Oct 27, 2012; University Park, PA, USA; Penn State Nittany Lions fan cheers during the fourth quarter against the Ohio State Buckeyes at Beaver Stadium. Ohio State defeated Penn State 35-23. Mandatory Credit: Rich Barnes-USA TODAY Sports

Penn State Recruiting Prospect David Njoku Meets Versatile Criteria


It’s no secret that the Nittany Lions coaching staff is interested in recruits who can play more than one position. The scholarship limitations put a premium on versatility and PSU has put an added emphasis on players who can potentially contribute in more than one area. New Jersey athlete David Njoku, who recently visited Penn State, fits the mold of exactly what the coaches are looking for. From the sounds of it, Penn State may also be what David is looking for. Njoku told ShowMeMizzou.com that “everything sticks out about Penn State. It’s so legit. I love everything about it. The coaches care about you almost more than you care about yourself. It’s just amazing. I liked it a lot.” 

 

While Njoku is not currently rated by Rivals or 247, he is considered a three star wide receiver and holds offers from both Boston College and Rutgers. Maybe most importantly, he is listed by 247 Sportsas a 6’4″ 215 pound “Athlete, Wide Reciever, Outside Linebacker.” A player who is good enough at multiple positions to be recognized has higher value to Penn State than to other teams. Having a guy like Njoku on the roster would give some flexibility on their 65-scholarship roster and while he doesn’t yet hold an offer, he is already pretty high on the Nittany Lions.

Penn State is tough. Might rethink my top colleges — David Njoku (@David_Njoku80) March 23, 2013

 

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