Penn State awards tracker: Week 2 

September, 11, 2012
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Despite the loss, Penn State's awards stock rebounded this week after a strong defensive effort against the Cavaliers. Committees will almost certainly take note.

Every week, NittanyNation will check in and update how some of its best players are faring on those awards lists. Penn State has four players vying for eight awards this season, and three of those four players are on defense.

Nearly every player improved from the season opener, and one linebacker really shot up the charts. Here's the list:
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BIG TEN SCOREBOARD

Wednesday, 12/24
Saturday, 12/20
Monday, 12/22
Tuesday, 12/23
Friday, 12/26
Saturday, 12/27
Monday, 12/29
Tuesday, 12/30
Wednesday, 12/31
Thursday, 1/1
Friday, 1/2
Saturday, 1/3
Sunday, 1/4
Monday, 1/12