Penn State Nittany Lions: Lions spotlight

Lions spotlight: S Neiko Robinson 

February, 5, 2013
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Every weekday until signing day, NittanyNation will break down a commitment from Penn State’s 2013 recruiting class. This is the final Lions spotlight.

Vitals: S Neiko Robinson, Bratt, Fla./Northview, 6-foot, 162 pounds.

Committed: June 4, 2012.

Lions spotlight: CB Jordan Smith 

February, 4, 2013
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Vitals: Cornerback Jordan Smith, Washington, D.C./Howard D. Woodson, 5-foot-11, 180 pounds.


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Lions spotlight: LB Zayd Issah 

February, 1, 2013
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Vitals: Linebacker Zayd Issah, Harrisburg, Pa./Central Dauphin, 6-foot-3, 210 pounds.

Committed: Dec.9, 2012.

ESPN.com grade: 75. Three-star prospect.

ESPN.com rankings: No. 123 at position (athlete), No. 134 in region, No. 26 in state.


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Lions spotlight: QB Tyler Ferguson 

January, 31, 2013
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Vitals: Quarterback Tyler Ferguson, Bakersfield (Calif.) College of the Sequoias, 6-foot-4, 200 pounds.

Committed: Dec. 14, 2012.

ESPN.com grade: 77. Three-star prospect.

ESPN.com rankings: N/A

Picked Penn State over: Akron, Florida Atlantic and Houston.


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Lions spotlight: LB Brandon Bell 

January, 30, 2013
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Vitals: Linebacker Brandon Bell, Mays Landing, N.J./Oakcrest, 6-foot, 222 pounds

Committed: June 13, 2012

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Lions spotlight: S Kasey Gaines 

January, 29, 2013
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Vitals: Safety Kasey Gaines, Loganville, Ga./Grayson, 5-foot-9, 165 pounds.

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Tom Hauck for ESPN.comSafety Kasey Gaines, who committed in September, is a bit undersized but has good instincts.
Committed: Sept. 19, 2012.

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Lions spotlight: DE Garrett Sickels 

January, 28, 2013
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Vitals: Defensive end Garrett Sickels, Little Silver, N.J./Red Bank Regional, 6-foot-4, 225 pounds.

Committed: March 4, 2012.

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Lions spotlight: Richy Anderson 

January, 25, 2013
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Vitals: Running back Richy Anderson, Frederick, Md./Gov. Thomas Johnson, 5-foot-10, 180 pounds

Committed: Oct. 28, 2012

ESPN.com grade: 77. Three-star prospect.

ESPN.com rankings: No. 50 at position, No. 86 in region, No. 17 in state.

Picked Penn State over: Boston College, Illinois, Maryland, Rutgers and others.


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Lions spotlight: Curtis Cothran 

January, 24, 2013
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Vitals: Defensive end Curtis Cothran, Newtown, Pa./Council Rock North, 6-foot-5, 240 pounds

Committed: March 26, 2012

ESPN.com grade: 70. Three-star prospect.

ESPN.com rankings: No. 110 at position, No. 204 in region, No. 49 in state.

Picked Penn State over: Maryland, Rutgers, Syracuse and others.


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Lions spotlight: DaeSean Hamilton 

January, 23, 2013
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Vitals: Wide receiver DaeSean Hamilton, Stafford, Va./Mountain View, 6-foot, 185 pounds


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Lions spotlight: Parker Cothren 

January, 22, 2013
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Vitals: Defensive tackle Parker Cothren, Hazel Green, Ala./Hazel Green, 6-foot-4, 250 pounds

Committed: Nov. 20, 2012

ESPN.com grade: 69. Two-star prospect.

ESPN.com rankings: No. 121 at position. No. 643 in region, No. 45 in state.

Picked Penn State over: North Carolina, Purdue, Tennessee and others.


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Lions spotlight: Brendan Mahon 

January, 21, 2013
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Vitals: Offensive guard Brendan Mahon, Randolph, N.J./Randolph, 6-foot-5, 300 pounds

Committed: March 17, 2012

ESPN.com grade: 83. Four-star prospect.

ESPN.com rankings: No. 208 in ESPN 300, No. 12 at position, No. 29 in region, No. 8 in state.

Picked Penn State over: Florida, Miami (Fla.), Michigan, West Virginia and others.


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Lions spotlight: Andrew Nelson 

January, 18, 2013
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Vitals: Offensive tackle Andrew Nelson, Hershey, Pa./Hershey, 6-foot-5, 280 pounds

Committed: April 15, 2012

ESPN.com grade: 82. Four-star prospect.

ESPN.com rankings: No. 17 at position, No. 43 in region, No. 9 in state.

Picked Penn State over: Maryland, Missouri, Northwestern, Pitt and Temple.


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Lions spotlight: Tanner Hartman 

January, 17, 2013
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Every weekday until signing day, NittanyNation will break down a commitment from Penn State’s 2013 recruiting class.

Vitals: Offensive guard Tanner Hartman, Lynchburg, Va./Liberty Christian, 6-foot-4, 255 pounds

Committed: Sept. 25, 2012

ESPN.com grade: 69. Two-star prospect.

ESPN.com rankings: No. 109 at position. No. 212 in region, No. 46 in state.

Picked Penn State over: Maryland, Richmond, Liberty and Temple.


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Lions spotlight: Adam Breneman 

January, 16, 2013
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Every weekday until signing day, NittanyNation will break down a commitment from Penn State’s 2013 recruiting class.

Vitals: Tight end Adam Breneman, Camp Hill, Pa./Cedar Cliff, 6-foot-4, 229 pounds

Committed: March 9, 2012

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