Twenty-three years ago, almost to the day, a member of the Penn State football staff was asked about the potential of the Nittany Lions’ just-signed recruiting class, which many analysts were calling the best in the nation. His answer? Continue reading
Penn State got its man.
With James Franklin’s arrival today as the Nittany Lions’ 16th head football coach, that’s the only logical conclusion. Less than two years removed from NCAA sanctions that many thought would cripple the program, Penn State has hired arguably the most dynamic and talented young coaching prospect in the nation. Continue reading
It was a matchup between traditional powers with huge fan bases and top-20 rankings. And it wasn’t even on live TV. Continue reading
Fact: Penn State has never lost to Indiana.
Another fact: The series is closer than it looks. Continue reading
I don’t really know Fran Fisher. But like most long-time Nittany Lion fans, I feel like I know Fran Fisher.
The voice of Penn State football for the better part of Joe Paterno’s tenure, Fran turned 90 on Monday. Continue reading
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.
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.