Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

2-Minute Morning

How many more players will opt out during this crazy football season? And who could blame them?

Photo by Pitt Athletics: Paris Ford

We’ve already seen some college players opt out during the season, including this week’s departures of Pitt DB Paris Ford and Syracuse DB Trill Williams.

Will we start to see more of this in the coming weeks? The guess here is yes, and Cory Giger explains why no one should blame these young players if they decide to do that during this crazy college football season.

Get Nittany Sports Now in your inbox

Sign-up for email updates and get the whole story first from Cory Giger and the Nittany Sports Now team, delivered straight to your inbox.

Thank you for subscribing.

Something went wrong.

Written By

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.

Click to comment

Sound Off!

Get NSN in your Inbox

Enter your email address to get notifications of new posts by email.

Follow NSN on Twitter

Most Viewed

Giger Counters: So you're telling me there's a chance ... that PSU could win out and still go to a bowl game
How does James Franklin feel about fans blasting him on Twitter? 5 Things the coach said that you should know
PSU recruiting notebook: Ohio State beating PSU again ... in recruiting
Dambach: Today’s Spikes News is as Good as We Could Have Hoped
Remember when ... Greg Schiano, not Franklin, was favored to be PSU's coach after O'Brien?
Nittany Notebook (12-1): McSorley off COVID list; Tony Carr gets deal with Pelicans
Ferry congratulates Krimmel on win at Pitt, says PSU tried to schedule Saint Francis this season
Nittany Notebook (11-30): Could Alli Campbell be starting sometime soon for Notre Dame?
Watch: James Franklin press conference looking ahead to Rutgers
The State College Spikes have been saved, to be part of new MLB Draft League

More from Nittany Sports Now

PSU Football

0 James Franklin addressed numerous issues during his press conference today, including how he and the team deal with some of the criticism they...

PSU Football

0 Keyvone Lee was named Big Ten Freshman of the Week on Monday after his huge game at Michigan that helped Penn State to...

PSU Football Recruiting

0 On the heels of back-to-back 11-win seasons, Penn State football appeared to be on the cusp of the college football playoffs. The Nittany...

PSU Football

0 All-American tight end Pat Freiermuth is not in uniform and will not play for Penn State today against Iowa, yet another in a...

Send this to a friend