Found October 28, 2011 on The Penn State Football Podcast:
After a good road win against Northwestern, the Lions now come home to face Illinois. Could this be the beginning of a classic stretch run for Penn State?

Going to bat for Stephfon Green

In July, running back Stephfon Green said 2011 would be a season of "redemption him." Three months later, he's finally getting his chance. The fifth-year senior last week carried 9 times for 33 yards and a touchdown (his first in 20 games) in Penn State's victory over Northwestern. It was his most active game in over a year and signaled his return from offseason...


One theme put forth by Joe Paterno critics is that the coach is too selfish to retire.I’m not going to argue that point, and I am not going to necessarily agree with it, either.But, here is another spin: What if JoePa, who preaches and practices loyalty almost to a fault, is staying on the job to protect his staff? Perhaps JoePa believes that after he retires, the Penn State brass...

Fera Makes Groza List

Penn State kicker Anthony Fera gainst the attention of selection committee Lou Groza Award and makes the ir semifinalist list.

Fera Tabbed Lou Groza Place-kicker Award Semifinalist

Penn State's Anthony Fera (Cypress, Texas) is among the 20 semifinalists for the Lou Groza Place-kicker Award, presented annually to the college football's top placekicker by the Palm Beach County Sports Commission.

Whiteout at Penn State.

No, Penn State didn't suddenly buck tradition and all that's sacred in Happy Valley and go all Boise State by installing  white field turf in Beaver Stadium. That's snow down on the gridiron. I'm sure this will make Joe Paterno all nostalgic for the wintery days as a young lad when he and his father would so hunting wooly mammoth together. Of course those wintery...

Maintaining Redd-iness

The busiest running back in the Big Ten has been treating a minor shoulder stinger this week but says he will be ready for Saturday's game against Northwestern. And he expects to remain busy. Silas Redd, Penn State's sophomore back, leads the conference in both carries (165) and yards rushing (869) through eight games. Over the last four, Redd has averaged 141.5 yards...

Snowstorm possible for Illini-Penn State game

Penn State is warning that a potential early-season snowstorm could force changes in parking lots around Beaver Stadium for Saturday's game against Illinois.

Lady Lions to Host Pink Zone Kick Off Event Before Saturday's Football Game

The Penn State Lady Lion basketball team will kickoff its WBCA Pink Zone at Penn State fundraising campaign with a Hoop Shoot prior to the Penn State-Illinois football game. The Hoop Shoot, which will be located on the arena floor at the Bryce Jordan Center, will take place from 12-2:30 p.m. Members of the Lady Lions will be on hand from 1:20-2:30 p.m.

Penn State women picked to win Big Ten hoops (AP)

Penn State was selected as the favorite and the Lady Lions' Alex Bentley and Ohio State's Samantha Prahalis shared preseason Player of the Year honors in votes by the coaches and media. Penn State has four starters back from a team that won 25 games, including Bentley -- a first-team, all-conference pick last year.

Redd Added to Maxwell Award Watch List

Penn State tailback Silas Redd (Norwalk, Conn.) has been added to the watch list for the Maxwell Award, presented annually to college football's player of the year by the Maxwell Football Club.

W. Volleyball. Big Effort not enough at No. 8 Penn State

The University of Iowa volleyball team dropped a four-set decision to eighth-ranked Penn State tonight inside Rec Hall (23-25, 25-18, 16-25, 20-15).

Zook on Illini's slow starts: 'I don't know if I can explain that'

Penn State has shut out two of their four Big Ten opponents in the second halfCHAMPAIGN — Illinois players and coaches have mostly shrugged when asked why they have stalled through three quarters in losses to Ohio State and Purdue.

UPDATE: Gameday Weather

Get an update on the football forecast in Beaver Stadium for Saturday's Penn State vs. Illinois game from WTAJ's Joe Murgo.
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