Saquon Barkley falls to Browns at No. 4? Plus Nittany Lions G Tony Carr declares for NBA draft
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Change in plans?
If the Browns don’t take him No. 1 overall, former Penn State running back Saquon Barkley may still yet make it to Cleveland.
Sports Illustrated’s Peter King writes in his Monday Morning Quarterback column that the hot draft rumor is the Browns will go with quarterback Josh Allen at No. 1 then come back and take Barkley at No. 4. If he’s still available. The Giants (No. 2) may have something to say about the Browns’ plans.
Worth the wait
Miles Sanders cannot wait to be the feature running back in Penn State’s offense this season. In fact he wants you to know he is ready to replace Barkley and be just as good.
Land of 10’s Audrey Snyder writes that Sanders is chomping at the bit to prove he has been worth the wait.
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A pair of Penn State targets returned to visit campus and third set a time and date for when he will do the same.
Land of 10’s Tyler Donohue writes that IMG Academy running back Noah Cain will visit Penn State the final week of April. Meanwhile wide receiver Julian Fleming and offensive tackle Paris Johnson both stopped by last weekend.
Quarterback Trace McSorley needs a top target for the 2018 season, considering his two favorite a season ago — wide receiver DaeSean Hamilton and tight end Mike Gesicki — will be playing on Sundays soon enough.
Enter K.J. Hamler. A redshirt a season ago, Hamler has been gaining a lot of attention during the spring practice session, writes The Times-Leader’s Derek Levarse.
Exit stage left
Tony Carr gave Penn State fans plenty of memories in his brief time on the basketball court, as he and his recruiting class helped guide the Nittany Lions to the NIT championship last week.
Now Carr is ready to take his game to the next level, announcing Monday he will leave Penn State early and sign with an agent. Pennlive’s David Jones wonders if signing with an agent was the right move, closing the door on his eligibility.
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