Penn State inches closer to its Jan. 2 date with Georgia in the TaxSlayer Bowl and gets good news on Brent Pry. Coach James Franklin also had high praise for a handful of true freshmen who redshirted this season. Greg Pickel, Bob Flounders and Dustin Hockensmith caught up on those topics and more on this week’s Keystone Kickoff Show.
Penn State offensive coordinator Joe Moorhead brings with him a wealth of experience as a head coach and longtime assistant with a clear purpose for his up-tempo offense: score points in bunches. Ross Tucker joined Dustin Hockensmith and Bob Flounders to talk about the impact of his arrival and more on the Keystone Kickoff Show.
Penn State has 18 commitments in its 2016 recruiting class and an eye toward a short list of top targets. As the Nittany Lions approach National Signing Day, Greg Pickel and Ross Tucker join Dustin Hockensmith on the Keystone Kickoff Show to assemble James Franklin’s holiday recruiting wish list.
Penn State quarterback Christian Hackenberg has a big, well-publicized decision to make: declare early for the NFL draft or opt to salvage his stock as a pro prospect with a big senior season. Ross Tucker joined Bob Flounders and Greg Pickel on the Keystone Kickoff Show to weigh the pros and cons of a jump to the NFL.
Penn State’s James Franklin and recently hired offensive coordinator Joe Moorhead made their first comments since Moorhead’s hiring was announced. They talked about their relationship, the interview process and their shared offensive philosophy at an opening news conference earlier this week.
Penn State found its replacement for offensive coordinator John Donovan in former Fordham head coach Joe Moorhead. He moved up from the FCS ranks, where he guided an explosive spread attack, to coordinate the struggling Nittany Lions offense.
Penn State last week introduced four members of its 2016 recruiting class who are enrolling at the university in January. Quarterback Jake Zembiec, tight end Danny Dalton and offensive linemen Alex Gellerstedt and Connor McGovern are all getting an early jump on their college careers with weight room and spring practice time.
Penn State is pushing toward the finish line in the 2016 recruiting class with 18 current commits but plenty more work to do before National Signing Day. That includes sealing the deal with players such as Brendan Ferns, as well as turning their verbal commitments official.
The Big Ten is sending a contender into the College Football Playoff for the second straight season, as Michigan State vies for the national championship that Ohio State won last season.
The College Football Playoff pairings are out and controversy-free with a smooth final weekend that landed Clemson, Alabama, Michigan State and Oklahoma in the national semifinal round.
Penn State is hoping to build momentum on the recruiting trail with less than two months until National Signing Day. The Nittany Lions are checking in with top targets such as Khaleke Hudson and Brendan Ferns, while current commits are being reevaluated by national recruiting services.
Penn State is in the early stages of preparations for the TaxSlayer Bowl, where a Jan. 2 meeting with Georgia awaits. The Nittany Lions enter the contest as a touchdown underdog and in transition as the national search continues for an offensive coordinator.
Penn State is pushing toward the finish line in its 2016 recruiting class and starting to lay a better foundation in the 2017 class with another recent verbal commitment from four-star linebacker Dylan Rivers. James Franklin and his staff have looked the keep the momentum going by hitting the road in all different parts of the region, making contact with both commits and top targets alike. Greg Pickel joined Dustin…
Penn State is getting a gem in its 2016 recruiting class in Exeter five-star offensive lineman Michal Menet, who is one of the anchors in his class and the top-ranked prospect in the state of Pennsylvania, according to 247 Sports. Menet had a standout season for the Eagles before suffering a setback to Cumberland Valley in the District 3-AAAA football playoffs. Menet might have seen his prep career come to…
Penn State made the staffing move that many fans anticipated the day after its season-ending loss to Michigan State, announcing the dismissal of offensive coordinator John Donovan. In two seasons under Donovan’s game-planning, the Nittany Lions showed little progress despite improved weapons and ranked No. 100 or worse in total, scoring and rushing offense both seasons. Coach James Franklin announced the change this week and said a national search would…