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Report: Big Ten to make $2.64 billion in media rights

ESPN set to renew media deal with Big Ten The rumors of ESPN and the Big Ten parting ways were, apparently, greatly exaggerated. John Ourand of Sports Business Journal reports today ESPN will pick up the second half of the Big Ten’s media rights package and will pay the conference $190 million per year for […]

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Kerry Collins makes debut on College Football Hall of Fame ballot

Former Penn State quarterback Kerry Collins joins D.J. Dozier and Steve Wisniewski on College Football Hall of Fame ballot The College Football Hall of Fame has 21 members of the Penn State football program enshrined in its hallowed walls in Atlanta. Among them are Jack Ham, John Cappelletti, Lydell Mitchell, Mike Reid, and Curt Warner, […]

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Penn State’s running duo has game-changer potential in 2016

Mike Poorman of StateCollege.com wrote an interesting article on the history of two-back (and three-back) rotations at Penn State a few weeks back. The focus of his feature was the Saquon Barkley-Miles Sanders duo. Barkley, although just a true freshman in 2015 and behind upperclassmen on the early depth charts, emerged as a quasi-game-changer for […]

ANN ARBOR, MI - OCTOBER 15:  Michael Robinson #12 of Penn State gains yards along the sidelines against Michigan during the first quarter on October 15, 2005 at Michigan Stadium in Ann Arbor, Michigan.  (Photo by Tom Pidgeon/Getty Images)

Understanding what a game-changer is in college football

Football has frequently been called a game of inches. Some players have the kind of skills that get you those extra inches over and over again. These game-changers are all eventually funneled into the NFL, where only 1,500 of them get to compete in a typical season. But during their NCAA careers, when competing with […]

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Class of 2017 QB Sean Clifford invited to Elite 11

Penn State commit earns MVP honors at The Opening Regional in Columbus Penn State will once again be represented at the Elite 11 finals. Class of 2017 commitment Sean Clifford has been invited to participate in the Elite 11 at The Opening in Oregon this summer. The Elite 11 is the top summer camp and […]

Joe Paterno

I guess we have to have to talk about Joe Paterno again

Alright, let’s discuss this latest Joe Paterno news With Jerry Sandusky getting his appeal process granted, we are bound to revisit and learn all sorts of information related to the Sandusky scandal. This will inevitably bring a lot of stuff back to the surface, including what former head coach Joe Paterno did or did not […]

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Dan Marino: Why wouldn’t Penn State want to play Pitt every year?

Former Pitt Panther Dan Marino is making the rounds in western Pennsylvania, and he had something to say about the revival of the Penn State-Pitt series It took a long time for in-state foes Penn State and Pittsburgh to come to terms on a new series on the football field. After years of avoiding each […]

Sep 14, 2013; University Park, PA, USA; Penn State Nittany Lions linebacker Nyeem Wartman (5) during the fourth quarter against the Central Florida Knights at Beaver Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Matthew O'Haren-USA TODAY Sports

2017 NFL Draft: Who from Penn State will be drafted?

The 2016 NFL Draft is still seeing the ink dry, but we are already looking forward to the 2017 NFL Draft. All eyes are now moving forward to the upcoming college football season. For some, the work on compiling the big boards for the 2017 NFL Draft is already underway. Will any Penn State players […]

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2016 NFL Draft: Most Penn State players drafted since 2010

Austin Johnson was first on the board, but Christian Hackenberg and Carl Nassib each joined him on day two of the NFL Draft. Anthony Zettel and Jordan Lucas each went in the later rounds on Saturday. The first round of the NFL Draft came up dry on Penn State players for a sixth consecutive season, […]

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2016 NFL Draft: Penn State still looking to get on the board on Day 2

No Penn State football players were selected in the first round of the 2016 NFL Draft, but Day 2 should be more promising. For the sixth straight year, the first round of the NFL Draft failed to see any player from Penn State hear his name called by the commissioner. Penn State’s last first-round draft pick […]

Ki-Jana Carter

In defense of the Cincinnati Bengals drafting Ki-Jana Carter

Whenever the NFL Draft rolls around, there are a number of routine conversations that are held. What school is Linebacker U is one of them. Another revolves around the biggest draft busts of all time, which always is highlighted by former Penn State running back Ki-Jana Carter. Did the Cincinnati Bengals make a mistake in […]

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Penn State dismisses TE Brent Wilkerson

Penn State has dismissed tight end Brent Wilkerson for a violation of team rules. Jeff Rice of Lions 247 was the first to report the news of the dismissal. “Brent Wilkerson is no longer a member of the Penn State football team due to a violation of team rules,” a statement from Penn State said […]

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