Senior quarterback Matt McGloin (Scranton, Pa.) ran for a pair of touchdowns and threw for one more as the Penn State football team downed intrastate rival Temple, 24-13, at Beaver Stadium on Saturday afternoon. The Nittany Lions, who have not lost to the Owls since 1941, improved to 2-2 with their second straight win.
Nittany Nation Report Amy Gill previews Saturday's Temple-Penn State game.
Nittany Nation Report- Temple Week: Bill O'Brien talks about his team getting ready for the Owls.
Sophomore wide receiver Allen Robinson (Southfield, Mich.) recorded career highs with 136 receiving yards and three touchdowns, and the Penn State defense forced four turnovers, as the Nittany Lion football team defeated Navy, 34-7, at Beaver Stadium on Saturday afternoon. Penn State, which improved to 1-2, recorded its first win of the Bill O'Brien era in front of 98,792 fans on Military Appreciation Day.
Penn State is eager to erase this 0-2 start and get a win on Saturday against Navy.Senior fullback P.J. Byers though, is extra eager.
The 27 year old walk-on is a Navy dive specialist and an active duty member of the Navy's Officer Program.
Nittany Nation Report- Junior WR Shawney Kersey has left the team, Coach O'Brien is sticken with Sam Ficken and Penn State Hockey team showes off the teams new sweaters.
Penn State's final non-conference game, against long-time rival Temple, will kick at 3:30 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 22 in Beaver Stadium.
Penn State kicker Sam Ficken then missed his fourth field goal of the game to preserve Virginia's
Nittany Nation Reporter Amy Gill previews Penn State's match-up with Virginia. Kickoff is set for noon on Saturday.
Nittany Nation Report- The future of Penn State Football the Run on Program
Eyewitness News Sports Director Phil Schoener and Nittany Nation Reporter KC Kantz report from happy Valley.
Eyewitness Sports Director Phil Schoener has the Nittany Nation Report from Happy Valley.
The Bill O'Brien era officially kicks off on Saturday when Penn State battles Ohio at Beaver Stadium.
Penn State Head Coach Bill O'Brien met with reports on Tuesday before practice.
Nittany Nation Report- The Lions O-line is anchored by Blue Mt. High School grad Matt Stankiewitch.
Nittany Nation Report- Eyewitness Sports Colin Riccobon talks with the Nittany Lions at media day.
When they take the field at Beaver Stadium for their 126th season, The Pennsylvania State University football team will wear uniforms featuring a blue ribbon to support all victims of child abuse. Also, for the first time, the names of each football player will adorn their jersey in recognition of their resolve and dedication to the team and the University.
8 players have now left Penn State for another college.
Silas Redd is the highest-profile student athlete to transfer from Penn State in the wake of the Jerry Sandusky scrandal. Redd is transferring to USC. The running back ran for 1,241 yards and seven touchdowns last season for Penn State. Redd will be eligible to compete this upcoming season for the Trojans. He has two seasons of eligibility left.
Coach Bill O'Brien, senior defensive tackle Jordan Hill (Steelton), senior linebacker Michael Mauti (Mandeville, La.) and junior guard John Urschel (Williamsville, N.Y.) met with members of the media on Thursday during the opening session of the 2011 Big Ten Football Media Days and Kickoff Luncheon in Chicago.
Penn State seniors Michael Zordich and Michael Mauti said they plan to stick together after the NCAA sanctions against the football program on Monday.
Penn State seniors Michael Zordich and Michael Mauti made a statement for the team after the NCAA levied heavy sanctions against the football program on Monday.
The 10th Annual Penn State Uplifting Athletes "Lift For Life" was a tremendous success on Friday, raising the 2012 total to a record total in excess of $110,000 to benefit the Kidney Cancer Association.
The offense claimed all three pulls in the "tug of war" to score a 176-136 victory, and the unit will take some friendly bragging rights into the start of training camp, which begins on Aug. 6.
Fifteen Earn Dean's List Recognition With 3.5 GPA or Better
Penn State Head Coach Bill O'Brien named West Scranton's Matt McGloin starting QB at Penn State.
Penn State's and Blue Mt. Grad Matt Stankiewitch (Orwigsburg) has been named to the Watch List for the Rimington Trophy, presented to the nation's top center.
Nebraska, Iowa and Eastern Rival Rutgers Visit in 2015; Penn State Hosts Ohio State, Wisconsin and Michigan State in 2016
The kick times and TV for the Nittany Lions' Oct. 6 Homecoming game vs. Northwestern (12 p.m., TV TBD), Oct. 20 contest at Iowa (7 p.m. CT, BTN) and Oct. 27 home clash with Ohio State (6 p.m., ESPN/2) had previously been announced. The kick times for Penn State's first two home games - Sept. 1 vs. Ohio and Sept. 15 vs. Navy -- should be announced by June 15.
Coach Bill O'Brien talks with Eyewitness Sports Director Phil Schoener about how big training camp will be for the Nittany Lions.
Matt McGloin glad to see Bill O'Brien stop by his hometown.
Phil Schoener went one on one with Penn State Football Head Coach Bill O'Brien live in Dickinson City for the Penn State Coaches Caravan.
Penn State Coaches Caravan: Eyewitness Sports Director Phil Schoener went one on one with Penn State Head Football Coach Bill O'Brien today in Hazleton.
Penn State will clash with Big Ten Conference foes Iowa and Ohio State in primetime during the 2012 season. The Nittany Lions will play consecutive night games for the first time since 1991 and be playing at least one regular season night game for the 13th consecutive season.
Nittany Nation Report: Blue and White Game Recap
Penn State Head Coach Bill O'Brien talks about the quarterback competition between Matt McGloin, Rob Bolden, and Paul Jones.
The Bill O'Brien era kicks off with the Blue / White Spring Game. Eyewitness Sports Director Phil Schoener reports from Penn State.
Blue-White Game scoring for the Penn State offense will be determined as follows:
Touchdown = 6 pts
Field Goal = 3 pts
Big play (15+ yard play) = 2 pts
Two Consecutive First Downs = 2 pts
PAT = 1 pt
The Nittany Lion defense will record points using this system:
Touchdown = 7pts
Turnover (Unless TD) = 6pts
Sack = 4pts
Three-and-Out = 1 pt
Tackle for loss = 2 pts
Four days away from the Blue / White game at Penn State...Eyewitness Sports Director Phil Schoener talks about the changes under Bill O'Brien.
Penn State Football is finishing up their first spring practice under Bill O'Brien. The Blue/White game is Saturday at Beaver Stadium.
Eyewitness Sports Director Phil Schoener reports from State College has Penn State gets ready for next Saturday's Blue-White Game.
Nittany Nation Report
Bad Day for Penn State Football
Nittany Nation Report on Penn State Quarterbacks
First Day of Spring Football Practice
Erick Hackenberg's son Christian Hackenberg commits to play football at Penn State University
Penn State head coach Bill O'Brien held a 5 a.m workout for the Nittany Lions on Friday morning in Happy Valley.
Bill O'Brien's new rules at Penn State.
The Penn State football team produced another outstanding academic performance during the fall 2011 semester, with 38 squad members earning at least a 3.0 grade point average.
Eyewitness Sports National Signing Day Coverage.