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Penn State Football: Franklin Talks Corrections And More At Tuesday Press Conference Penn State Football: Franklin Talks Corrections And More At Tuesday Press Conference
7 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
James Franklin spoke to the media on Tuesday ahead of Penn State's meeting with undefeated Minnesota this weekend. Here is what you need to know. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Broadcast Details Released For 2016-17 Season Penn State Hockey: Broadcast Details Released For 2016-17 Season
9 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State hockey's 2016-17 season is just days away and now nearly all of the game times and broadcast details have been finalized the program announced on Tuesday. [Read More]
First NHL Hockey Game At Pegula Ice Arena Ends With Drama As Wild Beat Sabres 2-1 First NHL Hockey Game At Pegula Ice Arena Ends With Drama As Wild Beat Sabres 2-1
23 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State is just over a week away from dropping the puck on the 2016-17 season but Hockey Valley was out in full force on Monday as the Buffalo Sabres took on the Minnesota Wild in an NHL preseason game. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Maryland Clash Set For BTN Broadcast Penn State Football: Maryland Clash Set For BTN Broadcast
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The Penn State Football Homecoming contest against Maryland on Oct. 8 at noon will air on the Big Ten Network. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Handing Out The Grades Following Loss To Michigan Penn State Football: Handing Out The Grades Following Loss To Michigan
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State didn't have a great afternoon in Ann Arbor against No. 4 ranked Michigan and the grades show it [Read More]
For Penn State And Franklin The Next Four Weeks Are Everything For Penn State And Franklin The Next Four Weeks Are Everything
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State athletic director Sandy Barbour and deputy director of athletics Phil Esten stood deep underneath Michigan Stadium on Saturday evening as James Franklin spoke to the media following the Nittany Lions' 49-10 loss to the Wolverines. [Read More]
Penn State Football: No. 4 Michigan Walks Past Nittany Lions 49-10 Penn State Football: No. 4 Michigan Walks Past Nittany Lions 49-10
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State's crippled linebacker unit was just one of many issues on Saturday afternoon as the Nittany Lions fell 49-10 to the No. 4 ranked Michigan Wolverines in Ann Arbor. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: NHL Game At Pegula Seemed Inevitable But Plenty Had To Happen First Penn State Hockey: NHL Game At Pegula Seemed Inevitable But Plenty Had To Happen First
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"It's my understanding that this has been a very popular game with the NHL officials," Cross added. "There are a lot of people vying to do this particular contest because of the building because of what they've heard about this in the hockey community." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Gesicki Enjoying Benefits Of Hard Work As Season Continues Penn State Football: Gesicki Enjoying Benefits Of Hard Work As Season Continues
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
And so far it has paid off, nine receptions for 158 yards on the year with a leaping 52-yard catch that will rival any of the year's best. The yardage is a career high and the receptions just five shy of a new mark as well. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Offense Developing Consistency With Or Without Stars On Field Penn State Football: Offense Developing Consistency With Or Without Stars On Field
6 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"I think it speaks volumes about the direction that we're headed," Franklin said on Tuesday. "You're exactly right. In the past if we had one of our better players not playing well or not make a play or having to go down for a couple series and being out of the game, that we had a hard time ove [Read More]
Penn State Football: Koa Farmer Moves To Linebacker As Nittany Lions Prep For Michigan Penn State Football: Koa Farmer Moves To Linebacker As Nittany Lions Prep For Michigan
1 week ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
James Franklin spoke with the media on Tuesday during an unusually upbeat press conference heading into the Nittany Lions' meeting this weekend with No. 4 Michigan. Despite the news that longtime linebacker Nyeem Wartman-White will miss the second straight season with a knee injury, Franklin was in [Read More]
Penn State Football: Wartman-White To Miss Remainder Of Season With Injury Penn State Football: Wartman-White To Miss Remainder Of Season With Injury
1 week ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State linebacker Nyeem Wartman-White will miss the remainder of the 2016 campaign according to coach James Franklin. The fifth year senior missed all of the 2015 season following a knee injury on special teams during Penn State's season opener against Temple. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Five Questions Heading Into James Franklin's Weekly Press Conference Penn State Football: Five Questions Heading Into James Franklin's Weekly Press Conference
1 week ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Heading on the road to face No. 4 Michigan this weekend in Ann Arbor there is no shortage of storylines to cover between a depleted defense and a growing offense. With that in mind the Nittany Lions' biggest challenge won't be the Wolverines but an injury plagued roster just three weeks into the s [Read More]
Ben State Football: With All The Rehash, Don't Forget These Stories Ben State Football: With All The Rehash, Don't Forget These Stories
1 week ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Joe Paterno has been in the headlines again, but don't forget these stories that are unfolding for the first time [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Set To Host Minnesota For 3:30 Kick Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Set To Host Minnesota For 3:30 Kick
1 week ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State will host Minnesota for a 3:30 p.m. kick on Oct. 1, the conference announced on Monday morning. The game will air on the Big Ten Network. The Nittany Lions are taking on the Gophers for the first time since 2013. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Handing Out The Grades Following Win Over Temple Penn State Football: Handing Out The Grades Following Win Over Temple
1 week ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State overcame injuries and at least one potentially major misstep on Saturday afternoon to knock off Temple 34-27 to pick up the Nittany Lions' second win of the year. While Penn State is still far from a perfect team, Saturday was in may respects the most complete effort by the Nittany Lions [Read More]
Penn State Football: Offense Finding Its Stride As Quarters Go Along Penn State Football: Offense Finding Its Stride As Quarters Go Along
1 week ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"All of our expectations are very high for the offense, really my expectations are so high for the offense I don't know if they'll ever be reached," Thompkins added "But we're just raising the bar every day and getting closer and closer." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Former Players Gather To Remember Paterno Penn State Football: Former Players Gather To Remember Paterno
2 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"Joe will always be someone who took me out of a very small town and gave me a wonderful opportunity," Cefalo added when asked. "I don't know how many people would say that he was our mentor and somebody who gave me a great deal of my life and then change your opinion about him." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Previewing The Opponent: Temple Penn State Football: Previewing The Opponent: Temple
2 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Temple's defense might be able to slow down the Nittany Lions for a bit but it's hard to see this group of Owls having the firepower to pull off the upset two years in a row [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Set To Host Top Recruits This Weekend Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Set To Host Top Recruits This Weekend
2 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State basketball is taking advantage of its recruiting trail momentum this weekend as coach Pat Chambers and staff are set to host some of the highest rated prospects in the 2018 class for unofficial visits. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Barkley Happy With How He's Seeing Blitzes Penn State Football: Barkley Happy With How He's Seeing Blitzes
2 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
For all of the impressive runs and jaw dropping moves that Saquon Barkley has put on the field over the past two seasons it's the little things he's still focusing on to become a complete running back. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Already Making History In Point-Happy Season Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Already Making History In Point-Happy Season
2 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"Yeah. I think it changes my approach," Franklin said on Tuesday. "So like taking the ball, and things like that, that we've done or tried to do if you win the toss, taking the ball to start the game, do some things like that, going for two early on, you know, trying to get an advantage." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Injuries, Tempo, Return Jobs And More From James Franklin's Press Conference Penn State Football: Injuries, Tempo, Return Jobs And More From James Franklin's Press Conference
2 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
oming off of a last minute loss to Pitt and heading into another cross state game against Temple this weekend there was plenty to talk about. From injuries to tempo, Franklin touched on a whole host of topics during his half hour or so question and answer period. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Five Questions Heading Into James Franklin's Weekly Press Conference Penn State Football: Five Questions Heading Into James Franklin's Weekly Press Conference
2 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Coming off a heartbreaking comeback loss to Pitt this past weekend Penn State coach James Franklin is set to speak to the media on Tuesday afternoon for his weekly press conference. [Read More]
Ben State Football: 30 Minutes That Saved James Franklin, For Now Ben State Football: 30 Minutes That Saved James Franklin, For Now
2 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State was down and out on Saturday and clawed back into a game on multiple occasions and nearly won in the process. And that's the first time in a while you can say that about Penn State football. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Barkley Impressive Even In Loss Penn State Football: Barkley Impressive Even In Loss
2 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
You don't want to say that you feel badly for Saquon Barkley. He clearly loves his teammates and he's clearly having a good time being better at football than everyone else. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Handing Out The Grades Following Loss To Pitt Penn State Football: Handing Out The Grades Following Loss To Pitt
2 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Trying to make sense of a wild Penn State loss to Pitt and a game full of ups and downs [Read More]
Penn State Football: Miscues Doom Nittany Lions In Loss Penn State Football: Miscues Doom Nittany Lions In Loss
2 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"The reality is we didn't play smart enough or mistake-free enough to win," James Franklin said after the game. "If you lose the turnover battle and turn the ball over in your area of the field, you're going to have a hard time winning consistently. That was probably the biggest difference in t [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Comeback Falls Short In 42-39 Loss To Pitt Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Comeback Falls Short In 42-39 Loss To Pitt
2 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State falls to Pitt after coming back from a 28-7 deficit to eventually lose 42-39 on Saturday afternoon. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Captains Announced For 2016-17 Season Penn State Hockey: Captains Announced For 2016-17 Season
3 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
“David Goodwin has always been a highly intelligent player who has consistently generated offense on whatever line he has played on,” Gadowsky added. “Equally impressive is that David has worked extremely hard to improve his individual battles to become one of the team’s top performers in th [Read More]
Penn State Football: Opponent Preview: Pitt Penn State Football: Opponent Preview: Pitt
3 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Taking a look at what Pitt brings to the table during Week 2 and a big meeting with Penn State. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Davis Ready To Kick At Tricky Heinz Field Penn State Football: Davis Ready To Kick At Tricky Heinz Field
3 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"I have heard that Heinz Field is a pretty hard place to kick, but I'm also from Chicago where it's super windy, so every summer I'm practicing with wind," Davis said. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Bowen And Cooper Come Into Focus To Sustain Linebacker Depth Penn State Football: Bowen And Cooper Come Into Focus To Sustain Linebacker Depth
3 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"We're very pleased with Manny," Franklin said on Tuesday. "He just continues to grow in every aspect of his life. Obviously with this question specific to football, I think his role is going to continue to grow as the season goes on and specifically this week. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Schwan In And Givens Out? James Franklin Press Conference Recap Penn State Football: Schwan In And Givens Out? James Franklin Press Conference Recap
3 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
James Franklin spoke with the media on Tuesday afternoon following Penn State's win over Kent State and just days away from the Nittany Lions' upcoming meeting against Pitt. Here are a few keys from the 30+ minute question and answer period including two key injury updates if you happen to read be [Read More]
Penn State Football: Five Questions Heading Into James Franklin's Weekly Press Conference Penn State Football: Five Questions Heading Into James Franklin's Weekly Press Conference
3 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Think of this as a press conference primer. With Pitt on the schedule this week it's safe to say that there won't be a shortage of questions about in-state recruiting, in-state rivalries and what it means to win against a longtime rival. [Read More]
Ben State Football: One Game Won't Change Balance Of Power, But A Series Can Ben State Football: One Game Won't Change Balance Of Power, But A Series Can
3 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Taking a look at how important the Pitt/Penn State game this week is to the balance of power in Pennsylvania [Read More]
Penn State Football: Handing Out The Grades Following Penn State's Win Over Kent State Penn State Football: Handing Out The Grades Following Penn State's Win Over Kent State
3 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
One down and eleven more to go. Penn State took care of business on Saturday with a good and bad 33-13 victory over Kent State that had its fair share of shining moments coupled with the occasional miscue. [Read More]
Penn State Football: A Year After His Brother's Death, Shareef Miller Makes The Most Of Opportunity Penn State Football: A Year After His Brother's Death, Shareef Miller Makes The Most Of Opportunity
3 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"My brother, you know, he had a life in the streets." Miller says pausing ever so briefly, the kind of pause that doesn't come as the result of breath, but as the byproduct of emotions. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Show Promise For Future Following Win Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Show Promise For Future Following Win
3 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
“One of the things we have to do a better job of with the scrambling quarterbacks is it was either a sack or a scramble for a first down,” said Franklin. “So we got to do a better job with our rush lanes on the defensive side of the ball.” [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Win 33-13 Following Second Half Push Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Win 33-13 Following Second Half Push
3 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State looked like a program somewhere between where it was and where it wants to be on Saturday as the Nittany Lions worked their way to a 33-13 victory over Kent State. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Previewing The Opponent: Kent State Penn State Football: Previewing The Opponent: Kent State
4 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
There might be a few bumps in the road this week as Penn State's offense hits the ground running, as fast as it can, but the Nittany Lions are the better team and unless something strange happens this shouldn't be a true test for Penn State. 34-3 seems like a safe bet. [Read More]
Penn State Finally Caves As Paterno Set To Be Honored
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Penn State Finally Caves As Paterno Set To Be Honored
4 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
In truth the Jerry Sandusky scandal will never leave Penn State and it never should. It's not as though you can simply let the passage of time erase horrible things. But if nothing else Penn State was seemingly rid of so much that had eroded at the inner most core of the very structure of the unive [Read More]
Penn State Football: Saquon Barkley Gets 75/1 Odds To Win Heisman Penn State Football: Saquon Barkley Gets 75/1 Odds To Win Heisman
4 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The online sports book Bovada has added a Nittany Lion to the mix as sophomore running back Saquon Barkley was named one of 22 potential Heisman winners with 75/1 odds. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Franklin Named To East Stroudsburg Hall Of Fame Penn State Football: Franklin Named To East Stroudsburg Hall Of Fame
4 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
After a standout career as a quarterback, Penn State head coach James Franklin has been selected to the East Stroudsburg Athletic Hall of Fame as a member of the 2016 class. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittanyville Yet Another Sign Of Football's Return
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Penn State Football: Nittanyville Yet Another Sign Of Football's Return
4 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Nothing says Penn State football is back quite like tents outside of Beaver Stadium. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Barkley Likely Set For Situational Returns On Special Teams Penn State Football: Barkley Likely Set For Situational Returns On Special Teams
4 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Probably one of the more eyebrow raising moves of Penn State's offseason is looking less and less like something fans will need to get their heart checked over. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nobody, Not Even Franklin Has Answer To Season's Most Pressing Question Penn State Football: Nobody, Not Even Franklin Has Answer To Season's Most Pressing Question
4 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
If the past several seasons have been a reminder of anything for Penn State fans, it's the value of a good offensive line. With a good one you can do just about anything, without one and all the schemes in the world won't save you. [Read More]
James Franklin Press Conference Notes: Bowers Out For Season, Givens A Name To Watch James Franklin Press Conference Notes: Bowers Out For Season, Givens A Name To Watch
4 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
James Franklin met with the media on Tuesday afternoon to talk Week 1 of the season and the Nittany Lions' upcoming contest against Kent State to kickoff the 2016-17 campaign. Here are some of the key takeaways. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Five Questions Heading Into James Franklin's Weekly Press Conference Penn State Football: Five Questions Heading Into James Franklin's Weekly Press Conference
4 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Every Tuesday morning reporters covering Penn State football will prepare for James Franklin's weekly press conference slated to take place around 12:30 inside Beaver Stadium. With that in mind, here is a new series that will address five hot topic items facing Franklin and the program each week. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Williams Set To Join Radio Broadcast Penn State Football: Williams Set To Join Radio Broadcast
4 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
A familiar name will be joining the Penn State radio broadcast team. [Read More]
Ben State Football: No James Franklin Isn't On The Hot Seat Ben State Football: No James Franklin Isn't On The Hot Seat
4 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Getting the question out of the way early, no James Franklin isn't on the hot seat [Read More]
Penn State Football: Take A Breath, It All Starts Next Week Penn State Football: Take A Breath, It All Starts Next Week
5 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Somewhere in State College on Friday night a group of the in-town beat writers that cover Penn State will get together for one final moment before the offseason ends and Week 1 begins. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Franklin Radio Show Brings No Surprises As Season Unofficially Begins Penn State Football: Franklin Radio Show Brings No Surprises As Season Unofficially Begins
5 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Just a few ticks past 6:00 PM on a Thursday evening James Franklin sat almost entirely alone in the back left corner of the room as fans continued to file in for the first radio show of the year. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Barkley Added To Lombardi Award Watch List Penn State Football: Barkley Added To Lombardi Award Watch List
5 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
You may have heard but everyone is jumping on the Saquon Barkley bandwagon as the sophomore running back was added to one final watch list on Thursday afternoon. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Three Freshmen Green Lit For Early Contributions Penn State Football: Three Freshmen Green Lit For Early Contributions
5 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
With the first game of the season just over a week away, at least three Penn State true freshmen could get their taste of college football against Kent State according to coach James Franklin. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Trace McSorley Named Starter Penn State Football: Trace McSorley Named Starter
5 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
James Franklin confirmed on Wednesday evening what many have suspected for weeks, Trace McSorley will be Penn State's starting quarterback this season. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Will Look Better But That May Not Impact Win Total Just Yet Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Will Look Better But That May Not Impact Win Total Just Yet
5 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
To be perfectly honest nobody really knows what Penn State is going to look like this year. But here is a guess. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Name Captains For 2016 Season Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Name Captains For 2016 Season
5 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
As Penn State sits just days away from the first week of the 2016 football season the Nittany Lions officially announced team captains on Tuesday evening. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Best Case And Worst Case For Each Game Penn State Football: Best Case And Worst Case For Each Game
5 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
A lot can happen in 12 games. Heartbreak, upsets, unexpected heroes and moments that can transcend the season and be remembered for years. That's what makes every season so unique, and so much fun to look forward to. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Five Things To Know If You're New In Town Penn State Football: Five Things To Know If You're New In Town
5 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
While we could spend all day talking about the minor details and information that you should know heading into Penn State's 2016-17 season, here are five things you really ought to know in order to hold your own at the dining commons. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Pitt Game Sells Out As Season Closes In Penn State Football: Pitt Game Sells Out As Season Closes In
6 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Perhaps a foregone conclusion months ago but Penn State and Pitt will play in front of a sellout Heinz Field crowd the Panthers announced this week. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Dawes Hired As Director Of Operations Penn State Hockey: Dawes Hired As Director Of Operations
6 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State hockey has hired Alex Dawes to take over the role of Director of Hockey Operations the program announced on Thursday. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Offensive Line Coming Into Focus As Camp Continues Penn State Football: Offensive Line Coming Into Focus As Camp Continues
6 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Between a new offense designed to help support a struggling line and more talent and experience along that front there seems little doubt Penn State will be a better team in the trenches this year. How much better might make or break the season. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Massachusetts' Top Prospect Commits To Nittany Lions Penn State Football: Massachusetts' Top Prospect Commits To Nittany Lions
6 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
With Penn State's 2017 recruiting class quickly reaching capacity, the focus has slowly started to shift toward the 2018 haul and four-star tight end Patrick Freiermuth added his name to the commitment list early Tuesday morning. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Training Camp Mailbag, Ohio State, Running Backs And More Penn State Football: Training Camp Mailbag, Ohio State, Running Backs And More
6 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
With Penn State entering the second full week of practice the season is only getting closer and closer. With that in mind here are a few questions you had about the team and the program at large. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Add Another Offensive Weapon To 2017 Class Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Add Another Offensive Weapon To 2017 Class
6 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State continued its offensive on the recruiting trail this weekend as three-star wideout and Indiana native Mac Hippenhammer committed to James Franklin and his staff. The 2017 prospect choose the Nittany Lions over Iowa and Michigan State among several other schools. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Franklin Insists That QB Race Is Close As Practice Continues Penn State Football: Franklin Insists That QB Race Is Close As Practice Continues
7 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Tommy Stevens ripped a pass across the middle of the field to a receiver darting though coverage on a muggy afternoon inside Holuba Hall on Wednesday as the Nittany Lions avoided a torrential downpour outside. [Read More]
Penn State Athletics: All Sports Museum To Host Olympic Watch Parties Penn State Athletics: All Sports Museum To Host Olympic Watch Parties
7 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Want to watch some former Nittany Lions go up against some of the best in the world for an Olympic medal? The Penn State All Sports Museum will host three viewing parties for key olympic events this weekend and early next week so you can do just that. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Barkley Drops Jaws During Lions Den Drill
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Penn State Football: Barkley Drops Jaws During Lions Den Drill
7 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The Lions Den has always been something to see, but with Saquon Barkley dancing around four different players trying to tackle him, it's safe to say this is a moment few will forget anytime soon. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Timing Doesn't Matter Much In Naming Starting Quarterback Penn State Football: Timing Doesn't Matter Much In Naming Starting Quarterback
7 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"I think Trace, like I mentioned before, has done some really nice things. But I think Tommy also has shown a tremendous ability as well. Mentally, Trace was a little bit ahead of Tommy during spring, but Tommy has had the opportunity to close that gap. So I don't think it will be in the first wee [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Add Size With Sunday Commitment Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Add Size With Sunday Commitment
7 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State continues to roll on the recruiting trail adding a 325-pound offensive lineman to the fold on Sunday [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions With Big Addition To 2018 Class Penn State Football: Nittany Lions With Big Addition To 2018 Class
7 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State continued its recruiting roll on Saturday with another commitment, this one to the 2018 class. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Versatility At Linebacker Despite Depth Issues Penn State Football: Versatility At Linebacker Despite Depth Issues
8 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State football, for all of the changes and decades of games that have been played, is objectively one of the best programs when it comes to producing top tier linebackers. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Barkley, Sanders And Polk A Big Risk-Reward Return Unit
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Penn State Football: Barkley, Sanders And Polk A Big Risk-Reward Return Unit
8 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Saquon Barkley returning kicks? James Franklin quietly floated the idea at Big Ten media days in Chicago and then again Thursday at Penn State's own media day event. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Barkley Something Special In The Making As Personality Grows Penn State Football: Barkley Something Special In The Making As Personality Grows
8 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Saquon Barkley already had a following by the time he hit the field at media day on Thursday afternoon. At least three reporters had spotted him working his way down the Beaver Stadium tunnel among his teammates. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Media Day Notebook Penn State Football: Media Day Notebook
8 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Franklin was followed by offensive coordinator Joe Moorhead, special teams coach Charles Huff and defensive coordinator Brent Pry, all of whom had their own insight into the upcoming 2016-17 campaign. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Players React As New Locker Room Revealed
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Penn State Football: Players React As New Locker Room Revealed
8 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State football starts training camp on Thursday afternoon and the Nittany Lions finally have a new locker room to call home. [Read More]
Penn State Athletics: 22 Nittany Lions Set For Olympics, Schedules And More Penn State Athletics: 22 Nittany Lions Set For Olympics, Schedules And More
8 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
If you want to have a little extra pride on the line during this year's Olympics you're in luck as 22 current and former Nittany Lions are set to take part in the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio starting on Wednesday, Aug. 3, two days before the opening ceremonies. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Breneman Headed To UMass For One Final Shot At Football Penn State Football: Breneman Headed To UMass For One Final Shot At Football
8 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Adam Breneman isn't ready to let his football career go just yet, announcing on Tuesday night that he will play for the University of Massachusetts. [Read More]
Penn State Football: AP Names Penn State No. 12 Program All-Time Penn State Football: AP Names Penn State No. 12 Program All-Time
8 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The Associated Press has been ranking the best teams in all of college football for over 80 years. In fact, there have been 1,103 polls in total to mark the passage of time since 1936. Out of the 165 schools just 44 have been ranked in the coveted No. 1 spot. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Five Storylines Heading Into Camp Penn State Football: Five Storylines Heading Into Camp
8 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State starts training camp this Thursday, officially ending the offseason and turning the long wait of the summer into the days and weeks that will help shape the Nittany Lions' 2016 season. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Land Linebacker Brailyn Franklin Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Land Linebacker Brailyn Franklin
8 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Franklin is a three-star prospect out of Haymarket, Va., and the 13th member of the Nittany Lion Class of 2017. [Read More]
Penn State Football: McSorley Ready For Next Step, Even If That Means Less Hitting Penn State Football: McSorley Ready For Next Step, Even If That Means Less Hitting
8 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"That was just kind of one of the first things I fell in love with in football in general was the contact." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Maryland's Top Receiver Tabs Nittany Lions Penn State Football: Maryland's Top Receiver Tabs Nittany Lions
9 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
After nearly three months without a commitment on the recruiting trail, Penn State's momentum appears to be back in full swing as the Nittany Lions landed three-star receiver Cameron Sullivan-Brown on Friday. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Early On Freshmen Seem To Pass Eye Test Penn State Basketball: Early On Freshmen Seem To Pass Eye Test
9 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Does it lead anywhere in 2016? That remains to be seen, but nobody is holding back when it comes to praising the potential this team has. Even if it's still maybe a year from actually reaching it. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: New Series Gives Fans Look Behind The Scenes
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Penn State Basketball: New Series Gives Fans Look Behind The Scenes
9 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State basketball is giving fans a look behind the scenes as the program enters a new era in the program's history with a talented roster and a heralded freshman class making its way to campus. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Land Safety Derrek Pitts Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Land Safety Derrek Pitts
9 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State added yet another commitment on Wednesday as the recruiting surge continued, this time with an upset on the books as West Virginia safety Derrek Pitts verbally committed. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lion Announce Non Conference Schedule Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lion Announce Non Conference Schedule
9 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State basketball finally has the finishing touches on the non conference schedule, the program announced the full slate of games late on Wednesday night. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Big Ten Media Days Video Roundup
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Penn State Football: Big Ten Media Days Video Roundup
9 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
With Big Ten media days coming to a close on Tuesday afternoon it's a chance to take a look back at all of the interviews and clips from the two day event. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Ficken Signs With Jacksonville Jaguars Penn State Football: Ficken Signs With Jacksonville Jaguars
9 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Sam Ficken is finally in the NFL as the Jacksonville Jaguars announced his signing on Monday [Read More]
Penn State Football: Barkley Takes Home Another Preseason Honor Penn State Football: Barkley Takes Home Another Preseason Honor
9 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Big Ten media days are underway and Penn State has at least one more honor to add to the preseason shelf. A select media panel chose this year’s 10-member preseason list of players to watch, including five representatives each from the East and West divisions. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Land Safety Jonathan Sutherland Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Land Safety Jonathan Sutherland
9 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State football made it an even 10 commits for the 2017 recruiting haul and the second commitment of the week as Alexandria (Va.) Episcopal Academy four-star safety Jonathan Sutherland made the call on Sunday. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Will Reportedly Host Michigan State At The Palestra Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Will Reportedly Host Michigan State At The Palestra
10 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State basketball will turn a home game into a neutral site contest this January as the Nittany Lions will reportedly host Michigan State at the Palestra in Philadelphia this season. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Barkley Impressed By Miles Sanders Penn State Football: Barkley Impressed By Miles Sanders
10 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
It's safe to assume that Saquon Barkley isn't overly worried about losing his starting job to anyone, let alone a freshman. But it's also safe to assume that Barkley isn't taking any chances [Read More]
Penn State Football: Saquon Barkley, The Best Of What College Football Can Offer Penn State Football: Saquon Barkley, The Best Of What College Football Can Offer
10 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"When you look back on it, my life did change a lot." Barkley said as he dug through one of his pockets, taking out his phone and putting it on a table next to a Sugar Bowl trophy. [Read More]
Sandy Barbour Talks Beaver Stadium Renovations, Capacity Change And More Sandy Barbour Talks Beaver Stadium Renovations, Capacity Change And More
10 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"Whether it’s increased expenses or decreased revenues that we’re still trying to recoup, we’re about 15 million real dollars behind where we were five years ago, so whatever the incremental is with the Big Ten media rights money, that just helps us get back to whole." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Linebacker Faison-Walden Tabs Nittany Lions Penn State Football: Linebacker Faison-Walden Tabs Nittany Lions
10 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State football's dry spell on the recruiting trail finally ended on Wednesday as North Carolina linebacker prospect Brelin Faison-Walden made his decision public at his announcement ceremony. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions To Face Duquesne Nov. 13 Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions To Face Duquesne Nov. 13
10 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State and Duquesne will meet on the hardwood for the seventh consecutive season, the Nittany Lions will host The Dukes on Nov. 13 with a tip time still to be announced. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Moorhead Named To Fordham Athletic Hall Of Fame Penn State Football: Moorhead Named To Fordham Athletic Hall Of Fame
10 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State offensive coordinator Joe Moorhead added another bit of prestige to his coaching resume as it was announced on Monday that Fordham University, Moorhead’s alma mater and where he most recently was head coach, will honor Moorhead in the school’s Athletic Hall Of Fame. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Sanders Should Be Ready For Week 1, But Should Penn State Play Him? Penn State Football: Sanders Should Be Ready For Week 1, But Should Penn State Play Him?
10 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
There's no good reason to think that Miles Sanders won't play this season. Let's get that out of the way right off the bat. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Watch Koa Farmer And Saquon Barkley Go Head To Head
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Penn State Football: Watch Koa Farmer And Saquon Barkley Go Head To Head
10 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
A year's worth of fundraising efforts by the Penn State football team finally culminated on Saturday for the 14th annual Lift for Life event raising money to find a cure for kidney cancer. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Schwan Ready To Take Next Step Penn State Football: Schwan Ready To Take Next Step
10 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State's 6-foot-6, 253 pound senior defensive end doesn't strike you as the kind of guy that would have a mustache tattooed to his finger. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Taylor And Jack Sign Contracts Overseas Penn State Basketball: Taylor And Jack Sign Contracts Overseas
11 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Former Nittany Lions, Brandon Taylor and Donovon Jack have both signed contracts to play basketball overseas. Taylor with Greek squad PAOK, located in Thessaloniki, while Jack officially joined Great Britain’s Leicester City Riders Thursday. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Barkley Named To Doak Walker Award Watch List Penn State Football: Barkley Named To Doak Walker Award Watch List
11 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State sophomore running back Saquon Barkley is one of the best in the nation and the Doak Walker Award has taken notice, naming Barkley to its preseason watch list on Thursday. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lion Freshmen Heights, Weights And Numbers Penn State Football: Nittany Lion Freshmen Heights, Weights And Numbers
11 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
With preseason workouts just around the corner, Penn State released all of the need-to-know information about the newest Nittany Lions' heights, weights and numbers heading into camp. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Moorhead Role Simple, But Outcome No Small Thing Penn State Football: Moorhead Role Simple, But Outcome No Small Thing
11 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
StateCollege.com talked to Penn State offensive coordinator Joe Moorhead about what lies ahead [Read More]
Penn State Football: Jason Cabinda And Nyeem Wartman-White Named To Butkus Watch List Penn State Football: Jason Cabinda And Nyeem Wartman-White Named To Butkus Watch List
11 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Junior linebacker Jason Cabinda and senior Nyeem Wartman-White have both been named to the 2016 Butkus Award Watch List. The award, named in honor of legendary linebacker Dick Butkus, annually recognizes the nation’s top collegiate linebacker. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Shooting Forward Myles Dread First Commit Of 2018 Class Penn State Basketball: Shooting Forward Myles Dread First Commit Of 2018 Class
11 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
With Penn State's staff on the road across the country this summer, the travel finally paid off as the Nittany Lions added D.C. shooting forward Myles Dread to the fold on Sunday. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Outland Trophy Absence Isn't Really a Snub, But It Is Symbolic Penn State Football: Outland Trophy Absence Isn't Really a Snub, But It Is Symbolic
12 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
You shouldn't take preseason watch lists too seriously, but that doesn't mean you can't pay attention to what it means about Penn State football. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Bailey Professional Career Continues With Senators Penn State Hockey: Bailey Professional Career Continues With Senators
12 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State's all-time leading goal scorer is continuing his professional journey with the Ottawa Senators' AHL-affilliate the Binghamton Senators the club announced this week. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Gesicki Named To Mackey Award Watch List Penn State Football: Gesicki Named To Mackey Award Watch List
12 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State junior tight end Mike Gesicki started off the second day of the preseason award watch list tsunami as he was named to the 2016 John Mackey Award list. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Barkley, Godwin And Cabinda Headline Early Watch List Announcements Penn State Football: Barkley, Godwin And Cabinda Headline Early Watch List Announcements
12 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
With football quickly racing toward the preseason phase of the calendar, the Maxwell and Bednarik awards announced their respective watch lists on Tuesday and three Nittany Lions are in their sights. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Public Ticket Sale Set For July 13 Penn State Football: Public Ticket Sale Set For July 13
13 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The Penn State football public single game ticket sales will begin on Wednesday, July 13 at 10 a.m. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Five Sure Things to Happen This Season Penn State Football: Five Sure Things to Happen This Season
13 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Five things that are almost sure to happen during the 2016 Penn State football season. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Set For Home-And-Home Series With Auburn Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Set For Home-And-Home Series With Auburn
13 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State and Auburn will meet for the first time ever during the regular season with a home-and-home series starting in 2021. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Miskinis Added To Staff As Strength And Conditioning Coach Penn State Basketball: Miskinis Added To Staff As Strength And Conditioning Coach
13 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State basketball has added Greg Miskinis to the staff as the program's strength and conditioning coach, Nittany Lion head coach Patrick Chambers announced late last week. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Three New Faces And Three Big Impacts Penn State Football: Three New Faces And Three Big Impacts
14 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
As Penn State welcomes its freshman class to campus, here are three new faces that could become three new starters sooner rather than later. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Way Too Early Predictions From Around The Beat Penn State Football: Way Too Early Predictions From Around The Beat
14 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Here are some way-too-early predictions from just a handful of the beat writers covering Penn State football every single day. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Pitt Game Ticket Prices Continue To Rise On Secondary Market Penn State Football: Pitt Game Ticket Prices Continue To Rise On Secondary Market
14 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The good news: If you want to get to a Penn State football game this fall ticket prices on the secondary market are continuing to drop. The bad news: If you want to see Penn State play Pitt, you're going to have to shell out the money in order to do so. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Set To Unveil And Distribute 2016 Season Poster Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Set To Unveil And Distribute 2016 Season Poster
14 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The poster is schedule to be unveiled Tuesday, June 21 and distributed at various locations in State College by members of the Penn State Football team. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Summer Mailbag, Temple Revenge, Offensive Line Improvements And More Penn State Football: Summer Mailbag, Temple Revenge, Offensive Line Improvements And More
14 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Answering some of your questions about Penn State football as the offseason drags along [Read More]
Penn State Baseball: Haley Signs With Tampa Bay Rays Penn State Baseball: Haley Signs With Tampa Bay Rays
15 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
“We are very proud of them and excited they have the opportunity to do something they have always dreamed of,” said Penn State head coach Rob Cooper. “Penn State will always be home to them.” [Read More]
Penn State Golf: Follow Along As Former Nittany Lions TJ Howe And Kevin Foley Take On US Open Penn State Golf: Follow Along As Former Nittany Lions TJ Howe And Kevin Foley Take On US Open
15 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State fans might be rooting for the Jordan Spieths and Jason Days of the world, but if you want to see some former Nittany Lions give the US Open a run you have two chances to do so. [Read More]
Penn State Baseball: Anderson Signs Single-A Deal With Mariners Penn State Baseball: Anderson Signs Single-A Deal With Mariners
15 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
After being drafted by the Seattle Mariners Saturday, recent Penn State graduate Jack Anderson has signed with the organization and will be assigned to its Class-A Short Season affiliate in the Northwest League, the Everett Aquasox. [Read More]
Penn State Golf: Foley Added To US Open Field, Joins TJ Howe Penn State Golf: Foley Added To US Open Field, Joins TJ Howe
15 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Another Penn Stater will be giving it a shot at this week's US Open as Kevin Foley, a former member of the Penn State men's golf team, was added to the field for the 116th U.S. Open. He joins fellow Nittany Lion alum T.J. Howe, who earned a spot in the field through qualifying play. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Ficken Working Out With Jaguars Penn State Football: Ficken Working Out With Jaguars
15 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State folk hero and kicker Sam Ficken is set to work out with the Jacksonville Jaguars according to reports. Ficken will work out for the team Tuesday and Wednesday. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Loik And Varley Sign With European Teams Penn State Hockey: Loik And Varley Sign With European Teams
15 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State men’s hockey continues to find homes in the professional leagues as recent graduates Curtis Loik and Connor Varley have signed professional deals to play with European teams for the 2016-17 season. [Read More]
Penn State Baseball: Anderson And Haley Selected In MLB Draft Penn State Baseball: Anderson And Haley Selected In MLB Draft
15 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State baseball's successful season continued with more postseason news as junior third baseman Jim Haley and senior closer Jack Anderson became the first players drafted out of Penn State since 2012. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Kent State And Temple Kick Times Set Penn State Football: Kent State And Temple Kick Times Set
15 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Every Penn State football game has been televised the past 11 seasons and 275 of the last 277 contests overall have been on TV. Penn State will play at least one regular season night game for the 17th consecutive season. [Read More]
Penn State Baseball: Hagenman Takes Home All-American Honors Penn State Baseball: Hagenman Takes Home All-American Honors
16 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State freshman pitcher Justin Hagenman picked up another rookie honor this week as Collegiate Baseball named him to its 2016 NCAA Division I Louisville Slugger Freshman All-American team. The magazine announced their selections earlier this week. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Announce Out Of Conference Slate Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Announce Out Of Conference Slate
16 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State hockey's 2016-17 schedule is finally complete as the program announced its out of conference slate on Wednesday. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Lasch Renovations Continue As Summer Goes Along Penn State Football: Lasch Renovations Continue As Summer Goes Along
16 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State football's home continues to get its offseason facelift as new lockers are slated for installation in the coming days and weeks according to the program's official Twitter account. [Read More]
Morett-Curtiss and Fayak Elected to Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame Morett-Curtiss and Fayak Elected to Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame
16 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"I am obviously honored to have been selected to the Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame - and am so thankful for the many coaches and teammates who taught and helped me throughout my career," said Fayak. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Five Years Later The Buzz Is Here Penn State Basketball: Five Years Later The Buzz Is Here
16 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
“It’s exciting to know that we’re going to face these challenges earlier and maybe get these guys a little bit further along by the time January comes around.” [Read More]
Penn State Football: Clifford Elite 11 Finalist, Headed To 'The Opening' Penn State Football: Clifford Elite 11 Finalist, Headed To 'The Opening'
16 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State quarterback commit Sean Clifford took one more step towards being one of the best signal callers in the 2017 class as he was named an Elite 11 finalist on Monday [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Big Ten Conference Slate Features Opening Series Against Michigan Penn State Hockey: Big Ten Conference Slate Features Opening Series Against Michigan
17 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State hockey's 2016-17 schedule came a bit more into focus on Thursday as the Big Ten announced its conference slate. The Nittany Lions will open league play Thursday-Friday, Dec. 1-2 by welcoming defending Big Ten champion Michigan to Pegula Ice Arena. [Read More]
Penn State Football: 100 Days Till Pitt Penn State Football: 100 Days Till Pitt
17 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
For Narduzzi it's a tangible opportunity to prove that Pitt isn't the butt of the joke so many make it out to be. That while the Panthers' schedule may never be full of the Big Ten's best, that Pitt continues to be a viable option for some the best recruits in the region. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Set For 20th Anniversary CvC Golf Tournament Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Set For 20th Anniversary CvC Golf Tournament
17 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State basketball will take part in the highlight event of the offseason for the 20th straight year as fundraisers take to the Penn State golf courses on Thursday and Friday for the annual Coaches Versus Cancer Golf Tournament. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Dozier,Wisniewski and Collins On Hall of Fame Ballot Penn State Football: Dozier,Wisniewski and Collins On Hall of Fame Ballot
17 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
First-team All-Americans Kerry Collins, D.J. Dozier and Steve Wisniewski have been selected for the national ballot for the Hall of Fame's Class of 2017. [Read More]
Penn State Women's Lacrosse Finishes Season Ranked No. 4 Penn State Women's Lacrosse Finishes Season Ranked No. 4
17 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State women’s lacrosse was voted No. 4 in the final IWLCA poll on Tuesday afternoon following the conclusion of the NCAA Championship. [Read More]
Penn State, Baylor And Your Hometown Penn State, Baylor And Your Hometown
18 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Of all the lines, of all the horrible things in Pepper Hamilton's report on Baylor's intentional disregard and outright suppression of assault victims, there is one that rings the loudest. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Set To Face George Washington Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Set To Face George Washington
18 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State basketball's already difficult non conference schedule isn't getting any easier as George Washington announced this week that the Colonials will host the Nittany Lions again this season as the home-and-home series continues. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Set To Face Georgia Tech In Big Ten/ACC Challenge Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Set To Face Georgia Tech In Big Ten/ACC Challenge
18 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The Penn State men’s basketball team will take on Georgia Tech in the annual Big Ten/ACC Challenge, ESPN announced Tuesday. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Pick 'Em Packages A New Season Ticket Option Penn State Football: Pick 'Em Packages A New Season Ticket Option
18 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
If you want some flexibility with your Penn State football season tickets there is a new option on the table starting this year. A Pick 'Em package starting at only $270 depending on seat location and selected games. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Reported Conference Tournament Changes Could Help Nittany Lions Penn State Hockey: Reported Conference Tournament Changes Could Help Nittany Lions
18 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
As Penn State hockey looks for its first ever postseason berth, a small but important change to the Big Ten conference tournament might just help the Nittany Lions' cause. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Do The Nittany Lions Need To Be Good For Barkley To Have Heisman Shot? Penn State Football: Do The Nittany Lions Need To Be Good For Barkley To Have Heisman Shot?
19 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
It comes as no surprise to anyone that Saquon Barkley is good at football. In fact he's quite good, or as NBC announcer Gary Koch once said of a long Tiger Woods putt at TPC Sawgrass "Better than most!" [Read More]
Penn State Football: Pitt Game Scheduled For Noon Kick Penn State Football: Pitt Game Scheduled For Noon Kick
19 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The long-awaited restart to an old series will kick at noon on Sept 10 as the Nittany Lions travel to Pittsburgh to take on the Panthers in the second game of the 2016-17 season. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Season Tickets Sell Out Yet Again Penn State Hockey: Season Tickets Sell Out Yet Again
19 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
With ninety-five percent of current season ticket holders renewing and the remaining tickets snatched up by those on the wait list, Penn State hockey continues to be one of the hottest tickets in town as season packages for the 2016-17 campaign have officially sold out. [Read More]
Penn State Football: University Named In Concussion Lawsuit Penn State Football: University Named In Concussion Lawsuit
19 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
According to multiple reports, at least one former Penn State football players have filed a class-action lawsuit against the university, the Big Ten conference, and the NCAA. The suit is the latest in a growing list of legal filings and debates surrounding concussions and athlete safety. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Student Ticket Sale Information Released Penn State Football: Student Ticket Sale Information Released
19 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The 2016 Penn State student football season ticket sale will begin on Monday, June 20 and run through Thursday, June 23. The senior class and graduate students open the annual sale on June 20 with the sale continuing through the freshmen ticket sale on June 23. [Read More]
Penn State Women's Lacrosse: Ticketing Info Released For Saturday NCAA Quarterfinal Penn State Women's Lacrosse: Ticketing Info Released For Saturday NCAA Quarterfinal
19 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com Staff
The Nittany Lions are seeking their first trip to the NCAA Semifinals since 1999. Sunday's 14-13 overtime win at Florida was the team's first victory against the Gators on the road and set up Penn State's fourth quarterfinal appearance in five seasons. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Hackenberg Inks $4.66 Million Deal With Jets Penn State Football: Hackenberg Inks $4.66 Million Deal With Jets
20 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Former Penn State quarterback turned 51st overall pick in the 2016 NFL Draft signed a four-year $4.66 million deal with the New York Jets on Thursday. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Homecoming Kick Set For Noon Penn State Football: Homecoming Kick Set For Noon
20 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com Staff
The game time for the Penn State Football Homecoming contest against Maryland Oct. 8 is slated for noon. Television arrangements for the contest will be announced at a later date. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Season Already Not Short On Big Moments, Or Big Question Marks Penn State Football: Season Already Not Short On Big Moments, Or Big Question Marks
20 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Ohio State, Iowa and Michigan State all at home. Find a way to win two of those games, or have a chance in all three, those are moments you can point to as small signs of progress. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Iowa And Rutgers Added To Primetime Slate Penn State Football: Iowa And Rutgers Added To Primetime Slate
20 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The Nittany Lions will host Iowa Nov. 5 and visit Rutgers Nov. 19 in primetime games to air on the Big Ten Network. Penn State’s Military Appreciation game against the Hawkeyes is slated to kick at 7:30 p.m., while the Nittany Lions visit the Scarlet Knights at 8 p.m. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Add 7-Footer In Transfer Satchel Pierce Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Add 7-Footer In Transfer Satchel Pierce
21 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State basketball will add another 7-footer to the roster as Virginia Tech transfer Satchel Pierce announced his transfer destination on Friday afternoon. [Read More]
Penn State Athletics: 109 Student Athletes Set To Graduate This Weekend Penn State Athletics: 109 Student Athletes Set To Graduate This Weekend
21 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com Staff
A record-tying 109 Penn State student-athletes are scheduled to graduate during Commencement this weekend on the University Park campus. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions To Face Pitt Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions To Face Pitt
21 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
A second batch of Penn State hoops news dropped on Wednesday as it was announced that the Nittany Lions will face Pittsburgh as part of the inaugural Never Forget Tribute Classic on Saturday, Dec. 10 at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Tip-Off Tournament Field Set, Nittany Lions To Face Duke Penn State Basketball: Tip-Off Tournament Field Set, Nittany Lions To Face Duke
21 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Perhaps to the interest of most fans, the Nittany Lions host Marist on Nov. 11 and Grand Canyon on Nov. 15 as part of the on-campus series of games. Penn State will then travel to face the Duke Blue Devils on Nov. 19 followed by either Rhode Island or Cincinnati on Nov. 20. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Kamonte Carter Dismissed For Violation Of Team Rules Penn State Football: Kamonte Carter Dismissed For Violation Of Team Rules
21 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State freshman defensive tackle Kamonte Carter is no longer a member of the football team due to a violation of team rules. Lions247 first reported the news on Saturday afternoon. A Penn State spokesperson confirmed the report to StateCollege.com [Read More]
Penn State Football: Well If Hackenberg Is Prepared For Anything, It's New York Penn State Football: Well If Hackenberg Is Prepared For Anything, It's New York
22 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Christian Hackenberg was drafted by the New York Jets on Friday night to end the chapter of a long and bumpy journey. [Read More]
Penn State Football: NFL Draft Live Blog: Zettel, Jones, Nassib And Hackenberg Drafted Penn State Football: NFL Draft Live Blog: Zettel, Jones, Nassib And Hackenberg Drafted
22 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
StateCollege.com will be keeping tabs on all the draft action and free agency in the coming weeks as several former Penn State standouts find their home at the next level. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Carter And Kline Honored For Academic Achievement Penn State Football: Carter And Kline Honored For Academic Achievement
22 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Former Nittany Lions, Kyle Carter and Ben Kline were honored for their accomplishments in the classroom when they were named to the National Football Foundation’s 2016 Hampshire Honor Society [Read More]
Penn State Football: Take A Mic'd Up Listen To Blue White 2016
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Penn State Football: Take A Mic'd Up Listen To Blue White 2016
22 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Check out three behind the scenes videos of defensive coordinator Brent Pry, offensive line coach Matt Limegrover and quarterback Trace McSorley all wearing a mic during this year's proceedings. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Pitt Game Ticket Most Expensive On Nittany Lions' Schedule Penn State Football: Pitt Game Ticket Most Expensive On Nittany Lions' Schedule
22 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
It has been a long time coming and ticket prices are starting to show it as tickets to see the Nittany Lions play Pitt are the most expensive on the secondary market as of late April. [Read More]
Penn State Football: In The End, Hackenberg And Gruden Feature The Final Chapter In Messy Saga  Penn State Football: In The End, Hackenberg And Gruden Feature The Final Chapter In Messy Saga
23 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Jon Gruden, former NFL coach turned charismatic analyst and quarterback guru for ESPN, tallked to Hackenberg on national TV about one of the more difficult to analyze careers in college football history. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Add Another Offensive Line Prospect In Miranda Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Add Another Offensive Line Prospect In Miranda
23 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The big guys keep on rolling in for Penn State as the Nittany Lions added Ohio native and offensive tackle Mike Miranda on Thursday night. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Set New APR Record Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Set New APR Record
23 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com Staff
The NCAA’s Academic Progress Rate (APR) announcement on Wednesday was another record breaker for the Penn State football program. [Read More]
Penn State Athletics: Nittany Lions Continue To Succeed In Classroom Penn State Athletics: Nittany Lions Continue To Succeed In Classroom
23 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State athletics has had another above average year in the classroom according to the Academic Progress Rate (APR) data released today by the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). [Read More]
Penn State Football: Blue White Game Rigged? That And More In The Mailbag Penn State Football: Blue White Game Rigged? That And More In The Mailbag
23 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Answering a few of your questions one last time as spring ball comes to a close. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Five Stats You May Have Missed From Blue White Weekend Penn State Football: Five Stats You May Have Missed From Blue White Weekend
23 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
If nothing else it's something to talk about as the offseason truly beings and the weeks turn into months before training camp finally arrives in August. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Even In An Open Race, This Is McSorley's Job To Lose Penn State Football: Even In An Open Race, This Is McSorley's Job To Lose
23 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
“I did a good job executing, taking what the defense gave me,” McSorley said. “That’s a credit to everyone else. The offensive line blocked tremendously today, the receivers did a great job of getting open and Mark (Allen) and Andre (Robinson) ran the ball real well.” [Read More]
Penn State Football: Andre Robinson And Mark Allen Impress As Running Back Depth Shines Penn State Football: Andre Robinson And Mark Allen Impress As Running Back Depth Shines
23 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
For as much as a spring scrimmage is full of things that will mean nothing when the season finally rolls around months down the road, for many players it's one last shot to prove their worth heading into the summer. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Live Updates Stats And Notes From The Blue White Game Penn State Football: Live Updates Stats And Notes From The Blue White Game
23 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Welcome to the 2016 Blue White game where the weather is picture perfect in State College and the crowd has filed in to get a look at the latest edition of the Nittany Lions as they conclude spring practice. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Just Another Practice, But A Day To Remember Penn State Football: Just Another Practice, But A Day To Remember
24 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
But this practice is also a chance to remember something, not something you'll notice, they won't put it on the scoreboard and talk about it during halftime. It's unspoken and it's undefined in any concrete fashion. [Read More]
Penn State Football: What To Know And What To Watch For At Blue White 2016 Penn State Football: What To Know And What To Watch For At Blue White 2016
24 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
With Penn State's annual spring scrimmage set to take place this Saturday it's always good to have a quick refresher course when it comes to the ins and outs of the Nittany Lion roster and storylines as spring ball comes to a close. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Position Preview: Special Teams Penn State Football: Position Preview: Special Teams
24 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The reinforcements are coming, and that might mean you'll be safe in row 15 from any shanks coming your way on fourth down. if nothing else that's an improvement even if it doesn't equate to more wins. [Read More]
Penn State Football: A New Offense Means A New Type Of Quarterback Penn State Football: A New Offense Means A New Type Of Quarterback
24 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
A change in offensive style means a change in how Penn State fans will look at the quarterback position [Read More]
Penn State Football: Position Preview: Secondary Penn State Football: Position Preview: Secondary
24 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Taking a look at the Nittany Lion secondary that returns a few old faces and will have to introduce a few new ones in 2016 [Read More]
Penn State Football: Position Preview: Defensive Line Penn State Football: Position Preview: Defensive Line
24 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
There will be new faces in new roles along the Penn State defensive front this year, but that doesn't mean the unit will be taking a step back in 2016. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Autograph Session Details Released Penn State Football: Autograph Session Details Released
24 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com Staff
The Blue-White autograph session slated for Saturday, April 16 will give fans the opportunity to get signatures from the Nittany Lion football team from 11:15 a.m. – 12:05 p.m. New this year, the Nittany Lions will be signing autographs at various Beaver Stadium gates. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Position Preview: Linebackers Penn State Football: Position Preview: Linebackers
24 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
A look at the Penn State linebacker unit, which isn't too deep but is plenty talented if the Nittany Lions can stay healthy. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Position Preview: Tight End Penn State Football: Position Preview: Tight End
25 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Can Mike Gesicki make good on his talent and a wide open race at tight end? [Read More]
Penn State Football: Position Preview: Offensive Line Penn State Football: Position Preview: Offensive Line
25 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
A look at one of the most talked about units when it comes to the success and failures of Penn State and the 2015 season [Read More]
Penn State Football: Barkley Shines In First Interview With Media Penn State Football: Barkley Shines In First Interview With Media
25 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
“I’m a little nervous, I’m not going to lie." Barkley said, a smile slowly working its way across his face. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Position Preview: Receivers  Penn State Football: Position Preview: Receivers
25 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Taking a look at a talent filled receiving corps as spring ball enters the final few practices. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Position Preview: Running Backs Penn State Football: Position Preview: Running Backs
25 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Taking a look at one of the most talent filled positions on the Nittany Lion roster [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Reportedly Set To Face Duke In Early Season Tournament Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Reportedly Set To Face Duke In Early Season Tournament
25 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State basketball will get a chance to face one of the nation's premiere programs as the Nittany Lions are reportedly set to face the Duke Blue Devils in the 2016 Hall-Of-Fame Tipoff Classic in Connecticut according to a CBS report. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Position Preview: Quarterbacks Penn State Football: Position Preview: Quarterbacks
25 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
With the Blue White game quickly closing in, here is your chance to get up to speed with each position on both sides of the ball. Monday starts the series with a look at one of the biggest holes left to fill on the entire roster. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Tight Ends Coach Ricky Rhane Mic'd Up
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Penn State Football: Tight Ends Coach Ricky Rhane Mic'd Up
26 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
With spring practice halfway over and the annual Blue White game just a few weeks around the corner, Penn State is giving fans an behind the scenes look at the work taking place inside Holuba Hall. [Read More]
Penn State Football: It's Early But McSorley Still Leads In Quarterback Race Penn State Football: It's Early But McSorley Still Leads In Quarterback Race
26 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"The experience, reps, the fact that he’s been the No. 2 for a full year," Franklin said of McSorley. "You tell guys all the time, you've got to prepare like you’re the starter. But when you’re redshirting and you’re the No. 2 quarterback and could go in at any point, you prepare differe [Read More]
Penn State Football: Safeties Coach Tim Banks Mic'd Up
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Penn State Football: Safeties Coach Tim Banks Mic'd Up
26 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Take a look behind the scenes as Penn State mic'd up new safeties coach Tim Banks for a spring practice earlier this week. The Nittany Lions are quickly closing in on the annual Blue White game on April 16 to finish off the first set of practices for the 2016 season. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Franklin Names Leadership Council Penn State Football: Franklin Names Leadership Council
26 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State has its latest leadership council as James Franklin announced the 2016 edition of the group which consists of 24 members of the Penn State football team [Read More]
Penn State Athletics: Nittany Lions Up To Sixth In Latest Learfield Cup Standings Penn State Athletics: Nittany Lions Up To Sixth In Latest Learfield Cup Standings
26 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Thank in large part to the Penn State wrestling team’s fifth NCAA Championship in the past six years, Penn State Athletics has moved up to No. 6 in the Learfield Directors’ Cup standings. The Nittany Lions are five points out of fifth place. [Read More]
Penn State Football: TV, Parking And Event Information Released For Blue White Weekend Penn State Football: TV, Parking And Event Information Released For Blue White Weekend
27 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The Blue-White Game will be tape-delayed on the Big Ten Network with its debut at 7 p.m. Saturday, April 16. The game will also air Sunday, April 17 at 9:30 p.m. and at 7:30 a.m. and 10 p.m. Monday, April 18. The schedule is subject to change, check BTN.com. [Read More]
Penn State Football: If Nothing Else The Nittany Lions Seem Destined To Be Entertaining In 2016 Penn State Football: If Nothing Else The Nittany Lions Seem Destined To Be Entertaining In 2016
27 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Trace McSorley tucked the ball away and ran between the tackles for a short gain. When the whistle blew he and the entire offense ran to the line a few seconds later the ball was snapped and this time McSorley handed it off for a short gain up the right side of the field. [Read More]
Big Ten Athletics: Notre Dame Men's Hockey Set To Join Conference In 2017 Big Ten Athletics: Notre Dame Men's Hockey Set To Join Conference In 2017
27 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
If you missed your chance to see Penn State hockey host Notre Dame this past season, don't worry, because the Fighting Irish are coming back for good. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: McAdam To Forego Senior Season Penn State Hockey: McAdam To Forego Senior Season
27 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
It's good news and bad new for Penn State hockey as goaltender Eamon McAdam will forego his final season of eligibility, and become the second Nittany Lion in program history to sign an NHL contract. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Ficken Not Yet Giving Up On NFL Dream Penn State Football: Ficken Not Yet Giving Up On NFL Dream
27 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"I'll do what I can control and keep going at it until I feel like there are guys out there better than me," Ficken said. "Until then I've got my goal in mind and I'm sticking with it." [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Skoff Signs Deal With Reading Royals Penn State Hockey: Skoff Signs Deal With Reading Royals
27 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
It didn't take long for at least one former Nittany Lion to find a home at the next level of their hockey career as former Penn State goalie Matthew Skoff has joined the Reading Royals of the ECHL, the club announced on Monday, on an Amateur Tryout agreement (ATO). [Read More]
Penn State Athletics: Nittany Lions Lead NCAA With 18 National Titles Since 2007 Penn State Athletics: Nittany Lions Lead NCAA With 18 National Titles Since 2007
27 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com Staff
How good has Penn State gotten at winning national titles? Take a look at the numbers. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Michigan Hands Nittany Lions One Final Loss As Season Comes To Close Penn State Hockey: Michigan Hands Nittany Lions One Final Loss As Season Comes To Close
28 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State hockey fell one final time to Michigan on Friday as the Nittany Lions end the 2015-16 season with a 21-13-4 record. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Six Things Worth Watching As Spring Ball Starts Penn State Football: Six Things Worth Watching As Spring Ball Starts
28 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Here are six things to keep an eye on as Penn State starts up spring ball Friday [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Advance With 5-2 Win Over Wisconsin Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Advance With 5-2 Win Over Wisconsin
28 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com staff
The Nittany Lions move on to play second-seeded Michigan at Xcel Energy Center on Friday at 5 p.m. ET. That game will be shown live on Big Ten Network and BTN2Go. [Read More]
Penn State Football: 60 Passes Later, Hackenberg Impresses At Pro Day Penn State Football: 60 Passes Later, Hackenberg Impresses At Pro Day
28 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
For the past two and a half months Christian Hackenberg had been preparing for this morning. Six days a week bunkered deep in the California sun, hiding away from the cameras and the questions. Just some footballs, some footwork and a coach. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Path To Postseason Clear As Big Ten Tournament Sets To Begin Penn State Hockey: Path To Postseason Clear As Big Ten Tournament Sets To Begin
28 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
A week or two ago Penn State's path to the NCAA Tournament for the first time in program history was still well within reach for the Nittany Lions. Now it's three wins away. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Tight End Brent Wilkerson Charged With Assault Penn State Football: Tight End Brent Wilkerson Charged With Assault
28 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State tight end Brent Wilkerson has been charged with assault and harassment according to a recently filed court docket. [Read More]
Penn State Football: In His Own Words, James Franklin On McSorley And Stevens Penn State Football: In His Own Words, James Franklin On McSorley And Stevens
28 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
James Franklin talks about three different factors that people want to know about when it comes to picking the newest Nittany Lion quarterback. [Read More]
Penn State Football: What To Know From James Franklin's Spring Press Conference Penn State Football: What To Know From James Franklin's Spring Press Conference
28 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
James Franklin spoke to the media for just over 45 minutes on Monday as the Nittany Lions prepare for the start of spring practice this Friday. Here are five things to know. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Program Will Not Pursue Postseason Bid Penn State Basketball: Program Will Not Pursue Postseason Bid
28 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State men's basketball regular season ended this past week and according to head coach Patrick Chambers the Nittany Lions won't pursue a postseason bid. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Wolverines Too Much In 6-1 Loss Penn State Hockey: Wolverines Too Much In 6-1 Loss
28 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State didn't have the answers as the Wolverines breezed past the Nittany Lions [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Turnovers, Penalties Doom Nittany Lions In Loss Penn State Hockey: Turnovers, Penalties Doom Nittany Lions In Loss
29 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State played well, but got in its own way on Friday night en route to a 7-1 loss to Michigan [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Face Tall Order In Michigan With NCAA Hopes In The Balance Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Face Tall Order In Michigan With NCAA Hopes In The Balance
29 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
As on the bubble as you can get, wins help the cause, losses don't. There's no middle ground here. Especially after Penn State's late comeback against Wisconsin came up a goal short last Saturday night. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Fall 79-75 To Ohio State Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Fall 79-75 To Ohio State
29 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State proved that a first round bye wasn't a mistake but still fell in the second round of the Big Ten tournament on Thursday. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Dates To Know As Spring Ball Approaches Penn State Football: Dates To Know As Spring Ball Approaches
29 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
With football season still months away, here are a few dates to know as Penn State gets set to start spring ball next week. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: The Future Is Now, And It Might Be Better For Once Penn State Basketball: The Future Is Now, And It Might Be Better For Once
29 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State is bringing in a lot of talent for 2016-17 and this time it might actually make a difference [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Comeback Falls Short As Nittany Lions Lose 4-3 To Wisconsin Penn State Hockey: Comeback Falls Short As Nittany Lions Lose 4-3 To Wisconsin
29 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
If Penn State's win on Friday night was a display of how a game of inches can go in your favor, Saturday night was the opposite, as Wisconsin found the back of the net in bunches en route to a 4-3 victory over the Nittany Lions. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Hold Off Wisconsin For Key 2-1 Victory Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Hold Off Wisconsin For Key 2-1 Victory
30 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State improves to 20-9-4 on the year with the victory and will return to the ice tomorrow night for the final game of the series against the Badgers. Puck drop is scheduled for 8 PM. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Set For Key Series Against Wisconsin This Weekend Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Set For Key Series Against Wisconsin This Weekend
30 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State hockey is closing in a program first NCAA Tournament berth but there is work left to be done. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Fall 71-61 To Northwestern Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Fall 71-61 To Northwestern
30 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State turned a 20 point deficit into a four point game but couldn't get over the hump in an eventual 71-61 loss to Northwestern on Thursday night. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Winter Workout Photo Gallery
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Penn State Football: Winter Workout Photo Gallery
30 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
From Saquon Barkley squatting 495 pounds to Paris Palmer looking bigger and better than ever, there wasn't a shortage of sights to be seen. Here are just a few of them from Wednesday's workout. [Read More]
Penn State Football: No Doubt About It, Saquon Barkley Is the Real Deal Penn State Football: No Doubt About It, Saquon Barkley Is the Real Deal
30 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Just watching Penn State's star running back lift weights says everything you need to know about Saquon Barkley and the 2016 season [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: McAdam To Start Both Games For Nittany Lions This Weekend Penn State Hockey: McAdam To Start Both Games For Nittany Lions This Weekend
30 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
“We looked down the road, no matter what, best case scenario, someone’s going to have to play two games in a weekend, so we want someone to have that experience,” Penn State coach Guy Gadowsky said earlier this week. “We want to do all we can right now to get a bye [in the Big Ten Tournament [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Kerr Just Another On Growing List Of Productive Nittany Lion Defensemen Penn State Hockey: Kerr Just Another On Growing List Of Productive Nittany Lion Defensemen
30 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"I think what you're seeing in front of your eyes and what you're seeing in college hockey is sort of mirroring what you're seeing in the NHL as well," Penn State coach Guy Gadowksy said on Monday. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lion NFL Combine Results Penn State Football: Nittany Lion NFL Combine Results
30 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
With numbers and results still to come, here are how each of Penn State's former standouts have done so far at the combine. The best performance for their unit can be found in parenthesis for comparison. [Read More]
Penn State Football: 5-Star DE Micah Parsons Starts Off 2018 Class Penn State Football: 5-Star DE Micah Parsons Starts Off 2018 Class
30 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State's 2018 recruiting class couldn't have started off any better as the Nittany Lions landed the verbal commitment of five-star defensive end and PA native Micah Parsons on Saturday. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Five Nittany Lions Set For Weekend Testing At Combine Penn State Football: Five Nittany Lions Set For Weekend Testing At Combine
31 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
With five former Nittany Lions participating in the NFL Combine this week there is plenty to follow even with college football season firmly in the rearview mirror. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Hold Off Nebraska For 56-55 Victory Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Hold Off Nebraska For 56-55 Victory
31 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
With 6:55 left to go in regulation Penn State made its final basket of the game. A three from Shep Garner, one of the 11 from deep that the Nittany Lions made on Thursday evening en route to a 56-55 victory over Nebraska. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Garrity Earns Scholarship For Senior Campaign  Penn State Football: Garrity Earns Scholarship For Senior Campaign
31 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State also awarded long snapper Tyler Yazujian a scholarship in March which means the Nittany Lions will enter the 2016 season with a scholarship player at kicker, punter, long snapper and returner for the first time in a long time. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Watch Saquon Barkley Power Clean 365 Pounds Penn State Football: Watch Saquon Barkley Power Clean 365 Pounds
31 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
With a new quarterback and a new offensive coordinator in town this season, it will most likely be Barkley carrying to load for the foreseeable future. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Tim Banks 1-on-1
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Penn State Football: Tim Banks 1-on-1
31 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
With spring ball just around the corner Penn State released a new interview with safeties coach Tim Banks. Check out what one of Penn State football's newest coaches has to say about his new job and position group. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Chambers Dodges Credit As Nittany Lions Trend Upward Penn State Basketball: Chambers Dodges Credit As Nittany Lions Trend Upward
31 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"It's the players that have really responded to our coaching," Chambers said on Tuesday. "They've stepped it up. We didn't know that certain guys were going to step up at timely spots over the course of the year. I've heard the word transition this year more than I've ever heard it in my ent [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Taylor Named Big Ten Co-Player of the Week Penn State Basketball: Taylor Named Big Ten Co-Player of the Week
31 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com Staff
Penn State forward Brandon Taylor was named the Big Ten’s co-Player of the Week Monday after helping lead the Penn State men’s basketball team to a pair of wins over No. 4 Iowa and Rutgers this week. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Zettel To Use Combine Performance To Raise Money For Disease Research  Penn State Football: Zettel To Use Combine Performance To Raise Money For Disease Research
31 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com Staff
Former Penn State defensive tackle Anthony Zettel will make his performance at the upcoming NFL Combine worth a little bit more as he is set to partner with Uplifting Athletes to raise money in support of the rare disease community. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Beat Rutgers 70-58 For Second Straight Big Ten Win Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Beat Rutgers 70-58 For Second Straight Big Ten Win
31 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State made it two straight Big Ten wins with a 70-58 win over Rutgers thanks to a second half surge. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Thump Ohio State 6-1 Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Thump Ohio State 6-1
32 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
A few years ago coach Guy Gadowsky was asked what his brand new hockey program needed to learn. What the difference was between the moderate success Penn State was having and the programs across the nation making legitimate runs for postseason glory. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Franklin And Staff Set To Host Chalk Talk Penn State Football: Franklin And Staff Set To Host Chalk Talk
32 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com Staff
Head coach James Franklin and his staff will welcome high school and middle school coaches for the Penn State Football Spring Chalk Talk, set for March 18-19 on the University Park campus. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Parking Changes In Place For THON Weekend Series Penn State Hockey: Parking Changes In Place For THON Weekend Series
32 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com Staff
With the Bryce Jordan Center scheduled to host the Penn State IFC/Panhellenic Dance Marathon (THON) from 6 p.m. Friday, Feb. 19 through 4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 21, Transportation Services has announced special event parking procedures for the Men’s Hockey contests versus Ohio State at 6:30 p.m. On Fri [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Upset No. 4 Iowa Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Upset No. 4 Iowa
32 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"I didn't even know it went in," Jack said with a smile after the game. "I was more scared, I had fallen earlier in the year and had hurt my back so I was more scared I would get hurt again. But the first thing I asked (Brandon Taylor) when I got up was if it went in. It went in, so I don't kn [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Moore Growing As Minutes Increase Penn State Basketball: Moore Growing As Minutes Increase
32 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"(He's) so much better, he's getting the minutes, he's playing harder, he's doing some great things," Coach Pat Chambers said this week. "These are critical minutes that will help him down the stretch here and beyond." [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Inside The Bubble, But There's Work Left To Do Penn State Hockey: Inside The Bubble, But There's Work Left To Do
32 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
After picking up 5-of-6 possible points during a weekend series on the road against Michigan State, Penn State bumped up one spot in the USCHO poll to No. 15. The Nittany Lions were ranked at the No. 16 spot heading into the series. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Waiting For Next Man Up Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Waiting For Next Man Up
32 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
“It’s a roller coaster,” Coach Pat Chambers said on Monday. “It’s the ups and downs of a young team.” [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Tie Spartans 2-2 Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Tie Spartans 2-2
32 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State tied the game late and skated away from East Lansing with five out of six possible points heading back to State College. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Offense Misses Second Half In 70-54 Loss To Nebraska Penn State Basketball: Offense Misses Second Half In 70-54 Loss To Nebraska
32 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State couldn't find the bottom of the basket in the second half against Nebraska and paid for it after trailing just 32-31 at the half Saturday night. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Skate Past Michigan State 6-1 Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Skate Past Michigan State 6-1
33 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State hockey took care of business on Friday night with a 6-1 victory over Michigan State for the 18th win of the season. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: On The Bubble, Nittany Lions Face Key Series Penn State Hockey: On The Bubble, Nittany Lions Face Key Series
33 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State hockey sits at 17-8-3 on the year with just eight games left in the regular season before heading to the Big Ten conference tournament. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Five Nittany Lions Invited To NFL Combine Penn State Football: Five Nittany Lions Invited To NFL Combine
33 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Five former Nittany Lions have been invited to the NFL Combine held February 23rd-29th in Indianapolis. The complete invitation list was announced on Thursday morning. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Late Season Schedule Favorable For Push Towards Future Penn State Basketball: Late Season Schedule Favorable For Push Towards Future
33 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State has a favorable schedule to finish off the year and head into 2016-17 with some momentum [Read More]
Penn State Football: Morgan Academic Support Center Construction Continues
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Penn State Football: Morgan Academic Support Center Construction Continues
33 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
No longer the Greenberg Ice Pavilion, construction of the new home for Penn State's Morgan Academic Support Center for Student-Athletes is well underway and on schedule for a late-spring completion. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Holuba Hall Turf Set For $1.25 Million Replacement Penn State Football: Holuba Hall Turf Set For $1.25 Million Replacement
33 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State's indoor practice facility is set for turf replacement according to documents on the Office of Physical Plant website. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Blue White Game Date And Kick Time Set Penn State Football: Blue White Game Date And Kick Time Set
33 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State's annual inter-squad scrimmage will once again take place in the public eye this spring. The program announcing that the game will be played Saturday, April 16 at 2 p.m. inside Beaver Stadium. A full weekend of events will take place from April 15-16. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Offseason Mailbag Penn State Football: Offseason Mailbag
33 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State's 2016 football season isn't short on storylines and unanswered questions. From the state of the offense to who exactly will play quarterback to finding new stars on defense, there is a little bit of everything to talk about. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Video Offers Inside Look At Signing Day
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Penn State Football: Video Offers Inside Look At Signing Day
33 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Take a look inside the war room at the Lasch Building as Penn State football puts the finishing touches on the 2016 recruiting class [Read More]
Penn State Football: Former Nittany Lion And State College Native Jordan Norwood With Super Bowl Record Punt Return Penn State Football: Former Nittany Lion And State College Native Jordan Norwood With Super Bowl Record Punt Return
33 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Former Penn State receiver and State College native Jordan Norwood made a little history of his own on Sunday night during Super Bowl 50. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Upset No. 22 Indiana 68-63 Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Upset No. 22 Indiana 68-63
33 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Chambers patted Taylor on the back. They released and each went their own ways. Chambers down the tunnel, Taylor towards the TV cameras. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Beat Minnesota 5-3 For Series Split Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Beat Minnesota 5-3 For Series Split
33 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State held off a Minnesota comeback and never trailed during a Saturday evening 5-3 win on the road. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Fall 4-1 To Minnesota Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Fall 4-1 To Minnesota
34 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Minnesota scored three straight goals after Penn State tied the contest midway through the first period to make it four straight losses on the year. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Look To Snap Streak With Road Series At Minnesota Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Look To Snap Streak With Road Series At Minnesota
34 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
“We (were) going to have to do a really good job in the first half of the year, and the guys did that,” Gadowsky said. “Now it sets us up to, if we can have a battle on the road and have success, that we can have a tremendous finish.” [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Iowa Blasts Past Nittany Lions 73-49 Penn State Basketball: Iowa Blasts Past Nittany Lions 73-49
34 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State cut the lead to just nine points late in the first half but a 16-6 run blew the game open as time expired in the opening 20 minutes of play. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Recruiting Strategy Changes As Program Continues Rebuild Penn State Football: Recruiting Strategy Changes As Program Continues Rebuild
34 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"Interestingly enough in some ways the further you get along the more you can just take best available because you're not trying to just fix problems that are currently there.," Director of Player Personnel Andy Frank said Wednesday. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Franklin Happy To Have Problem With Both Barkley And Sanders In Backfield Penn State Football: Franklin Happy To Have Problem With Both Barkley And Sanders In Backfield
34 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"If you look around college football right now and you look in the NFL, you need multiple backs," Franklin said on Signing Day. "You're going to need three backs that you can depend on." [Read More]
Penn State Football: 2016 National Signing Day Live Coverage Penn State Football: 2016 National Signing Day Live Coverage
34 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The future of Penn State football will start to take shape on Wednesday morning as verbally committed players begin to send in their Letter of Intent, binding them to the Nittany Lions and the 2016 recruiting class. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Add JUCO Defensive Tackle To Fold Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Add JUCO Defensive Tackle To Fold
34 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
With National Signing Day less than 24 hours away, Penn State picked up another key piece to the puzzle along the defensive front on Tuesday morning. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Sturtz Suspended One Game Following Hit Against Michigan Penn State Hockey: Sturtz Suspended One Game Following Hit Against Michigan
34 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The Big Ten Conference office announced today that Penn State hockey player Andrew Sturtz has been suspended for one game. Sturtz's suspension came following a hit late in Penn State's loss to Michigan this past weekend at Madison Square Garden. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Add Two Commits As Signing Day Approaches Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Add Two Commits As Signing Day Approaches
34 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Just days away from 2016 National Signing Day, Penn State got the momentum headed back in a positive direction, adding two late verbal commitments to the fold. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: A 6-3 Loss The Lesson Of Building, Not Failing Penn State Hockey: A 6-3 Loss The Lesson Of Building, Not Failing
34 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
For nearly 40 minutes Penn State hockey gave the No. 6 ranked team in the nation all it could handle and the Nittany Lions in turn had a 3-2 lead to show for their efforts. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Comeback Falls Short As Nittany Lions Fall 79-72 To Michigan Penn State Basketball: Comeback Falls Short As Nittany Lions Fall 79-72 To Michigan
34 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
It had been 2494 days since Penn State basketball last played in the World's Most Famous Arena. A 69-63 victory over Baylor for the NIT Title and with it the program's first ever national tournament crown. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Can't Match Offense As Michigan Wins 7-4 Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Can't Match Offense As Michigan Wins 7-4
35 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The fact that Penn State and Michigan combined for 99 shots on goal and 11 in the net was hardly a surprise on Thursday as two of the nation's most explosive teams took the ice. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: B1G Clash Arrives As No. 15 Penn State Host No. 6 Michigan Penn State Hockey: B1G Clash Arrives As No. 15 Penn State Host No. 6 Michigan
35 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
“We have a really big game Thursday,” Gadowsky said. “That’s all we’re talking about right now.” [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nordin Decommits From 2016 Class Penn State Football: Nordin Decommits From 2016 Class
35 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Only days after kicker Alex Barbir's verbal commitment to Penn State star placekicker commit Quinn Nordin did what has long been anticipated, decomitting from Penn State's 2016 recruiting class.. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Lavert Hill Set To Announce Decision Penn State Football: Lavert Hill Set To Announce Decision
35 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Former Penn State commit Lavert Hill will announce his school of choice on National Signing Day on February 3rd he stated on Twitter this morning. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Curt Warner Elected to West Virginia Sports Hall of Fame Penn State Football: Curt Warner Elected to West Virginia Sports Hall of Fame
35 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com Staff
Former Penn State running back Curt Warner is among two honorees elected to the West Virginia Sports Hall of Fame by the West Virginia Sports Writers Association. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Kicking Prospect Alex Barbir Flips From Rutgers To Penn State Penn State Football: Kicking Prospect Alex Barbir Flips From Rutgers To Penn State
35 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Three-star kicking prospect Alex Barbir from Cumming, Georgia verbally committed to the Nittany Lions on Tuesday morning. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Shooting Woes Result in 66-46 Loss to Ohio State Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Shooting Woes Result in 66-46 Loss to Ohio State
35 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State's late first half comeback made things interesting after 20 minutes but poor shooting and a balanced Ohio State attack turned a promising opportunity into a 66-46 defeat on Monday night. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Michael Dwumfour Decommits From 2016 Class Penn State Football: Michael Dwumfour Decommits From 2016 Class
35 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State 2016 verbal commit Michael Dwumfour has changed his mind, decomitting on Monday a day after his official visit to Penn State. Dwumfour committed to Michigan later Monday afternoon. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Franklin Talks Staff Changes, Hackenberg Departure And More Penn State Football: Franklin Talks Staff Changes, Hackenberg Departure And More
35 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
James Franklin talked to reporters for nearly 36 minutes over the phone on a cold and snowy morning in State College on Saturday. He covered it all, from staff changes to player transfers, from Christian Hackenberg to the future of the program. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Race Back Late For 3-2 OT Win Against Ohio State Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Race Back Late For 3-2 OT Win Against Ohio State
36 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Kerr's late goal set the stage for the overtime winner and with it a chance to sweep the Buckeyes on Saturday night. Puck drop is set for 7:00 PM. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Five Things Franklin Will Have To Talk About Saturday Penn State Football: Five Things Franklin Will Have To Talk About Saturday
36 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Franklin will come into Saturday with an agenda and a message to get across. But here are five things he'll also have to address along the way. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Can't Complete Comeback, Fall 66-60 To Wisconsin Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Can't Complete Comeback, Fall 66-60 To Wisconsin
36 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"The shots weren't falling, Wisconsin they play great defense and that's a credit to them." Forward Brandon Taylor said after the game. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Brandon Taylor Success No Accident Penn State Basketball: Brandon Taylor Success No Accident
36 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
“I try to be a leader and show these younger guys that there’s no time to waste,” Taylor remarked. “It goes by in the blink of an eye. That’s what the seniors told me when I got here, and I didn’t want to hear it, but now that’s what I tell these guys.” [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Williamson Announces End Of Playing Career Penn State Hockey: Williamson Announces End Of Playing Career
36 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State hockey announced earlier this week that junior defenseman Mike Williamson has decided to end his hockey playing career due to chronic injuries. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Home Ice Advantage Only Grows As Program Does The Same Penn State Hockey: Home Ice Advantage Only Grows As Program Does The Same
36 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
“I could have never imagined the atmosphere and the advantage that the Roar Zone and our entire supporters, whether they’re student-body, or alumni, or community have gotten us. It’s phenomenal...they’re a huge part of that [home record over the past two seasons].” [Read More]
Penn State Football: Carter And Zettel Set To Take Part In East-West Shrine Game Penn State Football: Carter And Zettel Set To Take Part In East-West Shrine Game
36 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The long road towards a shot at professional football will continue for two former Nittany Lions as Penn State senior tight end Kyle Carter and senior defensive tackle Anthony Zettel will take part in the 91st East-West Shrine Game on Saturday, Jan. 23 [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: McAdam Earns Big Ten Second Star Of The Week Penn State Hockey: McAdam Earns Big Ten Second Star Of The Week
36 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com Staff
Penn State men’s hockey junior goaltender Eamon McAdam was named the Big Ten’s Second Star of the Week on Tuesday morning by the conference office. McAdam improved to 9-2-0 this season behind a 39-save, one-assist performance on Saturday vs. Wisconsin. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Up to No. 14 In USCHO Poll Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Up to No. 14 In USCHO Poll
36 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The Penn State men’s hockey team program moved up one spot in both the USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine and USCHO.com polls to 14th on Monday afternoon. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Miles Sanders Reaffirms Commitment Penn State Football: Miles Sanders Reaffirms Commitment
36 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The nation's top running back recruit and future Nittany Lion, Miles Sanders took to Twitter this weekend to reaffirm his commitment to the Nittany Lions. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Tim Banks Hired As Co-Defensive Coordinator And Safeties Coach Penn State Football: Tim Banks Hired As Co-Defensive Coordinator And Safeties Coach
36 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State head coach James Franklin announced on Monday morning that Tim Banks has been hired as the Nittany Lions’ co-defensive coordinator and safeties coach. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Complete Sweep With 4-1 Victory Over Wisconsin Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Complete Sweep With 4-1 Victory Over Wisconsin
36 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State finished off the series sweep against Wisconsin with a 4-1 victory on Saturday. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: No. 15 Nittany Lions Beat Wisconsin 4-3 In Overtime Penn State Hockey: No. 15 Nittany Lions Beat Wisconsin 4-3 In Overtime
37 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State scored 44 seconds into overtime to beat Wisconsin 4-3 to improve to 14-4-3 on the year and 4-1-0 in the Big Ten. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Josh Reaves Set To Miss Several Weeks Due To Illness Penn State Basketball: Josh Reaves Set To Miss Several Weeks Due To Illness
37 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State freshman guard Josh Reaves will miss up to three weeks according to coach Patrick Chambers. Reaves, who missed Penn State's most recent game against Purdue has been diagnosed with mono. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Big Ten Play Continues As Wisconsin Comes To Town Penn State Hockey: Big Ten Play Continues As Wisconsin Comes To Town
37 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
It says a lot about the state of things that Penn State hockey can have lost just two of its last 13 games and suddenly the alarm bells are ringing. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Can't Climb Out Of Early Hole, Fall 74-57 To Purdue Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Can't Climb Out Of Early Hole, Fall 74-57 To Purdue
37 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State hung tough for the opening 18 minutes or so of play, down just 28-22 with 3:15 to go in the half before a 10-3 Purdue run to close out the frame pushed the Boilermakers well ahead. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Akeel Lynch Set To Transfer Penn State Football: Akeel Lynch Set To Transfer
37 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State running back Akeel Lynch announced his intent to graduate and transfer for his final year of eligibility on Wednesday. Lynch, a long time member of the Nittany Lion backfield leaves Penn State with 262 carries and 1,318 rushing yards. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Hire Limegrover As Offensive Line Coach Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Hire Limegrover As Offensive Line Coach
37 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State head coach James Franklin has named former Minnesota assistant head coach, offensive coordinator and offensive line coach Matt Limegrover as the Nittany Lions' offensive line coach. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Welcome Four Early Enrollees Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Welcome Four Early Enrollees
37 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
All you need to know about the four newest Nittany Lions [Read More]
Penn State Football: Sorry, But It Isn't Your Father's Penn State Anymore Penn State Football: Sorry, But It Isn't Your Father's Penn State Anymore
37 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
So the question at this point is not if Penn State has a problem. It does. It's a program trying to become relevant in maybe the best division in the nation. The question is why anyone is surprised that isn't changing overnight. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Linebacker Troy Reeder Reportedly Set To Transfer Penn State Football: Linebacker Troy Reeder Reportedly Set To Transfer
37 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State rising redshirt sophomore linebacker Troy Reeder will transfer according to a report. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Herb Hand Hired At Auburn Penn State Football: Herb Hand Hired At Auburn
37 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State offensive line coach Herb Hand, is headed toward a deal with Auburn according to the USA Today. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Receiver Geno Lewis Set To Transfer To Oklahoma Penn State Football: Receiver Geno Lewis Set To Transfer To Oklahoma
37 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Veteran wideout Geno Lewis will transfer from Penn State, Lewis announced on Twitter on Monday morning. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Brent Pry Promoted To Defensive Coordinator Penn State Football: Brent Pry Promoted To Defensive Coordinator
37 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"Brent has had a dramatic impact on our defense and our team for the last five years and he is very deserving of this opportunity to move into the defensive coordinator position," Franklin said. "Brent's promotion will help make this a smooth transition and allow us to continue to build one of t [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Can't Hang With Spartans, Fall 92-65 Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Can't Hang With Spartans, Fall 92-65
37 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State couldn't hang on as the Nittany Lions fell 92-65 despite hanging close in the first half. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Fair Or Not, Franklin Has Problem On His Hands Penn State Football: Fair Or Not, Franklin Has Problem On His Hands
37 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The state of Penn State isn't all on James Franklin, but it's his problem to solve now. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Shoop Set To Join Tennessee As Defensive Coordinator Penn State Football: Shoop Set To Join Tennessee As Defensive Coordinator
37 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
University of Tennessee head football coach Butch Jones announced Saturday that Penn State defensive coordinator Bob Shoop has agreed in principle to become the Volunteers’ defensive coordinator. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Thumped 7-1 By Minnesota Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Thumped 7-1 By Minnesota
37 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com Staff
"They're a very good team,” Head coach Guy Gadowsky said. “It's Minnesota, that's a level that I think this program would like to rise to at some point and this is a good reminder that we're not there yet." [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: McAdam Guts Out 40 Save Performance As Nittany Lions Beat Minnesota 3-2 Penn State Hockey: McAdam Guts Out 40 Save Performance As Nittany Lions Beat Minnesota 3-2
38 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
If Penn State was ever going to prove that it was in fact a threat to win the Big Ten title, it took just three games to make that point. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Bob Shoop Reportedly In Tennessee To Interview For DC Position Penn State Football: Bob Shoop Reportedly In Tennessee To Interview For DC Position
38 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State defensive coordinator Bob Shoop is in Knoxville, Tenn. Friday, reportedly set to interview for the same position for the Vols. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Adam Breneman's Career Comes To Close Due To A Chronic Knee Injury Penn State Football: Adam Breneman's Career Comes To Close Due To A Chronic Knee Injury
38 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Tight end Adam Breneman announced on Thursday that he will conclude his Penn State football career due to a chronic knee injury. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Josh Reaves Shows Why It Just Takes Time Penn State Basketball: Josh Reaves Shows Why It Just Takes Time
38 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Of all the things that have made Penn State's heralded freshman guard an impressive watch, it's his athleticism that jumps out to you the most. Followed perhaps in a close second by his calm demeanor and his basketball IQ for a kid not far removed from high school. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Face Minnesota This Weekend As Bulk Of Conference Play Begins Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Face Minnesota This Weekend As Bulk Of Conference Play Begins
38 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Minnesota enters this weekend leading the Big Ten with 9 points, just three ahead of a Penn State team that has played two fewer games than the Gophers. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Use Late Run To Beat Minnesota 86-77 Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Use Late Run To Beat Minnesota 86-77
38 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State started an 18-2 run that turned a Minnesota 8-point lead into an 8-point lead of its own. Shep Garner with back-to-back assists and a long three from the top of the arc sparked the run and woke up an otherwise docile Bryce Jordan Center crowd. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Five Stats We Loved Penn State Football: Five Stats We Loved
38 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
A look at five numbers from the 2015 Penn State football season you may have missed. [Read More]
Penn State Football: TaxSlayer Bowl Postgame Notes Penn State Football: TaxSlayer Bowl Postgame Notes
38 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Kicker Tyler Davis finished the season perfect, making all eight of his field goal attempts and all 11 of his extra points this season. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Handing Out The Grades Following Loss To Georgia Penn State Football: Handing Out The Grades Following Loss To Georgia
38 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State football fell to Georgia in the TaxSlayer Bowl 24-17 in a game that was more exciting than it looked like it was going to be. [Read More]
Penn State Football: The Great Unknown Awaits In 2016 Penn State Football: The Great Unknown Awaits In 2016
38 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
All week the story was the same. A win, that would help change things. A win over Georgia would be a springboard into the offseason and a positive feeling to take into the early stages of 2016. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Christian Hackenberg And Austin Johnson Declare For NFL Draft Penn State Football: Christian Hackenberg And Austin Johnson Declare For NFL Draft
38 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"My family and I felt like this was best for me," Hackenberg said after the game. "My role here at Penn State, my job has been accomplished. It's in good hands moving forward, and I'm proud of that." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Comeback Falls Short As Nittany Lions Fall 24-17 To Georgia Penn State Football: Comeback Falls Short As Nittany Lions Fall 24-17 To Georgia
38 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
With 1:52 to go in regulation Penn State had the ball and 78 yards to move the ball with the game on the line. Which itself was perhaps the most amazing aspect of anything that happened on a mild Saturday in Jacksonville. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Hackenberg Injured As A Career Of Chances Likely Comes To A Close Penn State Football: Hackenberg Injured As A Career Of Chances Likely Comes To A Close
38 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Having been sacked over 100 times Hackenberg's toughness has never been in question. 38 straight starts knowing full well that some portion of the game will be spent on the ground. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Even With Footnotes, Franklin Eyeing Important Win Saturday Penn State Football: Even With Footnotes, Franklin Eyeing Important Win Saturday
39 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"I think obviously taking a step from last year is really really important and ending the season on a real positive note against a historic program on a national stage," Coach James Franklin said on Friday inside EverBanks Stadium. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Godwin Looks To Blacknall As Potential Bowl Breakout Star Penn State Football: Godwin Looks To Blacknall As Potential Bowl Breakout Star
39 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"I think that there are a lot of guys that are very capable of doing the same thing that I've done it's just a matter of making the most of the opportunities that they get in the game and the ones that they take advantage of," Godwin said. [Read More]
Penn State Football: As 2016 Comes In Focus, Rahne Not Looking At QB Transfer Pool Penn State Football: As 2016 Comes In Focus, Rahne Not Looking At QB Transfer Pool
39 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"I would say that our entire staff including coach Moorehead is really excited about all of the quarterbacks on our roster and I think that those guys can take us into the future" Rahne said. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Austin Johnson NFL Future Undecided Penn State Football: Austin Johnson NFL Future Undecided
39 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"As of right now, I'm staying," Austin Johnson, Penn State's standout redshirt junior tackle said after practice in a hot and humid Florida on Tuesday. [Read More]
Living Vicariously: A Penn State Bowl Week Travel Blog Living Vicariously: A Penn State Bowl Week Travel Blog
39 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Follow along for updates surrounding our trip to Florida for the TaxSlayer Bowl between Penn State and Georgia. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Early Bowl Week Sights
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Penn State Football: Early Bowl Week Sights
39 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State has only just landed in Florida prior to Saturday's noon kick against Georgia, but here are a few sights from Tuesday's practice around the stadium and farther up the coast at the Nittany Lions' practice facility. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Bob Shoop Talks Future With Program As Bowl Week Continues Penn State Football: Bob Shoop Talks Future With Program As Bowl Week Continues
39 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"I put it out on Twitter last night that I saw that the play by play announcer for the Pirates left and that was my dream job," Shoop said with a laugh after practice on Tuesday near Amelia Island in Florida. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Game Note Highlights: Georgia Penn State Football: Game Note Highlights: Georgia
39 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State returns to a Florida bowl for the first time since the 2010 season when the Nittany Lions take on Southeastern Conference foe Georgia in the 71st annual TaxSlayer Bowl. The game will air on ESPN. Here are some of the most interesting bits of news and notes. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Bowman and Hali Accept Pro Bowl Invites Penn State Football: Bowman and Hali Accept Pro Bowl Invites
39 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
NaVorro Bowman of the San Francisco 49ers and Tamba Hali of the Kansas City Chiefs were selected to the 2016 Pro Bowl. The appearance is the third of Bowman’s career (2013, 2014) and the fifth consecutive for Hali. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nassib and Lucas Set For Senior Bowl Penn State Football: Nassib and Lucas Set For Senior Bowl
39 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State defensive stars Jordan Lucas and Carl Nassib have accept invitations to play in the 67th Reese’s Senior Bowl. The duo will participate on Saturday, January 30, 2015. Kickoff is at 2:30 p.m. ET [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Beat Kent State 75-69 Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Beat Kent State 75-69
40 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
As the Nittany Lions finished strong and completed the non conference schedule at 9-4 on the year those questions still remain. But there are far more answers to go with them. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Program Announces Seven New Signings For 2016-17 Season Penn State Hockey: Program Announces Seven New Signings For 2016-17 Season
40 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State men’s hockey head coach Guy Gadowsky officially announced on Tuesday afternoon that seven new Nittany Lions will join the squad for the 2016-17 season. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lion Comeback Falls Short In 71-70 Loss To Colorado Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lion Comeback Falls Short In 71-70 Loss To Colorado
40 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State couldn't overcome fouls and a late Colorado push to fall 71-70 to the Buffalos on Tuesday night in Las Vegas. [Read More]
Penn State Football: However Brief, Hackenberg And Franklin Happy With Rahne At OC Penn State Football: However Brief, Hackenberg And Franklin Happy With Rahne At OC
40 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
“I told Bob (Shoop), and Ricky and Charles (Huff) that I wanted the game plans done by this Friday,” Franklin said last week. “and then we can tweak them after that." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Efficiency Key As Moorhead Takes Over Of Offense  Penn State Football: Efficiency Key As Moorhead Takes Over Of Offense
41 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"A successful offense is one that is able to put points on the board," Moorhead said earlier this week. "And to be able to do that you have to be able to move the football with balance between the run game and the pass game." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Hackenberg Applies For Draft Evaluation, Intrigued By Moorhead Offense Penn State Football: Hackenberg Applies For Draft Evaluation, Intrigued By Moorhead Offense
41 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Christian Hackenberg and defensive tackle Austin Johnson have both applied for NFL Draft Board for evaluations James Franklin confirmed on Friday morning. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Return To Philly No Longer Outsiders Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Return To Philly No Longer Outsiders
41 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"Going back home, playing well, when I come from the area kids actually see you can actually go there and play good as a team," Garner said of Penn State's growing relevance and returning home. "It's definitely a recruiting tool, seeing that a lot of Philly guys will be there. It's great to pl [Read More]
Penn State Football: Franklin Hoping To Retain Pry As Georgia Southern Search Continues Penn State Football: Franklin Hoping To Retain Pry As Georgia Southern Search Continues
41 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
“The administration has been supportive in helping us keep our staff intact,” Franklin said. “If a guy has a chance to be a head coach and it'll make his family happy, there's no one that will be more supportive than me. At the same time, I don't want to lose him.” [Read More]
Penn State Football: Moorhead Sounds Like Fit, But Like Most Things Only Time Will Tell Penn State Football: Moorhead Sounds Like Fit, But Like Most Things Only Time Will Tell
41 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"As I told our players and kids we were recruiting, for me to leave Fordham, it was going to have to be a special, special opportunity at the FBS level. Obviously, the offensive coordinator job at Penn State is one of those opportunities.” [Read More]
Penn State Football: Franklin Seemingly Tips Hand With Hackenberg Decision Penn State Football: Franklin Seemingly Tips Hand With Hackenberg Decision
41 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Newly hired Penn State offensive coordinator Joe Moorhead spoke with the media for the first time on Wednesday afternoon, but it was what James Franklin said that may have made the most news. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Bowl Game Coaching Absences Mounting For Georgia Penn State Football: Bowl Game Coaching Absences Mounting For Georgia
41 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
A program, much like Penn State, in transition between one head coach and another. Former Alabama assistant Kirby Smart will coach Georgia next year meaning Penn State will face a fourth interim head coach this season alone. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Lions Reach New Heights With No. 14 Ranking Penn State Hockey: Lions Reach New Heights With No. 14 Ranking
41 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State is riding a nine-game unbeaten streak into the holiday break. The Nittany Lions picked up 75 points in the USA Hockey Magazine poll for its first national ranking by that entity, one vote behind No. 14 St. Lawrence. There are 34 voters on the panel. [Read More]
Penn State Football: What James Franklin Should Do With Joe Moorhead That He Didn't Do With John Donovan Penn State Football: What James Franklin Should Do With Joe Moorhead That He Didn't Do With John Donovan
41 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
James Franklin has a chance to get something right the second time around with Joe Moorhead set to take over as offensive coordinator. Something that would help everyone out. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Grind Out 54-50 Win Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Grind Out 54-50 Win
41 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State improves to 7-3 on the year and will take time off for finals prior to a Friday trip to face Drexel in Philadelphia at the Palestra. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Joe Moorhead Hired As Offensive Coordinator Penn State Football: Joe Moorhead Hired As Offensive Coordinator
41 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Moorhead is coming off of a 9-3 record with the Rams which ended in a 50-20 loss to Chattanooga in the FCS playoffs. The Rams scored 384 points, rushed for 1,876 yards and passed for 2,722 yards this season [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: No. 16 Nittany Lions Escape Comeback Bid, Beat Princeton 6-3 Penn State Hockey: No. 16 Nittany Lions Escape Comeback Bid, Beat Princeton 6-3
42 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State survived a third period comeback attempt by Princeton to improve to 11-2-3 on the year and unbeaten in nine straight games with a 6-3 victory on Friday night. The game marks the only for the Nittany Lions this weekend. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Incoming QB Jake Zembiec Showcased In Senior High School Film
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Penn State Football: Incoming QB Jake Zembiec Showcased In Senior High School Film
42 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
While fans don't yet know who the quarterback of the future for Penn State will be just yet, commit Jake Zembiec is certainly in the conversation. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Return To Rec Showcases 81-67 Nittany Lion Victory Penn State Basketball: Return To Rec Showcases 81-67 Nittany Lion Victory
42 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
By the game's end Penn State had registered 50 points in the paint, 16 on the fast break and 12 second chance points. The Nittany Lions gave up 18 offensive rebounds and turned the ball over 21 times in an uncharacteristically sloppy outing for an otherwise ball-safe squad. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Barkley Picks Up USA Today All-Freshman Honors Penn State Football: Barkley Picks Up USA Today All-Freshman Honors
42 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Saquon Barkley's outstanding season wasn't overlooked by the nation media as he was named to the USA Today All-Freshman team on Thursday morning. Barkley is listed alongside Iowa State running back Mike Warren. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Lessons Maybe Learned, But Nittany Lions Fall 76-66 To George Washington Penn State Basketball: Lessons Maybe Learned, But Nittany Lions Fall 76-66 To George Washington
42 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State never stopped fighting but never had quite enough as the Nittany Lions fell 76-66 on the road to George Washington on Tuesday evening. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Program In Transition, But Tuesday Night An Opportunity Penn State Basketball: Program In Transition, But Tuesday Night An Opportunity
42 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
There's not a particularly good way to summarize the opening seven games of Penn State basketball's season. At 5-2 it has been a mixture of good individual play, team finishing and bad luck mixed with often suspect defense. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Franklin Hopeful To Wrap Up Offensive Coordinator Search Penn State Football: Franklin Hopeful To Wrap Up Offensive Coordinator Search
42 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State football is closing in on a critical decision that could very well shape the course of the James Franklin era. The task at hand, replacing former offensive coordinator John Donovan who was relieved of his duties just a week ago. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Set To Face Georgia In TaxSlayer Bowl Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Set To Face Georgia In TaxSlayer Bowl
42 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State will face Georgia in the TaxSlayer Bowl in Jacksonville, Florida on January 2nd according to bowl representatives. The game is scheduled to kick at noon. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Complete Sweep With 6-1 Victory Over Michigan State Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Complete Sweep With 6-1 Victory Over Michigan State
42 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State improves to 10-2-3 on the year and 2-0-0-0 in conference play. The Nittany Lions are ranked No. 19 in the nation [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Shoot Past Eastern Michigan 81-70 Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Shoot Past Eastern Michigan 81-70
42 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - David Abruzesse
Coming off a needed victory over a tough ACC opponent, Pat Chambers and his Nittany Lions were faced with a tough MAC opponent in Eastern Michigan, led by star freshman center James Thompson IV. Riding quality shooting and consistent rebounding, Penn State put the pedal to the floor and didn’t let [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Score Four In Second Period To Beat Michigan State 4-2 Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Score Four In Second Period To Beat Michigan State 4-2
43 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State improves to 9-2-3 on the year and 19-4-4 at home over the past two seasons. Both teams will hit the ice tomorrow for a puck drop just after 3:00 PM. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: After Strong Start Nittany Lions Set To Open Big Ten Campaign Penn State Hockey: After Strong Start Nittany Lions Set To Open Big Ten Campaign
43 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
If Penn State is guilty of anything else it's playing pretty good hockey. 122 minutes and 37 seconds without giving up a goal, 15 straight penalty kills and just 1.16 goals against over the last six games while scoring 4.5 goal per game over the same span. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Garner Pours In 30 As Nittany Lions Beat Boston College Penn State Basketball: Garner Pours In 30 As Nittany Lions Beat Boston College
43 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
On a night where the Golden State Warriors were looking to go 20-0 on the year Shep Garner pulled out his best Stephen Curry impression, scoring 30 points as Penn State beat Boston College 67-58 on Wednesday night. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Barkley Picks Up Second Team All-Conference Honors Penn State Football: Barkley Picks Up Second Team All-Conference Honors
43 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State freshman running back Saquon Barkley was named to the All-Big Ten second team by the coaches and media Tuesday evening. Barkley is the first Penn State running back to earn All-Big Ten first or second team honors since 2011 when Silas Redd was a second team selection. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: McAdam Picks Up First Star Honors For Shutout Victory Penn State Hockey: McAdam Picks Up First Star Honors For Shutout Victory
43 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State men’s hockey junior goaltender Eamon McAdam was named the Big Ten’s First Star of the Week on Tuesday morning by the conference office.McAdam earned his first collegiate shutout in a 4-0 win over Vermont on Sunday. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nassib Named Conference Defensive Player Of The Year Penn State Football: Nassib Named Conference Defensive Player Of The Year
43 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State senior defensive end Carl Nassib was the Big Ten Defensive Player of the Year on Monday evening despite not being named Big Ten defensive linemen of the year. That honor went to Ohio State's Joey Bosa. [Read More]
Ben State Football: Donovan Move Buys Franklin Time, And It Should Ben State Football: Donovan Move Buys Franklin Time, And It Should
43 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Sunday's move doesn't give Franklin a clean slate and all the time in the world to do what he wants, but it ought to buy him some more time and some good will from a fan base not eager to hand it out. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Five Names To Consider For Offensive Coordinator Penn State Football: Five Names To Consider For Offensive Coordinator
43 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Knowing who Penn State is actually interested in is next to impossible, but here are five names James Franklin would be wise to consider if he's looking to take the offense to the next level. [Read More]
Penn State Offensive Coordinator John Donovan Fired Penn State Offensive Coordinator John Donovan Fired
43 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
“I have tremendous respect for John and the work he has put in over the last five years,” Franklin said in a release. “I wish him and his family nothing but the best in the future.” [Read More]
Penn State Football: Handing Out The Grades Following Loss To Michigan State Penn State Football: Handing Out The Grades Following Loss To Michigan State
43 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State played okay, but it wasn't enough to slow down a potent Michigan State offense [Read More]
In The End, Michigan State Is The Program Penn State Wants To Be In The End, Michigan State Is The Program Penn State Wants To Be
43 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
There is a tendency to defend the notion that Michigan State and Penn State are not equals. In the traditional sense that may be accurate, but history books don't play the games. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Margin Too Small And Spartans Too Strong In 55-16 Blowout Penn State Football: Margin Too Small And Spartans Too Strong In 55-16 Blowout
43 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"I think the margin for error is small." Franklin said at the time. "That when you have 62 recruited scholarship players, the margin of error is small. But the margin for error is small for a lot of teams in college football. We have to find a way to get it done." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Previewing The Opponent: Michigan State Penn State Football: Previewing The Opponent: Michigan State
44 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State will have its hands full this weekend against Michigan State with or without Spartan quarterback Connor Cook. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Preparing To Face Cook, Even With Status In Doubt Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Preparing To Face Cook, Even With Status In Doubt
44 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
With the expectation that Cook's status will be decided moments prior to this weekend's kickoff, Penn State is left deciding who to prepare for. The answer as it turns out is Cook, according to James Franklin. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Reeder Hitting Hard And Smiling About It Penn State Football: Reeder Hitting Hard And Smiling About It
44 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"So the momentum of your body and whatnot is -- if you aim four feet through a guy, you're going to tear him in half, and that, I think, is the best mentality that I could describe what I think about when I hit people." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Carl Nassib Named Bednarik Award Finalist Penn State Football: Carl Nassib Named Bednarik Award Finalist
44 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Senior defensive end Carl Nassib is one of three finalists for the Bednarik Award for the College Defensive Player of the Year. Nassib and the other finalists will be honored at the ESPN College Football Awards Show presented by Home Depot in Atlanta on Thursday, Dec. 10. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Get Five Double Figure Scorers, Fall 86-74 To Radford Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Get Five Double Figure Scorers, Fall 86-74 To Radford
44 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
For the second straight game Penn State couldn't overcome a barrage of deep threes as the Nittany Lions fell 86-74 to Radford despite shooting 47% from the field. The Highlanders answered with a blistering 56% shooting pace that kept Penn State from ever making that final push to tie the game. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Franklin Not Exactly Defending John Donovan Penn State Football: Franklin Not Exactly Defending John Donovan
44 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Almost three years to the day it happened. All eyes on defensive coordinator John Butler after yet another underwhelming performance. Be it the sanctions or simply bad coaching, Butler wasn't the man of the hour for the right reasons. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Game Note Highlights: Michigan State Penn State Football: Game Note Highlights: Michigan State
44 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The Nittany Lions close out the regular season by visiting No. 6/6 Michigan State Saturday at 3:30 p.m. on ESPN. This game marks the Nittany Lions' 10th appearance of the season on an ESPN/ABC network. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Ranked For Third Time In Program History Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Ranked For Third Time In Program History
44 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
While the season is still young, the Nittany Lions' hot start hasn't gone unnoticed as Penn State cracked the USCHO.com rankings for the first time this season, coming in at No. 20. [Read More]
Penn State Football: James Franklin Faces Tough Decision When It Comes To John Donovan Penn State Football: James Franklin Faces Tough Decision When It Comes To John Donovan
44 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The fact of the matter is nearly everyone who watches Penn State football understands the game less than John Donovan. He has years and years of experience, days and weeks spent watching film. It's his life. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Tie Alaska Anchorage 1-1 Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Tie Alaska Anchorage 1-1
44 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Down a goal from the 2:23 mark in the first period, Penn State (7-3-3, 0-0-0-0 Big Ten) battled a determined Alaska Anchorage (6-4-2, 3-2-1 WCHA) side that was backstopped by a sharp goalie in Olivier Mantha (36 saves). [Read More]
Penn State Football: Handing Out The Grades Following Loss To Michigan Penn State Football: Handing Out The Grades Following Loss To Michigan
44 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
On some sarcastic level Penn State's special teams unit should get a higher grade simply for being just as consistently bad as it was the week before. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Hackenberg Probable Farewell A Career In Review Penn State Football: Hackenberg Probable Farewell A Career In Review
44 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"It means a lot to me," Hackenberg said. "Playing here and playing with these guys, these seniors. It's just disappointing that we couldn't get it done" [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Struggle In 28-16 Loss To Michigan Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Struggle In 28-16 Loss To Michigan
44 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
With 8:05 to play in regulation Penn State stood just three feet from Michigan's endzone with two options, kick a field goal, or try for a touchdown and in turn a two point conversion to tie the game. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Fall To Three Point Beating, Fall 78-52 To Duquesne Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Fall To Three Point Beating, Fall 78-52 To Duquesne
44 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
For the first 18 or so minutes of regulation Penn State was a part of a basketball game. Both teams missing shots, both teams turning the ball over. Far from the most watchable contest, but a basketball game nevertheless. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Take Care Of Business With 5-2 Victory In Alaska Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Take Care Of Business With 5-2 Victory In Alaska
45 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The Nittany Lions' 7-2-2 record matches the program's best all-time start to a season. Penn State will be back in action again tonight looking to complete the sweep and head back to State College with eight wins out of the its last 12 games. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Breaking Down Loss To Northwestern, Upcoming Michigan Game
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Penn State Football: Breaking Down Loss To Northwestern, Upcoming Michigan Game
45 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Ben breaks down Penn State's loss to Northwestern and this weekend's meeting with Michigan [Read More]
Penn State Football: Previewing The Opponent: Michigan Penn State Football: Previewing The Opponent: Michigan
45 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
With one final home game left on the schedule Penn State is set to host No. 14 Michigan this Saturday for a Noon kick. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Game Note Highlights: Michigan Penn State Football: Game Note Highlights: Michigan
45 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Following its bye week, Penn State closes another home season at Beaver Stadium, hosting No. 14/13 Michigan for the annual White Out game, Saturday at noon on ABC. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Hold Off DePaul 68-62 Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Hold Off DePaul 68-62
45 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State basketball started hot and finished strong on Tuesday evening as the Nittany Lions rode four double-digit scorers and timely shotmaking to defeat DePaul 68-62. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Peppers A Real Threat As Michigan Heads To Town Penn State Football: Peppers A Real Threat As Michigan Heads To Town
45 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State's defense has seen its fair share of playmakers this season. From Will Likely at Michigan to Braxton Miller at Ohio State. Every team has explosive players, very few have game changers at an elite level. [Read More]
Ben State Football: It's All About The Landing Ben State Football: It's All About The Landing
45 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The Olympics are by their very nature full of amazing moments orchestrated by some of the best athletes on the entire planet. Many arrive as relatively unknown figures outside their sport and leave national icons. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Michigan White Out Game Set For Noon Kick Penn State Football: Michigan White Out Game Set For Noon Kick
45 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The bad news for fans, the game will kick at noon on ABC. The game will mark the Nittany Lions’ ninth appearance of the season on an ESPN/ABC network. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Complete Sweep With 3-2 Victory Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Complete Sweep With 3-2 Victory
45 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State hockey picked up the sweep and a 3-2 victory on Saturday afternoon as the Nittany Lions blasted 67 shots on goal en route to the sixth win of the year. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: NCAA Declares Freshman Mike Watkins Ineligible Penn State Basketball: NCAA Declares Freshman Mike Watkins Ineligible
45 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State freshman center Mike Watkins has not been cleared by the NCAA to play for the Nittany Lions this season coach Patrick Chambers announced after Saturday's 62-50 win over VMI. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Too Much For VMI As Nittany Lions Win 62-50 Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Too Much For VMI As Nittany Lions Win 62-50
45 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Just 14 seconds into regulation Penn State freshman Josh Reaves stole the ball and raced down the court, dunking it emphatically and in turn starting off his highly anticipated collegiate career in style. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Make Most Of Chances, Beat Sacred Heart 8-2 Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Make Most Of Chances, Beat Sacred Heart 8-2
46 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
David Goodwin picked up his second goal in as many period with just under five minutes to go in the period on the man advantage as Penn State went 5-of-7 on the power play Friday night. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Plenty Of Talent, Plenty Of Questions As 2015 Season Begins Penn State Basketball: Plenty Of Talent, Plenty Of Questions As 2015 Season Begins
46 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State basketball is set to tip for the 2015 season this Saturday at 1 PM against VMI. But before the Nittany Lions hit the court, here are a few things to know about this year's edition of hoops in Happy Valley. A few new faces, a few old faces and maybe a new style of play. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Signing Day Live Blog Penn State Basketball: Signing Day Live Blog
46 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
It has been a long time coming for the Penn State basketball program. Years of work on the recruiting trail and years of hearing "no" time and time again. But Wednesday Penn State will welcome what can very well be considered the best recruiting class in the program's history. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Jordan Lucas Out For Remainder Of The Season Penn State Football: Jordan Lucas Out For Remainder Of The Season
46 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Senior safety Jordan Lucas will miss the remainder of the season due to an injury Penn State announced on Tuesday afternoon. [Read More]
Penn State Football: The Other Guy Awards Penn State Football: The Other Guy Awards
46 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State football has finally hit the bye week and if it feels like it was later this year than ever before you'd almost be correct. In this case the bye is "just" the latest first-bye date for the Nittany Lions since 1958 when Penn State's only bye came on Nov. 22. [Read More]
Ben State Football: In Fairness Ben State Football: In Fairness
46 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State has gotten on relatively solid footing thanks to some good coaching, add in a bit more talent and the story may sound far less dreary than some fans are wanting to tell it. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Handing Out The Grades Following Loss To Northwestern Penn State Football: Handing Out The Grades Following Loss To Northwestern
46 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The line between good grades and bad grades is a thick one, and even in victory they may not have been much better. [Read More]
Penn State Football: In The End Talent Is Just Half The Battle Penn State Football: In The End Talent Is Just Half The Battle
46 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
In a perfect James Franklin world Grant Haley makes that interception with just minutes remaining in regulation. He hauls down the ball with both hands and it's all but over. Penn State wins and heads into the bye week 8-2. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Tie Niagara 1-1 Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Tie Niagara 1-1
46 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State returns home on Friday-Saturday, Nov. 13-14 to host Sacred Heart at Pegula Ice Arena. Friday’s game is slated for a 7 p.m. puck drop, while Saturday’s game will commence at 4 p.m. Tickets remain available on Ticketmaster. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Previewing The Opponent: Northwestern Penn State Football: Previewing The Opponent: Northwestern
47 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State can win this game and will probably find a way to do so. We take a look at Penn State's opponent as the Nittany Lions look to go 8-2 on the year heading in the bye week. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Back At It With Game Against Niagara Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Back At It With Game Against Niagara
47 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The good news, Penn State gets a chance to turn things around. To be certain a win and the 5-2-1 record that follows is hardly a train wreck, far from it. But nothing gets the taste of defeat out of your mouth than the ecstasy of victory. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Breaking Down Win Over Illinois, Upcoming Meeting With Northwestern
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Penn State Football: Breaking Down Win Over Illinois, Upcoming Meeting With Northwestern
47 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Ben and Zach break down Penn State's win over Illinois and this weekend's game against Northwestern [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nassib Charges at History in His Own Way Penn State Football: Nassib Charges at History in His Own Way
47 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"I laugh at my own jokes way too much," Nassib said as dry as can be. "I think that's a quirk. But again, I think I'm hilarious. You know, I'm kind of a nerd. If you ask any of my friends, I'm a big nerd. I guess -- quirky isn't nerdy, I guess. I don't know." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Franklin Touches On Beaver Stadium Capacity Penn State Football: Franklin Touches On Beaver Stadium Capacity
47 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"Would you love to provide all the amenities you can, as well as keeping it at 107,000 and selling out every single week? Yeah," Franklin said. "That's the perfect situation for all involved." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Game Note Highlights: Northwestern Week Penn State Football: Game Note Highlights: Northwestern Week
47 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State enters the final quarter of its regular season, heading west to face Northwestern in another crucial Big Ten contest Saturday at noon on ESPNU. It will be Penn State's first visit to Ryan Field since 2011. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Scott Finds Hackenberg For Unusual Quarterback Score Penn State Football: Scott Finds Hackenberg For Unusual Quarterback Score
47 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
“Once we felt they were over pursuing pretty hard on that, we were able to hit it right out the back door,” Hackenberg said. “It was a great victory in terms of how we set it up.” [Read More]
Penn State Football: Handing Out The Grades Following A 39-0 Win Over Illinois Penn State Football: Handing Out The Grades Following A 39-0 Win Over Illinois
47 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State won, how did the Nittany Lions score in the grade book? Check it out. [Read More]
Penn State Football: It's Not How You Start, It's How You Finish Penn State Football: It's Not How You Start, It's How You Finish
47 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
It has been 57 days since Penn State opened its season with a loss to Temple, a defeat talked about so much that the Nittany Lions literally buried the game film in the ground of their practice field. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Smother Illini 39-0 Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Smother Illini 39-0
47 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State dominated Illinois in all areas on Saturday en route to a blowout 39-0 [Read More]
Penn State Football: Gameday Media Preview: Illinois Edition Penn State Football: Gameday Media Preview: Illinois Edition
48 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Marley Paul
All the details you need to know about Penn State and Illinois coverage heading into todays game. For those of looking to observe from a distance, find all the must-have media information you’ll need for today’s matchup. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: St Lawrence Third Period Beats Nittany Lions 4-2 Penn State Hockey: St Lawrence Third Period Beats Nittany Lions 4-2
48 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State wasn't sharp enough on Friday and St Lawrence made the Nittany Lions pay with a 4-2 defeat. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Previewing The Opponent: Illinois Penn State Football: Previewing The Opponent: Illinois
48 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Everything you need to know about Illinois as Penn State gets set for its ninth game of the season this weekend. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Tie No. 16 St. Lawrence 2-2 In Thriller Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Tie No. 16 St. Lawrence 2-2 In Thriller
48 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The Nittany Lions will get an opportunity to make up for those missed chances on Friday night as the series draws to a close. For a team that got 52 shots on goal all night there is little Penn State will look to change. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Breaking Down Win Over Maryland, Upcoming Meeting With Illinois
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Penn State Football: Breaking Down Win Over Maryland, Upcoming Meeting With Illinois
48 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Ben breaks down Penn State's win over Maryland and looks ahead to the Nittany Lions' meeting with Illinois this weekend. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Defense Staying Strong Through Grind Of Season Penn State Football: Defense Staying Strong Through Grind Of Season
48 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Marley Paul
“It’s been missed tackles that's kind of haunted us the last couple weeks,” said sophomore linebacker Jason Cabinda, who leads the team in tackles with 61. He said simple basics are need to rectify the recent deficiencies they’ve faced. “Just getting back to fundamentals and getting squar [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Big Series Starts Thursday As Nittany Lions Host No. 16 St. Lawrence Penn State Hockey: Big Series Starts Thursday As Nittany Lions Host No. 16 St. Lawrence
48 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"Certainly when you mention that a team is ranked you'd like to get those RPI points from that opponent is important but really the way everything shakes out at the end of the year when you look at the teams that are going to the tournament all non conference games are important. So we do know tha [Read More]
Penn State Football: Franklin Shoots Down Hypothetical Interest In Miami Penn State Football: Franklin Shoots Down Hypothetical Interest In Miami
48 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
James Franklin put to rest any speculation that he would be interested in the newly opened Miami head coaching job on Tuesday at his weekly press conference. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Game Note Highlights: Illinois Penn State Football: Game Note Highlights: Illinois
48 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
It will be another three weeks before Penn State takes the field at Beaver Stadium, as the Lions will travel to Northwestern next week and then enjoy a bye week after that before hosting Michigan for the annual White Out game and Senior Day for the home finale. [Read More]
Ben State Football: Is 6-2 All That Bad? Ben State Football: Is 6-2 All That Bad?
48 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
At the end of the day though, Penn State has been a middle of the pack program with an above average history for a while now. Getting knocked down a few pegs from the middle of the pack doesn't set up well for an overnight rebuild. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Mojo Back And Fun In The Air As Hackenberg Breaks All-Time Records Penn State Football: Mojo Back And Fun In The Air As Hackenberg Breaks All-Time Records
48 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
For each and every one of Hackenberg's now record setting yards, he will likely remember a lot of different games and emotions along the way. It's unlikely though he'll ever forget the night he made the milestone his own. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Handing Out The Grades Following A 31-30 Win Over Maryland Penn State Football: Handing Out The Grades Following A 31-30 Win Over Maryland
48 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State beat Maryland 31-30 on Saturday. Here are the grades for the offense, defense and special teams. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Defense Shows Up In Time And Four Late Drives Seal The Deal Penn State Football: Defense Shows Up In Time And Four Late Drives Seal The Deal
48 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"The most important thing is that we held them to one less point than our offense scored." James Franklin said in the bowels of M&T Bank Stadium. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Hold Off Maryland 31-30 Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Hold Off Maryland 31-30
48 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Just six seconds later Malik Golden jumped in the air and intercepted a deflected pass. The comeback drive was cut short, there would be no need to practice this game again. With 1:15 to play it was time to just kneel the ball, pack the buses and head home bowl eligible. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Previewing The Opponent: Maryland Penn State Football: Previewing The Opponent: Maryland
49 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
On paper Penn State is the better team, and with Saquon Barkley healthy that will only helps matters. Likely and Hills will have some success because they're too good to completely keep in check, but it probably won't be enough. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Set For Weekend Series Against AIC Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Set For Weekend Series Against AIC
49 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
In 2012 American International College skated into the Greenberg Ice Pavillon and walked away with a victory in Penn State's first ever Division I game. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Talking Nittany Lions' Loss To Ohio State, Upcoming Meeting Against Maryland
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Penn State Football: Talking Nittany Lions' Loss To Ohio State, Upcoming Meeting Against Maryland
49 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Take a look as Ben and Zach break down the Nittany Lions' loss to Ohio State and the upcoming game against Maryland. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Franklin Clarifies Role In Offense Penn State Football: Franklin Clarifies Role In Offense
49 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"I wouldn't say play calling. I would say more about what we're doing. We need to run the ball right now. We need to throw the ball right now. We need to move the pocket, those types of things." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Franklin Talks Playing Barkley, Hackenberg Late In Blowout Penn State Football: Franklin Talks Playing Barkley, Hackenberg Late In Blowout
49 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"...I understand the discussion. I'm just telling you my nature, it's hard to do that. It's hard to wave the white flag." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Game Note Highlights: Maryland Week Penn State Football: Game Note Highlights: Maryland Week
49 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
For the second time this season, Penn State will visit an NFL venue, as the Nittany Lions meet Maryland Saturday in the Baltimore Ravens' M&T Bank Stadium for a 3:30 p.m. game on ESPN. It is the 39th meeting between the teams, but just the second as Big Ten members. [Read More]
Ben State Football: Hackenberg Legacy Doesn't Need To Be Complicated Ben State Football: Hackenberg Legacy Doesn't Need To Be Complicated
49 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
In a moment of twisted fate, Christian Hackenberg has gotten Penn State back to a point where fans have the luxury of complaining about Christian Hackenberg's play. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Saquon Barkley's Night Not To Be Overlooked Penn State Football: Saquon Barkley's Night Not To Be Overlooked
49 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"I think he adds another element," Christian Hackenberg said following the game. "He can get yards after contact and he did a great job of that all day today." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Handing Out The Grades Following Penn State's Loss To Ohio State Penn State Football: Handing Out The Grades Following Penn State's Loss To Ohio State
49 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
What grade would you give each of Penn State's units following Saturday's game? [Read More]
Penn State Football: It Had To Be Perfect, And It Wasn't Penn State Football: It Had To Be Perfect, And It Wasn't
49 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Maybe none of this would have mattered in the end against Ohio State. But fixing these kinds of errors is the difference between winning and losing against a lot of less challenging opponents. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Fall 38-10 To Buckeyes Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Fall 38-10 To Buckeyes
49 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Saquon Barkley had 194 yards on the ground but it wasn't enough knock off the No. 1 Buckeyes on Saturday night. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Beaver Stadium Field Replaced While Nittany Lions Hit The Road Penn State Football: Beaver Stadium Field Replaced While Nittany Lions Hit The Road
50 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
It's no secret that Penn State's turf grass management program is one of the best in the nation. But for a football field last over 10 years through the rain and weather, the games and the cleats. That's impressive. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Stumble, Fall 7-4 To Notre Dame Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Stumble, Fall 7-4 To Notre Dame
50 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Amazingly, these are the kinds of nights that Penn State hockey has managed to avoid and perhaps the kind of night that was long overdue for the building program. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Previewing The Opponent: Ohio State Penn State Football: Previewing The Opponent: Ohio State
50 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
All you need to know about Ohio State as Penn State heads to Columbus to take on the top ranked Buckeyes. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Talking Indiana Victory And Upcoming Clash With Ohio State
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Penn State Football: Talking Indiana Victory And Upcoming Clash With Ohio State
50 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Ben and Zach take a look back on Penn State's win over Indiana and offer up a few thoughts on this weekend's meeting against Ohio State on the road. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Decision Made For Barkley, But Status Still A Secret Penn State Football: Decision Made For Barkley, But Status Still A Secret
50 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"That really comes down to how old the guy is," Franklin said on players needing to practice in order to play. "If it's an experienced guy who has played a lot, then to me there really is no deadline." [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: McAdam Sets Sights On Turning Potential Into Results Penn State Hockey: McAdam Sets Sights On Turning Potential Into Results
50 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"I feel like I'm strides ahead two years ago and even last year," He added. "I'm kind of all on a whole new page and I've talked to coach and he agrees that I've come a long way and matured a lot. All of those things mentally and physically have gotten me to a good place." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Minutes 30-45 Perhaps The Most Important This Weekend Penn State Football: Minutes 30-45 Perhaps The Most Important This Weekend
50 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"You look at Ohio State, a lot of their scoring in the second half are big plays," Franklin added. "Their tailback, it seems like every game he has two or three runs of 60 yards or more. So being able to stop the big plays if something is really important" [Read More]
Penn State Football: Game Note Highlights, Ohio State Week Penn State Football: Game Note Highlights, Ohio State Week
50 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
With Penn State set to take the trip to Columbus, Ohio this weekend to face the No. 1 Buckeyes here are a few interesting notes heading into the primetime matchup. [Read More]
Ben State Football: Tiger Woods, Saquon Barkley And Big Stars On Big Stages Ben State Football: Tiger Woods, Saquon Barkley And Big Stars On Big Stages
50 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
In many ways if Barkley sees the field on Saturday coming off of injury it will be a big test for his hype. As national college football writer and State College native Matt Brown of Sports On Earth noted in a conversation earlier this month, nobody knows about Barkley because nobody is watching Pen [Read More]
Penn State Football: Hackenberg Gets Some Swagger Back In Win Penn State Football: Hackenberg Gets Some Swagger Back In Win
50 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"I think that’s one of the things we’ve done as a team, we’ve played with our emotions on our sleeves for the most part, each week so far this year" Hackenberg said. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Dominate In 6-1 Season Opening Victory Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Dominate In 6-1 Season Opening Victory
50 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
For all of the success that Penn State hockey has had at home the road has been far less forgiving. That wasn't the case on Saturday night though as the Nittany Lions knocked off Canisius, 6-1 to open the season at 1-0. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Handing Out The Grades Following Penn State's Win Over Indiana Penn State Football: Handing Out The Grades Following Penn State's Win Over Indiana
50 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
How did Penn State do this weekend? Here are the grades following the 29-7 win over Indiana. [Read More]
Penn State Football: In Year 2, Indiana Win More Important Than You Might Think Penn State Football: In Year 2, Indiana Win More Important Than You Might Think
50 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"This is a sport that you work extremely hard year round and then only get a handful of opportunities, not like baseball and basketball, so yea that creates some challenges," James Franklin said earlier this week. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Cruise Past Indiana 29-7 Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Cruise Past Indiana 29-7
50 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
With 10:44 to go in the fourth quarter Christian Hackenberg tucked the ball and ran 15 feet, diving through the air and into the endzone. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Previewing The Opponents: Indiana Penn State Football: Previewing The Opponents: Indiana
51 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State and Indiana are in for a good old fashion Big Ten battle this Saturday. Taking a look at the Hoosiers. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Comedian Keegan Michael Key Impersonates James Franklin
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Penn State Football: Comedian Keegan Michael Key Impersonates James Franklin
51 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
They sure do look alike. Penn State Homecoming Grand Marshal and Comedy Central comedian Keegan Michael Key took the Lasch Building by storm on Thursday evening with his own impersonation of James Franklin. [Read More]
Penn State Football: James Franklin Radio Show Highlights Penn State Football: James Franklin Radio Show Highlights
51 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Highlights from James Franklin and his Thursday night radio show. From Saquon Barkley to long extra points in the NFL. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Ben And Zach Talk Army Win, Twitter Questions And More
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Penn State Football: Ben And Zach Talk Army Win, Twitter Questions And More
51 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Ben and Zach talk about a Penn State win over Army last weekend and an upcoming game against Indiana to start off the thick of the Big Ten schedule. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Looking To Spread Pressure Across All Four Quarters Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Looking To Spread Pressure Across All Four Quarters
51 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"We talked about that," James Franklin said earlier this season. "I think we can have a bigger impact early in games. But I think whenever you're leading the country in sacks and where we stand with tackles for a loss it's hard to complain." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Anthony Zettel Reflects, And Moves Forward From Father's Death Penn State Football: Anthony Zettel Reflects, And Moves Forward From Father's Death
51 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"I think everybody was on point, I was more focused than I've ever been. I felt like he was with me there every step of the way so it just felt different, and I know every game I play from now on out or whatever I do in life he's going to be with me." [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Media Day News And Notes Penn State Basketball: Media Day News And Notes
51 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
While nothing major came out of Tuesday's media availability, here are some news and notes to digest prior to next month's season opener. [Read More]
Ben State Football: If Penn State Is Growing, Four Big Opportunities And Three Big Games Remain Ben State Football: If Penn State Is Growing, Four Big Opportunities And Three Big Games Remain
51 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
If you set aside the prideful belief that Penn State should always beat everyone because Penn State is just the greatest there are a few ways to look at the remaining schedule. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Win Exhibition Against Windsor 5-2 Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Win Exhibition Against Windsor 5-2
51 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
With just a week until the season officially begins, Penn State hockey took the ice to knock off the rust and eventually knock off Windsor 5-2 in an exhibition game Sunday afternoon. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Postgame Facts And Figures Penn State Football: Postgame Facts And Figures
51 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State leads the series with Army West Point, 14-10-2, winning the last 10 meetings. The teams met for the first time since 1979. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Injury Future Still Unclear As Big Ten Play Closes In Penn State Football: Injury Future Still Unclear As Big Ten Play Closes In
51 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State fans were as eager to see who wouldn't hit the field for the Nittany Lions this weekend as they were the outcome of the game itself. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Handing Out The Grades Following Penn State's 20-14 Win Over Army Penn State Football: Handing Out The Grades Following Penn State's 20-14 Win Over Army
51 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State beat Army on Saturday in an ugly rainy outing. The Nittany Lions didn't look great but a win is a win. Here are the grades following the victory. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Franklin Press Conference A Telling Moment Penn State Football: Franklin Press Conference A Telling Moment
51 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"Do we need to get better? Yes. You guys can ask me every question in the book and try to get me to be negative, but I'm not going to do it. I'm not going to do it." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Hold Off Army 20-14 Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Hold Off Army 20-14
51 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Like so many times over the past decade, Penn State's defense stood tall and saved the day. Cabinda's 14 tackle, 2 sack effort leading the way. Christian Hackenberg tossing his fourth touchdown in a two game span and a fairly efficient 156 yards on 10-of-19 passing. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Previewing The Opponent: Army Penn State Football: Previewing The Opponent: Army
52 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
All you need to know about the good and bad of the Army Black Knights as they get set to face Penn State this weekend in the rain. [Read More]
Penn State Football: James Franklin Radio Show Recap Penn State Football: James Franklin Radio Show Recap
52 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
James Franklin hit the airwaves on Thursday evening for his weekly radio show. Here are a few of the highlights. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Ben And Zach Talk SDSU Victory, Incoming Rain And Army Game
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Penn State Football: Ben And Zach Talk SDSU Victory, Incoming Rain And Army Game
52 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
This week on A Bunch of Fighters it is Ben and Zach talking about Penn State and San Diego State as well as the Nittany Lions upcoming game against Army this weekend. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Gadowsky Set To Embark On Latest Chapter Penn State Hockey: Gadowsky Set To Embark On Latest Chapter
52 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"I needed hockey so bad, my whole body just needed it," Gadowsky said. "So I knew I had to be a part of hockey." [Read More]
Penn State Football: After Going Green, Johnson's Redshirt Status Up In Air Penn State Football: After Going Green, Johnson's Redshirt Status Up In Air
52 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
When Penn State entered this season the plan was to see four true freshman take the field each week. So far that has happened as planned for three of the "green lighted" freshman, corner John Reid, receiver Brandon Polk, and running back Saquon Barkley. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Franklin Confident Latest Injuries Not Season-Ending Penn State Football: Franklin Confident Latest Injuries Not Season-Ending
52 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"I know this morning, none of them are season-ending injuries. Anticipate getting them all back, whether it's this week or next week, we'll see. We'll see how the week goes, how they heal." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Army Game Note Highlights Penn State Football: Army Game Note Highlights
52 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
As is Monday night/Tuesday morning tradition, the game notes are out for the upcoming Nittany Lions football game. Check out some of the interests facts and figures heading into Penn State's game against Army this weekend. [Read More]
Ben State Football: Pregame Introductions Tell The Story Ben State Football: Pregame Introductions Tell The Story
52 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The best part though, for those of us who make our millions observing the program at large; it's a great barometer of where everyone stands with the fan base. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Zettel Shines In Game Following Death Of Father Penn State Football: Zettel Shines In Game Following Death Of Father
52 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"Anthony and his family have been dealing with this for some time now," James Franklin said after the game. "The last three weeks has been really tough. It has been really intense for Zettel and his family for the last three weeks. He has driven home after each game to be with his family. It has [Read More]
Penn State Football: Handing Out The Grades Following A 37-21 Win Over SDSU Penn State Football: Handing Out The Grades Following A 37-21 Win Over SDSU
52 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State didn't look bad on Saturday but the Nittany Lions could have looked better. Here are the grades following the win. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Stringing Together Drives An Emerging Positive For Offense Penn State Football: Stringing Together Drives An Emerging Positive For Offense
52 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"I think when you look back at our drives that we score on, they almost always go around that. We're good on first and second down and then explosive plays." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Injuries Loom Large Despite Victory Penn State Football: Injuries Loom Large Despite Victory
52 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
While the likes of tight end Adam Breneman and linebacker Nyeem Wartman are old additions to the injury report, here are a few new faces that will have to overcome a few bumps and bruises. Some more severe than others. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Push Past SDSU 37-21 Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Push Past SDSU 37-21
52 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
It was a game that ended with many storylines still well in motion. Injuries on both sides of the ball as well as a more familiar performance by quarterback Christian Hackenberg whose 296 passing yards and three scores were reminiscent of his freshman campaign. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Arrington Weighs In On Hackenberg And NFL Future
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Penn State Football: Arrington Weighs In On Hackenberg And NFL Future
53 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
For as long as long as Christian Hackenberg has been connected to Penn State the question has always been the same. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Previewing The Opponent: San Diego State Penn State Football: Previewing The Opponent: San Diego State
53 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
A look at who the Aztecs are as they prep for a weekend meeting with Penn State at 3:30 on the Big Ten Network. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Talking San Diego State, Rutgers And Twitter Questions
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Penn State Football: Talking San Diego State, Rutgers And Twitter Questions
53 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com Staff
It's another week and that means another episode to talk about Penn State's latest win and upcoming game. This time Ben and Zach break down Penn State's win over Rutgers and Saturday's meeting with San Diego State as the Nittany Lions look to go 3-1 on the season. [Read More]
Penn State Football: James Franklin Radio Show Recap Penn State Football: James Franklin Radio Show Recap
53 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Check out some highlights from James Franklin and his radio show on Thursday evening as Penn State preps for a 3:30 showdown against San Diego State. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: News And Notes From Media Day Penn State Hockey: News And Notes From Media Day
53 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State men's hockey held its annual media day on late Wednesday afternoon. Here are a few news and notes items to get you prepared for the upcoming season. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Receiver Chris Godwin Rides Around On Drifting Board
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Penn State Football: Receiver Chris Godwin Rides Around On Drifting Board
53 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Riding into his Tuesday press conference appearance in style, Godwin made his way up the ramp to the podium on a self balancing drifting board. According to Godwin it holds a charge for hours and can get him around campus with ease. Allegedly it keeps his legs fresh. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Franklin Responds To Compliance Concerns Penn State Football: Franklin Responds To Compliance Concerns
53 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"The way I look at it is, I think we have healthy dialogue, a back and forth with the compliance office," Franklin said. [Read More]
Penn State Football: SDSU Game Note Highlights Penn State Football: SDSU Game Note Highlights
53 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The Aztecs will become the 155th different opponent that the Lions have faced in their history. Penn State is 14-2 against opponents it had never played prior to 2000. [Read More]
Ben State Football: However The Season Goes Barkley Alone Worth Watching For Ben State Football: However The Season Goes Barkley Alone Worth Watching For
53 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
For all of the impressive physical traits Penn State running back Saquon Barkley possess it is perhaps the one thing away from the game itself that is most impressive. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Gulla Rises To Occasion As Special Teams Shine Penn State Football: Gulla Rises To Occasion As Special Teams Shine
53 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"It’s just an example of a guy who kept preparing and waiting for his number to be called and did a great job," James Franklin said after the game. "I’m very proud of him." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Handing Out The Grades Following Penn State's Win Over Rutgers Penn State Football: Handing Out The Grades Following Penn State's Win Over Rutgers
53 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Without question this was Penn State's best overall game, but the bar to pass is not incredibly high. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Knock Off Rutgers 28-3 Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Knock Off Rutgers 28-3
53 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
As Akeel Lynch ran 75-yards untouched it sent a roar though Beaver Stadium that was as much relief as it was excitement. The Nittany Lions scoring 14-points in just 1:02 and turning a game -that's most impressive fireworks had been actual fireworks- into a blowout. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Previewing The Opponent: Rutgers Penn State Football: Previewing The Opponent: Rutgers
54 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State and Rutgers are set for a primetime meeting this Saturday for the first Big Ten conference game of the season. The Nittany Lions are coming off a victory while the Scarlet Knights are looking to bounce back from a three-point loss to Washington State last week. [Read More]
Penn State Football: James Franklin Radio Show Recap Penn State Football: James Franklin Radio Show Recap
54 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"He's a little unusual because not only can he make you miss and run away, he also will break tackles. The other thing which most of them have is he's fearless. He's going to catch every ball, give himself an opportunity to make plays. That's been an emphasis all week." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Talking Rutgers, Taking Twitter Questions And More
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Penn State Football: Talking Rutgers, Taking Twitter Questions And More
54 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com Staff
We're back with another episode and this time Ben and Zach are talking about Penn State's weekend meeting against Rutgers and win over Buffalo. [Read More]
Penn State Football: In Larger Roles Cabinda And Reeder Don't Lose A Step Penn State Football: In Larger Roles Cabinda And Reeder Don't Lose A Step
54 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"In terms of the football IQ, I think we have very high-level IQ guys in the room," Cabinda said. "I think Coach Pry does a good job of coaching us up. Whether you're the ones, the twos, the threes, he does a good job of putting everybody in the mindset of preparing like you're a starter." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Rutgers' Coach Kyle Flood Suspended, Will Not Coach Against Nittany Lions Penn State Football: Rutgers' Coach Kyle Flood Suspended, Will Not Coach Against Nittany Lions
54 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Rutgers' head coach Kyle Flood has been suspended for three games following an internal investigation and will not make the trip to State College this weekend. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Even With Missing Pieces, Rutgers Not Without Big Threat Penn State Football: Even With Missing Pieces, Rutgers Not Without Big Threat
54 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"Right now we're not getting the hang time or the location, which is really stressing our coverage units...I make the argument I'd rather you punt it 37 yards out of bounds than 50 yards with no hang time down the middle of the field. That's what we need to do." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Familiar Faces May Return For Nittany Lions This Weekend Penn State Football: Familiar Faces May Return For Nittany Lions This Weekend
54 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State might have a few more healthy bodies for this weekend's clash with Rutgers according to head coach James Franklin. [Read More]
Penn State Football: James Franklin Press Conference Updates Penn State Football: James Franklin Press Conference Updates
54 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
James Franklin is set to speak to the media at 12:40 today live from Beaver Stadium. Follow along here with updates and bullet points from Franklin's press conference heading into Saturday night's meeting with Rutgers. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Rutgers Game Note Highlights Penn State Football: Rutgers Game Note Highlights
54 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The game is the 26th meeting between the two schools with the Lions holding a 23-2 edge in the series. The teams first met in 1918 and are now both members of the Big Ten East Division. It will be Rutgers' first visit to Happy Valley since 1994. [Read More]
Ben State Football: For All The Memorable Games Even O'Brien Era Wasn't Without Ugly Football Ben State Football: For All The Memorable Games Even O'Brien Era Wasn't Without Ugly Football
54 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The question now, and perhaps one of the biggest ones for Penn State football, is if things would be different under a different group of coaches. If Penn State ought to be better than it is right now or if the Nittany Lions have been playing with the house money all along. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nassib Shines In First Two Career Starts Penn State Football: Nassib Shines In First Two Career Starts
54 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"If you're not trying to get the starting spot, why are you here?" Nassib said about his early years at Penn State. "Everybody should just compete, just compete to get on the field. You can't take any play for granted." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Handing Out The Grades Following Penn State's Win Over Buffalo Penn State Football: Handing Out The Grades Following Penn State's Win Over Buffalo
54 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State looked better than in Week 1 but not exactly awesome. The good was good but the bad was equally bad. Here are the grades following Penn State's victory over Buffalo. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Stats, Facts And Figures From Penn State's Win Over Buffalo Penn State Football: Stats, Facts And Figures From Penn State's Win Over Buffalo
54 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The last time that Penn State had both a punt return and kick return of at least 58 yards in the same game was against Notre Dame in 2007. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Rutgers Week A Chance To Hit Reset Penn State Football: Rutgers Week A Chance To Hit Reset
54 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
A win would obviously put Penn State at 2-1 on the year but perhaps more importantly it would hit a restart on a bumpy opening stanza to the season. To make things seem a little more hopeful after such a dismal start. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Make Progress But Next Step Is Crucial Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Make Progress But Next Step Is Crucial
54 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"Coach Franklin was talking about adversity, last week we kind of hit that wall and it was like 'damn' and really a mind opener," Defensive tackle Anthony Zettel said. "And we know what we have to do. The only way we can get back is to work our butt off every week and look at the next team." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Previewing The Opponent: Buffalo Penn State Football: Previewing The Opponent: Buffalo
55 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State is looking to even up its record at 1-1 with a noon kick meeting against Buffalo. The Bulls enter the contest 1-0 after a 51-14 victory over Albany. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Kyle Carter Surgery And More At Franklin Radio Show Penn State Football: Kyle Carter Surgery And More At Franklin Radio Show
55 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
James Franklin took to the airwaves on Thursday evening for his weekly radio show. While most weeks are uneventful on paper, following Penn State's loss to Temple it opened the door to perhaps a few more testy fans than usual. [Read More]
Something New, But Hopefully Something Fun
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Something New, But Hopefully Something Fun
55 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
So hopefully you'll come along for the ride. This project will go as far as your interest in it takes us. My hope is that we're headed somewhere cool. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Franklin Ready For More Active Role In Play-Calling After Loss Penn State Football: Franklin Ready For More Active Role In Play-Calling After Loss
55 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
James Franklin plans to be more involved in play-calling and game management following Penn State's 27-10 loss to Temple. A defeat that was as surprising on a paper as it was hard to watch on the field. The Nittany Lion offense struggling to move the ball and giving up 10 sacks in the process. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Army Game Sells Out With Over 6,500 Servicemembers Expected To Attend Penn State Football: Army Game Sells Out With Over 6,500 Servicemembers Expected To Attend
55 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com Staff
The Penn State-Army West Point game on Saturday, October 3 is sold out. The Nittany Lions host the Black Knights for the first time since 1979 as part of Military Appreciation Day. [Read More]
Penn State Football: With Few Options, Offensive Line Will Try A Remix Penn State Football: With Few Options, Offensive Line Will Try A Remix
55 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
His offensive line isn't particularly good right now. if nothing else, it doesn't appear to be trending in a positive direction. It's safe to assume most everyone would agree that giving up 10 sacks in a single game is not helpful. [Read More]
Penn State Football: With Season In Early Hole, Players Bury Temple Film In Practice Field Penn State Football: With Season In Early Hole, Players Bury Temple Film In Practice Field
55 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"No, it's not normal," Lucas said with a small smile. "But it was fun for us, we're out there, we have the shovel, we buried the tape and we're not going to talk about it anymore." [Read More]
Penn State Football: James Franklin Press Conference Updates Penn State Football: James Franklin Press Conference Updates
55 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
James Franklin is set to speak to the media Tuesday at 12:40 following Penn State's 27-10 loss to Temple this past weekend. Stay tuned here for live updates and insight. StateCollege.com will have more comprehensive coverage Tuesday and the rest of the week leading up to the Buffalo game. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Buffalo Week Game Note Highlights Penn State Football: Buffalo Week Game Note Highlights
55 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State is just about ready to put Temple behind it and that means focusing on Buffalo. If there is one thing Penn State athletic does well, it's game notes leading into the next contest. [Read More]
Ben State Football:You Keep Asking, But I Have No Idea Ben State Football:You Keep Asking, But I Have No Idea
55 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
I do know that in all likelihood both John Donovan and Herb Hand are better at their jobs than Saturday would lead you to believe. I do know that given the right amount of time and the right kinds of players they can probably prove that to you. [Read More]
Penn State Football: The Five People James Franklin Meets Back In State College Penn State Football: The Five People James Franklin Meets Back In State College
55 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
This part isn't in the coaching brochure when you start the job. That super enjoyable task of waking up early in the next morning and watching film from a loss. Then when you're done with that, walking out in front of the media and fans and explaining what happened. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Handing Out The Grades Following A 27-10 Loss To Temple Penn State Football: Handing Out The Grades Following A 27-10 Loss To Temple
55 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
As you might imagine, a 27-10 loss to Temple is not the ideal result for Penn State football. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Wartman-White Out For Season Penn State Football: Wartman-White Out For Season
55 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Widely regarded as Penn State's best linebacker, defensive coordinator Bob Shoop called Wartman-White the quarterback of the defense, setting up coverages and assignments each play. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Anemic Offense Does Little To Help 'Recruiter' Stereotype  Penn State Football: Anemic Offense Does Little To Help 'Recruiter' Stereotype
55 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
If Franklin is trying to climb out of his "recruiter" box, and convince the world that he has things under control, Saturday certainly didn't help that cause. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Offense Disappears As Temple Cruises To 27-10 Victory Penn State Football: Offense Disappears As Temple Cruises To 27-10 Victory
55 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
It was a game that was supposed to mark the start of the 2015 season for Penn State football but felt so much like 2014 on a sunny and hot afternoon in Philadelphia. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Previewing The Opponent: Temple Penn State Football: Previewing The Opponent: Temple
56 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State is off to Philadelphia for a Week 1 meeting with Temple at Lincoln Financial Field to start the 2015-16 campaign. A win would give the Nittany Lions two straight season opening victories but Penn State will have to navigate a strong Temple defense to do so. [Read More]
Penn State Football: James Franklin Radio Show Recap Penn State Football: James Franklin Radio Show Recap
56 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
James Franklin hit the airwaves once again for his weekly radio show. Here are a few things of note he said Thursday night. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Brent Pry Conference Call Recap Penn State Football: Brent Pry Conference Call Recap
56 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State linebacker's coach Brent Pry talked to the media on Thursday only days prior to Penn State's season opener against Temple. Here are five things to know from that call. [Read More]
Penn State Football: With Rain Pouring Down, An Imperfect Holuba Hall Hosts Practice Penn State Football: With Rain Pouring Down, An Imperfect Holuba Hall Hosts Practice
56 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"Tim (Ream) and his staff have radar on their phones," James Franklin said after practice, the rain still pounding on the Holuba Hall roof. "And as soon as it shows it is in the vicinity we have to get off the field to make sure our players and staff are safe." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Like Most, Godwin Confident And Simply Better, Heading Into 2015 Penn State Football: Like Most, Godwin Confident And Simply Better, Heading Into 2015
56 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"For me to be able to have the game that I had, I think that was big for my confidence," Godwin said on Thursday, "and letting me know that all my hard work has come to fruition and I'm that ready to take the next step forward." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Comfort Is Relative, But Offense Sounds Comfortable Penn State Football: Comfort Is Relative, But Offense Sounds Comfortable
56 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"I see Christian so much more relaxed and so much more confident right now as a player and as a leader because of that," James Franklin said on Tuesday. "He's really taken control of the offense and that side of the ball." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Even With Limited Details, Breneman's Future Clearly A Concern Penn State Football: Even With Limited Details, Breneman's Future Clearly A Concern
56 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Asked about Breneman's status on Tuesday afternoon, head coach James Franklin was not forthcoming, but no less ominous with his response. [Read More]
Penn State Football: James Franklin Press Conference Bulletpoints Penn State Football: James Franklin Press Conference Bulletpoints
56 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State football had its first press conference of the regular season on Tuesday. Here are the highlights. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Depth Chart Holds Few Surprises, Answers A Few Questions Penn State Football: Depth Chart Holds Few Surprises, Answers A Few Questions
56 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
On the offensive front Penn State will work left to right with the expected crew of Paris Palmer, Brendan Mahon, Angelo Mangiro, Brian Gaia and Andrew Nelson. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Temple Game Note Highlights Penn State Football: Temple Game Note Highlights
56 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
It's game week and that means game notes. While Penn State has yet to release a depth chart for its meeting against Temple, the first release of this season's game notes have a few good trivia bits. Here are a few stats and figures worth remembering. [Read More]
Ben State Football: The Looks Will Be More Important Than The Record In 2015 Ben State Football: The Looks Will Be More Important Than The Record In 2015
56 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Did they win because they were better, or did they win because they are good? That's one of the most important questions Penn State will face this season [Read More]
Penn State Football: 2019 Season To Open Against Idaho Penn State Football: 2019 Season To Open Against Idaho
56 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com Staff
The Idaho game is the second non-conference game announcement for the 2019 season. Penn State will host Pittsburgh on Sept. 14 and has one more game to be scheduled. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Video Takes a Look Behind The Scenes of Linebacker Unit
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Penn State Football: Video Takes a Look Behind The Scenes of Linebacker Unit
57 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
As Penn State enters game week, all of the preparation and hard work is suddenly going to start to pay off as the Nittany Lions head to Temple next weekend. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Tough Start Highlights Big Ten Schedule Penn State Basketball: Tough Start Highlights Big Ten Schedule
57 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Big Ten play is never easy, but Penn State basketball faces a difficult conference schedule after the Big Ten slate was announced this week. [Read More]
Penn State Football: James Franklin Radio Show Recap Penn State Football: James Franklin Radio Show Recap
57 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
James Franklin's 2015-16 edition of his weekly radio show fired up the engines on Thursday night as he took questions from the audience and offered up his thoughts on the upcoming season. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Palmer Expected To Get Start At Left Tackle Penn State Football: Palmer Expected To Get Start At Left Tackle
57 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"He still has got a long way to go but I think he's improved and I think right now at this point he gives us the best opportunity to play and play well.'' [Read More]
Penn State Football: Four Freshman Get Green Light For Action In 2015 Penn State Football: Four Freshman Get Green Light For Action In 2015
57 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
But in some cases the talent is too great and the needs are too present to avoid playing true freshman from day one. And that's the case so far with four Penn State freshman coach James Franklin expects to see the field this year. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Over 6,000 Servicemembers Set To Attend Penn State-Army Game Penn State Football: Over 6,000 Servicemembers Set To Attend Penn State-Army Game
57 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
If you want to send a service member to a Penn State football game you're running out of time as Monday, August 31 at 5 p.m. is your last chance. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Latest Renderings Of Planned Lasch Building Improvements
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Penn State Football: Latest Renderings Of Planned Lasch Building Improvements
57 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State's renovation plan for the Lasch Football Building is nothing new. The nearly $20 million in upgrades and branding is set to take place at the conclusion of the upcoming season. Construction on the Lasch Building will finish in June of 2016 prior to the start of camp. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Radio Broadcast Now Available For Free, Worldwide Penn State Football: Radio Broadcast Now Available For Free, Worldwide
57 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Nittany Lion fans won't have to be in market to hear Penn State football games or other Nittany Lion sporting events on the radio anymore after an update to Penn State athletics' website. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Ticket Sales Visualized And The Biggest Question Still Remains
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Penn State Football: Ticket Sales Visualized And The Biggest Question Still Remains
57 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Ever since Penn State began its seat licensing program a few short years ago the question has always been the same. Will Beaver Stadium ever be full again on a regular basis? [Read More]
Penn State Football: The Freshman 15. Things To Know About Penn State Football Penn State Football: The Freshman 15. Things To Know About Penn State Football
57 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
So next time you've got a moment to process this brave new world you're entering, here are 15 things to know, in no particular order, about Penn State football. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Ham Makes FWAA 75th Anniversary All-American Third Team Penn State Football: Ham Makes FWAA 75th Anniversary All-American Third Team
57 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Former Penn State football linebacker Jack Ham was recognized in the present for his outstanding play in the past as the Football Writers’ Association of American (FWAA) named the Hall of Famer to its 75th Anniversary All-America Third Team. [Read More]
Penn State Football: New Ball, New Feel For Nittany Lions
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Penn State Football: New Ball, New Feel For Nittany Lions
58 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
So while Penn State changing the kind of football it uses this year isn't going make the Nittany Lions four wins better all on its own, comfort, especially for receivers and quarterback Christian Hackenberg, is key. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Franklin Crashes Blue Band Practice With Snare Drum Penn State Football: Franklin Crashes Blue Band Practice With Snare Drum
58 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Only a few short days after the Penn State Blue Band opened a team meeting for the Penn State football team, James Franklin returned the favor on Friday crashing the party all on his own. [Read More]
Penn State Football: BTN Special Focuses On Nittany Lion's Practice Friday Night Penn State Football: BTN Special Focuses On Nittany Lion's Practice Friday Night
58 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com Staff
Watching practice on Friday morning, Dave Revsine, Gerry DiNardo and Howard Griffith who took in Friday's practice will share their thoughts and observations during this evening's special. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: David Glen Named Captain For 2015-16 Season Penn State Hockey: David Glen Named Captain For 2015-16 Season
58 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The Nittany Lion men’s hockey team announced its 2015-16 captains on Thursday morning with senior forward David Glen earning the nod after a team vote earlier this year. Defensemen Luke Juha and David Thompson will serve as alternate captains. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Lynch Hitting His Blocks When The Ball Isn't His Penn State Football: Lynch Hitting His Blocks When The Ball Isn't His
58 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"I've picked it up a lot this year," Lynch said of his role outside carrying the ball. "I understand my role in the defense now, read the safeties, read the fronts, and I think I stepped up there tremendously now." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Talent Clearly Not Issue At Receiver, Question Now Is Who Plays Penn State Football: Talent Clearly Not Issue At Receiver, Question Now Is Who Plays
58 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
It's fairly noticeable turn of events for a program that has become accustomed to playing whoever is healthy. Now Penn State can simply play whoever it wants to. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Add Final Piece To Puzzle In Forward Andrew Sturtz Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Add Final Piece To Puzzle In Forward Andrew Sturtz
58 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State hockey added one last bit of offense to the 2015-16 roster as the program announced that forward Andrew Sturtz will join the Nittany Lions for the upcogins season and beyond. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Fundamentals And Results The Focus For Return Game Penn State Football: Fundamentals And Results The Focus For Return Game
58 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State's latest look into training camp provided an interesting peak at how the Nittany Lions are approaching special teams this year, specifically the return game. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Parking Sales Encourage Early Ticket Purchases Penn State Football: Parking Sales Encourage Early Ticket Purchases
58 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com Staff
Penn State has once again released parking information for the upcoming football season with what looks to be a noticeable savings if certain passes are purchased earlier than day-of sales. [Read More]
Penn State Football: 14 Questions With 14 Days Until Game Week Penn State Football: 14 Questions With 14 Days Until Game Week
58 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
It may seem like it is still many week away, but football season is really on just around the corner. In fact, today marks the final 14 days of the true offseason before Penn State hits the practice field game week in preparation for Temple. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: After Drama In German Airport, Newbill Continues Travels To France Penn State Basketball: After Drama In German Airport, Newbill Continues Travels To France
58 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Former Penn State basketball star DJ Newbill has reportedly been arrested at an airport in Frankfurt, Germany on what his agent believes to be bogus and racially motivated charges. [Read More]
Penn State Football:Four-Star DT Commit Gives Nittany Lions The Nation's 4th Best Recruiting Class Penn State Football:Four-Star DT Commit Gives Nittany Lions The Nation's 4th Best Recruiting Class
58 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State football's recruiting kept its momentum going on Sunday as four-star defensive tackle Karamo Dioubate committed to the Nittany Lions. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Equipment Managers Latest To Be Featured In Behind Scenes Look Penn State Football: Equipment Managers Latest To Be Featured In Behind Scenes Look
58 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
They are the people who truly make the program's engine run. The equipment managers, a small collection of people focusing on what is needed for each and every drill. That the footballs are in the right place at the right time, that the practice schedule is crisp and on time. All the little things [Read More]
Penn State Football: Video Gives Fans A Look Inside 'The Lions Den' Penn State Football: Video Gives Fans A Look Inside 'The Lions Den'
58 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
While the Nittany Lions have yet to show off the popular and hard hitting drill in public this year, the program recently released another video to give fans look on the inside. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Prep For First Scrimmage Of The Year Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Prep For First Scrimmage Of The Year
59 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"We've had elements of scrimmage in every practice, so we did a goal line scrimmage [Tuesday], [Wednesday] we did a third down scrimmage, but that's a 10-minute period," Franklin said Wednesday. "Saturday, we'll do a situational scrimmage where we'll move the ball." [Read More]
Penn State Football: The Business Of Saving Talent Penn State Football: The Business Of Saving Talent
59 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
News of the run made its way online almost immediately and the questions started to trickle in. Would Barkely be a part of Penn State's plans this year? How do the other running backs look? Is he a star in the making? [Read More]
Penn State Football: Left Tackle An Urgent Question With No Good Answer As Camp Continues Penn State Football: Left Tackle An Urgent Question With No Good Answer As Camp Continues
59 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"We're going to have to make a decision here. "Are we moving some guys around?' We're not at that point yet. We haven't even had the first scrimmage. But no one's grabbed a hold of the job." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions One Of 13 Schools For Nike Shoe Collection Penn State Football: Nittany Lions One Of 13 Schools For Nike Shoe Collection
59 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State fans can get in on some limited Nike action this week with the release of the Nike "Week Zero" collection set to drop on Wednesday. [Read More]
Penn State Football Release First Inside Training Camp Videos
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Penn State Football Release First Inside Training Camp Videos
59 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State football doesn't open the doors to practices very often, which means any look into how training camp is going is a welcome sight for both fans and media. [Read More]
Penn State Football: 32 Former Nittany Lions Hit NFL Training Camps Penn State Football: 32 Former Nittany Lions Hit NFL Training Camps
59 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
As you may have noticed, a lot of Penn State football players are in the NFL. But with 21 teams and a lot of names to remember it can be a little hard to remember where everyone ended up. [Read More]
Penn State Football: O'Brien 'Hard Knocks' Feature A Reminder History Is Different Now For Program Penn State Football: O'Brien 'Hard Knocks' Feature A Reminder History Is Different Now For Program
59 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
At Penn State, there is something odd about the fact that a program so deeply founded on the feeling of family may never see perhaps the second most important coach in its history step back on campus. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Cabinda All Smiles As He Takes On Bigger Role This Season Penn State Football: Cabinda All Smiles As He Takes On Bigger Role This Season
59 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Only days later though Cabinda could be seen in public again, this time taking a picture with three elementary school aged fans in downtown State College, smiling wide and handing out schedule posters to anyone who would stand still long enough. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Marcus Allen Star Looks To Brighten In Second Season Penn State Football: Marcus Allen Star Looks To Brighten In Second Season
59 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Whatever he felt before the game, Allen shook it off en route to an 11 tackle, 2 pass breakup evening that turned heads as concern for a new player making his first start quickly transitioned into excitement over a budding star. [Read More]
Penn State Football First Practice Photo Gallery
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Penn State Football First Practice Photo Gallery
59 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State hit the field for the first time in preparation for the upcoming season and StateCollege.com was there to see the action. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Surprisingly Friendly, Jason Cabinda No Less Talented As He Takes Over New Role Penn State Football: Surprisingly Friendly, Jason Cabinda No Less Talented As He Takes Over New Role
59 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"But off the field I'm just a friendly easy going guy, I get a long with everybody - I think - but to put it together it just sort of happens, I couldn't really tell you how it works." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Shoop And Hackenberg Make Unlikely, But Productive Couple Penn State Football: Shoop And Hackenberg Make Unlikely, But Productive Couple
59 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"I'll never forget the first spring practice we had in 2014 in Holuba, standing behind the secondary, which I've done for 25 years," Shoop said on Thursday. "And watching the ball come out of his hand, and it was like nothing I'd ever seen before. The guy can make every throw." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Linebacker Daiquan Kelly Dismissed For Violation of Team Rules Penn State Football: Linebacker Daiquan Kelly Dismissed For Violation of Team Rules
59 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State has announced that New Jersey native and freshman linebacker Daiquan Kelly has "been dismissed from the Penn State Football team due to violation of team rules." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Consistency, Not Flash, The Key For Kickers This Year Penn State Football: Consistency, Not Flash, The Key For Kickers This Year
60 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"They've got to be able to show that they can do it day in and day out, practice in and practice out, play in and play out," Franklin said on Thursday. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Franklin Clarifies Haslett Role With Program Penn State Football: Franklin Clarifies Haslett Role With Program
60 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The hiring of former NFL head coach Jim Haslett was a bit of surprise for many Penn State fans. Not because the hire was made, but rather that Haslett's role within the program was left somewhat unspecified when it was announced. [Read More]
Penn State Football: As Practice Starts, John Donovan Waits And Sees Penn State Football: As Practice Starts, John Donovan Waits And Sees
60 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"If you can do your job and do it well, you'll play," Donovan said. "If you can't, we'll find somebody else. So I think that he's got the ability. We'll see what happens. He's a great kid. He works hard. I'm excited to have him back, and we'll go from there." [Read More]
Penn State Football Media Day Live Blog Penn State Football Media Day Live Blog
60 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State football is practically here as the Nittany Lions started practice on Wednesday night and are set to take part in their annual media day Thursday afternoon. [Read More]
Penn State Football: A Few Questions Nobody Is Asking As The Season Approaches Penn State Football: A Few Questions Nobody Is Asking As The Season Approaches
60 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Everyone wants to know if the offensive line will be better this year. Everyone wants to know if Christian Hackenberg is going to be able to play up to his potential. But what about everything else? [Read More]
Penn State Football: A Man Of Many Passions, Herb Hand's Greatest Might Just Be His Players Penn State Football: A Man Of Many Passions, Herb Hand's Greatest Might Just Be His Players
60 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Leaning back in his chair nearly as far as it would go, Herb Hand's gaze drifted off into some far away place as he contemplated the question at hand. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Headed Back To Rec Hall For Two Games Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Headed Back To Rec Hall For Two Games
60 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State basketball is headed back to Rec Hall yet again, but this time for two games the program announced on Tuesday. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Franklin Set For Multiple ESPN Appearances Tuesday Penn State Football: Franklin Set For Multiple ESPN Appearances Tuesday
60 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State football head coach James Franklin will be all over your TV as he takes part in the ESPN car wash series on Tuesday morning and afternoon in Bristol, Conn. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Top 50 Prospect Tony Carr Commits To Nittany Lions Penn State Basketball: Top 50 Prospect Tony Carr Commits To Nittany Lions
60 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Carr, ranked No. 53 in the nation by Rivals and No. 39 by Scout is unequivocally the crowning achievement for head coach Pat Chambers and his staff who have fought for every step forward during his soon-to-be five year tenure at Penn State. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: State College Prospect Drew Friberg Picks Up Scholarship Offer Penn State Basketball: State College Prospect Drew Friberg Picks Up Scholarship Offer
60 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
It will be years before Penn State could ever use his services, but Pat Chambers and his staff are hopeful to have found a budding prospect in their own backyard. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Franklin Faces Small Challenge When Season Finally Arrives Penn State Football: Franklin Faces Small Challenge When Season Finally Arrives
60 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
If you were to make a list of things you should never ask coach, ones regarding a game down the road and if he will approach the next game differently than all the others are two to make that list. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Six Things To Know From James Franklin At Big Ten Media Days Penn State Football: Six Things To Know From James Franklin At Big Ten Media Days
61 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
James Franklin talked on Friday in Chicago and said a lot of what he has already said this summer. But if you missed it, here are the biggest things to know. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Franklin Gets Vote In Coaches Poll, Nittany Lions 'Others Receiving Votes' Penn State Football: Franklin Gets Vote In Coaches Poll, Nittany Lions 'Others Receiving Votes'
61 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State head coach James Franklin is a voting member of Coaches Poll this year after not being a member of panel of 64 coaches who vote each week in 2014. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Not The Focus As Big Ten Media Days Approach Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Not The Focus As Big Ten Media Days Approach
61 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
It's neither good or bad, but for the first time in a long time, Penn State football doesn't have a major storyline heading into this week's Big Ten media days. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Sterling Jenkins Is Huge, Hackenberg Gets Lighter As Training Camp Numbers Are Released Penn State Football: Sterling Jenkins Is Huge, Hackenberg Gets Lighter As Training Camp Numbers Are Released
61 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
It doesn't take a lot of time spent around Penn State freshman Sterling Jenkins to see that he is a big human. The future offensive lineman got the numbers to back up the obvious as he enters camp at 6-foot-8 and 329 pounds according to figures released today. [Read More]
Penn State Football Opponent Preview: Michigan State Has Just The Right Number Of Cooks Penn State Football Opponent Preview: Michigan State Has Just The Right Number Of Cooks
61 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State football will start training camp in a few short weeks and after that the season will quickly arrive. So as July slowly turns into August it is time to look ahead to the opponents the Nittany Lions will face this season. And so here are a few things to know about Michigan State. [Read More]
Penn State Football Opponent Preview: Michigan Brings Start Of Harbaugh Era To Happy Valley Penn State Football Opponent Preview: Michigan Brings Start Of Harbaugh Era To Happy Valley
61 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State football will start training camp in a few short weeks and after that the season will quickly arrive. So as July slowly turns into August it is time to look ahead to the opponents the Nittany Lions will face this season. And so here are a few things to know about Michigan [Read More]
Penn State Football Opponent Preview: Northwestern Could Spell Trouble For Nittany Lions Penn State Football Opponent Preview: Northwestern Could Spell Trouble For Nittany Lions
61 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State football will start training camp in a few short weeks and after that the season will quickly arrive. So as July slowly turns into August it is time to look ahead to the opponents the Nittany Lions will face this season. And so here are a few things to know about Northwestern [Read More]
Penn State Football Opponent Preview: Illinois Looks For Spark As Beckman Era Continues Penn State Football Opponent Preview: Illinois Looks For Spark As Beckman Era Continues
61 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State football will start training camp in a few short weeks and after that the season will quickly arrive. So as July slowly turns into August it is time to look ahead to the opponents the Nittany Lions will face this season. And so here are a few things to know about Illinois [Read More]
Penn State Football Opponent Preview: Maryland Looking To Build Off Strong Start In Big Ten Play Penn State Football Opponent Preview: Maryland Looking To Build Off Strong Start In Big Ten Play
62 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State football will start training camp in a few short weeks and after that the season will quickly arrive. So as July slowly turns into August it is time to look ahead to the opponents the Nittany Lions will face this season. And so here are a few things to know about Maryland [Read More]
Penn State Football Opponent Preview: Ohio State Looking To Make It Two Straight Titles Penn State Football Opponent Preview: Ohio State Looking To Make It Two Straight Titles
62 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
With three legitimate starting quarterbacks who could probably generate Heisman hype in their own right the Buckeyes almost have too much talent. Joey Bosa is the headliner at defensive end. In all likelihood Bosa would have been a first round NFL draft choice had he opted to go pro. [Read More]
Penn State Football Opponent Preview: Indiana Hopeful For Sudfeld's Strong Return Penn State Football Opponent Preview: Indiana Hopeful For Sudfeld's Strong Return
62 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Quarterback Nate Sudfeld is back but unfortunately he'll have to do without the services of running back Tevin Coleman and receiver Shane Wynn. Losing a 2,000 yard rusher is going to open an obvious hole in the offense. [Read More]
Penn State Football Opponent Preview: Army On The Ground, Rarely Through The Air Penn State Football Opponent Preview: Army On The Ground, Rarely Through The Air
62 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
It's perhaps the most bizarre balance Penn State will see all season. Army quarterback Angel Santiago completed only 35 of 70 passes last season. That opens the door for a lot of running plays. The Black Knights were sixth in the nation last year with 296 yards a game on the ground. [Read More]
Penn State Football Opponent Preview: San Diego State Not Phased By Travel Heavy Schedule Penn State Football Opponent Preview: San Diego State Not Phased By Travel Heavy Schedule
62 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
With quarterback Quinn Kaehler back for his senior season the Aztecs ought to be in good hands. SDSU returns an effective ground attack that was ranked 28th in the nation in yards per game. The question: Can SDSU can live up to expectations? [Read More]
Penn State Football Opponent Preview: Rutgers Looking To Build On First Season In Big Ten Penn State Football Opponent Preview: Rutgers Looking To Build On First Season In Big Ten
62 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State football will start training camp in a few short weeks and after that the season will quickly arrive. So as July slowly turns into August it is time to look ahead to the opponents the Nittany Lions will face this season. And so here are a few things to know about Rutgers [Read More]
Penn State Football Opponent Preview:Buffalo Hits The Road With New Head Coach Penn State Football Opponent Preview:Buffalo Hits The Road With New Head Coach
62 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State football will start training camp in a few short weeks and after that the season will quickly arrive. So as July slowly turns into August it is time to look ahead to the opponents the Nittany Lions will face this season. And so here are a few things to know about Buffalo [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Add Second Commit Of The Day In Linebacker Shaka Toney Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Add Second Commit Of The Day In Linebacker Shaka Toney
62 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State started off the day with a linebacker commitment and ended the day with one as Philadelphia native Shaka Toney made the call on Saturday. His verbal commitment is Penn State's 18th for the 2016 recruiting class. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Add Four-Star Linebacker Cameron Brown To The Fold Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Add Four-Star Linebacker Cameron Brown To The Fold
62 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
With the biggest recruiting weekend of the summer underway, Penn State wasted little time adding to the 2016 class as four-star linebacker Cameron Brown verbally committed Saturday morning. [Read More]
Penn State Football Opponent Preview: Temple Looking For Scoring In 2015 Penn State Football Opponent Preview: Temple Looking For Scoring In 2015
63 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State football will start training camp in a few short weeks and after that the season will quickly arrive. So as July slowly turns into August it is time to look ahead to the opponents the Nittany Lions will face this season. And so here are a few things to know about the Temple Owls. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Hackenberg Named To Walter Camp Watch List Penn State Football: Hackenberg Named To Walter Camp Watch List
63 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State has two Walter Camp winners in running back John Cappelletti, who won the award in 1973, and tailback Larry Johnson, who claimed the honor in 2002. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Plenty Of Reactions As Names Come Off Jerseys Penn State Football: Plenty Of Reactions As Names Come Off Jerseys
63 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
With Penn State announcing that the names will be removed from the football team's jerseys starting this season there is no shortage of reaction. Current players, former players and fans from around the country took to Twitter to voice their opinions. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Jerseys Will No Longer Have Names Penn State Football: Jerseys Will No Longer Have Names
63 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"... it’s time we bring back the tradition that represented Penn State for 125 years. We are a strong family, playing for one goal, one university and there is only one name that truly matters, Penn State," says Franklin. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Hamilton The Latest To Be Added To Award Watch List Penn State Football: Hamilton The Latest To Be Added To Award Watch List
63 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The Biletnikoff Award annually recognizes the outstanding receiver in college football. Any player, regardless of position who catches a pass is eligible for the award. As such, the Biletnikoff Award recognizes the outstanding receiver, not merely outstanding wide receiver. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Zettel Picks Up Another Preseason Honor Penn State Football: Zettel Picks Up Another Preseason Honor
63 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
As you may have noticed, Penn State senior defensive tackle Anthony Zettel is particularly good at football, and as a result has added to his growing list of preseason acknowledgments being added to the Rotary Lombardi Award watch list for the nation’s top lineman or linebacker. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Breneman Back In Action, Hopeful And Healthy Penn State Football: Breneman Back In Action, Hopeful And Healthy
63 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
“I’m 100 percent. I feel as good as I’ve felt in a long time,” Breneman said last weekend. “I still haven’t played a game with this coaching staff, as weird as that sounds to me because I’ve been around them so much." [Read More]
Penn State Football: It's Go Time As Lynch Finally Takes Over Top Spot Penn State Football: It's Go Time As Lynch Finally Takes Over Top Spot
63 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Lynch's story is not unlike most college football players, simply having to wait. And wait. So much has changed at Penn State, and yet so little has changed for Akeel Lynch. Until now. [Read More]
Penn State Football: As 4-Star QB Sean Clifford Commits, Post Hackenberg Life Becomes Clearer Penn State Football: As 4-Star QB Sean Clifford Commits, Post Hackenberg Life Becomes Clearer
63 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Whenever it finally does take place, how a James Franklin run Penn State handles a truly open quarterback race will be a fun drama to watch unfold. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Beat The Heat And The Weights At Annual Lift For Life
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Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Beat The Heat And The Weights At Annual Lift For Life
63 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State football players didn't let the hot turf and the warm weather get in the way of a good cause on Saturday, as they competed in the program's annual Lift For Life event. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Busy Month For Hackenberg Sends Him To Manning Camp Penn State Football: Busy Month For Hackenberg Sends Him To Manning Camp
63 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
It has been a busy summer for Penn State quarterback Christian Hackenberg. From working out with his teammates on campus to helping high school prospects at the Nike camp "The Opening" in Oregon, he has been all over the country. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Lucas And Zettel The Latest To Be Added To Award Watch Lists Penn State Football: Lucas And Zettel The Latest To Be Added To Award Watch Lists
64 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The preseason honors only continue to stack up for Penn State players as senior defensive tackle Anthony Zettel was named to the Bronko Nagurski Trophy and Outland Trophy Watch Lists, while senior safety Jordan Lucas was also among the nominees for the Nagurski Trophy. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nation's Top Kicker Commits To Penn State by Way of Music Video