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Mark Webb To Officially Visit Penn State
With Penn State’s breakthrough season this year, it’s been expected that a number of recruits who opted against the Nittany Lions would take a look at Penn State again. That appears to be the case for Pennsylvania wide receiver and current Georgia commit Mark Webb who — according to this tweet from Adam Friedman of Rivals — will be officially visiting Penn State at some point in the coming weeks before National Signing Day.
Webb was thought to be a Penn State lean, but once SEC schools started calling, it became apparent that he would head south for college. Now that the Nittany Lions offense looks greatly improved, there’s definitely a chance to sway Webb back to Happy Valley.
Webb also plans to take official visits to North Carolina and Maryland.
Yetur Matos Is A Thoroughbred
Virginia defensive end Yetur Matos was named the Conference 19 Defensive Player of the Year, as he wracked up an astounding 18.5 sacks through this season.
We talked about Matos’ film a couple weeks ago, but it’s quite scary that he’s this productive as such a raw prospect. With his size (a legitimate 6-foot-6) and athleticism, Matos very well could have the highest ceiling of anyone along Penn State’s defensive line, and that’s including players like Shane Simmons, Ryan Buchholz, and Shareef Miller. The future looks bright for Sean Spencer’s group.
Rutgers Commit Is A Commit No More
After picking up Iowa and Penn State offers in recent weeks, Rutgers running back commit Jonathan Lovett decided to de-commit from the Scarlet Knights.
Lovett visited Penn State for its upset of Ohio State, and Iowa for its upset of Michigan, and is expected to officially visit both schools after the season. He’s also scheduled to officially visit Maryland on December 3.
Zane Zandier Commits To Virginia
Pennsylvania linebacker Zane Zandier committed to Virginia last weekend, picking the Cavaliers over offers from Michigan State, West Virginia, and Boston College. Zandier did not have a Penn State offer, but is thought to be a backup plan at linebacker if the Nittany Lions were to lose Brelin Faison-Walden.
While the commitment obviously does throw a hitch in the process, I still think Penn State wouldn’t have much of a problem being able to flip Zandier if it was to offer.