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Only Gerald Cadogan Until Penn State Football

76 days!

Temple v Penn State Photo by Ned Dishman/Getty Images

We continue our countdown until the return of Penn State football with Gerald Cadogan.

The 6-foot-5, 309-pound Cadogan had quite the career in Happy Valley:

  • Two-year starter at left tackle on the 2007 and 2008 teams
  • Consensus first-team All-Big Ten in 2008
  • Two-time Academic All-American
  • 2008 finalists for the William V. Campbell Trophy AKA the “Academic Heisman”

With all those accolades, it should be no surprise that Cadogan has had a successful life post-Penn State. He had a cup of coffee in the NFL from 2009-2010, and then played two seasons in the Canadian Football League before calling it a career. Since then, Cadogan has been a teacher in the Portsmouth City School District, and has coached numerous sports — swimming, football, and track — at Shawnee State University.

And despite all that, he still has time to show support for Penn State.

76 days!