J’ven Williams Signs with Penn State
Five-star offensive tackle J’ven Williams signs with Penn State on early signing day. The Reading, Pennsylvania native plays high school football at Wyomissing and is a five-star recruit according to the 247Sports Composite ranking. He is poised to make an immediate impact in 2023 when he arrives on campus in January.
The offensive line is an area that the Penn State Nittany Lions have been slowly building over the last few years and it is finally paying off. With quarterback of the future Drew Allar poised to take over the starting role in 2023, great offensive line commits are vital to his success in blue and white. This all starts with Williams. Scouts highlight the tackle’s abilities in pass protection. Specifically, showcasing quick feet and the ability to locate the defender quickly.
Williams committed to Penn State in February 2022 and received 15 offers, including from Michigan, USC, Michigan State, and Kentucky. He is listed as six-foot-four inches tall and 285 lbs. According to the 247Sports Composite Williams is the number one recruit out of Pennsylvania. In addition, he is the fifth-ranked tackle in the country and the 30th overall recruit. The Wyomissing product is a dual-sport athlete, also competing in Track and Field. He is a state champion in both shot put and discus. Showing his strength in a setting other than football.