Steve Spurrier

Steve Spurrier says Joe Paterno got a terrible deal at Penn State

South Carolina head coach Steve Spurrier turned 70 yesterday,, and the Head Ball Coach has not lost one step along the way. Spurrier is still working out like a machine, spouting off one-liners about his rivals out of the blue and he recently got started on Twitter. The guy is as in touch with the […]

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Penn State spring attendance ranks third in nation and Big Ten

Penn State head coach James Franklin may have wanted a full house on Saturday at Beaver Stadium, but the 68,000 fans that showed up for the annual Blue White Game is nothing to be ashamed of. Penn State’s spring game crowd currently ranks third in the nation and gives the Big Ten the top three […]

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If Big Ten wants to leave Indiana, it has plenty of options

With the state of Indiana taking questionable steps toward discrimination, the Big Ten should think long and hard about the realistic possibility of leaving the state. The state of Indiana recently passed Indiana Senate Bill 101, otherwise known as the Religious Freedom Restoration Act. The act is designed to mandate that religious liberty of individuals […]

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Morning Cup of Joe – College football icon Chuck Bednarik passes

The football world lost a legend over the weekend. Chuck Bednarik, a Philadelphia Eagles icon and a former college star, passed away at the age of 89. Bednarik won the 1948 Maxwell Award and finished third in the Heisman Trophy that same season. The three-time All-American with the Penn Quakers went on to be inducted […]

Penn State is building a foundation with offensive line recruiting

Penn State recruiting is building foundation at offensive line

Anyone who watched Penn State in 2014 knows what was the biggest weakness. The offensive line struggled to be a cohesive unit capable of protecting quarterback Christian Hackenberg and allowing the running game to get moving. For multiple reasons, the offensive line was the biggest hurdle Penn State rarely overcame last fall but the Nittany […]

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Christian Hackenberg remains well respected as NFL prospect

This spring is seeing plenty of talk about quarterbacks around the Big Ten, and for good reason. Ohio State’s quarterback trio remains one of the biggest stories around the Big Ten this spring. Connor Cook at Michigan State is a highly respected player as well. As much as those quarterbacks will be discussed, there is […]

Nittany Lions head to Chicago looking to pull off miraculous run

As much as any team that has lost six of its last seven games can, the Penn State Nittany Lions enter this week’s Big 10 tournament in Chicago on an emotional high. That comes courtesy of the Nittany Lions knocking off Minnesota 79-76 in their regular-season finale Sunday on the strength of a late three-pointer […]

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With great stipends comes great responsibility

By all accounts it appears as though Penn State is currently in position to be able to offer the largest player stipends once Big Ten programs begin handing out stipends to scholarship athletes this year. If the numbers hold firm, then Penn State’s coaching staff will figure to have a legitimate recruiting advantage in one […]

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Big Ten Roundtable: Bold predictions for 2015

The final installment in an extensive roundtable discussion about the Big Ten concludes today. After reviewing the state of the conference, scanning spring storylines, having fun with making our own changes to the conference, it is time to bring this roundtable discussion to a close with our bold predictions for 2015. And boy do we […]

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Big Ten Roundtable: What one B1G change would you make?

We are just about finished with our extensive roundtable discussion on the Big Ten. Before we get to our final thoughts though, each member of the panel was given a chance to make one change for the Big Ten. They were given the authority to do anything they wanted with the conference rules, scheduling or […]

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Morning Cup of Joe – Keith Olbermann apologizes, top Big Ten QBs ranked

Our pals over at Talking 10 ranked the top five quarterbacks in the Big Ten entering this offseason. Perhaps surprisingly, only two Ohio State quarterbacks made the cut. Penn State’s Christian Hackenberg received some praise and is ranked second. After being suspended by ESPN for his poor Twitter behavior last week, Keith Olbermann returned to the […]

Cheap tickets remain for Newbill’s Senior Night against Ohio State

Penn State will finish in second to last in the Big 10 standings, only ahead of Rutgers, but will have a lot to celebrate on March 4th against Ohio State on Senior Night. The leading scorer in the conference, Penn State’s senior guard D.J. Newbill will play his final home game at the 15,000-seat Bryce […]

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