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Nick Tarburton

Nick Tarburton      LB | 6-3 | 250
247 ★★★★   ESPN ★★★★   Rivals ★★★★

Selected Penn State over Louisville, Maryland, Michigan State, Pitt, Rutgers, Syracuse

"Nick Tarburton is an aggressive, hard-hitting linebacker who has been a dominant force for us the past three years. He was another coach on the field. He is an incredibly positive, intense player who gives everything he can for the success of the team. I believe he has a bright future in Happy Valley."

High School: Three-year letterman for head coach Jeff Hollenbach at Pennridge High School...Was a team captain in 2017...Selected to Pennsylvania Football Writers All-State Class 6A first team as a junior and a senior...Garnered 2017 Mini Maxwell Award honors...Named All-Southeastern PA by Philadelphia Inquirer three times...Selected All-Intelligencer first team three times (2015, 2016, 2017)...Was a two-time All-Suburban One Continental Conference first team honoree...Named Team MVP twice...Recorded 98 tackles, 19.0 TFL, 7.0 sacks, two forced fumbles and one interception as a senior...Registered 653 all-purpose yards with six touchdowns in 2017...Had 96 tackles and 6.0 sacks as a junior...Collected a school-record 100 tackles and 4.0 sacks as a sophomore...Tabbed a four-star prospect by all three major recruiting outlets - 247Sports, ESPN and Rivals...Ranked as the No. 6 player in Pennsylvania, No. 10 inside linebacker and No. 213 overall prospect by 247Sports...Ranked as No. 14 player in Pennsylvania, No. 48 in the region and No. 13 overall among inside linebackers by ESPN...Ranked the No. 202 overall prospect, No. 7 player in Pennsylvania and No. 10 inside linebacker by Rivals...Lettered in basketball once...Was selected to the honor roll.

Personal: Personal: Full name is Nicholas Earl Tarburton...Son of Ami and Rick Tarburton...Has two brothers, Zack and Jake...Mother, Ami, and Father, Rick, both played basketball at Pitt-Bradford...Volunteered at Pennridge FISH, which is a local food bank...Hobbies include hunting and fishing...Anticipates majoring in business and would like to have a career in international relations...Born December 28, 1999 in Sellersville, Pennsylvania.

2018 Signing Day Central