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Brandon Smith On Good Works Team -

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Tuesday, September 12, 2017

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…

Number 4 Penn State Tops Pitt, 33-14

By Will Graves – STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Trace McSorley threw for three touchdowns, including Saquon Barkley’s 46-yard catch-and-run, and No. 4 Penn State pulled away from Pittsburgh for a 33-14 win. McSorley completed 15 of 28 passes for 164 yards, helping the Nittany Lions (2-0) avenge a loss to their in-state rivals a year ago. Tight end Mike Gesicki had two touchdown receptions and Barkley ran for 88 yards as Penn State ended a two-game skid against the Panthers. Qadree Ollison rushed for 96 yards for the Panthers (1-1), but Pitt’s offense struggled to finish drives early on…

Franklin Signs New Contract Extention

By Travis Johnson – STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Penn State head football coach James Franklin has signed a contract extension that guarantees him $34.7 million through 2022. According to Penn State, the deal is worth an average of $5.78 million annually and contains up to $1 million in incentive bonuses each year. The extension modifies the initial six-year contract Franklin signed when he was hired in 2014. That contract was to pay him $4.6 million this year. After back-to-back 7-6 seasons in Franklin’s first two years in Happy Valley, the Nittany Lions won the Big Ten last year. Penn…

PSU Wrestling NCAA Champions…AGAIN!

GoPSUSports.com – ST. LOUIS, Mo. — The Penn State Nittany Lion wrestling team left no doubt to its dominance, rolling to a perfect 5-0 record in the 2017 NCAA Championship finals. The stunning run capped off Penn State’s team title performance in St. Louis’ Scottrade Center. Penn State, under the guidance of head coach Cael Sanderson, claimed its sixth NCAA team title in the last seven years, its second straight and its seventh overall. The Nittany Lions won the title with a school record 146.5 points, 36.5 points ahead of second place Ohio State. Oklahoma State was third with 103.0….

PSU Coaches Caravan Returns

GoPSUSports.com – UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – The Penn State Coaches Caravan will return to the roads of Pennsylvania in May with seven stops across the Commonwealth.  James Franklin, the 2016 Big Ten Football Coach of the Year, Director of Athletics Sandy Barbour and several head coaches will embark on the four-day, seven-stop tour from May 8-11. Franklin is scheduled to participate in all seven Coaches Caravan stops and will be joined by other Penn State head coaches on the tour. At each event, alumni, friends and fans will hear updates on the Nittany Lions’ nationally recognized 31-sport athletic program, learn…

PSU Beats Maryland For 1st Time Since 1990

By Travis Johnson – STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Lamar Stevens scored 16 of his 25 points in the second half and Penn State beat No. 21 Maryland 70-64 on Tuesday night. Tony Carr added 14 points and Mike Watkins had 10 for the Nittany Lions (13-12, 5-7 Big Ten) who snapped a two-game skid and beat their fourth Top 25 opponent since last February. Justin Jackson and Kevin Huerter scored 12 points each and Melo Trimble added 11 for the Terrapins (20-4, 8-3) who lost their second in a row. The Nittany Lions played stingy defense early and led…

1st Time Ever, PSU Hockey #1!

GoPSUSports.com  – UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – The Penn State men’s ice hockey team earned the programs first-ever No. 1 national ranking after receiving a program-high 30 first-place votes in the latest uscho.com poll. The Nittany Lions jumped from No. 4 last week to the top spot after sweeping Michigan State, 5-2 and 5-3, over the weekend at Pegula Ice Arena. PSU received 964 points, which was 81 more points than they had last week and 23 points clear of second-place Denver (941). Penn State’s 30 first-place votes were the most among the five teams who earned first-place votes on this week’s…

USC FG Beats PSU In Epic Rose Bowl

By Craig Beacham – PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — After 98 combined points and 1,040 yards of spectacular offensive play, the highest-scoring Rose Bowl in history rested on the left foot of a Southern California kicker who had already missed two field goals. Matt Boermeester somehow blocked out the cacophonous tension in the chilly air. He focused only on securing a perfect ending to an epic evening. “Game was on the line, but you’ve got to keep true to your technique and trust it,” Boermeester said. His technique was sound. His kick was true. And the Trojans got their storybook finish…

We Are…B1G Champions!

By Michael Marot – INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — As Penn State’s band played and Lucas Oil Stadium rocked, thousands of fans clad in their traditional white shirts chanted “We Are Penn State.” It might have been more fitting if had it been “We are Penn State — and we are back.” Quarterback Trace McSorley put the Nittany Lions squarely back in the national spotlight Saturday night with an epic 38-31 come-from-behind victory over No. 6 Wisconsin in the Big Ten championship game. It was the largest comeback in the six-year history of the game. Before coach James Franklin left the field,…

PSU B1G East Champions!

By Travis Johnson (AP – State College, PA) – Trace McSorley has gotten used to seeing extra defenders crowding the line of scrimmage this season and he’s become adept at taking advantage of it. With another defense selling out to stop star running back Saquon Barkley, McSorley completed 17 of 23 passes for 376 yards and four touchdowns to lead No. 8 Penn State to a 45-12 victory over Michigan State and the Big Ten East title Saturday. Penn State (10-2, 8-1 Big Ten, No. 7 CFP) edged No. 2 Ohio State for the East title, setting up a conference…