1. Penn State in Position to Land Monster 2015 Top 5 Recruiting Class

    Penn State has been on fire lately when it comes to recruiting, and it has new head coach James Franklin to thank for that. The Nittany Lions most recently landed 4-star LB Josh Barajas out of Merrillville , Ind...

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  2. Penn State Football: Complete Spring Game Preview

    On Saturday, James Franklin will take the Beaver Stadium turf for the first time and officially debut as Penn State's head coach. Since his hiring in early January, Franklin has excited fans with his active presence on social media ...

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  3. Penn State's Anthony Zettel Beefing Up to Take on New Role with the Defense

    When he isn't in the weight room or on the practice field Penn State defensive tackle Anthony Zettel is likely working his way toward the dining hall or snacking on protein shakes and beef jerky...

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  4. What State Court Questioning NCAA Penalties in Sandusky Case Means for PSU

    With the Commonwealth Court, led by Judge Anne E. Covey, beginning to question the validity of the NCAA's consent decree, Penn State can sit in the background and watch the fight...

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  5. How James Franklin is Making Penn State Football Cool Again

    In James Franklin's first three months as the head coach at Penn State, he has transformed what had become a feel-good story into a public-relations juggernaut...

    Tim Tolley Written by Tim Tolley about 3 months ago 16,132 reads 24 comments

  6. PSU's James Franklin Not a Huge Fan of Twitter, but Embraces It

    Penn State football coach James Franklin joined “The Fan Morning Show” on Tuesday to talk about his program with the final week of spring practice underway.....

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  7. Franklin off to Surprising Start in Recruiting

    Saquon Barkley tossed off his backpack, when a stack of more than 50 letters -- several blue envelopes on top, bigger white ones below -- caught his eye on the kitchen table.....

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  8. OL Alosi, Incoming Frosh Cabinda Both Facing Separate Criminal Charges

    News trickled out Monday night that both a current member of the Penn State football team and an incoming freshman are each facing criminal charges stemming from separate situations...

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  9. 5 Unanswered Questions Heading into Penn State's Spring Game

    Although James Franklin has gotten off to a tremendous start as Penn State's new head coach, there are still some issues he needs to sort out. For the most part, the Nittany Lions are in good shape...

    Troy Weller Written by Troy Weller about 3 months ago 3,523 reads 2 comments

  10. Video: James Franklin Drops Elbow at Penn State Practice

    First-year Penn State head coach James Franklin's mind was evidently occupied by two things on Saturday: Getting his Nittany Lions through their practice and Wrestlemania XXX in New Orleans later that night...

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  11. An Interview with Penn State Commit Juwan Johnson

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  12. Penn State Football: 7 Players to Watch in Nittany Lions Spring Game

    We're less than a week away from the Blue-White Game—the annual culmination of spring camp for the Penn State Nittany Lions...

    Tim Tolley Written by Tim Tolley about 3 months ago 6,143 reads 5 comments

  13. Lions Add Pair of Walk-Ons from March Tryout

    At Vanderbilt, James Franklin's Commodore roster featured seven players that had never played high school football. Still, each had a purpose.....

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  14. Electric Franklin Is Penn State's Generator

    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.....

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 3 months ago 92 reads 0 comments

  15. Franklin Evaluates the Spring of True Freshman QB Michael O'Connor

    Freshman wideout De'Andre Thompkins, a January enrollee who is Penn State's fastest player, is a player the Penn State coaching staff is counting on to play in the fall, whether it be on offense or special teams...

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 3 months ago 1,140 reads 0 comments

  16. Nittany Lions Hitting This Spring

    Arrange 50 little blue cones to form a wide lane and a boundary to keep bystanders at bay. Throw into the middle a ball carrier and two blockers, add a tackler and two block destructors opposite them and let chaos and violence ensue...

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 3 months ago 64 reads 0 comments

  17. Five-Star DT Recruit Tim Settle Says He Will Visit Penn State This Weekend

    Penn State's recent surge on the recruiting trail has gotten the attention of Tim Settle, a five-star prospect and the No. 18 player on 247sports.com's most recent recruiting rankings...

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 3 months ago 680 reads 0 comments

  18. DE Brad Bars More Focused Than Ever in Return to Football Field

    Saturdays in the Fall are more hectic than usual in the Bars household. Between Joe and his wife Sally there are athletic events to attend for four of their children and it's not as ...

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 3 months ago 18 reads 0 comments

  19. Allen Robinson Falls to 3rd Round in Mel Kiper's Latest Mock Draft

    The latest mock draft from ESPN analyst Mel Kiper Jr. isn't an attempt to project what teams would do. It's a three-round exercise on what HE would do if he were in their position, so the results should probably be taken with a grain of salt...

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  20. Lions Coaches Seek Versatility This Spring

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  21. Penn State Football: Week 3 Spring Practice Stock Report

    The Nittany Lions are just about a week away from the close of spring camp and things are starting to come together. While the coaches are still moving some guys around, roles are beginning to fill out and reps are being doled out accordingly...

    Tim Tolley Written by Tim Tolley about 3 months ago 6,382 reads 3 comments

  22. Penn State Football: Recruits That Would Give PSU Top Class in the Nation

    After only a few months, Penn State head coach James Franklin has turned the program into a recruiting juggernaut...

    Troy Weller Written by Troy Weller about 3 months ago 19,580 reads 25 comments

  23. Penn State Football: Why DEs Are Poised to Be Heart of Defense in 2014

    The Penn State coaches are doing their best this spring to fit guys into different spots on the defensive side of the ball, looking for the best combinations and skill sets for the jobs...

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  24. State's Highest Court Refuses to Hear Jerry Sandusky's Criminal Appeal

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  25. Penn State Linemen and Coaches Have a Punt Catch Competition

    Once in a while during a rigorous practice regimen, coaches like to loosen things up a bit. Penn State head coach James Franklin did just that for his players by holding a punt catch competition with some unusual competitors...

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