Found February 04, 2013 on
Penn State Nittany Lions
There are so many hyperbolic comparisons I could make to symbolize Penn State’s first season under Bill O’Brien. But I’ll spare myself that embarrassment so many sportswriters bring upon themselves, and just say this: the worst is over, but the future will be anything but smooth sailing.
O’Brien had the worst job in college football this past season. No, not that Penn State is a bad place to coach or the team was horrendous. Rather, he had to somehow motivate a team that had essentially nothing to play for, under the constant black veil of the scandal. Starting 0-2–in the most painful of fashions–caused things to go from bad to downright ridiculous.
Penn State weathered the initial storm. The Nittany Lions put their heads down, faced the powerful winds blowing against it from the disappointing start against Ohio to glorious finish against Wisconsin. Now, the real slog forward begins. Four years from now, Penn State will emerge from the darkness, hopefully not too beaten, hopefully e...
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Meet the prospects expected to sign binding letters of intent with Penn State on Wednesday, and check out what FOXSportsNEXT's recruiting analysts say about each one.
Former Penn State President Graham Spanier is now allowed to have contact with university trustees and potential witnesses against him in his trial on charges he lied about and concealed child sex abuse allegations involving former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky.
A suburban Harrisburg district judge modified the bail conditions Friday.
Spanier sought the changes last month...
Maggie Lucas scored 17 points, and No. 8 Penn State withstood a second-half rally by No. 13 Purdue with defense to reclaim sole possession of first place in the Big Ten with a 69-61 victory Monday night.
After struggling in the first half, 6-foot-4 center Nikki Greene (six points, nine rebounds) gave the Lady Lions (18-3, 8-1) an interior presence in the game's final 6:39, when...
The western Pennsylvania linebacker capped a crazy week by committing to run on with the Nittany Lions.
Penn State 8-13 (0-9 in Big Ten) vs. Purdue 11-11 (4-5 in Big Ten) Where: Bryce Jordan Center When: Tuesday, February 5, 7:00 PM TV: BTN This will be a rematch of a January 13th game at Mackey Arena in which the Nittany Lions got demolished, 60-42. Penn State will be looking for better results…
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 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...
NCAA sanctions did not have the type devastating impact on Penn State football recruiting many anticipated. The Class of 2013 is expected to include 17 scholarship players.
We’re taking “Linkbacker U” over to “The Secondary,” since it’s really not all that important compared to the front page, feature articles I post on here. Plus, this way I don’t have to really elaborate much to make this a more fluffy post. Anyway, morning linkage…
Virginia backed out of its Sept. 14 game at Penn State. The Nittany Lions moved quickly to schedule...