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  1. Assistant wants to unleash PSU D-line

    Adam Rittenberg

    STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- The past few years have brought historic changes at Penn State, from the men occupying the head coach's office to the names occupying the backs of the Nittany Lions' jerseys. Yet until recently, Penn State's defensive line me...

    Blog | April 22, 2014
  2. Penn State's Amos a safe bet for stardom

    Adam Rittenberg

    STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- Penn State has produced a first-team All-Big Ten defender in eight of the past nine seasons, but no Nittany Lions defensive back has made the list since 2008 (safety Anthony Scirrotto). The drought could end this year. If saf...

    Blog | April 18, 2014
  3. Electric Franklin is Penn State's generator

    Adam Rittenberg

    STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- Last Thursday morning, a barefoot James Franklin exited his office and walked -- Franklin's walk is most people's jog -- through the Penn State football lobby. Asked about his footwear situation, Franklin explained he had a s...

    Blog | April 07, 2014
  4. Lions coaches seek versatility this spring

    Adam Rittenberg

    STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- There are several ways to combat the unique depth challenges Penn State faces with its reduced roster. 1. Upgrade recruiting: If Penn State brings in more players who can make significant contributions early in their careers,...

    Blog | April 04, 2014
  5. Phase 2 begins for PSU's Hackenberg

    Adam Rittenberg

    STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- The young and curious are approaching Christian Hackenberg more often these days, peppering the Penn State quarterback with questions about game speed and other topics. It will slow down, Hackenberg tells his teammates. Just ...

    Blog | April 03, 2014
  6. PSU staff brings 'SEC mentality' to practice

    Adam Rittenberg

    STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- You've likely heard about SEC-style recruiting in the Big Ten, first with Urban Meyer at Ohio State and now with James Franklin at Penn State. Franklin appears to bringing a taste of his former league to the practice field at...

    Blog | April 02, 2014
  7. PSU's Franklin aims to build bonds, depth

    Adam Rittenberg

    If you live in State College and haven't shaken James Franklin's hand, high-fived the Penn State coach or snapped a picture with the new leading Lion, you're probably a recluse. Since his Jan. 11 introduction, Franklin has been a man about town, a...

    Blog | March 12, 2014
  8. PSU to be featured on ESPN All-Access

    Adam Rittenberg

    Penn State fans and Big Ten fans will get a closer look at the Nittany Lions' preseason preparations as Bill O'Brien's team will be featured on ESPN next month. ESPN All-Access: Penn State Training Days will go behind the scenes in State College a...

    Blog | July 26, 2013
  9. PSU, Pitt hope to resume long-term series

    Adam Rittenberg

    CHICAGO -- Penn State athletic director Dave Joyner jokes with his Pitt counterpart Steve Pederson about scheduling football games somewhere on the Pennsylvania Turnpike between State College and Pittsburgh. It's unlikely the Nittany Lions and Pan...

    Blog | May 14, 2013
  10. Maisel: Penn State embraces fresh start

    Adam Rittenberg

    Coach Bill O'Brien is no longer new to the Penn State program and its players, but after the departure of a special senior class, the Lions are starting over for the 2013 season. Colleague Ivan Maisel was in State College this spring and writes ab...

    Blog | May 03, 2013
  11. PSU's O'Brien wins Bear Bryant award

    Adam Rittenberg

    Penn State's Bill O'Brien has earned another coaching honor for his Year 1 success in State College, and the latest award has a link to his predecessor. O'Brien on Thursday night was named the Bear Bryant Coach of the Year winner at a ceremony in ...

    Blog | January 18, 2013
  12. Big Ten mailblog

    Adam Rittenberg

    Election Day edition. Peter from State College, Pa., writes: I was wondering if you could explain why Manti Te'o gets so much love from the media while Michael Mauti is left out to dry. Mauti is better in most statistical categories (except INT's)...

    Blog | November 06, 2012
  13. Paul Jones leaves Penn State program

    Adam Rittenberg

    Rob Bolden and Paul Jones both arrived at Penn State as heralded quarterback recruits with great expectations. It looks like neither man will fulfill them in State College. Two months after Bolden bolted State College for LSU, Jones has left the P...

    Blog | September 26, 2012
  14. College football -- Joe Paterno's legacy endures at Penn State Ni...

    Adam Rittenberg

    It was a mass of mixed emotions Saturday at Beaver Stadium. Penn State fans hopscotched between yesterday, today and tomorrow, anger, sadness and hope. If one thing is certain, it appears the Nittany Lions will be stuck between now and then for some time.

    Story | Conversation | September 01, 2012
  15. PSU players hope to lift community on field

    Adam Rittenberg

    Penn State players know next Saturday's season opener against Ohio won't resemble a normal football game. After an offseason filled with change, NCAA sanctions, scandal residue and constant tension around State College, the emotion at Beaver Stadi...

    Blog | August 23, 2012
  16. OL Ryan Nowicki leaves PSU for Illinois

    Adam Rittenberg

    Illinois made waves last week by sending eight assistant coaches to State College to try to lure Penn State players. The aggressive and controversial approach has yielded at least one Nittany Lion. Offensive lineman Ryan Nowicki, a redshirt freshm...

    Blog | August 02, 2012