The junior talks about moving inside, being a leader and much more in this installment of our…
When it comes to the men who have helped Penn State earn the reputation of "Linebacker U," Paul Posluszny can be considered a cut above most of the pack. He finished his college career as the school's all-time leading tackler.
One of the most enduring images of Posluszny is a sideline shot where he has his helmet propped up on top of his head and there is blood streaming from a gash on the bridge of his nose.
Current Nittany Lion Mike Mauti, who many view as the next great one at Linebacker U, was rocking a similar look at the Blue-White Game Saturday. He opened a cut on the bridge of his nose while making a tackle in the first half, an injury that was later glued shut by the PSU medical staff.
"It's one of those things where you have a sense of pride," Mauti said. "But at the same time, having cut on your nose doesn't make you a good linebacker."
We caught up with Mauti after the game to talk about the cut and more. Check it out above.