We’re just a month away from the big App State game, and here I am, tickling mein Das Keyboard with some out-of-left-field bullshit about Penn State Football — and even a little bit about the beleaguered Urban Meyer, over at tOSU. [Read more…]
Penn State Speed?
We all had high expectations for Saquon Barkley’s NFL Scouting Combine performance this past weekend because he is a very special player who will not accept anything short of perfection from himself. All the NFL Network announcers were all ga-ga over Saquon’s 40-yard dash time of 4.40 seconds, his vertical leap of 41″, and his 29 reps on the bench press.
Other standout competitors from Penn State include Marcus Allen, Mike Gesicki and DaeSean Hamilton, but we also saw a superb performance from an unheralded and unexpected late bloomer. Riddle me this: Barkley’s superb time of 4.40 was beaten by only one running back at the NFL Scouting Combine, but he wasn’t the best in the 40 from Penn State. So, which of the PSU participants beat him? [Read more…]
Washington Huskies Take on PSU in Fiesta Bowl
On December 30, which means it ain’t quite a New Year’s Bowl, the Playstation Fiesta Bowl in Glendale, Arizona will feature two 10-2 teams. Representing the Big Ten Conference (which now includes fourteen teams) are the mighty Penn State Nittany Lions; representing the Pacific Twelve Conference (which, remarkably, still has twelve teams). This is Washington’s first visit to the Fiesta Bowl, while Penn State last played there in 1997. [Read more…]