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Update: 6:40 p.m.
**Penn State has received a commitment from Division II Shippensburg transfer Winston Eubanks, a wide receiver.
Eubanks is expected to be a walk-on, although that’s not certain yet. He’s 6-foot, 185 pounds and is from Philadelphia. He has one year of eligibility remaining. In his three years at Shippensburg, he put up strong numbers with 148 catches for 2,853 yards and 28 TDs.
He also was (from Shippensburg website):
2-Year Team Captain (2019, 2020)
3-Time All-PSAC Eastern Division First Team (2017, 2018, 2019)
2017 PSAC Eastern Division Freshman of the Year
2017 Red Raider “Impact” Player of the Year
2017 Football Gazette All-Region Second Team
Career Receiving Statistics
— Wint (@WinstonEubanks) October 23, 2020
Update: 12:40 p.m.
**Some big news out of Purdue. Moore is fantastic and will be missed.
Purdue WR Rondale Moore out vs Iowa, according to the school. No additional information available
— mike carmin (@carmin_jc) October 23, 2020
Update: 9:45 a.m.
**Could Indiana pull off the upset Saturday? James Franklin said this is the best Hoosiers team the Lions have faced, and it’s a quirky game on all accounts as the season opener against a conference opponent.
Here are some picks from media members for the game, and some in this first story are going with the Hoosiers to win.
Big Ten football Week 1: Our expert predictions for every game against the spread https://t.co/yS5cKTZ5p5 via @AsburyParkPress @TheRecordSports @BurlcoTimes @cpsj @MyCJ_Sports @YDRPennState @ChrisIseman
— APPSportsDesk (@APPSportsDesk) October 22, 2020
— Lions247 (@Lions247) October 23, 2020
Indiana is 1-22 vs. Penn State and hasn’t beaten a top-10 team in 33 years. So the Hoosiers are hungry.
That’s one of several storylines to Saturday’s Penn State-Indiana game. So who’s the pick?https://t.co/7wIdGzMtWj
— Mark Wogenrich (@MarkWogenrich) October 23, 2020
Penn State Friday 5: What’s next in recruiting? A reason for fear against Indiana, prediction, and more https://t.co/dm5UDztLV2
— Penn State Football (@psufootball) October 23, 2020
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