PSU Career Record Watch

Several Nittany Lions are pursuing Penn State football career records this season. Get an update on where they stand heading into the eigth game this season against Illinois this Saturday.

Here is a watch update for the currently Penn State players who are closing in career record marks:

Paul Posluszny: Senior Linebacker

Named the 2006 pre-season Big Ten Defensive Player of the Year, Posluszny currently leads the Nittany Lions with 57 total tackles this season, one sack and two pass break-ups, bringing his career tackle total to 312.

Posluszny is the third Penn State football defenseman to record 300 career tackles.

Career Tackle Record: 343 (Greg Buttle)
Tackles Posluszny Needs: 31
Tackles Needed Per Regular Season Game: 6.2
Tackles Needed Including Bowl Game: 5.2

Tony Hunt: Senior Running Back

A four-time Fight On State Player of the Game for 2006, Hunt has won the honor for the Youngstown State, Ohio State, Minnesota and Michigan. Through seven games this season Hunt has 2,636 career yards.

Career Rushing Record: 3398 (Curt Warner)
Yards Hunt Needs: 762
Yards Needed Per Regular Season Game: 152.4
Yards Needed Including Bowl Game: 127

Jeremy Kapinos: Senior Punter

Averaging 41.7 yards on 31 punts this season, with 13 kicks inside the 20 and 10 fair catches, four-year senior starter, Jeremy Kapinos is a candidate for the Ray Guy Award, honoring the nation's top punter. Over his career Kapinos has 9,213 punting yards.

Career Punt Record: 9403 (Ralph Giacomarro)
Yards Kapinos Needs: 190
Yards Needed Per Regular Season Game: 38
Yards Needed Including Bowl Game: 32

Keep up to date with FOS' Career Record Watch, located on the right column of the FOS message boards.


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