Penn State wideouts ready to help ease offensive transition

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) Penn State receiver Chris Godwin is comfortable carrying things on his back. Opposing defenders can attest to that as Godwin dragged plenty of them for a hefty chunk of his team-best 1,101 yards last season. Now, he and the rest of Penn State's receiving corps are ready to do it again and lift their offense - led by a new quarterback and coordinator when...
Via Associated Press
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Penn State TE Nick Bowers out for season

Penn State tight end Nick Bowers was looking to make a big impact for the Nittany Lions this season, but now it looks like he will have to wait a while to do just that. Head coach James Franklin has announced that Bowers will be out for the entire 2016 season after suffering an undisclosed injury. Franklin did not go into detail about the injury, but it will knock him out this season...
Via Campus Sports Net
1 day ago  |  Discuss

How will Penn State bounce back from upset loss to BYU?

Penn State women’s soccer didn’t give up a goal in the 2015 NCAA tournament. Score lines looked like 5-0, 6-0, 4-0 and a 1-0 victory over Duke for a national championship. What made them so good? Perhaps it was Hermann Trophy winner Rocky Rodriguez’s craft or Britt Eckerstrom’s spider-like qualities in goal—or better yet, the depth of talent from left bench to left wing...
Via Excelle Sports
1 day ago

EON Sports strikes VR partnerships with Miami, PSU

We’ve seen virtual reality broadcasts featured in NASCAR, golf, the Olympics, soccer and more, and now colleges are getting involved to feature their own sports content in VR. EON Sports recently announced VR partnerships with both the University of Miami and Penn State University, and both will include a wide selection of behind-the-scenes content. From their Miami release: ...
Via Awful Announcing
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Penn State tries to move forward without abandoning Paterno

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) Legends tend to linger in college football even after they are gone. At Penn State, getting out from under Joe Paterno's shadow is more complicated than the typical transition from a coaching giant. After being the most stable - in many ways stagnant - football program in the country for nearly five decades, Penn State has been awash in change in the five...
Via Associated Press
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After 2 years of ugly offense, Penn State takes new approach

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) Two seasons of ugly offense at Penn State had head coach James Franklin and the Nittany Lions in need of more than just a change of scheme. The first job facing new offensive coordinator Joe Moorhead was bringing some positive vibes to Happy Valley. ''He brings a ton of energy to this offense. That was something I think that kind of revitalized our offense...
Via Associated Press
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Only Koa Farmer Until Penn State Football

Just seven more days until Penn State takes on Kent State in Beaver Stadium! Can you believe we’re only one short week away from the start of the 2016 Penn State football season?? Please use this time wisely- finish household chores, spend time with loved ones and finish binge-watching all the shows you’re halfway through. Come Sept. 3, there will be no time for anything but...
Via Black Shoe Diaries
4 days ago

The Penn State-Pitt Rivalry Now Has a Nickname and Corporate Sponsor

Unfortunately, the sponsor is not Arby’s. The impending renewal of the Penn State-Pitt football rivalry on September 10th is one that has been met with plenty of anticipation, trepidation, banter (witty and below-the-belt), and excitement from both fan bases. The only thing missing of course, was a clever nickname and some type of corporate sponsor (because this is America, damn...
Via Black Shoe Diaries
5 days ago

Penn State Football Position Previews: Linebacker

It may not be the deepest corps Linebacker-U has ever had, but it sure isn’t lacking in talent. We’re switching over to the defensive side of the ball today, as Eli chats with Mark Rogers about the most storied position in program history. How does Eli think the linebacking corps will hold up with a healthier Brandon Bell and Nyeem Wartman-White in tow alongside Jason Cabinda...
Via Black Shoe Diaries
5 days ago

Conference Schedule Released for Penn State Men’s Basketball

Did Pat Chambers finally catch a break with Penn State’s 2016-17 conference slate? Penn State Basketball fans are cautiously optimistic about this year’s squad, and with the release of the B1G conference slate for 2016-17, there might be room for a little more optimism. Unlike years past, where a brutal opening stretch all but guaranteed a poor start to their B1G schedule, this...
Via Black Shoe Diaries
6 days ago

Penn State football: 5 things to watch in 2016

1 of 6> The Penn State Nittany Lions are looking to make a big time move towards competing for the Big Ten championship in 2016. They have to eliminate costly mistakes from last season and they can certainly make strides this year. Offensively, they must replace three-year starting quarterback Christian Hackenberg, but Trace McSorley already has some experience and should fit...
Via Campus Sports Net
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Penn State names Trace McSorley starting QB

Penn State has a new starting QB and it’s sophomore dual-threat QB Trace McSorley….. James Franklin announces Trace McSorley will start at QB. — Onward State (@OnwardState) August 24, 2016 McSorley played in seven games as a freshman completing 20 of 40 passes for 185 yards with 2 TDs and 0 INTs. McSorley also ran 13 times for 43 yards. We have Penn State tabbed as our...
Via The Student Section
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Trace McSorley to start at quarterback for Penn State

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) Trace McSorley will start at quarterback for Penn State when the Nittany Lions open against Kent State on Sept 3. Coach James Franklin settled on the sophomore after McSorley battled redshirt freshman Tommy Stevens for the job through the spring and summer. ''We're excited what he brings to our offense,'' Franklin said Wednesday. ''I think the biggest...
Via Associated Press
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Trial set for McQueary whistleblower suit against Penn State

BELLEFONTE, Pa. (AP) A judge has set an Oct. 17 trial date for the whistleblower lawsuit filed by former Penn State assistant football coach Mike McQueary. McQueary was placed on leave by Penn State in 2011 following revelations he reported that a boy was being sexually abused by assistant coach Jerry Sandusky. The school president said at the time that it became clear that McQueary...
Via Associated Press
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Penn State football didn't tip on $1,200 sandwich order?

Penn State football has lost one fan this week - a local Jimmy John’s employee who doesn’t appreciate the program’s tipping practices. Tipping a delivery driver is common courtesy, even for college students without a lot of money to burn. For a football program like Penn State, which brings in millions in revenue every year (over $125 million in 2014-15 per USA Today), a...
Via College Spun
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Jimmy Johns Worker Blasts Penn State After They Leave Zero Tip

Penn State apparently had a big Jimmy Johns order for its football team over the weekend. According to this Jimmy Johns worker, the Nittany Lions spent $1,200 and left a crappy tip. Shouts out to Penn State Football for ordering $1,200 worth of Jimmy Johns for delivery and leaving a $0 tip. Hope you lose every game. — PK (@PKing1101) August 14, 2016 The post Jimmy Johns Worker...
Via Diehardsport
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Penn State lands 2017 WR Mac Hippenhammer

The Penn State Nittany Lions have made an addition to the Class of 2017. On Saturday, reported three-star wide receiver Mac Hippenhammer has committed to James Franklin’s program. Hippenhammer, a standout from R Nelson Snider in Fort Wayne, Indiana, had nearly 20 offers including Michigan State, Indiana, Iowa, Cincinnati and Syracuse. Ultimately, he decided to head...
Via Campus Sports Net
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Saquon Barkley does Saquon Barkley things in Oklahoma drill

Penn State running back Saquon Barkley is one of the best young players in the country and he should make a big impact for the Penn State Nittany Lions in the 2016 season. During Tuesday morning’s practice, he showed exactly why he should be a big part of their offense this year. Wide receiver coach Josh Gattis shared a video of the Nittany Lions running an Oklahoma drill Tuesday...
Via Campus Sports Net
22 days ago  |  Discuss

2017 3-Star OT Desmond Holmes Commits To Penn State

Although he just visited State College on an unofficial visit yesterday, offensive tackle Desmond Holmes was ready to commit. The Cardinal O’Hara senior announced the news this afternoon on Twitter. COMMITTED #WEARE #DominateTheVa17ey #107kStrong #PSUFamily — Des Holmes™ (@des_holmes4) August 7, 2016 Holmes received offers from 18 schools...
Via College Spun
24 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Penn State players react to new locker room

Penn State’s football program has a new locker room. The Nittany Lions unveiled their new locker room to their players this evening. It was lit. Aaaaand we’re in! — Penn State Football (@PennStateFball) August 4, 2016 Here’s more of the locker room. HUGE THANK U to Pres. Barron @penn_state and @SandyB_PSUAD for the most LIT locker room...
Via College Spun
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Check Out This All-Black Penn State Concept Uniform

Penn State is known for its iconic white and blue jerseys, but we’ve seen some of college football’s top programs try out black alternate uniforms recently. Ohio State broke them out this season against the Nittany Lions, and Georgia will be wearing them for the first time since 2008 this year. What would black Penn State jerseys look like? We may never really know, but concept...
Via College Spun
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Mark Dantonio denies MSU negatively recruits against PSU

James Franklin said earlier this summer that Penn State has to deal with other programs using the Jerry Sandusky scandal against it on the recruiting trail. Michigan State, per the Nittany Lions’ head coach, was apparently one of those programs.  At Big Ten Media Days in Chicago this morning, Spartans’ head coach Mark Dantonio was asked about this. Dantonio denies himself or...
Via College Spun
July 26, 2016  |  Discuss

AD Sandy Barbour against anti-Penn State recruiting

A few weeks ago, new reports arose of former Penn State head coach Joe Paterno having knowledge of the sexual abuse at the school and chose to ignore it to focus on the football season. Earlier this week, current head coach James Franklin said some of the schools in their division are recruiting negatively against the school because of it and athletic director Sandy Barbour seems...
Via Campus Sports Net
July 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Greg Schiano denies having knowledge of Sandusky abuse

Greg Schiano has denied having any knowledge of sexual abuse by Jerry Sandusky when the two were working together at Penn State. Court documents that were unsealed on Tuesday revealed that Mike McQueary, the only former Penn State assistant who has admitted to having knowledge of Sandusky’s abuse against children, testified in court that Tom Bradley, another former assistant who...
Via Larry Brown Sports
July 12, 2016  |  Discuss

Unsealed records show Paterno knew of Sandusky abuse in 1976

The disgusting story that is Penn State football and the Jerry Sandusky sexual assault case somehow continues to get worse. According to the Washington Post, new court documents unsealed Tuesday in a Philadelphia court reveal that a man testified in court in 2014 that Joe Paterno ignored his complaints of sexual assault committed by Jerry Sandusky all the way back in 1976 when...
Via The Comeback
July 12, 2016  |  Discuss

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