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  1. 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
  2. Urschel earns prestigious academic award

    Josh Moyer

    Penn State offensive guard John Urschel has added yet another accolade to his off-the-field accomplishments. During the National Football Foundation's 56th annual awards dinner on Tuesday night, the All-Big Ten lineman earned the William V. Campb...

    Blog | December 10, 2013
  3. Few surprises for PSU on B1G teams

    Josh Moyer

    STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- As expected, Allen Robinson was once again the big Penn State winner when it came to the Big Ten's All-Conference Selection Show on Monday night. He was the Big Ten's lone semifinalist for the national Biletnikoff Award so it...

    Blog | December 02, 2013
  4. Robinson a semifinalist for national award

    Josh Moyer

    STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- After back-to-back weeks of setting school records, Penn State wideout Allen Robinson now has his sights set on a national honor. The junior, who boasts a Big Ten-best 81 catches for 1,204 yards and six touchdowns, was named ...

    Blog | November 18, 2013
  5. 2016 DT Gary growing into a big name

    Josh Moyer

    The recruiting process has moved quickly for 2016 DT Rashan Gary (Scotch Plains, N.J./Scotch Plains-Fanwood). He first tried on shoulder pads in seventh grade, gathered attention in eighth grade after grabbing MVP honors at a National Underclassme...

    Blog | July 18, 2013
  6. Does PSU fit the criteria of a champion?

    Josh Moyer

    STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- With a fresh-faced quarterback and a revamped defense, no one is going to confuse Penn State with a national-title caliber team this season. True, the sanctions will prevent PSU from making a bowl game through the 2015 season...

    Blog | June 27, 2013
  7. Nobody ever has a bad signing day


    If you believe head coaches on national signing day, none ever make a mistake and everybody gets everything they wanted. You've got to take it all with a grain of salt, writes's Brett McMurphy. Read the whole story here. ...

    Blog | February 11, 2013
  8. Larry Johnson Sr. makes difference

    Josh Moyer

    STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- He rarely addresses the media. He doesn't opine for the spotlight. Heck, Bill O'Brien didn't mention his name once during Wednesday's 33-minute national signing day press conference. But don't be fooled here. Defensive line c...

    Blog | February 07, 2013
  9. O'Brien earns 3rd national coaching honor

    Josh Moyer

    Bill O'Brien added yet another national coaching honor to his resume Thursday night, becoming the Bear Bryant Coach of the Year. Joe Paterno won the first-ever Bear Bryant Award after leading the Nittany Lions to the 1986 national championship. Pe...

    Blog | January 18, 2013
  10. 2014 OT Grimm talks combine, Penn State

    Josh Moyer

    Mike Grimm (Bethel Park, Pa./Bethel Park) felt his palms sweat as he stepped in line for one-one-ones at the U.S. Army National Combine. He didn't know what to expect and felt uneasy around a group of unfamiliar faces. The 2014 offensive tackle al...

    Blog | January 16, 2013
  11. More schools reaching out to PSU commit

    Josh Moyer

    With less than a month until national signing day, Penn State's priority will likely shift -- if it hasn't already -- to retaining commits instead of finding new ones. Three-star linebacker Jonathan Walton already scheduled an official visit to So...

    Blog | January 09, 2013
  12. Big day for PSU on the awards circuit

    Josh Moyer

    Two of Penn State's offensive seniors and head coach Bill O'Brien received national honors Monday. O'Brien became one of nine finalists for the Eddie Robinson Coach of the Year Award, and center Matt Stankiewitch was named one of six finalists for...

    Blog | December 03, 2012
  13. Rounding out PSU's 2013 recruiting class

    Josh Moyer

    With national signing day just three months away, Penn State has been making a late push for more 2013 commitments. NittanyNation takes a closer look at five prospects who already hold offers and could soon make their decisions: CB Deondre Single...

    Blog | November 14, 2012
  14. O'Brien deflects Coach of the Year talk

    Josh Moyer

    Buzz may be building around Bill O'Brien and his chance to become national coach of the year, but he tried his best Tuesday to deflect that talk. "That's, um -- you know, we're 4-2, and we have murderer's row coming up here," he said during the we...

    Blog | October 09, 2012
  15. LB Mauti is national player of the week

    Josh Moyer

    Michael Mauti was named the Walter Camp Defensive Player of the Week today after a performance where he likely made his case by the third quarter. He finished with two interceptions, one forced fumble and half a sack to go along with six tackles. ...

    Blog | September 30, 2012
  16. 5 Questions: Adam Taliaferro

    Josh Moyer

    Every week, NittanyNation will pose five questions to a recruit, player, alum or coach about all things Penn State. This week's subject is Adam Taliaferro, a member of the 2000 recruiting class who received national attention after recovering from...

    Blog | September 14, 2012