Q&A: 2013 commit Parker Cothren 

December, 5, 2012
Parker Cothren (Hazel Green, Ala./Hazel Green) became the Nittany Lions' 13th commitment shortly after his official visit at the PSU-Indiana game.

The defensive tackle will likely bulk up and play the three-technique, the same position Jordan Hill thrived at. He recently spoke with NittanyNation at length about his recruitment, why he chose Penn State and his thoughts on the sanctions.

NittanyNation: Before you committed to Penn State, you were part a member of Purdue's 2013 class. Why the change of heart?