Posted October 02, 2012 on
Penn State quarterback Matt McGloin is hitting his stride, and just in time for a matchup with Northwestern, a school in which he has enjoyed great success against.

Penn State aims to boost attendance

Changes to football season ticket guidelines at Penn State aim to boost attendance two years after the school instituted new donation levels that left some fans unhappy. With the homecoming game vs. Northwestern on tap for Saturday, average attendance is down slightly since 2010, though donations to the football booster club are up slightly. To counter, Penn State this week lowered...

Former Assistant Coach Mike McQueary Files Defamation Suit Against Penn State

HARRISBURG, Pa. -- A former Penn State graduate assistant who complained he saw former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky showering with a young boy on campus and testified at his sex abuse trial sued the university on Tuesday for what he calls defamation and misrepresentation. Mike McQueary's whistle-blower lawsuit claims his treatment by the university since Sandusky was...

PSU holds line on football season tickets prices

Penn State won't increase football season ticket prices or current donation levels in 2013, and announced tweaks to guidelines including a lower, $200 level of giving for booster-club members. The changes were announced Wednesday amid smaller crowds at Beaver Stadium for the first three games of 2012. While still large for college football, Penn State nonconference attendance...

Mike McQueary Sues Penn State

The whistle blower in the now infamous Penn State sex scandal has officially sued the university. Mike McQueary, the former graduate assistant who witnessed then defensive coordinator Jerry Sandusky performing sexual acts on children in the Penn State football locker room is suing for what he claims is defamation and misrepresentation. McQueary claims that the lawsuit is based on...

Penn State’s Mauti Right on Track

The Nittany Lion senior expected to have a big final season in Happy Valley. It is coming together nicely for him.

Notes: Page turns to Penn State

With a 5-0 record under their belt, the Wildcats now turn their focus to the next challenge, a tough road test against the Penn State Nittany Lions. offers notes and quotes from the Monday news conference.

Penn State Nittany Lions rebound with three straight wins after back to back losses, QB Matt McGloin Video

The Penn State Nittany Lions have rebounded with three straight wins after back to back losses to open the season against Ohio and Virginia. Of course, competition has helped since the wins have come against teams with a combined record of 4-8. Despite the level of opposition, Penn State does appear to be improving and three of the final seven games are against ranked teams (Northwestern...

Penn State homecoming video blurs out "Paterno"

Penn State will be celebrating homecoming this weekend when No. 24 Northwestern comes to Beaver Stadium for an early afternoon kickoff. A huge crowd is expected to be on hand for the first homecoming since the unfortunate sequence of events that unfolded last November that led to the forced removal of head coach Joe Paterno. Since then, of course, the statue of Paterno was removed...

PSU poses great challenge for Wildcats

Lost in the scandal and subsequent sanctions that landed at Penn State is the fact that the current Nittany Lions football team is loaded with talent. Northwestern hasn't lost sight of that fact and is preparing for a touch challenge.

Penn State Commit Talks Commitment Status

Three-star (Pa) offensive lineman Andrew Nelson committed to Penn State back in April, but has anything changed since the season began? Read more inside.

Mauti Tackles FOS Player of Illinois Game

Penn State linebacker Michael Mauti honored by PSU fans as their Player of the Illinois Game.

Penn St sued for $4 million by Mike McQueary

With all the vacated Joe Paterno wins, the last time Penn State won a football game, officially, Mike McQueary was the quarterback. Today he’s suing the school where he made his name for $4 million- which is probably much much more than the victims of Jerry Sandusky will get. McQueary is seeking whistleblower status and wrongful termination damages. Right now he’s unhirable...

NU: Blitz the Wildcats

Mark Harrington and Nirav Dalal provide the ultimate preview for the Nittany Lions' Homecoming outing (and the rest of the college football weekend). Get the lowdown on the keys to the game and much more right here.
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