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Franklin, coaches believe in PSU culture

May 8, 2015 There was very little actual gridiron talk but plenty of discussion about fundraising, facilities upgrades and football scheduling during Thursday’s Penn State Coaches Caravan stop in Altoona. more »»

Barbour doesn’t downplay football’s importance

May 8, 2015 Fairly or not, NCAA president Mark Emmert spoke scornfully about Penn State’s “culture of football” when he handed down sanctions prior to the 2012 season. more »»

Franklin ‘loves’ Givens

May 8, 2015 Penn State coach James Franklin gave a scouting report of what to expect from Altoona product Kevin Givens during Thursday’s Coaches Caravan stop. “We love him,” Franklin said. “He’s a talented guy. more »»

Fans can check out Franklin at Casino

May 7, 2015 By Cory Giger James Franklin loves the opportunity provided by the Penn State Coaches Caravan, which stops in Altoona today for a luncheon at The Casino at Lakemont Park. more »»

James elated to land in Pittsburgh

May 3, 2015 It was a perfect match predicted in many mock drafts, and sure enough, the predictions of Jesse James going home to Pittsburgh came true. more »»

PSU's Smith selected by Tampa Bay in Rd. 2

May 2, 2015 There were a lot of questions and skepticism when Donovan Smith announced he’d be giving up his final year of eligibility at Penn State, but Smith’s gamble paid off big time Friday night. more »»

Red flags up on prospects

April 30, 2015 The Associated Press CHICAGO — Shane Ray and Randy Gregory, two players who could help any NFL team’s defense, didn’t help themselves in the lead-in to the draft. more »»

Possibly more than football at Beaver Stadium

April 21, 2015 By Ben Brigandi For the Mirror UNIVERSITY PARK — Penn State is open to expanded use of Beaver Stadium beyond football, though no specific conversations about concerts or other sporting events such a... more »»

Blue-White highlights, lowlights

April 19, 2015 UNIVERSITY PARK — Following are the highlights and lowlights from the Blue’s 17-7 win over the White on Saturday at Beaver Stadium: Play of the game: Freshman Nick Scott electrified the crowd in the... more »»

Good vibes among O-linemen

April 18, 2015 By Cory Giger cgiger@altoonamirror. more »»

Julius leading the pack

April 16, 2015 With a nickname like “Big Toe,” he has to be a good kicker. more »»

Nassib could be headed for the spotlight

April 15, 2015 By Cory Giger cgiger@altoonamirror. more »»

Franklin excited about defensive ends

April 12, 2015 UNIVERSITY PARK — One of the biggest developments for the Penn State football team this spring has been the improvement at the defensive end spots. more »»

Hack hopes lessons pay off

April 2, 2015 By Cory Giger cgiger@altoonamirror. more »»

Penn State Altoona parts ways with Clapper

April 1, 2015 By Michael Boytim mboytim@altoonamirror. more »»

Franklin’s Lions getting physical

March 29, 2015 From Mirror reports One byproduct of Penn State getting its full allotment of scholarships back is the program’s ability to be more physical in practice, and that’s what the Nittany Lions are doing... more »»

Lions excited for future

March 23, 2015 ST. LOUIS — Even as Ohio State was supplanting four-time defending champion Penn State as the champion at the 2015 NCAA Div. more »»

Brown wins title in final seconds

March 22, 2015 ST. LOUIS — Who knew that Matt Brown had such a highly developed and highly relevant sense of humor. more »»

Competition already at the forefront for Franklin

March 22, 2015 From Mirror reports It’s taken just two days of spring practice for Penn State coach James Franklin to realize there’s a lot more competition among players across the board than there was a year ago... more »»

Brown has shot at title; Schopp an All-American

March 21, 2015 By Andy Elder For the Mirror ST. LOUIS — Penn State will return home with five All-Americans and, potentially, one national champion. Tyrone grad A.J. Schopp of Edinboro is an All-American once again. more »»

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