Penn State Football Adds Linebacker DJ McClary to Class of 2025
Penn State football recently received a commitment from linebacker DJ McClary for their Class of 2025 recruiting class. McClary, a four-star recruit, is ranked No. 100 nationally in the 247Sports Composite rankings. Here’s everything you need to know about this exciting addition to the Penn State roster.
About DJ McClary
DJ McClary is a 6-foot-1, 211-pound linebacker who currently plays for Henry Snyder High School in Jersey City, New Jersey. Known for his athleticism and strong defensive skills, McClary has caught the attention of college football programs across the country.
Penn State’s 2025 Class
McClary is the third commitment in Penn State’s 2025 recruiting class. He joins running back Kiandrea Barker and cornerback Omari Gaines, both of whom are also from New Jersey. The addition of McClary further strengthens Penn State’s recruiting efforts and showcases their commitment to building a competitive team in the coming years.
Impressive Offer Sheet
Despite being in the early stages of his recruitment, McClary has already received scholarship offers from top programs such as Tennessee, USC, Michigan, Ohio State, Oregon, Virginia Tech, and Maryland, among others. However, it was his visit to Penn State for their opening win against West Virginia and the recent White Out shutout of Iowa that solidified his decision to commit to the Nittany Lions.
Impact on Penn State Recruiting
McClary’s commitment is a significant boost for Penn State’s recruiting efforts. His decision to choose Penn State over other prestigious programs demonstrates the appeal and competitiveness of the Nittany Lions’ football program. This commitment may also attract other talented prospects to consider Penn State as a top choice for their college football careers.
Exciting Visit Weekend
Penn State had a massive visit weekend during the White Out game, which could potentially lead to more recruiting news in the near future. Head coach James Franklin and his staff made a point to greet recruits after the game, showcasing their dedication to building relationships with potential players.
Another highly anticipated announcement is expected from four-star running back Tiqwai Hayes of Aliquippa, Pennsylvania. Hayes, who was also present at Penn State’s season opener, is set to announce his college choice on Monday. His commitment would further solidify Penn State’s strong recruiting class for 2025.
DJ McClary’s commitment to Penn State football is a significant addition to their Class of 2025 recruiting class. As a highly sought-after recruit, McClary’s decision to choose Penn State over other top programs speaks volumes about the program’s reputation and potential. With McClary’s commitment and the potential addition of Tiqwai Hayes, Penn State is well on its way to building a strong and competitive team for the future.