Tag Archives: Joe Paterno

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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Going back to ’95 with allegations of Mike McQueary betting on football

ESPN The Magazine claims that Mike McQueary bet on football games as a Penn State player. So, covering the spread at the end vs. Rutgers in 1995?

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Larry Johnson leaves Nittany Lions … to land at rival Ohio State?

Revered assistant coach Larry Johnson said he’s leaving Penn State after 18 years. How will his father-figure, teaching and recruiting void be filled?

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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 football staffer leaves to become a head coach

Bill Kavanaugh was a key member of Penn State’s football recruiting efforts on staff. He’s leaving to become the head coach at his alma mater, Bentley University.

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Another honor for John Urschel? The Penn State lineman puts it in perspective

John Urschel had some fun with reporters when discussing his latest honor, being named the day’s “best person in sports.”

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Former Penn State players selling Joe Paterno plaques for charity

Two former Nittany Lions wanted to remember coach Joe Paterno … and raise money for charities, at the same time. Here are their efforts …

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BTN to honor Penn State ’86 national title team after Lions tackle Hoosiers

A Big Ten Network program re-living Penn State’s 1986 national title season will air late Saturday afternoon … after coverage of the Nittany Lions’ game vs. Indiana

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Bill O’Brien reading up on his Nittany Lions

Bill O’Brien may be one of the few FBS head coaches who admits to reading “five or six” articles a day about his team, to “see what’s being said.”

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Penn State, Virginia Tech to finally meet on the football field

Penn State and Virginia Tech are becoming first-time football rivals on the field … just not until 2022.

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