2. Adam Breneman, Cedar Cliff HS (Camp Hill) TE- The new breed of tight end who at 6'5" and 225 pounds, has great hands, speed, and running ability. He needs to add size and improve his blocking, but he is a hard working, high character kid who has a huge future. Has committed to PENN STATE over many offers, including Pittsburgh, Alabama, Auburn, Florida, Florida State, Miami, Michigan, Ohio State, Nebraska, Stanford, and Wisconsin.
3. Dorian Johnson, Belle Vernon Area HS (Belle Vernon) OT- A few months ago I said that this 6'6" 280 athlete has the potential to be a big time recruit and now it's happening. He has great size with a frame to get much bigger, he's tough and aggressive, and he can really move for such a big kid. Pittsburgh is considered the favorite, but Penn State is coming on strong. Other offers include Alabama, Ohio State, Nebraska, Michigan State, Notre Dame, Virginia Tech, and Wisconsin.
4. Patrick Kugler, North Allegheny HS (Wexford) OG/C- Kugler is every bit as talented as Johnson but because he is projected inside and not a left tackle, he drops down a spot. But make no mistake about it, he still has the potential to be a big time star in college. At 6'4" and 270 pounds, he needs to add weight as well as strength, but he is mobile and displays great aggressiveness. His father, Sean, is the offensive line coach for the Steelers so he is also well advanced in his technique. Committed to MICHIGAN over the likes of Pittsburgh, Penn State, Notre Dame, Florida, Florida State, Miami, Michigan State, Stanford, and Virginia Tech.
5. David Williams, Imhotep Institute Charter School (Philadelphia)- For some reason, the state does not produce the elite running back prospects the way they used to, but Williams is a national recruit with a huge upside. He's solidly built at 6'0" and 190 pounds, runs legitimately in the 4.4 range, and has great running instincts. His current top list is Penn State, Wisconsin, South Carolina, and Miami, but he also has offers from Pittsburgh, Ohio State, Notre Dame, Michigan State, Nebraska, and West Virginia.
6. Alex Anzalone, Wyomissing Area HS (Wyomissing) LB- Every year in the state there is one lesser known kid who comes out of nowhere and blows up. This year it's this 6'3" 220 pound athlete. He has to get bigger and stronger but he has a lean frame so that should not be a problem. He can really run for a linebacker and is a long strider. He also displays great instincts and just knows how to play football. Committed to OHIO STATE and had one of the most impressive offer lists in the entire country, which included Pittsburgh, Penn State, Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Florida State, Michigan, Michigan, Notre Dame, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Stanford, and USC.
7. Tyler Boyd, Clairton Area HS (Clairton) WR- The Clairton Bears are a huge Single A power and they have put out many high major players over the years, but none are better prospects than this wide receiver. He is very thin at 170 pounds, at most, but he has good length at 6'1", and he can run in the 4.4s with great athleticism. He has what it takes to be a great college receiver. Pittsburgh and West Virginia may be the leaders, but other offers include Notre Dame, Virginia Tech, Wisconsin, Arizona, and Boston College.
8. Mike McClinchey, William Penn Charter School (Philadelphia)- If size is what you want on your offensive line look no further than the 6'9" 280 pound McGlinchey. He obviously is too thin now but it's also obvious that he has a lot of frame to add much more. The fact that he has the great height to go with excellent footwork means he could really turn into a quality lineman in the future. Committed to NOTRE DAME over offers that included Pittsburgh, Penn State, Florida, Florida State, Miami, Michigan, and Wisconsin.
9. Scott Orndoff, Seton-LaSalle HS (Pittsburgh) TE- The former Wisconsin commit has superb 6'6" 250 pound size to go with very good speed and athleticism. He can also really run with the ball in his hands. He plays spread out for the most part so he will need to learn to block, but with his size that should not be a problem. Committed to PITTSBURGH over the likes of Michigan, Michigan State, Wisconsin, Virginia, and West Virginia.
10. Chavas Rawlins, Monessen Area HS (Monessen) QB/WR- Started off as a sleeper at the small Mon-Valley school, but when you're 6'4" and 190 pounds, and you run in the 4.4s, college coaches will find you. He's very raw as a quarterback, but it's worth trying him there first. If he doesn't work out, he could always make a great receiver. As a bonus, his brother Justice, a linebacker, is one of the best junior prospects in the country and the brothers have expressed an interest in playing together. Last week Pittsburgh was the first to offer the younger Rawlins, though he may actually be an even better prospect as a baseball player. As of now, West Virginia may be the favorite with North Carolina, South Florida, Illinois, Tennessee, Virginia, Northwestern, Purdue, Pittsburgh, and Georgia Tech some of the other schools who have offered.
11. Delton Williams, Cathedral Prep School (Erie) S/RB- Most are recruiting at him as a safety, but he can also project as a running back. The ability to project at multiple positions always helps when it comes to getting an offering, especially when, as in the case with Williams, you are a fast and athletic 6'2" 205 pounds. Offers include Pittsburgh, Penn State, Nebraska, Michigan State, Rutgers, and West Virginia.
12. Zayd Issah, Central Dauphin HS (Harrisburg) LB- Very good player who had a great junior year as he lead his team to the state championship in Quad A. He plays a little stiff so he may be forced to play inside, but he has faster straight line speed than he looks and he has the frame to get stronger and bigger than his current 6'3" and 205 pounds. Penn State has offered and it's hard to image that he won't end up there, but other offers have come from Pittsburgh, Virginia, Rutgers, Iowa, Maryland, Boston College, and Arizona State.
13. Damion Terry, Cathedral Prep School (Erie) QB- The top quarterback prospect in the state, he has great 6'4" 210 pound size and very good athleticism. More of a quarterback than can run instead of a running quarterback, but his mobility is definitely well above average. Very good arm strength and effortlessly throws a great long ball. One of the biggest steals in the state and he committed to MICHIGAN STATE over offers from Boston College, Duke, and Illinois.
14. Brian Lemelle, Bishop McDevitt HS (Harrisburg) WR- The day of the 5'11" receiver is over for the most part since most colleges go for size at the position, but there's sometimes a place for players like Lemelle who has good speed, athleticism, and hands. He can also return kicks and punts. He isn't great in any aspect but he's a good all around player who should help any team. Offers include Pittsburgh, Penn State, Iowa, Virginia, Cincinnati, Purdue, and Rutgers.
15. DeShawn Coleman, Hickory HS (Hermitage) RB- Small, but electrifying athlete at 6'0" and 170 pounds. Runs in the 4.4s and has great athleticism. Dominated as a junior against inferior competition and grades may be an issue, but if he shows the same kind of scary skill set in college that he has in high school he could be a really good player. Committed to WEST VIRGINIA over Purdue.
16. Justin Moody, George Washington HS (Philadelphia) DT- He was very overrated by the national recruiting services early on, but he does have the potential to be good if it all comes together for him. At 6'3" and 270 pounds, he already has good size to go along with a quick burst and natural strength. Rutgers and Temple have offered.
17. Andrew Nelson, Hershey HS (Hershey) OT- This is a player that I have been very impressed with for months. He obviously needs to get a lot bigger and he's not very strong right now, but if you want your linemen to be athletic you can't do much better than this guy. Nelson can flat out fly and would often beat the gunners down the field on punt returns even though he was the long snapper. If he can retain his speed after getting bigger and stronger then he can be excellent. Committed to PENN STATE over Pittsburgh, Maryland, Northwestern, Temple, and Missouri.
18. Curtis Cothran, Council Rock North HS (Newtown) DE- Under valued end that already stands at 6'5" and 235 pounds. Good athleticism and range, while displaying a lot of aggressiveness. Once he gains more weight and strength, he could be excellent. Chose PENN STATE over Temple, Syracuse, Rutgers, and Maryland.
19. Hodari Christian, McKeesport Area HS (McKeesport) LB/S- A bit of a tweener at 6'0" and 210 pounds, but he displays good speed, athleticism, and instincts. Could be a very good college player if he's put in the right position. West Virginia and Pittsburgh lead, while Purdue, Northwestern, Illinois, and Rutgers have also offered.
20. Shakir Soto, G.A.R. Memorial HS (Wilkes-Barre) DE- Highly productive player with a lot of character and maturity, to go with a good 6'3" and 235 pound frame. Needs to get bigger but has good athleticism and plays aggressively. Committed to PITTSBURGH over Virginia, Maryland, Boston College, and Temple.