Morning Cup of Joe – Big Ten media day is here

Things get started today in Chicago The annual gathering of Big Ten coaches, players and media in Chicago opens today. The two-day event gets underway with Ohio State, Michigan State, Wisconsin, Maryland, Iowa, Indiana and Illinois sending their coaches and players through the media circuits. That means we’ll hear from Urban Meyer, Mark Dantonio, Randy Edsall […]


Morning Cup of Joe – Penn State caught in middle of Backyard (Twitter) Brawl

Penn State has upcoming series with both Pittsburgh and West Virginia, caught in the middle of the feud Earlier this offseason we saw new Pittsburgh head coach (and former Michigan State defensive coordinator) Pat Narduzzi openly suggest he would love to rekindle an annual rivalry game with Penn State. We will get a brief four-year […]


Morning Cup of Joe – Big Ten media poll results, the Big 16 and more

We could have had Oklahoma and Texas A&M, but got Rutgers and Maryland? Oof!…? Penn State was picked to finish third in the Big Ten this upcoming season by a selected panel of voters from throughout the Big Ten, as conducted by Ohio State was the runaway favorite, as expected. A third place finish […]


Morning Cup of Joe – Yep, Penn State football lives on

Hey, what do you know. Penn State football still exists! Well, here we are. Penn State football is still here and getting ready for the 2015 season. They may even be good. Maybe even sleeper good. But let’s not get too carried away just yet. It is amazing though to think about just how far […]


With NCAA sanction era in rear view, Penn State still ticking

Three summers ago Penn State’s football program was thought to be wiped as much from existence as a program can get this side of the SMU death penalty. The NCAA dropped a three-ton anvil on the program following the release of the Freeh Report related to the university’s handling of former assistant coach Jerry Sandusky […]

Penn State Travels To Ohio State For Most Expensive Game in 2015

In a whirlwind of a season, which began with a new head coach and sanctions that were supposed to keep the Penn State Nittany Lions out of bowl participation, things surely went better than expected. James Franklin’s first season resulted in a 7-6 record and a Pinstripe Bowl victory over Boston College, something that was […]


Morning Cup of Joe: Penn State’s big recruiting week

I made a cup of coffee this morning without placing a mug under the machine. Hope your week is off to a better start than mine. Penn State’s last big push on the summer camp schedule ended nicely for James Franklin and company. Penn State added a pair of players to the Class of 2016 […]

PSU Uniforms (no names)

Penn State taking names off back of jerseys

A return to tradition Penn State will be wearing a bit more of a traditional and familiar look this season. The names of players are being taken off Penn State’s jerseys starting this season. The school announced the uniform change this morning. Black Shoes. Basic Blues. No Names. All Game. Head coach James Franklin met […]

Curtis Ennis Kickoff Classic

Do you want to see Penn State play on a neutral field?

Penn State has a history of neutral site games, and big money can be made by playing them today. Should Penn State dabble in the neutral field craze? In 1978, Penn State played in the very first Kickoff Classic in the old Giants Stadium. It was a crushing defeat at the hands of Nebraska, with […]

Quinn Nordin

Class of 2016: Penn State secures nation’s top kicker via music video

Penn State secures commitment from kicker Quinn Nordin. He released a music video for the announcement. This is a thing that actually happened. This is the age in which we live. It is part fascinating, and part self-serving. But hey, Penn State got the nation’s top kicker so how many fans are really going to […]