Athlete Turned Artist

Story/Video posted February 28, 2017 in Centre County Report by Centre County Report


Former Penn State football star Aaron Maybin returns to University Park to show-off a much different talent that he hopes will start a conversation about race relations.

About the Contributors

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David Abruzzese

Senior / Broadcast Journalism

My name is David Abruzzese. I’m a senior broadcast journalism major with a wide spectrum of interests including sports, politics, business, digital media, social media, and much more. I’m one of three managing editors of Onward State with roughly 500 articles published under my name. I’ve covered events ranging from Penn State’s Board of Trustee meetings to the Nittany Lions’ upset of No. 2 Ohio State. I’ve been responsible for helping our social media platform engage with millions of users and have had my articles reach thousands of different readers.

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George Stockburger

Senior / Journalism

George is currently a student at The Pennsylvania State University studying Broadcast Journalism. He was accepted into the Curley Center for Sports Journalism, and is an active member in the College of Communications radio station.

During his time at Penn State, George covered college football, the NFL, college hockey, and college baseball.

In 2016, George provided play-by-play and color analysis for multiple Penn State sports, including football, mens hockey, and womens hockey for ComRadio.
George currently works for Fansided Inc. as an editor/expert for “NFL Mocks” covering the NFL, College Football, and NFL Draft. He holds the same title for Fansided’s Philadelphia Phillies site “That Ball’s Outta Here.” Throughout the 2016 football season, George published two weekly columns for

Previously, he interned for Scout Media, Inc. during the summer of 2016 in Seattle, Washington, where he wrote columns, produced videos, and covered The Opening Football camp at the Nike World Headquarters.