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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

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

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 Adding Names to Back of Jerseys

Penn State Basketball

Penn State Basketball made the surprising announcement that names will be on the back of their jerseys, starting this winter. In an announcement that very few saw coming, the Nittany Lions took to twitter and, while referencing names that had been on the back of the jerseys in the past, stated they will be bringing … Read more

James Franklin’s Top 10 Victories: A Decade of Penn State Football Success

Penn State Football, James Franklin

As James Franklin enters his milestone 10th season as the head coach of Penn State Football, it’s an opportune time to reflect on the remarkable achievements and memorable victories that have defined his tenure in Happy Valley. Since taking the helm in 2014, Franklin has elevated the Nittany Lions back to national prominence, orchestrating numerous … Read more

Penn State Wrestling: Carter Starocci named Male Athlete of The Year

Penn State Wrestling, Carter Starocci

Penn State Wrestling has quite a propensity for acquiring awards and hardware in its history. But hey, when you’re included with the likes of all-time Nittany Lions greats such as Mike Mauti, Talor Battle, Paul Posluszny, David Taylor, Lamar Stevens, and Bo Nickals, then I would say that’s some high praise. And after finishing up his second … Read more

Joey Porter Jr. named ‘Instant Star’ by NFL Insider

Joey Porter Jr.

In the ever-evolving landscape of the NFL, rookies who make an immediate impact are highly sought after. One such rookie who possesses the potential to become an instant star in the league is former Penn State cornerback Joey Porter Jr. As a newcomer in the Pittsburgh Steelers’ defense, Porter Jr. is determined to prove his … Read more

Ethan Grunkemeyer latest prospect to show off James Franklin’s biggest recruiting strength

Penn State Football

Ethan Grunkemeyer the latest prospect to show off James Franklin’s biggest recruiting strength On Wednesday, three-star Penn State quarterback commit Ethan Grunkemeyer shined well above his current three-star ranking, taking home Elite 11 day one MVP honors from On3 Sports. Penn State QB commit Ethan Grunkemeyer wins the Elite 11 Finals Day 1 On3 MVP🔥 … Read more

Meet Interesting New Penn State Football Recruiting Rival

Penn State Football, James Franklin

Penn State Football is continuing its pursuit of a top 10 recruiting class in the 2024 cycle as the official visit window moves along. One team could stand in the way of the Nittany Lions achieving that goal though, and it’s not a team that makes for a common rival for Penn State. That team … Read more

Penn State Father’s Day Gift Guide 2023: The Best Gift ideas for Nittany Lion Dads

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Father’s Day is right around the corner, on June 18, 2023, and you can thank the Penn State Dad in your life for all he does with his favorite Nittany Lions gear. Whether your Dad is a grill-master, the leader of your Penn State Football tailgate, or even just an avid golfer, we have the … Read more

5 Ways Penn State Can Get The Most Out of Renovated Beaver Stadium

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There is a certain buzz when your team announces that it is going to make renovations to your venue that would draw more people to come out to your games, and more. That is what Penn State is about to do with Beaver Stadium. Back in February, Penn State announced that Beaver Stadium would go … Read more

Pat Freiermuth Set to Be Game-Changer for Steelers QB Kenny Pickett in 2023

Penn State Football, Pat Freiermuth, Pittsburgh Steelers

As the Pittsburgh Steelers prepare for the 2023 NFL season, all eyes are on the development of second-year quarterback Kenny Pickett. And one player who could be instrumental in helping Pickett make the leap to the next level is former Nittany Lions tight end Pat Freiermuth. Freiermuth was drafted by the Steelers in the second … Read more

NFL Insider Names Ex-Penn State Football Safety One of Top Remaining Free Agents

Penn State Football

As the NFL offseason continues, one of the top remaining free agents on the market is former Penn State football standout, Adrian Amos. The safety position is always a critical need for many teams, and Amos has proven himself as one of the most dependable players at the position. Last season, Amos had a career-high … Read more

How San Francisco 49ers Fell in Love With Ji’Ayir Brown: ‘He’s a Baller’

Penn State Football

Ji’Ayir Brown made a strong impression on the San Francisco 49ers, early in the pre-draft process, and those good feelings carried through to the moment the Penn State Football safety became the Niners’ selection with the No. 87 overall pick in the 2023 NFL Draft. San Francisco was so enamored by the former Nittany Lions‘ … Read more

Packers Director of Football Operations reveals secret sauce behind drafting Sean Clifford

Penn State Football, Sean Clifford

Sean Clifford being chosen in the fifth-round by the Green Bay Packers was one of the biggest surprises of the 2023 NFL Draft, but the organization had its sights set on a key attribute of the Penn State quarterback’s game. “It’s to bring the intelligence that this kid has and just being a really good … Read more

Penn State Football: Where Nittany Lions Signed as Undrafted Free Agents

PJ Mustipher, Penn State Football

Penn State Football had another successful NFL Draft, with 6 players taken throughout the 7 rounds. One thing that often gets overlooked are the players who go undrafted and sign with teams afterwards. There are plenty of success stories with these types of players, and the Nittany Lions usually puts out quite a few. Many … Read more

Penn State to Present Beaver Stadium Upgrade Plans

Penn State Football

As first reported by Nate Bauer from On3 Sports, Penn State has a plan to present phase 1 of the expansive Beaver Stadium renovation project to Penn State’s Board of Trustees at the May 4-5 meeting of the Board. BREAKING: Penn State is set to present its proposal for the first stages of an expansive … Read more

What MASSIVE NIL Deal Means for Penn State

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Penn State Football received some major news on the NIL front on Thursday, which will give the Nittany Lions a significant boost. First reported by Lions247, the Lions Legacy Club reportedly received a multi-million dollar pledge fr om West Shore Home and MITER Brands over the next two years. This is a massive development for … Read more