PSU Coach Bill O’Brien to speak at 3rd Annual "Mr. Pa Football Awards"
SportsRecruiters.com announces that Penn State Football Head Coach Bill O’Brien will be the keynote speaker at the third annual Mr. Pennsylvania high school football awards on Saturday, Feb. 9, at 6 p.m. at the Hershey Lodge and Convention Center, West Chocolate Avenue and University Drive in Hershey, Pa. Tickets are available at www.MrPaFootball.com.
Coach O’Brien will be presenting the awards to the two winners – one for the Small School Mr. Pennsylvania (Class A and AA players) and one for the Big School Mr. Pennsylvania (Class AAA and AAAA players). The five finalists in each class will be present and winners announced that night.
The players from across Pennsylvania are nominated and chosen by football fans, sportswriters/sportscasters, and coaches. The fans, the media, and the coaches each represent 1/3 of the vote. More details of the process are available here.
Past winners of the Big School award are Rushel Shell of Pitt and Noah Spence of Ohio State. The past winners of the Small School award are Desimon Green of Texas Tech/Hargrave Military Academy and Tyler Boyd who is currently a senior at Clairton High School.
Voting for Final Five ends on Jan. 15, and voting for the winners ends on Feb. 4. The public is encouraged to vote for the nominees at www.MrPaFootball.com.
A portion of the proceeds will benefit Vickie’s Angel Walk.