In the lead-up to the 2022 football season, Nittany Lions Wire will be keeping an eye on every Penn State-listed scholarship recipient.
During the pre-season, each profile will show where the player is from, how recruiting websites ranked him after high school, and what role he will play. James Franklin this season.
Penn State will have a variety of receivers next season, including Anthony Iveywho comes along with a handful of newcomers to the State College.
Ivey will most likely use at least his first year as a substitute to learn from him. Mitchell Tinsley as well as Parker Washingtonbut the Nittany Lions will have a lot of talent in their wide reception area.
Preseason Player Profile
Penn State head coach James Franklin watches a spring NCAA college football game Saturday, April 23, 2022, at State College, Pennsylvania. (AP Photo/Barry Reeger)
Native city: Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Weight: 190 pounds.
247Sports Composite Ranking
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[4-star] | [No. 32 WR in the nation] | [No. 7 player in the state of Pennsylvania]
Sports career in high school
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Anthony Ivey has talent, but he has a lot of room to grow to the next level. He was one of the first members, back in October 2020. He had many proposals from the Big Ten, including the states of Michigan and Nebraska.
Ivey is a versatile player who made a lot of noise in high school. He has solid acceleration and has demonstrated his elusiveness many times on special teams.
Depth Chart Overview
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As mentioned, Ivey has a lot of room to grow as a receiver. Most likely, he will spend the first and even the second year as a substitute player in depth. However, an opportunity where he could see the field before his special teams.
At 190 pounds, Ivey could put on some weight and put on some weight. However, many people think that the player is too easy for the student level, but we have seen players win in this. For example, DeVonta Smith and [autotag]Jahan Dotson[/autotag]both were first-round picks in their respective draft classes.
Ivey is a player who can see some action on special teams early on. His speed and elusiveness would have been a good contender on special teams and given him an early opportunity to make a name for himself at Penn State.