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Archive: August, 2013

Video: Penn State offensive lineman Ty Howle talks season-opening win

Saturday, August 31, 2013, 10:49 PM
Penn State offensive lineman talks about the Nittany Lions' season-opening win over the Syracuse Orange. Read more

Video: Penn State cornerback Jordan Lucas talks win over Syracuse

Saturday, August 31, 2013, 10:40 PM
Penn State cornerback Jordan Lucas talks about beating Syracuse in the 2013 season opener. Read more

Video: Penn State head coach Bill O'Brien on Syracuse win

Saturday, August 31, 2013, 10:38 PM
Penn State head coach Bill O'Brien spoke to reporters after the Nittany Lions defeated Syracuse, 23-17, at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J. Read more

Week One: Penn State vs. Syracuse Preview

Saturday, August 31, 2013, 10:03 AM
Location: MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J. Time: 3:30 p.m. Forecast: Partly sunny, 85 degrees Three Headlines - True freshman Christian Hackenberg will start at quarterback for Penn State, according a report made by ESPN on Friday. Hackenberg and junior college transfer Tyler Ferguson... Read more

Hackenberg leads Penn State offense to halftime 6-3 lead

Saturday, August 31, 2013, 5:19 PM
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — Things went from bad to great to awful to hallelujah for Penn State in the second quarter. Nothing was falling in the Nittany Lions’ favor for the first quarter and half of the second against Syracuse at MetLife Stadium. Wideout Allen Robinson didn’t play... Read more

Christian Hackenberg drives 32 yards, converts fourth down play action on first collegiate drive

Saturday, August 31, 2013, 3:52 PM
Christian Hackenberg took no time to let his first Penn State drive sink in. In an extremely fast-paced drive, Hackenberg led the Nittany Lions 32 yards into Syracuse territory. The 18-year-old freshman completed all three of his pass attempts, including one on a fourth down play action deep in Penn... Read more

Video: Joe Juliano previews Penn State-Syracuse

Thursday, August 29, 2013, 10:44 AM
The Inquirer's Joe Juliano and CineSport's Justin Shackil preview Penn State's season opener against Syracuse on Saturday and discuss the Nittany Lions' quarterback situation. Read more

O'Brien names starting QB but says only the team knows who it is

Thursday, August 29, 2013, 7:05 PM
Penn State coach Bill O’Brien disclosed for the first time Thursday that he has decided on a starting quarterback for Saturday’s season opener against Syracuse, and that the two contenders for the job and the rest of the team know the starter’s identity. On his weekly radio show... Read more

Penn State's, Syracuse's strong pass rush could unleash first D-I sack on new QBs

Wednesday, August 28, 2013, 9:19 AM
For quarterbacks, turf tastes worst behind the line of scrimmage. Syracuse and Penn State will both send two first-time starting quarterbacks onto the football field at MetLife Stadium this Saturday. Whoever they are, both are probably worried about their first Division I sack in their new uniforms... Read more

Penn State's Zach Zwinak preps for Syracuse game in his usual physical style

Wednesday, August 28, 2013, 6:07 PM
An opponent’s indented facemask was a microcosm of Penn State running back Zach Zwinak’s season in 2012. Now, the redshirt junior hopes it’s a harbinger of 2013. Zwinak doesn’t remember the team of the player whose facemask he caved in. His physical style of football often... 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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