Coach talk: Walk-on QB Austin Whipple 

January, 8, 2013
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What kind of player is Penn State getting here in preferred walk-on Austin Whipple? And what can fans expect?

NittanyNation turned to one of the people who knows most what Whipple is capable of on the field -- his postgraduate coach at Salisbury (Conn.) School -- and asked what separates him as a player, how he first noticed Whipple's ability and when he especially showcased his FBS potential.

Whipple's father, Mark, is good friends with Bill O'Brien. And Mark is the quarterbacks coach of the Cleveland Browns -- so Austin Whipple is no stranger to pro-style offenses.
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