2000 Recruiting

Penn State signed 29 players.

1.  B.J. Evangelista - 6'1 1/2" and 240 lbs; FB/LB; Murrysville, PA; 4.7
2.  Ellery Moore - 6'3" and 255 lbs; DE; Massillion, OH; 4.8
3.  Gerald Smith - 5'11" and 180 lbs; CB/RB ; Ellicott City, MD; 4.4
4.  Jeremiah Davis - 6'5" and 250 lbs; DE; Annandale, VA; 4.8
5.  Zac Wasserman - 6'3" and 190 lbs; QB; Tarzana, CA; 4.8
6.  Zack Mills - 6'3" and 205 lbs; QB; Ijamsville, MD; 4.7
7.  J.D. Benson - 6'4" and 205 lbs; LB; Lebanon, PA; 4.5
8.  Scott Sanden - 5'11" and 190 lbs; CB/RB; Fairfax, VA; 4.45
9.  Jesse Neumyer - 6'2" and 215 lbs; LB; Mechanicsburg, PA; 4.55
10.  Sean McHugh - 6'6" and 240 lbs; FB/DE/LB; Chagrin Falls, OH; 4.7
11.  Paul Jefferson - 6'1" and 240 lbs; FB/LB; Wilkes-Barre, PA; 4.6
12.  Pete Gilmore - 5'11" and 220 lbs; RB; West Lawn, PA; 4.5
13.  Jimmy Mitchell - 6'2" and 205 lbs; SAF/LB; Exetor, PA; 4.5
14.  Chris McKelvy - 6'4" and 305 lbs; OL; Lansdale, PA; 5.1
15.  Nick Marmo - 6'6" and 323 lbs; OL; New Castle, PA; 5.3
16.  Dan Acri - 6'4" and 235 lbs; DE/TE; Harrisburg, PA; 4.55
17.  Scott Davis - 6'3" and 265 lbs; FB/LB/DT; Parkersburg, WV; 4.7
18.  Sam Ruhe - 6'5" and 245 lbs; DE; Cuyahoga Falls, OH; 4.6
19.  Adam Taliaferro - 5'11" and 175 lbs; DB/TB; Voorhees, NJ; 4.41
20.  Tim Johnson - 6'4" and 235 lbs; LB/DE; Delbarton, NJ; 4.7
21.  Eric Noll - 6'5" and 285 lbs; DT; Watkins Mill, MD; 4.8
22.  David Kimball - 6'1" and 180 lbs; PK; State College, PA
23.  Jason Robinson - 6'4" and 262 lbs; DL; Swedesboro, NJ; 4.76
24.  Ryan Scott - 6'3" and 185 lbs; WR/FS; Renton, WA; 4.5
25.  T.C. Cosby - 6'2" and 220 lbs; LB; Owings Mills, MD; 4.7
26.  John Bronson - 6'4" and 235 lbs; TE/DE ; Kent, WA; 4.7
27.  Michael Gasparato - 6'0" and 205 lbs; RB/DB; Columbia, SC; 4.45
28.  Derek Wake - 6'3" and 230 lbs; LB; Hyattsville, MD; 4.6
29.  Tony Johnson - 5'11" and 186 lbs; RB; State College, PA; 4.42

I felt the most important positions for this recruiting class were QB, LB, and CB.  Penn State did well at all three positions.

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