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Penn State Football: Clifford Named Starting Quarterback

Penn State Football: Clifford Named Starting Quarterback

- Ben Jones

Penn State coach James Franklin named redshirt sophomore quarterback Sean Clifford the Nittany Lions' starting quarterback on Friday evening. The Nittany Lions open the season against Idaho on August 31st.


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14 Letter Winners Return to State College Field Hockey in 2019 14 Letter Winners Return to State College Field Hockey in 2019
8 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, G Kerry Webster
Third-year head coach Beth Mink will have plenty of returning experience on the field in 2019 [Read More]
State College Boys Soccer Looks to Repeat as D-6 Champs State College Boys Soccer Looks to Repeat as D-6 Champs
8 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, G Kerry Webster
Head coach Danny Orton, in his eighth season, said this year his squad will have the depth needed to play deep into the playoffs, and there will be several attacking options with the offense. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions' Big Ten Schedule Features Weekend Games, Return To Palestra Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions' Big Ten Schedule Features Weekend Games, Return To Palestra
10 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State basketball has finally received the scheduling favor from the conference it has been waiting for as the Nittany Lions are set to host four Big Ten teams on weekend dates and play Iowa at the Palestra in Philadelphia for a fifth advantageous home setting. [Read More]
Local High School Teams Set to Kick Off 2019 Season Local High School Teams Set to Kick Off 2019 Season
19 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Pat Rothdeutsch
It seems there are extremely interesting matchups involving Centre County high school football teams every week, and the first weekend of the 2019 season is no exception. [Read More]
Alcohol Task Force to Conduct DUI Checkpoints Alcohol Task Force to Conduct DUI Checkpoints
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
With students returning and Penn State set to begin classes on Monday, the Centre County Alcohol Task Force will be conducting DUI checkpoints and roving patrols throughout the fall semester. [Read More]
Grant Helps CVIM Expand Behavioral Health Services to Uninsured Residents Grant Helps CVIM Expand Behavioral Health Services to Uninsured Residents
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Centre Volunteers in Medicine will be able to integrate behavioral health services with primary care for uninsured residents in Centre County, thanks to a $125,000 grant from Highmark Foundation. [Read More]
State High Football Looks to Grow in 2019 State High Football Looks to Grow in 2019
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Tommy Butler
The Little Lions football team is heading into the 2019 season after a successful campaign that ended with a 12-2 record, the most wins in nearly a decade. The team placed second in the Mid Penn Commonwealth Conference with a 6-1 conference record, just behind Harrisburg which went 7-0. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Cheapest Ticket Right Now To Each Nittany Lion Home Game Penn State Football: Cheapest Ticket Right Now To Each Nittany Lion Home Game
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
As Penn State sits just over a week away from its season opening game against Idaho, the question for many fans without season tickets is the same. How much does it cost to get in? [Read More]
How Will Penn State's New Football Traffic System Impact Toftrees? How Will Penn State's New Football Traffic System Impact Toftrees?
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
With Penn State's new traffic and parking system for football home games this fall, fans will be directed to follow specific routes for designated lots in one of four parking zones. One of those routes runs through Toftrees Avenue, and on Wednesday, university representatives spoke at the Patton To [Read More]
Bellefonte to Remember 50th Anniversary of Plane Crash Bellefonte to Remember 50th Anniversary of Plane Crash
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Vincent Corso
On Sept. 4, Bellefonte will remember one of the more tragic events that occurred in its long, storied history. Fifty years ago from that date, Bellefonte lost four community leaders in a plane crash as they were on their way to Harrisburg to attend a business meeting related to the bicentennial of t [Read More]

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Grant Helps CVIM Expand Behavioral Health Services to Uninsured Residents Grant Helps CVIM Expand Behavioral Health Services to Uninsured Residents
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Centre Volunteers in Medicine will be able to integrate behavioral health services with primary care for uninsured residents in Centre County, thanks to a $125,000 grant from Highmark Foundation. [Read More]
How Will Penn State's New Football Traffic System Impact Toftrees? How Will Penn State's New Football Traffic System Impact Toftrees?
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
With Penn State's new traffic and parking system for football home games this fall, fans will be directed to follow specific routes for designated lots in one of four parking zones. One of those routes runs through Toftrees Avenue, and on Wednesday, university representatives spoke at the Patton To [Read More]
Bellefonte to Remember 50th Anniversary of Plane Crash Bellefonte to Remember 50th Anniversary of Plane Crash
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Vincent Corso
On Sept. 4, Bellefonte will remember one of the more tragic events that occurred in its long, storied history. Fifty years ago from that date, Bellefonte lost four community leaders in a plane crash as they were on their way to Harrisburg to attend a business meeting related to the bicentennial of t [Read More]
With the Season Upon Us, Some End-of-Summer College Football Notes
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With the Season Upon Us, Some End-of-Summer College Football Notes
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Jay Paterno
The unofficial start of fall is upon us as college football begins this weekend. So it’s a good time to wrap up some summer notes before the real blocking and tackling resumes. [Read More]
Fire Company to Open New Club in Philipsburg Fire Company to Open New Club in Philipsburg
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Teresa Mull
The Reliance Fireman’s Club has been in the planning stages for almost a year, and club manager Jim Coble says the new Philipsburg club will be open in two weeks at the latest. [Read More]
Two State College Restaurants Moving to Northland Center Two State College Restaurants Moving to Northland Center
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
A pair restaurants currently located in Westerly Parkway Plaza are teaming up in a new location off of North Atherton Street. [Read More]
Seniors from Local Centers Enter Projects at Grange Fair Seniors from Local Centers Enter Projects at Grange Fair
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Connie Cousins
Within the Grange Fair exhibit book is a section dedicated to "Adult Handcrafts — Centre County Senior Living Communities." Mona Bowmaster, chair of the section, says that this year has seen an increase in entries over last year, with Centre Crest alone having 27 applications. [Read More]
Taste of the Month: Sammi’s Sandwiches and Salads in Bellefonte Offers Hand-Crafted Dining for Those on the Go Taste of the Month: Sammi’s Sandwiches and Salads in Bellefonte Offers Hand-Crafted Dining for Those on the Go
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Vilma Shu, Town&Gown
Sammi’s sandwiches and salads in Bellefonte is hand-crafting fast-casual, scratch-made food options that fit people’s busy lifestyles. [Read More]
Josh Gallagher to Headline Benefit Concert in Philipsburg Josh Gallagher to Headline Benefit Concert in Philipsburg
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Teresa Mull
Josh Gallagher, a central Pennsylvania native who starred on NBC’s “The Voice,” is returning to his homeland on Saturday to headline a concert benefiting the YMCA of Centre County's anti-hunger programs. [Read More]
SCASD Gets $200,000 Gift for Memorial Field Renovations SCASD Gets $200,000 Gift for Memorial Field Renovations
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
A pair of State College Area School District athletic facilities projects are getting a boost from generous community members. [Read More]

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14 Letter Winners Return to State College Field Hockey in 2019 14 Letter Winners Return to State College Field Hockey in 2019
8 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, G Kerry Webster
Third-year head coach Beth Mink will have plenty of returning experience on the field in 2019 [Read More]
State College Boys Soccer Looks to Repeat as D-6 Champs State College Boys Soccer Looks to Repeat as D-6 Champs
8 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, G Kerry Webster
Head coach Danny Orton, in his eighth season, said this year his squad will have the depth needed to play deep into the playoffs, and there will be several attacking options with the offense. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions' Big Ten Schedule Features Weekend Games, Return To Palestra Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions' Big Ten Schedule Features Weekend Games, Return To Palestra
10 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State basketball has finally received the scheduling favor from the conference it has been waiting for as the Nittany Lions are set to host four Big Ten teams on weekend dates and play Iowa at the Palestra in Philadelphia for a fifth advantageous home setting. [Read More]
Local High School Teams Set to Kick Off 2019 Season Local High School Teams Set to Kick Off 2019 Season
19 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Pat Rothdeutsch
It seems there are extremely interesting matchups involving Centre County high school football teams every week, and the first weekend of the 2019 season is no exception. [Read More]
Penn State's Starting Quarterback: Is it Really a Cliffhanger?
Column
Penn State's Starting Quarterback: Is it Really a Cliffhanger?
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
Sean Clifford is accustomed to waiting. He pledged his verbal allegiance to James Franklin and Penn State back on July 13, 2015 — the day before he turned 17. That was 1,501 days ago. The wait will soon be over. [Read More]
State High Football Looks to Grow in 2019 State High Football Looks to Grow in 2019
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Tommy Butler
The Little Lions football team is heading into the 2019 season after a successful campaign that ended with a 12-2 record, the most wins in nearly a decade. The team placed second in the Mid Penn Commonwealth Conference with a 6-1 conference record, just behind Harrisburg which went 7-0. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Cheapest Ticket Right Now To Each Nittany Lion Home Game Penn State Football: Cheapest Ticket Right Now To Each Nittany Lion Home Game
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
As Penn State sits just over a week away from its season opening game against Idaho, the question for many fans without season tickets is the same. How much does it cost to get in? [Read More]
How Will Penn State's New Football Traffic System Impact Toftrees? How Will Penn State's New Football Traffic System Impact Toftrees?
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
With Penn State's new traffic and parking system for football home games this fall, fans will be directed to follow specific routes for designated lots in one of four parking zones. One of those routes runs through Toftrees Avenue, and on Wednesday, university representatives spoke at the Patton To [Read More]
With the Season Upon Us, Some End-of-Summer College Football Notes
Column
With the Season Upon Us, Some End-of-Summer College Football Notes
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Jay Paterno
The unofficial start of fall is upon us as college football begins this weekend. So it’s a good time to wrap up some summer notes before the real blocking and tackling resumes. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Franklin Eyes Small Change In How Nittany Lions Use Redshirt Rule Penn State Football: Franklin Eyes Small Change In How Nittany Lions Use Redshirt Rule
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
“I will say the one thing where we’re probably a little different is there’s a couple guys we would like to redshirt,” Franklin said. “So what we’re probably going to do is not play them early on and save all four games for the end of the season for injuries." [Read More]

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Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions' Big Ten Schedule Features Weekend Games, Return To Palestra Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions' Big Ten Schedule Features Weekend Games, Return To Palestra
10 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State basketball has finally received the scheduling favor from the conference it has been waiting for as the Nittany Lions are set to host four Big Ten teams on weekend dates and play Iowa at the Palestra in Philadelphia for a fifth advantageous home setting. [Read More]
Penn State's Starting Quarterback: Is it Really a Cliffhanger?
Column
Penn State's Starting Quarterback: Is it Really a Cliffhanger?
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
Sean Clifford is accustomed to waiting. He pledged his verbal allegiance to James Franklin and Penn State back on July 13, 2015 — the day before he turned 17. That was 1,501 days ago. The wait will soon be over. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Cheapest Ticket Right Now To Each Nittany Lion Home Game Penn State Football: Cheapest Ticket Right Now To Each Nittany Lion Home Game
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
As Penn State sits just over a week away from its season opening game against Idaho, the question for many fans without season tickets is the same. How much does it cost to get in? [Read More]
Penn State Football: Franklin Eyes Small Change In How Nittany Lions Use Redshirt Rule Penn State Football: Franklin Eyes Small Change In How Nittany Lions Use Redshirt Rule
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
“I will say the one thing where we’re probably a little different is there’s a couple guys we would like to redshirt,” Franklin said. “So what we’re probably going to do is not play them early on and save all four games for the end of the season for injuries." [Read More]
Former Beta Theta Pi House Manager Sentenced to Probation Former Beta Theta Pi House Manager Sentenced to Probation
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
The former Beta Theta Pi brother accused of deleting surveillance video evidence from the night Penn State fraternity pledge Timothy Piazza sustained fatal injuries was sentenced on Wednesday to probation, fines and community service. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Clifford Getting More Snaps, But No Starter Named Yet Penn State Football: Clifford Getting More Snaps, But No Starter Named Yet
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The update on Penn State's starting quarterback job is that there is no update. [Read More]
Trace McSorley, Miles Sanders Reunite For Joint Eagles-Ravens Practice Trace McSorley, Miles Sanders Reunite For Joint Eagles-Ravens Practice
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff
“[Philadelphia’s] getting a dog, man,” McSorley said. “You saw it [today]. He’s a special player. Philly’s going to love him.” [Read More]
Penn State Student Drops Title IX Lawsuit Against Penn State Penn State Student Drops Title IX Lawsuit Against Penn State
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Anthony Colucci
The student sued Penn State over a sexual assault hearing dispute has withdrawn the lawsuit, according to a notice filed by his attorney Friday. [Read More]
State High Football Prepares For Home Away From Home State High Football Prepares For Home Away From Home
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"We embrace it, it's been great," coach Matt Lintal said of the interim field on Monday. "We've had a wonderful preseason out here...honestly it has been a positive leading up to this. Being able to build that comfort level." [Read More]
Answering a Deep Question About Penn State Football in 2019
Column
Answering a Deep Question About Penn State Football in 2019
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
“It’s night and day,” says PSU DB coach Terry Smith. “We can’t probably can’t go a full three-deep at every position, but a lot of positions can go three deep (with players) that could start a game for us and be a quality player for us. Our depth is growing each year.” [Read More]
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Penn State's Starting Quarterback: Is it Really a Cliffhanger?

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The unofficial start of fall is upon us as college football begins this weekend. So it’s a good time to wrap up some summer notes before the real blocking and tackling resumes.

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