College football may still be a few months away, but it's never too early to get to know the players destined for highlight-worthy moments this fall.
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- Court orders records unsealed in Penn St. case
- ESPN 300 RB Ford commits to Penn State
- Giants prioritize run game by picking Barkley
- Pitt hoping to renew Penn State series for 4 years
A Pennsylvania appeals court on Monday ordered the release of documents sealed in the criminal case against former Penn State administrators over their handling of child sex abuse complaints about former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky.
Coley Harvey ESPN Staff Writer
Former Penn State and current New York Giants RB Saquon Barkley tossed out the first pitch at tonight's Yankees game.
Jon Gruden expressed admiration for Christian Hackenberg on his QB Camp show in 2016. Now, the Raiders coach has acquired Hackenberg from the Jets.
Penn State adds a defender who brings length and athleticism to the Nittany Lions.
ESPN 300 running back Devyn Ford has committed to Penn State, announcing his decision to be a member of the 2019 recruiting class on Friday when he unzipped his jacket to reveal a Nittany Lions T-shirt.
Penn State has the next undersized QB ready to take on the world, while Oregon, LSU, Ohio State and Clemson have draft doppelgangers of their own.
With players like Clemson's Trevor Lawrence putting on shows in spring football, this year's early enrollees might have started some QB controversies.
Matt Bowen ESPN Staff Writer
TE Mike Gesicki can be a matchup player in the passing game for the Dolphins. Think of Gesicki flexed out from the formation to use that 6-foot-5 frame and 4.5 speed to beat linebackers or safeties in coverage. Ball skills and body control to make plays.
Matt Bowen ESPN Staff Writer
Saquon Barkley brings upper-tier versatility and big play speed to the Giants offense. At 6-foot, 233 pounds with 4.40 speed, Barkley can handle high-volume touches in the run game and create matchups as a receiver out of the backfield.
The New York Giants added another weapon to their offense with the selection of Penn State running back Saquon Barkley with the No. 2 overall pick.
Pittsburgh athletic director Heather Lyke doesn't want the 100th football game between the Panthers and Penn State to be the last.
There's every reason to believe that Barkley will be an elite running back. But drafting a quarterback is the better bet for New York. Here's why.
Running back Saquon Barkley, expected to be a top-five selection in Thursday's NFL draft, welcomed on Tuesday the birth of his first child with girlfriend Anna Congdon. Barkley posted photos of daughter Jada Clare Barkley via Instagram.
Penn State quarterback Trace McSorley spent the past month reminding his teammates on the offensive side of the ball that they still have plenty to prove following the departures of running back Saquon Barkley and tight end Mike Gesicki.
A 6-foot QB with a winning pedigree overlooked by recruiters because of his size? Trace McSorley hopes to finish his career like Baker Mayfield.
Jenna Laine ESPN Staff Writer
The Bucs have brought in Penn State running back Saquon Barkley for a pre-draft visit. Previously unreported.
Saquon Barkley is the best running back prospect since ...? Here's where Todd McShay grades him vs. Adrian Peterson, Ezekiel Elliott and other first-round RBs since 2007.
Todd McShay has 108 prospects with first-, second- or third-round grades in the 2018 class. Saquon Barkley is at the top. Who joins him?
Peter Burns, Adam Rittenberg and Chris Low discuss spring action, observations from Penn State (10:38), Ohio State (12:45), Alabama (18:10), Clemson (23:28), Georgia (28:38) and more.
We knew Saquon Barkley would test off the charts. But it was surprising that every Nittany Lion who went through the combine jumped off the page.