April 24, 2007

A change of plans for Manuel

With a myriad of recruits expected to make the trip to Happy Valley, one player that was expected to stick out from the rest was Virginia Beach [Va.] Bayside quarterback E.J. Manuel. The 6-6, 203-pound Rivals100 member told BlueWhiteIllustrated.com last week that he was probably going to be there and receive a written offer from the Nittany Lion coaching staff.

The explosive athlete, however, was a no-show on the sidelines at the Blue-White game.

While he could not emphasize enough that he is still "definitely" interested in the Nittany Lions, he couldn't help but wonder out loud why he would have to make the trip just to get an offer. He already holds 22 offers from schools throughout the country.

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