Penn State season-opening chat, 8 p.m., Aug. 26

Finally, the Nittany Lions’ season-opener is upon us.

Now, all we need is for Bill O’Brien to name a starting quarterback.

Penn State head  coach Bill O'Brien will begin his second season next Saturday vs. Syracuse.

Penn State head coach Bill O’Brien will begin his second season next Saturday vs. Syracuse.

Of course, Penn State does have concerns beyond who takes the first snaps Saturday against Syracuse, Christian Hackenberg or Tyler Ferguson.

How is right tackle shaping up? How is depth developing at linebacker and defensive end?

Will the Lions have a home run threat returning kicks and punts?

We’ll tackle all of this and more in our weekly chat tonight, from 8 to 9.

In the meantime, check out my “10 keys” to the upcoming season and tell me what you think.

Also, make sure to read about Mike Mauti’s experience as part of John Bacon’s new book, “Fourth and Long.” Mauti tells it like it is for Joe and Jay Paterno.

What are your thoughts on Penn State’s potential depth problems stemming from NCAA sanctions? Here’s my take.

And here’s my profile feature on Craig Fitzgerald, far more than your average strength and conditioning coach.

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