Well it's finally August. It's been just about 7 months since the last meaningful football game was played, and now we're on the verge of a new season that is full of promise. One of my favorite things about the internets is that you can find all manners of Penn State videos on YouTube. So with each post this month, I'm going to be sharing some of my favorite Penn State pump up videos with you all.
Penn State Football 2009 Pump Up Video - Blue White Football Podcast (via mikewolfpsu07)
This guy must be a Temple fan. The unnamed author of this article brings up five questions surrounding the Penn State football program this year... and then proceeds to cast each issue in a negative light. Bernard Fernandez, on the other hand, manages to stay away from the negativity in his recap of JoePa's media day presser. He also makes a pretty interesting observation at the end.I guess Terrelle Pryor isn't going to be drafted after all. According to this tweet from John Clayton, Pryor is ineligible for the supplemental draft.
Meet Trey Lewis, the Ohio Division 1 Co-Player of the Year and future Penn State basketball star.
On a more serious note, while sports are an entertaining distraction, sometimes real life decides to intervene. With that in mind, I'd like to offer up my well wishes (on behalf of all of the writers) for Jimbo Fisher's 5 year son who is fighting a rare blood disorder that is potentially life threatening. In the same vein, Chic Kelly is fighting to get the NCAA to cover his continuing medical expenses stemming from an injury he received while playing hockey for Merrimack College in 1988. The injury has left him quadriplegic and in need of a full time nurse.
Here is part two of Thank You Terry's look at Penn State's ice hockey history. And also, here's a look at some of the *misplaced* criticism Penn State is receiving for starting up their hockey program. Sometimes, haters gonna hate.
The ESPN brain trust of Brian Bennett and Adam Rittenberg have declared Michael Mauti to be the 24th best player in the Big Ten going into the year. And here's an interview with Mauti during the Big Ten Media Days