http://www.scout.com/college/penn-state/story/1779600 PENN STATE'S LOWKEY JUNIOR DAY AFFAIR
Early last week, FOS editor Mark Brennan talked with Penn State head coach James Franklin about the way he approaches "Junior Days". The article helps explain the low-key Junior Day held by the Penn State coaching staff this past weekend.
2018 LB commit Nick Tarburton made the trip up to Happy Valley this past weekend.
Jayson Oweh was one of the visitors that came up for Junior Day this past weekend. Check out what he had to say about Penn State in the video below. (Compliments of Scout.com's Sam Hellman).
T.J. Bradley was one of several prospects to visit Penn State this past weekend. Bradley last visited Penn State on Apr. 22 and has received offers from Virginia Tech (May 5) and TCU (May 11) since that visit. Despite the increased attention from other FBS schools, Bradley says "Penn State is huge on the list." Bradley attended the small Junior Day with his father and said that he more about Penn State as far as where they rank statistically when it comes to education. FOS asked Bradley if he would be attending Lasch Bash on July 15 and Bradley said, "Most likely I will try."
Mustipher, a three-star defensive tackle out of Maryland, also attended Penn State's Junior Day this past weekend.
Aeneas Hawkins released his top seven schools over the weekend. After deciding to move his commitment date back in March, Hawkins released his top schools via twitter:
Penn State, Ohio State, USC, Cincinnati, Kentucky, Alabama and Pitt are all on Hawkins' final list of schools. Hawkins took an unofficial visit to Penn State on Mar. 23.
AFTER VISIT, THREE-STAR DB FROM GEORGIA PUTS PENN STATE IN TOP TEN
Three-star cornerback Telly Plummer was one of several football recruits on hand this past weekend for Penn State's Junior Day. Plummer announced his top ten schools via twitter late in the weekend:
Penn State, Maryland, Ole Miss, Virginia Tech, Geoge Tech, Pitt, West Virginia, Notre Dame, Louisville and Wake Forest all made Plummer's top ten list of schools. Here is what Plummer had to say to Scout's Michael Clark about his discussion with head coach James Franklin:
"We were able to talk one-on-one and that's when he offered," Plummer said. "He told me he loves the way I play and that he would love for me to come to Penn State and play in front of 107,000 fans every week. We also talked about the visit and he wanted to know how I liked everything.
"He's a very cool coach and he's doing a great job up there. The team is really moving in the right direction. And he explained, with success, comes opportunity."
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PENN STATE RECRUITING NOTES COURTESTY OF SCOUT NATIONAL RECRUITING ANALYST BRIAN DOHN
Here is some Penn State related recruiting notes coming out of this past weekend's Under Armour Camp at St. Joseph Regional High School in New Jersey.
Anderson-Butts said that he plans to return to Penn State on Jun. 17 for their 7-on-7 event. He'll be taking an unofficial visit to Florida on June 10.
Cruickshank said that Penn State and Wisconsin are his two top schools.
Hickman says that Penn State, Ohio State and Notre Dame stand out the most to him right now.
Young said that he is close to making a top five schools list. Young will be back at Penn State on Jun. 17 for their 7-on-7 event.