Apr 12, 2014; State College, PA, USA; Penn State Nittany Lions head coach James Franklin answers questions from the media following the completion of the Blue White spring game at Beaver Stadium. The Blue team defeated the White team 37-0. Mandatory Credit: Matthew O'Haren- USA TODAY Sports

Penn State Football Morning Briefing: Brent Wilkerson Profiled, 2011 Recruiting Class Revisited, and Other News


With the start of the college football season still about two months away, the Penn State football news remains to be on the light side. Today we continue to look at some player profiles as a lead up to the start of the 2014 season. Tight end Brent Wilkerson, who will look to stay healthy, and former offensive lineman Eric Shrive are both profiled. Elsewhere, Bleacher Report takes a look back and re-evaluates the 2011 recruiting class for the Nittany Lions and Black Shoe Diaries give a wrap up of Big Ten recruiting. Finally, the Nittany Lions are already underdogs in their games with Ohio State and Michigan this year.

Morning Links:

Penn State Football Player Preview: Tight End Brent Wilkerson (Leonard- Victory Bell Rings)

Re-Evaluating Penn State’s 2011 Recruiting Class (Tolley- Bleacher Report)

Only Eric Shrive Until Penn State Football (Edwards- Black Shoe Diaries)

Penn State listed as early 7-point underdog at Michigan, 9-point underdog vs. Ohio State (Hockensmith- PennLive)

State of the Union: Big Ten Recruiting Roundup June 2014 (Greene- Black Shoe Diaries)

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