Tuesday, September 1, 2015

Tony Davis expects Sargeant to start

Cornerback Tony Davis said that he expects senior Lydell Sargeant to start at the right cornerback spot for this Saturday's game. Sargeant and A.J. Wallace were both listed as the possible starters on the Week 1 depth chart that was released yesterday. It was widely expected that Wallace had the spot secured, but the junior suffered a jaw injury in the spring and sprained a hamstring early in this preseason. Starting Sargeant, who started ten games last season, isn't much of a stretch, but it could be a sign that the coaches are trying to motivate Wallace.

Tony Davis expects Sargeant to start

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Cornerback Tony Davis said that he expects senior Lydell Sargeant to start at the right cornerback spot for this Saturday's game. Sargeant and A.J. Wallace were both listed as the possible starters on the Week 1 depth chart that was released yesterday. It was widely expected that Wallace had the spot secured, but the junior suffered a jaw injury in the spring and sprained a hamstring early in this preseason. Starting Sargeant, who started ten games last season, isn't much of a stretch, but it could be a sign that the coaches are trying to motivate Wallace.

Davis is back at cornerback after a season at free safety. He said, in a conference call, that he's excited to  move back to his natural position.

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Joe Juliano has been a staff writer for The Inquirer for 30 years, covering covering Penn State football, Villanova basketball and other college sports, along with golf and the Penn Relays. This is his seventh season on The Inquirer’s Penn State beat. He previously covered the Nittany Lions for United Press International from 1976-84.

Joining Joe this season will be Erin McCarthy, an intern for The Inquirer and a junior at Penn State majoring in print and digital journalism. This is Erin's first season on the Penn State football beat. She previously spent two summers as an Inquirer summer intern on the Pennsylvania and South Jersey desks. She is also an editor for the Daily Collegian, the university's student newspaper. A Delaware County native, Erin graduated from Episcopal Academy.

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