Keep updated on news and notes concerning the Penn State football and basketball programs in the Nittany Sports Now Daily Notebook.
Update (12:40 PM)-
**Two more of Penn State’s big-time commitments will be visiting this weekend. Both 2023 4-star recruits tight end Mega Barnwell and Alex Birchmeier tells NSN that they’ll be attending the Penn State-Michigan game.
Update (11:50 AM)-
**Penn State football is a national brand and today they made an offer today to try and reinforce that. The Nittany Lions staff extended an offer to 2023 4-star outside linebacker Tausili Akana from Lehi, Utah. Akana is rated by Rivals as one of the Top 50 juniors in the country. His extensive offer list includes Auburn, BYU, Clemson, Georgia, LSU, Miami, Michigan, Ole Miss, Ohio State, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pitt, Texas, Texas A&M, USC, Washington and Wisconsin.
Tausili Akana, the No. 1 rated linebacker in the 2023 class, set to open his season at Lehi (Utah) Skyridge shortly. One of the top players out West, regardless of position https://t.co/evMeHqgRDF pic.twitter.com/cVeRhQfZp8
— Blair Angulo (@bangulo) August 13, 2021
Update (10:31 AM)-
**Wednesday night, Penn State extended an offer to 2024 4-star athlete Joseph Stone from Grayston High School in Loganville, Georgia. Stone also holds Power Five offers from Arkansas, Boston College, Florida State, Georgia, Georgia Tech, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Ole Miss, Pitt, Tennessee and Utah.
— Joseph Stone Jr🤴🏾. (@josephstonejr9) September 21, 2021
Update (10:22 AM)-
**Penn State 2022 4-star wide receiver commitment Kaden Saunders will be in State College on Saturday for the Michigan game. Saunders just wrapped up his high school season in Ohio and is expected to be a big part of Penn State’s offense in 2022.
Update (10:13 AM)-
**Penn State football will be getting an unofficial visit on Saturday from 2023 3-star offensive lineman Austin Ramsey from Roman Catholic High School in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Ramsey (6’4″, 330) picked up an offer from Penn State on October 22 and also holds offers from Boston College, Illinois, Kentucky, Maryland, Pitt, Temple and Virginia Tech.