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SAM FICKEN RUMORS & GOSSIP

Vine: Penn State Kicker Sam Ficken Celebrated A Made Field Goal With A “Three Goggles” Celebration

Penn State and Temple are in the middle of a really ugly game in Happy Valley. All of the game’s scoring has come by way of field goals, and the Nittany Lions lead, 6-3. At the end of the first half, Penn State kicker Sam Ficken drilled a 50-yard field goal, which was his second made kick of the day. After the ball went through, Ficken celebrated by taking his right hand and putting...
Via College Spun
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Ficken emerges as Penn State special teams star

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) Penn State kicker Sam Ficken is the model of consistency two years after missing four field goals in one game. He's converted 17 of 19 field goals this season, including a game-winning 36-yard kick against Central Florida in the opener. The two misses were blocked. He's third in the NCAA in field goals at 2.12 per game and twice been selected Big...
Via AP on Fox
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Penn State Football: Don’t call it a moral victory

You won’t hear about anything about “moral victories” from anyone inside the Penn State football locker room. And while they won’t say it publicly, those around the Penn State program are proud of the effort and resiliency shown in Saturday’s 31-24 overtime loss against Ohio State. The Nittany Lions (4-3, 1-3 Big Ten) came into the day as more than two touchdown underdogs...
Via isportsweb.com
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Penn State Football: Nittany Lions finding ways to win

While the season is just three games in, the Penn State Nittany Lions (3-0, 1-0 Big Ten) have found out quite a bit of what kind of DNA the 2014 team has, well so far at least. James Franklin said a few weeks ago that his team had the ability to win when things are going against them. In other terms the first-year Penn State coach meant that his team can finds ways to win when they’re...
Via isportsweb.com
September 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Penn State kicker Sam Ficken wins Big Ten Player of the Week honor

The #B1G Special Teams POW is K Sam Ficken of @PennStateFball – 4 FGs, including game-winner against UCF. pic.twitter.com/qWXYrGIIxW — Big Ten Football (@B1Gfootball) September 1, 2014
Via Nittany Lions Den
September 01, 2014  |  Discuss

PSU’s Sam Ficken field goal beats UCF: Video

This was a good game, we thought UCF just led themselves to a game winning touchdown drive, but Penn State had other plans. With three seconds Sam Ficken made the game winning field goal. Penn State won 26-24 in a week 1 thriller.
Via The Front Office News
August 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Penn State Beats UCF With Last Second Field Goal (VIDEO)

Penn State started the college football season with a BANG! After a crazy back and forth game between Penn State and UCF, Penn State came through with the win. With about 3 seconds left on the clock, kicker Sam Ficken went for the field goal from 30 yards and sent PSU into the win. Kicken with Ficken! College Football is OFFICIALLY underway! Rejoice! (BSO) The post Penn State...
Via Geeks and Cleats
August 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Ficken is kickin'em through for Penn State

Sam Ficken, Mr. Reliable. Seriously. The Penn State kicker whom some Nittany Lions fans wanted to run out of Happy Valley last year has made 13 straight field goal attempts after starting the season by going 3 for 3 in a win against Syracuse. ''I couldn't be more confident in my ability,'' Ficken said Saturday after the Nittany Lions won 23-17 at MetLife Stadium...
Via Fox Sports
September 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Penn State Football: Lions hold off Owls 24-13

Last week, Penn State coach Bill O’Brien won his first game. This week, he extended his winning streak to two games. It’s might not seem like much, but it’s a start. Matt McGloin’s three touchdowns led Penn State past Temple. Senior quarterback Matt McGloin threw for 318 yards and accounted for three scores as Penn State (2-2) beat Temple (1-2), 24-13 at Beaver Stadium on...
Via isportsweb.com
September 23, 2012  |  Discuss

PSU coach O'Brien stands by Ficken

Penn State is sticking with kicker Sam Ficken. The sophomore had an extra-point attempt blocked and missed four kicks in last week's 17-16 loss at Virginia, including the potential game-winner from 42 yards in a heavy drizzle. Coach Bill O'Brien said Tuesday that Ficken is working hard to improve. He said everything else needs to get better, too, like the protection, snaps...
Via AP on Fox
August 28, 2012  |  Discuss
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