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Maybe it wasn’t the same as going to a bowl game, but for Penn State fans Tuesday was as big as any bowl game this year could’ve been.
It was the day the Big 10 announced that Bill O’Brien won Coach of the Year over Ohio State’s Urban Meyer – and it was the day that O’Brien indicated that he would be staying at Penn State.
The Big Ten Network did a great job of rolling out its season-ending awards Monday and Tuesday night and, at least in my opinion, Penn Staters took greater interest in making sure members of this 2012 team got their due than in any previous year.
Linebacker Michael Mauti, wide receiver Allen Robinson, defensive end Jordan Hill, offensive guard John Urschel, center Matt Stankiewitch and tight end Kyle Carter were all named first-team all-conference by the media or the coaches on Monday. Mauti, in fact, was named the Big Ten’s Linebacker of the Year and Robinson was the Receiver of the Year.
In addition, Gerald Hodges was a second-team ...
BEST OF MAXIM
Bill O'Brien came into the broken and distraught program of Penn State amidst a college football scandal bigger than we have ever seen before.The Penn State head coach was praised nationally for his outspoken and forthright approach while dealing with the media during the tragic outcome of the sexual abuse scandal. He picked up the broken shards of glass that was the Penn State...
When the 2012 season started in Happy Valley, it well, wasn’t very happy. Joe Paterno had passed away after an abrupt firing, Jerry Sandusky was still in the headlines and to top it all off, the Nittany Lions started the season losing two straight to non-conference opponents.
That’s what makes it so impressive that Bill O’Brien was able to rally his “fighters” to an 8-4...
PITTSBURGH -- Penn State legacy Gregg Garrity of North Allegheny High (Wexford, Pa.) is looking at a walk-on spot with the Nittany Lions, and he spoke about it with FOXSportsNEXT.
A former U.S. senator brought in to monitor reforms being made at Penn State in response to the Jerry Sandusky child molestation scandal said Friday the university is ''off to a very good start'' in making changes under a deal with the NCAA.
George Mitchell's first quarterly report as Penn State's athletics integrity monitor noted there was a looming deadline...
GUEST COLUMN: After leaving Penn State when things got tough, former Nittany Lions Redd and Brown discovered the grass is not greener on the other side of the fence.
After the Bryant debacle, I didn't know what to expect tonight as BC took on Penn State. Fortunately we won. The game was one of many streaks. BC built up a huge lead in the second half as Penn State couldn't buy a shot. Then PSU started pressing...and it got ugly. Remember when Skinner's teams struggled with full court pressure? This was like that only much worse. The...
Penn State piled up more Big Ten trophies, this time for conference Coach and Freshman of the Year.
George Vinson was impressed by what he saw when Penn State topped Wisconsin at Beaver Stadium Saturday. He's hoping the Lions like him enough to make an offer.
Newbill, Marshall got little help as the Nittany Lions fell to the struggling Eagles at the BJC. The game was part of the ACC/Big Ten Challenge.
Check out the prospects who were on campus to see Penn State beat Wisconsin in overtime at Beaver Stadium Saturday.