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Archive: October, 2012

Penn State preps for Purdue, practices inside because of weather

Wednesday, October 31, 2012, 4:22 PM
It was so loud at Beaver Stadium during the whiteout on Saturday, Ohio State quarterback Braxton Miller struggled to communicate with his offense. The Buckeyes had a false start penalty and coach Urban Meyer burned timeout in the first 10 minutes. Apparently it was so loud, Matt McGloin was having... Read more

Penn State football chat with Joe Juliano

Tuesday, October 30, 2012, 11:32 PM
Join the Inquirer's Joe Juliano as he takes your Penn State football questions in a live chat, scheduled to start Wednesday at 4 p.m. On a mobile device? Click HERE to join the chat. Read more

Penn State tight end Kyle Carter 'day-to-day' with ankle injury

Tuesday, October 30, 2012, 4:30 PM
The fans at Beaver Stadium began to file out of their seats with two minutes remaining on Saturday. The Whiteout was spoiled and Penn State's five game winning streak was dashed. The Nittany Lions have Urban Meyer and his Buckeyes to thank for that. But perhaps lost in the mix was the wince on Kyle... Read more

Penn State's Nov. 10 game at Nebraska set for 3:30 p.m.

Monday, October 29, 2012, 1:56 PM
Penn State's game at Nebraska on Nov. 10 has been set for a 3:30 p.m. kickoff, the Big Ten announced Monday. The game will be televised by ABC (6ABC in Philadelphia) in Big Ten markets, and on ESPN2 throughout the rest of the country. The Nittany Lions also have a 3:30 p.m. start this Saturday at... Read more

Son of former Penn State star commits to Nittany Lions

Monday, October 29, 2012, 11:09 AM
Richy Anderson, a running back from Frederick, Md., who is the son of former Penn State star Richie Anderson, has given Nittany Lions coach Bill O’Brien an oral commitment to join his freshman Class of 2013, several recruiting web sites have reported. The 5-foot-11, 180-pound Anderson, who plays... Read more

Penn State kicker Sam Ficken regaining confidence, slowly

Saturday, October 27, 2012, 10:48 PM
Sam Ficken and Robbie Gould still text regularly. They talk on the phone sometimes, too. Gould, the former Penn State kicker in his eighth NFL season, has been a huge support system for Ficken, the 19-year-old who has carried the weight of the Nittany Lion’s special team woes this season... Read more

Bill O'Brien at pep rally: "Be loud, be there early" for Penn State's whiteout vs Ohio State

Friday, October 26, 2012, 7:52 PM
Bill O'Brien wants fans to arrive to Beaver Stadium early on Saturday. He wants them to wear white, be respectful and be loud the entire game. The coach has repeated his request so many times this week -- at his press conference, on his radio show, in interviews -- that when he appeared at a pep... Read more

Live updates: Penn State vs. Ohio State, 5:30 p.m.

Friday, October 26, 2012, 7:40 PM
Join our chat for live updates and commentary as Penn State hosts Ohio State at Beaver Stadium. Kickoff is set for 5:30 p.m. on Saturday. On a mobile device? Click HERE to join the chat. Read more

Penn State vs Ohio State at Beaver Stadium officially a sellout

Thursday, October 25, 2012, 1:46 PM
For the first time this season, there could be more than 100,000 fans at Beaver Stadium. The Ohio State game is a sellout. The last tickets were sold on Thursday morning, a representative from Penn State's athletic communication department said. The Nittany Lions bring a five game winning streak... Read more

Third and better: Third down defense a major improvement for Penn State in winning streak

Thursday, October 25, 2012, 12:24 PM
When Penn State began the season 0-2, there were some positives for the Nittany Lions: Matt McGloin looked more confident than he ever has, Bill O'Brien's new offense produced points and the holes at running back and wide receiver -- left by Silas Redd and Justin Brown, respectively -- didn't appear... 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.

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