Penn State Nittany Lions Articles

Mark Dantonio, Michigan State Spartans Football
The Big Ten wasn’t hurting for talent in its coaching ranks to begin with but has only added to its quality depth with some of the conference’s most recent hires. In football, the Big Ten already boasts Urban Meyer, Mark Dantonio, Jim...
Athlon Sports
3 days ago
Nick Saban, Alabama Crimson Tide Football
Recruiting is the foundation for winning national championships, competing for CFB Playoff berths or winning at a high level in college football. While recruiting rankings aren’t 100 percent accurate, there is plenty of truth in the rankings...
Steven Lassan
5 days ago
Clay Helton, USC Trojans Football
With National Signing Day in the books, the focus for the 2018 college football season shifts to spring practices and upcoming offseason workouts. While most freshmen won’t arrive until the summer, a handful of incoming recruits...
Steven Lassan
6 days ago
Urban Meyer
Recruiting may be the lifeblood of a college football program, but developing the incoming talent and maxing out the potential of a roster is a big reason why some coaches thrive and others will fail. At Ohio State, Urban Meyer and his staff...
Kevin McGuire
1 week ago
Penn State Nittany Lions
Despite some changes on the coaching staff once again, James Franklin appears to have turned Penn State into a bit of a powerhouse when it comes to the recruiting game. In an effort to build the best possible roster, Franklin has worked through...
Kevin McGuire
1 week ago
Way-Too-Early College Football 130 Team Rankings for 2018
With signing day completed, the focus for all 130 college football teams shifts to spring practice. And with every program hitting the field for offseason workouts, it’s never too early to look at the year ahead and project where all 130...
Steven Lassan
1 week ago
Willie Taggart, Florida State Seminoles Football
Recruiting is the basic blueprint for any college football program. Building a winner starts on the recruiting trail, and the data is there to back up just how important Signing Day is to all 130 teams. Sure, there are going to be hits...
Steven Lassan
2 weeks ago
Nick Saban, Alabama Crimson Tide Football
College football’s 2018 National Signing Day is officially in the books. Every FBS program inked recruits to a National Letter of Intent on Wednesday or in the early period in December, which means coaching staffs should have a good...
Steven Lassan
2 weeks ago
Kirby Smart, Georgia Bulldogs Football
College football’s 2018 National Signing Day is in the books, and there's a new No. 1 at the top of the team recruiting rankings. Georgia coach Kirby Smart landed the best overall haul in the nation, taking home the top spot in all...
Steven Lassan
2 weeks ago
Sam Ehlinger
With National Signing Day upon us and the NFL draft less than three months away, college football’s annual quarterback churn is in full effect. And 2018 will feature plenty of changes as the combination of graduation and early departures by...
Athlon Sports
3 weeks ago
Scott Frost, Nebraska Cornhuskers Football
College football’s 2017-18 coaching carousel featured 21 changes, including moves at big-time programs like Nebraska, Florida, Texas A&M, Oregon and Florida State. With the carousel completed and all 21 jobs filled, it's time to...
Steven Lassan
3 weeks ago
The 2018 college football season is still seven months away, but it’s never too early to look ahead at the upcoming year and rank some of the top players returning to the gridiron. Houston's Ed Oliver takes the top spot in Athlon...
Steven Lassan
3 weeks ago
Jeff Brohm, Purdue Boilermakers Football
The 2017 college football season featured 23 new coaches at FBS programs. The 23 coaching changes were down slightly from the 2016 season, as 28 different programs had a change in the full-time role. It’s no secret coaching changes can have...
Steven Lassan
1 month ago
Trace McSorley
Two years removed from a Big Ten title and coming off a year ending with a victory in the Fiesta Bowl, the Penn State Nittany Lions are looking to remain in the thick of the Big Ten championship picture in 2018. Doing so will come with a new batch...
Kevin McGuire
1 month ago
Scott Frost, Nebraska Cornhuskers Football
College football’s 2018 season won't get underway until August, but it's never too early to look ahead and predict which teams are poised for a significant leap in the rankings or win column next year. The 2018 version of college...
Steven Lassan
1 month ago
Saquon Barkley
Projecting what next season will look like is a favorite pastime of college football fans and media alike. During this practice, you'll find people paying a lot of attention to what players are returning as opposed to which players have...
J.P. Scott
1 month ago
Quinton Flowers
From Baker Mayfield's Heisman Trophy heroics, to Bryce Love ably taking the reins from a Stanford legend, the 2017-18 college football season featured a variety of memorable, individual performances.   Because every Saturday is...
Kyle Kensing
1 month ago
Tua Tagovailoa, Alabama Crimson Tide Football
The definition of a breakout player in college football varies from each analyst or fanbase, but one thing is certain when looking ahead at the 2018 season and the players returning. Regardless of the position, breakout players will have...
Steven Lassan
1 month ago
Bryce Love
Following the graduation of Baker Mayfield, as well as the early departure of 2016 winner Lamar Jackson and last year's preseason favorites Saquon Barkley and Sam Darnold, the 2018 Heisman Trophy field is wide open. However, as always,...
Nicholas Ian Allen
1 month ago
Way-Too-Early College Football Top 25 for 2018
The start of college football's 2018 season is still several months away, but it's never too early to look ahead and predict how the top 25 could look by next year. While there will be many personnel changes and coaching moves prior to...
Steven Lassan
1 month ago
Dabo Swinney, Clemson Tigers Football
The NFL's early entry deadline for the 2018 draft officially passed on Monday evening and over 100 players declared for the next level. The deadline produced a few surprises, as Clemson's defensive line remained intact with Christian...
Steven Lassan
1 month ago
Gus Malzahn
When the 2018 college football season begins, it will do so in familiar fashion with Alabama kicking off a new year as the defending champions and everyone else trying to catch up. Naturally, the Crimson Tide will be involved in a number of games...
Kevin McGuire
1 month ago
Miles Sanders
For the second straight season, more than a dozen Big Ten players declared early for the NFL draft. While there are some significant losses among the 13 departures, including the conference’s offensive player, defensive back and wide receiver...
Mark Ross
1 month ago
Ranking every FBS team, top 130 college football
The 2017-18 college football season is officially in the books, and it’s time to take a look back at the year with full 130 team rankings for every FBS team based upon the body of work. Alabama defeated Georgia on Jan. 8 to claim the national...
Steven Lassan
1 month ago
J.K. Dobbins, Ohio State Buckeyes Football
The 2018 college football season doesn’t start until August, but the Big Ten is already making a strong case as the best conference in the nation. Ohio State, Penn State, Michigan, Michigan State and Wisconsin each take a spot in the way-too-...
Steven Lassan
1 month ago

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