PSU's 2015 Class Advances to No. 1

Saturday proved to be another big recruiting milestone for the Nittany Lions. Aside from hosting a bevy of prospects, the program managed to land one 4-star, Adam McLean, which was enough to move the Class of 2015 into Scout's No. 1 spot.

Saturday marked the conclusion of the first spring practice under James Franklin. Yet, perhaps more notable than the 72,000 fans who came to Beaver Stadium to see the Blue White Game, was the commitment of one prospect who advanced PSU's Class of 2015 to the top spot in Scout's national rankings.

Maryland DT Adam McLean made a surprising decision after declaring a few weeks ago his plan was to commit in August.

"I knew this is where I want to be," McLean told FOS. "This is home. The fans, and the people, that's the biggest thing. "

McLean not only became Penn State's twelfth member of its Class of 2015, but also is the eighth 4-star prospect in the class, which is most currently in the nation, tied with Alabama. In fact, Penn State currently has more 2015 4-star prospects committed than Michigan (4), Michigan State (2) and Ohio State (1) combined.

McLean chose Penn State over offers from programs like Alabama, Clemson, Florida State, Georgia, Michigan State, Ohio State and Virginia Tech, among many others.

While holding the top spot nationally, Penn State's Class of 2015 is obviously also the top class in the Big Ten, which, as of this report stack as follows:

1. Penn State (1)
2. Nebraska (13)
3. Michigan (17)
4. Iowa (21)
5. Northwestern (29)
6. Michigan State (30)
7. Ohio State (36)
8. Maryland (40)
9. Purdue (41)
10. Wisconsin (43)
11. Illinois (45)
12. Rutgers (56)
13. Indiana (NR)
14. Minnesota (NR)

The Nittany Lions aren't done yet. Track the latest developments with FightOnState. In fact, FOS Recruiting Analyst, Greg Pickel, has a recruiting report on where PSU's Class of 2015 heads from here.


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