“Carl Nassib has that if you can believe it, you can achieve it story.”

Nassib, who is a two-time Academic All-Big Ten, leads the entire country in sacks with 10 in six games, all solo. Only one other player in the country has more than seven solo sacks.

ESPN recently did a video feature on current NCAA sack leader Carl Nassib:

Watch HERE

You come here to Penn State, you’re a walk-on, what do you remember that feeling like?

“Bill O’Brien gave it to me straight about what needed to be done. That summer going into my junior year I worked out 3 days a week, 5 days a week, and twice on Saturdays. I earned a scholarship 2 months later.”

How did you get from the awkward Carl who wanted to play football, to the Carl we see today who’s leading the nation in sacks?

“Lotta chicken and rice.”

“It’s my last semester here, and only having a little time left is what really makes you look back. How many things had to fall into place just perfectly for me to get where I am.”