C.J. Olaniyan

Penn State Nittany Lions #86 - Defensive End

  • Height: 6-3
  • Weight: 252
  • Seasons: SR

DT Parker Cothren is PSU's Most Underrated Player


Taking a second look at Penn State's most underrated player and making the case for Parker Cothren, the next man up at defensive tackle.

Penn State Football's Top 10 in 2015: No. 1 Carl Nassib


As if there was any other choice.

Can Ezekiel Elliott run his way to a Heisman?


What do the advanced stats have to say about the defensive lines Ezekiel Elliott will face this season?

Roundtable: Who Will Replace Deion Barnes in 2015?


It's the beginning of June, so let's take a look at the way Penn State will try to replace some of the biggest contributors from last year's squad heading into 2015. Finally, we try to figure out...

Three Reasons for Concern: Defense


Inexperience at Defensive End The biggest question mark for the 2015 defense is how to replace both starters at defensive end in Deion Barnes and C.J. Olaniyan as well as key reserve Brad Bars....

10 wins are on the table for Penn State

The Penn State offense still has a ton of questions to answer, but a great defense and soft schedule could mean 10+ wins for the Nittany Lions in James Franklin's second season.

Spring Football Preview: Defensive End


On April 18, the Penn State football team will take the field for their annual Blue/White scrimmage. In the midst of spring practice, and headed into the spring game, we'll be taking a closer look...

Burning Questions for 2015: Defense


Penn State's defense bounced back following a difficult 2013 season and rose to the level of the very best units in all of college football. After losing some talent, it's yet unseen if they can...

New Names, New Faces- Who Will Rise Up in 2015?


The opening of spring practice comes with great anticipation- not just from the football-starved masses who anxiously await the rumblings of a new season, but the fresh faces who are looking to...

Recruiting Roundtable: Defense


Wednesday's roundtable took a close look at the recruits on the offensive side of the ball, and boy does the future look bright as the new Nittany Lions offense looks to emerge following a d...

BSD Readers' Coach Of The Year: Sean Spencer


With almost 60 percent of the vote, you have named defensive line coach Sean Spencer the best position coach on the 2014 Nittany Lions football team.