Found March 31, 2014 on Nittany Lions Den:
Penn State had a pretty eventful weekend in the recruiting world. First, the Nittany Lions added offensive lineman Steven Gonzalez on Saturday. Then, on Sunday, Penn State added talented inside linebacker Josh Barajas to the Class of 2015 mix. The buzz continues to swirl around the Penn State program with James Franklin leading the recruiting the charge. Dominate the state? Franklin has begun to make a push to dominate the region, and he could be in the early stages of building a team that could be ready to make a run in the Big Ten as soon as the NCAA’s postseason ban on the program is lifted. It is easy to get carried away when a new coach comes in to town and starts taking to every microphone possible. Franklin says all of the right things, and so far he has been backing it up every time he gets an opportunity to do so. Penn State currently sits on a Class of 2015 that includes eight players given a four-star ranking by the 247 Sports composite rankings. Franklin’s recruiting cla...

Unfunny April Fools Jokes: Christian Hackenberg IS NOT transferring to Pitt.

It's April Fools Day. You know what that means: multiple websites trying to con you into believing some kind of outrageous story or another. Sadly, this includes Penn State blog Black Shoe Diaries, which claims this morning that Nittany Lions starting quarterback Christian Hackenberg is planning to transfer to Pitt. It's not happening! Don't believe the hype!Seriously...

Penn State adds 247′s No. 2 inside LB, Josh Barajas

After a long and stressful recruiting process. I'm truly blessed to say I'm committing to Penn State!! It's time to takeover baby #WeAre — Josh Barajas (@ScoopNScore11) March 30, 2014

Walker Gets First Taste of Penn State

The Wayne, N.J. DePaul Catholic running back grabbed an offer from Penn State in 2013 and visited Saturday.

Washington Impressed with Penn State Visit

The North Carolina class of 2016 four-star running back said he saw something he usually doesn't on his trip to University Park.

Lions lose Dieffenbach to injury

In a spring in which Penn State could not afford injuries up front, the Nittany Lions will be without its most experienced offensive lineman for the foreseeable future. Multiple sources have indicated that senior guard Miles Dieffenbach will miss significant time with a serious knee injury suffered in practice this week. The Fox Chapel, Pa., native was one of two returning starters...

Commitment Capsule: Josh Barajas

Penn State landed a commitment from Andrean (Ind.) four-star linebacker Josh Barajas on Sunday. Here is a closer look at his recruitment and his game.

Commitment Impact: OL Steven Gonzalez

Penn State added a commitment from Union City (N.J.) High offensive lineman Steven Gonzalez, and he takes a look at what the Nittany Lions are getting.

Stanford beats Penn State, into own regional final

STANFORD, Calif. (AP) Chiney Ogwumike had 29 points and 15 rebounds, Mikaela Ruef produced a career performance on both ends, and second-seeded Stanford beat Penn State 82-57 on Sunday to reach the NCAA tournament regional final on its home floor.

We Are! 2014 Kickstarter goes live

We Are… BACK! To become a backer and reserve a copy today, visit the We Are! 2014 Kickstarter. Here is what’s in store for We Are! 2014: We Are! 2014 is a 112-page preview and feature magazine covering the Penn State football team. The first half will be a position-by-position look at the depth chart and the new staff, and then previews of all of PSU’s opponents, with generous...
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