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5 things to watch in Friday’s Penn State-Illinois game

The No. 10-ranked Nittany Lions (3-0) kick off their Week 4 matchup against Illinois (2-1) at 9 p.m. Friday in Memorial Stadium. Here are five things you should keep an …
Centre Daily Sep 20, 2018

How far has Penn State come as a program? Look at the last trip to Illinois

DeAndre Thompkins hasn’t forgotten the last time Penn State traveled to Champaign, Ill. But it almost seems like forever ago now. Back when the fifth-year wideout was a true freshman, …
Centre Daily Sep 20, 2018

QB Sean Clifford’s memorable 4 passes aren’t what most impress his PSU teammates

When redshirt freshman quarterback Sean Clifford first arrived on campus, he didn’t wow teammates with his accuracy and decision-making. He threw interceptions; he misread coverages. But something else impressed his …
Centre Daily Sep 19, 2018

Penn State vs. Illinois: TV channel, live stream, odds

Penn State kicks off the Big Ten slate against Illinois with its first Friday night game since 2000. The Nittany Lions have history on their side when they face the …
Centre Daily Sep 19, 2018

Why Penn State’s ‘gifted’ unsung hero is among the nation’s best

Blake Gillikin remembers students crowding Saquon Barkley last fall, taking selfies and turning a 10-minute walk into a half-hour trek. Gillikin doesn’t garner that same attention. His long blonde locks …
Centre Daily Sep 19, 2018

Breaking down the 2 key matchups to the Penn State-Illinois game

Penn State may be favored big against Illinois but, if it wants to win, it still needs to dominate its matchups. Here are the key matchups to Friday night’s game …
Centre Daily Sep 18, 2018

Why Penn State’s running back rotation will continue into Big Ten play

Penn State’s running back rotation — one questioned periodically by fans and media members alike through the Nittany Lions’ first three games — is here to stay. At least for …
Centre Daily Sep 18, 2018

Backup QB Tommy Stevens finally cleared to play — and other highlights from PSU’s James Franklin

Here are the highlights from Penn State coach James Franklin’s weekly press conference on Tuesday, where he spoke ahead of Friday’s matchup with Illinois: (Please note this story will be …
Centre Daily Sep 18, 2018

Penn State’s top NFL performances by alumni in Week 2 of the season

Penn State football doesn’t stop Saturday — there are plenty of Nittany Lions playing on Sundays and Monday nights, too. Twenty-four Penn State alumni are currently on active NFL rosters, …
Centre Daily Sep 17, 2018

Here are Penn State’s betting odds against Illinois

For the second week in a row, the Nittany Lions are heavy favorites. No. 10-ranked Penn State is a 28.5-point favorite against Illinois in the teams’ Big Ten opener. The …
Centre Daily Sep 17, 2018

What Illinois coach Lovie Smith said about Trace McSorley, Penn State’s defensive line

Illinois coach Lovie Smith joined the media for a Monday afternoon press conference and previewed Friday night’s 9 p.m. matchup against No. 10 Penn State. Smith mostly addressed his squad, …
Centre Daily Sep 17, 2018

Penn State-Ohio State kick time, TV information announced

As expected, Penn State and Ohio State are set to square off in primetime. The No. 10 Nittany Lions and No. 4 Buckeyes will kick off at 7:30 p.m. and …
Centre Daily Sep 16, 2018

Analyzing Penn State’s 63-10 win over Kent State: the Good, the Bad & the Ugly

When KJ Hamler or DeAndre Thompkins field a kick on special teams, there’s a heightened sense of excitement around Beaver Stadium — with fans waiting for a reason to pop …
Centre Daily Sep 15, 2018

Penn State’s DL set 3 goals for 2018. It could reach one before October

After Shareef Miller tugged on the victory bell a few times and walked through a tunnel of screaming Penn State fans, one thought crossed his mind Saturday afternoon. This defensive …
Centre Daily Sep 15, 2018

How Trace McSorley possessed Heisman poise in Penn State’s 63-10 rout

Trace McSorley’s head refused to drop, and his shoulders never shrugged. He refrained from putting out negative body language Saturday afternoon — even if it would have been warranted. Penn …

Nittany Lions Player News

  • Trace McSorley

    Trace McSorley

    What Illinois coach Lovie Smith said about Trace McSorley, Penn State’s defensive line

  • Saquon Barkley

    Saquon Barkley

    Why Penn State’s ‘gifted’ unsung hero is among the nation’s best

  • Miles Sanders

    Miles Sanders

    RB Miles Sanders helps Penn State take ‘over the stadium’ during his Pittsburgh homecoming

  • DeAndre Thompkins

    DeAndre Thompkins

    How far has Penn State come as a program? Look at the last trip to Illinois

  • KJ Hamler

    KJ Hamler

    Analyzing Penn State’s 63-10 win over Kent State: the Good, the Bad & the Ugly

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