Archive for July, 2012

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silas2244
Silas Redd is switching coasts and trading in blue and white for red and gold. The junior running back and consensus best player on Penn State's offense will transfer to the University of Southern California.
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ProudToSupportPSUFB
Looking for a 'Proud to Support Penn State Football' poster? We've got you covered.
Posted about 2 years ago in about by
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There have obviously been talks of transfers and the reality of the sanctions has already sunken in to many players, and even questions of changing the uniforms have risen -- but none of that was relevant this morning.
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Kevin Dare Foundation Logo

On August 27th, 2002 Kevin Dare represented Penn State at the Big Ten men’s indoor track and field championship at the University of Minnesota. Tragedy struck during a pole-vaulting accident that ended up costing his life. Now, on the ten-year anniversary of Kevin’s accident, ten athletes will attempt to run 1,000 miles in his memory.

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Many were skeptical when Bill O'Brien first took the job in January, but now, many of his critics then are the same people rallying behind him now.
Posted about 2 years ago in about by
bolden22
After a few threats and rumored transfers over the past year and a half, it appears that Rob Bolden is officially leaving the program. As of Sunday night around 10 p.m., Bolden is no longer listed on the official Penn State roster. This news follows an earlier report that Bolden is in Louisiana and may transfer to the LSU program.
Posted about 2 years ago in about by
Fbcover
The Panhellenic Council has mandated that all chapter members make their Facebook profile pictures an ugly logo from August 15th until Fall 2012 recruitment is over. Here's why I think this is bullshit.
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Erickson
Penn State President Rodney Erickson is set to appear on CBS's "Face the Nation" show Sunday morning at 9:30 a.m. with Bob Schieffer.
Posted about 2 years ago in about by
Goreham_002
State College Mayor Elizabeth Goreham released a statement on the borough's website regarding the recent sanctions and scandal, with a special emphasis on what the community can do to adress the issue of sexual abuse.
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A rally has been planned to the support the football team on Tuesday, July 31, at 7 am. Several local businesses and supporters are encouraging fans to come out to Holuba Hall to greet the team as they arrive for the beginning of preseason practices.
Posted about 2 years ago in about by
brennan2
If Bill O'Brien is truly successful on the sidelines on Saturdays at Penn State, names like Hackenberg, Breneman, Sickels, Mahon, and Johnson will be a big part of it, but the name Brennan Franklin will not be forgotten by Nittany Nation.
Posted about 2 years ago in about by
Mauti Photoshop
Senior linebacker Michael Mauti was a last minute replacement for Silas Redd at Big Ten Media Days in Chicago on Thursday. He certainly made the most of it with several pointed comments.
Posted about 2 years ago in about by
sandusky2
A month after the verdict in the Jerry Sandusky criminal trial, Victim 2 has been identified and intends to sue Penn State. A statement from his legal team can be found below.
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"Penn State has the obligation to be a national leader in preventing child abuse," says Charles Ferrer, a rising PSU senior who has created a petition for stronger child abuse reporting laws.
Posted about 2 years ago in about by
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Breaking from the bass-heavy, neon EDM shows that have been filling the Bryce Jordan Center of late, Penn State will play host to The Boss himself, Bruce Springsteen. Springsteen and the legendary E Street Band will bring their Wrecking Ball tour to State College on November 1st.
Posted about 2 years ago in about by
erickson2
Penn State president Rodney Erickson has been a controversial figure this week as his decision to accept unprecedented NCAA sanctions was not a popular one. The alternative could have been worse.
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AlohaStadium
At the behest of Mark Emmert, Penn State football will miss the postseason, including the B1G Championship Game, for the next four seasons. This should mean that the Nittany Lions finish their season with only twelve games. However, the benevolent NCAA provides a way Penn State can play a thirteenth game -- one that would be a bonus for the players.
Posted about 2 years ago in about by
Silas Redd First Half
The young men on the Penn State football team face a difficult decision. Should they stay or should they go? No matter what they decide, Nittany Nation needs to support them all, even if they decide to transfer.
Posted about 2 years ago in about by
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Convening at around 5 p.m., the Board of Trustees met with President Erickson in a conference room at the Penn Stater Conference Center -- the same place where they met in November when they made the decision to fire Graham Spanier and Joe Paterno.
Posted about 2 years ago in about by
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According to the Centre Daily Times, Bill O'Brien's contract as head coach of the Nittany Lions football team has been extended four years until 2020. This comes as part of an agreement with athletic director David Joyner when O'Brien first signed with the school that allowed for automatic extension equal to the number of years that the team may be sanctioned for.
Posted about 2 years ago in about by
BBBB
Over the past two days, several current players have also taken to Twitter to announce their intentions. A Storify laying out their tweets is after the jump.
Posted about 2 years ago in about by
Erickson
The debate on whether or not the sanctions handed down to Penn State by the NCAA are warranted has been ongoing with Penn Staters and college football fans alike over the last several days. But one area that hasn't been often discussed is whether President Rodney Erickson -- without approval from the Board of Trustees -- had the authority to sign the agreement with the NCAA essentially accepting the sanctions without even a whimper of a fight.
Posted about 2 years ago in about by
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Earlier this morning, a group of Penn State football players led by linebacker Mike Mauti and fullback Mike Zordich gave remarks on the practice field outside the Lasch Building to reaffirm their commitment to Penn State.
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atheltepic
Several Penn State varsity coaches for various sports teams have issued statements regarding the NCAA sanctions placed on the football program yesterday. All of the statements are available on the team pages of the recently redesigned Penn State Athletics website and can also be viewed below:
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Candle Light Vigil MCs
What has gone on at Penn State over the past eight months is unfathomable, but we are more than just a disgraced football program. Our leaders failed us and the students will be the ones to lead the University back to prominence.
Posted about 2 years ago in about by
20121
When opening ceremonies for the 2012 Olympic Games begin this Friday, a school-record 19 Penn Staters will walk the London Olympic Stadium, representing eight countries: the United States, Canada, Great Britain, Israel, Jamaica, Mexico, Puerto Rico, and Suriname. Among the 19 are four current Nittany Lion student-athletes, 14 alumni, and one coach.
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Per the HUB Dining website, the popular hoagie shop known as Joegies has been renamed "HUB Subs".