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PSU Commit Miles Sanders Tweets Amid Decommitment Rumors: “My Heart Is With Penn State”

Is Miles Sanders, a top five running back in the class of 2016, solid on his commitment to James Franklin and Penn State? Over the last few days, there have been lots of talk about the Pittsburgh native decommitting from the Nittany Lions, with his hometown Panthers heavily involved. Miles Sanders at Pitt tonight… Pitt pushing hard. Community pushing hard. If Narduzzi wins it’ll...
Via College Spun
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Penn State fan creates 2015 hype video

The Penn State Nittany Lions have high hopes for 2015, with quarterback Christian Hackenberg, a potential first round pick, leading the way on offense. In anticipation of the new season, one Penn State fan created a hype video to get the Nittany Lions faithful excited for what is to come. The video, created by  YouTube user ELRT Conglomerate, features highlights and top plays from...
Via Campus Sports Net
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Penn State Fan Creates Awesome “We Are” Hype Video Ahead Of 2015 Season

2014 was a big year for Penn State. The Nittany Lions hired new head coach James Franklin, were relieved of their sanctions, qualified for a postseason contest, and finished the season with a winning record after a Pinstripe Bowl victory over Boston College. In 2015, PSU fans are thinking even bigger. One – YouTube user ELRT Conglomerate – has put together a great hype video...
Via College Spun
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Three Nittany Lions taken in NFL draft

A trio of Penn State players were picked in the 2015 NFL draft, including one who will not have to travel far to continue his football career. Tight end Jesse James heard his name called in the fifth round by the Pittsburgh Steelers. The South Allegheny High School product grew up less than an hour from Heinz Field. Offensive tackle Donovan Smith was the first Penn State player picked...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

2015 NFL Draft: Steelers Select Penn State TE Jesse James In 5th Round

The Pittsburgh Steelers have selected Penn State tight end Jesse James with the 160th overall pick in the 2015 NFL Draft. AGILITY TESTS 4.89 in the 40-yard dash…1.66 10-yard dash…2.75 20-yard dash…4.37 20-yard shuttle… 11.90 60-yard shuttle…7.14 three-cone drill…32-inch vertical jump…9’-04” broad jump… 400-pound bench press…Bench pressed 225 pounds 28 times…500...
Via Steelers Depot
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Nazeer Bostick Commits to Penn State

2015 three-star recruit Nazeer Bostick, a 6’5″ winger out of Roman Catholic High School in Philadelphia, has verbally committed to play for the Penn State Nittany Lions when his college career begins. Bostick made the announcement on his personal Twitter page. I am truly blessed to announce that I have committed to Penn State University 🏀🏀🏀 #WeAre #PennState #Big10...
Via Campus Sports Net
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Link: Quick PSU spring Q&A with The Saturday Edge

Now that Penn State’s spring is in the books, I was asked to answer a couple quick questions about Penn State’s spring and the 2015 season for The Saturday Edge. Is Penn State better, worse or the same as they were last year? I think there are some reasons for optimism, but there is a very clear ceiling this fall. Check it out.
Via Nittany Lions Den
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Penn State Coach James Franklin Surprises Walk-On with Scholarship

A football scholarship is no small matter, especially for those who have toiled as walk-ons for years. Penn State coach surprised junior...
Via Athlon Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Penn State and Georgia schedule agreement would be sweet as sugar

Scheduling rumors are always fun to discuss, even if we must do so with an expectation nothing will truly come of it. One thing most Penn State fans can say about the non-conference scheduling since joining the Big Ten in 1993 is the line-up has tended to be more disappointing than exhilarating, with a few notable exceptions from time to time. Opening the season against USC in the...
Via Nittany Lions Den
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Penn State linebacker Von Walker goes from walk-on to scholarship player.

Von Walker. Via Dr. Saturday.There may be nothing cooler when it comes to college football-related videos as when the camera captures the moment when a walk-on is being put on scholarship. That's what happened to Penn State  linebacker Von Walker, whose hard work was rewarded on Tuesday.Penn State head coach James Franklin announced Walker's scholarship in a team meeting, albeit...
Via Shirts With Random Triangles
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Penn State Coach James Franklin Threw Out The First Pitch At Tonight’s Yankee Game

Because Penn State defeated Boston College in the 2014 New Era Pinstripe Bowl, Nittany Lions head coach James Franklin had the opportunity to throw out the first pitch before tonight’s Yankee game.  It looks like one of Franklin’s 2015 signees, linebacker Jake Cooper, is in the Bronx tonight and captured his future coach on the mound. The video isn’t the clearest but it appears...
Via College Spun
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Video Of Penn State Walk-On Earning A Scholarship Will Give You The Feels

Video of James Franklin awarding a Penn State walk-on with a scholarship will surely make you a little misty.
Via Gamedayr
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: A Fired-Up James Franklin Awarded Penn State Walk-On LB Von Walker A Scholarship

Back in 2012, then-Vanderbilt head coach James Franklin awarded walk-on Marc Panu a scholarship, and the video quickly went viral in college football circles. Franklin is now at Penn State, but he still values his walk-ons, and yesterday he awarded junior linebacker Von Walker with a full ride. Here is the video, in a tweet from Franklin. Really proud of @VTW21 -your attitude &...
Via College Spun
7 days ago  |  Discuss

No College Football In Ireland in 2016

Those who enjoyed watching the Penn State Nittany Lions take on the Central Florida Knights in Ireland to open the season last year are in for some disappointment. In a post by Kevin McGuire of NBC Sports’ College Football Talk, the game known as the Croke Park Classic will not take place in 2016 as originally planned. A statement from the Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA) cites...
Via Campus Sports Net
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Predicting start times for Penn State’s 2015 season

The NFL has its fun Tuesday night by unveiling the entire 2015 schedule. College football is a little different in that bits and pieces of the schedule are unveiled over time, thanks in large part to the process the networks have in determining which games they will carry. The Big Ten Network has already confirmed a handful of games that will appear on primetime in 2015, including...
Via Nittany Lions Den
14 days ago  |  Discuss

SEC takes aim at Penn State when they should look in the mirror

It’s that time of the year again when folks around the SEC cry about Penn State setting up camps on their pristine recruiting soil. Just as they did a year ago, Penn State twill be traveling south to set up football camps. And just like they did last year, the SEC is not all too happy about it. SEC rules prevent coaches from working at a football camp outside of a 50-mile radius...
Via Nittany Lions Den
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Penn State spring attendance ranks third in nation and Big Ten

Penn State head coach James Franklin may have wanted a full house on Saturday at Beaver Stadium, but the 68,000 fans that showed up for the annual Blue White Game is nothing to be ashamed of. Penn State’s spring game crowd currently ranks third in the nation and gives the Big Ten the top three spots in the order. Ohio State set a new national spring game record with 99,391 fans...
Via Nittany Lions Den
15 days ago  |  Discuss

4-Star DB Zechariah McPhearson Commits To Penn State

On the day of its Blue-White spring game, Penn State has picked up a commitment from 2016 four-star cornerback Zechariah McPhearson. The news was first reported by Ryan Snyder of Rivals.com and confirmed moments ago by McPhearson himself. Officially committed to Penn State University pic.twitter.com/qcoFyveZgf — ZMac (@ZMcphearson) April 19, 2015 McPhearson, of Upper Marlboro...
Via College Spun
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Jeff Gordon unveils Pocono paint scheme at Penn State University visit

Four-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion Jeff Gordon headed back to school Tuesday afternoon, as the Hendrick Motorsports driver took time to visit Penn State University. Gordon, along with sponsor Axalta, have partnered with Penn State to highlight STEM and business education. Penn State's College of Engineering and Smeal College of Business students will have a special opportunity...
Via Fox Sports
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Penn State TE Jesse James Scheduled To Visit With Steelers

Penn State tight end Jesse James has several visits and workouts scheduled with teams ahead of the 2015 NFL Draft and according to Tony Pauline of draftinsiders.net, the Pittsburgh Steelers are on his calendar. Jesse James/TE/Penn St visits/workouts scheduled with Pittsburgh Steelers, GB Packers, SD Chargers, Philadelphia Eagles, Baltimore Ravens — Tony Pauline (@TonyPauline) April...
Via Steelers Depot
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Penn State Nittany Lions 2015 Schedule and Analysis

James Franklin enters his second season in Happy Valley with his work cut out for him. The quarterback position is settled and the defense...
Via Athlon Sports
27 days ago  |  Discuss

NSCS: Axalta, Penn State and Jeff Gordon partner to highlight STEM, business education

Event to unveil details of program on the University Park campus on Tuesday, April 14 kamagra zsel rendels   UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Axalta Coating Systems, a leading global manufacturer of liquid and powder coatings, and Penn State today jointly announced a partnership that will include an on-campus press event and special learning opportunities with Jeff Gordon and...
Via On Pit Road
April 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Penn State Nittany Lions 2015 Spring Football Preview

James Franklin’s debut at Penn State had its share of ups and downs, as the Nittany Lions started 4-0 but dropped six out of their last eight...
Via Athlon Sports
March 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Keith Olbermann suspended by ESPN for trashing Penn State

Keith Olbermann was suspended for the rest of the week by ESPN for critical tweets he sent about Penn State, the network announced Tuesday. “We are aware of the exchange Keith Olbermann had on Twitter last night regarding Penn State. It was completely inappropriate and does not reflect the views of ESPN. We have discussed...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 24, 2015  |  Discuss
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