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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
2 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Oh boy that was a game that happened. [Read More]

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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
4 hours 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
2 days 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
2 days 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
3 days 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
5 days 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
6 days 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
1 week 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
1 week 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
1 week 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
1 week 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
1 week 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
2 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
2 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
2 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
2 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
2 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
3 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
3 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
3 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
3 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
3 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
3 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
3 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
3 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
4 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
4 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
4 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
4 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
4 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
4 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
4 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
4 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
4 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
5 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
5 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
5 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
5 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
5 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
5 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
6 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
6 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
6 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
6 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
6 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
6 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
6 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
7 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
7 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
7 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
7 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
7 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
7 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
7 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
7 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
7 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
7 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
8 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
8 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
8 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
8 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
8 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
8 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
8 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
8 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
9 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
9 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
9 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
9 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
9 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
10 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
10 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
10 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
10 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
11 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
11 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
11 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
11 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
11 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
11 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
11 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
12 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
12 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
12 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
13 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
13 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
14 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
14 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
14 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
14 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
15 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
15 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
15 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
16 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
16 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
16 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
17 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
17 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
17 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
17 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
18 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
18 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
18 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
19 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
19 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
20 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
20 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
20 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
20 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
20 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
20 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
21 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
21 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
21 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
21 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
22 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
22 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
22 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
22 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
22 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
23 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
23 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
23 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
23 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
24 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
24 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
24 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
24 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
25 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
25 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
25 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
25 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
25 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
25 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
25 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
26 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
26 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
26 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
26 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
26 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
26 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
26 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
26 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
26 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
27 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
27 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
27 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
27 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
27 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
27 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
27 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
27 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
27 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
28 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
28 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
28 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
28 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
28 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
28 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
28 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
28 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
29 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
29 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
29 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
29 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
29 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
30 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
30 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
30 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
30 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
30 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
31 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
31 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
31 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
31 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
31 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
31 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
31 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?
31 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
31 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
31 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
32 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
32 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
32 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
32 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
32 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
32 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
32 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
32 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
33 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
33 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
33 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
33 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
33 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
33 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
33 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
33 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
33 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
33 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
34 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
34 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
34 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
34 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
34 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
34 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
34 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.
34 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
34 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
35 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
35 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
35 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
35 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
35 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
35 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
35 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
35 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
35 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
36 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
36 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
36 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
36 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
36 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
36 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
36 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
36 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
36 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
36 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
37 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
37 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
37 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
37 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
37 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
37 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
37 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
37 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
37 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
38 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
38 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
38 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
38 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
38 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
38 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
38 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
38 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
38 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
39 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
39 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
39 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
39 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
39 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
39 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
39 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
39 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
39 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
39 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
40 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
40 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
40 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
40 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
40 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
40 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
40 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
40 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
41 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
41 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
41 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
41 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
41 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
41 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
41 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
41 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
41 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
42 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
42 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
42 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
42 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
42 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
42 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
42 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
42 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
42 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
42 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
42 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
42 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
42 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
42 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
42 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 Penn State Football: Parsons At Linebacker, What He Should Know
42 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State's linebacker position is nothing if not in dire need of help during the 2018 season. Something all too obvious as the Nittany Lions prepare for the final game of the 2017 campaign, the final game of many careers for veteran players on both sides of the ball. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Former Lineman Adam Gress Reportedly Dies After Fall Penn State Football: Former Lineman Adam Gress Reportedly Dies After Fall
43 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Sad news this holiday season as Lions247 is reporting that former Penn State offensive lineman Adam Gress, has died following an accident. The reported sourced multiple former teammates, sources close to the Nittany Lions and a family source. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Six Nittany Lions Set To Enroll Early Penn State Football: Six Nittany Lions Set To Enroll Early
43 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
For Penn State football few offseason personnel decisions loom larger than the ability to enroll a handful of newly signed players early. Rather than coming to campus in the summer they can join their team in January. [Read More]
Penn State Football: L.A. Rams Sign Sam Ficken Penn State Football: L.A. Rams Sign Sam Ficken
43 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Fan favorite and former Penn State kicker Sam Ficken will get his chance in regular season action as the Los Angeles Rams have signed the former Nittany Lion, according to ESPN. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Parsons Commitment Closes Chapter On Saga Penn State Football: Parsons Commitment Closes Chapter On Saga
43 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
“You’re going to have to wait for the book," Penn State coach James Franklin said of Parsons' recruitment. "I’ve been doing this for 23 years, and the book will probably be five chapters on my career and 15 chapters on the ups and downs and the journey of Micah Parsons." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Four-Star Wideout Headed To Happy Valley Penn State Football: Four-Star Wideout Headed To Happy Valley
44 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State picked up its second commitment on Wednesday as Nazareth (Pa.) wide receiver Jahan Dotson made the call. Dotson had previously been committed to UCLA but reopened his recruitment following a coaching change. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Five Star Defensive End Micah Parsons Commits Penn State Football: Five Star Defensive End Micah Parsons Commits
44 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State's early signing day couldn't be going much better as five-star defensive end Micah Parsons committed to the program on Wednesday morning. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Improve To 10-3 With 80-65 Victory Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Improve To 10-3 With 80-65 Victory
44 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State basketball continued to take care of business out of conference with an 80-65 victory over Binghamton on Tuesday as the Nittany Lions improved to 10-3 on the year. [Read More]
Penn State Football: If You Don't Care About The Fiesta Bowl, Why You Should Penn State Football: If You Don't Care About The Fiesta Bowl, Why You Should
44 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
You could be forgiven for not caring all that much about the Fiesta Bowl. I mean, you probably should. It's two Top 11 squads in a New Years Six bowl game. Both not long removed from their own playoff hopes two years in a row. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Fiesta Bowl Pep Rally Info Released Penn State Football: Fiesta Bowl Pep Rally Info Released
44 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com Staff
Penn State alumni, students and fans traveling to the 47th PlayStation Fiesta Bowl can cheer on their Nittany Lions at the Official Penn State Pep Rally at Scottsdale Stadium Dec. 29. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Manny Bowen To Miss Fiesta Bowl Penn State Football: Manny Bowen To Miss Fiesta Bowl
44 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State linebacker Manny Bowen will miss the Nittany Lions’ bowl game for the second season in a row. [Read More]
Penn State Football: McSorley And Moorhead Just Fine After Emotional Departure Penn State Football: McSorley And Moorhead Just Fine After Emotional Departure
44 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
As Joe Moorhead packed his things and headed to Mississippi State earlier in the month somewhere outside the Lasch Building an emotional Trace McSorley took out his phone and fired off a tweet. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Pry Set To Stay As Defensive Coordinator Penn State Football: Pry Set To Stay As Defensive Coordinator
44 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State defensive coordinator Brent Pry is set to stay in State College he confirmed during Fiesta Bowl media day on campus Friday. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Watch Two Film Breakdowns Of Saquon Barkley
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Penn State Football: Watch Two Film Breakdowns Of Saquon Barkley
44 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Film breakdowns are fun, or at least I enjoy them and nobody has more entertaining film than Saquon Barkley. But that doesn't mean Barkley is without his flaws or question marks when it comes to translating his talents to the next level. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Barkley And Gesicki Take Home Sporting News Honors Penn State Football: Barkley And Gesicki Take Home Sporting News Honors
45 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Saquon Barkley isn't the only one taking home some All-American honors as he and and senior tight end Mike Gesicki each earned All-America recognition from Sporting News on Tuesday. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Enter Break In Thick Of Postseason Talk Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Enter Break In Thick Of Postseason Talk
45 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State will enter the midseason break ranked No.18 in the USCHO.com poll and currently 11th in the PairWise rankings as they stand on Monday. The PairWise ranking is likely the change over the next few weeks as teams play, the Nittany Lions will hit the ice again in early January against Wiscons [Read More]
Penn State Football: Barkley Lands AP Honors, Team Awards Announced Penn State Football: Barkley Lands AP Honors, Team Awards Announced
45 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Saquon Barkley has been named a First-Team All-American by the Associated Press as an all-purpose player. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Beat Robert Morris 7-4 Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Beat Robert Morris 7-4
45 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
But for now, a team plagued with injuries rests, and waits to see if growing postseason hopes are as real as they seem in early December. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Barkley Finishes Fourth In Heisman Voting, And Why He Wasn't Invited Penn State Football: Barkley Finishes Fourth In Heisman Voting, And Why He Wasn't Invited
45 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Saquon Barkley finished fourth in the 2017 Heisman Trophy voting as Baker Mayfield took home the honor on Saturday night. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Waltz Past George Washington 74-54 Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Waltz Past George Washington 74-54
45 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The back half of Penn State's out of conference slate will do little to help the Nittany Lions' resume, but as so often the case across the country the 'easy' games can turn into the ones that catch teams on an off day. A win is a win, and Penn State avoided picking up a bad loss on Saturday aft [Read More]
Penn State Baseball: Braden Halladay, Son Of Roy Halladay Commits To Penn State Penn State Baseball: Braden Halladay, Son Of Roy Halladay Commits To Penn State
45 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State baseball has landed the services of pitcher Braden Halladay, the son of former Phillies' pitcher Roy Halladay. The class of 2019 right-handed pitcher comes in at 6-foot-3, 150 pounds and hails from Odessa, Fla. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Barkley Misses Out On Maxwell, But He Shouldn't Have Penn State Football: Barkley Misses Out On Maxwell, But He Shouldn't Have
45 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
It is dumb, in a lot of ways to try and parse the differences between great football players. To sit down and say that the winner of the Maxwell Award or Heisman Trophy should have been someone else implies that whoever makes the list of finalists wasn't deserving. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Barkley Takes Home Silver Football Penn State Football: Barkley Takes Home Silver Football
45 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
He is also a finalist for three other national awards – Maxwell Award, Doak Walker Award, Walter Camp Player of the Year Award. The winner of those awards will be announced this evening. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Barkley Named Paul Hornung Award Winner Penn State Football: Barkley Named Paul Hornung Award Winner
46 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Another day another award for Saquon Barkley. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Andre Robinson And Alex Barbir Set For Transfer Per Report Penn State Football: Andre Robinson And Alex Barbir Set For Transfer Per Report
46 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State kicker Alex Barbir is set to transfer according to a Lions247 report on Tuesday night. The program has granted him his release. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Hultz Named To US National Junior Team Penn State Hockey: Hultz Named To US National Junior Team
46 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State freshman defenseman Cole Hults has been named to the preliminary roster for the 2018 U.S. National Junior Team that will compete in the 2018 International Ice Hockey Federation World Junior Championships in Buffalo, N.Y. from December 26, 2017 through January 5, 2018 as announced earlier [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Fall 64-63 To Wisconsin Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Fall 64-63 To Wisconsin
46 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
It's unfair to balance a career on quite literally a single point, but if Penn State is going to make the postseason it will have done so because it won more of these kinds of games than it lost. And so far it's hard to say which way the scales are leaning. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Saquon Barkley Not Among Heisman Finalists Penn State Football: Saquon Barkley Not Among Heisman Finalists
46 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Saquon Barkley was not among the three finalists named on Monday night for the Heisman trophy. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Franklin Ready For Rahne To Push The Needle Penn State Football: Franklin Ready For Rahne To Push The Needle
46 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Few hires are more important than that of an offensive coordinator. Especially in this day and age of college football, one where points are scored in bunches and games are won and lost on the ability to operate an explosive attack. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Beat Iowa 77-73 To Open Big Ten Play Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Beat Iowa 77-73 To Open Big Ten Play
46 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Iowa had beaten Penn State 12 straight times in Iowa City and on Saturday night it looked like the Hawkeyes were closing in on making it 13 as the Nittany Lions leaned on the ropes. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Blank No.11 Ohio State 4-0 Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Blank No.11 Ohio State 4-0
46 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The win makes it six straight unbeaten for a Penn State team finding its stride nearing the midway point of the season. Jones' shutout was a 33-save effort for his third scoreless outing of his career. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Grab Two Points In Shootout Win Over No.11 Ohio State Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Grab Two Points In Shootout Win Over No.11 Ohio State
46 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State hockey continued its tradition of occasionally making things harder than they need to be, beating No.11 Ohio State in a shootout on Friday night despite leading the game 3-1 in the third period and tying the contest with .7 seconds to play. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Five Underrated Saquon Barkley Runs
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Penn State Football: Five Underrated Saquon Barkley Runs
46 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Saquon Barkley is *probably* going to declare for the NFL Draft, he has a chance to go in the Top 5 and is just weeks from making millions and millions of dollars being one of the best running backs on the planet. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Huff Reportedly Set To Join Moorhead Penn State Football: Huff Reportedly Set To Join Moorhead
46 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The move opens the door for a busy hiring season in State College. Franklin is already slated to hire or promote from within to replace Moorhead and now Huff. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Barkley Takes Home Three Major Big Ten Honors Penn State Football: Barkley Takes Home Three Major Big Ten Honors
46 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Saquon Barkley didn't win all of the Big Ten awards on Thursday but he nearly did. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Joe Moorhead Won't Coach In Bowl Game Penn State Football: Joe Moorhead Won't Coach In Bowl Game
46 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Former Penn State offensive coordinator Joe Moorhead won't be on the sideline for the Nittany Lions bowl game this winter according to Mississippi State Athletic Director John Cohen. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Barkley and Co. Grab First-Team Honors, Walter Camp Nod Penn State Football: Barkley and Co. Grab First-Team Honors, Walter Camp Nod
47 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The second wave of Big Ten awards are out and some of your favorite Nittany Lions are taking home first-team honors. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Names To Consider To Replace Joe Moorhead Penn State Football: Names To Consider To Replace Joe Moorhead
47 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State football is reportedly just days away from a coaching search to replace offensive coordinator Joe Moorhead as he takes the head coaching job at Mississippi State. It's unknown at this time if Moorhead will coach in Penn State's bowl game. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Smirnov Set For Return Penn State Hockey: Smirnov Set For Return
47 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State hockey is 3-0-1 in its last four games and only getting healthier. The Nittany Lions are set to see the return of star forward Denis Smirnov this weekend against Ohio State. Smirnov has missed the past several weeks with an illness. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Conference Announces First Wave Of All-Big Ten Awards Penn State Football: Conference Announces First Wave Of All-Big Ten Awards
47 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
It's that time of the year and Penn State fans will be glad to know that the Big Ten media and coaches haven't forgot about some of their favorite Nittany Lions during award season. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Johnson Already Poised For Big 2018 Penn State Football: Johnson Already Poised For Big 2018
47 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"I don't really think about it," Johnson said, through a smile, after Penn State's 66-3 win over Maryland this weekend. "That's something Coach Franklin will determine. We've just got to focus on the bowl game." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Handing Out The Grades Following A 66-3 Win Over Maryland Penn State Football: Handing Out The Grades Following A 66-3 Win Over Maryland
47 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Well, that was a football game that had a beginning a middle and end over the span of about 20 minutes. Penn State was only ever going to struggle if the Nittany Lions didn't show up, little Maryland had shown all season or offered up on Saturday suggested that would change as Penn State cruised to [Read More]
Penn State Football: Now It's All About Staying Power Penn State Football: Now It's All About Staying Power
47 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"I really believe that this is the beginning for us, we just continue to get better," James Franklin said following Penn State's win on Saturday. "That's every aspect of the program. That's the players, the coaches, the trainers the doctors. What we need to do is continue to build this program [Read More]
Happy Valley Hockey: An Excerpt from the New Book on the Rise of Penn State Hockey Happy Valley Hockey: An Excerpt from the New Book on the Rise of Penn State Hockey
48 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com Staff
StateCollege.com sports editor Ben Jones has spent the past six years covering Penn State hockey. It's a journey that saw the Nittany Lions go from a club team to the NCAA tournament and just a few goals from the Frozen Four. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: No.16 Ranked Aggies Pull Away From Nittany Lions For 98-87 Win Penn State Basketball: No.16 Ranked Aggies Pull Away From Nittany Lions For 98-87 Win
48 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State basketball hung around with No.16 Texas A&M on Tuesday night but couldn't overcome a cold shooting night from beyond the arc and poorly timed misses from the free throw line to fall 98-87. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Manny Bowen Out For Maryland Game, Apke To Miss First Half Penn State Football: Manny Bowen Out For Maryland Game, Apke To Miss First Half
48 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State will continue to be without once starting linebacker Manny Bowen according to coach James Franklin. Bowen has missed each of the last two games due to a violation of team rules. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nobody Has Fun Like Tommy Stevens Penn State Football: Nobody Has Fun Like Tommy Stevens
48 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"I remember messing with my high school coach back in the day when I was like a sophomore and I was playing receiver and tight end at the time," Stevens said on Saturday. "nd I made him switch it on the roster to say athlete." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Handing Out The Grades Following A 56-44 Win Over Nebraska Penn State Football: Handing Out The Grades Following A 56-44 Win Over Nebraska
48 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State took care of business on Saturday night with a 56-44 thumping of Nebraska that was never as close as the final score may have indicated. [Read More]
If Saturday Was His Last, Barkley Shines In Beaver Stadium Encore If Saturday Was His Last, Barkley Shines In Beaver Stadium Encore
48 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Nobody made Beaver Stadium stand faster than Saquon Barkley. A 230-pound ball of muscle that could leap over defenders, shake past would-be tacklers and make future NFL players look like beginners. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Third Period Blows Nittany Lions Past ASU 7-0 Penn State Hockey: Third Period Blows Nittany Lions Past ASU 7-0
48 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Two of the youngest teams took the ice on Friday night and the Nittany Lions came out on top 7-0 as Penn State beat Arizona State in the desert. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Watkins, Garner Lead Nittany Lions Past Columbia 79-65 Penn State Basketball: Watkins, Garner Lead Nittany Lions Past Columbia 79-65
48 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State overcame an early season injury bug without star guards Tony Carr and Josh Reaves to beat Columbia 79-65 on Friday night to open the season 4-0. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Previewing The Opponent: Nebraska Penn State Football: Previewing The Opponent: Nebraska
48 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State is set to host Nebraska in Beaver Stadium this weekend for the first time since 2011 with a undefeated home record on the line for the Nittany Lions and potentially the job of Nebraska head coach Mike Riley for the Huskers. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Barkley Named Doak Walker Semifinalist Penn State Football: Barkley Named Doak Walker Semifinalist
48 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Three finalists for the award will be named Tuesday, November 21. The 2017 Doak Walker Award recipient will be announced live on The Home Depot College Football Awards on Thursday, December 7 on ESPN. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Overcome Bumps And Bruises To Win 70-57 Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Overcome Bumps And Bruises To Win 70-57
48 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State overcame bumps and bruises, a feisty Montana team and a bad night at the free throw line to win 70-57 and improve to 3-0 on the year Wednesday night. [Read More]
Penn State Football: From A Notebook To Reality, Gesicki Makes Words Come To Life Penn State Football: From A Notebook To Reality, Gesicki Makes Words Come To Life
49 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Somewhere in his room Penn State tight end Mike Gesicki had a notebook. Pages of open space to collect thoughts, write down reminders. It could have been used for anything, it could have been used for nothing, just taking up space. [Read More]
Penn State Football: McSorley Golden Arm Finalist Penn State Football: McSorley Golden Arm Finalist
49 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State quarterback Trace McSorley is among the five finalists for the Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award, which is presented to the nation’s top quarterback. [Read More]
Penn State Football Season Tickets Set For Small Increase Penn State Football Season Tickets Set For Small Increase
49 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The $35 season ticket increase is for all seats in Beaver Stadium, including the main seating bowl, the Mount Nittany Club and Suites. The price of a public season ticket in the bowl will rise from $385 to $420 for the 2018 season. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Don't Forget To Say Goodbye Penn State Football: Don't Forget To Say Goodbye
49 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
I get asked a lot if I'm a Penn State fan, or if seeing Penn State lose makes me unhappy. If I'm as upset about a last minute loss to Ohio State and Michigan State as everyone else. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Handing Out The Grades Following A 35-6 Win Over Rutgers Penn State Football: Handing Out The Grades Following A 35-6 Win Over Rutgers
49 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
With the boys back in town, Saturday was basically an exercise in taking care of business for the Nittany Lions who slept walked through the first quarter, waking up in time to roll to a 35-6 victory over Rutgers. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Don't Count Out McSorley Weighing Options, Barkley Playing In Bowl Penn State Football: Don't Count Out McSorley Weighing Options, Barkley Playing In Bowl
49 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The assumption, for the better part of forever, has been that Penn State would be losing the services of Saquon Barkley to the NFL following the season. In turn it's not incredibly unreasonable to think Barkley might opt to skip the Nittany Lions' bowl game. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Enter Final Stretch With 35-6 Victory Over Rutgers Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Enter Final Stretch With 35-6 Victory Over Rutgers
49 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
In reality the only surprise would have been if Penn State hadn't won 29 or more. And for at least 30 minutes that seemed like a distinct possibility. The wind catching the opening kickoff and turning a ploy to avoid Saquon Barkley into a long onside kick as Rutgers recovered the opening kickoff fo [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Carr Drops 33 As Nittany Lions Cruise To 86-75 Opening Victory Penn State Basketball: Carr Drops 33 As Nittany Lions Cruise To 86-75 Opening Victory
49 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State basketball got a career night from Tony Carr and its first win of the season as the Nittany Lions took care of Campbell on Friday evening 86-75. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Blacknall Continues The Grind Penn State Football: Blacknall Continues The Grind
49 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"I look back and I see how they added up," Blacknall added. "I haven't had the production that everyone else had, but it's one of those things where I've stayed focused with it and that's probably the hardest part. Just staying with it." [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Future Nittany Lions Sign Letters Of Intent Penn State Basketball: Future Nittany Lions Sign Letters Of Intent
49 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The future of Penn State basketball might be decided in 2017-18 but the Nittany Lions got their 2018-19 recruiting class down on paper Wednesday morning. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Close Games Have Hurt Nittany Lions, But Also Account For Third Of Franklin Victories Penn State Football: Close Games Have Hurt Nittany Lions, But Also Account For Third Of Franklin Victories
50 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
It is not without cause that Penn State's late game management has been something of a talking point the past two weeks. The Nittany Lions have lost two straight, both in which Penn State was either leading or tied inside of five minutes to play. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Smirnov Set To Miss Penn State Hockey: Smirnov Set To Miss "Several Weeks"
50 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State hockey's up and down opening month took another blow as coach Guy Gadowsky announced that star forward Denis Smirnov will miss "several weeks" for medical reasons. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Looking To Hit Restart, Nittany Lions Open 28-Point Favorite Over Rutgers Penn State Football: Looking To Hit Restart, Nittany Lions Open 28-Point Favorite Over Rutgers
50 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State has opened 28-point favorite over Rutgers this weekend as the Nittany Lions look to hit the reset button against the Scarlet Knights to start off the final three game of the regular season. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Handing Out The Grades Following A 27-24 Loss To Michigan State Penn State Football: Handing Out The Grades Following A 27-24 Loss To Michigan State
50 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Much like last week Penn State fans undoubtedly will want little to do with the game when it comes to remembering a torturous seven hour slog through the rain and the delays and the last second loss that you could see coming. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Last Second 27-24 Loss Continues To Magnify Larger Issues Penn State Football: Last Second 27-24 Loss Continues To Magnify Larger Issues
50 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"I think that it's something, that last year a lot of teams didn't necessarily know how to play us," quarterback Trace McSorley said after the game. "Maybe they'd try and stop the run or stop the pass and as teams play games you get more film on them. So you can go back to last year and see wh [Read More]
Penn State Football: O'Brien And McGloin Set For Houston Reunion Penn State Football: O'Brien And McGloin Set For Houston Reunion
50 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The band of fighters is back. Matt McGloin and Bill O'Brien reuniting, this time in the NFL as the Houston Texas picked up McGloin on Thursday afternoon. [Read More]
Penn State Football: McSorley Selected as Unitas Award Finalist Penn State Football: McSorley Selected as Unitas Award Finalist
50 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Junior Penn State quarterback Trace McSorley is among the 10 finalists for the Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award, which is presented to the nation’s top quarterback. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions At No. 7 In College Football Rankings Penn State Football: Nittany Lions At No. 7 In College Football Rankings
51 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State is No. 7 in the first edition for the College Football Playoff rankings released on Tuesday night. The Nittany Lions come in just one spot behind Ohio State, the highest ranked Big Ten team. [Read More]
Penn State Football: End Of The Day, 2017 Nittany Lions Are Who They Are, And That Is Fine Penn State Football: End Of The Day, 2017 Nittany Lions Are Who They Are, And That Is Fine
51 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
James Franklin was equal parts exasperated and understanding during his Tuesday press conference, his first since Penn State's late loss to Ohio State this past weekend. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Players-Only Meeting Sets Tone After Ohio State Loss Penn State Football: Players-Only Meeting Sets Tone After Ohio State Loss
51 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
For Penn State the challenge has been going 1-0 each week. The kind of cliche sounding mantra that has actually turned into the backbone of one of the program's most successful runs. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Updated Bowl Projections Penn State Football: Updated Bowl Projections
51 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
It might be easy to forget, but Penn State's season is not in fact over, and the Nittany Lions are still in the playoff conversation heading into the final third of the year. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Barkley Named Maxwell Award Semifinalist Penn State Football: Barkley Named Maxwell Award Semifinalist
51 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Junior running back Saquon Barkley is among the 18 semifinalists for the Maxwell Award for the Collegiate Player of the Year. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Handing Out The Grades Following A 39-38 Loss To Ohio State Penn State Football: Handing Out The Grades Following A 39-38 Loss To Ohio State
51 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State's loss to Ohio State on Saturday night will not be forgotten anytime soon as the Nittany Lions found themselves up by 15 in the fourth quarter only to see that lead slip away. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Previewing The Opponent: Ohio State Penn State Football: Previewing The Opponent: Ohio State
51 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Can Penn State knock the Buckeyes down a peg for the second straight year? That's the 8-and-0 question and a win that would be the first over Ohio State in consecutive meetings since the late 1970s. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Add Quarterback To 2019 Class Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Add Quarterback To 2019 Class
51 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Contrary to popular belief the Trace McSorley era will not last forever. And a mid season commitment was a reminder of that as the Nittany Lions added a quarterback to the class of 2019. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Barkley Back And No Longer In Awe Penn State Football: Barkley Back And No Longer In Awe
51 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Two years ago Saquon Barkley took the field at the Horseshoe and showed the nation why he would become one of the premiere backs in college football. [Read More]
Penn State Football: The Basics, Not The Wrinkles Will Win Saturday Penn State Football: The Basics, Not The Wrinkles Will Win Saturday
52 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State and Ohio State are essentially in the College Football Playoffs. It's just that the game is getting played two months early. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Meyer Not Short On Praise For Barkley Penn State Football: Meyer Not Short On Praise For Barkley
52 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
But the fact that they motion him out and create matchup nightmares, that's what makes this guy -- he's -- I'd be careful to say this, but he's as good an all-purpose running back we've seen. And that's 30 years. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Barkley And Cabinda Pick Up Big Ten Weekly Honors Penn State Football: Barkley And Cabinda Pick Up Big Ten Weekly Honors
52 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Junior running back Saquon Barkley and senior linebacker Jason Cabinda claimed Big Ten Player of the Week honors for their performances against No. 19 Michigan. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Wrinkles Or Not, Nittany Lions Not Done With The New Looks Penn State Football: Wrinkles Or Not, Nittany Lions Not Done With The New Looks
52 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"The “wildcat” was mainly just because I know how much everyone loves the “wildcat.”' Franklin said with a smile. A self-aware reference to earlier in his tenure at Penn State, when the Wildcat was a frequent staple of the offense, and frequently criticized along the way. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Handing Out The Grades Following A 42-13 Win Over Michigan Penn State Football: Handing Out The Grades Following A 42-13 Win Over Michigan
52 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
That was something else, Penn State pretty well blowing the doors off a Michigan team that rarely gives up points, yards, chances and just about anything on defense. The Nittany Lions struck first, and short of the second quarter never really looked back en route to a convincing 42-13 final. [Read More]
Penn State Football: From Shoop To No. 2, The Power Of Belief As Nittany Lions Beat Michigan 42-13 Penn State Football: From Shoop To No. 2, The Power Of Belief As Nittany Lions Beat Michigan 42-13
52 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"It's huge," Linebacker Jason Cabinda said of the word after the game. "It's the difference between the first two years I got here and the second two years I got here. We've just got everyone pulling the rope in the same direction right now, and everyone is believing in what Coach Franklin is [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: 3-2 AIC Loss Points To Larger, But Correctable Issues For Nittany Lions Penn State Hockey: 3-2 AIC Loss Points To Larger, But Correctable Issues For Nittany Lions
52 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"We're not playing the Penn State hockey that made us successful last year, we're playing a different game that I'm not sure anybody is good enough to play that game. We're not the ultra-skilled team that we can play the way we're playing offense right now." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Previewing The Opponent: Michigan Penn State Football: Previewing The Opponent: Michigan
52 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Michigan can beat Penn State, the question is if it will. And it's hard to picture that scenario unfolding. At the end of the day Penn State's offense is more complete and its defense is at least comparable to Michigan's. The Nittany Lions don't want this to turn into a field goal contest, but i [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Win With Ease Despite 7-5 Final Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Win With Ease Despite 7-5 Final
52 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Denis Smirnov's fourth goal in as many games just 49 seconds into the final period seemed to shut the door on the night. Kris Myllari's snipe put Penn State's goal count to seven, ahead by four. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Maybe Not Revenge, But Nittany Lions Haven't Forgotten Penn State Football: Maybe Not Revenge, But Nittany Lions Haven't Forgotten
52 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"We were laughing in the huddle. We would run the exact same play eight straight times. We literally ran the same play eight times. We were cracking up." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Get Ready For Defense On Saturday Night Penn State Football: Get Ready For Defense On Saturday Night
53 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"We've got a tremendous challenge this week against one of the best defenses in the country," James Franklin said on Tuesday. "Should be fun. Should be a great environment. Should be a great game to watch. There's going to be some pretty interesting chess matches going between all the coordinat [Read More]
Penn State Football: University Says To Watch For Fake Tickets This Weekend Penn State Football: University Says To Watch For Fake Tickets This Weekend
53 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Due to these incidents and the tremendous interest in Saturday’s game between No. 2 Penn State and No. 19/15 Michigan, Intercollegiate Athletics encourages fans purchasing tickets to only purchase them through Penn State authorized sources. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Franklin Nips A&M Rumors In The Bud Penn State Football: Franklin Nips A&M Rumors In The Bud
53 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Franklin may have never left for A&M and the Aggies may have never really wanted him in the first place. But mark this as Round 1 of what will undoubtedly be several when it comes to programs hoping to nab Franklin and his program-building acumen. [Read More]
Penn State Football: What To Know About Attending College GameDay On Saturday Penn State Football: What To Know About Attending College GameDay On Saturday
53 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
As you may have heard, College GameDay is broadcasting live from State College this weeekend. And if you haven't heard, well, spoilers. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Barkley Lands Midseason All American Honors Penn State Football: Barkley Lands Midseason All American Honors
53 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Saquon Barkley was named to the Sporting News first-team All-American squad at the midway point of the year. The honor was announced on Monday afternoon. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Head Into Home Opener At Solid 2-2 Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Head Into Home Opener At Solid 2-2
53 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
While the Nittany Lions' most recent game might suggest otherwise, Penn State finds itself entering its home opening series against AIC in pretty good shape after a tough two weeks on the road. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Hit Highest Ranking Since 1999 Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Hit Highest Ranking Since 1999
53 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State football may not have played this past weekend but the Nittany Lions moved up to No.2 in the nation in both the AP and Coaches Poll. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Watch Incredible Peyton Jones Save As No. 11 Nittany Lions Upend No. 7 Minnesota 3-1 Penn State Hockey: Watch Incredible Peyton Jones Save As No. 11 Nittany Lions Upend No. 7 Minnesota 3-1
53 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
No. 11 Penn State hockey took advantage of power plays and stout defense on Friday night to beat No.7 Minnesota 3-1. The win marked just the fifth against the Gophers in 18 attempts and second on the road against Minnesota. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Five Bye Week Games To Watch, And Who To Root For Penn State Football: Five Bye Week Games To Watch, And Who To Root For
53 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
With Penn State sitting at home this weekend awaiting a crucial meeting with Michigan in just eight days, there isn't a shortage of football to watch in the meanwhile. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Trust And Learning, Shep Garner Headed Into Senior Season Penn State Basketball: Trust And Learning, Shep Garner Headed Into Senior Season
53 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State basketball enters a pivotal seasons of the Pat Chambers era in less than a month. With it will come expectations, hype and anticipation. If the Nittany Lions make the postseason it might be the start of the newest phase in the program's history. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Film Study For Michigan Not As Easy As Usual Penn State Football: Film Study For Michigan Not As Easy As Usual
53 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
“Don Brown, their defensive coordinator, is big into their personnel obviously and does a great job," Franklin added. "So they’re playing a little bit different when it comes to personnel packages this year than they were last year." [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Kerr Back, Healthy And Ready For 2017 Penn State Hockey: Kerr Back, Healthy And Ready For 2017
54 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
“It was a hell of a lot harder to watch it than to be in it, I think,” the junior said on Monday. “I’ve been in a lot of games like that when you’re in it, you’re so focused on what you have to do and getting the job done. When you’re in the stands you kind of feel helpless and you’r [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Looking To Get Back The Edge Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Looking To Get Back The Edge
54 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"We didn't teach them to play that way in the past, they just had it," Gadowsky said. "They're going to have to find it again." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Michigan Game Set For 7:30 Kick On ABC Penn State Football: Michigan Game Set For 7:30 Kick On ABC
54 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State will officially host No. 17/16 Michigan to Beaver Stadium for the annual Penn State White Out game that will kick at 7:30 p.m. on ABC. In addition, the game will also be available on the Penn State Sports Network (6 p.m. airtime) and GoPSUsports.com. [Read More]
Ben State Football: If Franklin Was Selling Cars, They Seem To Run Just Fine Ben State Football: If Franklin Was Selling Cars, They Seem To Run Just Fine
54 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
To be honest that assessment was never really fair or even really all that nice. Franklin was confident and sure of himself, and there's nothing inherently wrong with that [Read More]
Penn State Football: Handing Out The Grades Following A 31-7 Win Over Northwestern Penn State Football: Handing Out The Grades Following A 31-7 Win Over Northwestern
54 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Handing out the grades as Penn State heads into the bye week at 6-0 on the season. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Barkley Targets Only Help Nittany Lions Penn State Football: Barkley Targets Only Help Nittany Lions
54 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
This season Barkley has been exceptionally effective in the pass game. He has 29 catches on 32 targets for an average of 13.6 yards a catch and 1.33 targets a quarter. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Entrance Exams Done As Nittany Lions Beat Northwestern 31-7 Penn State Football: Entrance Exams Done As Nittany Lions Beat Northwestern 31-7
54 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"This is what you play here for, this is what you play Big Ten football for. The games that are going to define your season and that's what we've kind of got coming up. Obviously you have to take it one game at a time, but this is what you've got to be excited for." [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Might Take Step Back And Forward In 2017 Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Might Take Step Back And Forward In 2017
54 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State opens the season this weekend at Clarkson and St Lawrence before heading to Minnesota. The Nittany Lions will then head back to State College to open the home slate against American International. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Saquon Barkley Might Be Getting Better, Somehow Penn State Football: Saquon Barkley Might Be Getting Better, Somehow
55 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Saquon Barkley, as you may have noticed, is quite good at football. He does things you couldn't pull off in video games and he does it on a regular basis. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Franklin Gives No Real Update On Gesicki Penn State Football: Franklin Gives No Real Update On Gesicki
55 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"But you know, really no updates. I mean, we expect Mike to play on Saturday, as well as the other tight ends, as well as the other tight ends." [Read More]
Ben State Football: The Offense You Want Might Not Be The Offense You Need Ben State Football: The Offense You Want Might Not Be The Offense You Need
55 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State's offense seems to be impressing everyone but Penn State fans. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Hamilton And Barkley Take Home Conference Honors Penn State Football: Hamilton And Barkley Take Home Conference Honors
55 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
It's a double award week for Penn State as DaeSean Hamilton and Saquon Barkley are both taking home weekly Big Ten honors the conference announced on Monday. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Defense Swarming As Speed Takes Control Penn State Football: Defense Swarming As Speed Takes Control
55 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"Every day Coach Pry puts an emphasis on all 11 guys running to the ball," Campbell said. "We're working on that every day in practice." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Hamilton Sets Receptions Record Penn State Football: Hamilton Sets Receptions Record
55 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
“We want bigger things than just my career receptions record. We want the national championship.” [Read More]
Penn State Football: Handing Out The Grades Following A 45-14 Win Over Indiana Penn State Football: Handing Out The Grades Following A 45-14 Win Over Indiana
55 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Grading Penn State has been a bit of a challenge so far this season. The Nittany Lions are getting the job done, a 5-0 record speaks for itself and aside from wins against Pitt and Iowa, the points are coming in bunches. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Gesicki Injured In First Half Of Victory Penn State Football: Gesicki Injured In First Half Of Victory
55 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State tight end Mike Gesicki was injured late in the first half of Penn State's 45-14 victory over Indiana on Saturday. The senior was injured at the end of an 11-yard reception and his third of the game. [Read More]
Penn State Football: 45-14 Victory Over Indiana Not Without Its Issues Penn State Football: 45-14 Victory Over Indiana Not Without Its Issues
55 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State's 45-14 victory over Indiana on Saturday afternoon was in essence the best and the worst of what the Nittany Lions have to offer, showcased in a way that never truly threatened Penn State's unbeaten season but showcased why it may not stay that way for long. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Previewing The Opponent: Indiana Penn State Football: Previewing The Opponent: Indiana
55 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Expect Indiana to hang around early, but much like their game against Ohio State, the Hoosiers won't quite have the horses to get it done and Penn State pulls away. 42-2 [Read More]
Penn State Hockey Media Day Notebook Penn State Hockey Media Day Notebook
55 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State hockey has never been lacking when it comes to high expectations, but heading into the 2017-18 season the Nittany Lions find themselves in uncharted waters. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Why The Nittany Lions Won't Be Going Under Center, Ever Penn State Football: Why The Nittany Lions Won't Be Going Under Center, Ever
55 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
It comes perhaps as no surprise that following a week where Penn State's struggles close to the end zone once again brought life to the notion the Nittany Lions should be going under center in short yardage situations. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Brandon Smith Named Campbell Trophy Semifinalist Penn State Football: Brandon Smith Named Campbell Trophy Semifinalist
56 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State senior linebacker Brandon Smith is a semifinalists for the 2017 William V. Campbell Trophy. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Defense Set To Face Simmie Cobbs Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Defense Set To Face Simmie Cobbs
56 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"I think Simmie Cobbs is the difference-maker for them that they missed last year," Penn State coach James Franklin said on Tuesday. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Franklin Speaks On Protests Penn State Football: Franklin Speaks On Protests
56 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State coach James Franklin spoke at length answering two separate questions about the ongoing protests in the NFL following President Donald Trump's tweets indicating that any NFL player that knelt during the national anthem should be fired. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Handing Out The Grades Following A 21-19 Win Over Iowa Penn State Football: Handing Out The Grades Following A 21-19 Win Over Iowa
56 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Well that was something. Penn State found a way to overcome a tough night in Iowa City to beat the Hawkeyes 21-19 on the final play of the game. [Read More]
The Best Celebrity Tweets Following Penn State's Win Over Iowa The Best Celebrity Tweets Following Penn State's Win Over Iowa
56 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State's win over Iowa was hardly a boring game and between an ABC broadcast and Saquon Barkley's performance there was plenty to talk about on social media. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Perfect Or Not, McSorley Drives The Engine Penn State Football: Perfect Or Not, McSorley Drives The Engine
56 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
IOWA CITY, IOWA — "I don't think he could ever be appreciated enough, honestly," Mike Gesicki said. "The guys in our locker room, the coaches, they know what we do. But nobody will understand the time and preparation and ton of reads he has to make. There is tons of stuff that goes into it, [Read More]
21 Feet, Answered Prayer And A Last Second Win As Nittany Lions Beat Iowa 21-19 21 Feet, Answered Prayer And A Last Second Win As Nittany Lions Beat Iowa 21-19
56 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
IOWA CITY, IOWA — "I prayed between every play," Cabinda said, still shaking his head. "Just praying to God that they get it down the field and just finish it." [Read More]
Penn State Football: A Small But Meaningful Change Penn State Football: A Small But Meaningful Change
56 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"That's one of the first things you have to do," James Franklin said after practice earlier this week. "Is to teach the players how not to lose. These are the things that lose games for you, and before we start to learn how to win, learn, we've got to stop doing those things." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Smith Lands Off The Field Honors Penn State Football: Smith Lands Off The Field Honors
56 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State senior linebacker Brandon Smith has been named to the Allstate, American Football Coaches Association (AFCA) Good Works Team. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Franklin Not Worried About Kicking Despite Bumpy Start Penn State Football: Franklin Not Worried About Kicking Despite Bumpy Start
57 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"Tyler is a guy that you're going to get really good feedback. You know, if he missed it, he's going to say he missed it. If he felt like they missed the spot but he still should have made it, he'll say that. Maybe missed the spot a little bit, but I still should have made the kick; or the snap [Read More]
Eichel, Sabres Beat Penguins In Overtime 4-3 At Pegula Ice Arena Eichel, Sabres Beat Penguins In Overtime 4-3 At Pegula Ice Arena
57 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
For the 6,222 fans packed into Pegula Ice Arena on Tuesday night a Penguins' victory would have pleased nearly all of them. But if the crowd had to go home without that, a Jack Eichel game-winner in overtime was not a bad second choice for those just interested in seeing some high level hockey. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Heading Into Big Ten Play Receivers Getting In On Scoring Penn State Football: Heading Into Big Ten Play Receivers Getting In On Scoring
57 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
It's hard to argue with Penn State's methods so far this season, but it's also hard not to imagine how much better this offense could get if the receivers are only just getting started. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Indiana Game Set For 3:30 Kick Penn State Football: Indiana Game Set For 3:30 Kick
57 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State and Indiana will kick off at 3:30 on the Big Ten Network the conference announced on Monday. The September 30. meeting with the Hoosiers serves as the Nittany Lions' Big Ten home opener with Penn State on the road this weekend against Iowa. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Tabbed For Fourth Place Finish, Smirnov And Jones Land Honors Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Tabbed For Fourth Place Finish, Smirnov And Jones Land Honors
57 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State hockey will have to make the climb through a tough conference yet again as the Nittany Lions are tabbed to finish fourth in the Big Ten in the preseason coaches’ poll, the conference announced on Monday. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Up To No.4 In Both Major Polls Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Up To No.4 In Both Major Polls
57 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The early season shuffle around the Top 5 rankings continued on Sunday as Penn State jumped USC a week following the Trojans doing the same as the Nittany Lions are now ranked No.4 in both polls. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Handing Out The Grades Following A 56-0 Win Over Georgia State Penn State Football: Handing Out The Grades Following A 56-0 Win Over Georgia State
57 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
After three games this team is what everyone thought it was going to be. It can score points, the defense is occasionally porous but makes stops and special teams are better than it has been in ages. Penn State is the most well-rounded team in the Big Ten right now. If that's good enough to win the [Read More]
Penn State Football: Brown Injured Early In Blowout Win Penn State Football: Brown Injured Early In Blowout Win
57 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State starting defensive end Torrence Brown suffered a painful looking right knee injury in the first quarter of the Nittany Lions' win over Georgia State. The good news for Penn State, Brown might not be out for long. [Read More]
Penn State Football: What Will It Take? More Than A Few Words Penn State Football: What Will It Take? More Than A Few Words
57 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"Never give up, never give up and always keep that fire in your guy. You don't understand, we've been through a lot, keep that chip on your shoulder and never be too high." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Previewing The Opponent: Georgia State Penn State Football: Previewing The Opponent: Georgia State
57 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State enters this weekend for the final game of its out of conference schedule and in many respects the final weekend of low stress and few worries for Nittany Lion fans. While anything is possible, a 7:30 kick coupled with a 38 point underdog status does little in the way of helping Georgia St [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Roar Zone Sells Out In Just Over Two Minutes Penn State Hockey: Roar Zone Sells Out In Just Over Two Minutes
57 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State hockey continues to be a hot ticket as the student section sold out its entire allotment of season tickets in just two minutes and 12 seconds. The Roar Zone is now sold out for the fifth consecutive season. [Read More]
Penn State Football: No Secrets To The Coin Toss, Just Interesting Stats Penn State Football: No Secrets To The Coin Toss, Just Interesting Stats
57 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"It's usually my gut feeling," James Franklin said after practice on Wednesday. "I usually talk to Brent (Pry) and Joe (Moorhead) and get their opinion. Some of it deals with weather if I feel like the game conditions might be sloppier in the second half." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Barkley Will Have His Work Cut Out For Him To Catch McCaffrey Penn State Football: Barkley Will Have His Work Cut Out For Him To Catch McCaffrey
58 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"You look at what Stanford did with their starting tailback," Franklin said of Christian McCaffrey. "He had a huge impact as a tailback, as well as a punt return guy and as well as a kick return guy." [Read More]
Penn State To Open 2021 Season At Wisconsin Penn State To Open 2021 Season At Wisconsin
58 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State fans can take a look into the future Tuesday as the Big Ten released conference schedules for the 2020 and 2021 seasons. [Read More]
Penn State Football: DeAndre Thompkins Brings Something New To Punt Return Game Penn State Football: DeAndre Thompkins Brings Something New To Punt Return Game
58 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
In its most basic form there are few things more terrifying than returning punts. You can hear the entire field rushing towards you. There is no ambiguity about where the ball is going as soon as its snapped. It's coming for you, and so is everyone else. [Read More]
Ben State Football: Franklin's Akron/Pitt Quote An Avoidable Mess Ben State Football: Franklin's Akron/Pitt Quote An Avoidable Mess
58 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"There are a lot of individual things I could talk about but most important is that were 1-0 this week and we were able to get a win," Franklin said. "That’s what that was for us. I know last year for their win it was like the Super Bowl, but for us this was just like beating Akron." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Iowa Game Set For 7:30 Kick On ABC Penn State Football: Iowa Game Set For 7:30 Kick On ABC
58 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State’s first visit to Iowa since 2012 will kick at 7:30 p.m. and air on ABC. The Nittany Lions and Hawkeyes square off in Kinnick Stadium for the for the 14th time on Sept. 23. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Drop To No. 5 In Both Polls Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Drop To No. 5 In Both Polls
58 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State has dropped to No. 5 in both the AP and Coaches Polls this week following a 33-14 win over Pitt but a busy day around the top 10 in college football. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Haley Shines As Defense Swarms Pitt Penn State Football: Haley Shines As Defense Swarms Pitt
58 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"He doesn't talk as much," Safety Marcus Allen said after Penn State's 33-14 win over Pitt on Saturday. "But when he does talk he's really emotional before the game. That just pumps you up even more. You ever see Friday Night Lights? When Preacher Man was hyped up? That's how Grant was." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Handing Out The Grades Following A 33-14 Win Over Pitt Penn State Football: Handing Out The Grades Following A 33-14 Win Over Pitt
58 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Strictly speaking it wasn't always pretty, but it stood to reason that Penn State's 50+ point Week one blowout wasn't going to be the standard for the rest of the season. So as the Nittany Lions left the field with a 33-14 victory over Pitt on Saturday it was hardly a bad win on the books. [Read More]
Even Not At Their Best, Nittany Lions Still Better Than Most, And Pitt In 33-14 Win Even Not At Their Best, Nittany Lions Still Better Than Most, And Pitt In 33-14 Win
58 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"It just lets us know we didn't even play our best game and we still dropped that many points," DaeSean Hamilton said after the game. "It just means that if we play our best game and our defense and special teams play their best games we can put up 60 or 70." [Read More]
Off The Beaten Path: I Played Chess With John Urschel, And It Did Not Go Well Off The Beaten Path: I Played Chess With John Urschel, And It Did Not Go Well
58 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The first time I really interviewed John Urschel was a few years ago at a military hospital in Altoona as Penn State sent some players to visit for an event. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Previewing The Opponent: Pitt Penn State Football: Previewing The Opponent: Pitt
58 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The wait is finally over. Penn State and Pitt will take the field on Saturday for the second installment of the renewed rivalry, this time at Beaver Stadium for a 3:30 kickoff. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Tip And TV Times Announced Penn State Basketball: Tip And TV Times Announced
58 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The Big Ten announced broadcast arrangements and tip times for nearly all conference games today. [Read More]
Penn State Football: A-10 Warthogs Set For Pregame Flyover Penn State Football: A-10 Warthogs Set For Pregame Flyover
58 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State and Pitt won't be short on the pregame festivities this weekend prior to the 3:30 kickoff. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Like The Rest Of The Line, Connor McGovern Playing With Confidence Penn State Football: Like The Rest Of The Line, Connor McGovern Playing With Confidence
58 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Coaches often say that the farther away from the ball you get, the sooner in your career you can play. So it's no small feat that Connor McGovern finds himself at center just two years into his collegiate career. [Read More]
Ben State Football: Media Access Battle Sums Up Rivalry Ben State Football: Media Access Battle Sums Up Rivalry
59 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Lots of words have already been written this week about Penn State's upcoming meeting with Pitt. It's a clash of two historic programs, the second game in a renewed rivalry series. The Panthers' defeat of Penn State was one of the two losses that kept the Nittany Lions out of the playoffs. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey Announces 2017-18 Captains Penn State Hockey Announces 2017-18 Captains
59 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Forward James Robinson will wear the C this season for Penn State hockey as the fifth captain in the Division I program's history. Erik Autio and Chase Berger will each act as alternate captains alongside their senior counterpart. The news was announced Tuesday afternoon. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Land At No. 4 In Both Major Polls Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Land At No. 4 In Both Major Polls
59 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State jumped up two spots to No. 4 in the nation in both the AP and Coaches polls released on Tuesday afternoon. The ranking is the highest the Nittany Lions have reached in any major poll since 2008. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Handing Out The Grades Following A 52-0 Win Over Akron Penn State Football: Handing Out The Grades Following A 52-0 Win Over Akron
59 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The wait finally ended on Saturday as Penn State hit the field for the first time in defense of its Big Ten Title and historic 2016 season. Penn State's first game since the Rose Bowl would also mark a welcome home after a long season that ended on the road. [Read More]
Penn State Football: The Best Time To Pull The Stars? No Good Answer, But There Are Better Ones Penn State Football: The Best Time To Pull The Stars? No Good Answer, But There Are Better Ones
59 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
As Penn State took the field to start the second half Saquon Barkley lined up deep in the endzone to return the kick. On paper, it makes sense, Barkley is Penn State's best player and he has the best chance to break a big play at any moment. [Read More]
Nittany Lions Zip Past Akron 52-0 As You Saw What You Wanted And What You Needed Nittany Lions Zip Past Akron 52-0 As You Saw What You Wanted And What You Needed
59 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
You saw everything you needed to see and more on Saturday as Penn State opened up the 2017 season. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Barbir Still In Mix With Kicking Duties Penn State Football: Barbir Still In Mix With Kicking Duties
59 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"We've even toyed with the fact that, to take some of it off Tyler's plate, that you go every other kickoff, and you kind of do that for a little while until someone takes control of it," Franklin added. "Right now, it's Tyler. I'd love to get it where we could get Barbir involved." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Hamilton Back And Ready To Finish What He Started Penn State Football: Hamilton Back And Ready To Finish What He Started
59 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Thousands of miles from State College, DaeSean Hamilton sat down in front of reporters with headphones wrapped around his neck and a smile across his face. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Cothran Ready For His Biggest Role Yet Penn State Football: Cothran Ready For His Biggest Role Yet
60 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"First of all, it's definitely a blessing," Cothran said. "Obviously I've grinded out a lot of years here. I mean, obviously you always want to be the starter in your mind. So I mean, to finally be able to say that I am one, it's definitely a blessing. And it definitely just shows the amount o [Read More]
Penn State Football: RV Lots Sold Out, Spaces Now On Sale At Grange Park Penn State Football: RV Lots Sold Out, Spaces Now On Sale At Grange Park
60 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com Staff
In June, Penn State announced that all game day and season RV and Overnight RV is sold out for the 2017 season. Fans who do not have a RV parking permit will need to make other arrangements and Penn State Athletics has partnered with Grange Park [Read More]
Penn State Football: Three Freshmen Set For Week 1 Debut Penn State Football: Three Freshmen Set For Week 1 Debut
60 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"We've got a handful of guys that we're talking about playing as true freshmen," Franklin said during his Week 1 press conference on Tuesday. "And I think that's Lamont Wade. I think that's Yetor Gross-Matos, and I think that's Castro-Fields." [Read More]
Penn State Once Again Offering Incentives For Early Entry Penn State Once Again Offering Incentives For Early Entry
60 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State is looking to improve efficiency when it comes to entering Beaver Stadium and the university is offering up a few perks for fans who come early. [Read More]
Ben State Football: My Best Guess Ben State Football: My Best Guess
60 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
10-2 might be the answer to how Penn State does during the regular season. [Read More]
Penn State Apologizes For Ticket Issues Penn State Apologizes For Ticket Issues
60 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
“This is not the way we expect to do business,” McGrath said. “But it is what we have right now, and we’re working to address (it) and have tickets in fans’ hands in time for the game. Next year it will not be this way." [Read More]
Penn State Football's Biggest Chip Is Hiding In Plain Sight Penn State Football's Biggest Chip Is Hiding In Plain Sight
60 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
“Obviously it meant a lot to me to have him go to bat for me, instill confidence in me and the whole offense. To know that your offensive coordinator’s going to put himself out there and defend everyone on the field, it’s great for the team.” [Read More]
Check Out Fox's Penn State Football Promo
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Check Out Fox's Penn State Football Promo
60 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Check out a Penn State promo from Fox Sports [Read More]
Penn State Football: Rule Changes To Know For 2017 Penn State Football: Rule Changes To Know For 2017
61 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The 2017 football season is just days away and that means brushing up on any new rules to know this year. Fortunately for those who enjoy reading the rule book there aren't too many changes during a slower year for the rules committee. [Read More]
Penn State Football: AP Poll Ranks Nittany Lions At No.6 Penn State Football: AP Poll Ranks Nittany Lions At No.6
61 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State is ranked No. 6 in the Associated Press Poll released Monday afternoon. The Nittany Lions are now ranked in the Top 10 by both major polls as USA Today placed Penn State at No. 6 earlier this month. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Breaking Down James Franklin's New Contract Penn State Football: Breaking Down James Franklin's New Contract
61 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
James Franklin finally has his new contract. The Penn State Board of Trustees's compensation committee meet Friday morning to approve the new terms before publicly announcing them just before noon. [Read More]
Bellator 186 Reportedly Set For Bryce Jordan Center Featuring Phil Davis And Ed Ruth Bellator 186 Reportedly Set For Bryce Jordan Center Featuring Phil Davis And Ed Ruth
61 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Bellator is headed to State College and the Bryce Jordan Center in November. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Big Ten Schedule Released Penn State Basketball: Big Ten Schedule Released
61 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State basketball released its Big Ten schedule this week with the Nittany Lions starting out conference games in early December for the first time ever. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Barber Finally On Campus Penn State Football: Barber Finally On Campus
62 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Four-star freshman defensive end Damion Barber tweeted Wednesday afternoon that he was finally in Happy Valley, rounding out Penn State's incoming class of new faces. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Board Of Trustees Set To Discuss Franklin Contract Per Report Penn State Football: Board Of Trustees Set To Discuss Franklin Contract Per Report
62 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The Penn State Board of Trustees compensation committee is set to meet this Friday via a teleconference to discuss James Franklin's contract extension according to Sports Illustrated. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Sanders Just Fine Waiting His Turn Penn State Football: Sanders Just Fine Waiting His Turn
62 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Miles Sanders is easy to find on media day because he's wearing thick glasses and he's smiling, then again Miles Sanders is always smiling. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Watch Saquon Barkley On SportsCenter
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Penn State Football: Watch Saquon Barkley On SportsCenter
62 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Saquon Barkley made an appearance late Thursday night on SportsCenter with Scott Van Pelt recapping Penn State's 2016 season and look ahead to 2017. Check out his interview. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Cabinda Not Buying Into Potential Trap Game Fears Penn State Football: Cabinda Not Buying Into Potential Trap Game Fears
62 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"I mean I think the pressure is just being 1-0 that week, whoever the opponent is that week, the pressure is to beat that opponent." Cabinda said after practice on Wednesday. [Read More]
Aeneas Hawkins Spoofs 'Get Out' In Penn State Commitment Video Aeneas Hawkins Spoofs 'Get Out' In Penn State Commitment Video
62 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State made it 23 members of the 2018 recruiting class as Cincinnati product Aeneas Hawkins verbally committed on Thursday morning. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Watch Saquon Barkley On Sport Science
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Penn State Football: Watch Saquon Barkley On Sport Science
63 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State running back Saquon Barkley was on ESPN's Sport Science testing out his skills in a variety of different temperatures and climates against the clock. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Four-Star DT Tabs Nittany Lions Penn State Football: Four-Star DT Tabs Nittany Lions
63 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State continued its hot streak on the recruiting trail as four-star defensive tackle P.J. Mustipher verbally committed to the Nittany Lions' 2018 class on Monday. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Handful Of Freshmen Catching Franklin's Eye Penn State Football: Handful Of Freshmen Catching Franklin's Eye
63 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
“Miranda’s a guy that’s put the offense in a situation where we’re kinda having some difficult discussions like we did last year with [Connor] McGovern and [Michal] Menet,” Franklin said. “He’s shown that he belongs.” [Read More]
Penn State Football: Five Things From James Franklin On Media Day Penn State Football: Five Things From James Franklin On Media Day
63 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Five things to know from James Franklin at Penn State media day [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Land Four-Star Lineman Over Ohio State Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Land Four-Star Lineman Over Ohio State
63 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State made it 21 verbal commitments for the 2018 recruiting class as Erie product Fredrick Scruggs committed on Friday afternoon. Scruggs chose the Nittany Lions over Ohio State in his final two schools. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Set For Bahamas Tour Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Set For Bahamas Tour
63 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State basketball is on the road to the Bahamas today where it will meet three local teams during its foreign tour trip from August 4-11. All games will be played in Sir Kendal Isaac’s National Gymnasium, Queen Elizabeth Sports Centre in Nassau. [Read More]
Penn State At No.6 In Coaches Poll Penn State At No.6 In Coaches Poll
63 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State football will start the 2017 season ranked at No. 6 in the USA Today Coaches Poll. The preseason poll was released Thursday afternoon. [Read More]
Penn State Football Sells Out Season Ticket Packages For First Time Since 2008 Penn State Football Sells Out Season Ticket Packages For First Time Since 2008
64 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
For the first time since 2008 Penn State football has sold out its season ticket packages the program announced on Wednesday. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Chambers Adds Ferry To Coaching Staff Penn State Basketball: Chambers Adds Ferry To Coaching Staff
64 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State basketball officially announced the addition of Jim Ferry as an assistant coach on Tuesday morning. Most recently Ferry served as head coach at Duquesne, Ferry will travel with the team for its foreign tour trip to the Bahamas later this week. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Big Ten Announces Home/Away And Single Plays Penn State Basketball: Big Ten Announces Home/Away And Single Plays
64 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The Penn State men’s basketball team will meet Iowa, Maryland, Nebraska, Northwestern and Ohio State for home and away games during the 2017-18 season the conference announced on Monday. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Training Camp To-Do List For The Nittany Lions Penn State Football: Training Camp To-Do List For The Nittany Lions
64 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Some 12 months ago the idea of Penn State putting together a Big Ten Championship season seemed unlikely at best. The Nittany Lions would have a new quarterback, a new offensive coordinator and if nothing else a much more established Ohio State program to contend with in the division. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Carr Lands Nike Academy Invite Penn State Basketball: Carr Lands Nike Academy Invite
64 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State sophomore guard Tony Carr has been invited to the 2017 Nike Basketball Academy Aug. 15-20 in Los Angeles, Calif. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Three Players Poised For Breakout Seasons On Defense Penn State Football: Three Players Poised For Breakout Seasons On Defense
64 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
As Penn State heads into the upcoming season now is as good of a time as any to try and guess which Nittany Lions will go from a familiar face to a household name. [Read More]
Penn State Football: John Urschel To Retire From The NFL Penn State Football: John Urschel To Retire From The NFL
64 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Former Nittany Lion and current Baltimore Ravens' center John Urschel is set to retire from the NFL. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Watch James Franklin Speak At Big Ten Media Days
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Penn State Football: Watch James Franklin Speak At Big Ten Media Days
65 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
James Franklin spoke to the media earlier this week for one of his many sessions in front of a microphone during Big Ten Media Day's in Chicago. [Read More]
Penn State Wrestling: Cael Sanderson Signs Long Term Deal Penn State Wrestling: Cael Sanderson Signs Long Term Deal
65 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Cael Sanderson isn't going anywhere any time sooner as Penn State athletic director Sandy Barbour announced a “long-term” contract extension for the 38-year-old head coach Tuesday while in Chicago for Big Ten Media days. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Franklin Contract Extension Shouldn't Be This Hard Penn State Football: Franklin Contract Extension Shouldn't Be This Hard
65 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
“I can guarantee you this," Barbour said, "we’re 100 percent committed to James and James is 100 percent committed to Penn State. So we’re trying to get to the right place. Sometimes it can be complicated, but I have no concern about us getting there. It’s probably going to take longer tha [Read More]
Penn State Football: Joey Julius No Longer With Program Penn State Football: Joey Julius No Longer With Program
65 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Kicker Joey Julius is no longer with the Penn State football team a spokesperson confirmed on Monday afternoon. PennLive was the first to report the news while in Chicago for Big Ten Media days. [Read More]
Penn State Football: McSorley And Barkley Land Big Ten Honors Penn State Football: McSorley And Barkley Land Big Ten Honors
65 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
James Franklin is slated to speak to the media in Chicago on Tuesday morning around 10:30 EST. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Land Four-Star Guard Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Land Four-Star Guard
65 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State basketball had some late July good news on Sunday night as 2018 Huntington Prep (Va.) point guard Rasir Bolton verbally committed to the Nittany Lions. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Barkley Named To Doak Walker Watch List Penn State Football: Barkley Named To Doak Walker Watch List
65 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Junior running back Saquon Barkley is among the candidates selected to the Doak Walker Award watch list for the nation’s top running back. This is Barkley’s second watch list appearance this summer with a berth on the Maxwell Award list. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Single Game Tickets See Price Increase, Sale Dates Announced Penn State Hockey: Single Game Tickets See Price Increase, Sale Dates Announced
65 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State hockey's single game ticket prices will see an increase during the Nittany Lions' upcoming 2017-18 season. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Franklin Named To Dodd Trophy Watch List Penn State Football: Franklin Named To Dodd Trophy Watch List
66 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State head coach James Franklin has been named one of the 19 candidates on the Dodd Trophy watch list for the nation’s top coach. [Read More]
Penn State Football: 15 Years Later Lift For Life Raises $1.3 Million Penn State Football: 15 Years Later Lift For Life Raises $1.3 Million
66 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State's chapter of Uplifting Athletes continued to make a difference in a big way this past weekend as the 15th annual "Lift for Life" raising over $95,000 to benefit Uplifting Athletes and its commitment to rare disease research. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Isheem Young Makes It 20 For The 2018 Class Penn State Football: Isheem Young Makes It 20 For The 2018 Class
66 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State made it six verbal commitments in nearly as many days as Philadelphia native and four-star safety Isheem Young verbally committed on Tuesday afternoon. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Cabinda Adds Another Preseason Watch List To Growing Honors Penn State Football: Cabinda Adds Another Preseason Watch List To Growing Honors
66 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Surprise, surprise, Penn State senior linebacker Jason Cabinda is on yet another preseason watch list. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Lift For Life Does Little To Slow Down Hype Train Penn State Football: Lift For Life Does Little To Slow Down Hype Train
66 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"This my first year with season tickets," A fan yelled to Saquon Barkley as he sat at a table signing autographs and anyone who was listening. "Beat Ohio State boys." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Kicking Duo Land On Watch Lists Penn State Football: Kicking Duo Land On Watch Lists
66 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Two of Penn State's most reliable players, senior Tyler Davis sophomore Blake Gillikin have added their name to a growing list of Nittany Lions on preseason watch lists as the du Lou Groza Award and Ray Guy Award charts, respectively. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Allen, Cabinda Named To Nagurski Watch List Penn State Football: Allen, Cabinda Named To Nagurski Watch List
66 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Senior safety Marcus Allen and senior linebacker Jason Cabinda are both picking up even more preseason honors as both were named to the Bronko Nagurski Trophy Watch List for the Football Writers Association of America’s National Defensive Player of the Year. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Gesicki The Latest To Pick Up Preseason Watch List Honors Penn State Football: Gesicki The Latest To Pick Up Preseason Watch List Honors
67 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Senior Mike Gesicki is the latest Nittany Lion to appear on a preseason watch list as he was among the candidates for the 2017 John Mackey Award. Gesicki appears on the preseason Mackey watch list for the second-straight season. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Four Nittany Lions Hit Major Award Watch Lists Penn State Football: Four Nittany Lions Hit Major Award Watch Lists
67 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
It's that time again, award watch list season is upon us. And Penn State football has started off the season strong with four players named to the watch lists for the Maxwell Award and the Bednarik Award, which were revealed Monday. [Read More]
Ranking All 12 Games On The Schedule For Penn State Football This Year Ranking All 12 Games On The Schedule For Penn State Football This Year
67 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
It's entirely possible Penn State goes undefeated next season, but that doesn't mean the games won't be hard. And so here are the Nittany Lions' games ranked hardest to easiest. [Read More]
As Beaver Stadium Gets Set To Host Concert, What Else Should Penn State Do There? As Beaver Stadium Gets Set To Host Concert, What Else Should Penn State Do There?
67 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Beaver Stadium is set to host its first ever concert this weekend for an event that historic even if it is only slightly successful. Then again those with a sharp memory will recall that Fergie nearly took that honor in the late 2000s. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Season Posters Set For Distribution Next Week Penn State Football: Season Posters Set For Distribution Next Week
68 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Have you ever wanted a Penn State football player to hand you a Penn State football poster? Well the good news is that dream might just come true for you next week. [Read More]
Penn State's Five Biggest Fireworks Of 2016-17
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Penn State's Five Biggest Fireworks Of 2016-17
68 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State athletics had itself quite the year this past span of seasons with big wins and big moments all across different fields and rinks both on the road and at home. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Franklin With New Five-Year Deal Per Recruiting Target Penn State Football: Franklin With New Five-Year Deal Per Recruiting Target
68 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State coach James Franklin may or may not have a new contract extension according to one recruit that let the potential news slip during an interview on Friday. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Barkley Lands At No.5 On Sports Illustrated's Top 100 List Penn State Football: Barkley Lands At No.5 On Sports Illustrated's Top 100 List
68 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Saquon Barkley came in at No.5 on Sports Illustrated's Top 100 players list Friday morning as the countdown came to its conclusion. The honor comes as fellow Nittany Lions Mike Gesicki and Trace McSorley both found themselves on the list at No.81 and No.41 respectively. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Saquon Barkley Power Cleans 405 Pounds
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Penn State Football: Saquon Barkley Power Cleans 405 Pounds
68 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Saquon Barkley added power cleaning 405 pounds to his list of athletic feats you could not complete. [Read More]
Penn State Football: 'Lift For Life' Set For July 15 At Holuba Hall Penn State Football: 'Lift For Life' Set For July 15 At Holuba Hall
68 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State's annual “Lift for Life,” event is set for Saturday, July 15 at Holuba Hall starting at 11 a.m. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Which Heisman Winning Running Back Is Saquon Barkley Most Like? Penn State Football: Which Heisman Winning Running Back Is Saquon Barkley Most Like?
69 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Saquon Barkley currently sits at 7-1 to win the Heisman Trophy in at least one establishment in the great city of Las Vegas. it isn't good enough to make him the favorite, but it is good enough to get him in the conversation. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Over A Dozen Nittany Lions Headed To NHL Development Camps Penn State Hockey: Over A Dozen Nittany Lions Headed To NHL Development Camps
69 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Several former and current Nittany Lions will head to various NHL Development Camps across the league in the next few weeks. The various camps announced their camp rosters following the completion of the NHL Draft this past weekend. [Read More]
Ben State Football: The Pressure Of Knowing Ben State Football: The Pressure Of Knowing
69 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
For the first time in a long time Penn State fans have expectations and that is a good and a bad thing. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Smirnov, Barratt, Hults And Talvitie All Selected In NHL Draft Penn State Hockey: Smirnov, Barratt, Hults And Talvitie All Selected In NHL Draft
69 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State hockey is having a eventful Saturday as incoming freshmen Evan Barratt and Cole Hults have both been selected in the NHL Entry Draft. [Read More]
Penn State Football: No Worries, You Can Still Get In Without Season Tickets Penn State Football: No Worries, You Can Still Get In Without Season Tickets
69 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State announced that there will be no public ticket sale for the Nittany Lions' games against Pitt and Michigan, and it's safe to say more than a few fans are upset about this fact. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Single Game Ticket Info Released, Pitt And Michigan Game Not Included Penn State Football: Single Game Ticket Info Released, Pitt And Michigan Game Not Included
69 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State fans can get their hands on single game tickets starting Tuesday, July 11 at 10 a.m. but it will be hard to get a hold of tickets to see the Nittany Lions play Pitt or Michigan. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Former Nittany Lion Tamba Hali Drops Surprisingly Good Music Video
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Penn State Football: Former Nittany Lion Tamba Hali Drops Surprisingly Good Music Video
70 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Former Nittany Lion and noted tackler of everything not wearing a Chiefs' jersey, Tamba Hali has apparently taken some of his recently signed $21 million dollar contract and acquired at least one boat, drone, apartment, sense of rhythm and music video. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Barkley, Gesicki And Allen Pick Up All-American Honors Penn State Football: Barkley, Gesicki And Allen Pick Up All-American Honors
70 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Saquon Barkley, Mike Gesicki and Marcus Allen all took home some preseason Athlon All-American honors on Tuesday the publication announced this afternoon. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Staff Movement Opens Assistant Position Penn State Basketball: Staff Movement Opens Assistant Position
70 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State basketball is looking to fill a newly vacated assistant coaching position. The opening was not announced but a job listing posted on Monday morning tells the story. [Read More]
Penguins And Sabres Set For Preaseason Meeting At Pegula Ice Arena Penguins And Sabres Set For Preaseason Meeting At Pegula Ice Arena
70 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
No guessing this time, it's for real. The Stanley Cup Champion Pittsburgh Penguins and Buffalo Sabres will take the ice at Pegula Ice Arena at 7 p.m. on Sept. 19 to open their respective preseason schedules. The news was announced on Monday morning. [Read More]
NHL Headed Back At Penn State This Fall, Are The Penguins Involved?
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NHL Headed Back At Penn State This Fall, Are The Penguins Involved?
70 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
A year after hosting the Buffalo Sabres and Minnesota Wild, Penn State seems set to play host yet again for another preseason NHL contest at Pegula Ice Arena. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Richard And Goodwin Ink Overseas Deals Penn State Hockey: Richard And Goodwin Ink Overseas Deals
70 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Former Nittany Lion captain David Goodwin and fellow forward Dylan Richard are both headed overseas to continue their hockey careers. The duo signed deals that will send their talents abroad for the 2017-18 season. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Smirnov, Barratt Eye NHL Draft Next Week Penn State Hockey: Smirnov, Barratt Eye NHL Draft Next Week
70 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State hockey is months away from the 2017-18 season but there might be just a little bit more history to check off the bucket list for the young program following an NCAA Tournament season. [Read More]
Penn State Football: A New Look And A Big Secret Penn State Football: A New Look And A Big Secret
70 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"It was just Coach Franklin and myself," Assistant athletic director for marketing Brad Keen said on Thursday. "In the early stages you could count the number of people who knew about it on one hand." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Historic Alternate Uniforms To Be Worn Against Indiana Penn State Football: Historic Alternate Uniforms To Be Worn Against Indiana
70 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State is getting alternate, retro-inspired uniforms for its game against Indiana on Sept. 30, a mashup of details from the Nittany Lions' various uniforms from throughout the decades. [Read More]
Penn State Names Male And Female Athletes Of The Year Penn State Names Male And Female Athletes Of The Year
70 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com Staff
Penn State Athletics has announced its Female and Male Student-Athletes of the Year, with women’s lacrosse All-American Steph Lazo and national champion wrestler Zain Retherford [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Get Some Pegula Upgrades Following Historic Season
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Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Get Some Pegula Upgrades Following Historic Season
71 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State hockey had a bit of an aesthetic upgrade to the players' lounge following a Big Ten Tournament title and NCAA Tournament season. The Nittany Lions defeated Wisconsin in double overtime to win the Big Ten tourney championship and made the national regional final to face eventual national [Read More]
Penn State Athletics:Barbour Named Under Armour AD Of The Year Penn State Athletics:Barbour Named Under Armour AD Of The Year
71 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State Director of Athletics Sandy Barbour will receive the prestigious Under Armour AD of the Year Award on Tuesday at the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics (NACDA) Convention. [Read More]
Penn State Athletics: Milne Hired As Assistant Athletic Director For Annual Giving Penn State Athletics: Milne Hired As Assistant Athletic Director For Annual Giving
71 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State athletics continued some behind the scenes changes on Friday as the department announced the hiring of Spencer Milne as Assistant Athletic Director for Annual Giving. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball:Nittany Lions Set To Face NC State In Big Ten/ACC Challenge Penn State Basketball:Nittany Lions Set To Face NC State In Big Ten/ACC Challenge
71 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State will head on the road to face NC State in the Big Ten/ACC Challenge it was announced on Thursday morning.The Nittany Lions will play the Wolfpack in PNC Arena. The dates of the game, tip time and TV designation will be released later this summer. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Five-Star Fields Opens Up Recruitment Penn State Football: Five-Star Fields Opens Up Recruitment
72 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State football took a hit on the recruiting trail Tuesday night as five-star 2018 quarterback Justin Fields announced that will be reopening his recruitment. [Read More]
Bellator Eyeing Phil Davis And Ed Ruth Return To Penn State For MMA Event Bellator Eyeing Phil Davis And Ed Ruth Return To Penn State For MMA Event
72 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
MMA fighting might be making its way to the Bryce Jordan Center this fall and two former Nittany Lions would be on the card if it does. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Week Three Meeting With Georgia State Set For 7:30 Kick Penn State Football: Week Three Meeting With Georgia State Set For 7:30 Kick
72 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State football will kick off its week three meeting against Georgia State at 7:30 PM on BTN the network announced on Tuesday morning. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Justin Fields Headed To Elite 11 Penn State Football: Justin Fields Headed To Elite 11
72 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State will be well-represented at this year' Elite 11 quarterback clinic as five-star prospect Justin Fields was selected, the camp announced on Monday. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Ira Lubert Gifts $5 Million To Penn State, $1.75 Million For Lasch Renovations Penn State Football: Ira Lubert Gifts $5 Million To Penn State, $1.75 Million For Lasch Renovations
72 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State received a $5 million dollar gift on Monday that will help multiple areas across campus including the Lasch Football building. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Collins And Wisniewski On 2018 Hall Of Fame Ballot Penn State Football: Collins And Wisniewski On 2018 Hall Of Fame Ballot
72 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com Staff
First-team All-Americans Kerry Collins and Steve Wisniewski have been selected for the national ballot for the Hall of Fame’s Class of 2018. They have an opportunity to join 18 former Nittany Lion players and five Penn State coaches who have been inducted into the Hall. [Read More]
Penn State Women's Hockey Names Jeff Kampersal Head Coach Penn State Women's Hockey Names Jeff Kampersal Head Coach
72 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State women's hockey has named Jeff Kampersal as the second head coach in the history of the program. Director of Athletics Sandy Barbour announced the hiring on Thursday morning. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Saquon Barkley Set To Be Featured On ESPN's 'Sports Science' Penn State Football: Saquon Barkley Set To Be Featured On ESPN's 'Sports Science'
72 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
It looks like maybe Saquon Barkley is headed to TV all on his own. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Kick Times Announced For Multiple Games Penn State Football: Kick Times Announced For Multiple Games
72 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State fans can start to schedule out their weekends with a bit more certainty as FOX and ESPN both announced a handful of kick times for the upcoming season. [Read More]
Penn State Opens Double-Digit Favorite Over Pitt And Michigan Penn State Opens Double-Digit Favorite Over Pitt And Michigan
73 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The college football season is still more than three months away but that doesn't mean the prognosticating hasn't already begun, and in the case of Penn State, it's so far a positive outlook for the 2017 campaign. [Read More]
State College Native Caitlin McGlaughlin Eyes National Title Shot With Navy State College Native Caitlin McGlaughlin Eyes National Title Shot With Navy
73 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
It doesn't matter the level of the sport or the game being played, when you make the Final Four, you can almost reach out and touch that championship trophy. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Season Opener Set For Noon Kick On ABC Penn State Football: Season Opener Set For Noon Kick On ABC
73 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State's Big Ten Title defense will start against Akron Sept. 2, and kick-off is set for noon on ABC, the network announced on Thursday afternoon. [Read More]
100 Days Until Kick, 10 Thoughts On Penn State Football 100 Days Until Kick, 10 Thoughts On Penn State Football
74 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
10 thoughts in no particular order about Penn State football heading into the 2017 season [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Ticket Information Released For 2017-18 Season Penn State Hockey: Ticket Information Released For 2017-18 Season
74 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
“Our season ticket holders are an integral part of our success,” Head Coach Guy Gadowsky said in a release. “The atmosphere at Pegula Ice Arena is quickly getting a reputation as the best in college hockey, and our team thrives on that.” [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions No.6 In Athlon Preseason Poll Penn State Football: Nittany Lions No.6 In Athlon Preseason Poll
74 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
While the uncertainty of polling makes anything possible, it's safe for Penn State fans to assume that the Nittany Lions will enter the 2017 in the Top 10. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Former Nittany Lion Justin King Back With Program On Staff Penn State Football: Former Nittany Lion Justin King Back With Program On Staff
74 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
From Nittany Lion and one of the best recruits to ever sign with Penn State is back on campus. Justin King, a standout two-way player from 2005-2007, returned to his alma mater this week as an assistant recruiting coordinator. [Read More]
Penn State Football: The Nittany Lion Offense Will Still Be Explosive, But Will It Still Be Crazy? Penn State Football: The Nittany Lion Offense Will Still Be Explosive, But Will It Still Be Crazy?
74 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Of the many big picture questions that orbit around the Penn State football program this offseason, none gently tug on the narrative quiet as strongly as the most obvious. Can Penn State do it again? [Read More]
Penn State Football: Losey Brings Home Strength And Conditioning Honors Penn State Football: Losey Brings Home Strength And Conditioning Honors
75 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Known for his flowing facial hair Penn State Assistant Director of Performance Enhancement Chuck Losey was named a master strength and conditioning coach (MSCC) by the Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coaches association (CSCCa) last week. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Cabinda And Allen Up For IMPACT Trophy Penn State Football: Cabinda And Allen Up For IMPACT Trophy
75 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The season might be months away but it's never too early for watch lists and that process began this week as senior safety Marcus Allen and senior linebacker Jason Cabinda were named to the Lott IMPACT Trophy watch list. [Read More]
It Looks Like Penn State/Ohio State Will Get FOX Treatment It Looks Like Penn State/Ohio State Will Get FOX Treatment
75 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State and Ohio State might just take center stage on FOX this fall. [Read More]
Penn State Lacrosse: Three Land All-American Honorable Mention Nods Penn State Lacrosse: Three Land All-American Honorable Mention Nods
75 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State men's lacrosse saw its season come to a close this weekend, but a historic campaign isn't without a handful of postseason honors. To start off, three Nittany Lions were named to Inside Lacrosse's inaugural Media All-America honorable mention teams. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Virginia Series Still Up In The Air Penn State Football: Virginia Series Still Up In The Air
75 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
“It’s still floating out there,” Penn State athletic director Sandy Barbour said on Thursday. “We’re trying to find a good place for it.” [Read More]
Penn State Football: For Franklin And Caravan, No News Is Good News Penn State Football: For Franklin And Caravan, No News Is Good News
76 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
In the short but noteworthy history of Penn State's near annual Coaches Caravan there has always been something to talk about. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Following Big Season Gadowsky Lands Contract Changes Penn State Hockey: Following Big Season Gadowsky Lands Contract Changes
76 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State director of athletics Sandy Barbour confirmed to StateCollege.com on Tuesday afternoon that men's hockey coach Guy Gadowsky's contract has been "amended" following a Big Ten Tournament title season the program's first-ever NCAA Tournament bid. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Franklin Extension Moving Along Per Barbour Penn State Football: Franklin Extension Moving Along Per Barbour
76 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
James Franklin's contract status is "moving along," according to Penn State Athletics Director Sandy Barbour. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Add Another European Skater To Recruiting Haul Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Add Another European Skater To Recruiting Haul
76 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State hockey's Finnish connection was strengthened even further on Sunday afternoon as forward Aarne Talvitie verbally committed to play for the Nittany Lions. [Read More]
Penn State Football: 2018 Commit Adds To Offensive Tackle Depth Penn State Football: 2018 Commit Adds To Offensive Tackle Depth
76 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State football added another offensive line prospect and member to its Class of 2018, offensive tackle Bryce Effner verbally committed on Saturday afternoon. The Illinois' native officially announced his commitment on his Twitter late Saturday afternoon. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Joey Julius Announces Return To Treatment Center For Eating Disorder Penn State Football: Joey Julius Announces Return To Treatment Center For Eating Disorder
76 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff
Joey Julius announced on Facebook Friday that he has returned to the McCallum Place treatment center in St. Louis due to his struggles with an eating disorder. [Read More]
What To Know About Penn State Hockey's 2017-18 Schedule What To Know About Penn State Hockey's 2017-18 Schedule
76 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
“With the addition of Notre Dame to the Big Ten we are adding four tough games against a 2017 Frozen Four team and a perennial hockey giant,” Penn State coach Guy Gadowsky said in a release. “This will make an already extremely competitive league that much more challenging.” [Read More]
Penn State Football: Saquon Barkley's Heisman Campaign Slowly Begins Penn State Football: Saquon Barkley's Heisman Campaign Slowly Begins
77 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Before his sophomore year ever began Saquon Barkley sat on the phone just a few feet from the Heisman trophy, the light shining through its display case early in the morning. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Add Haven To 2017 Haul Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Add Haven To 2017 Haul
77 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State basketball picked up its second commitment just as many days on Sunday evening as big man John Harrar committed to the Nittany Lions. [Read More]
The Latest As Former Nittany Lions Look For NFL Landing Spots The Latest As Former Nittany Lions Look For NFL Landing Spots
77 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Check out the latest for some former Nittany Lions looking to land in the NFL now that the draft has ended [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Wheeler Commits To Nittany Lions Penn State Basketball: Wheeler Commits To Nittany Lions
77 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State basketball needed a backup point guard to work behind Tony Carr and the Nittany Lions found their man on Friday afternoon as Oak, Florida native Jamari Wheeler committed to Penn State. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Godwin Eyeing Friday Call To NFL Penn State Football: Godwin Eyeing Friday Call To NFL
77 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
In truth the draft is a bit of guesswork, but some of the best prognosticators in the game have this to say about Godwin's chances on Friday. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Team Awards Announced As Smirnov Takes Home MVP Honors Penn State Hockey: Team Awards Announced As Smirnov Takes Home MVP Honors
78 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State hockey announced its team awards on Wednesday afternoon. The honors included four awards which the team voted on including MVP, the top defenseman, freshman of their and the player's player. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Goalie Oskar Autio Commits To Nittany Lions Penn State Hockey: Goalie Oskar Autio Commits To Nittany Lions
78 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State hockey has its first family affair as goalie Oskar Autio, brother of current senior defenseman Erik Autio verbally committed to the program on Tuesday morning. [Read More]
Penn State Football: 5-Star DE Commit Micah Parsons Opens Recruitment Penn State Football: 5-Star DE Commit Micah Parsons Opens Recruitment
78 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State football's 2018 recruiting class took a big hit on Sunday night as Harrisburg product and five-star defensive end Micah Parsons decommitted, re-opening his recruitment. [Read More]
Why Tommy Stevens Stays, And Why Penn State Fans Should Hope He Continues To Why Tommy Stevens Stays, And Why Penn State Fans Should Hope He Continues To
78 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"A lot of it had to do with the guys around me," Stevens said on Saturday. "Top to bottom the coaching staff, friends, I love this place, I've had a lot of good times, my friends are here, I love these coaches so ultimately I think this is still the best place for me." [Read More]
Penn State Football: As Spring Ends, Downfield Threat Still A Question, But Not An Urgent One Penn State Football: As Spring Ends, Downfield Threat Still A Question, But Not An Urgent One
78 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"A guy like Allen Robinson that could make big time plays," James Franklin said after the game Saturday. "I have watched the tapes. How many times did that guy go up in double coverage and come down with the ball? He is still doing it." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Five Things To Watch For At Blue White Weekend Penn State Football: Five Things To Watch For At Blue White Weekend
78 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
In truth the Blue White game this weekend is as much a final celebration of the 2016 season and a get-together of family and friends as it is an evaluation process for James Franklin and his staff. 14 spring practices have given coaches far more data to work with when it comes to shaking out the ros [Read More]
Penn State Football Announces Stripe Out And More Penn State Football Announces Stripe Out And More
78 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com Staff
What the wear and when to wear it along with plenty of other themes for Penn State football games this season [Read More]
Penn State Football: As Blue White Weekend Celebrates 2016 Season, Don't Forget That Punter From Georgia Penn State Football: As Blue White Weekend Celebrates 2016 Season, Don't Forget That Punter From Georgia
78 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"There's nothing like playing at Beaver Stadium," Gillikin added. "It was pretty nerve-racking. I was shaking on the sideline and shaking when I was walking out. Didn't really calm down until I ran back to the sideline after the punt. I guess after the first punt I settled in a little bit." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Blue White Weekend Marks Start Of Consistency Battle For Wideouts Penn State Football: Blue White Weekend Marks Start Of Consistency Battle For Wideouts
79 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Only a few days into the new year former Penn State receiver Chris Godwin told teammate and fellow wideout Juwan Johnson that he was headed to the NFL. [Read More]
Penn State Women's Hockey Coach Josh Brandwene To Retire Penn State Women's Hockey Coach Josh Brandwene To Retire
79 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
After just over five years on the bench at Pegula Ice Arena, Penn State women’s hockey head coach Josh Brandwene announced his retirement on Wednesday morning. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey To Host 2018 And 2019 Tournament Regionals In Allentown At PPL Center Penn State Hockey To Host 2018 And 2019 Tournament Regionals In Allentown At PPL Center
79 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State hockey will host the Midwest Regional for the 2018 and 2019 NCAA Tournament the program announced on Tuesday afternoon. All three games of the regional will be played in Allentown at the recently opened PPL Center, the city bidding for the hosting rights earlier this year. [Read More]
Penn State Football Mailbag: Kicking, Sacks And Return TDs Penn State Football Mailbag: Kicking, Sacks And Return TDs
79 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
With only a few days before Penn State finishes up spring practice with the annual Blue White game, here is one last look into the mailbag to answer some questions you had about this upcoming season. [Read More]
Offseason Musings: How Far Did Saquon Barkley Run During His Famous Rose Bowl TD?
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Offseason Musings: How Far Did Saquon Barkley Run During His Famous Rose Bowl TD?
79 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
But ever since that 15 second run around northern LA I have always wondered how far did Barkley actually run? It's 79-yards on paper, but Barkley took the scenic route around the field to finally find the endzone. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Minor But Important Change Coming To Blue White Game Penn State Football: Minor But Important Change Coming To Blue White Game
79 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
You might not see all of your favorite Nittany Lions next weekend at the annual Blue White game but you will see a much more competitive scrimmage according to James Franklin. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Buttrick Signs Letter Of Intent Penn State Basketball: Buttrick Signs Letter Of Intent
80 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Trent Buttrick has officially signed his National Letter of Intent and will join Penn State basketball for the 2017 season the program announced on Wednesday. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Like The Program, Gesicki Is Focused On The Little Things Penn State Football: Like The Program, Gesicki Is Focused On The Little Things
80 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Mike Gesicki addressed the media over a shaky conference call connection on Tuesday morning but the message was crystal clear, the now senior tight end was back to finish what he started. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Finish With No. 8 Ranking In Final Polls Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Finish With No. 8 Ranking In Final Polls
80 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State hockey's historic season will add one more notable moment to its long list as the Nittany Lions finish No.8 in both major polls, up three spots from No. 11 weeks earlier in the USCHO.com and US Today rankings. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Eagles Sign McGloin, Godwin To Visit Penn State Football: Eagles Sign McGloin, Godwin To Visit
80 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The Philadelphia Eagles have signed former Nittany Lion quarterback Matt McGloin the franchise announced on Monday morning. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Add Johnstown Product To Incoming Freshman Class Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Add Johnstown Product To Incoming Freshman Class
80 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State hockey added another defenseman to the fold this week as Adam Pilewicz of the Johnstown Tomahawks announced his commitment on Thursday. [Read More]
Penn State Football: John Reid To Miss Most Of 2017 With Injury Penn State Football: John Reid To Miss Most Of 2017 With Injury
80 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Reid is coming off of an honorable mention all-Big Ten season having started 14 games during Penn State's historic 2016 campaign opposite Grant Haley at corner. By the season's end Reid had racked up 36 total tackles, 5.0 tackles for a loss and an interception. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Miranda The Latest Example Of Penn State's Growing Depth Penn State Football: Miranda The Latest Example Of Penn State's Growing Depth
80 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"We're allowing guys to compete and probably wouldn't make any changes until camp," Franklin added. "Guys are having opportunity, we have a legit two-deep at most positions, and the competition has been good." [Read More]
Penn State Football: During A Slow Spring, Development Keeps Cabinda Excited  Penn State Football: During A Slow Spring, Development Keeps Cabinda Excited
80 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"I think at this point of the year, especially with spring ball, you get to see a lot of young guys mature," Cabinda said after practice on Wednesday. "Especially guys who didn't really get it before, newer guys who are new to the system that start to mature and start to make plays." [Read More]
Four Nittany Lions Named To National Football Foundation’s 2017 Hampshire Honor Society. Four Nittany Lions Named To National Football Foundation’s 2017 Hampshire Honor Society.
81 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com staff
Penn State football offensive lineman Brian Gaia, punt returner Gregg Garrity, holder Chris Gulla and long snapper Tyler Yazujian were honored for their accomplishments in the classroom when they were named to the National Football Foundation’s 2017 Hampshire Honor Society. [Read More]
Penn State Football Mailbag: Kicking, Tommy Stevens, Bandon Polk And More Penn State Football Mailbag: Kicking, Tommy Stevens, Bandon Polk And More
81 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
It's April which means that the Blue White game is only weeks away. In that light it's time to open the mailbox once again and take a few reader questions as spring practice continues into its second week. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Blue White Autograph Session And Schedule Of Events Announced Penn State Football: Blue White Autograph Session And Schedule Of Events Announced
81 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Good news for fans hoping to get up close and personal with their favorite player, the popular autograph session with the Nittany Lions will be held from 12:15-1:05 p.m. at gates A, B, C, E and F of Beaver Stadium. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: After Historic Season, Program Looks Forward Penn State Hockey: After Historic Season, Program Looks Forward
81 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
“Getting to the tournament, and getting a taste of a chance to go to the Frozen Four was really motivating,” Gadowsky said earlier this week. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Barkley Gets Workout In With Cowboys Quarterback Dak Prescott Penn State Football: Barkley Gets Workout In With Cowboys Quarterback Dak Prescott
81 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
“It was pretty cool, it was really cool actually to work out with Dak Prescott,” Barkley said. “Talk to him and see the knowledge that he knows from the game and what he learned from his first year, especially being on a team with guys like [Dez Bryant] and [Ezekiel Elliott].” [Read More]
Penn State Football's Most Interesting Man Paying It Forward To Lamont Wade Penn State Football's Most Interesting Man Paying It Forward To Lamont Wade
81 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"That decision me and my family made, I know it was the right one," Allen said on Wednesday night after practice. "Playing with my teammates for one last season and getting it done." [Read More]
Penn State Football: 2018 Class Adds Texas Cornerback Penn State Football: 2018 Class Adds Texas Cornerback
82 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State football's 2018 recruiting class continued to grow on Wednesday morning as three-star cornerback Trent Gordon announced his commitment. The Manvel, Texas native is James Franklin’s 12th commit and first cornerback for this cycle. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Finish Historic Season With 6-3 Loss To No. 1 Denver Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Finish Historic Season With 6-3 Loss To No. 1 Denver
82 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Jarid Lukosevicius opened the scoring just 3:17 into the game as he navigated a small window, finessing his way past Peyton Jones and finding the back of the net. Denver's early lead a bad sign for the upset hopeful Nittany Lions. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Sunday Night A Good Measuring Stick As Nittany Lions Face No. 1 Denver Penn State Hockey: Sunday Night A Good Measuring Stick As Nittany Lions Face No. 1 Denver
82 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Whatever happens on Sunday night, Penn State hockey will get its best answer yet to a question fans and onlookers have long wondered. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Obliterate Union 10-3 For First NCAA Tournament Win Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Obliterate Union 10-3 For First NCAA Tournament Win
82 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"It’s very special," Penn State captain David Goodwin said. "It’s something I’ve dreamt about, to be honest. I don’t know, it will feel a lot better with a win against Denver tomorrow." [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Big Ten Network Profiles History As Nittany Lions Head To Tournament
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Penn State Hockey: Big Ten Network Profiles History As Nittany Lions Head To Tournament
82 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
As Penn State hockey heads into its first ever NCAA Tournament appearance, the Nittany Lions took a moment to talk to the Big Ten Network and look backwards in time. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Announce Team Captains Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Announce Team Captains
82 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
“These three young men have been leaders in our program, on and off the field,” Penn State coach James Franklin said in a release. “They live our four core values and act with the program’s best interest in mind. Our team is in good hands with these guys!” [Read More]
Penn State Football: Long Season Means A Lighter Load For Some Nittany Lions This Spring Penn State Football: Long Season Means A Lighter Load For Some Nittany Lions This Spring
83 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State football is coming off of its longest season ever, a grind through months and months of games, practices and sessions in the weight room. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Avoiding Complacency As Nittany Lions Eye Repeat Success Penn State Football: Avoiding Complacency As Nittany Lions Eye Repeat Success
83 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
As Penn State enters the 2017 season, repeating 2016 will be the biggest challenge [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: What To Know About Union Penn State Hockey: What To Know About Union
83 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
A few quick things to know about Union hockey as Penn State prepares to face the Dutchmen this weekend in the NCAA Tournament. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions To Face Union In First Ever NCAA Tournament Game Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions To Face Union In First Ever NCAA Tournament Game
83 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State hockey is headed to Cincinnati for its first-ever NCAA Tournament appearance. The bracket was announced on Sunday afternoon less than 13 hours following the Nittany Lions' 2-1 double-overtime victory against Wisconsin in the Big Ten Tournament title game. [Read More]
That's All Folkes, Penn State Hockey Win Big Ten Tournament In Double OT Against Wisconsin That's All Folkes, Penn State Hockey Win Big Ten Tournament In Double OT Against Wisconsin
83 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
On paper there is no reasonable explanation for what happened Saturday night as Penn State beat Wisconsin 2-1 in double overtime to claim the Big Ten Tournament title. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Advance, Knock Off Michigan 4-1 In Big Ten Tournament Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Advance, Knock Off Michigan 4-1 In Big Ten Tournament
83 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State hockey removed the formalities of big game drama and used a three-goal first period to upend Michigan 4-1 on Thursday night in the opening round of the Big Ten Tournament. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Program Announces Two Transfers Penn State Basketball: Program Announces Two Transfers
83 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State basketball announced two transfers on Thursday afternoon as the Nittany Lions head into the offseason. Junior Terrence Samuel and redshirt sophomore Isaiah Washington will graduate from Penn State this summer, leaving the program with remaining eligibility. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Sickels Makes Most Of Opportunity With Solid Pro Day Penn State Football: Sickels Makes Most Of Opportunity With Solid Pro Day
83 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Garrett Sickels sat in the passenger seat on his way through Pennsylvania back to Penn State a nostalgic drive back through parts of the state he hasn't seen in ages. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: 172 Games Later, A Big Moment Awaits In 173 Penn State Hockey: 172 Games Later, A Big Moment Awaits In 173
83 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The golf course is basically empty, a rarity for the middle of summer in State College, but a voice from behind a collection of pine trees shouts towards Guy Gadowsky. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Rooting Guide Heading Into Selection Sunday Penn State Hockey: Rooting Guide Heading Into Selection Sunday
84 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
It's a unique situation to sit in what could be the final week of the season with the ability to control your own destiny but Penn State's strong first half of the year and grinding play through the Big Ten schedule has afforded it that luxury. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Timeline Vague, But New Practice Facility In Master Plan Penn State Basketball: Timeline Vague, But New Practice Facility In Master Plan
84 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State basketball might just be getting a space to call its own if the recently released facilities master plan comes to fruition. [Read More]