Update: 9:15 p.m.
**Penn State is getting set to play its final home game, meaning some seniors on the team presumably will be playing for the last time at Beaver Stadium. Now, this year is different, because all of these seniors can get an extra year of eligibility because of the coronavirus.
Still, if the seniors’ names are on this list, there’s a strong chance that this will be their final home game at Penn State. From PSU’s game notes:
- SENIOR DAY: The Nittany Lions will celebrate Senior Day on Saturday. Penn State will honor TE/H Trevor Baker, S Jaquan Brisker, CB Tariq Castro-Fields, OL Will Fries, K/P Carson Landis, WR Isaac Lutz, OL Michal Menet, DT Antonio Shelton, DE Shane Simmons, DE Shaka Toney, S Lamont Wade and WR Benjamin Wilson.
Update: 12:30 p.m.
**Penn State has gotten a commitment today from Harrison Wallace, a 3-star prospect from Alabama who previously had been committed to Duke.
Wallace is a 6-foot-1, 180-pounder from Pike Road High School. He was recruited by PSU receivers coach Taylor Stubblefield.
Maryland, Tennesse, Virginia Tech and Houston were some other schools vying for Wallace.
— Harrison Wallace (@iam_trey_10) December 7, 2020
Effortless 🤝 pic.twitter.com/hLnty7iTJn
— Harrison Wallace (@iam_trey_10) November 10, 2020
Update: 10:30 a.m.
**Cornerback Joey Porter Jr. was named Big Ten Freshman of the Week on Monday after helping Penn State’s defense to a dominant performance in a 23-7 win at Rutgers. Porter had seven tackles (5 solo) and one for loss.
This is the second week in a row Penn State has had a player win a Big Ten weekly honor. RB Keyvone Lee was Freshman of the Week last week following his 134-yard game against Michigan.
— Big Ten Football (@B1Gfootball) December 7, 2020
Update: 10 a.m.
Good morning! Penn State posted its second straight win with a 23-7 victory at Rutgers on Saturday. Here’s a look at some of the coverage PSU beat writers across the state and across the nation had after the game.
Greg Pickel, PennLive: Sunday Drive: What could winning out do for Penn State?
Joe Juliano, Philadelphia Inquirer: Four takes on the Nittany Lions’ second straight win
Neil Rudel, Altoona Mirror: New identity imposing Nittany Lions’ will
David Jones, PennLive: Big Ten power poll
Rich Scarcella, Reading Eagle: Penn State looks dramatically different in back-to-back wins
Donnie Collins, Scranton Times-Tribune: Levis’ role successful, but leads to questions
Audrey Snyder, The Athletic: 18 thoughts on Penn State football to begin the week
Cory Giger, Nittany Sports Now: Franklin mentioned as candidate for Texas job
Cory Giger: Nittany Sports Now: Lions projected for bowl game
Nubyjas Wilborn, Post-Gazette: Penn State’s improved running game, and other observations
Mike Poorman, StateCollege.com: Will Levis’ run at quarterback
Ben Jones, StateCollege.com: Penn State report card
Tyler Donohue, Lions247: Back with Penn State ‘family,’ Devyn Ford thrives after loss of brother
Mark Brennan, Lions247.com: Top takeaways from Penn State vs. Rutgers