STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- Penn State lost quite a few solid starters this offseason, but that should make the spring position battles all the more interesting. As part of this week's countdown, which centers on those position battles, we're taking a closer look today at one such position that lost two experienced players .
about 1513 days ago | Josh Moyer | Penn State Nittany Lions
We're taking snapshots of each position group with each Big Ten team entering the spring. Up next: the defensive lines. Illinois: This is a significant concern for the Illini, especially after the recent departure of Houston Bates, who started last season at the Leo (defensive end/outside linebacker) spot.
about 1515 days ago | Adam Rittenberg | Penn State Nittany Lions
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- Signing day is over and spring practice is still a few weeks away, so we've designed a few countdowns to keep you busy in the meantime. This week, we're taking a look at Penn State's top five position groups with room to improve.
about 1536 days ago | Josh Moyer | Penn State Nittany Lions
Another week means more recruiting news within the Big Ten conference. There was plenty of action throughout, so here is a look at the top stories over the weekend. Biggest commitment: Penn State picked up defensive line help with juco defensive tackle Tarow Barney (Senatobia, Miss.
about 1613 days ago | Tom VanHaaren | NCF On The Trail
Editor's note: For a look at the national recruiter power rankings based only on Class of 2014 success, click here. Michigan and Ohio State both sit in the top 10 recruiting rankings this year after each landed top 10 classes in 2013 -- the Buckeyes were third, while the Wolverines were sixth.
about 1654 days ago | Brad Bournival and Tom VanHaaren | NCF On The Trail
Bill O'Brien isn't missing a chance to put Penn State on center stage this week as the Nittany Lions prepare to play host to undefeated Michigan. With an eye to the future, the reigning Big Ten Coach of the Year has more than a busload full of visitors coming to check in on his program.
about 1658 days ago | Brad Bournival | NCF On The Trail
There are still big holes to fill in recruiting for the 2014 class and top targets still on the board. A lot of position groups are being addressed in recruiting, but not many have been completely filled.
about 1696 days ago | Tom VanHaaren and Brad Bournival | NCF On The Trail