Las Vegas (Nev.) Bishop Gorman 2020 quarterback Micah Bowens tells 247Sports that he's committed to Penn State.
The 6-foot-1, 195-pound Bowens also held offers the likes of Arizona, Duke, Nebraska, North Carolina, Miss Ole, Oregon and West Virginia.
As a junior, Bowens had 2,778 yards and 29 touchdowns, as well as 927 yards rushing and 15 more goals. At Bowens, the Nittany Lions have a potential with a passing ability downstream that can obviously make things happen. Some programs also considered him a rookie athlete.
"Great kid, obviously a very good athlete," said Bishop Gorman's coach, Kenny Sanchez. "Started at the corner as a sophomore, it's obvious that the quarterback is his natural position, but he had Dorian (Thompson-Robinson) (the current quarterback of UCLA) in front of him. He is a great athlete, he was an excellent defender for us, quarter position for our junior year and had a good year, won a state title.A good head on his shoulders, high cumulative average, has just been awarded. A good family, very disciplined, quite awesome. "
Sanchez liked the way Bowens evolved.
"Because of his high motor skills and his personal motivation, he knows how to break down defenses, turn the ball well, have a good arm and, as a good athlete, he is not a harbinger. but will also take off when he has to run, he is able to read on the go and make good decisions. "
With Bowens in the fold, Penn State's 2020 class moves to five. On February 1st, he went to Happy Valley. Coordinator of the offensive Ricky Rahne was the main recruiter.
Bowens joins the four-star linebackers in Curtis Jacobs Owings Mills (Md.) McDonogh School and Derek Wingo from Fort Lauderdale (Fla.) St. Thomas Aquinas, Corner Half Joshuah Moten of the Fort Washington (R) National Christian Academy and the offensive tackle Grant Toutant Warren (Mich.) De La Salle Collegiate among the first members of this class of Nittany Lions. The industry-leading 247Sports Composites ranks Bowens as the country's leading dual threat smuggler. His speech pushes the Penn State to 16th place in the 247Sports composite team recruitment rankings.
"First of all, I would like to thank God for the position in which he has placed me," Bowens said on his Twitter profile. "I would also like to thank my family, my coaches and my teammates for their constant support and for pushing me to become the best player and the best person possible." Thank you to all the coaches who recruited me over the last two years, the opportunity to play at the next level and to continue what I love to do, but I will go to Penn State University Thanks to Coach Rahne and his coach (James) Franklin for this amazing opportunity Happy Valley, I'm at home. "
Bowens had 17 tackles and four interceptions in the second year. It has a laser programmed speed of 4.54 points in the 40 meter dashboard.