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Penn State Football QB Commit Ethan Grunkemeyer dazzles in STELLAR season opener

Penn State Football, Mike Yurcich

Ohio’s Olentangy high school and the home of Penn State Football’s 2024 quarterback commit Ethan Grunkemeyer began the season Friday night against Ohio’s Toledo Whitmer high school. Olentangy QB Ethan Grunkemeyer, a Penn State commit, warming up prior to tonight’s season opener. pic.twitter.com/IXmBMOkoMC — Dillon Davis (@DillonDavis56) August 18, 2023 In a dominant 46-35 win … Read more

Penn State Football Recruiting Trail Dominance Continues as Two 4-Star Defensive Linemen Arrive | Takeaways

Penn State Football

Penn State Football had a monster weekend on the recruiting trail, landing not one, but two 4-star defensive tackles. The Nittany Lions added two massive – both literally and figuratively- pieces to their 2024 class with the additions of Liam Andrews and T.A. Cunningham. Here are key takeaways from a key weekend for Penn State … Read more

Penn State Football Recruiting News: Nittany Lions Add Elite Defensive Tackle

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Penn State Football added a key piece to its 2024 recruiting class on Friday morning with the addition of 4-star defensive tackle Liam Andrews. The 6-foot-5, 260-pound defensive tackle picked the Nittany Lions over Wisconsin and South Carolina. He is the 23rd commit in the 2024 class. This is a major get for first-year defensive … Read more

Penn State Football Poised For Elite Defensive Tackle Recruiting Haul

Penn State Football

Penn State Football has gone a bit quiet on the recruiting trail, but that shouldn’t be the case much longer. The Nittany Lions are in the thick of it for two elite defensive tackles, and both will be making their decision this weekend. The first is high 4-star Liam Andrews, who will announce on Friday. … Read more

Penn State Football Recruiting Lands Major Commitment: Mylachi Williams Soars in Rankings, Boosting 2024 Class

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Penn State Football received as major commitment over the weekend from 4-star defensive end Mylachi Williams, and the newest Nittany Lions’ addition is already shooting up the recruiting rankings.   The best in PA stay in PA!!!🦁🦁🦁 pic.twitter.com/Yy8Exmkp12 — Mylachi Williams (@24MylachiW) July 9, 2023 On Monday, On3 updated its 2024 class rankings, and Williams … Read more

Mike Yurcich Strikes Gold Again: Penn State Football QB Recruit Ethan Grunkemeyer Soars

Penn State Football, Mike Yurcich

Penn State Football offensive coordinator Mike Yurcich has done it again. Penn State quarterback commit Ethan Grunkemeyer received massive rankings bumps from both ESPN and 247 Sports this week. ESPN put Grunkemeyer all the way up to No. 80 in the country while 247 Sports has him at No. 200. These bumps come on the … Read more

James Franklin Must Rethink this Philosophy

Penn State Football, James Franklin

Head coach James Franklin and Penn State Football now awaits decisions from multiple top targets with the June official visit window now in the rearview mirror. The problem is, the Nittany Lions may not see as many July fireworks as originally expected. Penn State crushed its official visits with all of its top targets, with … Read more

Critical Visit Weekend for Penn State Football Recruiting: Top Targets, Commits Converge in Happy Valley

Penn State Football

Penn State Football has another massive recruiting weekend on tap with the second round of official visits set to begin on Friday. This weekend will be the largest visitor list of the June official visit period for the Nittany Lions, with the last majority of commits expected to take their official visit. In all, 13 … Read more

Penn State Football Recruiting: Top Prospects Visiting as Crucial 2024 Stretch Begins

Penn State Football

The first official visit weekend of the month of June is here for Penn State Football. The Nittany Lions already have 14 commits in their 2024 recruiting class, but, they’ll look to add to that number this weekend and the three following ones as well. There will be plenty of big names on campus this … Read more

Penn State Football Recruiting: Ranking Nittany Lions’ Top-5 Targets as Critical Stretch Looms

Penn State Football

Penn State Football is entering a critical point in the 2024 recruiting cycle. The official visit window will open next weekend, giving the Nittany Lions one last crack to win over most of their top targets. The official visit window was kind to Penn State both in the 2022 and 2023 cycles, so the staff … Read more

Penn State Football Adds Top Quarterback Commitment for 2024 Recruiting Class

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Penn State Football has its quarterback of the future. Ethan Grunkemeyer committed to head coach James Franklin and the Nittany Lions on Saturday, May 20, ending the program’s somewhat meandering search for a quarterback in the 2024 cycle. The 6-foot-2 quarterback held offers from the likes of Akron, Buffalo, Central Michigan, Northwestern, Indiana, Minnesota and … Read more

This Penn State Football Quarterback Prospect’s Recruitment Eerily Similar To Drew Allar’s

Penn State Football

Penn State Football is still trying to find its quarterback for the 2024 recruiting class, but there’s reason to have faith in Nittany Lions offensive coordinator/quarterbacks coach Mike Yurcich. Yurcich is responsible for one the best talent evaluations we’ve ever seen Penn State pull off. Back in the 2022 cycle, Yurcich identified 3-star QB Drew … Read more

Penn State Football Recruiting: Nittany Lions Must Reset WR Board … Again

Penn State Football, James Franklin

Penn State Football has been one of the hottest programs on the recruiting trail for the past three cycles, but recruiting still needs to improve at one key position. Wide receiver has been a struggle for the Nittany Lions lately, and the lack of recruiting success played a role in the departure of position coach … Read more

Penn State Football 2023 recruiting class: Can they flip the script with wide receivers?

Penn State Football, KeAndre Lambert-Smith, Transfer Portal

Penn State Football has been on a roll on the recruiting trail for almost three years now, but one position seems to be lacking behind the others. That position is wide receiver, a critical position in the college game. The Nittany Lions have produced a few notable talents at wide receiver over the past few … Read more

Penn State Football Adds Final Piece of 2023 Recruiting Class

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On national signing day, Penn State Football finished out its 2023 class when four-star offensive tackle Chimdy Onoh out of Dundalk, Maryland, committed to the Nittany Lions. In the 247 sports composite rankings, Onoh is the number 257 player in the country, the number 20 offensive tackle, and the number five player in the state … Read more