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  1. RB Ollison not just surprising with his size

    Josh Moyer

    Pitt assistant Desmond Robinson had visited plenty of high schools and prospects like this before -- the too-good-to-be-true kind. He arrived on an early April morning in Buffalo, N.Y., an aging industrial town where wing-flipping pubs dot most st...

    Blog | July 24, 2013
  2. 4-star DT Ricky Walker names two leaders

    Josh Moyer

    Four-star DT Ricky Walker (Bethel, Va./Hampton) recently named a top five of North Carolina, Penn State, Pitt, South Carolina and Virginia Tech -- but he also boasts two front-runners. Out of those five schools, four of them send the most handwrit...

    Blog | July 15, 2013
  3. 2015 RB Robinson interested in Penn State

    Josh Moyer

    During the evaluation period, 2015 tailback Andre Robinson (Harrisburg, Pa./Bishop McDevitt) would chat with a different coach every day before rushing home and googling the school on his computer. Sometimes, three coaches would arrive in one day....

    Blog | July 11, 2013
  4. PSU cookout, visit impresses OT Jenkins

    Josh Moyer

    2015 OT Sterling Jenkins (Pittsburgh, Pa./Baldwin) milled around the Lasch Football Building on Wednesday afternoon -- playing cornhole, eating some pulled pork and fruit salad and chatting with Penn State players like Donovan Smith. After a long ...

    Blog | June 27, 2013
  5. 4-star CB Vincent Jr. commits to Penn State

    Josh Moyer

    Penn State has just picked up its 12th commitment of the 2014 class. Four-star cornerback Troy Vincent Jr. (Baltimore/Gilman) pledged to the Nittany Lions on Wednesday -- the same day as a team cookout -- and became third defensive back commit for...

    Blog | June 26, 2013
  6. Speedy DB Ali Jr. 'ecstatic' after PSU offer

    Josh Moyer

    Kareem Ali Jr. (Erial, N.J./Timber Creek) took a deep breath before crouching into position for the 40-yard dash. The 2015 DB had arrived here, at Penn State's advanced skills camp Saturday, after cancelling his Notre Dame trip. He wanted to see H...

    Blog | June 26, 2013
  7. Ollison grabs PSU offer before top-5 list

    Josh Moyer

    Three-star tailback Qadree Ollison (Buffalo, N.Y./Canisius) is set to announce his top five Monday, so a Penn State offer last night came at just the right time. "I wasn't really expecting it. I haven't talked to them in a couple weeks, so it was ...

    Blog | June 19, 2013
  8. Q&A: 2015 OT Jenkins talks Penn State

    Josh Moyer

    Class of 2015 offensive tackle Sterling Jenkins (Pittsburgh, Pa./Baldwin) is a big prospect in a lot of ways. He already boasts double-digit offers -- from the likes of Penn State, Michigan and Ohio State -- and he stands 6-foot-8, 295 pounds. He'...

    Blog | June 18, 2013
  9. Vincent nearing decision, scheduling visits

    Josh Moyer

    Four-star athlete Troy Vincent Jr. (Baltimore/Gilman) said he's nearing a decision -- but he's not quite done with his visits. He'll join a college tour hosted by Prime Xample, a DB training center run by his father, former Pro Bowl cornerback Tro...

    Blog | June 06, 2013
  10. ESPN 150 ATH Henry on top four, visits

    Josh Moyer

    SHIPPENSBURG, Pa. -- ESPN 150 athlete Dravon Henry smiled under his bucket hat over the weekend but winced when asked about his top school. It's a question the cornerback/tailback out of Aliquippa (Pa.) gets asked a lot, from friends, fans and fam...

    Blog | May 28, 2013
  11. Recruitment not getting easier for Henry

    Josh Moyer

    ESPN 150 athlete Dravon Henry (Aliquippa, Pa./Aliquippa) listed his top four schools about two months ago with the understanding it would slow down his recruitment. With the mailbox now stuffed with 50 letters by the middle of the week, it's safe ...

    Blog | May 07, 2013
  12. 2014 PSU spotlight: CB Daquan Worley

    Josh Moyer

    Heading into summer, NittanyNation will look closer at the 2014 recruits who claim offers from Penn State. Today we examine cornerback Daquan Worley, who plans to announce his commitment Tuesday. Vitals: CB Daquan Worley, Coatesville (Pa.) High Sc...

    Blog | April 29, 2013
  13. ATH Hooker shining despite inexperience

    Josh Moyer

    Joe Cowart sat behind his desk last spring and watched as students filed into his classroom. And every day he spotted a certain basketball player, the teacher/football coach always had a comment waiting. "You look like an athlete who'd make the NF...

    Blog | April 17, 2013
  14. PSU high on CB Worley's list after offer

    Josh Moyer

    Daquan Worley's father turned to him as they wandered the halls to Bill O'Brien's office during Friday's unofficial visit. "You think it's going to happen?" the elder Worley asked, referring to a scholarship. "I don't know," said Daquan, a corn...

    Blog | April 15, 2013
  15. Penn State picks up commitment No. 4

    Josh Moyer

    Wide receiver Troy Apke (Pittsburgh, Pa./Mount Lebanon) became Penn State's fourth commitment of the 2014 class Saturday. He chose the school over Pitt, a short drive from his home and despite his father playing linebacker for the Panthers in the ...

    Blog | April 13, 2013
  16. LB Burke planning unofficial visits

    Josh Moyer

    Linebacker Tyler Burke knows it's time to start taking a closer look at colleges. Two weeks ago, the prospect out of Coatesville, Pa., focused on basketball. He'd wake up at 8 a.m. Saturday for a shootaround, take a nap, play a game and then stay ...

    Blog | March 26, 2013