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Matt Millen coming to Big Ten Network

Love him or hate him, you are going to get more of him in 2015, Penn State fans. Matt Millen, a former Nittany Lion, is now a former employee of ESPN. Millen is reportedly leaving ESPN to join FOX Sports, which will come complete with a significant role at Big Ten Network. Per John Ourand of Sports Business Daily, Millen will be the lead football analyst for the Big Ten Network alongside...
Via Nittany Lions Den
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Penn State-Pitt extension talks show politics matter over fans

Penn State and Pitt, it was one of college football’s better in-state rivalries back in the day. However, as is an all-too familiar story these days — that rivalry went by the wayside after Penn State chose conference affiliation and the money coming from the Big Ten coffers back in the early 1990’s. There was a glimmer of hope put out there when the two schools agreed to a...
Via Talking 10
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

PA lawmaker wants to name bridge after Joe Paterno

Former Penn State Nittany Lions head coach Joe Paterno could soon stir up another controversy. We all know about Paterno’s connection to the Jerry Sandusky scandal — which led to vacated wins and a postseason ban (the wins have since been reinstated — so whenever his name is brought up people immediately have an opinion on the subject. Enter Pennsylvania representative Michael...
Via Campus Sports Net
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Penn State Head Coach James Franklin Has Man Crush on Philadelphia Eagles WR Jordan Mathews

A lot of guys will freely say that they are big fans of an actor or an athlete, but few will say they find another guy 'good-looking' or that they have a man-crush on one. Penn State head coach James Franklin is not one of those guys.While appearing on a recent episode of Philly Sports Talk he had no problem admitting that he has a man-crush on Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver Jordan...
Via FatManWriting
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

PSU's Franklin cites pros and cons of college recruiting

James Franklin's recruiting has been causing a buzz since he arrived at Penn State last year, but does he see the practice as a necessary evil? "Yes, I enjoy recruiting, because I enjoy people and I love getting to know people and building relationships," he said during a coaches caravan stop in Allentown, Pa., per the Allentown Morning Call. "I enjoy all that, but it's because I...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Penn State alum tries to re-enact Zettel’s tree tackle

Perhaps you have seen Penn State’s All-Big Ten defensive lineman Anthony Zettel tackle a tree by now. If not, go ahead and check it out. Zettel’s tree-tackle made the rounds through the blogopshere and Twitterverse, and former Nittany Lion Anthony Adams was inspired to give it a try himself. A video posted by Anthony Adams (@spiceadams) on May 19, 2015 at 9:38am PDT ...
Via The Student Section
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Buy This Penn State Tailgate RV — $24,500

Looking to make a splash in the Penn State tailgate market? Well, you won’t have to look too far from home, because a 1996 Born Free RV is available for purchase in State College. It’s flashy and has a custom paint job, but I must warn you, it’ll set you back in the money department — $24,500 to be exact. Information from the seller: This is the vehicle you need to have...
Via Busted Coverage
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Penn State eyes college rugby 7s national title this weekend

DENVER (AP) Caution: ''Human Sledgehammer'' at work. Big hits about to happen. Penn State rugby standout Meya Bizer is known for her jarring collisions on the field, leading to her fitting nickname. There's even a compilation of her most ferocious tackles on Youtube that's been viewed more than 100,000 times. This weekend, Bizer (pronounced BIT'-zer) leads the Nittany Lions into...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

CB Da’Quan Davis No Longer With Penn State

Penn State cornerback Da’Quan Davis is no longer with the program. Nittany Lions head coach James Franklin informed Audrey Snyder of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette of the news. “Da’Quan is no longer with the team,” Franklin said. “I keep my comments pretty limited on those things, but we wish him the best, but yeah, he’s no longer with the program. That’s also why we...
Via Campus Sports Net
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Penn State, Pitt Coaches Look To Extend In-State Rivalry

The Penn State Nittany Lions and Pittsburgh Panthers have not played each other since 2000, but that’s about to change. According to Kevin McGuire of NBC Sports’ College Football Talk, the two teams will play each other four times between 2016 and 2019. However, Pitt coach Pat Narduzzi and PSU coach James Franklin have stated that they would like the series to be more long term...
Via Campus Sports Net
5 days ago  |  Discuss

James Franklin Says Penn State is Catching Up in Recruiting

Ever since legendary Nittany Lion coach Joe Paterno passed away, the recruiting at Penn State just hasn’t come as easily for them. Third year head coach James Franklin recently talked about how that is quickly changing for his team. Franklin told Greg Pickel of “Probably in three years we’ll get back to having not only numbers that make more sense, but also how...
Via Campus Sports Net
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: Penn State unveils Pinstripe Bowl rings

The Penn State Nittany Lions won a thriller over the Boston College Eagles in the Pinstripe Bowl to end last season, and today they have received their rings for the big win. Penn State’s official Twitter account shared the photos. Yankee Stadium, the host of the Pinstripe Bowl, is one one side of the ring along with the player names, while the other side commemorates the matchup...
Via Campus Sports Net
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Penn State DT Anthony Zettel Tackles a Tree

Penn State’s Anthony Zettel is one of the top defensive tackles in the nation. The Michigan native recorded 17 tackles for a loss and eight...
Via Athlon Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Photos: Penn State’s Players Receive Pinstripe Bowl Rings

The 2014 campaign was a big one for Penn State football. The Nittany Lions saw their NCAA sanctions lifted mid-season, qualified for a postseason contest and then won the New Era Pinstripe Bowl over Boston College in overtime, 31-30. Sunday, the school unveiled the rings the players have received to celebrate the accomplishment. PSU’s official Twitter account tweeted out photos...
Via College Spun
7 days ago  |  Discuss

4-Star Penn State Commit Shane Simmons Tweets Turtle Emoji, PSU Fans Freak Out

The college football recruiting Twitter world is a place full of top-10 lists, little humility and cryptic emojis. Avoid it at all costs, if you can.  There are times when you can’t avoid it, though. Like when a recruit committed to a school tweets something about another school, causing a semi-freakout among fan bases. That happened today.  Shane Simmons, a four-star linebacker...
Via College Spun
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Penn State DL Anthony Zettel Rips Tree Out Of The Ground

This may be the most unique offseason workout ever, but Penn State DL Anthony Zettel is literally strong enough to tackle a tree.
Via Gamedayr
8 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Penn State Defensive Tackle Anthony Zettel Tackles a Moderately Sized Tree

These days training is not done solely in the gym or on the track for sports. Athletes will look for all sorts of ways to work on their game. For first team All-Big 10 defensive lineman Anthony Zettel if his training goals mean he needs to walk around the farm tackling trees then that is exactly what he is going to do.Eh--so maybe the ground is loosened up first and it's already...
Via FatManWriting
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Penn State DT Anthony Zettel Tackled A Tree To The Ground

Penn State defensive tackle Anthony Zettel is a large (6-foot-4, 278 pounds) man. He’s plenty strong too. After all, you don’t earn first team All-Big Ten honors in the trenches by being weak, and you definitely can’t tackle trees to the ground with your bare hands without some serious strength. Yes, that’s right, Zettel brought a tree down with a perfect form tackle. It...
Via College Spun
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Penn State Lands Commitment From 4-Star TE Danny Dalton

Penn State has landed a commitment from Marshfield (Mass.) four-star tight end Danny Dalton. The news was first hinted at by Nittany Lion head coach James Franklin using his customary commitment bat signal.  247Sports’ Sean Fitz then confirmed Dalton was the new addition.  #WeAre…Better #107kStrong #PSUnrivaled — James Franklin (@coachjfranklin) May 16, 2015 #PennState...
Via College Spun
9 days 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
21 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
26 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
April 20, 2015  |  Discuss

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