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).
|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|
|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.
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