Week in review: NittanyNation
March, 10, 2013
By Josh Moyer | ESPN.com
NittanyNation takes a look at this week’s Penn State football news and what you might have missed:
- ESPN Watch List wideout Chris Godwin talked about his interest in PSU and his recruiting timetable in a Q&A.
- Video: Adam Rittenberg talks about the big shoes PSU has to fill with the departures of Matt McGloin, Gerald Hodges and Michael Mauti.
- Even though he lives in North Carolina, De'Andre Thompkins is constantly reminded of the Nittany Lions . Penn State fans and alumni are everywhere, he says.
- Adam Rittenberg writes that PSU is aggressively pursuing a game in Ireland and has one more non-conference game to schedule for 2014.
- NittanyNation tackled numerous question in Friday's chat, ranging from the next commit to the starting QB/RB in 2013.
- The "Meet the run-ons" series continued with LB Michael Wiand , WR Chris Geiss , OL Evan Galimberti , WR Luke Vadas , WR Gregg Garrity Jr.
- As PSU continues recruiting, it's becoming more and more evident that versatility and playing multiple positions is one of the important traits of this class.
- The coach of four-star PSU commit Brendan Mahon talked about what makes his player special , while Mahon himself was the subject of this past week's "5 Questions."
- Spring practice is just around the corner, so NittanyNation provided five players whom fans should keep a closer eye on.
- Here's a look at salaries of Big Ten athletic directors. Dave Joyner's is actually the lowest.
- DE/LB Sharieff Rhaheed recently heard from PSU safeties coach Anthony Midget and said, despite living in Florida, that he's interested in Linebacker U.
- Penn State might not be in Harrisburg (Pa.) Rob Martin's future, but the tailback is still picking up plenty of interest elsewhere.
- OT Alex Bookser hopes to visit PSU for a spring practice, while PSU target Thaddeus Snodgrass shook up his top five .
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BIG TEN SCOREBOARD
Halftime North Carolina State 17 UCF 10 Final Illinois 18 Louisiana Tech 35 Final Rutgers 40 North Carolina 21
Final Nevada 3 Louisiana-Lafayette 16 Final Utah State 21 UTEP 6 Final 22 Utah 45 Colorado State 10 Final Western Michigan 24 Air Force 38 Final South Alabama 28 Bowling Green 33
Final Marshall 52 Northern Illinois 23 Final Navy 17 San Diego State 16
Final Central Michigan 48 Western Kentucky 49 Final Fresno State 6 Rice 30
1:00 PM ET Cincinnati Virginia Tech 2:00 PM ET 15 Arizona State Duke 3:30 PM ET Miami (FL) South Carolina 4:30 PM ET Boston College Penn State 8:00 PM ET Nebraska 24 USC
2:00 PM ET Texas A&M West Virginia 5:30 PM ET Oklahoma 17 Clemson 9:00 PM ET Arkansas Texas
3:00 PM ET Notre Dame 23 LSU 6:30 PM ET 13 Georgia 21 Louisville 10:00 PM ET Maryland Stanford
12:30 PM ET 9 Ole Miss 6 TCU 4:00 PM ET 20 Boise State 10 Arizona 8:00 PM ET 7 Mississippi State 12 Georgia Tech
12:00 PM ET 19 Auburn 18 Wisconsin 12:30 PM ET 8 Michigan State 5 Baylor 1:00 PM ET 16 Missouri 25 Minnesota 5:00 PM ET 2 Oregon 3 Florida State 8:30 PM ET 1 Alabama 4 Ohio State
12:00 PM ET Houston Pittsburgh 3:20 PM ET Iowa Tennessee 6:45 PM ET 11 Kansas State 14 UCLA 10:15 PM ET Washington Oklahoma State