The Top 10 Current Nittany Lions
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FightOnState.com
Posted May 30, 2013


Our panel of experts rates the best of the best current Penn State football players, from No. 1 to No. 10. See who ranks where and cast your vote for the top 10 Nittany Lions.

In working on a Penn State football season preview for FoxSports.com, I was asked to list the 10 best current Nittany Lions -- from No. 1 through No. 10.

It was, of course, a completely unscientific process and based solely on my opinion. Obviously, some tough decisions had to be made. After all, how does one compare a standout defensive back to, say, a top offensive lineman?

That said, it was fun to do and I'm sure people will enjoy checking out my list and offering their opinions on it. You can see my top 10 in the photo gallery below.

The exercise made me wonder how other folks might tackle the same challenge. So we decided to get some different opinions on the question.

First, we touched base with a panel of experts that includes several beat writers and some folks who follow the program very closely. You can check out those top 10 lists below, as well.

Also, we want to get you in on the process. So click the link below and fill out your top 10. We'll announce the results of the fan poll next week.

Please note that this particular top 10 is not based on NFL potential (or even long-term college potential), but rather on who will be the 10 best players in 2013.

CAST YOUR VOTE NOW


THE EXPERT PANEL


Bob Flounders
Harrisburg Patriot-News
@BobbyFlo7

1. OG John Urschel

2. WR Allen Robinson

3. DB Adrian Amos

4. DE Deion Barnes

5. OLB Mike Hull

6. MLB Glenn Carson

7. RB Zach Zwinak

8. TE Jesse James

9. TE Kyle Carter

10. OT Donovan Smith


Rich Scarcella
Reading Eagle
@nittanyrich

1. WR Allen Robinson

2. DE Deion Barnes

3. DB Adrian Amos

4. LB Mike Hull

5. RB Zach Zwinak

6. TE Kyle Carter

7. OG John Urschel

8. LB Glenn Carson

9. DT DaQuan Jones

10. QB Christian Hackenberg


Neil Rudel
Altoona Mirror
@NeilRudel

1. WR Allen Robinson

2. LB Glenn Carson

3. RB Zach Zwinak

4. DE Deion Barnes

5. TE Kyle Carter

6. OT Donovan Smith

7. LB Mike Hull

8. TE Jesse James

9. DB Adrian Amos

10. RB Akeel Lynch


Cory Giger
Altoona Mirror
@CoryGiger

1. WR Allen Robinson

2. DB Adrian Amos

3. RB Zach Zwinak

4. DE Deion Barnes

5. OG John Urschel

6. OT Donovan Smith

7. TE Kyle Carter

8. TE Jesse James

9. LB Mike Hull

10. WR Brandon Moseby-Felder


Keith Conlin
The Goon Show
@KeithConlin

1. WR Allen Robinson

2. TE Jesse James

3. LB Mike Hull

4. DE Deion Barnes

5. OT Donovan Smith

6. DT DaQuan Jones

7. DB Adrian Amos

8. RB Zach Zwinak

9. OG John Urschel

10. LB Glenn Carson


Ed001
FOS Forum Insider

1. WR Allen Robinson

2. OT Donovan Smith

3. DB Adrian Amos

4. DE Deion Barnes

5. TE Jesse James

6. LB Mike Hull

7. OG John Urschal

8. RB Zach Zwinak

9. TE Kyle Carter

10. QB Christian Hackenberg


UnderscoreTom
FOS Moderator

1. TE Jesse James

2. WR Allen Robinson

3. DB Adrian Amos

4. DE Deion Barnes

5. LB Mike Hull

6. TE Kyle Carter

7. OG John Urschel

8. RB Zach Zwinak

9. DT DaQuan Jones

10. RB Akeel Lynch


Greg Pickel
FightOnState.com
@GregPickel

1. WR Allen Robinson

2. TE Kyle Carter

3. DE Deion Barnes

4. DB Adrian Amos

5. LB Glenn Carson

6. RB Zach Zwinak

7. LB Mike Hull

8. OT Donovan Smith

9. TE Jesse James

10. RB Akeel Lynch


Mark Brennan
FightOnState.com
@MarkXBrennan

1. WR Allen Robinson

2. DB Adrian Amos

3. DE Deion Barnes

4. OG John Urschel

5. TE Kyle Carter

6. LB Mike Hull

7. TE Jesse James

8. LB Glenn Carson

9. RB Zach Zwinak

10. DT DaQuan Jones


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