Penn State's first big official visit weekend ended with a bang on Sunday night, as news got out that the Nittany Lions landed a commitment from Stafford (Va.) Mountain View wide receiver DaeSean Hamilton. Hamilton was on campus over the weekend for an official visit.
DaeSean Hamilton committed to Penn State this past weekend, along with three other prospects.
Sources confirmed the news to Lions247 on Sunday.
The 6-foot-1, 185-pound prospect was the Commonwealth District offensive player of the year in 2012, as he caught 67 balls for 1,068 yards and 11 touchdowns before breaking a collarbone in November. Hamilton also added 19 carries for 158 yards and six touchdowns and added a punt return touchdown. Defensively, he recorded 64 tackles and three interceptions for 8-6 Wildcats.
In addition to Penn State, Hamilton had scholarship offers from Boston College, Duke, Illinois, Maryland, Miami, Michigan State, Pittsburgh, Virginia, Virginia Tech, Wake Forest, West Virginia and more.
A three-star prospect by 247Sports, Hamilton carries an 89 overall rating. He is the No. 44 wide receiver nationally and the No. 18 prospect in Virginia.
He was recruited for the Nittany Lions by assistant coach Charles London.