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Sunday, January 20, 2013
Week in review: NittanyNation
By Josh Moyer
NittanyNation takes a look at this week’s Penn State football news and what you might have missed:
What kind of quarterback is Tyler Ferguson?
Half of the opposing coaches he faced
last season were asked that very question.
Three-star LB Jonathan Walton
explained why he decommitted
and said PSU hadn't been in contact with him all that much since his official visit.
Several commits were highlighted along with their scouting reports, rankings and projected impact. Those players included
Former PSU wideout Shawney Kersey, who left PSU after Week 2,
transferred to Marshall
In the bi-weekly mailbag, we answered questions about
O'Brien's biggest challenge, 2014 recruits and John Butler
2014 RB Robert Martin (Harrisburg, Pa./Harrisburg) took part in NittanyNation's weekly "5 Questions" and said he liked PSU in large part
because O'Brien can get players to the next level
Bill O'Brien earned his
third national coaching honor
by receiving the Bear Bryant Award.
Evan Galimberti said in a Q&A
that PSU wants to try him out at all center, guard and tackle to see where he fits best.
The high school coach of
preferred walk-on Von Walker explained
what makes the senior stick out and what his strengths are.
Saeed Blacknall earned a visit
from O'Brien -- but he wasn't the only one. OT Juwann Bushell-Beatty
also saw PSU's head coach
, and class of 2015 ATH Kai Locksley has been garnering some
early interest from PSU
Heading into this weekend,
Neiko Robinson couldn't wait
to see Happy Valley and wanted to see the stadium the most.
2014 LB Kyle Berger
received a Penn State offer
in a Q&A
, he addressed fans' concerns that he'll end up being an OSU commit.
ahead to the 2014 class
and breaking down each position.
2014 OT Mike Grimm dominated at a recent combine and
talked about his interest in PSU
. 2014 LB Troy Reeder is also getting some
serious interest from PSU
and was invited to the campus in the near future.