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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...
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1 day 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...
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2 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

Which is the most overrated team in the Big Ten?

This week on The Student Section college football roundtable we are looking at the most overrated teams and yesterday we started with the ACC. TSS Associate Editors Bart Doan and Terry Johnson join staff writer Kevin Causey and special rotating guests in our weekly roundtable discussing all things college football. Earlier this off-season we looked at the Big Ten by discussing...
Via The Student Section
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Big Ten Fallout: Christian Hackenberg, Braxton Miller, Tim Beck, and more.

Welcome to the Fallout - Big Ten edition Christian Hackenberg. Img. via kentucky.com.Onward, Christian Hackenberg! Ralph D. Russo profiles Penn State starting quarterback Christian Hackenberg, who is emerging from a disappointing 7-6 season in 2014. (AP/Yahoo! Sports)Ley it on the Line. Tom Ley previews Penn State's 2015 college football season as part of Deadspin's "Deadspin 25...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Christian Hackenberg announced as 2015 PSU captain

In a move that surprised practically no one, Penn State Nittany Lions quarterback Christian Hackenberg was named a team captain for the 2015 season. The news was reported on Twitter. PSU announce Christian Hackenberg, Jordan Lucas, Angelo Mangiro, Von Walker & Anthony Zettel as 2015 team captains. — Andy C (@AndyOnFootball) August 10, 2015 This isn’t really a surprise...
Via Campus Sports Net
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Penn State DC: Hackenberg 'right out of central casting'

Penn State quarterback Christian Hackenberg has been the subject of both high praise and hard questions this offseason.  While multiple NFL draft analysts have pegged him as a potential first-round pick next spring (if he decides to skip his senior season), there has also been a backlash from others wondering just what the big deal is about a quarterback who threw more interceptions...
Via Fox Sports
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Hackenberg: No NFL draft questions, please

One of the big talking points this offseason has been the potential for the Big Ten to have a large showing at the 2016 NFL draft, and Penn State quarterback Christian Hackenberg could take the lead role if that plays out the way prognosticators have projected.  He does not want to hear about it now as his junior season gets ready to begin, however.  The Centre Daily Times reports...
Via Fox Sports
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Christian Hackenberg makes request to the media about NFL

From being the number overall pick in the draft to dropping out of the second round, Penn State star quarterback Christian Hackenberg has heard it all about his future with the NFL. Apparently, he is tired of hearing about it and would prefer if the media would stop speculating and let him play football. Hackenberg held a press conference this morning to make a few things abundantly...
Via Campus Sports Net
24 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL scout believes Christian Hackenberg is a top-five pick

The Penn State Nittany Lions have one of the nation’s most talked about quarterbacks under center in Christian Hackenberg, although scouts are always having different opinions about his NFL Draft stock. One of the latest reports that has come out has a scout that has made it very clear that he will be a top-five pick in the 2016 NFL Draft. That is one of the most bold statements...
Via Campus Sports Net
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Penn State star QB Hackenberg makes media request

Christian Hackenberg’s future lies in the NFL. The Penn State junior quarterback is thought by many to be the potential No. 1 overall pick in the 2016 NFL Draft, if he were to declare. Barring injury, he’ll almost certainly be a high selection when he does decide to leave State College, Pa.  He doesn’t want to talk about any of that, though.  At a press conference this...
Via College Spun
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Christian Hackenberg gets lowest QB grade on CFF

Though many think that Penn State Nittany Lions quarterback Christian Hackenberg is the best man at his position this season, he certainly has his fair share of detractors. In fact, Pro Football Focus gave Hackenberg the lowest grade among all FBS quarterbacks last season. Rotoworld offered the following assessment when covering the story: You have seen many analysts say Hackenberg...
Via Campus Sports Net
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Penn State Football: Optimism following Big Ten media days

With NCAA sanctions fully in the rearview mirror, Penn State is eager to get back to the the football field and strive towards once again joining the Big Ten’s elite. Head coach James Franklin touched on the impact of entering the 2015 season sanction-free during his Big Ten media day availability, and how it has created optimism for the team and fans alike. “We’re coming into...
Via isportsweb.com
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Top 7 Big Ten Heisman Candidates

Follow TSS on Twitter @TheStudentSect In a way, these Heisman lists are unfair click bait titles that are more a way of saying, “here are the best quarterbacks in the conference with a running back or two mixed in … and if you want to go real hipster, a wide receiver.” In another sense, even though the Heisman is basically a quarterback award with running backs holding an outside...
Via The Student Section
July 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Sports on Earth: Zettel, Hackenberg among top 100 players

Penn State has two of the top 100 players in the nation according to a top 100 list compiled by Matt Brown of Sports on Earth. Anthony Zettel comes in at No. 18, the fourth highest-ranked defensive lineman on the list, and second-highest ranked defensive tackle behind Robert Nkemdiche of Ole Miss (Ohio State defensive end Joey Bosa is ranked No. 1 overall). The only other Penn State...
Via Nittany Lions Den
July 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Prospect primer: Christian Hackenberg | QB | Penn State

As one of the best prospects in the country coming out of high school in 2013, Christian Hackenberg had his fair share of suitors but decided to commit to the troubled Penn State program that was still reeling from the Jerry Sandusky scandal. His performance as a true freshman starting quarterback in the Big 10 led many to believe he was a future #1 overall pick. Hackenberg threw...
Via EndZoneScore
July 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Penn State Football: Keys to a successful season

Penn State has their work cut out for them if they want to contend for a Big Ten title From new and departing faces to strength of schedule, a number of factors come into play when breaking down how a team will perform during a particular season. College football fans around the country have already started crunching numbers and trying to ascertain what a good season would look...
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July 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Penn State Travels To Ohio State For Most Expensive Game in 2015

In a whirlwind of a season, which began with a new head coach and sanctions that were supposed to keep the Penn State Nittany Lions out of bowl participation, things surely went better than expected. James Franklin’s first season resulted in a 7-6 record and a Pinstripe Bowl victory over Boston College, something that was impossible as the team practiced throughout the summer in...
Via Nittany Lions Den
July 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Bloguin Top 50: No. 29 — Penn State

Penn State Nittany Lions2014 Record: 7-6 overall, Big Ten (won Pinstripe Bowl vs. Boston College) 1 Burning Question: Is the offensive line going to be better? It can’t get worse, right? Penn State’s offensive line has always been one of the weaker spots on the roster in recent years, and last season was no exception. The good news is it could be better. The bad news is it...
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July 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Bloguin Top 50: No. 29 — Penn State

Penn State Nittany Lions2014 Record: 7-6 overall, Big Ten (won Pinstripe Bowl vs. Boston College) 1 Burning Question: Is the offensive line going to be better? It can’t get worse, right? Penn State’s offensive line has always been one of the weaker spots on the roster in recent years, and last season was no exception. The good news is it could be better. The bad news is it...
Via The Student Section
July 21, 2015  |  Discuss

The 2015 Davey O’Brien watch list for best QB

In a conglomerate of pre-season college football nominations being handed out, the Davey O’Brien Award features the smallest list of qualifiers, including a solo slot on Ohio State’s 3-quarterback depth chart (Cardale Jones). The quarterbacks on the 2015 pre-season list include two finalists from 2014 (Dak Prescott and Trevone Boykin) and seven others, whose named appeared on...
Via Campus Sports Net
July 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Penn State will drop name plates on players' jerseys this season.

Christian Hackenberg and James Franklin. Photo via Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.The names are gone in Penn State. The Nittany Lions will return to the tradition of not putting the names of players on the back of their jerseys for the 2015 season.Then-Penn St. head coach Bill O'Brien had ended the 125-year old tradition of jerseys with only the players' numbers in 2015. The move was in...
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July 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Penn State Football: Expectations for Christian Hackenberg in 2015

Christian Hackenberg has the eyes of NFL scouts everywhere already, and a productive junior year could vault the Penn State signal caller to the very top of the 2016 draft. Coming off a 7-6 season in which Hackenberg suffered through a subpar season, Penn State and its quarterback are hoping for better results leading to more production and wins. With protecting their quarterback...
Via isportsweb.com
July 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Tatum Coffey and Christian Hackenberg Poised to Become a Sports Power Couple?

If anyone’s looking to place money on future sports power couples, what about dropping some dough on Penn State’s Tatum Coffey and Christian...
Via Busted Coverage
July 09, 2015  |  Discuss
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