Welcome to our daily Nittany Notebook. This post will be updated frequently throughout the day with news, notes and sometimes entertaining info. 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: 7:45 p.m.
**Check out this sweet leap over the defenders by No. 26. No, it’s not Saquon Barkley. It’s freshman running back Caziah Holmes in practice.
And check out the reaction of the rest of the PSU players.
— Penn State Football (@PennStateFball) October 15, 2020
Update: 3:20 p.m.
Yetur Gross-Matos is getting a pressure every 5.9 pass rush snaps right now. That's a ridiculous rate of pressure, even for someone who is only in a rotational role right now.
For reference, that's better than Myles Garrett, Khalil Mack, Joey Bosa, Shaq Barrett, and T.J. Watt.
— Brett Kollmann (@BrettKollmann) October 15, 2020
Update: 1:10 p.m.
**Some good Penn State recruiting news involving four-star RB Tevin White from Virginia.
— Tevin White (@TevinWhite6) October 15, 2020
Update: 11:20 a.m.
**This is some good stuff from our sister site, Steelers Now.
— Steelers Now (@PghSteelersNow) October 15, 2020
Update: 9 a.m.
**Good offensive depth chart projection here for PSU:
So…. what happens in the WR corps?
Projecting Penn State’s offensive depth chart entering the opener at Indiana https://t.co/0MJKioq4GE
— Audrey Snyder (@audsnyder4) October 15, 2020
**Interesting stuff here:
— Greg Pickel (@GregPickel) October 15, 2020
**Feature on LB Brandon Smith
"He’s a big part of the plan right now. There aren’t a lot of guys walking around at 6-3, 245, and who run like he does. We're super excited about him."@brand0n_smith12 @CoachPry_LBU #PennState https://t.co/09G2MDhJp3
— Richard Scarcella (@nittanyrich) October 15, 2020