Despite the majority of Penn State news this weekend being negative, Bill O’Brien’s recruiting efforts remain strong. Word came out on Sunday that Nadir Barnwell, CB, QB, ATH from Piscataway has narrowed down his college choices. The four star prospect with offers from Michigan, Notre Dame, South Carolina and Nebraska has reportedly narrowed down his choices.
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Nadir Barnwell is a very important target for Penn State, who is in desperate need of defensive back depth. With CB Ross Douglas and S Neiko Robinson already committed, Penn State would like to add another corner and another safety or verstatile defensive back to this class. The idea of Ross Douglas playing across from Barnwell is also a pretty promising image for Nittany Lion fans. Two fast, physical corners would be a good addition to any defense.
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