NITTANY NOTES: Personnel Report

See how the Penn State football team is shaping up as it approaches the first game week of the season.

The Nittany Lions wrapped up their 23rd practice and third did its final scrimmage work of the preseason Thursday. "It's been the toughest preseason in years," one observer explained. Penn State has six NCAA-allowed practice sessions left, with eight days left before it faces Indiana State Sept. 3.

Thursday's practice was initially expected to be held indoors, but the practice fields were dry enough to hold it outdoors. Here are some notes from the session:

The squad is slated to practice Saturday. Sunday will be an off day before the team gets into its game-week prep Monday.


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