Day: July 29, 2010

Football Recruiting Lacking in Numbers

Just a year ago Penn State football pulled in the hottest recruiting class in the Big Ten, attracting 6 of ESPN’s top-150 high school players and 14 other high school athletes primed for success. 2011 is not shaping up quite the same… so far.

With signing day not until February, Indiana leads the Big ten with 20 verbal commitments. Ohio State follows with 17 verbal commitments and Nebraska has 12– the Nittany Lions have just 4. After stockpiling prospects last year quality is certainly better than quantity, but the clock is ticking for Penn State. No other team in the conference is lacking in numbers like Penn State.

Read on for a breakdown of the current commits and what the future might hold…

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