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Archive: September, 2012

Penn State's tight end revolution underway

Sunday, September 23, 2012, 3:39 PM
Leading up to the Temple game, Penn State coach Bill O'Brien said he wanted to get newly-converted tight end Paul Jones more involved with the offense. But it was nearly impossible for O'Brien to use Jones as much as he would've liked. That's because Penn State's other tight ends played so well. It... Read more

Video: McGloin, Penn State drop Temple

Sunday, September 23, 2012, 2:53 AM
Video: How did Matt McGloin lead the Nittany Lions past Temple? Can Penn State win games when Big Ten conference play opens up? CineSport's Justin Shackil asks The Inquirer's Joe Juliano. Read more

Trustee Taliaferro talks 'Blue Out'

Saturday, September 22, 2012, 1:37 PM
The game is billed as a Blue Out, and the thousands of fans who will pack Beaver Stadium today as Penn State takes on Temple are encouraged to wear blue to raise awareness for child abuse. Among them? Penn State trustee -- and former Nittany Lion -- Adam Taliaferro. Taliaferro, an Eastern High... Read more

Penn State's Ficken opens up about criticism, support

Saturday, September 22, 2012, 9:24 PM
For the first time this season, Penn State kicker Sam Ficken was made available to the media after the game. And so for the first time, the sophomore was able to shed insight on how he has coped with the criticsm and spotlight that has shadowed him since his 1-for-5 performance against Virginia. Ficken... Read more

Penn State - Temple: Five storylines to follow

Friday, September 21, 2012, 2:03 PM
Penn State picked up its first win of the season last week against Navy and its triple option. Can the Nittany Lions (1-2) make it two in a row against instate rival Temple (1-1)? Penn State has been the premiere football program in the Keystone State for, well, ever. The Owls last win againt Penn... Read more

Live updates: Temple at Penn State, 3:30 p.m.

Friday, September 21, 2012, 7:30 PM
Join our chat for live updates and commentary as Penn State takes on Temple at Beaver Stadium. Kickoff is set for 3:30 p.m. on Saturday. On a mobile device? Click HERE to join the chat. Read more

Penn State preps for Blue Out against Temple

Thursday, September 20, 2012, 12:55 PM
Family Clothesline, the staple Penn State souvenir and clothing store in downtown State College, sells everything Nittany Lion football. Hats, t-shirts, hoodies, you name it. Slogans that say everything from, "O'Brien's Lions," to "Joe Knows Football." But somewhere wedged in the middle is a display... Read more

Video: Joe Juliano previews Temple-Penn State

Thursday, September 20, 2012, 12:05 PM
After an 0-2 start, Penn State got a much-needed win this past Saturday against Navy. CineSport's Tara Petrolino & the Inquirer's Joe Juliano discuss the meaning of that victory and look ahead to Saturday's game against Temple at Beaver Stadium. Read more

O'Brien says walk-on tryout may yield some players

Thursday, September 20, 2012, 7:59 PM
Penn State coach Bill O’Brien says he and his staff found some players at an open tryout who may be able to help the football team. Speaking Thursday night on his radio show, O’Brien estimated between 60 and 65 players showed up for the tryout on Wednesday and worked very hard to impress... Read more

Georgia defensive back commits to Penn State

Wednesday, September 19, 2012, 10:55 PM
Kasey Gaines, a defensive back from Grayson High School in Loganville, Ga., has given an oral commitment to Penn State to be part of the freshman class of 2013, several web sites reported Wednesday night. The 5-foot-10, 160-pound Gaines, rated two stars by recruiting web site Scout.com, had received... 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.

This season is Joe's fourth 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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