Former Penn State RB Akeel Lynch announces retirement

Former Penn State running back Akeel Lynch has made a decision more and more football players are making these days. Lynch has announced his retirement from football after going through two concussions. Lynch, who transferred to Nevada this year, announced his decision to retire on his Twitter account on Monday. ✌ Lynch appeared in four games for Nevada this season, rushing just...
Via Nittany Lions Den
October 17, 2016  |  Discuss

Education, athletics at odds in debate over grad transfers

Akeel Lynch went from starter to backup at Penn State last season as freshman Saquon Barkley emerged as one of the best running backs in the country. Facing the prospect of spending most of his final season of college eligibility on the sideline, Lynch decided to take advantage of an NCAA rule that allows graduates to transfer and be immediately eligible to play. ''I felt like I...
Via Associated Press
June 03, 2016  |  Discuss

Another Penn State player announces plans to transfer

Penn State running back Akeel Lynch announced Wednesday he plans to play somewhere else in 2016. The fourth-year junior wrote in a message posted to Twitter, "It's been a tough decision for my family and I, but I have decided after I graduate this spring from Penn State, I will play my fifth year of eligibility elsewhere." Lynch added he has been honored to wear the blue and white...
Via FOX Sports
January 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Penn State RB Akeel Lynch to transfer, will play fifth year elsewhere

If there is one team that is losing more players to transfer than the NFL Draft this year, it is the Penn State Nittany Lions. On Tuesday, Troy Reeder announced he would be transferring closer to home to play for the Delaware Fightin’ Blue Hens. On Wednesday, it was announced that running back Akeel Lynch will transfer to play his final year. He will be eligible immediately after...
Via Campus Sports Net
January 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Penn State RB Akeel Lynch Will Transfer, Play 5th Year Elsewhere

Penn State running back Akeel Lynch will transfer from the program after he graduates this spring and play his final year of eligibility elsewhere, he announced on Twitter.   Lynch penned a heartfelt thank you note to the PSU community, notifying them of his decision.  Thank you, Penn State. pic.twitter.com/RfaCeLak0W — Akeel J. Lynch (@ALynch_22) January 13, 2016 This season...
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January 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Morning Cup of Joe: Bowl projectors have Penn State heading to Music City Bowl

There are worse places in the country to go than Nashville… like Detroit Penn State is 3-1 after picking up a third consecutive victory over the weekend against San Diego State. The win came at a cost with injuries mounting up. Among the players injured in the game were running backs Akeel Lynch and Saquon Barkley. Lynch’s injury looked to be the more serious of the two, as...
Via Nittany Lions Den
September 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Lynch ready to lead Penn State on, off field

Now an elder statesman in the running backs room, Akeel Lynch intends to have a breakout year for Penn State in 2015.  He also knows he needs to impart as much wisdom as he can to the rest of the players at his position -- all of whom are redshirt or true freshmen.  "A lot has changed in the past years," Lynch told PennLive.com. "A lot of responsibilities have gone onto my shoulders...
Via FOX Sports
July 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Freshman looking to make impact at running back for Penn State

Penn State appears set to have Akeel Lynch as its starting tailback this fall, but such a demanding position generally demands multiple contributors.  Never can a college football team have too many weapons, either, which is why Saquon Barkley has high hopes for getting heavily involved as a true freshman.  PSU strength and conditioning coach Dwight Galt told the Allentown Morning...
Via FOX Sports
July 13, 2015  |  Discuss

PSU Players Akeel Lynch, Adam Breneman Have A Message For The Naysayers

Saturday night, Penn State played in its first postseason game in three years, defeating Boston College in a wild Pinstripe Bowl that went into overtime. It was an emotional victory for the Nittany Lions’ players, who, through no fault of their own, were forced to deal with a multi-year bowl ban and reduced scholarships as a result of the Jerry Sandusky scandal.  After the game...
Via College Spun
December 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Joey Bosa Overpowers RB Akeel Lynch, Notches Game-Winning Sack In 2OT

Penn State gave Ohio State all it could handle at Beaver Stadium Saturday night, but in the end, it was the Buckeyes who made just one more play than the Nittany Lions. That play, which came in double-overtime with OSU leading 31-24, involved defensive lineman Joey Bosa, one of the best players in the country, overpowering PSU running back Akeel Lynch for a game-winning sack. Here’s...
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October 26, 2014  |  Discuss

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