Posted March 28, 2012 on
New strength and conditioning coach says Penn State will have the nation's best facility once upgrades are completed in May.

This Danny O’Brien photo is sure to stir up some Penn State fans

Former Maryland quarterback checks out Penn State spring practice Two O'Briens. Does it mean anything? Photo: Kevin McGuire, via Flickr. More photos of Danny O’Brien checking out Penn State’s first day of spring practice on Nittany Lions Den. More on this image on Examiner. View entire photo gallery on Flickr. Follow on Twitter @No2MinWarning and Like No 2-Minute Warning...

Video: Craig Fitzgerald discusses strength and conditioning

Penn State Director of Strength and Conditioning Craig Fitzgerald met with the media on Monday afternoon as spring practices started up. Fitzgerald discussed how coaches are noticing the differences in players' bodies with the new weight training and the set-up of the weight room and how excited he is to be a part of teaching the new training to the players. Subscribe to The...

Few issues resolved at Sandusky pretrial

The judge overseeing former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky's child sex-abuse case said he would rule later on a number of issues raised at a pretrial hearing Thursday, including a request to have the charges dismissed. During a 20-minute hearing that Sandusky attended, defense attorney Joe Amendola asked Judge John Cleland - if he opts to deny that request...

Sponsored Post: What would Craig Fitzgerald think about Spartan Races?

This post brought to you by Spartan Race. All opinions are 100% mine. Here at Nittany Lions Den we pride ourselves on having a voice in the track and field community. Our Ryan Hogan has been working hard on organizing one of our podcasts, dedicated to the sport and he will continue to provide some great coverage of the sport at the Penn State, NCAA and international level leading...

Flashback: A Boost of Confidence

The confidence of the Brigham Young Cougars defense is pretty high right now after dominating a banged up offense during spring practices. Dominating a big name opponent 20 years ago gave the BYU defense a big boost of confidence.On Halloween in 1992, BYU welcomed the Penn State Nittany Lions to Provo. Just one week earlier, the Cougars surrendered 455 total yards (291 yards rushing...

Oh Danny Boy...

As Nittany Lions Den’s resident Danny O’Brien tracker, I felt like I should make a final comment on his re-recruitment. I’d been hoping for a while now that he’d be the immediate upgrade at our quarterback position, and I fully acknowledge that I think Wisconsin now has the edge for the Leaders Division title next season. I do take umbrage with one thing that Danny Boy...

Changes Afoot in Opening Session

Penn State program observers give the lowdown on the first practice of the Bill O'Brien era with the Nittany Lions.

The Runner's High Podcast is everywhere

If you listened to the "Nittany Lions Den Track Report" last week, you know that the show has taken on a new name, "The Runner's High Podcast". Nick and I are very excited about where the show is headed and are already planning an awesome summer of coverage all the way through the London Olympics! But we need your help. Get the word out about the show, and...


An assortment of news and notes from the second of Penn State's 15 spring practice sessions.
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