The Nittany Lions are ranked by the College Football Playoff selection committee for the first time since coming at No. 10 in 2019.
The Nittany Lions are back in the national rankings after a 1-0 upset over Wisconsin on Sunday.
Porter was tabbed for the Bednarik Award's list, while Clifford was for the Wuerffel Trophy's.
"We're going to look at who gives us the best chance to be 1-0 this week and go from there."
Souliere held Wisconsin to just one goal in Penn State's series sweep over the weekend.