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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
1 day 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
2 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
2 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
2 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
2 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
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Franklin sees different Penn State team during second camp as head coach

Penn State football coach James Franklin often seems to carry with him a certain confident air, but that was especially true as he met with reporters earlier this week in State College.  The source was the knowledge a lot of changed for his Nittany Lions in his second season as head coach compared to the first.  “Our D-line just looks differently," Franklin said. "You look at...
Via Fox Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Penn State Football position preview: Defensive line

One of the strongest units on the Penn State football team last year was the defensive line, and they look to be just as good in 2015. Of Penn State’s 31 sacks last season, fifth in the Big Ten, 23 came from members of the defensive line. Anthony Zettel led the team with eight sacks and established himself as one of the most dominant interior linemen in the country in the process...
Via isportsweb.com
4 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
6 days ago  |  Discuss

NCB 2015 CFB Previews: Penn State Nittany Lions

We’re waiting, Penn State. Granted, our expectations for the Nittany Lions might be skewed high, given how Penn State weathered the NCAA’s attempts to bomb it into the stone age. But Bill O’Brien kept the ship afloat and passed it off to hot up-and-comer James Franklin. Despite scholarship reductions and a postseason ban O’Brien recruited [&hellip The post NCB 2015 CFB...
Via No Coast Bias
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Keegan-Michael Key named 2015 PSU Homecoming Grand Marshal

Penn State University’s 2015 Homecoming Grand Marshal will be, drumroll please…television star Keegan-Michael Key! The university made the announcement on its official YouTube page. Key is the star and co-creator (along with Jordan Peele) of the Comedy Central hit series Key & Peele and received his MFA from Penn State in 1996. He is also a former cast member of MAD TV...
Via Campus Sports Net
6 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
7 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
9 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
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Ex-Penn State QB Tyler Ferguson now an Ex-Louisville QB too

Tyler Ferguson is reportedly transferring out of Louisville When Penn State head coach Bill O’Brien added Tyler Ferguson to the roster in 2013, it was seen as a decent alternative to landed Jake Waters out of the junior college ranks. Waters ended up going to Kansas State instead of Penn State, but O’Brien adding Ferguson was not a bad move at the time as he needed depth. Ferguson...
Via Nittany Lions Den
13 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
14 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
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Penn State’s Football Team Goes Nuts During Surprise Visit By Marching Band During Meeting

Marching bands are nearly as important to the college football culture as the coaches, players and fans.  Penn State’s got a good one – the Penn State Blue Band.  The Nittany Lions’ band paid a surprise visit to James Franklin’s football team tonight. Penn State’s players seemed to enjoy the visit very, very much.     Squad meeting made even better with the best...
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
19 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
20 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
23 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
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Reserve Penn State Tickets Now

New Athletic Director Scott Barnes just tweeted out a link to let Pitt fans reserve tickets to the Penn State game next year early. Here are the details: 2015 Pitt Football Season Ticket Holders and Mini Package Holders may now request additional tickets to the highly anticipated matchup in 2016 between Pitt and Penn State at Heinz Field. Additional single game ticket requests can...
Via Pitt Blather
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Penn State 2015 Fall Camp Preview and Key Position Battles to Watch

The Penn State Nittany Lions are still rebuilding depth across the board, which means James Franklin’s squad is not quite ready to go head-to-...
Via Athlon Sports
26 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
26 days ago  |  Discuss
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