Posted September 07, 2013 on
Check out the Penn State coach’s press conference following the Nittany Lions' 45-7 win over the Eagles.

Mitchell lauds Penn State's progress

The independent monitor who's tracking Penn State's adoption of reforms in the wake of the Jerry Sandusky scandal says in an annual progress report that the university is making notable progress. Former Sen. George Mitchell is serving as Penn State's athletics integrity monitor. He issued his first-year wrap-up Friday. Mitchell says Penn State has implemented most of...

Penn State’s Christian Hackenberg can’t hold onto the football, results in an EMU touchdown (GIF)

The field’s out there junior! Penn State freshman quarterback Christian Hackenberg had a little trouble getting this pass off Saturday afternoon against Eastern Michigan. The result? A fumble recovery by Hunter Matt and Eagle touchdown which gave them a 7-0 lead. Since then though Penn State has surged for 24 unanswered points to lead EMU 31-7.

Mitchell Report Raves About PSU Progress

Former U.S. Senator George Mitchell--appointed to monitor over 100 recommendations of change for Penn State University following the Freeh Report and NCAA sanctions last year--released his yearly report on Friday, September 6, and the university came back with glowing reviews. While the quarterly reports had shown excellent compliance and change within PSU, the annual report...

Penn State Overcomes Slow Start, Beats Directional Michigan School 45-7

  After a slow start, capped off by a Christian Hackenberg fumble that was returned for the only touchdown of the day by Eastern Michigan, Penn State took complete control of this game. Hackenberg, making his first career start at Beaver Stadium, showed obvious signs of nerves early in the first quarter but eventually put…

Penn State counting on Hackenberg for fast start

Christian Hackenberg gets his first chance to show the home fans what they have in Penn State's quarterback of the future. Hackenberg put up gaudy numbers and notched the win in the Nittany Lions' first game against Syracuse. Now, it's time to see if he can do more of the same in Happy Valley when Penn State plays its home opener Saturday against Eastern Michigan. Penn...

Penn State freshman QB gives us DERP of the day

Lions do a Number on Eagles

Penn State caps Eastern Michigan 45-7, but there is still room for improvement heading into a Week 3 matchup with UCF.

Iowa and Penn State coaches schedule wrestling meet over Twitter, which is incredible

The Cedar Rapids Gazette shows us how easily Iowa coach Tom Brands was able to schedule a wrestling meet with Penn State's Cael Sanderson, over Twitter no less.

EMU: Quarter By Quarter

Keep tabs on the Nittany Lions as they take on Eastern Michigan in the 2013 home opener.

Quick hitter: George Morris

George Morris showed his versatility as one of Syracuse's primary kick returners last Saturday afternoon versus Penn State. Inside, the red-shirt freshman talks about learning under Smith and Tyson-Gulley and what was going through his mind as he was trying to breakthrough the Nittany Lions coverage.

EMU: Game Quickcap

After an early stumble, Penn State got back on track and rolled to what was an impressive 45-7 home win over Eastern Michigan on a variety of levels.

EMU: The High Five

Check out the highs and lows from Penn State's home opening victory over Eastern Michigan in Beaver Stadium. A game that saw brilliance from an array of spots around the squad.

EMU: Game Breakdown

The good, the bad and the ugly as Penn State clobbered Eastern Michigan in the 2013 home opener.

EMU: Report Card

Who made the grade and who came up short as Penn State grounded the Eagles Saturday? Get the details right here.

FRAME GAME: Hack to A-Rob

Check out our frame-by-frame breakdown of the play that got Penn State's offense in gear vs. Eastern Michigan Saturday. What did the Eagles do that made their cornerbacks vulnerable?
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