Category Archives: Awards/honors

A Penn State surprise in the preseason hype machine

Christian Hackenberg leads the Penn State contingent when it comes to preseason hype. But there is one noteworthy surprise, too.

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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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Three former Lions land on hall of fame ballot

Penn State has three former players on the College Football Hall of Fame ballot: national title All-Americans Shane Conlan, D.J. Dozier and Steven Wisniewski.

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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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Hill, Robinson to represent Penn State in Super Bowl XLVIII

Michael Robinson and Jordan Hill will be Penn State’s Super Bowl participants in MetLife Stadium.

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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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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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More All-Big Ten honors for Allen Robinson, seven other Nittany Lions

Allen Robinson leads another contingent of Penn State Big Ten honorees. This time, ESPN.com and BTN.com, handed out the recognition.

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Penn State football chat, 8 p.m., Dec. 16

Chat Penn State football tonight from 8 to 9 with beat writer Frank Bodani. Should be some recruiting news to share and break down, as well as discussing the upcoming offseason.

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Allen Robinson receives first-team All-America honors

Allen Robinson wasn’t a finalist for the top receiver in the nation, but he was named a first-team All-American by the Sporting News.

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