Defensive coordinator Brent Pry sticking with Penn State

STATE COLLEGE — The life of a major college head coaching candidate — at the same time Brent Pry was being mentioned as a favorite to take over the Louisiana-Lafayette program, he was touring around the state recruiting for Penn State. That was before lunch on Thursday. By Friday morning, the Nittany Lions’ defensive coordinator […]

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College Football: Penn State’s Saquon Barkley gets another honor

UNIVERSITY PARK– Junior running back Saquon Barkley was unanimously selected to the NCAA Consensus All-America team, becoming the 42nd student-athlete in program history to earn the honor. Barkley is also the 14th player to be a unanimous selection. Barkley garnered first-team All-America honors from five outlets that comprise the NCAA Consensus All-America team: Walter Camp […]

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Nittany Lions finish up major recruiting weekend

With the majority of Penn State’s 2018 recruiting class on campus for official visits this weekend, it was an uncommitted prospect who was front and center in plenty of pictures on social media. One-time Nittany Lions verbal commitment Micah Parsons — the nation’s No. 4 overall recruit — got the sell-job from coach James Franklin, […]

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Barkley wins second Silver Football, misses out on national awards

Saquon Barkley came away from Atlanta empty-handed. But Chicago provided him with a major award instead. Penn State’s star running back began Thursday by repeating as the Chicago’s Tribune Silver Football winner as the Big Ten’s best player. In the evening, Barkley was shut out at the national awards ceremony in Georgia, which he attended […]

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Saquon Barkley wins Paul Hornung Award

STATE COLLEGE – Junior running back Saquon Barkley has been selected as the Paul Hornung Award winner as the most versatile player in college football. He is the first Penn State player to win the honor and the second-straight Big Ten student-athlete. Michigan’s Jabrill Peppers won the award last year. Barkley will be recognized at […]

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Penn State’s Saquon Barkley misses the cut for Heisman Trophy finalists

Saquon Barkley had been preparing himself for this to happen. In recent interviews, Penn State’s record-breaking running back had talked about the possibility of not being invited to New York for the Heisman Trophy ceremony, and how he was OK with it. On Monday, it became a reality. Barkley was not one of the three […]

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Penn State earns New Year’s Six bid to Fiesta Bowl to play Washington

Plenty of projections had Penn State facing off against Washington in the postseason. Just not in Arizona. The Nittany Lions’ second straight 10-win regular season earned them a second straight berth in a prestigious New Year’s Six game. This time it will be the Fiesta Bowl against Washington, with the game scheduled for 4p.m. on […]

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Penn State promotes Rahne to offensive coordinator, adds 2 assistants

The system wasn’t going to change. Not after Joe Moorhead’s scheme worked so well for Penn State over the last two seasons. So the Nittany Lions are doubling down on it. Penn State announced Friday that position coach Ricky Rahne would be promoted to replace Moorhead as offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach. Rather than bring […]

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Mississippi State quickly embraces Joe Moorhead as new coach

There are now billboards all throughout the South with Joe Moorhead’s face on them. Seventy of them, to be exact, from Memphis, Tenn. — where there are a whopping 11 of them — to the Gulf Coast in Biloxi, Miss. In between the two cities, Moorhead took to the podium on Thursday morning in Starkville, […]

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Saquon Barkley named Big Ten’s top offensive player, running back, returner

Walking through Penn State’s Lasch Building headquarters, it’s hard to miss the wall. In a long hallway that connects the front lobby to the back lobby, pictures of dozens of Nittany Lion greats line the gray tiles from All-Americans to award winners. It stood out to Saquon Barkley before he ever played a snap for […]

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