1. Penn State Football: James Franklin Dealing with Very Delicate Situation at QB

    If you ever want to see a Nittany Lions fan roll his or her eyes, mention the names Pat Devlin or Paul Jones...or Kevin Newsome , Rob Bolden , Steven Bench and even Tyler Ferguson, for that matter...

    Tim Tolley Written by Tim Tolley about 4 months ago 23,549 reads 12 comments

  2. Penn State Football Recruiting: SEC Speed Coming Soon to Happy Valley

    It's no secret anymore that James Franklin has been doing a tremendous job of recruiting at Penn State since his arrival in January...

    Tim Tolley Written by Tim Tolley about 4 months ago 11,821 reads 0 comments

  3. Penn State Recruiting: Breaking Down the Top 2015 Target at Each Position

    Penn State football coach James Franklin and his staff are off to a terrific start, as far as the 2015 recruiting class is concerned...

    Tim Tolley Written by Tim Tolley about 4 months ago 9,761 reads 0 comments

  4. Penn State Football: James Franklin's 5 Biggest Concerns Post-Spring Practice

    When James Franklin took over at Penn State in early January, he wasn't too familiar with his current roster. Being a head coach in the SEC doesn't leave much time for scouting Big Ten teams not on the schedule...

    Tim Tolley Written by Tim Tolley about 4 months ago 4,738 reads 1 comments

  5. Penn State Football: Top Performers from the Nittany Lions' Spring Game

    Penn State closed out its spring camp on Saturday with the annual Blue-White scrimmage in front of an announced crowd of 72,000 fans—the most in the country for a spring game so far this year, according to Kevin McGuire of NBCSports ...

    Tim Tolley Written by Tim Tolley about 5 months ago 4,767 reads 1 comments

  6. 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 5 months ago 13,780 reads 23 comments

  7. 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 5 months ago 5,239 reads 4 comments

  8. 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 5 months ago 16,213 reads 24 comments

  9. 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 5 months ago 6,211 reads 5 comments

  10. 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 5 months ago 6,449 reads 3 comments

  11. 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...

    Tim Tolley Written by Tim Tolley about 5 months ago 4,296 reads 4 comments

  12. Penn State Football: Spring Practice Position Battle Tracker

    The Nittany Lions are about halfway through their spring camp and some of the uncertainties are starting to clear up...

    Tim Tolley Written by Tim Tolley about 5 months ago 9,635 reads 3 comments

  13. Penn State Football: Week 2 Spring Practice Stock Report

    Media access since the initial practice session on March 17 has been scarce for Penn State football, and not much has been leaking out since then...

    Tim Tolley Written by Tim Tolley about 5 months ago 3,133 reads 0 comments

  14. 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...

    Tim Tolley Written by Tim Tolley about 5 months ago 13,581 reads 76 comments

  15. 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...

    Tim Tolley Written by Tim Tolley about 5 months ago 4,630 reads 3 comments

  16. 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 ...

    Tim Tolley Written by Tim Tolley about 5 months ago 13,009 reads 3 comments

  17. 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...

    Tim Tolley Written by Tim Tolley about 5 months ago 13,571 reads 11 comments

  18. Penn State Football: Ranking the Hardest Games of the 2014 Schedule

    The 2014 season will bring many changes to the Big Ten and Penn State. Gone are "Leaders" and "Legends," being replaced with East and West Divisions made up of 14 teams, including newcomers Rutgers and Maryland...

    Tim Tolley Written by Tim Tolley about 5 months ago 10,662 reads 9 comments

  19. Penn State Football: Can Akeel Lynch Emerge as Feature Running Back?

    Penn State will open spring ball on Monday with a wide-open depth chart at just about every position on offense, outside of quarterback and left tackle...

    Tim Tolley Written by Tim Tolley about 6 months ago 7,193 reads 2 comments

  20. Penn State Football: Is a Grudge Match Against Vanderbilt a Real Possibility?

    When James Franklin left Vanderbilt to become the head coach at Penn State, it's fair to say there was animosity from the Commodore fanbase...

    Tim Tolley Written by Tim Tolley about 6 months ago 1,472 reads 5 comments

  21. Penn State Recruiting: Ranking the Nittany Lions' Top 11 Targets for 2015

    The 2015 recruiting season is in full swing as spring practice begins across the country, and Penn State is right in the thick of things, having already landed seven verbal commitments...

    Tim Tolley Written by Tim Tolley about 6 months ago 9,972 reads 11 comments

  22. Penn State Football: Position-by-Position Spring Practice Preview

    In just over a week, the Nittany Lions will take the field with new coaches, new playbooks and some new teammates as they formally begin the 2014 season with spring practice...

    Tim Tolley Written by Tim Tolley about 6 months ago 6,756 reads 1 comments

  23. Penn State Football: Expect a Heated Competition at Linebacker This Spring

    Much like two years ago when Bill O'Brien took over the helm at Penn State, the Nittany Lions find themselves in a state of transition. Unlike last time, though, every position coach has been changed along with the head coach...

    Tim Tolley Written by Tim Tolley about 6 months ago 5,657 reads 1 comments

  24. Penn State Football: 5 Nittany Lions Who Could Surprise People This Spring

    Each March, college football teams across the country relinquish early-morning workouts in shorts and shirts in favor of actual football practice...

    Tim Tolley Written by Tim Tolley about 6 months ago 10,307 reads 1 comments

  25. Penn State Football: NFL Combine Grades, Analysis and Results for Nittany Lions

    Each year, ex-college athletes converge on Indianapolis in mid-February to get measured, interviewed, poked, prodded and run through the figurative and literal gauntlet in an attempt to raise their draft stock...

    Tim Tolley Written by Tim Tolley about 6 months ago 5,395 reads 0 comments