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Penn State Commit Makes Michigan-Related Change To Twitter Account

Quinn Nordin, the No. 1 kicker in the 2016 class, is currently a member of Penn State’s 2016 class. All sings point to the Rockford (Mi.) native, however,  eventually becoming a ‘Fab 25’ Michigan addition. Nordin, who was in Ann Arbor this past weekend for the 4th time this season, changed his profile to a photo (below) from the visit and has taken away ‘PSU commit’...
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2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Players from Ohio State, Penn State picked for Senior Bowl

Jordan Lucas will hope to show NFL scouts he can play multiple positions. Matthew OHaren USA Today SportsThe latest round of accepted invites to be announced by the Senior Bowl include a pair of standout defensive players from the Big Ten. Ohio State linebacker Joshua Perry and Penn State safety Jordan Lucas were among 13 players included in a release from the bowl Tuesday. Perry...
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6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Michigan Commit Has His Eyes On Lavert Hill After His Decommitment

Lavert Hill, a four-star cornerback, announced Sunday that he was decommitting from Penn State and plans to make a college selection on January 9th at the Army All American Game.  All signs point to the Wolverines being the favorite to land the Detroit native and the No. 68 player to 247sports in the 2016 class. Sir Patrick Scott, a current Michigan cornerback commit, tweeted...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Easy Decision: Penn State fires John Donovan

Penn State’s offense ranked 108th and 114th in two years under John Donovan It was a move that absolutely had to happen if Penn State is going to start fixing problems with the offense moving forward. On Sunday, Penn State announced a staff change with James Franklin relieving offensive coordinator and tight ends coach John Donovan of his coaching duties. “I have tremendous...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

4-Star DB Lavert Hill Announces De-Commitment From Penn State

Detroit (Mich.) King four-star defensive back Lavert Hill announced his de-commitment from Penn State on Twitter this evening. Hill’s de-commitment comes on the heels of him visiting Michigan over the weekend for the Wolverines’ game against Ohio State. — Ghost (@VertHill21) November 30, 2015 It appears that both Michigan and Michigan State are...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

The best hoodie from Penn State vs. Michigan State

College games are usually the best venues for spotting some of the most creative signs and fan attire. This held firm during Saturday’s Penn State vs. Michigan State game when Justin Spiro of the wore this hoodie to the game which featured a modified Penn State logo with the words ‘nothing to see here’ on the front and Jerry Sandusky’s mug shot on the...
Via The Majors East Lansing
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Penn State fires OC John Donovan

Penn State has fired offensive coordinator and tight ends coach John Donovan, per a tweet from ESPN’s Brett McMurphy. Penn State OC & TE coach John Donovan has been relieved of his duties — Brett McMurphy (@McMurphyESPN) November 29, 2015 This isn’t at all a surprising move, as Penn State ranked 105th in FBS in total offense despite finishing 7-5 on the season. Donovan...
Via Campus Sports Net
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Penn State Football: John Donovan out as offensive coordinator

After back-to-back disappointing offensive seasons, Penn State fired offensive coordinator John Donovan on Sunday. The move doesn’t come as a surprise as the Nittany Lions have struggled mightily on offense the past two seasons despite a wealth of talent on that side of the ball. Play calling has consistently been questioned over the past two seasons, with much of that being placed...
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Penn State Has Fired Offensive Coordinator John Donovan

Penn State’s offensive coordinator is out.  The Nittany Lions announced this morning that John Donovan, who also serves as the team’s tight ends coach, has been “relieved of his duties.”  Donovan has been with Penn State since 2014. He was previously at Vanderbilt with James Franklin.  Penn State has relieved offensive coordinator John Donovan of his coaching duties....
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Penn State’s Sandusky settlement total cumulates to $93 million

We all remember hearing the horrific news that former Penn State defensive coordinator, Jerry Sandusky, was accused of sexually molesting underage boys. It didn’t take long to find out the accusations were fact. It also didn’t take long for the NCAA to react, and in turn penalize the university. View image | It has been reported that the sum of cash that...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

isportsMSU Red Cedar Report: Penn State preview

Today on the isportsMSU Red Cedar Report, isportsweb contributor Tyler Hayward breaks down whether or not the Spartans can win the Big Ten East. Will Connor Cook get an opportunity to finish his career at Spartan Stadium? Can the Spartans remain in control of their College Football Playoff destiny? To listen to the entire episode, click here. If you have any questions regarding Michigan...
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Penn State’s Sandusky settlement sum reaches $93 million

Penn State University is still paying out settlements to victims of former coach Jerry Sandusky, and an AP report states that the school has dished out nearly $93 million. Kevin McGuire of NBC Sports’ College Football Talk shared the news. The AP report states that on top of the $56.7 million settlement sum agreed to by Penn State which would be used to pay 26 people connected...
Via Campus Sports Net
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Five Spot Challenge: Penn State

Congratulations to Hazel Parker for his first win since the Penn State game last season. His deviation of 52.6 was 17 better than ericcarbs. Hazel Parker’s prediction of 121 was the closest to Michigan’s total return yards (122) and his prediction of 26 percent was second closest to Penn State’s third down completion percentage (21.4). He was also fourth closest to Jake Rudock’s...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: Penn State WR Matt Zanellato, A Joe Paterno Recruit, Wore “409″ On His Wrists Today

Today was Senior Day in Happy Valley, and the Nittany Lions came up short against Michigan. Before the game, each senior on the Penn State roster was honored on the field, including fifth-year wide receiver Matt Zanellato. Zanellato is one of four players on the current PSU roster who was recruited by legendary former head coach Joe Paterno. He made sure to honor the late coach on...
Via College Spun
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Penn State: Same Old Tune?

Stop me if you’ve seen this Penn State movie before. The Nittany Lions looks great against teams is should beat up on, but show more warts than a witch and frog convention versus outfits with superior perception and talent. So it goes again this year. The Penn State has beaten teams like Rutgers, Indiana and Maryland, but have stumbled against ranked teams Ohio State, Northwestern...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Penn State Lands Commitment From 4-Star LB Dylan Rivers

Penn State’s 2017 recruiting class just got even better.  Four-star outside linebacker Dylan Rivers, out of Stephens City, Virginia, announced his decision Saturday morning via Twitter. According to 247 Sports, Rivers is the 16th best player at his position and the No. 9 player in the state of Virginia.  Very proud and thankful to announce my commitment to Penn State University...
Via College Spun
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan, Penn State Commits Trash-Talk On Twitter Before Today’s Game

Michigan travels to State College for today’s noon kickoff with Penn State. Two four-star recruits, committed to each school,  obviously want their future college to pull off the victory. RB prospect Miles Sanders started it when he posted the hashtag #BeatMichigan. #BeatMichigan — Ⓜ️iles Sanders (@BoobieMiles_4) November 21, 2015 Mitchell then replied to Sanders with...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Joe Paterno recruits take the field for last time; ends 49 year streak

Six Penn State Nittany Lions taking the field at Beaver Stadium Saturday share a distinction that no other player after them will be able to claim. They were signed by Joe Paterno. Since 1966 Joe Pa’s signees have lined up for Penn State, a streak that will break as the six fifth-year seniors play their final home game. Paterno’s son and Nittany Lions quarterbacks coach Jay Paterno...
Via Campus Sports Net
11 days ago  |  Discuss

PSU vs UM visitor list

This weekend will be Penn State’s annual white out game and as always a large group of visitors will be on hand. The noon start will prevent a couple of recruits from being present    but a very impressive group will still be on hand. Almost half of the 2016 committed class will be there, they include: 4 star RB Miles Sanders 4 star LB Cameron Brown 4 star DE Daniel Joseph 4...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Another Penn State recruiting tool for James Franklin is closer to reality

The upgrades to the facility should be popular with players and recruits. Rich Barnes USA Today SportsPenn State announced Thursday a board of trustees committee recommended the full board approve a palled $12 million project that will include renovation and expansion of the team's locker room and more. From the school: The proposed project will expand and reconfigure the locker...
Via Fox Sports
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Fred Says: Penn State Must Stop the Run to Beat Michigan

“Fred Says” is the continuation of a newsletter series originally written and published by Fred Arnold. Fred was a member of the Space Coast Penn State Alumni Association group in Brevard County, Florida. He passed away in April of 2015. Fred’s nephew, Jarrad Arnold, has decided to continue Fred’s work in the form of a recurring series of articles here on Know It All Football...
Via Know It All Football
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Penn State's 'White Out' games: A brief history

The 2014 whiteout game was against Ohio State. Evan Habeeb USA Today SportsThis week Penn State not only comes back from a week off but gets to play Michigan in front of a "white out" crowd at Beaver Stadium. The first white out was in 2004 when the Nittany Lions took on Purdue, and it has come to be a symbol of the resurgence of the program after a down period at the end of the...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Penn State’s Christian Hackenberg On If Saturday Could Be His Final Home Game As A Nittany Lion

Penn State’s final home game of the 2015 college football season is Saturday afternoon. The Nittany Lions are set to host No. 14 Michigan at Beaver Stadium at 12 p.m. E.T. Could it also be the final home game of Christian Hackenberg’s career? The PSU junior is thought by some to be a potential high draft pick in the 2016 NFL Draft.  Hackenberg talked about that possibility at...
Via College Spun
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Court: Jerry Sandusky’s Penn State Pension Must Be Restored

The state must restore the $4,900-a-month pension of former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky that was taken away three years ago when he was sentenced to decades in prison on child molestation convictions, a court ordered Friday. A Commonwealth Court panel ruled unanimously that the State Employees’ Retirement Board wrongly concluded Sandusky was a Penn State...
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch: Keegan-Michael Key imitates Penn State coach James Franklin at team meeting

Penn State football opens its Big Ten schedule on Saturday versus Indiana at Beaver Stadium. The Nittany Lions are surely feeling pretty good following a 4-1 run through their non-conference schedule. But it’s homecoming week in State College and head coach James Franklin wanted to make sure it remained Happy Valley by bringing in a famous graduate for a goof during a team meeting...
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October 10, 2015  |  Discuss

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