Because of the NCAA sanctions because of the Jerry Sandusky scandal, Bill O’Brien and the Nittany Lions assembled the smallest class in the league (17). But it’s a strong class that is anchored by a total of six linemen on both sides of the ball. O’Brien hung on to early commitments from Christian Hackenberg (the No. 2 QB in the nation) and TE Adam Breneman (the No. 2 tight end in the nation).
The Feb. 6 National Signing Day for football is a less than a week away, and it’s the first day recruits can ink letters of intent. It’s also the day when every fan dreams big while studying the list of players their school signed and wondering which players will be stars and which ones might be busts. But, honestly, they all look like studs on Signing Day, right?
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For some players, it’s all about getting a jump on the college experience in hopes of getting a jump on winning a job. That’s why players enroll in college early.
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BTN is at the Senior Bowl tracking the progress filing reports on a number of players. In their latest report, Rick Pizzo and Gerry DiNardo focused on two defensive lineman: Illinois’ Michael Buchanan and Penn State’s Jordan Hill.
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The final punctuation mark has been put on the 2012 season and we closed that latest chapter. Now, we turn the page and look toward 2013. Before you know it, spring football will be here.
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In a bit of a surprising move Wednesday, Penn State defensive coordinator Ted Roof left for the same position at Georgia Tech, his alma mater and where he was an All-American.