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Preview No. 7: Penn State Nittany Lions

This is the seventh in a series of articles previewing Ohio State’s 12 opponents for the 2014 season. Ohio State travels to State College to take Penn State on Oct. […]
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James Franklin Is Back With His Awesome Metal Business Cards

Penn State head coach James Franklin is back with his metal business cards and they are awesome. Truly a great idea by Franklin. [@DanWetzel] The post James Franklin Is Back With His Awesome Metal Business Cards appeared first on Diehardsport.
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Video: Penn State Football Releases A Pump-Up Video That Highlights The Team’s “Unrivaled Commitment”

Penn State head football coach James Franklin has been a big fan of the hashtag #PSUnrivaled ever since he took the Nittany Lions’ head coaching job earlier this year. The “unrivaled” mentality has become a major part of Penn State’s program, and in this awesome pump-up video released by the university, that mentality is highlighted. The video features Penn State’s work...
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Video: Penn State Runs An Intense Oklahoma Drill During Practice

Plenty of college football teams do some variation of the Oklahoma drill during practice, but few teams run it with the intensity of Penn State. In this video by BlueWhiteIllustrated, the team runs its version of an Oklahoma drill, called the “Lions Den.” The drill is three offensive linemen and a running back vs. three defensive linemen and a linebacker/defensive back, with...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

How James Franklin is Rebuilding Penn State Football

Players weren’t quite ready for James Franklin when he took over Penn State’s football program in January, fresh off a remarkable three-...
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Christian Hackenberg named 1st sophomore captain PSU history

The season hasn’t yet started for Penn State, but Christian Hackenberg is already making program history. The second-year quarterback was announced as a team captain Wednesday morning, making him the first sophomore to earn the honor in the team’s 128-year history. Injured senior guard Miles Dieffenbach joins him as the other offensive captain. “Christian’s got a lot...
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Joe Paterno rescued a former player’s son from a grim fate

(Credit: Throughout his decades of coaching at Penn State before he sadly passed away in 2012, Joe Paterno saw thousands of players come and go. But that certainly doesn’t mean he forgot them. Pete Curkendall played for the NIttany Lions in the 1980′s, and probably would have been an elite NFL player if it wasn’t for his lack of work ethic. That is something...
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Michigan Football and Adidas unveil new TECHFIT uniform for ‘under the lights’ game against Penn State

Michigan football traditionalist turn away… Friday, Michigan and Adidas unveiled the new TECHFIT uniforms that will be worn during the ‘under the lights’ game against Penn State on October 11th. Aside though from the contemporary look this new alternate uniform is the first time in school history where of which the player will be covered from head-to-toe in blue.  Adidas...
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Alternate Unis for Penn State Game?

This image, the the M Den catalog, was tweeted by Joshua Henschke of Maize & Brew.I don't even know where to start with this. The visual of shutter shades immediately come to mind when looking at those numbers. But given that its an adidas jersey, its in the catalog and the "Under the Lights" logo is featured on the page...I'd say this is the real deal.I shutter...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Is this Michigan’s uniform for the Penn State game?

RT @RichDonahue New Michigan alternate jersey? — Phil Hecken (@PhilHecken) August 8, 2014   Michigan will host Penn State for a night game at Michigan Stadium this season. The Wolverines tend to make a big deal out of this new night game fad they are experiencing, and an alternate uniform worn for the game has been done before. Could it be done again...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Penn State Practices Catching Punts While Wearing Boxing Gloves, Holding Multiple Footballs

Catching punts can be really hard. There are a ton of factors to consider, like the way the wind catches the ball, whether or not you’re going to call for a fair catch and how much time you’ll have to pull it in before you get leveled by a defender. In order to make fielding a punt seem a little easier, Penn State special teams coordinator and running backs coach Charles Huff...
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Big Ten Previews, Pt. 8: Penn State Nittany Lions

Let’s begin this one by recognizing the head coaching marvel that is Bill O’Brien. In about the most thankless position possible, taking over for Joe Paterno who had been the Nittany Lions’ head coach for the last eight thousand years, in the midst of a massive NCAA smackdown, during a change in university leadership, with [&hellip (Visited 1 times, 1 visits today) The...
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Video: Penn State Football Players Learn The Words To The School’s Alma Mater

It’s pretty common to see college football teams sing the school’s alma mater after games. Usually, the team walks over to either the band and/or the student section, and while the band plays, the whole stadium sings. Penn State is one of the many schools that does this. Yesterday, Penn State head coach James Franklin decided he wanted to make sure the team knew all the words...
Via College Spun
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Penn State Assistant Says Nittany Lions Dropped Recruit Over “Social Media Presence”

Dropped another prospect this AM due to his social media presence…Actually glad I got to see the ‘real’ person before we offered him. — Herb Hand (@CoachHand) July 30, 2014 Let this be a lesson for all the young recruits out there. Penn State didn’t drop the recruit because he was active on Twitter, but […] The post Penn State Assistant Says Nittany Lions Dropped Recruit...
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Ohio State Recruit Takes Shot At Penn State Following Nittany Lions Receiving Commitment From His 5-Star Teammate

Tyler Green doesn’t care about your five-star commitment, Penn State.  The Nittany Lions received a pledge today from Shane Simmons, a 6-foot-2, 223-pound five-star defensive end in the 2016 class. Simmons plays at DeMatha Catholic in Hyattsville, Md. with Ohio State commit Tyler Green, a safety in the 2015 class.  Green reacted to Simmons’ commitment by poking fun at his teammate’s...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss
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