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October 18, 2017

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PSU Beats IU, Hamilton 3 TD Catches -

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PSU’s Smith and Bucknell’s Pyles, Campbell Semifinalists -

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Sunday, September 24, 2017

PSU’s Smith and Bucknell’s Pyles, Campbell Semifinalists

By Shawn Carey – Two Central Pennsylvania college football players, Penn State linebacker Brandon Smith and Bucknell University’s Mark Pyles, are in the running for the premier student-athlete in college football.  Smith and Pyles have been named two of 181 semifinalists for the 2017 William V. Campbell Trophy, widely regarded as the “Academic Heisman,” the National Football Foundation announced. The finalists will be announced on November 1 and each will receive an $18,000 postgraduate scholarship. The winner will be announced on December 5 in New York City, and his scholarship will increase to $25,000. John Urschel was the last Penn State…

Brandon Smith On Good Works Team

GoPSUSports.com – UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – Penn State senior linebacker Brandon Smith ihas been named to the Allstate AFCA (American Football Coaches Association) Good Works Team. He is among the 11 FBS and 22 overall honorees for their contributions to the community. Smith is the fourth Nittany Lion to earn Allstate AFCA Good Works Team honors, joining Ben Kline (2015), Stefen Wisniewski (2010) and Wayne Holmes (1994). In its 26th year, the Allstate AFCA Good Works Team® shines a spotlight on the incredible stories of selflessness and community service displayed by these student-athletes and honorary head coach, and honors their…

Penn State Crushes Purdue

GoPSUSports.com / WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – After heading into halftime tied at 17, No. 24 Penn State scored 17 straight to open the third quarter and outscored Purdue 45-7 in the second half on its way to a 62-24 victory on Saturday afternoon inside Ross-Ade Stadium. The Nittany Lions had six scoring drives of under two minutes on their way to the first 60-point scoring game since the 2008 season (66 vs. Coastal Carolina). Their 62 points scored are the most against a Big Ten opponent since 2005 when Penn State claimed a 63-10 victory at Illinois. Sophomore running back…

Penn State 38, Maryland 14

GoPSUSports.com – UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – Running back Saquon Barkely and quarterback Trace McSorley combined for 283 of Penn State’s 372 rushing yards to lead the Nittany Lions past Maryland, 38-14, in Big Ten football action Saturday in Beaver Stadium. It was Penn State’s most prolific rushing game against an FBS or Big Ten opponent since posting 390 against Michigan State in 2002, and the 372 yards rank as its third-most against a Big Ten opponent. Barkley posted a career-high 202 yards and a touchdown on a career-high 31 carries to lead Penn State (4-2, 2-1 B1G), while McSorley set career highs…

Big Ten Responds To Brandon Smith Ejection

BTN.com – The Big Ten Conference has issued a statement regarding Brandon Smith’s ejection in the Nittany Lions/Wolverines game at Ann Arbor: During Saturday’s Penn State at Michigan football game, a Penn State defensive player was ejected for targeting with 14:55 remaining in the second quarter. We do not find fault with the flag that was thrown by the on-field officials as they are instructed to prioritize player safety when making calls. Targeting occurs when a player takes aim at an opponent, whether the crown of the helmet is used to make forcible contact to the head or neck area…

Michigan 49, Penn State 10

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — De’Veon Smith led an overwhelming ground game with 107 yards rushing and a touchdown and Karan Higdon ran for two scores and No. 4 Michigan routed Penn State 49-10 on Saturday in both teams’ Big Ten opener. The Wolverines scored six touchdowns on the ground as they finished with 326 yards rushing. Wilton Speight threw one touchdown pass. “I was really impressed by all of our running backs,” coach Jim Harbaugh said. “We were moving the chains and breaking off big runs. That’s an efficient way to great way to move the ball, and our…