PENN STATE NITTANY LIONS RUMORS & GOSSIP
Citing progress toward restoring athletics integrity, the NCAA has announced they will begin cutting back on some of the scholarship reductions at Penn State, allowing the Nittany Lions to return to 85 scholarship by 2016-2017. The postseason ban is still in place and the remainder of a $60 million fine will still be paid off and no vacated wins have been restored, but the scholarship...
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...
The Penn State Nittany Lions watched time tick away last week during their shocking 34-31 loss to the UCF Knights and knew that some things would have to change, and fast.
For one, the team would have to quickly forget the deflating home loss that provided the visiting Knights with one of the biggest wins in their programs history to date. They also knew that they would have to clean...
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...
The field’s out there junior!
Penn State freshman quarterback Christian Hackenberg had a little trouble getting this pass off Saturday afternoon against Eastern Michigan.
The result? A fumble recovery by Hunter Matt and Eagle touchdown which gave them a 7-0 lead.
Since then though Penn State has surged for 24 unanswered points to lead EMU 31-7.
The Penn State Nittany Lions have made a shirt celebrating a close win over Syracuse, because ... well, just because, that's why.
Oh how the mighty have fallen. The Penn State Nittany Lions are really excited about the start to the 2013 season. After all, they began last year 0-2, before the troops rallied behind new head coach Bill O’Brien en route to and 8-4 season that was void of a bowl game due to NCAA sanctions. But unlike last year’s slip out of the gate, Penn Sate beat Syracuse at MetLife Stadium...
I hope you’re ready for me to write about something I don’t even partially understand. I haven’t done that here since the last time I posted something. But this time it’s different because I am admitting it upfront. The Wall Street Journal posted something this week called “The Grid of Shame.” It purports to out, through statistical means, the sleaziest of sleazeball...
Careful Happy Valley, don’t start building statues just yet. It certainly didn’t take long, but Penn State fans are completely behind new head coach Bill O’Brien. Part of it is due to the team playing respectable football a year ago as NCAA sanctions began, and also because he returned and re-upped on his deal to remain in State College. While he may not be as revered in those...
Wide receivers Justin Brown and Derek Moye started opposite each other for the Penn State Nittany Lions for two seasons, and they now find themselves teammates once again, Only this time around, they're fighting each other for a roster spot.
No. 44 Penn State Nittany Lions (8-4) Coach Bill O'Brien (second season, 8-4 at Penn State and overall)Returning Starters: 15, 8 offense, 5 defense, 2 special teamsRecruiting Rank: 35Strength of Schedule: 30 Coming off the Jerry Sandusky sex scandal and the removal of Joe Paterno as football coach, and Paterno's subsequent death, coach Bill O'Brien entered an unenvious...
BECOMING A TREND
Two letters penned by disgraced former Penn State football coach Jerry Sandusky have been obtained by the media, in which he proclaims his total innocence.
AND IT CONTINUES
A report from Sports Illustrated alleges Penn State, specifically athletic director David Joyner, of overseeing sub-par medical treatment of the school's athletes.
The lead in the upcoming Joe Paterno biopic has finally been cast, and unsurprisingly, the film was able to land an iconic A-list actor.
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OUT OF TUNE
Penn St. has announced that they will no longer play Neil Diamond's famous song at football games, citing lyrics that may seem inappropriate in the wake of the Sandusky scandal.