Michigan Won't Take Any Penn State Transfers

A rare case of college football's version of free agency began when the NCAA ruled that any Penn State football player can transfer without needing to sit out a year. However, you can count the Michigan Wolverines out for adding any of those players.

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The Michigan football team's head coach said Thursday at Big Ten media days in Chicago that his program will not accept Penn State players, even if they express interest in joining Michigan.

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"It's not our personality," Hoke said.

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This isn't the position that all Big Ten schools are taking, including another one within the state. Michigan State head coach Mark Dantonio says there has been some communication with Penn State players.

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"We've talked to some players, maybe with ties to us personally in the past," Dantonio said.

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With the season about a month away, there isn't much time for the players to make their decisions.

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