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After three seasons of reduced scholarships and bowl bans, James Franklin has Penn State football back on track in the recruiting arena.

As the 2015 National Signing Day approached, the Nittany Lions touted the 13th ranked recruiting class nationally, according to Lions247.

01/29/2015 - 11:43
Connor Whooley
Nittany Lions get first conference win of the season

Penn State won their first Big Ten game of the season, shooting 51 percent and forcing 16 turnovers in a 79-51 blowout over Rutgers at the Bryce Jordan Center Saturday afternoon.

01/24/2015 - 15:03
Tony DeFazio
Penn State surrendered a nine-point second half lead, wasting a 37-point performance from DJ Newbill, and fell to 0-5 in the Big Ten after an 84-77 overtime loss to Purdue.

PITTSBURGH, PA - In a Saturday afternoon Big 10 matchup at the Bryce Jordan Center, it was a race to break losing streaks for both the Nittany Lions and the visiting Purdue Boilerm

01/17/2015 - 17:55
Emily Stock
At the beginning of the 2014 season, James Franklin had just taken over for Bill O’Brien as the head coach Penn State football.

Though expectations were high, the team was ineligible for postseason play, as the program was still under NCAA sanctions.

01/12/2015 - 00:34
Connor Whooley
D.J. Newbill scored 20 points but the rest of the Penn State starting five shot a combined 4-20 as the Nittany Lions fell to 0-3 in the Big Ten after a 73-64 loss to Michigan at the Bryce Jordan Center Tuesday night.

The Nittany Lions (12-4) returned home in hopes of gaining a win against Michigan (9-6) after a disappointing 0-2 road series (losing to No.4 Wisconsin and Rutgers), but they were unsuccessful.

01/06/2015 - 22:21
Leah Nxumalo
Christian Hackenberg's fourth touchdown pass of the game—following a Boston College missed extra point—gave Penn State a 31-30 win in the Pinstripe Bowl Saturday at Yankee Stadium.

BRONX, NY -- Sam Ficken’s career at Yankee Stadium ended much like Derek Jeter’s, with a walk-off.

12/27/2014 - 21:43
Connor Whooley
Newbill's 20 leads Nittany Lions to 64-51 win

D.J. Newbill scored 20 points, Brandon Taylor added 17 and Penn State defeated George Washington 64-51 Sunday for its eighth straight win.

12/14/2014 - 16:09
Anthony Mendicino
Penn State quarterback Christian Hackenberg has had a wild 15 months. One year ago, Hackenberg earned Big Ten Freshman of the Year honors after leading the Nittany Lions to a 7-5 record.

He earned the adoration of Penn State fans after a season in which he showed poise beyond his years, highlighted by an improbable comeback win over Michigan.

12/08/2014 - 13:40
Tony DeFazio
Panthers to face Houston in Armed Forces Bowl Jan. 2, Penn State will play Boston College Dec. 27 in the Pinstripe Bowl, WVU squares off against Texas A&M in Liberty Bowl Dec. 29

Pitt, Penn State and WVU all learned of their bowl destinations on Sunday.

12/07/2014 - 20:29
PSR Staff
Michigan State returned the opening kickoff for a touchdown and never looked back, handing Penn State a 34-10 loss on Senior Day in Happy Valley.

Simply put, Michigan State was too much for Penn State to handle.

11/29/2014 - 21:23
Connor Whooley
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