Penn State will have a new middle linebacker this fall, and the man expected to claim that role announced recently he has a new name. Last year as an outside linebacker, Nyeem Wartman was second among Nittany Lions with 75 tackles. This fall however many tackles he has will be attributed to Nyeem Wartman-White. “This year I decided not to get my mom anything tangible for Mother...
A great story came out on Mother’s Day, with news that Penn State Nittany Lions linebacker Nyeem Wartman has changed his name to honor his mother. Wartman legally changed his name to Nyeem Wartman-White for his mother, Veronica White, and his stepfather. “This year I decided not to get my mom anything tangible for Mother’s Day. I decided to go to another extent of showing...
Yesterday was of course Mother’s Day, and Penn State linebacker Nyeem Wartman elected to give his mother a very special gift this year. On Sunday, Wartman announced via Facebook that he was officially changing his name to Nyeem Wartman-White to honor his mother, Veronica White, and stepfather. A pretty amazing gesture from Wartman-White, who recorded 75 tackles last season, second...
Mike Hull left behind big shoes to fill, but Penn State defensive coordinator Bob Shoop had high praise for Nyeem Wartman, who emerged from spring practice as the top candidate to replace the 2014 Big Ten Linebacker of the Year. “I’ve said this all along: Nyeem’s football IQ is off the charts," Shoop told the Scranton Times-Tribune. He noted there is not a lot of difference...
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) Penn State has the nation's No.1-ranked rushing defense and linebacker Nyeem Wartman likes the sound of that. It's when he heard it - a day after a one-point loss to Maryland - that didn't sit well. ''It wasn't nice to hear it after a loss, but it was nice to hear we were the No. 1 rushing defense,'' Wartman said. The Nittany Lions carry that ranking (85...
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