In the realm of recruiting videos, big hits, flashy effects and catchy music. Mom and dad just want to know if the coach sitting on their living room couch will send their son back home with a degree in hand four or five years later. Kids love the sizzle, parents want the substance.
With that in mind, Penn State cameras followed around a handful of Nittany Lions football players as they walked across the stage this weekend. Penn State set an athletic department record with 109 graduates, 18 of those being football lettermen - including seven who will return this fall. They won't find it on their son's iPod, but that's music to Mom and Dad's ears.