FOOTBALL. IS. BACK. While we’re still eight days from Penn State taking the field to kickoff the 2017 season, college football officially returns on Saturday, Aug. 26. These games would just be an after-thought most weekends, but considering its the first Saturday of the year where you can enjoy college football, savor them as much as you can. If nothing else, it gives you the opportunity for a dry run to prepare your body for a full day on the couch, getting your favorite beer and snacks ready, and taking part in any Saturday rituals that you’re certain bring some extra luck for the Nittany Lions.
All Barkley, All the Time As the college football season draws closer, nearly every national outlet is taking its turn featuring human highlight reel Saquon Barkley. Here’s hoping it continues through January, with a Heisman Trophy and national championship ring in tow.
Bringing the Pain It cannot be fun to going anywhere near Marcus Allen on the field. Penn State’s aggressive safety has created a reputation as a fearless and vicious defender in the mold of Ronnie Lott. He is now being compared to a Big Ten great, who enjoyed tremendous success at Iowa and in the NFL.
Learn Your Rules With a new season comes a new set of rules that were implemented during the offseason. Check out this handy guide to avoid any confusion during week one.
Six-Cess James Franklin understands the meaninglessness of preseason rankings. He shares his thoughts on why they will not matter unless Penn State continues to take care of things, and much more in this interview with CBS Radio. He also commented on the depth the team sorely lacked for several years.
Nittany and Chill As we all are anticipating, Penn State will be one of the most entertaining teams to watch in 2017- coming in fourth on the list of most binge-worthy teams in college football.