Kolin Dinkins Receives PWO To Play At Penn State

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North Allegheny senior defensive back Kolin Dinkins will continue his academic and athletic career at Penn State University next season. He received a preferred walk-on to play at PSU. Dinkins will join older brother, Khalil, and former Tiger Joey Porter Jr. on the gridiron with the Nittany Lions.

This past fall at North Allegheny, Dinkins was named first-team all-conference by the Big 56 Conference in Class 6A. A standout on defense, Dinkins totaled 63 tackles, second best on the squad, with one sack and one interception. His lone interception was significant as Dinkins hauled in a 95-yard pick six against Canon-McMillan to solidify a 49-26 blowout win in the WPIAL Class 6A quarterfinals.

Dinkins is a mult-sport athlete and is also a starter on the North Allegheny boys’ basketball team.