Penn State Featured Prominently in EA Sports College Football 25

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Penn State Featured Prominently in EA Sports College Football 25 | Nittany Lion Digest

As the entire nation celebrates the July 4th holiday this weekend, it was another new worthy week for Penn State.

Here is what you may have missed in this week’s Nittany Lions Digest.

Penn State Stars in EA Sports College Football 25

The new EA Sports College Football 25 game is set to be released on July 19, and there are going to be a good amount of Penn State Themes in the game.

According to multiple reports, the Nittany Lions will be featured quite prominently:

You can purchase EA Sports College Football 25 for PlayStation 5 and XBox Series X here.


Football Recruiting Hot Streak Continues

Penn State Football, James Franklin
Head coach James Franklin of the Penn State Nittany Lions (Photo by Mike Mulholland/Getty Images)

James Franklin and the Penn State Football coaching staff had a scoring month of June on the recruiting trail, and that success bled into July with a major commitment from the son of one of the program’s legends.

The Nittany Lions landed recruitment from LaVar Arrington II, the son of former Penn State All-American LaVar Arrington.

Meanwhile, Penn State is also in the mix for New Jersey defensive lineman Elijah Satchell

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Beaver Stadium Changes Coming?

Beaver Stadium, Penn State Football

According to a Centre Daily Times report, Penn State would be open to selling ads on the Beaver Stadium field, but the naming rights remain an open question.

Penn State athletic director Pat Kraft said “It’s always going to be Beaver Stadium, That’s our name. There’s a reason for that. It’ll be Beaver Stadium.”


Penn State Women’s Soccer

Penn State women’s soccer head coach Erica Dambach named four plays as captains for the 2024 season.

Next season the Nittany Lions will be captained by Olivia Damico, Rowan Lapi, Devon Olive, and Mieke Schiemann


Olympics

The Nittany Lions will be well represented in Paris.

Penn State track and field alumnus Joe Kovacs will represent the United States at the 2024 Paris Olympics in the shot put.
Likewise, Penn State men’s gymnastic alumnus Stephen Nedoroscik will represent the United States at the 2024 Paris Olympics

Finally, Penn State men’s gymnastics alumnus Sam Zakutney to represent Canada at the 2024 Paris Olympics.


From The Lion’s Den

Here’s a look at some of the Penn State headlines you may have missed this past week:

What Eli Rice Adds to Penn State Basketball

During his lone season at Nebraska, Rice showcased his strength, finishing through contact when attacking the paint. His husky frame enabled him to body into defenders and finish over solid contests. (READ MORE at Daily Collegian)

Is 2024 College Football Playoff or Bust for James Franklin, Penn State?

Will Penn State be in that 12-team Playoff field? It certainly seems like a team that will be on the bubble. We know logistically it’s capable of hosting a Playoff game now that it has pushed fall graduation back a day and has done necessary maintenance to Beaver Stadium. As for the on-field product? Well, that’s why we’re here. (READ MORE at The Athletic)

Drew Allar vs. Ohio State’s Will Howard: Tale of The Tape

The Nittany Lions get to host the Buckeyes this year on Saturday, November 2nd, and they have a great chance of winning the game and the most critical position battle in the contest will be at quarterback. (READ MORE at NittanyCentral)

Buying or Selling Penn State’s Potential 2025 NFL Draft Class

READ MORE (BWI Illustrated)

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