Ranking Penn State's five top backups
October, 15, 2012
By Josh Moyer | ESPN Insider
Joe Robbins/Getty ImagesLinebacker Mike Hull is playing a lot on passing downs and is one of the Nittany Lions' five best backups.
Everyone knows about starters like Michael Mauti and Matt McGloin, but what about the players behind the scenes, the backups who sometimes have just as big an impact on the game?
NittanyNation decided to look at each game and come up with Penn State's top five backups. If a player started at least once (sorry, C.J. Olaniyan) or garnered enough playing time to be considered a starter (so long, Zach Zwinak), then he wasn't considered for this list.
NITTANYNATION RECRUITING NEWS
PSU FB RECRUITING SCORECARD
- Penn State Athletics retweeted
- Derek Levarse retweeted
- Lions247 retweeted
- Jeff Nelson retweeted
2014 Big Ten STANDINGS
BIG TEN SCOREBOARD
Final Eastern Illinois 20 Minnesota 42 Final Rutgers 41 Washington State 38
8:30 AM ET Penn State UCF 12:00 PM ET Indiana State Indiana 12:00 PM ET Northern Iowa Iowa 12:00 PM ET Appalachian State Michigan 12:00 PM ET 5 Ohio State Navy 12:00 PM ET Western Michigan Purdue 12:05 PM ET Youngstown State Illinois 3:30 PM ET James Madison Maryland 3:30 PM ET Florida Atlantic 22 Nebraska 3:30 PM ET California Northwestern 9:00 PM ET 14 Wisconsin 13 LSU