Saquon for his character both on and off the football field.
>>nats: (04:35) "we are... penn state!"
>>reporter: penn state cheers and chants ringing out inside the pennsylvania state capitol?
All in honor of saquon barkley and his new holiday.
>>jeanne mcneill: (04:23) "i'm proud to present to saquon hr697."
>>reporter: state representative jeanne mcneill declaring march 14th?
Saquon barkley day across the commonwealth.
The coply native joined by his parents?
Stood in the chamber as mcneill read the resolution.
>>jeanne mcneill: (00:23) "he's here to be recognized as one of the best running backs to ever come from pennsylvania who's about to be one of the top picks in the nfl draft and as a shining example of what a young man should be."
>>reporter: barkley graduated from whitehall high school.
He went on to play for three years at penn state university and could now be the top pick in the upcoming nfl draft mcneill says he'll be loved and supported wherever he lands but fingers crossed a pa team picks him up >>jeanne mcneill: (03:40) "i really hope someday you come back to be an eagle or a steeler and we keep you here... (cheers)" >>>julia rose: and the saquon celebrations continue??
On march 24th he'll be honored with a parade in his hometown of coplay.
The parade starts at noon and will roll