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Wolford sets Penn State OV

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Three-star quarterback John Wolfordis going to take his official visit to Happy Valley on January 17. The East Carolina pledge has seen his recruiting stock rise following his monster senior year.
Wolford threw for 3,317 yards and 38 touchdowns against seven interceptions while adding 14 scores on the ground.
The 6-foot-1, 209-pound signal caller is still committed to the Pirates, but a good visit to Penn State could see a flip.
"Possibly," remarked Wolford on a possible switch. "I'm looking forward to meeting the coaches and visiting the stadium. Coach (Bill) O'Brien seems like a great guy on the phone and he really knows how to coach quaterbacks."
Wake Forest recently offered before Jim Grobe announced his resignation from the Demon Deacons. New head coach Dave Clawson is set to meet with Wolford and his dad on Saturday.
His older brother Bobby Wolford is a redshirt freshman at Boston College, so leaving the southeast to play at the next level is not a concern for Wolford. His uncle Will was an offensive tackle in the NFL for thirteen seasons and was three-time Pro Bowl selection.
The Jacksonville (Fla.) Bishop Kenny standout has the football pedigree to get to the next level and beyond.
Last night, Coach O'Brien talked to the Wolford's about the future of the Nittany Lions.
"He mentioned coaching (Tom) Brady and said I would be redshirted my first year," reported Wolford. "I'm fine with that and I would have a shot to start my last two years or three if (Christian) Hackenberg were to leave early."
Wolford said he is going to take his time before making another decision.
Kynon Codrington is a Southeast Region football recruiting analyst for Rivals.com. You can click here to follow him on Twitter.
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