Thursday, December 25, 2014

Penn State receives 2015 commitment from Washington DB

Defensive back Ayron Monroe of St. John's College High School in Washington reportedly has given an oral commitment to join Penn State's freshman class of 2015.

Penn State receives 2015 commitment from Washington DB

(AP Photo/ John Beale)
(AP Photo/ John Beale)

Penn State received its third verbal commitment this week to its freshman Class of 2015 when defensive back Ayron Monroe of Washington agreed to a scholarship offer from the Nittany Lions, several recruiting web sites reported Saturday.

The 6-foot-1, 190-pound Monroe, who plays for St. John’s College High School, is rated as a three-star recruit by both Scout.com and 247Sports.com. He can play cornerback and safety.

Monroe, the 16th member of Penn State’s 2015 recruiting class, also received offers from Auburn, Nebraska, Iowa, Maryland, Georgia Tech, Virginia and Boston College.

--Joe Juliano

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