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19 hrs ago | The Times-Tribune

Penn State 9/14/2014

Once again, Hackenberg was at his best when it mattered most. He threw for 230 of his 309 yards in the second half, and he completed two clutch passes to Eugene Lewis on the game-winning drive.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

Post-gazette.com

Depth, some rest will help defensive linemen all year

Matchup: Penn State vs. Rutgers , 8 p.m. today, High Point Solution Stadium, New Brunswick, N.J. Penn State is favored by 3. Penn State: Akeel Lynch has the least amount of carries at running back but averages the most yards per carry at 6.5 yards. Bill Belton and Zach Zwinak average 2.7 and 2.8 yards per carry, respectively.

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Maddux Sports Blog

Big Ten Matchup Week 3: Penn State Nittany Lions vs. Rutgers Scarlet Knights

The Penn State Nittany Lions have opened the season 2-0. Week 1 the Penn State faced UCF, and won the game by a mere two points on a game winning field goal by Sam Ficken.

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The Jersey Journal

Opponent Beat Writer Breakdown: Penn State not looking at Rutgers as a rival

In preparation for the Rutgers -Penn State matchup on Saturday night at High Point Solution Stadium, I caught up with PennLive.com's Penn State beat writer, Audrey Snyder, to gets some information on the Nittany Lions. Here's Audrey's take on the Nittany Lions, who are off to a 2-0 start: A: It's been so far so good for the Nittany Lions who opened up with a win against UCF in Dublin and returned to Beaver Stadium where they beat Akron last week.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

Isportsweb.com

What's next for Penn State football? Looking forward to Rutgers

In a few short minutes on Monday afternoon, the entire Penn State community rejoiced like they had just won the National Championship game in landslide fashion. But in reality, they've only been given the opportunity to do so, which in their book, is almost the same thing.

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Sun Sep 07, 2014

Altoona Mirror

Future suddenly looks good for PSU

The Big Ten had a disastrous, humbling and telling weekend, with Michigan State losing at Oregon, Ohio State losing at home to Virginia Tech and Michigan getting humiliated at Notre Dame. Plus, Northwestern lost to Northern Illinois, Purdue got pounded by Central Michigan and both Nebraska and Iowa barely escaped against what should have been cupcakes.

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Altoona Mirror

Lions' ground attack still struggling

The Lions rushed for 106 yards on 31 carries Saturday against Akron, but those numbers are heavily skewed by four carries that resulted in 64 yards. The other 27 carries produced only 42 yards.

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PennLive.com

The Penn State Report Card: Lions' defense never stops against...

Overall numbers look decent but you can't mask run-game issues . ... QB Chrisitian Hackenberg does have the arm to make every throw but only when the route is open.

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The Times-Tribune

Penn State Report Card 8/7/2014

The former Wyoming Valley Conference star fell just two yards shy of his second consecutive 100-yard game, but he drew two pass interference penalties and caught three key passes when Penn State scored its second touchdown in the third quarter. For the second straight game, the senior in the middle had more than 10 tackles, finishing with 11 and a sack for the Nittany Lions defense that refused to bend when Akron's offense challenged the end zone.

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Sat Sep 06, 2014

Altoona Mirror

Good to be playing at home

Five things to look for in Penn State's home opener as James Franklin coaches his first game at Beaver Stadium against Akron. The only downside to last week's opening victory against Central Florida is that the running game fizzled and it took 47 passes to win.

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Fri Sep 05, 2014

The Citizens' Voice

It's curtain time for Franklin's - act'

TRIBUNE STAFF Sports writer Donnie Collins Date created: 09/22/2001 ORG XMIT: PR_200808310643551916366 ORG XMIT: PR_200809070639201930403 ORG XMIT: PR_200811230705192112274 Maybe it's because he already has coached a game for Penn State, and a classic one over in Ireland at that. Maybe it's because he has been on the job since January and recruiting like a crazy person and making stop after stop around the state to pitch his vision for where the football program is going.

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Thu Sep 04, 2014

Isportsweb.com

Penn State Football: Lions look to eliminate miscues against Akron

A win is a win, but last week's sloppy performance in Ireland against UCF has Penn State looking for improvement. James Franklin wasn't shy this week in stating he expects a more disciplined performance out of his Nittany Lions against the Akron Zips following nine penalties for 90 yards in the 26-24 win over the Knights.

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Wed Sep 03, 2014

PennLive.com

Penn State football mailbag: Wildcat weirdness, run game worries and predictions on the rise

The Nittany Lions are in all out Akron mode and so am I as I sift through player calls, finish up a few stories and get ready to catch the end of practice this evening.

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PennLive.com

4 Keys: Penn State's path to a triumph over Akron and a 2-0 start

Penn State wide receiver Geno Lewis caught 8 passes for 173 yards and a touchdown against Central Florida last Saturday in Ireland.

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Tue Sep 02, 2014

The Arizona Republic

ASU football moves up to No. 17 in AP poll

ASU football moves up to No. 17 in AP Top 25 poll The ASU football team climbed two spots in the latest AP Top 25 college football poll.

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ESPN

B1G conference call: Best of Week 2

Week 2 of the Big Ten coaches' teleconference is in the books. And, as usual, we were on the calls to keep you up to speed.

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PennLive.com

Paging Lee Corso, egregious officiating decisions and other Penn State-Central Florida thoughts

What else would you expect in a James Franklin opening game. The great Penn State showman helped provide great theater against Central Florida in an extremely satisfying 26-24 win.

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Onward State

Game Day Observations: UCF

Game Day Observations is a recurring series from Onward State now in its fourth season taking you in the stands and analyzing the minutiae of every Penn State football game, home and away.

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Mon Sep 01, 2014

Onward State

What Winning In Dublin Means For Penn State

Penn State's victory in Dublin was much more than just another win. It was the dawning of a new era, and a statement to the nation that the Nittany Lions are still very much so relevant.

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Penn State Athetlics

Ficken, Hamilton Earn Big Ten Player of the...

Senior placekicker Sam Ficken and redshirt freshman wide receiver DaeSean Hamilton have been honored by the Big Ten Conference for their performances in Penn State's dramatic 26-24 win over UCF last Saturday in Dublin, Ireland.

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