Friday, August 28, 2015

Juliano: 10 Wins for Penn State?

Thursday, August 27, 2015, 11:46 AM
The Inquirer’s Joe Juliano previews Penn State’s season by talking about the biggest reasons for concern and optimism. Plus, Joe gives his win total prediction. Read more

Juliano: Christian Hackenberg better protected?

Thursday, August 20, 2015, 10:35 AM
The Inquirer’s Joe Juliano discusses Penn State’s offensive line, specifically Paris Palmer, the position where depth may be a concern & QB Christian Hackenberg. Read more

Daiquan Kelly reportedly heading to UMass after dismissal

Wednesday, August 12, 2015, 3:23 PM
Daiquan Kelly's high school coach told that the freshman linebacker will leave State College and sign with UMass this Saturday - exactly one week after Penn State announced Kelly's dismissal from the football team due to an unspecified violation of team rules. Wil Valdez, head coach of Union... Read more

Penn State freshman Kelly dismissed from football team

Saturday, August 8, 2015, 9:48 AM
Freshman linebacker Daiquan Kelly has been dismissed from the Penn State football team “due to a violation of team rules,” the university announced in a release Saturday morning. No reason was given for the dismissal of Kelly, who was part of the Nittany Lions’ 2015 recruiting class... Read more

Juliano: Penn State QB Christian Hackenberg won't talk NFL

Friday, August 7, 2015, 3:18 PM
Penn State held their media day on Thursday. The Inquirer's Joe Juliano discusses Christian Hackenberg's comments and James Franlkin's outlook. Read more

Penn State adds two LB commits to 2016 class

Saturday, July 18, 2015, 6:22 PM
While in State College for a recruiting event, four-star linebacker Cameron Brown and Imhotep Charter's Shaka Toney, a three-star linebacker and defensive end, announced oral commitments to Penn State's 2016 class. The two were on campus Saturday for Lasch Bash, a barbecue social for recruits. Toney... Read more

Penn State's Hackenberg, Lynch added to watch lists

Thursday, July 16, 2015, 3:11 PM
Two Penn State juniors were named to watch lists for the nation's top player at their respective positions. Christian Hackenberg was nominated for the Davey O'Brien Award for best quarterback, while Akeel Lych was added to the watch list the Doak Walker Award for top running back. Hackenberg, who... Read more

Penn State jerseys to once again be nameless

Thursday, July 16, 2015, 11:16 AM
In 2012, then-head coach Bill O'Brien made a change to a 125-year Penn State tradition by putting names on the back of players' jerseys, honoring those who stayed with the program during the Jerry Sandusky scandal and harsh NCAA sanctions. Next season, the Nittany Lions will remove those names. "We... Read more

Penn State's Hamilton named to watch list for best receiver

Wednesday, July 15, 2015, 11:36 AM
Redshirt sophomore DaeSean Hamilton was added to his second preseason watch list, this time for the Biletnikoff Award for the nation's best college receiver. Hamilton and junior quarterback Christian Hackenberg were recently named to the watch list for the Maxwell Award for college player of the year... Read more

Penn State's Zettel named to another watch list

Tuesday, July 14, 2015, 11:21 AM
All-Big Ten defensive tackle Anthony Zettel was named Tuesday to the Rotary Lombardi Award watch list, his fourth nod on a watch list for postseason awards. The Rotary Lombardi Award is given to the best lineman or linebacker in the country. Zettel, who last season moved from defensive end to defensive... Read more
About this blog
Joe Juliano has been a staff writer for The Inquirer for 20 years, covering college sports, golf and the Penn Relays.

Joining Joe this season will be Erin McCarthy, an intern for The Inquirer and a junior at Penn State majoring in print and digital journalism. This is Erin's first season on the Penn State football beat. She previously spent two summers as an Inquirer summer intern on the Pennsylvania and South Jersey desks. She is also an editor for the Daily Collegian, the university's student newspaper. A Delaware County native, Erin graduated from Episcopal Academy.

For Joe, this will be his fifth season on the paper's Penn State beat. He previously covered the Nittany Lions for United Press International from 1976 to 1984.

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