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Penn State top reserve linebacker Khairi Fortt is heading to California, the latest Nittany Lion to transfer in the wake of tough NCAA sanctions against the program.
The junior says in a statement Wednesday issued through his father, Guy Fortt, that he loved Cal when he visited when being recruited in high school from Connecticut. He said he would miss Penn State.
Fortt is the fourth player to leave Penn State following the NCAA penalties for the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal. Sanctions include a four-year bowl ban and significant scholarship decline.
Fortt will join a fellow Penn State player from Connecticut in the Pac-12 after star tailback Silas Redd announced Tuesday he was transferring to Southern California.
The Stamford Advocate first reported Fortt's decision.
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Junior linebacker Khairi Fortt (ky-REE Fort) has decided to become the latest Penn State player to transfer to a Pac-12 school.
Fortt signed a scholarship agreement with California on Wednesday. He has 50 tackles in the last two seasons and ended Penn State's spring practice as the co-starter at middle linebacker on the depth chart.
In light of the sanctions from the Jerry...
Jerry Sandusky has some thoughts on the sanctions Penn State received from the NCAA. His thoughts were voiced through his attorney.
Silas Redd (@MomentOfSilas25) has reportedly deleted his twitter account. This can’t be a good sign for Penn State, as it now looks like he is USC bound. After all, the RB would probably want to avoid looking at his mentions at all cost after announcing a transfer.
Thanks to “The Herd” for the tip this morning.
Four Penn State players are gone. Redshirt safety Tim Buckley transferred to NC State. He was the first. Then came star tailback Silas Redd who rushed for over 1200 yards last year. He’s now a USC Trojan.
Junior TE Kevin Haplea is expected to transfer to Florida State. Only had 3 catches, and 1 TD but was an integral part of their blocking scheme.
QB Rob Bolden is transferring...
Penn State trustees will meet this weekend to consider whether to ratify the school's consent decree with the NCAA that imposed penalties for how the university handled the Jerry Sandusky child molestation scandal.
Board chairwoman Karen Peetz sent an email Thursday to fellow trustees that said there was confusion about how Penn State accepted the sanctions and whether it was...
Ebenezer Ogundeko joins the freshest episode of Fizz Radio to discuss why he delayed his decision date until December. Ogundeko tells our Kevin Fitzgerald he’ll “definitely” be taking one of five official visits to Syracuse, and gives us the latest on which other schools remain at the top of his list. Plus, Fizz columnist Andrew Kanell explains how Penn State’s recruiting...
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This is the kind of shirt that you could only wear in State College. Like, if you you wear that shirt anywhere else, you are the stereotypical Penn Stater, who is blindly supporting your school for all the wrong reasons. But if you are wearing that at Penn State, it’s funny.
Way too obnoxious for me, no matter where you wear it. But I’m not a flashy kind of guy. I shy away from...
Jerry Sandusky's defense lawyer says his client is distraught over the NCAA penalties issued to Penn State's football program and that he maintains his innocence as he awaits sentencing.
Defense attorney Joe Amendola made the comments in a phone interview Wednesday with The Associated Press. Earlier Wednesday, Amendola told a Centre Daily Times reporter that Sandusky was...
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