Found November 21, 2011 on
The Sports Bank:
You’d be hard pressed to find an All-American college football season as obscure and overlooked as Devon Still in 2011. Sure, the pedophilia scandal at Penn State is much bigger and more important than football.
And the media is treating it as such they should. Also, leading to Still’s relative obscurity is the fact that offense sells tickets, and gets the glory. Defense is overlooked. And as well know, the PSU offense is awfully bad, with the quarterbacking and passing game phantasmagoric.
However, Still, a 6-5, 310-pound senior is getting it done for a Penn State defense that ranks third nationally in points against (13.0 per game), trailing only Alabama and LSU.
The Nittany Lions’ defense is eighth nationally in yards allowed per game (287.3). Still has been Penn State’s defensive leader and is tied for 11th in the country in tackles for loss (16.5 for 75 yards), of which four of those are sacks for 34 yards in losses.
He has 53 total tackles (25 assisted) for a 9-2 team that i...
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Experts say Penn State's reputation can be repaired even though it was shattered in the wake of a sex abuse scandal involving a former assistant football coach.
Perhaps the biggest step in that direction is what the university has done: hire someone with scant ties to the school's day-to-day operations to help investigate what administrators knew about Jerry Sandusky and...
Great piece on The Post Game by Professor Jeremi Duru on the Penn State scandal - Explaining Penn State Scandal To My Dad.
Penn State receiver Derek Moye is trying to ignore questions from outsiders. Safety Drew Astorino has leaned on his family for support.
For the third time in the past eight weeks, placekicker/punter Anthony Fera (Cypress, Texas) has been selected Big Ten Special Teams Player of the Week. Fera was honored for his efforts in Penn State's 20-14 win at Ohio State last Saturday.
I caught this great clip about Nancy’s Home Cooking yesterday. Unfortunately, there was a football game wrapped around both ends of the clip.
Other than the fact that the offense sucked and the defense made a pathetic Penn State offense look good, it wasn’t such a bad game. I’ll leave this as an open thread for now. I’m off to try to find the video of Nancy’s...
All the judges in Penn State's home county removed themselves from potentially presiding over the child sex-abuse case against former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky and will be replaced by outside jurists, the Pennsylvania court system announced Thursday.
Guard Tim Frazier nets another career high in scoring as the Nittany Lions down the Bulls to improve to 4-1.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Penn State University's board of trustees has tapped former FBI director Louis Freeh to investigate the conduct of university personnel in response to child sex-abuse allegations against former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky.