The 2023 Penn State Nittany Lions missed out on the College Football Playoff and James Franklin has never taken the team to the CFP in its decade of existence. However, plenty of former Nittany Lions are headed to the playoffs in the NFL.
College football has already crowned its champion, but the NFL is just beginning its postseason and with former Penn State football players on 10 of the 14 playoff teams, it is looking likely that a Nittany Lions finishes this season with a ring.
There are 38 former Penn State players in the NFL and 18 of those 38 are on playoff rosters heading into Wild Card weekend.
Starting with the AFC, here is every former Nittany Lion in the NFL playoffs.