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Turnovers could be key in Ohio State-Penn State matchup

Penn State football coach James Franklin on a five-game winning streak since opening the season with a loss to Temple, and the Nittany Lions mentor suggested one particular statistical category that has had a big impact. "So far we're (tied for) eighth in the country in turnover margin," Franklin told reporters in State College on Tuesday.Penn State is plus-8 on the year with 12...
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1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Script Ohio on Buckeye Sports Radio: Penn State will be a Tough Test

Joe Dexter and Clair Crawford break down Penn State’s strengths, Christian Hackenberg and the TONS of coaching news across college football. The post Script Ohio on Buckeye Sports Radio: Penn State will be a Tough Test appeared first on The Buckeye Battle Cry: Ohio State News and Commentary.
Via Buckeye Battle Cry
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Shelley Meyer Says Penn State’s 2014 “White Out” Was The “Best” She’s Ever Seen

In 2014, Penn State hosted its annual “white out” game against Ohio State, and per usual, the atmosphere was electric. It apparently had quite an impression on Buckeyes head coach Urban Meyer’s wife Shelley. With Ohio State set to host a “black out” against Penn State on Saturday, Meyer took to Twitter to make the claim that Penn State’s 2014 “white out” was the best...
Via College Spun
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Penn State DE Carl Nassib playing like a superstar

The Penn State Nittany Lions are currently 5-1 on the season, but haven’t been able to break into the top-25 rankings yet. Christian Hackenberg hasn’t lived up to the hype that he had coming into he season, but has been playing better each and every week for the most part. One player that has been playing like a superstar and potential future NFL star is junior defensive end...
Via Campus Sports Net
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Penn State Commit Quinn Nordin Close To Flipping To Michigan?

Current Penn State commit Quinn Nordin, ranked as the No. 1 kicker in the 2016 class, was in Ann Arbor this past weekend taking the Wolverines win over Northwestern. Nordin, a Rockford (Mi.) native, apparently will take in Michigan’s game next weekend vs. Michigan State as well. Several Crystal Ball predictions have gone the Wolverines way for Nordin, including one from 247sports’...
Via Diehardsport
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Keegan-Michael Key poses as James Franklin for Penn State team meeting (Video)

Keegan-Michael Key, the actor and comedian best known as the star of the "Key & Peele" sketch comedy show, is a proud Penn State alumni and is serving as grand marshal of this weekend's Homecoming festivities. In order to get the football team into the spirit, Key was invited to surprise the team by posing as head coach James Franklin and conducting a team meeting.It certainly...
Via Holdout Sports
3 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...
Via Awful Announcing
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Keegan Michael-Key leads Penn State team meeting

The Penn State Nittany Lions are hosting the Indiana Hoosiers for homecoming this week. Usually, big schools like the one in Happy Valley have special guests during that week and Penn State was able to land Keegan Michael-Key, a Penn State alumnus. Luckily for the Penn State football team, Michael-Key looks a lot like head coach James Franklin. He and Franklin decided he would have...
Via Campus Sports Net
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Keegan-Michael Key plays James Franklin at PSU

It’s homecoming week at Penn State University and with TV star and comedian Keegan-Michael Key serving as grand marshal, you knew there were going to be some laughs. Sure enough, Nittany Lions head football coach James Franklin called Key in to help prank the players. How, you ask? Why, dress up as him and run a team meeting of course! Check out how it went down in the video below...
Via Campus Sports Net
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Penn State Nittany Lions vs. Indiana Hoosiers: Betting odds, point spread and tv info

Getty Images Two Big Ten schools will face off against one another when the Penn State Nittany Lions host the Indiana Hoosiers. While both Indiana and Penn State enter this game at 4-1 and unranked it’s not for a lack of effort. Last week Indiana nearly upset Ohio State while Penn State has looked solid since an opening day loss to Temple. Coverage of this contest will air on...
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Fred Says: Penn State Needs to Run the Ball Better to Keep Winning

Would Penn State be ranked if they would have beat Army by fifty points? No. The fact is, each game of the college football regular season is worth the same. A win is a win and a loss is a loss no matter how it looks and no matter who you play. With that being said, there are several points to take away from the Army game this past weekend. The first being that Army had three turnovers...
Via Know It All Football
5 days ago  |  Discuss

10 years later, Nittany Lions once again looking for a true signature win

Today marks the 10th anniversary of one of the greatest games in Penn State program history. The 2005 home game against Ohio State, in which Tamba Hali turned an eventual Heisman Trophy winner upside down to knock a ball loose and secure a tough defensive victory over the Buckeyes, effectively announced to the world Penn State football, after a stretch of down years, was finally...
Via Nittany Lions Den
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan Commit Recruiting Penn State Pledge To Go Blue

Michigan was long thought to be the leader for Rockford (Mi.) kicker Quinn Nordin. However, having given K Andrew David a scholarship in the 2015 class, Michigan looked to be hesitant about two straight classes with scholarships to kickers. Although Nordin has been committed to Penn State since July, it appears the Wolverines are looking to get back in the race for the No. 1 kicker...
Via Diehardsport
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Podcast: Breaking Down Indiana’s Offense and B1G Week 6 Rundown

Penn State welcomes Indiana to Beaver Stadium this weekend, and the Hoosiers are hoping to have a healthy offense for the trip and early noon kickoff. After giving Ohio State all it could handle last week, will these Hoosiers come in feeling a little rundown, or will they carry over a high level of play and give Penn State all it can handle? Penn State has developed a knack for winning...
Via Nittany Lions Den
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Penn State recruiting update

When the season starts, recruiting often gets over looked. Here’s a little update on Penn State’s recruiting situation. 2016 This class is ranked #4 in the nation and has 20 recruits. Only 5 spots remain. Guys most notably to take those spots are 4 star WR Tre Nixon, who is favoring PSU and Georgia. 3 star DB Khaleke Hudson who is between Penn State, Pitt, and WVU. 4 star linebacker...
Via Complete Philly Coverage
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Ohio State, Nike Officially Release Black Uniforms Team Will Wear Against Penn State

Ohio State will be wearing black uniforms against Penn State on October 17. We already knew that. But today, Nike and the school made it official. Ohio State released the full black uniform Saturday morning around 8:30 AM ET. The look features black jerseys, black pants and a black matte helmet.  Nike also released what it calls the “Black Pack”, which features shirts, hats...
Via College Spun
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Penn State coach Franklin has practical reason for withholding injury information

Penn State football coach James Franklin has had a lot of injuries to talk about early this season. There's just one problem with that (aside from the injuries themselves, of course): He doesn't talk about injuries for the most part. While that can be a source of consternation for reporters covering the Nittany Lions and fans who want to know everything going on with their team...
Via Fox Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Penn State looking to move from Beaver Stadium?

The Penn State Nittany Lions are looking to improve their facilities. According to a report from, the Nittany Lions are looking at all options for a future home which could include either renovating the iconic Beaver Stadium or finding a new venue for home games altogether. “Nobody’s trying to either renovate Beaver or build a new stadium just to be doing it,” Penn...
Via Campus Sports Net
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Penn State in great hands with Populous for renovation plans

Penn State hires industry leader Populous to develop renovation master plan Penn State dropped some big news this morning as the calendars flipped to October. The university has hired architecture and sport event planning firm Populous to lead the way in developing a master plan for facilities upgrades for the athletics program. That includes the football program, which could lead...
Via Nittany Lions Den
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Sales of charitable PSU tee halted by athletic department

We’ve been a fan of Penn State kicker Joe Julius since Week 1 of the college football season. Naturally, PSU students and fans have also quickly hopped on the “Big Toe” fan boat. A couple people even turned their fandom into a charity  fundraiser–only to unfortunately have to, in the end, refund the raised money. Per the report by  Penn State’s athletic...
Via Campus Sports Net
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch: Penn State’s Fat Guy Touchdown Turns the Tide

Faced with a third and 11 on its own 25, Penn State’s defense — trying to prevent San Diego State from scoring — was hoping for a stop. However, the Nittany Lions got a lot more than that. The Penn State pass rush got after San Diego State quarterback Maxwell Smith, forcing a fumble. Defensive tackle Austin Johnson scooped up the loose pigskin and lumbered 71 yards into the...
Via The Student Section
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Big Penn State DT Austin Johnson Rumbles 74-Yards To Return Fumble For A Touchdown

When you weigh 325 pounds--like Penn State defensive tackle Austin Johnson does--there are two things you don't like to do: (1) diet and (2) run. However, when necessary a good big man can do either when he must. Johnson certainly needed to during Penn State's game against San Diego State Saturday.When he recovered the ball the only thing between him and the end zone were a few offensive...
Via FatManWriting
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Penn State RB Saquon Barkley Broke A Slew Of Tackles On Highlight-Reel Touchdown

Penn State freshman running back Saquon Barkley is no stranger to scoring jaw-dropping touchdowns. He just produced another one for the Nittany Lions in the first quarter of today’s game against San Diego State.  Barkley took a short screen pass from QB Christian Hackenberg, broke out of a couple of tackles, got spun around and then made two more people miss en route to a 22-yard...
Via College Spun
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Penn State’s Basketball Program Now Has A Top-10 Recruiting Class For 2016

Penn State’s men’s basketball program, which this afternoon received a commitment from four-star small forward Lamar Stevens, now has a top-10 recruiting class – nationally – for 2016.  Yes, you read that correctly. The Nittany Lions are putting together one of the greatest recruiting classes in the history of their program, with commitments from Stevens, four-star point...
Via College Spun
25 days ago  |  Discuss

AAC Football’s Official Twitter Account Trolled Penn State

Penn State made some news yesterday when it was revealed that the team literally buried the game tape of its 27-10 season-opening loss to Temple with a shovel. In the embarrassing defeat, the Nittany Lions surrendered 10 sacks. While Penn State was ready to let that game go, the American Athletic Conference, of which Temple is a member, wants to relish the memory of it . That...
Via College Spun
September 09, 2015  |  Discuss

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