Recruiting Primer: Multiple Official Visits Headline Huge Weekend

By Matthew Filipovits on June 8, 2018 at 1:24 pm
Penn State Recruit Michael Johnson, Jr.
Courtesy 247Sports

With the school year over for many of Penn State top targets, a handful will make the trip to Happy Valley this weekend for some official visits. On top of that, the football staff will host unofficial visitors and two elite skills camps for high school players.

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The Nittany Lions are in the thick of things with Metchie, Dixon, and Cine, but would certainly welcome pledges from the others. Just getting prospects from Florida and the West Coast to consider Penn State is remarkable, and anything can happen once a player visits. A pledge from any prospect above would have Franklin's 2019 buzzing the top 10 in the 247Sports Composite Team Rankings.

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Penn State's 2019 class is currently clicking at a 77 percent blue-chip rate, and that seems likely to continue. The Nittany Lions are ranked 17th in the nation with just nine pledges.


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