Monthly Archives: August 2014

Playing for ancient wood and iconic steel in Ireland’s “cathedral”

The importance of Penn State’s Croke Park Classic Saturday? The Lions will be playing on hallowed ground for a trophy made of 4,500-year-old wood and iconic steel.

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In Ireland, it’s all in the pudding … for breakfast, that is.

The Penn State football players are eating simply while in Ireland. We, on the other hand, must be culinary adventurers. Up next, breakfast pudding.

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Penn State and football? First, our Irish initiation

Our colorful cab ride from the airport gave us just the right kind of introduction to Ireland. Now, on to the Penn State football and the food.

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PSU’s Franklin getting in game mode ahead of Croke Park Classic

While he wants his players to enjoy the experience the trip to Ireland will bring, Penn State coach James Franklin was adamant that the team’s priorities remain Saturday’s game against Central Florida in the Croke Park Classic. “Number one, we’re … Continue reading

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Ki-Jana and the Rose Bowl 20 years later

Ki-Jana Carter will be honored in Beaver Stadium next month along with his 1994 teammates. He’s also being inducted into the Rose Bowl Hall of Fame.

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PSU bound for Ireland

PSU podcast: Frank Bodani and Jim Seip discuss news surrounding Penn State and Big Ten football about a week before the Lions leave for their season-opening game in Ireland. Aug. 21, 2014, York Daily Record

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Penn State football chat, 8 p.m., Aug. 18

Chat Penn State football and the big trip to Ireland with beat reporter Frank Bodani tonight from 8 to 9. We’ll also hit on injuries, recruiting and any other updates from preseason camp.

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How can PSU overcome Breneman injury?

Frank Bodani and Jim Seip discuss how Penn State football will overcome the Adam Breneman injury. By Jim Seip, YDR/Sunday News, Aug. 13, 2014

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How many elite cornerbacks will the Lions land?

Suddenly, Penn State’s stalled cornerback recruiting is taking off. How high will it go?

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Penn State football chat, 8 p.m., Aug. 11

One week of preseason camp is over, so let’s chat about where James Franklin and the Nittany Lions are headed. Join me at 8 on Monday evening to talk about the progress of the offensive line and those young receivers, … Continue reading

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