1. Penn State over LSU, easily?

    Wins and losses go only so far when trying to pick apart a bowl matchup. Penn State (10-2) has one more win than LSU (9-3), but far too many in the mainstream media have gone with the Tigers to beat the Lions...

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  2. The Complete 2009-10 College Football Bowl Preview

    Let's begin our quick look into each bowl game this season. There are plenty of great matchups this season, but some real duds, too...

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  3. College Football Preview Coverage: Summed Up in 10 Questions

    College football is shifting into overdrive, preparing for the long haul until January. Every day, you can't spend five minutes on the internet or TV and not find something new previewing the 2009 college football season...

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  4. Tom Bradley Finds Himself In a Familiar Place With Penn State Secondary

    Tom Bradley has been here before. The man is not only in charge of the team's defense, but the cornerbacks and secondary. As preseason camp inches closer (begins Aug...

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  5. Givens to Rutgers, maybe

    It looks like former Penn State commit Darrell Givens is headed to Piscataway. Although ESPN first reported the potential move, the Star-Ledger brings up a problem for Rutgers that was the same problem for Penn State: Givens' grades...

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  6. Red Meat Monday: Meeechigan Edition

    Today we've got a hearty plate full of juicy red meat from the Great Lakes State. Pretty much the entire Big Ten, if not the nation, was smirking at Michigan's 2008 football season...

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  7. 2010 recruiting smörgåsbord, pt. 2: Booyah!

    And to think, we're not even halfway through July. Today, St. Mary's quarterback Robert Bolden (☆☆☆☆ Scout; ☆☆☆☆ Rivals) gave his verbal commitment to play for Penn State in 2010; he had 19 scholarship offers from across the nation...

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  8. An Early Look at the Temple Owls

    Temple will be better this season. And that's saying a lot after a 5-7 campaign in 2008, which included THREE gut-wrenching losses on the last play of the game. That's like three Michigan 2005's in one season...

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  9. Dennis Dodd Takes His Own Words Served Cold

    Everyone's favorite college football hack columnist at CBS Sports, Dennis Dodd, defended Florida against the recent media scrutiny of its legal issues...

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  10. First Look At The '09 Syracuse Orange Football Team

    Following its traditional opening day bloodbath, Penn State will turn its claws of destruction to the visiting Syracuse Orange...

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  11. Media Scrutiny of Florida Falls Short of Precedent

    Remember the outrage that swept across the college football universe when Penn State football players were getting into regular legal trouble? There were calls that Joe Paterno lost ...

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  12. Akron Zips: First Look

    Penn State kicks off 2009 with a familiar opening day foe, the Akron Zips. The Lions have hosted the Zips three times since 1999, winning by an average score of 51-17. But what do we know about the 2009 Akron Zips? Let's find out in today's First Look...

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  13. Phil Steele's take on Penn State in 2009

    I just finished reading cover-to-cover Phil Steele's 2009 College Football Preview. While I'm going to leave it up to all of you to go out and buy your own copy, we can take a quick look into how Penn State fits into this year's edition...

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  14. Penn State Tightens Grip on Keystone State Recruiting, While Pitt Slips

    Penn State got two great football commitments this week. The first was longtime Pitt fan Miles Dieffenbach (☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ Scout; ☆ ☆ ☆ Rivals), who contacted PSU on Tuesday...

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  15. Penn State Football Link Dump

    Here's a quick rundown of what went down this weekend in Penn State football. I don't really like doing link dumps on Mondays, but then again, this is the absolute worst part of the offseason...

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  16. Alabama Enters the Stadium Wars...via Penn State

    By now Penn State is used to the annual, if not fully year-round, battle over which school has the best stadium in college football. While the Nittany Lions usually win the battles, war never ends...

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  17. Penn State 2010 Recruiting Smörgåsbord

    Lots of stuff going on with Penn State recruiting over the past week. I figured a good old catch-up session would be in order, particularly with yesterday's news that Penn State offered another quarterback for next year's class...

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  18. Penn State Recruiting Recap: Offensive Firepower

    It was a big last few days for Penn State football recruitment, as the Nittany Lions secured not one, but two highly-sought after recruits from the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions...

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  19. Penn State Blue White Roundtable wrap: Spring edition

    A few months ago, I pitched a Blue White Roundtable to the guys, but there wasn't a whole lot of interest until we all actually had something to talk about...

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  20. Quick Thoughts on Penn State's Blue White Game

    Penn State will now move into the long abyss after the Blue White Game and before the summer practice sessions begin. But first, let me point out a few things about the game...

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  21. Penn State Blue White Game Preview: Defensive Backs

    Three years ago, the Penn State football team lost all four senior starting defensive backs. Everyone was freaking out about how the program could sustain losing that kind of veteran talent, and continue to win...

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  22. Penn State Blue White Game preview: Linebackers

    Linebackers and Penn State. "Linebacker U." LaVar Arrington, Jack Ham, Greg Buttle, Shane Conlan, Paul Posluszny, Dan Connor; the list goes on. If there is any greater relationship between a school and a position, you'd be hard pressed to prove it...

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  23. Penn State Blue White Game preview: Defensive Line

    Penn State usually doesn't lose players early to the NFL Draft, which made it all the more shocking when All-Big Ten defensive ends Aaron Maybin and Maurice Evans decided to go pro following the Rose Bowl...

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  24. Penn State Blue White Game Preview of the Offensive Line

    Penn State lost three first-team All-Big Ten offensive linemen after this past season. Today, we continue our position by position breakdown, leading up to this weekend's Blue White Game...

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  25. Penn State Blue-White Game Preview: Receivers, Tight Ends

    After losing three of the most prolific receivers in school history, how will Penn State reload at that position, and which players are looking to step up in this weekend's Blue White Game? There ...

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