Tag Archives: Joe Paterno

Ki-Jana and the Rose Bowl 20 years later

Ki-Jana Carter will be honored in Beaver Stadium next month along with his 1994 teammates. He’s also being inducted into the Rose Bowl Hall of Fame.

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A Calling to Help: The power in this Lions’ pride pushes on

Pete Curkendall had no idea what he wanted to do after winning a national title and leaving Penn State. Now, nearly 30 years later, he and his wife have built the most unusual family, as saviors of sorts.

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Penn State football chat, June 30, 8 p.m.

Chat about Penn State football tonight at 8 with Daily Record beat reporter Frank Bodani. We’ll be looking ahead to the season and recruiting and honoring retiring equipment manager Brad “Spider” Caldwell.

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Beloved equipment manager Brad “Spider” Caldwell to leave Penn State

Brad “Spider” Caldwell’s impact went a lot further than taking care of the football equipment at Penn State.

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Michael Robinson ready for the end of his NFL ride

Penn State and fan favorite Michael Robinson sees the end of his NFL career … and yet another beginning in life.

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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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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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