With an electrifying 78-yard punt return to spark the team and ignite the 110,078 Beaver Stadium Whiteout crowd, Derrick Williams edged out Dan Connor for Player of the Game honor against Notre Dame.
Although Dan Connor
made a late charge in the voting, Derrick Williams
managed to hold him off thanks to his 78-yard punt return that sparked the White Out crowd in Beaver Stadium. See an exclusive breakdown of Williams' electric return here
Williams also had two reception for 14 yards in the clash with Notre Dame. See video of Williams after the game:
FOS TV: Derrick Williams
Here is how the voting broke down:
Derrick Williams: 39%
Dan Connor: 34%
Austin Scott: 24%
Justin King: 2%
Aaron Maybin: 1%
The FOS Player of the Game honor is the FIRST and ONLY award given to a Penn State player by Nittany Lion fans. Voting is conducted after every game exclusively on FightOnState.com.