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2016 Schedule
0-0, 1st in Big Ten - East
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2dBrian Bennett

What's new in the Big Ten for 2016?

The Big Ten will have a nine-game conference schedule in 2016, three new head coaches, a slew of talented freshmen, and the same old favorite.

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Re-evaluating Penn State as a blue blood

Penn State was once the very definition of a blue blood, writes Heather Dinich. But now, you don't think James Franklin and "blue blood." However, you can't erase the program's success on the field. Tough calls in blue-blood rankings

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Who are college football's blue-blood programs?

It's a fun-but-complicated question: Who are college football's blue-blood programs? Our writers ranked all 128 and pinpointed the eight schools the sport wouldn't be the same without.

Penn State RB Barkley takes home Herbie's breakout star award (1:22)

Josh Moyer ESPN Staff Writer 

What can fans expect from the Penn State offense now that Trace McSorley is officially the starting QB? Here's what McSorley had to say:

Josh Moyer ESPN Staff Writer 

Trace McSorley is Penn State's new starting QB, coach James Franklin announced moments ago. The redshirt sophomore beat out Tommy Stevens for the job. McSorley doesn't have anything near the arm of last year's starter, Christian Hackenberg, but he can make plays with his legs.

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Handing out the 2016 Herbie Awards

Kirk Herbstreit reveals the candidates and winners of his 2016 Herbie Awards and makes his playoff picks.


Josh Moyer ESPN Staff Writer 

The third -- and final -- day of Jerry Sandusky's appeals hearing will start at 9:30 a.m. today. Sandusky is seeking a new trial, or to have his charges thrown out, due to ineffective counsel, contradictions surrounding Victim 2 and grand jury leaks. A ruling is not expected today.

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6dJosh Moyer

Sandusky appeal focuses on Victim 2 statements

The lawyers for Jerry Sandusky are focusing on conflicting statements from a man who settled a child sex abuse claim with Penn State but didn't testify at Sandusky's criminal trial.

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6dJohn Wilmhoff

Countdown to college football: 10 days

In Week 1 of last season, Temple sacked Penn State QB Christian Hackenberg 10 times. The Owls knocked off Penn State for the first time since 1941

Josh Moyer ESPN Staff Writer 

Day 2 of Jerry Sandusky's three-day appeals hearing will soon be underway. Sandusky and his lawyers are arguing that Sandusky at least deserves a new trial due to ineffective counsel. Sandusky's lawyer already said they'd appeal if they don't get the ruling they're hoping for.

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Ex-Sandusky lawyer gets prison for stealing

An attorney who represented former Penn State assistant Jerry Sandusky at his child sex abuse trial has been sentenced to five to 18 years in prison for stealing about $767,000 from clients.

Team Stats

Passing Yards208.982nd
Rushing Yards135.3106th
Points For23.7104th
Points Against21.730th

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