STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (WHTM) — Before Penn State hosts UMass on Homecoming Weekend, Nittany Insiders went one-on-one with a guy who knows both sidelines well, Adam Breneman, The Cedar Cliff grad and current college football analyst played for both programs in his collegiate career.

Breneman owns multiple media enterprises covering college football, calls games for various networks and is driving innovation in the NIL (Name, Image, Likeness) spaces for schools like his alma mater, Penn State.

On Saturday, Oct. 14th’s episode of Nittany Insiders, Breneman joined abc27 Sports Director Allie Berube.

Topics covered in interview with Breneman:

  • UMass/Penn State matchup
  • James Franklin as one of the top coaches in college football
  • Can Penn State make the College Football Playoff?
  • What led to Penn State’s 5-0 start
  • Breneman’s NIL ventures: State Media PSU & Mercury

Penn State Football fans will get closer than ever to the team this fall, as abc27 launches Nittany Insiders. Every Saturday, the preview show will break down Penn State’s matchup, feature player’s stories off the field, and focus on NIL progress.

The weekly preview show will be co-hosted by former NFL linebacker and Penn State All-American Michael Mauti and abc27 Sports Director Allie Berube.

Each week Allie and Michael will break down the week’s upcoming game and share what the Nittany Lions will need to focus on for a win. Michael will be able to provide a unique expert analysis from the perspective of a former player.

The show will also feature a player spotlight, features on Lettermen, and content highlighting the program’s NIL efforts to create the most comprehensive Penn State show in the state each and every week.

Nittany Insiders will air every Saturday at 11:30 a.m. starting Saturday, August 26th. The 30-minute shows will feature interviews and insight you can only see on abc27.

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