Paul Posluszny Retires

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  1. Ranger Dan

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    Maybe it was your doubt that inspired Poz to work hard enough to make it as an All American and NFL football player.
     
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    I love that photo, it's like those old school football photos where everyone was throwing, punting, or evading a tackle
     
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    He would be a great addition to someone's HS staff with the family. Or, since it was posted he has $51 million in earnings, lay low and enjoy as much time with family as possible.
    Just a hunch, but he would be a heck of a speaker. Talk about his work ethic, why he did what he did, long years in Buffalo and early Jacksonville, but it all worked out for him in the end.

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    You know you are getting really old when guys who played at Penn State when you were considered "old" are retiring.
     
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    I remember watching Hopewell in the WPIAL final at Heinz Field. They ran every play behind a big offensive line. Every play. Not one pass. The other team knew they were going to run and they couldn't stop them. In watching Paul that night I thought he's too light to play linebacker at Penn State. So glad I was proven wrong.

    I saw the Steelers play at Jacksonville a few years ago and the Jags fan next to me said they absolutely loved Poz down there. Great letter he wrote and easy to see why he's so well liked. I remember the Ohio State game in '05 and he was like a heat-seeking missile in on seemingly every tackle sideline-to-sideline.

    My all-time favorite PSU player. Hence the avatar pic.
     
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    wow, great letter by Poz

    congrats on an outstanding career
     
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    One of my all time great PSU memories - my son and I were given field passes for the last home game of 2006 - Michigan State. This was Poz's last home game and this is when after the game, Poz circled Beaver Stadium giving high fives around the entire stadium.

    My son and I stood in the South End Zone ramp and watched him walk right around, up and right past us... still gives me goose bumps. And I wanted to reach out to him as well, but didn't... I think I knew that he just wanted to reflect upon this incredibly emotional scene...
     
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    Can still remember him picking off Indiana- for a pick six his true freshman or red shirt freshman year- wearing No. 39, time flies. One of the all time best at PSU.
     
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    <Standing Ovation>
     
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    This is bullshit.. After the Browns fail to draft Barkley at 1, I was going to be a jags fan. I was going to buy a Robinson jersey but that went out the window yesterday.Then Puz was going to be my jersey.. .. Now that's gone too. Is Odrick still with them?
     
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    I remember some games where it seemed like he made every freaking tackle. Dude just couldn't be blocked.
     
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    Awesome!
     
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    Those Buffalo Bills clown-suits were simply the WORST*
     
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    Poz was and is the model for a PSU linebacker.....


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    Can we buy an official 31 jersey or just the number corresponding to to year?
     
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