Cup of Joe: August 25

We are wrapping up our last week without college football. Some of us are starting up classes while some of us are heading out of town for one more mini-vacation before we really get rolling next week with actual game preparation. Before we get to the links, a couple of quick reminders. Like us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter and send questions and link submissions to us here. And while you are at it,vote for us in the CBS Philly Most Valuable Blogger Awards!

Golden Opportunity – Ryan Snyder, Blue White Illustrated

Penn State landed their 17th recruit last night, athlete Malik Golden. Funny thing is, he says he committed on Friday. Black Shoe Diaries has more.

Kerry Collins signs with Indianapolis Colts – Kevin McGuire, Bleacher Report

Penn State’s all-time best quarterback returns from a brief retirement to give the Colts a veteran option to fill in for Peyton Manning. BLoguin’s Colts blog, 18 To 88, says Collins is a mark of consistency.

2011 College Football Preview: Breaking Down the Big Ten – The Crystal Ball Run

In case you missed this yesterday, I posted the Big Ten preview on Bloguin’s college football blog, The Crystal Ball Run.

TSP Exclusive Interview with D’Anton Lynn – The School Philly

Favorite food is an Egg McMuffin from McDonald’s. I prefer the Sausage McMuffin, but to each his own! But this interview does start off by getting right in to the media hype surrounding the secondary.

Stupar Selected a Candidate for Lowe’s Senior CLASS Award –

<Obligatory “Success with Honor” reference>

The Top 5 Message Board Meltdowns This Coming Season – Mike Canzeroni, 50-Lard Lion (

My favorite was #4, a recruit chooses a school that is not Penn State.

Kevin McGuire

About Kevin McGuire

Contributor to College Football Talk on Member of the FWAA and National Football Foundation. College Football Hall of Fame voter. Also managing Bloguin's and