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Barkley Wins Chicago Tribune Silver Football

Penn State's dynamic sophomore running back is the fourth Nittany Lion to be honored with the Chicago Tribune Silver Football.

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The post-season honors for Penn State running back Saquon Barkley continue to roll up. The sophomore sensation has been honored with the Chicago Tribune Silver Football awarded to the Big Ten's Most Valuable Player. He shared the honor with Ohio State quarterback J.T. Barrett.

http://www.scout.com/college/penn-state/story/1736069-penn-state-footbal... Barkley is the fourth Nittany Lion to be honored with the Silver Football award and is the first PSU running back to receive the honor. Previously, quarterbacks Daryll Clark (2009), Michael Robinson (2005) and Kerry Collins (1994) received the honor.

Barkley has already won the 2016 Graham-George Big Ten Offensive Player of the Year and the 2016 Ameche-Dayne Big Ten Running Back of the Year. He was also named as a unanimous All-Big Ten first team selection and as the Big Ten Offensive Player of the Year by the Associated Press and as a unanimous selection to the AP first-team All-Big Ten team.


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