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Penn State news: Award watch lists,single-game ticket information

Penn State tailback Silas Redd has been named to the watch list for the Doak Walker Award given to the nation's top running back.

Penn State news: Award watch lists,single-game ticket information


Penn State tailback Silas Redd has earned a spot on another watch list for a national award, this one being the Doak Walker Award given to the nation’s top running back, not just for his achievement on the field, but his accomplishments in the classroom and in the community.

Redd, a junior, also is on the watch list for the Maxwell Award, given to the nation’s top football player by the Maxwell Football Club of Philadelphia. He rushed for 1,241 yards last season.

Senior linebacker Gerald Hodges, of Paulsboro, N.J., can find his name on four watch lists – the Nagurski Trophy (best defensive player), the Butkus Award (top linebacker), the Rotary Lombardi Award (top lineman or linebacker) and the Bednarik Award (top defensive player).

Other Penn State players so honored in the pre-season are senior defensive tackle Jordan Hill (Outland Trophy for the top interior lineman, Rotary Lombardi Award) and senior linebacker Michael Mauti (Butkus Award).

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Penn State also has released information regarding the purchase of single-game tickets for the 2012 football season. Those tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. on July 27.

There are two ways to purchase tickets – by calling 1-800-648-8269 (1-800-NITTANY) or by going to

Single-game ticket prices range from $70 to $140.

--Joe Juliano

Inquirer Staff Writer
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Joe Juliano has been a staff writer for The Inquirer for 30 years, covering covering Penn State football, Villanova basketball and other college sports, along with golf and the Penn Relays. This is his seventh season on The Inquirer’s Penn State beat. He previously covered the Nittany Lions for United Press International from 1976-84.

Joining Joe this season is Erin McCarthy, an intern for The Inquirer and a junior at Penn State majoring in print and digital journalism. This is Erin's first season on the Penn State football beat. She previously spent two summers as an Inquirer summer intern on the Pennsylvania and South Jersey desks. She is also an editor for the Daily Collegian, the university's student newspaper. A Delaware County native, Erin graduated from Episcopal Academy.

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