Purdue, Micah Parsons (11)

Linebacker Micah Parsons (11) celebrates after getting a sack during the homecoming game against Purdue at Beaver Stadium on Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019. No. 12 Penn State defeated Purdue 35-7.

Micah Parsons is having a memorable 2019 season, and the Penn State linebacker has been recognized for his performance on the field.  

On Thursday, Parsons has been named a semifinalist for the Walter Camp Award, according to Stadium's Brett McMurphy.  

The award is given out given annually to the collegiate football player of the year, as decided by a group of NCAA Division I FBS head coaches and sports information directors.

Larry Johnson was the last Penn State player to win this award.

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