Originally posted on Nittany Lions Den  |  Last updated 1/14/14
Penn State officially added five players to the program on Monday with five players enrolling in classes at Penn State for the spring semester. Among them was quarterback Michael O'Connor, who had put his early enrolling plans on hold following the coaching change at Penn State. After meeting with new head coach James Franklin, O'Connor must have felt comfortable enough to stick with his original plans. In addition to O'Connor, Penn State added wide receiver DeAndre Thompkins from North Carolina, offensive tackle Chasz Wright from Virginia, defensive tackle Tarow Barney from Florida and defensive tackle Antoine White from New Jersey. O'Connor is a four-star quarterback recruit out of Florida that was the second major quarterback recruit under Bill O'Brien. O'Brien had recruited four quarterbacks in his short time at Penn State, including Steven Bench in the rushed Class of 2012, Christian Hackenberg and junior college transfer Tyler Ferguson in the Class of 2013. Bench spe...
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