1. Penn State Football: How 2013 Recruiting Will Alter the Big Ten

    Quarterbacks, running backs and linebackers will always remain the top draw when it comes to recruiting in the Big Ten, but the whole conference is in store for a revitalization at the tight end position...

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  2. Penn State Football: Linebacker U Picks Up New Jersey LB Brandon Bell

    Penn State fans woke up to a nice little piece of news Thursday morning, as New Jersey linebacker Brandon Bell has given Penn State a verbal commitment. Lions247 (247Sports.com's Penn State affiliate) was the first to report the news...

    Kevin McGuire Written by Kevin McGuire about 2 years ago 4,845 reads 8 comments

  3. Penn State Football: Why Bill O'Brien Has It the Worst Among New Head Coaches

    Bill O'Brien is in a no-win situation, or at least that is what the common perception is. Sure, he has been doing everything right since accepting the job as head coach at Penn ...

    Kevin McGuire Written by Kevin McGuire about 2 years ago 5,510 reads 0 comments

  4. Penn State Football: 5 Players with Potential to Move Up Depth Chart

    Penn State released its first official depth chart this week. Matt McGloin was officially named the starting quarterback, with Paul Jones listed second on the depth chart...

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  5. Penn State Football: Which Games Will Make or Break the Nittany Lions in 2012?

    There was plenty of schedule news made on Thursday, with ESPN, NBC Sports and Big Ten Network confirming TV kickoff times for 115 games . Two of those games involve Penn State, with start times for Ohio (noon) and Navy (3:30 p...

    Kevin McGuire Written by Kevin McGuire about 2 years ago 2,616 reads 0 comments

  6. Penn State Football: Predicting How Long Bill O'Brien Will Be HC in Happy Valley

    Bill O'Brien has done just about everything right so far, but how long will he be able to have Penn State fans, alums and players feeling the good vibes as a new era in Penn State ...

    Kevin McGuire Written by Kevin McGuire about 2 years ago 4,385 reads 1 comments

  7. Penn State Football: What You Need to Know About Nittany Lions' WR Justin Brown

    The 2012 season will see Penn State wide receiver Justin Brown become the go-to receiver that he was expected to be when recruited...

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  8. Penn State Football: Matt McGloin, as Expected, Named Starting QB for 2012

    Penn State head coach Bill O'Brien said that he would like to have a starting quarterback named by the end of May. On June 1, he confirmed his decision...

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  9. Penn State Football: Should You Be Concerned About Low Big 33 Representation?

    The Big 33 Football Classic is just around the corner and once again will see the top in-state prospects from Pennsylvania go against top prospects from the state of Ohio...

    Kevin McGuire Written by Kevin McGuire about 2 years ago 2,065 reads 2 comments

  10. Penn State Football: How Nittany Lions Plan on Remaining a Top-10 Defense

    The biggest development, and perhaps most alarming criticism of Penn State's defense the past two seasons has been a weakened run defense...

    Kevin McGuire Written by Kevin McGuire about 2 years ago 2,169 reads 0 comments

  11. Penn State Football: Don't Expect Too Much from Bill O'Brien Immediately

    Fresh air is all around State College with the Bill O'Brien regime set to kick off this fall, but even the most optimistic Penn State fans should have reserved expectations for the Nittany Lions this fall...

    Kevin McGuire Written by Kevin McGuire about 2 years ago 3,520 reads 0 comments

  12. Penn State Football: What You Need to Know About Nittany Lions QB Battle

    So you think you know who should be the starting quarterback for Penn State this season? Maybe you do, in which case you may want to email your reasons in outline form to Bill O'Brien when you have a moment...

    Kevin McGuire Written by Kevin McGuire about 2 years ago 5,760 reads 7 comments

  13. Penn State Football: Why Silas Redd Is Key to Nittany Lions Success in 2012

    Penn State needs Silas Redd to be the go-to guy this season. Fortunately for the Nittany Lions, Redd is more than capable and prepared to fill that role...

    Kevin McGuire Written by Kevin McGuire about 2 years ago 1,536 reads 0 comments

  14. Penn State Football: How Nittany Lions Will Shock the Big Ten in 2012

    Nobody knows what to make of Penn State heading in to the 2012 season—now 100 days away and counting —but perhaps that is their greatest asset...

    Kevin McGuire Written by Kevin McGuire about 2 years ago 7,122 reads 3 comments

  15. Penn State Football: Analyzing the Work of Bill O'Brien

    It has been four months since Bill O'Brien became the head coach at Penn State, stepping into a not-so-envious position in replacing Joe Paterno. He arrived in the midst of controversy and was not immediately embraced by the Penn State fanbase...

    Kevin McGuire Written by Kevin McGuire about 2 years ago 3,600 reads 0 comments

  16. Penn State Football: Bill O'Brien Already Putting His Stamp on the Program

    In the fall, Penn State will have a familiar look with their blue jerseys, white pants, black cleats and white helmet with a single blue stripe down the middle. Oh, and no names on the back of the jerseys...

    Kevin McGuire Written by Kevin McGuire about 2 years ago 3,590 reads 0 comments

  17. Penn State Football: Why the Quarterback Situation Needs to Be Settled Soon

    If Penn State is going to be successful in 2012, then Bill O'Brien will need to figure out who is playing quarterback as quickly as possible. Fortunately for the Nittany Lions, that seems to be his main objective...

    Kevin McGuire Written by Kevin McGuire about 2 years ago 4,102 reads 5 comments

  18. Big East Football: John Marinnato Resigns as Commissioner

    John Marinatto took over the Big East knowing he was leading a ship through troubled waters, and today the captain officially resigned from his post. It turns out Marinatto was pushed out by the schools...

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  19. Penn State Football: Bill O'Brien Ignites the Penn State, Pittsburgh Series Talk

    Penn State and Pittsburgh used to mean something in football, and if it were up to new Penn State head coach Bill O'Brien, it would mean something again...

    Kevin McGuire Written by Kevin McGuire about 2 years ago 6,097 reads 3 comments

  20. Penn State Football: Bill O'Brien and Coaching Caravan Reaching out to Fans

    Bill O'Brien knows he was not the most popular choice to lead Penn State's football program, but he is on a bus tour to try and win over as many fans and alumni as possible...

    Kevin McGuire Written by Kevin McGuire about 2 years ago 1,277 reads 0 comments

  21. Penn State Football: 2012 NFL Draft Recap and Notes

    Penn State had four players taken by NFL teams in the 2012 NFL Draft , their third-highest total since 2008, and twice as many players as Penn State sent through the NFL Draft a year ago...

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  22. Penn State Football: Devon Still the Latest NFL Talent Produced by Larry Johnson

    There is a reason Larry Johnson Sr. was kept on the Penn State coaching staff under new head coach Bill O'Brien in January...

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  23. Penn State Football: 5 Weakest Positions to Worry About

    With spring practice and the Blue White Game in the books, the time to assess what Penn State's strengths and weaknesses are now...

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  24. Penn State Football: 5 Most Important Redshirt Freshmen and Transfers

    Bill O'Brien came in to his first spring at Penn State prepared to offer every player on the roster a clean slate...

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  25. Winners and Losers from the Penn State Spring Football Game

    Penn State's defense led the way on Saturday as Penn State put a cap on their annual spring practices, but who were the individuals who stood out the most, for better or worse? Here ...

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