The Penn State football team received another commitment on Monday when D.J. Brown announced his intentions to join the Nittany Lions on Twitter.
The 5-foot-11, 172-pound defensive back from Fairburn, Ga., will be a senior this fall at Creekside High School. He is rated as a three-star prospect by ESPN, 247Sports and Scout.
According to ESPN, he made 53 tackles and five interceptions during his junior season at Creekside, which finished 8-3, and 34 tackles and four interceptions as a sophomore at Landmark Christian.
He chose the Nittany Lions over a number of other schools giving him offers, including Indiana, Northwestern, Purdue and Wisconsin.
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Brown is the eighth known verbal commitment to Penn State for the 2017 class. The offers are non-binding until February, 2017.