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Only Paul Posluszny Until Penn State Football

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31 days to go!

Minnesota vs Penn St. Photo by Ned Dishman/Getty Images

We are now jsut 31 days away from the return of Penn State football!

When Penn State fans think of the number 31 most of them will think of one of the best linebackers in the history of Lienbacker U - Paul Posluszny. Poz finished his Penn State career as a two-time All-American, Bednarik Award winner and first-team All-Big Ten performer. He also won the Butkus Award in 2005, and finished his career as Penn State’s all-time tackles leader.

Poz was also a driving force behind the resurgence of Penn State during their magical 2005 season. That season, Poz racked up 116 tackles, 11 takcles for a loss, 3 sacks, and 3 pass breakups. That was also the year he took home his first round of awards, as he helped lead the Nittany Lions to an 11-1 record, a Big Ten Championship, and a victory in the Orange Bowl.

After being selected in the second round of the 2007 NFL Draft, Poz went on to finish his NFL career with 1,200+ tackles. He was also a Pro Bowl selection in 2014.

31 days to go!