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Three-Star Safety Kevin Winston Jr. Commits To Penn State Football

Penn State football has now added three secondary prospects to its Class of 2022 this week.

Maryland safety Kevin Winston Jr. committed to the Nittany Lions Saturday afternoon. The three-star prospect announced his commitment via Twitter.

Winston chose James Franklin’s program over his in-state Terrapins, as he narrowed the two programs down to his final choices earlier this month. The 6’2″, 190-pound safety is ranked as the No. 45 prospect at his position in the nation and the No. 13 overall player from Maryland, according to 247Sports.

The DeMatha Catholic star has received 19 offers during this recruiting cycle so far, including looks from Michigan State and Notre Dame.

Winston is the third player to commit to the Nittany Lions this week, all of whom have been defensive backs. He now joins four-star prospects Cristian Driver and Cam Miller as the recent additions to Penn State’s defense, along with Tyrece Mills and Jordan Allen, who both committed earlier this year.

Along with his time at safety, Winston also has experience playing wide receiver for DeMatha Catholic, a top high school program in Hyattsville, Maryland. Check out highlights from his abbreviated spring junior season of high school football here.

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Will Pegler

Will is a senior majoring in digital and print journalism and is an associate editor for Onward State. He is from Darien, Connecticut and is a lifelong Penn State football fan. He loves a good 80's comedy movie, Peaky Blinders, The Office, and the New York Yankees and Giants. You can catch some of his ridiculous sports takes on his Twitter @gritdude and yell at him on his email [email protected]

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