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One more week until Penn State’s season opener!

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When Allen Robinson departed to the NFL, most thought Geno Lewis would be the next logical step in Penn State’s newly found wide receiver competency. For a brief period, it looked like that would materialize. Against UCF in 2014, Lewis had eight receptions for 173 yards and a touchdown. He had another 98 yards against and 109 against Rutgers.

DaeSean Hamilton’s emergence throughout the season, however, meant that Lewis’ usage would steadily drop with time. By the end of 2015, after both Hamilton and Chris Godwin had established themselves as the clear top two, Lewis’ production had dropped to about two receptions a game. One of the highlights of 2015, though, was his touchdown pass in the Northwestern game, the most “shouldn't have happened, but somehow did” play of 2015.

Lewis ended up transferring to Oklahoma, but not before getting his Penn State degree. This is something he pridefully talked about when he announced his decision, saying:

Penn State will always be in my heart, and no one can ever take that away.

After exhausting his eligibility, Lewis got a shot with the Cincinnati Bengals, and is now in the Canadian Football League, with the Montreal Alouettes.

One more week!