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Penn State in ‘24 TE Max LeBlanc’s Top 8

Penn State Nittany Lions head coach James Franklin November 12, 2022 David Hague/NSN

Max LeBlanc, a Class of 2024 TE from the Baylor School in Chattanooga, Tennessee, has Penn State in his top eight.

LeBlanc has Penn State listed along with Duke, Kentucky, Miami, Michigan, Ohio State, Stanford and Tennessee.

Before coming to the Baylor School, LeBlanc played in Montreal. Duke was the first school to offer him, doing so Nov. 1. Penn State offered him late last month, and he’s picked up 16 offers since Jan. 5. Hunter Detone of wrote that “there is a strong belief that Tennessee could be the leader of the eight schools, but this will be a battle to the end for one of the best tight ends in the southeast.”

As a junior, LeBlanc gained 695 yards and scored three touchdowns on 39 catches, helping his team to a state championship. LeBlanc visited Duke last month and NC State in November. He told 247 Sports earlier in the week that he plans on visiting Ohio State, Michigan, Stanford and Tennessee.

Penn State has two players committed to its 2024 class, and both are from Pennsylvania. Four-star offensive lineman Cooper Cousins (McDowell) committed in January 2022, and four-star linebacker Anthony Speca (Pittsburgh Central Catholic) did the same this January. Penn State has three tight ends signed to its 2023 class; four-stars Andrew Rappleyea (Milton Academy), Mathias ”Mega Barnwell (Fredericksburg, Virginia) and Joey Schlaffer (Reading, Pennsylvania). Penn State’s had success getting talent from Canada in recent years. The school has picked up players such as Jesse Luketa (Ottawa), Jonathan Sutherland (Ottawa), Malik Meiga (St. Jerome, QC) and fellow tight end Theo Johnson (Ontario).

Johnson is projected to be Penn State’s No. 1 TE in 2023.

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