12/24/2014 Miles Dieffenbach was the only senior starter on the offensive line; he played in four games and started only two after recovering from knee surgery in March. There was one junior starter, and three other redshirts -- either freshmen or sophomores -- with
12/24/2014 Only Christian Hackenberg knows just how much he was beaten up after getting sacked a Big Ten-record 42 times, and only Hackenberg knows just how much he's been helped out by having three weeks to rest and prepare for Saturday's Pinstripe Bowl against Boston
12/23/2014 Nov 29, 2014; University Park, PA, USA; The Penn State Nittany Lions seniors pose for a photo after being honored prior to their game against the Michigan State Spartans at Beaver Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Evan Habeeb-USA TODAY Sports Tuesday's Penn
12/23/2014 Since going in the 2011 season Penn State's win total has dropped each year after that. Add in the NCAA scholarship reductions, a new coaching staff and transfers-James Franklin feels confident in the future.
12/23/2014 STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) -- What Penn State already has won with its berth in the Pinstripe Bowl is more practice time.
12/23/2014 It's good, if only because it cannot be considered bad, that Penn State has two offensive linemen set to enroll in January. The Lions limped to a 6-6 finish with six losses in their last eight games.
12/22/2014 The 4-year-old daughter of former Penn State defensive tackle and current Cincinnati Bengal Devon Still, Leah is battling a rare pediatric cancer. She was given a 50 percent chance of surviving it when she was diagnosed June 2. Since, a few milestones
12/22/2014 STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) -- Wide receiver DaeSean Hamilton has the tendencies of an offensive lineman - he's all about protecting his quarterback.
12/22/2014 Matt Vensel is in his first year at the Star Tribune after covering the Ravens for the Baltimore Sun for six years. He is a Pittsburgh native and a Penn State grad.
12/20/2014 Bowl practices are a time for beginning to figure out a team's future and Penn State's secondary could be one of the more interesting units to watch in the coming years. After the Pinstripe Bowl versatile safety Adrian Amos' position will need to be
12/19/2014 Matt Vensel is in his first year at the Star Tribune after covering the Ravens for the Baltimore Sun for six years. He is a Pittsburgh native and a Penn State grad.
12/19/2014 HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky has lost a legal battle to restore his $4,900-a-month pension, a benefit that was canceled two years ago after he was sentenced for child molestation.
12/18/2014 Before we turn our full attention to bowls, we're taking a look back on the 2014 regular season for each team. Up next: Penn State.
12/18/2014 HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A judge is delaying a trial on the legality of the NCAA's consent decree that punished Penn State for its handling of sex abuse complaints about former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky.
12/17/2014 It's a domino effect up front, relying on Penn State's offensive line to give quarterback Christian Hackenberg enough time to drop back, scan the defense and find an open receiver. It happens in a matter of seconds.
12/17/2014 Penn State freshman safety Marcus Allen celebrates a sack with defensive tackle Anthony Zettel during the fourth quarter of the Maryland game. PSU defensive coordinator Bob Shoop said recently Allen played as well as any safety in the country during
12/16/2014 Penn State linebacker Mike Hull and linebacker Von Walker tackle Northwestern wide receiver Kyle Prater during the third quarter at Beaver Stadium on September 27, 2014. Penn State fell to Northwestern, 29-6.
12/16/2014 At the end of 12 contests, Penn State's defense was first in the country in rushing defense, second in total defense and eighth in scoring defense - all numbers ranked first in the Big Ten. But there was one number that neither Shoop nor anyone on
12/16/2014 Only halfway through a four-year postseason ban, Penn State began the season with a new coach trying to get his feet under him and its players taking the field mostly for pride.