The Penn State Nittany Lions made sure to stock up on several positions in this recruiting class. One of those is the defensive backfield, an area that was thin on the depth chart in 2013. The 2014 class includes at least five guys who could fill positions in the secondary. One of those is Pennsylvania native Daquan Worley, who made his intent to keep his talents in-state official today.
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The Coatesville Area High School star received offers from Rutgers, Pittsburgh, Old Dominion and Georgia Tech, but verbally committed to the Nittany Lions in May.
Worley is rated as a 3-star cornerback, but was also a talented running back in high school. This past season, he was named First Team Class AAA All-State. He’ll likely stay on the defensive side of the ball at Penn State. With several starters returning in the secondary this season, look for Worley to possibly be given a redshirt during his first season.
When new head coach James Franklin took over at Penn State, he announced at his press conference his intention to dominate the state in recruiting. Leading up to National Signing Day, the Nittany Lions had three players from Pennsylvania listed in the class. While that’s not quite dominating yet, look for that to change in the future.
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