The Penn State Nittany Lions have concluded their recruitment of 2012 prospects, and sights are set on spring practice in Happy Valley.
Penn State's incoming freshman and returning players have a lot of work to do before the Blue-White game on April 21st.
The Nittany Lions have murky expectations for next season.
Some fans would point to Penn State's defense and skill players on offense as a reason for optimism. Others would say that is all true, but the Nittany Lions lack a quarterback and will not do any damage because of it.
The 2012 schedule may lend itself to optimism as well. Outside of Virginia, the non-conference schedule is suspect, and both Michigan teams are absent from the Nittany Lions' Big Ten slate.
It is never too early to start predicting even though many things could chance before Week 1.
Here's a game-by-game prediction of Penn State's 2012 season: