Former Florida State five-star wide receiver George Campbell has picked his new destination. He will finish his career at Penn State.
Campbell was a heralded recruit for the Seminoles back in 2015. He was the No. 3 wide receiver and the No. 19 overall player in the class, according to 247Sports' Composite Rankings.
However, his tenure in Tallahassee was marred by injuries. He played in 22 games in three seasons--with a redshirt season in 2016--and caught 13 passes for 206 yards.
Campbell preached the possibility of a fresh start in his Instagram announcement of his decision to pick Penn State.
It’s no secret that the last four years have been full of highs and lows for me, but I’ve always been told that “tough times don’t last, tough people do”. While I will forever be grateful to Florida State for the opportunity to be a Seminole, I am excited to take the next step in my journey. To my Nole brothers, it’s not goodbye it’s see you later. I love y’all boys and wish you the best. For those who have supported me every step of the way, I appreciate you from the bottom of my heart. With that being said my journey is nowhere near over yet and I am excited to announce that I will be writing the next chapter of my life at THE Penn State University. I am thrilled to be a part of the Nittany Lion family and am thankful to the coaching staff and players for accepting me with open arms! “Black Shoes Basic Blues, No Names All Game”. #WeAre
Campbell will be eligible immediately at PSU and will have one year left to play.
He will help ease a Penn State receiving corps that lost multiple players to transfer, including seasoned veteran Juwan Johnson.
Johnson has elected to transfer to Oregon.