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Nittany Notebook (10-23): PSU gets commitment from DII Shippensburg WR Winston Eubanks

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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.

Photo by Shippensburg Athletics

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 Statistics

Career Receiving Statistics
Career Receiving Statistics
Season GP REC YDS TD Long REC/G AVG/C AVG/G
2017 12 45 1202 12 83 3.8 26.7 100.2
2018 11 43 755 8 75 3.9 17.6 68.6
2019 11 60 896 8 76 5.5 14.9 81.5
Total 34 148 2853 28 83 4.4 19.3 83.9

Update: 12:40 p.m.

**Some big news out of Purdue. Moore is fantastic and will be missed.

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.

 

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Cory Giger is a 15-year veteran of the Penn State beat and a journalist with 28 years of experience. He has won more than 100 state and national journalism awards during his career, plus he's a voter for the Heisman Trophy in football and Wooden Award in basketball.

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