No. 10 Penn State holds off No. 17 Iowa 17-12
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — On the road against one of the best defenses in America, 10th-ranked Penn State won the turnover battle and converted on third downs to survive yet another tough trip to...
Penn State players asked to remove message-based T-shirts
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Penn State players were asked by team staff to remove T-shirts reading "Chains, Tattoos, Dreads, & WE ARE" before their game Saturday at No. 17 Iowa.
Purdue, Maryland looking for answers in key midseason game
Purdue coach Jeff Brohm has spent most of this season scrambling for answers on offense.
Now he is trying to fix the defense, too.
"We need to start mixing things up a little bit more,...
No. 10 Penn State kicks off tough stretch at No. 17 Iowa
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Penn State has beaten its first five opponents by nearly 40 points per game.
The Nittany Lions' next three games may not be quite so easy.
Clifford, No. 10 Penn State host 17th-ranked Iowa
No. 10 Penn State (5-0, 2-0 Big Ten) at No. 17 Iowa (4-1, 0-1), Saturday at 7:30 p.m. EDT (ABC).
No. 10 Penn St. facing night road test against No. 17 Iowa
Here's what to watch in the Big Ten this week:
Penn State coach addresses fan criticism of player’s hair
After a Penn State player received a letter from a fan criticizing his "awful" dreadlocks, Nittany Lions coach James Franklin opened his weekly news conference by talking about how football teams...
No. 17 Iowa looks to tighten things up vs. No. 10 Penn State
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Iowa's offense surrendered eight sacks in last week's 10-3 loss at Michigan.
Penn State is next for the No. 17 Hawkeyes on Saturday night, and all the Nittany Lions...
Judge chosen to resentence Sandusky in child sex abuse case
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A new judge is in place to handle the child sexual abuse resentencing hearing for former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky.
Purdue may shake up offensive line after Penn St debacle
Purdue's offensive line has been a major concern all season. Now coach Jeff Brohm is considering a major shake-up.
Two days after the Boilermakers allowed 10 sacks in a 35-7 loss at Penn...
STAT WATCH: Penn State, Wisconsin lead Big Ten sack attack
Big Ten defenses turned in three of the season's top five sack totals over the weekend, with Penn State leading the way with 10 against Purdue.
No. 10 Penn State looking for offensive growth as D shines
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Sean Clifford knows he and the rest of Penn State's offense have a comfortable margin of error given the way the Nittany Lions' defense has been playing.
Dominant defense leads No. 12 Penn State past Purdue 35-7
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Purdue quarterback Jack Plummer took another hard sack then dragged himself to his feet. He tried to shake the pain out of his right arm before taking a slow walk to his...
No. 12 Penn State and flashy receiver KJ Hamler host Purdue
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — KJ Hamler's juking, high-stepping, highlight-reel performance a week ago earned him praise from coaches and teammates.
No. 12 Penn State hosts the banged-up Boilermakers
Purdue (1-3, 0-1 Big Ten) at No. 12 Penn State (4-0, 1-0), Saturday at 12 p.m. EDT (ESPN).
Purdue loses Sindelar, Moore for trip to No. 12 Penn St.
The Purdue Boilermakers got a double dose of bad news Monday.
Starting quarterback Elijah Sindelar will miss multiple weeks with a broken left collarbone and All-American receiver Rondale...
No. 12 Penn State blows out Maryland (again) 59-0
COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Penn State did everything necessary to secure another easy victory over Maryland — passed efficiently, ran effectively and played relentless defense.
No. 12 Penn State seeks another win in series with Maryland
COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Maryland first-year coach Mike Locksley has no desire to look into the past before leading the Terrapins into Friday night's matchup with No. 12 Penn State.
No. 12 Penn State faces regional rival Maryland
No. 12 Penn State (3-0) at Maryland (2-1), Friday at 8 p.m. EDT (FS1).
Hill Leads Mississippi State to 28-13 win over Kentucky
STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Kylin Hill rushed for 120 yards and three touchdowns to lead Mississippi State to a 28-13 victory over Kentucky on Saturday.
HBO to follow Arizona St, Florida, Penn St, Washington St
HBO Sports is going behind the scenes with the football programs at Arizona State, Florida, Penn State and Washington State for four episodes of its "24/7" documentary series.
Judge takes himself off Jerry Sandusky resentencing case
The judge handling the pending resentencing of former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky took himself off the case Wednesday, citing an unspecified recent action by the state...
Pitt’s Narduzzi: “No regrets” over decision to kick vs. PSU
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh coach Pat Narduzzi knows his decision to attempt a field goal instead of going for it on fourth down at the goal line late in a 17-10 loss to Penn State on Saturday...
No. 13 Penn State uses late stand to hold off Pitt 17-10
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. (AP) — The 126-year rivalry between No. 13 Penn State and Pittsburgh is going on indefinite hiatus for the second time in a generation. Pitt coach Pat Narduzzi gave both sides...
No. 13 Penn State hosts Pitt in what could be end of rivalry
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Although youth keeps them from fully appreciating their programs' shared past, these Penn State and Pittsburgh players could occupy a significant place in the rivalry's...
Mississippi State offense shows improvement under Moorhead
STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi State's offense appears more comfortable in the Bulldogs' second season under coach Joe Moorhead.
After ranking 10th in the Southeastern Conference in...
Clifford’s 4 TDs lead No. 15 Penn State over Buffalo 45-13
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Sean Clifford turned in an all-around performance in another lopsided win for Penn State.
Clifford threw for 280 yards and four touchdowns and ran 11 times for 51...
Pickett throws for 321 yards, Pitt clamps down on Ohio 20-10
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh quarterback Kenny Pickett deleted most of his social media accounts before the season as a way to help him stay focused amid all the noise. So he didn't know and...
No. 15 Penn State looking to keep rolling against Buffalo
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — When Buffalo coach Lance Leipold looks at Penn State's roster, he sees a team that can attack in waves with few weaknesses.
No. 15 Penn St looks to win 9th straight nonconference game
Buffalo (1-0) at No. 15 Penn State (1-0), Saturday at 7:30 p.m. EDT (FOX).
STAT WATCH: Terps, Nittany Lions post impressive numbers
It's the time of year when mismatches skew statistics. That said, there was some prodigious production worth noting in Week 1.
Maryland and Penn State each scored 79 points in their openers,...
Clifford stars, No. 15 Penn State’s defense hammers Idaho
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Sean Clifford's first game as Penn State's starting quarterback was a short one.
A near flawless first-half performance backed by a dominant effort from the defense...
Stevens leads Miss State past Louisiana Lafayette 38-28
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Tommy Stevens had to wait a long time for his first start as a college quarterback.
But the wait was worth it.
Stevens passed for two touchdowns and ran for one as...
QB Sean Clifford, No. 15 Penn State take on Idaho
Idaho (4-7 last season) at No. 15 Penn State (9-4), Saturday 3:30 p.m. ET (BTN).
Mississippi State coach, QB counting on fruitful reunion
STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi State quarterback Tommy Stevens and coach Joe Moorhead are counting on their shared background to benefit them.
Sean Clifford named starting QB for No. 15 Penn State
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Sean Clifford will start at quarterback for No. 15 Penn State in its season opener against Idaho.
The Nittany Lions announced Clifford as the starter in a tweet on...
Mississippi State names Tommy Stevens its starting QB
STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Penn State graduate transfer Tommy Stevens has won the starting quarterback job at Mississippi State.
Stevens beat out junior Keytaon Thompson and will start Aug. 31...
QB Clifford ready to take over new-look Penn State team
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Sean Clifford always planned to be Penn State's starting quarterback. The opportunity came sooner than even he expected.
Sandusky to be resentenced next month in molestation case
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A state judge has ordered Jerry Sandusky be taken to a central Pennsylvania courtroom next month for resentencing on his 45-count child sexual abuse conviction, six months...
Making Micah: Parsons primed to be Penn State’s next star LB
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Micah Parsons could hardly wait to see his face on the massive video board atop Beaver Stadium. He imagined how cool it would be to hear 107,000 fans roar when he was...
Hot topic: Mississippi State QB battle story of preseason
STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — The first question for Mississippi State coach Joe Moorhead following the Bulldogs' initial preseason practice was a tongue-in-cheek inquiry about whether the...
Auburn looms as Oregon opens fall camp
EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Oregon coach Mario Cristobal figures the Ducks will have 19 days of traditional fall camp before they'll have to start preparing for Auburn.