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Penn State Football 2017 Player Profile: Shane Simmons

Shane Simmons has yet to take a collegiate snap. But Penn State football will be relying on him to pick up his game quickly. Amongst all the recruiting hoopla of the Lasch Bash, there’s some past recruits making moves up the Penn State...
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July 18, 2017

Shane Simmons Will Be Penn State Football’s Breakout Player in 2017

In our next series, our writers name the Penn State football player they think will break out the biggest way in 2017. Up next, Aaron discusses his pick: Defensive End Shane Simmons. With no dominant pass-rusher on Penn State’s roster this past fall, Shane Simmons might have had a chance to make an impact as a true freshman. After all, the four-star defensive end out of Laurel, Maryland...
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May 31, 2017

Blue-White Game Player To Watch: Shane Simmons

Redshirt freshman Shane Simmons will be a player to watch during the upcoming Blue-White game.  The annual Blue-White game at Penn State represents the first opportunity of the season to see some new Nittany Lions in action on the field...
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April 17, 2017

National Signing Day Review

Today is one of the biggest days in college football, when teams get to stock up on high school talent for their program. For Penn State, they entered the day with a top 20 class with multiple targets set to announce. The day started at 7 AM when commits could start signing their letter of intent to the program they are committed to. The day got off to a bad start when 4 star LB...
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February 03, 2016  |  Discuss

Game notes: Buffalo vs PSU

The home opener will be this Saturday and the Nittany Lions(0-1) will look to bounce back from a historic loss at Temple last week. Overview: Buffalo isn’t quite the team Temple is, Penn State does have a lot to learn though. Giving up 10 sacks last week was more than just embarrassing, hopefully a week of hard practice will solve that problem. Heres what you need to know: Location...
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September 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Penn State Football: Lions add four-star recruit, ditch nameplates

Penn State picked up yet another four-star recruit for its 2016 class over the weekend. Cameron Brown announced his commitment to the Nittany Lions via his twitter account on Saturday afternoon. Brown, a hybrid OLB/DE, is listed at six-foot-five and 200 pounds and rated as a four-star prospect according to every major scouting service. Brown becomes the eighth ESPN300 prospect in...
July 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Four-star DeMatha DE Shane Simmons Commits to Penn State

Four-star DeMatha defensive end Shane Simmons committed to Penn State on Wednesday. He made the announcement in a press conference that was carried live on Ranked as the 25th in the class of 2016 and number one Maryland recruit, Simmons decided to end his process rather early. Simmons chose the Nittany Lions over home state Maryland, Ohio State, Alabama, and Florida State...
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July 30, 2014  |  Discuss

2016 recruit Shane Simmons commits to Penn State

Five-Star defensive end Shane Simmons committed to Penn State on Wednesday, joining Woodland Hills’ running back Miles Sanders as the first two members of the 2016 Penn State recruiting class. Simmons, ranked by 247Sports as the 27th best player in the nation and a five star composite (explanation) picked the Nittany Lions over the likes of Alabama, Florida State, Maryland, and Ohio...
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July 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Penn State receives 2016 verbal from five-star DE Shane Simmons

Penn State head coach James Franklin is working his way through the ESPN car wash up in Bristol, Connecticut today. Somewhere along the way he probably received a phone call that will have him beaming. Class of 2016 five-star defensive end Shane Simmons verbally committed to Penn State this afternoon, choosing the Nittany Lions over Florida State, Alabama and Big Ten (division) rivals...
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July 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Five-Star recruit Shane Simmons set to make decision

“Dominate the region” was one of James Franklin‘s biggest goals when he first stepped on campus back in January. Well, since James Franklin has done just that and it may just get a lot better for Franklin and the Penn State coaching staff as five-star defensive end Shane Simmons is set to make his decision on Wednesday afternoon. Simmons, who announced his top five earlier this month...
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July 30, 2014  |  Discuss

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