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  1. PSUs impactful recruiting classes: No. 1

    Josh Moyer

    STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- And then there was one. We've arrived at the final stop to this week's countdown of Penn State's most impactful recruiting classes of the past decade. This top spot was an easy pick, as this class helped bring Penn State out ...

    Blog | February 21, 2014
  2. 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
  3. Week 4 helmet stickers

    Josh Moyer

    Recognizing the best and the brightest from the Nittany Lions in Week 4: Penn State's three-headed running attack: Take your pick -- this trio was unstoppable Saturday. Zach Zwinak played the role of goal-line back and Mr. Consistency. He finished...

    Blog | September 22, 2013
  4. Coach: Thompkins shows elite potential

    Josh Moyer

    Just how good is four-star recruit De'Andre Thompkins (Swansboro, N.C./Swansboro), who committed to Penn State on Saturday? His high school coach, Tim Laspada, once helped coach future No. 1 overall NFL draft pick Mario Williams. And he believes t...

    Blog | April 20, 2013
  5. Penn State picks up commitment No. 4

    Josh Moyer

    Wide receiver Troy Apke (Pittsburgh, Pa./Mount Lebanon) became Penn State's fourth commitment of the 2014 class Saturday. He chose the school over Pitt, a short drive from his home and despite his father playing linebacker for the Panthers in the ...

    Blog | April 13, 2013
  6. Vitiello already awaiting return trip to PSU

    Josh Moyer

    Joe Vitiello (Somerville, N.J./Immaculata) figured he wouldn't pick up a PSU offer on Friday's unofficial visit. He knew even then he'd need to attend a one-day camp to prove to PSU his 40-yard dash is as fast as advertised: a 4.7-second 40 as a 2...

    Blog | April 10, 2013
  7. Junior day: Four players pick up offers

    Josh Moyer

    Saturday's junior day proved to be an important one for Penn State. Besides earning another commitment, the Nittany Lions also extended offers to four more players. Here's a closer look at those four: S Anthony Davis, Monroeville (Pa.) Gateway ...

    Blog | February 23, 2013
  8. Visit to PSU impresses CB Peppers

    Josh Moyer

    Before Wednesday's visit, Penn State wasn't even in cornerback Jabrill Peppers' top 10. He could pick just about any school in the country. Why pick the Nittany Lions? Why not go to the SEC? Or, at the very least, a school not mired in NCAA sancti...

    Blog | February 20, 2013
  9. Under Armour spotlight: C. Hackenberg

    Josh Moyer

    Christian Hackenberg, ESPN's top-rated quarterback, had his pick of schools, but he couldn't say no to Bill O'Brien and Penn State. The No. 16 prospect in the nation committed Feb. 29 and experienced a senior season that saw him come up just shor...

    Blog | January 03, 2013
  10. Penn State's 2013 class: 5 things to know

    Josh Moyer

    There's still about 44 days left for PSU to pick up two more players for the Class of 2013, but there's already some things we know about this group. NittanyNation takes a look at five things that have already come into focus here: 1. The futur...

    Blog | December 23, 2012
  11. Juco QB Ferguson will pick Friday

    Josh Moyer

    Junior college quarterback Tyler Ferguson (Bakersfield, Calif./College of Sequoias) said in a message he will decide Friday morning whether to commit to Houston or Penn State. Tyler Ferguson Quarterback: Pocket passer (JC) 2013 Unco...

    Blog | December 13, 2012
  12. 2014 RB expects interest to pick up

    Josh Moyer


    Blog | November 29, 2012
  13. O'Brien sweeps B1G COY awards

    Josh Moyer

    Bill O'Brien was the unaninmous pick for Big Ten Coach of the Year, winning honors Tuesday night from both the coaches and the media. "This is a fantastic honor," O'Brien said. "It's very humbling." He became the seventh first-year coach since ...

    Blog | November 27, 2012
  14. Miclisse trades hardwood for turf, likes PSU

    Josh Moyer

    Greg Miclisse's mother always believed her son had a future in football. "One day," she'd tell him, "you'll be the first overall pick of the Miami Dolphins." Miclisse, who preferred the hardwood to turf, wasn't so sure. The Florida native just shr...

    Blog | October 31, 2012
  15. New weight program alters Lions' line

    Josh Moyer

    Miles Dieffenbach's shoes dragged across the sidewalk like sandpaper after the spring's first weightlifting session. He couldn't pick up his feet, couldn't pick up his pace - but could feel his every muscle ache. "It was a different kind of sorene...

    Blog | August 15, 2012