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Penn State, West Virginia grab recruits

| Tuesday, July 12, 2005 12:00 a.m

West Virginia landed its first recruit from the Class of 2006 when McKeesport outside linebacker Anthony Leonard gave a verbal commitment to the Mountaineers on Monday.

The 6-foot-1, 223-pound outside linebacker was named second-team all-Southwest Conference folllowing his junior season. He turned down offers to Iowa and Temple.

Also, Neshaminy defensive tackle Tom McEowen (6-4, 279) committed to Penn State. McEowen, regarded as one of the top 10 players in Pennsylvania, had visited Penn State and Maryland. He is the Nittany Lions’ third recruit from the Class of 2006, and the first from Pennsylvania.

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