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  1. Anthony Zettel picks Penn State

    Bill Kurelic

    Who says Penn State coach Joe Paterno can't recruit anymore? The veteran Nittany Lions boss pulled off a bit of a coup on Tuesday when defensive lineman Anthony Zettel (West Branch, Mich./Ogemaw Heights) announced he has committed to Penn State ov...

    Blog | Conversation | December 29, 2010
  2. Oakman names his top three

    Bill Kurelic

    Penn State coach Joe Paterno has yet to receive his first 2011 commitment, but defensive end Shawn Oakman (Lansdowne, Pa./Penn Wood) is certainly a candidate to break the ice, unless someone beats him to it. Oakman has been a varsity starter at defe...

    Blog | Conversation | May 24, 2010
  3. Nittany Lions picking up the recruiting pace

    Bill Kurelic

    When it comes to Big Ten recruiting, Penn State coach Joe Paterno was the pioneer of the early scholarship offer and the early commitment. However, this year has been different. At one end of the Big Ten spectrum is Ohio State with 11 verbal commitm...

    Blog | Conversation | May 20, 2010
  4. Don't forget about Tressel and the Buckeyes

    Bill Kurelic

    Penn State coach Joe Paterno has assembled an impressive group of 13 verbal commitments. Rich Rodriguez also has one of the top recruiting classes in the Big Ten. But don't forget about Jim Tressel and the Ohio State Buckeyes. The past two seasons ...

    Blog | Conversation | July 20, 2009
  5. Fortt to make official visit to Penn State

    Bill Kurelic

    Penn State coach Joe Paterno is well on his way towards landing a great recruiting class. The veteran Nittany Lion boss has 12 commitments to this point and it is a group of prospects that rank as one of the country's top recruiting classes. All ind...

    Blog | Conversation | July 17, 2009
  6. Big Ten signing big recruits

    Bill Kurelic

    It has been a busy and eventful past two weeks for Big Ten schools. Penn State coach Joe Paterno landed two big commitments over the weekend in defensive linemen Evan Hailes (Chesapeake, Va./Oscar Smith) and DaQuan Jones (Johnson City, N.Y.). Haile...

    Blog | Conversation | July 02, 2009
  7. Paterno cleaning up in state

    Bill Kurelic

    When it comes to re-stocking his offensive line, Penn State coach Joe Paterno is dominating in his home state. In early May, Paterno landed a commitment from offensive lineman Luke Graham (Harrison City, Pa./Penn-Trafford). On Tuesday, Under Armour ...

    Blog | Conversation | June 04, 2009
  8. Paterno ready for big recruiting weekend

    Bill Kurelic

    Penn State coach Joe Paterno is set to welcome in some outstanding prospects on Saturday. The Blue-White spring game is this weekend and Paterno will host both of his verbal commitments, linebacker Mike Hull (Canonsburg, Pa./Canon-McMillan) and quar...

    Blog | Conversation | April 21, 2009
  9. Frank Clark gets surprise offer

    Bill Kurelic

    Linebacker Frank Clark (Cleveland, Ohio/Glenville) thought he had narrowed his list down to Michigan, North Carolina, Penn State and Akron. Then came another scholarship offer for one of the fastest rising prospects in the state of Ohio. "Coach [Pa...

    Blog | Conversation | December 23, 2010
  10. Josh Stepoli, Tyler Alt, Justin Kempka and Travis Andring making ...

    Bill Kurelic

    Greensburg (Pa.) Central Catholic coach Bill "Muzzy" Colosimo has had his share of outstanding players. He has former players currently at Penn State, Pitt and Boston College to name a few. So when Colosimo says he has four juniors that will or mig...

    Blog | Conversation | October 25, 2010
  11. Tressel hosts big weekend

    Bill Kurelic

    It was a big weekend in Big Ten country as spring games were held at Ohio State, Penn State and Michigan State. None of the three schools netted any new commitments, but that may soon change as Buckeyes head coach Jim Tressel seems close to landing a...

    Blog | Conversation | April 26, 2010
  12. Williams meets with Paterno

    Bill Kurelic

    ESPNU 150 Watch List defensive end/tight end Ishaq Williams (Brooklyn, N.Y./Lincoln) travelled west for a visit to Penn State on Monday. "It was excellent," Williams said. "I felt very comfortable with the coaches. They are recruiting me as a defens...

    Blog | Conversation | March 31, 2010
  13. TE Haplea picks Penn State

    Bill Kurelic

    Tight end Kevin Haplea (Annandale, N.J./North Hunterdon) announced his college choice on Monday morning during a press conference at his high school. As expected, Haplea committed to Penn State, which gives Nittany Lions coach Joe Paterno 14 pledges...

    Blog | Conversation | July 27, 2009
  14. Paterno heading for a big haul

    Bill Kurelic

    Joe Paterno is coming off an 11-2 season that included a Big Ten co-championship season for Penn State. The long-time Nittany Lion coach is now reaping the recruiting benefits of last season. Paterno landed two more commitments this past weekend ...

    Blog | Conversation | June 29, 2009
  15. Big recruiting weekend for Paterno, Tressel

    Bill Kurelic

    Penn State boss Joe Paterno and Ohio State coach Jim Tressel are set to welcome in some outstanding prospects to their summer football camps this weekend. Paterno and the Penn State coaching staff will host an outstanding group of prospects for the ...

    Blog | Conversation | June 24, 2009
  16. An early look at 2009 Big Ten recruiting classes

    Bill Kurelic

    Many Big Ten schools have had a busy summer on the recruiting circuit, writes Bill Kurelic.

    Story | Conversation | August 17, 2008