Adam Collyer

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Only Adrian Amos Until Penn State Football


Four days, everybody. Four.days.

Success With Hyperlinking Is Training for Days


Stewart Mandel predicts the Nittany Lions' 2013 record, ESPN chronicles August camp, and a student plaintiff leaves the Paterno lawsuit.

Black Shoe Podcast on ESPN, Bacon books, & O-Lines


Adam, Dan and Cari are back to talk about the ESPN special and John Bacon's fight for the soul of college football.

The Black Shoe Podcast Returns!


Adam, Cari and Dan are back (this time through our new hosting technology from BlogTalkRadio) to discuss August camp, the upcoming season, and all things Penn State related!

Hidden Gems: Penn State-Iowa 2002


They can't all be wins, guys.

Success With Hyperlinking Is Ready For Ireland


Is Penn State going to the Emerald Isle? YES!

Only Dave Joyner Until Penn State Football


This is a big one. Number 70 on our countdown to kickoff is one of the most accomplished Penn Staters in the history of Nittany Lion athletics. Dave Joyner was an All-American in two sports in...

Only Devon Still Until Penn State Football


The baddest man on the planet checks in at number 71 in our countdown 'til kickoff. All you really need to know about Devon Still is in the following story. Still tore the ACL in his left knee...

Only Brian Gaia Until Penn State Football


One of the Dirty Show's finest freshman takes spot number 72 on our countdown to kickoff! Brian Gaia was a consensus three-star prospect . . . at offensive guard. When he came to Penn State, he...

Only Jimmy Kennedy Until Penn State Football


We move across the lines today to defense, as former Nittany Lion Jimmy Kennedy wears number 73 on our countdown to kickoff! Jimmy was one of the top high school recruits in the country during his...

Only Johnnie Troutman Until Penn State Football


The Parade of the Big Uglies continues as Johnnie Troutman checks in at number 74 on our countdown to kickoff! The Brown Mills, NJ native was a consensus three-star prospect in the Class of 2006,...

Only Eric Shrive Until Penn State Football


Joe Biden. Michael Scott. Matt McGloin. Scranton, Pennsylvania has produced many great Americans. Next on the list to make his mark? Eric Shrive, who checks in at number 75 in our countdown until...

Only Donovan Smith Until Penn State Football


Six feet and five inches. Three hundred and twenty seven pounds. At only nineteen years old, Donovan Smith is a mountain of a man, a mass of a human being. And for wearing number 76, he's the...

Success With Hyperlinking is Getting a Head Start


BSD brings your your bi-weekly dose of news and notes from Penn State.

...So, you drafted Michael Mauti?


Cari's favorite linebacker gets a Black Shoe Diaries showcase on draft day!

Black Shoe Podcast 4.0 - Blue/White Weekend


The podcast is back in its 4th iteration, as Adam is joined by two new co-hosts - Managing Editor Cari Greene and Assistant Editor Dan Vecellio - to chat about Rutgers, Zayd Issah, Penn State...

B1G (sort of) Review and Preview: Rutgers


A look back at the Scarlet Knights' 2012 season and a look ahead to a final season in the Big East

SwH Can't Make You Love Me


Links, news, and nonsense from the Penn State community. And lots of music videos, because that's our thing this week.

B1G Review and Preview: Nebraska


A look back at Nebraska's 2012 season, and a look ahead to 2013.



Releasing Victim 2's name publicly was reckless and irresponsible

Stand Up and Be Counted, Bob Costas


Last week, Bob Costas stood up for Penn Staters on St. Louis radio. Now it's time to tell the world what he believes.

Lady Lions Dominate B1G Awards


Coach Washington, Maggie Lucas, Alex Bentley, Nikki Greene, Dara Taylor, and Gizelle Studevent take home the hardware.

SWH is Dancing 'Til We Find a Cure


Penn State news, notes, and links from the past week.

So . . . How'd We Do?


A look at the needs of the Penn State football team and how they were met on National Signing Day

Welcome, Anthony Smith...Class of 20...12/13?


Black Shoe Diaries' review of Penn State's committed recruits continues with Anthony Smith, a NJ native and Valley Forge Military Academy graduate.

Success With Hyperlinking


Recruiting, Quarterbacks, Success with Honor, and plenty of other Penn State news.

Pennsylvania, Anti-Trust Law, and the NCAA


Governor Corbett seeks to have all sanctions imposed against Penn State vacated

Senior Tribute: Gerald Hodges


New Jersey's College Player of the Year will be missed both on and off the field at Penn State.

Senior Tributes: Matt McGloin


McGloin's best asset is his successful direction of the two-minute drill. That bodes well for a quarterback learning the system of a new coach that wants his players to "play fast." If McGloin...

One Step Forward, Two Steps Back

John Ziegler and Franco Harris media stunt "confrontation" with NCAA President Mark Emmert was counterproductive to the efforts to rebuild Penn State's tattered reputation.

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