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 539 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 557 days ago | Josh Moyer | Penn State Nittany Lions
Every weekday until signing day, NittanyNation will break down a commitment from Penn State's 2013 recruiting class. Vitals: Defensive end Curtis Cothran, Newtown, Pa./Council Rock North, 6-foot-5, 240 pounds Committed: March 26, 2012 ESPN.
about 733 days ago | Josh Moyer | Penn State Nittany Lions
The defensive players in Penn State's 2012 recruiting class are not the most heralded the Nittany Lions have ever snagged. But defense has been a strength of Penn State since before some of these recruits' parents were born -- and that's not expected to change.
about 895 days ago | Josh Moyer | Penn State Nittany Lions
Defensive end Evan Schwan (Harrisburg, Pa./Central Dauphin) committed to the Nittany Lions Saturday while on campus for an official visit, multiple sources report. For the most part, Schwan flew under the recruiting radar until his senior year.