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PENN STATE RUMORS & GOSSIP

Nittany Lions, Chipotle Burritos Are Coming To Dorm Near You

Chipotle will now start delivering their mouth-watering Mexican delicacies around University Park. Bum Bum Bum… So what that REALLY means...
Via COED
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Penn State OL coach a hit in the kitchen

Rarely is cooking too often for players a potential NCAA violation college football coaches have to fear, but For The Win/USA Today reports that is one the Penn State compliance department has to keep an eye on these days in Happy Valley.  The reason?  Offensive line coach Herb Hand's dishes, including brisket, crab cakes benedict and bacon-wrapped jalapeño poppers, are just that...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Penn State relying on young players up and down depth chart

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) The anxiety Marcus Allen felt on the eve of Penn State's showdown with Ohio State last season wasn't uncommon for a rookie. The sudden responsibility was. The safety spent the night cramming for his first start, reading over his playbook in the team hotel and asking every veteran in the secondary questions until lights out. Seven starts for one of the nation...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Penn State announces procedure for Beaver Stadium 'stripe out'

Penn State football, known for its annual "White Out" game in which fans are all instructed to wear white to give Beaver Stadium a unique aura and appearance, is trying something new this year. On Sept. 19 when Rutgers travels to State College, the Scarlet Knights will see alternate sections of Penn State fans in blue and white to create a stripe effect throughout the stadium. The...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Joe Paterno-themed beer flying off the shelves already

There’s no doubt about it. College football fans love beer. Penn State fans also love Joe Paterno, so it’s really no surprise that the JoePa-themed beer that hit the shelves just last week has already nearly sold out. According to ESPN, the beer, which was revealed to the world just over a week ago, has been an absolute hit and it is already flying off the shelves near the Penn...
Via Campus Sports Net
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Penn State football position preview: Defensive backs

Much like the other position groups on the Penn State defense, the defensive backfield is talented, experienced and ready to dominate in 2015. Penn State returns three official starters from last year’s group, but Jordan Lucas moved to safety to fill Adrian Amos’ spot and Marcus Allen started the second half of the season after Ryan Keiser’s injury. Trevor Williams returns...
Via isportsweb.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Duquesne Brewing Has Sold Nearly 1 Million Cans Of Joe Paterno-Branded Beer

If you sell something related to former Penn State football coach Joe Paterno in Pennsylvania, chances are it will do pretty well. Duquesne Brewing Company began selling its Paterno-branded lager just a week ago, and has already sold almost a million cans, and begun preparing for a second run at the beer. Joe Paterno beer has sold close to 1 million cans, going for a second production...
Via College Spun
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Penn State coach James Franklin loses bet with Little Leaguer

Penn State football coach James Franklin threw down the challenge to a 13-year-old practice visitor. And Franklin lost. The result? Sore arms, yes, but also a bunch of good times for the Red Land Little League team that stopped by Penn State's practice en route to the Little League World Series. The Nittany Lions appeared to have enjoyed themselves more than a little bit, too.
Via Fox Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Penn State lands 4-star safety Andrew Pryts

Pennsylvania four-star safety Andrew Pryts has decided to stay at home after committing to Penn State for the 2016 season according to 247Sports.com. Pryts, a recruit from Hermitage, Penn., is the 20th ranked safety in the nation according to 247Sports.com. Pryts held offers from a number of schools including Alabama and Ohio State. Penn State now has 20 commitments for the class...
Via Campus Sports Net
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Pennsylvania LLWS team visits Penn State practice

The Little League World Series U.S. Championship game takes place on Saturday afternoon, when the Red Land Little League team from Lewisberry, Pennsylvania takes on Pearland from Texas. To prepare for the game, Red Land decided to go check out the team that a lot of the players idolize: the Penn State football team. Penn State shared photos welcoming in Red Land to their practice...
Via Campus Sports Net
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Photos: Pennsylvania’s Little League World Series Team Attended Penn State Football Practice

Red Land Little League from Lewisberry, Pa. is one of the final four teams remaining in this summer’s Little League World Series, and ahead of the semi-final matchup against Pearland West out of Texas this afternoon, the team took a quick trip to State College to check out Penn State football practice. PennLive.com caught up with Red Land’s coach, who says that many of his players...
Via College Spun
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Penn State Football to Face Idaho in 2019 Season Opener

Penn State Athletic Director Sandy Barbour announced that the Nittany Lions will open the 2019 season against the Idaho Vandals at Beaver Stadium. The game will be held on Aug. 31, according to GoPSUSports.com. This game will mark the first meeting between the two schools’ respective programs’ histories. After scheduling Idaho, Penn State is now set to face off against...
Via Campus Sports Net
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Freshmen to keep an eye on

Penn State is coming off one of its best recruiting classes in recent memory, and some of those guys are ready to make an impact. Wide receivers Brandon Polk and Juwan Johnson will not be redshirted and will add to an already very deep unit. Polk was one of the fastest players in his recruiting class, while Johnson is a big target at 6’4 213. The two will likely only see playing...
Via Complete Philly Coverage
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Aerial tour of Penn State campus, Beaver Stadium

Drones have become a way of life for many people today. You fly it around, film everything and make people freak out about the unidentified flying object. It is a lot more fun than it actually sounds. Penn State has come up with a cool way to give everyone a look at the campus and yes, it involves a drone. Someone flew it around the campus and gave a nice view of the quad, the dorms...
Via Campus Sports Net
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Nittany Lions Den Podcast: Episode 1.03 – All about preseason rankings

Because all of this matters The start of the college football season is nearly here, and it is time to take a quick look at the preseason rankings. The Associate dPress released its preseason top 25 poll on Sunday, and Talking 10 has put together a preseason Big Ten ranking. Those are the topics of conversation today as Andy Coppens joins the show briefly to recap some thoughts...
Via Nittany Lions Den
9 days ago  |  Discuss

A look at Penn State football’s running backs

Penn State has had notable running backs in the past, from Curt Warner, to Larry Johnson, to the Nittany Lions’ lone Heisman winner, John Cappelletti. Last year, seniors Bill Belton and Zach Zwinek led the running back corps. Now in 2015, and with a full arsenal of backs at his disposal, Penn State football head coach James Franklin will look to Akeel Lynch to pick up where Belton...
Via isportsweb.com
10 days ago  |  Discuss

2015 Penn State Nittany Lions Betting Odds

The 2015 college football season is just weeks away, and the Penn State Nittany Lions are holding out hope that they can surprise the oddsmakers and win the Big Ten this season. If you’re interested in laying some money down on the team, BetDSI has released Penn State’s season odds. The video below previews the betting action.
Via Gamedayr
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Don’t Sleep on Hackenberg and Penn State in 2015…or 2016

I remember first hearing about Christian Hackenberg a couple of years back. He was one of the top quarterback recruits in the nation and was recruited by Alabama, Florida, Tennessee, Penn State and a host of other schools. I was pleasantly surprised when he gave a verbal commit to Joe Paterno. I was downright shocked when he kept his commitment throughout the fallout of the Jerry...
Via Know It All Football
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Penn State Class of 2016: Four-star DT Karamo Dioubate joins the wild dogs

Penn State opens the 2015 season in the city of Philadelphia against Temple, but on Sunday Penn State already won a prize in the City of Brotherly Love. Defensive tackle Karamo Dioubate of Philadelphia Prep Charter committed to the Nittany Lions on Sunday, adding a four-star player to the defensive line. Dioubate is rated as a four-star talent according to the 247 Sports composite...
Via Nittany Lions Den
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Penn State Lands Commitment From 2016 4-Star Defensive Tackle Karamo Dioubate

Karamo Dioubate, a four-star defensive tackle in the 2016 class, has committed to Penn State.  Dioubate, a 6-foot-3, 279-pound prospect out of Philadelphia, Pa., is ranked the No. 16 player at his position and the No. 150 player in his class by 247 Sports’ Composite Rankings.  He had a scholarship offer from nearly every program in the country.  Four-star 2016 DT Karamo Dioubate...
Via College Spun
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Dismissed Penn State LB Daiquan Kelly Will Sign With UMass

Former Penn State linebacker Daiquan Kelly, who was dismissed from the program last week due to a violation of team rules, will sign with UMass. This comes according to a report from NJ.com’s Braulio Perez.  Breaking News: Union City’s Daiquan Kelly, dismissed from #PennState, to sign with #UMass http://t.co/Dyz0PSXJ4A pic.twitter.com/mEparVvDgc — Braulio Perez (@BraulioEPerez...
Via College Spun
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Morning Cup of Joe: Yes, Penn State’s schedule is incredibly favorable at the start

25 days and counting… By now Penn State fans are fully aware how favorable the first half of Penn State’s football schedule looks. Penn State will not leave the state of Pennsylvania until mid-October when it heads to Columbus, Ohio to take on the defending national champion Ohio State Buckeyes. The lone road contest in the first six games of the year will be played in Philadelphia...
Via Nittany Lions Den
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Penn State dismisses Class of 2015 LB Daiquan Kelly

One of the key additions to Penn State’s Class of 2015 has been dismissed from the program. On Saturday morning the Penn State athletics department sent out a brief statement announcing freshman linebacker Daiquan Kelly has been dismissed from the program due to a violation of team rules. The reason for the dismissal is unknown at this time, although the severe discipline would...
Via Nittany Lions Den
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Penn State Fans Have Started A Petition To Restore Penn State’s Old Logo

Earlier this week, Penn State unveiled a new shield logo to create a “refreshed brand identity.” It turns out not all Nittany Lions fans feel refreshed by the change. A Penn State class of 1995 alum named Doug Albert has started a petition on change.org, asking for the school to restore the old logo. It currently has over 2,000 signatures – just 500 short of the goal. Here’s...
Via College Spun
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Penn State unveils new logo

There has been a lot of change going on at Penn State University over the last four years, and it’s not over yet. The university recently announced that it will be upgrading PSU’s shield logo, and the design was recently released. Here’s a look at the old shield versus the new one. Before and After: @penn_state excellently redesigned its shield logo. Great job @llokman and...
Via The Sports Daily
29 days ago  |  Discuss
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