Cup of Joe - Defensive depth chart notes

The official depth chart was released by Penn State's football program on Tuesday. Of note, Adrian Amos has moved back from safety to corner back. The loss of Curtis Drake probably had something to do with that, as Drake's removal from the roster led to some depth concerns at defensive back. Also, last year's starter at middle linebacker, Glenn Carson, appears to be in...
Via Nittany Lions Den
June 06, 2012  |  Discuss

Cup of Joe - Monday Moxie Edition

I promise you that this will be the last moxie joke or reference I make when discussing Matt McGloin. We begin the new week knowing exactly who will be the starting quarterback for Penn State in the fall. Much to the chagrin of some, it will be Matt McGloin. This is a decision that was probably expected all along as the spring unfold but it will still be interesting to hear Bill...
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June 04, 2012  |  Discuss


In retrospect, Penn State lost any chance to win today's TicketCity Bowl when starting quarterback Matt McGloin acted like an idiot -- and not the team leader that he should be -- in getting into a fight last month with teammate Curtis Drake. McGloin sustained a concussion and couldn't play today, and instead the Houston defense dared replacement QB Rob Bolden to pass. ...
Via Nittany Lines
January 02, 2012  |  Discuss

Live Blogging A Day Full of College Bowl Games!

Ready? Let’s Go! Penn State and Houston are about 30 minutes away from kickoff in the TicketCity Bowl, the first of the bowl games on tap for today. A day after the NFL stole the January 1 spotlight from the college game, the college bowl routine is in full swing today. I’ll attempt to provide some periodic updates here throughout the day, so feel free to check back from time...
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January 02, 2012  |  Discuss

Penn St. Nittany Lions vs Houston Cougars – Ticketcity Bowl Preview

Penn State (9-3) vs. Houston (12-1) Second annual Ticketcity Bowl in Dallas, Texas. This is the first of five B1G bowl games on January 2 (Remember last year? 0-5 on New Years? Sigh). Penn State… 16/17 of the Nitty Lions season was non football related. Sandusky. Multiple felonies. Perjury. Paterno. The Second Mile. Coaching search. Interim Coach Tom Bradley. Curtis Drake...
Via College Football Section
January 02, 2012  |  Discuss

Penn State going with backup QB vs. Houston

The Penn State Nittany Lions have a chance to end a tumultuous 2011 season on a strong note Monday morning when they play Houston in the TicketCity Bowl at the Cotton Bowl. Penn State (9-3) won't have it easy. Not only do the Nittany Lions have to try and adjust to a one-loss Houston team that features standout quarterback Case Keenum, they will have to do so without their...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
January 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Coaches say Bolden will start at QB

DALLAS - Matt McGloin returned to practice Friday, but Rob Bolden most likely will get the start in the TicketCity Bowl, Penn State's offensive coaches said.   McGloin, who sustained a concussion in a post-practice fight with teammate Curtis Drake earlier this month, threw at practice Friday as the Lions continued to prepare to play Houston. But interim head coach Tom Bradley...
Via Nittany Lines
December 30, 2011  |  Discuss

Drake doesn't travel for Penn St. bowl

Penn State wide receiver Curtis Drake will not travel to Dallas for the TicketCity Bowl, a week after his involvement in a fight that left quarterback Matt McGloin unconscious. Interim coach Tom Bradley said Tuesday that Drake, backup quarterback Paul Jones, wide receiver Shawney Kersey and cornerback Derrick Thomas would not travel to Dallas for the game Monday against Houston...
Via Fox Sports
December 27, 2011  |  Discuss

Penn State keeping focus on beating Houston

DALLAS It took more than eight minutes before Penn State interim head coach Tom Bradley was asked about the Jerry Sandusky situation Tuesday morning. It's not like the story has gone away. It's just that Bradley and his Nittany Lions have more pressing concerns. Penn State (9-3) has less than a week to get ready to try and stop Case Keenum and the Houston Cougars (12-1...
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December 27, 2011  |  Discuss

Penn St WR Who Punched Starting QB Not Making Bowl Trip

The Penn State Nittany Lions will be without four players for its TicketCity Bowl game against Houston on New Year’s Day, the only one you’ve heard of is wide receiver Curtis Drake, who beat up starting QB Matt McGloin a week or so ago. McGloin has thrown 1,571 yards, 8 TDs and 5 INTs this season, completing 54% of his passes, but throwing for a miniscule 6.8 yards per attempt...
Via The Sports Bank
December 27, 2011  |  Discuss

WR who fought QB not on Penn State's bowl trip

Penn State will be without four players for its TicketCity Bowl game against Houston, among receiver Curtis Drake, who was involved in a locker-room fight earlier this month, interim coach Tom Bradley said Tuesday.
December 27, 2011  |  Discuss

WR Curtis Drake among players not in Dallas

Wide receiver Curtis Drake is among the players who did not travel to Dallas for the Jan. 1 TicketCity Bowl, according to the program.    Interim head coach Tom Bradley said that Drake (personal reasons) and quarterback Paul Jones (academic reasons) were among four players who did not make the trip. The others are cornerback Derrick Thomas (academic reasons) and receiver Shawney...
Via Nittany Lines
December 27, 2011  |  Discuss

No charges will be filed in Drake, McGloin scuffle

The bizarre post-practice fight between Penn State receiver Curtis Drake and quarterback Matt McGloin from last Saturday will not result in any legal ramifications. As you’ll recall, McGloin was sent to a local hospital to be treated for a concussion and seizure after he was reportedly knocked out by Drake in the PSU locker room. The…
Via College Football Talk
December 22, 2011  |  Discuss

Penn State police: No charges in football scuffle

Penn State University police will not pursue criminal charges in connection with a locker room fight involving quarterback Matt McGloin and wide receiver Curtis Drake, The Patriot-News of Harrisburg reported.
December 22, 2011  |  Discuss

Penn State QB Matt McGloin Suffered Seizure and Concussion, But Says He Wasn’t Punched Out

Penn State quarterback Matt McGloin says he suffered a seizure and concussion after his fight with teammate Curtis Drake Saturday, but he wants to set the record straight about something else. McGloin says he was not knocked out during the fight, as previously reported. Instead, the quarterback says he slipped during the fight and hit [...]
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 19, 2011  |  Discuss

Matt McGloin speaks out on recent altercation with Penn St. teammate.

Penn State quarterback Matt McGoin met with the media today and discussed the alleged altercation between himself and teammate, wideout Curtis Drake. McGloin took responsibility for the incident, and referred to his being hospitalized after the incident as due to "a freak accident." He denies that Drake punched him out.     "As a quarterback for this university...
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December 19, 2011  |  Discuss


Not a good weekend for quarterbacks and former quarterbacks, as Matt McGloin, Rob Bolden and Curtis Drake will be disciplined but still be eligible to play in Penn State's Jan. 2 bowl game, Mark Wogenrich reports. McGloin and Drake, who played QB in high school, were involved in an altercation, while Bolden was charged with shoplifting following what was described as a prank...
Via Nittany Lines
December 19, 2011  |  Discuss

TicketCity Bowl Media Day Recap

Matt McGloin could be Penn State's quarterback for the TicketCity Bowl, according to interim head coach Tom Bradley. Despite being involved in a fight with teammate Curtis Drake over the weekend, Bradley may stick with McGloin under center for the TicketCity Bowl against Houston if McGloin is healthy. A decision on the actual starter for the game will not be finalized until...
Via Nittany Lions Den
December 19, 2011  |  Discuss

Matt McGloin accepts ‘full responsibility’ for locker room fight that left him unconscious

University police still haven't weighed in on the locker room scuffle that sent starting quarterback Matt McGloin to the hospital Saturday at the hands of receiver Curtis Drake, but today McGloin issued his own report: Pin the whole thing on him. From the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: McGloin addressed reporters this morning at Penn State's bowl media day for the first time since...
Via Dr. Saturday
December 19, 2011  |  Discuss

Three Penn State players to be disciplined, but eligible for bowl game

Quarterbacks Matt McGloin and Rob Bolden along with receiver Curtis Drake were involved in weekend incidents. McGloin must also overcome a concussion to play in TicketCity Bowl.Three Penn State football players will face discipline following separate incidents last week but will be eligible to play in the Jan. 2 TicketCity Bowl, interim coach Tom Bradley said Monday.
Via Chicago Breaking Sports
December 19, 2011  |  Discuss

Rob Bolden could be facing minor legal issue

Penn State’s quarterback issues have now extended beyond the playing field. Following Saturday’s scuffle between quarterback Matt McGloin and wide receiver Curtis Drake that resulted in McGloin being hospitalized, there is now a report that the Nittany Lions’ other QB, Rob Bolden, may be in some trouble of another kind. reports, citing sources within the program,…
Via College Football Talk
December 19, 2011  |  Discuss

Big Tentacles: Matt McGloin, Urban Meyer, Bobby Knight, and more.

 (Big Tentacles is the SWRT look at the Big Ten and the schools it not-so-secretly covets.)   Back to the daily grind. Penn State quarterback Matt McGloin returned to practice on Sunday after being hospitalized following an alleged altercation between himself and Nittany Lion wideout Curtis Drake, but did not participate in any on-the-field activities.  (The Patriot...
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December 19, 2011  |  Discuss

Penn State QB Matt McGloin Started Fight With Fellow Teammate Curtis Drake

Penn State Quarterback Matt McGloin suffered a seizure after getting KNOCKED OUT by his fellow teammate wide receiver Curtis Drake.It's being reported that the two got into a fight, inside the locker room, after a Penn State practice Saturday afternoon.According to reports, coming out of State College, PA, Matt's father, Paul McGloin, says that an MCI and a CAT scan where...
Via The Juicy Online
December 18, 2011  |  Discuss

Penn State QB Matt McGloin Suffered Seizure After Fight With Teammate

Penn State is in the news again. According to Penn Live, Quarterback Matt McGloin was involved in a fight with teammate Curtis Drake after a team practice. The fight took place in the locker room, and McGloin suffered a seizure and a likely concussion. Penn State issued a statement on the incident. Penn State Police were called to the football locker room this afternoon to investigate...
Via Buzz On Broad
December 18, 2011  |  Discuss

Penn State QB McGloin, Drake In Reported Fight

State College, PA (Sports Network) - Penn State starting quarterback Matt McGloin and wide receiver Curtis Drake were reportedly involved in a fight after practice Saturday. According to a statement issued by the school, the university's police was called to the locker room to investigate the report about the fight. "McGloin was taken to Mount Nittany Medical Center where...
Via Football Nation
December 18, 2011  |  Discuss

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