Former Lions to NFL Pro Bowl

The NFL Pro Bowl selections are out and two former Nittany Lions have been honored with selections to the game which will be held Saturday, February 10, 2007, at Aloha Stadium on the Hawaiian Island of Oahu.

Among the players selected to this year's Pro Bowl are former Nittany Lions Larry Johnson, running back for the Kansas City Chiefs and Robbie Gould, kicker for the Chicago Bears.

Larry Johnson currently ranked number two, behind LaDainian Tomlinson, in total rushing yards with 1516 yards on the ground this season. He is also number two in the league for total touchdowns with 15.

Johnson can break his own Chief's franchise single-season rushing record 1,750 rushing yards with 234 total yards, or 117 yards in his final two regular-season games. He has averaged 108 yard per game this season. This is his second Pro Bowl selection.

Robbie Gould is currently ranked number two in the league in total points scored with 128, again behind LaDainian Tomlinson. Gould has gone 28 for 32 in field goal attempts, with a long of 49 yards. He is also perfect on extra points, going 44 for 44 this season.

This is Gould's first Pro Bowl selection.


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