Penn State University Football

SCHOLARSHIP BREAKDOWN

Updated: May 22, 2015

Position On Scholarship in 2015 On Scholarship in 2016 On Scholarship in 2017 Players
QB 3 3 2 Hackenberg, McSorley, Stevens
RB 6 6 5 Lynch, Mk.Allen, N.Scott, J.Thomas, Barkley, Robinson
OL 15 13 9 Mangiro, Reihner, Dowrey, Gaia, Laurent, Palmer, Mahon, Nelson, Beh, Brosnan, Sorrell, Wright, Bates, Gonzalez, Jenkins
TE 6 5 4 Ky.Carter, Wilkerson, Breneman, Gesicki, Bowers, Holland
WR 10 9 7 Zanelatto, Kiley, Lewis, Hamilton, Blacknall, Godwin, Thompkins, Charles, J.Johnson, Polk
DT 6 4 3 Zettel, Barney, A.Johnson, P.Cothren, White, Windsor
DE 9 8 7 C.Nassib*, Schwan, C.Cothran, Sickels, Brown, Buchholz, Ka.Carter, Givens, S. Miller
LB 11 10 6 Kline, Walker*, Wartman, Wooten, Bell, Cabinda, Farmer, Reeder, Bowen, Cooper, Kelly
CB 6 5 4 T.Williams, J.Smith, Haley, Worley, Reid, Taylor
S 10 9 7 Lucas, Golden, A.Smith, Apke, Mc.Allen, Campbell, Oruwariye, J. Miller, Monroe, Petrishen
K 0 0 0
Total 82 72 53 13 scholarships available in 2016 (TBD)

NOTES:
Players in BOLD are in final year of eligibility.
Players underlined are in junior year of eligibility.
Players with * are run-ons who earned a scholarship.


NEW NCAA Sanctions Update as of Sept 8, 2014
Bowl Ban ended; bowl eligible in 2014.
Return to full scholarships in 2015.

NCAA Sanctions as of Sept 24, 2013
Bowl Ban: 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015
2014 February Letter of intent: 20 scholarship players can be signed; 2014 Season: 75 total players on scholarship
2015 February Letter of intent: 25 scholarship players can be signed; 2015 Season: 80 total players on scholarship
2016 February Letter of intent: 25 scholarship players can be signed; 2016 Season: 85 total players on scholarship (this is a return to normalcy)
$60 million fine

OLD NCAA Sanctions:
Bowl Ban: 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015
15 scholarship signing limit: 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016
65 scholarship roster limit: 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017
$60 million fine


Other Penn State Football Info


Jim's Penn State Football Web Pages
Penn State's 7 National Championship Football Teams
Penn State NFL Draft History (Updated 5/4/15)
Penn State AFL Draft History
Comparison of Big 10's "Little 8" versus Eastern Independent's "Little 7" 1966-1992
1994 Final AP Vote
1994-1997 Final AP Vote Comparison
1968 Revisited
1969 Revisited
1973 Revisited
1994 Revisited
College Football (I-A) by Winning Percentage during the Joe Paterno era as head coach 1966-2011 (from http://football.stassen.com)
College Football (I-A) by Wins during the Joe Paterno era as head coach 1966-2011 (generated from http://football.stassen.com)

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