Former Hoosiers head coach Kevin Wilson's return to indiana as Ohio State's offensive coordinator highlights an exciting first week in the Big Ten.
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If Penn State wants to break through to the College Football Playoff in 2017, it will have to navigate a treacherous three-game slate of Michigan, at Ohio State and at Michigan State. And that's not even the hardest three-game run among Power 5 teams.
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73 days to college football kickoff: Penn State running back John Cappelletti won the Heisman in 1973, the only Nittany Lions player to ever do so. Cappelletti rushed for 1,522 yards and 17 touchdowns while leading the team to a perfect 12-0 record.
The design the Nittany Lions will wear against Indiana this season features some subtle tweaks to their iconic outfit.
Ohio State, Penn State and Michigan cast large shadows, but receivers from Indiana and Purdue could steal some of the spotlight this fall.
Every team has at least one opposing player who figures to be a real headache. For Ohio State, it's Penn State running back Saquon Barkley. Find out who else will be causing pain this season.
Led by Northwestern's Justin Jackson, who led the league in rushing last season, the Big Ten is loaded with backs who could run for 1,000 yards.
Tom VanHaaren believes that a particular Penn State receiver is the current Nittany Lion most likely to don a headset when his playing days come to a close.
The Big Ten continues to shed its plodding, pro-style reputation and it's possible that half the league could have 3,000-yard passers this fall.
Can Ohio State throw the ball? Can Michigan run it? We look at the biggest questions that each team will be trying to answer as they get back to work.
Athletic defensive end Dorian Hardy can be looked upon as a potential quick contributor once he arrives on campus.
Tom VanHaaren ESPN Staff Writer
ESPN 300 defensive end Dorian Hardy committed to Penn State on Sunday. Hardy is the No. 152 ranked prospect and gives the Nittany Lions eight ESPN 300 commitments in the 2018 class.
Penn State fortunately won't have to face Peppers again, but LB/S Koa Farmer could play a similar do-everything role for the Nittany Lions this season.
Pulling off an upset can make a good season great. Here are some Big Ten West teams that could score some surprise victories this fall.
Quarterback Justin Fields, the No. 4-ranked prospect overall in the ESPN 300, has decommitted from Penn State.
Tom VanHaaren ESPN Staff Writer
ESPN 300 quarterback Justin Fields has decommitted from Penn State. The No. 4 ranked prospect overall had been committed to the Nittany Lions since December, but has now reopened his recruitment. Fields is now the second five-star to decommit from Penn State in this class after defensive lineman Micah Parsons decommitted in April. The Nittany Lions still have 12 total commitments and seven ESPN 300 prospects in the class.
Al Pacino will star in HBO movie in which he will play former Penn State coach Joe Paterno.
Kyle Bonagura ESPN Staff Writer
The group of 24 quarterbacks who competed at the Elite 11 finals in Southern California over the weekend has been whittled down to 12 guys who will participate at The Opening in Oregon at the end of the month. Here's the full list of who was selected: Trevor Lawrence (Clemson), Justin Fields (Penn State), Tanner McKee (uncommitted), Jack Tuttle (Utah), Devin Leary (N.C. State), Tyler Shough (uncommitted), Cammon Cooper (Washington State), Quincy Patterson (Virginia Tech), Jarren Williams (Kentucky), Matt Corral (USC), Justin Rogers (TCU) and Dorian Thompson-Robinson (UCLA).
The cutthroat Big Ten East Division has plenty of high-powered matchups slated for this fall, but these four could have the biggest impact.
Three former Penn State officials are getting jail time for failing to report convicted sexual predator Jerry Sandusky to authorities.
Michigan might still be the league's best, but Penn State, which knows a little about winning games thanks to special teams play, isn't far behind.
Prosecutors want a judge to jail former Penn State President Graham Spanier for his conviction in hushing up suspected child sex abuse in 2001 by Jerry Sandusky.
James Franklin and his staff are off to a great start in 2018, but holding off suitors for their prized five-star QB could be a challenge.
Las Vegas set its early win totals and there are some pretty big numbers. So, will all Big Ten East teams exceed expectations? Don't bet on it.