STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- Spring practice is still several weeks away, so we're bringing you a different countdown every week to try to make that time tick a little faster. This week's countdown involves a look back at the past decade of recruiting classes, from 2004 on, and figuring out the five most impactful groups.
about 346 days ago | Josh Moyer | 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 448 days ago | Josh Moyer | Penn State Nittany Lions
It's natural to wonder about Penn State's motivation. We're nearing the final month of the season in a physically demanding sport and the Nittany Lions' players have no possibility of a bowl game because of NCAA sanctions.
about 463 days ago | Brian Bennett | Penn State Nittany Lions
Unlike in Cleveland, there are no white flags waving here in September. Given the choice between two of Michigan's rivals, Brady Hoke knows who he is cheering for when Michigan State takes on Notre Dame.
about 496 days ago | Austin Ward | 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 Saturday. Up today: Offensive linemen. Projected starters: Adam Gress (6-foot-6, 320 pounds), John Urschel (6-3, 301), Ty Howle (6-0, 293), Miles Dieffenbach (6-3, 295) and Donovan Smith (6-5, 322) Key losses: RT Mike Farrell and C Matt Stankiewitch Next in line: The Nittany Lions will use a rotation again this season, with Angelo Mangiro as the next man up when it comes to the interior.
about 520 days ago | Josh Moyer | Penn State Nittany Lions