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Penn State

Commitment Status:Signed LOI

Miles Dieffenbach

College Choices

School Interest Offer Visit Recruited by
Penn St.COMMITTED (06/02/2009)12/04/2009Tom Bradley
Boston Coll.NoneNone
Florida St.NoneNoneRick Trickett
MinnesotaNoneNone
NorthwesternNoneNone
PittsburghNoneNone
South FloridaNoneNone
SyracuseNoneNone
VirginiaNoneNone

Scouting Report on Miles Dieffenbach

How we scouted: Film footage, In-person visits, Game setting, Campby Barry Every - 09/21/2009
  • SpeedDivision I Player
  • SizeBlue Chip
  • StrengthDivision I Player
  • AgilityDivision I Player
  • Foot QuicknessBlue Chip
On the Hoof: May be a tad shorter than his listed 6 feet 5, but he has a lean upper body, wide powerbase and very athletic legs for an offensive lineman. His build is similar to Alabama’s Barrett Jones.
Needs Improvement: Needs to add some upper body strength and size while improving his lateral movement a bit.
Most Impressive: He is a natural hip and knee bender that is not afraid to take on all comers. Dieffenbach is also a very versatile lineman, because he could play either guard position or center.
Conclusion: Proved at the Penn State Nike Camp that he has a chance to play early because he is tough and does a nice job versus bigger and thicker interior linemen. If he can come in at about 290 pounds, he may have a chance to make the two-deep as a freshman. Dieffenbach should be considered a big center and thus a hot commodity as a player.

Barry Every is a Football Recruiting Analyst for Rivals.com. He has worked in the recruiting offices for Mark Richt at the University of Georgia, Bobby Bowden at Florida State University and Mack Brown at the University of North Carolina

Latest News

10 Questions: Miles Dieffenbach06/23/2010 BlueWhiteIllustrated.com

With just under a week left until the newest class of Nittany Lions arrives on campus, Blue White Illustrated is taking one last opportunity to check in with the future Nittany Lions before they begin their careers. Today, we check in with four-star offensive lineman, Miles Dieffenbach.

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