Just 934 of nearly 5 million all-time college football players have earned induction to the College Football Hall of Fame, and three Penn Staters will have their shot this December at being immortalized in South Bend. Shane Conlan, D.J. Dozier, and Steve Wisniewski are three of 75 players on the College Football Hall of Fame ballot this year, with an announcement coming in May.
David Taylor and Ed Ruth are wrapping up their careers as Nittany Lions in just a few weeks and will certainly go down as two of the best Penn State wrestlers ever. With the program's recent success in mind, we decided to look back at the careers of some of the most notable Penn State wrestlers of all time.
While the Bryce Jordan Center was filled to capacity and the THON total was being revealed on the opposite side of campus, the wrestling team was taking care of business at Rec Hall, the previous site of THON, as it took down Clarion, 43-3.
If you look around the stands at THON, you'll see plenty of different colors, letters, flags, but a few groups decided to take a different route by bringing inflatables.
Besides the usual crazy hats, tutus and outfits we've seen, the awesome THON outfits wouldn't be complete without colorful and crazy socks. We took pictures of some of the best.
An NCAA Championship re-match, three bouts with both wrestlers in the Top 10, and three consecutive matches with bonus points against No. 5 Oklahoma State made for an exciting match for the Nittany Lions in Rec Hall, as Penn State closes up its regular season schedule.
Major decisions from Nico Megaludis and David Taylor and an upset win from Morgan McIntosh weren't enough to defeat No. 3 Minnesota. The wrestling team lost its first match of the season 18-17.
There are no Penn Staters in the 2014 Sochi Olympics, but we took a look at some of the past Nittany Lions who were involved in past Olympics, as athletes, administrators and physicians.
Penn State wrestling had three tech falls and two major decisions in a 32-9 win over No. 11 Michigan, the only other undefeated team in the Big Ten.
Four pins - from David Taylor, Ed Ruth, Morgan McIntosh and Zain Retherford - helped Penn State defeat Michigan State 42-3.
We put together 50 numbers relating to Penn State that you may or may not have known about - pounds of milk that go through the Creamery's holding tanks a year to number of freshman applications submitted last year.
Penn State defeated Illinois wrestling 31-3 on Friday night in Rec Hall. Nico Megaludis defeated rival Jesse Delgado 5-4.
34 different Penn Staters have won 51 Super Bowl rings in 43 Super Bowls. We look back at some of their accomplishments in the game, including three players who won four Super Bowls.
Thomas Holley, a top rated defensive tackle, has decommitted from Penn State and flipped his commitment to Florida.
It was 22 days since Penn State's last deal meet, but it was clear the team didn't miss a beat. The Nittany Lion wrestlers defeated Purdue 34-3 in Rec Hall Sunday afternoon, dropping only one bout to the Boilermakers. David Taylor added his 47th career pin, and four Nittany Lions had major decisions.
James Franklin was only Vanderbilt's head coach for three season, but it didn't take long for the fanbase to fall in love with him. He took the Commodores from a 2-10 record to 6-7 in his first year as head coach, followed by two 9-4 seasons in the talented SEC. Under Franklin the Commodores won back-to-back bowl games for the first time in team history and finished in the top-25 both seasons.
Stephen Obeng-Agyapong will join John Urschel and Glenn Carson at the East-West Shrine game on January 18.
Penn State wrestling's fourth straight Southern Scuffle victory on Thursday in Chattanooga may have been sullied slightly, as top-ranked Ed Ruth lost for the first time in 84 matches to Cornells Gabe Dean (#7) in the finals.
Penn State is holding strong after the first day of the Southern Scuffle, trailing only Minnesota by the slimmest of margins. The Nittany Lions put up 53 points to their 53.5, with Oklahoma State not far behind at 50 points.
The top-ranked Penn State wrestling team will face No. 3 Iowa on the road at the Carver-Hawkeye Arena tonight. The match will be aired on the Big Ten Network at 9 p.m.
Thomas Holley, a four-star defensive tackle out of Brooklyn, New York, has committed to play football at Penn State.
The Penn State women's volleyball team fell to Stanford in the first set, but eventually won the match 3-2. They advance to the national semifinals, which will take place Dec. 19 in Seattle.
Penn State was chosen to be the site of NCAA Championships in fencing and men's volleyball in 2016 and 2018 respectively.
Penn State defeated Pitt 28-9 in front of a sold out crowd on Sunday afternoon. David Taylor had a pin, and Morgan McIntosh won a bout in tiebreakers.
The women's volleyball team advances to the NCAA Tournament regional semifinal in Kentucky after defeating Utah in straight sets on Saturday night.
In an effort to help save the Boston University wrestling team, Cael Sanderson and the three-time national champion Penn State team traveled to wrestle the Terriers in hopes of increasing awareness about their efforts in an attempt to save the program. The Terriers were able to achieve their first sell-out and they defeated Penn State wrestlers in two bouts.
Top-ranked wrestler at 184 Ed Ruth will miss the entire first month of the wrestling season after violating team rules, head coach Cael Sanderson confirmed today. The one month suspension includes the wrestling dual against Pitt on December 8 in the Bryce Jordan Center.
Penn State wrestling had its second match of the season on Sunday afternoon, and despite being without several top wrestlers, the Nittany Lions defeated 25th ranked Lehigh, 22-12.
The Penn State women's volleyball won their 14th consecutive game last night with a three set sweep over the Wisconsin Badgers in Madison last night.
Six Nittany Lions won titles in a tournament at Binghamton University this weekend, while some wrestlers competed for starting roster spots for upcoming duals this weekend.