Penn State Football added to its 2023 recruiting class on Friday night with the addition of Tyriq Blanding.

Listed at 6-foot-3 and 275 pounds, Blanding is a defensive tackle at the next level. He becomes the first true defensive tackle in Penn State’s class as Mathias Barnwell is listed as an athlete and Jameial Lyons is being recruited as an edge player.

Blanding is rated as a 3-star prospect by the 247 Sports Composite rankings. He is the No. 89 defensive lineman in the country and the No. 1 player in the state of New York. Penn State now has the top player from Pennsylvania, Virginia and New York in its 2023 class.

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