Talking Penn State Football History: Tom Wise

May 27, 2024 Penn State Football Podcasts

This week we take time to talk about the Penn State career of Tom Wise.  Tom unexpectedly passed away on July 22, 2021 in Lakewood Ranch, FL.  Tom played football at Penn State from 1977-1980.  He was a defensive back…

Talking Penn State Football History: John Shaffer

May 20, 2024 Penn State Football Podcasts

We are privileged to have the quarterback of Penn State's last national championship team as our guest this week. John Shaffer joins us to discuss his recruitment to Penn State from Cincinnati Moeller High School…

Talking Penn State Football History: Jim Rosecrans Tribute

May 13, 2024 Penn State Football Podcasts

We pay tribute to Jim Rosecrans this week. Jim passed away on December 22, 2022, at the age of 69. He attended Penn State and played the linebacker position from 1971-1975. Jim was banged up for a lot of his career but had a very good…

Talking Penn State Football History: Chris Sydnor

May 6, 2024 Penn State Football Podcasts

We take a look back at the 40th anniversary of Penn State's first national championship season this week.  Our guest is Chris Sydnor who played defensive back on that squad.  Chris played at PSU from 1981-1984.  We…

Talking Penn State Football History: Rogers Alexander

April 29, 2024 Penn State Football Podcasts

We take another look at Linebacker U this week with our guest Rogers Alexander. Rogers played at PSU from 1982-1985 and led the team in tackles with 102 his senior season. He was a part of the 1982 National…

Talking Penn State Football History: Steve Smith Tribute

April 22, 2024 Penn State Football Podcasts

Steve Smith passed away on November 20, 2021 from a lengthy battle with ALS. He was a fullback on Penn State's 1986 national championship team where he and Tim Manoa shared time. Steve played at Penn State from 1983-1986 and also in…

Talking Penn State Football History: Bruce Bannon

April 16, 2024 Penn State Football Podcasts

We call the "Heyday" of Penn State football the years spanning 1968-1975. Penn State played in 7 Major Bowl Games in 8 years. Our guest this week was part of that time period. Bruce Bannon joins us on the podcast as a Penn Stater from…

Talking Penn State Football History: Brian Siverling

April 8, 2024 Penn State Football Podcasts

Our guest this week is another one of those big, bulky, protype tight ends that Joe Paterno loved.  Brian Siverling joins us this week to discuss his Penn State career.  He showed up in Happy Valley for the 1982 season and red-shirted…

Talking Penn State Football History: Rich Milot

April 1, 2024 Penn State Football Podcasts

Our hearts are heavy this week as we honor Penn State LB/HERO Rich Milot. Rich unexpectedly passed away on August 13, 2021 at the age of 64 and some of his teammates are joining us this week to pay tribute (Chuck Fusina, Bob Bassett,…

Talking Penn State Football History: Stan Savran and Guy Junker

March 25, 2024 Penn State Football Podcasts

Stan Savran passed away on June 12, 2023.  This podcast is in honor of his career as a sports announcer.

We usually bring you an athlete, but for this week's show, we have the privilege of interviewing Stan Savran…