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FightOnState.com Penn State Daily Headlines (June 22)

The latest news and views on Nittany Lion athletics from around the state and nation.

THURSDAY JUNE 22

Football

Mentality of Penn State freshman DL Fred Hansard helps separate him on the field -- Centre Daily Times (Gery)

FB SINGLE GAME TICKET SALE SET FOR JULY 11 -- GoPSUSports.com

Why ‘Human Joystick’ KJ Hamler could quickly impact the Nittany Lions offense -- Land of 10 (Donohue)

Penn State's freshmen arrive this weekend; then what happens? -- PennLive.com (Pickel)

Penn State Q&A: Why Justin Fields' recommitment chances are all but gone -- PennLive.com

Penn State single game ticket sales start in July, but Pitt, Michigan seats won't be up for grabs -- PennLive.com (Pickel)

Should every Penn State fan get a crack at big-game tickets? No, and here's why -- PennLive.com (Jones)

Penn State 2017 Player Profile: DE Torrence Brown -- Victory Bell Rings (Leonard Jr)

Penn State 2017 Player Profile: LB Cam Brown -- Victory Bell Rings (Leonard Jr)

Wrestling

Penn State wrestler Zain Retherford up for ESPYS’ Best Male College Athlete -- Centre Daily Times (Moyer)

Retherford Nominated for Best Male College Athlete ESPY -- StateCollege.com (Connelly)

WEDNESDAY JUNE 21

Football

Penn State freshman Brailyn Franklin, the ‘Slash’ player of the 2017 Class: QB/RB/WR/DL/LB/CB -- Centre Daily Times (Gery)

Saquon Barkley, Mike Gesicki, Marcus Allen named to Athlon’s Preseason All-America list -- Centre Daily Times (McGonigal)

Guarding the Lions (6/21/17) -- Land of 10 (Donohue)

Penn State offers 2020 defender -- Lions247 (Callahan)

Lions offer 2019 D.C. wideout -- Lions247 (Callahan)

Barkley, Gesicki And Allen Pick Up All-American Honors -- StateCollege.com (Jones)

TUESDAY JUNE 20

Football

Penn State QB Sean Clifford discusses the weird, the football and the future -- Centre Daily Times (Moyer)

CFB OFFENSIVE LINEMAN RANKINGS 2017 -- Sports on Earth (Brown)

Penn State Football 2017 Player Profile: OL Ryan Bates -- Victory Bell Rings (Leonard Jr)

Penn State Football 2017 Player Profile: Saquon Barkley -- Victory Bell Rings (Wieder)

MONDAY JUNE 19

Football

DB Keaton Ellis: Penn State football scholarship offer ‘a dream come true’ -- Centre Daily Times (Moyer)

Former Penn State quarterback Matt McGloin may finally see the glory in his grit -- Scranton Times-Tribune (Collins)

James Franklin's Formula for Penn State Football: Passion + Perseverance -- StateCollege.com (Poorman)

SUNDAY JUNE 18

Football

Penn State freshman, late bloomer Des Holmes shines at Big 33 Game -- Centre Daily Times (McGonigal)

State College DB Keaton Ellis receives Penn State football scholarship offer -- Centre Daily Times (McGonigal)

5-star target Micah Parsons shows versatility, earns MVP at Nittany Lions 7-on-7 tournament -- Land of 10 (Donohue)

Saquon Barkley’s brother, Ali Barkley, comes to Penn State for camp -- Land of 10 (Masisak)

Penn State Offers Local 2019 Cornerback Keaton Ellis -- Onward State (Kasales)

Steel-High's Jordan Hill excited about opportunity with Detroit Lions -- PennLive.com (Linder)

Penn State 7-on-7 camp: Harrisburg wins, see top recruits, who James Franklin spent time with -- PennLive.com (Pickel)

Wrestling

Penn State wrestling standout visits McDowell youth clinic -- GoErie.com (Copper)

FRIDAY JUNE 16

Football

An alternate uniform for Penn State? Nope. It's 'retro' -- Allentown Morning Call (Wogenrich)

Cam Brown Will Be Penn State’s Breakout Player in 2017 -- Black Shoe Diaries

Justin Fields Recruiting Update: Florida, FSU In Hot Pursuit -- Campus Insiders (Schwerman)

Penn State safety Jonathan Sutherland’s long journey from Canadian Pop Warner to Happy Valley -- Centre Daily Times (McGonigal)

Penn State football uniforms going retro on Sept. 30 -- Centre Daily Times (McGonigal)

James Franklin talks Penn State football's retro uniforms -- Collegian (Lungaro)

Guarding the Lions (6/15/17) -- Land of 10 (Donohue)

Throwback uniforms should evoke memories; Penn State's convoluted attempt smacks of empty marketing -- PennLive.com (Jones)

Linebacker Andre White plans to play for Harrisburg High, visit Penn State -- PennLive.com (Linder)

Penn State unveils retro uniforms for Sept. 30 game vs. Indiana -- PennLive.com (Hockensmith)

Were pink and black retro Penn State uniforms considered? And how did they pick what they did? -- PennLive.com (Pickel)

Here's a look at all the Penn State retro uniform details: photos -- PennLive.com (Pickel)

Here's why Penn State is wearing throwback uniforms versus Indiana -- PennLive.com (Pickel)

Penn State unveils throwback uniforms for Indiana game -- Reading Eagle (Scarcella)

Franklin's Plans for Changes in Summer Practice & Winter Signings -- StateCollege.com (Poorman)

Historic Alternate Uniforms To Be Worn Against Indiana -- StateCollege.com (Jones)

A New Look And A Big Secret -- StateCollege.com (Jones)

THURSDAY JUNE 15

Football

Penn State coach James Franklin visits Bears minicamp -- Bears Wire (Kwiecinski)

Irvin Charles Will Be Penn State’s Breakout Player In 2017 -- Black Shoe Diaries (Aydin)

Penn State, Arkansas among staffs on hand for Huskies' one-day camp -- Daily Chronicle (Severson)

FB STUDENT SEASON TIX SALE BEGINS MONDAY -- GoPSUSports.com

Guarding the Lions (6/14/17) -- Land of 10 (Donohue)

4-star DB Houston Griffith includes Nebraska, Ohio State, Penn State in loaded top 7 -- Land of 10 (Staats)

How the complexion of the Nittany Lions’ 2018 recruiting class drastically changed during a 7-week span -- Land of 10 (Donohue)

Penn State makes top 7 for four-star defensive back from Florida -- PennLive.com (Pickel)

Assessing the impact of Dorian Hardy's commitment -- PennLive.com (Hockensmith)

Wrestling

Lazo and Retherford named Penn State Student-Athletes of the Year -- Penn State News

WEDNESDAY JUNE 14

Football

Penn State DB Tariq Castro-Fields still finding inspiration in late NFL great Sean Taylor -- Centre Daily Times (McGonigal)

Guarding the Lion (6/13/17) -- Land of 10 (Donohue)

James Franklin has earned a different vote of confidence from Penn State -- Land of 10 (Masisak)

Barber to report to campus in late July -- Lions247 (Callahan)

7 stats to know: Indiana -- Lions247 (Callahan)

Why Penn State's defense could go from good to great this season -- Lions247 (Corona)

Penn State's Lamont Wade drops his first rap video and it's pretty good -- PennLive.com (Linder)

Robert Windsor another anchor for the Nittany Lions -- Victory Bell Rings (Wieder)

TUESDAY JUNE 13

Football

Building the Golden State Warriors of college football -- 247Sports (Hummer)

Penn State freshman Corey Bolds’ businesslike approach impressing trainers, HS coaches -- Centre Daily Times (Gery)

Penn State football, Big Ten champions honored by Pennsylvania State Senate -- Centre Daily Times (McGonigal)

Inside the moments that led to DE Dorian Hardy’s emotional Nittany Lions commitment -- Land of 10 (Donohue)

What 4-star DE Dorian Hardy’s commitment means for Penn State’s recruiting class -- Land of 10 (Donohue)

This game on the 2017 schedule should put the Nittany Lions on upset alert -- Land of 10 (Masisak)

Harrisburg star, Penn State-bound Damion Barber aiming to be Big 33 MVP -- PennLive.com (Linder)

Another Enis in Happy Valley? -- Victory Bell Rings (DiLascio)

MONDAY JUNE 12

Football

Hardy picks PSU over many others -- Altoona Mirror (Cmor)

Penn State re-finds recruiting touch with addition of Dorian Hardy -- FanRag Sports (Stack)

N.J.'s top DE Dorian Hardy commits to Penn State during visit -- NJ.com (Hunt)

Which high schools have produced the most Penn State football players in the past decade? -- PennLive.com

Penn State offers elite 2020 running back Chris Tyree -- PennLive.com (Pickel)

LEARN YOUR LIONS: JONATHAN HOLLAND -- Roar Lions Roar (Filipovits)

A 'Contract Year' for Barkley, Campbell & Co. -- StateCollege.com (Poorman)

SUNDAY JUNE 11

Football

Opposing coaches explain what makes incoming PSU DL Damion Barber a special player -- Centre Daily Times (McGonigal)

2018 PSU commit Isaiah Humphries talks leaving Texas for Happy Valley -- Centre Daily Times (McGonigal)

Repeating in Big Ten is tough — does Penn State have what it takes? -- FanRag Sports (Mettlen)

Standout DE Jayson Oweh: ‘Ohio State pushed ahead’ of Penn State after trip -- Land of 10 (Birmingham)

Hardy commits to Nittany Lions -- Lions247 (Fitz)

12 Penn State thoughts with 12 weeks until kickoff -- Lions247 (Callahan)

Penn State in Top Six for elite slot receiver -- Lions247 (Fitz)

Is Nana Asiedu the best O-line prospect of the James Franklin era? -- PennLive.com (Hockensmith)

FOUR-STAR DE DORIAN HARDY COMMITS TO PENN STATE -- Roar Lions Roar (de Bear)

Why Tommy Stevens receiving snaps could work -- Victory Bell Rings (Wieder)

Speed like no other? Here's why Journey Brown is football-first at Penn State -- York Daily Record (Bodani)

Basketball

Penn State’s most profitable sport after football? It’s not what you think -- Centre Daily Times (Merchlinsky/Reese)

FRIDAY JUNE 9

Penn State Football/Recruiting

NC State QB commit Devin Leary’s status up in the air as dominoes fall elsewhere -- Backing the Pack (Muma)

Nick Scott Will Be Penn State’s Breakout Player in 2017 -- Black Shoe Diaries (Greene)

Mac Hippenhammer hoping to follow in footsteps of 2-sport legend Rod Woodson -- Centre Daily Times (McGonigal)

Date Set for 2018 Blue-White Game -- GoPSUSports.com

Nittany Lions offer would be ‘huge’ for QB Devin Leary -- Land of 10 (Donohue)

Breakdown: Penn State's defense vs. Iowa's offense -- Lions247 (Callahan)

The Field of Quarterbacks Who Bailed -- StateCollege.com (Poorman)

THURSDAY JUNE 8

Penn State Football/Recruiting

Ex-Penn State quarterback Christian Hackenberg ignores critics, focuses on making progress -- Associated Press (Waszak)

Ryan Bates Will Be Penn State’s Breakout Player in 2017 -- Black Shoe Diaries

Pittsburgh native C.J. Thorpe forever a Nittany Lion -- Centre Daily Times (McGonigal)

QB target Max Duggan sees offensive fit -- Land of 10 (Donohue)

Penn State, decommits, the south, and remembering the last time a QB left -- PennLive.com (Pickel)

Fields Fallout: Where Does Penn State Go From Here? -- Roar Lions Roar (Polak)

Learn Your Lions: Irvin Charles -- Roar Lions Roar (Filipovits)

Penn State 2017 Player Preview: Safety Marcus Allen -- Victory Bell Rings (Leonard Jr)

WEDNESDAY JUNE 7

Penn State Football/Recruiting

First night game set for Penn State's 2017 football schedule -- Allentown Morning Call (Wogenrich)

Five-star quarterback decommits from PSU -- Altoona Mirror (Cmor)

Guarding the Lion (6/6/17) -- Land of 10 (Donohue)

Which Nittany Lions commits have the best chance for early playing time in Happy Valley? -- Land of 10 (Donohue)

Fields decommits from Penn State -- Lions247 (Callahan)

7 stats to know: Iowa -- Lions247 (Callahan)

Penn State’s Recruiting Options At Quarterback Moving Forward -- Onward State (Kasales)

James Franklin's reaction to losing a 5-star quarterback commit? A message of love and belief -- PennLive.com (Pickel)

Wanna drive to Penn State and back at night to see Georgia State? Maybe Big Ten doesn't care if you're there or not -- PennLive.com (Jones)

Five-Star Quarterback Justin Fields Decommits From Penn State -- Roar Lions Roar (Polak)

Five-Star Fields Opens Up Recruitment -- StateCollege.com (Jones)

TUESDAY JUNE 6

Penn State Football/Recruiting

Michal Menet Will Be Penn State Football’s Breakout Player in 2017 -- Black Shoe Diaries (Sauertieg)

How sports scientists are trying to change college football -- ESPN.com (Murphy)

MT, Penn State combine for football camp -- GoBlueRaiders.com (Vardaman)

Guarding the Lion (6/5/17) -- Land of 10 (Donohue)

Callahan Q&A recap -- Lions247 (Callahan)

What they're saying: Iowa -- Lions247 (Callahan)

O'Hara's Desmond Holmes to play in the Big 33 Football Classic -- Philadelphia Tribune (Hunt)

MONDAY JUNE 5

Penn State Football/Recruiting

Elite 11: How 5-star Penn State QB commit Justin Fields finished at finals -- Land of 10 (Donohue)

Get to know the RPO: Slice and stick -- Lions247 (Callahan)

Penn State’s Present, Future Collide At Elite 11 Quarterback Competition -- Onward State (Kasales)

Penn State recruiting podcast -- PennLive.com (Hockensmithl)

Penn State offers quarterback recruit; an Elite 11 update, and more recruiting notes -- PennLive.com (Pickel)

Seven Better Non-Conference Opponents Than Pitt -- Roar Lions Roar (Polak)

IMG Academy has become Ground Zero for recruiting ... and college football's superpowers know it -- Saturday Down South (Crist)

James & JoeMo Doing Just Fine, Thank You Very Much -- StateCollege.com (Poorman)

Three Redshirt Freshmen that can make an Impact for Penn State -- Victory Bell Rings (Leap)

SUNDAY JUNE 4

Penn State Football/Recruiting

Penn State hosts first high school camp of the offseason -- Centre Daily Times (McGonigal)

Will The SEC Steal Penn State Commit Justin Fields, the Top Dual-Threat QB Of 2018 Class? -- Hero Sports (Labar)

Elite 11 Finals: Update on 5-star Penn State QB commit Justin Fields -- Land of 10 (Donohue)

How Georgia State will match up with the Lions in Week 3 -- Lions247 (Callahan)

Penn State mailbag -- PennLive.com

Penn State podcast: Tackling Sterling Jenkins' future, Solomon Enis' recruitment and more -- PennLive.com (Hockensmith)

Mark Allen rounds out tremendous running game -- Victory Bell Rings (Wieder)

FRIDAY JUNE 2

Penn State Football/Recruiting

Shareef Miller Will be Penn State Football’s Breakout Player in 2017 -- Black Shoe Diaries (Slanina)

Guarding the Lion (6/1/17) -- Land of 10 (Donohue)

Nittany Lions putting the pieces together for sustained offensive success -- Land of 10 (Donohue)

For The Future (06.02.17) -- Roar Lions Roar (Vecellio)

THURSDAY JUNE 1

Penn State Football/Recruiting

Jonathan Holland Will Be Penn State’s Breakout Player in 2017 -- Black Shoe Diaries (Taylor)

Kick times for Pitt, Ohio State, more games announced -- Centre Daily Times (McGonigal)

Duo on Ballot for 2018 CFB HOF Class -- GoPSUSports.com

Rising 2019 target Ronnie Hickman talks recruitment, Nittany Lions commits rise in rankings -- Land of 10 (Donohue)

Big Ten strikes out with Ohio State-Penn State start time on FOX thanks to World Series -- NBCSports.com (McGuire)

Saquon Barkley Set To Be Featured On ESPN's 'Sports Science' -- StateCollege.com (Jones)

Nelson, Mahon carry veteran O-line torch -- Victory Bell Rings (Wieder)


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