FOOTBALL IS BACK The weather outside may still be frightful, but spring practice is in full swing for the Nittany Lions. Check out the latest, including Nick Scott cementing his role as a leader of the safeties. He’s helping out newcomer Lamont Wade, who has switched from his spot at cornerback as a true freshman.
The Top Tight End? Mike Gesicki captured the imaginations of NFL offensive coordinators with by showing off his dazzling athletic ability at the Combine. Gesicki will now look to make an impact at the next level, with some outlets predicting him as a first round pick. I’m sure Drew Brees would welcome Gesicki to New Orleans with open arms. Cornerback Christian Campbell may not be a first round hopeful, but he’s sure been putting in the work to move up the NFL Draft boards. DaeSean Hamilton has also been joining Campbell in turning heads of NFL personnel since the end of the season.
Getting Down to Business Paul Posluszny hung up his cleats to end a brilliant career at Penn State and in the NFL. Now he’s preparing for his second act in the world of business. Success with honor, indeed. Mike Hull is making the most of his opportunity to also have a long and successful career as an NFL linebacker.
Tonight I’m Gonna Go Down in Shame (Just Like Jesse James) The NFL is finally changing its catch rule, that has baffled fans, and even its own officials, for years. That means Jesse James could have been the hero who scored the winning touchdown against the Patriots last season.
There IS Crying in Basketball The first two rounds of the NCAA Tournament have been filled with breathtaking upsets, which has led to many long and uncomfortable close-ups of children shedding tears in the stands- which feels...icky. However, CBS doesn’t see a problem with this and vows to continue to show the true agony of defeat.
War Stories If you’re of a certain age and don’t have a story of being kicked out of a bar, you haven’t really lived. Onward State wants to hear your story.