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Penn State prepares for the Terrapins

Thursday, October 22, 2015, 12:40 PM
After a 38-10 loss to Ohio State, Penn State (5-2, 2-1 Big Ten) looks to rebound this weekend against Maryland (2-4, 0-2 Big Ten), a program that has had an underwhelming start to the season and will be led by interim head coach Mike Locksley for the first time. The meeting will be the 39th for the... Read more

Handshakes for Penn State and Maryland?

Thursday, October 22, 2015, 10:31 AM
The Inquirer’s Joe Juliano looks back at last year’s no-handshake drama between Penn State and Maryland, talk about Saquon Barkley and Terps interim head coach Mike Locksley. Read more

Penn State football chat with Joe Juliano

Wednesday, October 21, 2015, 11:44 PM
Join the Inquirer's Joe Juliano as he takes your Penn State football questions in a live chat, beginning Thursday at 1 p.m. Read more

James Franklin discusses special teams' struggles

Wednesday, October 21, 2015, 8:23 PM
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. - On an unseasonably warm late October night on Penn State’s campus, coach James Franklin said his team was preparing for this weekend’s matchup against Maryland (2-4, 0-2 Big Ten) the same way it did for the top-ranked and undefeated Ohio State Buckeyes, whom the Lions... Read more

Maryland's Mike Locksley to debut against former colleague, James Franklin

Tuesday, October 20, 2015, 9:25 PM
STATE COLLEGE, Pa - Penn State coach James Franklin and Maryland’s new interim coach Mike Locksley go back more than 10 years. In the early 2000s, they coached together at Maryland. Franklin was a wide receivers coach. Locksley coached running backs. On Saturday, the two will be standing on... Read more

Carl Nassib and Anthony Zettel lead Penn State's D-line

Tuesday, October 20, 2015, 4:11 PM
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. - Despite being outmatched Saturday by a high-powered Ohio State offense, Penn State’s defensive line has consistently asserted its dominance this season. Two key players who have contributed to the unit’s success are redshirt seniors, defensive tackle Anthony Zettel... Read more

Franklin discusses frustrations with Penn State's game at Ohio State

Tuesday, October 20, 2015, 3:15 PM
The frustrations were many for Penn State in reviewing the team’s loss to top-ranked Ohio State. The list from coach James Franklin at his weekly teleconference Tuesday included the Nittany Lions’ inability to take advantage of opportunities, the dominance of the Buckeyes’ defensive... Read more

Penn State AD Sandy Barbour discusses possible Beaver Stadium renovation

Monday, October 19, 2015, 10:09 PM
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. - Penn State athletic director Sandy Barbour spent Monday evening with about 20 students, who came out to the HUB-Robeson Center on campus to discuss the university's strategic plan for intercollegiate athletics. That plan encompasses the facilities master plan - a forthcoming evaluation... Read more

Penn State-Illinois will kick off at noon

Monday, October 19, 2015, 3:46 PM
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. - Penn State's next home game will kick off at noon on Halloween. The Oct. 31 game against Illinois will broadcast on ESPN2 or ESPNU. Penn State's all-time record against the Fighting Illini is 17-5, and 8-1 at home.The Illinois game will be the Lions' seventh game of the season... Read more

Penn State, Maryland student-athletes team up to support domestic violence victims

Monday, October 19, 2015, 2:08 PM
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. - Before the Nittany Lions and and Maryland Terrapins football teams play on Saturday, the schools' athletes will be partnering to help women and children who have been victims of domestic violence. Penn State’s Student-Athlete Advisory Board and Maryland’s Student-Athlete... 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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