This is the latest announcement of captains in recent years. In 2007 Dan Connor, Terrell Golden and Anthony Morelli were announced on August 20. In 2008 A.Q. Shipley, Sean Lee and Josh Gaines were announced at the conclusion of spring practice on April 24. In 2009 Sean Lee and Daryll Clark were announced on May 19 and in 2010 Brett Brackett and Ollie Ogbu were announced on August 30.
As you can see, this is also the largest class of captains the Nittany Lions have had in several years.
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