Penn State junior QB Christian Hackenberg boasts a "prototypical frame that already has scouts drooling" and it "wouldn’t at all be surprising to see him sneak into the top five," writes ESPN's Travis Haney.
WalterFootball reports that NFL sources are still confident Penn State junior QB Christian Hackenberg could end up "being an elite quarterback prospect."
Penn State junior QB Christian Hackenberg was named to the watch list for the Manning Award, which is awarded to the top quarterback in college football.
NFL Media's Charles Davis writes that Penn State junior QB Christian Hackenberg "has plenty to clean up (footwork, decision making), but this might be the first year he's truly settled in at Penn State."
Penn State redshirt senior DL Anthony Zettel "made a great transition from defensive end last season, combining strength that belies his size with plenty of penetrating plays," according to ESPN's Mel Kiper.
Penn State redshirt senior TE Kyle Carter's "skill-set is more of a hybrid receiver, tight end and H-back with his size and versatility to line up anywhere on the offense," CBS Sports Dane Brugler observes.
Penn State senior DB Jordan Lucas has the "confidence and aggressive demeanor that are excellent building blocks for NFL coaches," CBS Sports' Dane Brugler observes.
Penn State redshirt senior DL Anthony Zettel's "skill-set projects to both even and odd fronts in the NFL," CBS Sports Dane Brugler believes.
"Improved consistency is exactly what NFL scouts are looking for" from Penn State junior QB Christian Hackenberg in 2015, CBS Sports Dane Brugler notes.
Penn State DT Austin Johnson "doesn't get the accolades of teammate Anthony Zettel, but his ability to anchor the defensive line and occupy blockers helped free up phenomenal production around him," notes Sports on Earth's Matt Brown.
Penn State redshirt junior DL Anthony Zettel "may be somewhat undersized to play on the interior, but it doesn't matter," notes Sports on Earth's Matt Brown.
Penn State junior QB Christian Hackenberg is the most overrated quarterback prospect in the nation, in the estimation of With the First Pick's Jon Dove.
If you're looking for Big 10 receiver candidates to break into the 1,000-yard club for the first time this year, ESPN's Brian Bennett posits that Penn State redshirt sophomore WR DaeSean Hamilton is your best bet.
Penn State senior DB Jordan Lucas "is something of a hybrid as he could play corner or safety," writes ESPN's Mel Kiper.
Penn State redshirt sophomore WR DaeSean Hamilton's "catch total will probably go down this year as a young receiving corps matures around him, but he'll be in better position to make some big plays if the offensive line stabilizes," wrote Sports on Earth's Matt Brown.