Everything went according to plan for Penn State on Day 1 of the Early Signing Period.

Penn State collected signatures from five four-star recruits, including the No. 1 player from Maryland (OT Landon Tengwall), according to 247Sports. Penn State has the No. 21 class overall and the No. 5 class in the B1G, with an average rating of 88.9, according to 247Sports.

Penn State coach James Franklin reflected on the Nittany Lions’ recruiting efforts. Here’s some of what Franklin said during his press conference:


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It’s been a down season for Penn State but today’s signings should offer optimism that the program can be swiftly turned around.