Lions Put OSU Loss in Perspective

OT Garry Gilliam and his fellow Penn State players don't intend to let the debacle in Columbus carry over to this week's home game with struggling Illinois.
October 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Position switch fuels Penn State's Gilliam

What highlighted Garry Gilliam's first game at a new position on offense was his quick transition to defense. Not that the former 265-pound Penn State tight end who is now a 303-pound right tackle thought it was anything out of the ordinary. Syracuse cornerback Brandon Reddish had stripped Penn State receiver Allen Robinson of the ball at the Orange 27-yard line and had only...
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September 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Gilliam switches to Offensive Tackle

Penn State football player #89 Garry Gilliam announced this afternoon via twitter that he will be switching from tight end to offensive tackle this spring. Gilliam, the 6'6" redshirt junior from Carlisle, PA, debated the position change since November of 2012 after several discussions with coach Bill O'Brien, but ultimately decided at the conclusion of the regular...
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February 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Revamp ready: PSU about to unwrap its new offense

The new playbook Penn State tight end Garry Gilliam studied this summer could have doubled as a dumbbell. After all, doing curls with the thick binder weighing five pounds would have been much easier than learning the plays themselves. Finally, though, the Nittany Lions think they have a handle on coach Bill O'Brien's revamped offensive scheme, just in time for Saturday...
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August 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Is this Penn State's new football helmet?

Penn State quarterback Steven Bench has finally arrived in State College after a long travel ordeal, and now he tweets images of his new football helmet. For fans of Penn State football, there may be a clear change to the helmet Penn State will wear this season, the removal of the blue stripe down the middle. UPDATE: Garry Gilliam confirms this is how the helmets always look for...
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August 05, 2012  |  Discuss

Garry Gilliam: Perseverance through adversity

Photo courtesy of Mike Pettigano Garry Gilliam sat in his empty on-campus apartment alone on his bed. His dresser was laced with prescription drug bottles full of painkillers and antibiotics along with dozens of packets of Emergen-C Vitamin drink mix. On this brisk, Sunday evening in late fall of 2010, he sat in pain, wondering if he was ever going to be normal again. “Why does...
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June 27, 2012  |  Discuss

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