Thursday, September 18, 2014
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Ding-dong, Penn State is dead

Was Penn State really all that good or were the Nittany Lions just exposed with Saturday's loss to Iowa? I think I know what what a good portion of the rest of the nation thinks. It's been pile-on, I-told-you-so time from a significant segment of the fourth estate, too. Pat Forde, of espn.com, didn't especially have nice things to say about your Penn State Nittany Lions. Here's our take and a look at exactly what went wrong against Iowa.

Ding-dong, Penn State is dead

Was Penn State really all that good or were the Nittany Lions just exposed with Saturday's loss to Iowa? I think I know what what a good portion of the rest of the nation thinks. It's been pile-on, I-told-you-so time from a significant segment of the fourth estate, too. Pat Forde, of espn.com, didn't especially have nice things to say about your Penn State Nittany Lions. Here's our take and a look at exactly what went wrong against Iowa.

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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