1. James Franklin Loves Christian Hackenberg's 'Lion Vision'

    Welcome to our new Dr. Saturday feature titled "Random offseason tweet of the day." With real games still months away, coaches and players will be tweeting about non-football-related things as the season approaches...

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  2. Penn State Trustees Canceled Paterno Tribute

    The week Joe Paterno died, Penn State University president Rodney Erickson planned an elaborate campus statement honoring the iconic football coach as a family man and philanthropist who readied his players "to be lifelong learners and engaged citizens...

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  3. How Is Penn State's Coaching Staff Compiling a 2015 Recruiting Class so Quickly?

    It's been 48 days since Signing Day and James Franklin's Nittany Lions are already well on their way to retooling with a 2015 recruiting class that has wasted little timing pledging their verbal commitments to Penn State...

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  4. O'Brien's Latest Defense of Penn State

    "The fact that there is a bowl ban at Penn State, is ridiculous." Bill O'Brien said at the NFL coach's meetings this week nearly three months after leaving Penn State in the late hours on New Year's Eve...

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  5. Ex-Penn State QB Rob Bolden Set to Compete for Wide Receiver Time at LSU

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  6. Penn State Football: It's Time to Take the Names Back off the Jerseys

    When the 2012 Penn State Nittany Lions arrived at their lockers prior to the home opener against the Ohio Bobcats, they saw something no other team before them had witnessed...

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  7. Penn State Football: 4 Players Who Should See Their Roles Expanded in 2014

    It's all about adjusting in 2014—both for first-year head coach James Franklin and some of the younger players on Penn State's roster...

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  8. Brandon Polk Commits to Penn State: Nittany Lions Land 4-Star WR

    Penn State secured a commitment from its second wide receiver recruit in an eight-day span on Tuesday when explosive playmaker Brandon Polk pledged to the Nittany Lions...

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  9. Penn State Football: 5 Offensive Linemen Who Will Make or Break 2014 Season

    The Nittany Lions are blessed with talent at depth at a few positions, including running back, defensive end and tight end...

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  10. Report: Penn State Lands 4-Star WR

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  11. Quarterback Billy Fessler Will Walk on at Penn State, School Says

    Erie Cathedral Prep quarterback Billy Fessler has accepted a preferred walk-on position at Penn State next season, the school announced on its Twitter page this afternoon...

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  12. James Franklin Is an Admirer of Cael Sanderson's Work

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  13. Franklin Working on Breaking Down Walls with Close-Knit PSU Team

    The Nittany Lions have one week of spring workouts in the bag and during those four practices James Franklin was able to spend time coaching his players, meeting with them and getting to know them a little better...

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  14. James Franklin's Hiring Called a Benchmark for Diversity at Penn State

    In today's Penn State football news, the Post-Gazette lauds James Franklin's hiring as a benchmark moment for the University's diversity...

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  15. Penn State Football: Week 1 Spring Practice Stock Report

    Spring break is over and the Nittany Lions have hit the ground running, literally, in spring practice. In a media session before the first practice, head coach James Franklin ...

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  16. James Franklin in Favor of Potential NCAA Football Early Signing Period

    James Franklin's approach to recruiting at Penn State has already lured in several big-time commits. Franklin and his staff were able to close out the 2014 class by maintaining the majority of the commitments and their 2015 start hasn't slowed...

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  17. John Urschel's Diary: Road to the NFL Draft

    Penn State offensive lineman John Urschel will routinely provide a look at his journey leading to the NFL draft on May 8 in a series of diary entries. The all-Big Ten, third-team AP All-American has a Master's degree in math and was awarded the William V.

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  18. Report: Ex-PSU Recruit Issah Could Be Headed to Temple

    Zayd Issah, the former Central Dauphin football standout and one-time Penn State recruit, could be headed to Temple University this fall, per a local report.....

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  19. Penn State Football: How James Franklin Is Winning Fans with Social Media

    Five years ago, no one could have imagined the phrases "Penn State football" and "social media" would one day be intertwined. I'm not unlocking a national secret when I say former head coach Joe Paterno was old school...

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  20. Penn State Football Recruiting: Can James Franklin Land a Top 5 Class in 2015?

    Since taking over in early January, James Franklin has proven to be a tireless recruiter and Penn State has benefited, landing a top-25 class, according to 247Sports , despite taking over just four weeks before signing day...

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  21. Ben Kline, Coming off Injury, Can Make an Impact at the Linebacker Spot

    James Franklin does not like to chat about injuries. In fact, Penn State's football coach made it pretty clear on Monday that we will not be talking about them moving forward.....

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  22. Penn State's Special Teams Takes on Philosophical Overhaul

    When James Franklin and his assistants looked back at tape of the Nittany Lions from last season they were careful not to make too many judgments...

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  23. Anthony Zettel and Tarow Barney Transition to New Roles

    James Franklin's desire to move Anthony Zettel from defensive end to defensive tackle wasn't met with any opposition...

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  24. Freshman WR Thompkins off to 'Fast' Start

    De'Andre Thompkins strolled through the gym of his old high school in Swansboro, N.C., last week, decked out in blue Penn State sweats, and embraced his coach.....

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  25. Penn State Football: What Will Bill Belton's Role Be in New Offense?

    Heading into his senior campaign, Penn State running back Bill Belton will have yet another offseason of adjustments to make. For the third time in four years, Penn State's offensive scheme will undergo a makeover...

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