Penn State University Football

SCHOLARSHIP BREAKDOWN

Updated: May 2, 2016

Position On Scholarship in 2016 On Scholarship in 2017 On Scholarship in 2018 Players
QB 3 3 3 McSorley, Stevens, Zembiec
RB 5 5 5 Mk.Allen, J.Thomas, Barkley, Robinson, Sanders
WR 8 8 5 Hamilton, Blacknall, Godwin, Thompkins, Charles, J.Johnson, Polk, Darien
TE 4 4 3 Gesicki, Bowers, Holland, Dalton
OL 17 13 11 Dowrey, Gaia, Laurent, Palmer, Mahon, Nelson, Beh, Brosnan, Sorrell, Wright, Bates, Gonzalez, Jenkins, Fries, Gellerstedt, McGovern, Memet
DT 8 8 5 Chavis, C.Cothran, P.Cothren, White, Givens, Windsor, Jordan, Shelton
DE 9 8 7 Schwan, Sickels, T.Brown, Buchholz, S. Miller, Joseph, Simmons, Thrift, Toney
LB 7 4 3 Walker*, Wartman-White, Bell, Cabinda, Bowen, Cooper, C.Brown
CB 9 8 6 J.Smith, Campbell, Haley, Oruwariye, Scott, Reid, Taylor, A.Johnson, McPhearson
S 7 6 4 Golden, Apke, Mc.Allen, Farmer, J. Miller, Monroe, Petrishen
K 2 2 2 Barbir, Gillikin
Total 79 69 54 16 scholarships available in 2017

NOTES:
Players in BOLD are in final year of eligibility.
Players underlined are in junior year of eligibility.
Players italicized are current recruiting class.
Players with * are run-ons who earned a scholarship.


NEW NCAA Sanctions Update as of Sept 8, 2014
Bowl Ban ended; bowl eligible in 2014.
Return to full scholarships in 2015.

NCAA Sanctions as of Sept 24, 2013
Bowl Ban: 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015
2014 February Letter of intent: 20 scholarship players can be signed; 2014 Season: 75 total players on scholarship
2015 February Letter of intent: 25 scholarship players can be signed; 2015 Season: 80 total players on scholarship
2016 February Letter of intent: 25 scholarship players can be signed; 2016 Season: 85 total players on scholarship (this is a return to normalcy)
$60 million fine

OLD NCAA Sanctions:
Bowl Ban: 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015
15 scholarship signing limit: 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016
65 scholarship roster limit: 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017
$60 million fine


Other Penn State Football Info


Jim's Penn State Football Web Pages
Penn State's 7 National Championship Football Teams
Penn State NFL Draft History (Updated 5/4/15)
Penn State AFL Draft History
Comparison of Big 10's "Little 8" versus Eastern Independent's "Little 7" 1966-1992
1994 Final AP Vote
1994-1997 Final AP Vote Comparison
1968 Revisited
1969 Revisited
1973 Revisited
1994 Revisited
College Football (I-A) by Winning Percentage during the Joe Paterno era as head coach 1966-2011 (from http://football.stassen.com)
College Football (I-A) by Wins during the Joe Paterno era as head coach 1966-2011 (generated from http://football.stassen.com)

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