Sukay Rumors Addressed

Multiple sources chime in on a report that the redshirt freshman safety is looking to transfer.

Monday night, a website affiliated with KDKA TV in Pittsburgh reported that safety Nick Sukay was "looking to leave Penn State" to transfer to Syracuse.

Multiple sources, one close to Sukay and two close to the Penn State football program, as saying it is not true.

Scout.com recruiting expert Bob Lichtenfels talked to a member of the Sukay family, who said the defensive back is not going anywhere.

In the meantime, one FOS source said Sukay practiced with the Nittany Lions Tuesday. Another said Sukay considered transferring late last season, but was talked into staying by PSU head coach Joe Paterno.

In related news, the source Lichtenfels spoke to said tough luck keeps coming Sukay's way. After missing much of spring practice with a broken bone in his foot, Sukay wore a cast for six weeks earlier this summer and an immobilizer for two more weeks. Now, according to the source, the foot is acting up again and he may need surgery.

The source stressed no final decision has been made on that front, though.

Sukay also injured his right hand in practice last week. He was outfitted with a cast but was still able to practice.


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