Found September 07, 2012 on Fox Sports South:
The culture at the University of Virginia is that of the Virginia Gentleman, a holdover from Southern genteel society, so says the schools website. The school that was founded by Thomas Jefferson has always prided itself on having a dignity above other public institutions, of being what many consider a Public Ivy a notion that Virginia is the equal to an Ivy League school and for having one of the truly unique and historic campuses in the nation. Though dont call it a campus around Charlottesville, its known more as The Grounds. Only every so often are the schools fox hunters challenged to let down their hair and get frothy at the mouth, and thats usually reserved for when football rivals North Carolina and Virginia Tech come to town. That will be challenged on a different level Saturday when Penn State visits Charlottesville for a football game that might not be the top story of the day at Scott Stadium. Penn State has gone from one of the most respected collegiate sports pro...

Report: Al Pacino set to portray Joe Paterno

Oscar-winning actor, Joe Paterno has already portrayed a head coach in a fictional story about a professional football team. The role, Tony D’Amato, was legendary coach, well past his prime, trying to hold on for one more run with a brash young QB. Any Given Sunday, was directed by Oliver Stone, and while it was [...]

Penn State football looks to rebound at Virginia

Bill O’Brien hopes to fare better in his second game at the helm of Nittany Lions when Penn State travels to Virginia to battle the Cavaliers on Saturday at noon. The Lions (0-1) blew an 11-point lead last Saturday to Ohio in O’Brien’s debut as coach. Despite the loss, the Lions are prepared to move on with a tough road battle against an ACC foe. The Cavaliers (1-0) took down...

Defenseman Thomas Welsh de-commits from Penn State

I reached out to Mike Welsh a person that I had interview via email last September when his son Thomas committed to play hockey at Penn State. Thomas has since de-committed from PSU. I again had a conversation with Mike Via email. It’s nice to talk to you again Mike.  It’s been almost a year since we last chatted. Q: Your son Thomas Welsh who is a highly sought after...

Penn State vs. Virginia: Nobody Loves You When You're Down And Out

Where does one begin when contemplating the fortunes of the (I can’t even find the proper adjective)  2012 Penn State Nittany Lions? The first thing that comes to mind for me is the old American Blues standard, “Nobody Loves You When You’re Down & Out”. After the emotional return to Beaver Stadium and the subsequent drubbing by the Ohio University Bobcats, I’m sure...

UVA: Penn State Arrives @ Hotel

The Nittany Lions received a warm welcome when they arrived here for their weekend road game against Virginia. Check out our video.

BLITZ THE CAVS: Game Preview

Mark Harrington and Nirav Dalal tackle Penn State's 2012 road opener against the Cavaliers. Get the lowdown on what to watch for on the road as the Lions bounce back from a tough season opener.

UVA: By the Numbers

Penn State held the edge in several key statstical categories including total yards, turnovers and penalty yards. See the numbers here.

Lions Kicking Themselves After Loss

A disastrous day by a new specialist costs Penn State dearly in defeat to Virginia. Bill O'Brien's team is now 0-2 on the season.


It wasn’t a FAT GUY TOUCHDOWN, but it still deserves your utmost attention. Penn State defensive lineman Jordan Hill actually pulled off a rather ridiculous pick, first knocking it down with one hand and then securing it with the other. And then, he was off. GO BIG FELLA! One of college football’s finer moments in [...]

UVA: Report Card

Who made the grade and who came up short as the Nittany Lions fell to the Cavaliers? Check it out as we size up different areas of the team.

FRAME GAME: Third-Down Breakdown

What went wrong when UVA converted a key third-and-16 vs. Penn State? Check it out in our exclusive frame-by-frame breakdown.

Quick Hitter: Issah Re-Opens Recruitment

Central Dauphin (Harrisburg, Pa.) linebacker Zayd Issah, who committed to Penn State in June, has re-opened his recruitment.

UVA: Game Breakdown

The good, the bad and the ugly from Penn State's come-from-ahead loss to the Cavaliers.

FOS-TV: FB Michael Zordich

The team leader talks about bouncing back from the Ohio loss, the Nittany Lions' mentality and more. See what he had to say.
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