Found February 06, 2013 on Nittany Lions Den:
Today is National Signing Day, the most important day of college football's off-season. While the national attention will focus on a number of recruiting announcements in SEC territory we know that you are more interested in a unique recruiting class being put together in Happy Valley. Penn State's Class of 2013 figures to a pivotal one for Bill O'Brien and the Nittany Lions as Penn State organizes the first recruiting class under NCAA sanctions. By now you are probably familiar with the restrictions Penn State has to work with: Reduced from 25 available scholarships to 15 Three years left on a postseason ban Despite the sanctions it appears as though Penn State is lining up a top 25 quality recruiting class. Ohio State and Michigan still have the upper hand according to the recruiting services but Penn State is still holding their own thus far. We will be updating this thread throughout the day as National Letters of Intent are confirmed as r...

UCF, Penn State agree to two-game set

UCF and Penn State have agreed to a home-and-home series, the former school announced Wednesday. The two schools will play in State College, Pa., on Sept. 14 next season. The date for the game in Orlando has not been decided but will either be in 2014 or 2015, according to a UCF release. The Nittany Lions are one of two non-conference road opponents for the Knights this season...

Penn State recruiting fares well despite sanctions

Penn State's first recruiting class since the NCAA hammered the program with sanctions includes a potential quarterback of the future and a promising pass-rushing defensive end. So much for the gloom-and-doom scenarios about getting shunned on the recruiting trail following the steep scholarship cuts as part of the penalties for the Jerry Sandusky child molestation scandal....

What they're saying about Penn State's recruiting class

Penn State put together an impressive recruiting class in the face of NCAA sanctions. A reduction in scholarships certainly held Penn State back from Bill O'Brien being able to put together his ideal class, but the recognition of what the staff was able to muster together has been respectful nationally.   Bill O'Brien, Penn State head coach   General impressions...

Penn State vs. Purdue Recap

Final: Penn State 49, Purdue 58: Penn State falls to 8-14 (0-10 in the Big Ten) … First of all, shame on me for actually picking this Penn State team to win a game. I predicted a 67-63 Penn State win against Purdue. There are two things wrong with that pick that I should have…

Sue Paterno to talk to Couric

We may soon get some more information and a deeper look into the mess that was the Penn State football program in its later years under Joe Paterno. Or, we'll just get the latest defense of the late football coach. Paterno's widow, Sue Paterno, will sit down with Katie Couric for an on-air interview on Feb. 11, according to Couric's website. It will be Sue Paterno'...

Katie Couric Interviews Sue Paterno, Widow Of Joe Paterno

Katie Couric is on a roll with her landing top interviews.  Weeks after landing Manti Te’o first official words regarding his hoax, Couric will interview Sue Paterno, the widow of former Penn State coach Joe Paterno according to the Hollywood Reporter.  It will be the first in-depth interview Sue Paterno has given since the Jerry Sandusky sex-abuse scandal rocked Penn State...

Linkbacker U. is warming up to #CaringIsCreepy

We have a plethora of recruiting round-ups today, starting off with my former stomping ground… BSD’s Cari rounds up the Big Ten recruiting haul… Bill covered Bill (O’Brien)’s signing day press conference, a far cry from what we’re used to at Penn State… Adam injects some sanity in the post-LOI insanity, and likes the class overall… Devon braved interacting with...

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