Penn State News
Photo: Gene J. Puskar/AP, License: N/A, Created: 2014:11:01 15:33:26 It started last October at perhaps the scariest time of the season for the Penn State football team. Senior safety Ryan Keiser went down during the week with a freak rib injury suffered during practice, and the complications that went with it kept him hos (read more)
Photo: Gene J. Puskar/AP, License: N/A, Created: 2014:11:15 14:18:33 Penn State Nittany Lions (0-0, 0-0 Big Ten) at Temple Owls (0-0, 0-0 American Athletic Conference) WHEN: Saturday, 3:30 p.m. WHERE: Lincoln Financial Field, Philadelphia TV: ESPN WEB: RADIO: WILK 910 AM (Scranton), 980 AM (Wilkes-Barre (read more)
Photo: Chris Dunn/AP, License: N/A So, how much does Penn State head coach James Franklin like receiver Chris Godwin? Enough to, jokingly at least, express his desire to commission the creation of more Chris Godwins. (read more)
Photo: Joe Hermitt/AP, License: N/A Paris Palmer’s time finally comes Saturday. Ask his new head coach, and it’s clear Penn State’s coaching staff believes his impact will last far beyond the season opener against Temple. (read more)
OFFENSE Quarterback 1. Christian Hackenberg 2. Trace McSorley 3. Tommy Stevens Hackenberg is coming off a season in which he threw for 300 yards in his first three games and didn’t surpass 224 in any of his last nine, but Penn State knows he’s an all-conf (read more)
Sept. 5 Penn State continued its domination of the Owls last season with a 30-13 win that marked its 39th win in 43 tries against Temple. (read more)
Photo: Jason Plotkin/AP, License: N/A STATE COLLEGE To appreciate how confident Brent Pry is heading into the season, one must understand how dominant Mike Hull played a season ago. The senior had 140 tackles. (read more)
Photo: N/A, License: N/A, Created: 2011:08:09 14:38:07 STATE COLLEGE — The Scranton/Wilkes-Barre region has produced a slew of big-name scholarship contributors over the years at Penn State, but Joe Holmes isn’t one of them. (read more)
Photo: Abby Drey/AP, License: N/A STATE COLLEGE — Most everything was new again in Happy Valley last season. John Donovan, though, had to feel just about the same way Galen Hall and Jay Paterno used to long before he arrived on campus. (read more)
Photo: Joe Hermitt/AP, License: N/A STATE COLLEGE — He has become the master of explosive starts and big finishes. Changing what has happened in between those is the next step for Eugene Lewis, though. (read more)
Photo: Nabil K. Mark/AP, License: N/A STATE COLLEGE — Exact details of the history-making dinner evade Kevin Reihner’s memory. He recalls the brick-a-brack around a sports-themed restaurant capturing his eyes. (read more)
EUGENE LEWIS Class: Redshirt junior Position: Receiver Locally: Wyoming Valley West HS/Meyers HS 2014: Like he did in ’13, Lewis started fast (29 catches in first five games) but struggled down the stretch (19 catches in last seven). Had a breakout seven- (read more)
Photo: Brandon Wade/AP, License: N/A, Created: 2015:01:12 20:05:06 A game-by-game look at the schedule Ohio State will have to overcome to repeat as both Big Ten and CFP national champions. Sept. 7 at Virginia Tech The Buckeyes got ambushed at home by the pesky Hokies last season, a 35-21 defeat Sept. 6 that was their on (read more)
Photo: AJ MAST/AP, License: N/A, Created: 2014:10:11 18:10:01 Division standings EAST 1. Ohio State 2. Michigan State 3. Michigan 4. Penn State 5. Indiana 6. Rutgers 7. Maryland WEST 1. Wisconsin 2. Minnesota 3. Nebraska 4. Illinois 5. Iowa 6. Northwestern 7. Purdue Offensive player of the year: QB Connor Cook, Mich (read more)
Photo: Nabil K. Mark/AP, License: N/A STATE COLLEGE — James Franklin is excited. This should go without saying, of course. For starters, only the rarest of occasions sap the energy from Penn State’s second-year coach. (read more)