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Penn State vs. Ohio State Recruiting Storylines

FightOnState.com takes a look at the recruiting stories that will play a role in Saturday's match-up

Penn State will look to break their four-game losing streak to Ohio State when they take on the Buckeyes this Saturday at Beaver Stadium.  FightOnState.com looks at the past and present recruiting battles between Maryland and Penn State.

 

SCOUT CLASS RANKINGS BETWEEN OHIO STATE AND PENN STATE –   2015, 2016 and 2017

 

2015

 Ohio State – No. 8, 15 four-star players, 11 three-star players

 Penn State – No. 13, 13 four-star players, 12 3-star players

2016

 Ohio State – No. 2, 2 five-star players, 17 four-star players, 6 three-star players

 Penn State - No. 21, 2 five-star players, 6 four-star players, 10 three-star players

 

2017 (Current class of committed players)

 Ohio State – No. 2 – 5 five-star players, 11 four-star players, 1 three-star players

 Penn State – No. 27 – 5 four-star players, 9 three-star players

 

MARYLAND VS. PENN STATE - KEY RECRUITS THAT WILL BE PLAYING THIS WEEK

Note: We will include mostly starters only.

PENN STATE STARTERS/KEY SUBS THAT ALSO HAD AN OHIO STATE OFFER

  • Chris Godwin – Wide Receiver – committed to Penn State on 4/23/13.
  • Ryan Bates – Offensive Lineman – committed to Penn State on 2/15/14.
  • Saeed Blacknall – Wide Receiver – committed to Penn State on 1/26/14

 

OHIO STATE STARTERS/KEY SUBS THAT ALSO HAD A PENN STATE OFFER

 

  • J.T.  Barrett – Quarterback
  • Curtis Samuel – Running Back – Rutgers was also in the running for his services.
  • Noah Brown – Wide Receiver - Penn State did not make his final list of schools.
  • Isaiah Prince – Right Tackle – Alabama and Maryland also made his final list of schools.
  • Jerome Baker – Linebacker – Penn State made his top eight schools but did not make his final three.
  • Malik Hooker – Safety – Penn State made his final list of six schoolS
  • Marshon Lattimore - Cornerback

 

2017 OHIO STATE COMMITS WITH PENN STATE OFFERS

http://www.scout.com/player/190926-trevon-grimes/news?year=2016&s=145

http://www.scout.com/player/199914-chase-young/recruiting?year=2016&s=145

http://www.scout.com/player/195120-antjuan-simmons/recruiting?year=2016&s=145

http://www.scout.com/player/193409-haskell-garrett/recruiting?year=2016&s=145

http://www.scout.com/player/191714-isaiah-pryor/recruiting?year=2016&s=145

http://www.scout.com/player/184752-josh-myers/recruiting?year=2016&s=145

 

2018 PENN STATE COMMITS WITH OHIO STATE OFFERS

 http://www.scout.com/player/198471-micah-parsons?s=157

 

 

 

 

 

 

 




 


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