2015 QB hearing from Nittany Lions

Sweat dripped from Ryan Brand's forehead after Monday's 90-minute workout. The exhausted dual-threat quarterback could've taken a nap right then -- but his ears perked up when his coach called his name.

His coach at Detroit (Mich.) University of Detroit Jesuit High School handed him a letter, his first FBS letter, stamped with the Nittany Lion emblem in the upper left hand corner.