PSU news by
Penn State's student blog

Topics

More

Wide Receiver Norval Black Commits To Penn State

Junior college wide receiver Norval Black announced he’s committed to Penn State football on Sunday afternoon.

Black picked up his first and only D-I offer from the Nittany Lions after attending their Elite Camp in Happy Valley, and he committed to James Franklin’s program on the spot. Before attending Sunday’s camp, Black visited Penn State in an unofficial capacity on May 18.

The 6’1″, 158-pound pass-catcher spent the 2018 season with Lackawanna College in Scranton, PA. He finished second on his team with 445 receiving yards and five touchdowns and posted those numbers on just 15 receptions. He attended Northwest High School in Germantown, Maryland. Current Nittany Lions Anthony Whigan and Jaquan Brisker were teammates with Black at Lackawanna College during their JUCO days.

Penn State’s newest addition will add even more depth to a talented group of wideouts. Anticipated starters KJ Hamler, Jahan Dotson, and Justin Shorter headline a position group that also features options like Daniel George, Mac Hippenhammer, and Weston Carr, a graduate transfer joining the team this season.

You can get a glimpse of what Black will bring to Penn State by watching his highlight tape.

Your ad blocker is on.

Please choose an option below.

Sign up for our e-mail newsletter:
OR
Support quality journalism:
Purchase a Subscription!

About the Author

Mikey Mandarino

Mikey is a senior majoring in journalism and Onward State's Sports Editor. He grew up in Bedminster, NJ and is way too obnoxious about all the best things his home state has to offer. Mikey loves to play golf, but he sucks at it because golf is hard. If you're dying to see more hockey/golf content on your timeline, you can follow Mikey on Twitter @mikey_mandarino. Send all hate mail, death threats, and your vote for the best chicken parm in State College to [email protected]

Comments

Other posts by Mikey

Ohio State Star Chase Young Suspended For Two Games, Will Play Against Penn State

Young was initially suspended indefinitely on November 8, and he’s now been officially ruled out of the Buckeyes’ game of the year against Penn State.

James Franklin Responds To Media Criticism Of Decisions Made In Minnesota Game

James Franklin: Noah Cain Was ‘90%’ Healthy Against Minnesota

Staff Picks: The Best Flow In Penn State Athletics

With so many amazing flows across Penn State sports, our staff decided to make its case for which Nittany Lion has the best hair.

[Photo Story] THON Celebrates 100 Days ‘Til THON

THON is now less than 100 days away and the organization celebrated the occasion with its annual “100 Days ‘Til THON” event in the HUB Wednesday.

Send this to a friend