Saturday, February 6, 2016

Archbishop Wood's Jake Cooper makes his first start for Penn State

Saturday, January 2, 2016, 7:55 PM
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- An injury to Troy Reeder that landed him on crutches allowed an Archbishop Wood product to log his first college start in Saturday’s TaxSlayer Bowl. Doylestown native Jake Cooper made his debut in Penn State’s 24-17 loss to Georgia. Playing at outside linebacker,... Read more

Chris Godwin becomes the third Nittany Lion to log 1,000 yards

Saturday, January 2, 2016, 7:40 PM
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- All Chris Godwin needed Saturday was 32 yards to become the third player in Penn State history to log more than 1,000 yards in a single season, but in the 24-17 loss to Georgia he put in a lot more. The 6-foot-1, 208-pound sophomore joined Allen Robinson and Bobby Engram in that... Read more

Hackenberg leaves Penn State's TaxSlayer Bowl game with shoulder injury

Saturday, January 2, 2016, 1:42 PM
Penn State quarterback Christian Hackenberg was lifted from his team’s TaxSlayer Bowl game against Georgia early in the second quarter Saturday with what appeared to be a right shoulder injury. The 6-foot-4, 228-pound Hackenberg landed hard on his throwing shoulder on a scramble from the Penn... Read more

Live updates: Penn State vs. Georgia

Wednesday, December 30, 2015, 12:49 AM
Join us for live updates of Penn State's game against Georgia in the Taxslayer Bowl at EverBank Field in Jacksonville, Fla. Kickoff is scheduled for noon. Read more

Penn State football chat with Joe Juliano

Sunday, December 27, 2015, 11:09 PM
Join Joe Juliano of the Inquirer as he takes your Penn State football questions in a live chat, beginning at 2 p.m. Monday. Read more

NFL draft analyst: Hackenberg struggles with accuracy, not ready for NFL

Thursday, December 17, 2015, 1:33 PM
NFL draft analyst Todd McShay always felt that Christian Hackenberg had the physical tools to become an elite quarterback in college football, and even named the Penn State junior a likely No. 1 overall draft pick in his first 2016 mock NFL draft for ESPN last spring. But McShay doesn't think Hackenberg... Read more

Joe Moorhead is introduced as Penn State's offensive coordinator

Wednesday, December 16, 2015, 4:02 PM
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. - During coach James Franklin's search for a new offensive coordinator for the Nittany Lions, he and Joe Moorhead talked 30 to 40 times. One of his most memorable conversations with the former Fordham coach, Franklin said Wednesday, was an interview that was pushed back due to a... Read more

Penn State defensive end Carl Nassib wins fourth major post-season award

Sunday, December 13, 2015, 11:42 PM
Penn State defensive end Carl Nassib ended a successful post-season college football awards run Sunday night in Newport Beach, Calif., by winning the Lott Impact Trophy, given for athletic and academic performance and character to the nation’s top player on defense. Nassib, a Malvern Prep graduate... Read more

Penn State hires Fordham head coach as new offensive coordinator

Saturday, December 12, 2015, 6:47 PM
Penn State head coach James Franklin wasted little time in hiring a new offensive coordinator and announced Saturday that former Fordham head coach Joe Moorhead has accepted the job. Moorhead, 42, built a dynamic and productive offense during his four seasons at Fordham, leading the Rams to a 38-13... Read more

Penn State defensive end Carl Nassib named winner of two awards

Wednesday, December 9, 2015, 10:26 PM
Carl Nassib, who went to Penn State as a walk-on and did not start a game until his senior year, added two more trophies to his postseason collection Wednesday when he was named winner of both the Rotary Lombardi Award and the Ted Hendricks Award. A West Chester native and a graduate of Malvern Prep... Read more
About this blog
Joe Juliano has been a staff writer for The Inquirer for 30 years, covering covering Penn State football, Villanova basketball and other college sports, along with golf and the Penn Relays. This is his seventh season on The Inquirer’s Penn State beat. He previously covered the Nittany Lions for United Press International from 1976-84.

Joining Joe this season is Erin McCarthy, an intern for The Inquirer and a junior at Penn State majoring in print and digital journalism. This is Erin's first season on the Penn State football beat. She previously spent two summers as an Inquirer summer intern on the Pennsylvania and South Jersey desks. She is also an editor for the Daily Collegian, the university's student newspaper. A Delaware County native, Erin graduated from Episcopal Academy.

Reach Joe at jjuliano@phillynews.com.

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