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NittanyCentral is home for the latest Penn State Football, Penn State Wrestling, Penn State Basketball news, updates, and analysis of the Penn State Nittany Lions

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The latest news, insight, and analysis of Penn State Football, Penn State Wrestling, and Penn State Basketball, including schedules, game results, analysis of breaking news, rumors, speculation, and recruiting coverage of future Penn State Nittany Lions

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Penn State Football Closer to Beaver Stadium Renovations | Nittany Lions Digest

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Penn State Football is taking another step towards making major renovations to Beaver Stadium a reality. On May 21, Penn State will be in front of the Board Of Trustees in search of approval for the Beaver Stadium upgrade proposal set to cost approximately $200 million. Under the plans, Penn State will upgrade the west … Read more

Carter Starocci, Penn State Lacrosse Dominate Headlines | Nittany Lions Digest

Penn State Wrestling, Carter Starocci

It was another eventful week for Penn State, from the Lacrosse team advancing to Carter Starocci returning, there’s a lot to catch up on in this week’s Nittany Lions Digest. Penn State Wrestling On the Wrestling side of things, Carter Starocci announced that he will be coming back for another season. Starocci’s return gives him … Read more

Penn State Football CB Makes Surprising NFL Combine Decision

Penn State Football

The official start to the NFL offseason has begun as teams are in Indianapolis to see the future stars of the league, including several former Penn State Football standouts, in action at the 2024 NFL Scouting Combine.  As the Workouts for the NFL Combine get going on Thursday, one of those former Nittany Lions revealed … Read more

Could NFL Move a Wild Card Playoff Game to Penn State?

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Less than hours from the NFL Playoffs getting underway, one of the games on Super Wild Card Weekend with a Penn State connection could be forced to move. The Buffalo Bills are scheduled to host the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday in Buffalo, and the weather forecast calls for heavy snow and wind gusts that could … Read more

Charlie Weis Rips Penn State Football Coach James Franklin

Penn State Football

Penn State Football head coach James Franklin took some heat from an unexpected source, following the Nittany Lions‘ disappointing loss to Ole Miss in the Peach Bowl. Shortly after Penn State‘s 38-25 drubbing, former Notre Dame head coach Charlie Weis — Who is the father of Ole Miss Offensive Coordinator Charlie Weis Jr, took to … Read more

Peach Bowl: Can Penn State Football Slow Ole Miss’ Uptempo Offense?

Peach Bowl, Penn State Football

No. 10 Penn State Football and No. 11 Ole Miss are set to square off in the 2023 Peach Bowl, which has the potential to be one of the most fascinating matchups of the entire college football Bowl Season. In a game that pits one of the nation’s highest-ranked defenses against an uptempo and explosive … Read more

Penn State Football Defensive Star Heading to Senior Bowl

Penn State Football

As Penn State Football continues preparations for the Peach Bowl later this month, several Nittany Lions stars have at least one eye trained on their NFL future. Penn State tight end Theo Johnson and defensive end Chop Robinson have already declared for the NFL Draft. Meanwhile, just beyond bowl season, the college football all-star game … Read more

Trace McSorley Signs with NFL Playoff Contender

Penn State Football, Trace McSorley

Trace McSorley is returning to the Keystone State. The former Penn State quarterback signed with the Pittsburgh Steelers on Monday, in the aftermath of Kenny Pickett suffering an ankle injury during Sunday’s Steelers loss to the Atlanta Falcons. Pickett underwent surgery to repair the injury, and the Steelers will now turn to backup Mitchell Trubisky … Read more

How Michigan State Can Dash New Year’s Six Hopes for Penn State Football | Behind Enemy Lines

Penn State Football

No. 11 Penn State Football closes out the 2023 regular season, with a possible New Year’s Six Bowl within reach, Friday night against the Michigan State Spartans. The Nittany Lions will clash with MSU at Ford Field in Detroit, in a 7:30 p.m. kickoff, nationally televised on NBC. For this week version of “Behind Enemy … Read more

Can Manny Diaz’s Defense Shut Down Michigan QB J.J. McCarthy, Power Penn State Football Upset?

Penn State Football, Manny Diaz

The game of the year has arrived. Penn State Football hosts Michigan, with a chance to revive flickering College Football Playoff hopes. Michigan enters what promises to be a raucous Beaver Stadium for Saturday’s noon kickoff, as the. No. 3 team in the nation, but No. 10 Penn State can play its way back into … Read more