Jim Bernhardt | Director of Player Development | Football | Penn State

Describe the qualities that your program is looking for in a potential student-athlete?

a. Character: Solid, Penn State type of kid. Family principles.

b. Academics: Penn State requirements and willingness to work at it.

c. Fit: Will he fit in at Penn State…academics, character, values??

d. Athletic ability


-D1 by OUR standards…not the Recruiting Analysts ratings, etc.

-Speed and/or size for position

-Toughness: play while hurt, play in any weather, physical

-What role will he fit in our program?