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Four-Star Defensive Lineman Dani Dennis-Sutton Commits To Penn State Football

Penn State football’s Class of 2022 just continues to get stronger.

Four-star defensive lineman Dani Dennis-Sutton announced via the CBS Sports HQ Livestream Thursday that he’s committing to James Franklin’s program over Alabama and Georgia, among others.

Dennis-Sutton plays his high school ball at McDonogh High School in Owings Mills, Maryland. Through two seasons, the 6’5″, 250-pounder has totaled 34 tackles and two sacks in 11 games played, according to his MaxPreps profile.

According to 247Sports’ composite rankings, Dennis-Sutton is ranked as the No. 50 prospect in the nation, as well as the best player in Maryland and the ninth-best defensive lineman in the country. Dennis-Sutton is the 22nd player to join the Nittany Lions this cycle, and he’s not only the highest-ranked defensive player to join the class, but the overall highest-ranked prospect.

With Dennis-Sutton’s commitment, Penn State now has 12 four-star recruits in its 2022 class, which is already six more than it had in its 2021 class. Additionally, the Nittany Lions currently own the second-highest ranked 2022 class in the nation, trailing only Ohio State.

To get a glimpse of what Dennis-Sutton will bring to Happy Valley, check out his high school highlights here.

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Gabe Angieri

Gabe is a junior majoring in journalism and is an associate editor for Onward State. He grew up in Lindenhurst, New York, and has had the absolute misfortune of rooting for the Jets, Mets, and Knicks. If you want to see his bad sports takes, follow him on Twitter @gabeangieri and direct all hate mail and death threats to [email protected]


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