Another player who had initially committed to Vanderbilt has now switched to Penn State.

Defensive back Grant Haley has now said he will follow Coach James Franklin to PSU, according to multiple recruiting websites.

Haley's switch came on the same day that quarterback/defensive back Trace McSorley switched from Vandy to PSU.

Both Haley and McSorley are considered three-star recruits, on a five-star scale.

Haley and McSorley join Brendan Brosnan, Chance Sorrell and Lloyd Tubman as Vanderbilt commits who have flipped to Penn State.

The 5-10, 180-pound Haley, who played at Lovett School in Atlanta, chose Penn State over Duke, Georgia Tech and Wisconsin. He also received offers from Arkansas, Florida, South Carolina and Tennessee.

"Made a decision tonight to commit to Penn State University," Haley said on Twitter. "Appreciate everyone at Vandy and hope they can still respect me."

Haley also returned kickoffs and punts at Lovell, which won a state title last season.

In addition, linebacker Donte Raymond, a high school senior who had committed to Penn State last month, flipped to Delaware Monday, according to 247Sports.

Raymond became the third member of Penn State's original recruiting class to switch commitments since the resignation of head coach Bill O'Brien and the hiring of Franklin.

Defensive tackle Thomas Holley committed to Florida and defensive back Troy Vincent committed to North Carolina State.


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Late Monday night, FootballScoop.com, which tracks coaching moves, reported that Herb Hand has resigned as offensive line coach at Vanderbilt to join Franklin's staff at Penn State.

Hand, a 1990 graduate of Hamilton College and a native of Westmoreland, N.Y., spent four years at Vanderbilt. Before that, he served as offensive coordinator at Tulsa for three seasons and spent six seasons at West Virginia as tight ends coach and recruiting coordinator.

"As one door closes, another one opens," Hand said on Twitter. "It is a bittersweet moment for the Hand family as our time at Vanderbilt comes to an end."

Hand fills the final full-time opening on Franklin's Penn State staff. Of the nine assistant coaches hired, seven went directly from Vanderbilt to Penn State and another, Charles Huff, spent the 2011 season at Vanderbilt.