Posted April 05, 2012 on
With a third of Penn State spring practices in the books, here are the latest observations notes.
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Penn State landed one of the top players in New Jersey when Timber Creek Regional (Erial) four-star defensive tackle committed Thursday afternoon.
Penn State wide receiver Devon Smith, he who once broke Joe Paterno's bones, had karma come back to bite him it seems. Our Karisa Maxwell reports (via Twitter) that Smith confirmed he broke his foot at practice on Tuesday.
Once more information becomes available we will follow up as needed.
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A former Penn State assistant football coach has launched a campaign to have Joe Paterno's name reinstated to the Big Ten championship trophy, The Daily Collegian reported Friday.
Booker Brooks, who served on Paterno's staff from 1968 to 1983, is urging former Penn State players to contact Big Ten commissioner James Delany in an effort to get the iconic coach's name...
Williamstown (N.J.) High outside linebacker Buddy Brown made his first visit to Penn State since the coaching change, and he didn't leave disappointed. Brown got a tour of the school, met with the coaches, watched practiced and then spoke about it all with Scout.com.
Penn State opened another practice to the media Wednesday. As usual, FOS was on hand to capture some of the key imaged from the session.
Penn State players are adjusting to the significant scheme changes implemented by Bill O'Brien and his new coaching staff.
Avon (OH) cornerback Ross Douglas made an early commitment to Penn State soon after National Signing Day, but that hasn't stopped other schools from pursuing. Douglas is still adding offers, but remains solidly committed to the Nittany Lions.
Mount Hebron High (Ellicott City, Md.) athlete Jackson Porter made his first college visit when he spent Saturday at Penn State. The 6-foot-1, 185-pound Porter took in a practice, met with coaches and toured the facilities, and then spoke to Scout.com about it.
Timber Creek Regional High (Erial, N.J.) four-star defensive tackle Greg Webb gave Penn State a non-binding oral commitment today. Then, he gave Scout.com an in-depth interview on why he chose the Nittany Lions, and how he fits into the defense.
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.
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Wideout Justin Brown likes what he has seen of Penn State's offensive attack under first-year head coach Bill O'Brien.
With a depleted unit, Malcolm Willis provides insight on how the secondary is shaping up for Penn State this spring.