Big 12: Max Beauileu
September, 18, 2009
By Tim Griffin | ESPN.com
Posted by ESPN.com's Tim Griffin
Ready for a little recruiting information on a Friday?
Tom Luginbill, the national recruiting director for ESPN's Scouts Inc., provides us with a couple of Big 12-related recruiting nuggets this morning:
DE C.J. Olaniyan
Scouts Grade: 80
Position Rank: 19
Nittany Lions land four-star defensive lineman C.J. Olaniyan
Highly-recruited defensive end C.J. Olaniyan of Warren-Mott (Warren, Mich.) has given a Class of 2010 commitment to Penn State.
He holds nearly 30 offers, including Illinois, Iowa, Miami-Florida, Michigan, Notre Dame, Oklahoma, Oregon, UCLA and Virginia Tech. Among many others were Indiana, Kentucky, Minnesota, Missouri, Oklahoma State, Purdue and Wisconsin.
As a junior, the 6-foot-4, 230-pound Olaniyan registered 85 tackles, 14 tackles for loss and nine sacks while also catching 33 passes and scoring three touchdowns playing tight end.
The Nittany Lions now have 17 pledges.