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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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0 Countdown to Blue-White / 30 Days: How Long Will the Bill O’Brien Honeymoon Last?

Who is the leader of Penn State?

For much of the last century, Joe Paterno was the easy answer to that question, but these days the answer can be a bit more difficult to figure out. Ostensibly the answer is President Rodney Erickson, although with a large percentage of the alumni-base vocally dissatisfied with his leadership, he doesn’t really fit the bill.

Cue Bill O’Brien.

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1 Like Father, Like Son: Zordich Family Searching for Jobs

Searching for an NFL job runs in the Zordich family right now. On one end of the spectrum is the fullback who just completed his fourth and final season with the Nittany Lions. There is also Michael Zordich Sr. the fullback’s father who played on the Nittany Lions’ 1986 National Championship team as a senior and spent more than 15 years in the NFL, 12 as a defensive back for three different franchises and the past three as an assistant coach with the Philadelphia Eagles

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0 Hodges, Hill, Morris Pleased with Pro Day

Three former Nittany Lion defensive players came away pleased with their Pro Day performance yesterday at Holuba Hall. For Gerald Hodges and Jordan Hill, both were happy to return to the familiar confines of State College after being in Indianapolis for the NFL Combine. Stephon Morris was not invited to the Combine but made the most of his Pro Day workout with a blazing 40-time.

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0 Wisniewski, Dozier Appear on College HOF Ballot

Two Penn Staters — offensive guard Steve Wisniewski and running back D.J. Dozier (right) — will appear on this year’s College Football Hall of Fame ballot, it was announced today. The two Penn State legends will hope to join 22 Penn Staters before them in the College Hall of Fame — the sixth most all-time among college programs.

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0 National Signing Day [Live Coverage]

Thousands of high-school football players will officially confirm where they will continue the next chapter of their athletic careers during National Signing Day 2013. For Penn State fans, it should be a rather predictable and very satisfying time. We hope that this page serves as a useful aggregation tool for frequent updates throughout the day.

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0 10 Questions With Nittanyville Pres. Allen Sheffield

Allen Sheffield (@allen_sheffield), a junior in the College of Communications, was recently elected as the President of Nittanyville. You may think the tents outside of Gate A just appear out of thin air, but there is actually a lot that of work that goes into Nittanyville to make sure everything runs smoothly and all traditions are continued.

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