Defensive end Shaka Toney figures to be in for a big season with the Nittany Lions, and like the rest of his teammates, he’s just happy there is a season.
Toney made news last month when he sent out a telling tweet about how he and his teammates were feeling regarding all the rumors about whether there would or would not be a Big Ten season.
Everyone only thinking about football. The rumors y’all keep putting out is destroying our mental health. Just let them announce it please. If you care about players in the B10 just wait for the answer.
— Shaka Toney (@SackA_Toney) September 15, 2020
Toney was asked recently why he sent that tweet.
“Me personally, it just got a little bit overwhelming,” he said. “Every day was just rumor after rumor. I kind of eventually just deleted social media and kind of just tried to zero out and focus on what I could control, because that’s the best thing you can do in this world.”
He later added: