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Charting Penn State's 2018 Targets: Defensive Backs

FightOnState.com focuses in on the pass defenders who are catching the eye of the Nittany Lion coaching staff.

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COMMITTED

http://www.scout.com/player/204830-isaiah-humphries?s=157

SAFETY TARGETS

http://www.scout.com/player/206708-trey-dean?s=157

http://www.scout.com/player/191383-houston-griffith?s=157

http://www.scout.com/player/211062-brendon-harris?s=157

Penn State offered Harris on Feb. 15.

Griffifth recently received offers from North Carolina, Oregon and Duke.

http://www.scout.com/player/207052-kwantel-raines?s=157

Raines attended Penn State's Junior Day on Feb. 25. He recently named his top 15 schools and Penn State made the cut.

http://www.scout.com/player/203918-shayne-simon?s=157

http://www.scout.com/player/199568-isheem-young?s=157

Young took an unofficial visit to Penn State on Feb. 17. Sources close to the situation say that the staff is very high on Young and he's an absolute "must-have" for the 2018 recruiting class. Young recently released his top 12 schools and Penn State is in the mix.

https://twitter.com/Isheemyoung/status/841469054665777160

CORNERBACK TARGETS

http://www.scout.com/player/197629-alphonso-blades-ii?s=157

Penn State offered Blades back on Jan. 24.

http://www.scout.com/player/207631-d-shawn-jamison?s=157

Jamison released his top 10 back on Feb. 22 and Penn State made the cut.

https://twitter.com/D_JAMISON5/status/834561385711407107

http://www.scout.com/player/209717-jajuan-cherry?s=157

Penn State is among Cherry's top three along with Wisconsin and Georgia Tech.

http://www.scout.com/player/205746-tre-douglas?s=157

Douglas received an offer from Nebraska on Mar. 11.

http://www.scout.com/player/208387-deandre-hollins?s=157

http://www.scout.com/player/201970-a-j-lytton?s=157

Lytton received an offer from Alabama earlier this month. Lytton recently announced that he would soon be coming out with a Top 5.

https://twitter.com/Lil_ajj1/status/839867978908860417

http://www.scout.com/player/198493-verone-mckinley?s=157

Penn State made his list of top nine schools.

http://www.scout.com/player/199982-marquis-williams?s=157

Penn State offered Williams last year on Oct. 16. Williams unofficially visited Penn State on Nov. 12.


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