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Penn State lands commitment from WR Troy Apke

Penn State added its fourth recruit for the class of 2014 on Monday as Western Pennsylvania wide receiver Troy Apke gave the Nittany Lions an oral commitment.

Penn State lands commitment from WR Troy Apke

Penn State added its fourth recruit for the class of 2014 on Monday as Western Pennsylvania wide receiver Troy Apke gave the Nittany Lions an oral commitment.

The 6-foot-1, 185-pounder hauled in 54 catches for 1,048 yards and 13 touchdowns last season at Mount Lebanon. He also had offers from Bowling Green, Georgia Tech, Kentucky, Minnesota, Pittsburgh and Toledo. He is a three-star recruit according to Rivals.com.

Along with Apke, Penn State has landed commitments from running back Mark Allen (Hyattsville, Md.), wide receiver Nicholas Scott (Fairfax, Va.) and line backer Troy Reeder (Wilmington, Del.).

Daquan Worley, a running back from Coatesville, received a Penn State offer over the weekend.

About this blog
Joe Juliano has been a staff writer for The Inquirer for 20 years, covering college sports, golf and the Penn Relays.

Joining Joe this season will be John Stuetz, an intern for The Inquirer and senior at Penn State majoring in print journalism and marketing. This is John's third season covering the Penn State beat. He previously covered the Nittany Lions for the Daily Collegian, the university's student newspaper. A native of Glenside, Montgomery County, John graduated from Cheltenham High School.

For Joe, this will be his fifth season on the paper's Penn State beat. He previously covered the Nittany Lions for United Press International from 1976 to 1984.

Reach Joe at jjuliano@phillynews.com.

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