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Joe Paterno tribute songs have begun to proliferate, but this one by a former member of the Bill Haley and the Comets (“Rock around the clock,” the “Happy Days” theme song) is the best! Or the worst! Depending on your opinion of Joe Paterno, Penn State football and the whole disgusting Jerry Sandusky episode. The music itself, Joey Welz, “The Boogie Woogie King of Rock ‘n’ Roll” , is pretty synthesizer bad, and the lyrics are so littered with PSU and Pennsylvania talking points that the song is one big exercise in unintentional comedy. Listen to the audio at Deadspin, here are some sample lyrics: No trustees can destroy all that for years he created Not just winning teams, but young men who graduated Yeah, he was the people’s coach, and the people will not stand for the slandering of one of the best coaches in the land. Rest in peace, Joe Paterno. Your good name is still intact Nothing can destroy your image. We won’t let it, that’s a fact He was the people’s coach, and the people wi

Sandusky asks court for delay in case

A former Penn State assistant football coach accused of molesting boys is asking an appeals court to delay the proceedings against him. Jerry Sandusky's attorney Karl Rominger filed a petition for review and application for a stay with the Superior Court in Harrisburg on Thursday, five days before jury selection is scheduled to begin in Sandusky's child sexual abuse case...

Penn State Football: McGloin named starting QB

Penn State football coach Bill O’Brien announced Friday that senior Matt McGloin will be the starting quarterback when the 2012 season begins. McGloin, a former walk-on, started 10 games in the past two seasons but has taken most of the snaps during that time. He won the job in the spring thanks to his consistency according to coach O’Brien. McGloin competed with sophomore Paul...

McGloin Wins Penn State Quarterback Battle

McGloin Wins Penn State Quarterback Battle Coach Bill O’Brien has wasted no time this off season in establishing the identity of this 2012 squad. O’Brien has announced today that Matt McGloin will be the teams starting quarterback for the up coming season beating out Paul Jones and Rob Bolden for the spot. The decision should come as no surprise as McGloin was the teams starting...

Penn State Opening Summer Camps

Penn State Opening Summer CampsPenn State is looking to get back into the fold with a summer camp this coming weekend (July 2nd and 3rd) for high school juniors and seniors.  The camp is a summer activity for high school students to come showcase their skill sets while also looking to possibly turn some heads in hopes of a scholarships. This weekend could go a long way for some...

Judge: Accusers can't hide identities

Alleged victims of former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky will not be allowed to avoid disclosure of their names by testifying under pseudonyms, and tweets or other electronic communications by reporters will not be permitted during the trial, the judge ruled Monday. Judge John Cleland also resolved a dispute over research into potential jurors, a day before jury...

PSU president looks beyond sex scandal

Penn State's president says the school is trying hard to put a child sex abuse scandal in its rearview mirror less than a week before former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky heads to trial. President Rodney Erickson is talking up Penn State's response to the massive scandal, which has tarnished its image and led to the ousters of Hall of Fame football coach Joe Paterno...

Judge again denies Sandusky request

A Pennsylvania judge has again denied former Penn State football coach Jerry Sandusky's request to push back the start of his child sex abuse trial. Judge John Cleland issued an order Wednesday stating jury selection in the trial will begin as previously scheduled on June 5. Arguments in the case will not begin before June 11. Sandusky's attorney, Joe Amendola, had already...

Brown Talks Penn State

Sam Hellman from Rutgers Report recently caught up with New Jersey linebacker Buddy Brown who reviewed his recruitment and spoke specifically about Penn State. Here are his comments on the Nittany Lions.

FOS TV: Bill O’Brien at CVC

See what went down as the new Penn State football coach hit the links for a good cause. O'Brien pitched in with Lion hoop coach Pat Chambers' Coaches vs. Cancer golf outing.

Penn State Recruiting on the rise

You would have thought with all the mess that has happened at Penn State that their recruiting would have suffered but that could not be further from the case. It is has been well known that the Nittany Lions recruiting has slipped over the last 10 years or so because of the age of Joe Paterno. Now though, with new head coach Bill O’ Brien things are on the upswing. The Nittany...

Versatile Bradshaw Talks Upcoming trips

Damascus (Md.) High athlete Zach Bradshaw was offered by Penn State on Thursday, and he spoke to about it. He also went in-depth on his recruitment, disclosed upcoming visits, and brushed on a time frame for making a decision.

McGloin Gets Starting Nod

Bill O'Brien provided a variety of updates on the Penn State squad at the Coaches vs. Cancer golf event on Friday. Get an update here.

CFBZ Podcast #2: Talking Big Ten, Conference Re-Alignment and Penn State with Kevin McGuire

Our second CFBZ podcast is in the books! We had Kevin McGuire on the show. Kevin is a great college football writer who writes for many sites including, The Nittany Lions Den and Crystal Ball Run. Here's a re-cap on what we talked about and make sure you scroll to the bottom to listen to the thirty minute podcast... - We start out talking about the topic du jour...
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