PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- Christian Hackenberg flexed like a prizefighter at midfield, tilted his head back and let out a scream as his sideline erupted into smiles and chest-bumps. Penn State's quarterback had just transformed Saturday night from a potentially historic one for Rutgers -- what could have been its first win in its first-ever Big Ten game -- into a footnote of his own, by leading his fourth career game-winning drive in a 13-10 win.
about 621 days ago | Josh Moyer | Penn State Nittany Lions
The Big Ten season unofficially begins Monday with media days. So enjoy the weekend, and then let's get after it. Jeff Jones is not likely to play for Minnesota this season, even if he qualifies academically.
about 673 days ago | Brian Bennett | Penn State Nittany Lions
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- There are several ways to combat the unique depth challenges Penn State faces with its reduced roster. 1. Upgrade recruiting: If Penn State brings in more players who can make significant contributions early in their careers, it should have fewer gaping holes on the depth chart.
about 785 days ago | Adam Rittenberg | Penn State Nittany Lions
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- James Franklin and the Nittany Lions have remained quiet so far this spring, so some questions still don't have answers. Players haven't spoken to the media, and Franklin hasn't held a Penn State news conference since practice first started.
about 793 days ago | Josh Moyer | Penn State Nittany Lions
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- The first week of Penn State's spring practice is underway so a lot of eyes will be on different position battles and rising starters. But what about those under-the-radar players?
about 800 days ago | Josh Moyer | Penn State Nittany Lions
We're taking snapshots of each position group with each Big Ten team entering the spring. Up next: the defensive lines. Illinois: This is a significant concern for the Illini, especially after the recent departure of Houston Bates, who started last season at the Leo (defensive end/outside linebacker) spot.
about 817 days ago | Adam Rittenberg | Penn State Nittany Lions
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- We've reached the midpoint of this week's countdown, which is ranking the five players to keep an eye on this spring. Up next is a versatile defensive lineman who was quite the spark plug last season .
about 822 days ago | Josh Moyer | Penn State Nittany Lions