Miles Ahead Could Miles Sanders find his way to the 1st round in next month’s NFL Draft? Despite only starting one season and the lack of importance placed on the running back position these days, it remains a distinct possibility. Pete Schrager of the NFL Network has Sanders joining an offense already brimming with talent late in the first round.
MROB II Collin Weider of Victory Bell Rings makes the case that Tommy Stevens’ Penn State career will closely mirror Michael Robinson, who etched his name among Nittany Lion legends from 2002-2005. Robinson started out lining up all over the field to add a dangerous element to the offense. As a senior, he took over as a full-time quarterback with fantastic results- a Big Ten Championship and an Orange Bowl victory that capped off a stunning 12-1 season.
Big Things Ahead It’s that time of year when everyone is undefeated and hope springs eternal for a championship run in the fall. Can the Nittany Lions make a return to the Big Ten Championship and its first playoff berth? The departing players seem to think the talent is there to make it happen.
Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go Despite turning 37 earlier in the year, Cameron Wake is coming back for more after signing with the Tennessee Titans. The ageless wonder had 36 tackles and six sacks in 2018, but what really sold Titans coach Mike Vrabel was how Wake more than held his own against the recently retired Rob Gronkowski. Speaking of Penn Staters in the NFL, 2019 looks to be a very promising year for Tampa Bay’s Chris Godwin.
Remembering Tyler Purdue student Tyler Trent became a major part of the 2018 college football season for inspiring the Boilermakers with his endless enthusiasm despite battling cancer. Trent was able to hang on long enough to see the Boilermakers make the Music City Bowl before passing on. Purdue officials are now looking for ways to memorialize Trent so he may serve as future inspiration to the Boilermaker community and beyond.