STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) - After two injury-plagued seasons, Garry Gilliam might go from a forgotten man to a featured player in Penn State's revamped offense.
As evidenced by his preferences at his previous job as offensive coordinator for the New England Patriots, Penn State coach Bill O'Brien loves calling plays to the tight end - and Gilliam just happens to play the position.
The new-look Nittany Lions end spring practice Saturday with the Blue-White game. Gilliam is one of a trio of key players adjusting to a new coaching staff and life back on the practice field after each spent extended time sidelined.
Linebacker Michael Mauti and defensive end Pete Massaro are also returning from left knee injuries, though Mauti has been limited this spring as a precaution.
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