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  1. NCAA restores Penn State scholarships

    Brian Bennett

    It's a milestone day for Penn State football. The NCAA has announced that it will modify some of the unprecedented sanctions it levied against the program in the wake of the Jerry Sandusky scandal. Specifically, Penn State will have five additiona...

    Blog | September 24, 2013
  2. Friday Q&A: Penn State's Michael Mauti

    Brian Bennett

    Michael Mauti became one of the faces of Penn State football this summer with his outspoken defense of the program in the wake of heavy NCAA sanctions. The fifth-year-senior has also said a lot with his play so far this season for the 0-2 Nittany Lio...

    Blog | September 14, 2012
  3. PSU president's statement on NCAA ruling

    Brian Bennett

    Will Rodney Erickson be remembered as the man who dismantled Penn State football or the one who saved the school from itself? Time will tell, but it's a fact that Erickson was thrust into an incredibly difficult situation when he was named Graham ...

    Blog | July 23, 2012
  4. Penn State's backfield is on Redd alert

    Brian Bennett

    Silas Redd didn't go through the grueling workouts of last Friday's Lift for Life event, which featured Penn State football players raising money for cancer research through weightlifting competitions. Redd bowed out because of a mild back strain. ...

    Blog | July 12, 2011
  5. Video: Joe Paterno on teaching

    Brian Bennett

    ESPN's "Difference Makers: Life Lessons with Paterno & Krzyzewski" -- highlighting a discussion with Penn State football coach Joe Paterno and Duke basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski -- will air Thursday night at 8 p.m. ET on ESPN (and again on ES...

    Blog | June 30, 2011
  6. Lions ready for the ride with Hackenberg

    Brian Bennett

    EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- Before making his college football debut, Penn State true freshman quarterback Christian Hackenberg made a request for teammate Garry Gilliam. "If I get spaced out or anything, give me a smack," Hackenberg told his right t...

    Blog | August 31, 2013
  7. Big Ten QB class led by Michigan Wolverines' Devin Gardner, Nebra...

    Brian Bennett

    There's widespread uncertainty at the QB position in the Big Ten, but not at the league's three marquee programs.

    Story | Conversation | August 22, 2013
  8. Big Ten lunchtime links

    Brian Bennett

    Second-to-last weekend without real football. Enjoy. Penn State's quarterback battle is drawing near its conclusion, though Bill O'Brien says it's still very even. True freshman tight end Adam Breneman will play this season. Wisconsin coaches a...

    Blog | August 16, 2013
  9. Schedule analysis: Penn State

    Brian Bennett

    August has arrived, so it's football season at long last. To get you ready, we're analyzing every Big Ten team's complete 2013 schedule. No. 4 in our series is Penn State Nonconference opponents (with 2012 records) Aug. 31: Syracuse (8-5) S...

    Blog | August 02, 2013
  10. Urschel, Maci win Big Ten medal of honor

    Brian Bennett

    The Big Ten has announced its 2013 Medal of Honor recipients, and they include two football players. Penn State offensive lineman John Urschel and former Purdue defensive end/linebacker Robert Maci were among the 24 recipients across 18 sports for...

    Blog | June 05, 2013
  11. Big Ten lunchtime links

    Brian Bennett

    "Is there anything that makes people smile more than Broadway and football?" This clip proves it. Penn State made good progress on offense during the spring. Christian Hackenberg still looms in the quarterback race. What's ahead in the next month...

    Blog | April 22, 2013
  12. O'Brien named Maxwell coach of the year

    Brian Bennett

    The Maxwell Football Club has named Penn State's Bill O'Brien as its 2012 coach of the year. O'Brien edged out Notre Dame's Brian Kelly and Kansas State's Bill Snyder for the honor. Here's what Maxwell executive director Mark Wolpert had to say ab...

    Blog | December 19, 2012
  13. O'Brien finalist for Maxwell coach award

    Brian Bennett

    At this point, it may be easier for us to notify you of all the coaching awards for which Bill O'Brien is not a finalist. Penn State's coach added to his list of honors today by being named one of three finalist for The Maxwell Football Club Colle...

    Blog | December 05, 2012
  14. College football -- Penn State Nittany Lions' Michael Mauti becom...

    Brian Bennett

    Penn State linebacker Michael Mauti has become a forceful leader for the Nittany Lions as well as one of the nation's top defensive players. Penn State has won three in a row and faces No. 24 Northwestern on Saturday.

    Story | Conversation | October 04, 2012
  15. Weekend rewind: Big Ten

    Brian Bennett

    Run it back ... Team of the week: Penn State. No matter what you might think about the school and the football program after the Jerry Sandusky scandal, it was hard not to root for the current Nittany Lions players to finally get a win after so ma...

    Blog | September 17, 2012
  16. Schedule analysis: Penn State

    Brian Bennett

    Rejoice, Penn State fans. Here is a post that has nothing to do with scandals or transfers and everything to do with this coming football season. The Nittany Lions are up on our schedule analysis, which is reaching its final days. Let's see what the ...

    Blog | August 06, 2012