Evans Sacks FOS Honor
Maurice Evans
Maurice Evans

Posted Oct 24, 2007


Nittany Nation fans echoed the Big Ten this week after the conference named Maurice Evans Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week. PSU fans in-turn voted Evans FightOnState.com Player of the Game for his stellar, game-changing performance against the Hoosiers.

Maurice Evans lived in the Indiana backfield this past Saturday forcing two key fumbles, recovering on on the fly for a big, entertaining, shoe-losing run. He also ended up with 3.5 sacks on the day.

Evans, a sophomore defensive end, is now ranked No. 2 in the nation for sacks, with 10.5, just one off the lead spot. He grabbed an amazing 90 percent of the hundreds of votes casted by PSU fans.

Here is how the voting broke down:

Maurice Evans: 90%
Anthony Morelli: 4%
Jordan Norwood: 1%
Evan Royster: 1% ESPN Crew: 4%

The FOS Player of the Game honor is the ONLY award handed out by the fans of Penn State. Voting is conducted exclusively at FightOnState.com after ever PSU football game.

-30-


Related Stories
PSU Playbook: Evans' Return
 -by FightOnState.com  Oct 24, 2007
Evans Lands Big Ten POW
 -by FightOnState.com  Oct 22, 2007
FOS Audio: Maurice Evans PC
 -by FightOnState.com  Oct 20, 2007

MAGAZINE COVERAGE
Get the 2014 Recruiting Yearbook and a full year of Fight On State Magazine with an Annual Total Access Pass.
Sign Up Today!

Upgrade Now!
Free Email Newsletter
Don't miss any news or features from FightOnState.com. Subscribe to our newsletter to have our newest articles emailed to you on a daily or weekly basis.
Click here for a list of all Team Newsletters.

Add Players to My HotList
Get free email alerts with news about your favorite players. Click name to add to My HotList.
DE Maurice Evans (profile)
[View My HotList]
Add Topics to My HotList
Get free email alerts with news about your favorite topics. Click link to add to My HotList.
Football > Christ The King Regional HS > Alumni
Football > Penn State
[View My HotList]