For as much success Penn State head coach James Franklin has had over the years, he may be about to do something he has never done. That could be about to change in a big way as one of Penn State’s key recruits was upgraded to five-star status by 247 Sports.
Drew Allar has been upgraded to a five-star quarterback for the 2022 recruiting class for Penn State as 247 Sports has reorganized its recruit rankings midway through the football season Allar is also the nation’s top-ranked quarterback in the Class of 2022.
Allar is one of 11 recruits to earn their 5th star in the updated Top247.
— 247Sports (@247Sports) October 20, 2021
If the ranking stands through the signing period in December, Allar would be Penn State’s third-highest ranked quarterback to be recruited to Happy Valley behind Anthony Morelli and Christian Hackenberg.
One point worth noting is the James Franklin rumors. He will be a tough candidate to lure out of Penn State. If he does, Allar will be a crucial name from Penn State’s recruits to keep an eye on. Regardless, Penn State fans certainly have a lot to look forward to for the future of the football program.
Since committing to Penn State, Allar has continued to put himself on the map. He participated in the Elite 11 finals and came out as one the nation’s most impressive quarterback prospects.
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Throughout Allar’s senior high school season, he is averaging 326 yards per game, 31 touchdowns on the season with a 65% completion.
As Sean Clifford’s draft status remains in question, it will be very exciting to see what Allar can do as a Nittany Lion.