The week began with the first player to commit to the Nittany Lions' 2020 class flipping to Ohio State. Then a pair of high school teammates decommitted, feeling they latched on to Penn State too quickly.
Stevens spent four years in the program, three of them backing up Trace McSorley, before announcing his transfer to Mississippi State. "I want what's best for Tommy," Franklin said. "I want what's best for Penn State."
Offensive tackle Grant Toutant, the first high school player to commit to the class of 2020, announced Sunday he had switched to Ohio State. On the same day, juco wide receiver Norval Black accepted a scholarship as soon as it was offered.