We Are! 2014, Day 3: Closing in on $3k, but a long way to go


Hack says “Do it!” (Photo by Mike Pettigano)

We are now into Day 3 of our We Are! 2014 Kickstarter, with nearly 80 backers committing nearly $3,000 to our effort to publish the best independent Penn State preview. That’s more than 20 percent to the finish line. But of course, you can’t win a …

We Are! 2014 Kickstarter goes live


We Are… BACK!

To become a backer and reserve a copy today, visit the We Are! 2014 Kickstarter.

Here is what’s in store for We Are! 2014:

We Are! 2014 is a 112-page preview and feature magazine covering the Penn State football team. The first half will be a position-by-position look at the depth …

Introducing: We Are! 2014 – A Penn State preview


Brought to you by the publishers of Black Shoe Diaries, Linebacker-U.com, and (yes) MGoBlog.

It’s that time of year… actually, it’s much earlier than that time of year, when you compare it to how late we started this process for We Are! 2013. So today I’m unveiling the …

James Franklin to be Penn State head coach


James Franklin will be Penn State’s next head football coach, the university formally announced today.

Reports began to swirl Tuesday afternoon on Twitter, with @footballscoop breaking the news. From there, Twitteristan, including parts of Twittervania, was consumed by a collective cardiac episode that threatened to knock off about 30% of the Penn State football fanbase. The confirmation …

Ron Vanderlinden, Charlie Fisher leave Penn State coaching staff

Ron Vanderlinden, left, and Charlie Fisher. Photos by Mike Pettigano

Though I’m not much of a blogger these days, Ron Vanderlinden took Penn State’s Linebacker U rep to new heights the last 12 seasons. A post on this site is fully warranted.

Ron Vanderlinden, left, and Charlie Fisher. Photos by Mike Pettigano

Rumors swirled into a full-on Twitter tempest today–later confirmed to be …

Photos: Penn State 43, Michigan 40 (4 OT)


2013-10-12 PSU vs UM, Brandon Felder scores the first touchdown of the game against Michigan; photo by Mike Pettigano

For a while, my prediction to Seth was spot-on: Michigan 34, Penn State 24. But in reality, it looked far worse. There was still tons of time left in the game. After …