Saturday, December 20, 2014

Top-ranked junior college offensive tackle signs with Penn State

Wednesday, December 17, 2014, 5:06 PM
Paris Palmer, the nation’s top-ranked junior college offensive tackle who committed to Penn State just last weekend, has signed a national letter of intent with the Nittany Lions and plans to enroll at the university next month. A resident of Plymouth, N.C., the 6-foot-8, 305-pound Palmer, who... Read more

Penn State gets commitment from junior college offensive tackle

Sunday, December 14, 2014, 6:37 PM
Offensive tackle Paris Palmer, who played for two years at Lackawanna College in Scranton, Pa., has flipped his commitment from South Carolina to Penn State, he disclosed on Twitter. The 6-foot-8, 305-pound Palmer, from Plymouth, N.C., made an official visit to Penn State and watched the Nittany Lions... Read more

Report: Penn State's Zettel requests an evaluation prior to NFL draft

Sunday, December 14, 2014, 6:36 PM
Penn State defensive tackle Anthony Zettel has asked an NFL committee that assesses college prospects to evaluate his chances to be taken in the league draft, PennLive.com reported Sunday. However, the 6-foot-4, 280-pound redshirt junior said he has “no intent right now” of leaving school... Read more

Mike Hull an All-American; O'Connor to transfer; students tickets go on sale

Thursday, December 11, 2014, 4:49 PM
Penn State’s Mike Hull, who won the Big Ten Butkus-Fitzgerald Linebacker of the Year award as the conference’s best linebacker, has been named a second-team All-American by USA Today. The 6-foot, 235-pound Hull, of Canonsburg, Pa., led the Big Ten with 134 tackles (11.2 per game) and keyed... Read more

Penn State to play in Pinstripe Bowl Dec. 27 vs. Boston College

Sunday, December 7, 2014, 5:53 PM
Reuniting with an old Eastern rival, Penn State has accepted an invitation to play Boston College in the Pinstripe Bowl on Dec. 27 at Yankee Stadium. The Nittany Lions, who were 6-6 in James Franklin's initial year as head coach, will play in their first bowl game since the 2011 postseason when... Read more

Penn State to receive $1 million donation to help football program

Thursday, December 4, 2014, 12:03 PM
Penn State announced Thursday that Michael J. Farrell, an alumnus and a long-time donor, has committed through his foundation to give the university $1 million to support its Football Excellence Fund in Intercollegiate Athletics. Farrell, a 1971 graduate of the Smeal College of Business, is donating... Read more

Video: Evaluating Penn State's season and Christian Hackenberg

Thursday, December 4, 2014, 10:43 AM
The Inquirer’s Joe Juliano and CineSport’s Noah Coslov evaluate the Nittany Lions' season and talk about QB Christian Hackenberg's future. Plus, they discuss the season ticket renewal letter that Penn State sent Jerry Sandusky. Read more

Penn State lands five freshmen on BTN.com's All-Big Ten team

Wednesday, December 3, 2014, 5:30 PM
Five Penn State football players – wide receiver DaeSean Hamilton, safety Marcus Allen, tight end Mike Gesicki, offensive tackle Andrew Nelson and punter Daniel Pasquariello – were named to the freshman All-Big Ten team by BTN.com. Hamilton led the Nittany Lions with 75 catches for 848... Read more

Live updates: Penn State vs. Illinois

Saturday, November 22, 2014, 5:41 AM
Join us for live updates of Penn State's tilt against Illinois at Memorial Stadium in Champaign, Ill. Kickoff is scheduled for noon. Read more

Keiser rejoins team, and more from PSU practice

Wednesday, November 19, 2014, 8:09 PM
After spending more than three weeks at Hershey Medical Center, one of Penn State's senior leaders has finally rejoined the team. "It was great. I haven't seen him in a while," coach James Franklin said of safety Ryan Keiser, who broke his rib and required multiple surgeries after a freak incident... 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 John Stuetz, an intern for The Inquirer and senior at Penn State majoring in print journalism and marketing. This is John's third season covering the Penn State beat. He previously covered the Nittany Lions for the Daily Collegian, the university's student newspaper. A native of Glenside, Montgomery County, John graduated from Cheltenham High School.

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.

Reach Joe at jjuliano@phillynews.com.

Joe Juliano Inquirer Staff Writer
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