Show up for Senior Day

Photo by Steve Manuel

Photo by Steve Manuel

Last year’s Senior Day was one of the more memorable games in recent Beaver Stadium history.

That had a to do with the game itself, of course. For anyone who watched, but especially for those of us in the stadium, the overtime win over Wisconsin felt like a just reward for a team that had been through so much and had earned the right to finish on a high. But mostly, it was about the seniors. Continue reading

From the Archives: UCF

Photo by Steve Manuel

Photo by Steve Manuel

With Christian Hackenberg breaking freshman passing records and making most of the headlines as Penn State prepares to face Central Florida, we look back at the Nittany Lions’ two previous meetings with UCF—and at the guy whose rookie QB record Hackenberg recently broke.

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John Black: What to Watch

JB press box copy

Last Saturday at MetLife Stadium, John Black ’62 settled into the press box for the start of his 38th season in charge of The Football Letter. With the season opener in the books, we asked John about his expectations for the rest of the season, and for the questions he’s eager to see answered. He shares his thoughts and insights below. Enjoy—and hope to see you Saturday at Beaver Stadium.

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Exclusive Q&A: Bill O’Brien

Photo by Steve Manuel

Photo by Steve Manuel

More than once since he arrived on campus last year, Bill O’Brien has been asked what career path he might have chosen if he hadn’t gone into coaching. His answer? He’d probably be the one asking some other coach the questions.

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