Daquan Worley

DAQUAN WORLEY Corner back/Running back
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Home town: Coatesville, Pa.
High School: Coatesville Area Senior High School
Listed as: 5-foot-10, 175 pounds
Commitment date: May 3, 2013
Rated as: He is considered a 3-star prospect by Rivals.com, Scout.com and Lions247.com.

Of note: Worley visited Penn State on April 12 and received an offer that day. He verbally committed to the Nittany Lions on May 3. … He reportedly chose Penn State over Georgia Tech and Rutgers. … He also had offers from Pitt and UMass. … He finished his junior season at Coatesville with 40-plus tackles and three interceptions. On offense, the two-way starter had 1,779 rushing yards and 20 touchdowns.

In his words …
“I just feel that Penn State was the best place for me in terms of academics and football. I sat down with my coach, my father, my superintendent and we talked, and Penn State was the choice.

“I promised my grandmother that I would graduate from college.”

“We talked about (the NCAA sanctions), too. I applaud Coach O’Brien for the way he’s handled himself during a tough time, the way he’s gotten the team ready to play.”

“Everything they’ve been through, they stick together,” Worley said of the Nittany Lions. “That’s what I look for, and that’s what I thought about a lot with Penn State.”

Tweets from teammates …

From fellow 2014 recruit Mark Allen …

Some of Worley’s Coatesville highlights …

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