9:47 PM EDT, Fri April 28, 2017

Penn State's spring wrap: The best performances from the Blue-White game

Who were the Lions who thrived during Penn State's Blue-White scrimmage, the final PSU practice of spring?
Scranton Times-Tribune Apr 23, 2017
COLLINS: PSU hoping to make 2017 better by forgetting 2016

COLLINS: PSU hoping to make 2017 better by forgetting 2016

A few hours after they pushed and shoved each other around a chilly, overcast Beaver Stadium, in front of an estimated 71,000 fans on a day that seemed more designed for celebrating 2016 than legitimately looking forward to 2017, James Franklin did something few thought he’d ever have the chance to do so early in his Penn State career.
Scranton Times-Tribune Apr 23, 2017
PENN STATE: McGovern impresses in debut at new position

PENN STATE: McGovern impresses in debut at new position

Connor McGovern played like a veteran Saturday, clearing out the interior of the White team defensive line like a seasoned center, moving his feet so nimbly, effortlessly that it defied the reality he’s a 6-foot-5, 313-pound lineman getting hit by 300-pound defensive tackles.
Scranton Times-Tribune Apr 23, 2017

Blue-White Game: Inside the numbers

PLAYER OF THE GAME QB Tommy Stevens, Blue The Nittany Lions backup quarterback shined, completing 17 of his 24 passes for 216 yards and three touchdowns, including a 15-yarder to receiver Juwan Johnson on the last play of the game.
Penn State corner John Reid spotted at Blue-White game in a bulky knee brace

Penn State corner John Reid spotted at Blue-White game in a bulky knee brace

Reid has been dealing with a significant knee injury this spring, according to published reports.
Penn State backup QB Tommy Stevens steps to the front on Blue-White day ... but don't sleep on James Franklin's defense

Penn State backup QB Tommy Stevens steps to the front on Blue-White day ... but don't sleep on James Franklin's defense

Shareef Miller notches a pair of sacks and the Lions' fan base gets its first glimpse of true freshman corner Lamont Wade.
Penn State Blue-White game balls: Tommy Stevens shows off his all-around game, Shareef Miller gets after the QB, more

Penn State Blue-White game balls: Tommy Stevens shows off his all-around game, Shareef Miller gets after the QB, more

Stevens, the dual-threat QB who is backing up Trace McSorley, looked very comfortable running the PSU offense in the second half.

Penn State Blue-White rapid reaction: Blue 26, White 0 (Beaver Stadium)

Who didn't play? Who were the honorary captains? Who stood out? The answers are below.
Scranton Times-Tribune Apr 22, 2017
Wideout Johnson, others hoping to make star turns in Blue-White Game

Wideout Johnson, others hoping to make star turns in Blue-White Game

It would have been easy for a young receiver to watch from the sidelines at Beaver Stadium the last two seasons and be amazed by Chris Godwin’s unshakable hands, awed by his route-running, impressed with his durability or inspired by his consistency.
Scranton Times-Tribune Apr 19, 2017
L-L's McGovern home, again, at center for PSU

L-L's McGovern home, again, at center for PSU

Connor McGovern came to Penn State as a center, moved a few feet to his right to play guard for the Nittany Lions last season to help lead the offensive line’s midseason resurgence and, now, shifted back those same few feet to his left again.

Penn State in spring: What are the remaining defensive questions for the Lions?

Replacing Brandon Bell, Garrett Sickels and Malik Golden will not be easy.

Penn State football's sounds of spring: Telling comments, statements from the Lions' players, coaches

The most interesting Penn State comments of the spring with the Blue-White game set for April 22.
Penn State quarterback Trace McSorley's leadership skills are still evolving, just like his new weapon on the outside

Penn State quarterback Trace McSorley's leadership skills are still evolving, just like his new weapon on the outside

McSorley, named second-team All-Big Ten last season, is working toward becoming more vocal. And he offered praise for Johnson, the Lions' redshirt sophomore wideout.

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