Penn State Football Host HUGE Transfer Portal WR Target

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Penn State Football hosted the tallest wide receiver in the transfer portal Saturday.

Tyrone Broden Jr., a 6-foot 7 junior wide receiver from Bowling Green, is officially visiting State College this weekend. Broden Jr. caught 32 passes for 506 yards and seven touchdowns this season for Bowling Green before entering the portal after the season.

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The Nittany Lions, who offered Broden Jr. on Wednesday, joined Oklahoma, Oklahoma State, Syracuse, and Colorado, among others, who have offered Broden Jr. since he entered the portal.  James Franklin, Taylor Stubblefield, and Ty Howle also followed Broden Jr. on social media. Broden Jr. visited Oklahoma this week and will likely have plenty of suitors in the portal. 

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Robert Casturo

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.