Monthly Archives: February 2009

Lions slowing down at combine

The just-completed NFL Combine was supposed to be a money-making, eye-opening breakthrough for some Penn State football players readying for the draft. Well, it didn’t quite turn out that way. Sure, receiver Deon Butler (pretty much my favorite Penn State … Continue reading

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Smith wins title, misses record

Penn State recruit Devon Smith, the diminutive sprinter and football star, won another state gold medal in track and field on Tuesday. But he missed out on a coveted national record.

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PSU hosts coaches’ clinic

Joe Paterno and his staff will again welcome several hundred coaches for Penn State’s annual football coaches clinic on April 3-4 in State College. The clinic — which traditionally draws more than 800 high school and youth league coaches from … Continue reading

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Eight Lions going to NFL Combine

Penn State is sending nearly as many players to the NFL Combine next week as anyone in the nation. Eight Nittany Lions — tied for the most in the Big Ten and third nationally — have been invited to the … Continue reading

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Recruits to choose within hours

Penn State should finally know exactly where its 2009 recruiting class stands by the middle of this afternoon. The Nittany Lions, who already have a 26-member class, including four early enrollees, are still waiting word on three more potential prospects. … Continue reading

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