The next magnet is up! Coach Franklin and the Penn State Football family welcome Grant Haley. #WeAre pic.twitter.com/Dt3H4CmjcV— Penn State Football (@PennStateFball) February 5, 2014
Officially part of Penn State now #WeAre 🏈📝— Grant Haley (@haleyboy10) February 5, 2014
After attending junior days at various SEC schools, Haley committed to Vanderbilt over the summer, only to be one of the six recruits that flipped to Penn State when Coach James Franklin took over the Nittany Lion program this year. Unlike the other recruits, though, Haley has PSU ties, as his mother attended Penn State during the National Championship years in the '80s.
Haley is a speedster with quickness and strong instincts; he also reportedly is able to change directions on a dime, which is a boon for a cornerback. Still a little undersized (but no Moo-Moo level undersized), with the size of this recruiting class, Haley may look to redshirt this year if not forced into playing time directly.
247Sports: 3 stars (#35 cornerback, #43 player in Georgia)
Rivals: 3 stars (#51 cornerback, #51 player in Georgia)
Scout: 3 stars (#77 cornerback)
ESPN: 3 stars (#41 cornerback, #77 player in Georgia)
Other Links of Interest:
Grant Haley on MaxPreps (high school stats)
Grant Haley's Official Penn State Football Profile
Follow Grant on Twitter at @haleyboy10.
Welcome to Penn State, Grant!
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