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Mike Hull, the Linebacker with a heart of a Lion.

Mike Hull has overcome multiple obstacles within his college career of football. He tore his ACL, he witnessed the man that brought him to the college fired and name thrown through the mud, saw his chance of playing in a bowl game dashed due to NCAA sanctions, and went through three coaches in four years. Yet he has overcome every challenge with stride. He was able to play in bowl...
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May 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Scouting report for Miami Dolphins UFA linebacker Mike Hull

Linebacker Mike Hull from Penn State has verbally agreed to join the Miami Dolphins as an undrafted free agent. Here is the scouting report for him from the PhinManiacs Draft Guide, courtesy of Jeff Hyde (@Jeff__Hyde). Mike Hull, from Linebacker University (Penn State), lived up to the nickname.  He started his career at outside linebacker and moved inside for the 2014 season...
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May 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Penn State Football: Can the defense repeat its 2014 form?

There’s no doubt that the Penn State defense was among one of the nations elite units in 2014, but the question is whether or not they can repeat the feat in 2015. For starters, the 2015 unit will be looking to match a 2014 version that finished No. 2 in the country in total defense at 185 total yards allowed per game in addition to being the nation’s eight-ranked scoring defense...
March 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Penn State Football position recap: Linebackers

When James Franklin talked about the tradition of Penn State football when he took the job almost a calendar year ago, one of those was that of “Linebacker U.” In Franklin’s first season as Nittany Lions coach, he was treated to witnessing one of the very best linebackers to ever wear a Penn State uniform. Mike Hull, a senior and Pennsylvania native, produced one of the best...
January 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Penn State LB Mike Hull given top LB award by Talking 10

With the conclusion of the Big Ten’s regular season this weekend, awards season is now in full swing. Our friends over at Talking 10, an independent Big Ten oriented site, got the ball rolling with their first annual batch of individual awards, including some recognition for Penn State linebacker Mike Hull. Hull was named the Butkus-Fitzgerald Linebacker of the Year by Talking...
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December 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Penn State linebacker Hull in final home game

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) Penn State linebacker Mike Hull has a lot of stored-up memories between his first game in 2011 and his last regular-season game on Saturday. And there were as many off the field as on it. Hull played for five coaches, weathered the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal and resulting NCAA sanctions and struggled through a nagging knee injury in 2013. He's...
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November 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Penn State Football: 5 Keys to beating Temple

Once again, the Penn State Nittany Lions are looking to go bowling. After spending the last two years on the outside of the bowl picture due to NCAA sanctions, the Nittany Lions (5-4, 1-4 Big Ten) can gain bowl eligibility with a win over the Temple Owls (5-4, 3-3 MAC) at Beaver Stadium on Saturday. Penn State’s bowl ban was handed down back in 2012 as punishment for the Jerry...
November 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Mike Hull added to Bednarik Award watch list

LB Mike Hull of @PennStateFball added to watch list for Bednarik Award – — Big Ten Football (@B1Gfootball) October 28, 2014
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October 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Mike Hull’s absence proves Butkus Award as much a popularity contest as any

Today the semifinalists for the Butkus Award were announced, and Penn State linebacker Mike Hull was not among the 15 players considered for the top linebacker award. After watching Hull put together 19 tackles in a double overtime game against Ohio State Saturday night, Hull’s absence from the semifinalist list seems to be a bit of a head scratcher.�But the Butkus Award,...
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October 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Penn State Football: 5 Keys To Upsetting Ohio State

James Franklin knew heading into the season that his Penn State team would face perhaps its biggest challenge on October 25th when the Ohio State Buckeyes came to town. After four-straight wins to start the season, his Nittany Lions (4-2, 1-1 Big Ten) have dropped back-to-back games to Northwestern at home and on the road at Michigan. But with bye weeks sandwiching the Michigan...
October 23, 2014  |  Discuss

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