Athlon Sports gives their predictions for Penn State’s 2018 football season. The Wolverines are the only unanimous defeat selected by the four writers, which isn’t unreasonable by any stretch, but does anyone else have an issue with their lack of evidence as to why Penn State will lose? I think we are past the point of assuming that the Nittany Lions will just walk into an upper-tier opponent’s stadium, play conservatively, and lose.
The Ohio State situation has caused a number of journalists to speculate on Urban Meyer’s future with the school, and Teddy Greenstein is the latest to give his best guess as to where Meyer will be in 2018 (Hint: it’s probably what you think, despite your personal beliefs). “Multiple games” could mean that Urb misses Oregon State and Rutgers and returns for TCU...
Anyone else watching “Hard Knocks”? I caught the first episode on YouTube yesterday and loved Carl Nassib’s passionate lecture about compound interest to his fellow defensive linemen. His grandmother wasn’t thrilled about the second-year player’s use of language, however.
The Penn State men’s soccer team has three players named to the preseason All-Big Ten team, while the team has been picked to finish sixth in the conference. Regular season play begins on August 24th against UCF.
Did you manage to get tickets to the now sold-out Penn State-Pitt football game? Make sure you wear white (duh) to prove the Panther athletic department wrong.
Those of you with little ones have a new book to buy for your future Penn Staters. If this sounds up your alley, head to Amazon (or if you’re in town, a myriad of State College locations) to pick it up after August 25th.
Stop me if you’ve heard this before: There’s an issue with parking at Dear Old State-this time, the specific issue is parking permits. Good thing the problem wasn’t with football tickets, right? (Yes, it’s still very annoying.)
What players make your dream 53-man NFL roster? Bill Barnwell took a crack at crafting his own team, and a Penn State player has made the cut.
Finally, the Orlando Sentinel announced their preseason rankings, and the Nittany Lions landed a little lower than some other publications.