PSU Fans Name Hunt Outback Player of the Game

Senior tailback Tony Hunt was once again instrumental for the Nittany Lions in their 20-10 victory over the Volunteers in the Outback Bowl this past Monday. For his efforts the fans of Penn State voted him the FOS Player of the Game - for the seventh time this season.

With 31 carries for 158 yards, Tony Hunt ran around, over and through the Tennessee defense, leading Penn State to another New Year's Day bowl victory. For his efforts the PSU fans voted him the Fight On State Player of the Game.

Here is how the voting broke down:

Tony Davis: 4.1%
Tony Hunt: 61.0%
Justin King: 0.6%
Anthony Morelli: 20.2%
Anthony Scirrotto: 14.0%

This is Hunt's seventh Player of the Game honor from Penn State fans this season - a record for the six years the honor has been given out.

Here are how the voting results have shaken out through the 2006 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)
Illinois: Anthony Scirrotto (four tackles, two interceptions and a kick off returned for TD)
Purdue: Tony Hunt (142 yards on 32 carries, one TD and two catches for 36 yards)
Wisconsin: Paul Posluszny (14 tackles, and one QB hurry)
Temple: Tony Hunt (167 yards, three TDs, two catches for 25 yards and one TD)
Michigan State: Andrew Quarless (4 catches for 87 yards, 1 TD)
Tennessee: Tony Hunt (31 carries for 158 yards)

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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