As Bill O’Brien continues to travel around the country hoping to land recruits, Penn State’s future continues to brighten as it emerges from the dark scandal that shook the nation.
Although the Lions graduated 30 seniors, this leaves numerous spots for new players to step up and emerge into the spotlight.
Penn State has many holes to fill this season including spots at linebacker, quarterback and corner.
Although landing top recruits is key for the future success of the program, the immediate future is looking bright.
Here are five young players that have the opportunity and abilities to become stars next season in an enhanced role on the team.