1. Penn State's Blue White Game Preview: Offensive Backfield

    Happy Valley will roar once again this weekend with the gathering of 70,000-plus Nittany Lion fans to watch the annual Blue White Game...

    Mike Pettigano Written by Mike Pettigano about over 5 years ago 842 reads 0 comments

  2. Quick Hits from Penn State Football's Open Scrimmage

    Penn State put on a full scrimmage this past weekend, and reports coming out of it aren't evoking images of last year's offensive juggernaut...

    Mike Pettigano Written by Mike Pettigano about over 5 years ago 358 reads 0 comments

  3. Penn State Could Renew Boston College Rivalry

    The word around Penn State is that Boston College could be the next BCS school added to the Lions' future non-conference slate. I haven't heard many details (none, actually), but people are saying that it could be a full-blown renewal of the old rivalry..

    Mike Pettigano Written by Mike Pettigano about over 5 years ago 806 reads 1 comments

  4. "Success With Honor" and the Nittany Lions Who Made It Happen

    Penn State has long been respected for its accomplishments and reputation on the football field, centered around the program and university's principle, "Success With Honor...

    Mike Pettigano Written by Mike Pettigano about over 5 years ago 879 reads 0 comments

  5. Florida State and the Media: Where's the blood?

    Has anyone else noticed this mega-hypocrisy going on between Florida State and the media? When Penn State players were getting into all sorts of legal trouble the past few years, which came to ...

    Mike Pettigano Written by Mike Pettigano about over 5 years ago 843 reads 10 comments

  6. Internet Used To Single Out Penn State Lineman for Altercation

    Penn State defensive tackle, and Lombardi Award candidate, Jared Odrick has been cited by State College Police for allegedly throwing a punch during an altercation on Feb. 28...

    Mike Pettigano Written by Mike Pettigano about over 5 years ago 457 reads 1 comments

  7. Circle That Saturday: Looking Ahead at Penn State's 2009 Schedule

    Every college football season, a team's success can boil down to its schedule, and how that team handles said schedule. There are the cupcakes, the trap games and the marquee matchups...

    Mike Pettigano Written by Mike Pettigano about over 5 years ago 593 reads 4 comments

  8. Bobby Bowden, First Runner-Up

    Until this week, the argument between Joe Paterno and Bobby Bowden was just filler. Now, it's very much a relevant topic in college football. It's a perfect storm, really, for the conversation to jump to new heights...

    Mike Pettigano Written by Mike Pettigano about over 5 years ago 165 reads 3 comments

  9. Talor Battle, Ed DeChellis Earn Big Ten Honors

    You can't say Ed DeChellis isn't making progress in Happy Valley. Penn State is one good conference tournament win away from a sure NCAA tournament bid...

    Mike Pettigano Written by Mike Pettigano about over 5 years ago 41 reads 0 comments

  10. A special comment on Florida State

    ◊ Florida State was handed four years probation, reduction in scholarships, and forfeit of wins achieved during the 2006 and 2007 athletic seasons. In all, 10 sports programs at the university will be sanctioned...

    Mike Pettigano Written by Mike Pettigano about over 5 years ago 63 reads 1 comments

  11. Two Nittany Lions make Hall of Fame ballot

    ◊ Former Penn State running backs D.J. Dozier and Curt Warner are on this year's ballot as candidates for induction into the 2009 College Football Hall of Fame, according to a National Football Foundation press release today...

    Mike Pettigano Written by Mike Pettigano about over 5 years ago 369 reads 0 comments

  12. Looking at the 2009 Penn State Football Roster

    Penn State has released its official spring 2009 football roster. Let's look at some of the more interesting things about the new roster, mainly, who's sporting new numerals...

    Mike Pettigano Written by Mike Pettigano about over 5 years ago 194 reads 0 comments

  13. Following Penn State and Big Ten Hoops Down the Home Stretch

    Penn State took one more step towards an NCAA tournament berth by beating Indiana Saturday night in Happy Valley. It was senior night. It was a close win. It was a packed house. It was great...

    Mike Pettigano Written by Mike Pettigano about over 5 years ago 58 reads 0 comments

  14. Penn State's Defensive Gaffes Must Stop in 2009

    It was too easy. I saw Damien Williams glide through the Penn State's defensive secondary to score the Rose Bowl's first touchdown. It was too easy...

    Mike Pettigano Written by Mike Pettigano about over 5 years ago 297 reads 2 comments

  15. How media bias affects one player at NFL Combine

    How fast can he run? How high can he jump? How many times can he bench a couple-hundred pounds? Those questions are all supposedly answered over the course of a few days, which we call the NFL Combine...

    Mike Pettigano Written by Mike Pettigano about over 5 years ago 498 reads 0 comments

  16. 2009 Heisman Contenders: Who Will Challenge the Big Three?

    Going into the very, very early stages of the 2009 Heisman Trophy race, we can be sure of three things: Tim Tebow, Sam Bradford, and Colt McCoy. They are the frontrunners, hands down...

    Mike Pettigano Written by Mike Pettigano about over 5 years ago 647 reads 30 comments

  17. Penn State Weathers Media Storm

    Things could always change without notice, but doesn't it feel like Penn State has come out of the mainstream media onslaught in one piece? For more than a year, PSU was bombarded with accusations ...

    Mike Pettigano Written by Mike Pettigano about over 5 years ago 125 reads 1 comments

  18. Despite top stadium capacity, Penn State still No. 2

    Penn State finally beat Michigan on the field, a 46-17 drubbing in front of a national audience. The streak was over. But Penn State is still No...

    Mike Pettigano Written by Mike Pettigano about over 5 years ago 1,151 reads 15 comments

  19. Penn State 2010 Recruiting Board

    ◊ Here's an early look at Penn State's recruiting efforts for 2010. It should be a relatively small class compared to the 27 the Lions took this year...

    Mike Pettigano Written by Mike Pettigano about over 5 years ago 1,328 reads 3 comments

  20. Penn State: The Week In Review

    ◊ I think I'll make this a weekly thing, particularly during the offseason. Anyway, here's what you should know, as we wrap up the week:• Just when you thought Penn State was ...

    Mike Pettigano Written by Mike Pettigano about over 5 years ago 131 reads 0 comments

  21. Penn State Projected Depth Chart

    ◊ ZN's 2009 Penn State Football Preview - PersonnelI know it's very, very early, but here's what we can sort of expect going into spring practice...

    Mike Pettigano Written by Mike Pettigano about over 5 years ago 2,149 reads 3 comments

  22. BigTen Bloggers Roundtable :: Signing Day

    ◊ The BigTen Bloggers–well, a bunch of them–were motivated enough to tackle a post-signing day roundtable. I threw them some questions, they answered. Here's what we got...

    Mike Pettigano Written by Mike Pettigano about over 5 years ago 164 reads 0 comments

  23. SEC coaches, and their hats

    ◊ ZN's 2009 Penn State Football Preview - Just for Fun College football has many faces. More specifically, it has many different cultures depending in which region you travel. In the North: cold weather, pounding run games...

    Mike Pettigano Written by Mike Pettigano about over 5 years ago 501 reads 1 comments