FRANKLY SPEAKING: Friday Recruiting Q&A

Get answers to the pressing questions surrounding Penn State football recruiting like weekend visitors and travel destinations as PSU closes out the Class of 2014.

Everybody is working toward the weekend, including Penn State, who will hit the road for a final time this week before hosting some visitors over the weekend.

We'll jump right into it, and treat this as our weekly chat.

Deeper on Amani's Fit

It was the commitment everyone knew was coming, yet the matter of when was up in the air. Regardless, Tampa (Fla.) Gaither corner Amani Oruwariye (pictured) is the second to last class of 2014 prospect to join James Franklin's first cycle at Penn State, and he couldn't be happier to do so.

As you read in the story, Oruwariye was ready to commit following his official visit, but Penn State wasn't ready to take it yet. Then, Missouri came into the picture, and the corner entered a period of uncertainty, as the Lions visited Tuesday but still weren't ready to take his pledge.

But, he trusted Franklin, and in the end, it worked out.

"After I found out I couldn't make the commitment, I was a little iffy about it and everything and wondering what's going on, but the fact that they came to my school, and home, it just really showed me they wanted to work this thing out, and I trusted them," Oruwariye said.

The corner said he was under the impression that Penn State was attempting to fill other position groups before taking another corner, but for whatever reason, the direction was changed, likely because of the minimal chances at landing Maryland tackle Damian Prince and Arizona lineman Andrew Mike.

Further on the spot to fill front, it doesn't take a ton of thought to figure this out, but it appears Oruwariye will be the last corner added in this cycle.

Weekend Visitors

First, we'll start with a prospect who we can cross off the list. Its Tuscaloosa (Ala.) Academy two-star linebacker Southern Mississippi commit Torrence Brown, who, despite reports to the contrary, told Scout's John Garcia Jr. that he will not be visiting University Park this weekend. We weren't able to get a hold of him before tonight, so it's hard to say whether he ever planned to visit or bagged it/had it bagged once Oruwariye committed.

As for who is coming, we'll start with Jacksonville (Fla.) William M. Raines corner Lamont Simmons, who confirmed his...

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