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Into the Lions' den

With Penn State recruiting hampered by sanctions, opposing colleges move in

Originally Published: August 14, 2012
By Jared Shanker | ESPN RecruitingNation

If Pittsburgh is known as the Steel City, then just 136 miles east in the heart of Pennsylvania lies the Steal City -- better known as State College.

Whether it's transfers, unsigned commitments or freshmen yet to play a down, programs from L.A. to the shadows of New York, from the Great Lakes to the Shenandoah Valley, are moving in on Penn State and plucking its players and pledges.

Stealing? That may be a bit harsh. Other teams are merely playing by the rules.

Till now, ...

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