STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- Penn State is a double-digit favorite over Northwestern but, hey, at least Saturday's noon game at Beaver Stadium should be more entertaining than last Saturday's UMass slaughter.
about 125 days ago | Josh Moyer | Penn State Nittany Lions
With spring practice officially behind us, we're taking a look at each Big Ten team and identifying a player who announced himself as a potential key performer this fall. These are guys who haven't played big roles yet but showed enough during the 15 spring practices -- not just some fluky, spring-game performance against backups -- to factor heavily into their team's plans.
about 267 days ago | Josh Moyer | Penn State Nittany Lions
The spring workouts are in the books, and the long offseason has arrived. But before diving into summer and the painful wait for football to return, we're taking a look back at the developments from March and April and sneaking a peek at what to expect in the fall for Penn State.
about 277 days ago | Josh Moyer | Penn State Nittany Lions
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- There will be plenty to watch when the Blue-White Game kicks off at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, but here's a look at some of the more interesting storylines: 1. How the offensive line performs.
about 293 days ago | Josh Moyer | Penn State Nittany Lions
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- Saturday features a full slate of Big Ten spring scrimmages, and we're breaking down each one through Friday. Here's a closer look at what to expect from Penn State's Blue-White Game: When: Saturday, 1:30 p.
about 295 days ago | Josh Moyer | Penn State Nittany Lions
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- James Franklin was prepared to deliver a persuasive talk on why defensive end Anthony Zettel should move inside. He was ready to tell him how valuable he would be; he was ready to sit him down and detail how defensive tackle was his calling.
about 318 days ago | Josh Moyer | Penn State Nittany Lions
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. - And then there were two. We're nearing the start of Penn State's spring practice, which means we're nearing the end of our countdown series. This week's countdown, involving five predictions for the spring, continues with a look at two early enrollees who should earn playing time in 2014.
about 323 days ago | Josh Moyer | Penn State Nittany Lions
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- Penn State lost quite a few solid starters this offseason, but that should make the spring position battles all the more interesting. As part of this week's countdown, which centers on those position battles, we're taking a closer look today at one such position that lost two experienced players .
about 330 days ago | Josh Moyer | Penn State Nittany Lions
We're taking snapshots of each position group with each Big Ten team entering the spring. Up next: the defensive lines. Illinois: This is a significant concern for the Illini, especially after the recent departure of Houston Bates, who started last season at the Leo (defensive end/outside linebacker) spot.
about 332 days ago | Adam Rittenberg | Penn State Nittany Lions