Cup of Joe: Penn State, Syracuse tickets on sale today

If you missed it last week, Penn State will prohibit bags at football games this season. The policy will be the same as the one used for the Blue White Game this spring, which prohibits fans from bringing back packs, bags and purses in to Beaver Stadium. The policy announcement came a day after the NFL announced a league-wide policy doing the same. [GoPSUSports.com]

Public ticket sales for Penn State vs. Syracuse in MetLife Stadium begins today at 10 a.m. As you can see by the countdown on the site, over on the right side of your browser, there are just 75 days until the first kickoff. [GoPSUSports.com]

In basketball, Penn State's Pat Chambers continues to make a serious recruiting push in Philadelphia. [City of Basketball Love]

Campus Insiders recently touched briefly on incoming quarterback Christian Hackenberg (before spending more time on a featured interview discussing USC's incoming quarterback Max Browne]. [No 2-Minute Warning]

Around the Big Ten

Who has the best defensive line in the Big Ten? Penn State sacks up nicely. [The B1G Time]

Penn State also is well-respected at the tight end position. [The B1G Time]

Nebraska had a pretty good weekend in recruiting. [Eight Laces]

Nebraska's expansion project is coming along nicely. [@NEB_FB_VIDEO]

Where did the Northwestern hype train come from? Join the discussion. [Reddit]

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Today in Culture

Florida Gators linebacker Antonio Morrison was charged with first-degree simple battery and even tried to drop a "Do you know who I am?" to the bouncer he allegedly assaulted, following that up with an alleged "I am a UF football player." [College Football Talk]

In Scores of Other Games

The Big 33 Game was played Saturday in Hershey. Ohio is no longer part of the game, choosing to keep their top in-state talent involved with the Ohio North-South game instead. That means Maryland is the new opponent, and Pennsylvania gave them a rude welcome in their return to the high school all-star game. Pennsylvania trounced Maryland by a score of 58-27. Tyler Boyd, who is heading to Pittsburgh, scored four touchdowns highlighted by a 91-yard kickoff return and a touchdown catch just under four minutes in to the game.

The win for Pennsylvania ends a four-year losing skid (all to Ohio) and may be seen by many as a foreshadowing of things to come when Maryland joins the Big Ten in 2014.

Fun times in College Station, Texas. First the AD pokes a stick at Alabama, then the Heisman star Johnny Manziel tweets he can't wait to get out of there.

Virginia Tech is making a Hokie perfume and cologne. [Deadspin]

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