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Archive: October, 2011

McGloin leads game-winning drive in Penn State's comeback win

Saturday, October 29, 2011, 9:56 PM
Quarterback Matt McGloin led a game-winning drive that culminated in a 3-yard touchdownrun by running back Silas Redd and Penn State beat Illinois 10-7 on Saturday in a snowy afternoon game at Beaver Stadium. The win was Joe Paterno's 409th career victory and made him the winningest coach in Division... Read more

Live updates: Penn State vs. Illinois

Friday, October 28, 2011, 7:22 PM
Join the Inquirer's Jake Kaplan as he provides live updates and commentary on Saturday's Penn State-Illinois matchup, scheduled to start at 3:30 p.m. On a mobile phone? Click HERE to join the chat! Read more

Penn State braces for weekend snowstorm

Friday, October 28, 2011, 7:09 PM
Fans traveling to Penn State’s game against Illinois should be advised that a winter storm warning is in effect for the State College area until 10 p.m. Saturday. Four to eight inches of snow are forecast to fall during a storm that was scheduled to begin around dawn. The heavy, wet snow, accompanied... Read more

Penn State's Fera named semifinalist for Lou Groza award

Friday, October 28, 2011, 6:25 PM
Penn State's Anthony Fera was named one of 20 semifinalists for the Lou Groza Award, which is given annually to the nation's top placekicker by the Palm Beach County Sports Commission. The redshirt sophomore, who handles field goals and extra points, punts and kickoffs for the Nittany Lions, is 11-of-12... Read more

Video: Lions want revenge

Thursday, October 27, 2011, 10:26 AM
Video: CineSport's Brian Clark chats with Joe Juliano of the Inquirer about Penn State's matchup with Illinois on Saturday. Read more

Penn State's Smith hopes to continue to prove people wrong

Wednesday, October 26, 2011, 8:34 PM
Until Saturday, wide receiver Devon "Moo Moo" Smith had made more headlines for accidentally running into Joe Paterno in a preseason practice than for his play on the field. Smith, Penn State's smallest yet fastest player, had thus far in his collegiate career been labeled as, more or less, a failed... Read more

Penn State's Redd added to Maxwell Award watch list

Wednesday, October 26, 2011, 6:13 PM
Penn State running back Silas Redd was added on Wednesday to the watch list for the Maxwell Award, the end-of-the-year award given to the nation's top football player. The talented sophomore from Norwalk, Conn. leads the Big Ten with 869 rushing yards and is third in the conference with 108.6 yards... Read more

Penn State football chat with Joe Juliano and Jake Kaplan

Wednesday, October 26, 2011, 12:32 AM
Join The Inquirer's Joe Juliano and Jake Kaplan for a live chat about all the latest Penn State football news, starting at 3 p.m. Wednesday. If you're on a mobile device, click here to follow along and post questions. Read more

What ever happened to Paul Jones?

Tuesday, October 25, 2011, 9:46 PM
Amid all the talk about the competition between Rob Bolden and Matt McGloin this season, many might have forgotten about another quarterback who could have a role in Penn State’s future. That signal caller – a highly touted recruit in 2010 – was asked about at coach Joe Paterno’s... Read more

Penn State teammates went to bat for Green

Tuesday, October 25, 2011, 7:22 PM
In his senior season at Penn State, Stephfon Green was supposed to play the role of reliable backup to Silas Redd at tailback, see time as a receiver out of the backfield, serve as one of the Nittany Lions' better special-teams players and be a leader to the younger players. Instead, Green had off-field... 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.

Reach Joe at jjuliano@phillynews.com.

Joe Juliano Inquirer Staff Writer
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