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High profile recruit decommitts

From Mirror reports Penn State’s rough recruiting week got even worse Thursday when yet another high-profile prospect decommitted from the Nittany Lions. Four-star cornerback Josh Moten announced his decision to decommit, saying he made his initial decision too soon. “After talking ...

Franklin talks Stevens transfer for 1st time

UNIVERSITY PARK — We may never know exactly what happened with Tommy Stevens or why the quarterback transferred from Penn State, and coach James Franklin didn’t offer any specifics when speaking publicly on the subject for the first time Wednesday. Franklin mentioned that he’s been ...

Pinegar excited about new hire

UNIVERSITY PARK — When Jake Pinegar ran onto the field with his teammates for the season opener against Appalachian State in 2018, he was quick to admit that he felt a little nervous. But the true freshman place kicker didn’t look nervous in his first collegiate action, drilling all six ...

Big 10 part of game in Las Vegas

The Associated Press The Big Ten and SEC will soon be heading to the Las Vegas Bowl, taking turns facing the Pac-12 when the game moves into a new billion-dollar NFL stadium in 2020. The Big Ten, Southeastern Conference and Big 12 unveiled bowl lineups for the 2020-25 seasons Tuesday. Other ...

Giger: Stevens’ decision great news for Chambers

UNIVERSITY PARK — Good for Patrick Chambers. He deserved this. Make no mistake about what happened last week, when Lamar Stevens decided to return for his senior season of Penn State basketball. That decision saved Chambers’ job. Or at least, it gives Chambers a fighting chance to ...

PSU recruit: Olu Fashanu

Position: Offensive tackle Recruiting class (size): 2020 (12 players) Hometown/School: Gonzaga/Washington D.C. Height/weight: 6-5/320 Stars: 4 (247Sports); 4 (Rivals) Other top offers: Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Ohio State, Michigan, Michigan State, Oklahoma, Oregon, Syracuse, North ...

PSU will play Pitt at noon

UNIVERSITY PARK — Five game times for the 2019 Penn State football season were announced Thursday. n The season opener against Idaho will kick at 3:30 p.m. on Aug. 31 on BTN n The Buffalo game Sept. 7 will be at 7:30 p.m. on FOX n The Pitt game Sept. 14 will be at noon on ABC n The ...

Stevens to return for Lions

Patrick Chambers and the Penn State basketball program picked up their biggest win of the year Wednesday night — in late May, with the season still five months away. Lamar Stevens, a first-team all-Big Ten performer last season, decided to remove his name from the NBA draft and return to ...

DE Oweh appears set for breakout season

UNIVERSITY PARK — Jayson Oweh’s freshman season went by in a flash. After playing in four games — the maximum amount allowed while still being able to redshirt — Oweh’s season was defined by his performance in Week 3 against Kent State. While the Nittany Lions were up big ...

Penn State’s Parsons, Luketa share unbreakable bond

UNIVERSITY PARK — It all began in Beaver Hall. The dorm Micah Parsons called “legendary” is the site where the friendship between Parsons and fellow linebacker Jesse Luketa first started. Together, Parsons and Luketa enrolled early during the 2018 spring semester and their college ...

Stevens will play QB at Mississippi State

From Mirror reports Tommy Stevens has found a new home, and it’s no surprise at all where the former Penn State quarterback is transferring. Stevens is heading to Mississippi State, where he will reunite with his former Nittany Lion offensive coordinator, Joe Moorhead. Stevens entered ...

PSU recruit: Aaryn Parks

Position: Offensive tackle Recruiting class (size): 2020 (10 players) Hometown/School: Fort Washington, Md./National Christian Academy Height/weight: 6-5/294 Stars: 4 (247Sports); 4 (Rivals) Other top offers: Florida, Pitt, Michigan, Virginia Tech, West Virginia, Oregon, ...

Present, future QBs selected in three days

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Let’s talk quarterbacks. As in potential backup quarterbacks in the NFL, and maybe starters down the road. Eleven quarterbacks were chosen in the three rounds of the draft. The trio that went in the opening round — No. 1 overall Kyler Murray to Arizona, No. 6 Daniel ...

Sanders, McGovern first Nittany Lions off the board

From Mirror reports Miles Sanders played his high school ball in Pittsburgh at Woodland Hills, in college at Penn State and will remain in the Keystone State in the NFL with the Philadelphia Eagles. Sanders was the first Penn State player selected in this year’s NFL draft, as the running ...

Day 2 looking good for PSU

As many as three Penn State players could be selected on the second day of the NFL draft this evening, and several more could hear their names called this weekend. Which Nittany Lion player will be picked first? Will Trace McSorley get drafted at all? And will Kevin Givens’ gamble entering ...

Maybin, Johnson cited by witness

A trial focusing on corruption in college basketball included a component that put Penn State football into a negative light Tuesday. Former Pittsburgh financial planner Marty Blazer testified that a PSU assistant coach helped set up an arrangement in 2009 that would have Blazer give the ...

PSU football recruit: Nicholas Dawkins

Nicholas Dawkins Position: Guard Recruiting class (size): 2020 (9 players) Hometown/School: Allentown/Parkland Height/weight: 6-4/300 Stars: 3 (247Sports); 3 (Rivals) Other top offers: Pitt, Boston College, Indiana, Louisville, Tennessee, Rutgers, Northwestern, West Virginia, North ...

Wade in line for breakout season?

By Eric Olson The Associated Press A look at football players in the Big Ten this spring who are poised to have standout seasons this fall: EAST DIVISION Penn State S Lamont Wade, junior. The Nittany Lions need to find a replacement for Nick Scott, and Wade is among the top ...

Strange audible: Stevens’ stunning transfer leaves no winners

Those of you from the 1970s — much of the Mirror’s readership — may recall a Penn State tradition called “Gentle Thursday.” Students would gather on the HUB lawn, bringing blankets and refreshments, to enjoy the dawning of spring and all that came with it. There were good feelings ...