Christian Colon, a defensive tackle from Independence (N.C.) High School, announced his commitment to the Penn State football program on Twitter on Thursday.
The 6-foot-3, 325-pound Colon is ranked the No. 53 defensive tackle in the Class of 2016 by 247Sports. He chose Penn State over North Carolina, Maryland, UCLA, Syracuse and Pittsburgh, among others.
The three-star defensive tackle is Penn State’s 13th commitment in the Class of 2016.