Category Archives: Big Ten Football

That Offensive Pass Interference Call in the Rose Bowl Makes a Lot of Sense

There was an offensive pass interference call in the Rose Bowl today that all but ended Wisconsin’s chances to win the game. With three minutes left, the Badgers were trailing 28-27 on their own 28-yard line and attempting to drive … Continue reading

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PSU Football: Ted Roof leaves for Georgia Tech

Yesterday, Penn State announced that secondary coach John Butler was being promoted to defensive coordinator. The move was necessary because current defensive coordinator Ted Roof had left the program to take the same job at his alma mater Georgia Tech! … Continue reading

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Belated Nittany Lion review versus Iowa

Penn State visited Iowa this weekend to play a football game against the Hawkeyes. The result was a 38-14 thwomping in which the Nittany Lions dominated every aspect of the game save for garbage time kick return touchdowns. Penn State … Continue reading

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Big Ten Football Tower of Power: The Bottom Rises

Last week’s Big Ten action featured a lot of class warfare, with the dregs of the conference doing battle with the upper echelon. Despite the cream of 2012’s Big Ten crop being decidedly less creamier than in previous seasons, a … Continue reading

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Big Ten Football Tower of Power: The Quest Continues

The search for Big Ten supremacy isn’t getting any easier. Since I last wrote about the conference, a team previously thought to be a doormat rose up to challenge a conference title contender, a trendy dark horse pick took a … Continue reading

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Big Ten Football Tower of Power

Yeah, I didn’t feel like calling them the power rankings. I wanted to be special. I also wanted this post to make sense, and starting with the worst teams made more sense to me than starting with the best teams. … Continue reading

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Penn State crushes Illinois 35-7 in Big Ten opener

Woo. What a wild weekend. It seems like a long, long time since Penn State polished off a refreshingly comfortable win over Illinois on Saturday. I was having a good time with some PSU friends at Tonic East while simultaneously … Continue reading

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Podcast Interview with Illinois Blog “A Lion Eye”

I interviewed Robert from A Lion Eye about this Saturday’s Penn State vs. Illinois game. Also got his thoughts on the recruiting incident over the summer. 09-27-2012 AY Podcast with A Lion Eye

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Penn State dispatches Temple 24-13 behind McGloin’s 318

Despite being hampered by penalties all afternoon, Penn State defeated Temple once again on Saturday 24-13. Temple quarterback Chris Coyer was shaky all day, throwing for only 124 yards with a 50% completion rate. Meanwhile, Penn State’s Matt McGloin made … Continue reading

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O’Brien discusses not kicking field goals in weekly presser

Last Saturday with a 20-0 lead over Navy, Penn State faced a 4th-and-goal from the eight-yard line towards in the end of the second quarter. Common sense would seem to dictate a field goal attempt here, especially considering that Penn … Continue reading

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