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'Player of the Year' award to be named after Peterson
Georgia Southern AMR The NCAA Division I Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) Offensive Player of the Year Award, presented by College Sporting News (CSN), has been named in honor of Georgia Southern’s Adrian "A.P." Peterson. Peterson remains the leading rusher in NCAA Division I history with 6,599 career yards, with a mark he set over a decade ago. From 1998-2001, Peterson played for the Eagles, helping Georgia Southern win two NCAA Division I FCS championships with three title game appearances.