Monthly Archives: January 2012

Penn State announces two more football hires, including strength and conditioning coach;

Penn State has officially announced two more hires to new coach Bill O’Brien’s staff, including one of the top young strength and conditioning directors in the nation. Joining O’Brien will be Jim Bernhardt (director of player development) and Craig Fitzgerald … Continue reading

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BTN to re-air Joe Paterno memorial Tuesday morning

The public memorial service for Joe Paterno will re-air in its entirety at 7 a.m. Tuesday on the Big Ten Network. “A Memorial for Joe” was held last Thursday in the Bryce Jordan Center and featured music, videos of Paterno … Continue reading

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Penn State football live chat: 8 p.m., 1/30

Frank Bodani is back at 8 p.m. Monday night to answer your questions about Penn State football. Before the chat starts, read why the loss of recruit Skyler Mornhinweg isn’t the end of the world for the Lions. Penn State … Continue reading

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‘A Memorial for Joe’ to reair Sunday

Because of overwhelming demand from the fans, students and supporters of Joe Paterno, FOX43 (Harrisburg, York, Lancaster, Lebanon, Pa.) will offer an encore presentation of Thursday’s Paterno memorial service at 4 p.m. Sunday on WPMT-43. The rebroadcast will give Penn … Continue reading

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Joe Paterno memorial service live chat, 2 p.m.

Tickets to today’s memorial for Joe Paterno were snatched up within minutes when they went on sale Tuesday, but the service will be broadcast on numerous TV stations and websites. (Click here for full coverage.) Watching the service from home … Continue reading

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Recruit Brent Wilkerson reaffirms commitment to Nittany Lions

Brent Wilkerson, a senior at DeMatha Catholic High School near Washington, D.C., says he still plans to attend Penn State to play football. The tight end had his official visit to Happy Valley earlier this month, but he also visited … Continue reading

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Penn State football live chat, 8 p.m. Jan. 23

Join Frank Bodani’s weekly Penn State football live chat at 8 p.m. Monday. In light of Joe Paterno’s death, feel free to bring your JoePa stories to share with others. And check out the latest Paterno coverage at ydr.com/psu. Penn … Continue reading

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Michael Robinson added to NFC Pro Bowl roster

Seattle Seahawks fullback Michael Robinson is headed to Hawaii after being added to the NFC roster for the Pro Bowl. The Penn State grad was added Thursday after Green Bay fullback John Kuhn pulled out because of an injury. Robinson … Continue reading

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Devon Still projected as first-rounder on mock NFL draft

Top college players from across the country are focusing their efforts and attention on their position in the upcoming NFL draft. This year’s draft takes place April 26-28, with the first round on Thursday, April 26, the second and third … Continue reading

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O’Brien turns attention to recruiting

New Penn State coach Bill O’Brien has his staff in place, and now he is turning his focus to recruiting. The Nittany Lions got their first commitment of the O’Brien era on Monday in three-star defensive back Jordan Lucas from … Continue reading

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