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USF names sophomore Mike White starting QB

South Florida has named sophomore Mike White as its starting quarterback. White was competing with junior Steven Bench, a Penn State transfer, freshman Quinton Flowers and walk-on Evan Wilson. The 6-foot-5, 195-pound White threw for 1,083 yards with three touchdowns and nine interceptions in six games last season. He had an up-and-down season as a true freshman, but had the best...
Via Fox Sports Florida
4 days ago  |  Discuss

QB Steven Bench leaving Penn State for South Florida

Former Penn State quarterback Steven Bench has decided to transfer and will land at South Florida. Bench would normally need to sit out a year but due to the Penn State sanctions will not have to do so. He will be a sophomore in 2013. USF is replacing four-year starter B.J. Daniels. Bench will compete for playing time this fall with senior Bobby Eveld and sophomore Matt Floyd. A...
Via Fox Sports Florida
May 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Bench Focused On Three

Steven Bench inked with Penn State in 2012 out of Bainbridge, Georgia after picking up an offer late in the process.
May 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Cup of Joe: QB depth once again a concern

Yesterday's news about Steven Bench being released from his scholarship by Penn State seemed to come out of nowhere. Bench was reportedly informed by Bill O'Brien that he will not be receiving much more opportunity to win the starting job in the fall, suggesting Tyler Ferguson and incoming Christian Hackenberg have a bigger upside. With that, Bench asked to be released so...
Via Nittany Lions Den
April 25, 2013  |  Discuss

QB Bench to transfer from Penn State

Penn State backup quarterback Steven Bench plans to transfer, a move that at least temporarily lessens the field for the starting job this fall. Nittany Lions coach Bill O'Brien said Wednesday that Bench was granted a release to leave the program. He will finish the spring semester at Penn State. Bench's departure likely puts sophomore and junior college transfer Tyler...
Via AP on Fox
April 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Steven Bench Leaving Penn State Football Program

  Penn State has announced that sophomore quarterback Steven Bench will transfer from Penn State. Bench had been in a competition with JUCO transfer Tyler Ferguson for the starting quarterback job. I think it’s safe to say this is some surprising news, but it really shouldn’t be. Clearly, Ferguson had the upper-hand on the starting…
Via This Is Getting Old
April 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Penn State grants QB Steven Bench release from scholarship

Penn State's three-man quarterback competition in 2013 has been trimmed to two. Penn State announced on Wednesday afternoon that quarterback Steven Bench has been granted a full release from his scholarship. Just days ago head coach Bill O'Brien was saying Bench will be in competition for the starting quarterback job in 2013 as spring practices wrapped up. "I have...
Via Nittany Lions Den
April 24, 2013  |  Discuss

PSU QB race starts Monday as spring ball begins

The quarterback race at Penn State begins Monday, though coach Bill O'Brien says he won't name a starter by the time spring practice ends in a month. O'Brien said Sunday that Steven Bench and Tyler Fergson will split the reps in spring ball. They'll be evaluated at spring's end, though O'Brien doesn't expect to settle on a starter until during training...
Via Fox Sports
March 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Plenty of talent surrounds Steven Bench

With Jake Waters announcing he will attend Kansas State and not Penn State, the questions about the talent and abilities of quarterback Steven Bench have started to emerge. Matt McGloin had an incredible season for the Nittany Lions in 2012, setting records and limiting turnovers. Now the time has come for Bench to step up. With Bench taking over Bill O’Brien’s offense...
Via Nittany Lions Den
December 13, 2012  |  Discuss

Are Socialite Maria Valentino & Penn State QB Steven Bench Happy Valley’s New Power Couple?

Remember how everyone thought Penn State’s football team would crumble and the program would be better off in I-AA? Yeah, well big things are happening. Sure, there is the 6-3 record, but there is also Maria Valentino parading around campus. Who is Ms. Valentino? Oh, she’s just a socialite with 135,000 Twitter followers who parties around the world. John V. emailed us last night...
Via Busted Coverage
November 09, 2012  |  Discuss
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