Another Great Recruiting Move by the PSU Staff
Laschout.com has learned that after seeing playing time at USC and then getting injured, Broderick Green's family contacted PSU about him transferring into PSU for this Spring semester. Simply put, Green's camp was told NO THANK YOU. Thats right, PSU could have had at a legit RB prospect enroll for the spring semester and be ready to challenge for serious playing time in 2009 (after sitting out a transfer year). We all know the circus that surrounded Green's announcement last year and his inevitable choice to spurn PSU at the last second but turning him away so quick is a big mistake.
PSU needs to realize we are not the PSU of the mid-80s anymore. PSU needs to jump on these opportunities especially when an uber-"recruit" PSU type RB falls into your lap.
We can only fathom that the reason for turning down Green's transfer request is that perhaps PSU has a plethora of stud RBs in the stable. But last time we checked, PSU's RB position and depth was anything but deep. Sure, PSU has Evan Royster but after young Royster, PSU will be forced to rely on RS-Frosh Stephfon Green and perhaps incoming frosh Brandon Beachum (a January enrollee, thank god) and maybe Michael Shaw (if he doesn't decommitt and head to Michigan). I guess PSU could always keep Brent Carter at RB.
Saying No to Green is the type of thinking that put this program into its current position..mediocrity.