Monthly Archives: April 2011

Penn State’s Stefen Wisniewski drafted by Oakland Raiders

Penn State’s Stefen Wisniewski was selected in the second round of the NFL draft Friday by Oakland. He was the Raiders’ first pick of the draft, selected 48th overall (Oakland did not have a first-round selection, having traded it to … Continue reading

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Phil Taylor becomes another Penn State first-round draft choice

One of the most interesting notes of the NFL draft so far involves Penn State. The Nittany Lion recruiting class of 2006 — high school seniors who signed with the Lions that February — now includes three first-round draft choices. … Continue reading

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Navy diver to hit gridiron this fall for Penn State

Like many other Pennsylvania-born football players, P.J. Byers grew up dreaming of playing for Joe Paterno at Penn State. But his path to Happy Valley has been anything but normal. From deep sea diving off the shores of Hawaii to … Continue reading

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Penn State and the NFL draft

Despite the uncertainty of the labor situation in the National Football League, college football players from across the country are eagerly awaiting the NFL draft, which begins tonight at 8:00 p.m. Penn State has a rich tradition of players moving … Continue reading

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Former PSU long snapper Larry Federoff a YouTube hit

Former Nittany Lions long snapper Larry Federoff is taking his skills to the Internet. With a host of quarterback trick-shot videos out there, Federoff decided to put his own spin on it. In his entertaining YouTube video, Larry snaps the … Continue reading

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Poll: Which quarterback would you like to see start this fall at Penn State?

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No New Year’s Day bowl for PSU this season

Thanks to the NFL, Penn State will not have the honor of playing a bowl game on New Year’s Day. Neither will any other team, for that matter. The NFL will play its final regular-season games on Jan. 1, and … Continue reading

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Last look at the Blue-White Game

If you thought it was too cold and wet to venture to Happy Valley for last weekend’s Blue-White Game, never fear … provided several videos from the annual event at Beaver Stadium. Check this out for some of the … Continue reading

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Penn State’s Franco Harris will get his moment at the NFL draft

Nittany Lion Hall of Famer Franco Harris will be among 32 retired NFL stars announcing their former teams’ second-round picks at the NFL draft next Friday. Harris shared carries with Lydell Mitchell at Penn State before going on to his … Continue reading

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Beaver Stadium “whiteout” for Alabama game; other special Penn State home dates announced

The 125th season of Penn State football features a huge celebration in the second week — a famed “Whitehouse” event for the home game against Alabama on Sept. 10. All Penn State fans will be encouraged to wear white to … Continue reading

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