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We Are! 2014 Penn State Preview Magazine is Ready for PS-You!

We Are… is ready! After months of hard work, we have finished We Are! 2014 – a Penn State Preview Magazine and sent it to the presses. Yes, presses. You see, not only could you purchase a fully digital version (in PDF format), or a print version (free!) via our deal with Draft Kings, but now we are offering direct sales for all Penn State fans. Once you click on either link below...
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13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Nittany Lions Den is on Fancred, a social network for sports fans

Today I am very proud to say Nittany Lions Den is on Fancred! This makes Nittany Lions Den the first Penn State blog to appear on the sports social network, as far as I know. What is Fancred? I am glad you asked. In brief, it is a social network specifically for sports fans. Imagine a Twitter or Facebook timeline filled entirely with sports commentary, GIFs and links without political...
Via Nittany Lions Den
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

CAMPUS CRIME: Penn State Student Suffers Head Trauma in Frat Incident

  State College Police are looking into an incident at a fraternity in which an unidentified student ended up bei…
Via COED
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Penn State has 10-win potential in 2014

Penn State has the potential to win 10 games in the 2014 season, but many uncertainties will have to go their way. This week I was asked to provide my game-by-game predictions for Penn State in a round-up put together by Athlon Sports. I happily obliged, went down the schedule and gave my gut-instinct prediction for each. I admit I sometimes allow a bit of homerism when making some...
Via Nittany Lions Den
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

49ers Injury Update: Navarro Bowman officially placed on PUP

On Wednesday the San Francisco 49ers placed ILB NaVorro Bowan on the physically unable to perform list and comes months after Bowman tore his ACL and MCL in the 2013 NFC Championship game.According to NBC Sports’ Pro Football Talk, “the team announced linebacker NaVorro Bowmanwas placed on the active/physically unable to perform list” and is not “expected to be back on the...
Via Sports Injury Alert
1 day ago  |  Discuss

PSU Commit Says New Jersey Recruits Are Not Going To Rutgers Because “We’re Just Doing What’ll Benefit Us Later In Life”

New Penn State head football coach James Franklin has made it a point to recruit the state of New Jersey heavily. This has shown in his success in getting recruits from the state to come to Happy Valley, as five of the top 10 recruits in the state have committed to Penn State, per 247 Sports. The other five recruits in the 247 top 10 are committed to Alabama, Michigan, Wisconsin...
Via College Spun
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Jay Paterno Sues Penn State over Jerry Sandusky Scandal

Yes, Jerry Sandusky’s name somehow repeatedly finds it way back into the news. Jay Paterno, son of former Penn State coach Joe Paterno, is suing the university following his dismissal from the coaching staff two years ago. Jay, along with another former assistant, Bill Kenney, filed a federal lawsuit in Philadelphia on Monday, saying they had been linked unfairly to the Jerry Sandusky...
Via Next Impulse Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Penn State Football: Game-by-Game Predictions for 2014

The Big Ten’s new 14-team alignment brought another shift in the divisions for 2014. Ohio State, Michigan State, Penn State and Michigan...
Via Athlon Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Big Ten And SEC Football Soccer Kits Are Amazing

These Big Ten and SEC Football Soccer Kits are absolutely fantastic. The best part is how much time the designer put into finding a proper sponsor and the uniform designs themselves are pretty great. Especially the Penn State uniform that pays homage to their uniforms. [Reddit] The post Big Ten And SEC Football Soccer Kits Are Amazing appeared first on Diehardsport.
Via Diehardsport
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Jay Paterno, Bill Kenney sue Penn State for 'improper termination'

Jay Paterno is targeting Penn State University in another lawsuit. Mr. Paterno today filed a complaint in Philadelphia federal court, where he and fellow former assistant coach Bill Kenney are suing the university for improper termination. Mr. Paterno and Mr. Kenney were not retained as assistant coaches by Penn State coach Bill O’Brien in January 2012. They are seeking compensation...
Via Pro Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Jay Paterno Suing Penn State for $1 Million for Wrongful Termination

Joe Paterno’s son, Jay, was an assistant coach at the time when the Jerry Sandusky child molestation charges were uncovered. Now Jay and another former assistant coach, Bill Kennedy, are suing Penn State for wrongful termination. The pair claim that the university unfairly linked them to Jerry Sandusky’s child molestation charges and would like a sum of $1 million and a statement...
Via BlackSportsOnline
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Penn State lands verbals from Irvin Charles, Miles Sanders

Penn State picked up verbal commitments early Saturday afternoon from New Jersey wide receiver Irvin Charles and Pittsburgh Woodland Hills' running back Miles Sanders, per Internet reports. Charles, from Haddonfield, N.J., will be a member of the Nittany Lions' Class of 2015, and Sanders will be in the Class of 2016.
Via Pro Sports Daily
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Ex-LSU quarterback Rob Bolden transfers to Eastern Michigan

Former LSU quarterback Rob Bolden has a new home: Eastern Michigan. Bolden, a Michigan native who spent his first two college seasons at Penn State before joining the Tigers, transferred to Eastern Michigan, the school announced Friday. Bolden came to LSU in 2012 and played that position for two years before moving to wide receiver during spring practice. He never played a down for the Tigers.
Via Pro Sports Daily
5 days ago  |  Discuss

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...
Via Total Sports Live
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Penn State Football: 8 Reasons James Franklin is CFB’s Biggest Players’ Coach (VIDEO)

Via Lost Lettermen
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Recruiting analyst: Penn State the most surprising in recruiting

10 most surprising recruiting teams so far 1. #PSU 2. #Gamecocks 3. #MissState 4. #Duke 5. #BC 6. #UNC 7. #TCU 8. #UMD 9. #Wisc 10. #WVU — Mike Farrell (@rivalsmike) July 16, 2014
Via Nittany Lions Den
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Former Penn State and LSU QB Rob Bolden transferring to Eastern Michigan

Former Penn State and LSU player Rob Bolden has announced he will transfer once again, this time he leaves the Beaux Bengals for the Eagles of Eastern Michigan to play under new head coach Chris Creighton. Bolden played QB at Penn State and switched to WR while with LSU. Bolden is originally from Orchard Lake, Michigan where he played at Orchard Lake St. Mary's Prep ranking...
Via Pro Sports Daily
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Is Penn State Adding Numbers To Their Football Helmets?

Penn State freshman running back Nick Scott posted a photo of his helmet with numbers on the side on Instagram and it obviously sent Nittany Lions fans into a frenzy and speculating whether or not this will be a permanent change. It’s not the first time that the Nittany Lions have had numbers on their […] The post Is Penn State Adding Numbers To Their Football Helmets? appeared...
Via Diehardsport
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Penn State Football: Numbers Being Added to Helmets? (PHOTO)

The moment that Penn State freshman RB Nick Scott posted a photo of a Nittany Lions helmet with his No. 24 on it, fans immediately started speculating about a change in lids. It’s far...Story
Via Lost Lettermen
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Rob Bolden’s search for stability leads to Eastern Michigan

The college career of Rob Bolden has not exactly gone to plan, but he will have a chance to wrap things up as a starting quarterback after a long and winding road leading from State College to Baton Rouge and now back to his home-state of Michigan. Bolden has reportedly transferred to Eastern Michigan, giving him a chance to win a starting job at quarterback. BREAKING NEWS FROM SPARTAN...
Via Nittany Lions Den
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Will Penn State’s Helmets Feature Numbers In 2014?

Will Penn State be wearing helmets with numbers during the 2014 season?
Via Gamedayr
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Penn State guard Miles Dieffenbach targeting possible late-season return from knee injury

It's a 12-game season for most Penn State football players but it's more like three or four games, best case, for Nittany Lions' senior guard Miles Dieffenbach. Dieffenbach, a returning starter and a team leader, confirmed Saturday morning that the knee injury he suffered in spring was extensive and required surgery to repair a damaged anterior cruciate ligament (ACL...
Via Pro Sports Daily
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: Will Penn State Have Numbers On Its Helmets In 2014?

Penn State freshman running back Nick Scott put something interesting on his Instagram earlier today: a picture of a Penn State helmet with a number on the side. While there hasn’t been an official announcement about any uniform changes under head coach James Franklin, this picture from Scott suggests that the Nittany Lions could have numbers on the sides of their helmets, something...
Via College Spun
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Ravens' Urschel distinguished himself as a lineman, student and teacher

There’s plenty that distinguishes Ravens rookie offensive lineman John Urschel from his teammates, including his prodigious academic career and potential in the field of mathematics. But what I couldn’t fit into Sunday’s story was the fact that, with all of his football and academic responsibilities, Urschel taught two classes at Penn State — and did it well, by all accounts...
Via Pro Sports Daily
11 days ago  |  Discuss

The Fallout: A.J. McCarron and Katherine Webb, Nick Marshall, Penn State, and more.

Welcome to the Fallout - Sunday 7.13.14 edition.  Going to the Chapel of Love.Congratulations to former Alabama/current Cincinnati Bengal quarterback A.J. McCarron, who married his fiance Katherine Webb on Saturday. (al.com) Marshall Law.Pat Dooley profiles Auburn starting quarterback Nick Marshall. I suppose Dooley was unavailable to update the profile to mention the citation for...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss
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