Penn State Loses Paris Palmer For The Season
Injuries continue to pile up for the Nittany Lions as yet another offensive lineman was lost for the season.
Senior offensive tackle Paris Palmer, who transferred in from Lackawanna Community College prior to the 2015 season, had been filling in for the injured Andrew Nelson at left tackle before going down in the first quarter against Indiana.
This is the last play for Paris Palmer. Watch him kick right knee as McSorley scores for Penn State. pic.twitter.com/mtcTVVAAgx
— Greg Pickel (@GregPickel) November 13, 2016
Palmer, who at 6-foot-7 stands as one of the team’s tallest players, had slowly begun to come into his own after getting his first start of the year against Ohio State. His loss means offensive guard Ryan Bates, who’s been one of the most consistent linemen for Penn State this year, will slide to left tackle while redshirt freshman Steven Gonzalez will remain in Bates guard spot. Chasz Wright will likely stay at right tackle, unless Franklin decides to pull the plug on true freshman Will Fries’ redshirt.
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With no canning weekends held this year and canvassing eventually suspended as well, this year’s total is a testament to how committed THON volunteers truly are.
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