A seventh-grader in Williamstown, N.J., named Amari Sabb posted on his Twitter feed Monday night that he has been offered a football scholarship by Penn State.
There’s been no confirmation of the offer from anyone aside from Amari’s tweet, and attempts to reach the family for comment have been unsuccessful. Genereally speaking, tweets from players are accepted as fact in the recruiting game, but then again, they usually aren’t coming from kids so young.
Blessed and Honored to receive my first offer from Penn State University @CoachTerryPSU @AntoineSabb @ShawnB_247 @SWiltfong247 @RivalsFriedman @PennStateFball @TodderickHunt @TimmyBreaker3 pic.twitter.com/9cX89RFPcA
— Amari Sabb (@AmariSabb) September 28, 2020
Sabb is a receiver and defensive back in the class of 2026. He’s the younger brother of five-star 2022 athlete Keon Sabb, who also is being recruited by Penn State.
If indeed PSU offered Amari Sabb, it wouldn’t be the first time a seventh grader received such an offer. Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh offered seventh-grade quarterback Isaiah Marshall a scholarship last year.
Still, is it right for college football programs to be offering kids who are only in seventh grade? My Twitter poll has been overwhelming so far.
I give my thoughts in this video.