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Penn State news

Lions add new coach for WRs

From Mirror reports UNIVERSITY PARK — Penn State football coach James Franklin announced Taylor Stubblefield as the new wide receivers coach on Sunday. “Taylor has a strong familiarity with the Big Ten Conference,” Franklin said. “He was an elite wide receiver as an All-American at ...

Lions soak up national spotlight in win

UNIVERSITY PARK — The Penn State wrestling team picked Sunday to wrestle its most complete match of the season, in front of another Rec Hall sellout crowd and an ESPN national television audience. No. 22 Rutgers, which sent out a lineup that features five freshmen, could present very little ...

Poor first quarter too much for Lady Lions

From Mirror reports EVANSTON, Ill. — The Penn State women’s basketball team wasn’t able to overcome a slow start in an 85-59 road loss at Big Ten-leading Northwestern Sunday afternoon. Junior Kamaria McDaniel led Penn State with 18 points, while freshman Makenna Marisa scored a ...

Lions fall apart in 2nd half on road

The Associated Press MINNEAPOLIS — Daniel Oturu had his 12th double-double of the season with 26 points and 14 rebounds, Marcus Carr added 27 points and Minnesota came from behind to beat Penn State 75-69 on Wednesday night. Carr added nine assists and six rebounds for the Gophers, who ...

From bad to worse: Lions start cold, finish cold in home loss to Badgers

UNIVERSITY PARK — It took Penn State 8 minutes and 36 seconds to score on Saturday afternoon. It didn’t get much better from there for the Nittany Lions. Wisconsin’s Micah Potter scored a career-high 24 points, including 18 in the first half, and added 13 rebounds off the bench as the ...

Giger: Bad week, bad signs for PSU basketball

UNIVERSITY PARK — There was a distinct sound of bricks being thrown at the basket as Penn State started Saturday’s game 0-for-12, and the end of the disappointing loss to Wisconsin brought about the sound of people starting to jump off the Nittany Lion bandwagon. Maybe that’s unfair — ...

Wide receivers coach leaving for WVU

Penn State’s revolving door of offensive assistant coaches continued Friday with the departure of wide receivers coach Gerad Parker, who is leaving to become offensive coordinator at West Virginia. The move is a big step up for Parker, who spent just one season at Penn State and will become ...

Brown, Parsons make AP Bowl Team

Joe Burrow and Justin Jefferson were easy selections for The Associated Press All-Bowl Team after they connected for four first-half touchdowns in LSU’s College Football Playoff semifinal blowout of Oklahoma. Selecting the rest of the team wasn’t nearly as simple. Although the season ...

Rough second half dooms PSU at Rutgers

PISCATAWAY, N.J. — Rutgers’ season of expectations is off to a historic start in conference play. Ron Harper Jr. had 22 points to help Rutgers beat No. 20 Penn State 72-61 on Tuesday night as the Scarlet Knights are 3-1 for the first time as member of the Big Ten. The last time Rutgers ...

Lions now face key changes

UNIVERSITY PARK — Penn State wrestling fans need to make sure their seat belts are buckled and their chair backs are in the upright and locked position because there’s some turbulence ahead. Nittany Lion head coach Cael Sanderson confirmed Tuesday in the Lorenzo Wrestling Complex there ...

Philly special: Nittany Lions earn key win in wild game at The Palestra

PHILADELPHIA — After making a layup with just 41 seconds to play, Lamar Stevens screamed four words. “This is my city,” the senior forward yelled after his bucket gave Penn State an 83-79 advantage in its only opportunity to play at one of the country’s most historic gyms, The ...

Walking on air: Light, Hilling having a blast at Penn State

Vlad Hilling called it a dream come true. Denver Light says it’s the best decision he’s ever made. There’s no telling if the two Blair County walk-ons will ever make big contributions on the field at Penn State. But both young men are having the time of their lives being members of the ...

Rudel: New Penn State O-line coach was in the works

It turns out James Franklin was as busy shuffling his coaching staff as he was preparing for the Cotton Bowl. On Dec. 9, Penn State offensive coordinator Ricky Rahne was named Old Dominion’s head coach, and on Dec. 26, Kirk Ciarrocca was named to succeed him. Then on New Year’s Eve, ...

Penn State hires new offensive line coach

Penn State has hired Boston College offensive line coach Phil Trautwein to fill the same position on the Nittany Lion staff. Trautwein’s name emerged as a leading candidate early Friday in a report by Yahoo Sports, and PSU announced the hiring later in the evening. He replaces Matt ...

Moorhead fired by MSU

Mississippi State fired Joe Moorhead after just two seasons Friday, making the unusual decision to dismiss a coach after a bowl game. The Bulldogs went 14-12 under Moorhead, who was previously the offensive coordinator at Penn State. He was hired after the 2017 season when Dan Mullen left ...

Hamler heading to NFL

KJ Hamler wasn’t just Penn State’s best wide receiver the past two seasons, his production dwarfed that of every other wideout on the squad. The Nittany Lions could have a difficult time replacing Hamler, who on Tuesday night announced that he’s giving up his final two years of college ...

Limegrover won’t return at PSU

Penn State is looking for a new offensive line coach after announcing Tuesday that Matt Limegrover’s contract will not be renewed. Limegrover spent the past four seasons with the Nittany Lions after joining the program from Minnesota. “We appreciate all of Matt’s contributions to our ...

Running away with it: Brown’s 202 yards carries Lions to win

DALLAS — Penn State ran all over Memphis in a wild and wacky Deep South shootout at the Cotton Bowl. Journey Brown, who once ran for a staggering 722 yards in a high school game, gashed the Tigers’ defense with the biggest rushing effort in PSU bowl history. Brown’s journey to the ...

PSU-Memphis highlights, lowlights

DALLAS — Following are the highlights and lowlights from Penn State’s 53-39 victory over Memphis on Saturday in the Cotton Bowl game at AT&T Stadium: Play of the game: On third-and-8 from the Memphis 24, Micah Parsons pressured Memphis quarterback Brady White, whose attempt at a flip ...

Penn State-Memphis notebook

Parsons sensational for PSU DALLAS — The scary thing, for Penn State opponents, is that Micah Parsons can only get better. The consensus first-team All-American put on a show in Saturday’s Cotton Bowl, making one big play after another and dominating about as much as a linebacker ...