Veteran football coach Joe Lorig hired as Penn State’s new special teams coordinator

Lorig worked for the last three seasons at Memphis, where his special teams excelled. He was hired by Texas Tech last month but elected to come to Penn State to join James Franklin, with whom he coached 20 years ago at Idaho State.

Florida State’s George Campbell says he is transferring to Penn State

George Campbell was a five-star wide receiver out of high school in Clearwater, Fla., when he signed with Florida State in 2015 but injuries limited him. He will be a veteran presence on a young Nittany Lions receiving corps.

Florida State’s George Campbell says he is transferring to Penn State

George Campbell was a five-star wide receiver out of high school in Clearwater, Fla., when he signed with Florida State in 2015 but injuries limited him. He will be a veteran presence on a young Nittany Lions receiving corps.

Penn State special teams coordinator Phil Galiano leaves for New Orleans Saints job

Galiano, who grew up in South Philadelphia and graduated from Norristown High, spent the past season as special teams coordinator, but the Nittany Lions were inconsistent in that area.

Penn State special teams coordinator Phil Galiano leaves for New Orleans Saints job

Galiano, who grew up in South Philadelphia and graduated from Norristown High, spent the past season as special teams coordinator, but the Nittany Lions were inconsistent in that area.

Former Penn State receiver Juwan Johnson transferring to Oregon for final season

Johnson, who starred at Glassboro High School, announced last month he had entered the NCAA transfer database and would not return to the Nittany Lions.

Former Penn State receiver Juwan Johnson transferring to Oregon for final season

Johnson, who starred at Glassboro High School, announced last month he had entered the NCAA transfer database and would not return to the Nittany Lions.
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Penn State alumni trustees on the Jerry Sandusky scandal: Read the full report

The alumni trustees' report on Louis Freeh's 2012 review of the Sandusky scandal at Penn State.

Penn State alumni trustees attack Freeh investigation into Jerry Sandusky scandal

In many ways, it’s a summary of the claims that Penn State defenders have previously made in the years since the scandal broke, but this time with material from Freeh’s investigation that they say bolsters their view.

Northeast High graduate and former Penn State player Deion Barnes gets another shot to impress the NFL

He will be a member of the San Antonio Commanders, one of the eight teams in the upstart Alliance of American Football (AAF) league that is set to run from Feb. 9 through April 27.

James Franklin says he is worried about college football rule changes involving transfers

The Penn State coach is losing 11 players from his 2018 team who have transferred or will transfer. The adoption of the NCAA transfer portal and the ease of transferring have left him worried about college football.

National signing day: Penn State receives two more commitments for incoming class of 2019

Athlete Daequan Hardy of Pittsburgh, who scored 22 touchdowns in his senior season at Penn Hills High School, and wide receiver T.J. Jones of Lake City, Fla., were added to the recruiting class.

Football recruiting: Penn State adding defensive line help to incoming 2019 class, including 6-foot-5, 270-pound German recruit

The Nittany Lions added a defensive tackle from Germany and a defensive end from North Jersey, both of whom are expected to sign national letters of intent on Wednesday.

Defensive tackle from Germany, two four-star recruits from Maryland commit to Penn State

The two from Maryland are defensive players in the recruiting class for 2020, plus James Franklin landed a Baltimore receiver for 2021.

Penn State losing 11 players planning to transfer to other schools

A relaxing of the rules involving transfers from one football program to another has affected Penn State, with wide receiver Juwan Johnson being perhaps the most notable of those departing.

Promising safety Lamont Wade says he’ll return to Penn State and not transfer

Wade, one of 12 Penn State players who entered the NCAA transfer portal or announced a transfer on their own, is expected to be a leading candidate to start at safety next season.

Penn State completes football schedules for 2022 and 2023

The Nittany Lions will take on Ohio in their second game of the 2022 season, and Massachusetts late in the 2023 season. Both games are at Beaver Stadium.

Four-star defensive tackle D’Von Ellies signs with Penn State

Ellies, who is from Maryland, picked the Nittany Lions over Southern Cal.

Penn State receives commitment from New Jersey defensive end Smith Vilbert

Smith Vilbert came to high school playing football and basketball but focused solely on football during his senior year, resulting in multiple offers from FBS colleges.

Penn State football loses safety Ayron Monroe, could lose two more to transfer market

Monroe joins wide receiver Juwan Johnson and defensive back Zech McPhearson as moving on to other schools as graduate transfers, meaning they will be eligible to play in 2019.

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