Penn St. gets dedication from 4-star CB Dixson

Jun 10, 2024, 01:47 PM ET

The future of Penn State’s secondary grew brighter Monday morning when four-star cornerback Daryus Dixson, ESPN’s No. 64 recruit in the 2025 class and No. 4 possibility from California, revealed his commitment to the Nittany Lions.A star defensive back for Southern California powerhouse Mater Dei High School, Dixson provided his pledge to Penn State after an official visit to State College over the weekend. Dixson chose the Nittany Lions over Washington and Miami, where he took current main sees. The 6-foot, 180-pound defender now means to close down his recruitment ahead of a formerly scheduled trip to Tennessee on June 14.

In an interview with ESPN, Dixson talked about the comfort he felt over the weekend on his very first visit to Penn State, a journey that left him prepared to devote his future to the program more than 2,500 miles from home.

“It’s just a college town,” Dixson told ESPN. “I sort of liked that environment where everything is focused on just the sport. The games are going to be loaded. I like the environment I remained in and I simply felt that connection with the coaches.”

Amongst the coaches who made an effect on Dixson during his recruitment was Penn State cornerbacks and associate head coach Terry Smith, who formerly checked out Dixson at Mater Dei.

” [Smith] came and spoke with me at my school, so this wasn’t my first encounter with Coach Terry,” Dixson said. “I ‘d been wishing to see [Penn State] ever since. When we established that [official go to] and I got to be out there with everybody, they offered me the same kind of ambiance and relationship I had simply conference Terry in California.”

With his dedication Dixson ends up being the 6th ESPN 300 commit and the top defensive promise in James Franklin’s 2025 class, signing up with linebackers D.J. McClary (No. 145 in ESPN 300) and Alex Tatsch (No. 286) among the defenders set to sign up with Penn State in this cycle.Four-star running back Alvin Henderson(No. 55 ), who committed to the Nittany Lions on April 11, stays the top-ranked member of Penn State’s inbound class.

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