Keep updated on the latest news concerning Penn State sports in today’s Nittany Notebook.
Update (4:25 p.m.) —
**Penn State has offered 2026 athlete Julian Peterson (6-foot-1, 175-pounds). Peterson plays running back and free safety for Winslow Township in New Jersey.
Peterson took an unofficial visit to Penn State a few months ago and has also been offered by West Virginia.
Blessed to say I have received an offer from Penn State #WeAre @DBarnes_18 @chillbelton @winslowtwpfb @RivalsFriedman @RivalsRichie @BrianDohn247 @adamgorney @ChadSimmons_ @SWiltfong247 pic.twitter.com/cFD4bdV0DS
— Julian Peterson (@Julian_athlete) May 18, 2023
Update (1:13 p.m.)—
**Penn State’s top-rated ‘25 commit, Jaelyne Matthews, has received an offer from Michigan State. Matthews is a four-star OT out of Toms River North High school in New Jersey. The 6-foot-8, 280-pounder also has offers from Florida, Florida State, Michigan, South Carolina and Wisconsin.
AGTG blessed to receive an offer from Michigan state 💚🤍@RivalsFriedman @RivalsRichie @On3Recruits @edaniels77 @DanBenishti @CoachCKap pic.twitter.com/jvrYFpOlaZ
— Jaelyne Matthews (@JaelyneMatthew3) May 18, 2023
Update (12:22 p.m.)—
**Penn State football has extended an offer to Jarquez Carter (2025), a 6-foot-3, 275-pound defensive tackle from Newberry High School in Florida. This is Carter’s first power five offer.
Carter also has offers from Edward Waters, Florida A&M, Temple, UCF, USF and Western Kentucky.
1 on 1 clips at the rivials camp @Rivals @RivalsCamp @RWrightRivals @On3Recruits @MohrRecruiting @Andrew_Ivins pic.twitter.com/IygC7WvJTf
— Jarquez Carter (@JarquezCarter) March 26, 2023
Update (11:59 a.m.)—
**Penn State basketball has extended an offer to Austin Swartz(2024), a three-star shooting guard from the Cannon School in Concord, North Carolina. The 6-foot-4, 180-pound Swartz also has offers from schools such as Clemson, Florida State, Georgia, Houston, Illinois, Indiana, Maryland, Miami, Mississippi State, NC State, Richmond, South Carolina and Virginia Tech.
I am blessed to receive an Offer from Penn State University💙 pic.twitter.com/owdCLKkVsm
— austin swartz (@austin_swartz23) May 18, 2023
Update (11:19 a.m.)—
**Penn State has also offered Kelvin Kainoa Winston (2025), a four-star safety from Gonzaga High School in Washington D.C. Winston (6-feet, 190) also has offers from schools such as Boston College, Florida, Maryland, Michigan, Michigan State, Nebraska, Norte Dame, Ohio State, Oregon, Pitt, Rutgers, South Carolina, USC and Wisconsin.
Blessed to be Penn State Offered!! #weare 🦁🦁 pic.twitter.com/3TlwdFFul4
— Kelvin Kainoa Winston (@KainoaWinston) May 17, 2023
Update (11:05 a.m.)—
**Penn State’s offered Tyler Merrill (2026), an in-state, 6-foot-5, 310-pound lineman from Cumberland Valley High School. Merrill also has offers from Akron, Iowa State, Kent State, Pitt, Syracuse, Temple and West Virginia.
Tyler Merrill's Full Season Highlights – Varsity – Freshman 2026 https://t.co/YzYljZXM9d #hudl@coachoswalt @CVHS_Football
— Tyler Merrill (@BigOak2026) November 14, 2022
Update (10:32 a.m.)—
**Penn State football has extended an offer to Dimitry Nicolas (2024), a four-star defensive lineman from Miami Norman’s High School in Florida. Nicolas (6-foot-4, 295 pounds) also has offers from schools such as Auburn, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Louisville, Miami, Michigan, Michigan State, NC State, Ole Miss, Oregon, Syracuse, Texas A&M and West Virginia.
Blessed to receive an offer from Penn State University!!! @TheRealCoachMoe @_MNVikings @tbrown_19 pic.twitter.com/MCkpid4M0K
— Dimitry Nicolas (@D1_hunch0) May 18, 2023