The Class of 2012.
This class could have left at any time. They were on campus for a short time when the sanctions hit, and few could have faulted this group for transferring. They're bearing the brunt of the sanctions and making the biggest sacrifice; some will never experience a postseason.
But these freshmen -- and their parents -- overwhelmingly decided to stick it out with Penn State. Only one freshman, defensive tackle Jamil Pollard, left. What convinced them to stay, and why not head elsewhere?
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