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Friday, April 20

2018 Blue-White Gameday

Penn State football is set to cap its 2018 spring season with the annual Blue-White spring game Saturday afternoon. In the 15th and final spring practice of the season, the Nittany Lions will take to Beaver Stadium for a 3 p.m. outing with live coverage on the Big Ten Network.

In a different place than perhaps any spring season under the head coach of Penn State head coach James Franklin, the Nittany Lions have a mixture of depth and veteran experience, all responsible for driving yet another productive slate of practices.

On the heels of a second consecutive 11-win season though, what's next for Penn State following a series of departures that has more than 10 former Nittany Lions headed toward the upcoming NFL Draft is especially intriguing. FULL STORY HERE

Thursday, April 19

Spring Ball Features - Wade Making Strides at Safety

This time last year Lamont Wade was nearly finished with his first spring season, set to take the field at Beaver Stadium for his first Blue-White outing.

Seated inside the fueling station at the Lasch Building nearly 365 days later, Wade paused for a moment to look back.

"Coming in it was real rough," Wade said. "Being in high school one week and then literally next week, next month, being in the college system, it's really great seeing how much I have changed from then." FULL STORY HERE

VIDEO: Spring Practice - Running Backs

Wednesday April 18

VIDEO: Top Performers - Linebackers & Quarterbacks

Penn State's spring season has nearly come to a close with Saturday's annual Blue-White game marking the final practice of the spring season. Ahead of the weekend, Penn State offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach Ricky Rahne and defensive coordinator and linebackers coach Brent Pry paused for closer look inside spring ball.

Talking quarterbacks and linebackers, both Rahne and Pry also give a quick snapshot of a few Nittany Lions stepping forward on both sides of the ball. FULL STORY HERE

Tuesday April 17

VIDEO: Top Performers - Defensive Backs

The days are drawing closer to Penn State's annual Blue-White spring game inside Beaver Stadium. With only two spring sessions remaining, check in with cornerbacks coach Terry Smith and safeties coach Tim Banks for a closer look at the Nittany Lion defensive backs.

While Penn State's senior departures spanned the secondary, upon closer review, the Nittany Lions still have strong leadership returning, as well as a wealth of depth at cornerback. FULL STORY HERE

Monday, April 16

VIDEO: Spring Practice Update

Penn State hosted its final media opportunity of the spring season Monday evening following practice at Holuba Hall. Nittany Lion head coach James Franklin joined offensive lineman Ryan Bates and cornerback Amani Oruwariye for three media sessions ahead of Saturday's annual Blue-White spring game.

rom leadership roles to finding chemistry and playing with swagger, check in with all three Nittany Lions for one final look at all the spring ball action through 13 spring practices. FULL STORY HERE

VIDEO: Spring Practice - Defensive Tackles

Saturday, April 14

VIDEO: Spring Practice I Quarterbacks

Friday, April 13

VIDEO: Top Performers - Offensive Line

Penn State's top performers series is continuing along, taking a closer look at the Nittany Lion offensive line with Matt Limegrover.

On a conference call earlier this week it was junior Connor McGovern who said he believes this year will be the year of the offensive line. Equipped with both depth and experience, the Nittany Lions have a strong collection of options at all five starting spots, most of which who have started. FULL STORY HERE

Wednesday, April 11

VIDEO: Spring Practice Update

Penn State football hosted its weekly media availability at Holuba Hall Wednesday evening. Nittany Lion head coach James Franklin joined running back Miles Sanders and defensive end Ryan Buchholz for a trio of media sessions following spring practice.

For Buchholz, the Blue-White game is exactly the type of outing the Nittany Lions look forward to all offseason. With just four remaining practices, check in for an update on the spring season. From a closer look at the defensive line to Sanders' leadership, find out who Franklin called one of the most improved Nittany Lions in the program. FULL STORY HERE

Tuesday, April 10

VIDEO: Top Performers - Wide Receivers

The spring ball top performers series is rolling along as new wide receivers coach David Corley weighs in from practice with a closer look at the group.

Led by returning leaders in veterans Juwan Johnson and DeAndre Thompkins, the Nittany Lion wide receivers have made productive strides on the field this spring.FULL STORY HERE

VIDEO: Spring Practice - Cornerbacks

Monday, April 9

Spring Ball Features - Sanders Stepping Forward

From the overhang above the Penn State football weight room, Miles Sanders was quietly at work while a huddled group of reporters swarmed assistant athletics director for performance enhancement, Dwight Galt.

It was max out day in late February as one inquiring reporter gestured up toward Sanders and asked Galt where the now junior running back had grown the most. His answer? Leadership.

"Miles is a stud," Galt said. "This kid is a special kid and we feel very good about what Miles Sanders brings on the football field but especially off the field." FULL STORY HERE

Saturday, April 7

VIDEO: Spring Practice I Offensive Line

Friday, April 6

VIDEO: Top Performers - Tight Ends

Penn State's top performers series is back again checking in with Nittany Lion tight ends coach Tyler Bowen.

It's clear Penn State has a sizeable gap at the position when considering the departure of All-Big Ten first team selection Mike Gesicki. For Bowen though, the standard doesn't change regardless of who has departed and who returns. FULL STORY HERE

Wednesday, April 4

VIDEO: Spring Practice Update

Penn State football hosted its second media availability following spring practice at Holuba Hall Wednesday evening. Penn State head coach James Franklin joined quarterback Trace McSorley and cornerback John Reid for three separate sessions.

From the safeties battle to Reid returning better than ever, find out where McSorley sees the bright spot on offense, checking in with all three Nittany Lions for a closer look at the spring ball progress. FULL STORY HERE

VIDEO: Top Performers - Specialists

The spring ball top performers series has returned, with a position-by-position snapshot of who's standing out and exceeding expectations for the Nittany Lions.

With each passing practice, hear from a different assistant coach for a closer look as Penn State heads toward its annual Blue-White spring game. Up first, Penn State special teams coordinator Phil Galiano checks in for a look at the specialists. FULL STORY HERE

Monday, April 2

VIDEO: Spring Practice I Linebackers

VIDEO: Mic'd Up I CJ Thorpe

Saturday March 31

VIDEO: Spring Practice I Wide Receivers

Wednesday, March 29

VIDEO: Spring Practice Update

Penn State Hosts First Spring Ball Media Session

Penn State football hosted its first weekly media availably of the spring season Wednesday evening at Holuba Hall. Penn State head coach James Franklin joined Nittany Lion quarterback Tommy Stevens, linebacker Koa Farmer and wide receiver DeAndre Thompkins for a series of question and answer sessions.

From Stevens' big announcement to Farmer's leadership, find out who's been the buzz of camp at Penn State approaches its annual Blue White spring game, set for Saturday, April 21st inside Beaver Stadium.

Check in with Penn State head coach James Franklin and the Nittany Lions for a closer look at the earliest update from the spring season. FULL STORY HERE

Monday, March 27

VIDEO: Spring Practice I Defensive Ends

Saturday, March 24

VIDEO: Spring Practice I Tight Ends

Wednesday, March 21

VIDEO: Spring Practice I Specialists

Monday, March 19

VIDEO: One-on-One with James Franklin

Penn State Underway in Spring Ball

Coming off a productive winter conditioning period, Penn State football is ready to put the pads on again. The Nittany Lions return to the field Monday to officially kick off the spring season.

As he does every year, Penn State head coach James Franklin met with member of the media to preview the 14-practice spring session, which culminates in the annual Blue-White game at Beaver Stadium. The Nittany Lions will host Blue-White weekend Saturday, April 21 with action beginning at 3 p.m.

From the most critical positions to Nittany Lions switching positions, check in with Franklin for an early look at some spring ball objectives headed toward a fresh season of Penn State football. FULL STORY HERE