"You're talking about five guys that are really, really special, and left a major impact on our program."
"I want to go out there and have fun, that's the number one thing for me. The essential theme of the program will be centered around competition. Each day we're trying to win the day."
The Nittany Lions have already welcomed three new coaches to their staff this year.
Loggains will take the role formerly held by newly promoted tight ends coach Ty Howle.
"This weekend obviously gave everyone a sense of hope in the fight against childhood cancer but just a sense of hope for normalcy as well."
Poindexter is expected to take over the safeties coach position left by Tim Banks.