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PENN STATE NITTANY LIONS
Andrew Lawrence
August 13, 2010
Despite several steady seasons, Joe Paterno is rolling the dice on the lineup in hopes of finding a combination that will return PSU to the national stage
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August 13, 2010

Penn State Nittany Lions

Despite several steady seasons, Joe Paterno is rolling the dice on the lineup in hopes of finding a combination that will return PSU to the national stage

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WR DEREK MOYE JUNIOR

A rare blend of size (6' 5", 198 pounds) and speed, the former Pennsylvania high school sprinting champ emerged as a dangerous playmaker last year. He led the team in catches (48) and yards (785) and trailed only fellow receiver Graham Zug in TD receptions, with six.

TB EVAN ROYSTER SENIOR

A natural runner between the tackles, Penn State's workhorse flirted with going pro before returning for a final season. His 205 carries for 1,169 yards and six touchdowns helped carry the offense last season.

RG STEFEN WISNIEWSKI SENIOR

In addition to opposing tackles, the 6' 3" 297-pounder has his family's proud Lions tradition to contend with. His father, Leo, was a standout D-lineman (1979-81); his uncle Steve ('85-88) was a two-time All-America guard.

HERO DREW ASTORINO JUNIOR

The top tackler among Penn State's returning players, with 62 last season, serves as a hybrid linebacker-safety. The 5' 10" 194-pounder will deliver even more punishing hits after last January's surgery to repair a torn labrum in his left shoulder.

BREAKOUT PLAYER

WR SHAWNEY KERSEY FRESHMAN

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