The wait is nearly over, Penn State faces Syracuse this week

On Saturday MetLife Stadium will serve as Syracuse's home-away-from-home against Penn State. Photo: Kevin McGuire After months of waiting, the first kickoff of the 2013 season is nearly upon us. Penn State will begin year two under Bill O'Brien and serve the second of a four-year postseason ban? Nothing to play for? Hardly. While the 2012 season will forever...
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August 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Biggest Upsets of 2012 (#4): Ohio 24 Penn State 14

This was the season opener for both teams and also Bill O'Brien's debut as the head coach at Penn State. The spread in this game was six points in favor of the Nittany Lions so there was an expectation that it would be a fairly close game. Penn State was coming off of an extremely rough off-season and had suffered several roster defections due to it's NCAA sanctions. ...
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April 02, 2013  |  Discuss

O'Brien's recruiting class has five early signees

Tight end Adam Breneman tops the list of five new recruits who have signed early at Penn State as part of the school's first recruiting class since the program was sanctioned by the NCAA. Breneman has remained vocal about sticking with the Nittany Lions since the NCAA penalties were announced in July for the Jerry Sandusky child molestation scandal. Breneman sat out his senior...
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January 07, 2013  |  Discuss

In McGloin, PSU developed model walk-on for future

In quarterback Matt McGloin, coach Bill O'Brien found the shining example of how much a former walk-on can succeed at Penn State. A year for McGloin that included school records for career touchdown passes and single-season passing yards ended with the senior winning the Burlsworth Trophy, an award given to the top college player who started his career as a walk-on. Perfect...
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December 06, 2012  |  Discuss

Blue White Roundtable reviews conspiracy theories and Hoosiers

Penn State and Indiana enter this weekend's Big Ten Leaders Division match-up in State College looking to get back in the win column after tough losses last week. Penn State's controversial loss at Nebraska still has many fans upset about officiating. Indiana  dropped back to reality last week with a blowout home loss to Wisconsin. Given the ugly performance last season...
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November 15, 2012  |  Discuss

Penn State fans convinced NCAA is "Out to Get Them"

(( These days everything is a conspiracy, isn't it? If you ask fans of Penn State, they are convinced. Why? Because they say they were "Screwed" on a bad call during Saturday's loss during the Nittany Lions game against Nebraska. They say it was obvious the refs had it for them when they ruled Penn St. TE Matt Lehman had fumbled when...
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November 13, 2012  |  Discuss

Penn State Loses in Controversial Fashion at Nebraska

Buzz On Broad is proud to bring to you a brand new segment called "Inside PSU." We are all aware of the recent events surrounding the proud university involving some deranged higher-ups formerly employed by Penn State. The 2012 football season at PSU marks the first season under a new regime and even more monumentally, the start of a brand new chapter in Penn State history...
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November 13, 2012  |  Discuss

Video: Refs blow crucial call in Penn State-Nebraska game

Penn State lost in heartbreaking, and controversial, fashion this past Saturday to Nebraska. With 7:40 left, trailing by four, Penn State tight end Matt Lehman appeared to score the go-ahead touchdown; however, he fumbled the ball as he was crossing … Continue reading →
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November 12, 2012  |  Discuss

O'Brien asks fans to unite for Penn State finish

Penn State coach Bill O'Brien wants to move on from the fumble flap. The Nittany Lions lost 32-23 to Nebraska on Saturday, and quarterback Matt McGloin hinted afterward that a ruling on a fumble that cost his team the go-ahead touchdown in the fourth quarter was an example of the powers-that-be trying to keep the Nittany Lions down. O'Brien doesn't agree with McGloin...
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November 11, 2012  |  Discuss

The ABC's of a blown call

  You all saw it – dozens of times by now. Penn State tight end Matt Lehman stretched the ball with two hands on it to the goal line trying to score the go-ahead touchdown. The ball got knocked loose. The officials ruled the ball came out before it crossed the goal line. Fumble. Touchback. Nebraska ball and Nebraska maintained the lead. Only it wasn’t a fumble. It...
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November 11, 2012  |  Discuss

Pereira: Saturday's big calls

Football is a game of inches. But sometimes, it's about a foot. College football's Week 11 slate offered a number of plays near sidelines or endlines where teams were reminded that receivers must have control of the ball and put down an entire foot -- from heel-to-toe or toe-to-heel -- in order for a catch to count. From the NCAA rulebook: "If one foot first lands...
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November 11, 2012  |  Discuss

Penn St loses fumble, then game 32-23 to Huskers

Penn State saw a touchdown. Officials saw a fumble. Tight end Matt Lehman lost the ball as he was about to score the go-ahead touchdown against No. 18 Nebraska on Saturday, and the Cornhuskers ended up winning 32-23 after coming back from a double-digit, second-half deficit for the fourth time this season. Penn State (6-4, 4-2) had its three-game Big Ten road win streak end. ...
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November 10, 2012  |  Discuss

Controversial fumble goes Nebraska’s way against Penn State

It appeared Penn State scored the go ahead touchdown against Nebraska. Matt McGloin connected with Matt Lehman, who reached ove the goal line for the score. The play was ruled a fumble on the field and after being reviewed.
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November 10, 2012  |  Discuss

Penn State Dominates Illinois with a 35-7 Win

Buzz On Broad is proud to bring to you a brand new segment called "Inside PSU." We are all aware of the recent events surrounding the proud university involving some deranged higher-ups formerly employed by Penn State. The 2012 football season at PSU marks the first season under a new regime and even more monumentally, the start of a brand new chapter in Penn State history...
Via Buzz On Broad
October 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Penn State Nittany Lions rebound with three straight wins after back to back losses, QB Matt McGloin Video

The Penn State Nittany Lions have rebounded with three straight wins after back to back losses to open the season against Ohio and Virginia. Of course, competition has helped since the wins have come against teams with a combined record of 4-8. Despite the level of opposition, Penn State does appear to be improving and three of the final seven games are against ranked teams (Northwestern...
Via College Football Universe
October 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Penn State at Illinois: The Good, The Bad, & The Ugly

The Good:After starting off 0-2, Bill O’Brien and the Penn State Nittany Lions are now on a three-game winning streak and 1-0 in conference play.Many teams would just continue the collapse after the offseason Penn State suffered.In fact, one could say they shouldn’t be winning games after watching their starting running back Silas Redd transfer for USC.And having the inconsistent...
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September 29, 2012  |  Discuss
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