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Major-college football programs throughout the country are getting ready to open practice, and Erie County fans will pay attention to at least a couple camps outside of Pennsylvania. Connecticut will open practice today, which remains relevant in the Erie area because General McLane graduate Quinn Thompson heads into his first camp with the Huskies. This is… View Article
Today is National Letter of Intent Day, and many area football players and other athletes are set to sign with Division I and Division II schools or commit to program at other levels. The Erie Times-News took a look at the area football players expected to sign today. Read a short bio on each… View Article
Penn State head coach Bill O’Brien addresses the media after Saturday’s 24-21 overtime win against Wisconsin. A first-year head coach, O’Brien talked about what he was thinking before Wisconsin attempted a game-tying field goal to force a second overtime and more.
Penn State senior quarterback Matt McGloin, sophomore kicker Sam Ficken and senior cornerback Stephon Morris talk about Saturday’s 24-21 overtime win against Wisconsin on Saturday night at Beaver Stadium. The Nittany Lions finished the 2012 season with an 8-4 overall record. They went 6-2 in Big Ten play.
Penn State celebrated its 24-21 overtime win against Wisconsin with its fans at Beaver Stadium. Erie Times-News sport reporter Duane Rankin got right in the heart of the celebratory scene Saturday night. Check out how Penn State senior right tackle Mike Farrell, senior linebacker Gerald Hodges and senior defensive tackle Jordan Hill each reacted to… View Article
Erie Times-News Sports reporter Duane Rankin captured Wisconsin’s game-tying touchdown with 18 seconds left in regulation to force overtime against Penn State at Beaver Stadium on Nov. 24. Curt Phillips hit Jeff Duckworth for a 4-yard touchdown pass on 4th-and-goal. The Badgers lost the game in overtime, 24-21.
Erie Times-News sports reporter Duane Rankin captured Penn State entering Beaver Stadium for the final time in this 2012 season. The players wore No. 42 on their helmets for senior captain Michael Mauti, who is out with a knee injury. The Nittany Lions beat Wisconsin in overtime, 24-21, in their season finale.
Here are three college football games worth watching in Week 12. Game of the week: No. 14 Stanford Cardinal (8-2, 6-1 Pac-12) at No. 1 Oregon Ducks (10-0, 7-0 Pac-12), Saturday, 8 p.m., WJET (ABC) Pregame rant: The Ducks are No. 1 in both national polls and second in the BCS standings, but all that… View Article
Let’s recap Week 11, shall we? Game of the week: No. 15 Texas A&M at No. 1 Alabama Final score: Aggies 29, Tide 24 Pregame rant: Texas A&M has won seven of its last eight games since losing its opener. The Aggies’ two conference losses are to Florida and LSU. Those defeats aside, Texas A&M… View Article