Q&A with commit Curtis Cothran 

August, 29, 2012
When Curtis Cothran (Newtown, Pa./Council Rock) makes up his mind, he doesn't reflect on the "what-ifs."

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Nabil K. Mark/Centre Daily Times/MCT/Getty ImagesRecruit Curtis Cothran was pleased with the face-to-face offer from PSU coach Bill O'Brien.
The 6-foot-5, 240-pound defensive end needed just a few days to accept Bill O'Brien's March scholarship offer. And, when the NCAA levied unprecedented sanctions in July, he needed just a week to think on his commitment.

Nothing's going to stop him from becoming a Nittany Lion, he said, and he hopes to attend a home game soon. He initially planned to be in the stands for the season opener but said his ride fell through.
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