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FightOnState.com takes a look at the past recruitment of key players and subs for both Penn State and Wisconsin

FightOnState.com looks at the recruitment and key match-ups that will occur in the Big Ten Championship Game this weekend.

FightOnState.com takes a look at where each key starter and sub for Penn State and Wisconsin were ranked before they graduated high school.

PENN STATE  QUARTERBACK/WIDE RECEIVERS VS. WISCONSIN DEFENSIVE BACKS

 

Penn State

Trace McSorley – QB – 1ST Team All-Big Ten –  (Class of 2014, three stars)

Chris Godwin – WR – All-Big Ten Honorable Mention-(Class of 2014, four stars)

Mike Gesicki – TE – All-Big Ten Honorable Mention-(Class of 2014, four stars)

Saeed Blacknall – WR- (Class of 2014, four stars)

Daesean Hamilton – WR – (Class of 2013, three stars)

Wisconsin

Leo Musso – S- (Class of 2011, two stars)

D’Cota Dixon – CB – (Class of 2014, three stars)

Sojourn Shelton – CB- 2nd Team All-Big Ten –  (Class of 2013, three stars)

Derrick Tindall – CB-Honorable Mention All-Big Ten – (Class of 2014, three stars)

WISCONSIN QUARTERBACK/WIDE RECEIVERS VS. PENN STATE DEFENSIVE BACKS

Wisconsin 

Alex Hornibrook – QB  (Class of 2015, three stars)

Bart Houston-QB- (Class of 2011, four stars) 

Troy Fumagalli- TE – 2nd team All-Big Ten – (Class of 2013, three stars)

Jazz Peavy - WR - Honorable Mention All-Big Ten (Class of 2013, three stars)

Rob Wheelwright - WR - (Class of 2014, four stars)

 

Penn State

Marcus Allen-S– 3RD Team All-Big Ten (Class of 2014, four stars)

John Reid-CB-Honorable Mention All-Big Ten (Class of 2015, four stars)

Malik Golden-S-(Class of 2012, three stars, originally a wide receiver prospect)

Grant Haley -CB- (Class of 2014, three stars)

PENN STATE RUNNING BACKS VS WISCONSIN LINEBACKERS

Penn State

Saquon Barkley – RB –  1st Team All-Big Ten, Big Ten Offensive Player of the Year (Class of 2015, four stars)

Miles Sanders - RB - (Class of 2016, five stars)

Wisconsin

T.J. Watt - LB -  -1st Team All-Big Ten - (Class of 2013, three stars)

Vince Biegel - LB - 2nd Team All-Big Ten - (Class of 2012, four stars)

Jack Cichy - LB- (Class of 2013, no stars) - (will not play, out for the year)

T.J. Edwards -LB- (Class of 2014, three stars)

 

WISCONSIN RUNNING BACK VS. PENN STATE LINEBACKERS

 

Wisconsin

Corey Clement – RB – 1,140 yards and 13 rushing touchdowns – (Class of 2013, four stars)

Dare Oganbuwale - RB- (Class of 2012, no stars)

 Penn State

Jason Cabinda – LB – 3rd Team All-Big Ten Team (Class of 2014, three stars)

Brandon Bell – LB – (Class of 2013, 3 stars)

Manny Bowen – LB – (Class of 2015, four stars)

 

PENN STATE OFFENSIVE LINEMEN VS. WISCONSIN DEFENSIVE LINEMEN

Penn State

Brian Gaia- OL- (Class of 2011, three stars)

Ryan Bates – OL – (Class of 2015, four stars)

Derek Dowrey - OL- (Class of 2012, three stars, originally a defensive tackle prospect)

Conner McGovern - OL – (Class of 2016, four stars)

Chasz Wright  – OL – (Class of 2012, two stars)

 Wisconsin

Alec James - DE-(Class of 2013, three stars)

Connor Sheehy - NT-3rd Team All-Big Ten (Class of 2014, four stars)

Chikwe Obasih - DE - (Class of 2013, three stars)

 

WISCONSIN OFFENSIVE LINEMEN VS. PENN STATE DEFENSIVE LINEMEN

 

Wisconsin

Ryan Ramczyk – OL- 1st Team All-Big Ten

Beau Benzschawel – OL – 2ND team All Big-Ten – (Class of 2016, two stars)

Michael Dieter- OL – (Class of 2014, three stars)

David Edwards – OL –(Class of 2015, three stars)

Jon Dietzen – OL – (Class of 2015, four stars)

 

Penn State

Evan Schwan – DE – 3rd team All-Big Ten Team (Class of 2012, three stars)

Garret Sickels – DE – 2nd team All-Big Ten Team (

Parker Cothren - DT- Honorable Mention All-Big Ten (Class of 2013, three stars)

Curtis Cothren - DT – (Class of 2013, three stars)

 

 


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