Penn State Nittany Lions: Juantez McRae

NittanyNation: Week in review

June, 24, 2013
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NittanyNation takes a look at this past week's Penn State football and recruiting news and what you might have missed:
Juantez McRae (Towson, Md./Calvert Hall) can't remember exactly what words were exchanged or how the topic was brought up that day. He just remembers the moment -- the sun peaking beneath the horizon, relaxing on the porch in gym shorts and the warm, sticky air -- right before his epiphany.

The 2015 prospect's friend and role model, the kid from two or three houses down, turned to him and asked McRae -- then a freshman -- what he wanted to do with his life. McRae glanced up at the neighbor, Trevor Williams, a starting PSU cornerback now but a Calvert Hall receiver then, and mouthed some hesitant answer about football and education.


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STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- Rahshaun Smith (Towson, Md./Calvert Hall) might still still be mastering how to parallel park. But, despite his age and the fact he's part of the 2016 class, Penn State's coaches were still well-aware of the DE/LB during Saturday's underclassmen camp.


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