Adam Breneman decision date

Submitted by marti221 on March 1st, 2012 at 2:50 PM

Per TomVH twitter he will announce at his highschool on March 9th


a non emu

March 1st, 2012 at 2:52 PM ^

Has he been on a visit yet? All signs point to PSU for him I think. As long as he doesn't join the cooler poopers down south, I am happy.


March 1st, 2012 at 4:09 PM ^

I can understand that sentiment, especially since there isn't anything much more disgusting than what they did (unless you magnify the child rape and coverup to a Catholic Church level), but it's better for the program to clean house and rebuild than for it to disappear.  


March 1st, 2012 at 4:55 PM ^

I'm in college currently, and my college aged friends and I were all disappointed at their behavior (and no, most are not diehard college fans).

Most of us know the difference between the sporting world and real world, and that line was beyond blurred at PSU. Their fans and students are delusional, and I would love to see their program suffer on a prolonged basis.


March 1st, 2012 at 5:09 PM ^

I never claimed they had no right to their opinion. IMO, they have every right to come out and say what Sandusky did shouldn't be illegal, and have NAMBLA speakers come to campus if they believe it.

That doesn't mean I can't hold a different opinion and have a significant amount of dislike for the football team that represents them.

If you want to talk free speach, I'm just as entitled to show disdain for their actions as they are to protest Paterno's firing.


March 1st, 2012 at 5:17 PM ^

I said I wanted their team to suffer (meaning on the football field in this case). We weren't being punished in 2008 or 2009, yet 99.9% of people here suffered.

As for being punished, I do think PSU the institution deserves it. I don't want their fans to be punished, per say, but I don't want them carrying the Big Ten banner at the Rose Bowl any time soon either, in part because of their actions surrounding Paterno's firing.


March 1st, 2012 at 10:01 PM ^

I can't get back into the whole Paterno thing. You don't know what their position was other than they supported Paterno and were showing that, despite a complete failure of judgement, that they felt the good he had done for their school-not simply in a football sense, but through the charity work, scholarships and schools he funded, and people's lives he improved, deserved support. Most people don't agree with that. So what?


March 1st, 2012 at 6:45 PM ^

people who hold morally repugnant opinions all the time.  This has nothing to do with free speech, by the way.  No one is arguing that the government should punish the students.  Let me ask you this, if you see an overt racist running for governor in a state in which you are not a resident, do you think it's immoral to hope that his campaign falls part?  Do you think that is somehow a punishment of his free speech?   Do you think that expressing and promoting immoral beliefs is not an immoral act?  Or do you think that immoral acts do not merit punishment?


March 1st, 2012 at 7:17 PM ^

in the case of the people who publicly attended rallies for Paterno. I do wish evil people il. I wish the people that actually looked the other way the ill of legal punishment, or failing that, the loss of their profession and the money that goes with it. I don't wish people that hold opinions I disagree with ill at all.


March 1st, 2012 at 7:45 PM ^

Ultimately, though, nobody is arguing that they should lose their freedom, money or jobs because they were at a rally; we're saying we hope their football team loses.

Isn't one of the things we love about Hoke that he will work tirelessly to make sure Ohio is miserable each November, ND each September and Sparty...whenever we play Sparty that season? We all want to see Ohio's hopes and dreams crushed every season for no reason other than they're Ohio; I don't see any moral distinction between wishing misery on the football teams mentioned in this paragraph and wishing the same on PSU.

My name ... is Tim

March 1st, 2012 at 8:05 PM ^

Free speech has nothing to do with your own individual right to pass judgment on someone's opinions. It's about the government regulation of speech. If he disagrees with their thoughts and finds it contemptable then why wouldn't he hope that they lose? Who cares? Give it a rest already. He's rooting for them to lose football games, not get tarred and feathered.


March 1st, 2012 at 5:25 PM ^

Those people "who had nothing to do with what happened" stood up for JoePa, rioted the night he got canned, and tried to have the guys who made the decision fired themselves. Nobody could even speak out against JoePa for fear they would get their ass kicked. All the while, the victims get to watch it all unfold on tv. So while they didn't actually rape anyone, their actions stated they didn't really care what happened, they were sticking up for JoePa no matter what facts came out. Their entire athletic department can get flushed for all I care. Their students definitely deserve to have a shitty football team


March 1st, 2012 at 6:55 PM ^

To support a man who covered up the rapes of young men and boys because he won some football games and built a library is obscene. Fuck em all. They are doing the same thing Jo Pa did for Sandusky... Blindly supporting evil. In my opinion, that library is a waste or mortar if that's the level of higher education that students receive at PSU.


March 1st, 2012 at 2:53 PM ^

Penn State is on a roll and just landed a big time QB in Christian Hackenberg.  They are looking real good right now for Breneman.


March 1st, 2012 at 2:53 PM ^

Why can't they tell us the day before. Now I will have to keep checking back on here to see if there is any updated info. Curse you March 9th, we have 8 days until we battle.



March 1st, 2012 at 2:55 PM ^

4* to Scout and Rivals, #22 overall to rivals. He would be a massive pull for UM. I'll admit I'm not too well informed on his recruitment, do we lead? Early decision dates are generally good things for potential UM commits, especially with us only wanting one more TE, but if another school leads then it really doesn't matter.


March 1st, 2012 at 2:59 PM ^

Well there we go. I'm actually happy to see him go to PSU if that's where he chooses; any competition for OSU is a good thing and the B1G is better when PSU is good. Not to mention I'm very happy with our current TE class.


March 1st, 2012 at 3:52 PM ^

In someone's defense... although I'm not sure whose... if we're not even in his final 4 or 5, then it begs the question: Why even create a post about it? Or why not at least label it OT?


March 1st, 2012 at 4:09 PM ^

Because TomVH tweeted he was going to announce March 9th. I knew we had been pursuing him, and he's the #1 TE in the class. He also chats with Shane on twitter quite often. It wasn't until after I posted, TomVH said his final 4 included ND, Ohio, Penn St, and Maryland.


March 1st, 2012 at 3:02 PM ^

Rather see them strengthen their program a bit than see OSU land the #1 TE recruit in the country.

The Michigan ramification here is that if OSU misses on Breneman, they may offer Matuska - a Columbus kid that M seems to covet still.  However, he seems to favor Notre Dame.