Month: November 2015

Game Day Observations: Michigan State

Michigan State won 55-16 in East Lansing on Saturday, showing the Nittany Lions why they are the No. 5 team in the country. Here are some observations from Saturday afternoon.

Lavert Hill Decommits From Penn State

Update: Lavert Hill is no longer committed to Penn State

Nassib, Johnson, Barkley Earn All-Conference Honors

Three Nittany Lions were honored in’s All-Big Ten football team and awards. Defensive lineman Carl Nassib was named the conference’s player of the year and earned a spot on the all-defensive team. Fellow big man and defensive lineman Austin Johnson was also named to the team. Freshman running back Saquon Barkley earned conference freshman of the year honors after breaking the school’s freshman rushing record.

Penn State Fires John Donovan

Much-maligned Offensive Coordinator John Donovan has been relieved of his duties, effective immediately.

Barkley Passes 1,000-Yard Mark To Cap Off Dazzling Debut Season

True freshman Saquon Barkley has dazzled this season and the Coplay, Pa., native added another prestigious record to his résumé against the Spartans: 1,000-yard rusher.

Underwhelmed And Overmatched: Defense Obliterated By Michigan State Offense

Penn State was missing five key defenders against an elite offense — not a recipe for success.

No. 5 Spartans Pound Penn State 55-16 In Final Game

Penn State was on the wrong side of a 55-16 shellacking by the fifth-ranked Spartans in East Lansing.

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