Kerry Collins makes debut on College Football Hall of Fame ballot

Former Penn State quarterback Kerry Collins joins D.J. Dozier and Steve Wisniewski on College Football Hall of Fame ballot The College Football Hall of Fame has 21 members of the Penn State football program enshrined in its hallowed walls in Atlanta. Among them are Jack Ham, John Cappelletti, Lydell Mitchell, Mike Reid, and Curt Warner, not to mention Joe Paterno. Shane Conlan is...
Via Nittany Lions Den
June 02, 2016  |  Discuss

SB 35: Ravens dominate Giants for 1st Super Bowl

Super Bowl 35 Jan. 28, 2001 At Tampa, Fla.-71,921 Baltimore 7..3.14.10-34 N.Y. Giants 0..0..7..0-.7 The Ravens, led by Ray Lewis and one of the great defenses in NFL history, intercepted Kerry Collins four times and held New York to 152 yards. Baltimore's defense was so dominant that New York's offense never got inside the Ravens 29. Ron Dixon's 97-yard kickoff return for a touchdown...
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January 20, 2016  |  Discuss

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Big Ben passes Unitas, Montana on passing list; Kerry Collins next

Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger moved up two spots on the NFL's all-time passing yardage list Sunday before leaving with a left foot injury against the Oakland Raiders.Roethlisberger's 334 yards gave him 40,565 for his career, moving him ahead of Joe Montana (40,551) and Johnny Unitas into 14th place on the list. Roethlisberger passed Montana in the fourth quarter on a 15...
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November 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Tennessee Titans: Best QB in franchise history, Pt. 1

Kerry Collins helped lead the Titans to the NFL’s best record in 2008. In the 2015 NFL Draft, the Tennessee Titans used the second overall pick to draft Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota. Ever since the selection, Mariota has received an immense amount of hype and praise for a variety of factors. Whether Mariota will live up to being the number two overall pick is a separate debate...
August 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Collins among nominees for College Football Hall of Fame

Penn State quarterback Kerry Collins is among the first-time nominees for the College Football Hall of Fame, the National Football Foundation revealed Tuesday. The 1994 Davey O'Brien Award winner as the nation's best quarterback led the nation in passing efficiency as a senior as the Nittany Lions posted a perfect 12-0 record, won the Big Ten and finished No. 2 in the final national...
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June 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Morning Cup of Joe – NFL Combine wrap-up, Tom Bradley to UCLA

Lots of good stuff to get to today… The NFL Combine is now wrapped up for Penn State players. Victory Bell Rings looks at the performance of Penn State players. Be sure to visit Optimum Scouting for a full rundown of NFL Combine coverage as well. Black Shoe Diaries had an interesting question yesterday. Which former Penn State quarterback would fit James Franklin’s system the...
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February 24, 2015  |  Discuss

What if Namath chose the NFL?

There was no hotter quarterback prospect in 1965 than Alabama’s Joe Namath. Sought after by both leagues, Namath was taken No. 1 overall by the New York Jets in the AFL Draft and then, in hopes that he might not sign, No. 12 by the St. Louis Cardinals in the NFL Draft. The two teams engaged in a bidding war for Namath that ended in what was then the largest contract in the history...
Via The Sports Post
December 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Morning Cup of Joe: Don’t compare Hackenberg to Collins just yet

Today on the site I started what will be a season-long series looking back at the 1994 Penn State football season the way I remember it. It was 20 years ago today the season got started with a blowout in the Metrodome. I was not able to watch it on TV, so I had to get updates from my dad, who sat in the living room on the couch and listened to the whole game on the radio. It was...
Via Nittany Lions Den
September 03, 2014  |  Discuss

B1G First Round QB Drought: Does it even matter?

On Twitter @TheCoachBart A little quick trivia challenge for you: Name the last B1G quarterback selected in the first round of the NFL draft. If you answered Kerry Collins … congrats … you either have Google, are Kerry Collins, or have significant disposable time on your hand to think about things. (When the NFL draft hits next year, that will mean it’s been a staggering 20...
Via The Student Section
August 21, 2014  |  Discuss

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