In wrapping up the 2016 season, Victory Bell Rings takes a look at how the defense performed. A rough start and end to the season sandwiched a solid run through the heart of the schedule. Just like an Oreo, the middle is the best part.
There’s an embarrassment of riches at the skill positions, writes the Daily Collegian. Young playmakers will have their work cut out for them in their attempts to see playing time in 2017.
Recruiting is on everyone’s mind as National Signing day inches closer. PennLive takes a look at 20 recruiting nuggets for Penn State in the lead up to recruitniks’ Christmas. How will the class finish out, and where will it finish in the rankings?
Should the NFL do away with its 3-years-out-of-high-school rule? For some players, like Saquon Barkley, that may very well be in their best interest, writes The Times Tribune. In the same vein as players skipping meaningless bowl games, could some players opt to skip entire seasons if they’ve proven their worth?
The future is bright in Happy Valley, but that doesn’t mean that there aren’t concerns for the football team. ESPN takes a look at three questions facing the Lions as they look to the future. The defense will need to figure some things out in the off season.
Don’t look now, but it’s not just the football team that had a successful fall. Penn State is #7 in the Directors’ Cup at the conclusion of the fall semester. The women’s soccer, field hockey, cross country, and women’s volleyball teams all had stellar seasons to help boost the university’s ranking.