PSU recruit: OT Anthony Whigan

Anthony Whigan

Position: Offensive tackle

Recruiting class (size): 2019 (16 players)

Hometown/School: Great Mills, Md./Lackawanna College in Scranton

Height/Weight: 6-5/290

Stars: 4 (247); 3 (Rivals)

Other top offers: Oklahoma, Nebraska, TCU, West Virginia, Pitt, Louisville, South Carolina, Arkansas, Maryland, Ole Miss

Notable: Rated the nation’s No. 3 offensive tackle and the No. 1 JUCO offensive tackle by 247Sports; joins Lackawanna teammate Jaquan Brisker, a defensive back, as a PSU commit

Scouting report: He will enroll in January and, as an experienced JUCO player, should have an opportunity to contribute immediately next season. He didn’t receive any major offers out of high school but made big strides at Lackawanna College and impressed many schools, judging by his noteworthy list of offers.

Quotable: “Not too long ago I didn’t know if I was ever going to play this game that I love again. … I want to give a big thanks to the coaches and teachers here at Lackawanna College for giving me another chance, you guys have took my game to another level on and off the field. To all my guys in JUCO ‘Trust the process.'” — from his Twitter

— Cory Giger


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