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Ex-Penn State guard lands at Iowa State

The Associated Press AMES, Iowa — Izaiah Brockington has transferred from Penn State to Iowa State and will have two years of eligibility, Cyclones coach T.J. Otzelberger announced Thursday. Brockington spent the last three seasons at Penn State after playing his freshman year at St. ...

PSU gets six drafted

PSU draftees UNIVERSITY PARK — Penn State defensive end Shaka Toney (7th round, Washington Football Team), center Michal Menet (7th round, Arizona Cardinals) and offensive tackle Will Fries (7th round, Indianapolis Colts) were each chosen consecutively on the third day of the NFL Draft on ...

Steelers add PSU TE to offensive arsenal

PITTSBURGH — The Pittsburgh Steelers headed into the offseason intent on finding ways to become a little less reliant on quarterback Ben Roethlisberger. Enter Najee Harris, Matt Freiermuth and Kendrick Green. The AFC North champions used their top picks in the 2021 draft on players they ...

PSU’s Parsons heads to ‘Big D’

FRISCO, Texas — As they say goodbye to one Penn State linebacker, the Dallas Cowboys are welcoming another. The Cowboys selected linebacker Micah Parsons of the Nittany Lions with the 12th overall pick in the NFL draft Thursday night after trading down two spots in a deal with NFC East ...

Ravens take PSU’s Oweh

CLEVELAND — The Baltimore Ravens added another to piece to their defense, selecting Penn State edge rusher Jayson Oweh with the No. 31 overall pick in the NFL draft on Thursday night. Oweh, a 6-foot-5-inch, 257-pounder, is an explosive player that can create matchup problems, However, he ...

Can’t wait to see where Oweh lands

One of the most intriguing NFL prospects that Penn State has ever had is on the clock. We’re not talking about Micah Parsons, who is projected as a high pick as a game-changing linebacker. Also predicted to go in the first round is defensive end Jayson Oweh. If you can’t recall what ...

New Nittany Lion has lofty MAAC numbers

From Mirror,wire reports LOUDONVILLE, N.Y. — Siena’s Jalen Pickett, a former Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference player of the year, is transferring to Penn State. Pickett announced his decision Sunday on Twitter. He will have two years of eligibility remaining, making him a nice ...

Ex-PSU linebacker retires from NFL

The Associated Press Sean Lee retired Monday after the linebacker spent all of his 11 mostly injury-plagued seasons with the Dallas Cowboys. The 34-year-old said in a letter released by the club that it was “my time to walk away.” Lee is eighth in team history with 995 tackles. A ...

Lions’ Jacobs has shot to shine

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 INDIANA WR D.J. Matthews, senior. The graduate transfer from Florida State hasn’t yet put up the numbers expected of him when he ...

PSU men add to hoop roster

Two days after landing former Gardner-Webb guard Jaheam Cornwall, Penn State men’s basketball and new coach Micah Shrewsberry continued to stay busy in the transfer portal, landing former Siena guard Jalen Pickett over the weekend. A true point guard at 6-foot-4, Pickett has averaged 15 ...

Roberson shows he has backup plan

UNIVERSITY PARK — Beyond the obvious overall improvement necessary to separate itself from what led to last season’s unthinkable 0-5 start, Penn State’s top priority this spring has been to find a backup quarterback. The Nittany Lions appeared to accomplish that with Ta’Quan ...

Luketa, Ellis may be on the move

UNIVERSITY PARK — Notes from Penn State’s second and final open practice of the 2021 spring: n Returning linebacker Jesse Luketa is a candidate for a position change, James Franklin said. Luketa did not play Friday night, and the staff feels he would benefit long-term from experience at ...

Opt-out collegians judged differently by future bosses

By Josh Dubow The Associated Press Caleb Farley was the first top prospect to make the decision that has added a whole new layer of uncertainty to the annual crapshoot that is the NFL draft. The talented Virginia Tech cornerback decided back in July to skip the 2020 season because of the ...

PSU guard in portal again

Penn State guard Izaiah Brockington, a member of the men’s basketball team, re-entered the NCAA transfer portal on Thursday, according to several media reports. As a junior during the Nittany Lions’ 2020-21 season, Brockington averaged 12.6 points and 3.9 rebounds in 29.7 minutes over 25 ...

Harrar returns for Penn State

Penn State forward John Harrar will return to the men’s basketball team next season. That was being reported by CBS Sports’ Jon Rothstein on Tuesday. Harrar was among a group of players for Penn State last season who decided to enter the NCAA transfer portal after the season ended. ...

Clifford shows he’s team’s top QB

UNIVERISTY PARK — Penn State had four quarterbacks see time during Saturday’s spring practice at Beaver Stadium. But one stood out the most, and it’s no surprise to Nittany Lion fans. Sean Clifford, Penn State’s only quarterback with college experience, threw for more than 120 yards ...

Young King stands out on defense

UNIVERSITY PARK — As he dropped back, Sean Clifford saw Parker Washington being covered one-on-one with freshman Kalen King in the front of the end zone to his left. Clifford took a chance by challenging the freshman corner. King accepted that challenge and made an outstanding play to pick ...

Transfer rule in college sports now official

The Associated Press As spring practice winds down, Arkansas coach Sam Pittman sees some potential holes in his roster. Arkansas didn’t use the maximum 25 scholarships this year on its incoming recruits so it has a few left over to hit the transfer market, where there is no longer any ...

AP: NCAA dumps transfer rule

By Ralph D. Russo The Associated Press Starting next season, major college football and basketball players will be permitted to transfer one time before graduating without being required to sit out a year of competition. The NCAA Division I Council voted Wednesday to changed the ...

NCAA on verge of transfer rule change

By Ralph D. Russo The Associated Press Whether it is the start of free agency in college sports or simply the fair thing to finally do for the athletes, the NCAA is about to make a monumental change to its transfer rules. The Division I Council meets today and Thursday, and the agenda ...