Questions, answers and Twitter. What could possibly be better on a Tuesday in June? Let's begin ... Virgel from Valdosta, Ga., writes: Adam, do you think that if this season ends the Tim Beckman era at Illinois, they would go after a high-profile coach on the bench right now, like a Mack Brown?
about 450 days ago | Adam Rittenberg | Penn State Nittany Lions
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- Bill O'Brien remained calm and poised for much of Tuesday afternoon, but Penn State's head coach showed some fire when asked about the recent criticism of defensive coordinator John Butler.
about 674 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: 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 751 days ago | Josh Moyer | Penn State Nittany Lions
Can the Nittany Lions build off last season and play the role of BCS spoiler? Let's take a closer look at this 2013 Penn State team: PENN STATE NITTANY LIONS Coach: Bill O'Brien (8-4 overall, 8-4 at Penn State) 2012 record: 8-4 (6-2 Big Ten) Key losses: QB Matt McGloin, C Matt Stankiewitch, DT Jordan Hill, LB Michael Mauti, LB Gerald Hodges, CB Stephon Morris Key returnees: RB Zach Zwinak, WR Allen Robinson, G John Urschel, DE Deion Barnes, DT DaQuan Jones, LB Mike Hull, DB Adrian Amos Newcomer to watch: QB Christian Hackenberg.
about 756 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 760 days ago | Josh Moyer | Penn State Nittany Lions
Every week, NittanyNation will pose five questions to a recruit, player, alum or coach about all things Penn State. This week's subject is middle linebacker Glenn Carson, a senior and three-year starter who racked up 85 tackles last season.
about 770 days ago | Josh Moyer | Penn State Nittany Lions
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- Three seniors will accompany Bill O'Brien to the Big Ten media days on Wednesday and Thursday in Chicago: offensive guard John Urschel, linebacker Glenn Carson and safety Malcolm Willis.
about 773 days ago | Josh Moyer | Penn State Nittany Lions