Weekend Recruiting Wrap

This weekend was a big one for the Nittany Lions on the recruiting front. If you weren't around you missed FightOnState.com breaking three commitments to PSU's Class of 2008 in as many days. Get a full weekend recap right here and review the Class of 2008 additions.


Friday, FOS broke the first commitment of the weekend with Deon'tae Pannell, the 6-foot-5, 300-pound Michigan offensive lineman. Pannell selected Penn State over in-state programs Michigan State and Michigan. Quote Note: "They were really excited and said that I played a position of need for them."

  • Pannell Picks PSU
  • Pannell Discusses Decision


    Saturday Scout was on hand for the press conference of Michael Shaw, the 6-foot, 187-pund Ohio running back who selected PSU over Tennessee, Michigan and West Virginia. Although the commitment was not necessarily a shock, fans were pleased that it finally came to PSU.

    Quote Note: "And the fans at Penn State were also a huge factor. Being that supportive and loving Penn State football that much, I would just love to be a part of that."

  • Chaw PC Photo Gallery
  • Shaw Video Announcement Gallery (PC, interviews with Shaw, parents)
  • Shaw Interview


    Sunday FOS broke a commitment that caught everyone by surprise. James Terry, a 6-foot-2, 294-pound defensive tackle from Delaware pledged to PSU over Temple, Delaware State and Towson. This was a pledge made back in late July.

    Quote Note: "Coach Johnson was a big part of why I picked Penn State."

  • Terry Interview

    See the entire Class of 2008

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    Also, if you are looking to keep up with preseason practice, this is the place:

    FOS TV: War of the Words
    FOS TV: Scirrotto One-on-One
    Photo Gallery: Team Group Shots
    First Look: Meet the Rookies
    FOS Audio: Paterno's Media Day PC
    Nittany Notes: Kickin' It
    In Focus: Dan Connor
    In Focus: Austin Scott
    Nittany Notes: Drill 6 WR Report
    In Focus: Derrick Williams
    Nittany Notes: Power Line (OL)
    Follow Up OL Player Notes
    Nittany Notes: Position Battles
    Nittany Notes: Opening Day Notes
    Preseason Kickoff (Schedule, Plan)

    Stay tuned to FOS for continuing exclusive reports on PSU's preseason practices.


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