Bill O'Brien isn't missing a chance to put Penn State on center stage this week as the Nittany Lions prepare to play host to undefeated Michigan. With an eye to the future, the reigning Big Ten Coach of the Year has more than a busload full of visitors coming to check in on his program.
about 443 days ago | Brad Bournival | NCF On The Trail
From Iowa, Michigan State and Wisconsin grabbing a commit, to Penn State receiving great news on the recruiting front, to Ohio State playing host to some big-time official visitors this weekend, Big Ten storylines were everywhere this week.
about 457 days ago | Brad Bournival and Tom VanHaaren | NCF On The Trail
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: Linebackers. Projected starters: Mike Hull (2012 stats: 58 tackles, four sacks, one interception, two fumble recoveries, one blocked kick), Glenn Carson (85 tackles, three tackles-for-loss) and Nyeem Wartman (one tackle, one blocked kick) Key losses: Michael Mauti (95 tackles, three interceptions, three forced fumbles) and Gerald Hodges (109 tackles, 8.
about 501 days ago | Josh Moyer | Penn State Nittany Lions
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- The Nittany Lions have nearly closed out their 2014 class and have basically addressed every need. But what were the biggest needs heading into this class anyway, and just how well has PSU done?
about 543 days ago | Josh Moyer | NCF On The Trail
Linebacker Troy Reeder (Wilmington, Del./Salesianum) confirmed Tuesday afternoon that he has made his college choice. "I can't wait to help the Penn State program, and I know that there is something really special going on there," he said.
about 669 days ago | Josh Moyer | NCF On The Trail
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- With signing day 2013 wrapped up, it's time to turn our attention to 2014 recruits. Here are five players the Nittany Lions will be targeting for next year's class: WR Thaddeus Snodgrass (Springfield, Ohio/Springfield), ESPN Watch List Bill O'Brien and Charles London repeatedly emphasized how they have to do a better job in Ohio, and that could start with Snodgrass.
about 689 days ago | Josh Moyer | NCF On The Trail