospect Tim Settle, a 6-foot-3, 325 pound defensive tackle. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Lucas Named to Jim Thorpe Award Watch List Penn State Football: Lucas Named to Jim Thorpe Award Watch List
6 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State junior cornerback Jordan Lucas is looking to improve on his breakout season last year and plenty of people are expecting him to do so as Lucas was named to his second watch list of 2014 on Friday. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Commit Adam McLean Makes Fashion Statement With Penn State Haircut Penn State Football: Commit Adam McLean Makes Fashion Statement With Penn State Haircut
6 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State commit Adam McLean may have pulled a hamstring Tuesday during a workout at The Opening, but more importantly for fans and onlookers McLean still pulled off the most impressive haircut of the week. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Donovan Smith Named To Outland Trophy Watch List Penn State Football: Donovan Smith Named To Outland Trophy Watch List
6 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State offensive tackle Donovan Smith has been named to The Outland Trophy watch list. The award is presented to the nation's top interior lineman with Smith one of the 64 lineman named to the preseason list. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Julian Moore Granted Medical Hardship Waiver Penn State Basketball: Julian Moore Granted Medical Hardship Waiver
6 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State basketball got some good news on Thursday as freshman Julian Moore received a medical hardship waiver for the 2013-14 season and will have four seasons of eligibility remaining. [Read More]
Penn State, State College Noon News & Features: Thursday, July 10 Penn State, State College Noon News & Features: Thursday, July 10
6 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com Staff
Penn State, State College and Centre County are making news all over cyberspace. Every weekday at noon we post links to some of the most noteworthy stories. [Read More]
Penn State Athletics: Nittany Lions Place Fifth In Learfield Sports Directors' Cup Penn State Athletics: Nittany Lions Place Fifth In Learfield Sports Directors' Cup
6 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State athletics has put together a history-making performance over the past two years. A Top 5 finish in the Directors' Cup helped solidify that success. [Read More]
Penn State Athletics: 136 Spring Student Athletes Named Academic All-Big Ten Honorees Penn State Athletics: 136 Spring Student Athletes Named Academic All-Big Ten Honorees
6 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State student athletes have always been known for doing well on and off the field, but that history hit a new high this week as the university announced that A record 136 spring student athletes were named Academic All-Big Ten honorees. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Athlon Sports Ranks Beaver Stadium No. 10 On Best Stadiums List Penn State Football: Athlon Sports Ranks Beaver Stadium No. 10 On Best Stadiums List
6 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Beaver Stadium is an obvious favorite for Penn State fans. But where does the venue rank on a list of college football stadiums Athlon put together? [Read More]
Penn State Football: Spikes Set For James Franklin Bobblehead Night Penn State Football: Spikes Set For James Franklin Bobblehead Night
7 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The State College Spikes are set for James Franklin bobblehead night next month and judging by the photo of the coach in plastic form, plenty of people will be lining up to be one of the first thousand fans to enter the stadium. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Carter And James Named To Mackey Award Watch List Penn State Football: Carter And James Named To Mackey Award Watch List
7 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Kyle Carter and Jesse James have been two of the best tight ends in the nation. Now they may get a chance to validate that standing with a postseason award. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Six Nittany Lions Headed To NHL Development Camps Penn State Hockey: Six Nittany Lions Headed To NHL Development Camps
7 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State's season may still be far away, but six Nittany Lions are working on their game at the highest level. As the NHL offseason moves forward, several teams will be taking a look at a handful of Penn State skaters at their respective developmental camps. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Director Of Player Development Anthony Crespino Takes Job At Texas State Penn State Football: Director Of Player Development Anthony Crespino Takes Job At Texas State
7 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State Director of Player Development Anthony Crespino has taken the same job at Texas State, a university spokesperson confirmed the hire on Monday afternoon to StateCollege.com. Crespino started at his new employer this week. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Hackenberg, Lucas Named To Maxwell And Bednarik Watch Lists Penn State Football: Hackenberg, Lucas Named To Maxwell And Bednarik Watch Lists
7 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State fans can already plan for some postseason award hype before the season ever starts as sophomore quarterback Christian Hackenberg and junior cornerback Jordan Lucas were named to the Maxwell Award and Bednarik Award Watch Lists, respectively. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Wimbush Looking To Impress At Elite 11 Camp Penn State Football: Wimbush Looking To Impress At Elite 11 Camp
7 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State fans will get another chance to enjoy a top quarterback prospect in the national spotlight as future Nittany Lion Brandon Wimbush takes part in the Elite 11 quarterback camp in Oregon. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Look Behind The Scenes As The Nittany Lions Hit The Workouts
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Penn State Football: Look Behind The Scenes As The Nittany Lions Hit The Workouts
7 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State football players have been hitting the weight room and practice fields for summer workouts under the direction of strength and conditioning coach Dwight Galt and his staff. Check out the team video that shows Nittany Lion sweating it out. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Australian Kicker Set To Call Happy Valley Home Penn State Football: Australian Kicker Set To Call Happy Valley Home
7 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State football will have a punter on the team this season from the land down under. Daniel Pasquariello will call Happy Valley his home as he looks to win the starting punting job. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lion Uniforms Once Again Rated The Best In College Football Penn State Football: Nittany Lion Uniforms Once Again Rated The Best In College Football
7 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State fans have believed that for a very long time and that feeling is again being validated as NFL.com continued an offseason series with a look at some of the most iconic uniforms in college football. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: 2014-15 Non-Conference Schedule Released Penn State Hockey: 2014-15 Non-Conference Schedule Released
7 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State hockey is one step closer to its second full season of Division I and Big Ten play with the release of the 2014-15 non-conference schedule Wednesday morning. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Newbill Receives LeBron James Camp Invite Penn State Basketball: Newbill Receives LeBron James Camp Invite
7 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State guard DJ Newbill will take his talents to Las Vegas to join LeBron James and his coaching staff at an elite skills camp. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Penn State And Rutgers By The Numbers Penn State Football: Penn State And Rutgers By The Numbers
7 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Taking a look at some of the facts and figures of the Penn State and Rutgers series. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Freshman Enroll, Notable Weights And Numbers Penn State Football: Freshman Enroll, Notable Weights And Numbers
7 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State football's freshman class made Happy Valley its home this week with the start of the second summer session. With the arrival of the newest Nittany Lions, Penn State has released more information on all the pertinent height, weight and jersey information. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Four-Star Reaves Commits To Nittany Lions Penn State Basketball: Four-Star Reaves Commits To Nittany Lions
7 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State basketball picked up a huge commitment late Tuesday night as four-star shooting guard Josh Reaves verbally committed to head coach Patrick Chambers and his staff. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Maryland And Penn State By The Numbers Penn State Football: Maryland And Penn State By The Numbers
8 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State and Maryland have played 37 times before in the past. Here is the series broken down by the numbers with a few surprising stats along the way. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Could Maryland And Penn State Have An Annual Trophy? Penn State Football: Could Maryland And Penn State Have An Annual Trophy?
8 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State and Maryland might have a trophy to play for this year and for seasons to come. [Read More]
Penn State Football:Blue-White Game Jerseys to Be Auctioned At Lift For Life Penn State Football:Blue-White Game Jerseys to Be Auctioned At Lift For Life
8 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Want to help out Penn State's chapter of Uplifting Athletes and walk away with some authentic Nittany Lion swag? You could do just that as 20 Blue-White Game jerseys will be auctioned at the 12th Annual Penn State Penn State Uplifting Athletes “Lift For Life”. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Frazier Joins Sixers' Summer League Roster, Newbill Awaits Possible LeBron Invite Penn State Basketball: Frazier Joins Sixers' Summer League Roster, Newbill Awaits Possible LeBron Invite
8 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Tim Frazier's dreams of playing professional basketball in the NBA are coming closer and closer to becoming a reality as the former Nittany Lion will play for the Philadelphia 76rs' summer league team. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Experienced Running Back Corps Will be Key In 2014 Penn State Football: Experienced Running Back Corps Will be Key In 2014
8 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
“That will be a part of our offense. How much? I’m not sure,” Franklin said of the wildcat. “It just kind of depends how camp goes. Every other offense you run, the defense has an advantage of plus-one on you, So I think it makes sense. We’ve had a lot of success with it in the past. So it [Read More]
Penn State Football: A Look Back At Some Classic Nittany Lion Magazine Covers
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Penn State Football: A Look Back At Some Classic Nittany Lion Magazine Covers
8 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
As the 2014 season gets closer and closer, now is a good time to look back at some former Nittany Lions gracing the cover of preview magazines across the nation. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Student Tickets Sell Out As Franklin Era Excitement Grows Penn State Football: Student Tickets Sell Out As Franklin Era Excitement Grows
8 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State sophomores and freshman got their shot at tickets on Wednesday and Thursday of this week, snatching up their allotments as well, the freshman selling out at a breakneck speed of only six minutes. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Skills Camp To Showcase Talent Penn State Basketball: Skills Camp To Showcase Talent
8 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State basketball will host its first skills camp of the summer and plenty of future Nittany Lions and Nittany Lion prospects will be in attendance [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Big Night Awaits Frazier With NBA Draft Penn State Basketball: Big Night Awaits Frazier With NBA Draft
8 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
With the NBA Draft only hours away though, nothing has been set in stone and after working out with six different NBA teams over the past several weeks, Tim Frazier certainly has a shot. [Read More]
Penn State Football: As Injury List Grows, Reminder Already To Enjoy The Victories
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Penn State Football: As Injury List Grows, Reminder Already To Enjoy The Victories
8 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"We cherish every win; we cherish every single win here at Penn State," O'Brien said at the time in a tone that could only be described as restrained frustration. "We have a happy locker room. Give credit to Illinois, they are a much improved football team. Our kids battled and we cherish every [Read More]
Penn State Football: Kline To Miss Significant Time With Injury Penn State Football: Kline To Miss Significant Time With Injury
8 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State linebacker Ben Kline has battled back from injury before, but this latest setback might keep him out for the entire season [Read More]
Penn State Football: Allen Robinson Signs Rookie Deal With Jaguars Penn State Football: Allen Robinson Signs Rookie Deal With Jaguars
9 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Former Nittany Lion Allen Robinson made his NFL career and future a little more secure after singing a multi-year deal with the Jacksonville Jaguars the team announced on Tuesday. [Read More]
Taylor, Hancock Nominated For ESPY Awards Taylor, Hancock Nominated For ESPY Awards
9 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Two skilled Nittany Lion athletes might just walk home with an ESPY when the award show has completed this upcoming July. Fans can vote for the winners. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Highlights From Penn State's Women's Football Clinic
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Penn State Football: Highlights From Penn State's Women's Football Clinic
9 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
James Franklin and his staff hosted a women's clinic last month that was an evening of plenty of laughs, questions, and smiles. [Read More]
Penn State Wrestling: David Taylor Named Big Ten Male Athlete Of The Year Penn State Wrestling: David Taylor Named Big Ten Male Athlete Of The Year
9 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State wrestler David Taylor picked up yet another award following a historic season. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Brandon Wimbush Attendance At Camp Good Sign For Fans Penn State Football: Brandon Wimbush Attendance At Camp Good Sign For Fans
9 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Nittany Lion commit Brandon Wimbush certainly looked the part on Sunday afternoon as he hit the field at Penn State's latest skills camp for prospects from around the state and east coast region. [Read More]
All-Sports Museum To Host World Cup Viewing Sunday All-Sports Museum To Host World Cup Viewing Sunday
9 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The United States will take on Portugal on Sunday night at 6 p.m. and Centre County residents can do their part and support their nation's team at Penn State's All-Sports Museum. The event will take place in the Clemen’s Family Theater inside the Museum. [Read More]
Five Choices To Replace Dave Joyner As Penn State Athletic Director Five Choices To Replace Dave Joyner As Penn State Athletic Director
9 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Nobody knows who will replace Dave Joyner as athletic director at Penn State, but here are five choices that might fit the bill. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Five-Star Settle Highlights Recruiting Weekend Penn State Football: Five-Star Settle Highlights Recruiting Weekend
9 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State football will host plenty of talented recruits this Friday as part of the first of two Junior Elite Camps in State College this summer [Read More]
Penn State Football: Gameday Themes Set For 2014 Home Slate Penn State Football: Gameday Themes Set For 2014 Home Slate
9 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State fans are already looking forward to the upcoming season and now they can get a better look at what else will be going on during gamedays for all 2014 Nittany Lion football home contests. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Excel In Classroom During Spring Semester Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Excel In Classroom During Spring Semester
9 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
James Franklin has already started dominating on the recruiting trail and the Nittany Lions seems to be doing just fine in the classroom too. “Our goal is to have the No. 1 college football organization in the country and it all starts with academics and ends with academics,” Franklin said. [Read More]
Joyner Legacy Complicated, But Focus Should Be On Stability Left For Future AD
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Joyner Legacy Complicated, But Focus Should Be On Stability Left For Future AD
9 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State athletic director Dave Joyner leaves behind a difficult legacy, but most importantly for Penn State, a stronger athletic department than the one he inherited. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Beaver Stadium Turned On, Tuesday Night
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Penn State Football: Beaver Stadium Turned On, Tuesday Night
9 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Beaver Stadium turned on its new logos on Tuesday night and you can see them every night this summer from sunset until 11 PM. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Edsall Not Concerned About Franklin's Territorial Claims Penn State Football: Edsall Not Concerned About Franklin's Territorial Claims
10 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"We're not gonna boast and brag. We're more about substance at Maryland," said Edsall at an event on Monday. "We're gonna find guys that fit the profile we're looking for. We're gonna worry about ourselves and not worry about anything else. Talk is cheap." [Read More]
Warming Hopeful World Cup Continues To Grow Game In US Warming Hopeful World Cup Continues To Grow Game In US
10 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"I think we're going to show the world that we're a lot better than some people think we are when we get down to Brazil," Warming said. "I think ESPN and a lot of other people will hope for that too because they paid $1.1 billion dollars to cover the event this summer, just for the US market." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Players Send Their Well Wishes To Brad 'Spider' Caldwell
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Penn State Football: Players Send Their Well Wishes To Brad 'Spider' Caldwell
10 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Caldwell has accepted a position at Fair Haven Union (Vt.) High School where he will serve as the Fair Haven Union's activities director and athletic director beginning July 1. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Pink Is The New White As Beaver Stadium Tests Sound System Penn State Football: Pink Is The New White As Beaver Stadium Tests Sound System
10 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"Pink noise is a mixture of sound waves with an intensity that diminishes proportionally with frequency to yield approximately equal energy per octave. Pink noise is often used to test and equalize loudspeakers," project manager Marv Bevan told StateCollege.com [Read More]
Penn State Football: Four Players Set To Leave Program Penn State Football: Four Players Set To Leave Program
10 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
“We thank them for their contributions to the program and wish them well in their future academic and athletic endeavors,” head coach James Franklin said in a statement. [Read More]
State College Spikes Set To Open Season Friday Night State College Spikes Set To Open Season Friday Night
10 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"i'm excited to be out here again," Marmol said "I think I relate to (the team) very well and I've learned a lot in the last year. Every year you learn something. This group works really hard, they have been working since late February, grinding it out everyday. We've got some young guys up th [Read More]
Penn State Football: Michigan Woes A Reminder Student Ticket Sales Aren't A Guarantee Penn State Football: Michigan Woes A Reminder Student Ticket Sales Aren't A Guarantee
10 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"Last week, the Michigan athletic department admitted what many had long suspected: student football ticket sales are down, way down, from about 21,000 in 2012 to a projected 13,000-14,000 this fall." John Bacon wrote last week. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Lift For Life Set For July 12, Features New Format Penn State Football: Lift For Life Set For July 12, Features New Format
10 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State football will host the 12th annual Lift For Life compeition on July 12 according to the Nittany Lion chapter of Uplifting Athletes. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Hackenberg's First Year Not One Without Change Penn State Football: Hackenberg's First Year Not One Without Change
10 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
A look back at all the change that has happened since Penn State quarterback Christian Hackenberg stepped on campus last June [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Pegula Ice Arena Gets A New Paint Job
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Penn State Hockey: Pegula Ice Arena Gets A New Paint Job
10 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Pegula Ice Arena got a new coat of paint and a new ice surface. Each line must be carefully measured and accurate to the inch in order to comply to NCAA regulations, not to mention giving the rink a pleasing esthetic. [Read More]
Penn State Football: 10 Nittany Lions Make Phil Steele's All-Big Ten Teams Penn State Football: 10 Nittany Lions Make Phil Steele's All-Big Ten Teams
10 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State football has a few players turning heads as 10 Nittany Lions have made Phil Steele's 2014 College Football Preview All-Big Ten teams. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Offensive Line Coach Herb Hand Set For Food Network Tuesday Night Penn State Football: Offensive Line Coach Herb Hand Set For Food Network Tuesday Night
11 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State offensive line coach Herb Hand is taking his talents to the kitchen on Tuesday night as he stars in an episode of the Food Network show Chopped. The episode will air at 10 pm eastern. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Franklin Hopeful To Run Youth Camps In Coming Years Penn State Football: Franklin Hopeful To Run Youth Camps In Coming Years
11 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
“We weren’t able to get the youth camp set up for this year but we’re going to have that in the future," Franklin said this past weekend. "Because I want to get them here as early as possible that we can start Jedi mind tricking them into that the only way to do it and the only place to go i [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Add Home-And-Home Series With George Washington Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Add Home-And-Home Series With George Washington
11 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"We are excited to have a NCAA tournament team in George Washington coming to Happy Valley this upcoming season,” Chambers said. Coach Lonergan has done a great job, and their style of play will help us prepare for conference play.” [Read More]
Penn State Football: Franklin Avoids War Of Words With SEC As A 'Thank You' May Best Fit The Bill Penn State Football: Franklin Avoids War Of Words With SEC As A 'Thank You' May Best Fit The Bill
11 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
“I’m excited that we’re able to create the opportunity to come to Penn State for kids that are not in this region, or maybe would not have the opportunity to come here otherwise.” he said. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Hartsfield Tabs Nittany Lions, Latest Verbal Commitment To 2015 Class Penn State Football: Hartsfield Tabs Nittany Lions, Latest Verbal Commitment To 2015 Class
11 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State didn't wait long to fill a recently vacated spot in the 2015 recruiting class as 3-star cornerback Myles Hartsfield verbally committed this weekend. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Franklin And His List Of 15 Has Him Ready For The Future Penn State Football: Franklin And His List Of 15 Has Him Ready For The Future
11 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"A bunch of people that have recruited Pittsburgh for a long time, everybody in Pittsburgh would always say Terry is a sharp guy," Franklin said. "Terry is one of these guys you could see going on and being successful in college. You pretty much know. You go to high schools and you can tell ... [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Patrick Koudys Named 2014-15 Men’s Hockey Captain  Penn State Hockey: Patrick Koudys Named 2014-15 Men’s Hockey Captain
11 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
“We have a tremendous leadership group for the 2014-15 season and the addition of Patrick Koudys as captain will make it even stronger,” said head coach Guy Gadowsky. “The group is a consummate representation of the hard work and dedication seen throughout Penn State University, Penn State Ath [Read More]
Penn State Football: Uplifting Athletes Set For Fundraising Weekend Penn State Football: Uplifting Athletes Set For Fundraising Weekend
11 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Uplifting Athletes will host a State College event this Saturday as it continues to help in the fight against Kidney Cancer. The yearlong fundraising effort culminates with Penn State's annual Lift For Life event on July 12. [Read More]
It's X-Game Gold Again For State College Native Jamie Bestwick
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It's X-Game Gold Again For State College Native Jamie Bestwick
11 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"I hope I'm inspiring my generation of riders, and younger riders, too," Bestwick said. "I hope they look at me and see that if you keep working hard and taking care of yourself and enjoying the sport, there can be longevity in it." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Footing $1.7 Million Bill To Host UMass And Akron Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Footing $1.7 Million Bill To Host UMass And Akron
11 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Earlier this week Fox Sports reported that Penn State will pay both Akron and Massachusetts $850,000 each to take the trip up to State College for their respective contests. Both will mark the early stages of James Franklin's first season at Penn State and an important few games to get the campaign [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Big Recruiting Visit Thursday Highlights Growing Trend Penn State Basketball: Big Recruiting Visit Thursday Highlights Growing Trend
11 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State basketball is hosting one of the best high school prospects in the nation and that is not nearly as surprising as it may have been a few years ago. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Beaver Stadium Video Displays Set To Be Some Of The Biggest In The World Penn State Football: Beaver Stadium Video Displays Set To Be Some Of The Biggest In The World
11 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
With both massive video boards up and running, Beaver Stadium will be the only venue in the world with two of the largest screens on the planet showing replays. [Read More]
Penn State Football: 4,000 New Season Tickets Sold As Franklin Era Sets To Begin Penn State Football: 4,000 New Season Tickets Sold As Franklin Era Sets To Begin
11 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State head coach James Franklin has been selling a vision of a new and improved football program and fans are looking to tag along for the ride as the university announced that 4,000 new season tickets have been sold for the 2014 campaign. [Read More]
State High Basketball Names New Head Coach State High Basketball Names New Head Coach
12 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
“I am honored to be selected as the new coach for the State College Boys’ Basketball program. The program is rich in history and I look forward to contributing to its continuing success," Walker said. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Program Receives $1.5 Million Gift From Donor Penn State Football: Program Receives $1.5 Million Gift From Donor
12 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
“Whether you’re in athletics, academics, or business, the key to success is preparation,” Leone said, “and I want to be part of the Coach Franklin’s vision for the program, which emphasizes preparation. We wanted to make a gift that would allow his plans to take a significant step forward. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Worse Things Than Turning Away Talent For Franklin And Staff Penn State Football: Worse Things Than Turning Away Talent For Franklin And Staff
12 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
“I tell you this, I don’t like turning down good players. But, you’d rather be in that situation than be in the opposite that near Signing Day you’re scrambling to find guys to fill the amount of spots you have.” [Read More]
Penn State Football: Should Penn State Claim Two More National Titles? Penn State Football: Should Penn State Claim Two More National Titles?
12 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Interestingly enough though, Penn State has received national title honors on five separate occasions starting with the 1911 and 1912 seasons. In fact, both the 1911 and 1912 seasons are listed on the NCAA's own website as FBS Football champions. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Garner Shines At Weekend Tournament As Freshman Prepare To Enroll Penn State Basketball: Garner Shines At Weekend Tournament As Freshman Prepare To Enroll
12 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Incoming freshman guard Shep Garner scored 20-points this past weekend at the Mark Kline Classic in West Orange, New Jersey prior to making Happy Valley his new home. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Newbill Headed To Durant Camp, Frazier NBA Journey Continues In Boston Penn State Basketball: Newbill Headed To Durant Camp, Frazier NBA Journey Continues In Boston
12 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Former Nittany Lion Tim Frazier and senior guard DJ Newbill will continue on their respective paths in the coming weeks and months as both look to improve their game for the next level [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Glen Honored With Conference Sportsmanship Award Penn State Hockey: Glen Honored With Conference Sportsmanship Award
12 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
“A lot of people say it’s a sacrifice not to play,” said Glen at the time. “But hockey is just a game and this is an opportunity that goes beyond that. This gives me the chance to save a life and give someone a second chance at living.” [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Coaches Versus Cancer Hits Close To Home For Chambers This Year Penn State Basketball: Coaches Versus Cancer Hits Close To Home For Chambers This Year
12 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"I lost my brother two months ago to lung cancer," Chambers said only minutes from his tee-time at the Coaches Versus Cancer golf tournament. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Barajas Flips Commitment To Notre Dame Penn State Football: Barajas Flips Commitment To Notre Dame
12 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State football finally had some bad news on the recruiting trail on Friday morning as the 247 Network reported that Nittany Lion commit Josh Barajas has flipped his commitment to Notre Dame. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: CVC Golf Tournament Set To Tee Off Friday Penn State Basketball: CVC Golf Tournament Set To Tee Off Friday
12 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State basketball head coach Patrick Chambers and plenty of his fellow head coaches will tee-off on cancer this Friday as part of the 18th Annual Coaches Versus Cancer golf tournament. [Read More]
Penn State Football: SEC Coaches Want Rule Change With Franklin Back In Town Penn State Football: SEC Coaches Want Rule Change With Franklin Back In Town
12 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"I wish it was a national rule," Ole Miss' coach Hugh Freeze said. "I don't particularly want another school in a BCS conference coming into our state and running a camp. So we would like to see our rule be a national rule. I'd love to see it be the same." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Longtime Equipment Manager Brad 'Spider' Caldwell To Retire After Over 30 Years Of Service Penn State Football: Longtime Equipment Manager Brad 'Spider' Caldwell To Retire After Over 30 Years Of Service
12 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
After 31 years on Penn State's staff Brad 'Spider' Caldwell will retire from that position leaving behind a legacy not soon forgotten within the walls of the Lasch football building. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Frazier Takes On First NBA Workout Penn State Basketball: Frazier Takes On First NBA Workout
12 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Former Nittany Lion guard Tim Frazier started the next chapter of his professional basketball journey today, working out in Phoenix with the Suns' organization. [Read More]
Sean Lee Reportedly Tears ACL, Will Miss Most If Not All Of NFL Season Sean Lee Reportedly Tears ACL, Will Miss Most If Not All Of NFL Season
12 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Former Nittany Lion Sean Lee will likely miss some if not all of the 2014 NFL season after tearing his ACL on Tuesday according to multiple NFL outlets. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Franklin Getting A Feel For His New Car Thanks To Caravan Penn State Football: Franklin Getting A Feel For His New Car Thanks To Caravan
13 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"It's like," Franklin said pausing to think, "you do all the research, you look up data, you look up recruiting classes, you watch stuff, you talk to former coaches, you grow up in the state, all these different things. But it's no different than anything else, nothing is going to completely .. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Beaver Stadium Adds Second Massive Logo To Scoreboard
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Penn State Football: Beaver Stadium Adds Second Massive Logo To Scoreboard
13 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Beaver Stadium added another massive Nittany Lion logo to its outward decor on Tuesday morning as the logo was lifted into place atop the south endzone scoreboard. The logo is the second of its kind to be fitted to the stadium with the first going up on the outside of the scoreboard on the north end [Read More]
Lady Lion Hoops: Chmiel Out, Coleman In As Lady Lion Offseason Continues Lady Lion Hoops: Chmiel Out, Coleman In As Lady Lion Offseason Continues
13 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"I am thrilled to have Itoro come back home to Penn State," Washington said. "She is going to bring head coaching experience to our staff, and her familiarity with our program will allow her to hit the ground running. She has an infectious energy and enthusiasm that will help Lady Lion basketball [Read More]
Penn State Athletics: Recruiting Spending Up 80 Percent Since 2008 Penn State Athletics: Recruiting Spending Up 80 Percent Since 2008
13 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State athletics has seen its recruiting budget increase by over 80 percent according to a recent report by ESPN.com. The trend -- across the entire Big Ten conference -- shows that of more and more money being poured into the scouting and recruiting of high school athletes. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Could Series With Pitt Be Extended? Penn State Football: Could Series With Pitt Be Extended?
13 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State and Pitt still have to wait until 2016 for their rivalry to be renewed but the series could be extended past the scheduled four game home-and-home series. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Sunday Practices In The Works For Nittany Lions Penn State Football: Sunday Practices In The Works For Nittany Lions
13 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"We decided to do the Sunday thing at Vanderbilt, try it, see if we liked it the first year. And we did,'' Franklin said. "The coaches liked it because they could get the last game over with on Sunday." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Shane Conlan Headed To College Football Hall of Fame Penn State Football: Shane Conlan Headed To College Football Hall of Fame
13 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Former Penn State All-America linebacker Shane Conlan, the leader of the Nittany Lions' tenacious 1985-86 defenses, has been elected to the College Football Hall of Fame. The honor was announced Thursday afternoon. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Six Game Home Stand Highlights Conference Schedule Penn State Hockey: Six Game Home Stand Highlights Conference Schedule
13 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
It's far too warm outside to play hockey but that doesn't mean it's too early to think about the Big Ten 2014-15 hockey season as the conference released next season's schedule on Thursday. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Yanis Transfer, Offseason Team Notes Penn State Hockey: Yanis Transfer, Offseason Team Notes
13 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"He really has to play," Gadowksy said. "And I think he realized that he could somewhere else and have the opportunity to play night in and night out and that's really what it's about. He loves Penn State, he had a great experience here and the team really likes him and he was a really great te [Read More]
Penn State Football: Hackenberg Awaits Important Chapter Of Career Following Robinson Departure Penn State Football: Hackenberg Awaits Important Chapter Of Career Following Robinson Departure
14 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"It's going to be important for the development of our whole team," Franklin said. "When you're one dimensional, everybody knows that this is your guy. It's a sickening feeling when you have somebody who can take that guy away. When you're playing a team with somebody that can cover that guy. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Message Key For Franklin And His Plan For Success Penn State Football: Message Key For Franklin And His Plan For Success
14 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
“I love it, I think it has been great,” Franklin said in Williamsport on Tuesday morning. Franklin taking part in the final week of travels on Penn State’s coaches caravan. “I think those things are important. I was in Alabama on Sunday and I was coming back from the airport and you could se [Read More]
Penn State Football: Franklin Looking To Graphic Design For Branding Innovation Penn State Football: Franklin Looking To Graphic Design For Branding Innovation
14 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"We run an intern program you know, really no different than anyone else on campus," Franklin said recently during a stop on Penn State' coaches caravan. "There are people that come in that want to work in sports marketing, there are people who want to be general managers, there are people who w [Read More]
Penn State Football: Franklin Hopeful For Facilities Upgrade Penn State Football: Franklin Hopeful For Facilities Upgrade
14 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"To put it in a little bit of perspective for you, when I was at Vanderbilt, we had the last-place facilities in the SEC," said Franklin at one of the most recent Coaches Caravan stops. "It wasn't even close. And our facilities at Vanderbilt (were) better than what they are at Penn State right n [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions And Alabama Talked Opening 2016 Season At Neutral Site Penn State Football: Nittany Lions And Alabama Talked Opening 2016 Season At Neutral Site
14 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State and Alabama facing off at a neutral site location was almost in the cards for the 2016 season opener but didn't quite work out according to a university spokesperson. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Program APR Declines But Stability Likely In Coming Years Penn State Football: Program APR Declines But Stability Likely In Coming Years
14 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State football saw its academic standing take a hit on Thursday with the release of the 2012-2013 Academic Progress Rate which placed the Nittany Lions dead last in the Big Ten. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Franklin Ready To See Hackenberg To Make His Teammates Better Penn State Football: Franklin Ready To See Hackenberg To Make His Teammates Better
14 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
James Franklin has avoided heaping too much praise on quarterback Christian Hackenberg this offseason, but there is little doubt Penn State's head coach has bought into the hype. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lion Logo Installed At Beaver Stadium
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Penn State Football: Nittany Lion Logo Installed At Beaver Stadium
14 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Beaver Stadium took a step toward the 2014 season as a massive Nittany Lion logo was lifted into place along the back of the north endzone scoreboard on Thursday. [Read More]
Penn State Football: James Franklin's Summer Reading List and Quest for Fresh Ideas Penn State Football: James Franklin's Summer Reading List and Quest for Fresh Ideas
14 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"So you're always learning. And I think that's exciting. We take that approach every offseason, we're going to read a lot, we're going to study a lot, we're going to watch a lot, we're going to ask a lot of questions" [Read More]
Penn State Football: Franklin Following The Talent On Recruiting Trail Penn State Football: Franklin Following The Talent On Recruiting Trail
14 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"If you just study numbers, Texas, California and Florida, I think you're talking about somewhere between 250 and 300 Division I athletes a year," Franklin said during his latest stop on Penn State' coaches caravan tour. "In Pennsylvania, we have on average 35 D-I players a year." [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Zemgulis Gives Penn State The Firepower It Needs From Beyond The Arc Penn State Basketball: Zemgulis Gives Penn State The Firepower It Needs From Beyond The Arc
15 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State basketball may have missed out on the Kareem Canty sweepstakes earlier this week but Pat Chambers and his staff bounced back with a verbal commitment from 2015 forward Deividas Zemgulis. Zemguilis announced his commitment on his Twitter account. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Women's Football Clinic Set For May 16 Penn State Football: Women's Football Clinic Set For May 16
15 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State football and James Franklin and his coaching staff will host female football fans this Friday for an evening of football discussion as part of the Penn State Women's Football Clinit. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lion Free Agency Tracker Penn State Football: Nittany Lion Free Agency Tracker
15 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The latest on Nittany Lions hoping to land a free agent deal following the conclusion of the NFL draft. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Pending Canty Decision A Big One For Program Penn State Basketball: Pending Canty Decision A Big One For Program
15 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State could land the services of a rising talent in college basketball this week as Marshall transfer guard Kareem Canty will choose his transfer destination in the coming days. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Monroe Latest To Tab Nittany Lions For 2015 Recruiting Class Penn State Football: Monroe Latest To Tab Nittany Lions For 2015 Recruiting Class
15 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State added another to the 2015 recruiting class on Saturday as three-star cornerback Ayron Monroe verbally committed to James Franklin and his staff according to multiple recruiting outlets. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Jones And Urschel Both Selected In NFL Draft Penn State Football: Jones And Urschel Both Selected In NFL Draft
15 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Defensive tackle DaQuan Jones was selected in the fourth round on Saturday by the Tennessee Titans and offensive guard John Urschel was selected in the fifth round by the Baltimore Ravens. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Robinson Drafted In Second Round By Jacksonville Jaguars Penn State Football: Robinson Drafted In Second Round By Jacksonville Jaguars
15 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
It was dream years in the making, and former Penn State receiver Allen Robinson saw it come true on Friday night when he was selected No. 61 overall by the Jacksonville Jagurars in the second round of the NFL Draft. [Read More]
Penn State Football: The 'Chip' Is Present As Franklin And Company Move Forward Into Year One Penn State Football: The 'Chip' Is Present As Franklin And Company Move Forward Into Year One
15 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"I'll never forget Bob Shoop kept the articles and articles when we first went to Vanderbilt that said "If you weren't impressed with the head coaching hire, wait until you see the defensive staff he put together" and I know our defensive staff kept that in their room for a long time." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Franklin Already Looking Forward To A Special Room In His New Home Penn State Football: Franklin Already Looking Forward To A Special Room In His New Home
15 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Sitting on the stage in front of an empty auditorium just an hour outside of Pittsburgh, James Franklin talked about the changes that come with moving from Nashville to State College. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Recruiting And Development Shaping Up For Interesting Future Under Franklin Penn State Football: Recruiting And Development Shaping Up For Interesting Future Under Franklin
15 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"I threw that out there because the last place I was at, after going into Year 3, I felt like we had a really good feel," Franklin said on Tuesday at the Coaches Caravan. "We kind of understood the place, we knew how to get things done. We know who to talk to on campus, who to talk to in the comm [Read More]
Penn State Football: Franklin Expanding State Borders With Recruiting Claims Penn State Football: Franklin Expanding State Borders With Recruiting Claims
15 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
James Franklin wants to dominate the state and the region, but depending how you draw the borders it could be hard to define where one ends and the other beings. [Read More]
Penn State Football: For Franklin Camping In Georgia All About Opportunity Penn State Football: For Franklin Camping In Georgia All About Opportunity
15 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"For us to get to where we want to go as a program we have to do a great job recruiting this state and this region, but we’re also going to have to recruit out nationally as well. Sometimes kids just can’t afford to get to your place. So if the conference and the NCAA will allow you to go to th [Read More]
Penn State Football: Jenkins And Wimbush Give Franklin And Staff Two Massive Commitments Penn State Football: Jenkins And Wimbush Give Franklin And Staff Two Massive Commitments
16 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
As the first full day of Penn State's coaches caravan came to a close on Tuesday in Hershey, James Franklin could likely be found dancing somewhere in the hallways of the Hershey Lodge. [Read More]
Penn State Caravan: Franklin Begins Caravan Tour Where Perception Is Key Penn State Caravan: Franklin Begins Caravan Tour Where Perception Is Key
16 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"I want to leave a good impression on everybody. People are important to me and what people think are important to me. I think that's a strength and I think that probably can be a weakness a little bit as well." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Big Recruiting Day In Store For Nittany Lions Penn State Football: Big Recruiting Day In Store For Nittany Lions
16 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State and James Franklin could have a recruiting day to remember on Tuesday as the Nittany Lions await the announcement of two major targets on Tuesday evening. [Read More]
Penn State Football: The Five People James Franklin Meets On The Caravan Penn State Football: The Five People James Franklin Meets On The Caravan
16 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"It’s a completely other thing to meet somebody and get a chance to interact with them face to face and shake hands and I hope through not only the last few months we’ve been here, but also through this caravan that people feel even stronger after this last caravan, the 17th stop, and people sa [Read More]
Penn State Football: Franklin Hopeful New Academic Plan Will Lead To Even Higher Graduation Numbers Penn State Football: Franklin Hopeful New Academic Plan Will Lead To Even Higher Graduation Numbers
16 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"I’ve seen too many times that you have that redshirt senior or typically a true senior that in December he’s been there three-and-a-half years and he’s got 6 credits left to graduate," Franklin said on Thursday. "And he signs with an agent and the agent is telling him he needs to go to Mia [Read More]
Penn State Football: Jenkins Set To Make Decision Tuesday Penn State Football: Jenkins Set To Make Decision Tuesday
16 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Jenkins is rated the top prospect in the state and 34th best recruit in the 2015 recruiting class by Rivals.com. If he were to commit to Penn State, the Nittany Lions would have the 13 verbal commitments in the 2015 class with nine of them being rated at the four-star level. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Big Ten/ACC Challenge Game The Final Chapter In A Unique Story Penn State Basketball: Big Ten/ACC Challenge Game The Final Chapter In A Unique Story
16 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
“It feels great,” said Newbill at the time. “Marquette has great coaches. Their whole team works hard and plays hard. You get better playing in their system, and they will get the most out of you.” [Read More]
As Vanderbilt Case Unfolds, Franklin Aware Of Sensitive Penn State Community In Wake Of Sandusky Scandal As Vanderbilt Case Unfolds, Franklin Aware Of Sensitive Penn State Community In Wake Of Sandusky Scandal
16 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"I’m very sensitive to the situation I went through and that we went through at the former institution and I’m very sensitive to what we went through here, and I’m very very sensitive to it for society in general," Franklin said. "As a father of two daughters I take this stuff very seriousl [Read More]
Report: Prosecutor Has No Issue With Franklin's Contact With Alleged Rape Victim   Report: Prosecutor Has No Issue With Franklin's Contact With Alleged Rape Victim
16 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"I think he and his wife called and said they were praying for her and thinking about her. It was probably a pretty nice thing to do and it gets thrown up like this," Tom Thurman told Philly.com. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Anderson Hoping For One Final Reunion Penn State Basketball: Anderson Hoping For One Final Reunion
16 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"We decided to enter the tournament because me and some of the Nova guys discussed having a Final 4 reunion," Anderson said. "Reuniting on the basketball court just seemed like the perfect idea." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Plenty To Look Forward To In 2014, What Is Your No.1? Penn State Football: Plenty To Look Forward To In 2014, What Is Your No.1?
16 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Listing some of the top events taking place this season as Penn State takes the field under new head coach James Franklin. What is the top moment you are looking forward to? [Read More]
Penn State Football: Franklin Resurfaces In Vanderbilt Investigation Penn State Football: Franklin Resurfaces In Vanderbilt Investigation
17 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com Staff
A published report in Tennessee says James Franklin contacted a rape victim just days after she was allegedly assaulted by several Vanderbilt football players. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Croke Park Continues To Prepare, Patti Declared Eligible Penn State Football: Croke Park Continues To Prepare, Patti Declared Eligible
17 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
“The game will be a first-class event and a great kick off to the season. The events, wonderful hospitality and partnership with the people of Ireland are what will set the week apart. The cultural exchange opportunities for the University, students, faculty, staff and Penn State fans will be sign [Read More]
Projected Big Ten Television Deal A Welcome Sight For Penn State Athletics Projected Big Ten Television Deal A Welcome Sight For Penn State Athletics
17 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State athletics has had some financial issues the past few years, but that could all change with a new Big Ten Network TV deal coming up in a few years. [Read More]
State College Spikes Set To Wear 'Fresh Prince' Uniforms During Special Appearance State College Spikes Set To Wear 'Fresh Prince' Uniforms During Special Appearance
17 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The State College Spikes will be wearing extra special uniforms during a game this upcoming season. You have to see them to believe it. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Caravan Set To Kickoff Next Week At Pegula Ice Arena Penn State Football: Caravan Set To Kickoff Next Week At Pegula Ice Arena
17 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State's coaching caravan will travel throughout the state and beyond over the next several weeks. But James Franklin and his staff are kicking off the tour right here in State College this Thursday. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Go European With Signings Of Autio And Conway Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Go European With Signings Of Autio And Conway
17 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Autio and Conway mark a first for Penn State's fledgeling program, as both are European-born skaters with Autio being the first Nittany Lion to play exclusively overseas. Autio, a native of Espoo, Finland still plays internationally for Finland ... [Read More]
Did You Know? Sports Illustrated Named James Franklin Player Of The Week, In 1994 Did You Know? Sports Illustrated Named James Franklin Player Of The Week, In 1994
17 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
In recent years, James Franklin has chiseled out a reputation as a top coach, but that doesn't mean the guy who's now leading Penn State's football program couldn't sling a few passes himself back in the day. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Take A Look Behind The Scenes At Blue White Weekend
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Penn State Football: Take A Look Behind The Scenes At Blue White Weekend
17 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Take a look behind the scenes of the Blue White game in a video released by Penn State this week. The annual team scrimmage marked the final practice of the spring session and the first series of practices with new head coach James Franklin. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Perception Is The Secret Sauce In Early Success To Franklin Era Penn State Football: Perception Is The Secret Sauce In Early Success To Franklin Era
17 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Relationships will land recruits and act as a foundation for building the team moving forward --but perception-- that's the hype and excitement around a program that gets a recruit in the door in the first place. It's the relevancy of a program that makes mail from a school feel a little more spec [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Set To Face Rutgers At Night Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Set To Face Rutgers At Night
18 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State will play its Big Ten Conference opener at Rutgers under the lights according to a Big Ten news release issued on Tuesday. It marks the third night game on the schedule for Penn State this season. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Frazier Shines In Weekend Tournament Penn State Basketball: Frazier Shines In Weekend Tournament
18 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The road to a professional basketball career is paved with many things; luck, skill, hard work, and execution all some of the most common elements pasted together during a player's career and journey towards the pros. In many respects a player's chances of making the NBA are out of their hands, th [Read More]
Penn State Football: Running Backs Aplenty Heading Into 2014 Penn State Football: Running Backs Aplenty Heading Into 2014
18 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"Zach [Zwinak] is as tough as nails," Huff said. "He runs the ball hard. He runs the ball with a purpose; his strengths are some other people's weaknesses. Very intelligent player, he understands the game, he brings a lot of maturity to our room, to our unit, to our team." [Read More]
Penn State Football: 2015 Recruiting Class Packs Balance, Talent, And Room For Growth Penn State Football: 2015 Recruiting Class Packs Balance, Talent, And Room For Growth
18 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Six offensive players and six defensive players make up the recruiting haul so far with a mixture of positions on each side of the ball. In total, nine different position are represented with receivers, running backs, and defensive ends being the only positions represented more than once. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Fielding Punts Key For Huff As Return Units Take Shape Penn State Football: Fielding Punts Key For Huff As Return Units Take Shape
18 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"We've got a process at how to catch punts. A lot of teams put a guy back there and if he can catch it, great. We teach our guys how to catch it, there's a mechanism about it, a system," Huff said. "In order to be a good punt returner you have to be able and willing to field every ball, and tha [Read More]
Penn State Football: Franklin Answering Meyer's Challenge, Already Setting Stage For Marquee Weekend Penn State Football: Franklin Answering Meyer's Challenge, Already Setting Stage For Marquee Weekend
18 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"We do need to as a conference, need to keep pushing that envelope to be better," said Meyer of Big Ten recruiting. "Our whole conversation [at the Big Ten coaches meeting] needs to be about 'how do we recruit?' [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nine Assistants Set To Join Franklin During Caravan Tour Penn State Football: Nine Assistants Set To Join Franklin During Caravan Tour
18 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State fans are already set to meet James Franklin and several other head coaches across Penn State athletics, but now they'll have a chance to hear from all of Franklin's assistants. In total, Franklin will be joined by nine head coaches and nine assistant coaches by the end of Penn State's [Read More]
Penn State Football: Barnes 'All In' Heading Into Summer Penn State Football: Barnes 'All In' Heading Into Summer
18 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"He's a quiet leader," Shoop said. "He's not the most vocal guy and I think Deion has been beat up a little bit. He's the Big Ten Rookie of The Year two years ago and I keep hearing people say to me that he didn't have as good of a year last year and things like th [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions' Clash With Buckeyes Set For 8 PM Kick Penn State Football: Nittany Lions' Clash With Buckeyes Set For 8 PM Kick
19 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The Big Ten East Division clash between Penn State and Ohio State will kick at 8 p.m. and air on ABC, ESPN or ESPN2. The Nittany Lions and Buckeyes will be meeting in prime time for the sixth time in the past 10 seasons (2005, ’07, ’08, ’12, ’13, ‘14). [Read More]
Penn State Football: Five Blue White Game Performances You Missed Penn State Football: Five Blue White Game Performances You Missed
19 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
You might have missed these five performances this past Saturday at the annual Blue White game. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Devin Foster Tabs Nittany Lions Penn State Basketball: Devin Foster Tabs Nittany Lions
19 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Pat Chambers and his staff bounced back from the transfer of freshman guard Graham Woodward with the addition of junior college transfer guard Devin Foster this weekend. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Evaluation The Key Following Conclusion Of The Spring Penn State Football: Evaluation The Key Following Conclusion Of The Spring
19 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"And then after that, we are going to work on dominating the states (with an S) and getting out wherever we have to go first regionally, then nationally so that we can find as many really, really good football players and people and students that can come here and make a positive impact on this com [Read More]
Penn State Football: Recruiting Class Ranked Best In The Nation Following McLean Commitment Penn State Football: Recruiting Class Ranked Best In The Nation Following McLean Commitment
19 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Following the commitment of Adam McLean on Saturday morning, James Franklin and his staff finally hit the top spot with the Nittany Lions' 2015 recruiting class currently ranked the best in the nation by Scout.com, Rivals.com, and the 247 Network. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Wildcat Creativity Could Help Diversify Offense Penn State Football: Wildcat Creativity Could Help Diversify Offense
19 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"Any time you've got to respect guys being able to do multiple things it puts a little pressure on the defense," Offensive coordinator John Donovan said following the game. "So now that it's out there and they know that he can do that now they can't be as fast to react to other things they mig [Read More]
Penn State Football: Alosi Suspended Indefinitely Franklin Says Penn State Football: Alosi Suspended Indefinitely Franklin Says
19 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Offensive tackle Anthony Alosi has been suspended indefinitely from the Penn State football program according to head coach James Franklin. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Blue White Game Live Blog Penn State Football: Blue White Game Live Blog
19 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The Big Ten Network will air the Blue White game later today, but to get live updates from Beaver Stadium as the action happens, follow along here at StateCollege.com [Read More]
Penn State Football: Five Things To Watch At Saturday's Blue White Scrimmage Penn State Football: Five Things To Watch At Saturday's Blue White Scrimmage
19 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State will take the field at 1:30 for the final practice session of the spring, the annual Blue-White game. With only a few months between the end of the spring and the start of the summer training camp, a lot of questions are still out there to be answered. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Urschel Wins 84th AAU Sullivan Award Penn State Football: Urschel Wins 84th AAU Sullivan Award
19 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
John Urschel has won his fair share of prestigious awards but Friday night he may have received his biggest honor as the recipient of the 84th AAU Sullivan Award. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Lewis Ready For Challenge In Post Robinson Era Penn State Football: Lewis Ready For Challenge In Post Robinson Era
19 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"First thing I learned from him was that he was a really good route runner," Lewis said. "He's someone I paid attention to when I'd watch film. I realized at some point I wanted to be in that position. I realized how calm you have to be during the game. You can't get rattled. Even when things [Read More]
Penn State Football: Offensive Line Chugging Along As Smith Guides And Hand Leads Penn State Football: Offensive Line Chugging Along As Smith Guides And Hand Leads
19 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"I kind of get ahead of myself in terms of knowing what the defense may bring," Smith said. "Coming from defense it takes time to take it all in. For me, it's just not really slowing down my pace but remembering that I don't have someone who's as experienced next to me." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Zettel Eating Up Position Change Penn State Football: Zettel Eating Up Position Change
19 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"Basically when Coach Galt got here I was about 262, and I just lifted a lot of heavy weights, put on muscle mass because I knew where I wanted to go," Zettel said of the position change. "Been eating a lot more consistent, trying to eat five times a day. The weight's a big thing. I'm about 279 [Read More]
Penn State Football: Ficken Enjoying Added Pressure In Practice Penn State Football: Ficken Enjoying Added Pressure In Practice
19 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"Coach Huff is a great coach and great guy," Ficken said of special team's coach Charles Huff. "He knows a little bit more about kicking than the previous staff did. He's really enthusiastic about special teams. That was one area where we were kind of deficient the past season, and he's brough [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Woodward Set To Transfer From Program Penn State Basketball: Woodward Set To Transfer From Program
19 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"Graham has made the decision to continue his playing career elsewhere," Head coach Patrick Chambers said. "He is a tough, hard-working player and a great young man; we wish him the best moving forward. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Take Part In Pro Day As They Prep For Possible NFL Future Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Take Part In Pro Day As They Prep For Possible NFL Future
20 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Eleven former Penn State football players took the field inside of Holuba Hall on Tuesday afternoon to shows their physical capabilities to scouts and coaches one final time before the upcoming NFL Draft in early May. For John Urschel, Allen Robinson, and DaQuan Jones, the even a chance to rest test [Read More]
Penn State Football: Two Nittany Lions Charged Following Separate Incidents Penn State Football: Two Nittany Lions Charged Following Separate Incidents
20 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
James Franklin will have to make his first disciplinary decisions of his coaching tenure at Penn State as two football players have be charged follow separate incidents according to court documents. [Read More]
Penn State Football: What Is Penn State's Recruiting Footprint? A Visual Guide
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Penn State Football: What Is Penn State's Recruiting Footprint? A Visual Guide
20 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
A visual look at the Nittany Lion roster and where Penn State can really say it is recruiting and often dominating. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Road Trip To Michigan Scheduled For Under The Lights In Ann Arbor Penn State Football: Road Trip To Michigan Scheduled For Under The Lights In Ann Arbor
20 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State fans will get to see something for the first time in program history this season as the Nittany Lions will face Michigan in Ann Arbor under the lights. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Franklin Confident In Defensive Front As Spring Rolls Along Penn State Football: Franklin Confident In Defensive Front As Spring Rolls Along
20 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"The move that we made to move some guys from defensive line to offensive line affected us a little bit," Franklin said "But we did that because we have a lot of confidence in Tarow Barney and Antoine White the freshman who just came in for us. We have confidence in them and they're going to hav [Read More]
Penn State Football: New RV Traffic Pattern In Place For Blue White Game Penn State Football: New RV Traffic Pattern In Place For Blue White Game
20 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Want to get the most out of your Blue White weekend? Better make sure that you've got the latest information regarding bus and RV parking around Beaver Stadium. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Practice Notebook For Saturday April 5 Penn State Football: Practice Notebook For Saturday April 5
20 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State football is racing closer and closer to the Blue White game and Saturday's practice didn't lack for energy as the Nittany Lions took the fields inside Holuba Hall for the 11th practice of the spring session. With the final scrimmage of the summer only a week away, Penn State is gearing [Read More]
Penn State Football: Hull Breaks The Walls Down With 2014 Season In Sight Penn State Football: Hull Breaks The Walls Down With 2014 Season In Sight
20 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"It's pretty similar to the past defenses that we've played. Coach (Bob) Shoop does a good job of bundling the concepts. The field linebacker's more like a safety hybrid. It just means more guys are going to be competing for true linebacker spots, which I think will be good for our team overall. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Lucas Looking To Lead With Voice And Actions This Season Penn State Football: Lucas Looking To Lead With Voice And Actions This Season
20 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"That'll fire some guys up," Lucas said of why it's important to be a vocal leader. "Some people just don't get the lead by example thing. When you hear somebody's voice and they're telling you something, then the person goes out there and shows you. That can do a lot. That's the way I lear [Read More]
Penn State Football: Hackenberg Confident In Offensive Line Development Penn State Football: Hackenberg Confident In Offensive Line Development
20 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"They're working really hard, doing a fantastic job." Hackenberg said. "It's hard for them because they're learning all new protections, blocking schemes. New guys are stepping up, filling holes. Their progression has been impressive. Donovan, Mangiro, Alosi, those guys have been around ... " [Read More]
Penn State Football: Bars Eager For Return To Field, Lead, And Play In 2014 Penn State Football: Bars Eager For Return To Field, Lead, And Play In 2014
20 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"Once I got hurt I looked at the big picture and said what can I do to help? I made a decision I had to contribute and help this team, right when I got injured, and I knew that if I stayed involved, there wouldn't be a transition coming back." [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Newbill Prepared To Retake The Reigns In Post-Frazier Era Penn State Basketball: Newbill Prepared To Retake The Reigns In Post-Frazier Era
20 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"Now it's just a piece of cake, I've been through it already," Newbill said of applying the past two years to this upcoming season. "And this year coming up I'm gonna have better guys around me you know not to take anything away from that team but these young guys are really good and they surp [Read More]
Penn State Football: Franklin Has No Plans For Alternate Uniforms Or Alterations Penn State Football: Franklin Has No Plans For Alternate Uniforms Or Alterations
20 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"Are you trying to get me killed? Is that what you're trying to do? Yeah, that ain't happening around here," Franklin said when asked about uniform alterations. "That's not going to happen around here.'' [Read More]
Penn State Wrestling: Taylor Wins Hodge Trophy For Second Time Penn State Wrestling: Taylor Wins Hodge Trophy For Second Time
20 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"I really appreciate all the support I've had in my career," Taylor said. "Sometimes it was difficult always having the target on your back, but it drove me to do what I did. After I won my fourth Big Ten title, everyone got up and applauded, including the Iowa fans. That meant a lot to me, and [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Frazier Looks Ahead To Professional Career Penn State Basketball: Frazier Looks Ahead To Professional Career
20 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"I came in and I was a 145 pound freshman from Houston just traveling to the East Coast for the first time and I kind of just packed my bags and was away from my family," Frazier said. "I think my main goal was to try to progress each year, try to get better each year ..." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Challenges Await Franklin, Penn State, Before Building Can Begin Penn State Football: Challenges Await Franklin, Penn State, Before Building Can Begin
21 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"I think we have really good football players and great kids here," Franklin said Saturday. "We just don't have enough of them. That's the reality." [Read More]
Penn State Coaches Caravan: General Public Registration Opens, More Coaches Set To Join Tour Penn State Coaches Caravan: General Public Registration Opens, More Coaches Set To Join Tour
21 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
James Franklin won't be traveling on the Coaches Caravan alone as Penn State announced a handful of other familiar faces that will be joining Franklin on his two week journey this May. [Read More]
Penn State Football: 'Be Ready To Contribute' Franklin Tells Incoming Freshman Penn State Football: 'Be Ready To Contribute' Franklin Tells Incoming Freshman
21 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"We're going to have to play a lot of freshmen," Franklin said. "I typically would prefer not to do that, but I already have been direct-messaging these guys and telling them they need to come in with the mentality that they're going to play." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Sources Say Dieffenbach Injured Penn State Football: Sources Say Dieffenbach Injured
21 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Dieffenbach was slated to start on an already thin offensive line this season and was one of only two Nittany Lions with considerable experience on the line last year. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Land Second Commitment Of Weekend In Barajas Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Land Second Commitment Of Weekend In Barajas
21 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"After a long and stressful recruiting process. I'm truly blessed to say I'm committing to Penn State!!" Barajas tweeted. "It's time to takeover baby #WeAre" [Read More]
Penn State Football: Autograph Session Back As Part Of Blue White Weekend Penn State Football: Autograph Session Back As Part Of Blue White Weekend
21 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
After a short leave of absence, Penn State fans will get their chance to grab an autograph before the Blue White game with the return of the very popular autograph session. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Gonzalez Commit Gives Nittany Lions No.2 Class In Nation Penn State Football: Gonzalez Commit Gives Nittany Lions No.2 Class In Nation
21 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
It's safe to say that James Franklin's recruiting momentum is reaching unprecedented levels of success as New Jersey native and offensive tackle Steven Gonzalez verbally committed to Penn State on Saturday according to multiple recruiting outlets. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Shurmur and Smith Highlight Annual Coaching Clinic Penn State Football: Shurmur and Smith Highlight Annual Coaching Clinic
21 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Want to make inroads with prospective recruits? Make sure their coaches get some quality in-state coaching of their own from some of the state's best. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Urschel Selected As A Finalist For AAU Sullivan Award  Penn State Football: Urschel Selected As A Finalist For AAU Sullivan Award
21 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
John Urschel is a step closer to yet another prestigious award as the former Nittany Lion was announced as a finalist for the AAU Sullivan award on Friday. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Earn Lambert Trophy For 29th Time Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Earn Lambert Trophy For 29th Time
21 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State might be trying to dominate the state, but the domination may go much farther than that as the Nittany Lions received the Lambert Trophy for a record 29th time earlier this week. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Skoff Emerges As Top Netminder As Season Ends Penn State Hockey: Skoff Emerges As Top Netminder As Season Ends
21 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"I think just from the beginning, we didn't know what to expect entering a new league with such historic programs," Skoff said. "Now we know that we can play against them, we can compete, and we can beat them." [Read More]
Penn State Supports Northwestern Appeal Of NLRB Ruling Penn State Supports Northwestern Appeal Of NLRB Ruling
21 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
“Northwestern has already indicated its plan to appeal this decision by a regional director of the National Labor Relations Board," A Penn State spokesperson told StateCollege.com. "Penn State is firmly committed to the bedrock principles of amateurism. ..." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Latest Behind The Scenes Video Shows Plenty Of Big Hits
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Penn State Football: Latest Behind The Scenes Video Shows Plenty Of Big Hits
21 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State is well into a second week of spring practice and the Nittany Lions haven't backed down from the hard hits and physical contact in week two. Take a "look inside the Lion's Den" in the latest behind the scenes video released by Penn State that shows plenty of hard hits and even wide re [Read More]
State High Football: Lintal Talks Football, Impacting Lives, And Following In His Father's Footsteps State High Football: Lintal Talks Football, Impacting Lives, And Following In His Father's Footsteps
21 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
This is a job I've always thought about, from my playing days and walking through the halls here at the North Building. This is a place that I love being in and being a member of this great community and being part of State College football in this capacity. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Wrap Up Successful First Full Season Of Division I Play Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Wrap Up Successful First Full Season Of Division I Play
21 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State had the second toughest strength of schedule in all of Division I NCAA hockey this year. A schedule that gave the Nittany Lions few nights of rest in the program's first full season of Division I play. Even so, it's hard to say Penn State's season was anything other than a success. [Read More]
Penn State Football: O'Brien's Latest Defense Of Penn State Should Be Good Enough For Fans To Close Chapter On Legacy
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Penn State Football: O'Brien's Latest Defense Of Penn State Should Be Good Enough For Fans To Close Chapter On Legacy
21 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"The fact that there is a bowl ban at Penn State, is ridiculous." Bill O'Brien said at the NFL coach's meetings this week nearly three months after leaving Penn State in the late hours of New Years Eve. [Read More]
Penn State Football: New Season, New Leaders For The Nittany Lions Penn State Football: New Season, New Leaders For The Nittany Lions
22 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
(Christian) Hackenberg, obviously," Franklin says when asked of growing leaders on the team. "The position kind of calls for that, but he's a quiet leader. He really is a quiet leader. On offense, if I kept going, Dieffenbach has been another guy I've been impressed with. He's kind of gone out [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Fall In Final Seconds To Siena 54-52 On Monday Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Fall In Final Seconds To Siena 54-52 On Monday
22 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State's season started in August and finally came to an end on Monday night as the Nittany Lions fell 54-52 to Siena in the College Basketball Invitational quarterfinals. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Coaches Caravan Registration Begins For Nittany Lion Fans Penn State Football: Coaches Caravan Registration Begins For Nittany Lion Fans
22 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
James Franklin and several head coaches will be a part of the Penn State Coaches Caravan tour in May, with stops in 17 different locations. Thirteen of the 17 events will take place in Pennsylvania, including five on Penn State campuses, with additional stops in Baltimore, New Jersey, New York City [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Experience Building Continues Monday Night In Showdown With Siena Penn State Basketball: Experience Building Continues Monday Night In Showdown With Siena
22 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"We (put players in uncomfortable situations) a lot, Geno being out there on offense, Graham being out there as an inbounder, Jordan being out there on defense, we did it. And I think they stepped up to the challenge. It wasn't perfect but we'll clean that up." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Franklin Knows Trust Is Earned And Continues To Work On Earning It Penn State Football: Franklin Knows Trust Is Earned And Continues To Work On Earning It
22 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"I think the team, they have great chemistry," Franklin said on Sunday afternoon. "But I've found, and we've talked openly about it, that when you come in and a lot of them came here to play for Joe. And then Joe leaves and there are hurt feelings associated with that. And then Billy (O'Brien) [Read More]
Penn State Football: Spring Gives Coaching Staff Chance For Hands-On Learning Penn State Football: Spring Gives Coaching Staff Chance For Hands-On Learning
22 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"I think a lot of times coaches give special teams lip service. I'm not saying that's what's happened here in the past, but I believe you're going to play your best players in all three areas." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Skills Camps And Coaching Clinics Keeping Franklin and Co. Plenty Busy This Summer Penn State Football: Skills Camps And Coaching Clinics Keeping Franklin and Co. Plenty Busy This Summer
22 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
These events have been important to Penn State's recruiting process in past years as prospects have been given scholarship offers and some have even committed following the conclusion of the camps. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Fall 2-1 In Big Ten Tournament Semifinals To Wisconsin Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Fall 2-1 In Big Ten Tournament Semifinals To Wisconsin
22 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State fell 2-1 against Wisconsin in the Big Ten tournament semifinals. The loss marks the final game of the first full season of Division I play for Penn State men's hockey. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Face Wisconsin Friday Afternoon In Big Ten Semifinals Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Face Wisconsin Friday Afternoon In Big Ten Semifinals
22 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"I think we learned that we have guys with a lot of heart," Coach Guy Gadowksy said after the game. "I really like the fact that we were playing an excellent game and we allowed them to tie it up relatively late. I don't think our demeanor changed that much. I think that's something we learned. [Read More]
Penn State Wrestling: Nittany Lions Take Team Score Lead Into Friday Penn State Wrestling: Nittany Lions Take Team Score Lead Into Friday
22 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The Penn State wrestling team sits in first place after the opening session of the 2014 NCAA Wrestling Championships in Oklahoma City's Chesapeake Energy Arena. The competition resumed Friday at 11 am. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Beat Wolverines 2-1 In Double Overtime Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Beat Wolverines 2-1 In Double Overtime
22 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State went into two overtime periods against Michigan in the Big Ten tournament and came out on top. The Nittany Lions will play again on Friday against Wisconsin. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Set For First Ever Big Ten Tournament Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Set For First Ever Big Ten Tournament
22 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"We were really pumped with getting Michigan," forward David Goodwin said. "Statistically we did really well against them, a lot of indiviudals did well against them, so in both aspects, we're really happy with Michigan and probably feel most confident against Michigan." [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Knock Off Hampton In First Round Of CBI Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Knock Off Hampton In First Round Of CBI
22 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Hampton wasn't going to give up without a fight and took a two point lead with 11:17 to play in the game. Penn State pushed back, turning a two point deficit into a 10 point lead at 55-45 with just over five minutes to play in regulation. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball CBI First Round: Penn State/Hampton Live Blog Penn State Basketball CBI First Round: Penn State/Hampton Live Blog
22 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Follow along with the action inside the Bryce Jordan Center for Penn State and Hampton in first round CBI action. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Face Hampton In First Round Action Wednesday Night Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Face Hampton In First Round Action Wednesday Night
22 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"It gives us a chance to practice," Coach Patrick Chambers said earlier this week. "Gives us a chance for the younger guys to play in a game. I think there's so many positives for this players and this program. I was excited. It was very late last night but i'm nonetheless excited. Any time you [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Hit The Field Running On Monday
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Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Hit The Field Running On Monday
23 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Take a look behind the scenes at some of what was going on during the first spring practice of the year for Penn State and head coach James Franklin. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Scoreboard Project On Track As Season Draws Closer Penn State Football: Scoreboard Project On Track As Season Draws Closer
23 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"The actual LED panels will start arriving on site today," Project lead Jason Smith told StateCollege.com on Monday. "They should start going up as early as the end of the week on the south board if the inspections go alright. If not this week definitely next week. Besides the panels going up the [Read More]
State High Football: Lintal Tabbed As Little Lion Head Coach State High Football: Lintal Tabbed As Little Lion Head Coach
23 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
“I am thrilled to have the opportunity to serve our student-athletes in this capacity," Lintal said in a statement on Monday. "As an alum of State College Area High School, I accept this challenge with the utmost pride and enthusiasm. With the help of the administration and a great coaching staf [Read More]
Penn State Spring Practice Notebook: Position Changes, Weight Gains, And Practice No. 1
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Penn State Spring Practice Notebook: Position Changes, Weight Gains, And Practice No. 1
23 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Get the inside scoop at the first of 15 spring practices for James Franklin and his staff. Who gained weight, who changed positions, and what did the offensive line do first? [Read More]
Penn State Football: Franklin And Team Set To Begin Practice Monday Penn State Football: Franklin And Team Set To Begin Practice Monday
23 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"We need to go out there with the mindset that we've been here for three years. We know how to practice. We know what the expectations are. We can't allow the fact that this is our first practice for us to use it as an excuse not to go out there and fly around," Franklin said on Monday. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Coaches Show Funny Side In Latest Behind The Scenes Video
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Penn State Football: Coaches Show Funny Side In Latest Behind The Scenes Video
23 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Who said football coaches aren't funny? Check out a recently released video by Penn State that shows you the lighter side of James Franklin's coaching staff [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Recruiting Class Fourth Best In Nation Following Recent Commitment Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Recruiting Class Fourth Best In Nation Following Recent Commitment
23 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
James Franklin starts spring practice with the Nittany Lions Monday afternoon but he hasn't backed off from his recruiting blitz. Franklin and his staff made yet another investment in the future Sunday, adding yet another highly-regarded recruit. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Set To Play In CBI Tournament Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Set To Play In CBI Tournament
23 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"We are looking forward to the opportunity to play in the CBI," Coach Patrick Chambers said on Sunday "The team is grateful for chance to continue practicing together and ultimately having a chance to compete for a championship." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Franklin's Real Job Begins With A Simple Practice Monday Penn State Football: Franklin's Real Job Begins With A Simple Practice Monday
23 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Ultimately there is no reason to think Franklin will fail while at Penn State even though it's far to early to know what exactly to expect from his version of Penn State football. His personality and surrounding cast of characters seem to set Penn State up well for success in the coming years. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Close Out Regular Season With 4-2 Victory Over Ohio State Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Close Out Regular Season With 4-2 Victory Over Ohio State
23 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State took the lead 2:51 into the game and never looked back, knocking off Ohio State 4-2 in the final game of the regular season. Matthew Skoff made 27 saves, many of them coming at crucial times as Penn State picked up Big Ten victory No. 3 on the year. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions With Plenty Of Questions In Need Of Answers This Spring Penn State Football: Nittany Lions With Plenty Of Questions In Need Of Answers This Spring
23 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
There are plenty of questions waiting to be answered this spring as Penn State hits the practice field. Here are four that could be the most important. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Fall 4-2 To Ohio State Friday Night Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Fall 4-2 To Ohio State Friday Night
23 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State couldn't overcome a second period flurry by Ohio State as the Nittany Lions fell to Ohio State on Friday. The Nittany Lions will close out the regular season Saturday afternoon. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Close Out Regular Season Against Ohio State This Weekend Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Close Out Regular Season Against Ohio State This Weekend
23 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
We didn't come into the season feeling like we had a game that could compete with anyone," Coach Guy Gadowsky said earlier this week. "But we feel like we're almost there now. When we execute our game and play with great energy that we can play with anybody right now." [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Late Rally Not Enough As Nittany Lions Fall 63-56 to Minnesota Penn State Basketball: Late Rally Not Enough As Nittany Lions Fall 63-56 to Minnesota
23 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State battled back but miscues and missed shots doomed the Nittany Lions. They fell in the first round of the Big Ten Tournament in Indianapolis to an NCAA bubble-desperate Minnesota team 63-56. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions' Second Straight Meeting With Gophers Far From A Formality Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions' Second Straight Meeting With Gophers Far From A Formality
23 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State may very well be 0-2 against the Gophers this year, but neither win was easy for a Minnesota team still fighting for an NCAA Tournament bid come Sunday. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Franklin's Quest For Packed Beaver Stadium Begins Today With Season Ticket Renewals And Upgrades Penn State Football: Franklin's Quest For Packed Beaver Stadium Begins Today With Season Ticket Renewals And Upgrades
23 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
James Franklin wants to see Beaver Stadium packed to the very top for every home game and that quest took a first step on Thursday as Nittany Lion Club members began ticket selection and renewal. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Breneman Takes A Walk On The Political Side Penn State Football: Breneman Takes A Walk On The Political Side
23 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"Representative Grell invited me to spend the day with him (on Monday)," Breneman told StateCollege.com. "He knew I'm interested in politics. I had a great time. I met with a lot of great politicians and lobbyists who are doing great work for Penn State and the state of PA." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Urschel Up For Sullivan Award Honors Penn State Football: Urschel Up For Sullivan Award Honors
23 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
“We are extremely excited that John has been nominated for this prestigious honor,” said NFF President & CEO Steve Hatchell. “It is a tremendous recognition not only for John but for Penn State football, the National Football Foundation and all of college football." [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Chambers Hopeful For Postseason And Nittany Lions Could Use It Penn State Basketball: Chambers Hopeful For Postseason And Nittany Lions Could Use It
24 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"I want to play in the postseason," Chambers said on Tuesday following practice. "If it's the CBI, the NIT, you never know it could be the NCAA Tournament. This team has earned the right to play in the postseason, they have. Some bad bounces, some bad luck, some crazy things that I've never see [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Frazier, Newbill Earn All-Big Ten Honors Penn State Basketball: Frazier, Newbill Earn All-Big Ten Honors
24 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Newbill (17.8 ppg) and Frazier (15.5 ppg) are ranked second and ninth, respectively, in Big Ten scoring and make up one of the highest scoring, rebounding and assisting backcourt duos in the nation. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Workouts Continue As Spring Practice Closes In
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Penn State Football: Workouts Continue As Spring Practice Closes In
24 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State football has been hard at work behind the scenes with winter workouts and lifting inside the Lasch Building. With spring practice only days away, GoPSUsports released an inside look at the workouts so far with a little insight from Strength and Conditioning coach Dwight Galt [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Early Turnovers, Slow Start Doom Nittany Lions Against Gophers Penn State Basketball: Early Turnovers, Slow Start Doom Nittany Lions Against Gophers
24 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
A game can be won or lost in only minutes, and as Penn State found out on Sunday a slow start can doom your chances of winning before the game is even halfway over. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Overtime Heartbreaker Dooms Upset Bid, No. 5 Badgers Win 3-2 Penn State Hockey: Overtime Heartbreaker Dooms Upset Bid, No. 5 Badgers Win 3-2
24 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The Nittany Lions played tough against the No. 5 ranked team for the second straight night but the Badgers yet again pulled out the victory, winning 3-2 in overtime. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Herb Hands Takes On All Questions During Reddit AMA Penn State Football: Herb Hands Takes On All Questions During Reddit AMA
24 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Herb Hand, Penn State's offensive line coach, whose fame is skyrocketing, took to the internet for a Q&A on Friday on the popular Reddit website. Answering questions under the AMA format (Ask Me Anything) Hand didn't shy away from any question for nearly an hour. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions' Comeback Falls Short 4-2 Against No. 5 Badgers Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions' Comeback Falls Short 4-2 Against No. 5 Badgers
24 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State falls to 6-23-2 on the year but puts together yet another solid effort against a Top 10 team. Despite the poor record, the Nittany Lions continue to improve as they play nationally-ranked teams nearly every outing. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Looking For Another Upset Friday Night Against No. 5 Badgers Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Looking For Another Upset Friday Night Against No. 5 Badgers
24 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
“The last time we played them, it didn't really go in our favor,” Defenseman Patrick Koudys said. “But I think we're a completely different team and I'm really excited to have them in here and show them what we have accomplished as a team.” [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Crush Wildcats 59-32 Thursday Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Crush Wildcats 59-32 Thursday
24 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State was the better team on paper, and the Nittany Lions proved it on Thursday night, smothering Northwestern 59-32 on the road. The victory marked a new high for a record that hadn't been broken in over 10 years. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Dozier, Wisniewski, Conlan All Up For Hall of Fame Penn State Football: Dozier, Wisniewski, Conlan All Up For Hall of Fame
24 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The 2014 College Football Hall of Fame Class will be announced in May from Irving, Texas, and they will be inducted at the 57th NFF Annual Awards Dinner Dec. 9, 2014 at the landmark Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York City. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Look For Win No. 6 At Northwestern Tonight Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Look For Win No. 6 At Northwestern Tonight
24 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
A win would give the Nittany Lions a sixth victory in conference play, a program-best mark since the 2011 season and a win total bettered only twice in the past ten years. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Galt Set On Getting Evaluations Down To A 'T' Penn State Football: Galt Set On Getting Evaluations Down To A 'T'
24 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"One thing that we do that's really cool is something called a T-Score. It's taken us a long time to implement it and I've never really seen anybody else do it so I don't want to tell any secrets." Galt said [Read More]
Penn State Football: Coaches Caravan Details Released Penn State Football: Coaches Caravan Details Released
24 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"Our staff is so appreciative of the tremendous welcome from Nittany Nation," Franklin said. "The pride and passion for Penn State, the football program and all our teams are very obvious. We are looking forward to getting around Pennsylvania and the region to visit with all of our proud Penn Sta [Read More]
Report: McQueary Gambled On Penn State As Player, Told Players He Was Sexually Abused As Child Report: McQueary Gambled On Penn State As Player, Told Players He Was Sexually Abused As Child
25 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
ESPN: "According to several of his classmates and teammates, McQueary developed a compulsive gambling habit at Penn State. He bet and lost thousands of dollars on poker and sports wagering, mostly on pro football, though he also bet, several of his former teammates say, on Nittany Lions games." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Hit The Weights
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Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Hit The Weights
25 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
“You’re never really satisfied, but I feel good about where we are right now,” New strength coach Dwight Galt said. “The one thing you’re going to find out about me is that we’re all year round." [Read More]
State College Quarterback Patrick Irwin To Be Honored, James Franklin To Give Keynote Address State College Quarterback Patrick Irwin To Be Honored, James Franklin To Give Keynote Address
25 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"To be recognized as a nominee at this banquet is more than a privilege," Irwin said this week. "My coaches and peers saw something that wasn't necessarily related to my athleticism. Playing at State High wouldn't have been possible if it weren't for some of the great teachers I have had that [Read More]
Penn State Football: Breaking Down The State In Order To Dominate It Penn State Football: Breaking Down The State In Order To Dominate It
25 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
You've heard that Penn State wants to dominate the state in recruiting. The coaching staff is going about breaking up the state -- with nine coach and nine districts marking the battleground. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Badgers Outlast Nittany Lions 71-66 Penn State Basketball: Badgers Outlast Nittany Lions 71-66
25 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State almost made it two Top 25 upsets in a week but the No. 14 ranked Wisconsin Badgers ended any thought of a streak with a 71-66 victory on Sunday afternoon. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: No.2 Gophers Stop Nittany Lion Upset Bid 2-1 Penn State Hockey: No.2 Gophers Stop Nittany Lion Upset Bid 2-1
25 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State gave the No.2 ranked team in the nation all it could handle on Saturday night. The Nittany Lions fell 2-1 in the second game of the two-game road series against the Minnesota Golden Gophers but showed plenty of fight for all three periods. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Team Ream Day To Honor Life Of Brandon Ream Penn State Basketball: Team Ream Day To Honor Life Of Brandon Ream
25 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"I spent countless hours with him," Chambers said this past week. "But I rode with him at the Coaches Versus Cancer event and we talked about what he was going through and I'm over here complaining about losing games and here is a guy fighting for his life." [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Frazier Reflects, Offers Advice, And Prepares For Future Penn State Basketball: Frazier Reflects, Offers Advice, And Prepares For Future
25 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"I want to be remembered for more than just a basketball, a staple that people can say “He was a great student athlete” with anything that has to do with Penn State across the campus obviously I’ll be a fan forever." [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Fall 5-1 To No. 2 Minnesota Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Fall 5-1 To No. 2 Minnesota
25 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State couldn't slow down a focused No. 2 ranked Minnesota attack in the first period and the Nittany Lions fell 5-1 on the night in the first game of the road series. [Read More]
Penn State Sports Archives Set To Celebrate 25th Anniversary This Weekend With Open House Penn State Sports Archives Set To Celebrate 25th Anniversary This Weekend With Open House
25 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"There will also be a case of artifacts, including a soccer ball from 1924, old track shoes, old football cleats, wooden batons from track and field relay races, a football shaped game program from a 1905 game vs. Western University of Pennsylvania (which later became the University of Pittsburgh), [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Hit The Road Again, Face No. 2 Minnesota In Weekend Series Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Hit The Road Again, Face No. 2 Minnesota In Weekend Series
25 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State has finally checked off "conference road win" from its bucket list as a program but will have to try and do it again this weekend. Only this time the Nittany Lions will face the No. 2 ranked Minnesota Golden Gophers. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Blue White Game Set for 1:30 Kick On April 12, Autograph Session Returns Penn State Football: Blue White Game Set for 1:30 Kick On April 12, Autograph Session Returns
25 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State fans can now mark their calendars for this year's Blue White game which will take place in April. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Complete Sweep, Upend No.22 Buckeyes 65-63 Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Complete Sweep, Upend No.22 Buckeyes 65-63
25 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State knocked off Ohio State and did something that the program hasn't done since the 1997-98 season. "... to do this at home on senior night with my family, my brother D.J. [Newbill] and my teammates makes this very special," Frazier said [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Look For Sweep Of Buckeyes Thursday Night Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Look For Sweep Of Buckeyes Thursday Night
25 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Thursday night provides Penn State not only a chance for another home win but an opportunity to knock off Ohio State for the second time this season. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Are Friday Night Big Ten Games In The Cards For Penn State? Penn State Football: Are Friday Night Big Ten Games In The Cards For Penn State?
25 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"If the networks want Big Ten games on Friday nights — a slot traditionally reserved for high schools — Delany wants to know where his constituents stand and an idea of what a commitment like that would be worth." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Coach Huff Mic'd Up During Winter Workouts
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Penn State Football: Coach Huff Mic'd Up During Winter Workouts
25 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State football has been hard at work behind the scenes with early morning workouts. Take a listen inside one of these extra early days in Happy Valley. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Goodwin Honored For Overtime Heroics Penn State Hockey: Goodwin Honored For Overtime Heroics
25 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"Even without those two goals I thought he had his best game of the year," Head coach Guy Gadowksy said of Goodwin's performance. "He just played so well, he took care of the puck well. He was a very productive players without being a risky player and won battles as well. If he hadn't had any g [Read More]
Penn State Football: Franklin And Staff Hit The Six Commit Mark Faster Than Ever Penn State Football: Franklin And Staff Hit The Six Commit Mark Faster Than Ever
26 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State's 2015 recruiting class has started faster than any Penn State recruiting class over the past 13 years and it isn't even close [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Add Two More To 2015 Class Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Add Two More To 2015 Class
26 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
James Franklin and his staff kept the recruiting train rolling on Monday adding two more verbal commitments to the 2015 recruiting class according to multiple recruiting services. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Lynch Ready For Golden Offseason Penn State Football: Lynch Ready For Golden Offseason
26 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"It was great," Lynch said of Canada's eventual 1-0 victory over the Americans. "I had to make sure I was here to watch the hockey game. I was here with a bunch of the trainers and some players. It was just one man versus all, I felt like I was in the movie 300 as the only Canadian." [Read More]
New Vanderbilt Coach On Penn State 'We will play any time and place, anywhere.' New Vanderbilt Coach On Penn State 'We will play any time and place, anywhere.'
26 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
“If James Franklin wants to play, we will play any time and place, anywhere.” Mason said according to the Tennessean. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Lewis Ready To Step Into Bigger Role Penn State Football: Lewis Ready To Step Into Bigger Role
26 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"When I came in here I knew that you just had to be patient and wait on your time. This year it could definitely be my time, so I'll just work hard every day and go out there and do the best I can to the best of my ability, says Geno Lewis, one of many Penn State receivers who will have to step up [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Wolverines Clip Nittany Lions 5-2 On Saturday Night Penn State Hockey: Wolverines Clip Nittany Lions 5-2 On Saturday Night
26 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State had beaten No. 10 ranked Michigan in two straight meetings, but the Wolverines reminded the Nittany Lions why they are ranked among some of the nation's best on Saturday night. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Make-A-Wish Come True On THON Weekend
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Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Make-A-Wish Come True On THON Weekend
26 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"It's just a great event to be a part of," senior guard Miles Dieffenbach said afterwards. "You build a relationship with these kids and families over the years and see them grow up. It's really a special thing to be apart of." [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Goodwin Overtime Snipe Gives Penn State Comeback 5-4 Victory Over No. 10 Michigan Penn State Hockey: Goodwin Overtime Snipe Gives Penn State Comeback 5-4 Victory Over No. 10 Michigan
26 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
With physical play on both ends of the ice, Michigan would take the lead with 2:02 to play in regulation, and appeared to have won the game. But Penn State wasn't about to give up. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Headed To Ann Arbor For Series Against Michigan Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Headed To Ann Arbor For Series Against Michigan
26 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State hockey will look to knock off the Wolverines for the second time this season during a two-game series against Michigan this weekend. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Fall In Foul Frenzy Thursday Night 80-67 Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Fall In Foul Frenzy Thursday Night 80-67
26 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State basketball couldn't overcome a tenacious Nebraska defense and 48 free throw attempts by the Cornhuskers, falling 80-67 on Wednesday night. [Read More]
Penn State Football:  Barkley Gives Penn State Another Top 10 Prospect From Inside State Penn State Football: Barkley Gives Penn State Another Top 10 Prospect From Inside State
26 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
James Franklin's early roll with the 2015 recruiting class continued late on Wednesday as the Nittany Lions landed former Rutgers' commit Saquon Barkley. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Set To Face Cornell At Madison Square Garden Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Set To Face Cornell At Madison Square Garden
26 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The Penn State men's hockey team will face Cornell at Madison Square Garden Saturday, Nov. 29, 2014. Opening faceoff at is set for 8 p.m. [Read More]
Penn State Football: John Urschel Pens Story For ESPN The Magazine Penn State Football: John Urschel Pens Story For ESPN The Magazine
26 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
John Urschel is already known as a wiz mathematician in the classroom and a NFL prospect on the gridiron, but he took his skill set to another level, writing an article for the latest edition of ESPN the Magazine. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Chambers Hopeful For Change As Long Term Vision Continues Penn State Basketball: Chambers Hopeful For Change As Long Term Vision Continues
26 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"I'm running out of tricks," Chambers said, fittingly behind his always present smile. He began tugging on his right coat sleeve after a brief pause. "I have nothing up my sleeve anymore." And that was the moment. [Read More]
Penn State Football: James Franklin Set To Be Featured Speaker At Scholar-Athletes’ Awards Banquet Penn State Football: James Franklin Set To Be Featured Speaker At Scholar-Athletes’ Awards Banquet
27 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
James Franklin will be the featured speaker at the 17th Annual Scholar-Athletes’ Awards banquet sponsored by the Central Pennsylvania Chapter of the National Football Foundation and College Football Hall of Fame according to a release. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Franklin And Staff Offer Nation's Top Prospect Penn State Football: Franklin And Staff Offer Nation's Top Prospect
27 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
James Franklin and his staff took a step towards trying to make the 2015 class one of the nation's best on Monday, offering Trenton Thompson a scholarship according to Thompson's twitter account. [Read More]
Penn State Football: O'Brien Set For Big Ten Return At Iowa Football Camp Penn State Football: O'Brien Set For Big Ten Return At Iowa Football Camp
27 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Bill O'Brien will be making a brief return to Big Ten football as a keynote speaker in March at a coaching clinic hosted by the University of Iowa [Read More]
Penn State Football: ESPN Names Penn State Student Section The Best In Big Ten Penn State Football: ESPN Names Penn State Student Section The Best In Big Ten
27 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Does Penn State have the best student section in the Big Ten? At least one writer at ESPN.com thinks so. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Six Upcoming Dates On Penn State Football's Calender  Penn State Football: Six Upcoming Dates On Penn State Football's Calender
27 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
A look at some important dates upcoming on Penn State's schedule this offseason. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Franklin Starts Off 2015 Class With A Bang And Trio Of Commits Penn State Football: Franklin Starts Off 2015 Class With A Bang And Trio Of Commits
27 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State started off the 2015 recruiting class with a strong trio of commits earlier this weekend. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Fall 2-1 In Defensive Battle With Michigan State Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Fall 2-1 In Defensive Battle With Michigan State
27 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Michigan State was held to 5 shots after 40 minutes of play while Penn State had 22 shots on goal. The Nittany Lions were outshot 8-7 in the third period but still held Michigan State to only 13 shots on goal. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Hawkeyes Push Past Nittany Lions 82-70 Penn State Basketball: Hawkeyes Push Past Nittany Lions 82-70
27 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State was cold from deep, hitting three shots from beyond the arc, two of which were made when the game was essentially decided. Iowa would shoot 40 free throws all game, making 31 while the Nittany Lions only went 15-of-21 from the stripe. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Skate to 2-2 Tie Against Michigan State, Fall in Shootout Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Skate to 2-2 Tie Against Michigan State, Fall in Shootout
27 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
With the game in the books as a tie both teams took the ice for a shootout to decide who would earn the final point of the night. Neither team would find the back of the net in the opening three shots. [Read More]
Penn State Athletics Lost $5.9 Million During 2012-13 Year Penn State Athletics Lost $5.9 Million During 2012-13 Year
27 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Bill O'Brien's quest to fill Beaver Stadium and rally the troops during the Coaches Caravan wasn't entirely for show as Penn State athletics lost just shy of $6 million during 2012-13 per a financial report released Friday. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Take On Spartans In Weekend Clash Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Take On Spartans In Weekend Clash
27 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State looks to pick up Big Ten victory No. 2 as the Nittany Lions host Michigan State this weekend. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Winter Workouts - Day 1 Video
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Penn State Football: Winter Workouts - Day 1 Video
27 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State football is hard at work with early morning workouts underway and the energy hasn't been lacking at all despite the early morning hours of the day. Penn State just released a look at some of these first workouts under new strength coach Dwight Galt. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Frazier Named Finalist for 2014 Senior CLASS Award Penn State Basketball: Frazier Named Finalist for 2014 Senior CLASS Award
27 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State graduate guard Tim Frazier has been selected as one of 10 finalists for the 2013-14 Senior CLASS Award according to a release [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Complete Comeback, Upend Indiana 66-65 Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Complete Comeback, Upend Indiana 66-65
27 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State came back from being down 11 in the final two minutes of regulation. The Nittany Lions are now 13-12 on the year and 4-8 in Big Ten play. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Skoff Recognized for Shutout Victory Penn State Hockey: Skoff Recognized for Shutout Victory
27 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"I think it's a great team award." Head coach Guy Gadowsky says. "Obviously, it's for Skoffer, but I think everybody played hard defensively. I think they all take pride in that.” [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Progress Under Chambers More Than Meets The Eye
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Penn State Basketball: Progress Under Chambers More Than Meets The Eye
27 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
State loses by fewer points and comes closer to winning far more often. 31% of the games coached under Chambers have been lost by two or fewer possessions. [Read More]
Penn State Football: 200 Days Til Football And Five Questions That Will Be Answered Penn State Football: 200 Days Til Football And Five Questions That Will Be Answered
28 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
A new QB coach, a new offense, no Allen Robinson and a lot of new, untested, targets to throw to. There could be worse things for Penn State than Christian Hackenberg picking up where he left off. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Five Freshman Who Could Impact The 2014 Season Penn State Football: Five Freshman Who Could Impact The 2014 Season
28 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
A handful of players will do their part in 2014 on both sides of the ball. Here are five players from Penn State's 2014 recruiting class that could make an early splash. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Fall To Illinois 60-55 On Sunday Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Fall To Illinois 60-55 On Sunday
28 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"That was a desperate team we played. That was a battle – a flat out battle between two teams scratching and clawing. It’s unfortunate that one team has to win and it wasn’t us." [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Looking To Rebound Against Illinois on Sunday Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Looking To Rebound Against Illinois on Sunday
28 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Sunday afternoon's meeting with Illinois provides Penn State a real chance to prove that the three game winning streak wasn't just a fortunate series of events. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Upset No. 10 Michigan 4-0 Saturday Night
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Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Upset No. 10 Michigan 4-0 Saturday Night
28 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"Right now, still in a little bit of awe," Froward Zach Saar said after the game. "Growing up worshiping Big Ten teams and having been to 100s of college hockey games. Right now is a good first step." [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Wild Second Period Highlights Nittany Lions Loss to Michigan Penn State Hockey: Wild Second Period Highlights Nittany Lions Loss to Michigan
28 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State found the back of the net twice over a 1:01 span in the opening minutes of the second stanza. Casey Bailey batted in a bouncing puck for his fourth on the year and Eric Scheid would score in an identical situation just over a minute later. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: No. 10 Wolverines Set To Take On Nittany Lions Friday Night Penn State Hockey: No. 10 Wolverines Set To Take On Nittany Lions Friday Night
28 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"I coached in the CCHA [Michigan's former conference] and I'm very familiar with them," Penn State head coach Guy Gadowsky said earlier this week. "We haven't faced them before, and there is always an unknown and excitement for that." [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Spartans Thump Nittany Lions 82-67 Thursday Night Penn State Basketball: Spartans Thump Nittany Lions 82-67 Thursday Night
28 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Bench scoring, good team defense, and role players doing their job have all contributed to Penn State Ws. The Nittany Lions couldn't put it all together on Thursday night and Michigan State showed why it's still a force to be reckoned with on the national stage. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Pitt Coach Responds To Claims Penn State Will Dominate The State In Recruiting Penn State Football: Pitt Coach Responds To Claims Penn State Will Dominate The State In Recruiting
28 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"First, it's going to start with this state and then number two to this region, six hours from campus and after that we'll cover the rest of the country nationally." Franklin said. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Facing Spartans Thursday Night Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Facing Spartans Thursday Night
28 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State looking to make it four straight win in conference play tonight against Michigan State [Read More]
Penn State Football: 'Signature Event' Draws Big Crowd as Nittany Lions Sign Up 2014 Class Penn State Football: 'Signature Event' Draws Big Crowd as Nittany Lions Sign Up 2014 Class
28 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Thousands of Nittany Lion faithful filed into the Bryce Jordan Center to hear head coach James Franklin talk about the 2014 recruiting class. The dazzling show, that included musical entertainment, twirlers, cheerleaders and dancers, is truly a sign of a new era in Happy Valley. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Looks Inside Penn State's Signing Day War Room
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Penn State Football: Looks Inside Penn State's Signing Day War Room
28 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Check out a few photos from the event inside the Lasch Football Building as Penn State welcomed 20 new student athletes to the program. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Live National Signing Day 2014 Coverage Penn State Football: Live National Signing Day 2014 Coverage
28 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Over a year of recruiting, phone calls, visits, and scouting comes to an end today as prospects sign the dotted line, committing to various programs across the country. For Penn State, the 2014 recruiting class will showcase the efforts of two separate and very different coaching staffs. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Johnson Talks to Sports Illustrated About New Job, Penn State Penn State Football: Johnson Talks to Sports Illustrated About New Job, Penn State
29 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
“I’m not bitter about anything,” Johnson told SI.com. “Maybe the best guy got the job, and that's OK. I had a decision to make and made the best decision for my family and where I was. I don't have anything but gratitude for Penn State." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Report says Campbell Picks Nittany Lions Penn State Football: Report says Campbell Picks Nittany Lions
29 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Less than 48 hours before National Signing Day, Penn State added one more to the 2014 recruiting class. Three-star defensive back Christian Campbell committed to Penn State on Monday evening, according to Ryan Burns of GopherIllustrated.com. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Stayed The Course And It Paid Off
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Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Stayed The Course And It Paid Off
29 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"We were 0-6 a couple weeks ago," Chambers said after Penn State's victory over Purdue on Sunday. "What these kids have done to turn this around is just kept working, kept digging, kept getting better and they really just bought into what we’re doing with each other. And it looks like they are [Read More]
Penn State Football: Vanderlinden Reportedly Will Coach At Air Force Penn State Football: Vanderlinden Reportedly Will Coach At Air Force
29 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Former long-time Penn State linebacker's coach Ron Vanderlinden has found his next coaching job according to a report. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: DJ Newbill Named Co-Big Ten Player of The Week Penn State Basketball: DJ Newbill Named Co-Big Ten Player of The Week
29 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State's DJ Newbill has been playing at a high level over the past two games and the Big Ten conference noticed, naming Newbill Co-Player of The Week alongside Northwestern's Drew Crawford. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Lloyd Tubman Reopens Recruitment As Signing Day Closes In Penn State Football: Lloyd Tubman Reopens Recruitment As Signing Day Closes In
29 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
One of the first recruits to commit following the hiring of new head coach James Franklin is having second thoughts according to the the Louisville Courier-Journal. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Makes It Three Straight With 79-68 Victory Over Purdue Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Makes It Three Straight With 79-68 Victory Over Purdue
29 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State made it three straight on Sunday, knocking off Purdue 79-68. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Look To Make It Three Straight On Sunday Morning Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Look To Make It Three Straight On Sunday Morning
29 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State will look to make it three straight wins after a 0-6 conference start on Sunday morning in a rematch against the Purdue Boilermakers. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Fall To Buckeyes 5-1 Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Fall To Buckeyes 5-1
29 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Despite losing, Penn State held a 47-32 shots advantage, outshooting its opponent for the fourth time in five games. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Face Ohio State Friday Night In Columbus Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Face Ohio State Friday Night In Columbus
29 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The Buckeyes are (12-9-1, 2-5-1-0 Big Ten) on the year and will host Penn State for its second road series of conference play. Friday night's game will not be televised but Saturday night's contest will air on ESPNews. Both set for a 7:00 PM puck drops. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Oruwariye Joins Ranks Of 2014 Recruiting Class Penn State Football: Oruwariye Joins Ranks Of 2014 Recruiting Class
29 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The James Franklin recruiting train just keeps chugging along as the Nittany Lions added another talented prospect to the ranks of the 2014 recruiting class. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Breaking Down 13.2 Seconds And The Play That Knocked Off Ohio State Penn State Basketball: Breaking Down 13.2 Seconds And The Play That Knocked Off Ohio State
29 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
It took 65 minutes of basketball for Penn State to be in a position to win on Wednesday night, but it only took 13.2 seconds to seal the deal. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Penn State Introduces Recent Graduate Ticketing Program Penn State Football: Penn State Introduces Recent Graduate Ticketing Program
29 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State's athletic program, looking for ways to get football fans in the stands, is introducing a new program allowing recent graduates to buy discounted season tickets. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Newbill Powers Nittany Lions To Upset Victory Over No. 24 Ohio State In Overtime Penn State Basketball: Newbill Powers Nittany Lions To Upset Victory Over No. 24 Ohio State In Overtime
29 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
“Our mindset was to keep chipping away. We just kept playing hard and believing in each other. It’s all about attitude. Coach just told us to keep digging and digging. We struck together and played for each other.” [Read More]
Penn State Football: James Franklin Gets TMZ Treatment, Talks Snoop Dogg's Son Penn State Football: James Franklin Gets TMZ Treatment, Talks Snoop Dogg's Son
29 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
It's safe to say that Joe Paterno and Bill O'Brien never had to answer this question before. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Glen Grateful For Chance To Save A Stranger's Life Penn State Hockey: Glen Grateful For Chance To Save A Stranger's Life
29 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
By the time the game was over Glen was already growing tired -- even though he hadn't played a single minute that night. Even so, he still had dished out the most important assist of the week. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Buckle Up For No. 24 Ohio State Wednesday Night Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Buckle Up For No. 24 Ohio State Wednesday Night
29 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State finally got its first conference win of the season last week and the Nittany Lions have been rewarded with a trip to Columbus to take on the No. 24 ranked Buckeyes on Wednesday night. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions' 2014 Recruiting Class Filling Up Quickly Penn State Football: Nittany Lions' 2014 Recruiting Class Filling Up Quickly
30 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
James Franklin hasn't taken a day off since making his way to Happy Valley and that has included a lot of time on the recruiting trail and plenty of verbal commitments to show for it. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Galt Thrilled To Take Over Strength Program Penn State Football: Galt Thrilled To Take Over Strength Program
30 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"To walk into this situation, maybe the best weight room in the country and to have these guys well trained for the past two years. It's like I've died and gone to Heaven. I can't say enough how nice of a factor that is for me being here." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Land Two More Commits Over Weekend Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Land Two More Commits Over Weekend
30 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
James Franklin isn't wasting any time on the recruiting trail, landing two more commitments over the weekend according to multiple recruiting outlets. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Spencer Ready To Fill His Own Shoes Coaching Defensive Line Penn State Football: Spencer Ready To Fill His Own Shoes Coaching Defensive Line
30 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"You pay homage and respect to the people who came before you," Spencer said this week. "Larry Johnson did a lot to pave the way for African American coaches and for me to be in this situation that I'm in today I have great respect for who he is. But I also have great confidence in who I am." [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Come Up Short 3-2 Against No. 2 Boston College Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Come Up Short 3-2 Against No. 2 Boston College
30 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State's upset bid of the No. 2 ranked team in the nation came up a goal short on Saturday night. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Shoop Brings Analytical Mind To Defensive Coordinator Position Penn State Football: Shoop Brings Analytical Mind To Defensive Coordinator Position
30 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"I love watching film, I love being prepared. Anybody who knows me knows that I'll watch as much film as anyone anywhere and I don't ever want to be caught off guard. Preparation is one of the keys to a successful defense and you can't get everything across to a player in a work week, but I can [Read More]
Penn State Football: University Paid Vanderbilt $1.5 Million For Franklin Buyout Penn State Football: University Paid Vanderbilt $1.5 Million For Franklin Buyout
30 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
After much speculation, a university spokesperson confirmed late Friday night exactly how much Penn State paid to Vanderbilt to obtain the services of head coach James Franklin. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Franklin Introduces Staff As 2014 Season Approaches Penn State Football: Franklin Introduces Staff As 2014 Season Approaches
30 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"I am very pleased to bring to Penn State a staff of great family men, tremendous teachers and developers of talent, and the most aggressive recruiting staff in the country." Said Franklin. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Win 58-54 Over Nebraska Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Win 58-54 Over Nebraska
30 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
It may not have been the prettiest game the Nittany Lions have had a chance to win this season, but it' a win nevertheless as Penn State knocked off Nebraska 58-54 on Thursday night for the first conference victory of the season. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Continue To Excel In Classroom Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Continue To Excel In Classroom
30 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The Penn State football team put together another solid academic performance during the Fall 2013 semester, with nearly 50 squad members earning at least a 3.0 grade-point average, according to Penn State. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Franklin Honors Paterno On Second Anniversary of Death Penn State Football: Franklin Honors Paterno On Second Anniversary of Death
30 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"The healing process is why I'm here," Franklin said when he was introduced. "It's why we're all here, to bring this great university back together and try to unite the former players, the current players, the alumni, all the people. Because I think that is the reality is everybody just takes [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Still Searching For Victory As Nebraska Comes To Town Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Still Searching For Victory As Nebraska Comes To Town
30 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State basketball has come oh, so, close, but the team continues to search for an elusive conference win. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nothing Wrong With Franklin Bringing Along Vanderbilt Recruits
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Penn State Football: Nothing Wrong With Franklin Bringing Along Vanderbilt Recruits
31 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Some thoughts on James Franklin bringing in some Vanderbilt recruits to Penn State. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Franklin Can Learn From O'Brien With Extra Month To Prep For Season Penn State Football: Franklin Can Learn From O'Brien With Extra Month To Prep For Season
31 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
If there is one constant for any coach in the business, it's that none of them like to have their time wasted. Time is the enemy between games and it's the enemy as the season approaches. From media sessions to recruiting to preparation there is never enough of it to go around. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Fall In Final Second To Purdue 65-64 Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Fall In Final Second To Purdue 65-64
31 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State lost a heart breaker in the final second on Saturday night as the Nittany Lions came up just short of the first conference win of the season, falling 65-64 to Purdue. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Fall 3-2 To Michigan State Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Fall 3-2 To Michigan State
31 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
After falling 3-0 the night before, Penn State gave a national television audience an entertaining game on Saturday night in a rematch against Michigan State. The Nittany Lions would fall 3-2 but not before giving the Spartans everything they could handle for a full 60 minutes. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Fall 3-0 To Michigan State, Rematch Saturday Night Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Fall 3-0 To Michigan State, Rematch Saturday Night
31 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State out shot Michigan State by a 48-29 margin but couldn't find the back of the net as the Nittany Lions fell 3-0 on Friday night at the Munn Ice Arena. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Have Issues, But Closer Than You Might Expect Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Have Issues, But Closer Than You Might Expect
31 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
A look at Penn State basketball's season from a numbers perspective and how things could turn around sooner rather than later. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Franklin Making Rounds As Recruiting Picks Up Penn State Football: Franklin Making Rounds As Recruiting Picks Up
31 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
James Franklin hasn't been on the job for a whole week, but he's making good to try and dominate the state on the recruiting trail. Seen all throughout the city and surrounding areas of Philadelphia on Thursday, Franklin stopped by multiple schools to start his state-wide pitch. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Looking For Results During Weekend Road Series Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Looking For Results During Weekend Road Series
31 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State will look to pick up a victory this weekend during a two-game series at Michigan State [Read More]
Penn State Football: Johnson Named Assistant Head Coach At Ohio State, Franklin Looks West Penn State Football: Johnson Named Assistant Head Coach At Ohio State, Franklin Looks West
31 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"I am very pleased that Larry Johnson is an Ohio State Buckeye," Ohio State coach Urban Meyer said. "I have great respect for him as a family man, as a coach and mentor of young men, and as a recruiter. He is an outstanding addition to our coaching staff." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Transition Period Nothing Special For Nittany Lions Penn State Football: Transition Period Nothing Special For Nittany Lions
31 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
“We got a bond that's going to be hard to break. We all just want to stay together and keep working, keep making things right at Penn State.” [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Wolverines Thump Nittany Lions 80-67 Penn State Basketball: Wolverines Thump Nittany Lions 80-67
31 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State fell behind early after several turnovers plagued a normally sound ball handling team. The Nittany Lions couldn't hang on after making it close in the second half, losing in Ann Arbor on Tuesday night. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Single Game Public Tickets Move to Variable Pricing Structure For 2014 Season Penn State Football: Single Game Public Tickets Move to Variable Pricing Structure For 2014 Season
32 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Have you wanted to make a Penn State game but couldn't because tickets were too expensive? Well here is some good news for you. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Bill O'Brien Sets Record Straight On 'Paterno People' Penn State Football: Bill O'Brien Sets Record Straight On 'Paterno People'
32 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Former Penn State head coach Bill O'Brien's exit wasn't the most graceful, but it may have also been a little bit overblown. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: The Missing Piece To The The Nittany Lions' Chemistry Experiment Penn State Basketball: The Missing Piece To The The Nittany Lions' Chemistry Experiment
32 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"I don't think it's time to hit the panic button yet," Chambers said. "We're two possessions away, we're a good second half away from being a really good team. We're so close. I hate that term, but we really are. We're a stop, we're rebound, we're two made free throws, we're two non-sill [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Fall 5-2 Following Late Surge By Minnesota Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Fall 5-2 Following Late Surge By Minnesota
32 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State almost pulled off the shocker on Sunday night and fell short again on Monday night thanks to a third period surge by Minnesota to fall 5-2 in front of an energized Pegula Ice Arena. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Assessing James Franklin's Time At Vanderbilt Penn State Football: Assessing James Franklin's Time At Vanderbilt
32 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
A look back at James Franklin's time at Vanderbilt. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Fall 3-2 To No. 1 Minnesota, Rematch Set For Monday Night Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Fall 3-2 To No. 1 Minnesota, Rematch Set For Monday Night
32 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State's upset bid of No. 1 ranked Minnesota came up just short on Sunday night as the Nittany Lions gave the nation's top ranked team everything it could handle in the first Big Ten game inside Pegula Ice Arena. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Frustration Shows In 79-76 Loss To Indiana Penn State Basketball: Frustration Shows In 79-76 Loss To Indiana
32 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State fell at the buzzer on Saturday falling to Indiana 79-76 [Read More]
Penn State Football: Franklin Sells Penn State Fans What They Want To Hear
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Penn State Football: Franklin Sells Penn State Fans What They Want To Hear
32 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"I think that's what everybody's looking for. They just want a great university," Franklin said on unifying the university. "They want a great football program. They want to do it with honor and do it the right way, and that's what we're here to take this university and bring it back together [Read More]
Penn State Football: James Franklin Contract Details Penn State Football: James Franklin Contract Details
32 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
A look at James Franklin's contract. A six year deal that should keep him happy in his immediate future at Penn State. [Read More]
Penn State Football: James Franklin Introduced As Head Coach Penn State Football: James Franklin Introduced As Head Coach
32 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"I can't tell you how excited we are to be here, and my name is James Franklin, the next Head Football Coach at Penn State University, and I couldn't be more proud to represent everybody here. Thank you." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Players React To News Of James Franklin Hire Penn State Football: Players React To News Of James Franklin Hire
32 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
With the news now official that James Franklin would be the next head coach of the Nittany Lions, Penn State players took to social media to express their feelings. Here are some of the highlights so far on Saturday morning. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Major Announcement Set For Saturday Afternoon Penn State Football: Major Announcement Set For Saturday Afternoon
32 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State President Rodney Erickson and Director of Athletics Dave Joyner are scheduled make a major announcement on Saturday, January 11 at 4:15 p.m according to a university press release. [Read More]
State College, Penn State Noon News & Features: Friday, January., 10 State College, Penn State Noon News & Features: Friday, January., 10
32 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com Staff
Penn State, State College and Centre County are making news all over cyberspace. Every weekday at noon we post links to some of the most noteworthy stories. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Why Is James Franklin A Good Hire? The Basics Penn State Football: Why Is James Franklin A Good Hire? The Basics
32 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Assuming that the next 24-48 hours unfold for Penn State as most are expecting they will, James Franklin will be introduced as Penn State's 16th head football coach. [Read More]
Penn State Football: James Franklin Reportedly Set To Accept Penn State Head Coaching Position Penn State Football: James Franklin Reportedly Set To Accept Penn State Head Coaching Position
32 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
James Franklin is expected to be named the 16th head coach of Penn State football according to ESPN and CBS Sports. The hire is expected to be made official this weekend, if not sooner. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Clipped In Final Minute, Fall 68-65 To Minnesota Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Clipped In Final Minute, Fall 68-65 To Minnesota
32 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State almost picked up its first win in Big Ten play on Wednesday [Read More]
Penn State Football: Franklin In Crosshairs As Search Continues Penn State Football: Franklin In Crosshairs As Search Continues
32 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State football seems to have found its man in the head coaching search to replace Bill O'Brien. But whether Penn State administrators can land what appears to be that top target -- Vanderbilt coach James Franklin -- remains to be seen. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Alex Kenney Set To Transfer To UMass Penn State Football: Alex Kenney Set To Transfer To UMass
32 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State receiver Alex Kenney knew that he wasn't returning to the football team in 2014, but that didn't mean he wasn't going to hit the gridiron again. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Look To End Slump Wednesday Night Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Look To End Slump Wednesday Night
32 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Simply put, if Penn State basketball can get back to playing Penn State basketball, the Nittany Lions' season hasn't been a waste. It might be early in conference play, but Wednesday night is as close to a must-win as you can get. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Munchak, Franklin Tuesday's Hot Names During Coaching Search Penn State Football: Munchak, Franklin Tuesday's Hot Names During Coaching Search
33 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Late last week, Miami head coach Al Golden was the man of the hour. Now on Tuesday it's Vanderbilt head coach James Franklin with a side of former Titans' head coach Mike Munchak. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Recruiting Class Staying In Place Through Coaching Change Penn State Football: Recruiting Class Staying In Place Through Coaching Change
33 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Coaching changes can always create havoc with a recruiting class. This one is no different. But so far so good for Penn State. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Multiple Assistants Leave Program As Coaching Search Continues Penn State Football: Multiple Assistants Leave Program As Coaching Search Continues
33 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Several Penn State assistant coaches sent in their letters of resignation on Monday. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Al Golden Releases Statement Penn State Football: Al Golden Releases Statement
33 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
With Penn State's coaching search seemingly only hours from completion, Miami head coach Al Golden released a statement on Sunday afternoon that may reset the clock in the search for Bill O'Brien's replacement. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Fall 75-55 To Illinois Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Fall 75-55 To Illinois
33 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State fell to Illinois 75-55 on Saturday afternoon. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Coaching Search Heats Up As Reports Swirl Penn State Football: Coaching Search Heats Up As Reports Swirl
33 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Keeping things straight with the Penn State coaching search. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Bill O'Brien Introduced As Houston Texans' Head Coach Penn State Football: Bill O'Brien Introduced As Houston Texans' Head Coach
33 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
“I do regret not being able to continue with the great kids on that team. While I tried never to mislead anyone, I understand if some people feel let down. I do. I understand that. It was a decision that was a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for me, and it was a great opportunity for our family.” [Read More]
Penn State Football: Bill O'Brien's First Comments Since Resigning Penn State Football: Bill O'Brien's First Comments Since Resigning
33 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
“I’m excited to be here,” O’Brien said to reporters according to the Houston Chronicle. "Those things are tough,” he said about leaving Penn State. “They’re not easy. They’re great kids at Penn State, a lot of great people there.” [Read More]
Penn State Football: Allen Robinson To Enter NFL Draft Penn State Football: Allen Robinson To Enter NFL Draft
33 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State receiver Allen Robinson will enter the NFL Draft, Robinson announced on Thursday. The junior receiver will go down as one of the best to have ever played the position at Penn State. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Joyner And Program Offically Move Forward From O'Brien Era Penn State Football: Joyner And Program Offically Move Forward From O'Brien Era
33 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"We expect this search to be very timely," Joyner said. "Our anticipation is that we'll be counting this in a matter of days rather than weeks." [Read More]
Penn State Football: The Legacy Of Bill O'Brien Penn State Football: The Legacy Of Bill O'Brien
33 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Bill O'Brien's legacy is complicated, but a positive one in the long history of Penn State football. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Second Half Pushes Michigan State Past Penn State 79-63 Penn State Basketball: Second Half Pushes Michigan State Past Penn State 79-63
33 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State fell to Michigan State on Tuesday night in the first Big Ten conference game of the season. [Read More]
Bill O'Brien To Take Houston Texans' Head Coaching Job Per Reports Bill O'Brien To Take Houston Texans' Head Coaching Job Per Reports
33 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
ESPN and multiple national outlets are reporting that Penn State second-year head coach Bill O'Brien will take over as Houston Texans' head coach. [Read More]
Penn State Football: The Moment Of Truth Arrives For O'Brien And Fans
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Penn State Football: The Moment Of Truth Arrives For O'Brien And Fans
34 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
As they say at the NFL Draft "The Houston Texans are on the clock." and that clock is ticking as of midnight entering December 31. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Life Won't Be Easy For Bill O'Brien If He Stays At Penn State
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Penn State Football: Life Won't Be Easy For Bill O'Brien If He Stays At Penn State
34 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
If Bill O'Brien stays at Penn State for 2014 not everything will be roses for him back in Happy Valley [Read More]
Penn State Football: Reports And Updates On Bill O'Brien's Possible NFL Future Penn State Football: Reports And Updates On Bill O'Brien's Possible NFL Future
34 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The latest updates and reports on Bill O'Brien and a possible return to the NFL. ESPN reporting that a deal is imminent. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Neil Cornrich, The Agent Behind The Bill Penn State Football: Neil Cornrich, The Agent Behind The Bill
34 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The man behind Bill O'Brien's future. After negotiating a new contract and lower buyout with Penn State, O'Brien parted ways with his former agent Joe Linta and joined forces with Cornrich, an agent who has had his hand in some of the largest college football contracts in the past few seasons. [Read More]
Penn State Football: O'Brien, Texans Working On Deal Reports Say Penn State Football: O'Brien, Texans Working On Deal Reports Say
34 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Bill O'Brien has emerged as the overwhelming favorite to become the next coach of the Houston Texans ESPN's Chris Mortensen and Adam Schefter reported on Saturday afternoon. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Win 3-2, Take On Boston College Saturday Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Win 3-2, Take On Boston College Saturday
34 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State hockey picked up a much-needed victory on Friday and will face Boston College on Saturday night. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Set To Face Robert Morris Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Set To Face Robert Morris
34 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State and Robert Morris will take the ice for the second time this season as the Nittany Lions look to win their first game of the Three Rivers Classic. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Bill O`Brien Set To Interview For Texans`Job Penn State Football: Bill O`Brien Set To Interview For Texans`Job
34 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State head coach Bill O'Brien will interview for the Houston Texan's head coaching position according to the NFL Network. The interview was reportedly scheduled for after Christmas, meaning that it may happen soon or may have already taken place. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Confident Heading Out Of Break Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Confident Heading Out Of Break
34 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State hockey feels good about the future moving forward. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Looking Back On Penn State's Christmas Bowl Penn State Football: Looking Back On Penn State's Christmas Bowl
34 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Traveling back in time for a Penn State bowl game on Christmas Day. Interestingly enough Penn State won the game while passing the ball only 9 times for 23 yards and running the ball 50 times for 268 yards. [Read More]
Penn State Football: If Allen Robinson Leaves, Who Drafts Him? Penn State Football: If Allen Robinson Leaves, Who Drafts Him?
35 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State receiver Allen Robinson said a few weeks ago that he would take the holiday break off to talk to his family and coaches about his future and if he would return for his senior season at Penn State. If he decides to go to the NFL who might draft him? [Read More]
Penn State Football: Urschel Named Senior CLASS Award Recipient Penn State Football: Urschel Named Senior CLASS Award Recipient
35 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State's John Urschel has racked up awards for his play on field and in the classroom all season, but this one may be the biggest yet. Urschel was named the senior CLASS Award winner on Monday, the first Penn State player to have done so. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Johnson Shines In Nittany Lion Debut Penn State Basketball: Johnson Shines In Nittany Lion Debut
35 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State may have gotten an early Christmas present in John Johnson. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Knock Off Mount St Mary's 92-82 Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Knock Off Mount St Mary's 92-82
35 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State picked up win No. 9 on the year with a 92-82 victory on Sunday. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: 7-Footer Jordan Dickerson Cleared By NCAA, Eligible Immediately Penn State Basketball: 7-Footer Jordan Dickerson Cleared By NCAA, Eligible Immediately
35 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State basketball will add a little more height to the roster as sophomore center Jordan Dickerson has been cleared to play and will take the court for the Nittany Lions on Sunday against Mount St Mary's. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Director of Player Personnel Bill Kavanaugh Takes Bentley Head Coaching Position Penn State Football: Director of Player Personnel Bill Kavanaugh Takes Bentley Head Coaching Position
35 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
After six years at Penn State's Director of Player Personnel, Bill Kavanaugh will take over as Bentley University's head football coach according to a Bentley release. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Looking For Best Start Since 2008-09 Season On Sunday Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Looking For Best Start Since 2008-09 Season On Sunday
35 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Every team loses. And every team loses a close game or two. What is the mark of a good team though is the ability to bounce back from a loss and learn from what caused it. [Read More]
Penn State Athletics: 83 Penn State Student-Athletes Earn Fall Academic All-Big Ten Honors Penn State Athletics: 83 Penn State Student-Athletes Earn Fall Academic All-Big Ten Honors
35 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Eighty-three Penn State student-athletes from seven Fall teams have earned Academic All-Big Ten honors. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Scoreboard Construction Continues
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Penn State Football: Scoreboard Construction Continues
35 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Crews continue to work on the Beaver Stadium scoreboards this week despite cold and windy weather. Both scoreboards are scheduled to be down by mid-January according to project managers. A work area is still being constructed on the north side of the stadium as crews take apart the current [Read More]
Penn State Football: Linebacker Prospect Donte Raymond Tabs Nittany Lions Penn State Football: Linebacker Prospect Donte Raymond Tabs Nittany Lions
35 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State picked up another commitment today in linebacker Donte Raymond [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Land Elite Prospect In DT Thomas Holley Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Land Elite Prospect In DT Thomas Holley
36 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State made it 17 verbal commitments in the class of 2014 as Brooklyn native and five-star defensive tackle Thomas Holley announced that he will be taking his talents to State College. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Continue To Bring In Postseason Honors Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Continue To Bring In Postseason Honors
36 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The season may have ended, but the accolades and postseason honors continue to pile up for the 2013 edition of Penn State football. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Wrap Up Season With Awards Banquet Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Wrap Up Season With Awards Banquet
36 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
A look at all of the team awards handed out at the Penn State football team's annual banquet [Read More]
Penn State Football: Get Used To 'O'Brien To NFL' Talk Penn State Football: Get Used To 'O'Brien To NFL' Talk
36 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
With Bill O'Brien to the NFL in the air yet again, a look at why there may not be anything to worry about. [Read More]
The Weight Of The Stars And Penn State's 81-79 Overtime Loss To Princeton The Weight Of The Stars And Penn State's 81-79 Overtime Loss To Princeton
36 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State loses a heartbreaker -- falling 81-79 in overtime to Princeton in the highly-anticipated Return to Rec Hall. The ghosts of the past filled the hall, along with thousands of vocal fans, but they could not will the Nittany Lions to victory. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Return To Rec Live Blog Penn State Basketball: Return To Rec Live Blog
36 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State faces Princeton at 2:00 in the highly anticipated 'Return To Rec' game at Rec Hall. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Rec Hall Prepares For Basketball Return
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Penn State Basketball: Rec Hall Prepares For Basketball Return
36 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Crews began at 4:30 AM on Friday morning to prep for Saturday afternoon's Return to Rec game between Penn State and Princeton. Take a look at our ongoing photo gallery before Saturday's contest. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Allen Robinson Gathers All-American Honors Penn State Football: Allen Robinson Gathers All-American Honors
36 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
He caught just about every pass thrown his way this year and now he's starting to catch some postseason awards as Penn State receiver Allen Robinson was named a Sporting News first-team All-American on Friday. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: 'Return To Rec' As Much About History As It Is Future Penn State Basketball: 'Return To Rec' As Much About History As It Is Future
36 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"We want to bring back the echos," Chambers said. "I think we're going to get everything we want out of this. A tough opponent and a great crowd. It's our 118th season, one-hundred-and-eighteenth season. It's important to recognize that." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Await Holley's Decision Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Await Holley's Decision
36 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Prior to narrowing down his list to the Gators and Nittany Lions, the 6-foot-4, 300 pound Holley had received interest from schools like Ohio State, Alabama, Baylor, and Notre Dame among many other schools. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Set To Face Duquesne Wednesday Night Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Set To Face Duquesne Wednesday Night
36 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State and Duquesne will face off tonight as the Nittany Lions look to go 8-3 on the year. [Read More]
Penn State Football: John Urschel Honored With Campbell Trophy Penn State Football: John Urschel Honored With Campbell Trophy
36 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State standout guard and academic wiz John Urschel was named the recipient of the William V. Campbell Trophy on Tuesday night at the National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame's 56th annual banquet in New York City. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Improve To 8-3, Knock Off Duquesne 68-59 Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Improve To 8-3, Knock Off Duquesne 68-59
36 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State head coach Patrick Chambers said earlier in the week he wanted greater contributions from his bench, and his most veteran bench player responded on Wednesday as Penn State knocked off Duquesne 68-59. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Scoreboard Renovations Set To Begin Penn State Football: Scoreboard Renovations Set To Begin
37 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The closure is for the staging of a large crane being used to replace the Beaver Stadium scoreboard. The actual section of the road to be closed is the section of Curtin Road from Porter Road to a point just east of the Curtin Road entrance to Lot 44. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Bill O'Brien Liberty Mutual Coach of the Year Finalist Penn State Football: Bill O'Brien Liberty Mutual Coach of the Year Finalist
37 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
For the second straight year, Penn State head coach Bill O’Brien has been named a finalist for the Liberty Mutual Coach of the Year. [Read More]
Penn State Football: DaQuan Jones Headed To 65th Senior Bowl Penn State Football: DaQuan Jones Headed To 65th Senior Bowl
37 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State first-team All-Big Ten selection DaQuan Jones has accepted an invitation to the 65th Senior Bowl. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Details The Focus As Nittany Lions Head Into Final Non Conference Stretch Penn State Basketball: Details The Focus As Nittany Lions Head Into Final Non Conference Stretch
37 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
While at 7-3 the Nittany Lions are far from perfect, head coach Patrick Chambers' third season at Penn State is still shaping up to be his best one so far. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Looking Back At Early Season Predictions Penn State Football: Looking Back At Early Season Predictions
37 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Sporting predictions are made so fans and observers can look back after the season and wonder why they ever felt like they could predict the future. So, were the prognostications for the 2013 Penn State football on the nose or wildly off the mark? [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Upset Bid Falls Short, Nittany Lions Fall 4-3 To No. 17 Wisconsin Penn State Hockey: Upset Bid Falls Short, Nittany Lions Fall 4-3 To No. 17 Wisconsin
37 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
After falling 7-1 less than 24 hours earlier, Penn State hockey regrouped and gave the Badgers a run for their money, falling 4-3 on Saturday night. Penn State fell behind Wisconsin on two occasions and was able to respond but a third period tally was one too many for the Nittany Lions. to recover f [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Thunder Past Marshall 90-77 Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Thunder Past Marshall 90-77
37 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State basketball got the win it needed on Saturday, knocking off Marshall 90-77. The Nittany Lions opened the game on a 11-1 run and never looked back, getting early contributions from guards DJ Newbill and Tim Frazier. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Badgers Thump Nittany Lions in Big Ten Opener Penn State Hockey: Badgers Thump Nittany Lions in Big Ten Opener
37 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State head coach Guy Gadowsky has long said that his team still needs to learn what it means to play at a high level. The Nittany Lions found that out the hard way on Friday night, losing in their Big Ten opener 7-1 to No. 17 ranked Wisconsin. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Looking To Bounce Back Against Marshall Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Looking To Bounce Back Against Marshall
37 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
After falling in hard fought road contest against Pitt to cap off five games in 10 days for the Nittany Lions, Penn State will take to the hardwood again Saturday for a 4:00 PM meeting with Marshall. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Open Big Ten Play This Weekend Against Wisconsin Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Open Big Ten Play This Weekend Against Wisconsin
37 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
“This is what we’ve been working hard for all season,” Penn State junior defenseman Patrick Koudys said. “This weekend’s going to be a good test.” [Read More]
Penn State Football: Seven Options To Fill Vacant Defensive Assistant Position Penn State Football: Seven Options To Fill Vacant Defensive Assistant Position
37 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Seven names to consider as Penn State looks to fill a defensive assistant position on Bill O'Brien's staff [Read More]
Penn State Football: Quarterback Tyler Ferguson Set To Transfer Penn State Football: Quarterback Tyler Ferguson Set To Transfer
37 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State has confirmed that quarterback Tyler Ferguson has been granted his release and will transfer following the completion of the semester at Penn State. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Five Options To Fill Vacant Offensive Assistant Position Penn State Football: Five Options To Fill Vacant Offensive Assistant Position
37 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
With the news now official that Penn State quarterback coach Charlie Fisher and linebacker coach Ron Vanderlinden will not return in 2014, it opens two important vacancies on Bill O'Brien's staff. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Fall Late To Pitt 78-69 Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Fall Late To Pitt 78-69
37 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State nearly knocked off an undefeated Pitt Panthers' team on Tuesday night but the Nittany Lions lost their legs in the late stages of the game and Pitt pulled away late to win the contest 78-69. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Christian Hackenberg Named Big Ten Freshman Of The Year Penn State Football: Christian Hackenberg Named Big Ten Freshman Of The Year
38 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"There were a lot of ups and downs this season." Hackenberg said Tuesday night. "And coming in the summer and trying to pick up everything, I didn't really know what to expect but I had a lot of coaches and guys around me. I felt like I really grew up in the mental aspect of the game." [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Face Pitt In Long Awaited Showdown Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Face Pitt In Long Awaited Showdown
38 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"I look at our non conference as a whole and say that this is going to prepare us for the Big Ten," Chambers said on Monday. "However many wins or losses we have, it doesn't matter. This is going to get us ready for Big Ten play." [Read More]
Penn State Football: John Urschel Featured On CBS News
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Penn State Football: John Urschel Featured On CBS News
38 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The same day John Urschel was named an All-Big Ten guard following the 2013 season, Penn State's smartest athlete found himself on the CBS Evening News for his achievements off of the gridiron. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Fisher, Vanderlinden No Longer On Nittany Lion Staff: Updated Penn State Football: Fisher, Vanderlinden No Longer On Nittany Lion Staff: Updated
38 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Two Penn State assistant coaches won't be on the sidelines in Happy Valley next season according to sources around the Penn State football program. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Jones, Urschel, And Robinson Pick Up All-Big Ten Honors Penn State Football: Jones, Urschel, And Robinson Pick Up All-Big Ten Honors
38 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Defensive tackle DaQuan Jones and receiver Allen Robinson both picked up all-Big Ten honors on Monday night's Big Ten all-conference team show. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Hackenberg Grabs Two Awards Following Game Against Wisconsin Penn State Football: Hackenberg Grabs Two Awards Following Game Against Wisconsin
38 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Christian Hackenberg might not be taking Penn State to a bowl this season, but the true freshman gave a bowl-worthy performance this past Saturday in a 31-24 upset of No. 15 Wisconsin. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Come Up Short To Ole Miss 79-76 Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Come Up Short To Ole Miss 79-76
38 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"We start out the way we started, we were sleepwalking, we didn't deserve to win the game today," Chambers said bluntly. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Handing Out The Grades Following Penn State's 31-24 Win Over Wisconsin Penn State Football: Handing Out The Grades Following Penn State's 31-24 Win Over Wisconsin
38 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
A 31-24 upset victory over No. 14 Wisconsin sent the Nittany Lion seniors out with a win and ended a roller coaster season on a positive note for the entire program. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey Falls In Last Second Heartbreaker To No. 15 Union 5-4 Sunday Penn State Hockey Falls In Last Second Heartbreaker To No. 15 Union 5-4 Sunday
38 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"I didn’t know how much time was left," Ciampini siad. "I looked down, saw the puck, kicked it up, and made a move to get to the net. I saw the goalie poke check, and eluded it." [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Set To Host No. 15 Union This Weekend Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Set To Host No. 15 Union This Weekend
38 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
“Even though we didn’t beat UMass-Lowell, I think the guys believe this as well, I think we probably did have our best team game of the year,” Head coach Guy Gadowsky said earlier. “I think a lot of guys are hungry to get back at it to see, just to keep going." [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Take Step Forward With 89-82 Victory Over St John's Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Take Step Forward With 89-82 Victory Over St John's
38 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
“It’s a great win for our program," Chambers said." We have to continue to get better. If we can continue to get better, we’ll be the best team we can be by the end of the year. That has been our focus for three years. It remains our focus. It’s November 29th. We have a long way to go here [Read More]
Penn State Football: The Anatomy Of A Loss Penn State Football: The Anatomy Of A Loss
38 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
For the fifth time this season the Nittany Lions struggled in the same areas and showed the same tendencies in each of the four previous losses. The common factors in each of those losses are third downs, long drives, and missed kicks. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Attendance Ranked No. 5 Nationally In 2013 Penn State Football: Attendance Ranked No. 5 Nationally In 2013
38 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
“Penn State fans continue to show why Beaver Stadium has one of the nation’s best atmospheres and greatest home field advantages,” said Penn State athletic director Dave Joyner. “Thanks to our loyal and passionate fans, our attendance has seen minimal change from last year." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Look To Play Spoiler Against Wisconsin Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Look To Play Spoiler Against Wisconsin
38 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"Penn State, as I watch them from the film that I've evaluated, a very sound, well coached football team." Andersen says "They have some very, very talented pieces to the puzzle, which you would expect from a Penn State team, and it will be a tremendous challenge." [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Make It Four Straight, Ready For Brooklyn Trip Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Make It Four Straight, Ready For Brooklyn Trip
38 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"We’re understanding that Tim (Frazier) and D.J. (Newbill) can’t do it by themselves. They need everybody. Donovon Jack against LaSalle, Brandon Taylor against Longwood, Allen Roberts today and Graham (Woodward) played well. We have some depth, we have some skill, we have some players. We just [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Look To Make It Four Straight Tuesday Night Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Look To Make It Four Straight Tuesday Night
39 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
“It’s not just one or two guys, all five guys come to play every day and that’s the beauty of our team,” Newbill said following Sunday's win. “If I’m not on it, BT [Brandon Taylor] is on it. If he’s not, Tim [Frazier] is, or someone coming off of the bench. Our team can adapt and we c [Read More]
Penn State Football: It Could Have Happened, But It Didn't, And That's Something Fans Can Be Thankful For Penn State Football: It Could Have Happened, But It Didn't, And That's Something Fans Can Be Thankful For
39 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Things could be a lot worse than they are right now for Penn State football. But they aren't. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Hackenberg Named Big Ten Freshman Of The Week For Fourth Time Penn State Football: Hackenberg Named Big Ten Freshman Of The Week For Fourth Time
39 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State quarterback Christian Hackenberg was named Big Ten freshman of the Week for the fourth time this season. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Thump Longwood 93-67 Sunday Afternoon Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Thump Longwood 93-67 Sunday Afternoon
39 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Brandon Taylor scored a career high 25 points and the Nittany Lions overcame a turnover filled first half en route to a 93-67 victory over Longwood, Sunday afternoon. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Handing Out The Grades Following Penn State's 23-20 Loss To Nebraska Penn State Football: Handing Out The Grades Following Penn State's 23-20 Loss To Nebraska
39 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Handing out the grades following Penn State's overtime loss to Nebraska [Read More]
Penn State-Nebraska Live Blog: Nebraska Wins 23-20 in Overtime Penn State-Nebraska Live Blog: Nebraska Wins 23-20 in Overtime
39 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Live updates and anaylsis of Penn State's 3:30 meeting against Nebraska. [Read More]
Penn State Football: 5 Keys To Beating Nebraska
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Penn State Football: 5 Keys To Beating Nebraska
39 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Winning won't be easy in the cold and wet weather that's expected to descend on Happy Valley by Saturday afternoon, and with one of the nation's top running attacks in town, it should be a physical battle for a full 60 minutes. [Read More]
Penn State Football:  Senior Day, A Capsule Look at All 17 Nittany Lion Seniors Penn State Football: Senior Day, A Capsule Look at All 17 Nittany Lion Seniors
39 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
With 60 minutes remaining in their careers inside Beaver Stadium it will be an emotional moment as each player hears his name announced, marking a final chapter in a story that's been years in the making. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Further Sanction Reductions Not Out Of The Question According To Mitchell Penn State Football: Further Sanction Reductions Not Out Of The Question According To Mitchell
39 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State’s Athletic Integrity Monitor to the NCAA Sen. George Mitchell addressed the Board of Trustees this morning in a brief but encouraging session, leaving open the possibility of future reductions in the NCAA sanctions. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Bill O'Brien Radio Show Recap Penn State Football: Bill O'Brien Radio Show Recap
39 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"We're a different team. We're going to be different every year. We're going to try to do things that suit the certain skill set of our players. We've decided to run the ball, be play action, have a young quarterback who's a really good player that has a chance to be a great player." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Reliving Some Of The Top Moments in Penn State/Nebraska History
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Penn State Football: Reliving Some Of The Top Moments in Penn State/Nebraska History
39 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The Nittany Lions and the Cornhuskers have faced off only 15 times with Penn State winning 7 of those contests. But few of those wins or losses have come easy or without some sort of controversy. [Read More]
Penn State Football: State College Native Alex Kenney To Join Track Team Penn State Football: State College Native Alex Kenney To Join Track Team
39 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
State College native and Penn State receiver Alex Kenney will forgo his final season of eligibility with the football team and will join Penn State's track and field squad this winter Penn State officials confirmed on Wednesday. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Hackenberg Assaulting Record Book In Freshman Year Penn State Football: Hackenberg Assaulting Record Book In Freshman Year
39 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State freshman quarterback Christian Hackenberg has played just ten games at the Division I level. He has already set three records and is well on his way towards setting more. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Impressive In 79-72 Victory Over La Salle Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Impressive In 79-72 Victory Over La Salle
39 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"I told our guys before the game that they would go on a run and we would go on a run, don't worry about it, just keep playing Penn State basketball, we're going to be fine." Chambers said after the game. "I felt like they believed it and they had faith in it." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Tight End Matt Lehman's Future Uncertain Penn State Football: Tight End Matt Lehman's Future Uncertain
40 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Tight end Matt Lehman will be honored this weekend alongside the rest of Penn State's senior class but could be back next season according to head coach Bill O'Brien. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Face 2012 Sweet 16 Squad La Salle Tuesday Night Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Face 2012 Sweet 16 Squad La Salle Tuesday Night
40 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"Julian told me that I would need more than a sweatshirt." Banks said. "And I was like 'what this isn't enough?' and he told me that once it gets to the zeros and the negatives that I might have an issue with just a sweatshirt." [Read More]
Penn State Football: For Nebraska This Is New, For Penn State It Is Old Penn State Football: For Nebraska This Is New, For Penn State It Is Old
40 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
“We’re disappointed we aren't in the championship race anymore," Pelini said on Monday. "That’s always the standard here.” [Read More]
Penn State Football: Matt McGloin Throws For Three Touchdowns In NFL Starting Debut Penn State Football: Matt McGloin Throws For Three Touchdowns In NFL Starting Debut
40 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
McGloin is the first Penn State quarterback to start in the NFL at his position since Kerry Collins did in 2011. Former Nittany Lion Michael Robinson who quarterbacked Penn State's 2005 squad plays as a fullback for the Seattle Seahawks. [Read More]
Penn State Football: For Hackenberg And Breneman It Was A Long Time Coming Penn State Football: For Hackenberg And Breneman It Was A Long Time Coming
40 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
In Penn State's case, it took just over 554 minutes and five overtimes worth of football for a connection over a year in the making to finally happen. With 1:05 left in the first half, Hackenberg looked to his right and saw Breneman working his way toward the endzone. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Overwhelm Penn 83-71 Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Overwhelm Penn 83-71
40 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The Nittany Lions continued hot shooting, hitting the bottom of the net at a 59.4 percent clip in the first-half. Penn State would lead by as many as 25 before taking a 47-24 lead into the break. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Handing Out The Grades Following Penn State's 45-21 Victory Over Purdue Penn State Football: Handing Out The Grades Following Penn State's 45-21 Victory Over Purdue
40 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State needed a win and got it, knocking off a disinterested Purdue team to improve to 6-4 on the season and to give the Nittany Lions their first regulation conference victory at home in four games. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Bill O'Brien Excited For Matt McGloin Starting NFL Debut Penn State Football: Bill O'Brien Excited For Matt McGloin Starting NFL Debut
40 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
“A road game, first start,” O’Brien said shaking his head. "Let’s go Matt. I can’t wait to watch that, I gotta get [Penn State video coordinator] Jevin Stone to get the NFL Network for me or whatever." [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: UMass-Lowell Wins Thriller 3-2 Penn State Hockey: UMass-Lowell Wins Thriller 3-2
40 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
UMass-Lowell scored three first period goals and it was enough to hold off a late rally as Penn State came up just short. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Game Two Of UMass-Lowell Series Important Night For Program Penn State Hockey: Game Two Of UMass-Lowell Series Important Night For Program
40 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"It's always nice to come back the next night and show who we really are. If we come back [Friday] night and get a win, that's a big building step for our team," Assistant captain Nate Jensen says. "We just got to be ready and prepared mentally." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Five Keys To Beating Purdue Penn State Football: Five Keys To Beating Purdue
40 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State is running out of chances to pick up victories with the Nittany Lions seemingly poised for a 6-6 finish. But to get to 6-6 Penn State must first handle Purdue here in Happy Valley on Saturday at noon. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: UMass-Lowell Wins 4-0 Penn State Hockey: UMass-Lowell Wins 4-0
40 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State allowed an early goal in the game's opening minutes and struggled to create great scoring chances as the former No.1 team in the nation chipped away at Penn State's defense. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Set to Host No. 13 Ranked UMass-Lowell Thursday And Friday Night Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Set to Host No. 13 Ranked UMass-Lowell Thursday And Friday Night
40 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"When you step out on to that bench and you see crowd and the student section and the energy you bring, you just love it." Gadowksy said, clenching his fists. "Every game, regardless win or lose, I can't wait for our next game. It's so much fun. That is why we came, the atmosphere is tremendous [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Lose Shootout 90-80 To Bucknell Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Lose Shootout 90-80 To Bucknell
40 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
For Penn State, an offensive explosion in the first half wasn't enough to make up for defensive mistakes and costly turnovers as the Nittany Lions fell to 1-1 on the year on Wednesday night. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Set To Add Garner And Washington To 2014 Fold Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Set To Add Garner And Washington To 2014 Fold
40 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Garner, signed his national letter of intent following class on Wednesday, Washington is scheduled to follow suit at 6:30, Wednesday evening. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Former Villanova Star Dwayne Anderson Right At Home In Happy Valley Penn State Basketball: Former Villanova Star Dwayne Anderson Right At Home In Happy Valley
40 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"We always talk about the game in the Big East tournament where they were down and scored seven straight points to bring them back," Newbill said "We joke around about that. And we talk about the differences between that team in 2009 and our team today. It's good to have him here." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Kline To Miss Remainder Of Season, Robinson Shoulder Injury Not Serious Penn State Football: Kline To Miss Remainder Of Season, Robinson Shoulder Injury Not Serious
41 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State head coach Bill O'Brien announced on Tuesday that linebacker Ben Kline will miss the remainder of the season following an injury sustained during Penn State's 24-10 loss to Minnesota. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Monday Notebook: Bucknell Up Next, Ross Travis Talks Cousin's Commitment Penn State Basketball: Monday Notebook: Bucknell Up Next, Ross Travis Talks Cousin's Commitment
41 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Sitting at 1-0, Penn State enters the second week of the 2013 college basketball season with two games on the docket. One, this coming Wednesday against Bucknell, and a trip to the Palestra in Philadelphia to take on Penn, Saturday afternoon. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Purdue Provides Nittany Lions With Rebound And Risk Penn State Football: Purdue Provides Nittany Lions With Rebound And Risk
41 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State hasn't been great this year, but the Nittany Lions have lost two straight games only once under O'Brien, meaning the Nittany Lions don't let losses snowball, which counts for something. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Newbill And Frazier Impress In Season Opening 74-62 Win Over Wagner Penn State Basketball: Newbill And Frazier Impress In Season Opening 74-62 Win Over Wagner
41 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"It starts now." Penn State guard Tim Frazier shouted in a pregame video playing above court at the Bryce Jordan Center. A few minutes later, the 2013 Penn State basketball season started off right with the Nittany Lions defeating Wagner 74-62 Saturday afternoon. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Handing Out The Grades Following Penn State's 24-10 Loss To Minnesota Penn State Football: Handing Out The Grades Following Penn State's 24-10 Loss To Minnesota
41 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
As they say, "that didn't go like they drew it up in the huddle" and Penn State's 24-10 loss to Minnesota didn't go anything like it could have as the Nittany Lions were shutout in the second half en route to the team's fourth loss of the season. [Read More]
Penn State-Minnesota Live Blog: Minnesota Wins 24-10 Penn State-Minnesota Live Blog: Minnesota Wins 24-10
41 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State is set to face the Minnesota Golden Gophers today at noon. Follow along here for live updates. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Penn State Beats Sacred Heart 2-1 Penn State Hockey: Penn State Beats Sacred Heart 2-1
41 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State put on a crisp and dominating performance -- scoring two goals in just over five minutes of play in the early going. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Five Keys To Beating Minnesota Penn State Football: Five Keys To Beating Minnesota
41 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Beating Minnesota isn't impossible, but these five keys might make things a little easier for Penn State coach Bill O'Brien and his team. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Embark On Critical Season Saturday Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Embark On Critical Season Saturday
41 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
An introduction to Penn State basketball's 2013 season, one that could help move the program in a new and positive direction. [Read More]
Penn State Football: O'Brien Talks About the Uniqueness Of Recruiting Penn State Football: O'Brien Talks About the Uniqueness Of Recruiting
41 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"I tell guys that only 20,000 guys have played in the NFL since its existence. That's not a lot of guys. We want guys to come here and have a well-rounded education. And guys that fit into our football schemes. And that's totally different than drafting. Just a lot of different factors. Recruitin [Read More]
Urschel and Kline Earn Capital One/CoSIDA Academic All-District Honors Urschel and Kline Earn Capital One/CoSIDA Academic All-District Honors
41 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State's Ben Kline and John Urschel have been placed on the Capital One Academic All-District Football Team as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Meet The New Faces: The Transfers Penn State Basketball: Meet The New Faces: The Transfers
41 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
From three point shooting to senior leadership, these players will be an important part of Penn State's ability to win this upcoming season. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Is Allen Robinson On Track To Be The Best Penn State Receiver Ever? Penn State Football: Is Allen Robinson On Track To Be The Best Penn State Receiver Ever?
41 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Is Allen Robinson the best to ever do it at Penn State? He might just be. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: As Program Grows, So Does Its Captain Penn State Hockey: As Program Grows, So Does Its Captain
41 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"I'm trying to do what I did last year," Olczyk said on Tuesday. "Speak when I feel something needs to be said but at the same time not say too much." [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Meet The New Faces: The Freshman Penn State Basketball: Meet The New Faces: The Freshman
41 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Take a look at the freshman joining the Penn State men's basketball team. All four have a chance to make a difference this year. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Akeel Lynch Recovering From MCL Sprain Penn State Football: Akeel Lynch Recovering From MCL Sprain
42 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"In the Ohio State game he sprained his MCL and he's day‑to‑day with that, and that's why he didn't play in the Illinois game." O'Brien said on Tuesday. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Time Is Of The Essence Against Minnesota Penn State Football: Time Is Of The Essence Against Minnesota
42 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"They average almost five minutes more than their opponents and that's a big deal," Penn State head coach Bill O'Brien said Tuesday. "You can't totally change what you do, but you better make sure that you're not just playing at warp speed the whole game because you could play warp speed the [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Coaching Legend Rollie Massimino Praises Direction Of Nittany Lion Program Penn State Basketball: Coaching Legend Rollie Massimino Praises Direction Of Nittany Lion Program
42 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"I knew him when he was a baby," Massimino said smiling. "He comes from Villanova as we all know. He was a good assistant head coach, and he is go-getter. You can see that he is a go-getter type young man. He is going to turn this program around. There is no question in my mind that he can do it. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Bill Belton Named Co-Big Ten Offensive Player Of The Week Penn State Football: Bill Belton Named Co-Big Ten Offensive Player Of The Week
42 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Bill Belton's career effort did not go unnoticed as the Big Ten announced that he would be the Co-Big Ten Offensive Player of The Week along side Minnesota quarterback Philip Nelson. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Balanced And Effective In 98-61 Exhibition Win Over Northwood Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Balanced And Effective In 98-61 Exhibition Win Over Northwood
42 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
It may have only been an exhibition game and Northwood may not pose the same challenges as Michigan State and the rest of the Big Ten, but Penn State looked balanced and effective during Sunday afternoon's 98-61 blowout victory. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Matt McGloin Leads Raiders On 10-Play, 71 Yard Touchdown Drive In NFL Debut Penn State Football: Matt McGloin Leads Raiders On 10-Play, 71 Yard Touchdown Drive In NFL Debut
42 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
You may have never thought it was possible only a few years ago, but the hard work and dedication finally paid off for former Penn State quarterback Matt McGloin as he made his NFL debut Sunday evening. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Handing Out The Grades Following Penn State's 24-17 Win Over Illinois Penn State Football: Handing Out The Grades Following Penn State's 24-17 Win Over Illinois
42 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Handing out the grades following Penn State's 24-17 victory over Illinois in overtime. [Read More]
Penn State Football: O'Brien Cherishing His Favorite Letter: 'W' Penn State Football: O'Brien Cherishing His Favorite Letter: 'W'
42 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"I don't feel fortunate; fortunate is when you win the lottery, like `I won $50 million dollars, I'm fortunate to win the lottery'. We went out there and did what we had to do to win the football game, give the kids here at Penn State a lot of credit." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Knock Off Illini In Overtime 24-17 Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Knock Off Illini In Overtime 24-17
42 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
It wasn't always pretty but the Nittany Lions got the job done, beating Illinois 24-17 in overtime Saturday. [Read More]
Penn State-Illinois Live Blog: Overtime Penn State Wins 24-17 Penn State-Illinois Live Blog: Overtime Penn State Wins 24-17
42 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Follow along here to insight and analysis of Penn State's noon kickoff against Illinois. [Read More]
Penn State Football: It's Take Two At Being No. 1 For Bill Belton Penn State Football: It's Take Two At Being No. 1 For Bill Belton
42 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Belton would never wish for Zwinak to play poorly, the running back corps is too close for that kind of thing, but Belton made the most of Zwinak's fumbling woes. And for the time being he'll be taking over a role that he once had. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Claw Out 5-4 Victory Over Robert Morris Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Claw Out 5-4 Victory Over Robert Morris
42 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State needed a win and the Nitany Lions were able to do just that, bouncing back from an early 1-0 deficit to down Robert Morris 5-4 on Friday night. [Read More]
Lady Lions Ranked 13th in Associated Press Preseason Poll Lady Lions Ranked 13th in Associated Press Preseason Poll
42 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The Penn State Lady Lions are starting off this season with high expectations as they are ranked 13th in the Associated Press preseason poll, the highest of the four Big Ten schools in the voting. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Five Keys To Beating Illinois Penn State Football: Five Keys To Beating Illinois
42 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State is looking to bounce back from its 63-14 loss to Ohio State this weekend as the Nittany Lions take on Illinois. While no team is an automatic win, the friendly walls of Beaver Stadium coupled with Illinois' 3-4 record is a welcome sight for the Nittany Lions. [Read More]
Penn State Football: O'Brien Blasts The Chat Room Mentality Penn State Football: O'Brien Blasts The Chat Room Mentality
42 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
It hasn't been the best week for Penn State, but it's clear that O'Brien isn't going to let some internet chatter get in his way or his team's. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Big Ten Media Day An Example Of Challenges Ahead Penn State Basketball: Big Ten Media Day An Example Of Challenges Ahead
42 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"What I would say is new beginnings for us," Chambers said in his opening statement. "I look forward to new beginnings. Our record doesn't indicate how hard these guys have worked.” [Read More]
Penn State Football: John Urschel Named A National Football Foundation And College Hall of Fame Scholar-Athlete Penn State Football: John Urschel Named A National Football Foundation And College Hall of Fame Scholar-Athlete
42 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State's John Urschel has been given one of the most prestigious honors that a football student-athlete can earn for performance on the field and in the classroom. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Tim Frazier Collecting Honors As Season Approaches Penn State Basketball: Tim Frazier Collecting Honors As Season Approaches
42 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State senior guard Tim Frazier hasn't played basketball in over a year, but that hasn't stopped those around the conference from expecting big things from him. [Read More]
Penn State Football:The 72 Hours Of Recovery, O'Brien Honest Following Loss Penn State Football:The 72 Hours Of Recovery, O'Brien Honest Following Loss
42 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Following Penn State's 63-14 loss to Ohio State, head coach Bill O'Brien took stock and met with the team, his coaches, and individual players. It wasn't out of the ordinary for him to do so, O'Brien being as hands on as he is. But as the man who sets the tone each week, it was important that he [Read More]
Penn State Baseball: Cooper Honored as the Rod Dedeaux USA Baseball Coach of the Year Penn State Baseball: Cooper Honored as the Rod Dedeaux USA Baseball Coach of the Year
42 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State head baseball coach Rob Cooper was singled out for one of the highest honors in baseball Tuesday, the Rod Dedeaux USA Baseball Coach of the Year. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Hackenberg Healthy And Practicing Following Injury Scare Penn State Football: Hackenberg Healthy And Practicing Following Injury Scare
43 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"He participated fully. He won't wear a protective‑‑ other than, obviously, shoulder pads, but he won't wear a protective device. He's good to go, as we sit here today." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Illinois A Welcome Sight For Nittany Lions Following Loss Penn State Football: Illinois A Welcome Sight For Nittany Lions Following Loss
43 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"For a freshmen, he's got a very, very strong arm, I think he's got great intelligence for a freshman, and you can see why he's earned that opportunity to be a starting quarterback at Penn State as a freshman." [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Joe Battista To Leave Penn State For Position With Pegula East Management Services Penn State Hockey: Joe Battista To Leave Penn State For Position With Pegula East Management Services
43 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
A longtime fixture in Penn State athletics is making a dramatic career move. Joe Battista, Associate Athletic Director for Pegula Ice Arena and Hockey Development, has announced that he will leave Penn State Athletics, effective Nov. 8. [Read More]
Penn State Football: O'Brien Isn't As Bulletproof As Before, And That Means It's Back To Football For Happy Valley Penn State Football: O'Brien Isn't As Bulletproof As Before, And That Means It's Back To Football For Happy Valley
43 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Even though things have gotten harder for Bill O'Brien on the field, it's the only thing he has to worry about these days. And that's a good thing for Penn State. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Handing Out The Grades Following Penn State's 63-14 Loss To Ohio State Penn State Football: Handing Out The Grades Following Penn State's 63-14 Loss To Ohio State
43 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
To simply say Penn State played poorly is underselling Ohio State's talent, and to say that Ohio State was just a better team overlooks mistakes that were made by some legitimately talented Penn State players. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Hackenberg Shoulder Issue To Be Assessed In Coming Days Penn State Football: Hackenberg Shoulder Issue To Be Assessed In Coming Days
43 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"I don't think it was a dirty play or anything," O'Brien said of the late hit. "I think it was crowd noise and maybe the kid didn't hear the whistle." [Read More]
Penn State-Ohio State Live Blog: Fourth Quarter Ohio State Wins 63-14 Penn State-Ohio State Live Blog: Fourth Quarter Ohio State Wins 63-14
43 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
We are looking live here at Ohio Stadium where Penn State will face the undefeated Buckeyes a few hours from now. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Hackenberg Set To Be Tested In All Aspects Saturday Night Penn State Football: Hackenberg Set To Be Tested In All Aspects Saturday Night
43 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"We have a pitch count. I'm constantly talking to Christian about how his arm feels," Head coach Bill O'Brien said earlier this week. "With a young guy whose muscles are still developing, you have to really teach him how to take care of his arm and talk to him about how does his arm feel. Tim B [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Little Things Are the Focus As Nittany Lions Head Into Weekend Series Penn State Hockey: Little Things Are the Focus As Nittany Lions Head Into Weekend Series
43 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"There's a number of reasons why, so we have been and will continue to work on those all week. Those are two pretty big building blocks of the foundation, and it's not really smart to start working on other things before you have those commitments down." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Five Keys To Beating Ohio State Penn State Football: Five Keys To Beating Ohio State
43 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Beating the No. 4 ranked team in the nation is no walk in the park. Beating the No. 4 ranked team on the road isn't any easier. The Nittany Lions will try and pull off the impossible Saturday night against an Ohio State team that hasn't lost in 19 games. [Read More]
Penn State Athletics: Student-Athletes Continue Above Average Graduation Rates Penn State Athletics: Student-Athletes Continue Above Average Graduation Rates
43 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
In total, 20 of Penn State's 25 teams (track/cross country teams combined) earned a Graduation Success Rate at or above the national GSR average of 81 percent. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Defense Focused On Slowing Braxton Miller Penn State Football: Defense Focused On Slowing Braxton Miller
43 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
It's a very difficult challenge playing a guy like Braxton Miller," Head coach Bill O'Brien said this week. "In my opinion one of the top five players in the country, really good football player who has improved immensely since he's been in the system. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Robinson Ready For His Latest Challenge In Bradley Roby Penn State Football: Robinson Ready For His Latest Challenge In Bradley Roby
43 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"Roby is definitely one of the better cornerbacks in our league so it's definitely going to be a challenge, but as a receiver, you kind of get excited to play." [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Fraizer Selected For Preaseason Watch List Penn State Basketball: Fraizer Selected For Preaseason Watch List
43 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State's star fifth year senior guard Tim Frazier is one of 46 preseason candidates named to the watch list for the Bob Cousy Collegiate Point Guard of the Year Award the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame announced. [Read More]
Penn State Football: It's All About Scoring, And When You Do It Penn State Football: It's All About Scoring, And When You Do It
43 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
If Penn State is going to beat the No. 4 ranked team in the nation, all of the little details will play a very big role in the outcome of Saturday's game. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Collect Syracuse Commit Jason Cabinda Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Collect Syracuse Commit Jason Cabinda
43 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Bill O'Brien can celebrate his birthday today along with news that he landed Penn State's third verbal commitment in a week. [Read More]
Penn State Football: O'Brien In The Zone As Penn State Prepares For Challenge Penn State Football: O'Brien In The Zone As Penn State Prepares For Challenge
44 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The fourth ranked team in the nation, on the road, undefeated in its last 19 games under head coach Urban Meyer. As they say, "If you can't get up for this game, you don't belong in the sport." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Buckeye Defense Still Troubling Meyer Penn State Football: Buckeye Defense Still Troubling Meyer
44 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"They're a little bit better throwing team than Iowa, " Meyer said of Penn State's passing attack. "And Iowa hurt us." [Read More]
Penn State Football: O'Brien And Meyer Beginning A New Chapter In The Ohio State-Penn State Rivalry Penn State Football: O'Brien And Meyer Beginning A New Chapter In The Ohio State-Penn State Rivalry
44 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"I hate to speculate what is was like to be there, because I wasn't there (Dealing with the scandal fallout)," Meyer said on Monday. "I would say I've had some dealings with Coach O'Brien over the last year and a half. I think he's a first class guy. He represents a great school." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Land Running Back Johnathan Thomas Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Land Running Back Johnathan Thomas
44 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Johnathan Thomas, a Maryland verbal commit, changed his mind late on Sunday and will now attend Penn State according to several recruiting outlets. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Mid-Season Nittany Lion Awards Penn State Football: Mid-Season Nittany Lion Awards
44 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
With six games out of the way and six more to go it's time to take a look back on the first half of the season and hand out some awards. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Fall 5-2 To Air Force Friday Night Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Fall 5-2 To Air Force Friday Night
44 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The Nittany Lions first road trip of the season didn't go as planned on Friday night as Penn State fell 5-2 to Air Force. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Allen Roberts Ready To Contribute To 2013 Season Penn State Basketball: Allen Roberts Ready To Contribute To 2013 Season
44 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"Attitude," Roberts said emphatically. "His attitude is out of the gym. A person like that, he's genuine, that's a trait that he has in him. A special person. You don't get taught that. That's something that is in you or it is not in you and his attitude just attracted me more and more to him [Read More]
Penn State Football: O'Brien Looking For Extra Effort As Ohio State Approaches Penn State Football: O'Brien Looking For Extra Effort As Ohio State Approaches
44 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"If you're going to have any chance to win this type of game, everybody has to put in a little bit extra. I say 'Why don't we each put in a half hour extra?' What can you do a little bit extra this week, that at the end of the week adds up to a lot?" [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Depth An Asset, Improved Shooting A Must As Nittany Lions Enter 2013 Penn State Basketball: Depth An Asset, Improved Shooting A Must As Nittany Lions Enter 2013
44 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"We've got guys making shots," Chambers said with a smile. "We worked on DJ Newbill's shot a lot. He didn't take a shot outside of the paint for 30 straight days. That's hard for a kid to do but he stuck to it and it's very noticeable. I'd say the same for Ross (Travis) too." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Hackenberg Is On To The Next One Penn State Football: Hackenberg Is On To The Next One
44 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"It gave me a different view on it, I guess you could say," said Hackenberg. "In the heat of the moment, I didn't really understand how everything transpired, but being able to sit down, it made me really proud of our team and how we responded as a whole." [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Altitude A Unique Issue For Weekend Series Against Air Force Penn State Hockey: Altitude A Unique Issue For Weekend Series Against Air Force
44 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"I played at Air Force," Forward Max Gardner said. Gardner a former player at Minnesota before transferring to Penn State. "We go on Thursday so we get our pre-game skate in, and that's a big skate for us. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Is A Possible Game With LSU In The Works? Penn State Football: Is A Possible Game With LSU In The Works?
44 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
It could be a typo, or it could be a leak about a future Penn State opponent. The network's list included a September 12 meeting with the Tigers in Happy Valley or possibly a neutral site location. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Big Ten Releases 2018, 2019 Conference Schedules Penn State Football: Big Ten Releases 2018, 2019 Conference Schedules
44 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The Big Ten released a conference-wide slate for the 2018 and 2019 seasons on Wednesday that will add Maryland and Rutgers to the mix. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Bill O'Brien Prepares for next Big Hurdle Penn State Football: Bill O'Brien Prepares for next Big Hurdle
45 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"A four overtime game; it was a long football game. The biggest goal for us this week is to get healthy." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Do The Nittany Lions Have A Running Back Controversy? Penn State Football: Do The Nittany Lions Have A Running Back Controversy?
45 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"Whatever the game calls for whether it's me or Zach (Zwinak) or us both rotating," Belton says. "I think we both do a good job with that. Being in there a majority of the time allows you to get in a rhythm. I enjoyed playing the game today and we just got to get back to work on Monday." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Hackenberg And Olaniyan Tabbed For Big Ten Weekly Awards Penn State Football: Hackenberg And Olaniyan Tabbed For Big Ten Weekly Awards
45 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Defensive end C.J. Olaniyan and true freshman quarterback Christian Hackenberg both picked up weekly Big Ten honors following Penn State's 43-40, four overtime victory over Michigan on Saturday. [Read More]
Penn State Football: As The Nittany Lions Win, Hackenberg Passes His Midterms Penn State Football: As The Nittany Lions Win, Hackenberg Passes His Midterms
45 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
At the halfway mark of Christian Hackenberg's freshman season, he was presented with tests of his character, mettle, and ability. And it's safe to say he passed all three. [Read More]
Penn State Football: It's A Game Of Inches And A Game Of Seconds Penn State Football: It's A Game Of Inches And A Game Of Seconds
45 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones