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Sunday, May 12, 2013
NittanyNation week in review
By Josh Moyer
NittanyNation takes a look at this past week's Penn State football news and what you might have missed:
PSU welcomed two new commits on Friday,
landing safety Marcus Allen
then linebacker Jared Wangler later on
Allen has come a long way
since playing JV linebacker, while
Wangler's coach said his work ethic helps separate
Wangler also later recounted his commitment day
Jabrill Peppers is down to just four schools
-- and it turns out PSU is one of the remaining choices. He'll visit Penn State on May 18.
The coach of Penn State recruit Daquan Worley called his player
fast, tough and physical
. Worley also talked about his commitment and said he
wasn't always a lock for PSU
John Reid already has double-digit scholarship offers
, but he said he's nowhere close to naming any favorites.
ESPN 150 CB
Dravon Henry hasn't seen his recruitment get any easier
since he named a top four about two months ago.
Joe Schad reports that
Steven Bench is considering a transfer to NC State
in addition to Mississippi State and South Florida.
Bill O'Brien said fans
should not expect a "mass exodus"
anytime soon. And Adam Rittenberg writes that
O'Brien is also embracing his role
in PSU's outreach.
Jared Shanker took a lighthearted look at
recruiting pitches in the Big Ten
, including what each team is selling and what each team is missing.
PSU is the
first major program to start recruiting 2015 QB Ryan Brand
, and the rising junior is thrilled.
2015 LB Jerome Baker may live in Ohio, but he said
he actually grew up a Penn State fan
in this past week's edition of "5 Questions."
Incoming run-on kicker
Chris Gulla addressed his chance at starting
and what fans can expect from him at the position.
Jeremiah Clarke named his top six schools
and PSU made the cut.
Like a lot of B1G teams, PSU is after a 2015 OT who is
already 6-foot-8 and 295 pounds
We took a closer look at Penn State's
big board when it comes to DBs