WHILE THE PENN State campus continues to mourn the loss of Joe Paterno, the business of college football recruiting rolls on.
The Nittany Lions received a verbal commitment from Cairo (Ga.) High School quarterback Steven Bench. The 6-3, 206-pound Bench originally had given a verbal to Rice.
"The thing about playing in front of 100,000 people, is that it kind of sounds like its almost exaggerated a bit," Bench told BlueWhiteIllustrated.com. "But just the fact that I'll get the opportunity to do that is just a dream come true almost."