Mike Yurcich

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Penn State offense looks to improve in 2nd season with Mike Yurcich

Brenton Strange is one of the Penn State football players who have played for three offensive coordinators in the last three seasons. But now he’s working with the same coordinator, Mike Yurcich, for the second straight spring and he’s noticing a difference. “It’s definitely been an advantage to...
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A History of Mike Yurcich and Quarterbacks

Mike Yurcich’s short time at Penn State has been disappointing on the field. Yurcich came to Happy Valley as a respected offensive mind, but only five Big Ten teams scored fewer points than Penn State did in year one under Yurcich. In Yurcich’s tenure at Penn State, however, he’s...

Penn State’s 2021 offense in the crosshairs: How bad were the Lions and what can Mike Yurcich do to fix them? Blue-White Breakdown

Penn State’s running game struggled to make big plays during last year’s 7-6 campaign and offensive coordinator Mike Yurcich has little interest these days in reviewing what went wrong. In this episode of the Blue-White Breakdown podcast, PennLive’s David Jones and Bob Flounders review some recent comments made...

Watch Penn State coordinator Mike Yurcich talk quarterbacks, offensive line, running backs, and more

STATE COLLEGE — Penn State offensive coordinator Mike Yurcich held his first news conference of the spring here on Wednesday night. Yurcich met with reporters after head coach James Franklin’s team wrapped up its fifth practice of March. The Lions have just nine more drill days to go before closing things out with the Blue-White game on April 23. That’s set for 2 p.m. inside Beaver Stadium.

Coordinator Q&A: Mike Yurcich talks Penn State offense, QB progress, five-star freshmen

Shortly after Penn State concluded its fifth spring football practice, second-year Nittany Lions offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach Mike Yurcich met with a media scrum for the first time since an Outback Bowl trip to Tampa. Considering the return of sixth-year senior quarterback Sean Clifford, the recent addition of five-star recruits Drew Allar and Nick Singleton, and the need to improve upon 2021 results, there was plenty to discuss.

Young Penn State DB is flashing in spring practice; Mike Yurcich talks Sean Clifford and young quarterbacks, and more

Today’s Penn State football news headlines feature updates from spring practice, a young defensive back standing out, and thoughts from James Franklin and Mike Yurcich on quarterback Sean Clifford and the Nittany Lions offense. Redshirt freshman safety Zakee Wheatley is “standing out” this spring as he makes the transition...

What Penn State’s Sean Clifford can improve in Year 2 under Mike Yurcich; young QBs doing ‘excellent job’

STATE COLLEGE — Sean Clifford might be returning to Penn State for his sixth college season, but it marks just the second time in his career that he’ll be working with the same offensive coordinator for the second year in a row. In Clifford’s first three years as a starter, he had three different voices calling plays for him.