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Four-Star Recruit Dorian Hardy No Longer Committed To Penn State

Penn State’s highly-touted 2018 recruiting class took a hit on Friday, as four-star New Jersey prospect Dorian Hardy is no longer committed, according to Sean Fitz of Lions247.

The 6-foot-5, 241-pound defensive end played at Paramus Catholic High School, but was recently tied into a fighting controversy in which Hardy’s father accused a Paramus Catholic coach of hitting his son, who was intervening in a fight involving two other players, according to NJ.com.

Police reports indicate otherwise, stating that Hardy was believed to be one of the two players in the initial altercation that resulted in the post-practice brawl between four players last Friday afternoon. The police report did not include any information that alludes to Hardy’s father’s allegations that the coach hit his son.

Hardy became the 13th member of Penn State’s recruiting class back in June when he picked the Nittany Lions over Clemson, Michigan, Ohio State, and Pitt, among others. With the loss of Hardy, Penn State now has no listed defensive end commitments. However, the Blue and White still holds three defensive tackle verbals from four-stars Aeneas Hawkins and PJ Mustipher, along with three-star Judge Culpepper.

The 2018 recruiting class is now down to 22 commitments, and has dropped from third to fourth in the 247Sports team recruiting rankings.

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Mitch is a sophomore majoring in Broadcast Journalism. Despite growing up in Roanoke, VA (Redskins/Nationals country), he is an avid Dallas Cowboys and New York Mets fan. In addition to being an editor for Onward State, Mitch loves to watch sports, talk about sports on PSU CommRadio, and tries his hardest to avoid the agony that being a Mets fan brings. To contact Mitch, feel free to send him an e-mail at [email protected], and if you really don't value your social media accounts, follow him and his garbage opinions on Twitter @mitchystew.

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