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  1. Penn State helmet stickers: Week 5

    Josh Moyer

    There weren't a lot of standout players for Penn State during its 29-6 loss to Northwestern on Saturday, but we'd still like to hand out some helmet stickers: Linebacker Mike Hull: With Nyeem Wartman injured, even more was expected out of Hull th...

    Blog | September 28, 2014
  2. What to watch: Penn State vs. Northwestern

    Josh Moyer

    STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- Penn State is a double-digit favorite over Northwestern but, hey, at least Saturday's noon game at Beaver Stadium should be more entertaining than last Saturday's UMass slaughter. Here are a few things to keep an eye on: 1...

    Blog | September 27, 2014
  3. Big Ten primer: Week 14

    Josh Moyer

    This is the final week of the regular season. So sit back, relax, enjoy -- and try not to think about just how long you'll have to wait until next year. Noon ET Minnesota (8-3, 4-3) at No. 11 Michigan State (10-1, 7-0), BTN: The Spartans will b...

    Blog | November 30, 2013
  4. Big Ten lunchtime links

    Josh Moyer

    Today marks Fight Procrastination Day, but I'm busy ... so I'll probably celebrate tomorrow. Josh Slagter takes a look back at past Michigan quarterbacks' first starts against Notre Dame, and it's been kind of a mixed bag. And, true rivalry game ...

    Blog | September 06, 2013
  5. Dowell twins talk about Penn State trip

    Brad Bournival

    COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Before Andrew Dowell (Lakewood, Ohio/St. Edward) and his twin brother David impressed the masses at the Columbus Nike Football Training Camp on Sunday, they snuck in a trip to Penn State to participate in the Nittany Lions' one-day ...

    Blog | June 03, 2013
  6. Top 5 moments: McGloin rallies past NU

    Josh Moyer

    NittanyNation will be counting down the top five moments of Penn State's season this week. The No. 2 moment of the season: Matt McGloin rallies past Northwestern on Oct. 6. This game was Penn State's first real test of the season, its first opport...

    Blog | December 13, 2012
  7. Tuesdays with O'Brien: Dual threat?

    Josh Moyer

    STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- Don't tell Bill O'Brien his quarterback can't be a dual threat. "What are you talking about?" the coach yelled in mock exasperation Tuesday when a reporter made that statement. "Were you at the Northwestern game?" An anima...

    Blog | October 23, 2012
  8. Speedy 2014 RB interested in Penn State

    Josh Moyer

    When 2014 tailback Parris Campbell Jr. (Akron, Ohio/Saint Vincent-St. Mary's) arrived at Beaver Stadium for a summer football camp, he didn't expect to leave with such a longing to return. But after touring the campus and chatting with the coaches...

    Blog | October 18, 2012
  9. Sounding off: Commits react to comeback

    Josh Moyer

    NittanyNation contacted several Penn State commitments for their thoughts on the 39-28 comeback win against Northwestern and whether they're surprised with the team's performance this season. Here's what they had to say: DE Curtis Cothran (Newt...

    Blog | October 10, 2012
  10. LB Hodges earns weekly Big Ten honors

    Josh Moyer

    Linebacker Gerald Hodges was named Big Ten defensive player of the week after an 11-tackle performance against Northwestern -- making the honor the third for the Nittany Lions in six weeks. Michael Mauti earned the first two for Penn State, Sept. ...

    Blog | October 08, 2012
  11. 3 up, 3 down: PSU 39, Northwestern 28

    Josh Moyer

    The good and the bad from Penn State's 39-28 win over Northwestern on Saturday: THREE UP 1. Conservative passing game. Matt McGloin didn't air the ball out, but Bill O'Brien's conservative play-calling paid off. McGloin completed 69 percent of ...

    Blog | October 07, 2012
  12. Hodges leads defense past Northwestern

    Josh Moyer

    STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- After playing in the shadow of Michael Mauti in September, Gerald Hodges broke out against Northwestern. The outside linebacker finished with a team-high 11 tackles, a team-high 1.5 tackles-for-loss and -- notice a pattern --...

    Blog | October 06, 2012
  13. Zwinak impresses on the ground -- again

    Josh Moyer

    STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- Zach Zwinak slept in his hotel room Friday night and woke up thinking Bill Belton would grab a majority of the carries early on. He figured Bill O'Brien might call his number a few times, so he was prepared. "For me, I go in ...

    Blog | October 06, 2012
  14. McGloin welcomes pressure in comeback

    Josh Moyer

    STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- Matt McGloin gathered his teammates into a tight huddle, while many in the crowd stared at the scoreboard -- Northwestern 28, Penn State 17 -- and figured the game was over. The fifth-year signal-caller swore he wasn't nervou...

    Blog | October 06, 2012
  15. Instant analysis: PSU 39, Northwestern 28

    Josh Moyer

    STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- Northwestern has waited half a century to start a season with a 6-0 record. The Nittany Lions made sure it will have to wait at least one more season. Penn State quarterback Matt McGloin composed himself and led the Lions ...

    Blog | October 06, 2012
  16. Halftime analysis: Northwestern 14, PSU 10

    Josh Moyer

    STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- In what's become a recurring theme, Penn State dominated the first half but hasn't seen the performance translated on the scoreboard. The Nittany Lions' defense has bottled up Kain Colter, and they've limited the country's ni...

    Blog | October 06, 2012