National Signing Day 2012: Penn State Signs 19 Recruits

Penn State head coach Bill O'Brien announced his 2012 recruiting class earlier today. The Nittany Lions will bring in a total of 19 recruits this season. Below, you can see a chart of the entire incoming class (via Go PSU Sports).

Name Pos. Ht. Wt. Cl./El. High School/Hometown
Steven Bench QB 6-2 200 Fr./Fr. Cairo/Bainbridge, Ga.
Da'Quan Davis DB 5-11 165 Fr./Fr. Calvert Hall College HS/Rosedale, Md.
Derek Dowrey DL 6-3 280 Fr./Fr. John Handley/Winchester, Va.
Brian Gaia DL 6-4 285 Fr./Fr. Gilman School/Pasadena, Md.
Malik Golden WR 6-2 185 Fr./Fr. Cheshire Academy/Hartford, Conn.
Jesse James TE 6-7 265 Fr./Fr. South Allegheny/Glassport, Pa.
Austin Johnson DL 6-5 285 Fr./Fr. St. Augustine Prep/Galloway, N.J.
Jake Kiley DB 6-1 170 Fr./Fr. New Hampton School/Plymouth, N.H.
Wendy Laurent OL 6-3 285 Fr./Fr. The Hun School/Hamilton, N.J.
Eugene Lewis WR 6-2 185 Fr./Fr. Wyoming Valley West/Wilkes-Barre, Pa.
Jordan Lucas DB 6-1 185 Fr./Fr. Worcester Academy/New Rochelle, N.Y.
Akeel Lynch RB 6-0 195 Fr./Fr. St. Francis (N.Y.)/Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Jamil Pollard DL 6-4 275 Fr./Fr. West Deptford/West Deptford, N.J.
Evan Schwan DL 6-6 245 Fr./Fr. Central Dauphin/Harrisburg, Pa.
Anthony Stanko OL 6-5 295 Fr./Fr. Howland/Howland, Ohio
Jonathan Warner WR 6-1 195 Fr./Fr. Camas/Camas,Wash.
Nyeem Wartman LB 6-3 240 Fr./Fr. Valley View/Jessup, Pa.
Brent Wilkerson TE 6-5 250 Fr./Fr. DeMatha Catholic/Clinton, Md.
Trevor Williams WR 6-1 180 Fr./Fr. Calvert Hall College HS/Nottingham, Md.

In total, the class has recruits from nine different states. Penn State also has one recruit from Canada in this year's incoming class. There were no surprises for the Nittany Lions on signing day as they got National Letters of Intent from everyone they anticipated signing.

For more on the Penn State Nittany Lions, be sure to head over to the SB Nation blog Black Shoe Diaries. Stay tuned to this StoryStream for more recruiting updates up to Signing Day.

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