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  • Column: Table set for big freshman class

    Column: Table set for big freshman class

    James Franklin was able to sell Penn State's Class of 2014 on early playing time. The Nittany Lions' newly arrived freshmen could be in for big doses of it this fall. More

  • Position Rundown: Quarterback

    Position Rundown: Quarterback

    Our position-by-position look at Penn State's past, current and future rosters begins with arguably the most important position on the field. More

  • Winning a habit for McSorley

    Winning a habit for McSorley

    Incoming freshman Trace McSorley brings winning habits and different ways to beat defenses to Penn State's quarterback table. More

  • Q&A: Liebel ready to move

    Q&A: Liebel ready to move

    Run-on punter Robbie Liebel has a soccer background that could be a huge asset in Charles Huff's special teams plans. More

  • PSU class of 2014 superlatives

    PSU class of 2014 superlatives

    As we continue to wrap up the 2014 class, Lions247 takes a look back with some class superlatives, featuring those who ended up signing with Penn State and some who got away. More

  • Grading the Class -- Offense

    Grading the Class -- Offense

    An impressively talented wide receiving corps headlines a group of recruits that fills most of Penn State's major needs on offense. More

  • Column: Slowly restoring depth

    Column: Slowly restoring depth

    The Nittany Lions had some major vacancies following the 2013 season, and the new coaching staff addressed just about all of them with a balanced recruiting class. More

  • Lions take new approach to NSD

    Lions take new approach to NSD

    James Franklin greeted Penn State's Class of 2014 with open arms and pomp and circumstance. Get an inside look at the Nittany Lions' Signing Day "war room." More

  • Franklin closes class with flourish

    Franklin closes class with flourish

    James Franklin and the new Penn State staff were able to retain most of the big pieces of the Nittany Lions' Class of 2014 and add a few more. More

  • What's PSU getting in McSorley?

    What's PSU getting in McSorley?

    What will Penn State be getting in its latest pledge in the Class of 2014, three-star athlete Trace McSorley? Lions247 breaks down the newest Nittany Lion. More

  • Hackenberg eager to get to work

    Hackenberg eager to get to work

    The leader of Penn State's offense hasn't turned 19 yet but learned plenty his freshman season and is excited about what his new coach could have in store for him. More

  • B1G Notes: PSU, Top247 & Visits

    B1G Notes: PSU, Top247 & Visits

    Quick Hitters Regarding Penn State - Ohio State's Stan Drayton The Conference's Top Recruiter - Top247 Shakeup - Officials To Know From Around The Conference More

  • O'Connor on his way to Penn State

    O'Connor on his way to Penn State

    Bradenton (Fla.) IMG Academy quarterback Michael O'Connor is en route to Penn State and hopes to reach a final decision regarding the Nittany Lions over the weekend. More

  • O'Connor Wants To Talk To Franklin

    O'Connor Wants To Talk To Franklin

    Bradenton (Fla.) IMG Academy four-star QB Michael O'Connor is familiar with new Nittany Lions coach James Franklin. He has a couple questions for him when they talk. More

  • Commits react to Franklin reports

    Commits react to Franklin reports

    Penn State's Class of 2014 has been on the edge of their seats for much of the last week awaiting word of who would be the Nittany Lions' next head coach. More

  • Red Cedar Rumblings

    Red Cedar Rumblings

    Back with updates on Michael O'Connor, Malik McDowell, Montae Nicholson, Lawrence Thomas, Pat Narduzzi and much more ... More

  • B1G Notes: Dead Period  Storylines

    B1G Notes: Dead Period Storylines

    Penn State's class is holding strong despite the departure of Bill O'Brien - Spartans eyee the finish line - Hoosiers heating up - Buckeyes stay hot - Evans still a Badger. More

  • O'Connor in wait-and-see mode

    O'Connor in wait-and-see mode

    Penn State quarterback commit Michael O'Connor is scheduled to enroll in less than two weeks, but it's not a given that he'll be in Happy Valley in January. More

  • Joyner wants quicker search

    Joyner wants quicker search

    Penn State athletic director David Joyner said the university's search committee hopes to have a new football coach in place within days. More

  • Commits playing the waiting game

    Commits playing the waiting game

    Penn State has four commits playing the Under Armour All-American Game this week, and questions about Bill O'Brien's future have followed each and every one of them around. More

  • O'Connor arrives at Under Armour

    O'Connor arrives at Under Armour

    Penn State commit Michael O'Connor arrived in Orlando for the Under Armour All-American Game on Saturday and immediately answered questions about his future head coach. More

  • Depth chart projections: Offense

    Depth chart projections: Offense

    It’s never too early to start thinking about Penn State’s 2014 depth chart. Here’s a best-guess look at how the Nittany Lion offense could shake out next year. More

  • Commits amped about Holley pledge

    Commits amped about Holley pledge

    While Penn State fans are ecstatic about the commitment of Thomas Holley, the Nittany Lions' current Class of 2014 was just as happy to hear the news. More

  • Holley makes the call for PSU

    Holley makes the call for PSU

    Penn State added a big piece to its Class of 2014 puzzle, finally securing the commitment of five-star defensive tackle Thomas Holley. More

  • Analysis: Important shoes to fill

    Analysis: Important shoes to fill

    As he puts some of the finishing touches on the Class of 2014, Bill O'Brien must also look for two assistant coaches who could have just as much impact on the program. More

  • Position recap: Quarterback

    Position recap: Quarterback

    Few people knew what Penn State's 2013 quarterback picture would look like at this time last year. The 2014 picture is a lot easier to envision. More

  • B1G Recruiting Stack Up - Offense

    B1G Recruiting Stack Up - Offense

    InsideMDSports takes a look at where Maryland's 2014 recruiting stacks up against the rest of the B1G Conference so far, and where it could be on National Signing Day. Today, the offense. More

  • Ferguson set to transfer from PSU

    Ferguson set to transfer from PSU

    After one year on campus, quarterback Tyler Ferguson has been granted his release and will transfer following the completion of the semester at Penn State. More

  • Commit Rundown: Week Nine

    Commit Rundown: Week Nine

    It's almost playoff time for Penn State's Class of 2014, and while not everyone was in action over the weekend, there were still some big performances. More

  • Commit Rundown: Week Eight

    Commit Rundown: Week Eight

    Penn State's Class of 2014 was 10-2 on the gridiron this weekend. Get caught up with all the action right here. More

  • Commit Rundown: Week Six

    Commit Rundown: Week Six

    Keep track of Penn State's Class of 2014 on the field in our weekly roundup, this week led by another strong effort from Nick Scott. More

  • IMG Academy Begins Prep Program

    IMG Academy Begins Prep Program

    Led by Heisman Trophy winner Chris Weinke, the IMG Academy Prep School Football Program is off & running. The Ascenders are already 3-0 this fall and have a bright future. More

  • 2015 Mini Board: Quarterback

    2015 Mini Board: Quarterback

    The 2015 class is a very, very deep one at the quarterback position. Michigan has made their first offer there already, but we explore the numerous solid options on the table. More

  • PSU All-Camp Team: LBs and DBs

    PSU All-Camp Team: LBs and DBs

    We complete our all-Advanced Skills Camp team with a look at the back seven, which featured a few exceptional performances by defensive backs. More

  • The Big Board - July

    The Big Board - July

    Penn State started its month of July with fireworks on the recruiting front on Monday, but where do the Nittany Lions stand on filling out the remainder of the 2014 class? More

  • Lions trying to carry momentum

    Lions trying to carry momentum

    The Penn State staff will try to squeeze out a few more positive impressions before summer vacation. Get the lowdown on Wednesday's BBQ and two big visitors later this week. More

  • Sound Mind Sound Body - Day One

    Sound Mind Sound Body - Day One

    The 2013 Sound Mind Sound Body Adidas Camp is underway. Thursday was check-in day. 247Sports breaks down the news, including Malik McDowell, Marshon Lattimore & Damon Webb. More

  • Big Ten Recruiting Roundup

    Big Ten Recruiting Roundup

    Big Red Weekend At Nebraska Could Be Fruitful. Michigan, Michigan State & Ohio State host several blue-chippers. Iowa & Illini get priority prospects to campus. Plenty more. More

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