Penn State football coach James Franklin speaks to media after practice on Wednesday, August 24, 2016 in Holuba Hall. Abby Drey adrey@centredaily.com
Penn State football coach James Franklin speaks to media after practice on Wednesday, August 24, 2016 in Holuba Hall. Abby Drey adrey@centredaily.com

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Penn State recruiting: Who is the Class of 2017’s most intriguing prospect?

By Jourdan Rodrigue

jrodrigue@centredaily.com

August 26, 2016 03:32 PM

With a week left before the official start to Penn State football’s 2016 season, recruiting has fallen a bit under the radar.

But the Nittany Lions are sitting on a solid commitment class of 2017, the leaders of which make for some very intriguing athletic talent. Where might these players fit in if they sign in February? And for a class that currently contains 15 pledges and will likely top out at 17-20 members, what is the next big recruiting date to watch?

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