Eric Galko of Optimum Scouting writes that he's mocking Penn State QB Christian Hackenberg to the Texans "in dark pencil until I hear otherwise, even if that means mocking it in round one for now."
Penn State signed four-star DT Ellison Jordan.
Penn State signed four-star CB Zechariah McPhearson.
In light of NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport's report that the Browns will release QB Johnny Manziel, NFL Media analyst Lance Zierlein speculates that the club may target a prototypical pocket-passing quarterback in the draft.
Penn State DT Austin Johnson "showed the ability to anchor against double teams" at the Senior Bowl, writes ESPN's Todd McShay.
Penn State QB Christian Hackenberg's "upside potential excites NFL decision-makers," reports TFY Draft Insider's Tony Pauline.
Penn State isn't going to miss QB Christian Hackenberg much, argues ESPN analyst KC Joyner.
ESPN draft analyst Todd McShay wrote that Penn State DE Carl Nassib "lacks elite speed, [but] he's quick and has very effective hands."
An NFC executive questioned Penn State DE Carl Nassib's ability to ever play the 5-technique.
Penn State graduate WR Jake Kiley will transfer.
Penn State redshirt freshman DT Joe Holmes will transfer.
Three-star DE Daniel Joseph committed to Penn State in June.
Penn State HC James Franklin said that QB Christian Hackenberg called him the day after he declared for the draft and that the two had "a great conversation."
Penn State QB Christian Hackenberg is training for the draft with Jordan Palmer, brother of Arizona Cardinals QB Carson Palmer.
NFL Media senior analyst Gil Brandt would have advised Penn State QB Christian Hackenberg to return to school.