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Archive: November, 2011

Source: Penn State to hold players-only meeting

Monday, November 7, 2011, 3:09 PM
As they entered the Lasch Football Building in State College, Pa., for practice on Monday afternoon, members of the Penn State football team said they were told not to comment on the recent allegations surrounding the university's athletic department and football program. However, a source confirmed... Read more

Penn State moves up to No. 12 in AP and coaches' poll

Sunday, November 6, 2011, 12:46 PM
Penn State (8-1, 5-0 Big Ten), which was off Saturday, checked in Sunday at No. 12 in both the Associated Press poll and the USA TODAY coaches' poll. Despite not playing this week, the Nittany Lions moved up four spots in the AP Top 25 and three in the coaches' poll. The BCS standings - in which Penn... Read more

Penn State - Nebraska game to kickoff at noon

Sunday, November 6, 2011, 9:53 AM
Penn State's home finale against Nebraska on Saturday will kickoff at noon, it was announced today. The Nittany Lions (8-1, 5-0 Big Ten) were off Saturday, while the Cornuskers (7-2, 3-2) lost 28-25 to Northwestern. The Lions control their own destiny on their quest for a Big Ten championship.... Read more

Statement from Penn State coach Joe Paterno

Sunday, November 6, 2011, 6:21 PM
A statement from Penn State coach Joe Paterno was released Sunday regarding the allegations against his former longtime defensive coordinator, Jerry Sandusky, who is facing charges of sex abuse involving minors. Below is Paterno's statement: “If true, the nature and amount of charges made are... Read more

PSU president releases statement on Sandusky case

Saturday, November 5, 2011, 1:26 PM
In the wake of the charges against Penn State AD Tim Curley and another administrator for perjury in the investigation of Jerry Sandusky on child sex abuse charges, Penn State president Graham Spanier released the following statement on Penn State Live: The allegations about a former coach are troubling... Read more

Juliano: Scandal at Penn State

Saturday, November 5, 2011, 8:53 PM
Video: CineSport's Brian Clark asks the Inquirer's Joe Juliano about the arrest of former Penn State assistant Jerry Sandusky on sex crime charges. Read more

Penn State wrestlers ranked No. 1 in coaches' poll

Thursday, November 3, 2011, 1:59 PM
The defending national champion Penn State wrestling team garnered seven of 10 first-place votes to earn the preseason No. 1 ranking in the NWCA/USA TODAY Division I Team Coaches' Poll, which was released Thursday. With two first-place votes, Big Ten rival Iowa is No. 2, while Oklahoma State is No... Read more

Penn State's Paterno unsure of fullback's availability

Thursday, November 3, 2011, 7:29 PM
Penn State coach Joe Paterno said he wasn’t sure of fullback Joe Suhey’s status for the final three games of the season. Suhey, who sat out last Saturday’s 10-7 win over Illinois and barely played two weeks ago at Northwestern, is battling an upper-body injury. “I don’t... Read more

Transfer D.J. Newbill hopes more Philly guards come to Penn State

Thursday, November 3, 2011, 4:05 PM
D.J. Newbill, the former Strawberry Mansion star who over the summer became Pat Chambers’ first Penn State player from Philadelphia, hopes other players from the area follow suit. After all, it was a couple of Philly guys who sold Newbill on Chambers, and in turn, were a big part of his decision... Read more

Redd's heavy workload in the eyes of a Heisman Trophy winner

Wednesday, November 2, 2011, 8:20 PM
Last year, when Silas Redd was the backup to Evan Royster, many people knew him as No. 25. Now, when Redd walks around campus, they know his face. “When I go to class, people say ‘good luck’ and stuff like that,” he said. “So that's definitely changed from last year…... 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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