Penn State got a leg up on its Class of 2011 recruiting effort Friday.
Sam Ficken, a kicker out of Valpariso (Ind.) High, committed to the Nittany Lions.
"They offered me a scholarship earlier today (Friday) and I decided I wanted to go to Penn State," Ficken told FightOnState.com's Cory James. "I am excited, to say the least."
He is the 11th player to commit to the Lions for the Class of 2011
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