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Penn State football recruiting: Four-star 2022 DL Dani Dennis-Sutton picks Nittany Lions on CBS Sports HQ



Penn State’s spectacular 2022 recruiting class picked up one other spectacular addition on Thursday, when four-star defensive finish prospect Dani Dennis-Sutton introduced his dedication to the Nittany Lions live on CBS Sports HQ. The consensus top-100 prospect selected PSU over Alabama and Georgia, changing into Penn State’s twenty third general dedication and twelfth four-star dedication of the 2022 cycle.

At 6-foot-5 and 250 kilos, Dennis-Sutton is taken into account the No. 50 general participant, No. 9 defensive lineman and No. 1 participant out of Maryland within the Class of 2022 by the 247Sports Composite rankings. He visited all three of his finalists in June because the recruiting course of accelerated for the Class of 2022 prospects following an prolonged lifeless interval because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Dennis-Sutton did not get any sport motion in 2020 because of the COVID-19 pandemic wiping out his highschool season, however the two-sport athlete who additionally performs basketball helped lead McDonogh School to an 11-1 season in 2019. He compares with Kansas City Chiefs defensive finish Alex Okafor, in response to 247Sports nationwide recruiting analyst Brian Dohn. 

Dennis-Sutton tasks as a possible future second-or-third-round NFL Draft choose in response to Dohn, who wrote the next scouting report on him in May:

Excellent body and construct for robust facet defensive finish. High character, clever. Has size and plus athleticism. Bends nicely and has flexibility, together with at ankles to dip shoulder and get across the edge. Uncoils shortly with explosive first step to get round edge and reveals high-level velocity by first 10 yards. Body management is a plus. Does not spend a lot time on the bottom. Active arms makes it robust for offensive lineman to land preliminary punch. Able to play low regardless of measurement and win leverage battles. Instinctual participant. Has energy to disengage shortly. Gets up area nicely and reveals closing velocity. Excellent physique management permits torso manipulation to squeeze by gaps. Shows a capability to redirect down line of scrimmage. Has velocity to impression play on again facet. Athleticism exists to drop into zone protection in particular packages. Utilizes rip transfer nicely and likewise has a swim. Has to proceed to refine approach with move-set combos and being snug with totally different strikes. Impact participant at elite stage program.

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