Category Archives: Penn State Football

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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Shawney Kersey has left the Penn State football team

Penn State’s shallow pool of wide receivers just got a little more shallow. According to the tweet above, Shawney Kersey is no longer going to play football for Penn State. I wish him all the best. Kersey had six catches … Continue reading

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O’Brien likes to gamble and other football presser fun

Probably the biggest positive thing I’ve seen from Bill O’Brien so far in his Penn State coaching career is his willingness to not punt on fourth down. So far this season, Penn State has already gone for it on fourth … Continue reading

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Jones to play tight end and other Penn State notes

The other day I wondered how bad Paul Jones had to be at quarterback to be passed on the depth chart by true freshman Steven Bench, who didn’t inspire confidence with his play on Saturday. Well, it turns out that … Continue reading

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Penn State breaks fans’ hearts, loses 17-16 at Virginia

This was a tough one to swallow. Penn State took a 16-10 lead into the final eight minutes of today’s game at Virginia, but Cavaliers quarterback Michael Rocco drove his team down the field for the win. The series culminated … Continue reading

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The Trenches: Penn State vs. Virginia

American football is a glorious, gritty game played by tough, strong me. Unfortunately the only players we usually hear about are the pretty boys who wear special practice jerseys and the glory hogging “skill” players. I’m going to try to … Continue reading

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Penn State lost to Ohio 24-14, world not ending

Yeah, of course it was disappointing to watch the Penn State football team lose to Ohio 24-14 in the first game of the 2012 season and the first game of Bill O’Brien’s Penn State coaching career. However, it wasn’t because … Continue reading

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Penn State Media Day features huge O’Brien conference

Alright let’s get to it. Check out the video above by Tony Mancusco of GoPSUSports.com for some sweet player interviews. Before we get to the really long Bill O’Brien press conference, make sure you at least peruse this story about … Continue reading

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