James Franklin has lured another one of his former Vanderbilt recruits to Penn State.
This time it's a quarterback.
Trace McSorley, from Briar Woods High School in Ashburn, Va., has flipped his verbal commitment from the Commodores to the Nittany Lions.
McSorley is a 6-foot, 1-inch, 180-pounder who reportedly runs a 4.54-second time in the 40-yard dash. Some schools also recruited him as a safety, but Franklin has reportedly recruited McSorley as a dual-threat QB.
The Nittany Lions already have one quarterback recruit on campus. Michael O'Connor, a four-star prospect from Bradenton (Fla.) IMG Academy, enrolled at PSU earlier this month.
McSorley becomes the fourth former Vanderbilt recruit to follow Franklin to Penn State. He also had offers from Virginia Tech, Purdue, Boston College, UConn, North Carolina, North Carolina State and Wake Forest, among others.
He's rated a three-star recruit, on a five-star scale, by both Scout.com and Rivals.com.
Penn State now has 21 commitments in its 2014 recruiting class. It is believed the Lions have two more scholarships to offer. PSU's class is ranked No. 20 by Rivals.com and No. 32 by Scout.com.
National Letter of Intent Day is Wednesday, Feb. 5.