No. 4 FOS POG for Tony Hunt

Although Tony Hunt picked up limited yardage on the ground thanks to Michigan's No. 1 rush defense, the senior running back managed to make for it through the air, resulting in some significant yardage for the Nittany Lions.

For the fourth time this season Tony Hunt has been named the FOS Player of the Game by Penn State football fans, this time for his performance against Michigan.

During the primetime clash Hunt had 13 carries for 33 yards, a season low for him. However, the senior back also pulled in five receptions for 85 yards and one touchdown.

This is the fourth contest of 2006 where Tony Hunt has been named as Player of the Game by the fans of Penn State. Previously he won for his performances against Youngstown State, Ohio State and Minnesota.

the voting was tight in this contest. Here are how the results played out.

Tony Hunt: 32.5%
Jeremy Kapinos: 14.1%
Sean Lee: 26.7%
Anthony Morelli: 12.9%
Tim Shaw: 13.7%

Here are how the voting results have shaken out through the first seven games this season:

Akron: Dan Connor (13 tackles and two sacks)
Notre Dame: Jordan Norwood (six catches for 92 yards)
Youngstown State: Tony Hunt (18 carries for 143 yards and one TD)
Ohio State: Tony Hunt (24 carries for 135 yards)
Northwestern: Deon Butler (eight receptions for 112 yards)
Minnesota: Tony Hunt (144 yards, two TDs, one reception for 15 yards and one TD)
Michigan: Tony Hunt (33 yards, five receptions for 85 yards, one TD)

Fight On State is the exclusive home of the FOS Player of the Game Award, the first and only honor given to a Penn State football player by the fans of the Nittany Nation. Each week voting is conducted on the Audibles message board.


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