Penn State Nittany Lions: Kyle Searfoss

Every week, NittanyNation will pose five questions to a recruit, player, alum or coach about all things Penn State.

This week's subject is Kyle Searfoss, a run-on linebacker out of Lewisberry (Pa.) Red Land who committed to Penn State in January. He chose the Nittany Lions over a walk-on offer from Towson and partial scholarships at several Division II schools.

NittanyNation: Bill O'Brien said himself that linebacker depth is a concern this season. What is your mindset with hearing that? Does that increase your expectations at all?

Week in review: NittanyNation

February, 24, 2013
NittanyNation takes a look at this week’s Penn State football news and what you might have missed:

Meet the run-ons: LB Kyle Searfoss 

February, 18, 2013
Every weekday, as part of an ongoing series, NittanyNation will take a closer look at a Penn State walk-on.

Vitals: LB Kyle Searfoss, Lewisberry (Pa.) Red Land, 6-foot-2, 225 pounds.

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Run-ons overview: Defense/special teams 

February, 11, 2013
Bill O'BrienRich Barnes-USA TODAY SportsBill O'Brien is building a base for the future with PSU's run-on program.

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- Bill O'Brien has constantly emphasized the importance of his run-on program, and his hope is this will allow him to add needed depth during a time of sanctions and scholarship reductions.

Penn State's head coach said last week he was hoping to add about 20 walk-ons, and the count currently stands at 21. NittanyNation is aware of a handful of recruits that PSU is either still considering or who are just awaiting acceptance into the school.

But most of this run-on class is already in the books. Here's a list -- complete with film and notes -- of the players on defense and special teams who have committed as run-ons.

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Kyle Searfoss reclined on his bed Tuesday night after pushing aside his finished German homework. He decided to unwind by checking Facebook.

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