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Post-NSD Link Dump: Penn State Stocks Cupboard with Talented 2017 Class

Penn State fans should excited about the direction of the program after welcoming another talented class to Happy Valley.

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Well, that was a fun National Signing Day! Several immensely talented players officially joined the Penn State family as expected, while James Franklin scored commitments from two additional players- highly sought-after defensive tackle Corey Bolds and four-star defensive back Tariq Castro Fields. Do you still need to catch-up or study further on the 2017 class? Check out our big board with links to each new Nittany Lion, superlatives from Penn State’s new class, and highlights from James Franklin’s NSD press conference.

FOX Sports points to Penn State’s tremendous recruiting class as further proof of its return to elite status.

Mike Poorman takes a look back at how James Franklin has methodically built a talented roster since taking over the program in 2014.

Penn State checks in at #5 in ESPN’s post-signing day, way-too-early top 25.

Onward State predicts which incoming Nittany Lions could see the field as true freshmen in 2017. They also profile Sean Clifford, who has the potential to become the next star quarterback to lead Penn State.

Victory Bell Rings looks at the big picture after the dust settles on National Signing Day.

Could Journey Brown be the diamond in the rough of the class and become Penn State’s next standout at running back?

Josh Gattis shares his thoughts on adding an explosive group of playmakers, and Terry Smith discusses the recruitment of star-in-the-making Lamont Wade.