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PSU season snapshot: 2010

A daily series featuring each Penn State football season from 1947-2019: Year: 2010 Coach: Joe Paterno Final record: 7-6 Final ranking: Not ranked Regular-season wins: Youngstown State, Kent State, Temple, Minnesota, Michigan, Northwestern, Indiana Regular-season losses: Alabama, Iowa, ...

Nittany Lions welcome Drexel to open season

From Mirror reports UNIVERSITY PARK — The Penn State men’s basketball team is scheduled to play four non-conference home games to open its 2020-21 season, beginning with a Wednesday, Nov. 25 contest vs. Drexel in the Bryce Jordan Center to start the Thanksgiving weekend. The Nittany ...

PSU snapshot: 2009

A daily series featuring each Penn State football season from 1947-2019: Year: 2009 Coach: Joe Paterno Final record: 11-2 Final ranking: AP No. 9, ESPN/USA Today No. 8 Regular-season wins: Akron, Syracuse, Temple, Illinois, Eastern Illinois, Minnesota, Michigan, Northwestern, Indiana, ...

For Nits, red zone becomes Red Sea

When the book is someday written on “Inventing New Ways to Lose,” presuming he look back and laugh about it, say 20-plus years from now, James Franklin could provide a chapter on Penn State’s 2020 visit to Nebraska. When, for the second straight week, the Nittany Lion offense gave up a ...

PSU season snapshot: 2008

A daily series featuring each Penn State football season from 1947-2019: Year: 2008 Coach: Joe Paterno Final record: 11-2 Final ranking: AP No. 8, ESPN/USA Today No. 8 Regular-season wins: Coastal Carolina, Oregon State, Syracuse, Temple, Illinois, Purdue, Wisconsin, Michigan, Ohio ...

Rudel’s PSU Highs and Lows

Following are the highlights and lowlights from Penn State’s 30-23 loss to Nebraska on Saturday at Memorial Stadium: Play of the game: Sean Clifford was sacked by Deontai Williams, who punched the ball loose, scooped it up and returned it 26 yards for a touchdown that gave Nebraska a 24-3 ...

Lions’ rally falls short at Nebraska, sinks them to 0-4

The Nittany Lions are 0-4 for the first time since 2001. Penn State could not totally overcome two first-half turnovers by quarterback Sean Clifford and after falling behind by three touchdowns, the Lions saw their late rally fall just short in a 30-23 loss at Nebraska’s Memorial ...

Franklin takes steps to save season

In starting out 0-3, Penn State has already lost what it thought was a chance to be in the Big Ten East title race, if not in the running for the College Football Playoff. Beginning today, we’ll find out if James Franklin has lost more than just three games. We’ll find out if he has ...

PSU season snapshot: 2007

A daily series featuring each Penn State football season from 1947-2019: Year: 2007 Coach: Joe Paterno Final record: 9-4 Final ranking: ESPN/USA Today No. 25 Regular-season wins: FIU, Notre Dame, Buffalo, Iowa, Wisconsin, Indiana, Purdue, Temple Regular-season losses: Michigan, Illinois, ...

PSU snapshot: 2006

A daily series featuring each Penn State football season from 1947-2019: Year: 2006 Coach: Joe Paterno Final record: 9-4 Final ranking: AP No. 24, ESPN/USA Today No. 25 Regular-season wins: Akron, Youngstown State, Northwestern, Minnesota, Illinois, Purdue, Temple, Michigan ...

Offense most responsible for Nittany Lions’ 0-3 start

This is truly a coin flip, which is almost what we did. Cory had first pick this week and picked the defense. I’m sure we both can take either side of the ball since each has been mightily disappointing. But as unprepared as the pass defense has been, I’m comfortable saying the offense ...

Defensive showing the reason for 2 of 3 Penn State losses

Penn State’s defense played great for the first 58 minutes this season. It’s been flat out awful ever since. There’s no question the Nittany Lions’ offense has had major problems, and Neil points them out. But the offense did enough to beat Indiana. The defense collapsed at the ...

Big Ten football storied programs are struggling

The Associated Press When Nebraska hosts Penn State this weekend, it will be a matchup between two of the most storied programs in the Big Ten — neither of which has played like it so far in 2020. It’s too bad they can’t include Michigan and make it a round robin. The Cornhuskers, ...

PSU season snapshot: 2005

A daily series featuring each Penn State football season from 1947-2019: Year: 2005 Coach: Joe Paterno Final record: 11-1 Final ranking: AP No. 3, ESPN/USA Today No. 3 Regular-season wins: USF, Cincinnati, Central Michigan, Northwestern, Minnesota, Ohio State, Illinois, Purdue, ...

Heart condition ends Brown’s ‘journey’

From Mirror reports UNIVERSITY PARK — Journey Brown’s football career is over. Penn State’s redshirt junior running back announced Wednesday night that he’s giving up the game due to hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. The Meadville product had not played at all this season. He issued ...

Franklin not passing the blame

Following are the highlights of James Franklin’s Tuesday press conference: Saturday’s game: at Nebraska, Noon (FS1) MAIN STORYLINE A clearly frustrated James Franklin refused to point the blame in any one area but consistently expressed that the Nittany Lions need to play better as a ...

PSU Season Snapshot: 2004

A daily series featuring each Penn State football season from 1947-2019: Year: 2004 Coach: Joe Paterno Final record: 4-7 Final ranking: Not ranked Regular-season wins: Akron, UCF, Indiana, Michigan State Regular-season losses: Boston College, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Purdue, Iowa, Ohio ...

AP: Iowa team to beat

By Eric Olson The Associated Press The Big Ten office hasn’t released a conference schedule, nonconference games are in a state of flux and other uncertainties loom over the college basketball season because of the COVID-19 pandemic. None of that can tamp down Illinois coach Brad ...

PSU Season Snapshot: 2003

A daily series featuring each Penn State football season from 1947-2019: Year: 2003 Coach: Joe Paterno Final record: 3-9 Final ranking: Not ranked Regular-season wins: Temple, Kent State, Indiana Regular-season losses: Boston College, Nebraska, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Purdue, Iowa, ...

Irish enforcing new testing

The Associated Press INDIANAPOLIS — University of Notre Dame students are now subject to mandatory coronavirus testing with stricter penalties if they leave town before getting their test results after thousands of fans stormed the football field and threw parties to celebrate a ...