Ben Jones

  • joined Aug 11, 2010
  • last login Aug 20, 2014
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Penn State senior on the Penn State athletics beat for his 4th year. Political science major but looking for a sports writing job.

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Paterno's Indecision Goes Beyond A Starting Quarterback


Wrapping up Joe Paterno's Sept. 20 press conference, discussing the quarterback battle and playcalling.

The Final Drive: Momentum, Definition for a Struggling Offense


Penn State players react to a 14-10 victory over Temple.

Paterno: Don't Overlook Temple


Recap of Joe Paterno's weekly press conference.

Penn State In Dire Straits Without An Identity


Penn State players react to the Alabama loss.

Joe Paterno at tonight's Rally in The Valley.


Joe Paterno at tonight's Rally in The Valley.

Joe Paterno speaks at Rally In The Valley. (Pep Rally) Thought you might like to see it.


Joe Paterno speaks at Rally In The Valley. (Pep Rally) Thought you might like to see it.

Derek Moye: Inexperience Not An Excuse Against Alabama


Heading into his weekly press conference Joe Paterno knew exactly what to expect. Sitting behind the over-sized media table Paterno fielded the first question of the afternoon, which of course, was...


Just so you know what's coming

I swear I don't mean to spam you.!/event.php?eid=189420774463938&view=wall¬if_t=event_wall "Last year, Alabama fans were kind, open, and respectful to Joe Paterno...


A friendly recommended read

Hey fellas. Normally this would seem like pimping out an article but I honestly think you might enjoy the piece I wrote as sort of a homage to the whole Penn State-Alabama relationship. If you've...

The Final Act: Penn State, Alabama, And Joe Paterno


A historical and retrospective look at the Penn State and Alabama rivalry.

A Final Humble Brag


I'm not one to #humblebrag all day but I've got my radio show again tonight at 10 so check it out if you've got a chance. Click the link then and you'll be good to go. Any feedback is welcome. I think in theory you can call in but I don't have a number on me. Anyway, thanks. I don't plan on whoring it up again but just wanted to throw that out there.

Jack Crawford Looking For A Shot At Redemption


Penn State senior defensive end Jack Crawford talks about the 2011 Nittany Lions defense following the season opener against Indiana State.

Penn State's Ground Attack Dominates Indiana State


Penn State beats Indiana State, 41-7 behind a lethal ground attack.

Penn State Football 2011: It's Time.


Penn State Football 2011: It's Time.

Visiting Paterno's Home Meaningful To Penn State Seniors


15 Penn State football players visited Joe Paterno at his home during fall football camp. See what they had to say...

Three Things: Cash Money Division


  Part Two of our great adventure into "Three things we'd like to see." We don't have corn on my side of the conference. Just money, and cars. You can't all be bad right? Somebody has to step up....


Bored tomorrow night at 10?

If so you can check out my new radio show that'll be starting tomorrow night at 10PM on ComRadio. I've never been to the studio, I've met one of the hosts and have never been to the studio. So if...

Made this for you


Made this for you

Penn State Media Day 2011: Bullet Points


Highlights from Penn State's 2011 Media Day, including the quarterbacks, injuries, suspensions and of course Joe Paterno.

For Bolden, McGloin, and Teammates, No Lingering Issues


Penn State quarterbacks Rob Bolden and Matt McGloin say there is no animosity or problems between them or the team.

Penn State Media Day Player Interviews


Videos from Penn State's Media Day


First Media Day Wrap

Better more important ones to come later.


Media Day, Walking In A Circle, And Rambler

Never mind the fact we won't be talking to players on the Beaver Stadium field, I'm just messing around with some new media and whatnot. Just enjoy my Derek Moye like looks. Think of this as a test...

Shooting Guard DJ Newbill Is Headed To Penn State


Pat Chambers hasn't had much down time in State College this summer. Between the July recruiting live periods, flying around the country to meet the team, and moving into his new home, it's amazing...


For Rambler

Doing a paper on a Paterno speech he gave in 2002. Thought you'd enjoy this quote There are some people in my life that have been heroes to me – Robert E. Lee is one of them. Now, I don’t mean...


Penn State media day suggestions

I'm heading to Media Day this monday with my laptop, twitter, and a video camera.  Who do you want to talk to? What do you want to know? Anything else? Let me know. I'm going to try and crush...

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