Monday, December 22, 2014

Clark, Maybin and Paterno up for Maxwell

A trio of Penn Staters has been selected among 15 semifinalists for three national awards presented by the Maxwell Football Club. Junior quarterback Daryll Clark is in the running for the Maxwell Award, awarded to the outstanding college football player in the country. Sophomore defensive end Aaron Maybin is up for the Chuck Bednarik Award, presented to the nation's defensive player of the year. And coach Joe Paterno is among the nominees for the George Munger Award, given to the college coach of the year. He previously won the award in 2005.

Clark, Maybin and Paterno up for Maxwell

A trio of Penn Staters has been selected among 15 semifinalists for three national awards presented by the Maxwell Football Club. Junior quarterback Daryll Clark is in the running for the Maxwell Award, awarded to the outstanding college football player in the country. Sophomore defensive end Aaron Maybin is up for the Chuck Bednarik Award, presented to the nation's defensive player of the year. And coach Joe Paterno is among the nominees for the George Munger Award, given to the college coach of the year. He previously won the award in 2005.

About this blog
Joe Juliano has been a staff writer for The Inquirer for 20 years, covering college sports, golf and the Penn Relays.

Joining Joe this season will be John Stuetz, an intern for The Inquirer and senior at Penn State majoring in print journalism and marketing. This is John's third season covering the Penn State beat. He previously covered the Nittany Lions for the Daily Collegian, the university's student newspaper. A native of Glenside, Montgomery County, John graduated from Cheltenham High School.

For Joe, this will be his fifth season on the paper's Penn State beat. He previously covered the Nittany Lions for United Press International from 1976 to 1984.

Reach Joe at jjuliano@phillynews.com.

Joe Juliano Inquirer Staff Writer
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