Kinlaw Runs Away as MVP

Senior tailback Rodney Kinlaw runs away with a major honor, as Nittany Nation fans named him their Offensive MVP of the 2007 season.

Penn State senior running back, Rodney Kinlaw's 2007 performance received some major recognition by Nittany Nation fans who voted him as their Offensive MVP for the 2007 season in impressive fashion.

Kinlaw joins fellow senior Dan Connor, who was honored as the season's Defensive MVP by fans last week.

Despite not starting the first four games of the season, Kinlaw managed to roll up 1,186 yards on 222 carries (5.3 YPC) and 10 touchdowns on the year. He also had caught 19 balls for an additional 124 yards.

Kinlaw became the eleventh 1,000+ yard rusher in Penn State history this season. Here is how the MVP voting broke down:

Rodney Kinlaw: 53%
A.Q. Shipley: 30%
Derrick Williams: 9%
Anthony Morelli: 5%
Deon Butler: 3%

The Fight On State Player of the Game and Season MVP awards are the FIRST and ONLY honors given to Penn State football players by Nittany Nation fans. Voting is conducted exclusively at


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