Your Guide To Penn State Football’s Rose Bowl Media Day

It’s beginning to smell a lot like roses, folks.

With its trip to Pasadena looming, Penn State football will hold its local bowl media day beginning at 10:30 a.m. today, December 16, in Beaver Stadium’s press room. Onward State will provide coverage throughout the day both live from Beaver Stadium and remotely to keep you up to date on what’s being said ahead of the Nittany Lions’ matchup against Utah in the 2023 Rose Bowl.

With Pat Kraft, James Franklin, and more slated to speak, you won’t want to miss the latest thoughts, news, and comments coming out of Happy Valley. We put together a guide to keep you informed and updated during Penn State’s media day.

Media Day Schedule

10:30 a.m. — Vice President for Intercollegiate Athletics Pat Kraft’s press conference

11:30 a.m. — Head football coach James Franklin’s press conference

12:05 p.m. — All three of Penn State’s coordinators — Stacy Collins (special teams), Mike Yurcich (offense), and Manny Diaz (defense) will speak to the media one after another for about 10 minutes.

12:40 p.m. — First player availability: The following players will be made available to the press for approximately 30 minutes in breakout sessions.

  • DT PJ Mustipher
  • DE Adisa Isaac
  • DE Nick Tarburton
  • DE Chop Robinson
  • LB Curtis Jacobs
  • S Ji’Ayir Brown
  • CB Kalen King
  • P Barney Amor
  • K Jake Pinegar

1:10 p.m. — Second player availability: The following players will be made available to the press for approximately 30 minutes in breakout sessions.

  • QB Sean Clifford
  • C Juice Scruggs
  • TE Brenton Strange
  • OL Hunter Nourzad
  • OL Sal Wormley
  • OL Bryce Effner
  • WR Mitchell Tinsley
  • LS Chris Stoll

How To Follow Along

Onward State will have you covered with all the latest from Beaver Stadium throughout the day. You can follow along with our live blog and @OnwardStSports, where we’ll be providing live updates from each press conference and player availability. Additionally, stick with our main @OnwardState Twitter account for more coverage and stories.

Football writers Ryan Parsons (@rjparsons9) and Sam Fremin (@SamFremin) will be inside Beaver Stadium’s press room with updates, while Frankie Marzano (@frankiemarzano) and Gabe Angieri (@gabeangieri) will offer coverage remotely.

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Gabe Angieri

After a four-year career with Onward State, Gabe is now a college graduate and off to the real world. He shockingly served as the blog’s managing editor during the 2022-23 school year and covered football for much of his Onward State tenure, including trips to the Outback Bowl and Rose Bowl. For any professional inquiries, please email Gabe at [email protected]. You can still see his bad sports takes on Twitter at @gabeangieri.

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