Found April 23, 2012 on The Sports Bank:
The family of Joe Paterno turned down an offer from Penn State University, which sought to rename Beaver Stadium after the late college football leader in Division 1 coaching victories, according to a report from The Patriot-News yesterday. How about Child Rape Stadium instead? That way you can name it after Paterno’s right hand man of many years Jerry Sandusky. I just realized how odd it is that the stadium shares its name with a slang term for female genitalia, when it’s now become synonymous with the type of acts that only NAMBLA would approve of; illegal and immoral behavior by a man who isn’t really interested in “beaver.” (allegedly) (again how the f*** is Jerry Sandusky actually married? Who the f*** marries/stays married to [an alleged] child rapist?) From Lost Lettermen: The newspaper said the offer was part of a deal after Paterno died that was sought by the university, which would get a full release in return. That would have ensured that the Paterno family could not su...

Report: Paternos reject stadium offer

Joe Paterno's family turned down an offer by Penn State to rename Beaver Stadium after the late coach as part of a package deal that would have prohibited the family from suing the university, The Patriot-News reported Sunday. A source close to the Paterno family told the newspaper that renaming the field "was never important to Joe." According to The Patriot-News...

Penn State Blue-White game: new coach, same old QB problems

It’s been 63 years since Joe Paterno was not present for a spring game, but the Nittany Lions still suffered from the same old issues during the annual Blue-White game. There is no clear starter at the quarterback position. Six gunslingers were rotated in-and-out throughout an enthusiastic Beaver Stadium but all failed to deliver. Though new head Coach Bill O’Brien is known...

Penn State Gives $5.5M to Paterno Estate

A report from the Chicago Tribune details $5.5 Million in payments made by Penn State University to Joe Paterno’s estate. Despite being fired for cause following the Jerry Sandusky child sex scandal, Penn State Trustees decided to honor Paterno’s contract as of he had retired. The bulk of the payment included a $3M “Career Bonus” [...]

FBS newcomer UMass to visit Penn State in 2014

FBS newcomer UMass will play Penn State in 2014 in an early-season nonconference game in Happy Valley. UMass announced the Sept. 20, 2014 matchup in a statement over the weekend. The game also allows Penn State coach Bill O'Brien to host a team from his home state. O'Brien was born Dorchester, Mass., and raised in the Boston suburb of Andover. O'Brien also has notoriety...

O'Brien debuts at Penn St. spring game

Penn State's new coach draped a whistle around his neck, wore a headset and anxiously paced the Beaver Stadium sideline in blue and gray sweats. Indeed, it is a new era in Happy Valley. Nearly four months after taking the Nittany Lions job, Bill O'Brien made his sideline debut as Penn State closed out spring practice with the annual Blue-White game Saturday. It was the...

O'Brien debuts, Penn St wraps up spring practice

Bill O'Brien is making his Beaver Stadium debut as Penn State's coach in the Blue-White game that wraps up spring practice. It's another step forward for the football program as it transitions from the 46-year tenure of O'Brien's predecessor, the late Joe Paterno. There were mixed emotions among many of the thousands of fans who showed up on a cloudy afternoon...

Penn State vs. UMass? It's a pretty big deal!

At least according to our friends over at Maroon Musket. The guys over at the UMass blog made note that the announcement of Penn State and UMass getting set up to play a game in Beaver Stadium in 2014 made the front page of's college football page. Over the weekend UMass confirmed a number of future non-conference games for the Minutemen, including the September 20...

Photos and links from Penn State Blue White Game

Penn State gets spring game complete before rain hits View in full screen. Post game video via Nittany Lions Den. Recap via Winners and losers via Bleacher Report.

Hyman Discusses Penn State Trip

St. John Vianney High (Holmdel, N.J.) receiver/defensive back Ishmael Hyman visited Penn State for Saturday's spring game. He spoke with about the day, the campus and the prospects for an offer.

Zeff Talks PSU Spring Game

Montclair (N.J.) High offensive lineman Sam Zeff was one of the many players on Penn State's campus for the annual spring game. He spoke to about his experience, and what the Nittany Lions are saying about an offer.

3-way PSU QB race heads into offseason

New coach, same uncertainty behind center at Penn State. Bill O'Brien heads into the offseason hoping to narrow the field in the three-man race for the starting quarterback job to two. The quarterback questions aren't new in Happy Valley. O'Brien's predecessor, the late Joe Paterno, had open competitions for the starting job entering the previous two seasons - and...

Lions in the Lead for Alwan

The New Jersey linebacker gives the lowdown on his visit to Penn State for the Blue-White Game.

New York Duo Plan Return Trip

Teammates Uceta and Sorrenti hope to score offers after camping at Penn State this summer. They were on campus for the Blue-White Game.


Get a look a the dozens and dozens of prospects who were on hand for Penn State's annual spring scrimmage.
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