Paterno heading for a big haul

Updated: June 29, 2009, 2:17 PM ET
By Bill Kurelic

Joe Paterno is coming off an 11-2 season that included a Big Ten co-championship season for Penn State. The long-time Nittany Lion coach is now reaping the recruiting benefits of last season.

Paterno landed two more commitments this past weekend as ESPNU 150 Watch List defensive lineman Evan Hailes (Chesapeake,Va./Oscar Smith) and defensive lineman DaQuan Jones (Johnson City, N.Y) committed to the Nittany Lions at Penn State's camp.

The 6-foot-1 and 310-pound Hailes had 30 scholarship ...

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