Penn State Football: Nittany Lions hold off Purdue, 45-21

STATE COLLEGE, Pa – Zack Zwinak scored three touchdowns and Penn State running backs combined for 289 yards rushing in leading the Nittany Lions to a 45-21 win over Purdue on Saturday. The senior has posted back-to-back 100-yard rushing games after going without one for nearly two full months, dating back to his 128-yard effort in a loss to UCF. A pair of 1-yard TD runs in the...
November 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Penn State Football: Nittany Lions look for back-to-back wins

This weekend Penn State looks to win back-to-back games for the first time since beating Syracuse and Eastern Michigan to begin the season. Following a 47-7 beatdown of the Eagles, the Nittany Lions have alternated wins and losses the past six games. Wins over Kent State, Michigan and Illinois last week were sandwiched between losses to UCF, Indiana and Ohio State in subsequent...
November 08, 2013  |  Discuss

RB Belton basks in glow of being No. 1 at Penn St

Bill Belton's position on Penn State's depth chart finally matches the number he wears on his uniform. It's been a difficult journey to that No. 1 spot at tailback. The former utility man in high school, who played quarterback, receiver and defensive back, entered Penn State as a receiver before being asked in January 2012 by coach Bill O'Brien to carry the ball...
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November 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Penn State beats No. 18 Michigan 43-40 in 4OT

Bill Belton ran for a 2-yard touchdown in the fourth overtime to lift Penn State past No. 18 Michigan 43-40 in maybe the biggest win in coach Bill O'Brien's two seasons with the Nittany Lions. Penn State's Christian Hackenberg was sensational in regulation on the tying drive, completing passes of 29 yards to Brandon Felder and 33 yards to Allen Robinson to bring the...
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October 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Video: Penn State outlasts Michigan in four-overtime thriller

Nittany Lions running back Bill Belton punched it in from two yards out to give Penn State a roller coaster, 43-40 four-OT victory over the Michigan Wolverines.
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October 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Video: Bill Belton Rushes For 2-Yard TD, Penn State Knocks Off Undefeated Michigan In 4-OTs

It’s all over at State College. After four overtimes, most of which resulted in missed field goals, Penn State was able to knock off previously undefeated Michigan, 43-40. After a bold decision to go for it on 4th-and-1 on Michigan’s 16-yard-line, Bill O’Brien was later rewarded when running back Bill Belton rushed for a 2-yard touchdown for the win. Euphoria in Happy Valley.
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October 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Penn State Football: Lions look to rebound at Purdue

After suffering their first loss in five games last Saturday against Ohio State, the Penn State Nittany Lions hit the road to try and start a new winning streak. Hopes of another long winning streak for Penn State begins when they travel to face the Purdue Boilermakers Saturday at 3:30. For the Nittany Lions (5-3, 3-1 Big Ten), it’s an opportunity to forget a dreadful and sloppy...
November 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Penn St. 38, Iowa 14

Bill Belton ran for 103 yards and three touchdowns and surging Penn State throttled Iowa 38-14 on Saturday night for its fifth straight win. Matt McGloin threw for 289 yards and a pair of TDs for the Nittany Lions, who beat the Hawkeyes in Iowa City for the first time in 13 years. Penn State (5-2, 3-0) took the suspense of this matchup between previously-unbeaten Big Ten teams...
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October 21, 2012  |  Discuss

Penn State drops opener to Ohio 24-14

Saturday afternoon wasn’t quite the start that new coach Bill O’Brien wanted for his new era of Penn State football. The Nittany Lions squandered an 11-point halftime lead as Ohio quarterback Tyler Tettleton accounted for three second-half touchdowns to fuel the Bobcats’ upset in Beaver Stadium. The loss was Penn State’s first in a season opener since losing to eventual national...
September 02, 2012  |  Discuss

Belton leads PSU's band of offensive replacements

Penn State's depth is being tested before the Nittany Lions play a single snap. Transfers in the aftermath of strict NCAA sanctions and other offseason departures have new coach Bill O'Brien focusing not on who has departed, but who will step up. ''The next guy steps up, next guy is ready to go,'' he said at the team's media day. ''It's your...
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August 15, 2012  |  Discuss

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