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A Breakdown of Penn State’s 2022-24 Recruiting Classes by Positions, Star Ratings

With Jaxon Smolik committing Friday,  Penn State football has 45 players committed or signed in its 2022, ’23 and ’24 recruiting classes. 

Smolik is a three according to 247Sports’ composite ratings.

Thirty-one of Penn State’s 45 commits/signees are at least four stars, and four are five stars.

Penn State still has the 10th-ranked recruiting class in the nation according to 247Sports, behind Alabama, Notre Dame, Texas, Ohio State, Georgia, LSU, Oklahoma, Clemson and Miami.

Here is a position-by-position breakdown of the 2022-24 classes, including their class years and 247 composite ratings. 

QUARTERBACKS

Drew Allar (2022 five-star)
Beau Pribula (2022 three-star)
Jaxon Smolik (2023 three-star)

RUNNING BACKS

Nick Singleton (2022 five-star)
Kaytron Allen (2022 four-star)
London Montgomery (2023 four-star)

WIDE RECEIVERS

Kaden Saunders (2022 four-star)
Anthony Ivey (2022 four-star)
Tyler Johnson (2022 three-star)
Omari Evans (2022 three-star)
Ejani Shakir (2023 four-star)
Carmelo Taylor (2023 four-star)

TIGHT ENDS

Jerry Cross (2022 four-star)
Andrew Rappleyea (2023 four-star)
Joey Schlaffer (2023 three-star)

OFFENSIVE LINEMEN

JB Nelson (2022 four-star)
Drew Shelton (2022 four-star)
Vega Ioane (2022 three-star)
Maleek McNeil (2022 three-star)
Alex Birchmeier (2023 five-star)
J’ven Williams (2023 four-star)
Anthony Donkoh (2023 three-star)
Cooper Cousins (2024 four-star per Rivals.com)

DEFENSIVE LINEMEN

Dani-Dennis Sutton (2022 five-star)
Ken Talley (2022 four-star)
Zane Durant (2022 four-star)
Kaleb Artis (2022 three-star)
Jameial Lyons (2023 four-star)
Tyriq Blanding (2023 three-star

LINEBACKERS

Abdul Carter (2022 four-star)
Keon Wylie (2022 three-star)
Tony Rojas (2023 four-star)
Ta’Mere Robinson (2023 four-star)

SAFETIES

Cristian Driver (2022 four-star)
KJ Winston (2022 four-star)
Tyrece Mills (2022 three-star)
Conrad Hussey (2023 four-star)
DaKaari Nelson (2023 four-star)
King Mack (2023 four-star)
Elliot Washington (2023 four-star)

CORNERBACKS
Cam Miller (2022 four-star)
Lamont Payne (2023 three-star)

ATHLETES

Mehki Flowers (2022 four-star)
Mega Barnwell (2023 four-star)

PUNTER
Alex Bacchetta (2022 three-star)

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