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Chiappialle Gets Offer He Can't Refuse

Blackhawk standout running back jumped once Penn State said it wanted him to join the team as a run-on.

After suffering five losses by five points or less last fall, Blackhawk High (Beaver Falls, Pa.) running back Cole Chiappialle knows a thing or two about perseverance. So when he attended run-on day at University Park Jan. 20, he knew after the presentation that it would be a waiting game to determine whether or not he'd be offered a spot in Penn State's rapidly growing run-on program. Undeterred...