Lineman from Colorado is Penn State’s newest recruit

Posted by on June 29, 2011

Penn State has gone all the way to Colorado to pick up its latest football recruit.

Joey O’Connor, a 6-foot, 4-inch, 285-pound offensive lineman from Windsor has given a verbal commitment to the Nittany Lions.

He becomes the 11th member of PSU’s 2012 recruiting class. Nine of those 11 recruits are linemen.

O’Connor is rated a four-star recruit, on a five-star scale, by recruiting service Rivals.com. Scout.com rates him as a three-star recruit.

O’Connor reportedly had offers from Arizona, Arizona State, California, Colorado, UCLA, Utah, Tennessee and Colorado State.

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