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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. PSUs impactful recruiting classes: No. 1

    Josh Moyer

    STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- And then there was one. We've arrived at the final stop to this week's countdown of Penn State's most impactful recruiting classes of the past decade. This top spot was an easy pick, as this class helped bring Penn State out ...

    Blog | February 21, 2014
  3. Penn State's defense has its own hero

    Adam Rittenberg

    The story begins, like so many at Penn State, with Rip Engle. The Hall of Fame coach who preceded Joe Paterno in Happy Valley didn't like the term commonly used to describe a strong safety: monster. So Engle came up with his own title. "Rip tho...

    Blog | August 27, 2010
  4. Big Ten lunch links

    Adam Rittenberg

    We are hereby sentenced to 206 days without college or pro football. Ugh. Heralded recruit Seantrel Henderson says he's still on the market, despite committing to USC, John Millea writes in the Star Tribune. Whether Henderson looks elsewhere, Ohi...

    Blog | February 08, 2010
  5. Around the NFC West: Avery's stress fracture

    Mike Sando

    Posted by's Mike Sando Jim Thomas of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch cites sources as saying Rams receiver Donnie Avery suffered a stress fracture in his left foot. He suggests stress fractures can be slow to heal. The Rams set the timetable...

    Blog | August 10, 2009
  6. JoePa won't be happy with John Fox

    Pat Yasinskas

    Posted by's Pat Yasinskas The Panthers may have just cost themselves a Super Bowl. They cut a Penn State kid. (Yeah, it's my one chance to be a homer.) They released safety Anthony Scirrotto, who had a nice career at Penn State and...

    Blog | July 27, 2009
  7. Undrafted Panther gets drafted -- in baseball

    Pat Yasinskas

    Posted by's Pat Yasinskas Anthony Scirrotto, an undrafted free agent trying to make the Carolina Panthers, has been drafted. In another sport. The safety was taken in the Major League Baseball draft Thursday by the Kansas City Royals. Sc...

    Blog | June 14, 2009
  8. Penn State spring wrap

    Adam Rittenberg

    Posted by's Adam Rittenberg Penn State Nittany Lions 2008 overall record: 11-2 2008 conference record: 7-1 Returning starters Offense: 5; Defense: 4; Special teams: 1 Top returners QB Daryll Clark, ...

    Blog | May 06, 2009
  9. Undrafted rookies trickling in

    Pat Yasinskas

    Posted by's Pat Yasinskas There's a line in one of the "American Pie'' movies where the character "Stifler'' utters the famous quote, "Like it matters?'' I often think of that on the day after t...

    Blog | April 27, 2009
  10. Position superlatives: Penn State

    Adam Rittenberg

    Posted by's Adam Rittenberg The superlatives pick up today with Big Ten co-champ Penn State, which will be one of the more intriguing teams to watch this spring. Penn State lost quite a bit at defensive back, wide receiver and offensive ...

    Blog | March 05, 2009
  11. Year-end defensive back rankings

    Adam Rittenberg

    Posted by's Adam Rittenberg The defensive year-end rankings finish up with the secondary. Despite several standouts at the top, the Big Ten wasn't as strong at the defensive back spots as it has been in past seasons. The league loses...

    Blog | January 21, 2009
  12. Big Ten sends 11 to Texas vs. The Nation game

    Adam Rittenberg

    Posted by's Adam Rittenberg The Senior Bowl and the East-West Shrine Game aren't the only places to see Big Ten seniors play before the NFL combine. The third annual Texas vs. The Nation All-Star Challenge will feature 11 players fro...

    Blog | January 14, 2009
  13. Big Ten mailbag: more Penn State-Iowa reaction

    Adam Rittenberg

    Posted by's Adam Rittenberg It's time to delve into the mailbag. A lot of you are still thinking about the Penn State-Iowa game last Saturday at Kinnick Stadium. Steve from Memphis writes: What about the pass interference call on the last dr...

    Blog | November 11, 2008
  14. Paterno to have hip examined, Scirrotto says he'll play

    Adam Rittenberg

    Posted by's Adam Rittenberg A couple of newsy nuggets from Penn State today. Head coach Joe Paterno will have his injured right hip examined next week when Penn State has a bye. Paterno, who suffered the injury during the preseason while dem...

    Blog | October 21, 2008
  15. Penn State safety declares himself ready for showdown

    Penn State safety Anthony Scirrotto, who suffered a mild concussion in the second quarter against Michigan and did not return, said he plans to play in Saturday's showdown at Ohio State.

    Story | Conversation | October 21, 2008
  16. Big Ten Morning Briefing: More on Beanie

    Adam Rittenberg

    Posted by's Adam Rittenberg Sorry for the late start today. Had to make a quick trip to downtown Chicago and got caught in some morning traffic. The good news is, I got to hear Ohio State coach Jim Tressel on Mike & Mike in the Morning. ...

    Blog | September 12, 2008