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Penn State kicker Anthony Fera gainst the attention of selection committee Lou Groza Award and makes the ir semifinalist list.

A Rough Day for Bolden

Penn State's sophomore quarterback takes heat from the Illini, fans and even former Nittany Lions as the battle for playing time tilts decidedly in McGloin's favor.

Penn State’s Silas Redd: Latest RB Star, Leads Big 10 in Rushing

Let the “Hunt for Redd October” puns begin. Only Bobby Rainey of Western Kentucky has had more rushing yards in this month 569-566 then Silas Redd of #21 Penn State. The 5-10, 209 lb sophomore back is even ahead of Alabama’s Trent Richardson, who’s considered a current front runner for the Heisman. The Nittany Lions tailback has had four straight 100 yards games, and at...

Late touchdown give Penn State’s Joe Paterno all-time Division One 409th win

For most of Saturday’s Big Ten matchup between Penn State and Illinois, the Penn State offense was stagnant. But Silas Redd’s 3-yard run with just a minute left in the fourth quarter gave the Nittany Lions a 10-7 lead that they would not relinquish. The win was Penn State head coach Joe Paterno's career 409 win, the most of any coach in Division I college football. ...

Illini-PSU may bring another milestone for Paterno

No matter how much longer Joe Paterno plans to coach, the 100,000-plus fans who pack Beaver Stadium on Saturday could witness one of the final milestones of his Hall of Fame career. A victory over Illinois would give Paterno 409 with No. 21 Penn State, breaking a tie with Grambling State's Eddie Robinson for most wins among Division I coaches. Only John Gagliardi, still active...

Did Northwestern's offense ably prepare Penn State for Illinois game

In the second of five Penn State-Illinois college football roundtable questions, we wonder if Northwestern's offense was good preparation for the Illinois game.

Penn State OffensivePlayer Postgame Quotes

A: I guess it's just something this team has inside them - needing to make a play, needing to getthe job done to do what it takes to get another win. Offense really played bad all day, I don't knowif it was the weather or what it was, we really didn't get it going early on. But in situations like that,we're going to rise and we're going to get it done.


Now in their 16th season of previewing Penn State football games, Nirav Dalal and Mark Harrington bring back the FOS Blitz — the premier gameday guide for Nittany Lion fans. Check out the Illinois game edition.

Late Touchdown Leads No. 19 Penn State Past Illinois, 10-7

Silas Redd's (Norwalk, Conn.) three-yard touchdown run with 1:08 left in the game propelled No. 19 Penn State to a 10-7 victory against Illinois on Saturday.

Penn State survives, Paterno breaks D1 wins record

Joe Paterno broke Eddie Robinson's record for victories by a Division I coach with No. 409 in Penn State's sloppy 10-7 win against Illinois on Saturday.

ILL: Report Card

See who made the grade and who came up short in the Nittany Lions' win over the Illini at Beaver Stadium Saturday.
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