Penn State Rumors & News

  • Saquon Barkley still not talking about his NFL Draft status

    Yardbarker "Saquon Barkley is still not talking about his NFL Draft status. Barkley rushed for 137 yards and two touchdowns — including a 92-yard score — in Penn State’s win over Washington in the Fiesta Bowl on Saturday. The junior running back is widely expected to enter the draft, but he was..." December 30

  • Penn State's Barkley will make NFL draft decision after Fiesta Bowl

    Sporting News "Don't expect Saquon Barkley to talk about whether he will enter the 2018 NFL Draft until after Penn State's bowl game. The ninth-ranked Nittany Lions are playing No. 11 Washington in the Fiesta Bowl slated for Dec. 30, which is what Barkley said he has devoted much of his focus. He said he..." December 28

  • 5-star DE Micah Parsons commits to Penn State

    Fanrag Sports "The Penn State Nittany Lions added a dominant pass rusher on Wednesday, earning a commitment from 2018 5-star defensive end Micah Parsons, who’s expected to sign in the near future during the early signing period The 6-3, 235-pounder hails from Harrisburg, Pa. (Harrisburg). The 247Sports..." December 20

  • Saquon Barkley to Wait Until After Fiesta Bowl to Make NFL Draft Decision

    Bleacher Report "Saquon Barkley isn't rushing his announcement regarding a potential declaration for the 2018 NFL draft. Speaking to reporters Wednesday, the Penn State Nittany Lions running back said he would wait until after his team's showdown against the Washington Huskies in the Fiesta Bowl on Dec. 30 to..." December 07

  • Nittany Lions commit Isheem Young charged with robbing convenience store

    ESPN "Penn State commit Isheem Young has been accused of robbing a convenience store in Philadelphia over the summer, according to a media report. A Philadelphia court official told The Philadelphia Inquirer that Young was charged Friday with robbery, conspiracy and firearms violations after he and..." December 02

  • Mississippi State to name Penn State OC Joe Moorhead head coach

    ESPN "Penn State offensive coordinator Joe Moorhead, who helped guide the Nittany Lions to a Big Ten title last season with his record-setting offense, will be named Mississippi State's new coach, sources told ESPN on Tuesday night. Moorhead, 44, will replace former Bulldogs coach Dan Mullen, who was..." November 29

  • Barkley vows to play in bowl game: 'I play for my brothers'

    Sporting News - NCAAF "Penn State running back Saquon Barkley will not go the way of Leonard Fournette and Christian McCaffrey by skipping his team’s bowl game this season. After his 158-yard, three-touchdown performance in Penn State’s 56-44 win over Nebraska Saturday, Barkley clarified a story that was written..." November 19

  • Trace McSorley sets all-time Penn State record for total touchdowns

    Land of 10 "Another week, another record for Penn State quarterback Trace McSorley. McSorley — who broke the record for Penn State passing touchdowns last week at Michigan State — became Penn State’s all-time leader in total touchdowns with 66 on Saturday afternoon as he ran in a 20-yard score vs. Rutgers...." November 11

  • Penn State's James Franklin: Team needs to handle distractions better

    ESPN "Penn State coach James Franklin has preached about the dangers of distraction for most of the past two seasons. After his team lost its second game against a ranked opponent in as many weeks, Franklin said his group hasn't figured out how to handle the heat of the spotlight. "I would describe..." November 05

  • Lightning at Spartan Stadium delays Michigan State-Penn State

    ESPN "Lightning strikes have emptied Spartan Stadium and delayed the top 25 matchup between Michigan State and Penn State for at least an hour. Michigan State officials project that the game won't resume until 5:30 p.m., although that is not an official time for a restart. That would make for a..." November 04

  • Saquon Barkley now Bovada’s overwhelming Heisman wagering favorite

    College Football Talk "What a difference a week makes. Last Monday, Stanford running back Bryce Love had drawn even with his Penn State counterpart, Saquon Barkley, as 7/5 favorites to win the 2017 Heisman Trophy according to With the Cardinal on a bye and Barkley impressing in a huge nationally-televised..." October 24

  • Jerry Sandusky loses bid for new trial on sex abuse conviction; attorney vows to continue fight

    The Patriot News "Jerry Sandusky lost a significant battle Wednesday in his bid to free himself from jail and clear his name of the ignominy of being listed as one of America's most notorious pedophiles. Jefferson County Judge John Foradora closed a two-year appeal process with a clinical 60-page ruling that -..." October 19

  • Penn State, James Franklin reinforce commitment after Texas A&M reports

    ESPN "Penn State and coach James Franklin say they remain committed to each other amid reports that Texas A&M could be interested in the Nittany Lions coach. "Nothing has changed from the commitment that we made to Coach Franklin and the commitment James made to Penn State just before this season..." October 13

  • Penn State is preparing for Texas A&M to make a run at James Franklin

    CBS Sports "Penn State officials are preparing for Texas A&M to make a run at hiring James Franklin should Kevin Sumlin and the Aggies part ways, CBS Sports has learned. Franklin, in his fourth season with Penn State, has helped resurrect the Nittany Lions from crippling NCAA penalties in the Jerry..." October 12

  • Anonymous NFL Scout: Saquon Barkley is better than Ezekiel Elliott

    Sportsnaut "There’s been a ton of buzz surrounding Penn State running back Saquon Barkley since the 2017 college football season started. Some already view the junior as the Heisman Trophy favorite. Others conclude he’s simply the best player in the nation. Likely to enter the 2018 NFL Draft after this..." September 21

  • Jerry Sandusky's son Jeffrey pleads guilty to 14 child sex abuse charges

    CBS Sports "Jeffrey Sandusky, the son of convicted sex abuser and former Penn State assistant coach Jerry Sandusky, has pleaded to 14 counts of child-sex abuse charges. The 41-year-old Sandusky entered his pleas on Friday. The charges include "soliciting sex from a child younger than 16 and soliciting..." September 16

  • More evidence Joe Paterno knew about Jerry Sandusky’s child sex abuse before 2001

    New York Daily News "What did Joe Paterno know and when did he know it? According to an explosive new CNN report published Saturday, there is now even more evidence the legendary ex-Penn State football coach may have known about Jerry Sandusky's sexual abuse of young boys years before Sandusky's 2011..." September 09