Posted December 20, 2012 on AP on Fox
Penn State coach Bill O'Brien has turned to a junior college prospect to help replenish depth at quarterback. Tyler Ferguson signed a letter of intent Thursday to play for the Nittany Lions. Ferguson, who played this year at the College of the Sequoias in Visalia, Calif., will be eligible next season and plans to enroll in January. The sooner he arrives, the better for Penn State's depth chart, which is woefully thin at quarterback with record-setting starter Matt McGloin and third-stringer Shane McGregor both seniors and out of eligibility. Ferguson will join Steven Bench, the backup to McGloin as a freshman this year, as the only two scholarship quarterbacks come January. They'll likely compete for the starting job during spring practice. The 6-foot-4, 210-pound Ferguson threw for 2,614 yards and 22 touchdowns in 10 games for College of the Sequoias this year, completing 55 percent of his passes. Ferguson will have four years to finish three remaining years of eli...

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