Penn State became the third school ( Wake Forest and BYU are the other two schools) to offer 2019 safety Jeremiah Gray out of Charlotte, North Carolina during his unofficial visit to Penn State this past weekend.
Gray also was on hand to watch Penn State pull off the upset over Ohio State by defeating the Buckeyes 24-21 in what will become an instant classic. Gray's first trip to Penn Tate was a memorable one.
"This was my first visit to Penn State," said Gray. "Defensive backs coach Terry Smith and defensive coordinator Coach (Brent) Pry love my height (6-foot-1), athleticism, and playmaking ability at both the safety and cornerback positions. I was humbled and honored when Coach (James) Franklin told me that we wanted me to play at Penn State."
Even though he's able to play both the safety and cornerback positions, Gray prefers the more flexible position of safety.
"I believe I can play either position (safety or cornerback) as well the other," asserted Gray. "But I do believe I have more impact on the game as a whole if I play the safety position. I'm able to go to both sides of the field as a safety instead of just one side of the field as a cornerback. I prefer the safety position a little bit more."
Penn State has gotten into the game with Gray early on in his recruitment and his visit to Happy Valley left him very impressed.
"The campus was amazing and the atmosphere with a crowd of 107,000 of next level awesome."