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 1025 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 1043 days ago | Josh Moyer | Penn State Nittany Lions
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- Allen Robinson smiled and cocked his head to the left when asked how he plans to improve, how he hopes to follow up his record-breaking 2012 season. It's not that he needed to search for words or that he didn't know the answer.
about 1195 days ago | Josh Moyer | Penn State Nittany Lions
Experts, fans and pundits will analyze every angle of the 2013 recruiting class in the coming weeks, but there will be no certainties there. There never are in recruiting. For every elite prospect who falls short, there's an Allen Robinson -- an under-the-radar, two-star prospect who exceeds all expectations.
about 1219 days ago | Josh Moyer | NCF On The Trail
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- Heading into next season, NittanyNation takes a closer look at holes left by departing Penn State players and the candidates who might fill them. DEFENSIVE END Who: The defensive line was a strength for Penn State, and Sean Stanley was the Nittany Lions' best end at stopping the run.
about 1244 days ago | Josh Moyer | Penn State Nittany Lions
During the last two weeks, NittanyNation has reviewed each of Penn State's positions -- complete with summaries, grades, highlights and weaknesses. For the final review, NittanyNation gives a quick-hitting overview of each position, along with each unit's unsung hero: QUARTERBACK: A Thumbs up: Matt McGloin was a fiery leader with great pocket presence.
about 1269 days ago | Josh Moyer | Penn State Nittany Lions
Every day for two weeks, NittanyNation will take a closer look at each position and how Penn State fared over the course of the season. Today: Defensive line The front seven has always been a strength of Penn State, and that continued in 2012.
about 1273 days ago | Josh Moyer | Penn State Nittany Lions
This is Week 13 of NittanyNation's power rankings, a top-10 list of Penn State players who surpassed expectations and proved most valuable in a given week. After an overtime win against Wisconsin, several new players were added to the rankings.
about 1278 days ago | Josh Moyer | Penn State Nittany Lions
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- Montee Ball set the NCAA record for total touchdowns Saturday, but the Badgers were unable to improve their conference record as Penn State rallied late for the 24-21 overtime win.
about 1280 days ago | Josh Moyer | Penn State Nittany Lions