The 6-foot, 270 pound Maryland native had 21 offers and was choosing between Virginia Tech, Maryland, and Penn State.
The student section that Kirk Herbstreit called “as good as there is in the country” will once again, of course, be full at every home game.
Make that commit No. 13 for James Franklin and the Penn State football program. Franklin and his staff were able to lure three-star defensive tackle Christian Colon (Independence/Charlotte, NC) away from in-state schools Charlotte and UNC today, as the behemoth defensive tackle gave his verbal commitment to Penn State.
Penn State and Temple will start their football seasons at 3:30 p.m. on September 5th in Philadelphia. It will be the two teams’ 43rd meeting all-time.
Former New Orleans Saints Head Coach and Washington Redskins Defensive Coordinator Jim Haslett has been brought on by Penn State football as a team consultant, working throughout the program to assist coaches and staff.
Penn State football is on the rise, and one national media outlet even believes the team can be a national power within the next few years.
Three-star defensive tackle Michael Dwumfour (DePaul Catholic/Wayne, NJ) announced his commitment to James Franklin and Penn State University today, joining a loaded Class of 2016 that will see him team up with four-star defensive end Shane Simmons — one of the top defensive end recruits in the country.
Even though Joe Paterno preferred a stiff glass of bourbon to a beer, he’d probably smile at what his family has coming up on tap. Jay Paterno, the son of the legendary coach, has teamed up with Latrobe’s City Brewing Co. to create the Paterno Legacy Series of beer.