Pac-12 Notes – June/July, 2012

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Pac-12 Notes – June/July, 2012 July 31st Penn State running back transferring to USC The highest profile Nittany Lion to date has defected, choosing USC. From ESPN … Penn State running back Silas Redd reportedly met with Penn State head coach Bill O’Brien this afternoon, letting his head coach know he was heading to Los Angeles. Redd is eligible to transfer immediately without sitting out a season after Penn State was hit with unprecedented sanctions two weeks ago, including a four-year bowl ban. Several Penn State players, including linebacker Michael …


— National and Big Eight recap – 1986 — In 1986, Penn State finished what its players considered to be the unfinished business from the 1985 season, going 12-0 to claim for Coach-of-the-Year Joe Paterno the school’s second national title in five years. In 1985, the Nittany Lions had gone unbeaten in the regular season, only to fall 25-10 to national champion Oklahoma in the Orange Bowl.  In 1986, Penn State again finished the regular season 11-0, but this time the bowl result was different, as the Nittany Lions from …

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