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Penn State Insider
Archive: October, 2009
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The Twilight Zone
Sat, Oct 17, 2009, 2:43 PM
This might be the strangest thing I've ever seen. The trees in State College and the surrounding environs are the same beautiful shades of...
Considering non-conference scheduling
Thu, Oct 15, 2009, 4:14 PM
Hey, how about this revolutionary idea from Minnesota coach Tim Brewster: Scheduling tough non-conference opponents helps your recruiting. Whoa!...
Lion Eyes: Snowing in State College
Thu, Oct 15, 2009, 3:47 PM
I'm dreamin' of a white ... Homecoming?? The National Weather Service in State College reported the earliest snowfall in recorded history...
A mutual admiration society
Sat, Oct 10, 2009, 6:44 PM
Judging from their post-game comments, Joe Paterno and Bob Spoo really hit it off today. Maybe they were just happy to coach against someone...
Now we can start the season
Sat, Oct 10, 2009, 6:30 PM
Gee, we thought Penn State's non-conference schedule would never end. But now that Eastern Illinois is heading home with a $450,000 check...
A battle between two old coaches
Thu, Oct 8, 2009, 5:43 PM
Maybe you could call Saturday's game between Penn State and Eastern Illinois the "Metamucil Bowl." On one sideline of Beaver Stadium...
Penn State’s Hull leaves walk-on days behind
Thu, Oct 8, 2009, 3:13 PM
Josh Hull never has lacked confidence, as illustrated by his decision to enroll at Penn State and walk on as a linebacker at a university noted...
Recruiting: Stud LB Fortt commits to Nits
Tue, Oct 6, 2009, 4:01 PM
The Nittany Lions welcomed another highly touted high school player to the fold when linebacker Khairi Fortt of Stamford (Conn.) High School...
Paterno mum on Bowden
Tue, Oct 6, 2009, 3:58 PM
Given another chance to stick up for his buddy, Bobby Bowden, Joe Paterno decided to punt. Paterno was asked during his weekly teleconference...
Up Next: Tony Romo's alma mater, Eastern Illinois
Mon, Oct 5, 2009, 3:55 PM
For those of you who are interested in any Penn State opponent, no matter how overmatched they may seem, here are some things you may not know...