Monthly Archives: September 2012

Mike Mauti earns national honors for domination at Illinois

Linebacker Mike Mauti almost seemed to take down the Fighting Illini by himself Saturday. Now, he’s earned national honors for his work.

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Penn State’s Massaro a candidate for Campbell Trophy

Penn State senior Pete Massaro is among the candidates for the National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame’s Scholar-Athlete Fellowship and the prestigious William V. Campbell Trophy, presented to the nation’s premier college football student-athlete. A defensive end, Masaro … Continue reading

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Looking ahead to Illinois

The Nittany Lions (2-2) take on the Illinois Fighting Illini at noon Saturday at Memorial Stadium in Champaign, Ill. Penn State looks to continue its momentum as it begins Big Ten play. Illinois (2-2) is looking to rebound after last … Continue reading

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Penn State pushing the pedal on fourth down

Penn State suddenly has gotten aggressive on fourth down. And it’s paying off.

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McGloin may be starting meteoric rise for Nittany Lions

It’s an intriguing and most unexpected debate topic: Can Matt McGloin become the top quarterback in the Big Ten? That would have seemed beyond far-fetched a few years ago when he was a little-known walk-on lost on the depth chart. … Continue reading

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Penn State’s Jordan Hill takes his hits for the good of the team

Steel-High’s Jordan Hill is now Penn State’s standout defensive lineman. But that’s a busy, tough job. His biggest test so far comes Saturday in Illinois.

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Paul Jones leaves the Lions

Paul Jones looked like he might embrace a move to tight end. But now he has left the program. He’s just the latest highly-touted quarterback prospect to do so.

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Penn State gets recruiting switch from Maryland Terps

NCAA sanctions did not deter Tanner Hartman from switching his verbal commitment from Maryland to Penn State. The lineman becomes the 11th member of this most unique class of Nittany Lions.

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O’Brien trying to make five running backs better than one

Penn State may have five healthy tailbacks for the Big Ten opener at Illinois. So how will Bill O’Brien use all of his options?

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Catch up on the Nittany Lions

Too busy lately to follow the Penn State coverage in the York Daily Record/Sunday News? Here are a few highlights from the past week. Bill O’Brien mum on Illinois’ ‘recruiting’ Frank Bodani: Nittany Lions haven’t lost their determination Kicker Sam … Continue reading

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