Penn State picked up its second verbal commitment of Leap Day on Wednesday night when Avon, Ohio cornerback Ross Douglas pledged to play his college football for the Nittany Lions, according to Fight On State. Quarterback Christian Hackenberg indicated he'll join Penn State's 2013 recruiting class earlier in the day.
The website reports Douglas' visit to the Penn State campus at Junior Day on Feb. 19 impressed the 5-foot-11, 180-pounder.
"Everything about the visit was great and I love Penn State," he said at the time.
Douglas is rated a four-star recruit by Rivals.com and a three-star prospect by 247 Sports. His offer sheet, according to his Rivals profile, boasts many BCS-level programs including Indiana, Minnesota, Northwestern, Purdue and Tennessee. His 247 Sports profile reports he was recruited by new wide receivers coach Stan Hixon.
The Lions have now secured two commitments for their 2013 recruiting class and, depending upon which rating service you prefer, have already amassed as many four-star-or-better recruits as in the entire 2012 class. Here is Douglas' highlight tape.
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