"As long as it's not a four- to five-year bowl ban," Hackenberg said Sunday after participating in the final day of the Elite 11 quarterback camp. "As long as I can play in a bowl while I'm up there, I should be at Penn State."
Hackenberg said he would call Nittany Lions head coach Bill O'Brien in the next few hours seeking further information on the possible penalties that will be announced Monday morning.
Significant scholarship reductions, a multi-year postseason ban, and a fine of tens of millions of dollars are reportedly under consideration by NCAA President Mark Emmert as possible penalties in the Jerry Sandusky child molestation case.
"I'm just going to sit and wait," Hackenberg said. "There's nothing I can do really."
Dan Greenspan is the publisher of Cal Sports Digest and covers the Pac-12 for Fox Sports/Scout.com. Follow him on Twitter @DanGreenspan.