UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — The National Football Foundation (NFF) and the Bowl Championship Series (BCS) announced that Penn State standout John Urschel (Williamsville, N.Y.), the 2013 William V. Campbell Trophy recipient, will be honored on the field during the first quarter of the VIZIO BCS National Championship between No. 1 Florida State and No. 2 Auburn.
The BCS title game is 8:30 p.m. tonight (Jan. 6) at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, Calif., on ESPN. National Football Foundation President & CEO Steve Hatchell will make the presentation to Urschel in front of a sold-out crowd of more than 93,000 fans.The William V. Campbell Trophy, endowed by HealthSouth, is presented to the nation’s premier college football scholar-athlete. A two-time first-team Capital One/CoSIDA Academic All-American, Urschel will receive a total of $25,000 for post-graduate work.