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  1. 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
  2. Franklin to attend President's address

    Josh Moyer

    STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- James Franklin seems as if he's been everywhere since taking the Penn State job, and now he's taking it one step further by heading to the State of the Union Address on Tuesday night. The Nittany Lions' head coach was invited...

    Blog | January 28, 2014
  3. Recruits react to Franklin hiring at PSU

    Tom VanHaaren

    Penn State has hired former Vanderbilt coach James Franklin to take over the vacant head-coaching position in Happy Valley. With a coaching change coming so close to signing da, there are always recruiting implications, and this one seems to be posit...

    Blog | January 11, 2014
  4. O'Brien, Della Valle defend coordinator

    Josh Moyer

    STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- Bill O'Brien remained calm and poised for much of Tuesday afternoon, but Penn State's head coach showed some fire when asked about the recent criticism of defensive coordinator John Butler. The first-year coordinator took som...

    Blog | October 29, 2013
  5. PSU-WVU to meet in 2023, 2024

    Josh Moyer

    STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- Penn State has certainly been getting a head start on its future schedules lately. The Nittany Lions announced Thursday afternoon that they have scheduled a home-and-home with West Virginia for the 2023 and 2024 seasons. PSU ...

    Blog | September 19, 2013
  6. Hackenberg continuing to evolve at PSU

    Josh Moyer

    STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- Bill O'Brien isn't one to shower praise upon his players. The Penn State head coach is more likely to punt on fourth-and-inches than to lob compliments at a standout performer. He tends to diffuse praise throughout the team, ...

    Blog | September 18, 2013
  7. Saturday tailgate: Penn State Nittany Lions

    Josh Moyer

    STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- Penn State's pregame rituals start even before Saturday, when some students leave their dorms and head to Beaver Stadium's Gate A with tents in tow. They'll camp out there in tent-city "Nittanyville" -- some all week -- befor...

    Blog | September 06, 2013
  8. Patience needed in PSU's QB race

    Josh Moyer

    STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- Jesse James shook his head when asked about the quarterback competition. He offered a blanket statement of "they're both doing good" before attempting to move on to the next question. "What's the question you're most tired...

    Blog | August 08, 2013
  9. O'Brien addresses sanctions, Ireland

    Josh Moyer

    Bill O'Brien hemmed and hawed Friday morning when asked whether Penn State would ask the NCAA to consider reducing the sanctions. The head coach, fresh off a vacation, initially said he'd have to defer to his bosses on that. When pressed about his...

    Blog | July 19, 2013
  10. LB Zayd Issah charged with felony

    Josh Moyer

    Three-star linebacker Zayd Issah, who was expected to join Penn State in January, is in trouble with the law again. And, if the newest allegations are true, head coach Bill O'Brien said he won't be joining the team. According to police and the cri...

    Blog | July 13, 2013
  11. Q&A: Coach talks PSU commit DT White

    Josh Moyer

    What's Penn State getting in three-star DT Antoine White (Millville, N.J./Millville), the 13th commit of the 2014 class? NittanyNation decided to ask one of the people who knows most what he's capable of -- his head coach at Millville (N.J.), Jaso...

    Blog | July 08, 2013
  12. Q&A: Coach on PSU pledge Noah Beh

    Josh Moyer

    What is Penn State getting in Noah Beh, the 10th commit of the 2014 class? NittanyNation decided to ask the person who knows his capability most -- his head coach at Scranton (Pa.) Prep, Nick Donato. The coach talked at length about Beh's versatil...

    Blog | June 03, 2013
  13. Marcus Allen becomes PSU's 8th commit

    Josh Moyer

    Safety Marcus Allen (Upper Marlboro, Md./Wise) has just become the eighth commit for the Nittany Lions, his head coach confirmed. "I believe that he looked at all of his options, took a couple of visits, really liked the atmosphere and liked the c...

    Blog | May 10, 2013
  14. Worley might postpone Tuesday decision

    Josh Moyer

    Cornerback Daquan Worley (Coatesville, Pa./Coatesville) said he might not commit on Tuesday after all. The 2014 prospect was set to decide between Georgia Tech, Penn State and Rutgers. But after talking with his head coach on Monday, the defensive...

    Blog | April 29, 2013
  15. DB Davis hoping to commit before season

    Josh Moyer

    Anthony Davis (Monroeville, Pa./Gateway) found himself sitting over his mother's lasagna dinner last Friday and focusing on the pros and cons of different schools. He's been doing a lot of that lately. With no head coach yet in place at Gateway, t...

    Blog | April 24, 2013
  16. Humble Barnes focused on improving

    Josh Moyer

    Deion Barnes smiled under his flat-brimmed Yankees cap Wednesday. He laughed and seemed relaxed with reporters crowding around him with their cameras and recorders. He shook his head -- but still continued grinning -- as he talked about missing so...

    Blog | March 28, 2013