Found August 16, 2012 on The Victory Formation:
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We are actually writing a post about Penn State football, and not referencing that whole other story that has been plaguing them for the last several months (actually years when you think about it). Matt McGloin, the starting QB for the Nittany Lions, likes to talk. He runs his mouth quite a bit, and it [...]
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