Penn State football: Four numbers to tell this weekend’s tale

Coming off of its fourth loss in a row, Penn State has even more to play for, needing two wins in the last four games to take them to a bowl game. The next opponent is a struggling Indiana team that has its bright spots, along with its flaws. These four numbers will tell the story for the Big Ten matchup. 34.8 Indiana has given up an average of 34.8 points per game in their nine...
November 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Penn State powers past UMass, 48-7

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) Bill Belton and Zach Zwinak rushed for a pair of touchdowns each, Christian Hackenberg threw for 179 yards and Penn State defeated Massachusetts 48-7 on Saturday. Penn State (4-0), which needed late-game drives to win two of its first three games, displayed a run-pass balance for the first time this season during its first-ever game against UMass (0-4). The...
Via Associated Press
September 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Penn State Football: Things to watch for against UMass

James Franklin wasn’t shy in saying that his team had plenty to work on last week. A week later, his Penn State Nittany Lions (3-0, 1-0 Big Ten) will get a chance to remedy some of their early season struggles when they welcome UMass (0-3, 0-1 MAC) to Beaver Stadium on Saturday for a 4pm kickoff. The game will air on the Big Ten Network. While Franklin mentioned a few areas where his...
September 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Penn St tailback Belton expects bigger run game

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) Penn State tailback Bill Belton believes the Nittany Lions will achieve a balanced offensive. The current numbers - 1,082 yards passing to just 227 rushing - are a bit skewed, and the young Penn State offensive line has been criticized despite winning its first three games. With just one returning starter up front, the running game has been grounded and quarterback...
Via Associated Press
September 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Penn State rallies to spoil Rutgers Big 10 debut

PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) Bill Belton scored on a 5-yard run with 1:13 to play and Penn State rallied from a 10-point deficit to post a 13-10 victory over Rutgers on Saturday night, spoiling the Scarlet Knights' Big Ten Conference debut. Christian Hackenberg orchestrated the game-winning, six-play, 80-yard, drive with passes of 53 and 23 yards to Geno Lewis after the Nittany Lions ...
Via Associated Press
September 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Penn State Goes Behind The Scenes Of The Schedule Poster Photo Shoot

These days, its not enough to produce an awesome schedule poster, teams have been releasing videos of the process of creating these posters during the summer. Penn State is the latest to get in on this trend. A number of Nittany Lions players, including Bill Belton, Zach Zwinak, and Brad Bars got into uniform for the first time this year for the photo shoot at Beaver Stadium. We...
Via College Spun
July 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Bill Belton, Zach Zwinak named to Doak Walker Award watch list

Today, the Doak Walker Award watch list was released as this award is for the nation’s best running back. The list currently has 53 running backs on it but more can be still added. The semifinalists for the award will be named on November 18 and the finalists will be named on November 24. Finally, the winner will be announced on December 11 during the college football awards show...
Via Total Sports Live
July 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Iowa’s Duzey Headlines B1G Sleepers For 2014

Thirty Big Ten Players moved on to the NFL via the draft this year and even more signed with professional teams through free agency. This exodus of stars in the conference opens the door for a new crop of standouts to lead their teams on the quest for Indy and beyond. Let’s take a look at some under-the-radar players who could make some noise in the old conference in 2014. Jake...
Via Know It All Football
May 25, 2014  |  Discuss

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