Lions spotlight: Parker Cothren 

January, 22, 2013
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Every weekday until signing day, NittanyNation will break down a commitment from Penn State’s 2013 recruiting class.

Vitals: Defensive tackle Parker Cothren, Hazel Green, Ala./Hazel Green, 6-foot-4, 250 pounds

Committed: Nov. 20, 2012

ESPN.com grade: 69. Two-star prospect.

ESPN.com rankings: No. 121 at position. No. 643 in region, No. 45 in state.

Picked Penn State over: North Carolina, Purdue, Tennessee and others.

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