Penn St. 2015 Recruiting Class

by Jeff Fisher

Penn St. Nittany Lions footballPenn St. head coach James Franklin wrap-up his second recruiting class by converting his 25 verbals into 25 signed commitments.  22 signatures were sent to Franklin on National Signing Day, while three players are already enrolled in State College.

Franklin, whose first pledge was to dominate the state, has 12 Pennsylvanians in the 2015 signing class, the most since 2004.

Name Pos Ht Wt Hometown Rivals ESPN 247 Scout
Sterling Jenkins OT 6-8 294 Pittsburgh, Pa. ★★★★ ★★★★ ★★★★ ★★★★
Paris Palmer OT 6-7 290 Plymouth, N.C. ★★★★ ★★★★ ★★★★ ★★★★
Tommy Stevens QB 6-4 186 Indianapolis, Ind ★★★ ★★★ ★★★ ★★★
Saquon Barkley RB 5-11 210 Coplay, Pa. ★★★★ ★★★★ ★★★★ ★★★★
Ryan Bates OL 6-5 275 Warrington, Pa. ★★★★ ★★★★ ★★★★ ★★★★
Manny Bowen LB 6-2 206 Barnegat, N.J. ★★★★ ★★★★ ★★★★ ★★★★
Nick Bowers TE 6-4 245 Kittanning, Pa. ★★★ ★★★ ★★★ ★★★
Ryan Buchholz DL 6-6 241 Malvern, Pa. ★★★★ ★★★ ★★★★ ★★★★
Kamonte Carter DE 6-4 257 Silver Spring, Md. ★★★★ ★★★ ★★★★ ★★★★
Irvin Charles WR 6-4 215 Sicklerville, N.J. ★★★★ ★★★ ★★★★ ★★★★
Jake Cooper LB 6-2 226 Doylestown, Pa. ★★★ ★★★ ★★★ ★★★
Kevin Givens DL 6-1 245 Altoona, Pa. ★★★ ★★★ ★★★ ★★★
Steven Gonzalez OL 6-4 328 Union City, N.J. ★★★ ★★★★ ★★★★ ★★★
Jonathan Holland TE 6-4 235 Brandywine, Md. ★★★ ★★★★ ★★★ ★★★
Juwan Johnson WR 6-4 212 Glassboro, N.J. ★★★★ ★★★★ ★★★★ ★★★★
Daiquan Kelly LB 6-2 205 Newark, N.J. ★★★★ ★★★ ★★★★ ★★★
Jarvis Miller DB 6-2 197 Suffield, Conn. ★★★ ★★★ ★★★ ★★★
Shareef Miller DE 6-5 230 Philadelphia, Pa. ★★★ ★★★ ★★★ ★★★
Ayron Monroe DB 6-0 197 Largo, Md. ★★★ ★★★ ★★★ ★★★
Johnny Petrishen DB 6-1 189 Lower Burrell, Pa. ★★★ ★★★ ★★★ ★★★
Brandon Polk WR 5-9 163 Ashburn, Va. ★★★ ★★★ ★★★★ ★★★★
John Reid DB 5-10 181 Mount Laurel, N.J. ★★★★ ★★★★ ★★★★ ★★★★
Andre Robinson RB 5-9 215 Mechanicsburg, Pa. ★★★ ★★★★ ★★★★ ★★★★
Garrett Taylor DB 6-0 196 Richmond, Va. ★★★★ ★★★★ ★★★★ ★★★★
Robert Windsor DL 6-4 278 Fond du Lac, Wis. ★★★ ★★★ ★★★ ★★★

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Jeff Fisher
Jeff is an award-winning journalist and expert in the field of high school sports, underscored with his appearance on CNBC in 2010 to talk about the big business of high school football in America. Jeff turned to his passion for high school football into an entrepreneurial venture called High School Football America, a digital media company focused on producing original high school sports content for radio, television and the internet. Jeff is co-founder and editor-in-chief of High School Football America, which is a media partner with USA TODAY High School Sports.