1. PSU Backs Bill Belton, Zach Zwinak Named to Doak Walker Award Watch List

    If Penn State is to again bring home a Doak Walker Award trophy, it will have two chances to do it this year.....

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  2. Penn State Football Player Preview: Cornerback Da'Quan Davis

    Another position of strength for this 2014 Penn State football team should be the secondary. We've already previewed the Nittany Lions' No. 1 cornerback, junior Jordan Lucas...

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  3. PSU Has No. 12 QB Situation in the Country, According to NFL.com

    Penn State might not have a bigger strength on its roster entering the 2014 season than in rising sophomore quarterback Christian Hackenberg...

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  4. Breaking Down Penn State's Most Important Players: No. 19 LB Nyeem Wartman

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  5. Franklin's Speech, 'Ultimate Comebacks: From the Impossible to the Possible'

    Penn State football head coach James Franklin will be speaking at this morning's Pennsylvania Chamber of Business and Industry Educational Foundation event at the Hershey Lodge, alongside former Philadelphia 76ers team president Pat Croce...

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  6. Franklin Speaks for First Time on Dieffenbach, Kline Injuries

    HERSHEY -- James Franklin believes in the power of the mind. So much so, that the Penn State head coach believes it's helping two players with significant injuries keep pushing forward...

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  7. Penn State Football: A Different Kind of Two-a-Days Await the Lions This Summer

    HERSHEY -- More than a few tricky challenges have already dotted James Franklin's first preseason schedule at Penn State.....

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  8. PSU TE James Lauded for Freakish Ability

    Jesse James is a freak of nature. Really, there's no other way to describe the 6-foot-7, 272-pound tight end. Coaches and teammates tried their best Saturday to brainstorm other fitting adjectives or ways to encapsulate the junior's ability...

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  9. Penn State Football: Hull Sees Bright Future for Lions' Young Linebackers

    STATE COLLEGE -- A new college football season generally means a new leadership group leading the charge in locker rooms across the country. Penn State is not excluded from that group...

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  10. Breaking Down Penn State's Most Important Players: No. 20 PK Sam Ficken

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  11. Some of Detroit's Finest Hitting Penn State for Camp

    Detroit (Mich.) King 2015 linebacker Tyriq Thompson will be at Penn State on Sunday for camp along with 2016 teammates in quarterback Mikale Washington, and defensive backs Jesse Johnson and Dontre Boyd...

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  12. Can Penn State Again Reap Benefits of Positive Sack Differential?

    As any regular reader of this space knows, I shill constantly for Phil Steele. He doesn't pay me; I just love his product.....

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  13. 6 Months Later, PSU Coach Franklin Is Still a Topic of Interest in the SEC

    James Franklin has coached at Penn State for six months, yet he still can't escape headlines in SEC country...

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  14. PSU Tight End Breneman Seeing Improvement and Sensing Similarity This Summer

    STATE COLLEGE -- When it comes to identifying leadership and character, Adam Breneman has a pretty good sensor.....

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  15. How Penn State Is Making Quarterback Christian Hackenberg 'Bulletproof'

    STATE COLLEGE — — Quarterback Christian Hackenberg weighs 235 pounds and is training to become "bulletproof," according to Penn State's strength coach...

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  16. PSU Football: Lions Making Gains in Strength and Conditioning Program

    UNIVERSITY PARK — Dwight Galt uses a straight-forward method to evaluate Penn State players' efforts in the team's sprawling weight room. It's a pass or fail grading system...

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  17. Preseason Position Preview: Quarterbacks

    You can have all the pieces of a great team, but if you're lacking a standout quarterback, it's going to be tough to win big in college football.....

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  18. Breaking Down Penn State's Most Important Players: No. 22 OT Andrew Nelson

    To this point in Andrew Nelson's Penn State career, those of us outside the Nittany Lions' football family have only heard about the Hershey High School graduate.....

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  19. Breaking Down Penn State's Most Important Players: No. 21 C-OG Angelo Mangiro

    Penn State offensive line coach Herb Hand talked frequently this spring about the need for his troops to be versatile.....

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  20. Penn State, Ohio State and the 9 Percent: Five Ways the Lions Can Defy the Odds

    Penn State today was given a nine percent chance to beat Ohio State in what looks like the Nittany Lions' most intriguing game of the 2014 season...

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  21. Dieffenbach Targeting Possible Late-Season Return from Knee Injury

    STATE COLLEGE — It's a 12-game season for most Penn State football players but it's more like three or four games, best case, for Nittany Lions' senior guard Miles Dieffenbach...

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  22. Olaniyan Expected to Lead Outside Pass Rush

    STATE COLLEGE — Prior to the start of the 2013 season, if you knew one Penn State pass rusher would finish with 11 tackles for loss (five sacks) and three forced fumbles, you probably would have circled the name Deion Barnes...

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  23. Hackenberg Feeling No Pressure to Build on Terrific Freshman Year

    STATE COLLEGE — What others might consider to be pressure, Christian Hackenberg just looks at as the next step in his development...

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  24. OL Dieffenbach Targeting Possible Late-Season Return from Knee Injury

    It's a 12-game season for most Penn State football players but it's more like three or four games, best case, for Nittany Lions' senior guard Miles Dieffenbach...

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  25. Penn State Football Player Preview: Linebacker Mike Hull

    Today, VBR will stay with the linebackers for our next Penn State player preview. Everyone knows that Penn State has the nickname “Linebacker U” thanks to the fact that some of the best linebackers in the NFL have come by way of Happy Valley...

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