PSU WR: JoePa “Going to be Buried On The Field”

Dirty Hollywood secret here: Old men don’t just drop dead very often, not nearly as much as you see in the movies. If a heart is prone to sudden attack, it’s usually “evident”* well before the person gets into their 80’s. TMYK!

Joe Pa Statue
(Hey, speaking of stone dead JoePas…)

But that’s probably news to outgoing Penn State wideout Derrick Williams, who was asked while at the combine about his venerable old coach, Joe Paterno. Williams mused to the FORT WAYNE JOURNAL GAZETTE about Paterno’s love of the game and his retirement prospects, then dropped a line that, taken totally out of context, leads us to believe D-Will has the casual approach to death typical of all serial killers: Read more…

Alabama Escapes With Win, Penn State Does Not

Anarchy has returned to the BCS as undefeated Penn State, ranked 3rd in the nation, just lost at Iowa. A 31-yard field goal by Daniel Murray, Iowa’s backup field goal kicker gave Iowa the lead, 24-23, with one second to go. Penn State would not convert on a squib kick, and now the Nittany Lions are completely out of the title picture.

Penn State sad

Iowa was led largely by All-American candidate RB Shonn Greene, who kept his streak of +100 yard games alive with a 117-yard, 2 TD performance on 28 carries. The Hawkeye defense also kept Iowa in the game, holding QB Daryll Clark to 9-23 passing for 86 yards. Still, riding a remarkable performance from WR/RB/QB/KR/PR Derrick Williams, Penn State dominated the second and third quarters, and their 23-14 lead looked safe when the final quarter started. Read more…