By: Mike Vukovcan

Pittsburgh (KDKA)- Penn State’s Class of 2012 continues to grow as the Nittany Lions add their eighth verbal commitment.

Joe Paterno picked up commitment #8 when 4-star offensive lineman JJ Denman gave a verbal.

Denman (6-7, 305 lbs), who’s from Pennsbury (PA), made an unofficial visit to State College this past weekend.

Denman is ranked the No. 242 prospect in Rivals Top 250.

The big lineman had a ton of offers including ones from Miami, Fla., Michigan, Notre Dame, Pitt, South Carolina, Wisconsin and West Virginia.

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