As Penn State looks into the future at the 2013 season, there will undoubtedly be big shoes left to fill by graduating seniors.
Michael Mauti and Gerald Hodges were both stars on the Nittany Lion defense who were integral in holding the team together.
Another major part of Bill O’Brien’s success this year was the play of his graduate senior quarterback, Matt McGloin.
Whether you love him or hate him, you have to respect what McGloin was able to accomplish this year by breaking Penn State records and guiding the Lions to an 8-4 overall record.
McGloin’s path to becoming the starting quarterback in Happy Valley wasn’t exactly a normal or easy path, but he climbed to the top of the depth chart and was able to make a difference.
Here are three reasons why McGloin will be missed by both the program and fans alike.