Lions React to Dismissed Sanctions

In what will go down as an memorable day for Penn State football, the Nittany Lions are eligible for the postseason this year, including the Big Ten Championship, and will have all scholarships back beginning with the Class of 2015. See Nittany Lion reaction here.

With the news that the Nttany Lion football team is finally sanction free, players, past and present took to social media expressing their feelings.

As former linebacker Michael Mauti stated, "Proud day for Penn State Football. All I can say is… It's about time." Former PSU quarterback and current ESPN analyst, Todd Blackledge aid, "Finally a correction. NCAA was wrong about the Penn State football culture and had no business handing down sanctions. Was not their case."

Former players weren't the only ones to express their pleasure with the decision. According to current tight end Adam Breneman, "Thank you to everyone who supported us when few did...we came here for you guys! It's a great day to be a Penn Stater."

Current wide receiver, Geno Lewis reacted with, "Nobody can break this family apart no matter what!!!"

And current lineman Miles Dieffenbach replied with, "Thank you to all the former and current players who stood by us. Also want to thank our incredible fans! Now lets go and beat Rutgers."

PSU coaches also responded to the news. Josh Gattis said, "Today is a memorable day for these young men! The men who stayed together for each other! Today Penn State is back!"

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