Penn State Insider Archive: October, 2009

The Twilight Zone

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This might be the strangest thing I've ever seen. The trees in State College and the surrounding environs are the same beautiful shades of... Read more

Considering non-conference scheduling

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Hey, how about this revolutionary idea from Minnesota coach Tim Brewster: Scheduling tough non-conference opponents helps your recruiting. Whoa!... Read more

Lion Eyes: Snowing in State College

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I'm dreamin' of a white ... Homecoming?? The National Weather Service in State College reported the earliest snowfall in recorded history... Read more

A mutual admiration society

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Judging from their post-game comments, Joe Paterno and Bob Spoo really hit it off today. Maybe they were just happy to coach against someone... Read more

Now we can start the season

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Gee, we thought Penn State's non-conference schedule would never end. But now that Eastern Illinois is heading home with a $450,000 check... Read more

A battle between two old coaches

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Maybe you could call Saturday's game between Penn State and Eastern Illinois the "Metamucil Bowl." On one sideline of Beaver Stadium... Read more

Penn State’s Hull leaves walk-on days behind

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Josh Hull never has lacked confidence, as illustrated by his decision to enroll at Penn State and walk on as a linebacker at a university noted... Read more

Recruiting: Stud LB Fortt commits to Nits

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The Nittany Lions welcomed another highly touted high school player to the fold when linebacker Khairi Fortt of Stamford (Conn.) High School... Read more

Paterno mum on Bowden

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Given another chance to stick up for his buddy, Bobby Bowden, Joe Paterno decided to punt. Paterno was asked during his weekly teleconference... Read more

Up Next: Tony Romo's alma mater, Eastern Illinois

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For those of you who are interested in any Penn State opponent, no matter how overmatched they may seem, here are some things you may not know... Read more