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Penn State was spared the Death Penalty. But it will be many, many years before the Nittany Lions will field a competitive football team again....
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It has been a long summer and for many reasons the wait to get to the next college football season has been exhausting. As we prepare to flip our calenders from August to September and attempt to get back to somewhat of a sense of normalcy, Nittany Lions Den is more than ready to rock and roll for season two.
Some of our regular readers may have picked up on a few changes on the...
Penn State's all important 2012 recruiting class got a little bigger over the weekend as Hialeah, Fla. linebacker Gary Wooten joined the Nittany Lions.
To many fans, it may seem like an odd time to add to the recruiting class this late, but what about this last nine months hasn't been odd for this program. Wooten, a 6-3, 225 pounder, begins practice today.
Wooten was actually...
The author of the new biography of Joe Paterno says the late Penn State coach and his family never tried to limit his access to them after the Jerry Sandusky scandal broke.
Joe Posnanski tells The Associated Press none of the Paternos ever tried to influence what he wrote. He said they told him only to write the truth the as best he could.
''Paterno'' was released...
Linebacker U. has a new leader.
Penn State coach Bill O'Brien handed control of the Nittany Lions defense to former Auburn assistant Ted Roof.
A veteran coordinator, Roof promises an aggressive, physical defense that will mix up looks up front.
But no major overhaul though, unlike what O'Brien is doing on offense with the Penn State passing game.
Standout defensive tackle...
Well, it certainly took awhile.
A mere 2 months after the scathing Freeh Report from Penn State that vilified former school President Graham Spanier, Spanier finally is responding.
Wednesday morning one of his lawyers held a Press Conference in Philadelphia saying that the Freeh Report on how the Jerry Sandusky scandal was handled was "Nothing short of absurd" and...
Not that the HQ is shocked or anything...
Graham Spanier is taking his shots at the Freeh Report- through his attorney, of course...
Also, according to Bristol:
The Penn Staters for Responsible Stewardship issued the following statement on Wednesday's press conference:
"In this morning's press conference regarding characterization of Dr...
A detailed look at who is in the mix to return kicks for the Nittany Lions this season. We also give an update on the entire return team.
Attorneys for ousted Penn State President Graham Spanier plan to
dispute allegations he covered up reports of child sex abuse
involving convicted former assistant football coach Jerry
Get the latest on six trending topics in the world of Penn State football recruiting. This installment is heavy on DBs with mentioned of a key receiver and one lineman.
Take a look at our images from the open portion of Penn State's training camp session. The photos include veterans, rising stars and a very young receiver.