Monthly Archives: March 2012

What would you ask PSU coach Bill O’Brien?

If you could ask new Penn State coach Bill O’Brien any question, what would it be? O’Brien is speaking to the Mid-Atlantic regional meeting of the Associated Press Sports Editors on April 10 in State College. After his speech, he’s … Continue reading

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Danny O’Brien spurns Penn State, picks Wisconsin

Highly-regarded junior quarterback Danny O’Brien has decided today to transfer to Wisconsin, saying the Badgers give him a better chance of immediate success than Penn State. O’Brien was the ACC Rookie of the Year at Maryland in 2010 before he … Continue reading

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O’Brien, Nittany Lions open spring practice

The Penn State football team and its new head coach, Bill O’Brien hit the field on Monday for the start of spring practice. It’s the first spring opening in more than 50 years without Joe Paterno on the field. Take … Continue reading

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Police have charged former Penn State lineman Shawn Oakman

Former Penn State defensive end Shawn Oakman has been charged with retail theft, harassment and disorderly conduct for an incident last month, Penn State Police Chief Tyron Parham has told statecollege.com. Oakman reportedly attempted to pay for some items at … Continue reading

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Let the Lions’ preparations begin …

The Penn State football team has been hitting the weight room up to four times a week. The players have been going through two predawn workouts each week. But the Nittany Lions are itching to hit the field and start … Continue reading

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PSU Podcast: March 19

Penn State’s 2013 recruiting class could be one of the strongest in years, at least it already looks that way in March. Podcast Powered By Podbean

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OL pickup keeps Penn State recruiting momentum rolling

Penn State’s first offensive line recruit of the Bill O’Brien Era keeps the streak going. New Jersey’s Brendan Mahon is the fifth-straight, highly-regarded, four-star prospect to verbally commit to the Nittany Lions for the Class of 2013. Mahon, from Randolph, … Continue reading

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Penn State football live chat: 8 p.m., 3/19

Frank Bodani is back once again for his weekly Penn State football live chat. Join him right here at 8 p.m. Monday night. Take a listen to the most recent PSU podcast with Frank and Jim Seip. The duo explain … Continue reading

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A behind-the-scenes look at Penn State’s offseason conditioning

ESPN analyst Todd Blackledge visited Penn State recently to interview new head coach Bill O’Brien and film some of the Nittany Lions’ offseason conditioning drills. Take a peek behind the scenes as Penn State players and coaches get ready for … Continue reading

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PSU Podcast: March 13

We started recording this podcast after midnight, and Frank Bodani began spouting off about the importance of Tamaqua. (Sorry it was late.) I asked a five-minute question. (Sorry it was late.) And we tried to explain why Penn State football … Continue reading

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