Before this even remotely gets started: Appalachian State defeated Michigan in the 2007 season opener. That felt so forced, but nearly necessary, almost as if you had it in the back of your mind, stewing since the 2018 football schedule dropped. And why shouldn’t it? It’s a sign that an FBS team once took down […]Read more "A look into the Lion’s den: Penn State welcomes Appalachian State to kickstart the season"
Dear Ohio State fans, In the wake of the situation that has transpired on your campus over the last week, allow me to attempt to offer you some solace. What has allegedly happened within your coaching staff is not something to ignore, as, if allegations are confirmed, it is a serious offense. But that doesn’t […]Read more "A brief letter to Ohio State fans"
There are some mysteries in the world of sports. From an athlete’s psyche, to maintaining healthy relationships while playing the sport they have fallen in love with, there is however one thing that is forgotten sometimes. Athletes are humans too, just like you and I. Ever wonder what goes on in an athlete’s mind? Some […]Read more "Stars have feelings too: A look into the battles with mental health faced by Professional Athletes"
Hey rookie, welcome to the NFL. For 13 Nittany Lions, those words are the culmination of a lifelong dream that has come to fruition. Six Penn State players were selected in this weekend’s 2018 NFL Draft, and seven more were signed as undrafted free agents. Here’s a look at how the six Nittany Lions drafted […]Read more "Tracking the new homes of all new Penn State staters in the NFL"
“You Either Die A Hero, Or You Live Long Enough To See Yourself Become The Villain.” For many that call themselves a combination of Penn State and Philadelphia Eagles fans, Harvey Dent’s tremendous quote from one of the all-time great movies, the Dark Knight, resonates loudly tonight as the New York Giants have selected Penn […]Read more "New York Giants select Saquon Barkley with #2 overall pick, leaving Eagles fans between a rock and a hard place"
When it comes to positional needs, it seems that nearly every team, every year needs a running back. Whether a team is looking for its next feature back, or a complementary piece to pair with the team’s existing starter, running back is a position of need all the time. That’s likely because it’s seemingly the […]Read more "The Philly Sports Network NFL Draft rankings: Running Backs Edition"
After 11 NFL seasons spent between two teams, former Penn State linebacker Paul Posluszny announced his retirement from the league this week. Posluszny continued the long-standing tradition of gifted linebackers attending Penn State, furthering the decree of “Linebacker U”, when he committed to the university prior to the 2003 season. “Poz” as he’s known throughout […]Read more "Former Penn State linebacker retires from NFL"
I’ve never bought too much stock in the NFL Combine. To me, the combine is little more than tremendous athletes making athletic feats appear far too easy. 225 pounds is thrown up on the bench press like it’s 25 pounds. More and more players are running sub-4.5 40-yard dashes. The vertical jump numbers are out […]Read more "Projecting where every draft eligible Penn State starter will be selected"
When the NFL offers its extension listing of college players entering the NFL Draft, they do so with comprehensive strengths and weaknesses and a player comparison. This player comparison is usually of an NFL player that is active, or has retired within the last few seasons. These comparisons also often tend to low ball the […]Read more "Why Penn State’s Saquon Barkley Should Be The #1 Overall Pick"
Chronologically, this may fall out of order, but hear us out. While we know that most Eagles fans are knowledgeable on all fronts, we felt as if, generally speaking, many are interested in the skill position, and less caring of the trenches. Because of that, we thought it would be beneficial to jump back and […]Read more "The Philly Sports Network NFL Draft rankings: Safeties Edition"