1. Penn State Football: Projecting Post Spring 2-Deep Depth

    With spring practice finished and summer camp just around the corner, Penn State head coach James Franklin now has a better idea of what his depth chart looks like...

    Troy Weller Written by Troy Weller about 6 months ago 4,939 reads 13 comments

  2. Penn State Football: Final Winners and Losers from Spring Ball

    As with every evaluation period in college football, there's always a few players or position groups that see their stock improve. There's also some who see it drop. James Franklin's first spring as Penn State's head coach went relatively well...

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  3. Penn State Football: Should the Nittany Lions Consider Jersey Alterations?

    The debate on whether or not Penn State should alter its jersey design will continue until college football ceases to exist...

    Troy Weller Written by Troy Weller about 6 months ago 10,767 reads 83 comments

  4. Penn State Football: 3 Things Christian Hackenberg Must Do to Become Elite

    Even after a superb freshman campaign, Penn State quarterback Christian Hackenberg still has some strides to make. He's one of college football's brightest young stars who has the weight of an entire fanbase resting on his shoulders...

    Troy Weller Written by Troy Weller about 6 months ago 8,245 reads 7 comments

  5. Penn State Football: Where Does Cole Chiappialle Fit in the Backfield?

    The most impressive performance during Penn State's annual Blue-White spring game came from a relatively unknown walk-on who happens to play a position that's easily the Nittany Lions' deepest...

    Troy Weller Written by Troy Weller about 6 months ago 3,680 reads 3 comments

  6. Grading Penn State's Post-Spring Depth Chart

    With the completion of Penn State's annual Blue-White game, head coach James Franklin has reached his first milestone as a Nittany Lion...

    Troy Weller Written by Troy Weller about 6 months ago 6,426 reads 4 comments

  7. Penn State Football: Complete Spring Game Preview

    On Saturday, James Franklin will take the Beaver Stadium turf for the first time and officially debut as Penn State's head coach. Since his hiring in early January, Franklin has excited fans with his active presence on social media ...

    Troy Weller Written by Troy Weller about 6 months ago 4,417 reads 0 comments

  8. 5 Unanswered Questions Heading into Penn State's Spring Game

    Although James Franklin has gotten off to a tremendous start as Penn State's new head coach, there are still some issues he needs to sort out. For the most part, the Nittany Lions are in good shape...

    Troy Weller Written by Troy Weller about 7 months ago 3,571 reads 2 comments

  9. Penn State Football: Recruits That Would Give PSU Top Class in the Nation

    After only a few months, Penn State head coach James Franklin has turned the program into a recruiting juggernaut...

    Troy Weller Written by Troy Weller about 7 months ago 20,015 reads 25 comments

  10. Penn State Football: Grading Each Early Enrollee's Spring Performance

    The bulk of Penn State's 2014 recruiting class isn't on campus yet, but the players who are have already been put to work...

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  11. Penn State Football: Are the Nittany Lions Poised to Become Wide Receiver U?

    Penn State football could be getting a face-lift. Historically known as Linebacker U for its tough, gritty linebackers, the current era of Nittany Lion football could spring ...

    Troy Weller Written by Troy Weller about 7 months ago 12,418 reads 13 comments

  12. 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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  13. 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...

    Troy Weller Written by Troy Weller about 7 months ago 5,033 reads 3 comments

  14. 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...

    Troy Weller Written by Troy Weller about 7 months ago 6,213 reads 10 comments

  15. Penn State Football: 5 Recruits Who Didn't Live Up to the Hype

    Every college football fan knows about talent gone to waste. When it comes to the amount of stars a player is given by a recruiting site or where they stack up nationally, ratings can sometimes be very deceiving in predicting a player's future...

    Troy Weller Written by Troy Weller about 7 months ago 14,325 reads 14 comments

  16. Breaking Down How Penn State Will Replace DaQuan Jones

    Defensive coordinator Bob Shoop has a big hole to fill in the middle of his defense. Literally. Penn State will need to replace defensive tackle DaQuan Jones , a mammoth force on the inside for the past few years...

    Troy Weller Written by Troy Weller about 7 months ago 3,299 reads 1 comments

  17. Penn State Football: How James Franklin Will Coach Around Loss of Allen Robinson

    Penn State's offense will look very different come August. Not only schematically, as the team adjusts to a new playbook, but from a personnel standpoint...

    Troy Weller Written by Troy Weller about 8 months ago 6,955 reads 6 comments

  18. Penn State Football: James Franklin's Top Remaining 2015 In-State Prospects

    So far, James Franklin has put his money where his mouth is. In the short time he's had to focus on the 2015 recruiting class, Franklin has lived up to his " dominate the state " mantra mentioned during his introductory press conference...

    Troy Weller Written by Troy Weller about 8 months ago 8,514 reads 4 comments

  19. Penn State Football: 3 Players with the Most to Prove at Pro Day

    The NFL combine may have just concluded, but there's still another chance for former Nittany Lions to showcase their talents in front of scouts before the draft...

    Troy Weller Written by Troy Weller about 8 months ago 5,377 reads 0 comments

  20. Penn State Football: 5 Players with Most to Gain in Spring Practices

    James Franklin's first spring as Penn State's head coach will surely be an important one. While he inherits a handful of players who've already locked down certain positions, there are still a few holes on both sides of the ball...

    Troy Weller Written by Troy Weller about 8 months ago 6,676 reads 1 comments

  21. Penn State Football: What PSU Fans Should Expect from Chris Godwin in 2014

    The blow of Allen Robinson's departure to the NFL was softened when Penn State signed four wide receivers on national signing day...

    Troy Weller Written by Troy Weller about 8 months ago 4,600 reads 2 comments

  22. Predicting Former Penn State Players' 2014 NFL Combine Performance

    With the NFL draft quickly approaching, a select group of former Nittany Lions will showcase their skills to NFL teams in a few days. Penn State will be represented by three players at the 2014 NFL Combine...

    Troy Weller Written by Troy Weller about 8 months ago 3,318 reads 1 comments

  23. Imagining What Penn State's Starting Lineup Will Look Like in 3 Years

    It's never too early to predict who may start for Penn State a few years down the road. The Nittany Lions have a relatively young roster...

    Troy Weller Written by Troy Weller about 8 months ago 9,106 reads 2 comments

  24. Penn State Football Recruiting: Looking Ahead to 2015 Class

    Penn State is just days removed from inking its 2014 recruiting class. In that case, it's time to look ahead to 2015. Next year's recruiting class will be the first full one at Penn State for head coach James Franklin and his staff...

    Troy Weller Written by Troy Weller about 8 months ago 20,821 reads 1 comments

  25. Penn State National Signing Day 2014: Position-by-Position Analysis

    James Franklin's first national signing day as the head coach of Penn State was free of any real surprises. Of the 25 newest Nittany Lions, all were expected to sign with the program...

    Troy Weller Written by Troy Weller about 9 months ago 5,595 reads 2 comments