There are a variety of NitPick categories for fans to vote for:
We will post a new poll every couple of days, so be sure to check back at Fight On State regularly to vote and view the results.
The first NitPick Award is for Offensive Most Valuable Player. This honor is for the player who made the most consistently significant impact on the offense. The candidates are...
Redshirt freshman Deon Butler led the team this season in receptions with 36 for 678 yards (18.8 ypc) and nine touchdowns. The former walk-on defensive back was an immediate instrumental threat in the passing game.
Junior tailback Tony Hunt became the 10th Penn State running back to break the 1,000 yard mark on a season. He led all rushers with 1,047 on 174 carries (6.0 ypc) and six touchdowns.
The Offensive Line
The offensive line, boasting players like E.Z. Smith, Tyler Reed, Charles Rush and Levi Brown was initially thought to be the Achilles' heel of the offense, however, after surrendering seven sacks in out-of-conference play, the unit only gave up four sacks in Big Ten play.
Senior captain Michael Robinson completed 141 passes on 272 attempts 51.8 percent) this season for 2,097 yards and 16 touchdowns. He became the first Penn State quarterback to run and pass for 1,000 yards in a career.
Prior to breaking his arm in the Michigan game, Derrick Williams showed why he was considered to be the top high school prospect in the nation last year. He rushed 22 times for 105 yards and three touchdowns and caught 22 passes for 289 yards and one touchdown, including the game-winning touchdown at Northwestern. He also returned 13 kicks for 274 yards. So in all he ended up with 668 all-purpose yards in seven games.
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