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Feel Good About Franklin, But Feel Betrayed By O’Brien

Penn State has signed former Vanderbilt head coach James Franklin as their new head football coach. The signing comes less than two weeks after former head coach Bill O’Brien returned to the NFL as the new head coach for the Houston Texans. Franklin will be the team’s sixteenth head coach.
Franklin started coaching at the college […]

Bill O’Brien Still Standing Strong At Penn State

About a week and a half ago, Penn State head football coach Bill O’Brien announced he would stay with the program after he had reportedly interviewed with both the Philadelphia Eagles and Cleveland Browns. Penn State held an official press conference for O’Brien this last Monday.
During the presser, O’Brien laid a few rumors to rest. […]

Penn State Finishes Strong With Win Over Wisconsin, 24-21

The Penn State Nittany Lions finished their season with a 24-21 win against the Wisconsin Badgers. The Lions were without senior linebacker Michael Mauti who injured his left knee in last week’s game. As tribute to Mauti, the team wore the number 42 on their helmets. Senior linebacker Gerald Hodges wore the number 42 on […]

Penn State Dominates Indiana 45-22, But Lose Mauti To Injury

In what has been a strange and challenging season for a courageous young Penn State squad, the Nittany Lions secured their seventh win, which has been quite accomplishment considering the circumstances.   They dominated the Indiana Hoosiers at home by putting up 45 points and allowing Indiana only 22. The win didn’t come without some […]

BC Women’s Soccer Player Suspended For Sandusky Tweets

The Boston College women’s soccer team will be without their second leading scorer Friday night when they face top-seeded Penn State in the second round of the NCAA tournament.  Sophomore forward Stephanie McCaffrey has been suspended from the team for her irresponsible tweets in regards to Penn State and Jerry Sandusky.
McCaffrey, who has since deleted […]

Penn State-Nebraska Recap

The Penn State Nittany Lions lost a heartbreaker in Lincoln, Nebraska to the Nebraska Cornhuskers. These two teams met just two days prior to last year’s meeting, which was the first game Penn State played after the infamous scandal took over headlines. Nebraska rallied from 14 points behind and beat Penn State 32-23.
Penn State opened […]

Penn State Comes Up Short To The Buckeyes, 35-23

The Penn State Nittany Lions lost in Happy Valley to the Ohio State Buckeyes in what some were calling the “Ineligible Bowl” this past Saturday. The first half served as more of a defensive battle. Ohio State broke the game open in the third quarter. The final score was 35-23.
Ohio State got the ball first […]

Penn State Falls To Ohio In Disappointing Opener

The Penn State Nittany Lions kicked off their season Saturday with a 24-14 loss against the Ohio University Bobcats. This game marked the beginning of a new era at Penn State with former Patriots’ Offensive Coordinator, Bill O’Brien, as head coach.
This was also the first game where the Lions wore names on the back of […]

The Passing Of Joe Paterno Through The Eyes Of A Penn State Student

I believe it was Football Eve 2009 (the pep rally we had the night before our first home game) in which Joe Paterno said he would still be coaching 40 years from now. Knowing that would put him over 120 years of age, I knew that probably would not happen. The Penn Stater in me, […]

Joe Paterno’s Firing From A Penn State Student’s Perspective

It was a day to remember at Penn State University on Wednesday November 9, 2011. The firing of head coach Joe Paterno was an event which won’t be easily forgotten.
Wednesday, 9:30 am:
Yesterday rumors started swirling around that Joe Paterno would be stepping down from his Head Coach position. The media went on a frenzy […]



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