Tag Archive: Penn State

Dec 24

Best College Football Bowl Games That Aren’t A Playoff


On December 17th, the college football bowl season began with the New Mexico Bowl and will conclude with the College Football Playoff Championship on January 9th. During that stretch, plenty of good football will be played. Let’s take a look at some of the best games that aren’t being played to determine the national champion. …

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Dec 27

Hackenberg leads Penn State to overtime win over Boston College in Pinstripe Bowl


It’s only fitting that a bowl game in Yankee Stadium ended with a walk-off in extra innings. Christian Hackenberg engineered a fourth-quarter comeback, his third this season and the fifth of his career, to lead Penn State past Boston College 31-30 in overtime in the New Era Pinstripe Bowl. In a game that saw each team’s quarterbacks trade …

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Mar 06

Penn State basketball 59, Northwestern 32, yes that actually happened


2009: Penn State basketball 38, Illini 32 in Champaign no less. TONIGHT: Penn State 59, Northwestern 32 in Evanston. TENACIOUS DEFENSE!!!! No media travel to cover Penn State basketball on the road. I think you understand the many reasons why that is. Still I never thought I’d type this sentence: “Penn State basketball dominated a …

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Dec 29

LewPBlog:Report: Houston Texans, Penn State’s Bill O’Brien working on deal

Bill O'Brien, Paul Jones, Steven Bench

Penn State head coach Bill O’Brien recently agreed to interview with the Houston Texans. Apparently O’Brien is the number one guy on the shortlist for the Texans. According to a report, the AFC South team is interested in making O’Brien their next head coach. Chris Mortensen of ESPN.com reported via Twitter that talks between the …

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Nov 30

Hackenberg grows up in big way as Penn State tanks Wisconsin


Penn State head coach Bill O’Brien is known for putting his quarterbacks to the test. This afternoon in Madison, Wisconsin freshman Christian Hackenberg aced his final exam for the season in a resounding way. Hackenberg passed for 339 yards and four touchdowns as Penn State (7-5, 4-4 Big Ten) upset No. 15 Wisconsin (9-3, 6-2 …

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May 29

The Sports Bank.net: NBC re-examining Penn State, Freeh Report tonight

Following the Chicago Blackhawks vs Detroit Red Wings Game 7 on NBC Sports Network, Bob Costas will re-examine the Freeh Report. Representatives of former Penn State head coach Joe Paterno’s family including Paterno spokesman Dan McGinn, Former Attorney General and Pennsylvania Governor Dick Thornburgh, who wrote an independent review of the Freeh Report, and Paterno …

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Mar 02

Moye: How does PSU Stack up This Spring?

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OFFENSE: QB: Pretty much a mystery at this point. It’s likely a battle between sophomore Stephen Bench, who barely saw time last year (Never dug this strategy of not benching McGloin in garbage time, especially knowing he wouldn’t be back next year), and JuCo sophomore Tyler Ferguson. Christian Hackenberg is basically a lock to redshirt, …

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Mar 01

Jay Paterno: Ironic tweet machine


Jay Paterno tweeted, and then deleted the tweet you see above. In an attempt to make a joke about infallible NCAA leader Mark Emmert, what he really did was remind everyone of his infallible father Joe Paterno. And of course, people quickly let him have it for it. MORE…

Dec 13

Police were called after Franco Harris confronted NCAA President Mark Emmert


Penn State great Franco Harris isn’t done defending his former coach Joe Paterno. From the outset of the Jerry Sandusky scandal, Harris has been steadfast in his belief that Paterno should not have been held accountable for the actions of Sandusky over many years. Harris has continually questioned the Paterno’s firing and the removal of …

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Sep 01

O’Brien era at Penn State starts off with a loss to Ohio


The theme for Saturday, Sept. 1 in Happy Valley: change, to the fullest extent. For the first time in over four decades, Joe Paterno wasn’t roaming the home sideline at Beaver Stadium. The Jerry Sandusky scandal changed everything in at Penn State all the way down to the decision to put names on the backs …

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