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: 11:25 a.m.
**Wisconsin’s game against Nebraska this weekend has been canceled. The Badgers have had to pause team activities because of COVID.
Six Wisconsin players and six staff members have tested positive so far, including head coach Paul Chryst.
This is the first Big Ten game canceled this season.
It won’t be the last.
Wisconsin announces 12 people have tested positive for Covid-19 since Saturday. It includes head coach Paul Chryst. Game against Nebraska now canceled.
If we are going to wear masks, we should actually wear them. pic.twitter.com/ERnyM0y1UR
— Darren Rovell (@darrenrovell) October 28, 2020
We have paused team activities.
— Wisconsin Football (@BadgerFootball) October 28, 2020
Update: 10:50 a.m.
**Former Ohio State QB Terrelle Pryor nearly died after getting stabbed by his girlfriend last year. Now, Pryor has received 90 days’ probation after a plea deal for his role in the case.
Terrelle Pryor & Ex-GF Get Probation In Stabbing Case After Cutting Plea Deals https://t.co/sHy5yyv3A2
— TMZ (@TMZ) October 27, 2020
Update: 9:45 a.m.
**Stay away, fans!
In normal times, Saturday would have brought somewhere between 100,000 and 200,000 people for a Whiteout game against Ohio State. Now, State College is doing all it can to keep fans away https://t.co/FAuCXz0YPI pic.twitter.com/eB0N68Rkxy
— Penn State Football (@psufootball) October 28, 2020
— David Jones (@djoneshoop) October 28, 2020
“If we get one or two uncommitted guys that are coming, try to, you know, sway them, that’s great. But I think it’s more about trying to get guys to connect with each other”
Penn State recruits for 2021 and 2022 plan their own White Out gathering https://t.co/nVY4jw6aPL
— Audrey Snyder (@audsnyder4) October 28, 2020