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  1. Podcast: O'Brien talks sanctions, QBs

    Josh Moyer

    Bill O'Brien joined Ivan Maisel for the ESPNU College Football Podcast and addressed a multitude of issues, ranging from the sanctions to the leadership to the quarterbacks (and even John Urschel, too). Maisel asked early on whether O'Brien hoped ...

    Blog | August 01, 2013
  2. Curry: Midget an outstanding person, leader

    Josh Moyer

    Former Georgia State coach Bill Curry gave Anthony Midget, Penn State's new safeties coach, his first serious opportunity in college football. After spending one season as a grad assistant at his alma mater of Virginia Tech, Midget took a job as Curr...

    Blog | February 19, 2013
  3. Nittany Lions preseason camp mirrors NFL

    Josh Moyer

    STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- Stephon Morris recently called up New York Jets safety D'Anton Lynn and described Penn State's new preseason camp. Sounds a lot like what we're doing, Lynn told him. "It's a full grind," said Morris, a senior cornerback. "...

    Blog | August 24, 2012
  4. Bird's-eye view of the PSU celebration

    Josh Moyer

    STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- For two years, fans of Penn State football waited to hear that the Nittany Lions' sanctions would be lifted. And on Monday, all that waiting -- the anger, the doubt, the questions -- melted into relief and gave way to celebratio...

    Blog | September 09, 2014
  5. Twitter: Players host Make-A-Wish families

    Josh Moyer

    STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- Every year, Penn State's football team hosts a Make-A-Wish event in the football building, where about 30 families will descend to chat with the players and tour the facilities. The event is part of THON weekend, which is an ...

    Blog | February 24, 2014
  6. Scenes from signing day at Penn State

    Josh Moyer

    STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- Penn State defensive coordinator Bob Shoop rolled off his hotel mattress at 5 a.m. Wednesday and skipped his usual breakfast of Froot Loops and Pepsi. He was needed at the Lasch Football Building, after all. And even Toucan S...

    Blog | February 06, 2014
  7. What does Bench's transfer mean?

    Josh Moyer

    STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- Steven Bench didn't expect this. Nor did his family. Nor the fans. The subject of Bench transferring wasn't broached over the weekend. His father said they chatted about school and, well, football -- what else? The topic o...

    Blog | April 25, 2013
  8. Football players host Make-A-Wish families

    Josh Moyer

    STATE COLLEGE, Pa -- Three small children, between the ages of 3 and 5, weren't intimidated by Penn State's mammoth football players. A boy in a blue hat, who just reached Kyle Carter's waist, instead actually tried to intimidate the 6-foot-3 tight e...

    Blog | February 17, 2013
  9. Penn State preparing for loud atmosphere

    Josh Moyer

    STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- Students walking along part of McKean Road could hear the bass and the faint sound of music emanating from the practice football fields Wednesday afternoon. First came Weezer, then Kanye West and then Wiz Khalifa. On the prac...

    Blog | November 08, 2012
  10. Bill O'Brien hopes to move on

    Josh Moyer

    STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- Bill O'Brien crossed his arms while his ball cap nearly hid his eyes. The first-year head coach wasn't happy. O'Brien hoped to silence the questions surrounding his team with a Penn State victory: Can Penn State's football te...

    Blog | September 01, 2012
  11. Notebook: Tuesday practice

    Josh Moyer

    STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- Matt McGloin dropped back and rehearsed some draws early Tuesday evening while quarterbacks coach Charlie Fisher barked some encouragement. "Bam!" Fisher yelled when the football hit Bill Belton's stomach. "C'mon! Good!" B...

    Blog | August 28, 2012
  12. Tuesdays with O'Brien

    Josh Moyer

    STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- Bill O'Brien crossed his arms and smiled during Tuesday's news conference. Yes, he admitted, he had some butterflies. "I'd be crazy to tell you otherwise," he said."This is my first football game as a head coach." It's a w...

    Blog | August 28, 2012