The Altoona Mirror Rudel's Commentaryen-usMon, 29 Aug 2016 22:53:42 EDTMon, 29 Aug 2016 22:53:42 EDT ascending to his biggest stage PARK - When Bob Shoop left Penn State's defensive coordinator position for a similar job at Tennessee after last season, several Nittany Lion players told James Franklin he didn't need to search hard for Shoop's successor.Fri, 5 Aug 2016 00:00:00 EDTGriping publicly doesn't help Penn State Franklin went 0-1 at the Big Ten Media Days. In two-plus years, we've learned that Franklin is an excellent representative of Penn State and has strong recruiting, leadership and communication skills.Thu, 28 Jul 2016 00:00:00 EDTNittany Lions hurrying to embrace new tempo PARK - The Blue-White game, much like the old Gentle Thursdays on the HUB lawn, has often been accompanied by gorgeous weathe.Sun, 17 Apr 2016 00:00:00 EDTBach's basketball legacy still felt at Penn State would be difficult to make the case that John Bach was the greatest basketball coach in Penn State histor.Sun, 24 Jan 2016 00:00:00 EDTPSU needs patience to be virtue Nittany Nation just completed a week unlike one it's ever seen. It began with defensive coordinator Bob Shoop accepting a similar position at Tennessee and continued with six more defections.Sun, 17 Jan 2016 00:00:00 EDT