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February 1, 2023

The Steve Jones Show:

Singleton Earns Big Ten Freshman of the Year To Lead All-Big Ten Offensive Selections

    UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – Penn State freshman running back Nicholas Singleton was honored as Thompson-Randle El Freshman of the Year on Wednesday. Singleton was among 10 Penn State offensive players picking up All-Big Ten honors.   Singleton is the fourth Thompson-Randle El Big Ten Freshman of the Year joining Christian Hackenberg (2013), Deion Barnes (2012) and Curtis Enis (1995, media). Singleton became Penn State’s 37th major award winner for conference awards and the 11th in the James Franklin era.   Singleton was a third-team All-Big Ten selection, joining OL Olumuyiwa Fashanu (second team), OL Juice Scruggs (third team), TE Brenton Strange (third team), RB Kaytron Allen (honorable mention), QB Sean Clifford (honorable mention),…

Coolong: Pickett, Steelers’ Offense “Responded Well”

SI.com’s Neal Coolong says Kenny Pickett and the Steelers’ offense responded well late in last night’s game.

Ben Jones: If Penn State is in Rose Bowl ‘Everybody Will Play’

Statecollege.com’s Ben Jones says if Penn State is given a Rose Bowl bid, ‘everybody will play.’  

Macnow: Eagles’ Special Teams ‘A Real Sticking Point’

Eagles Radio Network’s Glen Macnow says the 10-1 Eagles Special Teams is a big sticking point.

Porter Leads All-Big Ten Defense and Special Teams Selections

    UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – Penn State redshirt junior cornerback Joey Porter Jr. was named first-team All-Big Ten by the coaches and media on Tuesday. Porter led 13 All-Big Ten selections on defense and special teams. All-Big Ten offensive honors will be announced on Wednesday.   Joining Porter as All-Big Ten selections were LB Abdul Carter (second team), DT PJ Mustipher (second team), KR Nicholas Singleton (second team), S Ji’Ayir Brown (third team), DE Adisa Isaac (third team), CB Kalen King (third team), P Barney Amor (honorable mention), CB Johnny Dixon (honorable mention), LB Curtis Jacobs (honorable mention), K Jake Pinegar (honorable mention), DE Chop Robinson (honorable mention) and DE Nick Tarburton (honorable mention).   LS Chris Stoll was honored with the Big Ten Sportsmanship Award.   Joey…

Pompeani: Canada Not Giving Pickett Enough Leeway to Do More

KDKA’s Bob Pompeani says Steelers’ Offensive Coordinator Matt Canada isn’t giving his rookie QB enough leeway to do more in the offense.

Wogenrich: ‘Very Big Possibility’ for Penn State Rose Bowl Appearance

SI.com’s Mark Wogenrich says there’s ‘a very big possibility’ for a Rose Bowl appearance for Penn State.

Solari: Southern Columbia’s Haladay ‘a Worker’

Detroit Free Press’ Chris Solari says Southern Columbia’s Cal Haladay has been a worker during his time at Michigan State, and has the latest on the players charged from the incident at Michigan.

Giger: Penn St ‘One of Six Best Teams in the County’

DKPittsburgh Sports’ COry Giger says Penn State football has turned into ‘one of six best teams in the country.’

Steve on CFP Rankings: Do The Job Responsibly

Steve wasn’t happy about some of the CFP rankings, calling on the committee to ‘do the job responsibly.’