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Paterno talks about his health

Tuesday, October 11, 2011, 3:33 PM
Video: Penn State coach Joe Paterno talks about his physical health. Paterno was on the sideline for the first half in each of the last three games before coaching from the press box for the second half of all three games. (By Jake Kaplan/Inquirer) Read more

Paterno could be back coaching from press box

Monday, October 10, 2011, 2:34 PM
Penn State coach Joe Paterno has been looking forward all season to being able to coach an entire game from the sideline as he slowly recovers from injuries to his shoulder and his pelvis, the result of a collision with wide receiver Devon Smith early in pre-season practice. However, following a near-accident... Read more

Lynn, Morris and Beachum could return against Purdue

Monday, October 10, 2011, 8:06 PM
Cornerbacks D’Anton Lynn and Stephon Morris and running back Brandon Beachum are listed as “possible” to play for Penn State (5-1, 2-0 Big Ten) when it hosts Purdue (3-2, 1-0) on Saturday at Beaver Stadium. Penn State released its injury report and depth chart on Monday evening. Lynn... Read more

Video: JoePa talks about Al Davis

Sunday, October 9, 2011, 11:34 AM
Video: Penn State coach Joe Paterno comments on the passing of Oakland Raiders owner Al Davis on Saturday. Read more

Penn State players happy to have Stephfon Green back

Sunday, October 9, 2011, 8:51 PM
It took until the sixth week of the season, but Stephfon Green finally finished serving his Joe Paterno-mandated suspension and returned to the field in Saturday’s 13-3 win over Iowa. The senior running back played one snap, catching a screen pass from Matt McGloin that went for a loss of four... Read more

Penn State ranked 25th in USA TODAY poll

Sunday, October 9, 2011, 3:42 PM
Penn State (5-1, 2-0 Big Ten) re-entered the USA TODAY coaches poll on Sunday, checking in at No. 25. Penn State beat Iowa 13-3 on Saturday at Beaver Stadium. The Nittany Lions are not ranked in the AP Top 25 but received 22 points, the fifth-most of any team outside the Top 25. Penn State is now... Read more

Bolden to start; Beachum, Drake not dressed to play

Saturday, October 8, 2011, 2:13 PM
Rob Bolden was the first player to emerge from Penn State's team bus when it arrived at Beaver Stadium Saturday afternoon, meaning the sophomore will start at quarterback for the sixth straight game. Junior Matt McGloin, who has outplayed Bolden statistically the last three games, was the second player... Read more

Penn State looks to snap its streak against Iowa

Saturday, October 8, 2011, 1:32 PM
About two hours remain before kickoff between Penn State (4-1) and Iowa (3-1) here at Beaver Stadium. Here are some notes to help preview today’s game and keep you busy until 3:30. The Hawkeyes have had a ton of success against the Nittany Lions as of late, having won eight of the last nine... Read more

Meyer: No truth to report about succeeding Paterno

Saturday, October 8, 2011, 12:54 PM
Former Florida head coach Urban Meyer said Saturday there is "no truth" to a report that he had spoken with Penn State officials to gauge his interest in succeeding Joe Paterno when Paterno retires. Approached in the parking lot at Beaver Stadium, where he is part of the ABC/ESPN broadcast team for... Read more

More from Penn State's 13-3 win against Iowa

Saturday, October 8, 2011, 9:55 PM
Penn State beat Iowa for the first time since 2007 on Saturday at Beaver Stadium to improve to 5-1 on the season and 2-0 in the Big Ten. Iowa fell to 3-2 and 0-1 in the conference. -The Nittany Lions' quarterback shuffle continued on Saturday. Rob Bolden started for the sixth game in a row but Matt... 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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