Penn State 2014 recruiting class
Written by: WesternPAFootball Staff on Monday, February 10th, 2014
This will be new head football coach James Franklin’s first class at Penn State.
The incoming group features three players from Pennsylvania, including one from Western PA.
Coatesville’s Daquan Worley was a key, two-way player who excelled for the Red Raiders at running back and cornerback. He helped lead Coatesville to the 2012 Class 4A PIAA State Championship game.
Worley suffered a serious knee injury last year against West Chester East and missed the rest of the season.
So, in just eight games, Worley rushed for 1,246 yards and 11 touchdowns. He caught three passes for 34-yards.
In 2012 he rushed for 1,779 yards and 20 touchdowns and on defense he had 45 tackles and three interceptions.
Mount Lebanon’s Troy Apke is a talented wideout from Western PA. He caught 40 passes for 728 yards and seven touchdowns.
Apke had a breakout year his junior season, catching 54 passes for over 1,000 yards and 13 touchdowns.
In his career he caught 103 passes for 1,958 yards and 21 touchdowns.
Scranton Prep’s Noah Beh is a 6-foot-6, 245-pound two-way player that dominated on both sides of the ball for the Cavaliers.
Beh is looking to compete as an offensive lineman for the Nittany Lions.
In 2013 he had 53 total tackles, 28 solo tackles and five sacks. His junior year he had 70 total tackles and 10 sacks.
Class of 2018
|Marcus Allen||DB||6-2||200||Dr. Herny Wise|
|Mark Allen||RB||5-7||190||DeMatha Catholic|
|Troy Apke||WR||6-2||195||Mount Lebanon|
|Noah Beh||OL||6-6||260||Scranton Prep|
|Brendan Brosnan||OL||6-6||285||Maine South|
|Torrence Brown||DL||6-4||240||Tuscaloosa Academy|
|Jason Cabinda||LB||6-1||240||Hunterdon Central|
|Koa Farmer||DB||6-1||205||Notre Dame|
|Mike Gesicki||TE||6-5||245||Southern Regional|
|Grant Haley||DB||5-10||185||Lovett School|
|Trace McSorley||QB||6-1||190||Briar Woods|
|Michael O’Connor||QB||6-5||225||IMG Academy|
|Johnathan Thomas||RB||5-11||220||St. John’s Prep|
|Chasz Wright||OL||6-7||310||Milford Academy|
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