Akosa Maduegbunam Commits to Penn State Basketball

PHOTO: Boston Globe

PHOTO: Boston Globe

Threw in that ‘basketball’ at the end, so you fools don’t get it twisted. No, this is not another unrated, ‘no-name’ football player who will spark more petty e-drama. Patrick Chambers got his first commitment to the program in just three and a half weeks. Akosa Maduegbunam (pronounced Mah-do-way-boo-nam) from Boston, MA committed on …

Oh, Hello: Joey O'Connor Commits to Penn State

PHOTO: Rivals.com

The Stats Home/HS: Windsor, CO/Windsor HS Height: 6’5″ – 6’6″ Weight: between 280-285 40 Time: N/A

The Starz ‘n Sheetz Stars: 3* (247Sports and Scout) Offer sheet: AZ, ASU, COLO, TENN, UCLA, USCe, UTAH (also receiving interest from MICH, NEB, among others)

The Cinema

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Penn State Gains Two New Commitments, and a (Nittany) Nation Scratches Its Head

Larry Johnson

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Friday Recruitin'

If you’ve followed the Friday Recruitin’ updates, you know I like to put in a little intro about our Friday Recruitin’ Babe. This week, however, our Babe deserves no introduction. Presented without commercial interruption, Brooklyn Decker. Oh yea.

And now we play the waiting game. The last week or so has been a venerable game of musical …

Friday Recruitin' Has Already Named Cam Williams 2013 Team Captain

Penn State linebacker commit Camren Williams stands with Joe Paterno and high school coach Alex Campea. (Photo: CatholicMemorial.org)

Claire Dunphy. Win.

We return to the Funny Girl aspect of Friday Recruitin’ this week. On a show where you never stop laughing, this woman simultaneously plays the straight man and the punch line in varying scenes. Further, the actor that plays her on-screen husband got his Master’s Degree from Penn State, so there is a connection. Also, she …

Friday Recruitin’ Looks At Some Running Backs

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Stop looking at her lumps, lumps.

Resisting the urge to make Rep. Anthony Weiner this week’s Recruitin’ Babe, I checked out Google’s News page for some inspiration. When I got to the Entertainment section, there was a link to an article about Josh Duhamel, and the Babe became immediately apparent. No, Mr. Duhamel is not the Babe, to the …