Penn State, Pittsburgh, and West Virginia all managed to pull in solid recruiting classes, but the Nittany Lions were particularly impressive given their restrictions.
The final weekend of bowl games includes the Pittsburgh Panthers' contest against Ole Miss in the BBVA Compass Bowl on Saturday.
The Pittsburgh Steelers signed six players to reserve/future contracts for the 2013 season on Wednesday.
A mock draft from Dane Brugler of CBS Sports has the Pittsburgh Steelers selecting Mississippi State cornerback Johnthan Banks with the 17th pick.
The state of Pennsylvania is preparing to file a lawsuit against the NCAA because of the sanctions levied against Penn State following the Jerry Sandusky scandal.
Many NFL teams are interested in Penn State head coach Bill O'Brien, with the Philadelphia Eagles showing the most interest.
The Pittsburgh Steelers finished their season at 8-8 and ended at No. 17 in the SB Nation NFL power rankings.
Pittsburgh Steelers center Maurkice Pouncey and tight end Heath Miller were both selected to the Pro Bowl.
The Pittsburgh Steelers placed tight end Heath Miller, cornerback Ike Taylor, and running back Baron Batch on the injured reserve list
Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback Keenan Lewis impressed coach Mike Tomlin by playing through a nagging hip injury against the Cincinnati Bengals in Week 16.