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Confident and relaxed, Christian Hackenberg takes control of Penn State's offense

Confident and relaxed, Christian Hackenberg takes control of Penn State's offense

A few weeks ago, Penn State receiver DaeSean Hamilton called his quarterback "a dork." Christian Hackenberg tells jokes in the huddle, but Hamilton doesn't find them very funny. "People think, 'Oh, Christian Hackenberg, starting quarterback, he has to be the coolest guy on earth,'" Hamilton said. "But really, he's kind of corny to me." Asked Tuesday whether Hamilton (one of his best friends on the team) still would get the ball, Hackenberg laughed. "Yeah," he said, "DaeSean is going to get the ball." Penn State's most experienced offensive player begins his third season as the starting quarterback "much...

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