Week in review: NittanyNation
March, 10, 2013
By Josh Moyer | ESPN.com
NittanyNation takes a look at this week’s Penn State football news and what you might have missed:
- ESPN Watch List wideout Chris Godwin talked about his interest in PSU and his recruiting timetable in a Q&A.
- Video: Adam Rittenberg talks about the big shoes PSU has to fill with the departures of Matt McGloin, Gerald Hodges and Michael Mauti.
- Even though he lives in North Carolina, De'Andre Thompkins is constantly reminded of the Nittany Lions . Penn State fans and alumni are everywhere, he says.
- Adam Rittenberg writes that PSU is aggressively pursuing a game in Ireland and has one more non-conference game to schedule for 2014.
- NittanyNation tackled numerous question in Friday's chat, ranging from the next commit to the starting QB/RB in 2013.
- The "Meet the run-ons" series continued with LB Michael Wiand , WR Chris Geiss , OL Evan Galimberti , WR Luke Vadas , WR Gregg Garrity Jr.
- As PSU continues recruiting, it's becoming more and more evident that versatility and playing multiple positions is one of the important traits of this class.
- The coach of four-star PSU commit Brendan Mahon talked about what makes his player special , while Mahon himself was the subject of this past week's "5 Questions."
- Spring practice is just around the corner, so NittanyNation provided five players whom fans should keep a closer eye on.
- Here's a look at salaries of Big Ten athletic directors. Dave Joyner's is actually the lowest.
- DE/LB Sharieff Rhaheed recently heard from PSU safeties coach Anthony Midget and said, despite living in Florida, that he's interested in Linebacker U.
- Penn State might not be in Harrisburg (Pa.) Rob Martin's future, but the tailback is still picking up plenty of interest elsewhere.
- OT Alex Bookser hopes to visit PSU for a spring practice, while PSU target Thaddeus Snodgrass shook up his top five .
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BIG TEN SCOREBOARD
Final Washington State 45 Colorado State 48 Final 20 Fresno State 20 25 USC 45 Final Buffalo 24 San Diego State 49 Final Tulane 21 Louisiana-Lafayette 24
Final Pittsburgh 30 Bowling Green 27 Final Utah State 21 23 Northern Illinois 14
Final Marshall 31 Maryland 20 Final Syracuse 21 Minnesota 17 Final Brigham Young 16 Washington 31
Final Rutgers 16 Notre Dame 29 Final Cincinnati 17 North Carolina 39 Final Miami (FL) 9 18 Louisville 36 Final Michigan 14 Kansas State 31
Final Middle Tennessee 6 Navy 24 Final Ole Miss 25 Georgia Tech 17 Final 10 Oregon 30 Texas 7 Final 14 Arizona State 23 Texas Tech 37
Final Arizona 42 Boston College 19 Final Virginia Tech 12 17 UCLA 42 Final Rice 7 Mississippi State 44 Final 24 Duke 48 21 Texas A&M 52
Final Nebraska 24 22 Georgia 19 Final UNLV 14 North Texas 36 Final Iowa 14 16 LSU 21 Final 19 Wisconsin 24 9 South Carolina 34 Final 5 Stanford 20 4 Michigan State 24 Final 15 UCF 52 6 Baylor 42
Final 13 Oklahoma State 31 8 Missouri 41 Final 12 Clemson 40 7 Ohio State 35