Freshman Adam Breneman runs over a Wisconsin defender on his way to the end zone on the opening drive during the Nittany Lions game with Wisconsin. The Nittany Lions went on to defeat the No. 14 Badgers 31-24 at Camp Randall Stadium.

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Adam Brenaman continuing football career at UMass

Tight end Adam Breneman was one of the key recruits secured by former Penn State head coach Bill O’Brien in the Class of 2012. Injuries would get in the way of what would have been a dynamic career with the Nittany Lions and it was thought Breneman had been forced into early retirement from the […]


Joe Moorhead going to town with new NCAA Twitter rule

Effective starting today, college football coaches my retweet and Like tweets coming from the Twitter profiles of prospective student-athletes under a new NCAA rule. New Penn State offensive coordinator is among many coaches around the country taking full advantage of the new allowance. As now allowed by the NCAA, coaches may react to Twitter updates […]

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Penn State shut out of latest award watch lists

No Penn State players named to Bronko Nagurski Award, three other recent watch lists After getting the award watch list fun started with a handful of players appearing on various award watch lists for the 2016 season, the most recent 48 hour swing has come up empty of Penn State players to watch. The most […]

Penn State's Mike Gesicki (88) catches a pass against Indiana in the 2nd quarter on Oct. 10, 2015. Photo/Craig Houtz

Mackey Award Watch List names Penn State TE Mike Gesicki

Mike Gesicki hopes to become Penn State’s first Mackey Award winner A day after Saquon Barkley, Chris Godwin and Jason Cabinda landed on watch lists released by the Maxwell Football Club, Penn State tight end Mike Gesicki joined in the summer watch list fun by being named to the Mackey Award watch list. Gesicki is […]

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Maxwell Football Club names Barkley, Godwin and Cabinda to award watch lists

A pair of Penn State’s top offensive players were named to the Maxwell Award watch list, while one Nittany Lion appeared on Bednarik Award watch list College football’s watch list season has technically already been underway, but is hitting midseason form starting today. The Maxwell Football Club kicked off a multi-week extravaganza of watch list […]


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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 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 […]