Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

PSU Football Recruiting

Derrick Davis picks LSU over Penn State in another key recruiting loss for Lions

Penn State suffered yet another key recruiting loss Saturday afternoon when 4-star safety Derrick Davis from Gateway High School near Pittsburgh announced he’s going to LSU.

Penn State and Ohio State were the other two finalists for Davis. But he decided, after a recent visit to LSU, to take his talents to Louisiana.

Get the lowdown on Davis’ decision here from Mike Vukovcan of our sister site, Pittsburgh Sports Now.

“I was really impressed with the LSU coaches and when I took the visit down there, I just felt like that was the place to be and felt like home,” Davis told PSN. “For my parents to also say that they can see me be there, meant a lot to me. My mom could care less about football and was really impressed with the academics down there. It meant a lot to my family the pride that the program has with players graduating meant a lot. It was also impressive with how much money LSU has put into all of their facilities.”

Follow Alan Saunders on Twitter or go to our sister site, Pittsburgh Sports Now, for updates live from Davis’ announcement.

Get NSN in your Inbox

Enter your email address to get notifications of new posts by email.

More from Nittany Sports Now

PSU Football Recruiting

0 Note: This story ran earlier this week and has been updated with the watch information and Davis’ recent interview following a game. Gateway’s...

PSU Football Recruiting

1 Derrick Davis, the four-star safety from Gateway High School in Monroeville, Pa., is expected to announce his college commitment Saturday. Davis will choose...

PSU Football Recruiting

2s Another one of the Western Pennsylvania’s top players in the Class of 2021 plans on making his college decision in the near future....

Get Nittany Sports Now in your inbox

Sign-up for email updates and get the whole story first from the Nittany Sports Now team, delivered straight to your inbox.

Thank you for subscribing.

Something went wrong.