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  1. Most indispensable players: Penn State

    Brian Bennett

    Summer is a time in college football where the only news is usually bad news. With that in mind, we're looking at the most indispensable players on each Big Ten team. By indispensable, we don't necessarily mean best. We mean the players who would ...

    Blog | June 09, 2014
  2. Video: B1G missing piece -- Penn State

    ESPN.com staff

    Josh Moyer talks about the Nittany Lions' biggest weakness this season and how they're trying to overcome it....

    Blog | June 04, 2014
  3. PSU O-line must do more with less

    Adam Rittenberg

    The NCAA penalties some described as worse than death were supposed to cripple Penn State for years to come, but the Nittany Lions, so far, have survived and, at times, thrived. Good coaching and good players have buoyed the program in rough water...

    Blog | May 16, 2014
  4. Things to watch in Blue-White Game

    Josh Moyer

    STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- There will be plenty to watch when the Blue-White Game kicks off at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, but here's a look at some of the more interesting storylines: 1. How the offensive line performs. This unit will go a long way in determi...

    Blog | April 11, 2014
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. Video: Penn State OT Donovan Smith

    ESPN.com staff

    Penn State left tackle Donovan Smith talks with ESPN.com Big Ten reporter Adam Rittenberg about the aggressive mindset being instilled this spring and how the group is progressing with the new coaches....

    Blog | April 02, 2014
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. B1G spring position breakdown: OL

    Adam Rittenberg

    We're taking snapshots of each position group with each Big Ten team entering the spring. Up next: the big uglies. Illinois: This is another group that appears to be in significantly better shape now than at the start of coach Tim Beckman's tenure...

    Blog | February 28, 2014
  13. No. 2 PSU player to watch: Andrew Nelson

    Josh Moyer

    STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- We're getting closer to our top spot of this week's countdown, which involves the five players to watch closest this spring. Up today is a critical player who hasn't yet played in a Penn State game ... No. 2 spring player to...

    Blog | February 27, 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. 2

    Josh Moyer

    STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- We've arrived at the top two in our countdown of the positions with the biggest question marks for Penn State. The top pick will be unveiled Friday. But up today is a group that wouldn't be a bad choice for No. 1 either ... ...

    Blog | February 13, 2014
  16. Looking to the past & future: OL

    Josh Moyer

    It's never too late -- or too early -- to see what we learned from this season and also look ahead to next season. So, we've started breaking down each position on the Nittany Lions. Up today: Offensive line. REWIND Expectations entering the...

    Blog | December 24, 2013