Monthly Archives: September 2011

Life on the road returns: Following Penn State to tamale heaven

When we go on the road in the fall to follow Penn State football, I begin looking up “Diners, Drive-ins and Dives” and my Food Network hero, Guy Fieri. This season’s road show begins in Bloomington, Ind., which means that … Continue reading

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Penn State had its share of tough schedules

Every year, a school’s strength of schedule varies a bit.  Somebody has to be stuck with the biggest bear of a schedule in all of college football, in other words, facing teams with the best win-loss records.  Penn State has … Continue reading

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Bolden, McGloin offer their perspectives on sharing QB duties

It’s Week 5 of the sesason, and Penn State is still playing with two quarterbacks. Reviews are mixed about whether or not the system is working, but it looks like things are not going to change in the foreseeable future. … Continue reading

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Penn State QB race starting to favor McGloin the longer it goes

The more the two Penn State quarterbacks talked on Wednesday, the more the real picture of this strange quarterback rotation seemed to become clear. That Matt McGloin has been the better quarterback in more of the finer points of his … Continue reading

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Paterno says things are easier for Matt McGloin; Lynn could practice this week

Penn State still figures to use two quarterbacks on Saturday for the start of Big Ten play in Indiana. However, Coach Joe Paterno may well be without his most experienced cornerback and his backup tailback against the Hoosiers. Senior corner … Continue reading

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McGloin earn Big Ten honors for big day vs. Eastern Michigan

Penn State’s Matt McGloin is Big Ten Co-Offensive Player of the Week for his three-touchdown performance against Eastern Michigan. McGloin, a junior, completed 14-of-17 passes after entering the game in the second quarter as part of the Nittany Lions’ quarterback … Continue reading

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Penn State football chat: 9/26

Click on the link below to join the chat with Frank Bodani at 8 tonight! PSU football chat: 9/26

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Quarterbacks make light of controversy

Certainly both Rob Bolden and Matt McGloin would prefer to be named the started quarterback at Penn State. At least  after the Nittany Lions knocked off Eastern Michigan (34-6), the two QBs displayed a sense of humor about their playing-time … Continue reading

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Paterno: Not time to panic yet

Coach Joe Paterno said Thursday night on a weekly Penn State football radio show that it’s “a little bit too early for us to panic” about his team’s struggling kicking game but did not rule out changes in the future. … Continue reading

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Beachum out for Saturday’s game

Penn State Junior tailback Brandon Beachum will miss Saturday’s game with a sprained ankle, according to a report by The Daily Collegian, Penn State’s student-run newspaper. Beachum was spotted around State College wearing a walking boot on his right foot, … Continue reading

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