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  1. Pressure not getting to PSU's Hackenberg

    Josh Moyer

    STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- Defensive end C.J. Olaniyan pivoted toward his right last month and watched as reporters crowded around the Nittany Lions' star quarterback. It was a scene Olaniyan had grown pretty used to over the past year. He understood i...

    Blog | August 05, 2014
  2. AD's retirement means PSU is moving on

    Josh Moyer

    STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- Penn State athletic director Dave Joyner announced his plans to retire Tuesday afternoon, a move that should be looked upon as a positive by Nittany Lions fans. We'll skip over the past and focus on the future. But let's just...

    Blog | June 17, 2014
  3. Q&A: Penn State RB Bill Belton

    Josh Moyer

    STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- Penn State has a new offensive coordinator, a new running backs coach and a new (inexperienced) offensive line. But not everything has changed -- both of its starting running backs return for their final seasons. As seniors, ...

    Blog | June 03, 2014
  4. What we learned from PSU spring game

    Josh Moyer

    STATE COLLEGE, Pa. - James Franklin kept many of his skill players off the field for most of Penn State's annual scrimmage, but there were certainly still other aspects to glean from the game. Christian Hackenberg played in just three series, and ...

    Blog | April 12, 2014
  5. Penn State spring predictions: No. 4

    Josh Moyer

    STATE COLLEGE, Pa. - The countdown of Penn State spring practice predictions continues. And, between new contributors and a new coaching staff, there will be plenty to watch in Happy Valley this spring. So this prediction really shouldn't come as a s...

    Blog | March 11, 2014
  6. Penn State spring predictions: No. 5

    Josh Moyer

    STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- It's a long way until the season kicks off, but there'll be an oasis of relief in just one week when spring practice starts up next Monday morning. Throughout the offseason, we've had other countdowns -- position battles, pla...

    Blog | March 10, 2014
  7. Penn State recruiting roundtable

    Josh Moyer

    STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- National signing day is finally in the books, so we decided to take a closer look at the Nittany Lions' 2014 recruiting class. Big Ten recruiting reporter Tom VanHaaren and I got together to discuss and answer these questions...

    Blog | February 06, 2014
  8. Big Ten lunchtime links

    Josh Moyer

    National Signing Day is just five days away, so this is now in my head. Don't judge me. Illinois OL Corey Lewis knew something wasn't right with his left knee and, as it turns out, he might have played the entire season without an ACL. Tayl...

    Blog | January 31, 2014
  9. PSU staff aims high with expectations

    Josh Moyer

    STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- As Penn State's assistants tell it, the Nittany Lions' return to national prominence is inevitable. During separate interviews, each assistant on Friday afternoon echoed the same sentiment. Most of the staff -- seven of nine...

    Blog | January 24, 2014
  10. Bacon: Dysfunction pushed out O'Brien

    Josh Moyer

    STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- Bill O'Brien wasn't pushed out by the "Paterno people," and he didn't bolt from Penn State at the first chance he received either. No, Fourth and Long author John U. Bacon writes, a lot of it had to do with the lack of leader...

    Blog | January 23, 2014
  11. Franklin compares favorably to O'Brien

    Josh Moyer

    STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- More than 15,000 fans filed into Beaver Stadium for Bill O'Brien's first-ever pep rally. Most stood and chanted for 45 minutes before the head coach finally appeared. As they watched in rapt attention, O'Brien paced with a ha...

    Blog | January 17, 2014
  12. Hackenberg moving forward with Franklin

    Josh Moyer

    STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- Christian Hackenberg stood in the center of Penn State's weight room, three days after first meeting his new head coach, and calmly brushed off concern about taking a step back. He didn't yet have a playbook to study. He wasn...

    Blog | January 16, 2014
  13. 8 staff members leaving Penn State

    Josh Moyer

    STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- Eight Penn State staff members submitted their resignations Monday, and now only three coaches remain on staff. Among those who left include defensive coordinator John Butler, running backs coach Charles London, wide receiver...

    Blog | January 06, 2014
  14. Four assistant coach leave Penn State Nittany Lions

    Josh Moyer

    Four assistant coaches have left the Penn State program in the wake of Bill O'Brien's departure for the NFL's Houston Texans, a university spokesman confirmed Monday.

    Story | Conversation | January 06, 2014
  15. Johnson trying to keep Penn State together

    Josh Moyer

    STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- Larry Johnson still remembers driving his van through the valleys of central Pennsylvania 18 years ago and sitting down to breakfast with Joe Paterno for a job interview. The former high school coach spent weeks preparing wha...

    Blog | January 03, 2014
  16. A-Rob's departure big blow to PSU offense

    Josh Moyer

    STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- Penn State received another bit of news Thursday that it hoped not to hear, but this move was long expected: Junior wideout Allen Robinson is declaring early for the NFL draft. He leaves Happy Valley as a two-time Big Ten rec...

    Blog | January 02, 2014