Royster Rolls to POG vs. U-M
Evan Royster
Evan Royster
Posted Oct 22, 2008

Evan Royster's big ground game against Michigan was appreciated by Nittany Nation fans; so much so that they honored him with the Player of the Game award.

With a stellar 9.7 yards per carry, Evan Royster rolled over Michigan's defense on his way to the FOS Player of the Game honor. with 18 carries for 174 yards and a touchdown, the running back also pulled in three receptions for 13 yards.

Royster is currently leading the Big Ten with an impressive 7.7 yards per carry on the season.

Here is how the voting broke down (yes, it was a blowout):

Evan Royster: 88%
Deon Butler: 4%
Navorro Bowman: 4%
Nate Stupar: 3%
Kevin Kelly: 1%

The FOS Player of the Game award is the FIRST and ONLY honor given to Penn State players by Nittany Nation fans. Voting is conducted after every Penn State football game exclusively at


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