Penn State has hit the transfer portal hard so far this offseason, landing four players to provide depth and starting experience to a relatively young roster.

Here’s a quick look at all four.

John Dixon headshot

CB John Dixon

Height: 6-0
Weight: 185

2021 Eligibility: Sophomore

In 2020: Played in all 10 games for the Gamecocks, finishing sixth on the team with 34 tackles. Didn’t record an interception, but broke up five passes and recovered a fumble.

John Lovett headshot

RB John Lovett

Height: 6-0
Weight: 212

2021 Eligibility: Senior

In 2020: A physical running back who found himself on the watch list for the Paul Hornung award, Lovett started all five games he played and rushed for 130 yards on 45 carries. Also caught nine passes for 49 yards and a touchdown. His 1,803 career rushing yards rank him 16th on Baylor’s all-time rushing list. Led the Bears in rushing as a sophomore in 2018 and ran for a career-best 655 rushing yards as a junior in 2019.

Arnold Ebiketie

DE Arnold Ebiketie

Height: 6-4
Weight: 240

2021 Eligibility: Junior

In 2020: Worked his way into the starting lineup after opening the season as a reserve and wound up earning second-team all-AAC honors. Freakishly talented DE who led the Owls with 8.5 tackles four loss, four sacks and three forced fumbles while also finishing third on the team in tackles. Had 10 tackles in season opener against Navy and nine in the season finale against Central Florida. Had one sack in four of final five games.

Derrick Tangelo

DT Derrick Tangelo

Height: 6-2
Weight: 310

Eligibility: Senior

In 2020: Started all 11 games at defensive tackle for the Blue Devils to give him 28 starts in his career. Recorded 40 tackles, four TFLs, two sacks and a team-leading three forced fumbles. Had a season-best six tackles in back-to-back games against Syracuse and NC State, and a season-high three TFLs versus Syracuse