Author Archives: Sherry Coons

Lookahead to Central Florida

The Nittany Lions (2-0) take on Central Florida on Saturday in Beaver Stadium. The Nittany Lions and Knights will each be looking for their third straight win. For UCF, a win would mark the first time the program was 3-0 … Continue reading

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Cappelletti has jersey retired by Penn State

John Cappelletti was in Happy Valley last weekend as the Nittany Lions played their home opener against Eastern Michigan. He was invited personally by Penn State athletic director Dave Joyner a couple of months ago as part of the university’s … Continue reading

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Looking ahead to Eastern Michigan

The Nittany Lions (1-0) make their season debut in Beaver Stadium on Saturday against Eastern Michigan. Penn State will look for its second win behind true freshman quarterback Christian Hackenberg. In his collegiate debut against Syracuse, Hackenberg finished 22-of-31 for … Continue reading

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PSU quarterback Hackenberg named top Big Ten newcomer

Incoming freshman quarterback Christian Hackenberg, a standout from Fork Union Military Academy in Fork Union, Va., was named the top newcomer in the Big Ten by CBSsports.com. A panel of four national college football analysts made their picks for the … Continue reading

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Interested in all-access to Penn State’s training camp?

Ever wondered what it was like to be a Nittany Lion preparing for a football season? Now is your chance to find out. ESPN All-Access: Penn State Training Days will showcase behind-the-scenes access to on- and off-field activities under second-year … Continue reading

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Penn State athletes, coaches nominated for Big Ten Network awards

Nine Penn State athletes, coaches and teams were nominated for the Big Ten Network Awards Show, which will air at 8 p.m. Wednesday, June 26. The Big Ten Conference awards announcement for the best female and male student-athletes will highlight … Continue reading

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Florida quarterback Michael O’Connor chooses Nittany Lions

Penn State landed Bradenton, Fla., quarterback Michael O’Connor on Saturday, the Nittany Lions’ 11th verbal commitment of the 2014 class. The 6-foot-4, 225-pound pro-style quarterback is rated as a four-star recruit by Rivals.com and 247sports.com and as a three-star prospect … Continue reading

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Penn State loses backup Nate Cadogan

Coach Bill O’Brien confirmed Friday that defensive tackle Nate Cadogan left the team for personal reasons. Cadogan, a fifth-year senior, had already earned his degree. The Portsmouth, Ohio, native had bounced around positions since his arrival on campus, entering the … Continue reading

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Former Nittany Lions ink rookie deals with Minnesota Vikings

Former Penn State linebackers Mike Mauti and Gerald Hodges signed their rookie contracts to play for the Minnesota Vikings on Tuesday. Hodges was taken in the fourth round with the 120th overall pick of this year’s NFL draft. Mauti was … Continue reading

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Nine former Nittany Lions participate in NFL mini-camps

A number of former Nittany Lions are pushing forward with their NFL dreams. Nine players from Penn State participated in rookie minicamps this month. During last month’s NFL Draft, three Nittany Lions were selected, including first-team All-Big Ten defensive tackle … Continue reading

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