CJ Olaniyan Named Ironman of the Game for Performance Against Michigan
Oct. 15, 2013
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -
Defensive end C.J. Olaniyan has been named this week’s Iron Workers Local Union No. 3 “Ironman of the Game.” On Saturday, he set a career-high of eight tackles (2.5 for loss) and 2.5 sacks. In addition, the Nittany Lion forced his first career fumble. Olaniyan currently totals 16 tackles this season.
In addition to this honor, Olaniyan has also been named Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week and Highmark Student-Athlete of the Week.
In 2012, he saw action in 10 games. His first career start was at Beaver Stadium against Temple where he completed four tackles. Overall, Olaniyan tallied 15 tackles, one sack, and two pass break-ups that season.
The Michigan native’s sophomore season (2011) included action in six games including a total of six tackles. The 2010 season was a redshirt season for this week’s Ironman.
Nittany Lion Fans, vote online each week throughout the football season for the Iron Workers Local Union No. 3 "Ironman of the Game." Visit this page to follow the weekly voting and also to cast your vote for the week's top performer on the field. The 2013 Penn State Football "Ironman of the Game" is presented by Iron Workers Local Union No. 3, Building Beaver Stadium- Where Penn State Football Legends are made.
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