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Penn State Football Now Has the No. 1 Ranked 2022 Recruiting Class on 247 Sports

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There was more evidence of the outstanding job of recruiting done by the Penn State coaches on Thursday with the commitment of offensive big Andre Roye, from St. Frances Academy in Baltimore, Maryland. For the longest time, the big offensive lineman was considered a heavy lean towards Maryland.

The addition of Roye not only gave Penn State their 25th commitment in their Class of 2022 but it also gave them something else to pitch on the recruiting trail.

James Franklin and the Nittany Lions now have the No. 1 ranked recruiting class per 247 Sports.


1) Penn State (274.53 points)
2) Notre Dame (267.86 points)
3) Texas  (262.35 points)
4) Georgia  (262.00 points)
5) Ohio State (257.13 points)

Here is a breakdown of Penn State’s Class of 2022:
25 total commitments (14, 4-star recruits, 11, 3-star recruits)

Top 5 Highest Rated Commitments Per 247 Sports:
1) Dani Dennis-Sutton, (6’5″, 250), 4-star defensive lineman from Owings Mills, Maryland. National Ranking: No. 47
2) Kaden Saunders, (5’10”, 172), 4-star wide receiver from Westerville, Ohio. National Ranking: No. 58
3) Nicholas Singleton (6’0″, 210), 4-star running back from Reading, Pennsylvania. National Ranking: No. 76
4) Drew Allar (6’4″, 225), 4-star quarterback from Medina, Ohio. National Ranking: No. 92
5) Mehki Flowers (6’1″, 190), 4-star wide receiver from Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. National Ranking: No. 120

Position Breakdown:
Quarterbacks: 2 (Drew Allar, Beau Pribula)
Running Backs: 2 (Nicholas Singleton, Kaytron Allen)
Wide Receivers: 4 (Kaden Saunders, Mehki Flowers, Anthony Ivey, Tyler Johnson)
Tight Ends: 1 (Jerry Cross)
Offensive Lineman: 4 (Drew Shelton, JB Nelson, Maleek McNeil, Andre Roye)
Defensive Lineman: 4 (Kaleb Artis, Zane Durant, Ken Talley, Dani Dennis-Sutton)
Linebackers: 2 (Abdul Carter, Keon Wylie)
Defensive Backs: 5 (Tyrece Mills, Jordan Allen, KJ Winton, Cam Miller, Cristian Driver)
Specialist: 1 (Alex Bacchetta, punter)

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