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Penn State Football: Take A Look Behind The Scenes At Blue White Weekend
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Penn State Football: Take A Look Behind The Scenes At Blue White Weekend
7 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Take a look behind the scenes of the Blue White game in a video released by Penn State this week. The annual team scrimmage marked the final practice of the spring session and the first series of practices with new head coach James Franklin. [Read More]

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Penn State Football: Perception Is The Secret Sauce In Early Success To Franklin Era Penn State Football: Perception Is The Secret Sauce In Early Success To Franklin Era
14 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Relationships will land recruits and act as a foundation for building the team moving forward --but perception-- that's the hype and excitement around a program that gets a recruit in the door in the first place. It's the relevancy of a program that makes mail from a school feel a little more spec [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Set To Face Rutgers At Night Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Set To Face Rutgers At Night
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State will play its Big Ten Conference opener at Rutgers under the lights according to a Big Ten news release issued on Tuesday. It marks the third night game on the schedule for Penn State this season. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Frazier Shines In Weekend Tournament Penn State Basketball: Frazier Shines In Weekend Tournament
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The road to a professional basketball career is paved with many things; luck, skill, hard work, and execution all some of the most common elements pasted together during a player's career and journey towards the pros. In many respects a player's chances of making the NBA are out of their hands, th [Read More]
Penn State Football: Running Backs Aplenty Heading Into 2014 Penn State Football: Running Backs Aplenty Heading Into 2014
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"Zach [Zwinak] is as tough as nails," Huff said. "He runs the ball hard. He runs the ball with a purpose; his strengths are some other people's weaknesses. Very intelligent player, he understands the game, he brings a lot of maturity to our room, to our unit, to our team." [Read More]
Penn State Football: 2015 Recruiting Class Packs Balance, Talent, And Room For Growth Penn State Football: 2015 Recruiting Class Packs Balance, Talent, And Room For Growth
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Six offensive players and six defensive players make up the recruiting haul so far with a mixture of positions on each side of the ball. In total, nine different position are represented with receivers, running backs, and defensive ends being the only positions represented more than once. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Fielding Punts Key For Huff As Return Units Take Shape Penn State Football: Fielding Punts Key For Huff As Return Units Take Shape
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"We've got a process at how to catch punts. A lot of teams put a guy back there and if he can catch it, great. We teach our guys how to catch it, there's a mechanism about it, a system," Huff said. "In order to be a good punt returner you have to be able and willing to field every ball, and tha [Read More]
Penn State Football: Franklin Answering Meyer's Challenge, Already Setting Stage For Marquee Weekend Penn State Football: Franklin Answering Meyer's Challenge, Already Setting Stage For Marquee Weekend
1 week ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"We do need to as a conference, need to keep pushing that envelope to be better," said Meyer of Big Ten recruiting. "Our whole conversation [at the Big Ten coaches meeting] needs to be about 'how do we recruit?' [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nine Assistants Set To Join Franklin During Caravan Tour Penn State Football: Nine Assistants Set To Join Franklin During Caravan Tour
1 week ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State fans are already set to meet James Franklin and several other head coaches across Penn State athletics, but now they'll have a chance to hear from all of Franklin's assistants. In total, Franklin will be joined by nine head coaches and nine assistant coaches by the end of Penn State's [Read More]
Penn State Football: Barnes 'All In' Heading Into Summer Penn State Football: Barnes 'All In' Heading Into Summer
1 week ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"He's a quiet leader," Shoop said. "He's not the most vocal guy and I think Deion has been beat up a little bit. He's the Big Ten Rookie of The Year two years ago and I keep hearing people say to me that he didn't have as good of a year last year and things like th [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions' Clash With Buckeyes Set For 8 PM Kick Penn State Football: Nittany Lions' Clash With Buckeyes Set For 8 PM Kick
1 week ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The Big Ten East Division clash between Penn State and Ohio State will kick at 8 p.m. and air on ABC, ESPN or ESPN2. The Nittany Lions and Buckeyes will be meeting in prime time for the sixth time in the past 10 seasons (2005, ’07, ’08, ’12, ’13, ‘14). [Read More]
Penn State Football: Five Blue White Game Performances You Missed Penn State Football: Five Blue White Game Performances You Missed
1 week ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
You might have missed these five performances this past Saturday at the annual Blue White game. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Devin Foster Tabs Nittany Lions Penn State Basketball: Devin Foster Tabs Nittany Lions
1 week ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Pat Chambers and his staff bounced back from the transfer of freshman guard Graham Woodward with the addition of junior college transfer guard Devin Foster this weekend. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Evaluation The Key Following Conclusion Of The Spring Penn State Football: Evaluation The Key Following Conclusion Of The Spring
1 week ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"And then after that, we are going to work on dominating the states (with an S) and getting out wherever we have to go first regionally, then nationally so that we can find as many really, really good football players and people and students that can come here and make a positive impact on this com [Read More]
Penn State Football: Recruiting Class Ranked Best In The Nation Following McLean Commitment Penn State Football: Recruiting Class Ranked Best In The Nation Following McLean Commitment
1 week ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Following the commitment of Adam McLean on Saturday morning, James Franklin and his staff finally hit the top spot with the Nittany Lions' 2015 recruiting class currently ranked the best in the nation by Scout.com, Rivals.com, and the 247 Network. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Wildcat Creativity Could Help Diversify Offense Penn State Football: Wildcat Creativity Could Help Diversify Offense
2 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"Any time you've got to respect guys being able to do multiple things it puts a little pressure on the defense," Offensive coordinator John Donovan said following the game. "So now that it's out there and they know that he can do that now they can't be as fast to react to other things they mig [Read More]
Penn State Football: Alosi Suspended Indefinitely Franklin Says Penn State Football: Alosi Suspended Indefinitely Franklin Says
2 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Offensive tackle Anthony Alosi has been suspended indefinitely from the Penn State football program according to head coach James Franklin. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Blue White Game Live Blog Penn State Football: Blue White Game Live Blog
2 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The Big Ten Network will air the Blue White game later today, but to get live updates from Beaver Stadium as the action happens, follow along here at StateCollege.com [Read More]
Penn State Football: Five Things To Watch At Saturday's Blue White Scrimmage Penn State Football: Five Things To Watch At Saturday's Blue White Scrimmage
2 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State will take the field at 1:30 for the final practice session of the spring, the annual Blue-White game. With only a few months between the end of the spring and the start of the summer training camp, a lot of questions are still out there to be answered. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Urschel Wins 84th AAU Sullivan Award Penn State Football: Urschel Wins 84th AAU Sullivan Award
2 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
John Urschel has won his fair share of prestigious awards but Friday night he may have received his biggest honor as the recipient of the 84th AAU Sullivan Award. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Lewis Ready For Challenge In Post Robinson Era Penn State Football: Lewis Ready For Challenge In Post Robinson Era
2 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"First thing I learned from him was that he was a really good route runner," Lewis said. "He's someone I paid attention to when I'd watch film. I realized at some point I wanted to be in that position. I realized how calm you have to be during the game. You can't get rattled. Even when things [Read More]
Penn State Football: Offensive Line Chugging Along As Smith Guides And Hand Leads Penn State Football: Offensive Line Chugging Along As Smith Guides And Hand Leads
2 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"I kind of get ahead of myself in terms of knowing what the defense may bring," Smith said. "Coming from defense it takes time to take it all in. For me, it's just not really slowing down my pace but remembering that I don't have someone who's as experienced next to me." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Zettel Eating Up Position Change Penn State Football: Zettel Eating Up Position Change
2 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"Basically when Coach Galt got here I was about 262, and I just lifted a lot of heavy weights, put on muscle mass because I knew where I wanted to go," Zettel said of the position change. "Been eating a lot more consistent, trying to eat five times a day. The weight's a big thing. I'm about 279 [Read More]
Penn State Football: Ficken Enjoying Added Pressure In Practice Penn State Football: Ficken Enjoying Added Pressure In Practice
2 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"Coach Huff is a great coach and great guy," Ficken said of special team's coach Charles Huff. "He knows a little bit more about kicking than the previous staff did. He's really enthusiastic about special teams. That was one area where we were kind of deficient the past season, and he's brough [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Woodward Set To Transfer From Program Penn State Basketball: Woodward Set To Transfer From Program
2 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"Graham has made the decision to continue his playing career elsewhere," Head coach Patrick Chambers said. "He is a tough, hard-working player and a great young man; we wish him the best moving forward. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Take Part In Pro Day As They Prep For Possible NFL Future Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Take Part In Pro Day As They Prep For Possible NFL Future
2 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Eleven former Penn State football players took the field inside of Holuba Hall on Tuesday afternoon to shows their physical capabilities to scouts and coaches one final time before the upcoming NFL Draft in early May. For John Urschel, Allen Robinson, and DaQuan Jones, the even a chance to rest test [Read More]
Penn State Football: Two Nittany Lions Charged Following Separate Incidents Penn State Football: Two Nittany Lions Charged Following Separate Incidents
2 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
James Franklin will have to make his first disciplinary decisions of his coaching tenure at Penn State as two football players have be charged follow separate incidents according to court documents. [Read More]
Penn State Football: What Is Penn State's Recruiting Footprint? A Visual Guide
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Penn State Football: What Is Penn State's Recruiting Footprint? A Visual Guide
2 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
A visual look at the Nittany Lion roster and where Penn State can really say it is recruiting and often dominating. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Road Trip To Michigan Scheduled For Under The Lights In Ann Arbor Penn State Football: Road Trip To Michigan Scheduled For Under The Lights In Ann Arbor
2 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State fans will get to see something for the first time in program history this season as the Nittany Lions will face Michigan in Ann Arbor under the lights. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Franklin Confident In Defensive Front As Spring Rolls Along Penn State Football: Franklin Confident In Defensive Front As Spring Rolls Along
2 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"The move that we made to move some guys from defensive line to offensive line affected us a little bit," Franklin said "But we did that because we have a lot of confidence in Tarow Barney and Antoine White the freshman who just came in for us. We have confidence in them and they're going to hav [Read More]
Penn State Football: New RV Traffic Pattern In Place For Blue White Game Penn State Football: New RV Traffic Pattern In Place For Blue White Game
2 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Want to get the most out of your Blue White weekend? Better make sure that you've got the latest information regarding bus and RV parking around Beaver Stadium. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Practice Notebook For Saturday April 5 Penn State Football: Practice Notebook For Saturday April 5
3 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State football is racing closer and closer to the Blue White game and Saturday's practice didn't lack for energy as the Nittany Lions took the fields inside Holuba Hall for the 11th practice of the spring session. With the final scrimmage of the summer only a week away, Penn State is gearing [Read More]
Penn State Football: Hull Breaks The Walls Down With 2014 Season In Sight Penn State Football: Hull Breaks The Walls Down With 2014 Season In Sight
3 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"It's pretty similar to the past defenses that we've played. Coach (Bob) Shoop does a good job of bundling the concepts. The field linebacker's more like a safety hybrid. It just means more guys are going to be competing for true linebacker spots, which I think will be good for our team overall. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Lucas Looking To Lead With Voice And Actions This Season Penn State Football: Lucas Looking To Lead With Voice And Actions This Season
3 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"That'll fire some guys up," Lucas said of why it's important to be a vocal leader. "Some people just don't get the lead by example thing. When you hear somebody's voice and they're telling you something, then the person goes out there and shows you. That can do a lot. That's the way I lear [Read More]
Penn State Football: Hackenberg Confident In Offensive Line Development Penn State Football: Hackenberg Confident In Offensive Line Development
3 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"They're working really hard, doing a fantastic job." Hackenberg said. "It's hard for them because they're learning all new protections, blocking schemes. New guys are stepping up, filling holes. Their progression has been impressive. Donovan, Mangiro, Alosi, those guys have been around ... " [Read More]
Penn State Football: Bars Eager For Return To Field, Lead, And Play In 2014 Penn State Football: Bars Eager For Return To Field, Lead, And Play In 2014
3 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"Once I got hurt I looked at the big picture and said what can I do to help? I made a decision I had to contribute and help this team, right when I got injured, and I knew that if I stayed involved, there wouldn't be a transition coming back." [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Newbill Prepared To Retake The Reigns In Post-Frazier Era Penn State Basketball: Newbill Prepared To Retake The Reigns In Post-Frazier Era
3 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"Now it's just a piece of cake, I've been through it already," Newbill said of applying the past two years to this upcoming season. "And this year coming up I'm gonna have better guys around me you know not to take anything away from that team but these young guys are really good and they surp [Read More]
Penn State Football: Franklin Has No Plans For Alternate Uniforms Or Alterations Penn State Football: Franklin Has No Plans For Alternate Uniforms Or Alterations
3 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"Are you trying to get me killed? Is that what you're trying to do? Yeah, that ain't happening around here," Franklin said when asked about uniform alterations. "That's not going to happen around here.'' [Read More]
Penn State Wrestling: Taylor Wins Hodge Trophy For Second Time Penn State Wrestling: Taylor Wins Hodge Trophy For Second Time
3 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"I really appreciate all the support I've had in my career," Taylor said. "Sometimes it was difficult always having the target on your back, but it drove me to do what I did. After I won my fourth Big Ten title, everyone got up and applauded, including the Iowa fans. That meant a lot to me, and [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Frazier Looks Ahead To Professional Career Penn State Basketball: Frazier Looks Ahead To Professional Career
3 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"I came in and I was a 145 pound freshman from Houston just traveling to the East Coast for the first time and I kind of just packed my bags and was away from my family," Frazier said. "I think my main goal was to try to progress each year, try to get better each year ..." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Challenges Await Franklin, Penn State, Before Building Can Begin Penn State Football: Challenges Await Franklin, Penn State, Before Building Can Begin
3 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"I think we have really good football players and great kids here," Franklin said Saturday. "We just don't have enough of them. That's the reality." [Read More]
Penn State Coaches Caravan: General Public Registration Opens, More Coaches Set To Join Tour Penn State Coaches Caravan: General Public Registration Opens, More Coaches Set To Join Tour
3 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
James Franklin won't be traveling on the Coaches Caravan alone as Penn State announced a handful of other familiar faces that will be joining Franklin on his two week journey this May. [Read More]
Penn State Football: 'Be Ready To Contribute' Franklin Tells Incoming Freshman Penn State Football: 'Be Ready To Contribute' Franklin Tells Incoming Freshman
3 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"We're going to have to play a lot of freshmen," Franklin said. "I typically would prefer not to do that, but I already have been direct-messaging these guys and telling them they need to come in with the mentality that they're going to play." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Sources Say Dieffenbach Injured Penn State Football: Sources Say Dieffenbach Injured
3 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Dieffenbach was slated to start on an already thin offensive line this season and was one of only two Nittany Lions with considerable experience on the line last year. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Land Second Commitment Of Weekend In Barajas Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Land Second Commitment Of Weekend In Barajas
3 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"After a long and stressful recruiting process. I'm truly blessed to say I'm committing to Penn State!!" Barajas tweeted. "It's time to takeover baby #WeAre" [Read More]
Penn State Football: Autograph Session Back As Part Of Blue White Weekend Penn State Football: Autograph Session Back As Part Of Blue White Weekend
4 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
After a short leave of absence, Penn State fans will get their chance to grab an autograph before the Blue White game with the return of the very popular autograph session. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Gonzalez Commit Gives Nittany Lions No.2 Class In Nation Penn State Football: Gonzalez Commit Gives Nittany Lions No.2 Class In Nation
4 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
It's safe to say that James Franklin's recruiting momentum is reaching unprecedented levels of success as New Jersey native and offensive tackle Steven Gonzalez verbally committed to Penn State on Saturday according to multiple recruiting outlets. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Shurmur and Smith Highlight Annual Coaching Clinic Penn State Football: Shurmur and Smith Highlight Annual Coaching Clinic
4 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Want to make inroads with prospective recruits? Make sure their coaches get some quality in-state coaching of their own from some of the state's best. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Urschel Selected As A Finalist For AAU Sullivan Award  Penn State Football: Urschel Selected As A Finalist For AAU Sullivan Award
4 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
John Urschel is a step closer to yet another prestigious award as the former Nittany Lion was announced as a finalist for the AAU Sullivan award on Friday. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Earn Lambert Trophy For 29th Time Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Earn Lambert Trophy For 29th Time
4 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State might be trying to dominate the state, but the domination may go much farther than that as the Nittany Lions received the Lambert Trophy for a record 29th time earlier this week. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Skoff Emerges As Top Netminder As Season Ends Penn State Hockey: Skoff Emerges As Top Netminder As Season Ends
4 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"I think just from the beginning, we didn't know what to expect entering a new league with such historic programs," Skoff said. "Now we know that we can play against them, we can compete, and we can beat them." [Read More]
Penn State Supports Northwestern Appeal Of NLRB Ruling Penn State Supports Northwestern Appeal Of NLRB Ruling
4 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
“Northwestern has already indicated its plan to appeal this decision by a regional director of the National Labor Relations Board," A Penn State spokesperson told StateCollege.com. "Penn State is firmly committed to the bedrock principles of amateurism. ..." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Latest Behind The Scenes Video Shows Plenty Of Big Hits
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Penn State Football: Latest Behind The Scenes Video Shows Plenty Of Big Hits
4 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State is well into a second week of spring practice and the Nittany Lions haven't backed down from the hard hits and physical contact in week two. Take a "look inside the Lion's Den" in the latest behind the scenes video released by Penn State that shows plenty of hard hits and even wide re [Read More]
State High Football: Lintal Talks Football, Impacting Lives, And Following In His Father's Footsteps State High Football: Lintal Talks Football, Impacting Lives, And Following In His Father's Footsteps
4 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
This is a job I've always thought about, from my playing days and walking through the halls here at the North Building. This is a place that I love being in and being a member of this great community and being part of State College football in this capacity. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Wrap Up Successful First Full Season Of Division I Play Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Wrap Up Successful First Full Season Of Division I Play
4 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State had the second toughest strength of schedule in all of Division I NCAA hockey this year. A schedule that gave the Nittany Lions few nights of rest in the program's first full season of Division I play. Even so, it's hard to say Penn State's season was anything other than a success. [Read More]
Penn State Football: O'Brien's Latest Defense Of Penn State Should Be Good Enough For Fans To Close Chapter On Legacy
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Penn State Football: O'Brien's Latest Defense Of Penn State Should Be Good Enough For Fans To Close Chapter On Legacy
4 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"The fact that there is a bowl ban at Penn State, is ridiculous." Bill O'Brien said at the NFL coach's meetings this week nearly three months after leaving Penn State in the late hours of New Years Eve. [Read More]
Penn State Football: New Season, New Leaders For The Nittany Lions Penn State Football: New Season, New Leaders For The Nittany Lions
4 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
(Christian) Hackenberg, obviously," Franklin says when asked of growing leaders on the team. "The position kind of calls for that, but he's a quiet leader. He really is a quiet leader. On offense, if I kept going, Dieffenbach has been another guy I've been impressed with. He's kind of gone out [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Fall In Final Seconds To Siena 54-52 On Monday Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Fall In Final Seconds To Siena 54-52 On Monday
4 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State's season started in August and finally came to an end on Monday night as the Nittany Lions fell 54-52 to Siena in the College Basketball Invitational quarterfinals. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Coaches Caravan Registration Begins For Nittany Lion Fans Penn State Football: Coaches Caravan Registration Begins For Nittany Lion Fans
4 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
James Franklin and several head coaches will be a part of the Penn State Coaches Caravan tour in May, with stops in 17 different locations. Thirteen of the 17 events will take place in Pennsylvania, including five on Penn State campuses, with additional stops in Baltimore, New Jersey, New York City [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Experience Building Continues Monday Night In Showdown With Siena Penn State Basketball: Experience Building Continues Monday Night In Showdown With Siena
4 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"We (put players in uncomfortable situations) a lot, Geno being out there on offense, Graham being out there as an inbounder, Jordan being out there on defense, we did it. And I think they stepped up to the challenge. It wasn't perfect but we'll clean that up." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Franklin Knows Trust Is Earned And Continues To Work On Earning It Penn State Football: Franklin Knows Trust Is Earned And Continues To Work On Earning It
4 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"I think the team, they have great chemistry," Franklin said on Sunday afternoon. "But I've found, and we've talked openly about it, that when you come in and a lot of them came here to play for Joe. And then Joe leaves and there are hurt feelings associated with that. And then Billy (O'Brien) [Read More]
Penn State Football: Spring Gives Coaching Staff Chance For Hands-On Learning Penn State Football: Spring Gives Coaching Staff Chance For Hands-On Learning
5 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"I think a lot of times coaches give special teams lip service. I'm not saying that's what's happened here in the past, but I believe you're going to play your best players in all three areas." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Skills Camps And Coaching Clinics Keeping Franklin and Co. Plenty Busy This Summer Penn State Football: Skills Camps And Coaching Clinics Keeping Franklin and Co. Plenty Busy This Summer
5 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
These events have been important to Penn State's recruiting process in past years as prospects have been given scholarship offers and some have even committed following the conclusion of the camps. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Fall 2-1 In Big Ten Tournament Semifinals To Wisconsin Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Fall 2-1 In Big Ten Tournament Semifinals To Wisconsin
5 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State fell 2-1 against Wisconsin in the Big Ten tournament semifinals. The loss marks the final game of the first full season of Division I play for Penn State men's hockey. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Face Wisconsin Friday Afternoon In Big Ten Semifinals Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Face Wisconsin Friday Afternoon In Big Ten Semifinals
5 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"I think we learned that we have guys with a lot of heart," Coach Guy Gadowksy said after the game. "I really like the fact that we were playing an excellent game and we allowed them to tie it up relatively late. I don't think our demeanor changed that much. I think that's something we learned. [Read More]
Penn State Wrestling: Nittany Lions Take Team Score Lead Into Friday Penn State Wrestling: Nittany Lions Take Team Score Lead Into Friday
5 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The Penn State wrestling team sits in first place after the opening session of the 2014 NCAA Wrestling Championships in Oklahoma City's Chesapeake Energy Arena. The competition resumed Friday at 11 am. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Beat Wolverines 2-1 In Double Overtime Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Beat Wolverines 2-1 In Double Overtime
5 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State went into two overtime periods against Michigan in the Big Ten tournament and came out on top. The Nittany Lions will play again on Friday against Wisconsin. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Set For First Ever Big Ten Tournament Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Set For First Ever Big Ten Tournament
5 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"We were really pumped with getting Michigan," forward David Goodwin said. "Statistically we did really well against them, a lot of indiviudals did well against them, so in both aspects, we're really happy with Michigan and probably feel most confident against Michigan." [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Knock Off Hampton In First Round Of CBI Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Knock Off Hampton In First Round Of CBI
5 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Hampton wasn't going to give up without a fight and took a two point lead with 11:17 to play in the game. Penn State pushed back, turning a two point deficit into a 10 point lead at 55-45 with just over five minutes to play in regulation. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball CBI First Round: Penn State/Hampton Live Blog Penn State Basketball CBI First Round: Penn State/Hampton Live Blog
5 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Follow along with the action inside the Bryce Jordan Center for Penn State and Hampton in first round CBI action. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Face Hampton In First Round Action Wednesday Night Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Face Hampton In First Round Action Wednesday Night
5 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"It gives us a chance to practice," Coach Patrick Chambers said earlier this week. "Gives us a chance for the younger guys to play in a game. I think there's so many positives for this players and this program. I was excited. It was very late last night but i'm nonetheless excited. Any time you [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Hit The Field Running On Monday
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Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Hit The Field Running On Monday
5 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Take a look behind the scenes at some of what was going on during the first spring practice of the year for Penn State and head coach James Franklin. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Scoreboard Project On Track As Season Draws Closer Penn State Football: Scoreboard Project On Track As Season Draws Closer
5 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"The actual LED panels will start arriving on site today," Project lead Jason Smith told StateCollege.com on Monday. "They should start going up as early as the end of the week on the south board if the inspections go alright. If not this week definitely next week. Besides the panels going up the [Read More]
State High Football: Lintal Tabbed As Little Lion Head Coach State High Football: Lintal Tabbed As Little Lion Head Coach
5 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
“I am thrilled to have the opportunity to serve our student-athletes in this capacity," Lintal said in a statement on Monday. "As an alum of State College Area High School, I accept this challenge with the utmost pride and enthusiasm. With the help of the administration and a great coaching staf [Read More]
Penn State Spring Practice Notebook: Position Changes, Weight Gains, And Practice No. 1
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Penn State Spring Practice Notebook: Position Changes, Weight Gains, And Practice No. 1
5 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Get the inside scoop at the first of 15 spring practices for James Franklin and his staff. Who gained weight, who changed positions, and what did the offensive line do first? [Read More]
Penn State Football: Franklin And Team Set To Begin Practice Monday Penn State Football: Franklin And Team Set To Begin Practice Monday
5 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"We need to go out there with the mindset that we've been here for three years. We know how to practice. We know what the expectations are. We can't allow the fact that this is our first practice for us to use it as an excuse not to go out there and fly around," Franklin said on Monday. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Coaches Show Funny Side In Latest Behind The Scenes Video
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Penn State Football: Coaches Show Funny Side In Latest Behind The Scenes Video
5 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Who said football coaches aren't funny? Check out a recently released video by Penn State that shows you the lighter side of James Franklin's coaching staff [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Recruiting Class Fourth Best In Nation Following Recent Commitment Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Recruiting Class Fourth Best In Nation Following Recent Commitment
5 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
James Franklin starts spring practice with the Nittany Lions Monday afternoon but he hasn't backed off from his recruiting blitz. Franklin and his staff made yet another investment in the future Sunday, adding yet another highly-regarded recruit. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Set To Play In CBI Tournament Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Set To Play In CBI Tournament
5 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"We are looking forward to the opportunity to play in the CBI," Coach Patrick Chambers said on Sunday "The team is grateful for chance to continue practicing together and ultimately having a chance to compete for a championship." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Franklin's Real Job Begins With A Simple Practice Monday Penn State Football: Franklin's Real Job Begins With A Simple Practice Monday
5 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Ultimately there is no reason to think Franklin will fail while at Penn State even though it's far to early to know what exactly to expect from his version of Penn State football. His personality and surrounding cast of characters seem to set Penn State up well for success in the coming years. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Close Out Regular Season With 4-2 Victory Over Ohio State Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Close Out Regular Season With 4-2 Victory Over Ohio State
6 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State took the lead 2:51 into the game and never looked back, knocking off Ohio State 4-2 in the final game of the regular season. Matthew Skoff made 27 saves, many of them coming at crucial times as Penn State picked up Big Ten victory No. 3 on the year. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions With Plenty Of Questions In Need Of Answers This Spring Penn State Football: Nittany Lions With Plenty Of Questions In Need Of Answers This Spring
6 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
There are plenty of questions waiting to be answered this spring as Penn State hits the practice field. Here are four that could be the most important. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Fall 4-2 To Ohio State Friday Night Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Fall 4-2 To Ohio State Friday Night
6 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State couldn't overcome a second period flurry by Ohio State as the Nittany Lions fell to Ohio State on Friday. The Nittany Lions will close out the regular season Saturday afternoon. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Close Out Regular Season Against Ohio State This Weekend Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Close Out Regular Season Against Ohio State This Weekend
6 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
We didn't come into the season feeling like we had a game that could compete with anyone," Coach Guy Gadowsky said earlier this week. "But we feel like we're almost there now. When we execute our game and play with great energy that we can play with anybody right now." [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Late Rally Not Enough As Nittany Lions Fall 63-56 to Minnesota Penn State Basketball: Late Rally Not Enough As Nittany Lions Fall 63-56 to Minnesota
6 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State battled back but miscues and missed shots doomed the Nittany Lions. They fell in the first round of the Big Ten Tournament in Indianapolis to an NCAA bubble-desperate Minnesota team 63-56. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions' Second Straight Meeting With Gophers Far From A Formality Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions' Second Straight Meeting With Gophers Far From A Formality
6 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State may very well be 0-2 against the Gophers this year, but neither win was easy for a Minnesota team still fighting for an NCAA Tournament bid come Sunday. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Franklin's Quest For Packed Beaver Stadium Begins Today With Season Ticket Renewals And Upgrades Penn State Football: Franklin's Quest For Packed Beaver Stadium Begins Today With Season Ticket Renewals And Upgrades
6 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
James Franklin wants to see Beaver Stadium packed to the very top for every home game and that quest took a first step on Thursday as Nittany Lion Club members began ticket selection and renewal. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Breneman Takes A Walk On The Political Side Penn State Football: Breneman Takes A Walk On The Political Side
6 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"Representative Grell invited me to spend the day with him (on Monday)," Breneman told StateCollege.com. "He knew I'm interested in politics. I had a great time. I met with a lot of great politicians and lobbyists who are doing great work for Penn State and the state of PA." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Urschel Up For Sullivan Award Honors Penn State Football: Urschel Up For Sullivan Award Honors
6 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
“We are extremely excited that John has been nominated for this prestigious honor,” said NFF President & CEO Steve Hatchell. “It is a tremendous recognition not only for John but for Penn State football, the National Football Foundation and all of college football." [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Chambers Hopeful For Postseason And Nittany Lions Could Use It Penn State Basketball: Chambers Hopeful For Postseason And Nittany Lions Could Use It
6 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"I want to play in the postseason," Chambers said on Tuesday following practice. "If it's the CBI, the NIT, you never know it could be the NCAA Tournament. This team has earned the right to play in the postseason, they have. Some bad bounces, some bad luck, some crazy things that I've never see [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Frazier, Newbill Earn All-Big Ten Honors Penn State Basketball: Frazier, Newbill Earn All-Big Ten Honors
6 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Newbill (17.8 ppg) and Frazier (15.5 ppg) are ranked second and ninth, respectively, in Big Ten scoring and make up one of the highest scoring, rebounding and assisting backcourt duos in the nation. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Workouts Continue As Spring Practice Closes In
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Penn State Football: Workouts Continue As Spring Practice Closes In
6 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State football has been hard at work behind the scenes with winter workouts and lifting inside the Lasch Building. With spring practice only days away, GoPSUsports released an inside look at the workouts so far with a little insight from Strength and Conditioning coach Dwight Galt [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Early Turnovers, Slow Start Doom Nittany Lions Against Gophers Penn State Basketball: Early Turnovers, Slow Start Doom Nittany Lions Against Gophers
6 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
A game can be won or lost in only minutes, and as Penn State found out on Sunday a slow start can doom your chances of winning before the game is even halfway over. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Overtime Heartbreaker Dooms Upset Bid, No. 5 Badgers Win 3-2 Penn State Hockey: Overtime Heartbreaker Dooms Upset Bid, No. 5 Badgers Win 3-2
7 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The Nittany Lions played tough against the No. 5 ranked team for the second straight night but the Badgers yet again pulled out the victory, winning 3-2 in overtime. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Herb Hands Takes On All Questions During Reddit AMA Penn State Football: Herb Hands Takes On All Questions During Reddit AMA
7 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Herb Hand, Penn State's offensive line coach, whose fame is skyrocketing, took to the internet for a Q&A on Friday on the popular Reddit website. Answering questions under the AMA format (Ask Me Anything) Hand didn't shy away from any question for nearly an hour. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions' Comeback Falls Short 4-2 Against No. 5 Badgers Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions' Comeback Falls Short 4-2 Against No. 5 Badgers
7 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State falls to 6-23-2 on the year but puts together yet another solid effort against a Top 10 team. Despite the poor record, the Nittany Lions continue to improve as they play nationally-ranked teams nearly every outing. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Looking For Another Upset Friday Night Against No. 5 Badgers Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Looking For Another Upset Friday Night Against No. 5 Badgers
7 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
“The last time we played them, it didn't really go in our favor,” Defenseman Patrick Koudys said. “But I think we're a completely different team and I'm really excited to have them in here and show them what we have accomplished as a team.” [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Crush Wildcats 59-32 Thursday Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Crush Wildcats 59-32 Thursday
7 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State was the better team on paper, and the Nittany Lions proved it on Thursday night, smothering Northwestern 59-32 on the road. The victory marked a new high for a record that hadn't been broken in over 10 years. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Dozier, Wisniewski, Conlan All Up For Hall of Fame Penn State Football: Dozier, Wisniewski, Conlan All Up For Hall of Fame
7 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The 2014 College Football Hall of Fame Class will be announced in May from Irving, Texas, and they will be inducted at the 57th NFF Annual Awards Dinner Dec. 9, 2014 at the landmark Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York City. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Look For Win No. 6 At Northwestern Tonight Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Look For Win No. 6 At Northwestern Tonight
7 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
A win would give the Nittany Lions a sixth victory in conference play, a program-best mark since the 2011 season and a win total bettered only twice in the past ten years. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Galt Set On Getting Evaluations Down To A 'T' Penn State Football: Galt Set On Getting Evaluations Down To A 'T'
7 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"One thing that we do that's really cool is something called a T-Score. It's taken us a long time to implement it and I've never really seen anybody else do it so I don't want to tell any secrets." Galt said [Read More]
Penn State Football: Coaches Caravan Details Released Penn State Football: Coaches Caravan Details Released
7 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"Our staff is so appreciative of the tremendous welcome from Nittany Nation," Franklin said. "The pride and passion for Penn State, the football program and all our teams are very obvious. We are looking forward to getting around Pennsylvania and the region to visit with all of our proud Penn Sta [Read More]
Report: McQueary Gambled On Penn State As Player, Told Players He Was Sexually Abused As Child Report: McQueary Gambled On Penn State As Player, Told Players He Was Sexually Abused As Child
7 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
ESPN: "According to several of his classmates and teammates, McQueary developed a compulsive gambling habit at Penn State. He bet and lost thousands of dollars on poker and sports wagering, mostly on pro football, though he also bet, several of his former teammates say, on Nittany Lions games." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Hit The Weights
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Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Hit The Weights
7 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
“You’re never really satisfied, but I feel good about where we are right now,” New strength coach Dwight Galt said. “The one thing you’re going to find out about me is that we’re all year round." [Read More]
State College Quarterback Patrick Irwin To Be Honored, James Franklin To Give Keynote Address State College Quarterback Patrick Irwin To Be Honored, James Franklin To Give Keynote Address
7 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"To be recognized as a nominee at this banquet is more than a privilege," Irwin said this week. "My coaches and peers saw something that wasn't necessarily related to my athleticism. Playing at State High wouldn't have been possible if it weren't for some of the great teachers I have had that [Read More]
Penn State Football: Breaking Down The State In Order To Dominate It Penn State Football: Breaking Down The State In Order To Dominate It
7 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
You've heard that Penn State wants to dominate the state in recruiting. The coaching staff is going about breaking up the state -- with nine coach and nine districts marking the battleground. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Badgers Outlast Nittany Lions 71-66 Penn State Basketball: Badgers Outlast Nittany Lions 71-66
7 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State almost made it two Top 25 upsets in a week but the No. 14 ranked Wisconsin Badgers ended any thought of a streak with a 71-66 victory on Sunday afternoon. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: No.2 Gophers Stop Nittany Lion Upset Bid 2-1 Penn State Hockey: No.2 Gophers Stop Nittany Lion Upset Bid 2-1
7 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State gave the No.2 ranked team in the nation all it could handle on Saturday night. The Nittany Lions fell 2-1 in the second game of the two-game road series against the Minnesota Golden Gophers but showed plenty of fight for all three periods. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Team Ream Day To Honor Life Of Brandon Ream Penn State Basketball: Team Ream Day To Honor Life Of Brandon Ream
8 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"I spent countless hours with him," Chambers said this past week. "But I rode with him at the Coaches Versus Cancer event and we talked about what he was going through and I'm over here complaining about losing games and here is a guy fighting for his life." [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Frazier Reflects, Offers Advice, And Prepares For Future Penn State Basketball: Frazier Reflects, Offers Advice, And Prepares For Future
8 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"I want to be remembered for more than just a basketball, a staple that people can say “He was a great student athlete” with anything that has to do with Penn State across the campus obviously I’ll be a fan forever." [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Fall 5-1 To No. 2 Minnesota Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Fall 5-1 To No. 2 Minnesota
8 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State couldn't slow down a focused No. 2 ranked Minnesota attack in the first period and the Nittany Lions fell 5-1 on the night in the first game of the road series. [Read More]
Penn State Sports Archives Set To Celebrate 25th Anniversary This Weekend With Open House Penn State Sports Archives Set To Celebrate 25th Anniversary This Weekend With Open House
8 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"There will also be a case of artifacts, including a soccer ball from 1924, old track shoes, old football cleats, wooden batons from track and field relay races, a football shaped game program from a 1905 game vs. Western University of Pennsylvania (which later became the University of Pittsburgh), [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Hit The Road Again, Face No. 2 Minnesota In Weekend Series Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Hit The Road Again, Face No. 2 Minnesota In Weekend Series
8 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State has finally checked off "conference road win" from its bucket list as a program but will have to try and do it again this weekend. Only this time the Nittany Lions will face the No. 2 ranked Minnesota Golden Gophers. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Blue White Game Set for 1:30 Kick On April 12, Autograph Session Returns Penn State Football: Blue White Game Set for 1:30 Kick On April 12, Autograph Session Returns
8 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State fans can now mark their calendars for this year's Blue White game which will take place in April. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Complete Sweep, Upend No.22 Buckeyes 65-63 Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Complete Sweep, Upend No.22 Buckeyes 65-63
8 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State knocked off Ohio State and did something that the program hasn't done since the 1997-98 season. "... to do this at home on senior night with my family, my brother D.J. [Newbill] and my teammates makes this very special," Frazier said [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Look For Sweep Of Buckeyes Thursday Night Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Look For Sweep Of Buckeyes Thursday Night
8 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Thursday night provides Penn State not only a chance for another home win but an opportunity to knock off Ohio State for the second time this season. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Are Friday Night Big Ten Games In The Cards For Penn State? Penn State Football: Are Friday Night Big Ten Games In The Cards For Penn State?
8 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"If the networks want Big Ten games on Friday nights — a slot traditionally reserved for high schools — Delany wants to know where his constituents stand and an idea of what a commitment like that would be worth." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Coach Huff Mic'd Up During Winter Workouts
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Penn State Football: Coach Huff Mic'd Up During Winter Workouts
8 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State football has been hard at work behind the scenes with early morning workouts. Take a listen inside one of these extra early days in Happy Valley. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Goodwin Honored For Overtime Heroics Penn State Hockey: Goodwin Honored For Overtime Heroics
8 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"Even without those two goals I thought he had his best game of the year," Head coach Guy Gadowksy said of Goodwin's performance. "He just played so well, he took care of the puck well. He was a very productive players without being a risky player and won battles as well. If he hadn't had any g [Read More]
Penn State Football: Franklin And Staff Hit The Six Commit Mark Faster Than Ever Penn State Football: Franklin And Staff Hit The Six Commit Mark Faster Than Ever
8 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State's 2015 recruiting class has started faster than any Penn State recruiting class over the past 13 years and it isn't even close [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Add Two More To 2015 Class Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Add Two More To 2015 Class
8 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
James Franklin and his staff kept the recruiting train rolling on Monday adding two more verbal commitments to the 2015 recruiting class according to multiple recruiting services. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Lynch Ready For Golden Offseason Penn State Football: Lynch Ready For Golden Offseason
8 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"It was great," Lynch said of Canada's eventual 1-0 victory over the Americans. "I had to make sure I was here to watch the hockey game. I was here with a bunch of the trainers and some players. It was just one man versus all, I felt like I was in the movie 300 as the only Canadian." [Read More]
New Vanderbilt Coach On Penn State 'We will play any time and place, anywhere.' New Vanderbilt Coach On Penn State 'We will play any time and place, anywhere.'
8 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
“If James Franklin wants to play, we will play any time and place, anywhere.” Mason said according to the Tennessean. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Lewis Ready To Step Into Bigger Role Penn State Football: Lewis Ready To Step Into Bigger Role
8 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"When I came in here I knew that you just had to be patient and wait on your time. This year it could definitely be my time, so I'll just work hard every day and go out there and do the best I can to the best of my ability, says Geno Lewis, one of many Penn State receivers who will have to step up [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Wolverines Clip Nittany Lions 5-2 On Saturday Night Penn State Hockey: Wolverines Clip Nittany Lions 5-2 On Saturday Night
8 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State had beaten No. 10 ranked Michigan in two straight meetings, but the Wolverines reminded the Nittany Lions why they are ranked among some of the nation's best on Saturday night. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Make-A-Wish Come True On THON Weekend
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Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Make-A-Wish Come True On THON Weekend
9 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"It's just a great event to be a part of," senior guard Miles Dieffenbach said afterwards. "You build a relationship with these kids and families over the years and see them grow up. It's really a special thing to be apart of." [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Goodwin Overtime Snipe Gives Penn State Comeback 5-4 Victory Over No. 10 Michigan Penn State Hockey: Goodwin Overtime Snipe Gives Penn State Comeback 5-4 Victory Over No. 10 Michigan
9 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
With physical play on both ends of the ice, Michigan would take the lead with 2:02 to play in regulation, and appeared to have won the game. But Penn State wasn't about to give up. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Headed To Ann Arbor For Series Against Michigan Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Headed To Ann Arbor For Series Against Michigan
9 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State hockey will look to knock off the Wolverines for the second time this season during a two-game series against Michigan this weekend. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Fall In Foul Frenzy Thursday Night 80-67 Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Fall In Foul Frenzy Thursday Night 80-67
9 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State basketball couldn't overcome a tenacious Nebraska defense and 48 free throw attempts by the Cornhuskers, falling 80-67 on Wednesday night. [Read More]
Penn State Football:  Barkley Gives Penn State Another Top 10 Prospect From Inside State Penn State Football: Barkley Gives Penn State Another Top 10 Prospect From Inside State
9 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
James Franklin's early roll with the 2015 recruiting class continued late on Wednesday as the Nittany Lions landed former Rutgers' commit Saquon Barkley. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Set To Face Cornell At Madison Square Garden Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Set To Face Cornell At Madison Square Garden
9 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The Penn State men's hockey team will face Cornell at Madison Square Garden Saturday, Nov. 29, 2014. Opening faceoff at is set for 8 p.m. [Read More]
Penn State Football: John Urschel Pens Story For ESPN The Magazine Penn State Football: John Urschel Pens Story For ESPN The Magazine
9 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
John Urschel is already known as a wiz mathematician in the classroom and a NFL prospect on the gridiron, but he took his skill set to another level, writing an article for the latest edition of ESPN the Magazine. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Chambers Hopeful For Change As Long Term Vision Continues Penn State Basketball: Chambers Hopeful For Change As Long Term Vision Continues
9 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"I'm running out of tricks," Chambers said, fittingly behind his always present smile. He began tugging on his right coat sleeve after a brief pause. "I have nothing up my sleeve anymore." And that was the moment. [Read More]
Penn State Football: James Franklin Set To Be Featured Speaker At Scholar-Athletes’ Awards Banquet Penn State Football: James Franklin Set To Be Featured Speaker At Scholar-Athletes’ Awards Banquet
9 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
James Franklin will be the featured speaker at the 17th Annual Scholar-Athletes’ Awards banquet sponsored by the Central Pennsylvania Chapter of the National Football Foundation and College Football Hall of Fame according to a release. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Franklin And Staff Offer Nation's Top Prospect Penn State Football: Franklin And Staff Offer Nation's Top Prospect
9 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
James Franklin and his staff took a step towards trying to make the 2015 class one of the nation's best on Monday, offering Trenton Thompson a scholarship according to Thompson's twitter account. [Read More]
Penn State Football: O'Brien Set For Big Ten Return At Iowa Football Camp Penn State Football: O'Brien Set For Big Ten Return At Iowa Football Camp
9 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Bill O'Brien will be making a brief return to Big Ten football as a keynote speaker in March at a coaching clinic hosted by the University of Iowa [Read More]
Penn State Football: ESPN Names Penn State Student Section The Best In Big Ten Penn State Football: ESPN Names Penn State Student Section The Best In Big Ten
9 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Does Penn State have the best student section in the Big Ten? At least one writer at ESPN.com thinks so. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Six Upcoming Dates On Penn State Football's Calender  Penn State Football: Six Upcoming Dates On Penn State Football's Calender
9 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
A look at some important dates upcoming on Penn State's schedule this offseason. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Franklin Starts Off 2015 Class With A Bang And Trio Of Commits Penn State Football: Franklin Starts Off 2015 Class With A Bang And Trio Of Commits
9 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State started off the 2015 recruiting class with a strong trio of commits earlier this weekend. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Fall 2-1 In Defensive Battle With Michigan State Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Fall 2-1 In Defensive Battle With Michigan State
10 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Michigan State was held to 5 shots after 40 minutes of play while Penn State had 22 shots on goal. The Nittany Lions were outshot 8-7 in the third period but still held Michigan State to only 13 shots on goal. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Hawkeyes Push Past Nittany Lions 82-70 Penn State Basketball: Hawkeyes Push Past Nittany Lions 82-70
10 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State was cold from deep, hitting three shots from beyond the arc, two of which were made when the game was essentially decided. Iowa would shoot 40 free throws all game, making 31 while the Nittany Lions only went 15-of-21 from the stripe. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Skate to 2-2 Tie Against Michigan State, Fall in Shootout Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Skate to 2-2 Tie Against Michigan State, Fall in Shootout
10 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
With the game in the books as a tie both teams took the ice for a shootout to decide who would earn the final point of the night. Neither team would find the back of the net in the opening three shots. [Read More]
Penn State Athletics Lost $5.9 Million During 2012-13 Year Penn State Athletics Lost $5.9 Million During 2012-13 Year
10 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Bill O'Brien's quest to fill Beaver Stadium and rally the troops during the Coaches Caravan wasn't entirely for show as Penn State athletics lost just shy of $6 million during 2012-13 per a financial report released Friday. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Take On Spartans In Weekend Clash Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Take On Spartans In Weekend Clash
10 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State looks to pick up Big Ten victory No. 2 as the Nittany Lions host Michigan State this weekend. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Winter Workouts - Day 1 Video
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Penn State Football: Winter Workouts - Day 1 Video
10 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State football is hard at work with early morning workouts underway and the energy hasn't been lacking at all despite the early morning hours of the day. Penn State just released a look at some of these first workouts under new strength coach Dwight Galt. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Frazier Named Finalist for 2014 Senior CLASS Award Penn State Basketball: Frazier Named Finalist for 2014 Senior CLASS Award
10 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State graduate guard Tim Frazier has been selected as one of 10 finalists for the 2013-14 Senior CLASS Award according to a release [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Complete Comeback, Upend Indiana 66-65 Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Complete Comeback, Upend Indiana 66-65
10 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State came back from being down 11 in the final two minutes of regulation. The Nittany Lions are now 13-12 on the year and 4-8 in Big Ten play. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Skoff Recognized for Shutout Victory Penn State Hockey: Skoff Recognized for Shutout Victory
10 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"I think it's a great team award." Head coach Guy Gadowsky says. "Obviously, it's for Skoffer, but I think everybody played hard defensively. I think they all take pride in that.” [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Progress Under Chambers More Than Meets The Eye
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Penn State Basketball: Progress Under Chambers More Than Meets The Eye
10 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
State loses by fewer points and comes closer to winning far more often. 31% of the games coached under Chambers have been lost by two or fewer possessions. [Read More]
Penn State Football: 200 Days Til Football And Five Questions That Will Be Answered Penn State Football: 200 Days Til Football And Five Questions That Will Be Answered
10 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
A new QB coach, a new offense, no Allen Robinson and a lot of new, untested, targets to throw to. There could be worse things for Penn State than Christian Hackenberg picking up where he left off. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Five Freshman Who Could Impact The 2014 Season Penn State Football: Five Freshman Who Could Impact The 2014 Season
10 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
A handful of players will do their part in 2014 on both sides of the ball. Here are five players from Penn State's 2014 recruiting class that could make an early splash. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Fall To Illinois 60-55 On Sunday Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Fall To Illinois 60-55 On Sunday
10 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"That was a desperate team we played. That was a battle – a flat out battle between two teams scratching and clawing. It’s unfortunate that one team has to win and it wasn’t us." [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Looking To Rebound Against Illinois on Sunday Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Looking To Rebound Against Illinois on Sunday
10 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Sunday afternoon's meeting with Illinois provides Penn State a real chance to prove that the three game winning streak wasn't just a fortunate series of events. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Upset No. 10 Michigan 4-0 Saturday Night
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Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Upset No. 10 Michigan 4-0 Saturday Night
11 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"Right now, still in a little bit of awe," Froward Zach Saar said after the game. "Growing up worshiping Big Ten teams and having been to 100s of college hockey games. Right now is a good first step." [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Wild Second Period Highlights Nittany Lions Loss to Michigan Penn State Hockey: Wild Second Period Highlights Nittany Lions Loss to Michigan
11 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State found the back of the net twice over a 1:01 span in the opening minutes of the second stanza. Casey Bailey batted in a bouncing puck for his fourth on the year and Eric Scheid would score in an identical situation just over a minute later. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: No. 10 Wolverines Set To Take On Nittany Lions Friday Night Penn State Hockey: No. 10 Wolverines Set To Take On Nittany Lions Friday Night
11 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"I coached in the CCHA [Michigan's former conference] and I'm very familiar with them," Penn State head coach Guy Gadowsky said earlier this week. "We haven't faced them before, and there is always an unknown and excitement for that." [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Spartans Thump Nittany Lions 82-67 Thursday Night Penn State Basketball: Spartans Thump Nittany Lions 82-67 Thursday Night
11 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Bench scoring, good team defense, and role players doing their job have all contributed to Penn State Ws. The Nittany Lions couldn't put it all together on Thursday night and Michigan State showed why it's still a force to be reckoned with on the national stage. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Pitt Coach Responds To Claims Penn State Will Dominate The State In Recruiting Penn State Football: Pitt Coach Responds To Claims Penn State Will Dominate The State In Recruiting
11 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"First, it's going to start with this state and then number two to this region, six hours from campus and after that we'll cover the rest of the country nationally." Franklin said. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Facing Spartans Thursday Night Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Facing Spartans Thursday Night
11 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State looking to make it four straight win in conference play tonight against Michigan State [Read More]
Penn State Football: 'Signature Event' Draws Big Crowd as Nittany Lions Sign Up 2014 Class Penn State Football: 'Signature Event' Draws Big Crowd as Nittany Lions Sign Up 2014 Class
11 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Thousands of Nittany Lion faithful filed into the Bryce Jordan Center to hear head coach James Franklin talk about the 2014 recruiting class. The dazzling show, that included musical entertainment, twirlers, cheerleaders and dancers, is truly a sign of a new era in Happy Valley. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Looks Inside Penn State's Signing Day War Room
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Penn State Football: Looks Inside Penn State's Signing Day War Room
11 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Check out a few photos from the event inside the Lasch Football Building as Penn State welcomed 20 new student athletes to the program. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Live National Signing Day 2014 Coverage Penn State Football: Live National Signing Day 2014 Coverage
11 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Over a year of recruiting, phone calls, visits, and scouting comes to an end today as prospects sign the dotted line, committing to various programs across the country. For Penn State, the 2014 recruiting class will showcase the efforts of two separate and very different coaching staffs. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Johnson Talks to Sports Illustrated About New Job, Penn State Penn State Football: Johnson Talks to Sports Illustrated About New Job, Penn State
11 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
“I’m not bitter about anything,” Johnson told SI.com. “Maybe the best guy got the job, and that's OK. I had a decision to make and made the best decision for my family and where I was. I don't have anything but gratitude for Penn State." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Report says Campbell Picks Nittany Lions Penn State Football: Report says Campbell Picks Nittany Lions
11 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Less than 48 hours before National Signing Day, Penn State added one more to the 2014 recruiting class. Three-star defensive back Christian Campbell committed to Penn State on Monday evening, according to Ryan Burns of GopherIllustrated.com. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Stayed The Course And It Paid Off
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Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Stayed The Course And It Paid Off
11 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"We were 0-6 a couple weeks ago," Chambers said after Penn State's victory over Purdue on Sunday. "What these kids have done to turn this around is just kept working, kept digging, kept getting better and they really just bought into what we’re doing with each other. And it looks like they are [Read More]
Penn State Football: Vanderlinden Reportedly Will Coach At Air Force Penn State Football: Vanderlinden Reportedly Will Coach At Air Force
11 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Former long-time Penn State linebacker's coach Ron Vanderlinden has found his next coaching job according to a report. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: DJ Newbill Named Co-Big Ten Player of The Week Penn State Basketball: DJ Newbill Named Co-Big Ten Player of The Week
11 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State's DJ Newbill has been playing at a high level over the past two games and the Big Ten conference noticed, naming Newbill Co-Player of The Week alongside Northwestern's Drew Crawford. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Lloyd Tubman Reopens Recruitment As Signing Day Closes In Penn State Football: Lloyd Tubman Reopens Recruitment As Signing Day Closes In
11 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
One of the first recruits to commit following the hiring of new head coach James Franklin is having second thoughts according to the the Louisville Courier-Journal. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Makes It Three Straight With 79-68 Victory Over Purdue Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Makes It Three Straight With 79-68 Victory Over Purdue
11 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State made it three straight on Sunday, knocking off Purdue 79-68. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Look To Make It Three Straight On Sunday Morning Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Look To Make It Three Straight On Sunday Morning
12 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State will look to make it three straight wins after a 0-6 conference start on Sunday morning in a rematch against the Purdue Boilermakers. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Fall To Buckeyes 5-1 Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Fall To Buckeyes 5-1
12 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Despite losing, Penn State held a 47-32 shots advantage, outshooting its opponent for the fourth time in five games. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Face Ohio State Friday Night In Columbus Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Face Ohio State Friday Night In Columbus
12 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The Buckeyes are (12-9-1, 2-5-1-0 Big Ten) on the year and will host Penn State for its second road series of conference play. Friday night's game will not be televised but Saturday night's contest will air on ESPNews. Both set for a 7:00 PM puck drops. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Oruwariye Joins Ranks Of 2014 Recruiting Class Penn State Football: Oruwariye Joins Ranks Of 2014 Recruiting Class
12 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The James Franklin recruiting train just keeps chugging along as the Nittany Lions added another talented prospect to the ranks of the 2014 recruiting class. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Breaking Down 13.2 Seconds And The Play That Knocked Off Ohio State Penn State Basketball: Breaking Down 13.2 Seconds And The Play That Knocked Off Ohio State
12 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
It took 65 minutes of basketball for Penn State to be in a position to win on Wednesday night, but it only took 13.2 seconds to seal the deal. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Penn State Introduces Recent Graduate Ticketing Program Penn State Football: Penn State Introduces Recent Graduate Ticketing Program
12 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State's athletic program, looking for ways to get football fans in the stands, is introducing a new program allowing recent graduates to buy discounted season tickets. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Newbill Powers Nittany Lions To Upset Victory Over No. 24 Ohio State In Overtime Penn State Basketball: Newbill Powers Nittany Lions To Upset Victory Over No. 24 Ohio State In Overtime
12 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
“Our mindset was to keep chipping away. We just kept playing hard and believing in each other. It’s all about attitude. Coach just told us to keep digging and digging. We struck together and played for each other.” [Read More]
Penn State Football: James Franklin Gets TMZ Treatment, Talks Snoop Dogg's Son Penn State Football: James Franklin Gets TMZ Treatment, Talks Snoop Dogg's Son
12 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
It's safe to say that Joe Paterno and Bill O'Brien never had to answer this question before. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Glen Grateful For Chance To Save A Stranger's Life Penn State Hockey: Glen Grateful For Chance To Save A Stranger's Life
12 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
By the time the game was over Glen was already growing tired -- even though he hadn't played a single minute that night. Even so, he still had dished out the most important assist of the week. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Buckle Up For No. 24 Ohio State Wednesday Night Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Buckle Up For No. 24 Ohio State Wednesday Night
12 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State finally got its first conference win of the season last week and the Nittany Lions have been rewarded with a trip to Columbus to take on the No. 24 ranked Buckeyes on Wednesday night. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions' 2014 Recruiting Class Filling Up Quickly Penn State Football: Nittany Lions' 2014 Recruiting Class Filling Up Quickly
12 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
James Franklin hasn't taken a day off since making his way to Happy Valley and that has included a lot of time on the recruiting trail and plenty of verbal commitments to show for it. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Galt Thrilled To Take Over Strength Program Penn State Football: Galt Thrilled To Take Over Strength Program
12 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"To walk into this situation, maybe the best weight room in the country and to have these guys well trained for the past two years. It's like I've died and gone to Heaven. I can't say enough how nice of a factor that is for me being here." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Land Two More Commits Over Weekend Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Land Two More Commits Over Weekend
12 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
James Franklin isn't wasting any time on the recruiting trail, landing two more commitments over the weekend according to multiple recruiting outlets. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Spencer Ready To Fill His Own Shoes Coaching Defensive Line Penn State Football: Spencer Ready To Fill His Own Shoes Coaching Defensive Line
12 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"You pay homage and respect to the people who came before you," Spencer said this week. "Larry Johnson did a lot to pave the way for African American coaches and for me to be in this situation that I'm in today I have great respect for who he is. But I also have great confidence in who I am." [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Come Up Short 3-2 Against No. 2 Boston College Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Come Up Short 3-2 Against No. 2 Boston College
13 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State's upset bid of the No. 2 ranked team in the nation came up a goal short on Saturday night. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Shoop Brings Analytical Mind To Defensive Coordinator Position Penn State Football: Shoop Brings Analytical Mind To Defensive Coordinator Position
13 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"I love watching film, I love being prepared. Anybody who knows me knows that I'll watch as much film as anyone anywhere and I don't ever want to be caught off guard. Preparation is one of the keys to a successful defense and you can't get everything across to a player in a work week, but I can [Read More]
Penn State Football: University Paid Vanderbilt $1.5 Million For Franklin Buyout Penn State Football: University Paid Vanderbilt $1.5 Million For Franklin Buyout
13 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
After much speculation, a university spokesperson confirmed late Friday night exactly how much Penn State paid to Vanderbilt to obtain the services of head coach James Franklin. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Franklin Introduces Staff As 2014 Season Approaches Penn State Football: Franklin Introduces Staff As 2014 Season Approaches
13 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"I am very pleased to bring to Penn State a staff of great family men, tremendous teachers and developers of talent, and the most aggressive recruiting staff in the country." Said Franklin. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Win 58-54 Over Nebraska Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Win 58-54 Over Nebraska
13 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
It may not have been the prettiest game the Nittany Lions have had a chance to win this season, but it' a win nevertheless as Penn State knocked off Nebraska 58-54 on Thursday night for the first conference victory of the season. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Continue To Excel In Classroom Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Continue To Excel In Classroom
13 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The Penn State football team put together another solid academic performance during the Fall 2013 semester, with nearly 50 squad members earning at least a 3.0 grade-point average, according to Penn State. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Franklin Honors Paterno On Second Anniversary of Death Penn State Football: Franklin Honors Paterno On Second Anniversary of Death
13 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"The healing process is why I'm here," Franklin said when he was introduced. "It's why we're all here, to bring this great university back together and try to unite the former players, the current players, the alumni, all the people. Because I think that is the reality is everybody just takes [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Still Searching For Victory As Nebraska Comes To Town Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Still Searching For Victory As Nebraska Comes To Town
13 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State basketball has come oh, so, close, but the team continues to search for an elusive conference win. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nothing Wrong With Franklin Bringing Along Vanderbilt Recruits
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Penn State Football: Nothing Wrong With Franklin Bringing Along Vanderbilt Recruits
13 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Some thoughts on James Franklin bringing in some Vanderbilt recruits to Penn State. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Franklin Can Learn From O'Brien With Extra Month To Prep For Season Penn State Football: Franklin Can Learn From O'Brien With Extra Month To Prep For Season
13 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
If there is one constant for any coach in the business, it's that none of them like to have their time wasted. Time is the enemy between games and it's the enemy as the season approaches. From media sessions to recruiting to preparation there is never enough of it to go around. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Fall In Final Second To Purdue 65-64 Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Fall In Final Second To Purdue 65-64
13 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State lost a heart breaker in the final second on Saturday night as the Nittany Lions came up just short of the first conference win of the season, falling 65-64 to Purdue. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Fall 3-2 To Michigan State Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Fall 3-2 To Michigan State
13 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
After falling 3-0 the night before, Penn State gave a national television audience an entertaining game on Saturday night in a rematch against Michigan State. The Nittany Lions would fall 3-2 but not before giving the Spartans everything they could handle for a full 60 minutes. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Fall 3-0 To Michigan State, Rematch Saturday Night Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Fall 3-0 To Michigan State, Rematch Saturday Night
14 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State out shot Michigan State by a 48-29 margin but couldn't find the back of the net as the Nittany Lions fell 3-0 on Friday night at the Munn Ice Arena. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Have Issues, But Closer Than You Might Expect Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Have Issues, But Closer Than You Might Expect
14 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
A look at Penn State basketball's season from a numbers perspective and how things could turn around sooner rather than later. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Franklin Making Rounds As Recruiting Picks Up Penn State Football: Franklin Making Rounds As Recruiting Picks Up
14 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
James Franklin hasn't been on the job for a whole week, but he's making good to try and dominate the state on the recruiting trail. Seen all throughout the city and surrounding areas of Philadelphia on Thursday, Franklin stopped by multiple schools to start his state-wide pitch. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Looking For Results During Weekend Road Series Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Looking For Results During Weekend Road Series
14 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State will look to pick up a victory this weekend during a two-game series at Michigan State [Read More]
Penn State Football: Johnson Named Assistant Head Coach At Ohio State, Franklin Looks West Penn State Football: Johnson Named Assistant Head Coach At Ohio State, Franklin Looks West
14 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"I am very pleased that Larry Johnson is an Ohio State Buckeye," Ohio State coach Urban Meyer said. "I have great respect for him as a family man, as a coach and mentor of young men, and as a recruiter. He is an outstanding addition to our coaching staff." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Transition Period Nothing Special For Nittany Lions Penn State Football: Transition Period Nothing Special For Nittany Lions
14 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
“We got a bond that's going to be hard to break. We all just want to stay together and keep working, keep making things right at Penn State.” [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Wolverines Thump Nittany Lions 80-67 Penn State Basketball: Wolverines Thump Nittany Lions 80-67
14 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State fell behind early after several turnovers plagued a normally sound ball handling team. The Nittany Lions couldn't hang on after making it close in the second half, losing in Ann Arbor on Tuesday night. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Single Game Public Tickets Move to Variable Pricing Structure For 2014 Season Penn State Football: Single Game Public Tickets Move to Variable Pricing Structure For 2014 Season
14 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Have you wanted to make a Penn State game but couldn't because tickets were too expensive? Well here is some good news for you. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Bill O'Brien Sets Record Straight On 'Paterno People' Penn State Football: Bill O'Brien Sets Record Straight On 'Paterno People'
14 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Former Penn State head coach Bill O'Brien's exit wasn't the most graceful, but it may have also been a little bit overblown. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: The Missing Piece To The The Nittany Lions' Chemistry Experiment Penn State Basketball: The Missing Piece To The The Nittany Lions' Chemistry Experiment
14 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"I don't think it's time to hit the panic button yet," Chambers said. "We're two possessions away, we're a good second half away from being a really good team. We're so close. I hate that term, but we really are. We're a stop, we're rebound, we're two made free throws, we're two non-sill [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Fall 5-2 Following Late Surge By Minnesota Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Fall 5-2 Following Late Surge By Minnesota
14 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State almost pulled off the shocker on Sunday night and fell short again on Monday night thanks to a third period surge by Minnesota to fall 5-2 in front of an energized Pegula Ice Arena. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Assessing James Franklin's Time At Vanderbilt Penn State Football: Assessing James Franklin's Time At Vanderbilt
14 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
A look back at James Franklin's time at Vanderbilt. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Fall 3-2 To No. 1 Minnesota, Rematch Set For Monday Night Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Fall 3-2 To No. 1 Minnesota, Rematch Set For Monday Night
14 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State's upset bid of No. 1 ranked Minnesota came up just short on Sunday night as the Nittany Lions gave the nation's top ranked team everything it could handle in the first Big Ten game inside Pegula Ice Arena. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Frustration Shows In 79-76 Loss To Indiana Penn State Basketball: Frustration Shows In 79-76 Loss To Indiana
14 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State fell at the buzzer on Saturday falling to Indiana 79-76 [Read More]
Penn State Football: Franklin Sells Penn State Fans What They Want To Hear
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Penn State Football: Franklin Sells Penn State Fans What They Want To Hear
14 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"I think that's what everybody's looking for. They just want a great university," Franklin said on unifying the university. "They want a great football program. They want to do it with honor and do it the right way, and that's what we're here to take this university and bring it back together [Read More]
Penn State Football: James Franklin Contract Details Penn State Football: James Franklin Contract Details
15 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
A look at James Franklin's contract. A six year deal that should keep him happy in his immediate future at Penn State. [Read More]
Penn State Football: James Franklin Introduced As Head Coach Penn State Football: James Franklin Introduced As Head Coach
15 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"I can't tell you how excited we are to be here, and my name is James Franklin, the next Head Football Coach at Penn State University, and I couldn't be more proud to represent everybody here. Thank you." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Players React To News Of James Franklin Hire Penn State Football: Players React To News Of James Franklin Hire
15 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
With the news now official that James Franklin would be the next head coach of the Nittany Lions, Penn State players took to social media to express their feelings. Here are some of the highlights so far on Saturday morning. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Major Announcement Set For Saturday Afternoon Penn State Football: Major Announcement Set For Saturday Afternoon
15 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State President Rodney Erickson and Director of Athletics Dave Joyner are scheduled make a major announcement on Saturday, January 11 at 4:15 p.m according to a university press release. [Read More]
State College, Penn State Noon News & Features: Friday, January., 10 State College, Penn State Noon News & Features: Friday, January., 10
15 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com Staff
Penn State, State College and Centre County are making news all over cyberspace. Every weekday at noon we post links to some of the most noteworthy stories. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Why Is James Franklin A Good Hire? The Basics Penn State Football: Why Is James Franklin A Good Hire? The Basics
15 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Assuming that the next 24-48 hours unfold for Penn State as most are expecting they will, James Franklin will be introduced as Penn State's 16th head football coach. [Read More]
Penn State Football: James Franklin Reportedly Set To Accept Penn State Head Coaching Position Penn State Football: James Franklin Reportedly Set To Accept Penn State Head Coaching Position
15 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
James Franklin is expected to be named the 16th head coach of Penn State football according to ESPN and CBS Sports. The hire is expected to be made official this weekend, if not sooner. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Clipped In Final Minute, Fall 68-65 To Minnesota Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Clipped In Final Minute, Fall 68-65 To Minnesota
15 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State almost picked up its first win in Big Ten play on Wednesday [Read More]
Penn State Football: Franklin In Crosshairs As Search Continues Penn State Football: Franklin In Crosshairs As Search Continues
15 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State football seems to have found its man in the head coaching search to replace Bill O'Brien. But whether Penn State administrators can land what appears to be that top target -- Vanderbilt coach James Franklin -- remains to be seen. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Alex Kenney Set To Transfer To UMass Penn State Football: Alex Kenney Set To Transfer To UMass
15 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State receiver Alex Kenney knew that he wasn't returning to the football team in 2014, but that didn't mean he wasn't going to hit the gridiron again. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Look To End Slump Wednesday Night Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Look To End Slump Wednesday Night
15 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Simply put, if Penn State basketball can get back to playing Penn State basketball, the Nittany Lions' season hasn't been a waste. It might be early in conference play, but Wednesday night is as close to a must-win as you can get. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Munchak, Franklin Tuesday's Hot Names During Coaching Search Penn State Football: Munchak, Franklin Tuesday's Hot Names During Coaching Search
15 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Late last week, Miami head coach Al Golden was the man of the hour. Now on Tuesday it's Vanderbilt head coach James Franklin with a side of former Titans' head coach Mike Munchak. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Recruiting Class Staying In Place Through Coaching Change Penn State Football: Recruiting Class Staying In Place Through Coaching Change
15 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Coaching changes can always create havoc with a recruiting class. This one is no different. But so far so good for Penn State. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Multiple Assistants Leave Program As Coaching Search Continues Penn State Football: Multiple Assistants Leave Program As Coaching Search Continues
15 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Several Penn State assistant coaches sent in their letters of resignation on Monday. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Al Golden Releases Statement Penn State Football: Al Golden Releases Statement
15 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
With Penn State's coaching search seemingly only hours from completion, Miami head coach Al Golden released a statement on Sunday afternoon that may reset the clock in the search for Bill O'Brien's replacement. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Fall 75-55 To Illinois Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Fall 75-55 To Illinois
15 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State fell to Illinois 75-55 on Saturday afternoon. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Coaching Search Heats Up As Reports Swirl Penn State Football: Coaching Search Heats Up As Reports Swirl
16 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Keeping things straight with the Penn State coaching search. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Bill O'Brien Introduced As Houston Texans' Head Coach Penn State Football: Bill O'Brien Introduced As Houston Texans' Head Coach
16 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
“I do regret not being able to continue with the great kids on that team. While I tried never to mislead anyone, I understand if some people feel let down. I do. I understand that. It was a decision that was a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for me, and it was a great opportunity for our family.” [Read More]
Penn State Football: Bill O'Brien's First Comments Since Resigning Penn State Football: Bill O'Brien's First Comments Since Resigning
16 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
“I’m excited to be here,” O’Brien said to reporters according to the Houston Chronicle. "Those things are tough,” he said about leaving Penn State. “They’re not easy. They’re great kids at Penn State, a lot of great people there.” [Read More]
Penn State Football: Allen Robinson To Enter NFL Draft Penn State Football: Allen Robinson To Enter NFL Draft
16 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State receiver Allen Robinson will enter the NFL Draft, Robinson announced on Thursday. The junior receiver will go down as one of the best to have ever played the position at Penn State. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Joyner And Program Offically Move Forward From O'Brien Era Penn State Football: Joyner And Program Offically Move Forward From O'Brien Era
16 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"We expect this search to be very timely," Joyner said. "Our anticipation is that we'll be counting this in a matter of days rather than weeks." [Read More]
Penn State Football: The Legacy Of Bill O'Brien Penn State Football: The Legacy Of Bill O'Brien
16 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Bill O'Brien's legacy is complicated, but a positive one in the long history of Penn State football. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Second Half Pushes Michigan State Past Penn State 79-63 Penn State Basketball: Second Half Pushes Michigan State Past Penn State 79-63
16 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State fell to Michigan State on Tuesday night in the first Big Ten conference game of the season. [Read More]
Bill O'Brien To Take Houston Texans' Head Coaching Job Per Reports Bill O'Brien To Take Houston Texans' Head Coaching Job Per Reports
16 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
ESPN and multiple national outlets are reporting that Penn State second-year head coach Bill O'Brien will take over as Houston Texans' head coach. [Read More]
Penn State Football: The Moment Of Truth Arrives For O'Brien And Fans
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Penn State Football: The Moment Of Truth Arrives For O'Brien And Fans
16 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
As they say at the NFL Draft "The Houston Texans are on the clock." and that clock is ticking as of midnight entering December 31. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Life Won't Be Easy For Bill O'Brien If He Stays At Penn State
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Penn State Football: Life Won't Be Easy For Bill O'Brien If He Stays At Penn State
16 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
If Bill O'Brien stays at Penn State for 2014 not everything will be roses for him back in Happy Valley [Read More]
Penn State Football: Reports And Updates On Bill O'Brien's Possible NFL Future Penn State Football: Reports And Updates On Bill O'Brien's Possible NFL Future
16 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The latest updates and reports on Bill O'Brien and a possible return to the NFL. ESPN reporting that a deal is imminent. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Neil Cornrich, The Agent Behind The Bill Penn State Football: Neil Cornrich, The Agent Behind The Bill
17 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The man behind Bill O'Brien's future. After negotiating a new contract and lower buyout with Penn State, O'Brien parted ways with his former agent Joe Linta and joined forces with Cornrich, an agent who has had his hand in some of the largest college football contracts in the past few seasons. [Read More]
Penn State Football: O'Brien, Texans Working On Deal Reports Say Penn State Football: O'Brien, Texans Working On Deal Reports Say
17 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Bill O'Brien has emerged as the overwhelming favorite to become the next coach of the Houston Texans ESPN's Chris Mortensen and Adam Schefter reported on Saturday afternoon. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Win 3-2, Take On Boston College Saturday Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Win 3-2, Take On Boston College Saturday
17 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State hockey picked up a much-needed victory on Friday and will face Boston College on Saturday night. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Set To Face Robert Morris Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Set To Face Robert Morris
17 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State and Robert Morris will take the ice for the second time this season as the Nittany Lions look to win their first game of the Three Rivers Classic. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Bill O`Brien Set To Interview For Texans`Job Penn State Football: Bill O`Brien Set To Interview For Texans`Job
17 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State head coach Bill O'Brien will interview for the Houston Texan's head coaching position according to the NFL Network. The interview was reportedly scheduled for after Christmas, meaning that it may happen soon or may have already taken place. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Confident Heading Out Of Break Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Confident Heading Out Of Break
17 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State hockey feels good about the future moving forward. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Looking Back On Penn State's Christmas Bowl Penn State Football: Looking Back On Penn State's Christmas Bowl
17 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Traveling back in time for a Penn State bowl game on Christmas Day. Interestingly enough Penn State won the game while passing the ball only 9 times for 23 yards and running the ball 50 times for 268 yards. [Read More]
Penn State Football: If Allen Robinson Leaves, Who Drafts Him? Penn State Football: If Allen Robinson Leaves, Who Drafts Him?
17 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State receiver Allen Robinson said a few weeks ago that he would take the holiday break off to talk to his family and coaches about his future and if he would return for his senior season at Penn State. If he decides to go to the NFL who might draft him? [Read More]
Penn State Football: Urschel Named Senior CLASS Award Recipient Penn State Football: Urschel Named Senior CLASS Award Recipient
17 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State's John Urschel has racked up awards for his play on field and in the classroom all season, but this one may be the biggest yet. Urschel was named the senior CLASS Award winner on Monday, the first Penn State player to have done so. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Johnson Shines In Nittany Lion Debut Penn State Basketball: Johnson Shines In Nittany Lion Debut
17 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State may have gotten an early Christmas present in John Johnson. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Knock Off Mount St Mary's 92-82 Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Knock Off Mount St Mary's 92-82
17 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State picked up win No. 9 on the year with a 92-82 victory on Sunday. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: 7-Footer Jordan Dickerson Cleared By NCAA, Eligible Immediately Penn State Basketball: 7-Footer Jordan Dickerson Cleared By NCAA, Eligible Immediately
18 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State basketball will add a little more height to the roster as sophomore center Jordan Dickerson has been cleared to play and will take the court for the Nittany Lions on Sunday against Mount St Mary's. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Director of Player Personnel Bill Kavanaugh Takes Bentley Head Coaching Position Penn State Football: Director of Player Personnel Bill Kavanaugh Takes Bentley Head Coaching Position
18 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
After six years at Penn State's Director of Player Personnel, Bill Kavanaugh will take over as Bentley University's head football coach according to a Bentley release. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Looking For Best Start Since 2008-09 Season On Sunday Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Looking For Best Start Since 2008-09 Season On Sunday
18 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Every team loses. And every team loses a close game or two. What is the mark of a good team though is the ability to bounce back from a loss and learn from what caused it. [Read More]
Penn State Athletics: 83 Penn State Student-Athletes Earn Fall Academic All-Big Ten Honors Penn State Athletics: 83 Penn State Student-Athletes Earn Fall Academic All-Big Ten Honors
18 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Eighty-three Penn State student-athletes from seven Fall teams have earned Academic All-Big Ten honors. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Scoreboard Construction Continues
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Penn State Football: Scoreboard Construction Continues
18 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Crews continue to work on the Beaver Stadium scoreboards this week despite cold and windy weather. Both scoreboards are scheduled to be down by mid-January according to project managers. A work area is still being constructed on the north side of the stadium as crews take apart the current [Read More]
Penn State Football: Linebacker Prospect Donte Raymond Tabs Nittany Lions Penn State Football: Linebacker Prospect Donte Raymond Tabs Nittany Lions
18 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State picked up another commitment today in linebacker Donte Raymond [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Land Elite Prospect In DT Thomas Holley Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Land Elite Prospect In DT Thomas Holley
18 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State made it 17 verbal commitments in the class of 2014 as Brooklyn native and five-star defensive tackle Thomas Holley announced that he will be taking his talents to State College. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Continue To Bring In Postseason Honors Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Continue To Bring In Postseason Honors
18 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The season may have ended, but the accolades and postseason honors continue to pile up for the 2013 edition of Penn State football. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Wrap Up Season With Awards Banquet Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Wrap Up Season With Awards Banquet
18 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
A look at all of the team awards handed out at the Penn State football team's annual banquet [Read More]
Penn State Football: Get Used To 'O'Brien To NFL' Talk Penn State Football: Get Used To 'O'Brien To NFL' Talk
18 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
With Bill O'Brien to the NFL in the air yet again, a look at why there may not be anything to worry about. [Read More]
The Weight Of The Stars And Penn State's 81-79 Overtime Loss To Princeton The Weight Of The Stars And Penn State's 81-79 Overtime Loss To Princeton
19 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State loses a heartbreaker -- falling 81-79 in overtime to Princeton in the highly-anticipated Return to Rec Hall. The ghosts of the past filled the hall, along with thousands of vocal fans, but they could not will the Nittany Lions to victory. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Return To Rec Live Blog Penn State Basketball: Return To Rec Live Blog
19 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State faces Princeton at 2:00 in the highly anticipated 'Return To Rec' game at Rec Hall. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Rec Hall Prepares For Basketball Return
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Penn State Basketball: Rec Hall Prepares For Basketball Return
19 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Crews began at 4:30 AM on Friday morning to prep for Saturday afternoon's Return to Rec game between Penn State and Princeton. Take a look at our ongoing photo gallery before Saturday's contest. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Allen Robinson Gathers All-American Honors Penn State Football: Allen Robinson Gathers All-American Honors
19 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
He caught just about every pass thrown his way this year and now he's starting to catch some postseason awards as Penn State receiver Allen Robinson was named a Sporting News first-team All-American on Friday. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: 'Return To Rec' As Much About History As It Is Future Penn State Basketball: 'Return To Rec' As Much About History As It Is Future
19 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"We want to bring back the echos," Chambers said. "I think we're going to get everything we want out of this. A tough opponent and a great crowd. It's our 118th season, one-hundred-and-eighteenth season. It's important to recognize that." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Await Holley's Decision Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Await Holley's Decision
19 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Prior to narrowing down his list to the Gators and Nittany Lions, the 6-foot-4, 300 pound Holley had received interest from schools like Ohio State, Alabama, Baylor, and Notre Dame among many other schools. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Set To Face Duquesne Wednesday Night Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Set To Face Duquesne Wednesday Night
19 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State and Duquesne will face off tonight as the Nittany Lions look to go 8-3 on the year. [Read More]
Penn State Football: John Urschel Honored With Campbell Trophy Penn State Football: John Urschel Honored With Campbell Trophy
19 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State standout guard and academic wiz John Urschel was named the recipient of the William V. Campbell Trophy on Tuesday night at the National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame's 56th annual banquet in New York City. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Improve To 8-3, Knock Off Duquesne 68-59 Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Improve To 8-3, Knock Off Duquesne 68-59
19 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State head coach Patrick Chambers said earlier in the week he wanted greater contributions from his bench, and his most veteran bench player responded on Wednesday as Penn State knocked off Duquesne 68-59. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Scoreboard Renovations Set To Begin Penn State Football: Scoreboard Renovations Set To Begin
19 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The closure is for the staging of a large crane being used to replace the Beaver Stadium scoreboard. The actual section of the road to be closed is the section of Curtin Road from Porter Road to a point just east of the Curtin Road entrance to Lot 44. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Bill O'Brien Liberty Mutual Coach of the Year Finalist Penn State Football: Bill O'Brien Liberty Mutual Coach of the Year Finalist
19 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
For the second straight year, Penn State head coach Bill O’Brien has been named a finalist for the Liberty Mutual Coach of the Year. [Read More]
Penn State Football: DaQuan Jones Headed To 65th Senior Bowl Penn State Football: DaQuan Jones Headed To 65th Senior Bowl
19 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State first-team All-Big Ten selection DaQuan Jones has accepted an invitation to the 65th Senior Bowl. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Details The Focus As Nittany Lions Head Into Final Non Conference Stretch Penn State Basketball: Details The Focus As Nittany Lions Head Into Final Non Conference Stretch
19 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
While at 7-3 the Nittany Lions are far from perfect, head coach Patrick Chambers' third season at Penn State is still shaping up to be his best one so far. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Looking Back At Early Season Predictions Penn State Football: Looking Back At Early Season Predictions
19 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Sporting predictions are made so fans and observers can look back after the season and wonder why they ever felt like they could predict the future. So, were the prognostications for the 2013 Penn State football on the nose or wildly off the mark? [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Upset Bid Falls Short, Nittany Lions Fall 4-3 To No. 17 Wisconsin Penn State Hockey: Upset Bid Falls Short, Nittany Lions Fall 4-3 To No. 17 Wisconsin
19 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
After falling 7-1 less than 24 hours earlier, Penn State hockey regrouped and gave the Badgers a run for their money, falling 4-3 on Saturday night. Penn State fell behind Wisconsin on two occasions and was able to respond but a third period tally was one too many for the Nittany Lions. to recover f [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Thunder Past Marshall 90-77 Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Thunder Past Marshall 90-77
20 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State basketball got the win it needed on Saturday, knocking off Marshall 90-77. The Nittany Lions opened the game on a 11-1 run and never looked back, getting early contributions from guards DJ Newbill and Tim Frazier. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Badgers Thump Nittany Lions in Big Ten Opener Penn State Hockey: Badgers Thump Nittany Lions in Big Ten Opener
20 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State head coach Guy Gadowsky has long said that his team still needs to learn what it means to play at a high level. The Nittany Lions found that out the hard way on Friday night, losing in their Big Ten opener 7-1 to No. 17 ranked Wisconsin. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Looking To Bounce Back Against Marshall Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Looking To Bounce Back Against Marshall
20 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
After falling in hard fought road contest against Pitt to cap off five games in 10 days for the Nittany Lions, Penn State will take to the hardwood again Saturday for a 4:00 PM meeting with Marshall. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Open Big Ten Play This Weekend Against Wisconsin Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Open Big Ten Play This Weekend Against Wisconsin
20 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
“This is what we’ve been working hard for all season,” Penn State junior defenseman Patrick Koudys said. “This weekend’s going to be a good test.” [Read More]
Penn State Football: Seven Options To Fill Vacant Defensive Assistant Position Penn State Football: Seven Options To Fill Vacant Defensive Assistant Position
20 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Seven names to consider as Penn State looks to fill a defensive assistant position on Bill O'Brien's staff [Read More]
Penn State Football: Quarterback Tyler Ferguson Set To Transfer Penn State Football: Quarterback Tyler Ferguson Set To Transfer
20 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State has confirmed that quarterback Tyler Ferguson has been granted his release and will transfer following the completion of the semester at Penn State. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Five Options To Fill Vacant Offensive Assistant Position Penn State Football: Five Options To Fill Vacant Offensive Assistant Position
20 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
With the news now official that Penn State quarterback coach Charlie Fisher and linebacker coach Ron Vanderlinden will not return in 2014, it opens two important vacancies on Bill O'Brien's staff. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Fall Late To Pitt 78-69 Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Fall Late To Pitt 78-69
20 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State nearly knocked off an undefeated Pitt Panthers' team on Tuesday night but the Nittany Lions lost their legs in the late stages of the game and Pitt pulled away late to win the contest 78-69. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Christian Hackenberg Named Big Ten Freshman Of The Year Penn State Football: Christian Hackenberg Named Big Ten Freshman Of The Year
20 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"There were a lot of ups and downs this season." Hackenberg said Tuesday night. "And coming in the summer and trying to pick up everything, I didn't really know what to expect but I had a lot of coaches and guys around me. I felt like I really grew up in the mental aspect of the game." [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Face Pitt In Long Awaited Showdown Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Face Pitt In Long Awaited Showdown
20 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"I look at our non conference as a whole and say that this is going to prepare us for the Big Ten," Chambers said on Monday. "However many wins or losses we have, it doesn't matter. This is going to get us ready for Big Ten play." [Read More]
Penn State Football: John Urschel Featured On CBS News
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Penn State Football: John Urschel Featured On CBS News
20 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The same day John Urschel was named an All-Big Ten guard following the 2013 season, Penn State's smartest athlete found himself on the CBS Evening News for his achievements off of the gridiron. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Fisher, Vanderlinden No Longer On Nittany Lion Staff: Updated Penn State Football: Fisher, Vanderlinden No Longer On Nittany Lion Staff: Updated
20 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Two Penn State assistant coaches won't be on the sidelines in Happy Valley next season according to sources around the Penn State football program. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Jones, Urschel, And Robinson Pick Up All-Big Ten Honors Penn State Football: Jones, Urschel, And Robinson Pick Up All-Big Ten Honors
20 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Defensive tackle DaQuan Jones and receiver Allen Robinson both picked up all-Big Ten honors on Monday night's Big Ten all-conference team show. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Hackenberg Grabs Two Awards Following Game Against Wisconsin Penn State Football: Hackenberg Grabs Two Awards Following Game Against Wisconsin
20 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Christian Hackenberg might not be taking Penn State to a bowl this season, but the true freshman gave a bowl-worthy performance this past Saturday in a 31-24 upset of No. 15 Wisconsin. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Come Up Short To Ole Miss 79-76 Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Come Up Short To Ole Miss 79-76
20 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"We start out the way we started, we were sleepwalking, we didn't deserve to win the game today," Chambers said bluntly. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Handing Out The Grades Following Penn State's 31-24 Win Over Wisconsin Penn State Football: Handing Out The Grades Following Penn State's 31-24 Win Over Wisconsin
20 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
A 31-24 upset victory over No. 14 Wisconsin sent the Nittany Lion seniors out with a win and ended a roller coaster season on a positive note for the entire program. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey Falls In Last Second Heartbreaker To No. 15 Union 5-4 Sunday Penn State Hockey Falls In Last Second Heartbreaker To No. 15 Union 5-4 Sunday
21 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"I didn’t know how much time was left," Ciampini siad. "I looked down, saw the puck, kicked it up, and made a move to get to the net. I saw the goalie poke check, and eluded it." [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Set To Host No. 15 Union This Weekend Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Set To Host No. 15 Union This Weekend
21 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
“Even though we didn’t beat UMass-Lowell, I think the guys believe this as well, I think we probably did have our best team game of the year,” Head coach Guy Gadowsky said earlier. “I think a lot of guys are hungry to get back at it to see, just to keep going." [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Take Step Forward With 89-82 Victory Over St John's Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Take Step Forward With 89-82 Victory Over St John's
21 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
“It’s a great win for our program," Chambers said." We have to continue to get better. If we can continue to get better, we’ll be the best team we can be by the end of the year. That has been our focus for three years. It remains our focus. It’s November 29th. We have a long way to go here [Read More]
Penn State Football: The Anatomy Of A Loss Penn State Football: The Anatomy Of A Loss
21 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
For the fifth time this season the Nittany Lions struggled in the same areas and showed the same tendencies in each of the four previous losses. The common factors in each of those losses are third downs, long drives, and missed kicks. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Attendance Ranked No. 5 Nationally In 2013 Penn State Football: Attendance Ranked No. 5 Nationally In 2013
21 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
“Penn State fans continue to show why Beaver Stadium has one of the nation’s best atmospheres and greatest home field advantages,” said Penn State athletic director Dave Joyner. “Thanks to our loyal and passionate fans, our attendance has seen minimal change from last year." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Look To Play Spoiler Against Wisconsin Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Look To Play Spoiler Against Wisconsin
21 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"Penn State, as I watch them from the film that I've evaluated, a very sound, well coached football team." Andersen says "They have some very, very talented pieces to the puzzle, which you would expect from a Penn State team, and it will be a tremendous challenge." [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Make It Four Straight, Ready For Brooklyn Trip Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Make It Four Straight, Ready For Brooklyn Trip
21 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"We’re understanding that Tim (Frazier) and D.J. (Newbill) can’t do it by themselves. They need everybody. Donovon Jack against LaSalle, Brandon Taylor against Longwood, Allen Roberts today and Graham (Woodward) played well. We have some depth, we have some skill, we have some players. We just [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Look To Make It Four Straight Tuesday Night Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Look To Make It Four Straight Tuesday Night
21 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
“It’s not just one or two guys, all five guys come to play every day and that’s the beauty of our team,” Newbill said following Sunday's win. “If I’m not on it, BT [Brandon Taylor] is on it. If he’s not, Tim [Frazier] is, or someone coming off of the bench. Our team can adapt and we c [Read More]
Penn State Football: It Could Have Happened, But It Didn't, And That's Something Fans Can Be Thankful For Penn State Football: It Could Have Happened, But It Didn't, And That's Something Fans Can Be Thankful For
21 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Things could be a lot worse than they are right now for Penn State football. But they aren't. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Hackenberg Named Big Ten Freshman Of The Week For Fourth Time Penn State Football: Hackenberg Named Big Ten Freshman Of The Week For Fourth Time
21 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State quarterback Christian Hackenberg was named Big Ten freshman of the Week for the fourth time this season. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Thump Longwood 93-67 Sunday Afternoon Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Thump Longwood 93-67 Sunday Afternoon
21 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Brandon Taylor scored a career high 25 points and the Nittany Lions overcame a turnover filled first half en route to a 93-67 victory over Longwood, Sunday afternoon. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Handing Out The Grades Following Penn State's 23-20 Loss To Nebraska Penn State Football: Handing Out The Grades Following Penn State's 23-20 Loss To Nebraska
21 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Handing out the grades following Penn State's overtime loss to Nebraska [Read More]
Penn State-Nebraska Live Blog: Nebraska Wins 23-20 in Overtime Penn State-Nebraska Live Blog: Nebraska Wins 23-20 in Overtime
22 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Live updates and anaylsis of Penn State's 3:30 meeting against Nebraska. [Read More]
Penn State Football: 5 Keys To Beating Nebraska
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Penn State Football: 5 Keys To Beating Nebraska
22 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Winning won't be easy in the cold and wet weather that's expected to descend on Happy Valley by Saturday afternoon, and with one of the nation's top running attacks in town, it should be a physical battle for a full 60 minutes. [Read More]
Penn State Football:  Senior Day, A Capsule Look at All 17 Nittany Lion Seniors Penn State Football: Senior Day, A Capsule Look at All 17 Nittany Lion Seniors
22 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
With 60 minutes remaining in their careers inside Beaver Stadium it will be an emotional moment as each player hears his name announced, marking a final chapter in a story that's been years in the making. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Further Sanction Reductions Not Out Of The Question According To Mitchell Penn State Football: Further Sanction Reductions Not Out Of The Question According To Mitchell
22 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State’s Athletic Integrity Monitor to the NCAA Sen. George Mitchell addressed the Board of Trustees this morning in a brief but encouraging session, leaving open the possibility of future reductions in the NCAA sanctions. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Bill O'Brien Radio Show Recap Penn State Football: Bill O'Brien Radio Show Recap
22 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"We're a different team. We're going to be different every year. We're going to try to do things that suit the certain skill set of our players. We've decided to run the ball, be play action, have a young quarterback who's a really good player that has a chance to be a great player." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Reliving Some Of The Top Moments in Penn State/Nebraska History
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Penn State Football: Reliving Some Of The Top Moments in Penn State/Nebraska History
22 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The Nittany Lions and the Cornhuskers have faced off only 15 times with Penn State winning 7 of those contests. But few of those wins or losses have come easy or without some sort of controversy. [Read More]
Penn State Football: State College Native Alex Kenney To Join Track Team Penn State Football: State College Native Alex Kenney To Join Track Team
22 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
State College native and Penn State receiver Alex Kenney will forgo his final season of eligibility with the football team and will join Penn State's track and field squad this winter Penn State officials confirmed on Wednesday. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Hackenberg Assaulting Record Book In Freshman Year Penn State Football: Hackenberg Assaulting Record Book In Freshman Year
22 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State freshman quarterback Christian Hackenberg has played just ten games at the Division I level. He has already set three records and is well on his way towards setting more. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Impressive In 79-72 Victory Over La Salle Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Impressive In 79-72 Victory Over La Salle
22 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"I told our guys before the game that they would go on a run and we would go on a run, don't worry about it, just keep playing Penn State basketball, we're going to be fine." Chambers said after the game. "I felt like they believed it and they had faith in it." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Tight End Matt Lehman's Future Uncertain Penn State Football: Tight End Matt Lehman's Future Uncertain
22 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Tight end Matt Lehman will be honored this weekend alongside the rest of Penn State's senior class but could be back next season according to head coach Bill O'Brien. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Face 2012 Sweet 16 Squad La Salle Tuesday Night Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Face 2012 Sweet 16 Squad La Salle Tuesday Night
22 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"Julian told me that I would need more than a sweatshirt." Banks said. "And I was like 'what this isn't enough?' and he told me that once it gets to the zeros and the negatives that I might have an issue with just a sweatshirt." [Read More]
Penn State Football: For Nebraska This Is New, For Penn State It Is Old Penn State Football: For Nebraska This Is New, For Penn State It Is Old
22 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
“We’re disappointed we aren't in the championship race anymore," Pelini said on Monday. "That’s always the standard here.” [Read More]
Penn State Football: Matt McGloin Throws For Three Touchdowns In NFL Starting Debut Penn State Football: Matt McGloin Throws For Three Touchdowns In NFL Starting Debut
22 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
McGloin is the first Penn State quarterback to start in the NFL at his position since Kerry Collins did in 2011. Former Nittany Lion Michael Robinson who quarterbacked Penn State's 2005 squad plays as a fullback for the Seattle Seahawks. [Read More]
Penn State Football: For Hackenberg And Breneman It Was A Long Time Coming Penn State Football: For Hackenberg And Breneman It Was A Long Time Coming
22 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
In Penn State's case, it took just over 554 minutes and five overtimes worth of football for a connection over a year in the making to finally happen. With 1:05 left in the first half, Hackenberg looked to his right and saw Breneman working his way toward the endzone. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Overwhelm Penn 83-71 Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Overwhelm Penn 83-71
22 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The Nittany Lions continued hot shooting, hitting the bottom of the net at a 59.4 percent clip in the first-half. Penn State would lead by as many as 25 before taking a 47-24 lead into the break. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Handing Out The Grades Following Penn State's 45-21 Victory Over Purdue Penn State Football: Handing Out The Grades Following Penn State's 45-21 Victory Over Purdue
22 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State needed a win and got it, knocking off a disinterested Purdue team to improve to 6-4 on the season and to give the Nittany Lions their first regulation conference victory at home in four games. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Bill O'Brien Excited For Matt McGloin Starting NFL Debut Penn State Football: Bill O'Brien Excited For Matt McGloin Starting NFL Debut
23 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
“A road game, first start,” O’Brien said shaking his head. "Let’s go Matt. I can’t wait to watch that, I gotta get [Penn State video coordinator] Jevin Stone to get the NFL Network for me or whatever." [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: UMass-Lowell Wins Thriller 3-2 Penn State Hockey: UMass-Lowell Wins Thriller 3-2
23 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
UMass-Lowell scored three first period goals and it was enough to hold off a late rally as Penn State came up just short. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Game Two Of UMass-Lowell Series Important Night For Program Penn State Hockey: Game Two Of UMass-Lowell Series Important Night For Program
23 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"It's always nice to come back the next night and show who we really are. If we come back [Friday] night and get a win, that's a big building step for our team," Assistant captain Nate Jensen says. "We just got to be ready and prepared mentally." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Five Keys To Beating Purdue Penn State Football: Five Keys To Beating Purdue
23 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State is running out of chances to pick up victories with the Nittany Lions seemingly poised for a 6-6 finish. But to get to 6-6 Penn State must first handle Purdue here in Happy Valley on Saturday at noon. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: UMass-Lowell Wins 4-0 Penn State Hockey: UMass-Lowell Wins 4-0
23 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State allowed an early goal in the game's opening minutes and struggled to create great scoring chances as the former No.1 team in the nation chipped away at Penn State's defense. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Set to Host No. 13 Ranked UMass-Lowell Thursday And Friday Night Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Set to Host No. 13 Ranked UMass-Lowell Thursday And Friday Night
23 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"When you step out on to that bench and you see crowd and the student section and the energy you bring, you just love it." Gadowksy said, clenching his fists. "Every game, regardless win or lose, I can't wait for our next game. It's so much fun. That is why we came, the atmosphere is tremendous [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Lose Shootout 90-80 To Bucknell Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Lose Shootout 90-80 To Bucknell
23 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
For Penn State, an offensive explosion in the first half wasn't enough to make up for defensive mistakes and costly turnovers as the Nittany Lions fell to 1-1 on the year on Wednesday night. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Set To Add Garner And Washington To 2014 Fold Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Set To Add Garner And Washington To 2014 Fold
23 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Garner, signed his national letter of intent following class on Wednesday, Washington is scheduled to follow suit at 6:30, Wednesday evening. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Former Villanova Star Dwayne Anderson Right At Home In Happy Valley Penn State Basketball: Former Villanova Star Dwayne Anderson Right At Home In Happy Valley
23 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"We always talk about the game in the Big East tournament where they were down and scored seven straight points to bring them back," Newbill said "We joke around about that. And we talk about the differences between that team in 2009 and our team today. It's good to have him here." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Kline To Miss Remainder Of Season, Robinson Shoulder Injury Not Serious Penn State Football: Kline To Miss Remainder Of Season, Robinson Shoulder Injury Not Serious
23 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State head coach Bill O'Brien announced on Tuesday that linebacker Ben Kline will miss the remainder of the season following an injury sustained during Penn State's 24-10 loss to Minnesota. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Monday Notebook: Bucknell Up Next, Ross Travis Talks Cousin's Commitment Penn State Basketball: Monday Notebook: Bucknell Up Next, Ross Travis Talks Cousin's Commitment
23 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Sitting at 1-0, Penn State enters the second week of the 2013 college basketball season with two games on the docket. One, this coming Wednesday against Bucknell, and a trip to the Palestra in Philadelphia to take on Penn, Saturday afternoon. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Purdue Provides Nittany Lions With Rebound And Risk Penn State Football: Purdue Provides Nittany Lions With Rebound And Risk
23 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State hasn't been great this year, but the Nittany Lions have lost two straight games only once under O'Brien, meaning the Nittany Lions don't let losses snowball, which counts for something. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Newbill And Frazier Impress In Season Opening 74-62 Win Over Wagner Penn State Basketball: Newbill And Frazier Impress In Season Opening 74-62 Win Over Wagner
23 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"It starts now." Penn State guard Tim Frazier shouted in a pregame video playing above court at the Bryce Jordan Center. A few minutes later, the 2013 Penn State basketball season started off right with the Nittany Lions defeating Wagner 74-62 Saturday afternoon. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Handing Out The Grades Following Penn State's 24-10 Loss To Minnesota Penn State Football: Handing Out The Grades Following Penn State's 24-10 Loss To Minnesota
23 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
As they say, "that didn't go like they drew it up in the huddle" and Penn State's 24-10 loss to Minnesota didn't go anything like it could have as the Nittany Lions were shutout in the second half en route to the team's fourth loss of the season. [Read More]
Penn State-Minnesota Live Blog: Minnesota Wins 24-10 Penn State-Minnesota Live Blog: Minnesota Wins 24-10
24 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State is set to face the Minnesota Golden Gophers today at noon. Follow along here for live updates. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Penn State Beats Sacred Heart 2-1 Penn State Hockey: Penn State Beats Sacred Heart 2-1
24 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State put on a crisp and dominating performance -- scoring two goals in just over five minutes of play in the early going. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Five Keys To Beating Minnesota Penn State Football: Five Keys To Beating Minnesota
24 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Beating Minnesota isn't impossible, but these five keys might make things a little easier for Penn State coach Bill O'Brien and his team. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Embark On Critical Season Saturday Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Embark On Critical Season Saturday
24 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
An introduction to Penn State basketball's 2013 season, one that could help move the program in a new and positive direction. [Read More]
Penn State Football: O'Brien Talks About the Uniqueness Of Recruiting Penn State Football: O'Brien Talks About the Uniqueness Of Recruiting
24 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"I tell guys that only 20,000 guys have played in the NFL since its existence. That's not a lot of guys. We want guys to come here and have a well-rounded education. And guys that fit into our football schemes. And that's totally different than drafting. Just a lot of different factors. Recruitin [Read More]
Urschel and Kline Earn Capital One/CoSIDA Academic All-District Honors Urschel and Kline Earn Capital One/CoSIDA Academic All-District Honors
24 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State's Ben Kline and John Urschel have been placed on the Capital One Academic All-District Football Team as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Meet The New Faces: The Transfers Penn State Basketball: Meet The New Faces: The Transfers
24 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
From three point shooting to senior leadership, these players will be an important part of Penn State's ability to win this upcoming season. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Is Allen Robinson On Track To Be The Best Penn State Receiver Ever? Penn State Football: Is Allen Robinson On Track To Be The Best Penn State Receiver Ever?
24 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Is Allen Robinson the best to ever do it at Penn State? He might just be. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: As Program Grows, So Does Its Captain Penn State Hockey: As Program Grows, So Does Its Captain
24 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"I'm trying to do what I did last year," Olczyk said on Tuesday. "Speak when I feel something needs to be said but at the same time not say too much." [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Meet The New Faces: The Freshman Penn State Basketball: Meet The New Faces: The Freshman
24 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Take a look at the freshman joining the Penn State men's basketball team. All four have a chance to make a difference this year. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Akeel Lynch Recovering From MCL Sprain Penn State Football: Akeel Lynch Recovering From MCL Sprain
24 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"In the Ohio State game he sprained his MCL and he's day‑to‑day with that, and that's why he didn't play in the Illinois game." O'Brien said on Tuesday. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Time Is Of The Essence Against Minnesota Penn State Football: Time Is Of The Essence Against Minnesota
24 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"They average almost five minutes more than their opponents and that's a big deal," Penn State head coach Bill O'Brien said Tuesday. "You can't totally change what you do, but you better make sure that you're not just playing at warp speed the whole game because you could play warp speed the [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Coaching Legend Rollie Massimino Praises Direction Of Nittany Lion Program Penn State Basketball: Coaching Legend Rollie Massimino Praises Direction Of Nittany Lion Program
24 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"I knew him when he was a baby," Massimino said smiling. "He comes from Villanova as we all know. He was a good assistant head coach, and he is go-getter. You can see that he is a go-getter type young man. He is going to turn this program around. There is no question in my mind that he can do it. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Bill Belton Named Co-Big Ten Offensive Player Of The Week Penn State Football: Bill Belton Named Co-Big Ten Offensive Player Of The Week
24 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Bill Belton's career effort did not go unnoticed as the Big Ten announced that he would be the Co-Big Ten Offensive Player of The Week along side Minnesota quarterback Philip Nelson. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Balanced And Effective In 98-61 Exhibition Win Over Northwood Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Balanced And Effective In 98-61 Exhibition Win Over Northwood
24 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
It may have only been an exhibition game and Northwood may not pose the same challenges as Michigan State and the rest of the Big Ten, but Penn State looked balanced and effective during Sunday afternoon's 98-61 blowout victory. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Matt McGloin Leads Raiders On 10-Play, 71 Yard Touchdown Drive In NFL Debut Penn State Football: Matt McGloin Leads Raiders On 10-Play, 71 Yard Touchdown Drive In NFL Debut
24 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
You may have never thought it was possible only a few years ago, but the hard work and dedication finally paid off for former Penn State quarterback Matt McGloin as he made his NFL debut Sunday evening. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Handing Out The Grades Following Penn State's 24-17 Win Over Illinois Penn State Football: Handing Out The Grades Following Penn State's 24-17 Win Over Illinois
24 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Handing out the grades following Penn State's 24-17 victory over Illinois in overtime. [Read More]
Penn State Football: O'Brien Cherishing His Favorite Letter: 'W' Penn State Football: O'Brien Cherishing His Favorite Letter: 'W'
25 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"I don't feel fortunate; fortunate is when you win the lottery, like `I won $50 million dollars, I'm fortunate to win the lottery'. We went out there and did what we had to do to win the football game, give the kids here at Penn State a lot of credit." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Knock Off Illini In Overtime 24-17 Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Knock Off Illini In Overtime 24-17
25 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
It wasn't always pretty but the Nittany Lions got the job done, beating Illinois 24-17 in overtime Saturday. [Read More]
Penn State-Illinois Live Blog: Overtime Penn State Wins 24-17 Penn State-Illinois Live Blog: Overtime Penn State Wins 24-17
25 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Follow along here to insight and analysis of Penn State's noon kickoff against Illinois. [Read More]
Penn State Football: It's Take Two At Being No. 1 For Bill Belton Penn State Football: It's Take Two At Being No. 1 For Bill Belton
25 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Belton would never wish for Zwinak to play poorly, the running back corps is too close for that kind of thing, but Belton made the most of Zwinak's fumbling woes. And for the time being he'll be taking over a role that he once had. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Claw Out 5-4 Victory Over Robert Morris Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Claw Out 5-4 Victory Over Robert Morris
25 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State needed a win and the Nitany Lions were able to do just that, bouncing back from an early 1-0 deficit to down Robert Morris 5-4 on Friday night. [Read More]
Lady Lions Ranked 13th in Associated Press Preseason Poll Lady Lions Ranked 13th in Associated Press Preseason Poll
25 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The Penn State Lady Lions are starting off this season with high expectations as they are ranked 13th in the Associated Press preseason poll, the highest of the four Big Ten schools in the voting. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Five Keys To Beating Illinois Penn State Football: Five Keys To Beating Illinois
25 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State is looking to bounce back from its 63-14 loss to Ohio State this weekend as the Nittany Lions take on Illinois. While no team is an automatic win, the friendly walls of Beaver Stadium coupled with Illinois' 3-4 record is a welcome sight for the Nittany Lions. [Read More]
Penn State Football: O'Brien Blasts The Chat Room Mentality Penn State Football: O'Brien Blasts The Chat Room Mentality
25 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
It hasn't been the best week for Penn State, but it's clear that O'Brien isn't going to let some internet chatter get in his way or his team's. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Big Ten Media Day An Example Of Challenges Ahead Penn State Basketball: Big Ten Media Day An Example Of Challenges Ahead
25 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"What I would say is new beginnings for us," Chambers said in his opening statement. "I look forward to new beginnings. Our record doesn't indicate how hard these guys have worked.” [Read More]
Penn State Football: John Urschel Named A National Football Foundation And College Hall of Fame Scholar-Athlete Penn State Football: John Urschel Named A National Football Foundation And College Hall of Fame Scholar-Athlete
25 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State's John Urschel has been given one of the most prestigious honors that a football student-athlete can earn for performance on the field and in the classroom. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Tim Frazier Collecting Honors As Season Approaches Penn State Basketball: Tim Frazier Collecting Honors As Season Approaches
25 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State senior guard Tim Frazier hasn't played basketball in over a year, but that hasn't stopped those around the conference from expecting big things from him. [Read More]
Penn State Football:The 72 Hours Of Recovery, O'Brien Honest Following Loss Penn State Football:The 72 Hours Of Recovery, O'Brien Honest Following Loss
25 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Following Penn State's 63-14 loss to Ohio State, head coach Bill O'Brien took stock and met with the team, his coaches, and individual players. It wasn't out of the ordinary for him to do so, O'Brien being as hands on as he is. But as the man who sets the tone each week, it was important that he [Read More]
Penn State Baseball: Cooper Honored as the Rod Dedeaux USA Baseball Coach of the Year Penn State Baseball: Cooper Honored as the Rod Dedeaux USA Baseball Coach of the Year
25 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State head baseball coach Rob Cooper was singled out for one of the highest honors in baseball Tuesday, the Rod Dedeaux USA Baseball Coach of the Year. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Hackenberg Healthy And Practicing Following Injury Scare Penn State Football: Hackenberg Healthy And Practicing Following Injury Scare
25 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"He participated fully. He won't wear a protective‑‑ other than, obviously, shoulder pads, but he won't wear a protective device. He's good to go, as we sit here today." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Illinois A Welcome Sight For Nittany Lions Following Loss Penn State Football: Illinois A Welcome Sight For Nittany Lions Following Loss
25 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"For a freshmen, he's got a very, very strong arm, I think he's got great intelligence for a freshman, and you can see why he's earned that opportunity to be a starting quarterback at Penn State as a freshman." [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Joe Battista To Leave Penn State For Position With Pegula East Management Services Penn State Hockey: Joe Battista To Leave Penn State For Position With Pegula East Management Services
25 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
A longtime fixture in Penn State athletics is making a dramatic career move. Joe Battista, Associate Athletic Director for Pegula Ice Arena and Hockey Development, has announced that he will leave Penn State Athletics, effective Nov. 8. [Read More]
Penn State Football: O'Brien Isn't As Bulletproof As Before, And That Means It's Back To Football For Happy Valley Penn State Football: O'Brien Isn't As Bulletproof As Before, And That Means It's Back To Football For Happy Valley
25 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Even though things have gotten harder for Bill O'Brien on the field, it's the only thing he has to worry about these days. And that's a good thing for Penn State. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Handing Out The Grades Following Penn State's 63-14 Loss To Ohio State Penn State Football: Handing Out The Grades Following Penn State's 63-14 Loss To Ohio State
25 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
To simply say Penn State played poorly is underselling Ohio State's talent, and to say that Ohio State was just a better team overlooks mistakes that were made by some legitimately talented Penn State players. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Hackenberg Shoulder Issue To Be Assessed In Coming Days Penn State Football: Hackenberg Shoulder Issue To Be Assessed In Coming Days
26 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"I don't think it was a dirty play or anything," O'Brien said of the late hit. "I think it was crowd noise and maybe the kid didn't hear the whistle." [Read More]
Penn State-Ohio State Live Blog: Fourth Quarter Ohio State Wins 63-14 Penn State-Ohio State Live Blog: Fourth Quarter Ohio State Wins 63-14
26 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
We are looking live here at Ohio Stadium where Penn State will face the undefeated Buckeyes a few hours from now. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Hackenberg Set To Be Tested In All Aspects Saturday Night Penn State Football: Hackenberg Set To Be Tested In All Aspects Saturday Night
26 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"We have a pitch count. I'm constantly talking to Christian about how his arm feels," Head coach Bill O'Brien said earlier this week. "With a young guy whose muscles are still developing, you have to really teach him how to take care of his arm and talk to him about how does his arm feel. Tim B [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Little Things Are the Focus As Nittany Lions Head Into Weekend Series Penn State Hockey: Little Things Are the Focus As Nittany Lions Head Into Weekend Series
26 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"There's a number of reasons why, so we have been and will continue to work on those all week. Those are two pretty big building blocks of the foundation, and it's not really smart to start working on other things before you have those commitments down." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Five Keys To Beating Ohio State Penn State Football: Five Keys To Beating Ohio State
26 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Beating the No. 4 ranked team in the nation is no walk in the park. Beating the No. 4 ranked team on the road isn't any easier. The Nittany Lions will try and pull off the impossible Saturday night against an Ohio State team that hasn't lost in 19 games. [Read More]
Penn State Athletics: Student-Athletes Continue Above Average Graduation Rates Penn State Athletics: Student-Athletes Continue Above Average Graduation Rates
26 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
In total, 20 of Penn State's 25 teams (track/cross country teams combined) earned a Graduation Success Rate at or above the national GSR average of 81 percent. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Defense Focused On Slowing Braxton Miller Penn State Football: Defense Focused On Slowing Braxton Miller
26 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
It's a very difficult challenge playing a guy like Braxton Miller," Head coach Bill O'Brien said this week. "In my opinion one of the top five players in the country, really good football player who has improved immensely since he's been in the system. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Robinson Ready For His Latest Challenge In Bradley Roby Penn State Football: Robinson Ready For His Latest Challenge In Bradley Roby
26 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"Roby is definitely one of the better cornerbacks in our league so it's definitely going to be a challenge, but as a receiver, you kind of get excited to play." [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Fraizer Selected For Preaseason Watch List Penn State Basketball: Fraizer Selected For Preaseason Watch List
26 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State's star fifth year senior guard Tim Frazier is one of 46 preseason candidates named to the watch list for the Bob Cousy Collegiate Point Guard of the Year Award the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame announced. [Read More]
Penn State Football: It's All About Scoring, And When You Do It Penn State Football: It's All About Scoring, And When You Do It
26 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
If Penn State is going to beat the No. 4 ranked team in the nation, all of the little details will play a very big role in the outcome of Saturday's game. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Collect Syracuse Commit Jason Cabinda Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Collect Syracuse Commit Jason Cabinda
26 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Bill O'Brien can celebrate his birthday today along with news that he landed Penn State's third verbal commitment in a week. [Read More]
Penn State Football: O'Brien In The Zone As Penn State Prepares For Challenge Penn State Football: O'Brien In The Zone As Penn State Prepares For Challenge
26 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The fourth ranked team in the nation, on the road, undefeated in its last 19 games under head coach Urban Meyer. As they say, "If you can't get up for this game, you don't belong in the sport." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Buckeye Defense Still Troubling Meyer Penn State Football: Buckeye Defense Still Troubling Meyer
26 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"They're a little bit better throwing team than Iowa, " Meyer said of Penn State's passing attack. "And Iowa hurt us." [Read More]
Penn State Football: O'Brien And Meyer Beginning A New Chapter In The Ohio State-Penn State Rivalry Penn State Football: O'Brien And Meyer Beginning A New Chapter In The Ohio State-Penn State Rivalry
26 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"I hate to speculate what is was like to be there, because I wasn't there (Dealing with the scandal fallout)," Meyer said on Monday. "I would say I've had some dealings with Coach O'Brien over the last year and a half. I think he's a first class guy. He represents a great school." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Land Running Back Johnathan Thomas Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Land Running Back Johnathan Thomas
26 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Johnathan Thomas, a Maryland verbal commit, changed his mind late on Sunday and will now attend Penn State according to several recruiting outlets. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Mid-Season Nittany Lion Awards Penn State Football: Mid-Season Nittany Lion Awards
27 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
With six games out of the way and six more to go it's time to take a look back on the first half of the season and hand out some awards. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Fall 5-2 To Air Force Friday Night Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Fall 5-2 To Air Force Friday Night
27 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The Nittany Lions first road trip of the season didn't go as planned on Friday night as Penn State fell 5-2 to Air Force. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Allen Roberts Ready To Contribute To 2013 Season Penn State Basketball: Allen Roberts Ready To Contribute To 2013 Season
27 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"Attitude," Roberts said emphatically. "His attitude is out of the gym. A person like that, he's genuine, that's a trait that he has in him. A special person. You don't get taught that. That's something that is in you or it is not in you and his attitude just attracted me more and more to him [Read More]
Penn State Football: O'Brien Looking For Extra Effort As Ohio State Approaches Penn State Football: O'Brien Looking For Extra Effort As Ohio State Approaches
27 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"If you're going to have any chance to win this type of game, everybody has to put in a little bit extra. I say 'Why don't we each put in a half hour extra?' What can you do a little bit extra this week, that at the end of the week adds up to a lot?" [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Depth An Asset, Improved Shooting A Must As Nittany Lions Enter 2013 Penn State Basketball: Depth An Asset, Improved Shooting A Must As Nittany Lions Enter 2013
27 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"We've got guys making shots," Chambers said with a smile. "We worked on DJ Newbill's shot a lot. He didn't take a shot outside of the paint for 30 straight days. That's hard for a kid to do but he stuck to it and it's very noticeable. I'd say the same for Ross (Travis) too." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Hackenberg Is On To The Next One Penn State Football: Hackenberg Is On To The Next One
27 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"It gave me a different view on it, I guess you could say," said Hackenberg. "In the heat of the moment, I didn't really understand how everything transpired, but being able to sit down, it made me really proud of our team and how we responded as a whole." [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Altitude A Unique Issue For Weekend Series Against Air Force Penn State Hockey: Altitude A Unique Issue For Weekend Series Against Air Force
27 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"I played at Air Force," Forward Max Gardner said. Gardner a former player at Minnesota before transferring to Penn State. "We go on Thursday so we get our pre-game skate in, and that's a big skate for us. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Is A Possible Game With LSU In The Works? Penn State Football: Is A Possible Game With LSU In The Works?
27 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
It could be a typo, or it could be a leak about a future Penn State opponent. The network's list included a September 12 meeting with the Tigers in Happy Valley or possibly a neutral site location. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Big Ten Releases 2018, 2019 Conference Schedules Penn State Football: Big Ten Releases 2018, 2019 Conference Schedules
27 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The Big Ten released a conference-wide slate for the 2018 and 2019 seasons on Wednesday that will add Maryland and Rutgers to the mix. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Bill O'Brien Prepares for next Big Hurdle Penn State Football: Bill O'Brien Prepares for next Big Hurdle
27 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"A four overtime game; it was a long football game. The biggest goal for us this week is to get healthy." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Do The Nittany Lions Have A Running Back Controversy? Penn State Football: Do The Nittany Lions Have A Running Back Controversy?
27 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"Whatever the game calls for whether it's me or Zach (Zwinak) or us both rotating," Belton says. "I think we both do a good job with that. Being in there a majority of the time allows you to get in a rhythm. I enjoyed playing the game today and we just got to get back to work on Monday." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Hackenberg And Olaniyan Tabbed For Big Ten Weekly Awards Penn State Football: Hackenberg And Olaniyan Tabbed For Big Ten Weekly Awards
27 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Defensive end C.J. Olaniyan and true freshman quarterback Christian Hackenberg both picked up weekly Big Ten honors following Penn State's 43-40, four overtime victory over Michigan on Saturday. [Read More]
Penn State Football: As The Nittany Lions Win, Hackenberg Passes His Midterms Penn State Football: As The Nittany Lions Win, Hackenberg Passes His Midterms
27 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
At the halfway mark of Christian Hackenberg's freshman season, he was presented with tests of his character, mettle, and ability. And it's safe to say he passed all three. [Read More]
Penn State Football: It's A Game Of Inches And A Game Of Seconds Penn State Football: It's A Game Of Inches And A Game Of Seconds
27 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Belton followed his blocks again, and those 72 inches were the most joyous he had run all game, sealing Penn State's victory in the fourth overtime. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Handing Out The Grades Following Penn State's 43-40 Victory Over Michigan Penn State Football: Handing Out The Grades Following Penn State's 43-40 Victory Over Michigan
27 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Handing out the grades following Penn State's thrilling 43-40 victory over Michigan. [Read More]
Penn State Wins 43-40 in Four Overtimes Penn State Wins 43-40 in Four Overtimes
28 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State is facing a big test Saturday evening as the Nittany Lions will take on the undefeated Michigan Wolverines at 5:00 PM. Penn State is 6-10 all-time against Michigan. The Nittany Lions have won the past three contests dating back to 2008. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Defensive Back Coach Anthony Midget Talks About The Season So Far Penn State Football: Defensive Back Coach Anthony Midget Talks About The Season So Far
28 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State's safeties coach Anthony Midget talked to the media on Thursday. Here's his take on everything from player development to gameday preparations -- and of course -- Michigan's offense. [Read More]
Pegula Ice Arena Opener: Penn State Beats Army 4-1 Pegula Ice Arena Opener: Penn State Beats Army 4-1
28 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Stay tuned here for period-by-period updates and insight during this historic night. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Five Keys To Beating Michigan Penn State Football: Five Keys To Beating Michigan
28 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Beating Michigan isn't an impossible task. The Wolverines have struggled despite their undefeated record and while it won't be easy by any stretch, Penn State could pull off the upset. With that in mind, here are five keys to beating Michigan. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Strong Goalie Room Backbone Of First Season In Pegula Penn State Hockey: Strong Goalie Room Backbone Of First Season In Pegula
28 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"There has been great competition between all three of the guys and it really does make us all better," McAdam says. "We're trying to outwork each other in practice and I really do believe that it's making all of us better." [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: New Era Beings As Nittany Lions Beat Army 4-1 Friday Night Penn State Hockey: New Era Beings As Nittany Lions Beat Army 4-1 Friday Night
28 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"I cant wait to get back, I cant wait to do this again. It's so much fun and so motivating to look up and see that crowd and that student section. It's just incredible." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Bill O'Brien Radio Show Recap Penn State Football: Bill O'Brien Radio Show Recap
28 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"Last week was not a good showing for Penn State but we know that's not ok. We understand the standard here at Penn State. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Reveal New Nike Hyper Elite Uniforms
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Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Reveal New Nike Hyper Elite Uniforms
28 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
It's not secret that Penn State men's basketball had a new jersey in the works, but what that jersey looked like was very much a state secret. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Michigan Ready For Rowdy Crowd And A Game Of Firsts Penn State Football: Michigan Ready For Rowdy Crowd And A Game Of Firsts
28 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"The noise isn't really that distracting, you have to be on your p's and q's -- you have to know what your calls are going to be. Sometimes we will be standing face-to-face, and I won't be able to hear myself think or hear you talk. So it's a great atmosphere. I am sure it will be a white-out [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Slated For Two Games On NBC Sports Network Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Slated For Two Games On NBC Sports Network
28 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
NBCSN will televise the Nittany Lions’ road matchups against Michigan State Saturday, Jan. 18 at 6:30 p.m. and Minnesota Saturday, March 1. The network released its full five-game slate of Big Ten hockey contests on Wednesday. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Hackenberg Opens Up About Continued Commitment To Penn State In CBS Interview Penn State Football: Hackenberg Opens Up About Continued Commitment To Penn State In CBS Interview
28 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"Penn State wasn't even really on the radar and three weeks later we were up there for Junior Day," Erick Hackenberg says in the video. "And about halfway through that day Christian just kind of turned to me and elbowed me and goes, 'I think that's the guy I want to play for.'" [Read More]
Penn State Football: Big Recruiting Weekend Ahead As Nittany Lions To Host Up To 100 Prospects Penn State Football: Big Recruiting Weekend Ahead As Nittany Lions To Host Up To 100 Prospects
28 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Bill O'Brien needs two game plans this week. One to beat Michigan, and one to impress nearly 100 prospects coming to town for all of Penn State's homecoming festivities. [Read More]
Penn State Football: NFL Future Currently Not On Allen Robinson's Mind Penn State Football: NFL Future Currently Not On Allen Robinson's Mind
28 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State's standout receiver Allen Robinson is one of the best in the nation, but right now his future isn't on his mind, only Michigan. [Read More]
Penn State Wrestling: Nittany Lions Ranked No. 1 By InterMat Heading Into 2013-14 Season Penn State Wrestling: Nittany Lions Ranked No. 1 By InterMat Heading Into 2013-14 Season
28 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Looking for their fourth straight Big Ten and NCAA titles, Penn State enters the 2013-14 season ranked in the top spot in InterMat's Tournament Power Index with 100.5 points. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Bill O'Brien Press Conference Highlights Penn State Football: Bill O'Brien Press Conference Highlights
28 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Bill O'Brien is not a man of many words when he doesn't want to be. With a 20-point loss in the review mirror and a homecoming meeting with Michigan only a few days away it was full steam ahead for Penn State's second year head coach. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Sports Illustrated Lists O'Brien As Possible Texas Replacement Penn State Football: Sports Illustrated Lists O'Brien As Possible Texas Replacement
28 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Texas athletics seems to be bracing for widespread change, and according to SI's Pete Thamel, Penn State's Bill O'Brien could just be the man for the vacancy current head coach Mack Brown could leave behind. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Are Sanctions Really To Blame For Loss To Indiana? Penn State Football: Are Sanctions Really To Blame For Loss To Indiana?
28 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State's problems have in large part been the same all year. The defense hasn't been able to stop offenses that are led by talented passers and the Nittany Lion offense has alternated between lethal and lethargic. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Handing Out The Grades Following Penn State's 44-24 Loss To Indiana Penn State Football: Handing Out The Grades Following Penn State's 44-24 Loss To Indiana
28 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Not a lot went Penn State's way on Saturday as the Nittany Lions lost to Indiana for the first time in program history, 44-24. There were a few positive to take from the game, but overall it was one of the least impressive performances by a Bill O'Brien team in his two year tenure in State College [Read More]
Penn State Football: Indiana Wins 44-24, Beating Penn State For First Time In Program History Penn State Football: Indiana Wins 44-24, Beating Penn State For First Time In Program History
29 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State football lost to Indiana for the first time in program history Saturday afternoon 44-24 in front of a damp and rainy Bloomington, Indiana crowd. [Read More]
Penn State-Indiana Live Blog: Indiana Wins 44-24 Penn State-Indiana Live Blog: Indiana Wins 44-24
29 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Conference play is in full swing today as the Penn State Nittany Lions (3-1) are set to face the Indiana Hoosiers (2-2) in the Big Ten opener for both teams. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Mac McWhorter Talks The Sweet Science Of The Offensive Line Penn State Football: Mac McWhorter Talks The Sweet Science Of The Offensive Line
29 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Players are somewhat a reflection of their coaches. I want them to have energy. I want them to play with passion. I want them to play with enthusiasm when they hit the field. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Fans Flock To Pegula Ice Arena For Midnight Practice
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Penn State Hockey: Fans Flock To Pegula Ice Arena For Midnight Practice
29 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
It may have been midnight, but that didn't stop over 1,000 fans from taking to the Pegula Ice Arena to see their first glimpse of Penn State's 2013-14 men's Ice Hockey team. "Thank you all very much for coming out here tonight," Coach Guy Gadowsky said. "We're going to be playing some of the best [Read More]
State High Football: Little Lions Win Thriller Against Chambersburg 35-34 State High Football: Little Lions Win Thriller Against Chambersburg 35-34
29 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
For the second straight year State College has gone down to the wire against Chambersburg and Friday night was no different as the Little Lions stole a 35-34 victory from the Trojans on the road. [Read More]
Penn State Women's Hockey: Nittany Lions Set To Open Season Against Vermont Friday Penn State Women's Hockey: Nittany Lions Set To Open Season Against Vermont Friday
29 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
While the men's team brings in all the hype, the Nittany Lions' women's hockey team is starting the Division I journey before the men ever hit the ice. That journey begins Friday night as the Nittany Lions take on Vermont. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Five Keys To Beating Indiana Penn State Football: Five Keys To Beating Indiana
29 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
While the Nittany Lions have never lost to Indiana, that won't make this weekend's game any easier. For Penn State to pull off the win on the road it'll take a full team effort, but here are five things to consider for Saturday's game. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Bill O'Brien Radio Show Recap Penn State Football: Bill O'Brien Radio Show Recap
29 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"I'll give Christian a play sheet and tell him to red dot all the plays that he loves. Usually the whole sheet is red-dotted. Same with McGloin -- 'I like the whole sheet, call whatever you want, I'll make it work.' I want to call the plays that those kids have confidence in that they'll execu [Read More]
Penn State Football: Indiana Well Aware of History Against Nittany Lions Penn State Football: Indiana Well Aware of History Against Nittany Lions
29 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"This is our one time to play this game. This is our one chance for Penn State. Then it will be the next game, our one chance. And just because you've done the past good or bad doesn't ensure it, doesn't guarantee it." [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Government Shutdown Won't Affect Season Opener Against Army Penn State Hockey: Government Shutdown Won't Affect Season Opener Against Army
29 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The PSU-Army game is not only the season opener but the first Division I men's hockey game in the new $90-million dollar facility. A Penn State spokesperson now confirms that the game will take place. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Announce Television Schedule, Open Scrimmage Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Announce Television Schedule, Open Scrimmage
29 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State basketball is one step closer to the regular season with the release of the Nittany Lions television schedule. In total the Nittany Lions will appear on national television at least 22 times, including all 18 Big Ten contests. SCHEDULE HIGHLIGHTS Penn State's anticipated return [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Men's Hockey Team To Host Midnight Practice This Week Penn State Hockey: Men's Hockey Team To Host Midnight Practice This Week
29 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
For the second straight year the first practice of the season will be open to the public at midnight. This time on Friday Oct. 4 at the Pegula Ice Arena. Practice is open to the public and will be followed by a free open skate with the team after the practice. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Best Case, Worst Case For All Of Penn State's Big Ten Games Penn State Football: Best Case, Worst Case For All Of Penn State's Big Ten Games
29 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The warm-ups are over. Now Penn State enters the Big Ten conference schedule to take on some of the toughest teams in the nation. Sitting at 3-1 the Nittany Lions are in good shape to improve on last season's 8-4 record. It won't be easy though and it'll take a complete team effort. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Bye Week A Valuable Time For Coaches And Players Penn State Football: Bye Week A Valuable Time For Coaches And Players
29 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Coming off of a bye week can bring the best out of team. Extra time to heal injuries and to watch film on the upcoming opponent can make the bye the most important seven days of the season. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Captain Practices A Unique Wrinkle As The Season Approaches Penn State Hockey: Captain Practices A Unique Wrinkle As The Season Approaches
29 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"It puts an added premium on the work ethic," Penn State coach Guy Gadowsky said on Monday. "It also puts an added premium on your leadership because so much of the work that has to be done is done through captain’s practices." [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: 'Hunger' Is The Word Around Pegula Ice Arena As The Season Approaches Penn State Hockey: 'Hunger' Is The Word Around Pegula Ice Arena As The Season Approaches
29 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
“This is just a very exciting time for Penn State, Penn State hockey. Think we're all here because we're very excited to compete against the best,” Gadowksy says. “And such great programs and storied programs in college hockey are in this conference, so it's an incredible honor to be a part [Read More]
Penn State Football: Defense Focused, Not Relying On Past Performances Penn State Football: Defense Focused, Not Relying On Past Performances
29 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State's defense bounced back from a 34-31 loss to UCF by pitching a shutout against Kent State last Saturday. The effort was great and the outcome was as good as you could ask for, but the performance comes with an asterisk. Kent State is one of the worst scoring teams around.  Currently [Read More]
Penn State Football: Handing Out The Grades Following Penn State's Non Conference Schedule Penn State Football: Handing Out The Grades Following Penn State's Non Conference Schedule
29 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
With four games in the books for Penn State fans can start to get an idea of what sort of team the Nittany Lions are heading into conference play. Question marks remain as the level of competition will now greatly increase over the coming weeks but there is still plenty to take away from the first f [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Pivotal Year Arrives As Nittany Lions Start Practice Saturday Penn State Basketball: Pivotal Year Arrives As Nittany Lions Start Practice Saturday
30 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
For head coach Patrick Chambers his third season in Happy Valley is shaping up to be the most important in the program's recent history. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Turnover Margin Not Yet Problem, But Something To Keep An Eye On Penn State Football: Turnover Margin Not Yet Problem, But Something To Keep An Eye On
30 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
A single play can make or break a game. One turnover can mean the difference between victory or defeat. It could come in the first quarter or in the final seconds of the game. Either way, ball security, as well as the ability to force turnovers is key to the success of any team truly destined to be [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Single Game Ticket Sale Information Released Penn State Hockey: Single Game Ticket Sale Information Released
30 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Single-game tickets for the Penn State men's hockey team's inaugural season in Pegula Ice Arena and the Big Ten will go on sale Thursday, Oct. 3. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Keiser Likely To Miss Indiana Game, O'Brien Praises Run-Ons Penn State Football: Keiser Likely To Miss Indiana Game, O'Brien Praises Run-Ons
30 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Following Penn State's 34-0 victory over Kent State last Saturday, head coach Bill O'Brien mentioned in passing that safety Ryan Keiser "might have something." That something --according to O'Brien a few days later-- is a hand injury that could keep the redshirt junior out of Penn State's Big Ten [Read More]
Penn State Football: The 2013 Team On Pace To Be One Of The Best In The Fourth Quarter Penn State Football: The 2013 Team On Pace To Be One Of The Best In The Fourth Quarter
30 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
You probably haven't even noticed it, but the 2013 edition of Penn State football may just turn out to be one of the best fourth quarter teams in program history. Last season the story was just the opposite. Penn State outscored opponents 97-20 in the first quarter while racking up 79 total points [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Pegula Ice Arena Tour And Joe Battista Q&A
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Penn State Hockey: Pegula Ice Arena Tour And Joe Battista Q&A
30 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
A look inside the brand new Pegula Ice Arena and a one-on-one interview with Joe Battista. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Ficken A Story Of Success Not One Of Past Failures Penn State Football: Ficken A Story Of Success Not One Of Past Failures
30 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
“It was pretty much normal kicking that I do in practice four times a week,” Ficken said following the game on Saturday. “On the long ones you have to go in with the mindset that it’s an extra point. If you hit it well it’s going to go through.” [Read More]
Sanction Reductions Welcome News For Penn State, But Questions Remain Sanction Reductions Welcome News For Penn State, But Questions Remain
30 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Almost two years ago, Penn State entered a bye week following a 10-7 victory over Illinois. By the time that week was over nothing would ever be the same in Happy Valley. Two years later the news is a little better. [Read More]
Penn State Football: University Responds To NCAA Sanction Reductions Penn State Football: University Responds To NCAA Sanction Reductions
30 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"The resiliency displayed by those young men, as well as our entire student body is something of which we are proud," Erickson said. "I would also like to thank the literally hundreds of University administrators, faculty, staff and students whose hard work over the past 15 months helped lay the [Read More]
Penn State Football: NCAA To Reduce Scholarship Related Sanctions Starting In 2014 Penn State Football: NCAA To Reduce Scholarship Related Sanctions Starting In 2014
30 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State caught a massive break Tuesday as the NCAA announced an early reinstatement of previously revoked scholarships starting as early as 2014. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Return To Rec Tickets Go On Sale To General Public Penn State Basketball: Return To Rec Tickets Go On Sale To General Public
30 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The much-anticipated public sale for this December’s “Return to Rec” begins Tuesday, Sept. 24, at 10 a.m. A limited amount of tickets remain for the Dec. 14 match-up with Princeton, which will take place in historic Rec Hall. [Read More]
Ben State Football: A Weekly Look Inside Covering The Nittany Lions Ben State Football: A Weekly Look Inside Covering The Nittany Lions
30 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Cover Penn State football week after week and you start to notice patterns. Outside of the game itself, the experience of a weekend in Happy Valley hasn't changed a great deal over the years. So when something does change, it's easy to pick out.  Intentionally or not, the political correctness [Read More]
Penn State Football: Lynch Happy Just Playing His Part In The Nittany Lion Offense Penn State Football: Lynch Happy Just Playing His Part In The Nittany Lion Offense
30 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Everybody wants to be "the guy." That's why athletes play the game. It's just the same for Penn State running back Akeel Lynch who has found himself third in Penn State's running back rotation. But he's happy with his role in the offense so far this season. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Handing Out The Grades Following Penn State's 34-0 Victory Over Kent State Penn State Football: Handing Out The Grades Following Penn State's 34-0 Victory Over Kent State
30 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
It wasn't always pretty and it wasn't always fun to watch, but Penn State got the job done on Saturday knocking off Kent State inside of a soaking wet Beaver Stadium 34-0. So how did the Nittany Lions fare in the wind and the rain? Here are the grades. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Every Season Has A First Loss, How Penn State Has Bounced Back Penn State Football: Every Season Has A First Loss, How Penn State Has Bounced Back
31 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The first loss of any football season is an important one. Losing near the end of the year can change a team's bowl outlook. A loss in the early stages of a season can send a team off the rails. How a team responds after the first taste of defeat can tell you a lot about where the season is headed. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Five Keys To Beating Kent State Penn State Football: Five Keys To Beating Kent State
31 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
After falling in a close contest to UCF last weekend, Penn State will look to rebound on Saturday against Kent State. The Golden Flashes will be missing their best player in Dri Archer for yet another week, giving Penn State a serious leg up on its opponent. Unlike UCF, Kent State doesn't pose as [Read More]
Penn State Football: Bill O'Brien Radio Show Recap Penn State Football: Bill O'Brien Radio Show Recap
31 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State head coach Bill O'Brien was at Damon's for his Thursday radio show -- says game attendance is down. "We've got to find ways to make it affordable for a family of two or three from central Pennsylvania to come to the game." [Read More]
Penn State Expecting Ireland Trip To Be Profitable Endeavor Penn State Expecting Ireland Trip To Be Profitable Endeavor
31 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Money might be getting tight in Happy Valley, but Penn State still expects to profit from its 2014 trip to Ireland to take on the University of Central Florida. [Read More]
Added Costs, Declining Revenue Hurting Penn State Athletics: University May Take Out $30 Million Loan Added Costs, Declining Revenue Hurting Penn State Athletics: University May Take Out $30 Million Loan
31 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State's ending reserve balance over the next five years is projected to dip as low as 5.52 million dollars in the red. Penn State will continue to pay annual $12 million installments required to cover a $60 million fine imposed by the NCAA. The upgrade of the Beaver Stadium scoreboards will c [Read More]
Penn State Football: Hackenberg Making The Grade In O'Brien's Eyes Penn State Football: Hackenberg Making The Grade In O'Brien's Eyes
31 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
So far the ride has more or less gone the way fans have pictured it. A 2-1 record is respectable, and while the Nittnay Lions were unable to beat a UCF squad on top of its game, Hackenberg was in large part responsible for turning an 18 point hole into a three point loss. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Bill O'Brien Press Conference Highlights Penn State Football: Bill O'Brien Press Conference Highlights
31 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Injury Update: "On the injury situation, really it's just a matter of bumps and bruises with most everybody. I would say the one guy that is day-to-day would be Michael Hull.  He's sore.  Yesterday, Monday, he was sore.  We're going to have to watch him in practice and see how he [Read More]
Penn State Football: 'We Don't Overreact' O'Brien Says Following UCF Loss Penn State Football: 'We Don't Overreact' O'Brien Says Following UCF Loss
31 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"We don't overreact," head coach Bill O'Brien said on Tuesday. "Just come back to work on Sunday, try to review what they did against us. Central Florida, they did a good job on offense. They had some things on defense that gave us some problems. We look at that, how people attack us, try to [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Pegula Ice Arena Starts To Open To Public
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Penn State Hockey: Pegula Ice Arena Starts To Open To Public
31 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Want to skate on the fancy new Pegula Ice Arena surface? Well here is your chance. Technically speaking the arena opened today for the public but the first session on the public rink won't take place until September 20 at 8:00 p.m. [Read More]
Ben State Football: A Weekly Look Inside Covering The Nittany Lions Ben State Football: A Weekly Look Inside Covering The Nittany Lions
31 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
From the press box, sometimes the most interesting things inside of Beaver Stadium aren't happening on the field. Watching what happens along the bench during a game can often times give you an inside scoop on how players are feeling, who might be injured, and what you might be able to expect later [Read More]
Penn State Football: Kent State Coach Paul Haynes Knows All About Beaver Stadium Penn State Football: Kent State Coach Paul Haynes Knows All About Beaver Stadium
31 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"So I know what that venue and those fans are capable of for sure. I'm sure that they'll be cranked up this week you know, especially coming off of a loss." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Christian Hackenberg Named Big Ten Freshman Of The Week For Second Time Penn State Football: Christian Hackenberg Named Big Ten Freshman Of The Week For Second Time
31 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State's true freshman quarterback has played three games in college, and two of them have now been good enough to earn him Big Ten Freshman of The Week honors. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Confident THUD Isn't At The Crux Of Tackling Woes Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Confident THUD Isn't At The Crux Of Tackling Woes
31 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
To say the NCAA sanctions against Penn State have been talked about would be an understatement. Fines, scholarship reductions, and bowl bans, they've been explained and detailed ad nauseum to fans, coaches, and players alike. What gets less attention is how those big picture sanctions can [Read More]
Penn State Football: Handing Out The Grades Following Penn State's 34-31 Loss To UCF Penn State Football: Handing Out The Grades Following Penn State's 34-31 Loss To UCF
31 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Even in a losing effort though the Nittany Lions did some things good. Handing out the grades both good and bad following Penn State's loss. [Read More]
Penn State And UCF Live Blog: UCF Wins 34-31 Penn State And UCF Live Blog: UCF Wins 34-31
32 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Analysis, insight and stats throughout all of Penn State's night showdown with UCF. [Read More]
Penn State Football: John Bacon Talks O'Brien, Book, and NCAA Sanctions Penn State Football: John Bacon Talks O'Brien, Book, and NCAA Sanctions
32 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"One of cruelest ironies is that the very players that the NCAA punished are more devout believers in the rules and ideals of the NCAA than the NCAA that was punishing them." [Read More]
Penn State Football: 5 Keys To Knocking Off UCF Penn State Football: 5 Keys To Knocking Off UCF
32 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The notion that the Knights pose no particular threat to the Nittany Lions' campaign towards 3-0 is simply wrong. In fact, Penn State could very well have its hands full come Saturday night. [Read More]
Penn State Football: A Manning Texts Michael Mauti, John Bacon Talks Origins of Book Penn State Football: A Manning Texts Michael Mauti, John Bacon Talks Origins of Book
32 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The idea for a book can start anywhere. But when it comes to getting access and insight from sources that can be a much more difficult task. John Bacon's book "Fourth And Long" takes an inside look into several programs over the course of the 2012 college football season, including Penn State. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Third Down Conversion Rate More Than Just Third Down Penn State Football: Third Down Conversion Rate More Than Just Third Down
32 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
So far this season the Nittany Lions have faced 26 third down attempts. Two were converted as the result of a play, one was converted thanks to a defensive penalty, and a fourth was converted but a fumble during that same play turned the ball over. [Read More]
Potential NCAA Rule Change Could Add Interesting Wrinkle To Penn State Sanctions Potential NCAA Rule Change Could Add Interesting Wrinkle To Penn State Sanctions
32 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
An ironclad rule that for decades has given coaches power to veto transfer requests from student-athletes could be on the way out. [Read More]
Penn State Football: O'Brien Confident In Hackenberg's Ability To Ignore The Noise Penn State Football: O'Brien Confident In Hackenberg's Ability To Ignore The Noise
32 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Christian Hackenberg was famous before he ever called Happy Valley home. One of the nation's top quarterback prospects made the Virginia native a point of national interest just by doing things. A role on a ESPN special about elite high school quarterbacks, scrimmages televised on national TV and r [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Student Season Tickets Look To Sell Out In Only Hours Penn State Hockey: Student Season Tickets Look To Sell Out In Only Hours
32 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The line to get Penn State hockey season tickets was so long that the university had to shut down the sale. Wrapping around much of the interior of the Penn State student center and out the door, officials decided to call off the in-person sale to prevent students from missing too much class. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Running Back Corps Happy For Collective Success Penn State Football: Running Back Corps Happy For Collective Success
32 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
While Lynch was happy with his performance, Saturday marked an even more historic day in his football career at Penn State. For the always smiling Canadian product it was his first in action as a Nittany Lion. [Read More]
Ben State Football: A Weekly Look Inside Nittany Lion Football Ben State Football: A Weekly Look Inside Nittany Lion Football
32 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Offensive line coach Mac McWhorter was livid, ripping off his headset and taking a small jump in the air as he shouted onto the field. The fit of rage didn't last long but was an entertaining sight for anyone who has spent time with him. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Hackenberg's Performance One For The Books And The Future Penn State Football: Hackenberg's Performance One For The Books And The Future
33 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Surprisingly only 21 Penn State quarterbacks have thrown for over 200 yards multiple times in their career. Of the 21 quarterbacks to have done this, only 11 have broken the 300 yard mark and only three have ever broken the 300 yard total multiple times. [Read More]
Penn State Football Retires First Number In History Of Program Penn State Football Retires First Number In History Of Program
33 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State football had a first on Saturday afternoon, retiring the No. 22 jersey in honor of the program's only Heisman winner, John Cappelletti. [Read More]
Penn State-Eastern Michigan Live Blog: Nittany Lions win 45-7 Penn State-Eastern Michigan Live Blog: Nittany Lions win 45-7
33 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State football returns to the friendly confines of Beaver Stadium today to take on Eastern Michigan. The Eagles are led by Ron English in his fourth year at the helm of the MAC conference team. English is 11-38 over that span picking up a victory last week in a 34-24 contest on the road against [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittanyville Gets Ready For Home Opener With Banners
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Penn State Football: Nittanyville Gets Ready For Home Opener With Banners
33 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
With less than 12 hours to go before kickoff, paint was in demand outside of Gate A as campers put their artistic abilities to the test. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Five Storylines To Consider During Nittany Lion Home Opener Penn State Football: Five Storylines To Consider During Nittany Lion Home Opener
33 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The Nittany Lions started the 2012 season 0-2 but are looking to flip the script and start the 2013 campaign off 2-0. With the season opening win against Syracuse out of the way, Penn State will now take on Eastern Michigan inside Beaver Stadium. Kickoff is set for noon. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Running Game Shouldn't Be An Issue For Fans, Yet Penn State Football: Running Game Shouldn't Be An Issue For Fans, Yet
33 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"First of all, the running game, the game plan starts with me," O'Brien said. "I thought the guys blocked hard up front, I don't know why people think that the offensive line struggled." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Matt Zanellato, The Next Man Up Penn State Football: Matt Zanellato, The Next Man Up
33 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
At 11:30 p.m. on a warm spring night just over a year ago, Penn State receiver Matt Zanellato stood on a tennis court in the heart of campus with a couple of friends waiting for the rain to finally stop. [Read More]
Penn State Football: 332 Campers Mark Opening Day of Nittanyville Penn State Football: 332 Campers Mark Opening Day of Nittanyville
33 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
One of the great spectacles in all of college sports started up again Wednesday night with the first Nittanyville camp out, outside Beaver Stadium's Gate A. [Read More]
Penn State Football: As A Coach, O'Brien Still Not Yet A Finished Product Penn State Football: As A Coach, O'Brien Still Not Yet A Finished Product
33 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Day by day, week by week, game by game, O'Brien learns a little more about his team, his staff, and his profession. Considering that he has already been named National Coach of The Year once, the ever evolving career of Bill O'Brien could be an entertaining one to follow no matter where his journe [Read More]
Penn State Football: Winning Brings Out The Humor In Bill O'Brien Penn State Football: Winning Brings Out The Humor In Bill O'Brien
33 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
This humor and wit was on full display at O'Brien's weekly press conference. Here are some of the best quotes. [Read More]
Penn State Football: O'Brien Keeps Positives In Mind Following Win Penn State Football: O'Brien Keeps Positives In Mind Following Win
33 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
“But winning, winning, winning is the most important thing, and we won the football game. Winning is like salt water, it cures everything. Winning’s the bottom line and we won the football game. I thought it was just collectively a good team effort." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Tight End Matt Lehman Out For Year Penn State Football: Tight End Matt Lehman Out For Year
33 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State football has taken the first injury blow of the 2013 campaign, losing tight end Matt Lehman for the season per head coach Bill O'Brien. Lehman crumpled while turning a route early in this past weekend's game against Syracuse. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Linebacker Mike Hull 'Probable' For Eastern Michigan Game
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Penn State Football: Linebacker Mike Hull 'Probable' For Eastern Michigan Game
33 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
It looks as though linebacker Mike Hull will be back in action as early as this weekend according to Bill O'Brien in an interview with the Big Ten Network earlier today. Hull, who left the Syracuse game with an undisclosed knee injury and did not return. [Read More]
Ben State Football: A Weekly Look Inside Covering The Nittany Lions
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Ben State Football: A Weekly Look Inside Covering The Nittany Lions
33 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The sign inside the visiting media room at MetLife Stadium says that any occupancy over 49 people is unlawful. Judging by the overflow of media almost back out into the hallway that number had either been reached following Penn State's win over Syracuse, or college football reporters are just large [Read More]
Penn State Football: Ficken and Hackenberg Bring In Week One Big Ten Honors Penn State Football: Ficken and Hackenberg Bring In Week One Big Ten Honors
33 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State Freshman quarterback Christian Hackenberg was named Big Ten Freshman of the Week on Monday morning and placekicker Sam Ficken was rewarded with Big Ten Special Teams Player of the Week honors. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Grading The Nittany Lions Against Syracuse Penn State Football: Grading The Nittany Lions Against Syracuse
33 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Handing out the grades after Penn State's Week 1 victory over Syracuse. Which units are at the top of the class and which players really stood out? [Read More]
Penn State-Syracuse Live Blog: Final: Penn State 23, Syracuse 17 Penn State-Syracuse Live Blog: Final: Penn State 23, Syracuse 17
34 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Check back here throughout pregame and the entire game for observations and analysis of the Nittany Lions' season opener. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Christian Hackenberg Named Starter Against Syracuse Penn State Football: Christian Hackenberg Named Starter Against Syracuse
34 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Bill O'Brien has reportedly named Penn State's starting quarterback. You may not be surprised to hear who it is, but it still marks an important moment in Nittany Lion history. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Four Reasons Why This Season Opener Is Different
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Penn State Football: Four Reasons Why This Season Opener Is Different
34 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State's game on Saturday will fall 364 days since the Nittany Lions opened up their 2012 season and first under head coach Bill O'Brien. The past year has been nothing short of both exciting and dramatic for the Penn State faithful, but it has also been a learning experience for O'Brien who [Read More]
Penn State Football: O'Brien Confirms Starting Quarterback Has Been Named Penn State Football: O'Brien Confirms Starting Quarterback Has Been Named
34 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Only a few days prior to Penn State's season opening game against Syracuse, head coach Bill O'Brien confirmed on his radio show that the team knows who is starting at quarterback this weekend. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Big Ten Alters Stadium Replay Rules Penn State Football: Big Ten Alters Stadium Replay Rules
34 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
You wanted to see a replay of a controversial call inside of Beaver Stadium but they never showed it. This was in large part due to a Big Ten conference rule that limited replays in stadiums. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions With Intriguing 2013-14 Big Ten Slate Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions With Intriguing 2013-14 Big Ten Slate
34 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
With a solid out of conference schedule already in place, the Big Ten released Penn State's conference slate Wednesday. It could determine the fate of the Nittany Lions' postseason chances in 2013-14. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Targeting Rule Still Not Quite Clear Penn State Football: Targeting Rule Still Not Quite Clear
34 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Over the past several months the powers that be in college football have been working on making the game safer. It's a respectful quest, but at least one rule change is going to lead to controversy. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Who Should Start? Hackenberg or Ferguson. Vote Now Penn State Football: Who Should Start? Hackenberg or Ferguson. Vote Now
34 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Bill O'Brien hasn't named a quarterback; at least he hasn't told the general public. So for the next few days or so fans can speculate, contemplate, and debate who should take the field. Both Christian Hackenberg and Tyler Ferguson have pros and cons and here are a few to consider. [Read More]
Penn State Football: O'Brien Updates Injury Report As Syracuse Game Approaches Penn State Football: O'Brien Updates Injury Report As Syracuse Game Approaches
34 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Bill O'Brien has brought some Bill Belichick with him to Happy Valley. Only showing his cards when he has to with the occasional sidestep here or there. Even so, the second year head coach has decided he's ready to answer injury questions head on ... [Read More]
Penn State Football: O'Brien Has No Plans to Publicly Name Starting Quarterback Penn State Football: O'Brien Has No Plans to Publicly Name Starting Quarterback
34 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"You’ll find out who the quarterback is on the first play of the game against Syracuse." O'Brien said Tuesday at his week one press conference. The second year coach addressed the question before it was ever asked, eliminating the need for the routine inquiries into Penn State's starting gunsl [Read More]
Penn State Football: Incoming Freshman Neiko Robinson No Longer With Team Penn State Football: Incoming Freshman Neiko Robinson No Longer With Team
34 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"He's a fantastic kid," O'Brien said during his week one press conference. "It just didn't work out here at Penn State. He will end up somewhere, but he won't be at Penn State." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Three Depth Chart Movements Worth Noticing Penn State Football: Three Depth Chart Movements Worth Noticing
34 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
While the starting 11 on both sides of the ball is more or less set in stone the three-deep roster does show a few changes since June 13 that could lend some insight into up and coming Nittany Lion talent. It's no guarantee of eventual success but at least a few of these moves will translate into i [Read More]
Penn State Football: Redshirt Freshman Jake Kiley Shifts To Receiver Penn State Football: Redshirt Freshman Jake Kiley Shifts To Receiver
34 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
While in high school Kiley was most skilled at the defensive back position but played receiver as well meaning the switch is not an unfamiliar one. [Read More]
Penn State Football: O'Brien Reminds Players What They're Playing For Penn State Football: O'Brien Reminds Players What They're Playing For
34 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
For Penn State the added motivation isn't hard to find but with an uncertain future O'Brien felt it was important for the team to understand where the program is and where it can go. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Syracuse Not Interested In Naming Starting Quarterback Either Penn State Football: Syracuse Not Interested In Naming Starting Quarterback Either
35 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"We don't have to play until the 31st," Syracuse head coach Scott Shafer said earlier this week. "So the final decision won't truly be made until we step on that field." [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Gadowsky and Family Take First Skate at Pegula Ice Arena Penn State Hockey: Gadowsky and Family Take First Skate at Pegula Ice Arena
35 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The ice had only been painted for a few days but head coach Guy Gadowsky couldn't wait to skate on Penn State athletics' most recent crown jewel. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Questions Continue To Surround Upcoming John Bacon Book Penn State Football: Questions Continue To Surround Upcoming John Bacon Book
35 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
John Bacon's book "Fourth and Long" has been one of the more anticipated works on college football for Penn State fans since Joe Posnanski published "Paterno". The book largely tells the story of the 2012 season as seen through the eyes of Penn State, Michigan, Ohio State and Northwestern footb [Read More]
Penn State Football: O'Brien in No Hurry to Publicly Name Starter Penn State Football: O'Brien in No Hurry to Publicly Name Starter
35 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
While there is no certainty that O'Brien has made a choice already, it seems increasingly likely that he's only going to tell people who need to know, and that means his team. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Former Nittany Lion Sean Lee Inks Massive Deal Penn State Football: Former Nittany Lion Sean Lee Inks Massive Deal
35 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Various colleges take to twitter and stake their claim in the "Linebacker U" name, but Dallas Cowboy Sean Lee reminded everyone on Wednesday while Penn State is still considered the real "Linebacker U." [Read More]
Penn State Football: ESPN Training Days Summarized in GIFs
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Penn State Football: ESPN Training Days Summarized in GIFs
35 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State fans got an inside look of the Nittany Lions' training camp so far this summer. There were plenty of funny moments over the hour long episode worth remembering. Here are the Top 10 GIFs to have come out of ESPN's feature on Penn State. [Read More]
Penn State Football: State College Native Jack Haffner Ready to Contribute Penn State Football: State College Native Jack Haffner Ready to Contribute
35 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Chances are if you've ever watched State College native running back Jack Haffner play football you've seen him run into someone. In most cases the results weren't all that favorable for the one receiving the hit. [Read More]
Nittany Lion Training Camp: College Football Fans React to ESPN Training Days Special
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Nittany Lion Training Camp: College Football Fans React to ESPN Training Days Special
35 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
A look at some of the best twitter reactions from Tuesday's showing of ESPN's Training Days special featuring Penn State. [Read More]
Nittany Lion Training Camp: Fans Trusting O'Brien While Starting Quarterback Remains Unnamed Nittany Lion Training Camp: Fans Trusting O'Brien While Starting Quarterback Remains Unnamed
35 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Bill O'Brien likes to coach. That's no secret nor is it a surprise. But in a profession that has its fair share of characters; a coach that is as hands on as O'Brien may not be as common as one might think. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Jones and Ham Extended Three More Years Penn State Football: Jones and Ham Extended Three More Years
35 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State fans don't have to worry, a familiar set of voices will grace the radio waves for at least three more years according to a university release. [Read More]
ESPN Penn State Training Days: Before Tuesday Broadcast, Watch These Four Previews
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ESPN Penn State Training Days: Before Tuesday Broadcast, Watch These Four Previews
35 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State will be featured for an hour on ESPN on Tuesday night. But you don't have to wait that long to watch some of it. [Read More]
Penn State Football: More Nittany Lion Ticketing Options Emerge Penn State Football: More Nittany Lion Ticketing Options Emerge
35 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Whether it's due to declining attendance numbers or just the simple desire to provide fans with more flexible ticketing options, Penn State released three more ticket plans for Nittany Lion fans this weekend. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Quarterback Race Still Tight As Season Approaches
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Penn State Football: Quarterback Race Still Tight As Season Approaches
36 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Take a peek inside of Penn State's practice on Friday as both Ferguson and Hackenberg work through some drills. Who will get the starting nod in just 14 days? [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Round Out European Trip with Victory
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Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Round Out European Trip with Victory
36 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State men's hoops wrapped up its European tour with a sound 95-53 victory. DJ Newbill lead the way with 25 points. [Read More]
ESPN Training Days: Jesse James Recalls Almost Leaving Penn State
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ESPN Training Days: Jesse James Recalls Almost Leaving Penn State
36 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"Me and one of my other friends on the team were on our way out of town and were going to visit another school," James said. "Right as we were getting off the exit to get on the highway I made him turn around. That's when I knew that I didn't want to leave State College, this is the place I wan [Read More]
Penn State Football: O'Brien Sounds Off Midway Through Training Camp Penn State Football: O'Brien Sounds Off Midway Through Training Camp
36 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
With just over two weeks away from Penn State's season opening game against the Syracuse Orange, head coach Bill O'Brien spoke with the media about many of the issues surrounding the team. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Gilliam Taking Skills With Him Down The Line Penn State Football: Gilliam Taking Skills With Him Down The Line
36 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Garry Gilliam is willing to do whatever his team needs, even if that means adding on 40 pounds to his frame and changing positions. Even after all of that he's teaching his fellow linemen a few tricks. [Read More]
Penn State Football: O'Brien Calls Quarterback Race 'Very Even' Penn State Football: O'Brien Calls Quarterback Race 'Very Even'
36 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State football fans will need to wait a little bit longer for head coach Bill O'Brien to name a starting quarterback as the second year head coach called the race "very even" on Thursday morning. [Read More]
Penn State Baseball: Cooper Setting Goals High, Making No Excuses Penn State Baseball: Cooper Setting Goals High, Making No Excuses
36 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State baseball doesn't have the richest history, but new manager Rob Cooper doesn't care. He isn't making excuses. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Former Defensive Coordinator Tom Bradley Joining CBS Staff Penn State Football: Former Defensive Coordinator Tom Bradley Joining CBS Staff
36 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Fan favorite, former defensive coordinator, and former interim head coach Tom Bradley will be joining the CBS Sports staff according to a network release. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Set to Face Virginia Tech in 2022-23 Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Set to Face Virginia Tech in 2022-23
36 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State fans will see a team visit Beaver Stadium for the first time, but it won't be happening for almost ten years. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions' Comeback Bid Falls Just Short in 94-88 Loss
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Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions' Comeback Bid Falls Just Short in 94-88 Loss
36 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State basketball has been traveling Europe playing hoops. The comeback effort fell short on Tuesday but not without some standout performances. [Read More]
Penn State Football: O'Brien Talks Patience And How He Shaves His Chin
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Penn State Football: O'Brien Talks Patience And How He Shaves His Chin
36 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Bill O'Brien talks about his chin, which he says he can store water with. Check out a hilarious and insightful interview with Penn State's head coach. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Cruise In Opening Game of European Tour
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Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Cruise In Opening Game of European Tour
36 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Tim Frazier hasn't played a competitive basketball game in almost 10 months but one dunk and a floater through traffic into the net put any worries to rest that the fifth year senior had lost his step. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Unique Ticket Deal Available for Current 2013 Season Ticket Holders Penn State Football: Unique Ticket Deal Available for Current 2013 Season Ticket Holders
36 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
With season ticket prices and single game ticket procedures a hot topic for Penn State fans, the university rolled out another ticketing option for Nittany Lion Club members. [Read More]
Former Nittany Lion Michael Zordich To Miss NFL Season With Torn ACL Former Nittany Lion Michael Zordich To Miss NFL Season With Torn ACL
36 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Panthers coach Ron Rivera announced Sunday night following practice that fullback and former Nittany Lions, Mike Zordich has torn the ACL in his left knee and will miss the 2013-14 NFL regular season. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Start Practice With Pads
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Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Start Practice With Pads
36 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Take a look behind the scenes of Penn State's weekend practice [Read More]
Penn State Football: Donovan Smith Reflects on Turning Down 50 Scholarship Offers During Open Transfer Period Penn State Football: Donovan Smith Reflects on Turning Down 50 Scholarship Offers During Open Transfer Period
37 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"It's kind of annoying honestly." Donovan Smith said, reflecting Thursday on the Beaver Stadium sideline. "All of the numerous phone calls, places trying to contact you over and over again even though you're committed to one place." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Christian Hackenberg and Tyler Ferguson Practice Video
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Penn State Football: Christian Hackenberg and Tyler Ferguson Practice Video
37 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Watch Christian Hackenberg and Tyler Ferguson practice on a hot Thursday afternoon. [Read More]
Penn State Football: For Bill O'Brien, It's Back to Business Again Penn State Football: For Bill O'Brien, It's Back to Business Again
37 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Bill O'Brien is coaching again, and simply put that makes him happy. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lion Media Day Live Blog Penn State Football: Nittany Lion Media Day Live Blog
37 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Follow along all of the live coverage at Penn State's media day. [Read More]
Nittany Lion Training Camp: Some Players Offered 50 Scholarships During Transfer Period O'Brien Says Nittany Lion Training Camp: Some Players Offered 50 Scholarships During Transfer Period O'Brien Says
37 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State fans are always gushing over their Nittany Lions, but according to Bill O'Brien so were plenty of other colleges during the open transfer period. [Read More]
Nittany Lion Training Camp: Big Ten Commissioner Set to Visit Thursday Nittany Lion Training Camp: Big Ten Commissioner Set to Visit Thursday
37 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
One of the most powerful people in college football is taking a look at the Nittany Lions this Thursday. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Pegula Ice Arena Nearing Completion, Lighting Up August Night Sky
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Penn State Hockey: Pegula Ice Arena Nearing Completion, Lighting Up August Night Sky
37 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The official grand opening will be held Oct. 11. The dedication will be at 1:30 p.m., the doors will open at 6 p.m. at the same time the homecoming parade begins outside the building, and the puck drops at 8 p.m. for the game against Army. [Read More]
Penn State, State College Noon News and Features: Monday, August 5 Penn State, State College Noon News and Features: Monday, August 5
37 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State, State College and Centre County are making news all over cyberspace. Every weekday at noon we post links to some of the most noteworthy stories. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Dave Robinson Set For Pro Football Hall of Fame Enshrinement Penn State Football: Dave Robinson Set For Pro Football Hall of Fame Enshrinement
38 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Former Penn State All-America end Dave Robinson is set to become the only sixth member of the Penn State Football program to be enshrined in the Pro Football Hall of Fame. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Greg Myford Leaving Penn State Athletics for Sports Marketing Company Penn State Football: Greg Myford Leaving Penn State Athletics for Sports Marketing Company
38 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
After almost a decade of service, Associate Athletic Director for Marketing and Communications Greg Myford will leave his post at Penn State [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Rec Hall Game Part of A Bigger Plan Penn State Basketball: Rec Hall Game Part of A Bigger Plan
38 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State basketball will play at Rec Hall, a blast to the past a part of coach Patrick Chambers' larger plan. [Read More]
Previewing Penn State Football's Opponents: Kent State Golden Flashes Previewing Penn State Football's Opponents: Kent State Golden Flashes
38 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Taking a look at what Penn State's week four opponent has to offer. Before heading into conference play, Penn State will face one final test, a talented Kent State squad that put together an impressive 2012 season. Don't let the name or conference affiliation fool you, the Golden Flashes aren't a [Read More]
Previewing Penn State Football's Opponents: University of Central Florida Previewing Penn State Football's Opponents: University of Central Florida
38 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
A look at the University of Central Florida, the week three challenger for Penn State. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions to Return To Rec Hall Against Princeton Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions to Return To Rec Hall Against Princeton
38 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
It has been 281 home games since Penn State basketball fans last got their taste of Rec Hall basketball, and now in a few more months they can do it again. [Read More]
Penn State Football: DaQuan Jones Receiving High Praise Heading into 2013 Season Penn State Football: DaQuan Jones Receiving High Praise Heading into 2013 Season
38 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
One NFL observer thinks DaQuan Jones could take his game to the next level [Read More]
Previewing Penn State Football's Opponents: Eastern Michigan Previewing Penn State Football's Opponents: Eastern Michigan
38 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
A look at Penn State's second opponent during the 2013 season. [Read More]
Penn State Football: How Do Nittany Lion Ticket Sales Compare to Other Top Programs? Penn State Football: How Do Nittany Lion Ticket Sales Compare to Other Top Programs?
38 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
A look at some of the nation's top football programs, and how each sell their single game and season tickets. [Read More]
Previewing Penn State Football's Opponents: Syracuse Orange Previewing Penn State Football's Opponents: Syracuse Orange
38 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Taking a look at the first team to take on the Nittany Lions this year. The Syracuse Orange. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions to be Featured on 'ESPN All Access: Training Day' Series Penn State Football: Nittany Lions to be Featured on 'ESPN All Access: Training Day' Series
39 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State fans will get an inside look at the program they love so much starting August 20 on ESPNU as part of the ESPN All-Access: Penn State Training Days series. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Belton Focusing on Academics, Ferguson Expected at Camp Penn State Football: Belton Focusing on Academics, Ferguson Expected at Camp
39 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The latest on Penn State running back Bill Belton and quarterback Tyler Ferguson [Read More]
Penn State Football: Sanction Trip Only Just Starting, But So Far So Good Penn State Football: Sanction Trip Only Just Starting, But So Far So Good
39 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State fans took the time Tuesday night to celebrate a year of NCAA sanctions on social media. It may not be time to celebrate just yet. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Individual Ticket Sales for Michigan, Nebraska Packaged with Early Season Games Penn State Football: Individual Ticket Sales for Michigan, Nebraska Packaged with Early Season Games
39 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State fans looking to make it to the Michigan and Nebraska games will need to pony up a little extra this season. [Read More]
Penn State Football: How Did 2012 Defensive Stars Stack up Against the History Books? Penn State Football: How Did 2012 Defensive Stars Stack up Against the History Books?
39 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
A look at the top performers on defense last season for the Nittany Lions and how they stack up against the record books. [Read More]
Penn State Football: How Did The 2012 Offense Stack Up Against Nittany Lion History Penn State Football: How Did The 2012 Offense Stack Up Against Nittany Lion History
39 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
A look back at 2012, and how three offensive stars performed against history. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Bill O'Brien and Dave Joyner Talk Sanction Reductions Penn State Football: Bill O'Brien and Dave Joyner Talk Sanction Reductions
40 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Bill O'Brien talks NCAA sanctions and a possible appeal. "I was invited down to the Board of Trustees to present to them the sanctions and my thoughts on the sanctions," O'Brien said. "I don’t have anything to hide; I just want to do what’s right for these kids and this football program." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Tight End Talent Overflowing in 2013 Penn State Football: Tight End Talent Overflowing in 2013
40 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Taking a look at Penn State's super deep tight end position for 2013. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Defensive End Brad Bars Out For 2013 Season With Injury Penn State Football: Defensive End Brad Bars Out For 2013 Season With Injury
40 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State defensive end Brad Bars will miss the 2013 season after rupturing his achilles tendon earlier this week. The program announced the injury late Thursday afternoon. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Non-Conference Schedule A Blend of Challenges and Long Term Goals Penn State Basketball: Non-Conference Schedule A Blend of Challenges and Long Term Goals
40 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State's non-conference schedule could be key to making it to the dance this season. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lion Secondary Ready to Prove Itself Penn State Football: Nittany Lion Secondary Ready to Prove Itself
40 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
A look at Penn State's secondary for the 2013 season. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Open Practice With Healthy Tim Frazier Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Open Practice With Healthy Tim Frazier
40 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State basketball opened up practice for its European tour Monday. [Read More]
Penn State Football: The Zimmerman Trial And The Story of Charlie Janerette Penn State Football: The Zimmerman Trial And The Story of Charlie Janerette
40 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The story of Penn State football star Charlie Janerette's life and death in 1984. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions to Open 2014 Season against UCF in Ireland Penn State Football: Nittany Lions to Open 2014 Season against UCF in Ireland
40 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State meet the University of Central Florida on Saturday, August 30, 2014 at Croke Park in Dublin, Ireland [Read More]
Penn State Football: Zayd Issah in More Legal Trouble, Future at Penn State in Doubt Penn State Football: Zayd Issah in More Legal Trouble, Future at Penn State in Doubt
41 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State commit and target Zayd Issah was taken into custody Saturday. His future at Penn State is now in question. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Lift For Life Highlights as Nittany Lions Raise Weights and Awareness
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Penn State Football: Lift For Life Highlights as Nittany Lions Raise Weights and Awareness
41 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Take a look at some of the video highlights from Saturday's event. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Watch The Offense and Defense Go Head to Head in a Tug of War
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Penn State Football: Watch The Offense and Defense Go Head to Head in a Tug of War
41 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Check out a massive tug of war featuring the Penn State offense and defense [Read More]
Penn State Football: Barnes, Jones, Lead Defensive Line in 2013 Penn State Football: Barnes, Jones, Lead Defensive Line in 2013
41 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Take a look at Penn State's defensive front heading into the 2013 football season. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Post-Sanction Life Visible with 2016, 2017 Big Ten Schedule Release Penn State Football: Post-Sanction Life Visible with 2016, 2017 Big Ten Schedule Release
41 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Take a look down the road at the 2016 and 2017 Penn State football schedule. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Continue to Collect Preseason Recognition Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Continue to Collect Preseason Recognition
41 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Five Penn State players are on preseason watch lists. Take a look at what they're being considered for. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Senior Heavy Offensive Line Looking to Perform Well in 2013 Penn State Football: Senior Heavy Offensive Line Looking to Perform Well in 2013
41 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Taking a look at Penn State's offensive line heading into the 2013 season [Read More]
Penn State Football: Details Expected Soon for Nittany Lions' Anticipated Game in Ireland Penn State Football: Details Expected Soon for Nittany Lions' Anticipated Game in Ireland
41 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
According to the Irish Times, details are expected to be announced in the next few days regarding a game between Penn State and the University of Central Florida at Croke Park in Dublin, Ireland in 2014. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Zwinak and Barnes Make Preseason Watch Lists Penn State Football: Zwinak and Barnes Make Preseason Watch Lists
41 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State running back Zach Zwinak and defensive end Deion Barnes have been named to the watch lists for the Maxwell and Chuck Bednarik Awards, respectively, according to a release by the Maxwell Football Club. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Hull and Carson Lead Unproven Linebacker Unit Penn State Football: Hull and Carson Lead Unproven Linebacker Unit
41 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Taking a look at Penn State's linebacker depth for the 2013 season. [Read More]
Penn State Football: New Names Look to Contribute to Receiving Corps Penn State Football: New Names Look to Contribute to Receiving Corps
42 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
A look at who will be catching passes from Penn State's new quarterback this season [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: McAdam and Williamson Ready for Next Chapter of NHL Journey Penn State Hockey: McAdam and Williamson Ready for Next Chapter of NHL Journey
42 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Eamon McAdam and Mike Williamson talk about the NHL draft and what is next for each of them at Penn State. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Triple-Threat Running Attack Headlines 2013 Offense Penn State Football: Triple-Threat Running Attack Headlines 2013 Offense
42 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
A look at Penn State's running game heading into 2013. Projections and predictions for all of the Nittany Lions. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Defensive Tackle Antoine White Commits to Penn State Penn State Football: Defensive Tackle Antoine White Commits to Penn State
42 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State added another commitment to the 2014 recruiting class in New Jersey native Antoine White [Read More]
Penn State Football: Ficken Leads Special Teams Unit into 2013 Penn State Football: Ficken Leads Special Teams Unit into 2013
42 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Breaking down special teams duties for the 2013 edition of Penn State football. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Freshman McAdam and Williamson Selected in NHL Draft Penn State Hockey: Freshman McAdam and Williamson Selected in NHL Draft
42 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State freshman Eamon McAdam and Mike Williamson saw dreams come true Sunday night as both were selected in the NHL Draft. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Dunks and Energy Aplenty at Advanced Skills Camp Penn State Basketball: Dunks and Energy Aplenty at Advanced Skills Camp
43 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
A few team notes and a look into the advanced skills camp Penn State is hosting this weekend. [Read More]
Penn State Freshman Goalie Eamon McAdam Hopeful on NHL Draft Weekend Penn State Freshman Goalie Eamon McAdam Hopeful on NHL Draft Weekend
43 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Eamon McAdam isn't your normal Penn State freshman. He's headed to the NHL draft this weekend with a hope of taking his game to the next level some day. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: 2013 Schedule Features Boston College and Union Penn State Hockey: 2013 Schedule Features Boston College and Union
43 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State hockey will face some of the best teams in the nation on home ice this season, take a look at the 2013 hockey schedule. [Read More]
Penn State Football: O'Brien Adds Another Coach of Year Award to Collection Penn State Football: O'Brien Adds Another Coach of Year Award to Collection
43 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Bill O'Brien took home another award after winning the Men's Big Ten Coach of The Year honors Wednesday night. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Land Four-Star Cornerback Troy Vincent JR Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Land Four-Star Cornerback Troy Vincent JR
43 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Troy Vincent Jr gave Bill O'Brien another four-star recruit in Penn State's 2014 recruiting class. [Read More]
Penn State Athletics: Nine Finalists Featured on Big Ten Network Awards Show Wednesday  Penn State Athletics: Nine Finalists Featured on Big Ten Network Awards Show Wednesday
43 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Nine Penn State athletes, coaches and teams have been nominated for the Sixth Annual BTN Awards Show, which airs at 8 p.m. on Wednesday, June 26. The show will feature interviews with selected award winners, both coaches and players. [Read More]
Penn State Football: New O'Brien Contract Includes Raise and NFL Buyout Clause, To Receive 3.2 Million in 2013 Penn State Football: New O'Brien Contract Includes Raise and NFL Buyout Clause, To Receive 3.2 Million in 2013
44 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State clearly doesn't want to see its coach of year go away anytime soon. Thursday, the university announced it is amending Bill O'Brien's contract. O'Brien will be paid almost $3.3 million in 2013. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Five Dark Horse Players Looking to Make a Name for Themselves Penn State Football: Five Dark Horse Players Looking to Make a Name for Themselves
44 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
A look at five names you may not know, but will probably know by the end of the 2013 season. [Read More]
Big Ten Network Featuring Penn State Day Thursday Big Ten Network Featuring Penn State Day Thursday
44 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Need your fix of Penn State athletics? The Big Ten Network is airing 21 consecutive hours of Nittany Lion programming Thursday [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Jon Graham Released from Scholarship, Will Transfer Penn State Basketball: Jon Graham Released from Scholarship, Will Transfer
44 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State announced Tuesday afternoon that junior forward Jon Graham has been granted a release to transfer from the Nittany Lion basketball program. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Ticket Sale Renewals On Pace with Normal Averages Penn State Football: Ticket Sale Renewals On Pace with Normal Averages
44 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State season tickets are getting renewed at a high rate, currently just below expected averages. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Rivals 150 Guard Shep Garner Commits to Penn State Penn State Basketball: Rivals 150 Guard Shep Garner Commits to Penn State
44 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State picked up the fourth verbal commitment in two weeks Saturday after Rivals 150 guard Shep Garner gave Pat Chambers his word Saturday morning. [Read More]
Penn State Football: New Bag Policy Receives Mixed Reactions Penn State Football: New Bag Policy Receives Mixed Reactions
45 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"I was in the World Trade Center the first time it was attacked and my town had five people killed on 9/11," He says. "I've had to coach two boys who don't have fathers. So this inconvenience is worth it if it keeps people safer." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Hull, Carson, and Wartman Look to Continue Linebacker Tradition in 2013 Penn State Football: Hull, Carson, and Wartman Look to Continue Linebacker Tradition in 2013
45 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The three-deep roster features multiple position battles and plenty of insight into how the Nittany Lions are shaping up for their season opener against Syracuse. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Program Hopeful Watkins Headlines Strong 2015 Class Penn State Basketball: Program Hopeful Watkins Headlines Strong 2015 Class
45 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Only days following the two year anniversary of Patrick Chambers’ hiring as Penn State’s men’s basketball coach, Chambers landed a late night commitment that he is hoping will help the program two years down the road and beyond. [Read More]
Penn State Football: September 7, Home Opener Set for Noon Kick Penn State Football: September 7, Home Opener Set for Noon Kick
45 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State’s Sept. 7 home opener vs. Eastern Michigan has been set for a 12:00 p.m. kick in Beaver Stadium. The game against the Eagles is Penn State’s fifth announced kick time for the 2013 season. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Weight Room Featured in Latest Program Promotional Video
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Penn State Football: Weight Room Featured in Latest Program Promotional Video
45 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State strength and conditioning coach Craig Fitzgerald is the latest coach to be featured in Penn State's ongoing video series highlighting the ins and outs of the Nittany Lion football program. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Father's Day Penn State Football: Father's Day
45 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
For almost 30 different families this tradition is a little more important; families in which sons have followed in their father’s footsteps. Like their dad's they played football at Penn State; each holding up a family tradition while being part of a much larger story. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Final Spots in 2014 Recruiting Class Key for Future Success Penn State Football: Final Spots in 2014 Recruiting Class Key for Future Success
45 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Don't tell Bill O'Brien that his football program has been sanctioned by the NCAA. Penn State's 2014 recruiting class stands up against some of the best in the nation and having the consensus 2013 national coach of the year at the helm isn't hurting that standing. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Four-Star Quarterback Michael O'Connor Picks Penn State Penn State Football: Four-Star Quarterback Michael O'Connor Picks Penn State
46 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State and Bill O'Brien landed verbal commit number 11 for the 2014 recruiting as four-star quarterback and Florida native Michael O'Conner announced his commitment Saturday. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Season Opener against Syracuse Set for 3:30 Kick at MetLife Stadium Penn State Football: Season Opener against Syracuse Set for 3:30 Kick at MetLife Stadium
46 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State’s season opening game against the Syracuse Orange, has been set for a 3:30 p.m. kick on August 31 at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: 7-Foot Transfer Jordan Dickerson Headed to Penn State Penn State Basketball: 7-Foot Transfer Jordan Dickerson Headed to Penn State
46 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State picked up a second transfer player in as many days as SMU's Jordan Dickerson announced his intentions to transfer to Happy Valley. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Ryan Devlin Named Director of Player Development Penn State Basketball: Ryan Devlin Named Director of Player Development
46 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State coach Patrick Chambers has tabbed Ryan Devlin to fill the role of Director of Player Development for the Nittany Lion basketball program. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Joyner Optimistic about O'Brien's Future at Penn State Report Says Penn State Football: Joyner Optimistic about O'Brien's Future at Penn State Report Says
46 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Bill O'Brien has already received a four-year contract extension through the 2020 season but Penn State athletic director Dave Joyner doesn't expect that to necessarily mark the end of O'Brien's tenure in Happy Valley. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Allen Roberts To Transfer to Penn State Penn State Basketball: Allen Roberts To Transfer to Penn State
46 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"Exciting," Roberts said about the chance to play with Newbill and Fraizer. "I can't wait to help those guys be the winners they deserve to be." [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Staff Shuffling Continues, Daly and Urgo Promoted Penn State Basketball: Staff Shuffling Continues, Daly and Urgo Promoted
46 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Pat Chambers announced this week the promotion of third-year assistant coaches Brian Daly and Keith Urgo to associate head coach positions following the departure of former associate head coach Eugene Burroughs. [Read More]
Penn State Athletics: Highlights of 23 Years of Big Ten Competition Penn State Athletics: Highlights of 23 Years of Big Ten Competition
46 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
A few highlights from Penn State's 23 years of conference play. [Read More]
Penn State Football: 2015 Big Ten Schedule Features Trip to M&T Bank Stadium Penn State Football: 2015 Big Ten Schedule Features Trip to M&T Bank Stadium
46 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State will be making another trip to a NFL stadium as the Nittany Lions will take on Maryland at M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore on Oct. 24, 2015, Penn State announced Monday. [Read More]
Penn State Football: O'Brien And Chambers Relationship Not Just For Show Penn State Football: O'Brien And Chambers Relationship Not Just For Show
47 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Friday’s event, held to raise funds for cancer research, was just the latest in a growing number of instances where Penn State’s power tandem of basketball coach Patrick Chambers and football coach Bill O’Brien could be seen on full display. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Chambers and O'Brien Team Up for Coaches Versus Cancer
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Penn State Basketball: Chambers and O'Brien Team Up for Coaches Versus Cancer
47 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"I'm like a 25 handicap, I hear [Patrick] is a 10," O'Brien joked Friday. "I just played a few times with my dad up in Cape Cod. But I couldn't beat him." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Profiling the Former Nittany Lions in The Paterno Lawsuit Penn State Football: Profiling the Former Nittany Lions in The Paterno Lawsuit
47 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Nine players are backing the Paterno lawsuit against the NCAA. Not all of the former players are household names. We've put together profiles of each of the nine players who are listed as plaintiffs in the lawsuit. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Costas Tonight to Revisit Freeh Report Wednesday Penn State Football: Costas Tonight to Revisit Freeh Report Wednesday
47 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Bob Costas will give Louis Freeh and his independent investigation of Penn State and the Jerry Sandusky scandal another look Wednesday night Vice President of Communications Adam Freifeld told StateCollege.com, Tuesday. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Hackenberg A Tale of Excitement and Caution