Only Gregg Garrity Until Penn State Football

Rich Barnes-USA TODAY Sports

With 82 days to go until the season opener, we honor the son of the guy who made the legendary catch in the '83 Sugar Bowl.

Gregg Garrity takes the #82 spot on our countdown to the season opener in Ireland. As a true freshman last year, the run-on saw pivotal playing time on special teams, during the final few games of the season. He even took a punt back for nine yards in a blowout win against Purdue.

Unfortunately, we don't have any photos of Gregg that we can use on here (legally), hence the generic photo of a Penn State fan dressed like a Halo character. Thankfully for us, his dad (also named Gregg) is kind of a big deal and has his own YouTube clip featuring his famed diving touchdown catch (courtesy of a bomb thrown by Todd Blackledge) in the 1983 Sugar Bowl against Georgia, which helped to seal PSU's first modern day national championship.

Happy Monday!

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