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Penn Staters Go Crazy For Miles Sanders Becoming A Philadelphia Eagle

Nothing beats a Penn State football player getting drafted to a Pennsylvania NFL team, and fans proved it when Miles Sanders was selected by the Philadelphia Eagles in the second round of the 2019 NFL Draft.

One Twitter user put it better than we ever could:

No one was happier for Sanders than his college teammates, including those hoping to hear their own names called in Nashville this weekend:

There’s a fairly large contingent of Penn State-Eagles dual fans, and they were all fired up by the pick. Some even compared Sanders to LeSean McCoy, who was drafted by the Eagles with the same draft pick a decade ago.

Congratulations to Sanders for keeping it in Wentzylvania.

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