Found April 21, 2013 on Crystal Ball Run:
UNIVERSITY PARK, PA - Penn State's search for a starting quarterback, as expected, was not concluded during the annual spring game. Instead, Bill O'Brien looks forward to an open competition for the starting quarterback job, which appears to be a knotted up between Steven Bench and Tyler Ferguson and will see stud recruit Christian Hackenberg added to the mix later this summer. Bench and Ferguson had fairly even performances in chilly Beaver Stadium. This is all expected though. In fact, it all seems to be a part of the plan for Penn State in the search for the one who will replace Matt McGloin in 2013. There is no need to rush to a decision, not when the options all lack experience. Now O'Brien will take some time to sit back and watch some film and evaluate before getting a chance to work on the next steps in the summer. Overall though Penn State seemed to have a positive outing. There were some good performances by players competing for starting jobs and other...

Penn State Football Spring game: Nuggets and notes

Some nuggets and notes from Penn State’s 2013 Blue/White Spring Game: Allen Robinson began where he left off last year with a long gain on an end-around; expect O’Brien to get the ball to his top playmaker whenever he can this season. Steven Bench started with the offense and led a scoring drive on his first possession. During the drive he completed all three of his passes while...

Former PSU RB Franco Harris speaks on scandal

More than 200 Penn State alumni and supporters gathered Friday for an event hosted by Hall of Fame running back Franco Harris about the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal and the firing of former coach Joe Paterno. Presenters including a government analyst claimed Penn State's firing of Paterno and acceptance of NCAA sanctions were done too hastily and without enough information...

Let’s try this again, shall we? We Are! 2013 – A Penn State Preview eMagazine

The print idea couldn’t raise enough funding, but don’t despair. We Are! launching a new version of this project, one that pulls the preview magazine industry into the digital age: This is our second attempt after we initially failed to raise enough in a short time to get a print version done this year. But we spoke to the writers, and the designers, and the publisher, and rather...

Franco Harris speaks on PSU scandal

A day before they celebrated this year's end of Penn State spring football practice, more than 200 alumni and fans gathered Friday for an event hosted by Hall of Fame running back Franco Harris about the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal. They remain angry about the circumstances surrounding the firing of the late coach Joe Paterno in the wake of Sandusky's arrest in...

Joe Paterno is not happy with Penn State football right now … wait, that can’t be right

Umm, yeah, we're pretty sure Joe Paterno is not going to be coaching at Penn State's Spring Game this year -- nor has he been very disappointed in the team so far this year.

Big-Time Impact Recruit Commits to Play Football At Penn State

  I have verbally committed to The University of Pennsylvania State. #WeAre#PSU — De’Andre Thompkins(@Calle_Alectia) April 20, 2013 De’Andre Thompkins is a 4 star athlete according to ESPN’s Recruiting Nation rankings and 247Sports. According to Rivals and Scout, he is a 3 star recruit. Don’t worry so much about the stars, he is a versatile…

In Focus: DeAndre Thompkins

On Saturday, Penn State secured a commitment from Swansboro (N.C.) wide receiver DeAndre Thompkins, one of the most dynamic playmakers in the country.

Videos: Penn State Blue White Game (2013)

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B-W Game: First-Team Reps

See which Nittany Lions were working with the starters in Penn State's annual Blue-White Game at Beaver Stadium Saturday.

B-W Game: Thompkins Commits

Penn State tallied a recruiting win Saturday, too, landing the North Carolina wide receiver. Thompkins was in town for the Blue-White Game.

FRAME GAME: Zwinak Catch & Run

Penn State's starting running back injured his left hand early in the Blue-White Game. Check out our frame-by-frame breakdown of the play, including the hit that appeared to cause the still unspecified injury.

2012-13 Basketball Season Review: Penn State Nittany Lions

Penn State in 2012-13 could easily be the poster child for how individual talent can take you only so far in the game of basketball and in the world of Big Ten basketball as they placed two scorers in the top 6 of the Big Ten scoring rankings, but managed to win only two games.  The Big Ten season was interesting as they lost 14 straight games to open conference play...

Holley Gets More Familiar With PSU

The four-star defensive tackle checked out the Nittany Lions' Blue-White Game Saturday. But with a relative attending Penn State, he is always plugged in to what's happening in Happy Valley.

B-W Game: Visiting Recruit Gallery

Check out many of the prospects who were on hand to see Penn State's spring game at Beaver Stadium Saturday.

B-W Game: Meet RB Akeel Lynch

We were on hand when the redshirt freshman met the media for the first time at Penn State. What was it like redshirting? Why does he wear No. 22? And how did he get the name, "Big Maple?" Check out the video to see.
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