PENN STATE NITTANY LIONS RUMORS & GOSSIP
Pictured: Nosferatu (via Getty Image) It’s not exactly what you might call “justice,” but Penn State University is finally paying up. According to the Associated Press, Penn State says they’re paying $59.7 million to 26 young men over claims of child sexual abuse at the hands of Jerry Sandusky, the former assistant football coach who is spending the rest of his life in prison...
WR Allen Robinson cuts through traffic on his first reception of the game. Penn State beat Syracuse 23-17 at MetLIfe Stadium in E. Rutherford, NJ, Aug. 31, 2013.
EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ — Well, sort of.
At the time I shot these, I was at The Meadowlands of the Great State of New Jersey. It was so damn muggy and hot that day, I swear if it wasn’t 20 minutes from my house, I’d regret...
While No. 4 Ohio State may hold home-field advantage on Saturday night, Penn State has at least one thing going for it: they have nothing to lose.
As part of the NCAA sanctions currently constricting the Penn State football program the Nittany Lions are ineligible for bowl games for the next three seasons. While pride is still on the operating table for the team, wins and losses...
Allen Robinson of Penn State is the best receiver in the Big Ten. He’s leading the Big Ten in receptions per game and in receiving yards per game. Allen Robinson is going to have such a stellar year in such a strong conference that Allen Robinson’s draft stock is going to go through the roof.
Robinson’s receptions per game average is 7.2, complementing his 16.4 yards per catch...
Christian Hackenberg put up big numbers against Michigan in Penn State’s four-overtime victory: 305 passing yards and three touchdowns on 23 of 44 passing. Those numbers were enough to earn Christian Hackenberg this week’s Big Ten Freshman of the Week Award. Yes, the Ghost of Joe Paterno was responsible for all that good stuff and not Christian Hackenberg.
Even though it’s...
Penn State; down seven, 50 seconds left, 80 yards.
Hackenberg – Robinson, 14 yards.
Hackenberg – Felder, 29 yards.
Michigan 37-yard line.
Hackenberg – Robinson, 36 yards.
Michigan one-yard line, first down.
Hackenberg sneak, 34-all.
Gardner – Gallon, 25 yards.
Gibbons, 52-yards for the win.
Penn State – Michigan.
How good was...
WHAT A GAME! Penn State shocks Michigan in the last minute with a 36 yard pass to Allen Robinson which would result in a touchdown the next play. The game went into 4OT and will go down as one of the best college football games in the past decade maybe even more. The Nittany Lions are now 4-2 on the season and have impressed the entire college football world after this win. Most...
It’s all over at State College. After four overtimes, most of which resulted in missed field goals, Penn State was able to knock off previously undefeated Michigan, 43-40. After a bold decision to go for it on 4th-and-1 on Michigan’s 16-yard-line, Bill O’Brien was later rewarded when running back Bill Belton rushed for a 2-yard touchdown for the win. Euphoria in Happy Valley.
OK Big Ten fans…it gets serious from here on out…I am putting my 48-7 record on the line as there are only four games this week. Legitimately though, three of these games could go either way…and the fourth…???? Is there any way Purdue beats Nebraska In Ross Ade on Saturday?…I guess, but it doesn’t seem too realistic…or does it? Read on loyal reader or casual stopper...
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...
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...
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.
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.
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.