Penn State 20, Army 14: Defense holds on for ugly win

Winning isn’t always pretty, and maybe that’s OK Quick Hits Penn State plays without Akeel Lynch and Saquon Barkley Defense forces three turnovers for third straight week Penn State 4-0 in Beaver Stadium for first time since 2008 Penn State’s defense had to be up to the task physically and mentally against Army. Safe to […]

USMA team members charge on to the field in their new camoflauge uniforms and helmets at the start of the 109th Army Navy Football game held at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia, PA on Saturday, December 6, 2008. (Jason Watkins/Staff)

Penn State vs. Army: Three things to watch

It’s Military Appreciation Day in Happy Valley this weekend when Penn State welcomes Army to Beaver Stadium for the first time since 1979. The Nittany Lions look to keep the good vibes going after three straight wins following a season-opening loss to Temple. The rejuvenated running game of Penn State should once again be in […]

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Penn State in great hands with Populous for renovation plans

Penn State hires industry leader Populous to develop renovation master plan Penn State dropped some big news this morning as the calendars flipped to October. The university has hired architecture and sport event planning firm Populous to lead the way in developing a master plan for facilities upgrades for the athletics program. That includes the […]


ESPN’s Trent Dilfer ignites conversation about Hackenberg’s future

Is Penn State’s situation so bad that it could ruin Christian Hackenberg? It doesn’t take a genius to see that Christian Hackenberg has not been playing to the same level under James Franklin and offensive coordinator John Donovan as he did under Bill O’Brien as a freshman. Is Penn State a good situation for Hackenberg? […]


Morning Cup of Joe: Penn State RBs uncertain for Army

Secretive James Franklin not revealing information regarding RBs Lynch and Barkley It is not like Penn State head coach James Franklin to reveal much when it comes to injuries to football players, so it should come as no surprise to learn the status of running backs Akeel Lynch and Saquon Barkley for this weekend’s game […]