Waters' KSU commitment impacts PSU 

December, 13, 2012
Fans in Nittany Lions country let loose an audible gasp when Iowa Western Community College quarterback Jake Waters pulled a purple and gray hat from a plastic bag and fitted it over his head this morning.

He had committed to Kansas State. Some Penn State fans might have paused for a few moments, wondering if maybe he would pull out another cap in some sort of misplaced homage to Antonio Logan-El. ... Nope, after several days of analysts (including this one) saying PSU boasted the edge, the Wildcats pulled ahead when it mattered most.

Jake Waters
Mitch Sherman/ESPN.comJake Waters' (above) pick of K-State puts a question mark on PSU commit Christian Hackenberg's possible redshirt status next season.
Waters, causing a tornado of ecstasy and anger, was slammed by some fans on Twitter and praised by others. He was supposed to be Penn State's Band-Aid, the junior college quarterback who could enroll early, push Steven Bench for playing time and ensure the Lions a successful season, maybe two, before turning over the reins to Christian Hackenberg.
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