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OSU, PSU Battled For Pryor

Ohio State and Penn State meet each year on the gridiron, but the two conference foes found themselves battling each other to land Terrelle Pryor this past winter. The Buckeyes obviously won, but as it turns out the Nittany Lions never really expected to land the nation's No. 1 prospect.

As of National Signing Day, it appeared Penn State head coach Joe Paterno had pulled a coup. Seated at a podium in his high school auditorium in Jeannette, Pa., Terrelle Pryor told a national audience that he would not be selecting a school and instead planned to take at least two more official visits. The nation's No. 1 recruit had been viewed as an Ohio State lean, but a key reason for his...

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