Five Nittany Lions from 2016 squad were drafted or signed by NFL teams UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa.; July 28, 2017 – Former Nittany Lion Malik Golden signed a contract with the Pittsburgh Steelers Friday afternoon, the team announced. The Steelers are in training camp in Latrobe, Pennsylvania. With Golden, the Nittany Lions now have five members […]
The 15th Annual Penn State Uplifting Athletes “Lift for Life” was a tremendous success on Saturday. The preliminary fundraising total for the 2017 event is more than $95,000 to benefit Uplifting Athletes and its commitment to life skills development, patient focused programs and rare disease research. The 15-year total for “Lift for Life” is now nearly $1.3 million.
The Giants might have a larger offensive playbook this season without adding any pages.
The difference will not be in the number of plays, but the larger number of talented and versatile players at the disposal of head coach Ben McAdoo and offensive coordinator Mike Sullivan. Last year, Odell Beckham, Jr. and Sterling Shepard combined to catch 166 passes from Eli Manning. They accounted for 2,050 yards and 18 touchdowns.
The Philadelphia Eagles have hired Ian Cunningham as the team’s director of college scouting, T.J. McCreight as a player personnel executive, Brandon Brown as the club’s assistant director of pro scouting and Matt Holland as a pro scout. Additionally, Trey Brown has been named player personnel executive college/pro, Jim Ward was named the team’s Midwest area scout, and Katie David was named football operations coordinator.
The Bucks County-based orthopedic surgeon’s passion has attracted a large client list including former Penn State linebacker Bruce Bannon.
Nittany Lions Host Rutgers on Nov. 11 for Homecoming and Military Appreciation Game
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa.; — The 2017 Homecoming Executive Committee and Penn State Military Appreciation Committee are pleased to announce that the 2017 Penn State Homecoming and Military Appreciation Weeks will be held Sunday, November 5 through Sunday, Nov. 12, 2017.
It was the Spring of 2013. Chip Kelly was the new coach of the Philadelphia Eagles and as a result the Eagles were the talk of the football universe.
At this time 32 teams had their undivided attention on the upcoming draft. What would Chip do? Skilled wideout, 3-4 outside linebacker/ pass rusher, or a dual threat quarterback to operate his warped speed no-huddle option offense?
The options for the fourth overall pick was as varied as the opinions…
Conflicting messages from the academic community, sports community and even government will continue to produce Lane Johnson scenarios and even worse if real change does not happen
Barkley and Godwin claim All-Bowl Team national honors, while five Nittany Lions honored on ESPN’s Big Ten squad
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa.; January 12, 2017 – Five Nittany Lions earned spots on a variety of All-Bowl teams, led by running back Saquon Barkley (Coplay, Pa.) and wide receiver Chris Godwin (Middletown, Del.). Barkley was a consensus selection on the All-Bowl teams, while Godwin was named first team by NCAA.com and Sports Illustrated and second team by Athlon.
Early enrollees feature a State Player of the Year and a trio of all-state performers
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa.; January 6, 2016 – The Penn State football program welcomed four early enrollees – hybrid linebacker Brelin Faison-Walden (Greensboro, N.C.), defensive back Lamont Wade (Clairton, Pa.), offensive lineman Mike Miranda (Stow, Ohio) and wide receiver KJ Hamler (Commerce, Mich.) – to campus as the spring semester started Monday.