The sixth annual Paterno Family Beaver Stadium Run was held of Sunday morning, benefitting Special Olympics Pennsylvania. Over 4,000 runners participated, sprinting down Curtin Road and finishing just outside Beaver Stadium. The event raised nearly $400,000 in its sixth year.
Four-star cornerback and Maryland native Zecheriah McPhearson committed to Penn State during the Blue-White game.
Penn State’s receiving corps is very young and very good. Geno Lewis and DaeSean Hamilton are typically the two names that come to mind when thinking of who will be catching Christian Hackenberg’s passes, and they’re fortified by an impressive collection of tight ends. Regardless of all of the big names surrounding him, Blacknall may be someone to watch out for in big-time situations this upcoming season.
On a sparkling, sunshiny day in State College, Penn State wrapped up the spring practice season with the annual Blue-White scrimmage as the starter-heavy Blue side dominated White in a 17-7 victory in front of an estimated 68,000 fans.