OL Ryan Nowicki leaves PSU for Illinois

Illinois made waves last week by sending eight assistant coaches to State College to try to lure Penn State players. The aggressive and controversial approach has yielded at least one Nittany Lion.

Offensive lineman Ryan Nowicki, a redshirt freshman guard, is transferring from Penn State to Illinois, colleague Scott Powers and others are reporting. Nowicki’s departure from Penn State has been in the works for a little while, and the 6-foot-5, 280-pound Glendale, Ariz.

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