Penn State News
When Penn Statehas the ball Offensive line vs. defensive line All of a sudden, Penn State’s offensive line doesn’t look half bad. (read more)
Penn State was doing something it hadn’t done in more than a year. It was dominating. Run after run. Block after block. Yard after yard. A Temple defense that had been stingy all season getting pushed back time after time. (read more)
Forget about the euphoria that came last week, in the moments after Penn State trounced Temple and became bowl eligible for the first time since the 2011 season. (read more)
STATE COLLEGE — When it became evident before Saturday’s game against Temple that starting cornerback Trevor Williams would miss the game for undisclosed, nondisciplinary reasons, it would have been easy to think a chink might be found in the Penn State defensive armor. (read more)
As the season has progressed, Penn State coach James Franklin has insisted the offensive line has been improving steadily, if not in spurts. While the results hadn’t always put that improvement on display, they certainly have the last two weeks. The Nitta (read more)
GAME BALLS Offense LT Donovan Smith, Penn State The big tackle returned after missing two games with an undisclosed injury and dominated the Temple defense, paving the way for 254 rushing yards and throwing a pancake block to spring Akeel Lynch for a 38-y (read more)
STATE COLLEGE The obvious question got fielded deftly by Sam Ficken, the senior kicker who has had a roller-coaster ride of a career for a team that has had a roller-coaster ride of a three years. (read more)
Photo: N/A, License: N/A The president of Penn State University says he will review the Freeh Report, a document regarding the school's response to the Jerry Sandusky molestation scandal that has divided the university and its alumni since it was issued more than two years ago. (read more)
Photo: Gene J. Puskar/AP, License: N/A, Created: 2013:11:23 16:04:16 Growing up in Philadelphia, in the shadows of big-city life but far away from the football fields on which he’d later develop into one of the Big Ten’s most dynamic linebackers, Nyeem Wartman couldn’t wait to get the latest edition of the NCAA college football video game every year. (read more)
Miles Dieffenbach jogged out of the tunnel, looked around, thanked God he had the chance to do what he was about to do again, and went about his business. What happened after that wasn’t special to the untrained eye, of course. (read more)
HARRISBURG — A 2-year-old email from NCAA’s top lawyer, filed Thursday in a court case, documents just how close Penn State came to having its football program shut down over the Jerry Sandusky child abuse scandal. (read more)
Photo: Matt Rourke/AP, License: N/A Nine days after Penn State officials announced the hiring of former FBI director Louis Freeh to lead the “independent” investigation into the university’s actions in regard to the Jerry Sandusky child sex-abuse scandal, Freeh received a request. (read more)
Photo: Nabil K. Mark/AP, License: N/A A decade ago, Penn State’s offense struggled through one of the worst seasons in the memory of many who followed the program. The Nittany Lions won just four games that season. In six games, they scored 10 points or less. (read more)
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. It has long been said it rests in the eye of the beholder. Still, many might be questioning James Franklin’s take on the definition of beauty now. (read more)
Photo: N/A, License: N/A BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Penn State has been searching for ways to end a midseason slump. The Nittany Lions' defense stepped up. Sam Ficken did, too. (read more)