One of the best to patrol the middle at Penn State, Paul Posluszny arrived in Happy Valley during the “Dark Years”, and made an immediate impact, playing in eight games, and recording an interception return for a touchdown against Indiana (oops, sorry, that was Paul Palusny, right Ron Franklin?) in his freshman year of 2003. He followed that up with another interception against Michigan State in 2004, and added 11 tackles and a major role in the momentum-changing goal-line stand at Indiana. Posluszny’s best two seasons were his last, as he tallied 116 tackles in each season, as well as back-to-back Bednarik Awards, first-team All-American honors, and a Butkus Award in 2005. Posluszny was drafted by the Buffalo Bills in 2007, and in his four years with the Bills, he had 398 tackles and four interceptions. Posluszny finished his career playing seven seasons in Jacksonville, accruing 816 tackles and 11 interceptions, including being named to the Pro Bowl in 2013 after leading the NFL in tackles. He retired in March of 2018.
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