Tag Archives: Craig Fitzgerald

It’s official: Penn State assistants, including Craig Fitzgerald, leaving the Lions

Penn State loses a load of assistants today, including its strength and conditioning staff, led by Craig “Iron Lion” Fitzgerald.

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My inside look at covering Penn State football

What’s it like to cover the Penn State football for the past 20 years? It’s certainly about much more than the games.

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Penn State season-opening chat, 8 p.m., Aug. 26

Penn State’s highly-anticipated second season under Bill O’Brien begins next Saturday. First, we’ll chat about the Lions from 8 to 9 p.m. on Monday. Bring beat reporter Frank Bodani all of your questions.

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Learning the layers of Fitz: The fire and heart of a Nittany Lion

Penn State fans have gotten splashy glimpses of Craig Fitzgerald, director of strength and conditioning, for 18 months now.  The video interviews and the weight room tours and those 5 a.m. outside winter workouts. But who really is the weight lifting coach of the Nittany Lions and why does everyone love him? Why is he so critical to the team’s success? 

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Zach Zwinak barrels through Lift for Life … recovering wrist and all

Bruising Penn State tailback Zach Zwinak is ahead of schedule in his return from a wrist injury … as proven by his physical effort in Friday’s Lift for Life competition.

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Penn State, Bill O’Brien, readying for annual coaches’ clinic

Penn State and Bill O’Brien announced the details for their annual coaches clinic next month in State College.

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A fired-up John Butler ready to lead Penn State defense

The excitable, fiery John Butler now will be leading Penn State’s defense. He swears he hasn’t lost his mind. He said he may just look like it on the sideline.

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The Incredible Hull

Mike Hull is much more than a backup linebacker at Penn State. He’s the strongest guy on the team. And one of the fastest. Is he headed to stardom?

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Penn State adds three more to strength and conditioning staff

Penn State’s new strength and conditioning staff is now complete. Coach Bill O’Brien named three assistant strength and conditioning coaches who will be under director Craig Fitzgerald. Sean Hayes comes from Jacksonville State and Steven Williams, Jr. and Dwight Galt … Continue reading

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Penn State to host annual coaching clinic with new staff

Coach Bill O’Brien and his staff will welcome several hundred coaches March 30-31 for the Penn State Annual Football Coaches Clinic. The clinic will feature two days of lectures and demonstrations by the Nittany Lions’ staff, including O’Brien, who was … Continue reading

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