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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, […]

2016 NFL Draft

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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Penn State Recruiting: Georgia CB D.J. Brown commits

Penn State adds three-star cornerback D.J. Brown to recruiting class out of Georgia Penn State has been racking up verbal commitments in the last week. On Monday, Georgia cornerback D.J. Brown became the fourth commit since the Blue-White Game. He is the first cornerback to join the class as well. He did so by announcing his decision […]

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Class of 2017 continues to rebuild offensive line

Penn State landed a verbal commitment from Ohio offensive lineman Michael Miranda on Thursday, continuing the effort to rebuild the offensive line. The latest addition to the offensive line comes from the Buckeye state to the west. Michael Miranda announced his decision to commit to Penn State Thursday night on his Twitter account, choosing the […]

Enter FOX Sports...

FOX Sports reportedly makes big push for Big Ten media rights share

The relationship between the Big Ten and FOX is about to get much stronger. According to Sports Business Journal reporter John Ourand, FOX and the Big Ten have agreed to basic terms on a significant share of the Big Ten’s media rights package that would net $250 million per year for six years. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7EIIEQpE2MU Per […]

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Athlon Sports ranks Nittany Lion worst mascot in Big Ten

The stately Nittany Lion may stand the test, but not when Athlon Sports is doing the grading The offseason leads many to turn to silly ranking and list articles to kill some time in the offseason, so it should come as no surprise Athlon Sports asked one of its contributors to come up with a […]

Well this is something different…

If you are a traditionalist, look away now, but I have to say I sort of dig this look on the field. I honestly would not be upset if Penn State makes this a permanent look on the field. Connect with Nittany Lions Den: Facebook |

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