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Penn State Football Returns MASSIVE Piece of Defense for 2023

One day after Georgia Bulldogs hoisted the National Championship Trophy, Penn State Football got significant news that boosts the Nittany Lions‘ 2023 championship aspirations.

“I’m back”. Penn State linebacker Curtis Jacobs announced on Twitter that he will return to play for Penn State Football in 2023.


Jacobs, a former 4-star composite recruit out of Maryland, played Will and Sam linebacker for the Nittany Lions this season, tallying 52 tackles, 7.5 tackles for a loss, four sacks, an interception, a touchdown, and a forced fumble this season. Jacobs earned a All-Big Ten honorable mention by the coaches and the media this season.
Jacobs will return alongside freshman All American Abdul Carter to make up one of the best linebacker units in the country. Jacobs’ return bolsters one of the best defenses in the country and Jacobs will be a key piece of the Nittany Lions Big Ten championship and playoff run in 2023.
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Robert Casturo

Expertise: College Football, Penn State Football Education: Saint Vincent College, Penn State Law School Location: Washington, DC Experience: Robert Casturo has covered Penn State football for NittanyCentral since 2022. Casturo previously covered Penn State football through a social media presence (@PSU_FB_Thoughts on X) since 2019. Casturo earned his bachelor's degree from Saint Vincent College in 2015, where he was a punter for 1 season on the Saint Vincent College football team and worked in the athletic department for 2 years as a student manager. Casturo earned his JD from Penn State Law in 2018 where he was a senior editor of the Penn State Law Review.