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Archive: November, 2012

Four Penn State players named Academic All-District

Thursday, November 8, 2012, 7:38 PM
Penn State has had four players -- guard John Urschel, defensive ends Pete Massaro and Brad Bars and linebacker Ben Kline -- selected to the Capital One Academic All-District football team by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA). All four players are eligible for consideration... Read more

Film criticizes media for handling of Paterno in Sandusky case

Thursday, November 8, 2012, 4:54 PM
A 32-minute video released this week on YouTube takes up the case for Joe Paterno, the late Penn State football coach who was fired four days after a grand jury presentment revealed he had been told of sexual abuse of a young boy at the hands of former assistant coach Jerry Sandusky. The film, entitled... Read more

Keys to the game for PSU vs. Nebraska

Thursday, November 8, 2012, 4:19 PM
Video: How are the Penn State Nittany Lions going to contain Nebraska QB Taylor Martinez? CineSport's Noah Coslov turns to The Inquirer's Joe Juliano to preview the game. Read more

Bill O'Brien looks to Nebraska as successful walk-on model

Wednesday, November 7, 2012, 11:59 AM
On the Penn State football team, walk-ons are no longer called walk-ons. They are run-ons. That’s what Bill O’Brien says, anyways. The coach made the change early in the season to give credit to non-scholarship players on his roster. They hustle, work hard and are as integral to the... Read more

Kyle Carter participates, Jordan Hill limited at Penn State practice

Wednesday, November 7, 2012, 6:42 PM
Defensive tackle Jordan Hill and tight end Kyle Carter are both listed as 'day-to-day' on Penn State's injury report, though one of the ailing players appears to have a better shot at playing on Saturday against Nebraska. At practice on Wednesday evening, both players stretched with the the team... Read more

Penn State's Kyle Carter & Jordan Hill 'day-to-day' against Nebraska

Tuesday, November 6, 2012, 12:19 PM
Will leading tight end Kyle Carter and star defensive tackle Jordan Hill play in Penn State's final road game of the season? You might not know until the Nittany Lions take the field at Memorial Stadium for warmups on Saturday. Carter (foot) and Hill (knee) are both listed as 'day-to-day' for Penn... Read more

Penn State football chat with Joe Juliano

Tuesday, November 6, 2012, 7:11 PM
Join the Inquirer's Joe Juliano as he takes your Penn State football questions in a live chat, starting Wednesday at 3 p.m. On a mobile device? Click HERE to join the chat! Read more

What's going on with Penn State running back Bill Belton?

Tuesday, November 6, 2012, 3:20 PM
Bill Belton has been hampered by an ankle injury since the season-opener against Ohio, but on Saturday the running back was healthy. Belton, a sophomore, is undboutedly the Nittany Lions' fastest, shiftiest and perhaps most naturally talented back. Then why was he benched for most of Saturday's game... Read more

Penn State vs Indiana will be noon kick on Nov. 17

Monday, November 5, 2012, 12:15 PM
Penn State's game against Indiana on Nov. 17 has been scheduled for a noon kick. The game will air on the Big Ten Network. It will be the Nittany Lions' (6-3, 3-2 Big Ten) second to last game of the season. Penn State faces Wisconson on Nov. 24 at Beaver Stadium. The start time has not been announced... Read more

Statistically speaking: How Penn State players stack up nationally

Monday, November 5, 2012, 12:02 PM
What's more surprising: The fact that Matt McGloin has more completions per game than anyone in the Big Ten or the fact that he has more completions per game than USC star Matt Barkley? Barkley, who many projected in the preseason to be the No. 1 pick in the 2013 NFL draft, has more total yards (2... 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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