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Just Throw KJ the Damn Ball On Wednesday, several members of the BSD staff discussed how much of a load KJ Hamler should handle on special teams as a return man while also being a main focal point of the offense. The general consensus- get the ball in Hamler’s hands as often as possible. Mike Poorman agrees, and offers an insightful breakdown of Penn State’s most electrifying player.

Breaking Out Raise your hand if you’re ready to see Penn State’s offensive line become one of the best in the nation, jam-packed with All-Americans. We’re holding out hope as several four and five-star prospects continue to work their way up the depth chart and get more experience on the field. If that scenario is to occur soon, Michal Menet will play a very large part.

Needs Improvement Penn State’s offense needs to make some major strides in 2019, despite losing an all-time great in Trace McSorley at quarterback. Here are five key stats that can help right the ship for the Nittany Lions offense, which not surprisingly include third down conversions and time of possession. Speaking of improvement, one specific position group must find a way to right the ship in 2019.

From the Horse’s Mouth James Franklin offered some insight on the strides being made during spring ball. Franklin specifically called out Lamont Wade, Judge Culpepper and Antonio Shelton for making major progress as they prepare to play a larger role with the defense in 2019.

Bring Back the Oilers If you ask me to rate my all-time favorite NFL uniforms, the Houston Oilers are on the top of the list and it’s not even close. DeAndre Hopkins wants to bring back those classic uniforms for the Houston Texans. If this comes to fruition, my only hope is that Bill O’Brien gets into the spirit by going for a full-on Jerry Glanville look. He can pull it off, right?

Left Out in the Cold Everything came to an abrupt end for the AAF before the latest spring football league could even finish its regular season. The players were especially left out in the cold, getting kicked out of hotel rooms with no funds provided to make their way back home. Former Penn State and Chargers offensive lineman Rich Ohrnberger shed some light on the disastrous ending for the AAF.