Nittany Lions Earn 33rd Top 25 Ranking Under Joe Paterno – Intercollegiate AthleticsMake it two consecutive top 25 finishes in a row for the Nittany Lions in the USA Today Coaches Poll. Actually, make it two consecutive #25 finishes in the Coaches Poll. The Nittany Lions were not ranked by the AP Poll coming in [...]
‘PSU Football 2007’ Archive
For the second consecutive year, I posted predictions from dozens members of the media connected with the Nittany Lions. I also posted my prediction (11-2). I was way off.
Paul Alexander, FSN Pittsburgh Colin Cowherd, ESPN RadioWalt Moody, CDTMark Brennan, FightOnState.com
Expecting just a little more out of the Nittany Lions (10-3)
Andy Elder, Blue [...]
Penn State 24 Texas A&M 17
As expected and predicted, Penn State won the Valero Alamo Bowl. Joe Paterno wins about 67% of bowl games he has coached because he is successful in putting in new schemes like Daryl Clark running draw plays at quarterback while Anthony Morelli stays out of trouble split wide. [...]
This pre-Alamo Bowl edition of Blue White Roundtable features questions from all of us.
WFY: Do you think any of the quarterbacks below Anthony Morelli will get any meaningful playing time on Saturday?
I don’t think either Daryl Clark or Pat Devlin will get much playing time unless Penn State runs it up in the first half [...]
After not talking to the media for 47 days and skipping an earlier press conference, Anthony Morelli showed up at the press conference for defensive players (The Collegian). Officially, there was a mix-up the other day and he’s concerned with playing football.
A Texas A&M yell leader had this to say (Dallas Morning News) at the [...]
Just how old is he?
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JOSH PETER – Official misconduct – Yahoo! Sports
A Big Ten football officiating team that came under scrutiny for its performance in two conference games last month was led by a crew chief with a history of bankruptcy, casino gambling, child abuse and allegations of sexual harassment, a Yahoo! Sports investigation has revealed.
I know, I’m [...]
Blue White Roundtable is on hiatus until we get closer to the Valero Alamo Bowl. In the meantime, there is a lot of Penn State football news.
BREAKING: Penn State and Oregon State will play on Sept. 6 in University Park (Intercollegiate Athletics). That’s right, Beavers in Beaver. This has been expected for several weeks, but [...]
Norwood leaving Lions to take job with Baylor – Patriot-NewsBrian Norwood, Penn State’s secondary coach since 2001, has accepted the position at Baylor. His son, Jordan, has been one of Penn State’s primary receivers for three seasons.
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Connor receives award – The CollegianMLB Dan Connor won the Chuck Bednarik Award last night. Connor now has half as many Bednarik Awards as Paul Posluszny, who won the last two. I would not be surprised Penn State is the first program to win three consecutive Bednariks. I’m also not the only one expecting LB [...]