Penn State Nittany Lions Articles

Trace McSorley, Penn State Nittany Lions Football
Major League Baseball’s 2018 All-Star Game is slated for Tuesday night, July 16 at Nationals Park in Washington D.C. While the Midsummer Classic won’t satisfy the hunger for football at this point in the summer, the All-Star...
Steven Lassan
16 hours ago
One could make a strong argument that the 2017 college football season ranks among the very best of modern times. This campaign featured countless heart-stopping finishes, provided landscape-altering upsets, and was highlighted with many of the...
Kyle Kensing
1 day ago
Mike Elko, Texas A&M Aggies Football
College football’s coordinator carousel was active once again for the 2018 season. Top defensive coordinators seemed to be in demand, as four of Athlon Sports' top five hires came on that side of the ball. Texas A&M's Mike Elko...
Steven Lassan
4 days ago
Cotton Bowl
Do you love college football? (It’s a rhetorical question.)   What would be better than visiting a new venue every week of the season? Braden Gall and Mitch Light, the hosts of the Athlon Sports Cover 2 Podcast, have picked the games...
Mitch Light
5 days ago
Penn State Nittany Lions QB Trace McSorley
Penn State has come close to making a push into the College Football Playoff each of the past two seasons but the Nittany Lions have not been able to get past the two-loss hurdle. Could this year be any different?   The Nittany Lions may not...
Kevin McGuire
6 days ago
Nick Saban, Alabama Crimson Tide Football
College football's 2018 season is less than 50 days away, but it’s never too early to make projections and predictions on how the bowl games and playoff pairings may look by the time the CFB Playoff selection committee meets in...
Steven Lassan
1 week ago
David Long, West Virginia Mountaineers Football
The start of the 2018 college football season is officially 50 days away. With the start of the upcoming season approaching and to mark 50 days until kickoff, Athlon Sports decided to pick 50 players we felt were underrated going into the upcoming...
Steven Lassan
1 week ago
DeVonta Smith, Alabama Crimson Tide Football
The SEC once again ranks as college football’s No. 1 conference. The league took both spots in last year’s national championship matchup, as Alabama edged Georgia in overtime to win its fifth title in nine years. Both the Crimson Tide...
Athlon Sports
1 week ago
Northwestern Wildcats QB Clayton Thorson
No matter what college football program you cheer for, more likely than not there's one player that can help build positive momentum. That happens to be the case for each and every school in the Big Ten. While not every team is going to be able...
Brandon Cavanaugh
1 week ago
Illinois Fighting Illini RB Mike Epstein
Throughout the course of any college football season, every team will have certain players they will rely on to get the job done. This is certainly the case in the Big Ten. But if a team is truly going to make something special happen, it will be...
Kevin McGuire
2 weeks ago
A.J. Brown, Ole Miss Rebels Football
The wide receiver position was hit hard by departures following the 2017 college football season, but there’s still plenty of talent on campus for ’18. Ole Miss’ A.J. Brown, Arizona State’s N’Keal Harry and West...
Steven Lassan
2 weeks ago
Noah Fant, Iowa Hawkeyes Football
College football’s 2018 season features a talented group of tight ends, headlined by Iowa’s Noah Fant and Missouri’s Albert Okwuegbunam. Fant and Okwuegbunam each caught 11 touchdown grabs last fall and take the top two spots in...
Steven Lassan
2 weeks ago
Best Coaches in College Football
Ranking all 130 college football head coaches is an impossible task. However, as Athlon Sports has done for each of the last seven seasons leading up to the start of the upcoming year, we set out to sort out every FBS head coach from No. 1 to the...
Steven Lassan
3 weeks ago
College Football 130 Team Rankings for 2018
Ranking all 130 college football teams for 2018 is no easy task, but it's never too early to think about the upcoming season. Alabama and Clemson have met for three consecutive years in the College Football Playoff and a fourth matchup seems to...
Steven Lassan
3 weeks ago
Penn State Nittany Lions head coach James Franklin
Penn State may be looking to replace a good number of key players from last year’s team, but a challenging schedule ahead of the Nittany Lions actually throws a few favors to James Franklin and Trace McSorley and the rest of the program....
Kevin McGuire
3 weeks ago
All-America Football Team
The 2018 college football season is just around the corner, and it’s time to honor the best of the best for the upcoming year. The Big Ten and SEC are considered by most to be the top conferences for 2018, so it should be no...
Steven Lassan
3 weeks ago
Urban Meyer, Ohio State Buckeyes Football
The Big Ten might have the best collection of head coaches among Power 5 leagues for the 2018 season. Ohio State's Urban Meyer takes the top spot in Athlon's Big Ten coach rankings, but Michigan's Jim Harbaugh, Michigan State's Mark...
Steven Lassan
1 month ago
J.K. Dobbins, Ohio State Buckeyes Football
The Big Ten heads into the 2018 college football season with five candidates to reach the playoff. After winning the conference championship last year, Ohio State is the favorite in Athlon's Big Ten predictions to win the league title once...
Steven Lassan
1 month ago
Auburn Tigers QB Jarrett Stidham
If you want to win big in college football, it's no secret that you're going to need some quality play out of the most important position on the field - quarterback. If there's any doubt about it, just look up recent Heisman Trophy...
Bryan Fischer
1 month ago
Bryce Love, Stanford Cardinal Football
With Bryce Love returning to Stanford, along with the continued emergence of Wisconsin's Jonathan Taylor, Ohio State's J.K. Dobbins and Boston College's AJ Dillon, the running back position is stocked with talent for the 2018 college...
Steven Lassan
1 month ago
Trace McSorley, Penn State Football
Saquon Barkley is now in the NFL, but there is still plenty of talent left in Penn State's cupboard. James Franklin has consistently recruited well since coming to Happy Valley, and that work should pay off this fall. The Nittany Lions...
Athlon Sports
1 month ago
Trace McSorley, Penn State Nittany Lions Football
Michigan, Ohio State, Penn State, Wisconsin and Michigan State are considered the favorites to contend for the Big Ten title in 2018, so it’s no surprise all five teams lead the way for most selections on Athlon’s 2018 All-Big Ten Team...
Steven Lassan
1 month ago
College Football Top 25 for 2018
The 2018 college football season is less than 100 days away, but it's never too early to start thinking about what might transpire this fall. Each FBS season brings plenty of surprises, disappointments and unexpected teams emerging in the...
Steven Lassan
1 month ago
Jim Harbaugh, Michigan Wolverines Football
College football's 2018 season is still a few months away, but the debate about preseason predictions and rankings will start to heat up even more over the next few weeks. For most college football fans, one of the annual traditions each summer...
Steven Lassan
2 months ago
College Football Nebraska Cornhuskers
Welcome to the Big Ten, Nebraska head coach Scott Frost. Now, you are getting thrown right into the fire of the Big Ten with what may be the most difficult schedule any team in the conference faces this upcoming college football season....
Kevin McGuire
2 months ago

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