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New Penn State head coach Bill O’Brien said good-bye to one of the NFL’s most prolific passers on Monday. On Tuesday, he said hello to a quarterback situation that is considered by many to be the joke of the college football world.
What’s a new coach to do?
Unlike the NFL—where you can draft or trade or sign a new quarterback before taking the field next season—college football is a place where you’re stuck with what you’ve been given.
Earlier this week, an intriguing rumor was spread—then denied—around the Maryland football community about former ACC Freshman of the Year, Danny O’Brien. Supposedly, he met with second-year coach Randy Edsall and decided to transfer, a Twitter report which Danny O’Brien then denied.
While there is no substantial information to link O’Brien leaving Maryland with him coming to Penn State, many are wondering if it’s more than a last name that Penn State’s new coach shares with Maryland’s exiting playcaller. Perhaps they’ll be shar
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Penn State is making important in-roads in upgrading its talent for the future, which is a necessity given their current last place status in the Big Ten. While he won’t help next year’s team, and will arrive for the 2013 season, the Nittany Lions scored a very important verbal commitment from Philadelphia-native Brandon Austin, a [...]
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No. 7 seed Northwestern opened its two-time title defense at the Big Ten Match Play Championship at Concessions Golf Club with a dog fight against No. 10 seed Penn State Friday morning, pulling out a 3-3 tiebreaker win with a back-nine charge from senior Sam Chien (pictured).
The Penn State Nittany Lion wrestling closed out the road portion of its dual meet season with a 39-3 win at Utah Valley in Orem, Utah. Nearly 5,500 fans (5,470) watched as Penn State, led by Utah-native Cael Sanderson, won nine of ten bouts including three pins in the non-conference road win.
Penn State's star point guard came up one assist shy of a triple-double in a victory over Nebraska at the Jordan Center.
The Penn State Lady Lions always achieve an excellent response in their efforts to raise funds and awareness for the identification and treatment of breast cancer in women. But this year the Pink Zone attracted a new sponsor, and the effort received a commitment that takes the game to a whole new level. Because, when Kish Bank decided to sponsor WBCA Pink Zone at Penn State, the...
The Nebraska men's basketball team wraps up a stretch of four games in 10 days Saturday afternoon, as the Huskers travel to University Park, Pa., to take on Penn State. Tipoff is slated for Noon (central) and the game will be televised nationally on ESPNU with Mark Brown and Tim McCormick on the call. The game will also be available online at ESPN3.com and the WatchESPN App for...
Maggie Lucas scored 16 points to help No. 18 Penn State beat Wisconsin 69-54 on Thursday night. Alex Bentley and Ariel Edwards each added 14 to lead the Lady Lions (19-5, 9-3 Big Ten) to their eighth win in the last nine games. Penn State also swept the season series with the Badgers (8-16, 4-8). Mia Nickson chipped in 11 points and seven rebounds for Penn State.
Dottie Sandusky, the wife of former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky, tried to run down TV reporter Courtney Brennan of Pittsburgh’s WPIX outside the Sandusky home on Thursday
The No. 18/21 Penn State Lady Lions (19-5, 9-3) begin their final road stretch of the season as they travel to Northwestern (13-11, 3-8) to face the Wildcats Sunday at 1 p.m. (ET). The game will be televised on the Big Ten Network with Dan Kelly, Stephanie White and Kara Lentz describing play. This is the only meeting of the season between the Lady Lions and the Wildcats.
Former Penn State defensive coordinator Jerry Sandusky appeared in court today to address modifications to his bail restrictions. Additionally, a trial date was tentatively set for May 14.
The Penn State Lady Lions jumped to the lead and never looked back during Thursday night's game against Wisconsin.
BELLEFONTE, Pa. (AP) -- Former Penn State assistant coach Jerry Sandusky's request for greater freedom of movement - and for visits from his young grandchildren - while he awaits trial on child sex-abuse charges was taken under advisement by a judge Friday, but prosecutors countered that Sandusky's home isn't a safe place for children.
BATON ROUGE - The No. 22 LSU softball team dropped a 5-3 decision to Penn State in its 2012 season opener Friday evening at Tiger Park in-front of 1,073 fans to conclude day one of the Tiger Classic.