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Penn State Depth Chart and Injury Report v. Maryland: Whoa Wait a Minute, I Think Franklin Might Be Using Last Week's Depth Chart!

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Guys! I think I've had a breakthrough!

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Noel: -comes sprinting into non-existent BSD office panting- GUYS GUYS GUYS I FINALLY FIGURED IT OUT!
Bill: Calm down, child. What did you figure out?
Noel: -wipes sweat from forehead with paper towel, balls it up and shoots it into garbage can, missing by two feet- Okay so you know how James Franklin's depth chart every week is kinda weird and never shows what really happens on gameday?
Nick: Yeah, well we figured out weeks ago that that's bec-
Noel: Let me finish. So you know how Dan does the snap count post?
Dan: Yes, that is a thing that I do. It indicates the next we-
Noel: LET ME FINISH! SO! I matched up the snap counts as a depth chart, and I discovered something huge.
Ghost of Devon: -spooky, crackling voice in the distance- FIRE JOHN DONOVAN BLERGH!
Noel: So, Franklin's depth chart every week is actually just taking the previous game's actual depth chart, and sending it in. It's a smokescreen! I'm a football blogging Navajo codebreaker!
Matt: Yes, we know that. We've known it for weeks, but we didn't want to tell you. You clearly didn't know that even though you write the depth chart post every week.
/scene

Here's your depth chart.

Coaches: HC James Franklin OC John Donovan DC Bob Shoop
Off. First Team Second Team Reserves
QB #14 Christian Hackenberg #9 Trace McSorley #4 Tommy Stevens
RB #22 Akeel Lynch #26 Saquon Barkley #24 Nick Scott/#8 Mark Allen
FB #34 Dom Salomone

WR-X #12 Chris Godwin #13 Saeed Blacknall #84 Juwan Johnson
WR-Z #7 Geno Lewis #80 Matt Zanellato
TE #88 Mike Gesicki #11 Brent Wilkerson #87 Kyle Carter
WR-F #5 DaeSean Hamilton #3 DeAndre Thompkins #10 Brandon Polk
LT #73 Paris Palmer #58 Chance Sorrell
LG #70 Brendan Mahon #53 Derek Dowrey #71 Albert Hall
C #66 Angelo Mangiro #55 Wendy Laurent
RG #72 Brian Gaia #68 Kevin Reihner
RT #59 Andrew Nelson #60 Noah Beh
Def. First Team Second Team Reserves
DE #95 Carl Nassib #19 Torrence Brown #52 Curtis Cothran
DT #98 Anthony Zettel #91 Tarow Barney #93 Antoine White
DT #99 Austin Johnson #41 Parker Cothren
DE #90 Garrett Sickels #94 Evan Schwan
OLB #11 Brandon Bell #43 Manny Bowen #25 Von Walker
MLB #40 Jason Cabinda #8 Gary Wooten #38 Ben Kline
OLB #42 Troy Reeder #33 Jake Cooper
CB #15 Grant Haley #29 John Reid #21 Amani Oruwariye
FS #2 Marcus Allen #28 Troy Apke
SS #9 Jordan Lucas #6 Malik Golden #7 Koa Farmer
CB #10 Trevor Williams #1 Christian Campbell #12 Jordan Smith
Sp. First Team Second Team Reserves
K #99 Joey Julius #95 Tyler Davis
P #37 Chris Gulla #92 Dan Pasquariello
KR #10 Brandon Polk #24 Nick Scott #7 Koa Farmer
PR #3 DeAndre Thompkins #8 Mark Allen #10 Brandon Polk
LS #44 Tyler Yazujian #41 Zach Ladonis #97 Nick Cox
H #37 Chris Gulla #93 Robby Liebel #16 Billy Fessler