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Penn State’s Jordan Lucas takes photos with Big 10 mascots

Penn State safety Jordan Lucas was on a mission at Big 10 Media Day. And it had nothing to do with football. Lucas thought it would be cool to take a picture with every Big 10 mascot at media day. You may be surprised to hear who his favorite mascot is besides the Nittany Lion in the video below thanks to Pennlive.com. Cover your ears Penn State fans. Lucas has been a key cog for...
Via Campus Sports Net
45 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Star recruit Tony Carr picks Penn State

Class of 2016 four-star point guard Tony Carr, out of Philadelphia’s Roman Catholic High School, has committed to Penn State University and thus given the Nittany Lions their best overall recruit since a decade ago, when the recruiting scene started being heavily followed. Carr’s decision was reported by Rob Dauster of NBC Sports’ College Basketball Talk. On top of Penn State...
Via Campus Sports Net
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Video: Penn State Safety Jordan Lucas Made It His Quest To Meet Every Big Ten Mascot At Media Days

While fans want to hear about their favorite teams’ prospects for the upcoming season at media days, Penn State safety Jordan Lucas was more concerned about his personal quest to meet every conference mascot. PennLive followed Lucas as he tried to get a picture with each of the mascots. Some seemed a bit hesitant to help out a PSU player, but ultimately it looks like he did pretty...
Via College Spun
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Matt Millen Makes Prediction For Penn State QB’s NFL Draft Future

Former NFL GM Matt Millen made a bold statement about where he thinks Christian Hackenberg will be drafted by the NFL.
Via Gamedayr
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Morning Cup of Joe: One month closer to Penn State vs. Temple

33 days and counting… We flipped the page on our wall calendars this weekend, that is if any of you still use a wall calendar. We have now moved from July to August to bring us one month closer to the start of Penn State’s football season. Your Nittany Lions will open the new season in Lincoln Financial Field against the Temple Owls, so you might want to pay mild attention to...
Via Nittany Lions Den
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Ohio State Planning On Wearing A Black Uniform Against Penn State

Earlier this morning, we showed you photos of the Nike black jersey T-shirt that is reportedly an approximation of a uniform Ohio State will wear this season.  We now have further details that back up that report.  According to Eleven Warriors, Ohio State is planning on wearing a black uniform for its home game against Penn State on Oct. 17. The game is a night contest set to kick...
Via College Spun
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Nittany Lion Sports Radio app is on Apple’s iTunes Store

Download the Nittany Lion Sports Radio in iTunes If you have an Apple device then you can now download the brand new Nittany Lion Sports Radio app from VSporto. Downloading the app allows you to listen to the Nittany Lions Den Podcast and all of the other great shows on the network focusing squarely on the Nittany Lions any time. On demand Penn State audio commentary at your fingertips...
Via Nittany Lions Den
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Pitt, Penn State ADs talk future of in-state series

The respective athletic directors for both Pittsburgh and Penn State have discussed the potential future of a four-game in-state series that the two teams will begin next year. Speaking to Audrey Snyder of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Penn State AD Sandy Barbour briefly discussed the rivalry’s plan for the future. “Scott Barnes, [Pitt’s] new AD, I’ve known for a long time...
Via Campus Sports Net
2 days ago  |  Discuss

BSR Opponent Preview: Penn State

Ohio State will face a stiff test in Penn State at Ohio Stadium Oct. 17. Buckeye Sports Radio previews the match up with Nittany Lions Den and Nittany Lion Sports Radio’s Kevin McGuire. The post BSR Opponent Preview: Penn State appeared first on The Buckeye Battle Cry: Ohio State News and Commentary.
Via Buckeye Battle Cry
2 days ago  |  Discuss

How will Penn State fulfill new Big Ten scheduling commitment?

Big Ten’s new scheduling commitment is good for fans, even better for TV. How will Penn State fulfill its new scheduling obligations? Anyone who has followed Penn State football for as long as I have been paying attention has likely discussed Penn State’s relatively weak approach to non-conference scheduling at one point or another. In 2006 Penn State added Youngstown State...
Via Nittany Lions Den
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Check out this awesome Penn State wedding cake

College football fandom is a wonderful thing. It can also get a bit intense, but not necessarily in a bad way. Just ask ESPN analyst Darren Rovell, who tweeted this picture of someone who is probably a very happy Penn State Nittany Lions cake. Clever Penn State Groom's Cake pic.twitter.com/bL7OGMIigk — Darren Rovell (@darrenrovell) July 31, 2015 First off, excellent cake. Second...
Via Campus Sports Net
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Penn State Masterfully Trolls Notre Dame Through Twitter

If you're going to get picked on by another school on social media, this is how you want to respond.
Via Gamedayr
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Penn State’s official Twitter trolls Notre Dame about ‘Rudy’

Oh Twitter. You really do provide some great laughs from time to time. Twitter trolling has been around pretty much ever since the social media monster was first introduced. Apparently, even corporate universities know how to do it. College Spun shared a Twitter exchange between the official accounts of Penn State and Notre Dame. It involves the name of a Penn State police dog and...
Via Campus Sports Net
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Penn State Football: Meet Saquon Barkley

Saquon Barkley will join the Penn State backfield in 2015 Penn State’s backfield just got a little stronger. One of the Nittany Lions’ top recruits in their newest class is running back Saquon Barkley. The Whitehall, Pennsylvania native stands 6’0”, weighs 208 pounds, and will surely provide a cushion for the Nittany Lions at the running back position. Barkley is not listed...
Via isportsweb.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Sports on Earth: Zettel, Hackenberg among top 100 players

Penn State has two of the top 100 players in the nation according to a top 100 list compiled by Matt Brown of Sports on Earth. Anthony Zettel comes in at No. 18, the fourth highest-ranked defensive lineman on the list, and second-highest ranked defensive tackle behind Robert Nkemdiche of Ole Miss (Ohio State defensive end Joey Bosa is ranked No. 1 overall). The only other Penn State...
Via Nittany Lions Den
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Morning Cup of Joe – Yep, Penn State football lives on

Hey, what do you know. Penn State football still exists! Well, here we are. Penn State football is still here and getting ready for the 2015 season. They may even be good. Maybe even sleeper good. But let’s not get too carried away just yet. It is amazing though to think about just how far this program has come in the past three years. We are now three years removed from the NCAA...
Via Nittany Lions Den
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Syracuse Gets Verbal From Penn State Target Isaiah McDuffie

Syracuse has added a second member to its football class of 2017 – the first being Daewood Davis – as Buffalo, New York LB Isaiah McDuffie commits to the Orange. The report initially came from Mike McAllister of Scout.com and has since been confirmed on McDuffie’s twitter. McDuffie tweeted: “Thanks to all the Syracuse family #CuseFamily #cusetwitterarmy #OrangeNationRising...
Via Orange Fizz
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Penn State Gets A Second Chance To Make A First Impression

Many people felt — and feel, and always will feel — that the NCAA took it easy on Penn State, and that the lifting of a bowl ban early in the 2014 season gave the program a rather soft landing after the events of the previous few years. You can argue whether the NCAA had to do what it did, and you can argue a million other aspects of the NCAA’s confrontation with Penn State...
Via The Student Section
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Penn State Football: Penn State OL Coach Herb Hand Dropped An Awesome Rap Reference On Twitter Today

Penn State offensive line coach Herb Hand has shown to be an interesting Twitter follow and a rap music enthusiast in the past.  Today, he combined both of those passions to drop a glorious rap reference in a Twitter convo with Sports Illustrated college football writer Andy Staples. Staples was responding to a follower on the topic of “talk about” being used by reporters questioning...
Via College Spun
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Penn State O-Line Coach Blasts Twitter Troll, Defends Daughter

Twitter is a space that gives just about anybody a voice, and that’s not always a good thing. In fact, sometimes it provides an opportunity for people to be nasty towards others, and for no reason at all.  Penn State’s offensive line coach Herb Hand was reminded of this on Saturday when, after posting a grateful tweet about his daughter returning home from doing volunteer work...
Via College Spun
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Penn State Assistant Destroys Twitter Troll Over Comments On Family

Penn State assistant coach Herb Hand fired back at a Twitter comment making fun of his daughter.
Via Gamedayr
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Penn State Football: 4-Star Maryland LB Cameron Brown Announces Commitment To The Nittany Lions

Penn State has a proud tradition of great linebackers, and this morning, James Franklin added another blue chip talent to his future defense. Four-star Cameron Brown, a dynamic 6-foot-5, 210 pound outside linebacker out of Paint Branch High School in Potomac, MD, announced his commitment on Twitter on Saturday morning.  IVE OFFICIALLY COMMITTED TO PENN STATE UNIVERSITY #WEARE pic...
Via College Spun
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Former Penn State Players Talk About the Importance of the Nameless Jersey

Penn State is reverting to the nameless jerseys and fans couldn't be happier about it. To commemorate such an occassion, the program...
Via Athlon Sports
18 days ago  |  Discuss

For Penn State, the Time was Right to Remove Names From Jerseys

Then-Penn State head coach Bill O'Brien's decision in 2012 to add names to the back of the Nittany Lions' football jerseys seemed...
Via Athlon Sports
18 days ago  |  Discuss

James Franklin is Setting the Foundation for Future Success at Penn State

James Franklin took over a Penn State football program in the midst of difficult times. His predecessor, Bill O’Brien, managed to keep the...
Via Athlon Sports
24 days ago  |  Discuss
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