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New Pitt AD says scheduling PSU is a priority, but it may have to wait

The in-state rivalry between Penn State and Pittsburgh will finally be renewed in 2016. Stop me if you have heard this before, but the new athletics director at Pittsburgh is eyeing a more long-term relationship between the two in-state power conference programs. Scott Barnes is just now getting situated as the new AD at Pittsburgh, […]

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Class of 2016: Penn State plugs big hole with punter Blake Gillikin

It is not very often much attention will be given to the recruitment of a punter, but this is no ordinary situation. Blake Gillikin of Georgia announced his intention to join the Penn State Nittany Lions in the Class of 2016, choosing Penn State over Georgia, Northwestern and Vanderbilt. Gillikin will end up filling a […]

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On Joe Paterno and the Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame

If you are going to have a Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame and Joe Paterno is not in it, then there is no reason to have a Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame. It’s as simple as that. On Tuesday it was announced former Penn State head coach Joe Paterno will be among the inductees in […]

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James Franklin, Primanti Bros. and mocking the heck out of Pitt

It was not so long ago we witnessed the offensive line coaches at Penn State and Pittsburgh get into a bit of a heated exchange through a series of subtweets. It was gold for fans following along on Twitter, but it did get to a point where James Franklin had to pull Herb Hand back […]

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The Opening: Class of 2016 QB Jake Zembiec just makes Elite 11 cut

For the second time in four years, Penn State will have a quarterback recruit attending The Opening at the Nike headquarters. Jake Zembiec was the 18th and final quarterback to receive an invitation to compete in the Elite 11 quarterback camp next month. The Elite 11 all-star camp will be held July 5-10. He will […]

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Penn State is super sizing offensive line depth through recruiting

Penn State pulled in another quality verbal commitment for the Class of 2016 with the addition of New Jersey offensive lineman Will Fries, the 10th commitment for 2016. In doing so, Penn State’s offensive line depth continues to be padded. The biggest concern from James Franklin’s first season in Happy Valley is being addressed in […]

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Matt Millen coming to Big Ten Network

Love him or hate him, you are going to get more of him in 2015, Penn State fans. Matt Millen, a former Nittany Lion, is now a former employee of ESPN. Millen is reportedly leaving ESPN to join FOX Sports, which will come complete with a significant role at Big Ten Network. Per John Ourand […]

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Hackenberg’s NFL hype already in full swing

Penn State quarterback Christian Hackenberg has had NFL people talking about his potential since the moment he started his first game as a freshman under Bill O’Brien. Hackenberg’s skill set is widely believed to be one that will transition to the NFL in smooth fashion, and having a coach of O’Brien’s pedigree get him started […]

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2015 NFL Draft: Donovan Smith drafted by Tampa Bay

Penn State offensive lineman Donovan Smith was the second pick of the second night of the draft. He will be one of the key pieces of an offensive line that will now be tasked with protecting the draft’s first overall player, quarterback Jameis Winston. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers drafted their franchise quarterback with the first […]

Jared Odrick

Penn State’s first-round NFL Draft drought extends

The first round of the NFL Draft unfolded in Chicago Thursday night and no player from Penn State was drafted by an NFL franchise. There had been some talk suggesting Donovan Smith might go in the first round, but as the night came to a close it was clear Smith and any other Penn State […]

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