Category Archives: Academics

Randy Edsall: college football recruiting must slow down; more oversight needed

Maryland’s Randy Edsall is pushing for more oversight, and some well-timed brakes, to slow down college football recruiting.

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Will John Urschel be named nation’s top amateur athlete?

Former Penn State guard John Urschel is a semifinalist for the nation’s top amateur athlete award … as he prepares for the NFL Draft.

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NFL-sized mismatch: John Urschel vs. the Wonderlic Test

While Penn State players should fare well on the field at this weekend’s NFL Combine, John Urschel is the one with the chance to post a legendary score in the famous Wonderlic Test.

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John Urschel to be honored tonight during national title game

Catch Penn State’s John Urschel at tonight’s national championship game while he’s being honored on the field at the end of the third quarter. Urschel, the Nittany Lions’ math genius and standout senior guard, is being recognized for winning the … Continue reading

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Larry Johnson’s work “stands for itself” in quest to become new Penn State leader

While Larry Johnson helps Penn State’s players and recruits transition during more uncertainty, he’s also attempting to become their new head coach.

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Penn State’s Urschel named top of the CLASS: honored again for work on, off the field

Penn State’s John Urschel earned another national honor for his stunning combination of academic success and efforts on the offensive line.

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Allen Robinson leads Penn State’s Big Ten award winners but still unsure of his future

Allen Robinson, John Urschel and DaQuan Jones were the biggest Big Ten winners for Penn State on Monday. More to come on Tuesday?

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John Urschel shines again, on and off the field, for Nittany Lions

The notoriety keeps coming for Penn State offensive lineman John Urschel, on and off the field. The latest is being featured on CBS Evening News.

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Double vision: As Bill O’Brien prepares for season finale, he looks ahead to 2014

Penn State’s preparations for its season-ending game in Wisconsin also provide a glimpse into the future, Bill O’Brien says.

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Some “surprises” to play their final Penn State home game Saturday

Bill O’Brien is preparing for his second Senior Day at Penn State, which features the pregame roll-call of each player suiting up for the final time in Beaver Stadium. Most of the celebrated have been expected for quite a while, … Continue reading

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