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Penn State Football: DeAndre Thompkins adds different deep element

VBR continues looking at Penn State football’s receiving corp with DeAndre Thompkins. The junior wide out brings another deep ball element. If there’s a constant in Penn State football’s starting lineup it’s speed. Every analyst has talked at length about the Nittany Lions’ deep threats. The receiving unit featured it all. Trace McSorley could throw to […] Penn State...
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22 hours ago

Penn State ranked in top 10 of early Athlon Sports rankings

It’s the season of way-too-early rankings, so see where Penn State landed in the most recent predictions.  With action on the field still over three months away, now is the time for predictions to come rolling in. With a surprising 2016 and much of the roster returning, Penn State has found itself right in the […] Penn State ranked in top 10 of early Athlon Sports rankings ...
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23 hours ago

Penn State Football Morning News: Hamilton has experience, former letterman returns

Catch up on the latest Penn State football news links. The end of another weekend means that we are that much closer to the start of the 2017 season for Penn State football. News broke over the weekend that former Nittany Lion defensive back Justin King will return to the Nittany Lions as a recruiting […] Penn State Football Morning News: Hamilton has experience, former letterman...
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1 day ago

Penn State Football: DaeSean Hamilton returns most receiving experience

Penn State football brings back tons of receiving experience, but no one returns with more veteran savvy than DaeSean Hamilton. DaeSean Hamilton started his first three seasons for Penn State football and continues to be a productive player. Although his production decreased in each of those seasons, he became a playmaker with lower tier talent […] Penn State Football: DaeSean...
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2 days ago

Penn State Football Adds Former Letterman To Coaching Staff

The Penn State Football recruiting staff has a new addition in the form of an old face. Penn State Football’s 2005 recruiting class was one of the best in program history. Additionally, it was a recruiting class that helped to pull Penn State out of the doldrums they had been in during the 2001 – […] Penn State Football Adds Former Letterman To Coaching Staff - Victory Bell...
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2 days ago

Penn State Football: Cameron Brown creates length problem for offenses

Continuing with VBR’s player profiles, we focus on rangy linebacker Cameron Brown. Similar to a lot Penn State football LBs, Brown provides athleticism. “Linebacker U” saw a facelift in recent years. The previously prototypical linebacker featured bigger players around 240 to 250-pounds. This past season, most of the linebackers hovered around 220-230 pounds. However, Penn...
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3 days ago

Penn State Football: How many wins does Vegas think the Nittany Lions get in 2017?

Vegas seems to be high on the Penn State Nittany Lions entering the 2017.  After posting 10 wins in the regular season a year ago, Penn State enters the new season with some high expectations. With most of the roster still intact, the Nittany Lions have a chance to be one of the top teams […] Penn State Football: How many wins does Vegas think the Nittany Lions get in 2017? -...
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3 days ago

Penn State Football Recruiting Roundup: May 19, 2017

Welcome back to the weekly look at all things Penn State football recruiting here at Victory Bell Rings, welcome back to the recruiting roundup. It is that time of the week again, time for the Penn State football recruiting roundup. In this week’s roundup, we look at a Nittany Lion commit who earned a great […] Penn State Football Recruiting Roundup: May 19, 2017 - Victory Bell...
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4 days ago

10 best quarterbacks in college football

College football is loaded with quality quarterbacks. Many will contend for the Heisman Trophy in 2017, including last year’s winner. A good team generally starts with a good quarterback, after all, so the position is of great importance.Who are the nation’s best quarterbacks? Here is a list of ten who will dominate in the upcoming season.10) Jalen Hurts, AlabamaHurts ranks on...
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Penn State Football: NaVorro Bowman career revisit

Penn State football reached double-digit wins in 2016. It was the first time since 2009. A key component and future NFL star NaVorro Bowman helped lead the way. Former Penn State football linebacker NaVorro Bowman turned out to be a brilliant NFL All-Pro with the San Francisco 49ers. Although Bowman left Penn State nearly a decade […] Penn State Football: NaVorro Bowman career...
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5 days ago

After stint running campaign, UMass’ Breneman on NFL radar

AMHERST, Mass. (AP) — After what turned out to be a brief but much-needed sabbatical from football, Adam Breneman has his life in order. He is on track to earn an MBA at the University of Massachusetts, playing on the same team as his best friend and heading into his last college season as one of the best tight ends in the country. The day before he takes his final exams of the...
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5 days ago

3 Reasons For Concern: Penn State Basketball

Does Pat Chambers have what it takes to reach the NCAA Tournament at Penn State? Yesterday we talked about why Penn State fans should be excited about the 2017-18 basketball team. There’s loads of talent coming back, and much of it has plenty of room to grow. Still, this is Nittany Lions Basketball we’re talking about. There are still plenty of reasons for fans to be hesitant...
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5 days ago

Three Penn State games to be excited about in 2017

There are three specific games in 2017 that Penn State fans should be especially excited for.  With the start of a new season inching closer there is plenty to get excited about. There are several important games on the schedule and fans will likely look forward to all of them. However, there are some specific […] Three Penn State games to be excited about in 2017 - Victory Bell...
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5 days ago

Oh Hello: 2018 Wrestling #5 P4P Recruit Michael Beard Commits to Penn State

Cael Sanderson gets a commitment from stud in-state upperweight Michael Beard Cael Sanderson added what might be the final huge piece to his outstanding 2018 recruiting class Wednesday evening when he secured a verbal commitment from Malvern Prep’s Michael Beard, as first reported by Flo Wrestling. Beard, who projects to be a 197 lber in college, is the number five wrestler in...
Via Black Shoe Diaries
6 days ago

Penn State Football: Comparing Saquon Barkley to recent 1st-round RBs

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6 days ago

3 Reasons For Optimism: Penn State Basketball

Yes, there is such thing as hoops optimism. Not all 15-18 seasons are created equally. If that were the case, there would be the same feeling of doubt surrounding the Penn State basketball program this offseason that is usually there. For sure, some fans still don’t believe that Pat Chambers can build a program that wins consistently in the Big Ten, but for four and a half months...
Via Black Shoe Diaries
6 days ago

Penn State Football Morning News: Sanders a change of pace, predicting start times

The Penn State football news links continue to roll on through the offseason.  We are now halfway through the month of May, which means the start of the Penn State football season is a little more than three months away. Until the actual season begins, we are left with reading the latest news links to […] Penn State Football Morning News: Sanders a change of pace, predicting start...
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6 days ago

Penn State Football: Miles Sanders perfect change of pace for Barkley

Miles Sanders has the unfortunate job of backing up one of the nation’s best in Saquon Barkley, but Sanders creates a good problem for Penn State football. Sitting behind any player can never be easy, but Miles Sanders’ situation is even more difficult. The Penn State football sophomore tailback sat behind one of college football’s […] Penn State Football: Miles Sanders perfect...
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7 days ago

Committany Nation: Penn State Recruiting Overview — Offense

Penn State could see its wide receiver and offensive line classes grow in the next couple weeks. There’s just over 100 days until Penn State Football is back, but in the mean time, recruiting will take the forefront. If you haven’t noticed, the Nittany Lions are putting together a pretty solid 2018 recruiting class, and it should only get better in the next couple of months....
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7 days ago

3 Reasons For Concern: Special Teams

Believe it or not, there are reasons to be concerned about Penn State’s special teams in 2017. Yesterday, Lando went over the reasons to be optimistic about Penn State’s special teams. Quite frankly, it is hard to argue otherwise about the bright prospects for the special teams, which is why I wasn’t too thrilled when I realized that I would get stuck writing about reasons...
Via Black Shoe Diaries
7 days ago

Penn State Football: Nittany Lions still stacked at wide receiver for 2017

Even with the departure of the top receiver Chris Godwin, Penn State still boasts a talented depth chart at the wide receiver position.  Last season, the Penn State Nittany Lions had one of the top passing offenses in both the Big Ten Conference and the nation. Led by quarterback Trace McSorley and wide receiver Chris […] Penn State Football: Nittany Lions still stacked at wide...
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7 days ago

Marcus Allen and Jason Cabinda Named to Lott IMPACT Trophy Watch List

Only 40 other players in the nation were named to the prestigious preseason list. When Penn State defensive end Carl Nassib won the Lott IMPACT Trophy in 2015, it was because the Pacific Club IMPACT Foundation felt he was the the college football defensive player who made the biggest impact for his team both on and off the field. Both Marcus Allen and Jason Cabinda will have a chance...
Via Black Shoe Diaries
8 days ago

MMQB: Who Will Lead Penn State in Sacks in 2017?

Who gets to the quarterback the most among Penn State’s young and talented front seven? Getting to the quarterback is something Penn State has excelled at for some time, and that shouldn’t change one bit in 2017. Despite losing both starting defensive ends, the Nittany Lions will offer a front seven filled with speedy players who should spend plenty of time in the backfield throughout...
Via Black Shoe Diaries
8 days ago

Penn State Football Morning News: Allen, Cabinda on watch list, reasons for optimism

Check out the latest Penn State football news links from across the Internet.  It’s the start of a new week, so there are plenty of Penn State football news links to go through from the weekend. Of course, we still have to wait over three months for some real action on the field, so in […] Penn State Football Morning News: Allen, Cabinda on watch list, reasons for optimism ...
Via Victory Bell Rings
8 days ago

Penn State Football: Jason Cabinda leads the loaded Nittany Lions

“Linebacker U” returns one of the best linebacker groups in the country, and the leader of this vaunted Penn State football group is senior Jason Cabinda. It’s no secret that Penn State football started multiple linebackers last season due to injuries. At first, it hurt the Nittany Lions and the unit became a weak spot. […] Penn State Football: Jason Cabinda leads the loaded...
Via Victory Bell Rings
9 days ago
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