Update: Prep grads Williams, Terry post solid statistics for MSU

   September 29, 2014 2:04 pm

As Michigan State blew out Eastern Michigan (73-14) and Wyoming (56-14) the past two weekends, Cathedral Prep graduates Delton Williams and Damion Terry got an opportunity to show off their potential while seeing significant playing time. Williams now leads the Spartans with four rushing touchdowns after scoring three TDs in reserve action against Eastern Michigan and adding another during…

Michigan State installs ‘Brass’ offensive package for Terry

Damion Terry

   September 26, 2014 6:46 pm

In the Michigan State’s 73-14 victory over Eastern Michigan last week, Cathedral Prep graduate Damion Terry received his earliest playing time yet when he briefly took over at quarterback with the Spartans leading 21-0 late in the first quarter. Terry, a redshirt freshman, quickly completed a 6-yard pass. He soon added a 6-yard run. After the…

On Campus polls: Was NCAA right to end Penn State postseason ban?

   September 9, 2014 8:26 am

On Monday, the NCAA surprised many college football fans by ending the Penn State football program’s on-the-field sanctions. Read the full PSU story. Penn State is now eligible for the postseason this year, and the Nittany Lions will have their full amount of scholarships restored in 2015. Penn State’s $60 million fine remains in place,…

Quick poll: Which team will win Michigan State-Oregon matchup?

   September 6, 2014 3:14 pm

Today’s big game in college football is No. 7 at Michigan State at No. 3 Oregon, beginning at 6:30 p.m. (Erie area fans have a bigger interest in the game because Cathedral Prep grads Damion Terry and Delton Williams are on the Michigan State roster.) Answer our poll:

Prep grad Terry simulates Oregon QB Mariota at MSU practice

   September 4, 2014 10:33 am

The Michigan State football coaching staff is again turning to Damion Terry to simulate the dual-threat skills of an opposing quarterback. Last year, the Cathedral Prep graduate imitated Michigan’s Devin Gardner in practice. As Kyle Austin wrote in an mlive.com story today, Terry now is simulating the ever dangerous Marcus Mariota against the Spartans’ No….

Conner’s big half leads area major-college football players

   August 31, 2014 10:17 am

As he did all last season, McDowell graduate James Conner led a group of District 10 graduates at the Football Bowl Subdivision level this weekend. Conner, a 6-foot 2-inch, 250-pound sophomore rushed for 153 yards and four touchdowns during the first half of Pitt’s 62-0 victory over Delaware. Conner was expected to see time at defensive…

Penn State set for morning game in Ireland

   August 30, 2014 8:13 am

The coach, kickoff time and stadium are all new to the Penn State football players as they prepare to play their opener against Central Florida. Coach James Franklin will make his Penn State debut as the Nittany Lions face Central Florida at Croke Park in Dublin, Ireland, today at 8:30 a.m. The game will be televised…

Prep grads Terry, Williams enter season No. 3 at MSU positions

   August 29, 2014 7:09 am

Michigan State has high expectations as it opens the season tonight with a home game against Jacksonville State. Mark Dantonio’s Spartans are coming off a 13-1 season in which they won the Big Ten championship and claimed a victory in the Rose Bowl. MSU returns many of its key offensive players, including quarterback Connor Cook and…

Ten former District 10 players at FBS programs

   August 28, 2014 7:44 am

Ten former District 10 football players are on rosters for major-college programs in the Football Bowl Subdivision this season. Check out the list, which includes two players at Penn State, Notre Dame and Michigan State, one at Pitt and three at other schools. The group is headlined by Pitt sophomore James Conner, who will play running…

Penn State switches Girard’s Dudas to linebacker

   August 26, 2014 8:22 pm

Girard graduate Jordan Dudas has switched positions for the Penn State football team. Dudas, who transferred from Bucknell to PSU before the 2013 season, had worked out with the Nittany Lions as a safety last season, during spring practice and early during the current training camp. However, the game notes that Penn State released this week…