College football preview: Notre Dame with a tough matchup; Penn State looks to move up

The Fighting Irish have a tough test Saturday against No. 12 Syracuse as they try to hold on to their No. 3 College Football Playoff ranking.

College football preview: Notre Dame with a tough matchup; Penn State looks to move up

The Fighting Irish have a tough test Saturday against No. 12 Syracuse as they try to hold on to their No. 3 College Football Playoff ranking.

Penn State running back Miles Sanders has become a leader on and off the field for Nittany Lions

The junior running back, who sat behind Saquon Barkley for two years, reached the 1,000-yard plateau for a season last week.

Penn State running back Miles Sanders has become a leader on and off the field for Nittany Lions

The junior running back, who sat behind Saquon Barkley for two years, reached the 1,000-yard plateau for a season last week.

Penn State’s K.J. Hamler makes some serious plays while having fun

The redshirt freshman is the Nittany Lions' leading receiver and kickoff returner, has 16 plays of 20 or more yards to his credit, and enjoys himself.

Penn State’s K.J. Hamler makes some serious plays while having fun

The redshirt freshman is the Nittany Lions' leading receiver and kickoff returner, has 16 plays of 20 or more yards to his credit, and enjoys himself.
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What Penn State head coach James Franklin is saying ahead of Rutgers game

Franklin spoke at his weekly teleconference about knowing when to put Trace McSorley back into the game after an injury and why he doesn't reveal injury information.

After Penn State’s rough patch, James Franklin feels that team is improving

The Nittany Lions coach feels his team improved early in the season, then tailed off a bit after a 2-3 stretch, but is "back in that direction" of improvement again after the win over Wisconsin.

Rutgers will honor seniors on Saturday when Penn State comes to town

The Scarlet Knights are 11-35 overall and 4-28 in the Big Ten over the last four years, but head coach Chris Ash said the seniors have shown "class and professionalism" amid the adversity.

Five observations from Penn State’s win over Wisconsin

The Nittany Lions did the simple things well against the Badgers, and it helped that quarterback Trace McSorley continued to play the role of the Bionic Man.

Penn State’s Rob Windsor, a Wisconsin native, makes statement for Nittany Lions’ defense

The defensive line finished the game with five sacks and six tackles for loss. Windsor had a career-high two sacks.

Penn State’s Miles Sanders has grown as a runner and as a leader

After waiting his turn for two seasons behind Saquon Barkley, Sanders has thrived as the Nittany Lions' starter and surpassed 1,000 rushing yards for the season on Saturday.

Penn State with good all-around performance in 22-10 win over Wisconsin

The Nittany Lions got a solid offensive performance that included 159 rushing yards by Miles Sanders, and their defense kept the Badgers in check after an early touchdown.

Against Wisconsin, Penn State needs a playmaker – perhaps Miles Sanders or freshman Jahon Dotson – to step up

Nittany Lions coach James Franklin wants his players to step up instead of waiting for someone else to make a big play for the team.

Penn State defense faces a big challenge in Wisconsin RB Jonathan Taylor

The Badgers running back, who starred at Salem High School, leads the nation in rushing with 1,363 yards. The Nittany Lions gave up a season high 259 rushing yards last week to Michigan.

Wally Triplett dies at 92; blazed trails at Penn State and in the NFL

Mr. Triplett, a Montgomery County native, became the first African American to start at Penn State, and later became the first to be drafted and play in the NFL.

Penn State-Wisconsin prediction: One more bounceback for Lions?

The Nittany Lions might still be hurting from last week's rout at Michigan, but they'd better be ready to play against a Badgers team desperate for a win.

Penn State working to regain confidence heading into Saturday’s Wisconsin matchup

A 42-7 rout last weekend at the hands of Michigan may have shaken the confidence of some Nittany Lions, but players and coaches are supporting each other.

James Franklin: Penn State has not played or coached to its standards

The Nittany Lions coach wasn't pleased with any phase of the offense in the 42-7 loss at Michigan. The Lions now must get ready for Wisconsin.

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