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Archive: March, 2012

QB Danny O'Brien picks Wisconsin, Penn State second

Wednesday, March 28, 2012, 5:13 PM
Former Maryland quarterback Danny O’Brien created some excitement at Penn State earlier this week when he watched the first day of the Nittany Lions’ spring practice, leading to speculation that he might elect to play for new head coach Bill O’Brien. But the younger O’Brien... Read more

Paterno Beaver Stadium 5K set for April 22

Tuesday, March 27, 2012, 1:51 PM
For the third year now, a 5K Run/ one-mile Family Fun Walk will take place at Penn State on Sunday, April 22, during Blue-White Weekend to benefit Special Olympics Pennsylvania. The run begins in front of the Bryce Jordan Center on Curtin Road, and winds through campus before finishing with runners... Read more

Penn State starts spring practice; Drake moved to CB

Monday, March 26, 2012, 3:41 PM
Penn State head coach Bill O’Brien said he made a few position changes in time for Monday’s start of spring practice, including the move of former West Catholic star Curtis Drake from wide receiver to cornerback. “What I saw with Curtis on the football field was good size, good feet... Read more

Penn Wood's Oakman charged in Penn State incident

Friday, March 23, 2012, 11:52 AM
Penn State police have filed charges against Shawn Oakman, the former Penn Wood High School football star, in connection with an alleged theft in a convenience store in Pollock Commons on campus. Oakman, an All-State defensive end from Lansdowne who redshirted last season, was charged with two counts... Read more

QB O'Brien interested in Penn State

Wednesday, March 14, 2012, 6:29 PM
By Joe McIntyre Former Maryland quarterback Danny O’Brien has contacted Penn State about a possible transfer to the Nittany Lions next season. During Penn State’s Pro Day Wednesday afternoon, head coach Bill O’Brien confirmed that the Lions were among a number of schools the quarterback... Read more

Lady Lions earn NCAA tournament bid

Monday, March 12, 2012, 10:25 PM
Video: The Penn State women's basketball team learn that they will be in the NCAA tournament. 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.

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