The biggest Penn State news today is the fact that the Nittany Lions open training camp for the 2014 season today under new head coach James Franklin.
The Nittany Lions face UCF in a little more than three weeks in the Croke Park Classic in Dublin, Ireland and will take advantage of the time in training camp to prepare for the upcoming season. Penn State opens camp with 105 total players, including 15 starters and 41 letterwinners from last year. In other news, PennLive wraps up its countdown of important Nittany Lions with Mike Hull at No. 2 and Christian Hackenberg at No. 1. Finally, linebacker Von Walker and running back Zach Zwinak are both profiled.
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Open Camp on Monday (Leonard- Victory Bell Rings)
What to expect from James Franklin’s first Penn State preseason camp (Snyder- PennLive)
Penn State Football Player Preview: Linebacker Von Walker (Leonard- Victory Bell Rings)
NITTANY NOTES: Training Camp Breakdown (Levarse- TimesLeader.com)
Breaking down Penn State’s most important players: No. 1 QB Christian Hackenberg (Flounders- PennLive)
Only Zach Zwinak Until Penn State Football (Greene- Black Shoe Diaries)
Breaking down Penn State’s most important players: No. 2 LB Mike Hull (Flounders- PennLive)
Penn State on Twitter:
— Jeff Nelson (@GoPSUJeff) August 2, 2014
James Franklin on his freshman class: ““We’re just gonna throw some Lawry’s salt on ‘em and throw ‘em right on the grill.” — Derek Levarse (@TLdlevarse) August 3, 2014