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  1. Penn State's Amos a safe bet for stardom

    Adam Rittenberg

    STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- Penn State has produced a first-team All-Big Ten defender in eight of the past nine seasons, but no Nittany Lions defensive back has made the list since 2008 (safety Anthony Scirrotto). The drought could end this year. If saf...

    Blog | April 18, 2014
  2. Spring game preview: Penn State

    Josh Moyer

    STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- Saturday features a full slate of Big Ten spring scrimmages, and we're breaking down each one through Friday. Here's a closer look at what to expect from Penn State's Blue-White Game: When: Saturday, 1:30 p.m. ET Where: Beav...

    Blog | April 10, 2014
  3. Electric Franklin is Penn State's generator

    Adam Rittenberg

    STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- Last Thursday morning, a barefoot James Franklin exited his office and walked -- Franklin's walk is most people's jog -- through the Penn State football lobby. Asked about his footwear situation, Franklin explained he had a s...

    Blog | April 07, 2014
  4. Lions coaches seek versatility this spring

    Adam Rittenberg

    STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- There are several ways to combat the unique depth challenges Penn State faces with its reduced roster. 1. Upgrade recruiting: If Penn State brings in more players who can make significant contributions early in their careers,...

    Blog | April 04, 2014
  5. PSU staff brings 'SEC mentality' to practice

    Adam Rittenberg

    STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- You've likely heard about SEC-style recruiting in the Big Ten, first with Urban Meyer at Ohio State and now with James Franklin at Penn State. Franklin appears to bringing a taste of his former league to the practice field at...

    Blog | April 02, 2014
  6. Three big questions for this spring

    Josh Moyer

    STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- James Franklin and the Nittany Lions have remained quiet so far this spring, so some questions still don't have answers. Players haven't spoken to the media, and Franklin hasn't held a Penn State news conference since practice f...

    Blog | March 27, 2014
  7. Five Penn State backups to keep an eye on

    Josh Moyer

    STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- The first week of Penn State's spring practice is underway so a lot of eyes will be on different position battles and rising starters. But what about those under-the-radar players? Every year, coach James Franklin said there ...

    Blog | March 20, 2014
  8. Penn State spring predictions: No. 1

    Josh Moyer

    STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- We've finally reached the end of this week's countdown, which involves five predictions for the spring. Up today is a look at who's going to step up into a leadership role ... CB Jordan Lucas emerges as the defense's vo...

    Blog | March 14, 2014
  9. PSU's Franklin aims to build bonds, depth

    Adam Rittenberg

    If you live in State College and haven't shaken James Franklin's hand, high-fived the Penn State coach or snapped a picture with the new leading Lion, you're probably a recluse. Since his Jan. 11 introduction, Franklin has been a man about town, a...

    Blog | March 12, 2014
  10. Top 5 spring position battles: No. 1

    Josh Moyer

    STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- We've finally reached the end of this week's countdown involving the top position battles to watch this spring. Up next is a position that caused a lot of head scratching last season ... No. 1 position battle: Cornerback ...

    Blog | March 07, 2014
  11. B1G spring position breakdown: DB

    Adam Rittenberg

    We're taking snapshots of each position group with every Big Ten team entering the spring. Up next: the defensive backs. Illinois: The secondary returns mostly intact from 2013, as Illinois returns starters at both cornerback spots (V'Angelo Bentl...

    Blog | March 06, 2014
  12. Spring brings fresh starts around Big Ten

    Adam Rittenberg

    Spring football kicks off earlier than normal in the Big Ten, as Michigan takes the field Tuesday, Northwestern follows Wednesday and eight other squads begin their sessions by March 8. The accelerated schedules seem appropriate in a league filled...

    Blog | February 25, 2014
  13. No. 5 PSU player to watch: DB Adrian Amos

    Josh Moyer

    STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- It's Monday so you know what that means: the start of another Penn State countdown. We'll have a different countdown every week until spring practice starts to help time tick by a little faster. And, this week, we decided to ...

    Blog | February 24, 2014
  14. PSU's impactful recruiting classes: No. 5

    Josh Moyer

    STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- Spring practice is still several weeks away, so we're bringing you a different countdown every week to try to make that time tick a little faster. This week's countdown involves a look back at the past decade of recruiting cl...

    Blog | February 17, 2014
  15. Penn State positions to improve: No. 1

    Josh Moyer

    STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- The end of this week's countdown is finally here. And if you're surprised by this top choice, then you just haven't been watching the past two seasons ... No. 1: Safeties The players: Adrian Amos (50 tackles, six pass defl...

    Blog | February 14, 2014
  16. Offseason to-do list: Penn State

    Josh Moyer

    The college football season may be over, but the offseason has just begun. So we're taking an early look at the months ahead by offering three items each Big Ten team must address before the 2014 season kicks off. Up next is a team that has had th...

    Blog | January 22, 2014