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2019 Schedule
9-4, 3rd in Big Ten - East
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4dESPN

The most dynamic game-breaker on each Top 25 team

Who will be the most electric players for the nation's top teams this season? Clemson and Alabama have an embarrassment of riches on offense, but they're not the only ones.

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16dJeff Legwold

Sources: McSorley declines to work out with DBs

Penn State's Trace McSorley was asked at the NFL scouting combine to also work out with the defensive backs but has declined to do that, saying he is concentrating on being a quarterback as he heads into next month's draft, sources told ESPN.

Matt Bowen ESPN Staff Writer 

Penn State RB Miles Sanders (5-foot-11, 211) ran a 4.49 (o) 40 yard dash, with a 36-inch vertical jump. Sanders has shown three-down ability on his film, and could develop into a starting NFL running back with the lateral shake/pro frame to win at the point of attack.

Adam Rittenberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Penn State special teams coordinator Phil Galiano is leaving for a position in the NFL, the team confirmed Friday. Galiano spent the past two seasons on the PSU staff. "This is a tremendous opportunity for Phil to return to the NFL," coach James Franklin said in a statement. "We are very appreciative of Phil and everything he has done for our program over the last two years." Galiano has spent time on the staffs of the Miami Dolphins and Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

Tom VanHaaren ESPN Staff Writer 

Virginia Tech flipped ESPN 300 offensive lineman Doug Nester from Ohio State on Tuesday and made it official on Wednesday. The Hokies were able to pull the No. 72 ranked recruit away from the Buckeyes as Nester had been looking at other programs since Urban Meyer announced his retirement. The West Virginia prospect had been considering Penn State as well as Virginia Tech and is now officially signed with the Hokies.

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Sandusky denied new trial, to be resentenced

A Pennsylvania appeals court is denying Jerry Sandusky's request for a new trial but is ordering the former Penn State assistant football coach to be resentenced for a 45-count child sexual abuse conviction.

Tom VanHaaren ESPN Staff Writer 

Penn State landed commitments from two ESPN Junior 300 prospects in the 2020 class on Saturday. Wide receiver Curtis Jacobs and cornerback Josh Moten both announced their commitments throughout the day, along with 2021 wide receiver Donte Thornton, who also committed to the Nittany Lions.

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54dESPN

Biggest concern for each Top 25 team

When will Justin Fields debut at QB for Ohio State? How much turnover can Alabama handle? All of the Top 25 teams have issues to be resolved.

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70dMark Schlabach

The 2019 Way-Too-Early Top 25

Clemson is the new king, but Alabama will be back, along with Georgia, Ohio State and Notre Dame, while a couple of teams from Texas elbow their way into the top 10.

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74dDan Murphy

Penn State RB Sanders to leave early, enter draft

Penn State's Miles Sanders, who ran for 1,274 yards this season, is going pro. He is considered the ninth-best running back prospect in this year's draft, according to ESPN's Mel Kiper Jr.

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Possible broken foot doesn't stop PSU's McSorley

A right foot injury suffered in the second quarter sidelined Penn State quarterback Trace McSorley to start the second half of the VRBO Citrus Bowl on Tuesday, but McSorley returned to lead a late comeback attempt that fell short against Kentucky.

Snell breaks Kentucky record with TD (1:14)

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