Monday, November 30, 2015

Four-star cornerback Lavert Hill decommits from Penn State

Sunday, November 29, 2015, 9:38 PM
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- On the same day that Penn State parted ways with offensive coordinator John Donovan, and just one day after the Nittany Lions were routed by Michigan State 55-16, the program lost a major member of the class of 2016 . Four-star cornerback Lavert Hill, of Detroit, Michigan, announced... Read more

Penn State fires offensive coordinator John Donovan

Sunday, November 29, 2015, 1:07 PM
Penn State head coach James Franklin likes to say he is constantly evaluating the football program, and he repeated it after Saturday's one-sided loss to Michigan State, another game in which the offense struggled to score. "We're evaluating every single day," Franklin said. "The evaluation will happen... Read more

Barkley sets freshman rushing record in Michigan State loss

Saturday, November 28, 2015, 10:04 PM
Though he had some setbacks along the way, Saquon Barkley still managed to break the Penn State record for most rushing yards in a season by a freshman Saturday in the Nittany Lions' 55-16 loss at MIchigan State. With his 103 yards in 17 carries, Barkley now has 1,007 yards for the season. That broke... Read more

Live updates: Penn State vs. Michigan State

Saturday, November 28, 2015, 12:03 PM
Join us for live updates and commentary from the Inquirer's Joe Juliano as Penn State takes on the Michigan State Spartans in East Lansing. Kickoff is set for 3:30 p.m. Read more

Carl Nassib's status remains uncertain for Penn State-Michigan State

Thursday, November 26, 2015, 9:39 AM
Penn State defensive end Carl Nassib spent most of his high school and college football careers on the sidelines. That is, until he exploded onto the scene this season and got folks across the country talking about the former walk-on from Malvern Prep. On Saturday, after logging at least one sack... Read more

Big Ten notes: James Franklin talks the chip on Penn State's shoulder

Tuesday, November 24, 2015, 8:09 PM
Playing sixth-ranked Michigan State on Saturday will merit the same approach as any other game Penn State (7-4, 4-3 Big Ten) has played this season, coach James Franklin said. Franklin, who will be making his first trip to Michigan State, acknowledged the boost teams can get from being the underdogs... Read more

Lions' Troy Reeder wants to prove doubters wrong in Michigan State game

Tuesday, November 24, 2015, 4:15 PM
Penn State linebacker Troy Reeder was disappointed in the way the defense played on Saturday. After watching film of the team’s 26-13 loss to Michigan, he said he and his teammates agreed: the unit is better than its performance last weekend. The squad also knows, Reeder said, their time to... Read more

Penn State football chat with Joe Juliano

Tuesday, November 24, 2015, 3:45 AM
Join Joe Juliano of the Inquirer as he takes your Penn State football questions in a live chat, beginning Tuesday at 3 p.m. Read more

Four-star linebacker joins Penn State's 2017 recruiting class

Sunday, November 22, 2015, 12:05 PM
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- There weren't too many positives for Penn State after its 28-16 loss to Michigan on Saturday, but the program did make gains in recruiting. Dylan Rivers, a four-star linebacker from Stephens City, Va., gave an oral commitment to Penn State and became the second member of the... Read more

Last word from Beaver Stadium

Saturday, November 21, 2015, 7:16 PM
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- Penn State coach James Franklin left the Beaver Stadiyum field for the last time this season, walked through the south tunnel, and ignored the screaming fans. He headed straight into the locker room, stopping briefly to hug his daughters, who were excited to see him. Inside the... Read more
About this blog
Joe Juliano has been a staff writer for The Inquirer for 30 years, covering covering Penn State football, Villanova basketball and other college sports, along with golf and the Penn Relays. This is his seventh season on The Inquirer’s Penn State beat. He previously covered the Nittany Lions for United Press International from 1976-84.

Joining Joe this season is 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.

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