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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...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

No. 14 Wisconsin braces for PSU's bruising Zwinak

(Eds: With AP Photos.) By GENARO C. ARMAS AP Sports Writer Chip, chip, chip. No. 14 Wisconsin has seen firsthand the damage that bruising Penn State running back Zach Zwinak can inflict, chiseling away at a defense until it breaks. Senior safety Dezmen Southward is determined not to let that happen again Saturday when the teams meet at Camp Randall Stadium. Zwinak rushed for 179...
Via AP on Fox
November 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Badgers must contain running back Zach Zwinak to beat Penn State

MADISON, Wis. -- If you watch Wisconsin football, you'reprobably used to seeing one Badgers running back or another (or both) pound theline of scrimmage until the defense, exhausted and sore, fractures apart at theseams late in games. These moments have occurred so often over the years thatit has become as much a hallmark as a snow-filled Wisconsin winter.But what happens when...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
November 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Grandma dominates beer bong at Penn State tailgate (VIDEO)

via YouTube With their 45-21 trouncing of Purdue on Saturday, Penn State moved to 6-4 and became bow eligible.  One might think that Zach Zwinak’s 149 yards and three scores would have been the highlight for the Nittany Lions.  But, one would have been wrong. The highlight came before the game when Grandma Nittany absolutely destroyed this beer bong during a tailgate.  The best...
Via It's Always Sunny in Detroit
November 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Penn State rolls over Purdue 45-21 behind Zwinak

Zach Zwinak ran for three touchdowns and Allen Robinson set Penn State's single-season receptions mark, leading the Nittany Lions to a 45-21 win over Purdue on Saturday. Zwinak had a pair of 1-yard TD runs in the first half and a 5-yard score in the second, boosting his season total to 12. Robinson's fifth catch of the game was his 78th of the season, topping the 77 catches...
Via AP on Fox
November 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Minnesota wins field position battle against Penn State

MINNEAPOLIS -- With Zach Zwinak chugging between the tackles and keeping Penn State within reach of a comeback, Minnesota's defense required some aide Saturday. Cue Peter Mortell. The Gophers punter twice pinned Penn State inside its own 2-yard line Saturday at TCF Bank Stadium. Mortell's wizardry helped keep the Nittany Lions off the scoreboard in the second half and proved...
Via Fox Sports North
November 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Penn State Football: Nittany Lions rebound, shutout Kent State 34-0

A week after a stunning home loss, Penn State responded by delivering an expected blowout. Zach Zwinak scored three touchdowns for the second-straight week, and the Nittany Lions shutout Kent State  34-0 in a downpour at Beaver Stadium. Zwinak along with fellow tailbacks Bill Belton and Akeel Lynch combined for 279 yards on 42 carries as the Penn State (3-1) dominated the line of...
September 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Penn State Football: Silver lining in UCF loss

Not often does college football produce moral victories; they come in wins, sure, but finding them in losses is the only silver lining in defeat. As the UCF Knights broke out the victory formation on Saturday night at Beaver Stadium, the Penn State Nittany Lions were left to wonder just what went wrong in the 34-31 upset. They could have stewed on the 507 total yards their defense...
September 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Big Ten Media Day Notebook: Zach Zwinak, Kyle Carter on track for camp

Penn State is looking to have two key players on the offense back and ready to go for the start of training camp on August 5. Bill O'Brien said Wednesday at Big Ten Media Day in Chicago he anticipates having tight end Kyle Carter and 1,000-yard rusher Zach Zwinak available and ready to participate in training camp in a couple of weeks. "Yes, I do, I anticipate both guys...
Via Nittany Lions Den
July 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Penn State's Zwinak running over defenses

When the 2012 football campaign started Zach Zwinak was a name on the roster that most weren’t too familiar with. The sophomore had very little game experience, only rushing the ball 3 times last year, and wasn’t the marquee running back in preseason. It wasn’t until late September that we would get the first glimpse at this downhill runner. When Penn State welcomed Temple...
Via Nittany Lions Den
November 13, 2012  |  Discuss
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