Penn State announces 2017 team awards: Saquon Barkley wins team MVP

The annual banquet honoring Penn State’s football team took place Sunday night and a lot of talented, familiar faces earned awards throughout the evening.

Saquon Barkley, the team’s do-it-all back, won team MVP. Along with Barkley winning the overall MVP award was QB Trace McSorley — winning offensive MVP — and safety Marcus Allen winning defensive MVP.

Barkley finished fourth in the 2017 Heisman Trophy voting and won has already won numerous awards for his season. The junior currently has 1,728 total yards this season — on the ground and as a receiver — with 19 TD. Barkley has also returned two kicks for touchdowns as well, giving him 21 in total.

McSorley, who is the man touching the ball on nearly every offensive play, has thrown for 3,228 yards and 26 TD to 8 INT this season. He has also ran for 431 yards and 11 TD on the ground as well.

Allen, who has led the defensive side of the ball, is a senior who has amassed 64 tackles, 1 INT and 2 passes defended this season. He has forced two fumbles as well.

The full list of the Nittany Lions’ awards can be found here.

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