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Penn State Football: Nittany Lions consistently inconsistent

One mark of a winning football team is consistency, just not the kind of consistency Penn State has shown amidst a trying 2014 season. First-year head coach James Franklin and his Nittany Lions have found consistency -in mediocrity. Even for a team held back by the shackles of NCAA sanctions, Penn State has shown the ability this season to take leaps forward. But the problem is that...
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15 hours ago  |  Discuss

PSU QB Christian Hackenberg: high NFL Draft stock, poor stats

In just two years at Penn State, so much has been said about starting Quarterback Christian Hackenberg. The reigning Big Ten freshman of the year has been hyped up as the greatest thing since sliced bread. He’s also been hit with the “overrated” label. ESPN’s Mel Kiper Jr. extolled his virtues as a future professional signal caller. Kirk Herbstreit sees the NFL in his future...
Via The Sports Bank
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Christian Hackenberg: explaining his statistical regression this year

In just two years at Penn State, so much has been said about starting Quarterback Christian Hackenberg. The reigning Big Ten freshman of the year has been hyped up as the greatest thing since sliced bread. He’s also been hit with the “overrated” label. ESPN’s Mel Kiper Jr. extolled his virtues as a future professional signal caller. Kirk Herbstreit sees the NFL in his future...
Via The Sports Bank
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Illini field goal sinks Penn State, 16-14

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) Backup quarterback Reilly O'Toole led Illinois on a late drive that set up a game-winning David Reisner field goal, delivering a 16-14 win over Penn State on Saturday. Reisner hit from 36 yards with eight seconds left on the clock. Minutes earlier he missed a 50-yarder that would have put Illinois on top. O'Toole relieved an ineffective Wes Lunt late...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

PSU QB Christian Hackenberg is SO OVERRATED

You look at what has happened with Penn State Quarterback Christian Hackenberg this season and you realize that Bill O’Brien, not Marc Trestman is the true “quarterback whisper.” Hackenberg has made a very strong regression this season under James Franklin, yet he’s still being hyped up as the greatest thing since sliced bread. Penn State is 12th (out of 14) in passing efficiency...
Via The Sports Bank
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Temple football: Penn State weekend

The game that many Temple fans have circled on their schedule is just about 24 hours away. Temple rolls into Beaver Stadium Saturday afternoon to take on the 5-4 Nittany Lions of Penn State. Temple has lost three of their last four while the Nittany Lions have lost four of their last five. For Temple head coach Matt Rhule this game will be a homecoming. Rhule walked on as a linebacker...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Penn State up to 11.5 -point favorite vs. Temple

After snapping a four-game losing streak in Big Ten play Saturday at Indiana, Penn State is an eleven-point favorite when they return home this week to take on Temple. Vegas Insider had Penn State open as a 10.5 point favorite but that has quickly dropped to nine points. It has since jumped up to 11 points. Another outlet, 888sport, currently has Penn State as an 11.5 point favorite...
Via Nittany Lions Den
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Penn State Football: 4 Keys to beating Indiana

The Penn State football team is tired of losing. The Nittany Lions (4-4, 0-4 Big Ten) will look to end a four-game losing streak when they travel to Indiana to face the Hoosiers (3-5, 0-4 Big Ten) at noon on Saturday. The Lions’ season started with a promising 2-0 start, and was made even better thanks to the NCAA lifting the programs postseason bowl ban. Riding high , the Lions...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Maryland Defeats Penn State As Christian Hackenberg Fumbles The Snap On A 4th-and-1

After playing a game filled with turnovers and penalties, Maryland and Penn State’s contest ended in an incredibly fitting way.  Trailing the Terps, 20-19, the Nittany Lions faced a 4th-and-1 from their own 28-yard line. Quarterback Christian Hackenberg fumbled the snap on a sneak attempt. Maryland recovered the ball. One snap later, Randy Edsall’s squad had secured the victory...
Via College Spun
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Christian Hackenberg Throws Pass, Forgets The Football

Penn State QB Christian Hackenberg is having a really rough day. This was straight up brutal. [Jim Weber] The post Christian Hackenberg Throws Pass, Forgets The Football appeared first on Diehardsport.
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24 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch: Ball slips out of Christian Hackenberg’s hand as he throws; Maryland recovers fumble

Penn State’s Christian Hackenberg drops back to pass and has he comes forward with his arm…forgets the ball. Maryland recovered and proceeded to throw three incompletions and then punt. At half, the Nittany Lions lead 9-7. http://t.co/Ndbd59NpVn — CFBZ (@CFBZ) November 1, 2014
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24 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch: Ball slips out of Christian Hackenberg’s hand as he throws; Maryland recovers fumble

Penn State’s Christian Hackenberg drops back to pass and has he comes forward with his arm…forgets the ball. Maryland recovered and proceeded to throw three incompletions and then punt. At half, the Nittany Lions lead 9-7. http://t.co/Ndbd59NpVn — CFBZ (@CFBZ) November 1, 2014
Via Bloguin Best
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Penn State’s Christian Hackenberg drills person in the head on Maryland sideline

So after the pre-game drama between Maryland and Penn State, where there were shoving and the Terrapins dissing the Nittany Lions before the coin toss, there is Christian Hackenberg’s pass that actually drilled a person on the Terrapins sideline. Hackenberg threw the pass out of bounds to get away from Maryland’s pass rush. Unfortunately, someone on Maryland’s sideline was...
Via KCM Sports
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Christian Hackenberg Throws Pass Out Of Bounds, Hits Guy In The Face

Christian Hackenberg did his best Jonathan Moxon impression during Penn State’s game with Maryland on Saturday. He was trying to throw this ball away and absolutely drilled a guy in the face. The dude went down like a sack of potatoes, but I can’t exactly blame him. Ouchtown population you, bro. [@bubbaprog] [Vine] The post Christian Hackenberg Throws Pass Out Of Bounds, Hits...
Via Diehardsport
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Penn State Vs. Ohio State: When instant replay goes wrong

Take a look at the photo above. Now look at it again. And just for ***** and giggle, take a glance one more time. Any human being with functioning eyesight can see that what you are looking at above is not, in fact, a catch. That is an incomplete pass, and there is absolutely no […] The post Penn State Vs. Ohio State: When A Replay Review Isn’t A Replay Review appeared first...
Via The Sports Fan Journal
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Joey Bosa Apologized To Christian Hackenberg On Twitter For Ripping Off His Helmet

Ohio State defensive lineman Joey Bosa had himself a game Saturday night, terrorizing Penn State’s offensive line for 2.5 sacks (one was the game-winner) and 2.5 tackles for loss. On one play, however, some Nittany Lions fans were up in arms after it appeared that Bosa intentionally grabbed quarterback Christian Hackenberg’s helmet on the way to the ground. After the game, Bosa...
Via College Spun
October 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Joey Bosa To JT Barrett: “You’re Welcome B*tch”

Joey Bosa is a beast. He absolutely took over the game last night against Penn State and made Christian Hackenberg’s life miserable. After delivering the game winning sack in which he absolutely destroyed the running back on the way to Hackenberg, Bosa had a message for his teammate JT Barrett. RT @Kevin_Noon: Joey Bosa told JT Barrett after the #buckeyes overtime win "You...
Via BlackSportsOnline
October 26, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Ohio State DL Joey Bosa Sacks Penn State QB Christian Hackenberg to Win the Game in OT

At the end of the first half of Saturday night's Penn State-Ohio State game it appeared as if fans had a stinker on their hands. OSU's offense had a nice 17-0 lead and the defense was controlling the Penn State offense with relative ease. The second half, however, was a different story altogether and when it ended the score was tied up at 17-17.In overtime J.T. Barrett was...
Via FatManWriting
October 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Across The Web: Penn State

Once again we’re joined by a B1G Blogger, Kevin McGuire from our Bloguin Brothers at Nittany Lion’s Den. We checked in with his site yesterday… you wouldn’t believe the crazy things he asked us.  Here’s his thoughts on Saturday’s game… be sure to give him a follow on the Twitters as well! PSU is coming off a bye after a controversial loss to our hated rival. What is...
Via Buckeye Battle Cry
October 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Ohio State’s Urban Meyer Says Penn State Has A ‘Future NFL Quarterback’ In Christian Hackenberg

Christian Hackenberg has played only 18 college football games and is just 19 years old, but Urban Meyer has seen enough of the Penn State quarterback to know what his future will entail.  The Nittany Lions are starting a future NFL quarterback behind center, Meyer says.  Meyer and Ohio State take on Hackenberg and Penn State Saturday in Happy Valley, Pa.  Meyer on Penn State...
Via College Spun
October 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Penn State midseason evaluation: Terrible offense but bowl game still in sight?

I have been meaning to share my midseason evaluation of Penn State for a few days now, but other writing conflicts and requirements have been continuing to get in the way. But, before we enter the weekend and begin to shift the focus to Ohio State, I figured today was as good a time as any to put my thoughts on Penn State’s 2014 season to this point on the record. So here we go...
Via Nittany Lions Den
October 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Penn State Football: Grading out the loss at Michigan

The Penn State football team fell to 4-2 (1-2 Big Ten) with an 18-13 loss against the Michigan Wolverines on Saturday night, here’s how we graded out the performance: Quarterback: D+ Christian Hackenberg finished the night 21 of 32 for 160 yards, one touchdown as well as an interception. While the sophomore signal caller managed a nice completion rate at 65%, he averaged just five...
Via isportsweb.com
October 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Penn State Football: 5 Keys to beating Michigan under the lights

Earlier this season Penn State football coach James Franklin said that winning masks issues, but that those problems persist regardless of the final score. That statement remains true through six weeks as the Penn State Nittany Lions (4-1, 1-1 Big Ten) head to Michigan Stadium to face the reeling Wolverines (2-4, 0-2 Big Ten) at 7pm under lights on ESPN2 in Michigan Stadium on Saturday...
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October 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Big Tentacles: Christian Hackenberg, Hayden Fry, J.T. Barrett, and more.

Big Tentacles - The Big Ten and its influence over college football. I've seen the future, and it will be. Christopher M. Logue declares that Penn State starting quarterback Christian Hackenberg will be a "future NFL Hall of Famer." (Views-Reviews-Sports)Hunting Hackenburg. Joshua Hanschke looks at how Michigan's defense is preparing for Hackenberg and the Penn...
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October 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Penn State Football: Key matchups vs. Northwestern

Armed with their first 4-0 start since 2008, Penn State football looks to move to 5-0 with a win on Saturday when they host the Northwestern Wildcats (1-2) at Beaver Stadium for a noon kickoff on homecoming. The game will air on Big Ten Network. James Franklin’s Nittany Lions come off a 48-7 drubbing of UMass in which the Lions’ running attack finally found their mojo. After...
Via isportsweb.com
September 25, 2014  |  Discuss
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