Penn State Nittany Lions
Jay Paterno is leaving Penn State’s coaching staff after spending 17 years as an assistant under his father, Hall of Fame coach Joe Paterno.
New England Patriots offensive coordinator Bill O’Brien has agreed to become Penn State’s first new head football coach in nearly a half-century.
The Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse case took an interesting turn Friday afternoon.
But all of those positive local stories were overwhelmed by the national story of the year that leaped from the sports page and became the lead story on every front page and newscast. The Penn State child rape scandal is beyond horrible.
I will never be one of those insane chest thumpers that feel it is necessary to puff out my chest based on how my “conference” plays in bowl games, but apparently, I am one of the few who actually feels this way.
A letter from 382 former Penn State football players was released Wednesday showing support for Joe Paterno. Below is that letter in its entirety, with my comments in italics:
Below is a letter signed by 382 former Penn State players showing support for former head coach Joe Paterno who turned 85 years old Wednesday:
Joe Paterno has been released from the hospital and has shown improvement after being treated for lung cancer, a person close to the former Penn State coach’s family said Monday.
No. 24 Penn State quarterback Matt McGloin’s availability for the TicketCity Bowl on Jan. 2 is in question after the junior suffered a concussion and seizure after a locker-room scuffle with receiver Curtis Drake.
Jerry Sandusky’s wife, Dottie, released a public statement Thursday afternoon through attorney Joseph Amendola.
The Big Ten released a statement Thursday announcing it will be involved in the investigation of Penn State in light of the allegations of child sexual abuse by former assistant coach Jerry Sandusky.
According to court documents, former Penn State football coach Jerry Sandusky has been freed on bail.
Ex-Penn State coach Jerry Sandusky has been arrested on new sex abuse charges brought by two new accusers.
After a child-sex abuse scandal tore the Penn State football program apart, the university is trying to make the best out of a bad situation.
Reports indicate a now 19-year-old Pennsylvania man has come forward claiming that Jerry Sandusky gave him whiskey and then sexually abused him during an incident inside an office in the Penn State football building in 2004.
The Spartans have more to play for in this game. They haven’t played in a Rose Bowl since 1988, the same year most of Michigan State’s seniors were born.
Penn State University officials have vowed to increase transparency and ethical standards and plan to donate $1.5 million in bowl proceeds to a pair of sex-crime advocacy organizations in the wake of shocking sex-abuse allegations levied against the school’s once-revered assistant football coach.
Wisconsin running back Montee Ball was named Big Ten Offensive Player of the Year and Penn State defensive tackle Devon Still was named Big Ten Defensive Player of the Year.
The man who filed the first sex-abuse lawsuit against ex-Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky says he feels tormented after learning others were allegedly abused after him.
The last week of bowl projections before bids come out next Sunday. See which teams moved around this week.