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Penn State Great Paul Posluszny Elected to College Football Hall of Fame

Photo by Penn State Paul Posluszny helped lead the resurgence of PSU football in the mid-2000s.

Penn State and Linebacker U great Paul Posluszny has been elected to the College Football Hall of Fame.

Posluzsny played a large role in one of the most memorable seasons in Penn State history, helping Penn State go 11-1 in 2005 and finish No. 3 in the nation.

At Penn State, Posluzsny was a two-time consensus All-American, a two-time Chuck Bednarik Award winner for the nation’s top defender and won the Dick Butkus Award for the nation’s top linebacker in 2005.

After PSU, Posluzsny played 11 NFL seasons for the Buffalo Bills (2007-10) and Jacksonville Jaguars (2011-17).

Along with individual accolades, Posluszny helped Penn State return to prominence after four losing seasons between 2000-’04, with the 11-1 2005 season being the highlight of that revival.

Posluszny will be inducted into the Hall of Fame Dec. 10 during the annual National Football Foundation’s Annual Awards Dinner in Las Vegas.

Along with Posluszny, former Penn State RB’s Ki-Jana Carter and D.J. Dozier were on the ballot.

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