Who said Penn State wouldn’t be able to recruit top linebackers after the departure of defensive line coach and recruiter extraordinaire Larry Johnson?
After an unofficial visit on March 22, four-star linebacker Josh Barajas committed to Penn State Sunday afternoon.
After a long and stressful recruiting process. I’m truly blessed to say I’m committing to Penn State!! It’s time to takeover baby #WeAre
— Josh Barajas (@ScoopNScore11) March 30, 2014
Barajas, a member of the 2015 recruiting class, is a 6-3, 210-pound prospect from Andrean High School in Merrillville, Indiana. He received offers from Boston College, Illinois, Indiana, Maryland, Michigan, Ohio State, and a variety of other top programs across the country. Coach James Franklin also announced the news, adopting the new #DominateTheStateS moniker:
— James Franklin (@coachjfranklin) March 30, 2014
Penn State now has the second-best 2015 recruiting class, according to 247sports. Barajas’ commitment brings the Nittany Lions to eleven 2015 commits, eight of whom are four-star recruits.