UPDATED: Class of 2009 Offer Board

PSU's staff continues to focus on the Class of 2009, extending more offers to prospects around the country. Check FOS' Offer Board to see who PSU is targeting at each position.

The Penn State coaching staff continues to focus on the Class of 2009, extending a variety of offers to prospects for California to Massachusetts. See where the Nittany Lion coaches are focusing their early efforts with Class of 2009 prospects.

State of Affairs

With over 50 offers extended, the Penn State coaches are targeting prospects from around the nation. To date, about 23 percent of their offers have gone to Pennsylvanian prospects. If you add in other traditional recruiting areas like New Jersey, Maryland and Virginia, that number increases to 64 percent of the total current offers. About 13 percent of the PSU offers have gone to prospects in "non-traditional" PSU recruiting regions like Arizona, California, Florida, Iowa, Tennessee and the Carolinas.

Here is a state-by-state breakdown of the PSU offer board, including committed prospects:

Pennsylvania: 12
Maryland: 9
New Jersey: 7
Virginia: 5
Ohio: 4
North Carolina: 2
Arizona: 1
California: 1
Delaware: 1
Florida: 1
Iowa: 1
Indiana: 1
Massachusetts: 1
Michigan: 1
New York: 1
South Carolina: 1
Tennessee: 1
Washington, D.C.: 1

Decisions Made

Of the 52 known prospects with Penn State offers several have already made pledges to a program, with six selecting the Nittany Lions so far.

The players with Penn State offers who have made their commitments so far are:

Mark Arcidiacono (u): Penn State
Dorian Bell (u): Ohio State
Darrell Givens (u): Penn State
Jordan Hall (u): Ohio State
Logan Heastie: West Virginia
Ty Howle (u): Penn State
Aaron Murray: Georgia
Kevin Newsome (u): Michigan
Chris Norman: Michigan State
Stephen Obeng-Agyapong (u): Penn State
Mike Privott: Louisville
Theo Riddick (u): Notre Dame Tyler Stockton (u): Notre Dame
Je'Ron Stokes: Tennessee
Derrick Thomas (u): Penn State
Malcolm Willis (u): Penn State
Jamie Wood: Ohio State

Pole Positions

Here is a breakdown of the positions PSU has received verbal commitments from so far:

QB: 0
WR: 0
RB: 0
OL: 2
DE: 0
DT: 0
LB: 0
DB: 4

Offer Board

Below is Penn State's current offer board of uncommitted prospects by position. Keep in mind that some of these offers may be "closed" once the coaching staff feels they have fulfilled their desired number of prospects at a particular position. If a player has visited PSU is it indicated by (o) for an official visit and (u) for an unofficial visit.

See PSU's Detailed 2009 Offer Board (thanks to Altrock78)

Quarterback

Curtis Drake (u)
Tate Forcier (u)
Morgan Newton

Offensive Line

Chris Freeman
Xavier Nixon
Aubrey Phillips
Eric Shrive
Peter White
Brennan Williams (u)

Tight End

None

Wide Receiver

Justin Brown
Jaleel Clark
Carvin Powell
Todd Thomas
Tyree Watkins

Running Back

Shawne Alston
Tavon Austin (u)
Mike Marrow (u)
Brandon Wegher (u)

Defensive Tackle

None

Defensive End

Deonte' Arnett (u)
Nate Cadogan (u)
Lanford Collins
Anthony LaLota (u)
Craig Roh
Sean Stanley

Linebacker

Glenn Carson
Gerald Hodges
Dan Mason

Defensive Back

Corey Brown (u)
Stephon Gilmore
Travis Hawkins (u)
Stephon Morris
Abdul Smith (u)
Nyshier Oliver

Athlete

Jelani Jenkins (u)
Jordan Love (u)

Track Penn State's offers with Fight On State: Penn State Offer Tracker

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