Just as we thought yesterday, Noah Beh’s return visit to Happy Valley for today’s 1 day camp has resulted in the Scranton lineman’s verbal commitment to Penn State. The 3-star prospect (according to 247) has been leaning towards Penn State for quite awhile, primarily over Boston College, but on the advice of his soon to be offensive line coach Mac McWhorter, he made the trip up to campus to push him over the edge.
Looking at Beh’s size, (6’5″, 245 lbs.) might make you scratch your head a little bit, wondering if he will have the size to compete in the Big 10. Before you panic, however, keep in mind not only has Beh played both sides of the ball throughout his high school career (some schools even preferred him on the defensive line), but he also does not have the benefit of a full time strength and conditioning program. You can bet the second his letter of intent comes through the fax machine in February, Coach Fitzgerald will already have a plan in place to begin adding size and strength to Beh’s frame.
Beh becomes the 10th commitment for the Class of 2014, and the first lineman on either side of the ball. Barring any surprises, Noah could likely be the only offensive line recruit in this class. With the 65 scholarship limit, and an OK depth chart on the line, it’s hard to see O’Brien bringing in another lineman, unless it’s a big time prospect.
Welcome to Penn State, Noah!
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