Lynch Tweets He's Staying At Penn State

August 3, 2012 Updated Aug 6, 2012 at 7:07 AM EDT

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Lynch Tweets He's Staying At Penn State

August 3, 2012 Updated Aug 6, 2012 at 7:07 AM EDT

Buffalo (WKBW.com) Former St. Francis standout Akeel Lynch says he'll keep his commitment and play his college football at Penn State. The running back made the announcement via Twitter on Friday saying "I will be wearing #22 in Blue&White jersey come Sept. 1st #WeStillAre #PennState #Sorryforthewait".

Lynch was weighing his future in the wake of NCAA Sanctions against the Penn State following the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal.