1. Penn State Football: Bill Belton Ready to Resume His Role as Lead RB

    Bill Belton's career at Penn State has been a whirlwind of highs and lows involving position changes, academic issues, frustration and stellar on-field performances...

    Tim Tolley Written by Tim Tolley about 12 months ago 2,214 reads 6 comments

  2. Penn State Nittany Lions vs. Illinois Fighting Illini Complete Game Preview

    The Penn State Nittany Lions will look to bounce back from the trouncing they took last week in Columbus when they host the Illinois Fighting Illini this Saturday...

    Tim Tolley Written by Tim Tolley about 12 months ago 3,128 reads 1 comments

  3. Penn State Football: John Butler Not to Blame for Braxton Miller's Dominance

    It seems the new popular narrative among Penn State fans is that defensive coordinator John Butler is in over his head following a 63-14 blowout at the hands of the nation's fourth-ranked team, Ohio State...

    Tim Tolley Written by Tim Tolley about 12 months ago 4,793 reads 37 comments

  4. Penn State's Jekyll-and-Hyde Season Continues as Ohio State Exposes Hackenberg

    Penn State entered the contest against Ohio State as a two-touchdown underdog. As it turns out, that was a modest spread...

    Tim Tolley Written by Tim Tolley about 12 months ago 4,996 reads 55 comments

  5. Penn State vs. Ohio State: Are the Nittany Lions in over Their Heads?

    The phrase "Any given Saturday" is used to describe the landscape of college football as a whole. It means that every game is played on the field rather than on paper, and each one ...

    Tim Tolley Written by Tim Tolley about 12 months ago 6,025 reads 58 comments

  6. Penn State Nittany Lions vs. Ohio State Buckeyes: Complete Game Preview

    The Nittany Lions of Penn State will travel to Columbus on Saturday to face the Ohio State Buckeyes in what most Penn State fans consider the biggest game of the year...

    Tim Tolley Written by Tim Tolley about 1 year ago 6,367 reads 7 comments

  7. Penn State vs. Ohio State: Who Is Responsible for Containing Carlos Hyde?

    The Nittany Lions will travel to Columbus on Saturday to take on the Ohio State Buckeyes, and the player they should be putting the most focus on containing may not be quarterback Braxton Miller ...

    Tim Tolley Written by Tim Tolley about 1 year ago 2,769 reads 5 comments

  8. Penn State vs. Ohio State: What Bill O'Brien Can Learn from Northwestern Film

    The Ohio State Buckeyes have won 18 straight games and are the most talented team in the Big Ten. To say that anyone has "given a blueprint on how to beat them" would be a farce...

    Tim Tolley Written by Tim Tolley about 1 year ago 5,144 reads 12 comments

  9. Penn State Football: Midseason Grades for Players and Coaches

    Penn State has been all over the map this year. Halfway through the season, the Nittany Lions have lost at home to UCF, shut out Kent State, won a squeaker in the Meadowlands and were all but blown out by Indiana...

    Tim Tolley Written by Tim Tolley about 1 year ago 4,962 reads 3 comments

  10. Penn State's Win over Michigan a Cinderella Story for Recruiting

    A nighttime whiteout victory that took four overtimes, and was made possible by THIS Allen Robinson catch, which took place in front of where the newest class of Penn State recruits were sitting...

    Tim Tolley Written by Tim Tolley about 1 year ago 7,982 reads 20 comments

  11. Sanctions or Not, Penn State Can Play with Anybody in the Big Ten

    Bill O'Brien said this week that he and his Nittany Lions football team had put the Indiana loss behind him and they were looking ahead. He even refused to answer any questions about specifics pertaining to the loss...

    Tim Tolley Written by Tim Tolley about 1 year ago 4,492 reads 30 comments

  12. Penn State Football: Why Allen Robinson Is the Most Valuable Player in CFB

    During the third quarter against Indiana, Penn State wide receiver Allen Robinson landed on his back following an incomplete pass in the end zone and stayed down...

    Tim Tolley Written by Tim Tolley about 1 year ago 3,172 reads 5 comments

  13. Penn State Nittany Lions vs. Michigan Wolverines: Complete Game Preview

    Penn State looks to bounce back from their 44-28 loss to Indiana last week when they host the 19th ranked Michigan Wolverines. Michigan is coming off of a 42-13 win over Minnesota in the "Battle for the Little Brown Jug...

    Tim Tolley Written by Tim Tolley about 1 year ago 4,218 reads 5 comments

  14. Penn State Football: Is Bill O'Brien Making Excuses?

    Penn State entered last week with an impressive all-time record of 16-0 against the Indiana Hoosiers. Following the loss, head coach Bill O'Brien was quick to shoulder the blame, as always...

    Tim Tolley Written by Tim Tolley about 1 year ago 10,124 reads 21 comments

  15. If Penn State Can't Score on Indiana, It Will Be a Tough Road in Big Ten

    Penn State left the bye week and headed to Bloomington, Ind. for what could have served as a warm-up game before the rigorous Big Ten schedule begins...

    Tim Tolley Written by Tim Tolley about 1 year ago 2,397 reads 21 comments

  16. Penn State Football: What Christian Hackenberg Needs to Improve in Big Ten Play

    Nittany Lions freshman quarterback sensation Christian Hackenberg has captured the attention of Penn State fans with his big arm and pocket presence through the first four games, but his play hasn't been without flaw...

    Tim Tolley Written by Tim Tolley about 1 year ago 3,031 reads 2 comments

  17. Penn State Nittany Lions vs. Indiana Hoosiers Complete Game Preview

    Following a bye week for each team, the Hoosiers will host the Nittany Lions at home this Saturday to open conference play for both squads...

    Tim Tolley Written by Tim Tolley about 1 year ago 4,888 reads 6 comments

  18. Penn State Football: Should Adrian Amos Move Back to Corner?

    When Penn State takes the field against Indiana on Saturday, there's a good chance it will be running out of the nickel defense on a consistent basis...

    Tim Tolley Written by Tim Tolley about 1 year ago 2,030 reads 5 comments

  19. Penn State Football: 5 Players Who Need to Improve After the Bye

    Through four games, several Nittany Lions have stepped up to shine while helping Penn State win three games...

    Tim Tolley Written by Tim Tolley about 1 year ago 6,895 reads 10 comments

  20. Penn State Football: Sanction Reductions Will Have Immediate Recruiting Impact

    In the summer of 2012, the NCAA levied unprecedented sanctions against Penn State University and its football program. On Tuesday, the NCAA took another unprecedented action toward Penn State in the form of sanction reductions (per NCAA...

    Tim Tolley Written by Tim Tolley about 1 year ago 4,138 reads 0 comments

  21. Penn State Football: Predicting Each Remaining Game on the Schedule

    The Penn State Nittany Lions have navigated their out-of-conference schedule and come away with a record of three wins and one loss...

    Tim Tolley Written by Tim Tolley about 1 year ago 7,951 reads 13 comments

  22. Penn State Football: Fans Shouldn't Worry About Bill O'Brien's Play Calling

    In a 34-0 win over Kent State last Saturday, the Penn State Nittany Lions had their ground game running on all cylinders, rushing for more than 250 yards in a game dominated by the rain...

    Tim Tolley Written by Tim Tolley about 1 year ago 1,508 reads 3 comments

  23. Penn State Football: 3-Headed Monster at RB Gives PSU a Shot in Big Ten Play

    On a day when Christian Hackenberg couldn't find his groove and the Nittany Lions never really got it going through the air, Bill O'Brien may have learned whom to lean on once Big Ten play starts in two weeks...

    Tim Tolley Written by Tim Tolley about 1 year ago 5,868 reads 5 comments

  24. Penn State Football: Declining Attendance Early Evidence of Impact of Sanctions

    The Penn State Nittany Lions will host Kent State on Saturday at Beaver Stadium, a venue that can hold upwards of 108,000 fans. But if recent history is any indication, that number will be a far cry from the actual people in attendance...

    Tim Tolley Written by Tim Tolley about 1 year ago 7,688 reads 37 comments

  25. Penn State Nittany Lions vs. Kent State Golden Flashes Complete Game Preview

    After a hard-fought loss to UCF, the Penn State Nittany Lions will look to bounce back this week when the Golden Flashes of Kent State come to town...

    Tim Tolley Written by Tim Tolley about 1 year ago 3,947 reads 5 comments