Recognizing the best and the brightest from the Nittany Lions in Week 14's season finale: QB Christian Hackenberg: This was easily his best game of the season and certainly should provide PSU some hope moving forward.
about 10 days ago | Josh Moyer | Penn State Nittany Lions
Nothing big happening in college football today, is there? Brady Hoke responds to critical comments about his program and left tackle Taylor Lewan. Off the radar as a recruit, Darqueze Dennard has turned himself into one of the most productive defensive players in the country at Michigan State.
about 34 days ago | Austin Ward | Penn State Nittany Lions
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- Offensive tackle Adam Gress offered a slight shrug. He didn't have any simple answer as to why his Nittany Lions seemed to struggle on the road. He wasn't totally sure why PSU dropped a game to Indiana, 44-24, and Ohio State, 63-14, while away from Beaver Stadium.
about 34 days ago | Josh Moyer | Penn State Nittany Lions
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- The soft-spoken Zach Zwinak didn't take the dais this week. Bill Belton didn't address reporters on teleconference calls, either. Players deflected questions about the two running backs, but the simple conjunction on the depth chart -- "OR" -- next to their two names said a lot.
about 48 days ago | Josh Moyer | Penn State Nittany Lions
Lesson learned from Penn State's 43-40 quadruple OT win against Michigan in Week 7: 1. Penn State can make plays when it needs to, after all: Against Central Florida, the defense couldn't make a key stop when it needed.
about 59 days ago | Josh Moyer | Penn State Nittany Lions
As part of an ongoing series, NittanyNation will preview a different position leading up to the season opener against Syracuse on Aug. 31. Up today: Defensive ends. Projected starters: Deion Barnes (2012 stats: 26 tackles, 10 tackles for loss, six sacks, three forced fumbles) and C.
about 127 days ago | Josh Moyer | Penn State Nittany Lions
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- Bill O'Brien's voice will soon regularly echo across the practice field. Allen Robinson will soon continue cementing his legacy as one of PSU's best. And Deion Barnes will, once again, soon start giving quarterbacks a case of happy feet.
about 128 days ago | Josh Moyer | Penn State Nittany Lions
Every day this week, NittanyNation will continue taking a closer look at a different game this season and how the matchup stacks up for PSU. Up today: Purdue. Darrell Hazell finished last season with one of the nation's most impressive coaching performances, leading Kent State to an 11-win season and coming within a heartbeat of an Orange Bowl berth.
about 133 days ago | Josh Moyer | Penn State Nittany Lions
Welcome to NittanyNation's mailbag! We asked you to tweet or email your questions, and we've selected three to answer in-depth this week. Jim Murphy writes: How will Brad Bars' injury impact depth for the Lions this season?
about 145 days ago | Josh Moyer | Penn State Nittany Lions