Nittany Lions' linebacker Glenn Carson and safety Jesse Della Valle have traded in Penn State blue and white for State College Spikes red and blue.
The duo is part of the team's game day intern crew, getting some real-world experience to back up their advertising/public relations majors.
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. - Friday evening's 11th annual Lift For Life was a resounding success with the defense topping the offense in a five-event strength and conditioning competition, which capped off a record fundraising effort spearheaded by Uplifting Athletes to benefit the Kidney Cancer Association.
The Penn State Uplifting Athletes' 11th Annual Penn State Lift For Life is set for Friday, July 12, with proceeds again benefitting the Kidney Cancer Association. The event is set for 5 p.m. at the Penn State Lacrosse Field, followed by an autograph session with the Nittany Lion football team. More than 80 members of the team are expected to participate in the event.
Bill O'Brien headlining Penn State's Stop in Dickson City, Eyewitness Sports Director Phil Schoener went one-on-one with Coach O'Brien.
Penn State will play three night games during the 2013 season, two in Beaver Stadium, with today's announcement of a 6 p.m. kick vs. the University of Central Florida on Sept. 14.
West Scranton grad Matt McGloin will get his NFL shot this weekend at the Washington Redskins Rookie Camp.
The Seattle Seahawks selected Penn State defensive tackle Jordan Hill (Steelton) Friday in the third round of the 2013 National Football League Draft.
Blue Mt and Penn State grad Matt Stankiewitch hopes a NFL team will draft him on Saturday.
Rising sophomore quarterback Steven Bench (Bainbridge, Ga.) has been granted a release to transfer from the Penn State football program. He will complete the spring semester at the University, which ends May 3.
Nittany Nation Report- Valley View grad Nyeem Wartman made a immediate impact in his first career contest, but the linebacker suffered a knee injury on the opening kickoff of the second game and was sidelined for the remainder of last season. He will be fight for a starting linebacker spot this season.
Eric Shrive the fifth-year senior appeared in all 12 games last season on offense and special teams and is working hard to play a larger roll on the offensive line this fall.
Nittany Nation Report- Secondary Depth is something to watch for on Saturday at the Penn State Blue-White game.
In his second year as the Penn State Head football coach, Bill O'Brien has a lot of focus on the offensive side of the ball, inparticular the quarterback position. The competition has heated up between sophomore Steven Bench and fromer College of the Sequoias signal caller Tyler Ferguson. Both quarterbacks are competing this spring to prove they are worthy of being the starting quarterback once the season starts.
All eyes are under center as the Nittany Lions start spring practice. They want to see who takes the lead in the race to become the next Penn State starting quarterback.
Penn State Football team does more than dance for THON this year at PSU. 70 members of the Penn State roster welcomed in 28 Make-A-Wish children and took them on a special tour.
Nittany Nation Report- John Urschel Math Wiz
Penn State will host the University of Central Florida (UCF) on Sept. 14 to complete its 2013 football schedule. The University of Virginia recently notified Penn State it would not be playing the game scheduled for Sept. 14 in Beaver Stadium in order to play an additional home game.
Tuesday January 22nd marks the one-year anniversary of the death of Joe Paterno.
Newly-promoted Penn State defensive coordinator John Butler is full speed ahead in getting things in order for the remainder of the recruiting period and the 2013 season.
Five Penn State football student-athletes have been named All-Big Ten as selected by ESPN.com and BigTenNetwork.com. In addition, BTN.com selected Bill O'Brien the Big Ten Coach of the Year and defensive end Deion Barnes (Philadelphia) the conference's Freshman of the Year.
Penn State senior Matt Stankiewitch (Orwigsburg) has been selected a finalist for the Rimington Trophy, presented to the nation's top center.
Penn State senior quarterback Matt McGloin (Scranton) was honored today by the Springdale Rotary Club as the winner of the Third Annual Burlsworth Trophy, presented to the nation's outstanding college football player who began his career as a walk-on.
Penn State coach Bill O'Brien has been selected 2012 Big Ten Coach of the Year by the coaches and media and defensive end Deion Barnes (Philadelphia) has been named the conference's Thompson-Randel El Freshman of the Year.
Vote for Matt McGloin:
Fans are allowed to vote for their favorite player via the AT&T Fan Vote. Voting can be accessed at www.burlsworthtrophy.comand began with the top 10 semi-finalists and continues with the three finalists. Fans are limited to one vote per day, and the voting will conclude on Dec. 2 at 12 a.m. CST.
Six Nittany Lions Named First-Team All-Big Ten: Carter, Hill, Mauti, Robinson, Stankiewitch and Urschel on First Team; Hodges on Second Team
Nittany Nation Notebook for the Wisconsin Game.
An emotional pregame scene and regulation, fittingly wasn't enough for the Nittany Lions in their 24-21 overtime victory against Wisconsin on Saturday afternoon inside Beaver Stadium.
The Springdale Rotary Club presents the Burlsworth Trophy. The honor was first awarded in 2010. Fans can vote for McGloin daily via the AT&T Fan Vote at www.burlsworthtrophy.com.
Nittany Nation Report- Penn State seniors last game, could it be Bill O'Brien's last game at Penn State.
Senior quarterback Matt McGloin (Scranton) has been honored by the Big Ten Conference for his record-breaking performance in Penn State's 45-22 win over Indiana last Saturday.
Nittany Nation Game Day Report from Beaver Stadium with KC Kantz.
Penn State's record-setting quarterback Matt McGloin (Scranton) is among the candidates for the Burlsworth Trophy, presented to the nation's outstanding college football player who began his career as a walk-on.
Nittany Nation Report: PJ Byers, Penn State football player, talks about his upcoming role as a Naval officer.
Nittany Nation Notebook for Nebraska Game.
Nittany Nation Report- Penn State is perfect on the road this season in the Big Ten, the Lions final road game of the season is Saturday at Nebraska.
Nittany Nation Notebook from the Purdue Game.
Nittany Nation Report- Penn State's five game win streak came to a end Saturday at the hands of Ohio State, the Lions with only four games to go at Purdue on Saturday.
Nittany Notebook- Ohio State Game
After igniting an already boisterous crowd of 107,818 with a blocked punt for a touchdown to take the early lead, the Nittany Lions were unable to corral Braxton Miller and the No. 9-ranked Ohio State offense in their 35-23 loss in Beaver Stadium.
"Nittany Nation Report" Penn State players can't wait to play Ohio State in a big time college football game.
Nittany Nation Report- Bill O'Brien talks about playing Ohio State in his weekly press conference.
Nittany Nation Notebook after the Penn State win over Iowa.
Penn State's primetime clash with unbeaten Ohio State will kick at 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 27 and air on ESPN, the Big Ten Conference announced today.
After watching No. 24/22 Northwestern grab the momentum with a long punt return near the end of the third quarter, the Nittany Lion offense roared back with 22-straight points and the defense blanked the high-powered Wildcat attack over the final 16 minutes to close out the Penn State football team's come-from-behind victory, 39-28.
Nittany Nation Report- Bill O'Brien says Northwestern is the best team Penn State has played this season.
Nittany Nation Report- Nittany Notebook from the Penn State Big Win over Illinois
Penn State wins Big Ten Opener on the road at Illinois, Nittany Nation Reporter KC Kantz with the Story from Champaign.
Penn State Head Coach Bill O'Brien said Paul Jones left the team for personal reasons. Penn State starts Big Ten play Saturday at Illinois.
Bill O'Brien talks about Big Ten opener at Illinois.
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.
Eyewitness Sports Director Phil Schoener talks with Mike Munchak, Jimmy Cefalo and Todd Blackedge about Joe Paterno.