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Archive: October, 2011

Joe Paterno previews Northwestern

Tuesday, October 18, 2011, 3:03 PM
Video: Joe Paterno talks about Northwestern at today's Penn State press conference. Read more

Penn State's Fera again honored by Big Ten

Monday, October 17, 2011, 11:37 AM
For the second time in three weeks, Penn State placekicker/punter Anthony Fera was recognized on Monday as the Big Ten's special teams player of the week. Fera tied his career high with three made field goals in the team's 23-18 win over Purdue on Saturday, hitting two from 29 yards and a career-high... Read more

Penn State's Moye ruled out against Northwestern

Monday, October 17, 2011, 7:58 PM
As expected, Penn State standout wide receiver Derek Moye has been ruled out for Saturday's game at Northwestern, according to the team's injury report released Monday evening. Moye broke the fifth metarsal bone in his left foot on Oct. 11 when he slipped on stairs in his apartment. The initial prognosis... Read more

Pennsbury star decommits from Penn State, chooses Wisconsin

Monday, October 17, 2011, 12:54 AM
Pennsbury High School offensive tackle J.J. Denman, who had made an oral commitment last May to attend Penn State, has decommitted and now is planning to attend Wisconsin, multiple sources reported Sunday night. The 6-foot-6, 310-pound Denman, a four-star recruit who is ranked No. 117 overall and... Read more

Penn State ranked 21st in first BCS standings

Sunday, October 16, 2011, 8:48 PM
The first set of BCS rankings were released Sunday night and Penn State (6-1, 3-0 Big Ten) checked in at No. 21, higher than it ranked in the USA TODAY coaches' poll (No. 22), the Harris Poll (No. 24) and the AP poll (unranked). LSU is No. 1, holding a slim .0003 margin over Alabama, the only team... Read more

Penn State moves up in coaches' poll, remains unranked in AP

Sunday, October 16, 2011, 3:26 PM
Penn State (6-1, 3-0 Big Ten) moved up three spots to No. 22 in the USA TODAY coaches' poll but remained unranked in the AP poll. In a game much closer than many expected, Penn State beat Purdue 23-18 on Saturday. The win wasn't impressive enough for the Nittany Lions to crack the AP Top 25 for the... Read more

Penn State wrestling squad ranked No. 1

Saturday, October 15, 2011, 10:44 AM
The Penn State wrestling team, the reigning national and Big Ten champions, will enter the season ranked No. 1, according to the Intermat preseason rankings. Iowa is No. 2, Oklahoma State is No. 3 and Minnesota is No. 4. Cornell and Lehigh are tied for fifth. Three Nittany Lion wrestlers, Quentin... Read more

Bolden to start at QB again for Penn State and other pre-game notes

Saturday, October 15, 2011, 10:32 AM
About an hour-and-a-half separate us from kickoff between Penn State (5-1, 2-0 Big Ten) and Purdue (3-2, 1-0) here at Beaver Stadium. This is the first time the two teams have met since 2008 – when Daryll Clark and Curtis Painter quarterbacked the respective schools. The Nittany Lions are looking... Read more

Video: Nittany Lions sluggish in win

Saturday, October 15, 2011, 8:53 PM
Video: CineSport's Brian Clark asks the Inquirer's Joe Juliano if Penn State experienced a letdown Saturday against Purdue, and about the durability of Silas Redd. CineSport's Brian Clark asks The Inquirer's Joe Juliano if Penn State experienced a letdown Saturday against Purdue, and about the durability... Read more

More from Penn State's 23-18 win over Purdue

Saturday, October 15, 2011, 7:18 PM
Penn State improved to 6-1 overall and 3-0 in the Big Ten with its down-to-the-wire 23-18 win over Purdue (3-3, 1-1 Big Ten) on Saturday Beaver Stadium. -Rob Bolden and Matt McGloin continued to split time at quarterback for Penn State. Bolden started for the seventh game in a row but McGloin played... 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.

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