Virginia QB Rocco connected to PSU 

September, 3, 2012
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A framed photo of a young Michael Rocco still hangs in the family room, one where he's grinning wildly while straddling the Nittany Lion statue and wearing a Penn State sweatshirt.

Because of his family's connections to the university, Rocco grew up strolling the sidelines of Beaver Stadium and donning clothes embroidered with that Lions logo. His grandfather, Frank Sr., served as an assistant under Joe Paterno. And his father, Frank Jr., played as the backup quarterback during the 1982 national championship season.

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AP Photo/Alan DiazPenn State was once the dream school for Virginia quarterback Michael Rocco.
Now, Michael, Virginia's starting quarterback, is watching film to find weaknesses in the team he once rooted for.

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