Category Archives: Injuries

Penn State facing more problems on the offensive line, at linebacker

The Nittany Lions, already hurting from NCAA sanctions, must overcome additional obstacles and injuries on the offensive line and at linebacker.

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Nittany Lions are attacking in spring like never before

The Nittany Lions never know exactly what to expect from James Franklin’s ultra-intense, fast-paced spring practices. And they say that’s a good thing.

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Banged-up Lions have fingers crossed at tailback and cornerback for Wisconsin

Penn State is hoping that Zach Zwinak and Bill Belton will both be healthy and ready for Wisconsin; same for defensive leader Adrian Amos.

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Ben Kline to lead Penn State’s Uplifting Athletes, “Lift for Life”

While Dallastown linebacker recovers from two surgeries, he’ll be leading the Penn State chapter of Uplifting Athletes, which raises money to fight rare diseases.

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Dallastown’s Ben Kline injured again; to miss final three Penn State games

Tough-luck linebacker Ben Kline will miss the final three Penn State games with a torn pectoral muscle … just as the former Dallastown star had worked his way back into the lineup.

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Productive linebackers lead the Nittany Lions’ to-do list in Minnesota

Penn State begins a key stretch run today against a much-improved Minnesota team on the road. Here’s what the Lions must do …

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Bill Belton and Penn State’s new challenge: the improving Golden Gophers

Tailback Bill Belton seems to get better as he gets more carries each week. The next test is a tough Minnesota team on the road.

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Bill O’Brien’s favorite plays vs. Michigan … then onto Ohio State

As Bill O’Brien’s Nittany Lions head into the bye to prepare for Ohio State, he said top priority to start is simply getting his team healthy.

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The numbers aren’t aligning: Key Penn State offensive struggles must be fixed soon

Penn State’s experienced offensive line is underpeforming, which is leading to some troubling offensive numbers.

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O’Brien takes the blame for Penn State struggles in opening victory

Penn State had its struggles in the opening victory over Syracuse, but coach Bill O’Brien took the hit for much of that. He said it all starts with better play calling from him.

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