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In his final two bowl games, Warner was "the other guy" as the Lions faced Heisman-winning backs Marcus Allen of USC and Herschel Walker of Georgia. But with 145 and 117 yards, respectively, Warner outgained Allen in the '82 Fiesta and Walker in the '83 Sugar, the latter in a win that clinched the Lions' first national championship.
Kwalick's lockdown blocking and soft hands made him an early prototype of the modern tight end and Paterno's first All-America. No PSU tight end has more receiving yards or TDs, and Kwalick's fourth-place finish in the '68 Heisman balloting is one of only two top four finishes by a tight end.
Matt, who followed his brother Chris to both the Penn State football and soccer programs, hit 22 of 27 field goals in '78 to set an NCAA record for accuracy, and his 22 made kicks ties him with current Lion Kevin Kelly for the PSU single-season mark. Matt also kicked for two Super Bowl winners.
Arrington is probably the most athletic, fearsome, popular and controversial defensive player in Penn State history. His brashness and tendency to freelance outside the defensive scheme drove Paterno nuts, but he made plays nobody else could. He was the first sophomore to win Big Ten defensive player of the year, in '98.
One of the best backs and the most talented return man in PSU history, Moore merits serious consideration to make this team at defensive back as well, with six interceptions in '54. No wonder Paterno has called the Reading Rambler the best all-around player in Lions history. He's one of five former Penn Staters in the Pro Football Hall of Fame.