Penn State's Class of 2017 set to arrive for summer enrollment

BWI Staff, Rivals.com
Blue White Illustrated

The next group of Nittany Lions are set to enroll.

Some are already on campus, but this weekend, formally, marks the arrival of the Class of 2017. On Monday classes begin for the second summer semester and the next grouping of Penn State football players officially embark upon their college careers.

BWI expects all of the incoming scholarship freshmen to be on campus by the end of this weekend, aside from Harrisburg defensive end Damion Barber. Barber has delayed his enrollment in order to take additional classwork. His date for enrollment at this point is unknown.

In February, Penn State signed 21 recruits to letters of intent. It gave it the No. 12-rated class in the country, according to Rivals.com, and and third-best in the Big Ten, behind Ohio State (No. 2) and Michigan (4). In total Penn State signed one five-star prospect, 10 four-stars and 10-three stars.

The five-star – Lamont Wade – is already enrolled, having graduated from Clairton (Pa.) High early. He has been on campus since January, went through spring practice and was one of the team's top perfumers on the defensive side of the ball during practice. Classmates Michael Miranda, KJ Hamler and Brelin Faison-Walden joined Wade as early enrollees. They, too, await the arrival of their new teammates, some of whom have already started to trickle in.

As they arrive, let's review the latest incoming class and the highlight plays that helped them get to Penn State.


QUARTERBACK

Pro-style quarterback

4 STARS

Penn State
Cincinnati

RR: 5.9

Ht: 6'1.0"

Wt: 211.0

Class: 2017

POSITION
161
NATIONAL
5
STATE

Commitment status:

signed

Penn St.

RUNNING BACK

Running Back

3 STARS

Penn State
Meadville

RR: 5.6

Ht: 5'11.0"

Wt: 194.0

Class: 2017

-

POSITION

-

NATIONAL

STATE

Commitment status:

signed

Penn St.

WIDE RECEIVER 

Wide Receiver

4 STARS

Penn State
Bradenton

RR: 5.8

Ht: 5'9.0"

Wt: 165.0

Class: 2017

POSITION

-

NATIONAL

STATE

Commitment status:

signed

Penn St.

**Early enrollee

Wide Receiver

3 STARS

Penn State
Fort Wayne

RR: 5.7

Ht: 5'11.0"

Wt: 170.0

Class: 2017

POSITION

-

NATIONAL

STATE

Commitment status:

signed

Penn St.

Wide Receiver

3 STARS

Penn State
Bowie

RR: 5.7

Ht: 6'0.0"

Wt: 182.0

Class: 2017

POSITION

-

NATIONAL

STATE

Commitment status:

signed

Penn St.

OFFENSIVE LINE

Offensive guard

3 STARS

Penn State
Stow

RR: 5.7

Ht: 6'3.0"

Wt: 295.0

Class: 2017

POSITION

-

NATIONAL

STATE

Commitment status:

signed

Penn St.

**Early enrollee

Offensive guard

3 STARS

Penn State
Sparta

RR: 5.6

Ht: 6'4.0"

Wt: 275.0

Class: 2017

POSITION

-

NATIONAL

STATE

Commitment status:

signed

Penn St.

Offensive guard

4 STARS

Penn State
Glenshaw

RR: 5.9

Ht: 6'3.0"

Wt: 314.0

Class: 2017

POSITION
78
NATIONAL
4
STATE

Commitment status:

signed

Penn St.

Offensive tackle

3 STARS

Penn State
West Norriton

RR: 5.5

Ht: 6'5.0"

Wt: 325.0

Class: 2017

-

POSITION

-

NATIONAL

STATE

Commitment status:

signed

Penn St.

DEFENSIVE LINE

Defensive tackle

4 STARS

Penn State
Burlington

RR: 5.9

Ht: 6'3.0"

Wt: 302.0

Class: 2017

POSITION
137
NATIONAL
2
STATE

Commitment status:

signed

Penn St.

Defensive tackle

3 STARS

Penn State
Paterson

RR: 5.6

Ht: 6'3.0"

Wt: 280.0

Class: 2017

-

POSITION

-

NATIONAL

STATE

Commitment status:

signed

Penn St.

Strongside defensive end

4 STARS

Penn State
Spotsylvania

RR: 5.9

Ht: 6'5.0"

Wt: 242.0

Class: 2017

POSITION
136
NATIONAL
5
STATE

Commitment status:

signed

Penn St.

Weakside defensive end

3 STARS

Penn State
Harrisburg

RR: 5.7

Ht: 6'3.0"

Wt: 245.0

Class: 2017

POSITION

-

NATIONAL

STATE

Commitment status:

signed

Penn St.

*Enrollment date uncertain

LINEBACKER

Outside linebacker

4 STARS

Penn State
Greensboro

RR: 5.8

Ht: 6'1.0"

Wt: 200.0

Class: 2017

POSITION

-

NATIONAL

STATE

Commitment status:

signed

Penn St.

**Early enrollee

Inside linebacker

4 STARS

Penn State
Mechanicsville

RR: 5.8

Ht: 6'1.0"

Wt: 230.0

Class: 2017

POSITION
201
NATIONAL
8
STATE

Commitment status:

signed

Penn St.

Outside linebacker

3 STARS

Penn State
Haymarket

RR: 5.6

Ht: 6'1.0"

Wt: 204.0

Class: 2017

POSITION

-

NATIONAL

STATE

Commitment status:

signed

Penn St.

DEFENSIVE BACKS

Cornerback

5 STARS

Penn State
Clairton

RR: 6.1

Ht: 5'9.0"

Wt: 190.0

Class: 2017

POSITION
11
NATIONAL
1
STATE

Commitment status:

signed

Penn St.

**Early enrollee

Safety

4 STARS

Penn State
Upper Marlboro

RR: 5.8

Ht: 6'0.0"

Wt: 185.0

Class: 2017

POSITION

-

NATIONAL

STATE

Commitment status:

signed

Penn St.

Cornerback

4 STARS

Penn State
Detroit

RR: 5.8

Ht: 5'9.0"

Wt: 170.0

Class: 2017

POSITION
224
NATIONAL
4
STATE

Commitment status:

signed

Penn St.

Safety

4 STARS

Penn State
Alexandria

RR: 5.8

Ht: 5'11.0"

Wt: 191.0

Class: 2017

POSITION

-

NATIONAL

STATE

Commitment status:

signed

Penn St.

Cornerback

3 STARS

Penn State
College Park

RR: 5.6

Ht: 5'10.0"

Wt: 175.0

Class: 2017

POSITION

-

NATIONAL

STATE

Commitment status:

signed

Penn St.

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