PENN STATE RUMORS & GOSSIP

We Are! 2014 – Whoaaa… We’re half way there!

James Franklin and DJ Crook during the 2014 Blue White Game. Photo by Mike Pettigano Spring football may be over, but our work raising funds for We Are! 2014 is far from over. And we need your help! We have crossed the halfway mark ($6,500) on the Kickstarter. There are 24 days left. We’re doing ok, but we won’t be happy until we cross the 100% funded mark of $13,000. This is...
Via Linebacker-U.com
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

DeBerry Discusses Nittany Lions

Five-star VA linebacker Ricky DeBerry updates his recruitment and talks specifically about the Nittany Lions given the interesting apparel he's wearing for the interview.
Via pennstate.scout.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Penn State Football: Nittany Lions usher in new era at spring game

STATE COLLEGE, Pa — James Franklin wasn’t afraid to challenge Penn State fans during his introductory press conference. But he hedged his bet, and  knew what the response would be. Three months after challenging Nittany Lion nation to pack Beaver Stadium to capacity for the 2014 season, one of the largest fan bases in the country packed Penn State’s annual spring game to the...
Via isportsweb.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

PSU's 2015 Class Advances to No. 1

Saturday proved to be another big recruiting milestone for the Nittany Lions. Aside from hosting a bevy of prospects, the program managed to land one 4-star, Adam McLean, which was enough to move the Class of 2015 into Scout's No. 1 spot.
Via pennstate.scout.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Four-Star Newsome Talks Penn State Trip

Lawrenceville, N.J., junior tackle was on campus Saturday and plans to visit again this summer.
Via pennstate.scout.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

4-star DT Adam McLean commits to Penn State Nittany Lions

James Franklin has done it again. Since leaving the Vanderbilt Commodores to take over as head coach of the Penn State Nittany Lions, Franklin has been on an absolute roll on the recruiting trail. On Saturday, 4-star defensive tackle Adam McLean gave his pledge to the Nittany Lions, becoming the 12th commitment for the Nittany Lions in the class of 2015. McLean announced his...
Via Pro Sports Daily
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Penn State Blue-White Game: What To Watch For

Penn State’s new chapter under newly hired Head coach James Franklin officially begins tomorrow afternoon at 1:30. The Blue-White game is Penn State’s annual spring football game that culminates weeks of winter workouts before starting the long grind to August. The game kicks of at 1:30 with free admission and parking and will be televised on the Big Ten Network at 6 p.m Sunday...
Via Total Sports Live
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Penn State’s Players Are Posterizing Their Coaches

Penn State’s new head coach James Franklin has wasted no time endearing himself to his players – and that apparently includes getting involved with locker room “posterizations”. In the two videos below, Nittany Lions players set up trash cans behind unsuspecting coaches’ heads, then watch as their teammates “dunk” over them. It’s called “posterizing” – an obvious...
Via College Spun
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Beckham High on Nittany Lions

One of Ohio’s top defensive back prospects recently visited Penn State and gives Scout.com the latest about his interest in the Nittany Lions.
Via recruiting.scout.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Recruiting Snapshot: Penn State

Scout.com field reporter Rachel Klein and national recruiting analyst Brian Dohn discus the latest news surrounding Penn State's recruiting efforts under James Franklin.
Via recruiting.scout.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Penn State Football: Unbroken

It wasn’t supposed to be like this. The hammer was dropped. Wins were vacated. Scholarships were reduced. A legendary coach was fired. Penn State football was supposed to be left for dead — a culture and fanbase left behind, tattered and torn in the wake on one man’s horrible sins and the efforts of a few others to cover those sins up. Penn State football was to be no more...
Via Know It All Football
7 days ago  |  Discuss

James Franklin Wants to Know if the Nittany Lions Can Smell What He's Cooking

One of the things that Penn State is going to see right away with new head coach James Franklin is that he knows how to motivate. He knows how to connect with his players in a way that they can't help but like him. When you like playing for a coach you find yourself wanting to go to practice instead of doing it because you have to. Franklin is one of those guys that knows how...
Via FatManWriting
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Assault charges filed against Penn State OL Anthony Alosi

Assault charges filed this week against a Penn State offensive lineman stem from a January incident in which police say he kicked another man in the head on the street in State College, sending the victim to the hospital. Anthony Alosi, a redshirt junior, is charged with simple assault and harassment following a Jan. 31 incident in State College, according to court paperwork. Police...
Via Pro Sports Daily
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Penn State wide receiver Allen Robinson is killing his Pro-Day; 42 inch vertical, Sub 4.5 forty

Allen Robinson the former Penn State Nittany Lion wide receiver is putting on a performance at his pro day according to Gil Brandt.  Brandt sent out a tweet stating that Robinson had a 42 inch vertical and an 11′ broad jump which would have placed him second at the Combine behind Pierre Desir the cornerback […] The post Penn State wide receiver Allen Robinson is killing his...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Penn State’s recruiting buzz lets imaginations run wild ☆

Penn State had a pretty eventful weekend in the recruiting world. First, the Nittany Lions added offensive lineman Steven Gonzalez on Saturday. Then, on Sunday, Penn State added talented inside linebacker Josh Barajas to the Class of 2015 mix. The buzz continues to swirl around the Penn State program with James Franklin leading the recruiting the charge. Dominate the state? Franklin...
Via Nittany Lions Den
16 days ago  |  Discuss
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