Monday, March 2, 2015

Kevin Kelly Big Ten PoTW

Penn State kicker Kevin Kelly was named Big Ten special teams player of the week today for his performance in the Nittany Lions’ 46-17 win over Michigan on Saturday. The senior from Langhorne, Pa. connected on three of four field goal attempts, made all five PAT tries and averaged 67.2 yards on nine kickoffs. Kelly also became the conference’s all-time leader during the game and now has 376 career points.

Kevin Kelly Big Ten PoTW

Penn State kicker Kevin Kelly was named Big Ten special teams player of the week today for his performance in the Nittany Lions’ 46-17 win over Michigan on Saturday. The senior from Langhorne, Pa. connected on three of four field goal attempts, made all five PAT tries and averaged 67.2 yards on nine kickoffs. Kelly also became the conference’s all-time leader during the game and now has 376 career points.

With three more field goals, Kelly, a Lou Groza Award candidate, would also become the Big Ten’s all-time leader in that category with 73. No. 3-ranked Penn State travels to No. 10 Ohio State on Saturday for a nationally-televised (6ABC) 8 p.m. start.

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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