Welcome to our daily Nittany Notebook. This post will be updated with news frequently throughout the day, so be sure to check back often to stay on top of everything that’s going on with Penn State football and athletics, plus other sports of interest in central PA.
Update: 8:45 p.m.
**Offensive lineman who decommitted from Louisville now has the Lions listed in his top four. Would be a big get if PSU could land him.
— Zenuae Michalski (@ZenuaeM) October 2, 2020
Update: 4:25 p.m.
**The picture of Tony Pena below is awesome. I caught for one season when I was 10 years old, and I used to try and do the squat thing like Pena did. He made it look so easy. It wasn’t easy.
Not the greatest but I use any excuse to post this guy catching. pic.twitter.com/GlNaGOqH9n
— Marley63 (@Marley631) October 1, 2020
’I was like a baby on Christmas’: What Penn State’s first 2020 practice in pads was like on Wednesday https://t.co/v9Z7eVooSB
— Greg Pickel (@GregPickel) October 1, 2020
Update: 2:05 p.m.
PSU QB Sean Clifford on new offensive coordinator Kirk Ciarrocca: If details aren’t followed, “He’s gonna get on your ass.”
— Cory Giger (@CoryGiger) October 1, 2020
You've heard it before and you'll hear it again, this time from DT Fred Hansard on DEs Jayson Oweh and Adisa Isaac: "They're some freaks I'll tell you that. They're both first-round talents in my eyes. … God just dropped them down and was like you guys are it."
— Audrey Snyder (@audsnyder4) October 1, 2020
Penn State QB Sean Clifford when asked about Buckeyes 10/31 trip in Beaver Stadium: “To be honest with you, I didn’t even know we had Ohio State in Week 2. All I care about is Indiana right now.”
— Tyler Donohue (@TDsTake) October 1, 2020
Penn State RB Journey Brown said today he's up to 220 pounds but hasn't lost any of his state-record speed and feels like he's moving better. "I got that mentality, never be hungry, always have something to eat, something to snack on."
— Mark Wogenrich (@MarkWogenrich) October 1, 2020
Update: 12:15 p.m.
Catch Coach Franklin (@coachjfranklin) on the Penn State Coaches Show tonight at 6 PM!
— Penn State Football (@PennStateFball) October 1, 2020
— Penn State Football (@PennStateFball) September 30, 2020
Update: 9:55 a.m.
Titans-Steelers game this week is being rescheduled for later this season, per source.
There were two more positive tests in Tennessee — one player, one personnel.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) October 1, 2020
.@_TJWatt has been named AFC Defensive Player of the Month for September!
— Pittsburgh Steelers (@steelers) October 1, 2020
— Penn State Women's Basketball (@PennStateWBB) October 1, 2020
Update: 8:30 a.m.
Today is day two of Penn State’s virtual media days, and a whole slew of players will be made available to talk with the press via Zoom.
We’ll have a whole bunch of coverage again today on the site, with news, player features and videos. And be sure to check back here throughout the day for news on all sorts of other things.