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2017 Schedule
0-0, 1st in Big Ten - East
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5hDan Murphy

One early matchup is key for Penn State

The goal is simple: beat Pitt. Otherwise, a loss to their renewed in-state rival would raise questions about if the Nittany Lions are actually real contenders.

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20hHallie Grossman

Saquon Barkley, 79 yards later

Saquon Barkley romped his way to national fame with one Rose Bowl run. Can he do it again (and again and again)?

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Tight End Gesicki poised for breakout season (1:03)
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Darnold, Barkley lead AP All-America team

USC quarterback Sam Darnold and Penn State running back Saquon Barkley put on a show at the Rose Bowl last season. They highlight the first preseason All-American team in the history of The Associated Press.

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PSU's offense looking to impress again in 2017 (1:45)
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Franklin inks deal to make big bucks

James Franklin's extension places him among the five highest-paid coaches in college football, along with Alabama's Nick Saban, Michigan's Jim Harbaugh, Ohio State's Urban Meyer and Florida State's Jimbo Fisher.

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Saqoun Barkley inspired by Sanders (1:23)
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Penn State's Franklin gets new $34.3M deal

Penn State's James Franklin will become the fourth-highest-paid coach in college football after getting a new six-year deal worth an average of $5.73 million.

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The target now on Penn State (1:56)
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Chris Low ESPN Senior Staff Writer 

The Penn State defensive linemen get in a little sled work.

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Chris Low ESPN Senior Staff Writer 

Penn State's Saquon Barkley rushed for nearly 1,500 yards last season and averaged 5.5 yards per carry. He can run over you, run by you and also has a pretty mean stiff arm.

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McSorley ready to build off incredible 2016 (1:00)

Chris Low ESPN Senior Staff Writer 

Penn State running back Saquon Barkley said he's up to 230 pounds from 223 last year and feels just as explosive. In fact, he said his 40-yard dash time went down some to a 4.33.

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PSU hazing judge orders trainer Bream to court

A contempt hearing has been set in the Penn State fraternity hazing case for assistant athletic director Tim Bream, listed as head football trainer, after the defense said it had failed to serve him with a subpoena.

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Barkley: Blocked FG vs. Ohio St. biggest moment last season (1:41)
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OTL Rosen's comments, Keegan-Michael Key

Bob Ley talks with Paul Finebaum about the comments from UCLA QB Josh Rosen. Plus, Keegan-Michael Key is at the desk to talk NFL celebrations, Penn State, and more!

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Barkley undergoes the weather test (2:42)

Tom VanHaaren ESPN Staff Writer 

Penn State continued its strong recruiting efforts in the 2018 class by landing ESPN 300 defensive lineman PJ Mustipher on Monday. Mustipher is the No. 190 ranked prospect overall and the brother of Notre Dame football player, Sam Mustipher. This commitment gives Penn State 13 ESPN 300 commitments, which is tied with Texas and Miami for second most in the country, behind Ohio State.

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Key is pleasantly surprised with Penn State rebound (1:39)

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