2013 walk-on to compete for starting job 

October, 11, 2012
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Sean Corcoran (Kankakee, Ill./Bishop McNamara) usually returned home from school last October, relaxed on his recliner and played some Assassin's Creed.

Sean Corcoran
Josh Moyer/ESPN.comKankakee, Ill., long snapper Sean Corcoran will fulfill a dream when he joins Penn State as a preferred walk-on next season.
Sometimes, his mind wandered about what college he would apply to. Sometimes, he thought about different majors in medicine. But, as a 210-pound long-snapper, he never imagined he would play football at a Division I college.

And the 2013 prospect certainly never envisioned himself committing to Penn State as a preferred walk-on -- or being told he would compete for the starting job next season.
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