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Penn State powers past UMass, 48-7

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) Bill Belton and Zach Zwinak rushed for a pair of touchdowns each, Christian Hackenberg threw for 179 yards and Penn State defeated Massachusetts 48-7 on Saturday. Penn State (4-0), which needed late-game drives to win two of its first three games, displayed a run-pass balance for the first time this season during its first-ever game against UMass (0-4). The...
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Penn State Football: Things to watch for against UMass

James Franklin wasn’t shy in saying that his team had plenty to work on last week. A week later, his Penn State Nittany Lions (3-0, 1-0 Big Ten) will get a chance to remedy some of their early season struggles when they welcome UMass (0-3, 0-1 MAC) to Beaver Stadium on Saturday for a 4pm kickoff. The game will air on the Big Ten Network. While Franklin mentioned a few areas where his...
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Penn St tailback Belton expects bigger run game

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) Penn State tailback Bill Belton believes the Nittany Lions will achieve a balanced offensive. The current numbers - 1,082 yards passing to just 227 rushing - are a bit skewed, and the young Penn State offensive line has been criticized despite winning its first three games. With just one returning starter up front, the running game has been grounded and quarterback...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Penn State Goes Behind The Scenes Of The Schedule Poster Photo Shoot

These days, its not enough to produce an awesome schedule poster, teams have been releasing videos of the process of creating these posters during the summer. Penn State is the latest to get in on this trend. A number of Nittany Lions players, including Bill Belton, Zach Zwinak, and Brad Bars got into uniform for the first time this year for the photo shoot at Beaver Stadium. We...
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July 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Penn State Football: Nittany Lions hold off Purdue, 45-21

STATE COLLEGE, Pa – Zack Zwinak scored three touchdowns and Penn State running backs combined for 289 yards rushing in leading the Nittany Lions to a 45-21 win over Purdue on Saturday. The senior has posted back-to-back 100-yard rushing games after going without one for nearly two full months, dating back to his 128-yard effort in a loss to UCF. A pair of 1-yard TD runs in the...
November 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Penn State Football: Nittany Lions look for back-to-back wins

This weekend Penn State looks to win back-to-back games for the first time since beating Syracuse and Eastern Michigan to begin the season. Following a 47-7 beatdown of the Eagles, the Nittany Lions have alternated wins and losses the past six games. Wins over Kent State, Michigan and Illinois last week were sandwiched between losses to UCF, Indiana and Ohio State in subsequent...
November 08, 2013  |  Discuss

RB Belton basks in glow of being No. 1 at Penn St

Bill Belton's position on Penn State's depth chart finally matches the number he wears on his uniform. It's been a difficult journey to that No. 1 spot at tailback. The former utility man in high school, who played quarterback, receiver and defensive back, entered Penn State as a receiver before being asked in January 2012 by coach Bill O'Brien to carry the ball...
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November 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Video: Penn State outlasts Michigan in four-overtime thriller

Nittany Lions running back Bill Belton punched it in from two yards out to give Penn State a roller coaster, 43-40 four-OT victory over the Michigan Wolverines.
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October 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Video: Bill Belton Rushes For 2-Yard TD, Penn State Knocks Off Undefeated Michigan In 4-OTs

It’s all over at State College. After four overtimes, most of which resulted in missed field goals, Penn State was able to knock off previously undefeated Michigan, 43-40. After a bold decision to go for it on 4th-and-1 on Michigan’s 16-yard-line, Bill O’Brien was later rewarded when running back Bill Belton rushed for a 2-yard touchdown for the win. Euphoria in Happy Valley.
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October 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Penn State Football: Lions look to rebound at Purdue

After suffering their first loss in five games last Saturday against Ohio State, the Penn State Nittany Lions hit the road to try and start a new winning streak. Hopes of another long winning streak for Penn State begins when they travel to face the Purdue Boilermakers Saturday at 3:30. For the Nittany Lions (5-3, 3-1 Big Ten), it’s an opportunity to forget a dreadful and sloppy...
November 01, 2012  |  Discuss
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