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 Penn State WRs DaeSean Hamilton and Saeed Blacknall wait for the team photo inside Beaver Stadium at media day earlier this month.

Penn State looking to turn potential into production with deep WR corps

Penn State plans to use eight receivers this year, a group that gives the offense looks it lacked last season.

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 Penn State offensive linemen Chasz Wright, Paris Palmer and Sterling Jenkins wait for the offensive line's group photo in Beaver Stadium during media day earlier this month.

Penn State notebook: Nittany Lions moving closer to starting decisions

Penn State continues sorting through position battles as the season opener nears.

1 day ago


 LaVar Arrington poses during Penn State's media day at Beaver Stadium in 1999.

Penn State football: Q&A with LaVar Arrington

LaVar Arrington weighs in on the Pitt-Penn State rivalry, Christian Hackenberg and the upcoming season for the Nittany Lions.

1 day ago


 A rendering of the upgraded Lasch Football Building.

Penn State unveils renovation plan details for Lasch Football Building

The upgrades include a lobby where awards will be displayed, an upgraded locker room with new carpet, improved lighting and a video wall.

3 days ago


 Linebacker Jason Cabinda is a former three-star prospect from Flemington, N.J.

Linebacker Jason Cabinda at ease in Penn State’s defense

The Nittany Lions sophomore linebacker played in eight games last season and is expected to take on a starting role.

1 week ago


 Penn State football running back Akeel Lynch (22) during Media Day on Aug. 6, 2015.

Penn State notebook: Akeel Lynch leading the way for young RBs

Penn State might lack game experience behind Akeel Lynch at running back, but there is no shortage of talent waiting to step up.

1 week ago


 Defensive tackle Tarow Barney, right, has been picked as a player to watch by his teammates.

Under-the-radar tackle OK with playing his role on Penn State defense

Tarow Barney came to Penn State from a junior college, but looks to be part of PSU’s defensive tackle rotation.

1 week ago


 Penn State safety Marcus Allen readies for the team's annual lifting fundraiser, July 11, 2015 in State College.

Penn State safety Marcus Allen embracing role as QB of the defense

Sophomore safety Marcus Allen, who started seven games in 2014, is one of the Penn State players to watch.

2 weeks ago


 On and off the field, Penn State quarterback Christian Hackenberg has proven to be a great leader.

Adam Bittner: Christian Hackenberg the most valuable Penn State’s ever had

The quarterback should be praised for having a big hand in stabilizing Penn State during the sanction period.

2 weeks ago


 Backup center Wendy Laurent continues working with quarterback Trace McSorley during spring ball practice.

Penn State notebook: One offensive lineman emerges, but left tackle remains wide open

After a week of camp, Penn State’s position battles at left tackle and running back continue to heat up.

2 weeks ago


 Grapevine, Texas, class of 2018 quarterback Kirk Bowman and 2017 Gilman High School (Baltimore) quarterback Kasim Hill spent time under the watchful eye of James Franklin in July at a one-day camp at Penn State University.

Satellite camps get coaches like James Franklin into valued recruiting territories, but are they fair?

Coaches in the Big Ten, Big 12 and Pac-12 are allowed to serve as guests at whatever institution is willing to have them. Not so for others.

2 weeks ago


Penn State freshman LB Kelly dismissed from football team

Daiquan Kelly, a 4-star prospect from Union City, N.J., was dismissed for an unspecified “violation of team rules.”

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 Penn State football coach James Franklin.

Penn State’s unique 2014 recruiting class is poised to take next step

The 2014 class fell in place in less than a month and included players from 15 states. Many of them will contribute this season.

2 weeks ago


 Penn State quarterback Christian Hackenberg (14) talks to reporters as backup quarterbacks Billy Fessler (16) and Trace McSorley (9) sit idly by during Media Day on Aug. 6, 2015 at Beaver Stadium.

Penn State notebook: Christian Hackenberg mum on NFL future as preseason camp begins

Quarterback Christian Hackenberg was asked to not field questions about his future, aiming to keep the discussion on the here and now.

3 weeks ago


 Head coach James Franklin is ready to start his second year at the helm of Penn State.

Five story lines to follow as Penn State begins camp

From redshirts to left tackles, Penn State has plenty of story lines to keep an eye on as the Nittany Lions start camp.

3 weeks ago


 About 300 faculty, staff and administrators guided by an Identity Advisory Council worked on the change from Penn State's old mark, above at top, to the new one.

Penn State's Nittany Lion gets a makeover

A revamp to the flagship university's branding image centers around the head and face of the Nittany Lion, its shield.

3 weeks ago


 Penn State men's basketball coach Patrick Chambers landed a top recruit in Tony Carr.

Penn State notebook: Top point guard picks Nittany Lions

Four-star recruit Tony Carr, a top prospect of the 2016 recruiting class, verbally committed to Penn State on Monday.

3 weeks ago


 If a high school prospect ever feels like James Franklin is watching his Twitter, it's probably because he is.

Penn State notebook: Prospects’ social media accounts play role in recruitment

With Twitter, Facebook and other social media, James Franklin and his staff have a lot to monitor before extending a scholarship.

3 weeks ago


 Defensive tackle Anthony Zettel takes a breather between events at Lift for Life, held July 11, 2015 in State College.

Rare find: DT Anthony Zettel continues coming into his own

Penn State’s Anthony Zettel is a rare athlete whose off-field feats and interests keep teammates and coach James Franklin on their toes.

3 weeks ago


Penn State notebook: Penn State-Pitt to discuss future of series

Penn State’s AD will discuss extending series with Pitt but will have to work around the Nittany Lions’ upcoming 9-game Big Ten slate.

3 weeks ago


 "We’ve had a brief conversation. I think we’re scheduled here in the next month or so to talk about it," Penn State AD Sandy Barbour said of Pitt AD Scott Barnes and potential games between the two schools.

Penn State, Pitt ADs to talk about extending football series

The Nittany Lions have games lined up against Virginia Tech in 2020 and 2025 as well as West Virginia in 2023 and 2024.

4 weeks ago


 "I do think they will be better because of that experience,” James Franklin said of Penn State's offensive line.

Franklin says Penn State offensive line has 'chip' on its shoulder

The Nittany Lions surrendered 44 sacks last season.

4 weeks ago


 Penn State quarterback Christian Hackenberg throws a screen pass during the first half of a game against Michigan State in State College, Pa., Saturday, Nov. 29, 2014.

Big Ten coaches, players not shy on praise for Penn State’s Christian Hackenberg

Christian Hackenberg’s shaky sophomore season hasn’t scared off opposing players and coaches from saying he’s one of the Big Ten’s best.

4 weeks ago


 Though Maryland only had four conference wins in 2014, one of them came against Penn State.

Big Ten notebook: Maryland eyes rivalry, recruiting battles with Penn State

A 2014 win against Penn State could pay dividends for Maryland, Pitt coach Pat Narduzzi is fondly remembered and Paul Chryst begins again.

4 weeks ago


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