Offers are continuing to roll up for 2013 running back Derrick Green out of Richmond (Va.) Hermitage. The 6-foot-0, 215-pounder landed his third scholarship this week, a second from the Big Ten.
"I've got offers from Ohio State, Virginia and Penn State," he said. "I got Penn State on Wednesday. I went to their three-day camp and it went great. I had a lot of fun and really enjoyed myself. I felt really good out there. I was the fastest man at that camp."
Obviously Penn State's coaches were impressed.
"They just couldn't believe how fast I was," he said. "I met Coach Paterno at the end of the day, he just got off a place and he heard what I ran and he was shocked."
What does Green think about the Nittany Lions?
"Penn State is a really good school," he said. "I really like them, I really do. I went up there and felt good. All the coaches were welcoming and cool, really nice. They taught me a lot. I left Penn State learning a lot."
Meanwhile, Green briefly reflected on his two other offers to date.
"You know, Ohio State has always been my top school, when they told me they offered it was a great feeling," he said. "Virginia shocked me when they offered. I was in school and they told me they would really like me to be part of their team."
Overall, the offers coming for Green are shocking.
"It's a surprise," he said. "I know my goal is to go to camps and get an offer and every time I go to camp I want to show out."
More camps are on the schedule.
"I think I'm going to Virginia Tech's camp and North Carolina's," he said. "I just want to go to those and show them what I've got."
Though offers are nice, Green is keeping his focus on the season.
"I'm preparing for the season, trying to get back to state, that's my main focus now," he said. "Offers coming in are great and all, but my focus is getting a ring and winning states. I'm going to do what I can to help my team be successful.
"I'm working on everything in the offseason to get ready for the season to come, from studying film, to learning defense, I'm watching a lot of film with my coach."