Penn State head coach James Franklin has certainly lived up to his promise to dominate in recruiting, particularly in Pennsylvania and the surrounding region. The Nittany Lions currently have the No. 3 class according to 247Sports and have already landed five in-state prospects. 4-star offensive tackle Sterling Jenkins, from Baldwin High School in Pittsburgh, has narrowed his list of schools and has Penn State near the top of his list.
Jenkins, one of the best tackles in the 2015 class and the top recruit in Pennsylvania, was sought after by some of the top schools in the nation and recently took Michigan and Pittsburgh off his list. Now, Jenkins is deciding between Penn State and Big Ten rival Ohio State.
At six-foot-eight, 305 pounds, he’s already blessed with great size for a lineman.
Jenkins is set to visit Ohio State on April 11 before going to Happy Valley on April 12 for the Blue White Game. The visit will be his third to Penn State in the last two months. He attended Junior Day on February 15 and returned again on March 22. Fans are hoping that Jenkins becomes the second recruit to be taken away form Urban Meyer and the Buckeyes. Last week the Nittany Lions received a verbal commitment from offensive guard Steven Gonzalez, who was believed to be leaning towards Ohio State.
Penn State currently has 11 commits in its 2015 class, eight of which are 4-star prospects. Fellow Pennsylvania offensive lineman Ryan Bates is also one of the best tackles available.
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