4-star TE from Milwaukee picks Penn State over offers from 5 other B1G programs
One of the best tight ends and overall prospects out of the state of Wisconsin in 2022 class has committed to play college football at Penn State.
Tuesday evening, the Nittany Lions landed a verbal pledge from 4-star tight end Jerry Cross, a native of Milwaukee. The 6-foot-6, 218-pound tight end held offers from five other B1G programs, including Wisconsin, Iowa, Purdue, Michigan and Michigan State. Outside the league, he had interest from Iowa State and Northern Illinois.
Cross made his announcement with a post on Twitter. He’s now the second prospect in the 2022 recruiting cycle to commit to Penn State.
— JC 11 .🌟 (@Jerrycross04) July 28, 2020
According to 247Sports, Cross played as a wide receiver at King High School during the 2019 season. He will bring great pass-catching skills to a Penn State team that has been known to utilize the tight end position in the past.
The site also has Cross ranked as the No. 190 overall prospect in the 2022 recruiting class. He’s listed as the No. 6 tight end and the No. 6 player out of the state of Wisconsin, as well.
Cross joins 4-star wide receiver Kaden Saunders as the only two commits in the 2022 class for Penn State. The Nittany Lions rank sixth in the nation currently and second in the B1G.
Saunders committed to Penn State over the weekend.