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  1. Urschel a finalist for another big award

    Josh Moyer

    STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- John Urschel might need a new trophy mantle after this offseason. The Penn State offensive lineman was announced Friday as a finalist for yet another honor, this time the AAU Sullivan Award, which goes to the nation's top ama...

    Blog | March 28, 2014
  2. Urschel earns prestigious academic award

    Josh Moyer

    Penn State offensive guard John Urschel has added yet another accolade to his off-the-field accomplishments. During the National Football Foundation's 56th annual awards dinner on Tuesday night, the All-Big Ten lineman earned the William V. Campb...

    Blog | December 10, 2013
  3. Hackenberg named B1G freshman of year

    Josh Moyer

    STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- There wasn't much anticipation for the Big Ten freshman of the year award because, after the season-long performance by Christian Hackenberg, the choice was pretty clear. Hackenberg officially won the award Tuesday night -- t...

    Blog | December 03, 2013
  4. Few surprises for PSU on B1G teams

    Josh Moyer

    STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- As expected, Allen Robinson was once again the big Penn State winner when it came to the Big Ten's All-Conference Selection Show on Monday night. He was the Big Ten's lone semifinalist for the national Biletnikoff Award so it...

    Blog | December 02, 2013
  5. Robinson a semifinalist for national award

    Josh Moyer

    STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- After back-to-back weeks of setting school records, Penn State wideout Allen Robinson now has his sights set on a national honor. The junior, who boasts a Big Ten-best 81 catches for 1,204 yards and six touchdowns, was named ...

    Blog | November 18, 2013
  6. Hackenberg to face biggest test to date

    Josh Moyer

    STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- Christian Hackenberg's three Big Ten awards aren't plastered on the the walls of his first-floor dorm room. He earns the freshman-of-the-week honors, appreciates them -- and then forgets them. It's that focus, that short-term...

    Blog | October 23, 2013
  7. O'Brien earns 3rd national coaching honor

    Josh Moyer

    Bill O'Brien added yet another national coaching honor to his resume Thursday night, becoming the Bear Bryant Coach of the Year. Joe Paterno won the first-ever Bear Bryant Award after leading the Nittany Lions to the 1986 national championship. Pe...

    Blog | January 18, 2013
  8. Next man up: Replacing Stankiewitch

    Josh Moyer

    STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- Heading into next season, NittanyNation takes a closer look at holes left by departing Penn State players and the candidates who might fill them. CENTER Who: Matt Stankiewitch was a finalist for the Rimington Award, given...

    Blog | January 03, 2013
  9. O'Brien named Maxwell Club's COY

    Josh Moyer

    Bill O'Brien reeled in another coaching honor on Wednesday by becoming the Maxwell Football Club's Coach of the Year, according to a Penn State spokesman. O'Brien's name has been a fixture on award lists since he helped Penn State overcome the sa...

    Blog | December 19, 2012
  10. O'Brien, Mauti earn ESPN.com honors

    Josh Moyer

    Bill O'Brien was named ESPN.com's Coach of the Year, and Michael Mauti earned a spot on the accompanying All-America team. O'Brien's award comes on the heels of an improbable 8-4 season in which he helped pull together a university reeling from un...

    Blog | December 10, 2012
  11. Big day for PSU on the awards circuit

    Josh Moyer

    Two of Penn State's offensive seniors and head coach Bill O'Brien received national honors Monday. O'Brien became one of nine finalists for the Eddie Robinson Coach of the Year Award, and center Matt Stankiewitch was named one of six finalists for...

    Blog | December 03, 2012
  12. O'Brien sweeps B1G COY awards

    Josh Moyer

    Bill O'Brien was the unaninmous pick for Big Ten Coach of the Year, winning honors Tuesday night from both the coaches and the media. "This is a fantastic honor," O'Brien said. "It's very humbling." He became the seventh first-year coach since ...

    Blog | November 27, 2012
  13. O'Brien named semifinalist for COY award

    Josh Moyer

    Bill O'Brien is a semifinalist for the Maxwell Football Club's Coach of the Year award. Sixteen semifinalists were announced Monday, and O'Brien was just one of two Big Ten coaches to earn a spot on the list. Ohio State's Urban Meyer was the other...

    Blog | November 19, 2012
  14. Penn State Awards Tracker: Week 8

    Josh Moyer

    With a majority of Penn State's games now in the books, the pretenders are starting to become separated from the true candidates. Michael Mauti and Gerald Hodges are now both semifinalists for the Butkus Award, and Mauti is a strong contender to r...

    Blog | October 23, 2012
  15. Two PSU linebackers make semifinalist list

    Josh Moyer

    The reputation of Linebacker U seems as strong as ever after two linebackers made a prestigious semifinalist list Monday. Penn State linebackers Gerald Hodges and Michael Mauti advanced to the Butkus Award's list of 12 semifinalists -- making the ...

    Blog | October 22, 2012
  16. Penn State Awards Tracker: Week 7

    Josh Moyer

    A week after Penn State's Lombardi Award snub, some good news arrived on the watch list front: Tight end Kyle Carter was added to the Mackey Award's midseason list. Carter became the lone freshman to make the list of 26 candidates, and he's one of...

    Blog | October 16, 2012