Monthly Archives: February 2011

Who’s the next great Penn State tailback?

The Nittany Lions are desperate to land a star high school tailback in this recruiting class. Probably even two of them. And so Penn State’s staff has verbally offered scholarships to at least six or seven juniors so far, at … Continue reading

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Penn State winning the right way

The Nittany Lions may not be winning enough big football games lately to satisfy the masses. But they apparently are still winning the right way. And doing that better than most anyone else around. Better than all but one other … Continue reading

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Uplifting Athletes names officers

The Penn State Chapter of Uplifting Athletes, composed of Nittany Lions’ football players, elected a slate of new officers recently, as well as set the date for the ninth annual Penn State Lift for Life. The officers are as follows: … Continue reading

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JoePa’s $10,000 necktie

What kind of cash can a Joe Paterno necktie bring in? Try $10,200, for charity of course. The tie worn by the legendary coach during his 400th career victory this past season was auctioned off at last weekend’s 19th Annual … Continue reading

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Penn State needs a true rival

The following excerpt appeared in Penn State’s newspaper, The Daily Collegian, recently. The columnist, Michael Oplinger, opines that the Nittany Lions, who lack a true rival, need to fan the school-vs-school flames with Pitt. He says … “At Penn State, … Continue reading

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Calling all coaches

Joe Paterno and Penn State’s football staff are gearing up for their annual Coaches’ Clinic on April 1 and 2. It’s a program for head coaches, their assistants and trainers to gain some insight into the Nittany Lions’ coaching success. … Continue reading

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Penn State football chat 2/14

Penn State football chat 2/14

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Former Lions enjoy Super success

A pair of former Penn State standouts, Andrew Quarless and Darren Perry, played instrumental roles in helping the Green Bay Packers beat the Pittsburgh Steelers in Super Bowl XLV in Dallas, Texas. Quarless, a rookie tight end, made a 5-yard … Continue reading

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Get ready for the Blue-White game

The Super Bowl is over. Now what? For those who can’t cope with a football-less world, take comfort. The date of Penn State’s annual Blue-White scrimmage has been set. Mark your calendars for a Happy Valley road trip the weekend … Continue reading

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Munchak touts Penn State, Joe Paterno

Mike Munchak spent part of his introductory press conference as the new head coach of the Tennessee Titans today referencing Penn State and Joe Paterno. Munchak was a former All-American offensive lineman with the Nittany Lions, class of 1982. He’s … Continue reading

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