Penn State defeats Michigan, 41-31

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Oct 312010
 
Penn State defeats Michigan, 41-31

October 31 Philadelphia Inquirer: STATE COLLEGE, Pa. – While Michigan’s Denard Robinson burned the Beaver Stadium grass at his feet with his dashing and darting, Penn State’s Matt McGloin was cool, composed, and more than competent. McGloin, the former walk-on making his first career start, passed for one touchdown, ran for another, and engineered one [More…]

Oct 242010
 
QB McGloin steps up in Penn State victory over Gophers

October 24 Philadelphia Inquirer: MINNEAPOLIS – Over the course of a couple of months, Matt McGloin went from being a contender for Penn State’s starting-quarterback job to the forgotten Nittany Lion, a guy who was on the field for one measly snap over the first six games. But after freshman Rob Bolden got dinged Saturday [More…]

Penn State falls to Illinois, 33-13

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Oct 102010
 
Penn State falls to Illinois, 33-13

October 10 Philadelphia Inquirer: STATE COLLEGE, Pa. – Illinois did more than ruin Penn State’s homecoming with a 33-13 victory Saturday at Beaver Stadium. The Fighting Illini also crushed the Nittany Lions’ hopes of contending for a conference title. With the meat of the Big Ten schedule approaching, the loss also exposed Penn State (3-3, [More…]

Oct 062010
 
Time to Bench Royster, Play Redd is Now

by Mike Prince, Sportswriter: What possible reason could there be that a very highly-touted running back comes into a game, gets a handoff, makes some impressive moves and gains 19 yards on his first play of the game — and then we don’t see him again until the game is basically over? Is the Penn State [More…]

Oct 032010
 
Penn State looks hapless against Iowa in 24-3 loss

October 3 Philadelphia Inquirer: IOWA CITY, Iowa – Through the first month of Penn State’s season, coach Joe Paterno repeatedly said of his team, “We’ve got a long way to go.” Now that they are in the second month of the season, and with Big Ten opponents such as Iowa coming at them with malice, [More…]

Penn State defeats Temple, 22-13

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Sep 262010
 
Penn State defeats Temple, 22-13

September 26 Philadelphia Inquirer: STATE COLLEGE, Pa. – The small but vocal knot of Temple fans hollered in support of their defense early in the fourth quarter, with Penn State’s sputtering offense stuck on its own 4-yard line and the Owls just a field goal away from ending 69 years of frustration. But despite his [More…]

An encouraging win for Penn State

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Sep 192010
 
An encouraging win for Penn State

September 19 Philadelphia Inquirer: In the end, the 22d-ranked Lions posted a 24-0 shutout of the Golden Flashes in front of a crowd of a little more than 100,000, taking small steps forward in some areas and holding on to lingering concern in their running game. “I think we made some” progress, Paterno said after [More…]

Apr 272010
 

by Mike Prince This past Saturday, the first, second and third-string quarterbacks ran onto the field at Beaver Stadium all wearing the same red jerseys that come with the meaning, “do not hit.” The color red – in this case – also had a different significance, being that each Nittany Lion quarterback was a target. [More…]