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Penn State Fans Up in Arms Over Recent BlockONation.com Article

PASADENA, CA - JANUARY 01:  Head coach Joe Paterno of the Penn State Nittany Lions addresses the media after their defeat against the USC Trojans at the 95th Rose Bowl Game presented by Citi on January 1, 2009 at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California.  (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)
HD Handshoe - BlockONation.comAnalyst IJuly 14, 2009

State Penn fans are getting fired up in response to the recent article at BlockONation.com, that was also published here on the BleacherReport!

You can view all the madness and get a few good laughs (I certainly did) right here on a PSU blog known as BlackShoeDiaries.

They are fired up!

I was actually emailed directly by someone from that site and that emailer suggested, in his opinion, that I wrote the article over sour grapes.

Here is the reply I sent to him:

LOL, not at all!

I have a friend who is a PSU fan (his name is Britt
you're welcome for the shout-out Britt), so more than anything I wrote it to piss him off and to also spark some discussion for OSU & PSU fans over the dead time as the season nears!

It obviously worked! :)

In 2009, like 2008, OSU & PSU will be the top 2 teams so I figured I’d get the fans from both riled up and ready. I am here to pump you up! LOL!

Penn State and Ohio State were very similar and evenly matched last year honestly and the game came down to Pryor fumbling….it could have went either way and that night, it went PSU’s

It should be another good one this year in Happy Valley.

Good luck except for the OSU game and thanks for the publicity on BSD!


The article really was written in jest and only to spark discussion.

Could Pryor have scored the game-winning TD as I suggested in the previous article had he not fumbled?

Yes absolutely, but he didn't.

He fumbled, and OSU lost.

I for one am looking very forward to his Pennsylvania homecoming this November and I know PSU fans are as well.

It should be another battle but you know, OSU will get their revenge!

Stay classy and thanks again for all the love BSD webmaster(s) and members!

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