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Christian Hackenberg
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Christian Hackenberg

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Palmyra, Va.

High School:
Fork Union Military Academy

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 220

Position:
QB

Experience:
SO

H.S. Coach:
Micky Sullivan


04/11/2014

Penn State's John Urschel Wins 84th AAU Sullivan Award

Presented Since 1930, Sullivan Award Recognizes Nation's Premier Amateur Athlete

03/28/2014

Urschel Selected a Finalist for Prestigious AAU Sullivan Award

Presented Since 1930, Sullivan Award Recognizes Nation's Premier Amateur Athlete

02/07/2014

Three Nittany Lions Invited to 2014 NFL Combine

Robinson among 85 underclassmen invited to NFL Combine

01/23/2014

Nearly 50 Football Student-Athletes Earn 3.0 GPA or Higher During Fall Semester

Thirteen Lions earn Dean's List recognition by earning a 3.5 GPA or higher this past semester

12/16/2013

Eight Nittany Lions Earn All-Big Ten Honors from ESPN.com and BTN.com

Robinson and Urschel Earn More First-Team Honors; Hackenberg Named BTN.com Freshman of the Year

11/30/2013

Penn State @ Wisconsin

Penn State @ Wisconsin

11/23/2013

Football vs. Nebraska (11/23/13)

Football vs. Nebraska (11/23/13)

11/23/2013

Nebraska @ Penn State

Nebraska @ Penn State

11/16/2013

Penn State Football vs. Purdue 11/16

Penn State Football vs. Purdue 11/16

11/16/2013

Purdue @ Penn State

Purdue @ Penn State

One of the nation's most highly-rated prep quarterbacks, Christian Hackenberg enrolled at Penn State in June and won the starting assignment in training camp. He became just the second Penn State true freshman quarterback since 1911 to start the first game of the season. Hackenberg showed a strong arm and was a quick learner of the Nittany Lions' complex offense during fall camp. He threw for nearly 5,500 yards and 55 touchdowns in three season at Fork Union Military Academy.

High School
An Under Armour All-American, Hackenberg was rated as the top pocket passing quarterback in the country during his senior season at Fork Union Military Academy, playing for head coach Brian Hurlocker. He helped the Blue Devils to the 2010 VISAA Division I State Championship as a sophomore and a state runner-up finish as a senior in 2012. Hackenberg was a VISAA Division I First Team All-State performer as a senior and was invited to "The Opening", an all-star summer prospect camp held on the Nike Campus. Additionally, he was a 2012 Elite 11 Finalist. He threw for 5,473 yards, tossing 55 touchdowns and completing over 50 percent of his passes as a prep. As a senior, he threw for 2,144 yards and 24 touchdowns, while also rushing for 436 yards and three scores. He set career-highs in with 2,164 yards passing and 171 completions during his junior season with 20 touchdown throws and he threw for 1,165 yards and 11 scores as a sophomore. Hackenberg was rated as a five-star recruit by Scout.com and Rivals.com and a four-star recruit by ESPN.com.

Personal
Full name is Christian Hackenberg. He is the son of Erick and Nicole Hackenberg. He has three brothers, Brandon, Adam and Drue. In his free time he enjoys hunting and fishing. Intends on majoring in communications. Born February 14, 1995 in Lehighton, Pa.

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