With two national titles and four Big Ten Championships to its name, the Penn State Nittany Lions football program is coming off a year where it captured its first conference title under James Franklin. Known for tradition, Beaver Stadium, and Joe Paterno, the program is a point of pride in the community after the team persevered following harsh NCAA sanctions that eliminated wins and placed scholarship reductions on the program. The team will try to make even more strides with Saquon Barkley and Trace McSorley leading the charge for the 2017 season.
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“Over the last two days we have worked with ESPN to finalize a set location and are excited to announce the show will originate on the lawn of our iconic Old Main, which we think will make for a memorable setting for everyone who attends and the ESPN audience,” Penn State athletic director Sandy Barbour said.
Your entire life of tailgating and playing cornhole has led up to this moment. So make it count!
Penn State is ranked No. 2 in the nation for the first time since 1999, so listen to songs with the number two in them.
Saquon Barkley is making appearances everywhere these days — end zones across the Big Ten, every news outlet from coast-to-coast, my dreams, and, apparently, pumpkin patches.
Please, for the love of god and Saquon Barkley, no fall weddings!
Saquon Barkley is nationally regarded as the top running back in college football. He is also up for the Heisman Trophy, after six scintillating performances to start the season. Here are his top moments so far.
The differences between now and the last time when Penn State was ranked No. 2 are significant to say the least.
Julius, who left the program this summer after two seasons with the Nittany Lions, announced on Twitter that he’ll be at the White Out game against Michigan on Saturday.
From alumni to former coaches, College GameDay has a great selection of guest pickers next weekend.
Lee Fitting, ESPN’s Vice President for College Sports, tweeted his own top pick for GameDay’s location — Old Main Lawn. But is it realistic?
“As far back as I can go, when I meet a Penn State player, of all the schools out there that I’ve covered, the Penn State player is the most consistent.”
Lee Fitting wants to see Old Main behind this Saturday’s broadcast of College GameDay at Penn State — and wants your help.
For the first time since 2009, ESPN announced that it will bring College GameDay to Happy Valley on October 21 for the White Out game against Michigan.
Hardy was involved in a post-practice fight where he landed punches on a freshman who was eventually taken to the hospital, diagnosed with a concussion after having a seizure.
The 6-foot-5, 241-pound defensive end was recently involved in a fighting controversy that led him to transfer away from New Jersey’s Paramus Catholic High School.
This weekend’s Michigan game may make or break Penn State’s hopes of hosting College GameDay.
Bye weeks are always boring for the fans. But, there are a few games being played around the country this weekend that could directly impact the Nittany Lions.
All Penn State really needs to get College GameDay here is Herbstreit on its side. So Herbie, it’s time. Bring College GameDay back to Happy Valley.
CBS Sports’ Dennis Dodd reported that Texas A&M would be interested in making a run at James Franklin if the program parts ways with current coach Kevin Sumlin.
Four-star defensive end Dorian Hardy, who committed to Penn State back in June, was punched in the face by one of the assistant coaches of his Paramus Catholic High School football team, Hardy’s father told NJ.com.
Forget 107k strong. The highest total in Beaver Stadium history came in 2002 with a mark of 110,753 against Nebraska. Is that possible to repeat? If Franklin has his way: absolutely.
With the first half of Penn State’s season in the rearview mirror, we took a look at some of the high points from the season so far.
The last time the United States Men’s National Team missed the World Cup in 1986, Penn State football won the national championship.
Because whiting out Beaver Stadium is too mainstream
The guide is both visually questionable and about six steps too long.