|In McGloin, PSU developed model walk-on for future|
|Written by Admin|
|Thursday, 06 December 2012 14:03|
A year for McGloin that included school records for career touchdown passes and single-season passing yards ended with the senior winning the Burlsworth Trophy, an award given to the top college player who started his career as a walk-on.
It was perfect timing for a program that might need to rely on walk-ons more over the next few seasons. Scholarship cuts that are part of the NCAA sanctions for the school's handling of the Jerry Sandusky child molestation scandal start taking effect in 2013.
McGloin said he realized during the season that he could be a face for the program and encourage potential walk-ons.