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bens blogBen Jones covers Penn State football and basketball for StateCollege.com. He's on Twitter as @Ben_Jones88.

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Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Slide to No. 9 in College Football Playoff Rankings Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Slide to No. 9 in College Football Playoff Rankings
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State comes in at No. 9 in the latest College Football Playoff rankings after falling to Minnesota 31-26 this past weekend on the road. [Read More]

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Penn State Football: Franklin's Annoyance of Two-Point Criticism a Good Reminder of Something Else Penn State Football: Franklin's Annoyance of Two-Point Criticism a Good Reminder of Something Else
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
James Franklin didn't leave much room for interpretation on Tuesday that criticism directed at his decision to go for two in the third quarter against Minnesota still annoyed him. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Handing Out The Grades Following The Nittany Lions' Loss To Minnesota Penn State Football: Handing Out The Grades Following The Nittany Lions' Loss To Minnesota
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State couldn't overcome a tenacious and effective passing attack by Minnesota and an inconsistent performance by Sean Clifford en route to falling 31-26 to the Gophers on Saturday. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Five Things To Watch As The Nittany Lions Take On Minnesota Penn State Football: Five Things To Watch As The Nittany Lions Take On Minnesota
1 week ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The battle of the unbeatens has a nice ring to it. Penn State and Minnesota will take the field Saturday to send someone home with a loss. In reality neither team's divisional hopes will die that afternoon, but both could take a big hit to their postseason chances be it a trip to Indy or better. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Drive Start Average Key To Recent Nittany Lion Success Penn State Football: Drive Start Average Key To Recent Nittany Lion Success
1 week ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"I think that's going to be important Saturday, these guys are used to playing with a lead," Penn State coach James Franklin said of Minnesota following practice earlier this week. "They're used to being able to get a lead, whether it's seven or 14, [and] be able to beat the clock up and domin [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lion Set To Face Chain-Moving Gophers Penn State Football: Nittany Lion Set To Face Chain-Moving Gophers
1 week ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State enters Saturday's game against undefeated Minnesota looking to knock off a team that ranks second in the Big Ten on third down and third (50% conversion rate) in the nation in total time of possession. A potent combination for a team trying to pull off the upset at home. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Roll 84-46 To Open Season Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Roll 84-46 To Open Season
1 week ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State basketball took care of business on opening night with a commanding 84-46 victory over Maryland Eastern Shore. The Nittany Lions started off strong and never really looked back despite a cold spell at the midway point of the first half. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Cain and Reid Both Expected to Play Saturday Penn State Football: Cain and Reid Both Expected to Play Saturday
1 week ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State is expecting the services of cornerback John Reid and running back Noah Cain this weekend against Minnesota according to coach James Franklin. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Tip 2019-20 Season Chasing Consistency Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Tip 2019-20 Season Chasing Consistency
1 week ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
For Penn State basketball, the question of the 2019-20 season will not be centered on talent or potential. Those things are both well established between a rising crop of young players and return of star forward Lamar Stevens and center Mike Watkins. [Read More]
Penn State Wrestling Set For 2021 Clash Against Rutgers At Madison Square Garden Penn State Wrestling Set For 2021 Clash Against Rutgers At Madison Square Garden
2 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com Staff
Penn State wrestling is headed to the Big Apple. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Opportunity Ahead In More Ways Than One Against Wisconsin Penn State Hockey: Opportunity Ahead In More Ways Than One Against Wisconsin
2 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
It was supposed to be easier than this. That is undoubtedly been the thought running through Pegula Ice Arena as Penn State men’s hockey looks to open Big Ten Play against Wisconsin on Thursday and Friday. [Read More]
Penn State Football Set For Noon Clash Against Undefeated Minnesota Penn State Football Set For Noon Clash Against Undefeated Minnesota
3 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State will head to Minneapolis to face the No. 13 ranked Minnesota Golden Gophers for an 11 a.m. local kickoff/noon EST on Nov. 9. ABC will broadcast the game and announced the kick time on Monday morning. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Handing Out The Grades Following The Nittany Lions' Win Over Michigan State Penn State Football: Handing Out The Grades Following The Nittany Lions' Win Over Michigan State
3 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State beat the rain, the wind and Michigan State on Saturday night. It wasn't always pretty but it's hard to look good in a monsoon. The Nittany Lions are 3-0 on a span of games against Iowa, Michigan and Michigan State and head into the bye week at 8-0. The Nittany Lions aren't perfect but [Read More]
Penn State Football: Five Things To Watch As The Nittany Lions Take On Michigan State Penn State Football: Five Things To Watch As The Nittany Lions Take On Michigan State
3 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
What to keep an eye on as Penn State tries to upend Michigan State after falling short the past few seasons. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Franklin Talks Offense, Finding Consistency In Little Details Penn State Football: Franklin Talks Offense, Finding Consistency In Little Details
3 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"They are on scholarship, too. Michigan is one of the more talented teams in the country. Definitely one of the more talented teams in our conference." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Handing Out The Grades Following The Nittany Lions' Win Over Michigan Penn State Football: Handing Out The Grades Following The Nittany Lions' Win Over Michigan
4 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Nobody said winning had to be perfect, it just has to be better than the other team. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Sluggish In 4-0 Defeat To Alaska-Fairbanks Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Sluggish In 4-0 Defeat To Alaska-Fairbanks
4 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State men's hockey fell 4-0 to Alaska-Fairbanks in a game that was as much a philosophical defeat as it was a upset on the ice. [Read More]
Penn State Football: 'Saving Things' As Season Goes Along Penn State Football: 'Saving Things' As Season Goes Along
4 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Wrinkles, something you haven't seen before that can make the difference in the game. Sometimes it's a formation, sometimes it's a play and sometimes it's just who is on the field during a certain situation. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Roll Alaska-Fairbanks 7-0 Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Roll Alaska-Fairbanks 7-0
4 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Alaska-Fairbanks traveled halfway across the world to play Penn State hockey for a two-game series and was rewarded with a 7-0 thumping by a potent Nittany Lion offense. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Coaching Staff Added Offseason Running Game Wrinkles To Spice Up Attack Penn State Football: Coaching Staff Added Offseason Running Game Wrinkles To Spice Up Attack
4 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The one downside to running the ball a lot, or at least having many different running backs, is finding ways to use them as it pertains to a diverse running game. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Clifford Running At Better Clip Than You Might Have Expected Penn State Football: Clifford Running At Better Clip Than You Might Have Expected
4 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"I had mentioned...this off-season that Sean probably doesn't get enough credit for the type of athlete he is and how he came in with certain numbers in terms of running, jumping, and change of direction and has worked really hard at attacking that," Coach James Franklin said on Tuesday. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Gattis Set For Beaver Stadium Return Penn State Football: Gattis Set For Beaver Stadium Return
4 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
While anything is possible, Saturday's contest doesn't seem destined to be the third-straight blowout between the two teams. And if it is, the presence of a former Penn State assistant on the Wolverine sideline likely won't be the reason why. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Gillikin Named Big Ten Special Teams Player of The Week Penn State Football: Gillikin Named Big Ten Special Teams Player of The Week
5 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State punter Blake Gillikin was named the Big Ten Special Teams Player of the Week after helping the Nittany Lions control field position during their win over Iowa on Saturday night in Iowa City. [Read More]
Penn State and Michigan State Set for Mid-Afternoon Kick Penn State and Michigan State Set for Mid-Afternoon Kick
5 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Mikey Mandarino
No. 7 Penn State football’s Oct. 26 road game against Michigan State will kick off at 3:30 p.m. and be broadcast on ABC. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Handing Out the Grades Following the Nittany Lions' Win over Iowa Penn State Football: Handing Out the Grades Following the Nittany Lions' Win over Iowa
5 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State went to Iowa City and came out the other end with a win and a 6-0 record on the year. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Clifford Growing and Enjoying the Process Penn State Football: Clifford Growing and Enjoying the Process
5 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Sean Clifford's first quarter on Saturday night could have gone better. Three incompletions, two sacks and a drop. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Franklin Keeps Calm in Response to Whistle-Filled Evening Penn State Football: Franklin Keeps Calm in Response to Whistle-Filled Evening
5 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
James Franklin opted to keep his thoughts to himself about a whistle-filled Saturday night win over Iowa that saw the Nittany Lions called for eight penalties for 80 yards while the Hawkeyes were called for just a single five-yard penalty. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Five Things To Watch As The Nittany Lions Take On Iowa Penn State Football: Five Things To Watch As The Nittany Lions Take On Iowa
5 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Here are five things to watch as Penn State looks to go 6-0 on the year and head into Michigan week undefeated. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Looking Forward to Challenge of Iowa Atmopshere Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Looking Forward to Challenge of Iowa Atmopshere
5 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
There's something to be said about going to a place you've never been before. It's exciting, it's new and it presents a unique challenge. Win at Rutgers and Maryland? Done that. Go to the Big House? Done that too. [Read More]
Penn State Football: What You May Have Learned From HBO 24/7 College Football Penn State Football: What You May Have Learned From HBO 24/7 College Football
5 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Here are a few things fans may have learned over the course of the show. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Watch And Read James Franklin Opening Statement Following Letter Sent To Player Penn State Football: Watch And Read James Franklin Opening Statement Following Letter Sent To Player
5 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
James Franklin opened his Tuesday press conference with a statement in response to a letter sent to player Jonathan Sutherland. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Cruise To 5-0 Exhibition Victory Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Cruise To 5-0 Exhibition Victory
6 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State knocked off the rust and won a Saturday exhibition game against Ottawa 5-0 [Read More]
Penn State Football: Finding Deep Threat A Complex Obstacle Penn State Football: Finding Deep Threat A Complex Obstacle
6 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"I can improve," Sean Clifford said bluntly. He isn't disappointed, it's just that he knows what he has to work on. [Read More]
Franklin Hits 50 Wins Faster Than You Might Realize, And With More Success Than He Might Get Credit For Franklin Hits 50 Wins Faster Than You Might Realize, And With More Success Than He Might Get Credit For
6 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
While it likely wasn't on his mind as he walked off the field Saturday afternoon following a 35-7 victory over Purdue, James Franklin has now won 50 games as Penn State's head coach. [Read More]
Penn State Football Lands Four-Star Receiver Commit Penn State Football Lands Four-Star Receiver Commit
6 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Four-star receiver KeAndre Lambert has committed to Penn State. He announced his intentions to play for the Nittany Lions on Twitter, Friday afternoon. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Set For 10 Television Appearances This Season Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Set For 10 Television Appearances This Season
6 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State hockey will be on TV for 10 games this season including five at Pegula Ice Arena. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Biro Brings Skill And Hard Work To Ice As Captain Penn State Hockey: Biro Brings Skill And Hard Work To Ice As Captain
6 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
It's 1999 and Alaska-Fairbanks is hosting a Top 5 ranked Michigan State team, the Spartans are miles and miles from home in one of the last cities on the edge of civilization. [Read More]
Even The Nittany Lions Are A Little Disappointed Purdue Star Rondale Moore Won't Play Saturday Even The Nittany Lions Are A Little Disappointed Purdue Star Rondale Moore Won't Play Saturday
6 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"I texted him when I found out that he was hurt, probably a day or two after," Penn State receiver KJ Hamler said after practice on Wednesday. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Top Big Ten Coaches Poll Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Top Big Ten Coaches Poll
7 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State hockey is the Big Ten favorite according to the conference preseason poll released on Monday afternoon. [Read More]
Purdue Star Rondale Moore, Quarterback Elijah Sindelar Both Out This Weekend Purdue Star Rondale Moore, Quarterback Elijah Sindelar Both Out This Weekend
7 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State will face a hobbled Purdue team this weekend as the Boilermakers head to State College without starting quarterback Elijah Sindelar and do-it-all speedster Rondale Moore. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Handing Out The Grades Following The Nittany Lions' Win Over Maryland Penn State Football: Handing Out The Grades Following The Nittany Lions' Win Over Maryland
7 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State dominated from the outset and never looked back. The Nittany Lions were practically perfect against Maryland and improved to 4-0 because of it. Grading out one of the most dominant performances of the James Franklin era is pretty straightforward, so here are the grades following Week 5's [Read More]
Penn State Football: Clifford Grows, And Shines, After Productive Off Week Penn State Football: Clifford Grows, And Shines, After Productive Off Week
7 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Sean Clifford is evolving, just in ways that aren't always obvious. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Quartet Of Backs Rumble Nittany Lions To Victory Penn State Football: Quartet Of Backs Rumble Nittany Lions To Victory
7 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Maybe Penn State doesn't have to settle on just one or two running backs. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Learning How To Practice No Small Thing For Young Team Penn State Football: Learning How To Practice No Small Thing For Young Team
7 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"Honestly, that's about having good leadership," Linebacker Cam Brown said this week. "Like the leaders have to show the young guys what to do and how to do it and that's how they follow suit. That's how I learned how to practice here." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Continue To Look For Established Options Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Continue To Look For Established Options
7 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
One of Penn State's largest internal dilemmas is not so much a question of talent as it is consistency. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Two Years Since The Catch, Nittany Lions Once Again Face Road Test Penn State Football: Two Years Since The Catch, Nittany Lions Once Again Face Road Test
8 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
It has been two years to the day since Juwan Johnson lifted a finger to his mouth, silencing an Iowa City crowd that had roared all night. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Running Back Rotation Still Working Itself Out Penn State Football: Running Back Rotation Still Working Itself Out
8 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
It has been five seasons since the last time Penn State's second leading rusher was a running back with over 500 yards to his name. [Read More]
Penn State Football:Early Experience Key For Overall Depth Penn State Football:Early Experience Key For Overall Depth
8 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
According to Penn State coach James Franklin, the best way to get better is to simply play. The challenge, finding time for everyone to do that, and still win. [Read More]
Eichel Overtime Winner Lifts Sabres Over Penguins, But There Was A Lesson For Penn State To Learn Eichel Overtime Winner Lifts Sabres Over Penguins, But There Was A Lesson For Penn State To Learn
8 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Jack Eichel made it two overtime winners in his two trips to Pegula Ice Arena as the Buffalo Sabres held off a third-period charge by the Pittsburgh Penguins to win 5-4. [Read More]
Penn State Holds Steady At No. 13 In Latest AP Poll Penn State Holds Steady At No. 13 In Latest AP Poll
9 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State is holding steady at No.13 in the latest AP Top 25 following a 17-10 victory over Pitt on Saturday afternoon. The Nittany Lions are joined by Wisconsin at the No. 13 spot as the rankings are determined by a point system which allows for ties. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Transfer To Pitt Sparks Signal Change Penn State Football: Transfer To Pitt Sparks Signal Change
9 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
What happens when a former player transfers to a school on your schedule? You change your signals. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Add Pittsburgh Draft Choice Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Add Pittsburgh Draft Choice
9 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State hockey announced the addition of junior transfer Clayton Phillips to their 2019-20 roster Wednesday morning. The left-shot defenseman will be immediately eligible to play this season and has two years of eligibility remaining after being granted an NCAA transfer waiver. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Adjustments Not As Simple As You Might Think Penn State Football: Adjustments Not As Simple As You Might Think
9 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The phrase "halftime adjustments" is an interesting one because it inherently implies that adjustments during the game are difficult to make. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Move Up To No. 13 In Latest AP Poll Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Move Up To No. 13 In Latest AP Poll
10 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
With the second week of the college football season now officially in the books, the latest AP Poll has the Nittany Lions up two spots to No. 13 in the nation after a 45-13 win and second half surge over Buffalo. [Read More]
Penn State Football: A Tale Of Two Halves, But A Story Told Before Penn State Football: A Tale Of Two Halves, But A Story Told Before
10 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Pat Freiermuth was sitting on the sideline, Penn State struggling to find itself against Buffalo when it occurred to him: Trace McSorley isn't around anymore. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Five Things To Watch As The Nittany Lions Take On Buffalo Penn State Football: Five Things To Watch As The Nittany Lions Take On Buffalo
10 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State takes the field Saturday night for an evening tune-up meeting with Buffalo that ought to serve as a much better test than a Week 1 blowout of Idaho. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Will Get Plenty Of ESPN Coverage This Season At Home Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Will Get Plenty Of ESPN Coverage This Season At Home
10 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State basketball will get its fair share of time in the national spotlight this season, the conference and affiliated networks announced tip times and respective broadcast assignments on Thursday afternoon. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Key To Third Down Might Be Execution More Than Distance Penn State Football: Key To Third Down Might Be Execution More Than Distance
10 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State's relationship with third down has been a complicated one over the past two seasons. In 2017 the Nittany Lions finished the season the fifth best team in the nation at 47.95% conversion rate. By the end of the 2018 season that average sat in the basement to the tune of 37.14% which was 8 [Read More]
Penn State Football Holds Steady At No. 15 In Latest AP Poll Penn State Football Holds Steady At No. 15 In Latest AP Poll
10 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
With the first week of the college football season now officially in the books, the second AP Poll of the season has the Nittany Lions holding firm at the No.15 spot. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Defensive Front Deep And Talented, And It Showed Penn State Football: Defensive Front Deep And Talented, And It Showed
11 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The big question when it comes to Penn State's defensive line is not so much if it will be good, but simply how good it will end up being. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Handing Out The Grades Following The Nittany Lions' 79-7 Win Over Idaho Penn State Football: Handing Out The Grades Following The Nittany Lions' 79-7 Win Over Idaho
11 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
They won 79-7. Penn State will find its weak points later down the road, and Clifford will learn more about himself against tougher defenses, but you can't knock a team for blowing out a team it should blow out. [Read More]
Penn State Football: For Clifford And Hamler, The Bromance Has Been Years In The Making Penn State Football: For Clifford And Hamler, The Bromance Has Been Years In The Making
11 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"People don't really know about me and Cliff," Hamler said following Penn State's 79-7 win over Idaho. "Cliff's the reason I'm here. I wanted him to be my quarterback." [Read More]
What You Missed: Stories To Catch Up On Ahead Of Penn State's Season Opener What You Missed: Stories To Catch Up On Ahead Of Penn State's Season Opener
11 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
You could be forgiven for not paying attention to every little single bit of news that comes out of the Penn State football program during the summer (heck, even during the season.) For example, did you know Ricky Slade changed his number from 4 to 3? Well now you do. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Five Things To Watch As The Nittany Lions Take On Idaho Penn State Football: Five Things To Watch As The Nittany Lions Take On Idaho
11 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
It's finally time for some football. Penn State will open it 2019 season, the 133rd in program history on Saturday at 3:30 as the Nittany Lions take on Idaho on the Big Ten Network. [Read More]
Penn State Football Season Openers By The Numbers Penn State Football Season Openers By The Numbers
11 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State opens its 2019 season and it's 133rd season overall on Saturday as the Nittany Lions take on Idaho for the first time in program history. Kick is slated for 3:30 with the game set to air on the Big Ten Network. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Clifford Finally Set To Turn Confidence Into Results Penn State Football: Clifford Finally Set To Turn Confidence Into Results
11 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
“I’ve always been preparing as if I’m the starter, and it finally happened,” he said after practice Wednesday night. “Now it’s just like another work week. It really is. And people can say I’m lying to them, but it really is. I haven’t changed one thing since I’ve gotten here.” [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: PA Forward Commits To Nittany Lions Penn State Basketball: PA Forward Commits To Nittany Lions
11 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State basketball added another verbal commitment to its 2020 class as Caleb Dorsey made his decision on Wednesday night. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Seven True Freshmen Green Lit Heading Into Week 1 Penn State Football: Seven True Freshmen Green Lit Heading Into Week 1
11 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
At least seven true freshmen have been green-lit to see the field this season according to coach James Franklin who spoke to the media Tuesday afternoon as the Nittany Lions prepare for a Week 1 meeting with Idaho this Saturday. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lion Surge Into Florida Continues With Four-Star Commit Penn State Football: Nittany Lion Surge Into Florida Continues With Four-Star Commit
11 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State football landed a verbal commitment on Monday night from four-star running back Keyvone Lee continuing a surge into Florida over the past four recruiting classes. [Read More]
Penn State Football: A New Chapter In 2019 Might Help Answer Old Questions Penn State Football: A New Chapter In 2019 Might Help Answer Old Questions
12 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
There has always been a small but important question lingering over all of Penn State's seasons under James Franklin. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Clifford Named Starting Quarterback Penn State Football: Clifford Named Starting Quarterback
12 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State coach James Franklin named redshirt sophomore quarterback Sean Clifford the Nittany Lions' starting quarterback on Friday evening. The Nittany Lions open the season against Idaho on August 31st. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions' Big Ten Schedule Features Weekend Games, Return To Palestra Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions' Big Ten Schedule Features Weekend Games, Return To Palestra
12 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State basketball has finally received the scheduling favor from the conference it has been waiting for as the Nittany Lions are set to host four Big Ten teams on weekend dates and play Iowa at the Palestra in Philadelphia for a fifth advantageous home setting. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Cheapest Ticket Right Now To Each Nittany Lion Home Game Penn State Football: Cheapest Ticket Right Now To Each Nittany Lion Home Game
12 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
As Penn State sits just over a week away from its season opening game against Idaho, the question for many fans without season tickets is the same. How much does it cost to get in? [Read More]
Penn State Football: Third Down, Not Arm Strength, Will Help Determine Quarterback Race Penn State Football: Third Down, Not Arm Strength, Will Help Determine Quarterback Race
13 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The question isn't really if Sean Clifford or Will Levis can throw the ball. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Franklin Talks Potential HBO Show Penn State Football: Franklin Talks Potential HBO Show
13 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"It's great that we're in that conversation, but no decisions have been made at this time," Franklin continued. "As you can imagine, there's a lot that goes into it, not just with Penn State but with the Big Ten and a lot of other things factor into it." [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Add Four More To 2019 Roster Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Add Four More To 2019 Roster
13 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State hockey added four more names to its 2019 roster on Wednesday as its highly anticipated season inches closer and closer. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Could Be Featured On HBO Per Report Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Could Be Featured On HBO Per Report
13 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State football might be taking part in an HBO show similar to Hard Knocks if a Monday night report by DevilsDigest.com is accurate. [Read More]
Penn State Ranked Ninth In Total Revenue For 2017-18 Fiscal Year Penn State Ranked Ninth In Total Revenue For 2017-18 Fiscal Year
14 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State athletics pulled in over $165 million in revenue during the 2017-18 fiscal year, a figure that is ninth best in the nation according to a USA Today database released on Monday morning. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Four-Star Running Back Tabs Nittany Lions Penn State Football: Four-Star Running Back Tabs Nittany Lions
14 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State added to its 2020 recruiting class on Friday evening as all-purpose running back Caziah Holmes verbally committed. [Read More]
Penn State Football: McSorley Makes NFL Preseason Debut Penn State Football: McSorley Makes NFL Preseason Debut
14 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Trace McSorley made his NFL preseason debut on Thursday night and proved that he could hold his own at the next level following an up-and-down, but otherwise serviceable rookie appearance for the Baltimore Ravens. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Franklin Says Darkwa Still Adjusting To Everything Penn State Football: Franklin Says Darkwa Still Adjusting To Everything
14 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Everything is different for Penn State freshman Joseph Darkwa. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions With A Good Problem To Have In Running Back Room Penn State Football: Nittany Lions With A Good Problem To Have In Running Back Room
14 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"Noah is going to show up when it's live," Franklin said after practice on Wednesday. "His running style is breaking tackles, falling forward, he's the guy whose going to get four yards on a consistent basis, he's going to get a 12-yarder, and you're going to look down on the stat sheet and h [Read More]
Penn State Football: More Behind The Scenes Changes As 2019 Season Rolls Into View Penn State Football: More Behind The Scenes Changes As 2019 Season Rolls Into View
14 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State football added to a handful of offseason changes behind the scenes within Penn State athletics as a longtime James Franklin staffer moved on. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Toney Poised for Larger Role Penn State Football: Toney Poised for Larger Role
15 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
In a busy room of young defensive line prospects, young and exciting, it can often be hard to remember the players that have waited for their moment, years in the making. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Mental Health and Surviving in the High Profile Coaching World Penn State Football: Mental Health and Surviving in the High Profile Coaching World
15 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Standing in front of several coffee makers very early in the morning, I asked James Franklin if he ever gets tired. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Chase Consistency As Practice Begins Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Chase Consistency As Practice Begins
15 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
In 28 days Penn State football will take the field for the 67th time under James Franklin's watch. Over that five year span the Nittany Lions have amassed a 45-21 record catapulting Penn State from the brink of obscurity to the national spotlight. A Big Ten title and three-straight seasons of nine [Read More]
High School Football at Beaver Stadium Might Happen This Year High School Football at Beaver Stadium Might Happen This Year
15 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
High school football could be coming to Beaver Stadium as early as this season. [Read More]
Penn State Football: In 2019 the Nittany Lions May Be a Rorschach Test Penn State Football: In 2019 the Nittany Lions May Be a Rorschach Test
15 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State might be the best Rorschach test in college football. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions No. 14 in Opening Coaches Poll Penn State Football: Nittany Lions No. 14 in Opening Coaches Poll
15 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State football will open the season at No. 14 in the Amway Coaches Poll. The preseason ranking was released on Thursday afternoon as college football training camps around the country start up this week. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Five Storylines For The Nittany Lion Defense Heading Into Media Day Penn State Football: Five Storylines For The Nittany Lion Defense Heading Into Media Day
15 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State will open practice and host its annual media day this weekend as the Nittany Lions head into the start of the 2019 season. For the past few months the Penn State football program has rumbled through the offseason with good news and bad news circling around the Lasch Building. For the most [Read More]
2021 Tight End Nick Elksnis Commits To Penn State 2021 Tight End Nick Elksnis Commits To Penn State
15 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff
Penn State football landed a recruit in the class of 2021 when tight end Nick Elksnis picked the program on Wednesday morning. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Five Storylines For The Nittany Lion Offense Heading Into Media Day Penn State Football: Five Storylines For The Nittany Lion Offense Heading Into Media Day
15 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State will open practice and host its annual media day this weekend as the Nittany Lions head into the start of the 2019 season. For the past few month the Penn State football program has rumbled through the offseason with good news and bad news circling around the Lasch Building. For the most [Read More]
Penn State Football: Since 2012 More Than Half of Beaver Stadium Season Ticket Holders Have Changed Penn State Football: Since 2012 More Than Half of Beaver Stadium Season Ticket Holders Have Changed
16 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Things change, and that includes the crowd at Beaver Stadium. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Parsons, Brown Both Named To Butkus Watch List Penn State Football: Parsons, Brown Both Named To Butkus Watch List
17 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The Butkus Award released its 2019 preseason watch list on Monday. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Journey Brown, Gross-Matos Suspended; Other Big Ten Media Day Notes Penn State Football: Journey Brown, Gross-Matos Suspended; Other Big Ten Media Day Notes
17 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
James Franklin joined the rest of the Big Ten’s coaches at the conferences’ 2019 media days in Chicago Friday morning. He opened up his portion of the press conferences on a positive note by looking back at the Nittany Lions’ success over the past few seasons. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Fundraising Continues to Rise, But Upgrade Price Tag Still High Penn State Football: Fundraising Continues to Rise, But Upgrade Price Tag Still High
17 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State athletics fundraising continues to improve, according director of athletics Sandy Barbour. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Yetur Gross-Matos Big Ten Preseason Honoree Penn State Football: Yetur Gross-Matos Big Ten Preseason Honoree
17 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff
Penn State football’s Yetur Gross-Matos was named a 2019 Big Ten preseason honoree Thursday morning ahead of the conference’s media days in Chicago this week. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Out Of Conference Schedule Set For Nittany Lions Penn State Basketball: Out Of Conference Schedule Set For Nittany Lions
17 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State men's basketball released the remaining games of its out of conference schedule on Wednesday afternoon, the Nittany Lions with two home games the first week of the season, the opener on Tuesday, Nov. 5 against Maryland Eastern Shore. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Stevens Back To Finish What He Started Penn State Basketball: Stevens Back To Finish What He Started
17 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
With the deadline just 24 hours away Lamar Stevens picked up his phone to talk with Penn State coach Pat Chambers. Stevens was coming back -he thought- but he wanted to use that final day to make sure. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Trio of Nittany Lions Land on Award Watch Lists Penn State Football: Trio of Nittany Lions Land on Award Watch Lists
17 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
It's watch list season and Penn State sophomore wide receiver KJ Hamler was named to the preseason watch list for the Maxwell Award for the National Player of the Year while junior defensive end Yetur Gross-Matos and sophomore linebacker Micah Parsons both landed on the preseason Bednarik Award wat [Read More]
Penn State Football: New Faces Step into the Spotlight as Next Chapter Begins Penn State Football: New Faces Step into the Spotlight as Next Chapter Begins
18 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
No matter how good you were in high school, no matter how highly recruited you might have been or how many camps you were invited to, the bright lights of college football are different. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Freshman Heights, Weights And Jersey Numbers Released Penn State Football: Freshman Heights, Weights And Jersey Numbers Released
18 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State welcomed its newest faces to campus and has updated the roster accordingly. Included with the onslaught of names to remember are the heights, weights and jersey numbers of all of the newest Nittany Lions. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Reaves Plays Well In Second Showing, Carr Waiting For Chance As Summer League Play Continues Penn State Basketball: Reaves Plays Well In Second Showing, Carr Waiting For Chance As Summer League Play Continues
19 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Former Penn State basketball players Josh Reaves and Tony Carr continued their professional journeys this past weekend as the NBA's Summer League got under way in Las Vegas. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Add Three-Star Athlete to 2020 Mix Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Add Three-Star Athlete to 2020 Mix
19 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State's hot streak on the recruiting trail continued on Wednesday morning as the Nittany Lions landed their 11th commitment in 13 days. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Carr And Reaves Headed To Summer League, Frazier Signs With Detroit Penn State Basketball: Carr And Reaves Headed To Summer League, Frazier Signs With Detroit
19 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State basketball fans will see at least two familiar faces in the coming weeks and potentially months as former players Tim Frazier and Tony Carr continued their NBA journeys on Monday. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Michigan Ticket Most Expensive Ever, Single Game Tickets Go On Sale Tuesday Penn State Football: Michigan Ticket Most Expensive Ever, Single Game Tickets Go On Sale Tuesday
20 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State football public single-game ticket sale will begin on Tuesday, July 2 at 10 a.m. and it could cost you a nice chunk of change for the best seats in the house. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Add Two Commits Friday Night Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Add Two Commits Friday Night
20 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State football added to its 2020 class on Friday night and beefed up the defensive line as both Brandon Taylor and Amin Vanover verbally committed. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions To Host Bucknell And Yale Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions To Host Bucknell And Yale
20 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State will host Bucknell and Yale for two home games as part of the NIT Season Tip-off. The Nittany Lions will face Bucknell on Tuesday, Nov. 19 and then Yale on Saturday, Nov. 23 at the Bryce Jordan Center. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Three-Star Linebacker Commits To 2020 Class Penn State Football: Three-Star Linebacker Commits To 2020 Class
20 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State's rocky few weeks on the recruiting trail had a positive bump in the road as three-star inside linebacker Tyler Elsdon verbally committed to the Nittany Lions' 2020 class on Tuesday afternoon. [Read More]
Penn State Athletics: Nelson to Retire After More Than 25 Years at Penn State Penn State Athletics: Nelson to Retire After More Than 25 Years at Penn State
20 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Associate Athletics Director for Strategic Communications Jeff Nelson has announced he will retire from the University, effective July 31, 2019. He worked at Penn State for nearly 26 years. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Incoming Freshman Kevin Wall Drafted By Carolina Hurricanes Penn State Hockey: Incoming Freshman Kevin Wall Drafted By Carolina Hurricanes
21 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Incoming Penn State freshman forward Kevin Wall was drafted in the sixth round, 181st overall by the Carolina Hurricanes during the Saturday's final rounds of the NHL draft. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Mavericks Sign Josh Reaves To Two-Way Deal Penn State Basketball: Mavericks Sign Josh Reaves To Two-Way Deal
21 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Former Penn State guard Josh Reaves has agreed to a two-way contract to join the Dallas Mavericks. The news was announced early Friday morning following Thursday's NBA Draft. [Read More]
Penguins And Sabres Set For Another NHL Preseason Meeting At Pegula Ice Arena Penguins And Sabres Set For Another NHL Preseason Meeting At Pegula Ice Arena
21 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Pegula Ice Arena will once again host an NHL preseason game as the Buffalo Sabres will make their third trip in the past four seasons, this time to face the Pittsburgh Penguins in a rematch of their 2017 meeting at Pegula. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Number Called, Clifford Ready To Step Up Penn State Football: Number Called, Clifford Ready To Step Up
22 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Sean Clifford had to turn his phone off. There were so many messages flashing across the screen that it was pointless to even try to use it. [Read More]
Four-Star Cornerback Joshuah Moten Decommits From Penn State Four-Star Cornerback Joshuah Moten Decommits From Penn State
22 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Mikey Mandarino
Penn State football lost yet another member of its 2020 recruiting class when four-star defensive back Joshuah Moten decommitted from Penn State on Thursday afternoon. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Special Teams Gets Overhaul When It Comes To Details Penn State Football: Special Teams Gets Overhaul When It Comes To Details
22 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"It was Todd Graham at Arizona State who I worked for," Lorig said. "He's a really smart guy and he asked me 'Why are you meeting with [the entire special team unit] all the time?' And I gave him the standard answer and he said, 'Well that's dumb.'" [Read More]
Penn State Athletics: Eight Programs Land In Top 10 Of Attendance Numbers Penn State Athletics: Eight Programs Land In Top 10 Of Attendance Numbers
22 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State’s fandom doesn't just extend to football, according to an NCAA attendance figures for 17 sports during 2018-19, eight Penn State teams ranked in the top 10 in average home attendance, the most of any Division I institution nationally. [Read More]
Penn State Football: What Could Go Wrong Penn State Football: What Could Go Wrong
22 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
As mentioned Monday, June is (still) not the time of year to break down the nitty-gritty of Penn State's upcoming season and very often results in being wrong about more than you are right. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions To Add Former Top 50 Recruit To 2019 Roster Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions To Add Former Top 50 Recruit To 2019 Roster
22 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State men's basketball will add the services of graduate transfer guard Curtis Jones, formerly of Indiana and most recently of Oklahoma State. [Read More]
Penn State Football: What Will Have To Go Right Penn State Football: What Will Have To Go Right
23 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
A few things Penn State will need to do well in order to win in 2019. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Dread Eyes Bigger, Better Things In 2019 Penn State Basketball: Dread Eyes Bigger, Better Things In 2019
23 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Myles Dread isn't dumb, he knows what having Lamar Stevens back means to everyone. He knows the difference between having good players and having a great one. He knows. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Thrown Into The Fire, Harrar Ready For Round Two Penn State Basketball: Thrown Into The Fire, Harrar Ready For Round Two
24 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"I learned how to make a comeback. What does it take every day, even when you're losing and things aren't going good, how are you going to show up that day, when things are hard?" [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Add Four-Star OT to 2020 Fold Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Add Four-Star OT to 2020 Fold
24 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State's class of 2020 added its latest and 11th member as four-star offensive tackle Olu Fashanu verbally committed to James Franklin and his staff on Monday morning. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Lamar Stevens To Return For Senior Season Penn State Basketball: Lamar Stevens To Return For Senior Season
24 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State rising senior forward Lamar Stevens will return for his final season of eligibility, he announced Wednesday on Twitter. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Shorter Ready To Finally Get Back To Playing Penn State Football: Shorter Ready To Finally Get Back To Playing
24 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Justin Shorter would put on his pads and play a game right now if someone was up for it. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Georgetown Set To Host Nittany Lions Per Report Penn State Basketball: Georgetown Set To Host Nittany Lions Per Report
24 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State basketball will travel to Georgetown to face the Hoyas as part of the Gavitt Tipoff Games, an annual meeting of teams from the Big Ten and Big East, according to Jon Rothstein of CBS. [Read More]
Penn State Men's Lacrosse Falls Behind Early, Loses 21-17 To Yale In Final Four Penn State Men's Lacrosse Falls Behind Early, Loses 21-17 To Yale In Final Four
25 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
For Penn State men's lacrosse a 21-17 loss to Yale in the NCAA Final Four will be among the most difficult pills the program has had to swallow. A historic season coming up short of its full potential, a national title just two wins 72 hours from reality. [Read More]
Penn State Football: 100 Days Away, You Can Talk Yourself Into A Few Different Win Totals Penn State Football: 100 Days Away, You Can Talk Yourself Into A Few Different Win Totals
25 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
100 days from Penn State's opening kick against Idaho on August 31st, how far away the season feels is a matter of perspective. [Read More]
Penn State Men's Lacrosse: Nittany Lions Already In Rarified Air Penn State Men's Lacrosse: Nittany Lions Already In Rarified Air
25 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
It's difficult to overstate how hard it is to win a national title in men's lacrosse. [Read More]
Penn State Men's Lacrosse Headed To Final Four Following 21-14 Win Over Loyola Penn State Men's Lacrosse Headed To Final Four Following 21-14 Win Over Loyola
26 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State men's lacrosse is headed to the Final Four for the first time in program history following a 21-14 win over Loyola (MD) on Sunday afternoon in East Hartford, Connecticut. [Read More]
Penn State Football: For All The Changes, Barkley Still Barkley Penn State Football: For All The Changes, Barkley Still Barkley
26 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
With everyone wanting a piece of Saquon, what pieces are left over for the man himself? The answer appears to be that the most important parts. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Tommy Stevens To Join Moorhead At Mississippi State Penn State Football: Tommy Stevens To Join Moorhead At Mississippi State
26 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
After announcing his intent to transfer following Penn State's annual spring scrimmage, former Nittany Lion quarterback Tommy Stevens will transfer to Mississippi State, joining forces with head coach and former Penn State offensive coordinator Joe Moorhead. [Read More]
Penn State Men's Lacrosse: Trip To Final Four On The Line Against Loyola Maryland Penn State Men's Lacrosse: Trip To Final Four On The Line Against Loyola Maryland
26 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State men's lacrosse finds itself a win from the Final Four, two wins from hoisting a national championship trophy in Philadelphia. There is history, there are first and there is pressure. [Read More]
Penn State Men's Lacrosse: Five Nittany Lions Land All-American Honors Penn State Men's Lacrosse: Five Nittany Lions Land All-American Honors
26 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Five Penn State men's lacrosse players were honored as Inside Lacrosse All-Americans earlier this week. [Read More]
Penn State Men's Lacrosse: Nittany Lions Roll UMBC 25-10 For First NCAA Tournament Win Penn State Men's Lacrosse: Nittany Lions Roll UMBC 25-10 For First NCAA Tournament Win
27 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
For Penn State men's lacrosse, a 25-10 win over UMBC in the first round of the NCAA Tournament was as much the reversal and exorcism of past failures as it was the ongoing culmination of a dominant season of play. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Five Former Nittany Lions Sign Undrafted Free Agent Deals Penn State Football: Five Former Nittany Lions Sign Undrafted Free Agent Deals
27 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Five former Nittany Lions have sign undrafted free agent contracts and one earning a rookie mini-camp invitation. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Franklin Not Interested In NFL Future, Calls Penn State A 'Dream Situation' Penn State Football: Franklin Not Interested In NFL Future, Calls Penn State A 'Dream Situation'
27 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
James Franklin's coaching career may very well not end at Penn State, but the Nittany Lions' head coach doesn't see it ending at the NFL level. [Read More]
Penn State Men's Lacrosse: Nittany Lions Prepare To Chase History As NCAA Tournament Begins Sunday Penn State Men's Lacrosse: Nittany Lions Prepare To Chase History As NCAA Tournament Begins Sunday
27 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
There is an unenviable pressure that comes with being the No.1 seed. You are the favorite to win it all, and the most likely to do just that. But you also have the most to lose. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Stevens And Reaves Miss Out On NBA Combine Invites Penn State Basketball: Stevens And Reaves Miss Out On NBA Combine Invites
27 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State forward Lamar Stevens and former guard Josh Reaves have not been invited to next week's NBA Combine, the league announced its list of invited attendees on Wednesday afternoon. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Design Firm Set for Lasch Building and Football Complex Renovations Penn State Football: Design Firm Set for Lasch Building and Football Complex Renovations
28 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The Penn State Board of Trustees' Committee on Finance, Business and Capital Planning approved the selection of Philadelphia design firm HOK for the renovations and upgrades for the Lasch Football Complex, Holuba Hall and adjacent practice fields on Thursday during a public session. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Two More Sign Free Agent Deals In Philadelphia As Nittany Lions Find NFL Homes Penn State Football: Two More Sign Free Agent Deals In Philadelphia As Nittany Lions Find NFL Homes
29 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
With the NFL draft in the books, undrafted players from across the nation will continue to look for a place to start the next chapter of their careers as a free agent. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Trace McSorley Goes To Baltimore Ravens In Sixth Round Penn State Football: Trace McSorley Goes To Baltimore Ravens In Sixth Round
29 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Trace McSorley is an NFL quarterback. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Detroit Lions Select Amani Oruwariye In Fifth Round Penn State Football: Detroit Lions Select Amani Oruwariye In Fifth Round
29 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The Detroit Lions selected former Penn State cornerback Amani Oruwariye early in the fifth round on Saturday afternoon, sending the Tampa, Florida native to a much colder climate for the foreseeable future. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Philadephia Eagles Select Miles Sanders In The Second Round Penn State Football: Philadephia Eagles Select Miles Sanders In The Second Round
29 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State running back Miles Sanders won't be traveling too far from where he has spent the last three seasons as the former Nittany Lion was drafted 53rd overall by the Philadelphia Eagles in the second round of the NFL Draft, Friday night. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Rasir Bolton Enters Transfer Portal Penn State Basketball: Rasir Bolton Enters Transfer Portal
29 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State true freshman guard Rasir Bolton has entered his name into the NCAA's Transfer Portal. Several outlets have reported the news and it has been confirmed by StateCollege.com [Read More]
Penn State Football: Staff Hits Recruiting Trail In Germany Penn State Football: Staff Hits Recruiting Trail In Germany
29 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Forget the DMV, Penn State is going to the EU to find future Nittany Lions. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Quarterback Room Still Crowded Following Stevens Departure Penn State Football: Quarterback Room Still Crowded Following Stevens Departure
30 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The first thing anyone should really mention when discussing Tommy Stevens' transfer: it probably would have gone differently if he was healthy. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions To Host 2020 NCAA Regional In Allentown Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions To Host 2020 NCAA Regional In Allentown
30 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State hockey will host an NCAA Tournament regional for the third straight postseason, once again in Allentown at the PPL Center. [Read More]
Penn State Football: White Out Game Set For Michigan Penn State Football: White Out Game Set For Michigan
30 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
It comes as no real surprise that Penn State's annual White Out game will take place against Michigan this year. The program announced the news in a press release about student ticket pricing for the upcoming 2018-19 campaign. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Dotson Was Ready, And It Paid Off Penn State Football: Dotson Was Ready, And It Paid Off
30 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Jahan Dotson just wanted to be ready. That was all he could control, everything else was a collection of chance and opportunity. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Biro Named Captain, Myllari And Folkes To Serve As Alternates Penn State Hockey: Biro Named Captain, Myllari And Folkes To Serve As Alternates
30 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State hockey will be captained by rising senior Brandon Biro, the program announced on Tuesday, Biro was voted into the role by his teammates. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Reaves Headed To Portsmouth Invitational Penn State Basketball: Reaves Headed To Portsmouth Invitational
30 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Former Nittany Lion guard Josh Reaves has been invited to the 2019 Portsmouth Invitational Tournament and will compete in as many as three games this week. The event takes place in front of professional scouts from every NBA team as well as several international leagues. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Handing Out The Grades After A Sunny Blue White Game Penn State Football: Handing Out The Grades After A Sunny Blue White Game
31 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Some thoughts on each unit following Penn State taking on Penn State in the annual Blue White game. [Read More]
Penn State Women's Basketball Introduces Carolyn Kieger Penn State Women's Basketball Introduces Carolyn Kieger
31 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State women's basketball officially introduced Carolyn Kieger as its newest head coach on Friday to a Bryce Jordan center practice facility full of Lady Lion fans, hopeful for a new and successful chapter in the program's history. [Read More]
Penn State Football: What To Watch For This Weekend During The Blue White Game Penn State Football: What To Watch For This Weekend During The Blue White Game
31 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State will wrap up spring practice on Saturday afternoon with the annual Blue-White game. For many players this is their last chance to leave a good impression with the coaching staff, and for many veterans, one last time to hit the field before relaxing in the summer. [Read More]
Penn State Football: For Young Offense, Being 'OK' at Everything Will Pay Off Penn State Football: For Young Offense, Being 'OK' at Everything Will Pay Off
31 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"In the spring that's what you have to focus on, making sure you don't spend all your time out here doing the things you are pretty good at," James Franklin said after practice on Wednesday. "You've got to make sure that you've got enough depth in what you're able to do in terms of your play [Read More]
Penn State Football: Blue White Autograph Session Information Released Penn State Football: Blue White Autograph Session Information Released
31 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com Staff
The Blue-White Game autograph session slated for Saturday, April 13 will give fans the opportunity to get signatures from the Nittany Lion football team from 12:15-1 p.m. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Lamar Stevens Set To Test NBA Waters, But Not Ruling Out Return Penn State Basketball: Lamar Stevens Set To Test NBA Waters, But Not Ruling Out Return
31 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"When the time comes I'm going to sit and evaluate what teams like me and where they fall," Stevens said. "I'm going to discuss it over with my coaches and my family and come up with the best decision for me." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Stevens Waits A Bit Longer, But That Wait Should Be Over Soon Penn State Football: Stevens Waits A Bit Longer, But That Wait Should Be Over Soon
32 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Waiting for his check at a pizza place just outside of downtown State College, Penn State quarterback Tommy Stevens unfolds from his chair to pick something up. [Read More]
Carolyn Kieger Named Penn State Women's Basketball Head Coach Carolyn Kieger Named Penn State Women's Basketball Head Coach
32 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com Staff
Penn State athletics has selected Carolyn Kieger as the sixth head coach of the women's basketball program, it announced on Wednesday evening. [Read More]
Penn State Bids to Host NCAA Hockey Regional in Allentown for 3 More Years Penn State Bids to Host NCAA Hockey Regional in Allentown for 3 More Years
32 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State athletics has bid to host the NCAA Hockey Midwest regional in Allentown for three more years, StateCollege.com has learned. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Limoges Named To CHN First-Team, Will Return For Junior Year Penn State Hockey: Limoges Named To CHN First-Team, Will Return For Junior Year
32 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State forward Alex Limoges didn't land in the Hoby Baker top 10, but the sophomore talent still managed to pick up a first-team nod from College Hockey News. Limoges was named to the team alongside fellow Big Ten forward Taro Hirose. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Add Lineman To 2020 Haul Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Add Lineman To 2020 Haul
32 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Mikey Mandarino
Penn State football landed a verbal commitment from three-star offensive lineman Golden Achumba on Tuesday morning. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: McKoy Released From Letter Of Intent Penn State Basketball: McKoy Released From Letter Of Intent
33 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State basketball's incoming freshman class is down a player as Justin McKoy announced on Friday afternoon that he has requested, and has been granted, a release from his National Letter of Intent and will re-openn his recruitment. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Gadowsky Optimistic Draftees Will Return Penn State Hockey: Gadowsky Optimistic Draftees Will Return
33 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"At this point I don't have any information that anybody will be leaving and that's great. Hopefully it'll stay that way," Gadowsky said on Wednesday during his season-ending press conference. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Larsson Signs ATO Deal With Binghamton Devils Penn State Hockey: Larsson Signs ATO Deal With Binghamton Devils
33 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Former Nittany Lion centerman Ludvig Larsson has signed an amateur tryout agreement (ATO) with the Binghamton Devils of the American Hockey League (AHL). The announcement came from Binghmaton’s general manager, Tom Fitzgerald on the team's website. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Fall 3-2 To Notre Dame In Big Ten Final Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Fall 3-2 To Notre Dame In Big Ten Final
34 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State hockey will leave South Bend with a feeling that has permeated much of the season. What if? [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Larsson Elite At The Dot, But A Bigger Dream Lies Ahead Penn State Hockey: Larsson Elite At The Dot, But A Bigger Dream Lies Ahead
34 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
“I've cried after each season so I'm probably going to cry after this one as well,” Larsson said. “Hopefully it'll be happy tears." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Quest For Wins Coupled With Quest For Leaders Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Quest For Wins Coupled With Quest For Leaders
34 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
“I feel more athletic than ever. I feel good right now,” Brown added. “When you’re confident on the field and get to play with your speed, and when [strength coach Dwight] Galt gets you right and everything, I feel good.” [Read More]
Penn State Football: Ellis Shows Flashes Early In Spring Practice Penn State Football: Ellis Shows Flashes Early In Spring Practice
34 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"I think the two corners, Keaton and Marquis [Wilson], are really doing some good things," James Franklin said after practice. "The further away you are from the ball, receivers and corners, it helps with that (adjustment to college). But they’ve both been impressive." [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Barratt Picks Up First-Team Honors Penn State Hockey: Barratt Picks Up First-Team Honors
34 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State sophomore forward Evan Barratt is one of three Nittany Lions to pick up Big Ten honors. The conference announced a slew of accolades on Tuesday afternoon. [Read More]
Penn State Football: McSorley Looks Sharp At Pro Day Penn State Football: McSorley Looks Sharp At Pro Day
34 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Of the 1,215 passes Trace McSorley has thrown in his collegiate career, it would be hard to argue that the few dozen he slung down the field during Penn State's Pro Day on Tuesday morning were more important, but he looked good all the same. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Season Ends As Nittany Lions Fall 77-72 In Overtime To Minnesota Penn State Basketball: Season Ends As Nittany Lions Fall 77-72 In Overtime To Minnesota
35 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State lost 77-72 in overtime to Minnesota in the second round in the Big Ten Tournament, a loss punctuated by at least two seemingly obvious officiating blunders, a struggling second half offense and the slow but steady comeback trail by the Gophers. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Stevens Practicing, But Still Not Full Go Penn State Football: Stevens Practicing, But Still Not Full Go
35 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"At this point, he'll be limited for the beginning of spring," Franklin said Wednesday prior to Penn State's first practice of the year. "Depending how spring goes and how he's doing, it could be full-go by the end of spring. But I'm not sure." [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Reaves And Stevens Take Home Big Ten Honors Penn State Basketball: Reaves And Stevens Take Home Big Ten Honors
36 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Junior Lamar Stevens and senior Josh Reaves both took home Big Ten honors on Monday evening as the league announced their season awards. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Folkes Does It Again As Nittany Lions Win Game Three In Overtime Penn State Hockey: Folkes Does It Again As Nittany Lions Win Game Three In Overtime
36 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Liam Folkes scored in overtime to give Penn State a 4-3 victory over Wisconsin and a ticket to the Big Ten Tournament semifinals [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Force Game Three, Beat Wisconsin 6-2 Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Force Game Three, Beat Wisconsin 6-2
36 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State's season was extended for at least one more day as the Nittany Lions rolled past Wisconsin 6-2 to force a decisive Game 3 in the first round of the Big Ten Tournament. [Read More]
Barbour Cites Competitiveness When It Came to Lady Lions Coaching Change Barbour Cites Competitiveness When It Came to Lady Lions Coaching Change
36 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State went 7-24 that season, and despite going 22-11 in 2016, never managed to get its cumulative record above .500 over the span of the last five years. [Read More]
Penn State Women's Basketball Parts Ways with Coquese Washington Penn State Women's Basketball Parts Ways with Coquese Washington
36 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State women's basketball will have a new coach for the 2019-20 season and beyond as the program officially parted ways with longtime coach Coquese Washington on Friday. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Reaves Comes Up Big Late As Nittany Lions Beat Rutgers 66-65 Penn State Basketball: Reaves Comes Up Big Late As Nittany Lions Beat Rutgers 66-65
36 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
In the Big Ten, you take wins however you can get them, and Penn State will take a Wednesday night 66-65 victory over Rutgers and race home to State College before Wednesday is even over. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: DeNaples Blocking Away In Defensive Zone Penn State Hockey: DeNaples Blocking Away In Defensive Zone
36 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"I don't think any of them are at this point of the season," DeNaples said with a laugh, going over the library of the in his head. "Honestly I'm feeling really good, nothing is really bothering me right now." [Read More]
Big Ten Commissioner Jim Delany to Conclude Term in June 2020 Big Ten Commissioner Jim Delany to Conclude Term in June 2020
37 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The Big Ten Conference announced today that current commissioner Jim Delany will officially conclude his term at the end of his current contract which expires on June 30, 2020. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Beat Notre Dame 3-2, Will Host Wisconsin In First Round Of Big Ten Tournament Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Beat Notre Dame 3-2, Will Host Wisconsin In First Round Of Big Ten Tournament
37 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
If Friday night's loss was the straightforward summation of Penn State hockey's season, then Saturday night's 3-2 win over Notre Dame and the subsequent jump up the PairWise rankings was the obligatory reminder that the Nittany Lions' season is over when they say it's over. [Read More]
Penn State Football: More Special Teams Hires On The Way Penn State Football: More Special Teams Hires On The Way
37 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
James Franklin and Penn State football recently tabbed Joe Lorig as special teams coordinator, but the hires won't stop there according to the Penn State careers website. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Wisconsin Rolls To 7-3 Win Penn State Hockey: Wisconsin Rolls To 7-3 Win
38 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Losses are a part of the game, blowouts are a part of the game, but Saturday's defeat seemed predictable if only because it had happened before. For all of the good this team can produce it can turn around and do the opposite. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Beat Illini 83-76 Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Beat Illini 83-76
38 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State coach Pat Chambers has long preached that the Nittany Lions' main objective is to be the best team they can be by the end of the year. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Roll Past Wisconsin 8-2 Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Roll Past Wisconsin 8-2
38 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
With the help of two-goal outings by Brandon Biro and Denis Smirnov, Penn State hockey picked up a crucial 8-2 victory over Wisconsin on Friday night, a small step closer to a third-straight NCAA Tournament appearance. [Read More]
Former Florida State Five-Star Prospect Transferring To Penn State Former Florida State Five-Star Prospect Transferring To Penn State
38 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Former Florida State wideout George Campbell will transfer to Penn State, the once five-star prospect announced his intentions on Twitter earlier Wednesday afternoon. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Roll Past Nebraska 95-71 Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Roll Past Nebraska 95-71
38 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State basketball's 95-71 rout of Nebraska wasn't exactly basketball calculus, nor needs to be treated as such after the fact. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Beat Michigan State 5-3 For Series Split Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Beat Michigan State 5-3 For Series Split
39 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State will need help and hot finish to make the postseason for a third-straight season but the Nittany Lions took positive step forward on Saturday night with a 5-3 victory over Michigan State in East Lansing. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Continue To Battle Consistency Lose 5-3 To Michigan State Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Continue To Battle Consistency Lose 5-3 To Michigan State
39 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State lost 5-3 on Friday night to Michigan State in a game that could very well be the final death-blow to the Nittany Lions' flickering postseason hopes. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Reaves Eyes Program Steals Record With Eight Games To Go Penn State Basketball: Reaves Eyes Program Steals Record With Eight Games To Go
39 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Josh Reaves has played in 113 games wearing a Penn State uniform, he has started in 99 of those contests. And on 65 occasions the game has ended with Reaves registering multiple steals. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Upend No. 6 Michigan 75-69 Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Upend No. 6 Michigan 75-69
39 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Lamar Stevens might be one of the most interesting athletes Penn State has on campus. He is the best player on a Big Ten basketball team that has won two games against conference foes in 13 attempts. The season is -from the standpoint of accomplishments- over, and has been for a long time. [Read More]
Penn State Athletics Hires Scott Sidwell As Deputy Directory-External Penn State Athletics Hires Scott Sidwell As Deputy Directory-External
39 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State has hired Scott Sidwell as Deputy Director of Athletics- External. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Sanders To Take Over At Oregon As Director Of Recruiting Penn State Football: Sanders To Take Over At Oregon As Director Of Recruiting
39 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State assistant director of player personnel Kenny Sanders will now be Oregon's directory of recruiting, Sanders announced the news on Monday evening. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Complete Sweep With 6-2 Win Over Minnesota Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Complete Sweep With 6-2 Win Over Minnesota
40 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Nate Sucese wasn't even looking at the goal when he ripped towards Minnesota goalie Mat Robson's raised glove. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Roll Past Minnesota 7-2 Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Roll Past Minnesota 7-2
40 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State beat Minnesota 7-2 on Friday night in a game that was worse than the score and not nearly as surprising as it should have been. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Fall 74-70 To Ohio State Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Fall 74-70 To Ohio State
40 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Probably the most confounding thing about Penn State basketball is that the actual solution to "the problem" has become increasingly unclear. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Seven Nittany Lions Land NFL Combine Invites Penn State Football: Seven Nittany Lions Land NFL Combine Invites
40 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Trace McSorley headlines the group of seven as well as running back Miles Sanders, corner Amani Oruwariye, tackle Ryan Bates, guard Connor McGovern, defensive tackle Kevin Givens, and end Shareef Miller. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: With Five Years At Pegula On The Books, Program Continues To Turn Profit Penn State Hockey: With Five Years At Pegula On The Books, Program Continues To Turn Profit
40 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State men's hockey continues to turn a profit as it plays its sixth year at Pegula Ice Arena. According to Penn State athletics' recently released financial reporting, the Nittany Lions made a profit of $514,094 during the 2017-18 fiscal year. [Read More]
Penn State Football Generated More Than $100 Million in Revenue in 2017-18 Penn State Football Generated More Than $100 Million in Revenue in 2017-18
40 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
According to Penn State athletics' financial report for the 2017-18 fiscal year, Penn State football brought in more than $100 million in revenue, dwarfing previous figures. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Franklin Offers Thoughts on Transfer Portal, Lamont Wade's Return Penn State Football: Franklin Offers Thoughts on Transfer Portal, Lamont Wade's Return
40 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State safety Lamont Wade was among the dozen Nittany Lions to enter their name into the transfer portal hoping to find greener pastures to continue their careers. [Read More]
James Franklin Talks Parker Hire, Corley Firing and Galiano Retention James Franklin Talks Parker Hire, Corley Firing and Galiano Retention
40 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
James Franklin offered up some insight Wednesday afternoon into staff changes --- both made and not made -- following the conclusion of Penn State's 2018 season and Citrus Bowl loss to Kentucky that rang in the new year. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Land Defensive Back Commit Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Land Defensive Back Commit
40 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Brian Bachman
Penn State received its 22nd commitment in the class of 2019 when three-star athlete Daequan Hardy gave his verbal pledge on Tuesday night. Hardy is expected to play defensive back in college, but he was a standout in high school as a wide receiver. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Stevens Seeing Court Well Despite Defensive Pressure Penn State Basketball: Stevens Seeing Court Well Despite Defensive Pressure
40 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Lamar Stevens gets doubled, a lot. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Finally Break Through With 59-52 Victory Over Northwestern Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Finally Break Through With 59-52 Victory Over Northwestern
40 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The Nittany Lions finally got over the hump as they beat Northwestern for their first Big Ten win of the season [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Barbour Still Supporting Chambers Amid Struggles Penn State Basketball: Barbour Still Supporting Chambers Amid Struggles
41 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State director of athletics Sandy Barbour hasn't changed her position on supporting men's basketball coach Pat Chambers, an athletics spokesperson told StateCollege.com. [Read More]
There Is Plenty Special About Sled Hockey There Is Plenty Special About Sled Hockey
42 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
“The tighter together they are the better,” a woman, whose face is buried somewhere inside a hurricane of layers, says as she bungee cords my legs together. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Add UMass and Ohio to Future Schedules Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Add UMass and Ohio to Future Schedules
42 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State football's future schedules continue to take shape as the program announced two new opponents on Wednesday afternoon. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Consistency And Remembering Roots Will Go Along Way In Final Stretch Penn State Hockey: Consistency And Remembering Roots Will Go Along Way In Final Stretch
42 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
At 13-9-2 Penn State hockey finds itself on the NCAA Tournament bubble, slowly leaking in the wrong direction of the demarcation line. [Read More]
Penn State Announces Town Hall Meetings For Football Parking Changes Penn State Announces Town Hall Meetings For Football Parking Changes
42 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com Staff
Penn State athletics wants to hear from you about parking changes and improvements heading into the 2019 season. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Stevens Scores 27 As Nittany Lions Fall 65-64 To Minnesota Penn State Basketball: Stevens Scores 27 As Nittany Lions Fall 65-64 To Minnesota
43 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Before Penn State's season ever began someone asked Lamar Stevens when the last time was he had talked to Tony Carr. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Fall 6-4 In Wild Game Against No. 4 Ohio State Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Fall 6-4 In Wild Game Against No. 4 Ohio State
43 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff
No. 13 Penn State men’s hockey (13-9-2, 5-8-1 Big Ten) finished its series against No. 4 Ohio State (15-5-4, 8-3-3 Big Ten) with a 6-4 loss. [Read More]
Penn State Football: New Jersey Defensive End Commits Penn State Football: New Jersey Defensive End Commits
43 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff
New Jersey defensive end Smith Vilbert committed to Penn State on Friday afternoon. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Unpacking Transfer Portal Madness Penn State Football: Unpacking Transfer Portal Madness
43 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
So should you be concerned, huddled inside your house as the snow falls, that the sky is also falling on your favorite college football program? [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Late Gaffes Doom Nittany Lions In 89-82 Loss To No. 23 Iowa Penn State Basketball: Late Gaffes Doom Nittany Lions In 89-82 Loss To No. 23 Iowa
43 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State lost 89-82 to No. 23 Iowa on Wednesday night after a deep three sealed the deal. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Barratt And Limoges Earn Hobey Baker Nominations Penn State Hockey: Barratt And Limoges Earn Hobey Baker Nominations
43 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State might actually have an outside shot at a Hobey Baker finalist as the program nominated forward Evan Barratt and Alex Limoges for the honor. The Hobey Baker is effectively the Heisman trophy for college hockey, given to the nation's top player at the end of the year. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Two More Enter Transfer Portal Penn State Football: Two More Enter Transfer Portal
43 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Mikey Mandarino
Danny Dalton and Alex Gellerstedt became the two latest Penn State football players to enter the NCAA’s transfer portal on Tuesday, according to 247Sports. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Back from the International Stage, Barratt and Talvitie Share Plenty on Opposite Ends of Dramatic Game Penn State Hockey: Back from the International Stage, Barratt and Talvitie Share Plenty on Opposite Ends of Dramatic Game
43 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
As Penn State forwards Evan Barratt and Aarne Talvitie talk about their World Junior Championship experiences from opposite sides of the room, there are lot of things they both share. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Chambers Points to Schedule, Inexperience as Nittany Lions Struggle Penn State Basketball: Chambers Points to Schedule, Inexperience as Nittany Lions Struggle
43 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"We're playing some of the best defensive teams in the country and yet we're still getting good shots," Chambers said. "We want them to take those shots, they're just not falling right now." [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Fall 6-4 To Michigan State Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Fall 6-4 To Michigan State
44 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
It was appropriate that a bouncing puck slipped out of the offensive zone and eventually -motivated greatly by a shot- found its way into Penn State's empty net, giving Michigan State a 6-4 victory over the Nittany Lions. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Johnson Reportedly Exploring Transfer Options Penn State Football: Johnson Reportedly Exploring Transfer Options
44 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State receiver Juwan Johnson has reportedly entered the NCAA transfer portal according to Bruce Feldman of The Athletic. Johnson hauled in 25 catches for 352 yards this past season, making appearances in seven games. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Fall 70-64 At Nebraska Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Fall 70-64 At Nebraska
44 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Late in Penn State's eventual 70-64 loss to Nebraska a contested Cornhusker three soared through the air. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Franklin Tabs Parker to Coach Receivers Penn State Football: Franklin Tabs Parker to Coach Receivers
44 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
James Franklin has hired Gerad Parker to coach receivers, the program announced on Thursday afternoon. Parker comes to Penn State after two seasons at Duke. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Gattis Headed to Michigan, Not Maryland as Offensive Coordinator Penn State Football: Gattis Headed to Michigan, Not Maryland as Offensive Coordinator
44 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Former Penn State wide receivers coach Josh Gattis could be on the move again after the leaving the Nittany Lions last offseason for Alabama. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Talvitie Likely Out For Season Per Finnish Report Penn State Hockey: Talvitie Likely Out For Season Per Finnish Report
44 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
It appears Penn State hockey will be without forward Aarne Talvitie for the remainder of the season as he undergoes knee surgery if news out of Finland is accurate. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions To Wear New Alternate Uniforms Friday
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Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions To Wear New Alternate Uniforms Friday
44 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State hockey will face Michigan State this weekend with new alternate uniforms, the program announced on Wednesday. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Chambers Talks Suspension, Moving Forward Penn State Basketball: Chambers Talks Suspension, Moving Forward
44 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
There were only five reporters in the Bryce Jordan Center media room on Tuesday afternoon as Penn State coach Pat Chambers entered for the latest iteration of his weekly-ish media session. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Was 2018 A Failure? Not Really. But It Depends On How You View The Program Penn State Football: Was 2018 A Failure? Not Really. But It Depends On How You View The Program
45 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Sitting at Gate 58 in the Orlando International Airport just a few minutes after 7 a.m., there were two Penn State fans right across from me. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Beat Minnesota 4-2 To Open Second Half Of Season Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Beat Minnesota 4-2 To Open Second Half Of Season
45 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
It was a day to remember for Penn State hockey as the Nittany Lions beat Minnesota 4-2 in Minneapolis and had international success within the same evening on Friday. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Chambers Suspended One Game Following Shove Penn State Basketball: Chambers Suspended One Game Following Shove
45 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State men's basketball coach Patrick Chambers has been suspended one game after shoving freshman guard Myles Dread on Thursday night during the Nittany Lions' road loss to No. 2 Michigan. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Miles Sanders Declares for NFL Draft Penn State Football: Miles Sanders Declares for NFL Draft
45 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Brian Bachman
Penn State football’s Miles Sanders took to social media Thursday morning to announce his plans to declare for the NFL Draft. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Kevin Givens Makes It Four Nittany Lions Declaring Early Penn State Football: Kevin Givens Makes It Four Nittany Lions Declaring Early
45 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State junior defensive tackle Kevin Givens has declared for the NFL Draft, he announced on Wednesday evening. Givens is the fourth Nittany Lion to declare for the draft the day following Penn State's Citrus Bowl loss to Kentucky. [Read More]
Penn State Offensive Guard Connor McGovern Declares for NFL Draft Penn State Offensive Guard Connor McGovern Declares for NFL Draft
45 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Brian Bachman
One of Penn State football’s starting offensive guards, Connor McGovern, announced on Wednesday that he would be forgoing his senior season and declaring for the 2019 NFL draft. [Read More]
Penn State Football: David Corley Let Go As Receivers Coach Penn State Football: David Corley Let Go As Receivers Coach
45 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
ORLANDO, Fla.— Penn State football has parted ways with receivers coach David Corley. The program announced the news Wednesday afternoon, the day following the Nittany Lions’ 27-24 loss to Kentucky in the Citrus Bowl. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Words to Remember for the Nittany Lions in 2019 Penn State Football: Words to Remember for the Nittany Lions in 2019
45 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
ORLANDO, Fla.- There are a few words that come up if you're really listening to what James Franklin, Trace McSorley and Nick Scott are saying. One head coach, two leaders that have been around the block a few times. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Handing Out The Grades Following A 27-24 Loss To Kentucky Penn State Football: Handing Out The Grades Following A 27-24 Loss To Kentucky
45 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
ORLANDO, Fla.- Penn State's season ended with a loss as the Nittany Lions fell 27-24 to Kentucky on Tuesday afternoon. At the 9-4 the Nittany Lions fell just shy of winning 10 games for a third straight season. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Sanders and Miller Both Set to Announce NFL Plans in Coming Days Penn State Football: Sanders and Miller Both Set to Announce NFL Plans in Coming Days
45 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
ORLANDO, FLA.- Penn State defensive end Shareef Miller and running back Miles Sanders will wait at least a few days before announcing their future plans. Both players spoke to the media following Penn State's 27-24 loss to Kentucky on Tuesday afternoon. [Read More]
For Both Penn State And Kentucky, 10 Wins Would Mean Plenty For Both Penn State And Kentucky, 10 Wins Would Mean Plenty
46 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
ORLANDO, FLA. — It took almost 200 fewer words for Kentucky coach Mark Stoops to say it, but both he and James Franklin agree, 10 wins in a single season isn't an accomplishment to be taken lightly. [Read More]
Penn State Athletics: Barbour Set To Sign Contract Extension As Athletic Director Penn State Athletics: Barbour Set To Sign Contract Extension As Athletic Director
46 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
ORLANDO, Fla.- Penn State Athletic Director Sandy Barbour is slated to sign a contract extension, she said Monday morning in Orlando. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Ready To Face Talented Combo In Snell And Wilson Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Ready To Face Talented Combo In Snell And Wilson
46 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
ORLANDO, FLA.- If there is a program that knows the value of having both a mobile quarterback and talented running back it's Penn State. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Allen Obvious Focal Point As Nittany Lions Face Talented Kentucky Defense Penn State Football: Allen Obvious Focal Point As Nittany Lions Face Talented Kentucky Defense
46 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
ORLANDO, FLA.- "I'd say they're extremely well coached," Penn State offensive coordinator Ricky Rahne said. "Most great defenses are, you know. Obviously, we go against one in practice every day that is a great defense as well. I know how great our coaches are. So they're extremely well coache [Read More]
Penn State Football: A Year Later, Moorhead Talks Rahne, Legacy and Finding Home Penn State Football: A Year Later, Moorhead Talks Rahne, Legacy and Finding Home
46 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
TAMPA, FLA.- Joe Moorhead was on the phone, again. A pad of paper, a notebook and a binder in his lap, even more on the floor in front of him. There wasn’t really enough room for all of this but the world doesn’t adjust itself to the whims of a new head coach. And the work certainly never slows [Read More]
Penn State Football: Stevens To Miss Bowl Game To Undergo Surgery Penn State Football: Stevens To Miss Bowl Game To Undergo Surgery
46 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Junior quarterback Tommy Steves won't be playing in Citrus Bowl, James Franklin told reporters in Orlando on Wednesday following the team's arrival. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Ellis Extends State High Tradition as a Nittany Lion Penn State Football: Ellis Extends State High Tradition as a Nittany Lion
47 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
There is a lot about State College Area High School that is new these days. In fact the entire building is. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Gillikin Had Historic Year, Even If He Wasn't Pleased With It Penn State Football: Gillikin Had Historic Year, Even If He Wasn't Pleased With It
47 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The funny thing about punting is that what the punt looks like is as important as where it ends up. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions on Right End of Bizarre 73-67 Win Over Duquesne Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions on Right End of Bizarre 73-67 Win Over Duquesne
47 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State beat Duquesne on Wednesday night and good luck explaining that ending to anyone who didn't see it. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Eleven New Faces Set To Enroll Early This January Penn State Football: Eleven New Faces Set To Enroll Early This January
47 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
James Franklin and his staff announced Wednesday evening the 11 players that will enroll early at Penn State this January to get a jumpstart on their careers both athletically and academically. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Getting Plenty Of Size And Length In Secondary With 2019 Haul Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Getting Plenty Of Size And Length In Secondary With 2019 Haul
47 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Height doesn't necessarily matter if we're being perfectly honest. Great players have existed in every shape and size, some fitting the mold and others breaking it. But nobody has ever turned down long, athletic players. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Add Four-Star DE As Early Signing Period Approaches Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Add Four-Star DE As Early Signing Period Approaches
48 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
With the early signing period only days away, Penn State football added another to its 2019 incoming class as defensive end Adisa Isaac verbally committed Monday morning. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Fall 89-78 To N.C. State Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Fall 89-78 To N.C. State
48 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State basketball couldn't overcome Lamar Stevens foul trouble and late cold shooting as the Nittany Lions fell 89-78 to NC State on Saturday afternoon in Atlantic City. [Read More]
So I Went To My First Penn State Wrestling Dual Meet, Or Is It Match? So I Went To My First Penn State Wrestling Dual Meet, Or Is It Match?
48 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
It's something I had never thought about until I was waiting in line outside Rec Hall on Friday night. How come there aren't more kids in Beaver Stadium? [Read More]
Penn State Football: Sanders And Miller Both Waiting To Announce NFL Plans Penn State Football: Sanders And Miller Both Waiting To Announce NFL Plans
48 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State fans will have to wait to find out the futures of some of their favorite Nittany Lions as both running back Miles Sanders and defensive end Shareef Miller will announce their NFL Draft plans following the Citrus Bowl. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Frazier Makes It Past 200 Career NBA Games, How That Stacks Up To Other Nittany Lions Penn State Basketball: Frazier Makes It Past 200 Career NBA Games, How That Stacks Up To Other Nittany Lions
48 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Former Nittany Lion guard Tim Frazier recently rolled over the 200 career NBA games mark with 207 to his name after a Wednesday night victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder. [Read More]
Penn State Football: A Few Things To Know About Kentucky Three Weeks From The Citrus Bowl Penn State Football: A Few Things To Know About Kentucky Three Weeks From The Citrus Bowl
48 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
If you're like me, you might have had a peripheral understanding of Kentucky football when the Wildcats were announced as Penn State's bowl opponent. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: No. 9 Nittany Lions Beat No. 5 Notre Dame 9-1 Penn State Hockey: No. 9 Nittany Lions Beat No. 5 Notre Dame 9-1
49 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"It certainly helps, we have put together some really good defensive efforts, but we didn't sustain it. And we've had great offensive games as well but not necessarily coupled that with defense. It's nice to know that it is possible to get both. And that's what we had tonight. When we get both [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Only Time Will Find Consistency As Nittany Lions Fall 64-62 To Indiana Penn State Basketball: Only Time Will Find Consistency As Nittany Lions Fall 64-62 To Indiana
49 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Lamar Stevens never got his hands on a final inbounds pass with just over two seconds to play down two points a dozen or so feet from the basket. Two points from overtime, an improbable overtime at that, the Nittany Lions once trailing by 11 with 3:58 to go. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Talvitie Invited To 2019 World Junior Championship Penn State Hockey: Talvitie Invited To 2019 World Junior Championship
50 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State freshman Aarne Talvitie was one of 12 forwards invited to Finland’s preliminary roster for the 2019 World Junior Championship on Monday. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions To Face Kentucky In The Citrus Bowl Penn State Football: Nittany Lions To Face Kentucky In The Citrus Bowl
50 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
After an up and down season, the Nittany Lions have a bowl destination. Penn State will face Kentucky on New Years Day at 1 PM in the Citrus Bowl in Orlando, Florida. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Fall 66-59 At No. 24 Maryland Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Fall 66-59 At No. 24 Maryland
50 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State couldn't overcome late cold-shooting and a Maryland-favored 25-6 free throw disparity as the Nittany Lions fell on the road 66-59 to the No. 24 ranked Terrapins. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Earn Extra Point in 3-3 Tie with Wisconsin Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Earn Extra Point in 3-3 Tie with Wisconsin
50 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
It took three periods, a 3-on-3 session and six rounds of a shootout but Penn State hockey picked up two points in a 3-3 tie on Friday night in Madison against Wisconsin. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: No Longer A Matter Of Talent As Nittany Lions Face Maryland To Open Big Ten Play Penn State Basketball: No Longer A Matter Of Talent As Nittany Lions Face Maryland To Open Big Ten Play
50 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State is set to open Big Ten play on Saturday against Maryland in College Park [Read More]
Penn State Football: 10 Of The Best Plays From The Nittany Lions' Regular Season Penn State Football: 10 Of The Best Plays From The Nittany Lions' Regular Season
50 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State's regular season is in the book, nine wins on the record and one more game to go as the Nittany Lions find out their bowl destination this weekend. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Upend No. 13 Virginia Tech 63-62 Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Upend No. 13 Virginia Tech 63-62
50 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"We have so much depth and I think when everybody is really clicking we're a big time team," Lamar Stevens said after the game. "No team can ever sleep on us." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Stay At No. 12 In Latest CFP Poll Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Stay At No. 12 In Latest CFP Poll
50 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Mikey Mandarino
Penn State football checked in at the No. 12 spot in this week’s College Football Playoff top 25 rankings. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Gross-Matos And Oruwariye Land All-Big Ten Honors Penn State Football: Gross-Matos And Oruwariye Land All-Big Ten Honors
50 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff
Penn State football’s Yetur Gross-Matos and Amani Oruwariye both earned first-team All-Big Ten accolades for their performances throughout the 2018 season. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Watkins Available Against No. 13 Virginia Tech Penn State Basketball: Watkins Available Against No. 13 Virginia Tech
51 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State basketball could be getting a big lift on Tuesday night as coach Pat Chambers said center Mike Watkins will be available to play against No. 13 Virginia Tech. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Handing Out The Grades As Nittany Lions Beat Maryland 38-3 Penn State Football: Handing Out The Grades As Nittany Lions Beat Maryland 38-3
51 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State made it to nine wins on Saturday afternoon as the Nittany Lions beat Maryland 38-3 in fairly convincing fashion. It was a game that featured nearly all three phases with Penn State's offense moving the ball and Penn State's defense not giving up much of anything to the Terps. [Read More]
Penn State Football: A Career Not Short On Success And Heartbreak, McSorley Belts One Final Beaver Stadium Home Run Penn State Football: A Career Not Short On Success And Heartbreak, McSorley Belts One Final Beaver Stadium Home Run
51 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Trace McSorley took a running start as he prepared to belt a final celebratory home run over the north end of Beaver Stadium. The game was in hand, the party was already taking place in the stands. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: No. 6 Nittany Lions Beat No. 5 Ohio State 4-3 Penn State Hockey: No. 6 Nittany Lions Beat No. 5 Ohio State 4-3
51 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State hockey picked up a key road win in Big Ten play as the No. 6 ranked Nittany Lions won 4-3 over No. 5 Ohio State on Friday night in Columbus. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Five Things To Watch As The Nittany Lions Face Maryland Penn State Football: Five Things To Watch As The Nittany Lions Face Maryland
51 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State takes on Maryland this weekend as the Nittany Lions look to improve their bowl standing and the Terps look simply to become bowl eligible and extend a turbulent season one more game. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Offense Is Just Fine, Nittany Lions Will Have To Catch Up Defensively Now Penn State Hockey: Offense Is Just Fine, Nittany Lions Will Have To Catch Up Defensively Now
51 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Guy Gadowsky leans back in his chair in what is supposed to be the solitude and security of his office early in the morning and nods. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Fall 59-56 To Bradley Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Fall 59-56 To Bradley
51 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff
Penn State (3-2, 0-0 Big Ten) took on the Bradley Braves (5-1) on Wednesday evening to put a cap on the Cancun Challenge. The Nittany Lions went cold offensively, ultimately losing to Bradley 59-56. [Read More]
James Franklin Has 'All the Plans in the World' to Stay at Penn State James Franklin Has 'All the Plans in the World' to Stay at Penn State
51 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
James Franklin says he plans on returning to Penn State for the foreseeable future. Franklin offered up an unprompted statement to a small media contingent following practice on Wednesday evening. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Stevens Has A Shot At Unofficial History Wednesday Night Penn State Basketball: Stevens Has A Shot At Unofficial History Wednesday Night
51 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State basketball will look to improve to 4-1 on the year and win the Cancun Challenge in the process as it takes on Bradley tonight at 8:30. The 4-1 Braves defeated SMU to advance to the Wednesday night showdown against the Nittany Lions. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Franklin Talks USC Rumors But Does Little To Squash Them Penn State Football: Franklin Talks USC Rumors But Does Little To Squash Them
51 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
USC football has not yet fired current head coach, Clay Helton, but that hasn't stopped the rumor mill from churning out James Franklin as a potential candidate if Helton is in fact fired. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Closing In On 10 Wins, All Things Considered Maybe Give Rahne A Little More Credit Penn State Football: Closing In On 10 Wins, All Things Considered Maybe Give Rahne A Little More Credit
52 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
“You know,” I said. “This might be the first time Penn State could end up winning 10 games and literally everyone will go ‘well Thank God that’s over’ and it’s kind of weird. Who complains about 10-wins?” [Read More]
Penn State Football: Handing Out The Grades As Nittany Lions Beat Rutgers 20-7 Penn State Football: Handing Out The Grades As Nittany Lions Beat Rutgers 20-7
52 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State beat Rutgers 20-7 to improve to 8-3 overall and one game closer to closing out a 10-win season for the third straight year. This game was unremarkable, and if you turned it off I wouldn't blame you. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Another Page Added to Legacy as McSorley Hits Record and Fights Frustrations Penn State Football: Another Page Added to Legacy as McSorley Hits Record and Fights Frustrations
52 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"I always go back to what Coach Moorhead told me, live it up in the moment," McSorley said. "Shake every hand, take as many pictures as you can, sign as many autographs for little kids because at some point nobody is going to remember you, at some point nobody is going to care as much as they do [Read More]
Penn State Football: Five Things To Watch As The Nittany Lions Face Rutgers Penn State Football: Five Things To Watch As The Nittany Lions Face Rutgers
52 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Ah yes, Rutgers is here and Penn State is headed to New Jersey for its second to last regular season game of the year. With the Scarlet Knights and Maryland on the docket, it's a good chance for the Nittany Lions to pick up two wins as they can eye a 10-win season for a third straight year. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: How Good Are The Nittany Lions? Answer Starts This Weekend Against Michigan Penn State Hockey: How Good Are The Nittany Lions? Answer Starts This Weekend Against Michigan
52 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
To be sure, there is little evidence to suggest that the 2018-19 edition of Penn State hockey is anything other than the deepest team the Nittany Lions have fielded to date. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Fall 72-70 To DePaul In Overtime Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Fall 72-70 To DePaul In Overtime
52 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff
Despite closing down a 10-point deficit in the final four minutes of play, Penn State could muster just two point in overtime as DePaul held on to give the Nittany Lions their first loss of the season. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Can Start Resume Build Thursday Night Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Can Start Resume Build Thursday Night
52 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Of all the good that came out of Penn State basketball's win over West Virginia, a lone negative remained. The game didn't count. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Jump 6 Spots in New College Football Playoff Rankings Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Jump 6 Spots in New College Football Playoff Rankings
52 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Mikey Mandarino
The Nittany Lions climbed six spots after smothering Wisconsin 22-10 at Beaver Stadium on Saturday. The victory improved Penn State’s record to 7-3 and secured the program’s 14th consecutive winning season. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Johnson Status Seemingly Doubtful As Nittany Lions Head To Rutgers Penn State Football: Johnson Status Seemingly Doubtful As Nittany Lions Head To Rutgers
52 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State might be without receiver Juwan Johnson another week. While Nittany Lions coach James Franklin didn't commit to Johnson's return to the field, it certainly didn't sound positive for the junior wideout. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Take Care Of Jacksonville State 76-61 Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Take Care Of Jacksonville State 76-61
52 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
For the most part the vast majority of non conference games offer little in the way of significant results. Teams win gams they should, have toss-up meetings against like opponents and then everyone moves on to conference play. But you can still learn from those games. [Read More]
The National: Five Penn State Stats Compared To The Rest Of The Nation The National: Five Penn State Stats Compared To The Rest Of The Nation
53 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Hey Penn State won. That's good news for fans and coaches, and even better news for a few key stats we've been following the past several weeks as the Nittany Lions round the turn into the final two games of the regular season. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions No. 5 In Latest USCHO Poll Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions No. 5 In Latest USCHO Poll
53 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State men’s hockey is back in the top 5 for the first time since 2017 as the Nittany Lions moved up three spots in this week’s USCHO poll. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Handing Out The Grades As Nittany Lions Beat Wisconsin 22-10 Penn State Football: Handing Out The Grades As Nittany Lions Beat Wisconsin 22-10
53 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Hey Penn State won and looked pretty good doing it. Now at 7-3 the Nittany Lions will face Rutgers and Maryland in the season's final weeks before a bowl break and a trip to somewhere warmer than State College. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Winning Is Hard, And At The End Of The Day The Nittany Lions Are Doing Just That Penn State Football: Winning Is Hard, And At The End Of The Day The Nittany Lions Are Doing Just That
53 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"We cherish every win; we cherish every single win here at Penn State. We have a happy locker room....Our kids battled and we cherish every win. There is no ugly win." Bill O'Brien said just minutes removed from an overtime victory against Illinois in 2013. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Roll To 87-72 Win Over North Florida Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Roll To 87-72 Win Over North Florida
53 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
It's probably the most telling showcase of how far Penn State basketball has come that the Nittany Lions could get 30 points from two freshmen in an efficient 9-of-15 shooting night and it all seemed normal. [Read More]
Penn State Football:Five Things To Watch As The Nittany Lions Take On Wisconsin Penn State Football:Five Things To Watch As The Nittany Lions Take On Wisconsin
53 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
It is that time of the week again as Penn State prepares to face Wisconsin to open the final three game stretch of the regular season. The Nittany Lions will take on the Badgers in a cold wet and very November-like conditions. It won't be fun or pretty to watch, but it's necessary. [Read More]
In A Post-Tony Carr World, Nittany Lions Not Short On Confidence, Nor Should They Be In A Post-Tony Carr World, Nittany Lions Not Short On Confidence, Nor Should They Be
53 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Lamar Stevens had always known that Tony Carr, his longtime friend, teammate and confidant was leaving. Carr never told him outright, but conversations throughout the course of Penn State's 2017-18 season did more than enough to put the writing on the wall, it may have been unspoken, but it was und [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: No Timetable For Watkins Return Penn State Basketball: No Timetable For Watkins Return
53 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
There is no timetable for center Mike Watkins' return to the floor, Penn State basketball coach Patrick Chambers said on Wednesday afternoon during a media session. [Read More]
Penn State Football Slides To No. 20 In College Football Playoff Rankings Penn State Football Slides To No. 20 In College Football Playoff Rankings
53 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State football fell six spots to No. 20 in the College Football Playoff committee’s second top 25 poll of the 2018 season. [Read More]
The National: Five Penn State Stats Compared To The Rest Of The Nation The National: Five Penn State Stats Compared To The Rest Of The Nation
54 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State got beat on Saturday by a Michigan team that was good at everything and even better at the things Penn State was not good at. It made for a long afternoon if you're a Nittany Lion fan and an even longer night for those that had once hoped Penn State's season would match that of the past [Read More]
Penn State Football: Handing Out The Grades As Nittany Lions Fall 42-7 To Michigan Penn State Football: Handing Out The Grades As Nittany Lions Fall 42-7 To Michigan
54 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Yes we still have to do these. The grades, a morning after assessment of Penn State's performance on the field and how the Nittany Lions stacked up against one of the best teams in the nation. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Franklin Explains Late Quarterback Rotations Penn State Football: Franklin Explains Late Quarterback Rotations
54 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
If you were riding out Penn State's loss to Michigan to the bitter end you probably noticed a Matt McGloin/Rob Bolden 2010-2011 homage as James Franklin alternated between Trace McSorley and Tommy Stevens late in the third quarter and most of the fourth. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Face Tough Questions and Hard-to-Find Answers Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Face Tough Questions and Hard-to-Find Answers
54 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"Feel like a broken record." McSorley said, half to himself, half to the room, half-joking, half-serious. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Five Things To Watch As The Nittany Lions Take On Michigan Penn State Football: Five Things To Watch As The Nittany Lions Take On Michigan
54 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
So what to watch? Well everything. Big games come down to the fundamentals and the details. The mistakes and the momentum swings. Penn State will just need to be on the right end of the majority of them on Saturday in order to win. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Approaching 100 Games At Pegula, The 10 Best So Far Penn State Hockey: Approaching 100 Games At Pegula, The 10 Best So Far
54 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
It seems like only a few months ago that Penn State hockey broke ground on Pegula Ice Arena and just a few weeks since the Nittany Lions dropped the puck for the first-ever game in the rink. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Franklin Talks Special Teams Fakes, Discipline And Doing Your Job Penn State Football: Franklin Talks Special Teams Fakes, Discipline And Doing Your Job
54 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
For James Franklin and every coach across the nation, there are probably few things more frustrating than the plays you see coming, the plays you prepared for, and the plays that work anyway in spite of it. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions At No. 14 In First CFB Playoff Rankings Penn State Football: Nittany Lions At No. 14 In First CFB Playoff Rankings
54 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State is ranked 14th in the first College Football Playoff rankings released on ESPN Tuesday evening. The Nittany Lions are the second lowest Big Ten team with Iowa coming in at No. 16 in the ratings. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Ranked No. 6 In Latest USCHO Poll, Pick Up Single No. 1 Vote Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Ranked No. 6 In Latest USCHO Poll, Pick Up Single No. 1 Vote
55 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State men’s hockey is back in the Top 10 for the first time since the 2016-17 season as the Nittany Lions checked in at the No. 6 spot in this week’s USCHO poll. [Read More]
The National: Five Penn State Stats Compared To The Rest Of The Nation The National: Five Penn State Stats Compared To The Rest Of The Nation
55 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
When you look at the numbers, Penn State is a very odd team. On the one hand the Nittany Lions are among the best in the nation when it comes to scoring in the red zone. On the other hand they are among the worst at converting on third down. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Handing Out The Grades As Nittany Lions Beat Iowa 30-24 Penn State Football: Handing Out The Grades As Nittany Lions Beat Iowa 30-24
55 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State didn't do it for a third straight home game, hanging on for dear life to bet Iowa 30-24 at a soggy Beaver Stadium on Saturday. It wasn't always pretty, but the Nittany Lions did a decent job in all three phases even if all three of those same phases had ugly moments too. [Read More]
Penn State Football: McSorley's Father Delivers Simple Message As Trace Faced Injury Scare Penn State Football: McSorley's Father Delivers Simple Message As Trace Faced Injury Scare
55 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"Trace McSorley is the best football player in college football. I do not care what anyone says because he is as tough as it gets." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Never Easy, But Nittany Lions Learn As They Avoid Heartbreak Penn State Football: Never Easy, But Nittany Lions Learn As They Avoid Heartbreak
55 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
But now this team knows what it feels like to win the kind of game that has haunted the Nittany Lions. It knows what it takes, how to execute a delicate dance between victory and defeat. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: No. 10 Nittany Lions Beat No. 13 Princeton 4-2 Penn State Hockey: No. 10 Nittany Lions Beat No. 13 Princeton 4-2
55 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
No.10 Penn State hockey leaned on strong goaltending and consistent offense Friday night to beat No.13 Princeton 4-2, improving to 5-0 on the year. The mark is the best start in the program's young history. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Five Things To Watch As The Nittany Lions Host Iowa Penn State Football: Five Things To Watch As The Nittany Lions Host Iowa
55 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State will need some help to get back to Indianapolis and has been too inconsistent to really think about such things right now, but a win on Saturday would put a little belief back in the tank before a trip to Ann Arbor that could define a season. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Add Top CCHL Goalie To Recruiting Class Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Add Top CCHL Goalie To Recruiting Class
55 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The future of Penn State hockey's goalie situation continues to become clearer this week as netminder Liam Souliere verbally committed on Wednesday morning. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Johnson Status Uncertain For Saturday Against Iowa Penn State Football: Johnson Status Uncertain For Saturday Against Iowa
55 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
After missing the second half with an undisclosed injury against Indiana this past Saturday, Penn State receiver Juwan Johnson is day-to-day when it comes to playing this weekend, according to James Franklin. [Read More]
The National: Five Penn State Stats Compared To The Rest Of The Nation The National: Five Penn State Stats Compared To The Rest Of The Nation
56 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State's season hasn't been without its drama, but at 5-2 the Nittany Lions are almost certainly going bowling, and with plenty of talent and potential, a win against Iowa prior to a trip to Ann Arbor could make for an interesting trip to Michigan. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Handing Out The Grades As Nittany Lions Beat Indiana 33-28 Penn State Football: Handing Out The Grades As Nittany Lions Beat Indiana 33-28
56 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Oh boy, that was a game that happened. [Read More]
Penn State Football: The Future Will Tell Everyone What To Think Of The 2018 Season Penn State Football: The Future Will Tell Everyone What To Think Of The 2018 Season
56 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
What to think of Penn State in 2018 might be clearer in 2019 and beyond [Read More]
Penn State Football: Five Things To Watch As The Nittany Lions Face Indiana Penn State Football: Five Things To Watch As The Nittany Lions Face Indiana
56 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
There is no place like home, but there's nothing like a vacation either, and after two close losses within the walls of Beaver Stadium a road trip might be just what the doctor ordered for the Nittany Lions. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Biro And Sucese Linked At The Mind And Chasing History Penn State Hockey: Biro And Sucese Linked At The Mind And Chasing History
56 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Brandon Biro and Nate Sucese are a lot alike. They're about the same height, they're a standard 'hockey weight' and they look somewhat similar, even if Biro gives off a certain boyish charm that makes you question if he's even old enough to be in college. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Set For One Final Season, Reaves Has Seen It All And Has The Bruises To Prove It Penn State Basketball: Set For One Final Season, Reaves Has Seen It All And Has The Bruises To Prove It
56 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
You might not see the bruises and scratches on Josh Reaves' arms from a distance but he is in fact peppered with them. One of the few Nittany Lions without tattoos, the marks are their own ever-changing story of what the game of basketball has left behind. Fighting through a foul here, a dive for a [Read More]
Penn State Football: Defensive Tackle To Miss Remainder Of Season Penn State Football: Defensive Tackle To Miss Remainder Of Season
56 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State defensive tackle Fred Hansard will miss the remainder of the year following a surgery earlier this week, according to coach James Franklin. Hansard was injured during the first half against Michigan State this past weekend and did not return. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Drop To No. 18 In AP Top 25 Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Drop To No. 18 In AP Top 25
57 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff
Penn State football slipped down to No. 18 in the latest AP Top 25 poll. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Handing Out The Grades As Nittany Lions Fall 21-17 To Michigan State Penn State Football: Handing Out The Grades As Nittany Lions Fall 21-17 To Michigan State
57 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Check out the grades after Penn State fell to Michigan State on Saturday. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: No. 16 Nittany Lions Finish Sweep Of No. 17 Clarkson With 5-1 Win Penn State Hockey: No. 16 Nittany Lions Finish Sweep Of No. 17 Clarkson With 5-1 Win
57 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State hockey made the most of its chances and got solid goalkeeping from Peyton Jones as the Nittany Lions scored four goals in 20 shots en route to a 5-1 victory over No. 17 Clarkson completing a season-opening sweep Friday night. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Five Things To Watch As The Nittany Lions Face Michigan State Penn State Football: Five Things To Watch As The Nittany Lions Face Michigan State
57 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Now it's back to business as Penn State hosts Michigan State in a game that isn't quite as marquee as it looked on paper at the start of the year, but a chance to a big win in the Big Ten East all the same. This is what I'm watching. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: No. 16 Nittany Lions Hold Off No. 17 Clarkson 4-3 To Open Season Penn State Hockey: No. 16 Nittany Lions Hold Off No. 17 Clarkson 4-3 To Open Season
57 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
It has been five years, to the day, since Penn State hockey played its first game at Pegula Ice Arena. That season would turn out to be -beyond the novelty of a Division I program playing in its fancy new rink- unremarkable in terms of results. Penn State would go 4-12-2 at home scoring just 44 goal [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Better At Close Games Than You Might Think, Now It Comes Down To Avoiding Them Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Better At Close Games Than You Might Think, Now It Comes Down To Avoiding Them
57 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
At their core Penn State's four losses over the past three seasons are all the same. They're close games. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Know Exactly What These Early Games Mean To Postseason Chances Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Know Exactly What These Early Games Mean To Postseason Chances
57 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"We actually have talked about it, because it's the truth. It's absolutely the truth," Said coach Gadowsky. "I haven't looked at Minnesota's schedule last year but if there was a game that they didn't have success in early on that could have been the difference between an NCAA lock at the en [Read More]
Penn State Football: Hamler Okay, Simmons Set For Return Debut Penn State Football: Hamler Okay, Simmons Set For Return Debut
57 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
“We’re real excited to have Shane back,” Franklin said on Tuesday. “He’s more of a complete player than he has been in the past, and he’s up to above 250 pounds now. He’s always been a pass rusher, but we also think he’ll do a really good job defending against the run.” [Read More]
Penn State Baskeball: Four-Star Power Forward Tabs Nittany Lions Penn State Baskeball: Four-Star Power Forward Tabs Nittany Lions
58 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State basketball's relatively quiet offseason on the recruiting trail picked up a major boost as 2019 Roman Catholic power forward and four-star prospect Seth Lundy verbally committed to the Nittany Lions on Friday. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Kevin Kerr To Miss Exhibition Game With Injury But Hopeful For Opening Night Penn State Hockey: Kevin Kerr To Miss Exhibition Game With Injury But Hopeful For Opening Night
58 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State senior defenseman Kevin Kerr will miss at least this weekend's exhibition game against Brock but coach Guy Gadowsky is hopeful that Kerr will be healthy for the Nittany Lions' first NCAA next week against Clarkson and next Thursday and Friday. [Read More]
Penn State Football: For Franklin, Fixing Wideout Consistency Issues Comes Down To Everyone Penn State Football: For Franklin, Fixing Wideout Consistency Issues Comes Down To Everyone
58 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
James Franklin talks his receiving corps and their battle with consistency [Read More]
Penn State Football: From Tackling To Field Goals, Nittany Lions Face Manageable To-Do List Penn State Football: From Tackling To Field Goals, Nittany Lions Face Manageable To-Do List
58 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
It's the bye week. Well, the bye week is halfway over, but nevertheless there is no football this weekend for the Nittany Lions, just rest and perhaps a chance to head back home for a quick visit with mom and dad. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Rahne Takes Blame For Fourth Down Call In AP Interview Penn State Football: Rahne Takes Blame For Fourth Down Call In AP Interview
58 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State offensive coordinator Ricky Rahne took credit, or rather the blame, for the Nittany Lions' failed fourth-down call against Ohio State this past Saturday in an interview with the Associated Press. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Michigan State Game Set For 3:30 Kick Penn State Football: Michigan State Game Set For 3:30 Kick
59 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State will come out of the bye week facing No. 19 Michigan State at 3:30 p.m., the Big Ten and Penn State announced on Monday morning. The Homecoming contest on Oct. 13 will air on either FS1 or BTN. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Fall To No. 11 In AP Poll Following Loss Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Fall To No. 11 In AP Poll Following Loss
59 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State's 27-26 loss to Ohio State didn't result in a drop too far down the polls as the Nittany Lions came in at No. 11 in the AP Poll on Sunday afternoon falling two spots from No. 9 in last week's rankings. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Handing Out The Grades Following A 27-26 Loss To Ohio State Penn State Football: Handing Out The Grades Following A 27-26 Loss To Ohio State
59 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
It is probably not a stretch to say you the fan would rather not talk about last night's 27-26 loss to Ohio State But it was ultimately just the fifth game of the season coming in the final few days of September with miles and miles of the 2018 season left to be played. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Fourth Down Call Not One Soon To Be Forgotten On A Growing List Of High Profile Losses Penn State Football: Fourth Down Call Not One Soon To Be Forgotten On A Growing List Of High Profile Losses
59 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
It's not hard to imagine that if Penn State had just lost on Saturday night as a result of nearly any other play that Beaver Stadium might have seemed disappointed, but not in mourning as nearly 111,000 fans filed out, stumbling back to their cars in shock. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Five Things To Watch As The Nittany Lions Take On Ohio State Penn State Football: Five Things To Watch As The Nittany Lions Take On Ohio State
59 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The irony is that the biggest games are often the most straight forward. See all those good players on the other team? Try and slow them down. Those mistakes you've made all year? Try not to do that against the good teams. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Ohio State Week Mailbag Penn State Football: Ohio State Week Mailbag
59 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Well the good news is that the game is almost here, and the endless predictions and guessing will disappear for at least a few days before the bye week begins with Michigan State slowly creeping around the corner. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey TV Appearances Announced Penn State Hockey TV Appearances Announced
59 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State men's hockey will play on national television at least six times during the 2018-19 regular season as well as at least three other regional telecasts. The Big Ten announced its broadcast plans on Wednesday morning. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball:Nittany Lions Set For Exhibition Game Against WVU Penn State Basketball:Nittany Lions Set For Exhibition Game Against WVU
59 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State men’s basketball will travel to West Virginia as the two teams will play an exhibition game on Saturday, Nov. 3 at WVU Coliseum. All proceeds from the game will benefit American Red Cross hurricane relief efforts. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Everyone, Even Franklin, Will Get Their Answer On Saturday Penn State Football: Everyone, Even Franklin, Will Get Their Answer On Saturday
59 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
How good is Penn State really? It's probably the question more fans have asked than any other now four games into the season. The Nittany Lions are leading the nation in points scored per game, directly trailed by Ohio State, and for all of the eyebrow raising moments on defense, even that unit has [Read More]
Penn State Football: Allen To Miss Remainder Of Season With Injury Penn State Football: Allen To Miss Remainder Of Season With Injury
59 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State senior running back Mark Allen will miss the remainder of the season with injury James Franklin announced during his Tuesday press conference. Allen was not listed on this week's depth chart, although most [Read More]
Penn State Football: It Is A Piece Of Beaver Stadium History As Top 10 Nittany Lions Host Top 10 Buckeyes Penn State Football: It Is A Piece Of Beaver Stadium History As Top 10 Nittany Lions Host Top 10 Buckeyes
60 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
A look at Penn State taking on Top 10 teams while ranked in the Top 10. [Read More]
Penn State Football: How 69 Points And A Reminder From TCU Are Key To This Weekend For The Nittany Lions Penn State Football: How 69 Points And A Reminder From TCU Are Key To This Weekend For The Nittany Lions
60 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The reality is the biggest games of the season so often turn on a dime. Even the high-scoring ones have a moment that so often swings the outcome in a different direction. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Up To No. 9 In Latest AP Poll Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Up To No. 9 In Latest AP Poll
60 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State football checked in at No. 9 in week five of the AP Top 25 poll. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Handing Out The Grades Following A 63-24 Win Over Illinois Penn State Football: Handing Out The Grades Following A 63-24 Win Over Illinois
60 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
I mean, 63 points, giving up 24 points. Big plays, bad plays. But 63 points. That's a lot of points if you aren't an expert in these things. Hard to knock the result. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Are Who They Are As They Head Into Ohio State Week Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Are Who They Are As They Head Into Ohio State Week
60 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State will head into Ohio State week as good as the Nittany Lions can be right now. Only time will tell if that is good enough. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Clifford Enjoying His Moment In Spotlight, Even If It's Almost Over Penn State Football: Clifford Enjoying His Moment In Spotlight, Even If It's Almost Over
60 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
If you were going to make a list of the parts of a quarterback's body you would rather not have break, a hand would be pretty high on that list. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Johnson Struggling Early, But History Points To Patience Being The Best Solution Penn State Football: Johnson Struggling Early, But History Points To Patience Being The Best Solution
60 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
If there was ever a lesson to glean from Mike Gesicki and DaeSean Hamilton, it was that careers take time. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Set To Host Ohio State In Primetime Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Set To Host Ohio State In Primetime
61 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State and Ohio State will be featured as the “Saturday Night Football” game on ABC at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 29. The Nittany Lions and Buckeyes meet in primetime for the fourth time in five years. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Move Up A Spot In National Rankings Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Move Up A Spot In National Rankings
61 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State will enter Big Ten play ranked at the No.10 and No.9 spots in the AP and Coaches Poll respectively. Both polls were released on Sunday afternoon. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Handing Out The Grades As Nittany Lions Thump Kent State 63-10 Penn State Football: Handing Out The Grades As Nittany Lions Thump Kent State 63-10
61 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Well that was a game that happened. 63-10 somehow took way too long on a beautiful Saturday afternoon but the Nittany Lions' lead was never in doubt as they improved to 3-0 on the year. [Read More]
Penn State Football: After All The Waiting, Polk Ready For His Moment Penn State Football: After All The Waiting, Polk Ready For His Moment
61 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"I still talk to DaeSean (Hamilton) and all them today," Polk said. "They just kind of helped me get through the process, as well as my family. Going in there and not giving up." [Read More]
Penn State Football: As Donovan Showed, For Rahne It Will Be A Matter Of Efficiency Not Numbers Penn State Football: As Donovan Showed, For Rahne It Will Be A Matter Of Efficiency Not Numbers
61 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Offensive football really is a matter of efficiency more than it is flash and yards. [Read More]
The National: Five Penn State Stats Compared To The Rest Of The Nation The National: Five Penn State Stats Compared To The Rest Of The Nation
62 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Back for another week the data set is slowly gathering momentum as the season rolls along. It will still be a few more weeks until trends really matter as the quality of opponents only improves the rest of the way. Nevertheless progress is progress, especially for this Penn State team as it continue [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Up To No. 11 In Latest AP Poll Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Up To No. 11 In Latest AP Poll
62 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State football came in at No. 11 in this week’s AP Poll following its 51-6 beating of Pitt at Heinz Field. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Handing Out The Grades Following A 51-6 Thumping Of Pitt Penn State Football: Handing Out The Grades Following A 51-6 Thumping Of Pitt
62 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Bet you didn't see that coming did you? Some Sunday morning grades after a big win over Pitt. [Read More]
Penn State Football: McSorley Doing Just Fine As Offense Finds Its Groove Penn State Football: McSorley Doing Just Fine As Offense Finds Its Groove
62 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Life was always going to be different for Trace McSorley in 2018. He is the last of an era, the final pillar that helped create one of the best two-year spans in Penn State's history. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Five Things To Watch As The Nittany Lions Head To Pittsburgh Penn State Football: Five Things To Watch As The Nittany Lions Head To Pittsburgh
62 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Well the nice thing about a dramatic slightly ugly, slightly entertaining season-opening game is that there isn't a shortage of things to talk about coming out of it. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Ohio State Looms, But Nittany Lions First Have Three Games To Address Development Challenges Penn State Football: Ohio State Looms, But Nittany Lions First Have Three Games To Address Development Challenges
62 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"I'm more intense in practice than I ever am in games," Franklin added. "We're going to be intense in practice and those types of things...to create that sense of urgency. But I think if you act like that on game day you're going to get guys who are hesitant and are concerned and don't handle [Read More]
Penn State Football: Franklin Navigating New Staff Crucial To Success In Upcoming Months Penn State Football: Franklin Navigating New Staff Crucial To Success In Upcoming Months
62 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"(So) the staff knows how I'm going be in the fourth quarter against App State in front of 105,000 when we lose the lead late in the game. I know how they're going to react when times get tough and adversity hits, because it's easy when things are going well. It's how you work well together, wh [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Drop In Polls After Close Victory Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Drop In Polls After Close Victory
62 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State's narrow victory over Appalachian State resulted in a small slide down the rankings as both the AP and Coaches polls were released on Tuesday afternoon. [Read More]
Ben State Football: You Can Enjoy Penn State/Pitt And Not Care That It's Almost Over Ben State Football: You Can Enjoy Penn State/Pitt And Not Care That It's Almost Over
63 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Probably my least favorite thing about the Penn State/Pitt rivalry is the demand that I care about it in a way that requires me to get mad online. [Read More]
The National: Five Penn State Stats Compared To The Rest Of The Nation The National: Five Penn State Stats Compared To The Rest Of The Nation
63 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
If there are any redeeming qualities about 2018 it might just be the access to analytics and stats for just about any sport on the planet. It gives you a window into the game inside of the game and small trends that make the difference between good teams and bad. [Read More]
Penn State Football: 43 Carries Later, Nittany Lions Post Important Stat Penn State Football: 43 Carries Later, Nittany Lions Post Important Stat
63 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
If Miles Sanders was trying to make people forget about Saquon Barkley he probably shouldn't have jumped over a defender on his very first carry of the game. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Handing Out The Grades As Penn State Wins 45-38 Penn State Football: Handing Out The Grades As Penn State Wins 45-38
63 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
These things were a lot easier when Penn State was just beating teams by 25 the past two years. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions' Win The Sum Of All Fears And Hopes Penn State Football: Nittany Lions' Win The Sum Of All Fears And Hopes
63 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
There are two ways to look at a wild season opening game for Penn State [Read More]
Penn State Football: Five Things To Watch As The Nittany Lions Open The Season Penn State Football: Five Things To Watch As The Nittany Lions Open The Season
63 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State (finally) kicks off its 2018 season against Appalachian State on Saturday afternoon as the Nittany Lions look to make it three-straight 10-win seasons for the first time since joining the Big Ten. [Read More]
Penn State Football: When It Comes To Reloading, Franklin Optimistic About Program Depth Penn State Football: When It Comes To Reloading, Franklin Optimistic About Program Depth
63 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The real challenge is bucking the cycle, one that demands good players graduate and new ones come in to repeat the climb. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Future Big Ten Schedules Released Penn State Football: Future Big Ten Schedules Released
63 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The Big Ten announced its conference football schedules for 2022 through 2025 today. Penn State hosts five conference games in 2022 and 2024 and welcomes four B1G opponents in 2023 and 2025. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Set To Field Talented Group In Trenches Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Set To Field Talented Group In Trenches
63 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"It's harder to switch from right-to-left, tackle to guard, than most people think because there's different plays you've got to know and different schemes," Fries said on Tuesday. "Right-to-left you're switching your balance and strikes and stuff like that. Definitely switching sides is a li [Read More]
Penn State Football: Seven Freshmen Green Lit For Immediate Impact Penn State Football: Seven Freshmen Green Lit For Immediate Impact
63 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State fans can expect to see at least seven freshmen taking meaningful snaps this season according to James Franklin. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Bowen No Longer With Team Penn State Football: Bowen No Longer With Team
64 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State linebacker Manny Bowen is no longer with the team the program confirmed on Monday afternoon. The Nittany Lions' most updated roster sent out on Monday afternoon did not include Bowen. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Season Not Short On Questions, But Finding Answers Is The Fun Part Penn State Football: Season Not Short On Questions, But Finding Answers Is The Fun Part
64 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
I'm drinking coffee in downtown State College trying not to think about the fact half the people around me are talking about going out when they turn 21 while I consider what it will mean to turn 30 in a few months. [Read More]
State High Football: Little Lions Beat Mifflin County 35-12 State High Football: Little Lions Beat Mifflin County 35-12
64 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
At the end of the day football really comes down to a few simple concepts. Matchups, avoiding mistakes and making the most of your chances. For the most part if you can do two of the three, you will probably win. [Read More]
State High Football: Lintal Looks To Continue Success As Little Lions Open Season State High Football: Lintal Looks To Continue Success As Little Lions Open Season
64 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"I've learned a lot, I had a good idea what I was getting into I learned how to become a lot more efficient," Lintal said this summer. "I now have three children at home so I have to be a lot more efficient as I'm pulled in a lot of different directions." [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Berger Named Captain With Kerr And Biro As Alternates Penn State Hockey: Berger Named Captain With Kerr And Biro As Alternates
64 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Senior Chase Berger will captain the Penn State men's hockey team the program announced on Thursday morning. Senior Kevin Kerr and junior Brandon Biro will serve as the alternates. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Replacing Gesicki Looks To Be A Group Effort Penn State Football: Replacing Gesicki Looks To Be A Group Effort
64 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Probably the single biggest challenge facing Penn State isn't replacing any single player, but the fact all of the players getting replaced were household names. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Sanders Talks Ball Security Following Barkley's Nearly Fumble-Free Career Penn State Football: Sanders Talks Ball Security Following Barkley's Nearly Fumble-Free Career
64 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
If you were going to make a list of the little things that have helped Penn State rise to the top of the Big Ten over the past two years, turnovers would be somewhere near the top. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Big Ten Schedule Released, Nittany Lions Open At Maryland Penn State Basketball: Big Ten Schedule Released, Nittany Lions Open At Maryland
64 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The Big Ten Conference announced its new 20-game 2018-19 men’s basketball schedule Tuesday afternoon. [Read More]
Penn State Football: McSorley Named Second Team Preseason AP All-American Penn State Football: McSorley Named Second Team Preseason AP All-American
64 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff
Penn State football quarterback Trace McSorley was selected as a Second-Team preseason All-American on Tuesday afternoon. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions 10th In AP Poll Penn State Football: Nittany Lions 10th In AP Poll
65 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State will start the 2018 football season sitting at No. 10 in the AP Polll. The preseason ranking was released on Monday morning. Penn State is ranked No. 9 in the Coaches Poll released a few weeks ago. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Gross-Matos One Of Many Good Options To Replace Buchholz Penn State Football: Gross-Matos One Of Many Good Options To Replace Buchholz
65 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
In theory, these are the moments the best programs are recruiting for. Depth everywhere, all across the board at every position. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Pitt Game Sold Out Penn State Football: Pitt Game Sold Out
65 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State's highly anticipated September 8 meeting against Pitt at Heinz Field is sold out the Panthers announced on Tuesday morning. The game will kick off at 8 p.m. and will air nationally on ABC. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Blitzes Come A Bit Earlier In Camp For Young Defense Penn State Football: Blitzes Come A Bit Earlier In Camp For Young Defense
66 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Of all the challenges Penn State football faces in 2018, there might not be one more basic and yet more crucial than one very simple objective. [Read More]
Penn State Football: For Ellis, Commitment Is Dream Come True Penn State Football: For Ellis, Commitment Is Dream Come True
66 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"It's awesome, a lot of stress off my shoulders, not having to think about a lot of things," Ellis said earlier this week when looking back on his decision to commit to Penn State. "There was a lot of stuff going through my head." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Johnson Talks Justin Shorter As Receiver Duo Rooms Together Penn State Football: Johnson Talks Justin Shorter As Receiver Duo Rooms Together
66 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
If Penn State fans are hoping that incoming freshman Justin Shorter can live up to his billing as the nation's No.1 receiver prospect, they can rest easy knowing he's in good hands. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Quarterback Jake Zembiec's Playing Career Comes To Close Penn State Football: Quarterback Jake Zembiec's Playing Career Comes To Close
66 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Junior quarterback Jake Zembiec announced on Twitter early Tuesday evening that his career at Penn State, as a student-athlete, has come to a close. [Read More]
Penn State Football: As NFL Slowly Draws Closer, McSorley Ready To Face The Usual Doubts Penn State Football: As NFL Slowly Draws Closer, McSorley Ready To Face The Usual Doubts
66 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Trace McSorley knows, on some level, that he faces an uphill battle when it comes to his NFL future. He's six-feet even, his arm is strong but it doesn't pop, he's quick but he isn't fast. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Four-Star Lineman Tabs Nittany Lions Penn State Football: Four-Star Lineman Tabs Nittany Lions
66 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ethan Kasales
Anthony Whigan, a four-star offensive tackle from Lackawanna College, committed to Penn State on Tuesday morning. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Football Decision Or Not, Bowen Back To Earn One Final Shot Penn State Football: Football Decision Or Not, Bowen Back To Earn One Final Shot
67 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Before the news of linebacker Manny Bowen's departure from the team was ever official, Penn State fans could have guessed his future with the program was in jeopardy. Now he is back. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Prepared For 2018, But It Won't Be Easy Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Prepared For 2018, But It Won't Be Easy
67 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
There's no particular reason to think Penn State will be bad in 2018. The Nittany Lions are talented, well coached and have perhaps the best returning quarterback in college football. The schedule is difficult, but manageable if all the right pieces fall into place. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Manny Bowen Set To Rejoin Nittany Lions Penn State Football: Manny Bowen Set To Rejoin Nittany Lions
67 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State's linebacker corps received a big boost at the start of training camp as the program announced the return of middle linebacker Manny Bowen. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Open Season At No. 9 In Coaches Poll Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Open Season At No. 9 In Coaches Poll
67 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State will start the 2018 football season ranked ninth in the Amway Coaches Poll. The preseason ranking was released on Thursday afternoon. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Stevens Gets Nike Camp Invite Penn State Basketball: Stevens Gets Nike Camp Invite
67 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State men’s basketball junior forward Lamar Stevens has been invited to participate in the 2018 Nike Basketball Academy Wednesday-Sunday, Aug. 8-12 in Los Angeles, Calif. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Four Thoughts Heading Into Media Day Penn State Football: Four Thoughts Heading Into Media Day
68 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Four things on my mind as Penn State prepares to open camp and media day later this week [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Still Hot Ticket Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Still Hot Ticket
68 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Following a second-consecutive trip to the NCAA Tournament, Penn State men’s ice hockey saw season tickets renewed at a ninety-four percent clip for the 2018-19 season. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Hitting 10 Or More Wins In 2018 Would Mean History Penn State Football: Hitting 10 Or More Wins In 2018 Would Mean History
68 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
It's a matter of fact that Penn State football has never put together three straight seasons of 10 or more wins while in the Big Ten conference. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Way Too Early Schedule Prediction Penn State Football: Way Too Early Schedule Prediction
69 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
If you want to talk about stories that absolutely come back to haunt you, it's trying to predict how a season will go, game by game. So if you're looking for ammunition to send my way in the middle of November, well, here you go. [Read More]
Penn State Football: If Trace McSorley Isn't No.1 It Sure Is Close Penn State Football: If Trace McSorley Isn't No.1 It Sure Is Close
69 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
A few thoughts on Trace McSorley and his place in Penn State football history. [Read More]
Penn State Football: McSorley and Miller Hit Watch Lists Penn State Football: McSorley and Miller Hit Watch Lists
70 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State quarterback Trace McSorley was named to the preseason watch lists for the Maxwell Award for the National Player of the Year and junior defensive end Shareef Miller earned a spot on the preseason Bednarik Award watch list for the National Defensive Player of the Year, which were revealed M [Read More]
Penn State Football: As Program Rises, So Too Do Secondary Market Prices Penn State Football: As Program Rises, So Too Do Secondary Market Prices
70 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
One of the best ways to judge the value of program, at least in the eyes of fans willing to cough up the money to see a team play in person: the starting prices on the secondary market in the middle of the summer. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Out Of Conference Slate Announced Penn State Basketball: Out Of Conference Slate Announced
70 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State basketball announced its the 2018-19 nonconference schedule on Wednesday afternoon. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Add Another To 2019 Class Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Add Another To 2019 Class
70 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"I am committing to this school because they have everything I need and I'm really happy to join a big family and I want to say thank you to Coach Chambers and Coach Urgo for giving me this opportunity." He said online. [Read More]
Penn State Football: July Mailbag As Camp Draws Near Penn State Football: July Mailbag As Camp Draws Near
70 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
It's mailbag time. Thanks to Twitter followers for sending along a few offseason questions to answer as the Nittany Lions head into the middle of July with training camp not too far away. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Sanders Ready To Write Own Chapter Penn State Football: Sanders Ready To Write Own Chapter
71 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Generally, Penn State running back Miles Sanders takes it all in stride. He has for years now. He gets it just like everyone else, Saquon Barkley has been and continues to be a very good player. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Shorter Already Passes Eye Test Penn State Football: Shorter Already Passes Eye Test
72 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"Justin's a dude who all through the spring was texting me, asking when he could get the playbook and watch film," Quarterback Trace McSorley added. "And physically, when he walks in the room, he doesn't look like an 18-year-old kid." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Following Decision Stevens Focused On Future Penn State Football: Following Decision Stevens Focused On Future
72 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Chances are the most important life choices a person will make won't be out in the open for the world to judge. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Lift For Life Set For Saturday Penn State Football: Lift For Life Set For Saturday
72 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The annual "Lift for Life," the signature event of the Penn State Uplifting Athletes chapter is set for Saturday, June 30 at Holuba Hall starting at 11 a.m. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Wade Brave To Take A Stance In A World Not Always Kind To Them Penn State Football: Wade Brave To Take A Stance In A World Not Always Kind To Them
72 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
At last check Penn State safety Lamont Wade is back home in the streets of Pittsburgh joining a public protest against the fatal shooting of Antwon Rose, Jr. in East Pittsburgh. [Read More]
Penn State Athletics: Barkley And Washington Named Athletes Of The Year Penn State Athletics: Barkley And Washington Named Athletes Of The Year
73 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State announced its male and female athletes of the year on Monday as football’s Saquon Barkley and women's volleyball’s Haleigh Washington took home the honors [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Add Kicker To 2019 Haul Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Add Kicker To 2019 Haul
73 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State got a bit closer to answering one of its biggest long term needs on Sunday afternoon as 2019 kicker Anthony DaSilva verbally committed to the program. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Tony Carr Drafted 51st Overall By New Orleans Penn State Basketball: Tony Carr Drafted 51st Overall By New Orleans
73 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Tony Carr heard his name called and saw a dream realized on Thursday night as he was drafted 51st overall by the New Orleans Pelicans in the second round of the NBA Draft. [Read More]
Penn State Football: More Freshmen Arrive As Camp Closes In Penn State Football: More Freshmen Arrive As Camp Closes In
74 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ethan Kasales
Seven more true freshmen from Penn State’s heralded 2018 recruiting class arrived on campus Sunday. [Read More]
Penn State Athletics: Soccer Legend Walter Bahr Dies At 91 Penn State Athletics: Soccer Legend Walter Bahr Dies At 91
74 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State and international soccer legend Walter Bahr, has died. The Boalsburg resident was 91. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Barratt Set To Join U.S. Roster At World Junior Showcase Penn State Hockey: Barratt Set To Join U.S. Roster At World Junior Showcase
74 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State men’s hockey sophomore foward Evan Barratt is one of 42 players on the initial U.S. roster for the 2018 World Junior Summer Showcase. [Read More]
Penn State Football: McSorley A Legit Heisman Candidate, But Will Have To Be His Best To Get To New York Penn State Football: McSorley A Legit Heisman Candidate, But Will Have To Be His Best To Get To New York
74 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The actual odds and ranking depend on where you look, but the point remains largely the same. Penn State quarterback Trace McSorley is among the favorites to give the Heisman Trophy a during the 2018-19 season. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Barkley Featured In Madden Trailer
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Penn State Football: Barkley Featured In Madden Trailer
74 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Saquon Barkley's life-changing 2018 only continued this week as he was featured in the first trailer for the latest edition of the Madden video game franchise. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Robinson Set To Join Olczyk Overseas Penn State Hockey: Robinson Set To Join Olczyk Overseas
75 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State hockey captain and recent graduate James Robinson has found a home overseas the Nittany Lions announced on Tuesday. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Three Nittany Lions On College Football Hall Of Fame Ballot Penn State Football: Three Nittany Lions On College Football Hall Of Fame Ballot
76 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com Staff
First-team All-Americans Bobby Engram, Jeff Hartings and Steve Wisniewski have been selected as a part of the national ballot for the National Football Foundation’s College Hall of Fame’s Class of 2019. A total of 76 players and six coaches from FBS are on the 2019 ballot. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Headed To Atlantic City Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Headed To Atlantic City
76 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State basketball will take part in a unique event this season as the Nittany Lions will face NC State at the first-ever Boardwalk Classic at Historic Boardwalk Hall on Saturday, December 15, 2018 in Atlantic City. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Battle Eyeing Return To State College Penn State Basketball: Battle Eyeing Return To State College
76 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
“It’s the only thing I’ve ever done,” he said of being involved with the sport. “So I know I’ve got some knowledge. I played here and I played at this level, so with the kids coming up, I feel like I’ve got a lot to share and give back to them.” [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Chambers Tabs Freeman For Assistant Role Penn State Basketball: Chambers Tabs Freeman For Assistant Role
76 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Freeman heads to Penn State to replace Dwayne Anderson, who returned to his alma mater, Villanova, as its new director of basketball operations earlier this spring. [Read More]
Summer Reading List: Penn State Basketball's Pat Chambers Summer Reading List: Penn State Basketball's Pat Chambers
76 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Whatever your criticisms might be of Pat Chambers at any given moment, he gets credit for staying the course and not giving up. The eventual result, 26 wins and an NIT Title to show for what amounts to the culmination of his efforts so far at Penn State. [Read More]
Summer Reading List: Penn State Hockey's Guy Gadowsky Summer Reading List: Penn State Hockey's Guy Gadowsky
76 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
While nothing is for certain, it seems reasonable to assume that Penn State hockey wouldn't have come so far in such a short amount of time if its coach wasn't so interested in learning. [Read More]
Summer Reading List: Penn State Football's James Franklin Summer Reading List: Penn State Football's James Franklin
76 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
It can be hard to forget sometimes in a day and age where almost everything we read is a tight collection of dots on a screen that actual books, physical, smelling of paper and tangible in the real world, still exist. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: North Dakota Down The Road? Marquee Game Might Happen Penn State Hockey: North Dakota Down The Road? Marquee Game Might Happen
77 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State hockey might be headed south in a few years for a marquee game. [Read More]
Penn State Football: For Nittany Lions, 2018 Will Be As Much About Mental Talent As Physical Penn State Football: For Nittany Lions, 2018 Will Be As Much About Mental Talent As Physical
77 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"It's making sure that our team is mature enough to handle it and doesn't feel like winning is just a birthright at Penn State because it's not," James Franklin said in Philadelphia a few weeks ago. "Getting our guys to understand the type of sacrifices, the type of investment they are going t [Read More]
Penn State Football: Gruden Might Just Be The Answer For Hackenberg Penn State Football: Gruden Might Just Be The Answer For Hackenberg
77 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
If there was a moment when Christian Hackenberg's collegiate and professional worlds collided for the first time it may have been the exact second he walked into the room to film Jon Gruden's QB Camp special. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: 2018-19 Schedule Released As Nittany Lions Open Against Clarkson Penn State Hockey: 2018-19 Schedule Released As Nittany Lions Open Against Clarkson
77 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State hockey will look to make it three-straight appearances in the NCAA Tournament and will start that quest on Thursday, Oct 11 against Clarkson that finished the season ranked 10th in the PairWise. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Add Two Major Commitments As Recruiting Spree Continues Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Add Two Major Commitments As Recruiting Spree Continues
78 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State finished up a wild few days on the recruiting trail with two more commitments on Monday evening. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Five-Star Running Back Tabs Nittany Lions Penn State Football: Five-Star Running Back Tabs Nittany Lions
78 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State's big recruiting weekend got off to a fast start on Friday as the Nittany Lions added Rivals' five-star running back Devyn Ford to the fold. Ford announced his commitment to the 2019 class around 4:30. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions To Face DePaul In Gavitt Games Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions To Face DePaul In Gavitt Games
78 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State basketball will play DePaul on Thursday, November 15 at Wintrust Arena in Chicago as part of the cross-conference meeting between the Big Ten and Big East in the Gavitt Tipoff Games. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Set For Night Showdown Against Pitt Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Set For Night Showdown Against Pitt
78 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
It doesn't get much more entertaining than this as Penn State will travel to face Pitt for a night showdown in Pittsburgh on Sept. 8. The Keystone Classic will air on ABC according to the network. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Autio Set To Join Goodwin In Finland Penn State Hockey: Autio Set To Join Goodwin In Finland
78 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State hockey's reach will continue overseas as Erik Autio is the most recent Nittany Lion to sign a professional contract following his senior season. Autio will head back to his native land of Finland to play for SaiPa in Finland's Liiga league. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Shelving Pitt Series Makes Sense, So Now Let's Stop Talking About It Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Shelving Pitt Series Makes Sense, So Now Let's Stop Talking About It
79 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
“If you’re looking at the Pitt-Penn State series as just the Pitt-Penn State series, it’s been fantastic. It’s been awesome. There’s excitement, there’s a buzz about it. I think it’s been really good for the state of Pennsylvania. Obviously we’re keeping a game that has some historic [Read More]
Penn State Athletics: Barbour Still Waiting For Gift That Will Jumpstart Facilities Project Penn State Athletics: Barbour Still Waiting For Gift That Will Jumpstart Facilities Project
79 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
If anything was an indicator of Penn State's increasing urgency to raise funds -both for current and future projects- it was a subtle change to the requirements for attending a Coaches Caravan stop on the three-day whirlwind tour. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Dwayne Anderson Set For Departure As He Heads To Alma Mater Penn State Basketball: Dwayne Anderson Set For Departure As He Heads To Alma Mater
79 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State basketball assistant Dwayne Anderson will leave the program to join Villanova hoops as its Director of Operations. Neither program has officially announced the news, although Anderson confirmed the move on Twitter on Tuesday afternoon. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Celebration And Reassurance As Caravan Begins Penn State Football: Celebration And Reassurance As Caravan Begins
79 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
As Penn State kicks off its annual, but now largely abbreviated Coaches Caravan tour this week the question remains the same. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Carr Headed To NBA Combine Penn State Basketball: Carr Headed To NBA Combine
80 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Tony Carr is headed to the 2018 NBA Combine in Chicago from May 16-20th. The invitation-only event features roughly 60 players and general managers, scouts and coaches from all 30 teams in the NBA. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Pat Chambers Signs Four-Year Extension Penn State Basketball: Pat Chambers Signs Four-Year Extension
80 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Pat Chambers will continue his climb at Penn State for at least four more years according to a contract extension approved and announced by Penn State on Thursday afternoon. [Read More]
Penn State Athletics: Nittany Lions Post Second Place Finish In Learfield Cup Penn State Athletics: Nittany Lions Post Second Place Finish In Learfield Cup
80 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com Staff
For the 13th consecutive year, Penn State Athletics has placed in the Top 5 in the Learfield Directors’ Cup final winter standings. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lion Free Agent Signing Tracker Penn State Football: Nittany Lion Free Agent Signing Tracker
81 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
With the the 2018 NFL Draft in the book it's time for undrafted players to find homes at the next level as free agents. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Christian Campbell Selected by Cardinals in Sixth Round Penn State Football: Christian Campbell Selected by Cardinals in Sixth Round
81 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
For the first time since 2006 Penn State has multiple defensive backs taken in the same draft as Christian Campbell made it three on Saturday drafted 182nd by the Arizona Cardinals. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Steelers Draft Marcus Allen in Fifth Round Penn State Football: Steelers Draft Marcus Allen in Fifth Round
81 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Mr. Charisma will bring his football skills and social media presence to the Pittsburgh Steelers as they drafted Marcus Allen 148th overall in the fifth round of the NFL Draft on Saturday. [Read More]
Penn State Football: DaeSean Hamilton Selected By Denver In Fourth Round Penn State Football: DaeSean Hamilton Selected By Denver In Fourth Round
81 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Former Penn State receiver DaeSean Hamilton was the latest Nittany Lion to hear his name called during the NFL Draft as the Virginia native was selected 113th overall by the Denver Broncos in the fourth round on Saturday. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Mike Gesicki Drafted By Miami At No. 42 Overall Penn State Football: Mike Gesicki Drafted By Miami At No. 42 Overall
81 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
A career not short on early lows continues to rocket towards the highest of highs as Penn State tight end Mike Gesicki was drafted 42nd overall by Miami Dolphins in the second round of the NFL Draft on Friday night. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Saquon Barkley Drafted No. 2 Overall To New York Giants Penn State Football: Saquon Barkley Drafted No. 2 Overall To New York Giants
81 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
An all-time Penn State great is now a New York Giant as Saquon Barkley was selected No. 2 overall in the NFL Draft on Thursday night. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Saquon Barkley Goes Sneaker Shopping With Complex Penn State Football: Saquon Barkley Goes Sneaker Shopping With Complex
81 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Saquon Barkley, who is about to add "very rich" to his LinkedIn profile in just over 24 hours went sneaker shopping with Complex. The video is among those trending on YouTube as the NFL Draft approaches. [Read More]
Penn State Football: The Four Best Freshman You Didn't See Saturday Penn State Football: The Four Best Freshman You Didn't See Saturday
82 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
It's easy to forget when damn near everyone on Penn State's roster hits the field during the Blue White game that in fact there are still more players coming to town this summer. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Galiano Chimes In On New Kickoff Rules Penn State Football: Galiano Chimes In On New Kickoff Rules
82 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
You didn't see a single kickoff return during this year's Blue White game. In fact you probably have never seen a kickoff return during any Blue White game. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Three Good, Three Bad From The Blue White Game Penn State Football: Three Good, Three Bad From The Blue White Game
82 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
You want some salt, here is a bunch of it. If you didn't go to a spring scrimmage for the singular purpose of coming up with some slightly unfair, potentially incorrect and usually unimportant opinions about Penn State's upcoming season then you're doing it wrong. [Read More]
Blue White Game Showcases The Obvious: It's Trace McSorley's Team In 2018 Blue White Game Showcases The Obvious: It's Trace McSorley's Team In 2018
82 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State's annual Blue White game was a success for the Nittany Lions in so much as everyone survived it. An injury free affair punctuated by 71,000 fans sitting inside Beaver Stadium and thousands more outside, all enjoying a beautiful day in State College, a rarity this particular April. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Add Four-Star OL To Fold Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Add Four-Star OL To Fold
82 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff
Penn State landed its first commitment of Blue-White Weekend early on Saturday afternoon as Caedan Wallace announced his intention to commit to Penn State over Oklahoma, Auburn, and Clemson among others. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Five Players To Watch At The Blue White Game Penn State Football: Five Players To Watch At The Blue White Game
82 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Who to keep an eye on this weekend as the Nittany Lions head to Beaver Stadium for the Blue White game. [Read More]
Penn State Athletics: Nearing Last Year Of Deal, Barbour Looks To Ink Extension Penn State Athletics: Nearing Last Year Of Deal, Barbour Looks To Ink Extension
82 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"We are in conversation," Barbour said of an extension. "I very much would like an extension and have every indication that there will be one. I'm going to do this job as long as I can do it and do it the right way and do it with enthusiasm and I hope that's a long, long time." [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Chambers Extension On The Way Penn State Basketball: Chambers Extension On The Way
82 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State men's basketball coach Patrick Chambers will be getting a contract extension. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Blue White Autograph Session Information Penn State Football: Blue White Autograph Session Information
82 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com Staff
The Blue-White Game autograph session slated for Saturday, April 21 will run from 12:15 -- 1:05 p.m. Here is what you need to know. [Read More]
Penn State Football: White Out Set For Ohio State Penn State Football: White Out Set For Ohio State
82 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State announced on Tuesday morning, perhaps in a hope to give a soggy and overcast State College something to look forward to, that the Nittany Lions will host Ohio State this season in front of a White Out crowd. [Read More]
Penn State Football: History Says Don't Worry Too Much About The Blue White Score Penn State Football: History Says Don't Worry Too Much About The Blue White Score
83 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
This time of year raises the same question over and over again. Does the spring game really matter? [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Name 2018 Captains Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Name 2018 Captains
83 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State football head coach James Franklin announced on Saturday that seniors Trace McSorley, Nick Scott and junior Blake Gillikin have been voted as team captains for the 2018 season by their teammates. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Pitt Game Appears To Be Heading For Night Kick Penn State Football: Pitt Game Appears To Be Heading For Night Kick
83 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State might be playing Pitt at night this season as the Pittsburgh Pirates rescheduled its game on the same day from 7:05 PM to 1:05 PM. [Read More]
Penn State Football: John Urschel Gives Keynote Speech At Analytics Convention Penn State Football: John Urschel Gives Keynote Speech At Analytics Convention
83 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Hayden Christ
Former Penn State football player John Urschel returned to Happy Valley Thursday night to give the keynote address of the Penn State Sports Analytics Conference presented by The Penn State Center for the Study of Sports in Society. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Bostick Set To Transfer Penn State Basketball: Bostick Set To Transfer
83 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Sophomore guard Nazeer Bostick announced Thursday that he has elected to transfer from Penn State and will pursue another playing opportunity following the spring semester. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Patience As Key As Potential This Season Penn State Football: Patience As Key As Potential This Season
83 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
“Great teams, good teams don’t do that,” Franklin said of a less than stellar practice. “Obviously we’ve got a lot of growing up to do. It was unacceptable on every level. We’ll never accept poor performances in the classroom, we’ll never accept poor performances on the football field [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Add Daniil Kasatkin To 2018 Class Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Add Daniil Kasatkin To 2018 Class
83 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com Staff
Penn State men’s basketball coach Patrick Chambers has added Daniil Kasatkin to the class of 2018 as the 6-7 combination guard has signed his national letter of intent to play for the Nittany Lions. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Blake Gillikin's Secret Is Simple. He Likes Kicking Penn State Football: Blake Gillikin's Secret Is Simple. He Likes Kicking
83 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Ranking punters might be the epitome of offseason conversation, but Penn State's Blake Gillikin is certainly among the best the Nittany Lions have ever had. [Read More]
Penn State Football: McGovern Confident Line Will Continue To Take Strides Penn State Football: McGovern Confident Line Will Continue To Take Strides
83 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"We have a lot of guys back, we're all comfortable with each other, we're a year older. We're just going to be able to come out and be ourselves and just dominate people up front." [Read More]
Penn State Holds Steady At No.2 In Latest Learfield Standings Penn State Holds Steady At No.2 In Latest Learfield Standings
84 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com Staff
A Top 5 national finish by the men’s and women’s fencing team and diver Hector Garcia Boissier have helped Penn State Athletics maintain the No. 2 spot in the latest Learfield Directors’ Cup standings. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Paterno Film Is What You Make It Penn State Football: Paterno Film Is What You Make It
84 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Five years ago I sat across from screenwriter David McKenna as he sipped on a cup of coffee in downtown State College some cold and still early March morning. A movie was coming, about Joe Paterno, about Jerry Sandusky, about Penn State. [Read More]
Penn State Football: O'Brien Returns To Penn State, Looks Back Penn State Football: O'Brien Returns To Penn State, Looks Back
84 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Bill O'Brien's fairly brief tenure at Penn State was perhaps the most important in the program's history. [Read More]
Penn State Football: McSorley Working On Chemistry This Spring With New Targets Penn State Football: McSorley Working On Chemistry This Spring With New Targets
84 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
It stands to reason that this time of year can be a bit tedious for veteran players. Spring practice is helpful for knocking off the rust, but it's not like guys like Trace McSorley haven't seen it all before. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Announce Team Awards Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Announce Team Awards
84 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The Penn State men’s ice hockey announced its 2017-18 team awards on Thursday. [Read More]
Penn State Football: With Big Names To Replace, Don't Forget Signal Guru Billy Fessler Penn State Football: With Big Names To Replace, Don't Forget Signal Guru Billy Fessler
84 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State is on the hunt for a new signal guru to work the sidelines. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: A Season With A Bit Of Everything, A Season The Nittany Lions Will Learn From Penn State Hockey: A Season With A Bit Of Everything, A Season The Nittany Lions Will Learn From
84 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
For a good long while it looked as though Penn State hockey was going to miss the NCAA Tournament. And then it didn't. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Tony Carr Declares For NBA Draft, Will Hire Agent Penn State Basketball: Tony Carr Declares For NBA Draft, Will Hire Agent
85 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Lost somewhat in the entire saga of Tony Carr's NBA future is that he has been chasing this moment his entire life. Not taking Penn State to the NCAA Tournament, not winning the NIT, not playing four years at the collegiate level. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Win NIT With 82-66 Victory Over Utah Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Win NIT With 82-66 Victory Over Utah
85 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Somewhere in the middle of the fourth quarter Shep Garner looked up and realized it was going to happen. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Tommy Stevens To Stay At Penn State Penn State Football: Tommy Stevens To Stay At Penn State
85 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State fans got some good news on Wednesday night as James Franklin announced that quarterback Tommy Stevens is returning for the 2018 season. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Sturtz To Forego Senior Season, Signs With Senators Penn State Hockey: Sturtz To Forego Senior Season, Signs With Senators
85 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State junior forward and the program's all-time leading goal scorer Andrew Sturtz will forgo his senior season, having signed a two-year, entry-level contract with the Ottawa Senators of the National Hockey League earlier Wednesday afternoon. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Blow Past Mississippi State 75-60 In NIT Semifinals Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Blow Past Mississippi State 75-60 In NIT Semifinals
85 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Josh Reaves threw his body on the court for a loose ball like he had so many times before, slapping it ahead with an outstretched hand to Tony Carr who in turn slid to the ground. Sitting on the court Carr looked for an outlet. [Read More]
Penn State Mailbag: Tommy Stevens, Hockey, Chambers Extension And More Penn State Mailbag: Tommy Stevens, Hockey, Chambers Extension And More
86 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
It's a busy time of year if you're a Penn State fan. Basketball and hockey are both in their last week of the season and football is just starting up spring ball, so there's a little something for everyone no matter what sport might be your favorite. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Denver Rolls Past Nittany Lions 5-1 Penn State Hockey: Denver Rolls Past Nittany Lions 5-1
86 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
There is only so much you can mask, a reality Penn State hockey learned on Saturday evening as the Nittany Lions fell to Denver in the first round of the NCAA Tournament. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Underdogs Saturday, But A Win Would Slowly Change That Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Underdogs Saturday, But A Win Would Slowly Change That
86 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
A handful of Penn State hockey players stood in the tunnel of PPL Arena a half hour or so before their practice simply watching Denver players skate around the ice. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Dread Set To Compete On Upcoming CBS Showcase Penn State Basketball: Dread Set To Compete On Upcoming CBS Showcase
86 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State fans will get a glimpse of the future soon as the 2018 American Family Insurance High School Slam Dunk & 3-Point Championships roster was announced today, including incoming shooting guard Myles Dread. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Fresh And Ready, Nittany Lions Eager For Rematch With Denver Penn State Hockey: Fresh And Ready, Nittany Lions Eager For Rematch With Denver
86 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
With a nearly sold out Penn State friendly PPL Center awaiting both teams, it's not all that unreasonable to think Penn State might just pull off the upset. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Headed To NIT Final Four With 85-80 Win Over Marquette Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Headed To NIT Final Four With 85-80 Win Over Marquette
86 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State basketball is headed to the NIT Semifinals in Madison Square Garden following a 85-80 win over Marquette on Tuesday night that showcased the Nittany Lions at their best for a second straight road win. [Read More]
Penn State Football: No Surprises As Nittany Lions Impress At Pro Day Penn State Football: No Surprises As Nittany Lions Impress At Pro Day
86 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State football's Pro Day was full of stars but short on the unexpected as nearly two dozen former Nittany Lions showed up at Holuba Hall to showcase their skills like they had for much of their careers. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Potential Key And Coaching The Answer As Nittany Lions Head Into 2018 Penn State Football: Potential Key And Coaching The Answer As Nittany Lions Head Into 2018
87 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
It goes without saying that Penn State's resurgence under James Franklin has been the result of coaching. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Set To Face Denver In First Round Of NCAA Tournament Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Set To Face Denver In First Round Of NCAA Tournament
87 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State hockey's second straight NCAA Tournament appearance will include a familiar foe as the Nittany Lions are set to face Denver --the defending national champs-- in the first round of the tournament in Allentown. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Five Keys As Spring Ball Starts Monday Penn State Football: Five Keys As Spring Ball Starts Monday
87 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Believe it or not, Penn State football is back this Monday with the start of spring practice. The first of 15 sessions that will culminate with the annual Blue White game on April 21st. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Roll Past Notre Dame 73-63 Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Roll Past Notre Dame 73-63
87 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State basketball's season extended for yet another few days as the Nittany Lions went wire-to-wire with a 75-63 victory over No.1 seed Notre Dame in South Bend on Saturday. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: If Nittany Lions Make Postseason, How Much Does Allentown Regional Help? Penn State Hockey: If Nittany Lions Make Postseason, How Much Does Allentown Regional Help?
87 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Since the 2006 NCAA Tournament, 14 teams have made the tournament while hosting a regional and nine of those teams have gone on to win their first round game. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: The Date To Know If Tony Carr Declares Penn State Basketball: The Date To Know If Tony Carr Declares
87 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
With Penn State basketball's season rapidly coming to a close, perhaps as soon as Saturday afternoon in South Bend, one of the biggest questions facing the program will soon be answered. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Top Temple In Rock Fight 63-57 Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Top Temple In Rock Fight 63-57
87 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
In the end, Penn State won, which in the grand scheme of things is the most important part for the Nittany Lions. They do not give out style points, in particular when your season is on the line. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Star-Studded Pro Day Set For Tuesday Penn State Football: Star-Studded Pro Day Set For Tuesday
87 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State will host what ought to be an entertaining and star-studded Pro Day next Tuesday on campus as plenty of former Nittany Lions look to impress scouts for the first time or improve their testing numbers since the NFL Combine a few weeks ago. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Trevor Hamilton Named Big Ten Defensive Player of the Year Penn State Hockey: Trevor Hamilton Named Big Ten Defensive Player of the Year
87 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Trevor Hamilton was named 2017-18 Defensive Player of the Year by coaches and media on Tuesday afternoon, the conference announced all of its postseason honors Tuesday ahead of Saturday's Big Ten Championship. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Dunphy Comments Seem To Take Issue With Penn State Recruiting Penn State Basketball: Dunphy Comments Seem To Take Issue With Penn State Recruiting
88 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
For all of Penn State basketball's success in Philadelphia, and what would be considered a largely pro-Penn State sentiment in general in the city, that feeling hasn't been shared by everyone. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Headed To NIT, Will Face Temple In First Round Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Headed To NIT, Will Face Temple In First Round
88 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Notre Dame, Oregon, and Rider are among the teams that fill out Penn State’s corner of the field. The Nittany Lions don't expect big man Mike Watkins back from injury during the tournament. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Fall 3-2 In Final Seconds To Notre Dame In Big Ten Semifinals Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Fall 3-2 In Final Seconds To Notre Dame In Big Ten Semifinals
88 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
When you consider sports in the context of which can experience the most instantaneous conclusion, few compare to hockey. [Read More]
How Hockey Became One Of Penn State's Biggest Money Makers How Hockey Became One Of Penn State's Biggest Money Makers
88 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State hockey was designed to be a profitable venture. With Pegula Ice arena paid for from the outset, the rest was fairly simple on paper. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lion Recruiting Comes With $1.26 Million Price Tag Penn State Football: Nittany Lion Recruiting Comes With $1.26 Million Price Tag
88 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State football reported a $1.265 million dollar price tag for recruiting according to the 2017 fiscal report released by the athletic department on Wednesday. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Hamilton Finalist For Big Ten Defensive Player Of The Year Penn State Hockey: Hamilton Finalist For Big Ten Defensive Player Of The Year
88 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Senior defenseman Trevor Hamilton is among the three finalists for Big Ten defensive player of the year the conference announced on Wednesday. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Look To Beat Morris, Irish, In Big Ten Semifinals Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Look To Beat Morris, Irish, In Big Ten Semifinals
88 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
It comes as little surprise to anyone with even the most basic hockey knowledge that getting the puck past the goalie is generally viewed as a good strategy. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Up To No. 12 In USCHO Poll, No. 11 In PairWise Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Up To No. 12 In USCHO Poll, No. 11 In PairWise
89 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State hockey jumped up to No.12 in the USCHO.com poll released on Monday. The newest rankings come out after the Nittany Lions completed a two-game sweep of the Minnesota and a fourth straight victory over the Gophers in nine days. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Advance To Big Ten Semifinals With 6-5 Win Over Minnesota Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Advance To Big Ten Semifinals With 6-5 Win Over Minnesota
89 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
It wasn't long ago that Penn State hockey looked to be on the outside of the NCAA Tournament equation. The Nittany Lions had a less than 20% chance of making it according to a spreadsheet that requires two math degrees to understand. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Win Game 1 Against Minnesota 5-3 Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Win Game 1 Against Minnesota 5-3
89 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Nate Sucese's power play goal would give Penn State a 2-1 lead, one that would hold for much of the period. Scott Reedy's score with just under five minutes to go in the second period reminded an otherwise enthusiastic Pegula Ice Arena that this wasn't going to be easy. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Carr Brilliant In 69-68 Win Over Ohio State Penn State Basketball: Carr Brilliant In 69-68 Win Over Ohio State
89 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Josh Reaves says that he doesn't remember much about the games he plays in. Everything is a blur, just plays and moments that evaporate from his mind as soon as they're done happening. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Barkley Praise Of Franklin Not Insignificant Penn State Football: Barkley Praise Of Franklin Not Insignificant
89 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"It prepared me for this moment," Barkley said of his time at Penn State on the NFL Network. "You come to college and the way we work at Penn State, we do a lot of similar things that put you in position here at the combine. You grind, you grind. That's the mindset that had over there." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Watch Saquon Barkley Run A 4.40 40-Yard Dash
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Penn State Football: Watch Saquon Barkley Run A 4.40 40-Yard Dash
89 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Saquon Barkley didn't wait long to impress at the NFL Combine putting up 29 reps on the bench press on Thursday, tied for the best by a running back this year. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Move On Behind 65-57 Victory Over Northwestern Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Move On Behind 65-57 Victory Over Northwestern
89 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
As Penn State walked off the court with a 65-57 victory against Northwestern under its belt the win was of no small significance. 20 wins, something of an unofficial benchmark had been reached, a season unlike most in the Nittany Lions' history of a Big Ten program. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Combine Schedule For Former Nittany Lions Penn State Football: Combine Schedule For Former Nittany Lions
89 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The NFL Combine has been gearing up for the past few days in Indianapolis. On Thursday afternoon the always entertaining bench press process will begins, but workouts don't truly start until Friday morning as the first group of players take the field. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Parsons Just One Of The Guys As Winter Workouts Finish Penn State Football: Parsons Just One Of The Guys As Winter Workouts Finish
89 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"Micah has done really well," Strength coach Dwight Galt said after the lift. "One of things that Micah did, that when you come up here the stars disappear. He came in and did a great job and the older players have been great mentors for him. He came in a five-star guy, sixth ranked kid in the co [Read More]
Penn State Football: Mayock Sees Barkley As Top 5 Pick Penn State Football: Mayock Sees Barkley As Top 5 Pick
89 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
“I would be absolutely stunned if this kid doesn’t go in the top 5,” Mayock said during a draft conference call Monday afternoon. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Chambers Optimistic For Key Returns Penn State Basketball: Chambers Optimistic For Key Returns
90 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"We have those conversations in the beginning of the year but with society and social media and how things are going we try and touch base every so often about staying dialed in and present and getting better," Coach Pat Chambers said on Monday. "I think it's important that yes, that might be yo [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Without Watkins, Nittany Lions Fall 76-64 Penn State Basketball: Without Watkins, Nittany Lions Fall 76-64
90 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The 2011 NCAA Tournament in the eyes of Penn State basketball will always have a bit of a "what if" factor for the Nittany Lions. An injury to Jeff Brooks, Penn State lanky and super athletic forward would leave a first round game against Temple with a shoulder injury. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Complete Sweep Of No. 8 Minnesota With 5-2 Win Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Complete Sweep Of No. 8 Minnesota With 5-2 Win
90 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
For a second straight night Penn State hockey dominated Minnesota en route to a convincing 5-2 victory as the Nittany Lions finished the regular season having swept the No.8 ranked Gophers. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Chambers Addresses Newbill In FBI Probe Penn State Basketball: Chambers Addresses Newbill In FBI Probe
90 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
“I have no connection or association with Andy Miller or his agency. The University is looking into the information released on Friday. As I have stated, this program is committed to doing things the right way.” Chambers said. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Look Their Best In 5-1 Thumping Of No. 8 Minnesota Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Look Their Best In 5-1 Thumping Of No. 8 Minnesota
90 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
In the microcosm of of Penn State's season the Nittany Lions' 5-1 defeat of No.8 Minnesota proved to be a crucial victory in a still possible yet difficult path to the postseason. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Watkins To Miss Nebraska Game Penn State Basketball: Watkins To Miss Nebraska Game
90 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State coach Pat Chambers announced on Thursday night that Mike Watkins has been ruled out of Sunday’s matchup at Nebraska after suffering a right knee injury in Wednesday’s 72-63 loss against No. 17 Michigan. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Blue White Game Kick Set for 3 p.m. Penn State Football: Blue White Game Kick Set for 3 p.m.
90 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State will conclude its spring practice session with the annual Blue White game. The event, previously announced for Saturday, April 21 will officially kick at 3 p.m.in Beaver Stadium. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Watkins Injured As Nittany Lions Fall 72-63 To No. 17 Michigan Penn State Basketball: Watkins Injured As Nittany Lions Fall 72-63 To No. 17 Michigan
90 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
So like much of Penn State's season there are a lot of reasons why the Nittany Lions lost, but it only took four minutes to guess why they might on Wednesday. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Even If The Nittany Lions Miss Postseason, 2017-18 Season Holds Big Lesson Penn State Hockey: Even If The Nittany Lions Miss Postseason, 2017-18 Season Holds Big Lesson
90 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
It is worth noting off the top that Penn State's season isn't over, something that anyone inside Pegula Ice Arena will be quick to remind you. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Earn Top 25 Votes Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Earn Top 25 Votes
91 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State basketball's dramatic week impressed at least a few voters this week as the Nittany Lions picked up six points in the AP Top 25 poll. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Fall 76-73 To No. 6 Purdue Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Fall 76-73 To No. 6 Purdue
91 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State lost 76-73 to No. 6 Purdue on the road Sunday night. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Former Nittany Lions Take Part In THON Tour Penn State Football: Former Nittany Lions Take Part In THON Tour
91 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
A handful of former Nittany Lions took part in a Lasch Building tour on Saturday afternoon as THON children and their families got a taste of what it's like to be a Penn State football player. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Earn Split With 3-2 Victory Over Michigan State Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Earn Split With 3-2 Victory Over Michigan State
91 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State hockey picked up a crucial win to keep its postseason chances alive for one more weekend as the Nittany Lions hung on behind 31 saves from Peyton Jones to beat Michigan State 3-2 on Saturday night. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: 4-2 Loss To Michigan State Puts Postseason On Ropes Penn State Hockey: 4-2 Loss To Michigan State Puts Postseason On Ropes
91 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
On paper Penn State hockey's path to the postseason still exists. Winning the next three games, and likely a first round victory in the Big Ten Tournament would do the trick. A second Big Ten Tournament title would also erase all doubt with an automatic bid. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Head Into Crucial Weekend Against Michigan State Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Head Into Crucial Weekend Against Michigan State
91 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State hockey heads into a crucial weekend Friday night in East Lansing looking to achieve a very simple goal. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Crack No. 8 Buckeyes 79-56 Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Crack No. 8 Buckeyes 79-56
91 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State blew the doors off No. 8 Ohio State on Thursday night [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nike Drops First Saquon Barkley Ad
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Penn State Football: Nike Drops First Saquon Barkley Ad
91 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
If it hasn't already, Saquon Barkley's life is about to change. The now former Nittany Lion signed with Nike just days ago and now the world famous apparel brand has released its first commercial with the soon to be first round, potential Top 5 pick. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Shot At Miracle Run Starts Thursday Night Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Shot At Miracle Run Starts Thursday Night
91 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Just over 24 hours before Penn State's pivotal meeting with Ohio State it's hard to know what to expect. The game itself has been marketed like 2009's contest against Illinois when Talor Battle's final shot to win it rolled in and sent a packed Jordan Center into a frenzy. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lion Fans Rank Third In 2017 Attendance Penn State Football: Nittany Lion Fans Rank Third In 2017 Attendance
91 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The latest NCAA attendance figures are out and Penn State football finished ranked third nationally with an average home attendance figure of 106,707. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Pitt Series Halts As 2020 Schedule Completed, Another Game Added To 2024 Penn State Football: Pitt Series Halts As 2020 Schedule Completed, Another Game Added To 2024
92 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State has completed its 2020 football schedule with the addition of home games against Nevada and San José State. The schedule news was announced on Monday afternoon. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Make It Five Of Six With Blowout Of Illinois Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Make It Five Of Six With Blowout Of Illinois
92 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
And on Sunday night the Nittany Lions continued to give themselves a chance for an improbable NCAA Tournament bid with a 74-52 road win over Illinois. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Wade Set For Move To Safety Penn State Football: Wade Set For Move To Safety
92 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State released an updated roster on Friday afternoon and it includes a position change for now sophomore safety Lamont Wade. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Signing Day Leftovers Penn State Football: Signing Day Leftovers
92 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Any reporter will tell you that conference calls and press conferences are always full of things that don't make the main story. Maybe it wasn't the most interesting thing said, or an angle that didn't quite fit the biggest story of the day. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Building Depth Up Front Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Building Depth Up Front
92 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
For all of the flashy plays and memorable moments of the past two years for Penn State football, much of it happened with an offensive line still rebuilding from the sanction era. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Beat Maryland 74-70 Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Beat Maryland 74-70
92 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
It probably speaks to the general impatience of life and the realities of sports that just a month ago it would not have been unreasonable to say Penn State should part ways with Pat Chambers at the end of the season. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Reid Full Go For Spring Practice Penn State Football: Reid Full Go For Spring Practice
92 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State's once veteran secondary will get a much needed boost in a transition year this season as John Reid will be "full go" for spring practice according to coach James Franklin. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Four-Star Receiver Enis Lands At Utah Penn State Football: Four-Star Receiver Enis Lands At Utah
92 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State football had a good Signing Day finishing off the class as the fourth ranked haul in the nation, but couldn't complete a legacy recruitment as Solomon Enis committed to Utah on Wednesday. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Add Four-Star OT To 2018 Class Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Add Four-Star OT To 2018 Class
92 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Another otherwise uneventful Signing Day wasn't without some good news for Penn State as the Nittany Lions reeled in offensive tackle Rasheed Walker on Wednesday. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Eight Nittany Lions Land Combine Invites Penn State Football: Eight Nittany Lions Land Combine Invites
92 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Eight former Nittany Lions will be headed to the NFL Combine in late February the league announced on Tuesday. Headlined by Saquon Barkley, Penn State will see three offensive players and five on the defensive side of the ball attend the event in Indianapolis. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: As Reaves Racks Up The Steals, It All Comes Back To An XBox Penn State Basketball: As Reaves Racks Up The Steals, It All Comes Back To An XBox
93 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"I had five steals?" Penn State guard Josh Reaves said, his eyes wide. "I didn't think I had any." [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Thump Iowa 82-58 Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Thump Iowa 82-58
93 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
For all of the legitimate criticisms that can be sent Penn State basketball's way, Saturday night's 82-58 victory over Iowa was a reminder that at their best, the Nittany Lions are an exceptionally fun bunch to watch. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Tie No. 2 Notre Dame 2-2 Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Tie No. 2 Notre Dame 2-2
93 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
With just under two minutes to play in overtime Andrew Sturtz raced down the ice with the puck on his stick, crashing towards the net. As he closed in he was hauled down from behind, sent flying, crashing towards the boards. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Falter As No. 2 Notre Dame Comes Back To Win 5-3 Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Falter As No. 2 Notre Dame Comes Back To Win 5-3
93 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State hockey's 5-3 loss to No. 2 Notre Dame on Friday night was in many ways a reminder of how far the program has come and how far it has left to go. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Shoop And University Settle Lawsuit Penn State Football: Shoop And University Settle Lawsuit
93 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State and former defensive coordinator Bob Shoop have settled their lawsuit out of court the university announced on Friday morning. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Land First Commit Of 2019 Haul Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Land First Commit Of 2019 Haul
93 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State basketball landed its first commitment of the 2019 recruiting class as Virginia native Patrick Kelly verbally committed on Thursday afternoon. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Fall 76-68 To No. 5 Michigan State Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Fall 76-68 To No. 5 Michigan State
93 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
By the break it was 30-24 in favor of the Nittany Lions. A blocked shot by Nazeer Bostick a fitting conclusion to a half Penn State had soundly won. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Face No. 2 Notre Dame As Big Ten Grind Continues Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Face No. 2 Notre Dame As Big Ten Grind Continues
93 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
As Penn State heads into a weekend series against No. 2 Notre Dame the season very likely hangs in the balance. Win(s) and the Nittany Lions ought to see their stock in the PairWise rise high enough to make for a slightly less stressful final two weeks of the regular season. [Read More]
Penn State Football Wins Lambert Trophy Penn State Football Wins Lambert Trophy
93 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State football made it 31 Lambert Trophies this weekend, the award given to the best team in the East. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Facing The Improbable, Belief Might Just Be The Secret Sauce Penn State Basketball: Facing The Improbable, Belief Might Just Be The Secret Sauce
94 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"Just over a week ago we were 3-5 (in conference play)." Penn State coach Pat Chambers said on Monday. "We want to keep this thing going." [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Shootout Loss To Wisconsin Sets Up Straightforward Final Six Games Penn State Hockey: Shootout Loss To Wisconsin Sets Up Straightforward Final Six Games
94 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The most important point is that Penn State fell 5-4 in a shootout Saturday night after taking a 3-1 lead into the final period of play. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Watkins Grabs 19 Rebounds In 60-43 Victory Over Rutgers Penn State Basketball: Watkins Grabs 19 Rebounds In 60-43 Victory Over Rutgers
94 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State basketball made it two straight Big Ten victories on Saturday afternoon as the Nittany Lions used a strong second half to beat Rutgers 60-43. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: For Reaves, Thursday Upset Began With A Long Drive Penn State Basketball: For Reaves, Thursday Upset Began With A Long Drive
94 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
“And that's the way they played. They played very loose, they played with great confidence, and let's give Josh a little credit. It's because of him and his leadership out there is amazing.” [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Beat No. 13 Buckeyes At The Buzzer 82-79 Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Beat No. 13 Buckeyes At The Buzzer 82-79
94 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The ironic thing about Tony Carr's winner was that it came about a second too early. A dozen feet or so sooner than it had to. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Staff Moves Highlighted By Seider Hire Penn State Football: Staff Moves Highlighted By Seider Hire
94 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State made the news official on Thursday as James Franklin announced that Ja’Juan Seider will join the staff as the running backs coach. Seider was recently on the Florida staff at the same position. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Gattis Heads To Alabama As Franklin Reportedly Looks To Florida For Replacement Penn State Football: Gattis Heads To Alabama As Franklin Reportedly Looks To Florida For Replacement
94 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
“Penn State will always hold a special place in my heart as both of my kids have been born in State College,” Gattis said on Twitter. “To my players, thank you to each and every one of you. I hope you know how thankful I am for each relationship and how much love I have for each one of you all [Read More]
Penn State Football: McSorley Opens With 18/1 Heisman Odds Penn State Football: McSorley Opens With 18/1 Heisman Odds
94 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State football will enter a second straight season with at least one player in the Heisman mix, this year quarterback Trace McSorley among the front runners for the award according to recently released odds. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Have Work Left To Do With NCAA Tournament In Sight Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Have Work Left To Do With NCAA Tournament In Sight
94 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
“That starts with our attitude in practice,” junior forward Chase Berger said on Monday. “If you start thinking about the negatives and the outside stuff, we’re slipping and things like that, that’s just bad energy and I don’t think that helps anybody.” [Read More]
Penn State Football: Two Nittany Lions Set To Play In Super Bowl Penn State Football: Two Nittany Lions Set To Play In Super Bowl
95 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State will be well represented in this year's Super Bowl. At least two Nittany Lions will take the field in Minneapolis as the Philadelphia Eagles face the New England Patriots. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Snap Scoreless Drought Late In 3-2 Loss To Michigan Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Snap Scoreless Drought Late In 3-2 Loss To Michigan
95 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State hockey's offensive scoreless streak ostensibly reached eight periods on Saturday night until two quick goals in the game's final two minutes as the Nittany Lions fell 3-2 to Michigan. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Stall Out, Fall 70-61 To Northwestern Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Stall Out, Fall 70-61 To Northwestern
95 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
There are probably two different stats that best describe Penn State's loss to Northwestern on Saturday afternoon. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Fall 4-0 To Michigan In Ann Arbor Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Fall 4-0 To Michigan In Ann Arbor
95 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State hockey couldn't make the most of a fast start and Michigan needed only a few chances to take care of a 4-0 victory on Friday night in the first game of the series in Ann Arbor. [Read More]
Watch The First Trailer For HBO's Paterno Movie
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Watch The First Trailer For HBO's Paterno Movie
95 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
HBO released a brief but informative trailer for its upcoming movie about Joe Paterno and the two week span of the Jerry Sandusky scandal. The movie is slated to be released this spring with Al Pacino in the role of Paterno. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Gattis Reportedly Set To Join Alabama Staff Penn State Football: Gattis Reportedly Set To Join Alabama Staff
95 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State's offensive coaching staff continues to get a new look heading into the 2018 season as multiple national outlets are reporting that passing game coordinator and wide receivers coach Josh Gattis will join Alabama. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Pro Day Reportedly Set For March 20 Penn State Football: Pro Day Reportedly Set For March 20
95 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State football season never really ends and according to Field Yates of ESPN, Penn State's 2018 Pro Day has been scheduled for March 20. That date has yet to be formally announced and is subject to change. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Kerr Expected Back For Michigan Series Penn State Hockey: Kerr Expected Back For Michigan Series
95 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
“We would attempt to put him back with Trevor Hamilton,” Gadowsky said of defenseman Kevin Kerr. “They seem to have great synergy. That’s the plan moving forward.” [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Sturtz And Smirnov Land Hobey Baker Nominee Nods Penn State Hockey: Sturtz And Smirnov Land Hobey Baker Nominee Nods
95 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
For the second consecutive season junior Andrew Sturtz and sophomore Denis Smirnov have been nominated for the Hobey Baker Memorial Award. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Overtime Loss Marks Start Of Messy Future Penn State Basketball: Overtime Loss Marks Start Of Messy Future
95 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The short version is Penn State lost in overtime to Minnesota after Tony Carr hit a game tying three at the end of regulation. The Nittany Lions played overtime with something of a halfhearted purpose while the Gophers moved the ball, hit a few deep shots and converted near the rim. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Seven Numbers Behind The Success Of 2017 Penn State Football: Seven Numbers Behind The Success Of 2017
96 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
So what was the key? In truth a lot of things played into the success Penn State had on the field this year, but at least seven numbers show how it came to be. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Fall 5-1 To Ohio State Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Fall 5-1 To Ohio State
96 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State's 5-1 loss to Ohio State may not have been a foregone conclusion heading into Saturday night, but it was not entirely surprising either, even as the Nittany Lions entered the game following their own 5-2 victory the night prior. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: No. 13 Nittany Lions Earn 5-2 Victory Over No. 6 Ohio State Penn State Hockey: No. 13 Nittany Lions Earn 5-2 Victory Over No. 6 Ohio State
96 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State picked up a crucial win on Friday night to the tune of a 5-2 victory over Ohio State. [Read More]
Penn State Football: David Corley Hired As Running Backs Coach Penn State Football: David Corley Hired As Running Backs Coach
96 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State football announced that David Corley has been hired as running backs coach. He replaces Charles Huff who recently left the program to join Joe Moorhead's staff at Mississippi State. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Plenty On The Line In Weekend Series Against No. 6 Ohio State Penn State Hockey: Plenty On The Line In Weekend Series Against No. 6 Ohio State
96 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
A year ago Penn State hockey found itself atop the rankings, No. 1 in the nation by virtue of a small amount of luck and a lot of good hockey. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Four Years Of Franklin Penn State Football: Four Years Of Franklin
96 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Four years ago to the day Penn State announced that it had hired James Franklin to become the latest head coach of its football team. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Big Ten Tournament Ticketing Information Penn State Hockey: Big Ten Tournament Ticketing Information
96 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com Staff
The Big Ten Tournament will no longer be played at a neutral site, now coming to campus location across the conference starting this season. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Fall 74-70 To Indiana Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Fall 74-70 To Indiana
96 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State basketball added another "almost" to its growing resume of near victories on Tuesday night as the Nittany Lions fell 74-70 to Indiana in Bloomington. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Diversity Not In Shortage On Nittany Lion Roster Penn State Hockey: Diversity Not In Shortage On Nittany Lion Roster
96 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"For me I can always tell where a guy is from," Freshman forward Evan Barratt added. "The smoothness of a European skater, or a Canadian and how hard nosed they are. So when you see someone you can kind of figure out where they're from by watching them play and it's pretty cool." [Read More]
Penn State Football Finishes No. 8 In Final AP Poll, Lands At No. 11 In ESPN Way-Too-Early Poll For 2018 Penn State Football Finishes No. 8 In Final AP Poll, Lands At No. 11 In ESPN Way-Too-Early Poll For 2018
96 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State will finish the season ranked in the Top 10 for the second consecutive year as the Nittany Lions land at No. 8 in the AP Poll announced on Tuesday. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Kerry Collins Named To College Football Hall Of Fame Penn State Football: Kerry Collins Named To College Football Hall Of Fame
97 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Former Penn State great Kerry Collins has been elected to the College Football Hall of Fame as part of the 2018 class. Collins will be inducted to the Hall of Fame December 4, 2018 at the 61st National Football Foundation (NFF) Annual Awards Dinner in New York City. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Penn State Gets Extra Point In 3-3 Tie Against Wisconsin Penn State Hockey: Penn State Gets Extra Point In 3-3 Tie Against Wisconsin
97 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State and Wisconsin racked up 20 penalties, 67 shots and a boatload of unfriendly looks and shoves as the Nittany Lions managed to grab the extra point in a 3-3 tie and shootout win on Saturday night. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: No. 14 Nittany Lions Thump No. 15 Wisconsin, 5-1 Penn State Hockey: No. 14 Nittany Lions Thump No. 15 Wisconsin, 5-1
97 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
No. 14 Penn State hockey started off the second half of the season with a statement Friday night as the Nittany Lions beat No. 15 Wisconsin 5-1. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Franklin Talks Three Keys To Maintaining Success Penn State Football: Franklin Talks Three Keys To Maintaining Success
97 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State has had a two year stretch as good as any in its history and as good as any in the past several years of college football. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Collins, Wisniewski Up For College Football Hall Of Fame Penn State Football: Collins, Wisniewski Up For College Football Hall Of Fame
97 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The National Football Foundation (NFF) & College Hall of Fame announced today the names on the 2018 ballot for induction into the College Football Hall of Fame [Read More]
Penn State Football: Rahne Ready To Embrace Long Awaited Role Penn State Football: Rahne Ready To Embrace Long Awaited Role
97 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"I told the guys right in our first meeting that I'm not Joe, I'm not going to try and be him, nobody can be him. I'm going to be myself, that's what has gotten me to this point in my career." [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Fall 75-69 To Maryland Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Fall 75-69 To Maryland
97 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Probably the most damning thing about the current state of Penn State basketball is that it seems so close while simultaneously so far away. [Read More]
Penn State Athletics: Former Athletic Director Jim Tarman Passes Penn State Athletics: Former Athletic Director Jim Tarman Passes
97 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State athletics announced the passing of former Director of Athletics Jim Tarman, who led the Nittany Lions’ transition into the Big Ten Conference. He died on Sunday, Dec. 31 in State College at the age of 89. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Enter Second Half Of Season At No.12 In PairWise Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Enter Second Half Of Season At No.12 In PairWise
97 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State hockey will open the second half of the season this weekend against Wisconsin ranked No. 15 in the latest USCHO.com national poll and No.12 in the PairWise rankings. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Saquon Barkley Declares For NFL Draft Penn State Football: Saquon Barkley Declares For NFL Draft
98 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Saquon Barkley made the assumed official on Sunday as the junior running back declared for the NFL Draft, forgoing his final season of eligibility. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Rahne Looks The Part And More In Debut Penn State Football: Rahne Looks The Part And More In Debut
98 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State fans could have been excused for feeling a certain pang of caution as Ricky Rahne was named offensive coordinator earlier in the month. [Read More]
Penn State Football: McSorley As Good As It Gets On Third Down Against Washington Penn State Football: McSorley As Good As It Gets On Third Down Against Washington
98 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
In the long history of Penn State football there are few games that will compare to the quarterbacking excellence that Trace McSorley put on display Saturday night against one of the nation's best defenses. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Find Happiness As Chapter Closes Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Find Happiness As Chapter Closes
98 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
And as Penn State defeated Washington 35-28 in Fiesta Bowl on Saturday evening there was no confetti, but there were smiles. Because the Nittany Lions had done what had sometimes felt so hard, they won, in one of their biggest games. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Finish The Job And Washington To Win Fiesta Bowl 35-28 Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Finish The Job And Washington To Win Fiesta Bowl 35-28
98 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
At its best, Penn State football has been a near unbeatable machine. A churning cauldron of downfield weapons, points and a running back that will go down as one of the most talented to have played in college, let alone simply at Penn State. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Previewing The Opponent: Washington Penn State Football: Previewing The Opponent: Washington
98 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
In case you forgot, at the end of bowl week there is in fact a game of football to be played. At 2 p.m. MST Penn State and Washington will take the field at the Fiesta Bowl as both teams looks to put a bow on a successful 2017 season. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Hamilton Hopes His Work Ethic Will Stay With Receivers Penn State Football: Hamilton Hopes His Work Ethic Will Stay With Receivers
98 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The biggest impact a player can make is sometimes not what they do on the field, but the legacy that they leave off of it with their teammates. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Stevens Set At Quarterback, Not Thinking About Future Penn State Football: Stevens Set At Quarterback, Not Thinking About Future
98 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"To be 100 percent honest, I've taken the same approach each game," Stevens said. "I try to block out everything else that doesn't have an impact on the next game. I've tried to take it one game at a time and do everything I can to prepare for that, and do what I can to succeed and be ready." [Read More]
Sandy Barbour Talks 'Mixed Signals' From Playoff Committee Sandy Barbour Talks 'Mixed Signals' From Playoff Committee
98 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The million dollar question is the same for every program in America. What does it take to make the College Football Playoffs? [Read More]
Penn State Football: Years Later Kennedy Still Connected Penn State Football: Years Later Kennedy Still Connected
98 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Former Penn State great Jimmy Kennedy stopped by practice on Wednesday to take in the Nittany Lions as they practiced under his Arizona sun. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Pry, Defense Waiting For Trick Plays Penn State Football: Pry, Defense Waiting For Trick Plays
98 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"Well let's put it this way, we've rolled back about 10 years and have covered a bunch of tricks and gimmicks and gadgets," Pry said Wednesday shaking his head. "I'm sure we won't see one of those, but we'll see something. We try and incorporate it every day into our practice so our guys are [Read More]
Penn State Football: Parsons At Linebacker, What He Should Know