"I committed to Penn State today," linebacker Dan Connor said. "Notre Dame was second and Michigan was third."
"It was really close between Penn State and Notre Dame. It was a hard decision."
"I talked things over with my entire family and we all felt comfortable with Penn State."
"And the linebacker coach, coach Vanderlinden is a great guy."
"I'd like to help Penn State win the Big Ten."
The 6-foot-3 and 215 pounder from Wallingford (Pa.) Strath Haven made 170 tackles and intercepted three passes during his junior year. Connor also rushed for 1500 yards and scored 29 times.
Connor is the Rivals100.com number two inside linebacker prospect and has a five star ranking.