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  1. Watch List QB breaks down PSU visit

    Jared Shanker

    Penn State coach Bill O'Brien just signed the country's No. 1 quarterback in the 2013 class, and now he is going after a 2014 quarterback on the Watch List. Wheaton (Ill.) North dual-threat signal-caller Clayton Thorson took a two-day visit to Pen...

    Blog | March 15, 2013
  2. PSU visitors get surprise

    Jared Shanker

    With the New England Patriots finishing up their AFC Divisional playoff victory over Denver close to midnight EST on Saturday, it was up in the air as to whether new Penn State coach Bill O'Brien, still serving as the Pats' offensive coordinator, wou...

    Blog | January 16, 2012
  3. Demetrious Cox visiting PSU not OSU

    Jared Shanker

    Four-star safety Demetrious Cox (Jeannette, Pa./Jeannette) was planning to make it to Ohio State this weekend for an official visit, but the top uncommitted prospect in Pennsylvania is staying closer to home. New Penn State coach Bill O'Brien will...

    Blog | January 12, 2012
  4. Wildcats continue hot streak, add commit

    Jared Shanker

    The hottest team in the Big Ten right now isn't Michigan or Ohio State or Penn State or any of the traditional power schools in the conference. It's Northwestern and coach Pat Fitzgerald. Jacksonville (Ill.) High offensive tackle Blake Hance is th...

    Blog | May 16, 2013
  5. Tyler Boyd hosting two PSU coaches

    Jared Shanker

    Penn State refuses to give up on its two top uncommitted in-state targets -- and arguably top two overall targets -- despite playing from behind since July. Earlier this week, Penn State assistant coach Charles London was in Philadelphia coaxing E...

    Blog | December 06, 2012
  6. Penn State visits, offers 2013 cornerback

    Jared Shanker

    Penn State assistant coach John Butler is making the stops in Ohio on Wednesday, and he sent out a new offer to a 2013 prospect. Cleveland Heights (Ohio) defensive back Marcus McShepard reported the Nittany Lions offered while Butler was at the hi...

    Blog | November 28, 2012
  7. Penn State offers 2014 QB Clayton Thorson

    Jared Shanker

    Penn State has the top quarterback in the 2013 class committed. On Tuesday, the Nittany Lions sent out an offer to one of the Midwest's top 2014 signal-callers. Penn State quarterbacks coach Charlie Fisher talked with Wheaton (Ill.) North quarterb...

    Blog | October 09, 2012
  8. Cothran calls PSU 2013 class 'legendary'

    Jared Shanker

    Penn State has reached eight. Three-star defensive end Curtis Cothran (Newtown, Pa./Council Rock North) reaffirmed his commitment to Penn State during a conversation with assistant coach John Butler on Monday. "He was glad to hear I'm going to ...

    Blog | July 31, 2012
  9. Issah's Penn State decision coming soon

    Jared Shanker

    Six Penn State commitments trekked to State College this past Saturday, and the Nittany Lions and first-year coach Bill O'Brien are hitting 1.000 with visitors so far. They hope to make it 7 for 7 this coming Saturday with another verbal pledge headi...

    Blog | July 30, 2012
  10. Junior calls PSU's O'Brien 'trustworthy'

    Jared Shanker

    Clairton (Pa.) athlete Tyler Boyd has been racking up the offers in February and is now up to nine after picking up one this weekend. Boyd was visiting State College, Pa., for Penn State's junior day, and new coach Bill O'Brien offered him as a re...

    Blog | February 20, 2012
  11. Committed ESPNU 150 DT visiting Ohio State

    Jared Shanker

    Since last Monday when Urban Meyer was named head coach at Ohio State, just about every uncommitted ESPNU 150 prospect has been linked to Ohio State. Defensive tackle Tommy Schutt (Glen Ellyn, Ill./Glenbard West), a Penn State commitment, is the late...

    Blog | December 07, 2011
  12. PSU names new recruiting coordinator

    Jared Shanker

    In the wake of Penn State assistant and recruiting coordinator Mike McQueary going on administrative leave late last week, graduate assistant Bill Kavanuagh has been promoted to a full-time assistant coach and will take over McQueary's duties as rece...

    Blog | November 18, 2011
  13. PSU commit Dowrey declines comment

    Jared Shanker

    Derek Dowrey (Winchester, Va./Handley) became the latest Penn State commitment to refuse comment on the situation unfolding at Penn State, which most recently promoted Tom Bradley to interim coach after the immediate dismissal of Joe Paterno. "No ...

    Blog | November 11, 2011
  14. Schutt still committed to PSU

    Jared Shanker

    Glenbard West's Tommy Schutt, an ESPNU 150 defensive tackle, has been in contact with the Penn State coaches and is still committed to the Nittany Lions,'s Scott Powers reported. Powers talked with Schutt's father, Dave, on Thursda...

    Blog | November 10, 2011
  15. Spence will let Penn State situation unfold

    Jared Shanker

    Noah Spence, No. 4 in the ESPNU 150, will not make any hasty decisions regarding Penn State and will let the situation play out before re-positioning Penn State on his list of schools, according to Jeff Weachter, Spence's coach at Harrisburg (Pa.) Bi...

    Blog | November 10, 2011
  16. Recruits stand by Penn State Nittany Lions despite shocking news ...

    Jared Shanker

    Despite the shocking news that a former coach has been charged with sexual assault, several of Penn State's 16-member class remain committed to the Nittany Lions.

    Story | Conversation | November 07, 2011