1. Penn State Turning to Lucas as a Leader

    The Lion's Den drill, introduced by Penn State coach James Franklin this spring, is tailored for someone like Jordan Lucas. It is intense and loud and personal.....

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 3 months ago 75 reads 0 comments

  2. Penn State's James Franklin, Top Assistants Assess Key Players and Concepts

    It would be accurate to say Penn State fans, alumni, recruits and former players embraced James Franklin and his 2014 team warmly Saturday afternoon at Beaver Stadium...

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  3. What We Learned from PSU Spring Game

    STATE COLLEGE, Pa. – James Franklin kept many of his skill players off the field for most of Penn State's annual scrimmage, but there were certainly still other aspects to glean from the game...

    Brad Read Written by Brad Read about 3 months ago 162 reads 0 comments

  4. True Freshmen Highlights? There Were a Few

    STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- Five January enrollees took part in Penn State's spring practice sessions and Saturday's Blue-White scrimmage at Beaver Stadium marked their last chance to make an impression...

    Brad Read Written by Brad Read about 3 months ago 278 reads 0 comments

  5. PSU's Return Game Still Open for Competition Following Blue-White Game

    STATE COLLEGE -- Improving the play of special teams was an area of emphasis for the Nittany Lions this spring...

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  6. Cole Chiappialle, 2014's Designated Blue-White Game Star

    STATE COLLEGE — When Zach Zwinak broke his wrist on the second series of last year's Blue-White game, you could practically see the steam rising from Bill O'Brien's head. He was no different than Joe Paterno before him...

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  7. Hackenberg Talks Spring Performance

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  8. Penn State Football Recruits and Commits at the 2014 Blue-White Game

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  9. Penn State Spring Game Shows Fans, Recruits Buying What James Franklin Selling

    The wave of momentum that Penn State's football program is riding out of spring camp can't be simply explained. As the lots around Beaver Stadium began filling up at 9:00 a.m...

    Tim Tolley Written by Tim Tolley about 3 months ago 13,740 reads 23 comments

  10. Penn State 2014 Spring Game: Live Game Grades, Analysis for the Nittany Lions

    The Penn State Nittany Lions closed out their spring camp on Saturday with the annual Blue-White scrimmage, and fans came out in droves...

    Tim Tolley Written by Tim Tolley about 3 months ago 5,165 reads 4 comments

  11. PSU Stays Hot, Lands Another 4-Star

    STATE COLLEGE -- Less than two hours before the start of the Blue-White Game James Franklin's recruiting efforts did not slow down...

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  12. Penn State's Urschel Named Top Amateur Athlete

    ORLANDO, Fla. -- Penn State offensive lineman John Urschel won the Sullivan Award on Friday night as the country's top amateur athlete. .....

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  13. PSU OL Urschel Wins Nation's Top Amateur Honor

    Penn State OL John Urschel named winner of the 84th James E. Sullivan Award, presented annually to the nation's top amateur athlete. .....

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  14. Video: Penn State's Players Are Posterizing Their Coaches

    Penn State's new head coach James Franklin has wasted no time endearing himself to his players – and that apparently includes getting involved with locker room “posterizations”...

    Jeff Carillo Written by Jeff Carillo about 3 months ago 814 reads 0 comments

  15. Penn State Coach James Franklin Thinks He's a Lion

    Spring practices will come to an end at Penn State following the Blue-White game on Saturday. New head coach James Franklin is excited, which is probably why he was prompted to tweet the following Friday morning...

    Jeff Carillo Written by Jeff Carillo about 3 months ago 1,046 reads 0 comments

  16. Franklin Talks Running Back Depth

    Penn State football coach James Franklin covered a lot of ground in a short time during an eight-minute phone chat with Big Ten Conference reporters Thursday afternoon.....

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 3 months ago 252 reads 0 comments

  17. Jay Paterno Announces Release Date, Details About His Biography of Joe

    Jay Paterno's 17 years spent on the Penn State coaching staff helped give him a different perspective of the man he otherwise called Dad...

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 3 months ago 126 reads 0 comments

  18. Geno Lewis Embracing Role as Christian Hackenberg's Top Target

    At some point during the course of Penn State's spring practices it hit wide receiver Geno Lewis that he's a veteran now...

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 3 months ago 166 reads 0 comments

  19. Nittany Lions Enjoying Depth Along Defensive Line

    The man leading the drills may be different, but the intensity and high expectations are still there among Penn State defensive linemen.....

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 3 months ago 19 reads 0 comments

  20. 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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  21. 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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  22. 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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  23. 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...

    Michael Felder Written by Michael Felder about 3 months ago 8,592 reads 19 comments

  24. 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 16,131 reads 24 comments

  25. 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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