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I'm trying to come up with a new name for the regular "Quick Hits" feature so you may see some different names popping up. Any suggestions are welcome.

First up, Penn State landed their 20th verbal commitment this week when General McLane star Drew Astorino accepted a late offer extended from the Penn State coaching staff. The two time first team All State selection and AP Class AAA player of the year had previously committed to play for Kent State and held an offer from Iowa. The former high school quarterback is projected to play defensive back for the Lions.

In other news, Galen has a fantastic Wrestling Wreport.

After losing to #7 ranked IPFW and #2 ranked BYU, the #9 ranked Nittany Lion Men's Volleyball team regrouped and pulled off an upset against #3 Hawaii in the Outriggers Honolulu Invitational.

It's less than a week until signing day, and the recruiting buzz is deafening. Orson discusses the ugly side of recruiting and charges it exploits poor black athletes to make rich men richer. Brian shot back declaring Death to College Football. SMQ jumped into the discussiong saying, "Wait a minute. These kids do get some benefits from playing college football. This led EDSBS to clarify their position. But just to make sure the beaten horse was officially dead, SMQ quantified it by introducing the exploitation index. Fascinating reading if you have a couple hours to kill.