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Connor McGovern

CONNOR McGOVERN      OL   6-5   310
Rivals ★★★★   ESPN ★★★★   247 ★★★★   Scout ★★★★

Selected Penn State over Boston College, Duke, Georgia Tech, Maryland, Miami (FL), Michigan State, North Carolina, Pittsburgh, Stanford, Syracuse, Virginia, West Virginia

High School: Four-year letterman for head coach Jerry Gilsky at Lake-Lehman High School...Was a two-time team captain...Selected to the 2016 Army All-American Game...Named to Scout All-America team…Earned Wyoming Valley Football Conference first team All-League honors in 2013, 2014 and 2015...Selected as the Wyoming Valley Football Conference Most Valuable Player as a senior...Earned first team All-State honors as a senior...Played in the 2015 UNICO All-Star Game...Named to the 2015 WNEP Dream Team...Selected as team MVP in 2015...Helped the Black Knights to the Wyoming Valley Football Conference title in 2015 with a 10-2 record...Was also a member of the squad that won the Wyoming Valley Football Conference title and the District 2 Championship in 2013 with a 9-3 mark...Ranked as a four-start recruit by all four major recruiting services - ESPN, Rivals, Scout and 247Sports...Ranked as the No. 3 center in the country and No. 7 overall prospect in Pennsylvania by 247Sports...Rated as the fourth-best center in the country and the eight-best overall player in Pennsylvania by ESPN...Ranked as the top offensive guard in Pennsylvania and the No. 2 guard in the East by Scout...Rated No. 2 among centers in the country and No. 6 among overall prospects in Pennsylvania by Rivals...Also earned two letters each in basketball and track and field...Was an all-conference selection in basketball as a junior...Was District 2 shot put champion in 2015...Set school strength records in bench press, squat, deadlift and power clean…Part of National Honor Society in grades 7-12.

Personal: Full name is Connor James McGovern...Son of Maureen and Jim McGovern...Has two brothers, AJ and Tyler...Mother, Maureen, played basketball at King's College...Father, Jim, played football at Colgate...Hobbies include weightlifting and Xbox...Plans to major in business agriculture…Born November 3, 1997.

"Connor is one of the most coachable players I’ve ever had. When it comes to the game, his IQ level is astounding. And what he did to put himself at this level and with the work ethic and drive that he has, you just know he is going to be a very successful student-athlete and person."

2016 Signing Day Central



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