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Trace McSorley (right) will try to help Penn State avoid the dangerous trap games that could sneak up on the Nittany Lions this season.

Trap games for Penn State this season; 4-star wide receiver likes Nittany Lions

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It’s a trap

Trap games litter every college football team’s schedule. But for Penn State, considering how many games are potentially season-altering, its trap games could be a little more magnified.

Lions 247’s Andrew Callahan looks at three potential potholes the Nittany Lions could face this season. One of them, a road game at Illinois, will be on a short week, scheduled to be played on a Friday night.

4-star top 5

Penn State is loading up on wide receivers, with its quarterback position a bit unclear after Trace McSorley graduates following the 2018 season.

But another 4-star receiver is interested in the Nittany Lions. Lions 247’s Andrew Callahan writes that David Bell, who is from Indianapolis, has listed Penn State in his top 5.

A battle to win

Penn State is also in on a tackle, a position where the Nittany Lions suddenly have depth. But it’s going to be an interesting battle for this one.

Land of 10’s Kevin Cunningham picks up the story that tackle Trevor Keegan lists Penn State in his top 6, but the Nittany Lions will not only have to beat Michigan and Ohio State but also three southern schools.

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Camping with the Lions

Penn State hosted a prospect camp over the weekend and several current Nittany Lions players were able to log time as instructors during the event.

Pennlive.com’s Joe Hermitt was there for the action, and photographed several future Nittany Lions working with current players and staff.

Sticking around

Saquon Barkley has picked up an interesting nickname, one that fits him all too well. “Saquads” is what he’s gone by during his brief time with the New York Giants.

The name isn’t going away any time soon. Land of 10’s William Kosileski writes that Barkley told ESPN at a charity softball game he’s OK with the nickname.

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