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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 ...

Seven Big Ten teams extend QB competition

By Eric Olson The Associated Press The week started with nine of the 14 Big Ten teams coming out of spring practices planning to continue quarterback auditions in August. The number was down to seven by Friday. First-year coach Ryan Day of defending conference champion Ohio State insisted ...

Reports: PSU QB Stevens plans to transfer

Tommy Stevens will transfer from Penn State, according to comments from his father Thursday, leaving Sean Clifford as the Nittany Lions’ projected starting quarterback for this season and perhaps as many as three years. One day after news broke that Stevens had entered the transfer portal, ...

Stevens enters transfer portal

Penn State’s quarterback situation, and the team’s prospects as a whole this fall, took a bizarre turn Wednesday when it was revealed that projected starter Tommy Stevens has submitted his name to the NCAA transfer portal. There are many elements in play with this development, and little ...

PSU fans get updates on parking

From Mirror reports UNIVERSITY PARK — The Penn State athletic department has announced an update to 2019 football traffic and parking as well as plans to make improvements to several grass parking lots near Beaver Stadium. Penn State announced traffic and parking changes last November, ...

Feeling Blue … and White: Cain makes splash

UNIVERSITY PARK — True freshman tailback Noah Cain showed he’s able to do some special things running the ball, and quarterback Sean Clifford did, as well, during the Blue-White Game. Penn State’s spring game drew an estimated 61,000 fans to Beaver Stadium on a gorgeous Saturday ...

O-line challenge heads into fall

UNIVERSITY PARK — It’s not wise to emerge from the Blue-White Game armed with sweeping conclusions. The game is less than a glorified scrimmage because the playbook is “vanilla,” according to James Franklin, who also stacks the roster heavily in favor of the Blue team. The first ...

Blue-White highlights, lowlights

UNIVERSITY PARK — Following are some abbreviated highlights and lowlights from the Blue’s 24-7 victory over the White during Saturday’s Blue-White Game at Beaver Stadium: Play of the game: Third-string quarterback Will Levis zinged a 59-yard touchdown pass/laser up the right sideline to ...

Blue-White notebook

Chisena gets special moment UNIVERSITY PARK — College teams across the country have taken to trying to one up each other when it comes to finding cool ways to put walk-ons on scholarship, and Penn State came up with a dandy during Saturday’s Blue-White Game. Late in the third quarter, ...

Franklin looking for more than football

For as much as some fans love that there will be football of any kind being played, today’s Blue-White Game is still only one spring practice, so it has to be taken with a grain of salt in a lot of ways. Penn State coach James Franklin even made the point of saying that the football is not ...

QB Clifford getting his reps

Sean Clifford knows who he is as a quarterback, and also who he’s not. While Tommy Stevens is considered an excellent running quarterback who has to answer questions about his throwing ability, Clifford is viewed, for now at least, as the opposite. He’s considered more of the prototypical ...