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Archive: November, 2012

Video: Joe Juliano on what's next for Penn State football

Thursday, November 29, 2012, 2:16 PM
How will Penn State's 2012 success help Bill O'Brien and his team? Will Christian Hackenberg fully commit to the Nittany Lions? The Inquirer's Joe Juliano discusses these questions in a video chat with CineSport's Noah Coslov. Read more

Penn State quarterback commit salutes Bill O'Brien

Wednesday, November 28, 2012, 7:34 PM
Bill O'Brien's selection as Big Ten coach of the year by both conference coaches and the media drew praise from Christian Hackenberg, a Penn State commitment and one of the most highly sought-after high school quarterbacks in the country. Hackenberg, who just wrapped up his senior season at Fork Union... Read more

Penn State football chat with Joe Juliano

Wednesday, November 28, 2012, 3:40 AM
Join the Inquirer's Joe Juliano as he takes your Penn State football questions in a live chat, beginning Thursday at 1 p.m. On a mobile device? Click HERE to join the chat! Read more

On radio, Bill O'Brien reaffirms commitment to Penn State

Tuesday, November 27, 2012, 5:30 PM
When asked about his future at Penn State, Bill O'Brien's answers this season have ranged from ambiguous to noncommittal to coy. On Tuesday, his first post-season interview, the coach appeared much more assertive. O'Brien's name has popped up as a candidate for NFL and college vacancies -- at least... Read more

Penn State's Jordan Hill, Sam Ficken honored by Big Ten

Monday, November 26, 2012, 11:54 AM
It was a fitting finish for each player -- for two entirely separate reasons. In the final week of the Big Ten season, senior defensive tackle Jordan Hill was named the conference's Defensive Player of the Week while sophomore kicker Sam Ficken was named the Big Ten Special Teams Player of the Week... Read more

Six Nittany Lions honored on All-Big Ten first team

Monday, November 26, 2012, 8:05 PM
Six Penn State players were named Monday night to the 2012 All-Big Ten teams as selected in separate balloting by conference coaches and by media covering the league. In addition, two Nittany Lions -- senior linebacker Michael Mauti and sophomore wide receiver Allen Robinson -- were voted the best... Read more

A fairytale ending for Penn State's Jake Fagnano

Sunday, November 25, 2012, 10:50 AM
He had a 94 mile per hour fastball, and his father was drafted by the Phillies. Jake Fagnano could have been a great baseball player -- but football was his dream. Penn State football, more specifically. "He'll probably get mad at me," coach Bill O'Brien said, "but when he was growing up, if Penn... Read more

Video: Penn State Beats Wisconsin in Overtime

Sunday, November 25, 2012, 2:16 AM
Video: What did Penn State’s 24-21 win over Wisconsin mean for the seniors? The Inquirer’s Joe Juliano discusses this and the future of the football program. Read more

What happens tomorrow for the Penn State football team?

Saturday, November 24, 2012, 9:39 PM
The past three months have looked like this for the Penn State football team: Early morning (5:30 a.m.) runs, early morning lifts, practice in the rain, practice in the cold, practice in the sun, media obligations, travel to the Midwest, travel home from the Midwest, emotional wins, emotional losses... Read more

Penn State's tribute to Mike Mauti: Too much?

Saturday, November 24, 2012, 5:04 PM
There is no way to describe what Mike Mauti means to this Penn State team. He gave the program a backbone this summer when all seemed disjointed, everyone seemed dejected and perhaps everything was at brink of falling apart. He convinced underclassmen to stay. He lead by example,playing gritty, determined... 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.

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