A few weeks ago, at the conclusion of the 2012 recruiting season (save for its finale), I began writing a review of the class. However it was never completed, something I apologize to both the you, the readers, as well as the rest of the Nittany Lion’s Den staff for. So here it is, the rest of the of the review. First up: Offensive Line.
Who we lost: Quinn Barham, Chima Okoli, DeOn’tae Pannell, Johnnie Troutman
Prospects needed: 3-4
Prospects signed: 2
Anthony Stanko (Warren, Ohio) Wendy Laurent (Princeton, NJ)
Perhaps no position was as stressful to follow during the 2012 recruiting season at offensive line. Penn State felt like they had a chance to receive an early verbal from Patrick DeStefano (Clemson) back in May. After DeStefano became a Tiger, however, Penn State focused on a trio consisting of Chris Muller (Rutgers), Blake Bars (Michigan) and Joey O’Connor (Ohio State). It seemed as though all three blue-chippers would follow JJ Denman (Rutgers) to Penn State, but afte...