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CORLEY ADDED TO PENN STATE FOOTBALL STAFF

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David Corley joins staff as running backs coach after stint at Army

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa.; January 12, 2018 – Penn State Football Coach James Franklin announced today the addition of David Corley to the staff as the running backs coach. Corley most recently served as the wide receivers coach at Army and coached the running backs at two prior stops.


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PENN STATE TO FACE WASHINGTON IN THE PLAYSTATION FIESTA BOWL

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Nittany Lions and Huskies to clash in Glendale on Dec. 30

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa.; December 3, 2017 – Penn State returns to the Fiesta Bowl for the first time the 1996 season, which was also its last Arizona bowl trip, when the Nittany Lions take on Pac-12 foe Washington in the Playstation Fiesta Bowl on Saturday, December 30 at 4 p.m. (ET). The game will air on ESPN.


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BARKLEY AND GESICKI NAMED FINALISTS FOR NATIONAL AWARDS

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Barkley is a finalist for Maxwell and Walker Awards, while Gesicki is a finalist for the Mackey Award UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa.; November 20, 2017 – Junior running back Saquon Barkley (Coplay, Pa.) and senior tight end Mike Gesicki (Manahawkin, N.J.) have been selected as finalists for national awards. Barkley is among the finalists for the […]


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PENN STATE FOOTBALL BOWL PREDICTIONS

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Guessing the best matchup for the Nittany Lions

By Tim Blasco

I can remember the local radio station that carries Penn State Football Games playing the same recorded message they have for years. “Penn State Nittany Lions are now BOWL ELIGIBLE!” I don’t think I can remember it being so warm out when I heard the message in Harrisburg. Usually it’s late into November when Penn State fans begin to hear that message. It was less than one month ago that Penn State fans were starting to get really excited. There’s still plenty to be excited about though.


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BARKLEY NAMED HORNUNG AWARD FINALIST

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UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa.; November 9, 2017 – Junior running back Saquon Barkley (Coplay, Pa.) is among the four finalists for the Louisville Sports Commission’s Paul Hornung Award presented by Texas Roadhouse.


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NITTANY LIONS IN THE NFL – WEEK 9

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Shipley and Wisniewski pilot success offensive lines UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – A total of 29 Penn State football alumni are populating the rosters of 21 National Football League teams. The Nittany Lions annually are among the top-20 programs nationally in producing players in the NFL. Each week throughout the year, GoPSUsports.com has provided updates on […]


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WORTHY OPPONENTS MAKE FOR LONG SEASONS

Tim Blasco

How competition isn’t always a good thing for talented teams. 

By Tim Blasco

In the movie A Beautiful Mind Russell — this article spoils the movie if you haven’t seen it — Crowe depicts a young John Nash at Princeton. Yes, we’re talking college football with a theory derived by a genius while in college. John Nash has schizophrenia and begins to make an imaginary friend that he pals around with. More on young men in college later too.  


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LATE FIELD GOAL DOWN #7 PENN STATE AT #24 MICHIGAN STATE

Tim Blasco

McSorley throws for 381 yards and three touchdowns in setback at No. 24 Michigan State EAST LANSING, Mich. – No. 7 Penn State (7-2, 4-2 Big Ten) entered the fourth quarter with a three-point lead, 24-21, but a pair of fourth quarter field goals from No. 24 Michigan State (7-2, 5-1 Big Ten) lifted the […]


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NITTANY LIONS IN THE NFL – WEEK 8

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Bowman and Lee lead their teams in tackles; Williams posts career-high eight tackles

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – A total of 29 Penn State football alumni are populating the rosters of 21 National Football League teams. The Nittany Lions annually are among the top-20 programs nationally in producing players in the NFL. Each week throughout the year, GoPSUsports.com has provided updates on the exploits of these former Nittany Lion greats.


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MCSORLEY NAMED WALTER CAMP NATIONAL PLAYER OF THE WEEK

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Junior quarterback is the ninth Penn State player to earn the honor since 2004 UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa.; October 22, 2017 – Junior quarterback Trace McSorley (Ashburn, Va.) earned the Walter Camp National Offensive Player of the Week award after his performance against No. 19 Michigan. He is the ninth Penn State player to claim Walter […]


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