The place Penn State 2023 recruits land in remaining 247Sports rankings
The ultimate batch of recruiting rankings for the Class of 2023 had been up to date by 247Sports this week with nationwide signing day arising subsequent week. Penn State already stood in stable place with its recruiting class for the 2023 cycle with a variety of high-profile gamers rated extremely by 247Sports all through the recruiting cycle. Now, we’ve one remaining take a look at simply the place Penn State’s latest additions match on the nationwide radar.
In all, 9 of Penn State’s gamers within the Class of 2023 acquired a spot within the Top247 rating of the highest 247 gamers within the nation, together with 4 within the prime half of the rating and three within the prime 100.
Right here is the place every Penn State participant landed within the remaining Top247 rankings.
OL J’Ven Williams
Remaining rating: 25
Penn State’s top-rated recruit within the Class of 2023 stays offensive lineman [autotag]J’ven Williams[/autotag] from Studying, PA. The highest in-state recruit for Penn State will likely be an enormous addition to the offensive line, which gave the impression to be a excessive precedence on this recruiting cycle.
OL Alex Birchmeier
Remaining rating: 83
The primary commit in Penn State’s Class of 2023 got here out of Virginia with [autotag]Alex Birchmeier[/autotag]. Birchmeier turned a number one pressure in serving to to recruit others to hitch him in Completely satisfied Valley and Penn State followers must be excited to see him group up with Williams quickly sufficient to pave working lanes for Nick Singleton and defend Drew Allar within the pocket.
DB King Mack
Remaining rating: 85
Penn State additionally addressed the necessity to add high quality assist in the defensive secondary with the addition of [autotag]King Mack[/autotag] out of Fort Lauderdale, Florida’s St. Thomas Aquinas. Mack will deliver good pace to the protection and will likely be anticipated to cowl floor deep down subject with ease.
LB Tony Rojas
Remaining rating: 121
Penn State ended up getting the Gatorade Excessive Faculty Participant of the Yr within the state of Virginia with [autotag]Tony Rojas[/autotag]. The mixture of Rojas and Abdul Carter must be enjoyable to look at develop as soon as Rojas develops on the subsequent degree.
DB DaKaari Nelson
Remaining rating: 132
Penn State nabbed one other high-quality defensive again down south with the addition of [autotag]DaKaari Nelson[/autotag] out of Selma, Alabama. Penn State received this recruiting battle in opposition to Auburn and a surging Florida State, Tennessee, and Oregon.
DB Elliot Washington
Remaining rating: 173
Penn Stae continued to stockpile assist for the secondary with the addition of [autotag]Elliot Washington[/autotag], one other recruit from Florida. Washington might rapidly develop into a fixture within the Penn State go protection as he might not want a lot time to totally develop for the following degree.
TE Andrew Rappleyea
Remaining rating: 175
Penn State managed to lure tight finish [autotag]Andrew Rappleyea[/autotag] away from Michigan for a significant recruiting win for James Franklin and the workers. Rappleyea will seemingly proceed to the latest development of prime tight finish play exhibited by latest gamers like Mike Gesicki, Pat Freiermuth, and Brenton Unusual.
LB Kaveion Keys
Remaining rating: 186
Penn State positive bulked up on the linebacker place within the Class of 2023. Along with recruiting Tony Rojas, Penn State provides a second Top247 participant with [autotag]Kaveion Keys[/autotag], who can be out of Virginia. Penn State grabbing two of the highest defensive gamers in Virginia in the identical recruiting cycle is a pleasant win provided that former longtime James Franklin assistant Brent Pry is the top coach at Virginia Tech.
WR Carmelo Taylor
Remaining rating: 213
Penn State’s success in Virginia continued, this time on the offensive aspect of the ball. Vast receiver [autotag]Carmelo Taylor[/autotag] may very well be a pleasant match on the offense at receiver, a place in want of some depth within the coming years regardless of latest switch additions to patch issues up in 2023.