Five NFL Draft prospects who could be second-day steals

Being drafted in the first round doesn’t guarantee success. There are some NFL Draft prospects in 2016 set to be selected on Day 2 who have just as much of a chance to make immediate impacts as their first-round counterparts. From college football’s Heisman winner last year to a prospect who recently made a difficult positional change to a pass rusher being viewed as a potential...
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April 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Penn State’s James Franklin blocks ESPN reporter on Twitter

Penn State head coach James Franklin blocked an ESPN reporter on Twitter today, seemingly because that reporter pointed out the awkwardness and mixed message a graphic shared by the Twitter-savvy coach shared on his feed. James Franklin, as a number of college football coaches tend to do, shared a promotional graphic on his Twitter feed. These types of promotional art tend to be...
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March 31, 2016  |  Discuss

James Franklin: Sack leader Carl Nassib will play in bowl game

The nation’s sack leader will be back for his bowl game.  James Franklin said today that Penn State star defensive end Carl Nassib will be back for his team’s contest against Georgia.  Nassib, who has 15.5 sacks on the season, was extremely limited at the end of the regular season for the Nittany Lions.  James Franklin says that the nation's sack leader, DE Carl Nassib...
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December 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Penn State’s Carl Nassib takes home Ted Hendricks Award

Penn State defensive end Carl Nassib is this year’s winner of the Ted Hendricks Award, given annually to the nation’s top defensive end. Nassib finished head of the following players in voting: Michigan State’s Shilique Calhoun, Clemson’s Shaq Lawson, Oregon’s DeForest Buckner, Texas A&M’s Myles Garrett and Oklahoma State’s Emmanuel Ogbah. And it isn’t at all...
Via Campus Sports Net
December 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Penn State's Carl Nassib wins Hendricks Award

Penn State standout Carl Nassib, the player who had more sacks than anyone else in the FBS this season, has been named the best player at his position in FBS this season. Nassib is the first Nittany Lion to win the Ted Hendricks Award, which goes to the top defensive end in the country. He earned the honor by notching 15.5 sacks and 19.5 tackles for loss. He also forced six fumbles...
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December 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Bill O’Brien said great things about Penn State's Nassib

Penn State senior defensive lineman Carl Nassib began his career as an unknown walk-on who had never started a game in high school. He’s ended it as the Big Ten Defensive Player of the Year, firmly on the radar of NFL scouting departments. It’s a rise few saw coming, including Nassib’s former college coach, Bill O’Brien. O’Brien, now the head coach of the Houston Texans...
Via College Spun
December 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Penn State's Nassib nominated for another national award

The Football Writers Association of America has given Penn State defensive end Carl Nassib more recognition this week as it tapped him as a finalist for the Chuck Bednarik Award. Nassib is a first-year starter who leads the nation in sacks (15.5) and tackles for loss (19.5) so far this season. He has already been named a finalist for the Lombardi Award, which goes to the best lineman...
Via FOX Sports
November 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Add another national award to Carl Nassib's radar

Penn State defensive end Carl Nassib is among the top 20 defensive players in the country this year, at least as far as the Maxwell Football Club is concerned. Why does that matter? Because the MFC gives out the Chuck Bednarik Award, which goes to the best defensive player in the nation at the end of the year. Nassib would seem to be a no-brainer for the list. A senior who came...
Via FOX Sports
November 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Photo: Penn State Fans Have A Cool Banner Listing Defensive End Carl Nassib’s Sack Victims

Penn State defensive end Carl Nassib has gone from walk-on to a 6-foot-7 edge-rushing monster that leads the NCAA in sacks. After taking down Illinois quarterback Wes Lunt in the 3rd quarter of today’s 39-0 win, Nassib has 14.5 sacks on the year, and has gotten to the opposing quarterback at least once in every game. A group of Penn State fans have a very cool banner, chronicling...
Via College Spun
October 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Penn State DE Carl Nassib playing like a superstar

The Penn State Nittany Lions are currently 5-1 on the season, but haven’t been able to break into the top-25 rankings yet. Christian Hackenberg hasn’t lived up to the hype that he had coming into he season, but has been playing better each and every week for the most part. One player that has been playing like a superstar and potential future NFL star is junior defensive end...
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October 12, 2015  |  Discuss

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