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Old 07-17-2009, 06:05 PM   #130
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Default Re: Penn State Football Thread

Originally Posted by millwalldavey View Post
I still dispute that claim. We have had many in this area that PSU has never looked at and have gone on to great things.
thats nothing...maryland had steve slaton inked and pulled his scholarship...

He visited Maryland as a junior, mulled over other schools -- including West Virginia -- and jumped when the Terrapins' staff offered a scholarship.

"I committed; I was already there," Slaton recalled. "Upcoming program. They were pretty close to home. I liked my family coming to games, and that was a pretty big reason to go there."

In October 2004, a reporter called the Slaton household. He was the one who informed the Conwell-Egan kid that Maryland rescinded its scholarship offer. The turtle knick-knacks? "They're gone," Slaton said.
i guess being from PA...penn state missed out as well
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