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Jake Pinegar

Jake Pinegar      K | 6-2 | 195
247Sports ★★★   ESPN ★★★   Rivals ★★

Selected Penn State over Indiana, Bowling Green, Northern Illinois, Western Illinois

"Jake is a great young man. He is a very talented athlete that excels in multiple sports. Jake will definitely be an asset to Penn State."

High School: Four-year letterman for co-head coaches Ryan and Jerry Pezzetti at Ankeny Centennial High School...Guided the Jaguars to three district championships, including a 10-3 mark as a senior and 10-2 record as a junior...Selected Elite first team in 2017...Garnered USA Today's ALL-USA Iowa Football Team honorable mention accolades as a senior...Was an all-state honoree as a defensive back in 2016...Was second in the state in interceptions in 2016 in Class 4A...Two-time first-team all-district selection...Named District 2 MVP in 2016...Invited to the River Battle Bowl...Connected on 9-of-13 field goal attempts, including two makes from 60 yards, and had 37 kickoffs for 2,200 yards as a senior...Registered five interceptions and had 22 kickoffs for 1,200 yards as a junior...Had 16 tackles, two touchdowns and three interceptions as a sophomore...Holds the school record for interceptions in a season and in a career...Rated as a three-star recruit by 247Sports and ESPN and a two-star prospect by Rivals...Is the No. 2 kicker and No. 9 prospect in Iowa by 247Sports...Ranked as the No. 8 kicker, No. 3 prospect in Iowa and No. 75 player in the region by ESPN...Rated as a five-star kicker and the No. 9 recruit by Kohl's Professional Camps...Lettered three times in soccer and three times in track and field...Owns the school record in the long jump (21-7) and high jump (6-2)...Was a Drake Relay champion in the 4x100 shuttle hurdles in 2017...Three-time all-conference player in soccer.

Personal: Full name is Jake E. Pinegar...Son of Julie and Scott Pinegar...Has one brother, Hunter...Brother, Hunter, is a punter at Iowa Western Community College...Uncle played baseball at Iowa State...Volunteered with the Miracle League...Hobbies include working out with friends, kicking, hanging out with friends and family, fishing, grilling, watching movies and playing video games...Born January 7, 1999 in Des Moines, Iowa.

2018 Signing Day Central