A Junior Day Is On The Way For PSU

Penn State will hold its second junior day event of 2005 Saturday. The Nittany Lions will entertain a number of athletes from around the East. FightOnState.com takes a closer look at some of the top prospects who will be on hand.

RB LeSean McCoy 5-11/215/4.4 Bishop McDevitt

As a sophomore, he ran for 2,561 yards and 28 touchdowns. As a junior, McCoy ran for 2,828 yards and 33 touchdowns. He could make a run at James Mungro's state rushing record. McCoy was named Associated Press Class AAAA Player of the Year, first-team Associated Press Class AAAA All-State and Mid-Penn Commonwealth Conference MVP.

McCoy currently holds between 25-30 scholarship offers, including an offer from the Nittany Lions.

DT Tom McEowen 6-4/269/4.9 Neshaminy

In 2004 he registered 89 tackles, 15 tackles for losses, five sacks and two forced fumbles. He was named first-team All-League as a sophomore/junior, Courier-Times Golden first-team, SE PA SOL Golden 11 Juniors.

McEowen holds offers from Rutgers, Northwestern, and Boston College. Penn State could offer this weekend

ScoutTV presents video of #55 Tom McEowen

CB Darrin Walls 6-1/185/4.4 Woodland Hills

Walls had more than 500 yards rushing, more than 500 yards receiving and scored double-digit touchdowns. He intercepted six passes from his cornerback position. He was named first-team All-Conference Quad East, Tribune-Review All-WPIAL Class AAAA, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette All-WPIAL Class AAAA.

Walls currently holds offers from Louisville, Pittsburgh, Maryland, Michigan and Ohio State. Penn State has verbally offered. Walls figures the Nittany Lions will make it official this weekend.

OL Phillip Taylor 6-3/339/5.1 Gwynn Park, Md.

Taylor recorded 30 tackles including two sacks on defense, and racked up 15 pancake blocks on the offensive line.

Currently holds offers from Penn State, Virginia, Cincinnati, Connecticut, Maryland and Syracuse. Virginia appears to hold a slight lead.

OL J.B. Walton 6-3/270/5.1 Lackey, Md.

Walton earned All-Conference and All-State honors as a junior. On defense he tallied 60 tackles, six sacks and five tackles for loss

Walton holds offers from Maryland, Syracuse, Florida, Oklahoma, Nebraska, Ohio State, Virginia Tech, Michigan State, Kansas State, Tennessee, Georgia, Penn State, N.C. State and Connecticut.

DB Ashton Cobb 6-0/195/4.5 Center

Cobb had 92 carries for 600 yards and six touchdowns. Cobb also had two receiving touchdowns. He was named first-team All-Midwestern Athletic Conference, Tribune-Review All-WPIAL Class A and Pittsburgh Post-Gazette All-WPIAL Class A.

Cobb recently received his first written scholarship offer from Akron. He has been seeing interest from the likes of Penn State, Kentucky, Cincinnati, Boston College, Indiana and Louisville.

ScoutTV presents video of #7 Ashton Cobb

DE Jason Adjepong 6-3/253/4.75 Carteret, N.J.

In 2004, Adjepong registered 87 tackles, 12 sacks, 22 tackles for loss, four forced fumbles, and he recovered one fumble and returned it for a score. He earned first-team All-State, All-Group, All-County, All-Conference, All-Area and All-Division honors.

Adjepong holds offers from Michigan State, Kansas, Connecticut, and Rutgers. Penn State reportedly has made a verbal offer, which Adjepong expects to be in writing by the time he leave State College.


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