The Lions' Class of 2014 swelled by two Saturday night, as Sherman Oaks, CA (Notre Dame) safety Koa Farmer and Jorge Powell, a kicker out of Miami, FL (Belen Jesuit Prep), made commitments while on visits to University Park. Farmer, on an official, will count against the program's scholarship cap and is the 22nd verbal commit in this cycle. Powell, whose first name is pronounced George, confirmed to FOS that he will be a confirmed walk-on.
Amani Oruwariye later Sunday. He's in town on an official, and while he confirmed Saturday night he has yet to commit to the Lions, he still remains very likely to do so.
Outside of gaining two commitments, the program had a busy day on the second to last Saturday before National Signing Day Feb. 5.
For starters, it's hosting a fair amount of verbal commits on unofficial visits in addition to the prospects it had on campus officially. We're still working to confirm who exactly made the trip, but we do know RB Mark Allen, RB Johnathan Thomas, OT Noah Beh, LB Troy Reeder, and safety Marcus Allen were all here.
We reached out to a few of them, but didn't get any responses. As much as we want to bring you guys all the information you desire as quickly as we can, I won't contact kids who may still be on campus out of respect for the staff, commits, and their families more than once. What I can tell you is that the official visitors stopped by Pegula Ice Arena for a brief tour of the student section with Franklin in the first period of State's eventual 3-2 loss to Boston College. Dinner was served at Beaver Stadium, and they spent some time at the football facilities. We'll get much more later Sunday.
State goes all-in on Wynn
If you missed it earlier Saturday, we were able to confirm St. Petersburg (Fla.) Lakwood four-star offensive guard and current Georgia commit Isaiah Wynn took an official visit to Penn State this weekend.