STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- We're inching closer to the top spot of this week's countdown involving the top spring position battles at Penn State. Up today is a spot that will be forced to plug in a new starter .
about 363 days ago | Josh Moyer | Penn State Nittany Lions
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- As expected, Allen Robinson was once again the big Penn State winner when it came to the Big Ten's All-Conference Selection Show on Monday night. He was the Big Ten's lone semifinalist for the national Biletnikoff Award so it wasn't much of a surprise when he was named a unanimous All-Big Ten first-team selection and earned the conference's Richter-Howard Receiver of the Year Award for the second straight season.
about 456 days ago | Josh Moyer | Penn State Nittany Lions
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- Senior center Ty Howle can feel his time in Happy Valley winding down. He knows Saturday will be his final game inside Beaver Stadium. It'll be his last opportunity to ring the victory bell, the last time he runs out of that tunnel in a blue jersey and the last time he hears a fiery Bill O'Brien address the team from his own locker room.
about 468 days ago | Josh Moyer | Penn State Nittany Lions
John Urschel is a senior offensive guard who might have more accomplishments off the field than on. He was an All-Big Ten lineman last season and also co-authored a paper in the journal, "Celestial Mechanics and Dynamical Astronomy" that sought to prove how asteroids move in an unstable manner.
about 495 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 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 554 days ago | Josh Moyer | Penn State Nittany Lions
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- Every season, someone new steps up to have a breakout season. But which Penn State player is poised to do so in 2013? We recently polled eight players to get their takes on who's had the best offseason and who seems ready to take their game to the next level.
about 566 days ago | Josh Moyer | Penn State Nittany Lions