1. Hackenberg Thrives Early, Late ... and on the Road

    Penn State's football team opens the 2015 season against Temple in Philadelphia and the Owls' defensive staff should be very, very concerned at the thought of facing Lions quarterback Christian Hackenberg...

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  2. Ten Nittany Lions on Eight NFL Playoff Teams

    Ten former Nittany Lions playing in the National Football League are on playoff teams, with at least one Penn Stater on eight of the squads vying for the Super Bowl XLIX title.....

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  3. Donovan Smith to Enter 2015 NFL Draft

    UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa.; December 29, 2014 - Penn State offensive tackle Donovan Smith (Owings Mills, Md.) has decided to forgo his final year.....

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  4. OT Donovan Smith to Enter NFL Draft

    #PennState OT Donovan Smith announces he will enter NFL draft in 2015. Smith, who graduated this month, had one year of eligibility left...

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  5. Sam Ficken Calls Pinstripe Bowl Winner "A Storybook Ending"

    NEW YORK -- The story began in Virginia and ended in New York with pit stops in Ireland and plenty of Big Ten towns everywhere in between...

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  6. Gamechanger: Penn State takes it in overtime

    A 10-point fourth quarter propelled Penn State into overtime against Boston College, where they won 31-30. Christian Hackenburg threw for 370 yards on the day and four touchdowns in the Nittany Lion victory...

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  7. Hackenberg Has Career Day as PSU Prevails vs. BC

    Sam Ficken got dressed in Derek Jeter's former locker at Yankee Stadium. And like Jeter, his last act was a walk off...

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  8. Penn State's Future Bright, Bowl Win Helps Nittany Lions Leave Sanctions Behind

    When Penn State kicker Sam Ficken bolted down the field at Yankee Stadium on Saturday night, celebrating the walk-off extra point that gave his Nittany Lions a 31-30 win over Boston ...

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  9. Pinstripe Bowl 2014: Game Grades, Analysis for Boston College vs. Penn State

    The Penn State Nittany Lions defeated the Boston College Golden Eagles on Saturday evening in overtime in the Pinstripe Bowl at Yankee Stadium in New York City...

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  10. VIDEO: #PennState Players Climb onto the Yankee Stadium Dugout to Celebrate

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  11. GIF: Penn State Wins Pinstripe Bowl in OT After Scoring 10-YD TD

    Bowl season does not disappoint, as proven once again Saturday evening. Penn State defeated Boston College in overtime, 31-30, in the New Era Pinstripe Bowl at Yankees Stadium in New York...

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  12. Penn State Quarterback Says He Feels Better After Rest

    NEW YORK — Sitting in traffic with car horns blaring, people walking into and out of the street and lights all around gave many of Penn State's football players a fitting welcome to their busy bowl destination...

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  13. Hackenberg Says Bowl Game "Is Exciting and Great Time for the Program"

    There was no guarantee Christian Hackenberg would be sitting in New York City, with a jacket that had a bowl emblem emblazoned on its right breast, in December 2014 when he signed his Letter of Intent to play at Penn State in Feb...

    Jefferson Powers Written by Jefferson Powers about 2 months ago 111 reads 0 comments

  14. Lions Bolstering Line, but Youth Still Dominate Factor

    It's good, if only because it cannot be considered bad, that Penn State has two offensive linemen set to enroll in January.....

    Jefferson Powers Written by Jefferson Powers about 2 months ago 391 reads 0 comments

  15. Next Men Up at Linebacker for Penn State

    UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- With numerous all-conference, All-America and all-freshman teams out there, Penn State defensive coordinator Bob Shoop sounded as if he kept tabs on all of them...

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  16. 4-Star OT Signs with Lions

    For the second time in less than a week, Penn State officially signed a talented offensive tackle, today announcing that Baldwin High School prospect Sterling Jenkins signed his financial aid agreement...

    Jefferson Powers Written by Jefferson Powers about 2 months ago 291 reads 0 comments

  17. Big Ten Bowl Predictions

    The song is right: Bowl season is the most wonderful time of the year. Bowl season will also determine the overall champion of the season picks. Austin Ward leads the way right now, but it's still a wide-open race...

    Jefferson Powers Written by Jefferson Powers about 2 months ago 150 reads 0 comments

  18. The in-Home Visit: Building a Relationship with a Recruit

    UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — There's stress and excitement when the coaching staff tells a Penn State prospect it will make an in-home visit.....

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  19. Can Lasch Building Renovations Keep PSU Relevant?

    Change is coming to Penn State's Lasch Football Building. It's driven by a need to remain competitive in the nuclear arms race that is 21st-century college football—and it's coming with some serious costs...

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  20. Penn State Nittany Lions Season Review

    Before we turn our full attention to bowls, we're taking a look back on the 2014 regular season for each team. Up next: Penn State.....

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  21. Could Pitt Hire Tom Bradley?

    In today's Penn State football news, ESPN's Ivan Maisel advocates longtime former PSU defensive coordinator Tom Bradley for the Pitt head coaching job. Panthers' blog Cardiac Hill believes a Bradley hire would be the "safe hire...

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  22. TE James Lands in McShay's First Mock Draft

    It's early, ridiculously early, but now that college football's regular season is over and the bowl season is set to begin Saturday, the draft "experts" are starting to form strong opinions on the 2015 NFL prospects...

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  23. 3 Nittany Lions Named to All-Freshman Teams

    A trio of Penn State freshmen were mentioned among the top newcomers in the country by Athlon Sports in the publication's postseason all-freshman teams...

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  24. Penn State Defensive Coordinator Raises His Profile

    STATE COLLEGE - It happens all the time: A defensive, offensive or special-teams coordinator molds a consistent, standout unit, which sometimes carries a team to success.....

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  25. Separation a Trial for Penn State Receivers

    UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — It's a domino effect up front, relying on Penn State's offensive line to give quarterback Christian Hackenberg enough time to drop back, scan the defense and find an open receiver...

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