Big Ten Network analyst Dave Revsine recently visited Penn State camp and liked what he saw from a newcomer with the Nittany Lions.

Revsine said the skill positions on James Franklin’s squad were impressive in general, but Western Kentucky transfer wide receiver Mitchell Tinsley especially stood out.

Penn State fans got to know Tinsley this spring. After pledging to the Nittany Lions in December, he arrived for the spring semester. In the team’s spring game, Tinsley caught the first touchdown of the contest.

Tinsley began his career at junior college and then was with Western Kentucky the past 2 seasons. In 2021, Tinsley had 87 catches for 1,402 yards and 14 touchdowns. He already has some familiarity facing Big Ten defenses. Tinsley had 4 catches for 68 yards against Indiana. Against Michigan State, Tinsley posted 7 receptions for 127 yards.

Penn State is looking for a pass-catcher to step up in 2022 after Jahan Dotson’s departure for the NFL.