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Graduates from 10 Sports; Nittany Lion Football Program With 15 Graduates
Hackenberg, Lucas, Mangiro, Walker and Zettel selected by coaches and teammates to lead the team
Junior quarterback named to his fourth preseason watch list
Mangiro, Lucas and Zettel to attend Big Ten Media Day on July 31 in Chicago
Senior is among the candidates for the Most Outstanding Center; Carter nominated for Most Outstanding Tight End
True freshmen Brandon Polk and Saquon Barkley each ran for touchdowns in the win over Buffalo.
Penn State vs. Maryland - 11/1/14
Penn State vs. UMass - 9/20/14
The Nittany Lions opened the home portion of their 2014 schedule against the Akron Zips at Beaver Stadium Sept. 6, 2014.
Penn State Football vs. Northwestern
Awards: Selected as the Dick Maginnis Memorial Award winner for the team’s outstanding offensive lineman…Named the Bob Mitinger Memorial Award winner for the ultimate teammate, given to the squad member who exhibits courage, character and social responsibility...Named Academic All-Big Ten.
Season: Started 12 games, missing one game due to injury…Has started at center and left guard…Graduated with his master’s degree in education in December…One of 13 Nittany Lions to earn their degree in December…One of 17 Nittany Lions to have their degree at the TaxSlayer Bowl. at Temple (9/5): Helped Akeel Lynch run for 78 yards and one touchdown. Buffalo (9/12): Helped Penn State pile up 200 yards rushing…Was a part of an offensive line that did not allow a sack for the first time since the 2013 season finale victory at Wisconsin. Rutgers (9/19): Paved the way for a pair of 100-yard rushers: Saquon Barkley (195 yards) and Akeel Lynch (120)…Helped Barkley and Lynch become first Penn State tandem to rush for 100-yard since Lynch (108) and Bill Belton (108) passed the century mark against Eastern Michigan…Helped the backfield collect a pair of 100-yard rushers in a Big Ten game for the first time since 2010 (Northwestern) when Evan Royster (134) and Silas Redd (131) topped the mark…The 330 yards rushing by Penn State were the most since the Nittany Lions ran for 338 at Illinois in 2009…The Nittany Lions rushed for 200 or more yards in consecutive games for the first time since 2009 at Illinois (338) and vs. Eastern Illinois (285)…The 471 yards of total offense were the most since Penn State had 511 in 2014 against UCF in the Croke Park Classic. San Diego State (9/26): Helped protect Christian Hackenberg, who threw for 296 yards and three touchdowns. at Ohio State (10/17): Helped pave the way for Saquon Barkley’s 194 yards rushing, the third-highest total by a true freshman...Protected Christian Hackenberg who threw for 120 yards and one touchdown. vs. Maryland (10/24): Started at left guard…Protected Christian Hackenberg to the tune of 315 yards and three touchdown passes…Helped the offense pile up 363 yards of total offense…The offense posted nine pass plays of 20-plus yards, including all three touchdown passes. Illinois (10/31): Started on the offensive line that helped Christian Hackenberg throw for 266 yards and break a tie with Matt McGloin for the most 200-yard passing games in school history with his 19th career 200-yard passing effort. at Northwestern (11/7): Blocked for 100-yard rusher Saquon Barkley and 200-yard passer Christian Hackenberg…The 205 yards passing by Hackenberg extended his school record to 20 such contests. Michigan (11/21): Helped protect Christian Hackenberg, who threw his school-record-tying 46th career touchdown pass…Blocked for Saquon Barkley, who rushed for 68 yards, including a career-long-tying 56-yard scamper. at Michigan State (11/28): Blocked for Saquon Barkley’s fifth 100-yard rushing effort of the season…Barkley broke the Penn State freshman season rushing record and surpassed the 1,000-yard mark for the season…Protected Christian Hackenberg for his school-record extending 21st career 200-yard passing effort…Hackenberg also tossed two touchdown passes to take over the top spot on PSU’s career passing touchdowns list with his 47th and 48th career scoring strikes, breaking a tie with Matt McGloin (46, 2009-12).
➤ 2014 ➤ Junior Season
Awards: Named honorable-mention All-Big Ten...Named Richard Maginnis Memorial Award (outstanding offensive lineman) winner at the team's 2014 banquet...Earned Academic All-Big Ten recognition for the third time in his career.
Season: He started all 13 games in 2014 and made starts at two positions...Started 10 games at center and two at right tackle...Instrumental in protecting quarterback Christian Hackenberg in the passing game and blocking for the trio of successful running backs: Bill Belton, Akeel Lynch and Zach Zwinak...Helped Hackenberg amass 2,977 yards and 12 touchdowns, including six 200-yard passing games. UCF (8/30): Made his first career start in the Croke Park Classic in Dublin, Ireland...Helped the Nittany Lions compile 511 yards of total offense, including a school-record 454 yards passing by Hackenberg. Akron (9/6): Helped the Nittany Lions gain 425 yards of total offense, including 319 yards passing by Hackenberg, who broke the school record with 773 yards passing in consecutive games. At Rutgers (9/13): Protected Hackenberg, which allowed him to throw for 309 yards in the 13-10 come-from-behind win. Northwestern (9/27): Part of the O-Line unit that helped Hackenberg log his fourth 200-yard passing game of the season, as he threw for 216. Ohio State (10/25): Blocked for Hackenberg, who completed 31 passes for 224 yards, helping the Nittany Lions take the No. 13 Buckeyes to double-overtime. Maryland (11/1): Made the start at right tackle and guided the Nittany Lions to five scoring drives. At Indiana (11/8): Started at right tackle...Opened up holes for Belton's 137-yard rushing effort, including a 92-yard touchdown run, the longest rushing touchdown in school history by one player. Temple (11/15): Started at left guard and helped Penn State rush for a season-high 254 yards, including 130 yards from Lynch and 92 yards from Belton. At Illinois (11/22): Returned to his center position...Blocked for Lynch, helping him gain a career-best 137 rushing yards with a rushing score. Michigan State (11/29): Started at center. Boston College (12/27): Helped Penn State's offense to gain 453 total yards in the New Era Pinstripe Bowl victory at Yankee Stadium, including a school bowl record 371 yards through the air...Instrumental in helping Hackenberg break or tie nine Penn State bowl records with his 34-of-50, 371-yard, four-touchdown and zero-interception performance.
➤ 2013 ➤ Sophomore Season
Awards: Named Academic All-Big Ten for the second time. Season: Playing in all 12 games for the second consecutive season, served as the offensive line's sixth man...Played at center and both guard positions, helping bolster the rotation and depth for the interior O-Line...Helped the Nittany Lions rush for 2,088 yards and throw for 3,110 yards, boosting quarterback Christian Hackenberg to Freshman All-America honors.
➤ 2012 ➤ Redshirt Freshman Season
Awards: Earned Academic All-Big Ten honors. Season: Worked his way up the depth chart to emerge as a top reserve at guard and center...Appeared in all 12 games and helped pave the way for 1,000-yard rusher Zach Zwinak and protected quarterback Matt McGloin during his record-setting campaign.
➤ 2011 ➤ True Freshman Season
➤ High School
Garnered all-conference, all-region and all-state honors as a senior for coach Cosmo Lorusso at Roxbury High School...Rated as the No. 2 offensive guard in the nation by ESPN.com...Was a three-year captain for the football and basketball teams...Scored more than 1,000 career points on the hardwood...Maintained a 3.5 grade-point average throughout his high school career.
Full name is Angelo Mangiro...Son of Harry and Maria Mangiro...Has two brothers, Santino and Vincenzo...Santino played football at William Paterson University...Graduated in December 2014 with a degree in criminology...Scheduled to graduate in December 2015 with his graduate degree in curriculum and instruction in early childhood...Born November 19, 1992 in Roxbury, N.J.