Monday, November 30, 2015

Penn State notes: St. Joe's Prep grad Reid gains key turnover

Saturday, October 10, 2015, 6:54 PM
Freshman cornerback John Reid, a St. Joseph’s Prep graduate, picked up his second interception of the season for Penn State early in the fourth quarter. Reid reacted quickly after Danny Cameron’s pass squirted out of the hands of Indiana tight end Anthony Corsaro, and he made the catch... Read more

Penn State notes: Barkley, Lynch still idle, but helping teammates

Saturday, October 10, 2015, 6:51 PM
Running backs Akeel Lynch and Saquon Barkley each sat out their second straight games for Penn State with undisclosed injuries Saturday, but they remained involved in the game helping out their replacements, redshirt freshmen Nick Scott and Mark Allen. “They’re unbelievable,” Scott... Read more

Penn State notes: Ohio State week is upon the NIttany Lions

Saturday, October 10, 2015, 6:48 PM
Penn State coach James Franklin made a reference at his post-game news conference to “our next opponent … I’m not sure who we have,” perhaps emphasizing how focused he was on the Indiana game and not looking ahead. But everyone on his team knows that the next game is a prime-time... Read more

Lions' kicker Joey Julius struggles in win over Indiana

Saturday, October 10, 2015, 6:43 PM
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- Saturday was not the best day for Joey Julius. Penn State’s 5-foot-10, 259-pound kicker, who became an internet sensation after his debut last month, missed two 3-yard extra points in the second quarter. Because of Julius’ struggles, the Lions called up junior Tyler... Read more

Live updates: Penn State vs. Indiana

Saturday, October 10, 2015, 12:01 PM
Follow the Penn State-Indiana game with live tweets from Joe Juliano and Erin McCarthy. Read more

ESPN's Beth Mowins talks Penn State, and why she avoids social media

Friday, October 9, 2015, 2:53 PM
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- Beth Mowins always knew she wanted to do play-by-play commentary. An athlete herself, Mowins loved sports, and didn’t see a lot of women in sports media growing up. On Friday, Mowins was in State College, preparing to call Penn State’s homecoming game against Indiana... Read more

Indiana injury report: Starting QB, RB will travel to Happy Valley

Thursday, October 8, 2015, 2:25 PM
With two days until Penn State faces Indiana in the Lions' homecoming game, question marks abound for both squads. Key players have missed recent games because of injuries. Most recent reports are that Indiana's starting quarterback, Nate Sudfield, and running back Jordan Howard have been at practice... Read more

Penn State-Indiana game to air on ESPN

Thursday, October 8, 2015, 12:28 PM
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- Penn State's homecoming game against Indiana will be broadcast on ESPN at noon Saturday. It had been previously scheduled to air on ESPN2. The game will be called by Beth Mowins, Anthony Becht, and Paul Carcaterra. Mowins, a Syracuse graduate, made history in August when she... Read more

With his status for Saturday uncertain, Penn State RB Saquon Barkley practiced Wednesday

Wednesday, October 7, 2015, 8:04 PM
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- With his ankle taped, Lions’ electric freshman running back Saquon Barkley was back on the practice field outside the Lasch Building Wednesday evening. Barkley, who logged back-to-back 100-plus-yard-rushing performances last month, was injured in the San Diego State game... Read more

Penn State turns focus to the Hoosiers

Wednesday, October 7, 2015, 3:57 PM
On Saturday, Penn State will face Indiana for the Nittany Lions’ homecoming. The game marks the 18th matchup between the football teams, and the last of five straight home games for Penn State. Indiana is coming off a close game against top-ranked Ohio State, the defending national champion Like... 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.

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