Penn State Lands 12 Prospects in Final ESPN300 Rankings

By Dan Vecellio on January 25, 2018 at 5:31 pm
Micah Parsons
Credit: 247Sports

ESPN's college football recruiting service posted their final top-300 rankings for the Class of 2018 on Thursday morning, listing 12 Nittany Lions among the nation's best prospects this cycle.

For the first time in the list's history, Penn State signed three top-20 recruits as The Worldwide Leader lists DE/LB Micah Parsons at #6, WR Justin Shorter at #7 and RB Ricky Slade at #17. The Lions added four more signees into the top half of the rankings as DE Jayson Oweh, DT P.J. Mustipher, OT Nana Asiedu, and WR Jahan Dotson all ranked within the top-150 players.

Top remaining recruiting targets Rasheed Walker and Solomon Enis also made ESPN's final cut at #160 and #175, respectively.

The full list of Nittany Lions in the ESPN300:

Rank Player
6 Micah Parsons
7 Justin Shorter
17 Ricky Slade
94 Jayson Oweh
120 P.J. Mustipher
135 Nana Asiedu
139 Jahan Dotson
194 Juice Scruggs
199 Jesse Luketa
283 Zach Kuntz
289 Pat Freiermuth
296 Daniel George


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