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: Cornerbacks. Projected starters: Trevor Williams (2012 stats, as WR: 10 receptions, 97 yards; four kick returns, 79 yards) and Jordan Lucas (one tackle).
about 115 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 116 days ago | Josh Moyer | Penn State Nittany Lions
CHICAGO -- While linebacker Glenn Carson fiddled with his phone on the plane to Big Ten media days, playing Candy Crush, teammate John Urschel played his own game. And, of course, the offensive guard's smart phone app involved math -- Brain Crunchers: Math workouts.
about 136 days ago | Josh Moyer | Penn State Nittany Lions
Juantez McRae (Towson, Md./Calvert Hall) can't remember exactly what words were exchanged or how the topic was brought up that day. He just remembers the moment -- the sun peaking beneath the horizon, relaxing on the porch in gym shorts and the warm, sticky air -- right before his epiphany.
about 171 days ago | Josh Moyer | NCF On The Trail
Every week, NittanyNation will pose five questions to a recruit, player, alum or coach about all things Penn State. This week's subject is cornerback Stephon Morris, an All-Big Ten honorable mention who is hoping to be drafted next week.
about 233 days ago | Josh Moyer | Penn State Nittany Lions
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- Bill O'Brien maintained an even tone Wednesday afternoon as reporters surrounded him to pepper in questions about his two quarterbacks. He remained stoic as he explained "no guy has really stood out above the other guy.
about 242 days ago | Josh Moyer | Penn State Nittany Lions
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- With spring practice less than two weeks away, NittanyNation takes a look at five players fans should keep an eye on. 5. CB Da'Quan Davis, sophomore Last year's stat line: Five tackles, one fumble recovery, three pass breakups Behind the numbers: He saw time in 11 games, but played sparingly at cornerback.
about 276 days ago | Josh Moyer | Penn State Nittany Lions
NittanyNation takes a look at returning defensive starters -- and other key players -- to see just how much attention was paid to them back on their respective signing days: DE Deion Barnes, Grade: 78, three stars: He clearly came in underrated.
about 306 days ago | Josh Moyer | Penn State Nittany Lions
With two weeks left until signing day, NittanyNation takes a closer look at what fans should know about the state of the class and this Penn State team. Team needs: Defensive coordinator John Butler made it clear he wasn't happy with the secondary's depth last season.
about 319 days ago | Josh Moyer | NCF On The Trail