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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...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Penn State isn't far from battling Buckeyes, Spartans in Big Ten East

More from Athlon Sports: Auburn primed for another SEC title; Florida could win SEC East in 2015; what's ahead for Oklahoma?  *** James Franklin's debut at Penn State had its share of ups and downs, as the Nittany Lions started 4-0 but dropped six out of their last eight regular-season games. A bowl win over Boston College propelled Franklin to a winning mark in his first season...
Via Fox Sports
March 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Penn State Football: Lions look to pull upset over Michigan State

Penn State knows a thing or two about late-season upsets over ranked teams. With the Nittany Lions (6-5, 2-5 Big Ten) bowl eligible for the first time since 2011, they’ll look to play spoiler this Saturday as No. 10 Michigan State (9-2, 6-1 Big Ten) rides into Happy Valley for a 3:30 kick on ESPN2. You don’t have to look back far to find the Nittany Lions’ last late season...
Via isportsweb.com
November 28, 2014  |  Discuss

No. 36 Penn State Nittany Lions season preview

With a 7-5 overall record and 4-4 in the Big Ten Conference Leaders Division in 2013, Penn State heads into year three of a four-year postseason ban with another new coach. With Bill O’Brien taking the coaching job at the NFL’s Houston Texans, first-year coach James Franklin comes over from Vanderbilt, where he compiled a 24-15 record in three seasons. "Being successful is...
Via College Football Universe
June 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Penn State DE Olaniyan gears up for Badgers

C.J. Olaniyan is ready to take a run at stopping Wisconsin's powerful rushing attack. Penn State's 6-3, 244-pound defensive end is well aware that the Nittany Lions (6-5, 3-4) must control the running back tandem of Melvin Gordon and James White in order to stay in Saturday's game against the 14th-ranked Badgers (9-2, 6-1). Physical play is the key, he said, to try to limit Gordon...
Via AP on Fox
November 27, 2013  |  Discuss
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