Keep updated on news and notes concerning the Penn State football and basketball programs in the Nittany Sports Now Daily Notebook.
Update (4:56 PM)-
**Penn State football extends an offer today to 2024 athlete Tre Mcleod from Imhotep Charter School in Philadelphia. McLeod received the news from Kenny Sanders and Terry Smith and also holds offers from Texas A&M, Ole Miss, Boston College, West Virginia and Pitt.
Check out my highlight – https://t.co/DC6DAsq7gK
— tremcleod (@tremcleod13) January 14, 2022
Update (4:47 PM)-
**James Franklin made a visit today to see Buford High School in Buford, Georgia, a school full of Power Five prospects.
Another big dawg in the college football world @coachjfranklin has checked into the Davis Lab! @Coach_Davis22 thank you head ball coach for checking out Buford High school and our Wolves! @CoachApp35 @_DeMackk @ChadSimmons_ @RecruitGeorgia #GoWolves🐺 #WeAre🦁 pic.twitter.com/m8HSEwCtwy
— Buford Prospects (@BufordGAPrspcts) January 18, 2022
Update (4:34 PM)-
**Penn State football has extended an offer to 2023 3-star wide receiver Paul Billups from Western Branch High School in Chesapeake, Virginia. Billups received the news from assistant Anthony Poindexter and also holds offers from Maryland, North Carolina, Virginia, Virginia Tech, Old Dominion, Liberty, Duke and Syracuse.
Here’s my updated highlight tape from this past season!! https://t.co/3Z678iWEl2
— Paul Billups Jr (@PaulBillupss2) January 10, 2022
Update (3:42 PM)-
**Nittany Sports Now has learned that Penn State offensive line coach Phil Trautwein 2023 3-star defensive lineman Nathan Efobi and 2023 athlete Ty Watkins from South Forsyth High School in Cumming, Georgia. Efobi holds offers from Georgia, Louisville, Miami, Georgia State, Georgia Tech, Liberty and East Carolina.
Update (12:09 PM)-
**Former Penn State receiver Nick Bowers has been one of 12 Las Vegas Raiders signed to reserve/futures contracts. Bowers played at Penn State from 2015-19.
Update (10:19 AM)-
**Penn State football extends an offer this morning to freshman defensive end Ari Watford from Salem High School in Virginia Beach, Virginia. This becomes Watford’s 9th D-1 offer with the other ones coming from Duke, Buffalo, Jackson State, Maryland, North Carolina, Pitt, Virginia and Virginia Tech.
— Ari Watford (@ari_watford) November 17, 2021
Update (9:33 AM)-
**This latest NFL Mock Draft has Jahan Dotson going in the first round.
✍️ @PFF_AustinGayle’s Mock Draft 📊
17. Chargers – LB Devin Lloyd
18. Saints – QB Desmond Ridder
19. Eagles – WR Jameson Williams
— PFF College Football (@PFF_College) January 18, 2022
Update (8:39 AM)-
— Polynesian Bowl (@polynesiabowl) January 17, 2022