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Cameron Wake Named Pro Football Focus Comeback Player Of The Year

Pro Football Focus named former Penn State defensive end Cameron Wake its 2016 Comeback Player of the Year after returning from an Achilles tear that forced him to miss the final nine games of the 2015 season.

Wake has played his last eight seasons with the Miami Dolphins after spending a few months in 2005 with the New York Giants practice squad and two years in the CFL with the BC Lions. At 34, he wasn’t ready to end his career just yet and instead put together a career year — garnering his fifth Pro Bowl selection and third All-Pro honor.

Wake terrorized opposing quarterbacks this fall, recording 11.5 sacks, four forced fumbles, and an interception. He led the team in forced fumbles and more than doubled his next closest teammate in sacks.

You can catch Wake and fellow Penn Stater Sean Lee in the Pro Bowl this Sunday on ESPN at 8 p.m.

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Robbie Rockwell

Robbie is a sophomore from Frederick, Maryland majoring in History and minoring in Spanish. He was born and raised a Penn Stater and cares way too much about Penn State football. He's also die hard Pittsburgh sports fan despite living in Maryland. In his free time he enjoys watching basically any sport and loves to play soccer.

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