Monthly Archives: November 2012

Leading Penn State out of the desert started with Bill O’Brien’s loyalty and honesty

Coach of the Year Bill O’Brien: He motivated and put his players in the right positions … but also simply made practicing and playing fun again.me

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What could 2013 season hold for PSU?

In the latest podcast, YDR reporters talk about major questions facing PSU football team heading into the 2013 season. York Daily Record, Nov. 27, 2012

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Storify: Nittany Lions wrap up a season like no other

It’s been a tumultuous season for the Nittany Lions. Learning the system of a new coach … Jerry Sandusky’s sentencing … unprecedented NCAA sanctions, including a four-year bowl ban … Then having top players leave because of those sanctions. Throughout … Continue reading

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Penn State Regular-Season Ending Chat, 8 p.m., Nov. 26

What’s your view on this recently-completed Penn State season? Where are the Lions headed now? Share your thoughts tonight from 8 to 9 with Frank Bodani.

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Penn State named “Team of the Week;” Jordan Hill, Sam Ficken tops in Big Ten

While the Lions were named the national team of the week, the Big Ten honored Jordan Hill and Sam Ficken for their efforts against Wisconsin.

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Penn State honors seniors on final gameday

It was a memorable senior day in Happy Valley. The Penn State seniors wrapped up their final season in the blue and white on Saturday, beating Wisconsin, 24-21, in overtime. Take a peek at the atmosphere inside the locker room … Continue reading

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The emotion of Penn State senior day: Can the Lions handle it?

The Nittany Lions will have to battle the weather, Wisconsin’s Montee Ball, as well as the enormous pull of senior day here in Beaver Stadium, to end the season a winner.

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Another crushing injury forces Mike Mauti to help Penn State in a different way

Just because he can’t play in his final game at Penn State doesn’t mean Mike Mauti won’t help this week. The team leader will find a way to motivate, teach, inspire.

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Penn State’s Matt McGloin is Big Ten’s best with one game left

Former walk-on Matt McGloin is leading the Big Ten and breaking school records with one game left in his Penn State career.

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Penn State chat: Wisconsin, Mike Mauti and Big Ten expansion

We’ll talk about all of the big Penn State story lines leading to senior day Saturday at Beaver Stadium. And there’s so much more than the game vs. Wisconsin. Give Frank Bodani your feedback tonight from 8 to 9.

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