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Penn State has a schedule; Commitment coming?

  • 1:04:35
  • 2 hours ago

The Big Ten released its updated schedule over the weekend and the Nittany Lions are set for a tough start to the season. Sean Fitz and Tyler Donohue break it down game-by-game and see what awaits in October, November and December. A top target is set to announce his commitment this week, we bring the latest and the Five-Star Mailbag talks offensive installation.

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Episodes of This Show

  • 'Door open' for Micah Parsons; 2021 recruiting class struggles and the Lions' QB room

    • 1:05:00
    • 4 days ago

    James Franklin spoke with the media earlier this week and while covering a number of topics, he did leave the door open for the return of All-American linebacker Micah Parsons. Sean Fitz and Tyler Donohue discuss the likelihood of that happening and what it means. Franklin also admitted that the Nittany Lions' Class of 2021 isn't up to the program's standards. We talk about that and explore the Nittany Lions' quarterback room in the Five-Star Mailbag.

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  • Football. Is. Back. (In October)

    • 0:35:23
    • 5 days ago

    After six weeks of speculation, the Big Ten confirmed on Wednesday that it will resume playing football in October. Sean Fitz and Tyler Donohue talk about the big news and what it means for the Nittany Lions. The guys talk a little recruiting as well, but it's great to talk some football.

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  • The Big Ten's Boiling Point; 2022 in-state recruiting, NFL roster updates and more

    • 0:56:51
    • 11 days ago

    There's no further clarity on whether or not the Big Ten will play this year, but there sure has been a lot of chatter from its member institutions. Sean Fitz and Tyler Donohue talk recent movements by James Franklin, Ryan Day and others to get answers from Big Ten Commissioner Kevin Warren. We also take a closer look at Pennsylvania in the 2022 recruiting cycle and our mailbag just won't let the Nolan Rucci recruitment go.

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  • More highs and lows in recruiting; Steve Wiltfong joins the show

    • 0:59:54
    • 13 days ago

    The hits keep on coming for Penn State in the Class of 2021 and five-star OT Nolan Rucci commits to Wisconsin. Conversely, the Nittany Lions are still hot in the 2022 with a commitment from four-star Ken Talley. What gives? Sean Fitz and Tyler Donohue try to make sense of it, and when that doesn't work they turn to 247Sports Director of Recruiting Steve Wiltfong for answers.

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  • Penn State: Hot in '22, not in '21; Another wild week in the Big Ten

    • 0:59:49
    • 18 days ago

    Penn State stayed hot on the recruiting trail in 2022 with a commitment from four-star OT Drew Shelton on Friday. Sean Fitz and Tyler Donohue break down the pickup and where the Nittany Lions stand in 2022. The guys also discuss the 247Sports Crystal Ball movement for five-star Nolan Rucci this week. The guys also talk Big Ten craziness, handling the quarterback position with added eligibility and more in this week's final episode.

  • More B1G football fun! Top remaining targets in 2021 class and on to 2022

    • 0:46:56
    • 21 days ago

    Instead of looking forward to week one, we're instead still talking about the Big Ten's decision to cancel the fall season. Sean Fitz and Tyler Donohue talk potential resolutions as things seem to be changing daily. The Five-Star Mailbag dives into Penn State's 2021 target board beyond the obvious and Sept. 1 marked the unofficial opening of the 2022 recruiting cycle.

  • Penn State QB offer spree; commit Jerry Cross joins the show

    • 0:57:58
    • 25 days ago

    Penn State hit the ground running this week in offering three top quarterbacks in the Class of 2023. Sean Fitz and Tyler Donohue talk about the process and what they've seen from underclassmen so far. The guys also talk about a five-star 2022 target and more in an extended recruiting segment. Finally, we're joined by Class of 2022 commitment Jerry Cross to talk about his pledge to the Nittany Lions and the process that led to it.

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  • Two big misses; Nittany Lions whiff on Gilliam and Warren, what's next? Eligibility questions and more

    • 0:41:11
    • 28 days ago

    It was a brutal three-day stretch for Penn State recruiting, as the Nittany Lions missed on top targets Kelvin Gilliam and De'Jahn warren since our last recording. While Gilliam was expected, Warren came out of nowhere. Sean Fitz and Tyler Donohue assess the losses and ponder what's next for the Nittany Lions in 2021. The guys also talk about the NCAA's eligibility ruling and the Five-Star Mailbag tries to get us to move the Big Ten title game.

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  • Franklin sounds off on B1G; Recruiting rundown

    • 0:53:23
    • 1 month ago

    Penn State's James Franklin finally met with the media regarding the Big Ten's decision to not play football this fall, and the seventh-year head coach didn't hold much back. Sean Fitz and Tyler Donohue reflect on Franklin's key points and what it means for the Big Ten. The guys also chat about some upcoming commitment announcements and talk about a potential Big Ten flip.

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