Huge HT to Linebacker U. These are just too good not to share when they're relevant.
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Remove the invisible-but-always-conspicuous scarlet letter "W" from the front of Matt McGloin's jersey - signifying him as a former walk-on - and there is very little difference between the winding path the Penn State redshirt sophomore quarterback and his junior counterpart at Northwestern, Dan Persa, have taken to the precipice of history.
"Paterno remains coy about starting quarterback." I feel like that isn't the first time I've read that.
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Northwestern captured their sixth win of the season last Saturday against Indiana, earning bowl eligibility for a fourth consecutive season. As they head to Penn State this week, another potential milestone victory will have the whole country turning their attention to Happy Valley. With a victory, Penn State’s legendary coach Joe Paterno will have earned 400 wins over his 45 years with the Nittany Lions.
Brett Brackett committed to Penn State in 2005 expecting to have a new head coach by the time he left. "I didn't think at all that he was going to be here," the senior receiver said this week. "I talked to some of the young guys now, and they're saying some of the same things. He says he plans on coaching as many years as he can, but nobody really knows how long that is.
The No. 8 ranked Penn State field hockey team will travel to Northwestern for the first round of the Big Ten Tournament as the Nittany Lions prepare to face Indiana on Thursday at 3:30 p.m. ET.