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PENN STATE ANNOUNCES 2017 HOMECOMING AND MILITARY APPRECIATION GAME AND WEEK

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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.


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FOR LANE JOHNS0N IT IS SIMPLE: STAY ON THE FIELD AND BE THE BEST

Brian Baldinger

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…


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PED POLICIES: A CONTRADICTION FOR DECADES

Al Thompson

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


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FIVE NITTANY LIONS NAMED TO ALL-BOWL TEAMS

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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.


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PENN STATE FOOTBALL WELCOMES FOUR EARLY ENROLLEES

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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.


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PENN STATE’S SICKELS DECLARES FOR NFL DRAFT

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Penn State’s Sickels Declares for NFL Draft
Junior defensive end will forgo his final year of eligibility

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa., January 4, 2017 – Defensive end Garrett Sickels (Red Bank, N.J.) will forgo his final year of eligibility with Penn State to enter the NFL Draft. The 2016 All-Big Ten second team selection started 24 games over the last two seasons.


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NITTANY LIONS IN THE NFL WEEK 17

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DaQuan Jones recovers fumble for touchdown as NFL regular season concludes

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa.; Jan. 4, 2017 – A total of 31 Penn State football alumni are populating the active rosters of 22 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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PENN STATE’S GODWIN DECLARES FOR NFL DRAFT

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Junior wide receiver will forgo his final year of eligibility

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa., January 5, 2017 – Wide receiver Chris Godwin (Middletown, Del.) will forgo his final year of eligibility with Penn State to enter the NFL Draft. The two-time All-Big Ten selection ranks in the top-four in program history in receiving yards (2,404) and receiving touchdowns (18).


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NITTANY LIONS IN THE NFL – WEEK 16

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McGloin thrust into bigger role with Raiders; Hodges, Robinson post big numbers

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa.; Dec. 28, 2016 – A total of 31 Penn State football alumni are populating the active rosters of 22 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 will provide updates on the exploits of these former Nittany Lion greats.


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NITTANY LIONS IN THE NFL WEEK 15

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Wake records a forced fumble and interception; Zettel notches first sack, while Williams and Johnson have career days

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa.; Dec. 21, 2016 – A total of 31 Penn State football alumni are populating the rosters of 22 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 will provide updates on the exploits of these former Nittany Lion greats.


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