Did QB Get Written Offer From PSU?

<b>Daryll Clark</b>, an athletic quarterback from Youngstown, Ohio with 10 scholarship offers, was due to get a written offer from Penn State in person this past weekend when he went up for the game against Ohio State. Did he receive the offer?

Name: Daryll Clark
Position: QB
Height: 6'3"
Weight: 195 pounds
40-yard dash: 4.7 seconds
Hometown/School: Ursuline HS, Youngstown, OH

Daryll did follow through with his plan to take an unofficial visit to Penn State this past Saturday to watch the Nittany Lions take on the Ohio State Buckeyes. Clark went with an asssitant coach, Chester Leone, and a bunch of his teammates. Did the group enjoy the visit?

"Oh yeah, we had a good time," Daryll replied. "It's a pretty hostile crowd up there. It was real nice to see a pretty good turnout for a big game like that. I liked the environment up there.

"I talked to a couple of the coaches. I talked to Jay Paterno before the game. He was pretty confident about the game and I actually was rooting for them to pull a win, but it was real nice up there. It was a nice experience.

"I talked to the head coach, Joe Paterno, and it was a pretty good experience. They had offered me a scholarship. I saw the paper (written offer), he (Joe) didn't sign the paper, he was supposed to sign it after the game. I really didn't ask him about it after the game, because they had lost. He told me he'd have it signed and mailed. He looked pretty down though after the game. I really didn't speak to him like I was supposed to after the game; the loss is one of the biggest reasons."

With a written offer only a formality away, what are this thoughts regarding Penn State?

"I like Penn State because of their tradition. I've been up there and I liked what I was looking at on Saturday. I can see myself going to Penn State. They are high on my list.

"I had been to their spring game when they play against each other, but the spring game was nothing like that game on Saturday when they played Ohio State. There were so many people there and the crowd was really into it because everybody thought that Penn State was going to upset Ohio State."

Did he set up an official visit to Penn State yet?

"I didn't set it up, but I am going to take an official there."

Despite the positive experience in Happy Valley this weekend, Clark admitted that West Virginia is still his leader.

Where would he rank the Nittany Lions on his list, top 3, top 5?

"5," he answered.

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