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Newest Penn State Football Commit Omari Gaines Highlights (VIDEO)

Omari Gaines is the latest prospect to commit to Penn State Football, as the defensive back made his pledge on Tuesday, March 28.

Gaines, 6-foot-2 and 175 pounds, held offers from the likes of Duke, Boston College, and Ole Miss, before committing to the Nittany Lions.

Last season, Gaines logged 50 total tackles, and one interception.

“The way the coaches are involved in the athletes’ life outside of football, they stress the importance of an education and life outside of football,” Gaines said drew him to Penn State Football, in a conversation with Lions247. “Every time I visit, I just gain more knowledge of the different aspects other than football at Penn State.”

After adding Gaines, Penn State Football now boasts the No. 5 ranked class in the nation, in the 247Sports composite.


Check out Gaines’ 2022 season highlights below:

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Robert Casturo

Expertise: College Football, Penn State Football Education: Saint Vincent College, Penn State Law School Location: Washington, DC Experience: Robert Casturo has covered Penn State football for NittanyCentral since 2022. Casturo previously covered Penn State football through a social media presence (@PSU_FB_Thoughts on X) since 2019. Casturo earned his bachelor's degree from Saint Vincent College in 2015, where he was a punter for 1 season on the Saint Vincent College football team and worked in the athletic department for 2 years as a student manager. Casturo earned his JD from Penn State Law in 2018 where he was a senior editor of the Penn State Law Review.