Steven Bench is a coach's kid who grow up around football, learns quickly and won't back down in the compeition to start at quarterback for Penn State.
Even though he was sidelined for the season in the second game, redshirt freshman linebacker Nyeem Wartman gave a glimpse into a bright future.l
2013 linebacker commit Brandon Bell impressed opposing coaches with his speed and sideline-to-sideline pursuit.
Once the NCAA sanctions were known, Bill O'Brien quickly realized the walk-on program would provide the lifeblood for Penn State.
Juco transfer Tyler Ferguson will be one of only two QBS on the Penn State roster in 2013. Here's a deeper look at one of the players who could lead the Nittany Lions.
With sanctions eliminating any possiblity of Big Ten championships and postseason play for Penn State, the 2012 class could have left. But it stuck with PSU coach Bill O'Brien's staff.
Bill O'Brien's "NASCAR" offense has put a jolt in Penn State, as the Nittany Lions are scoring and winning at a banner clip.