Penn State Football

Penn State football wins Lambert Trophy

The Penn State football team captured the Lambert Trophy for the 30th time as the best football team in the east.

The award will be given out Feb. 23 at the 81st Annual Eastern College Football Awards Banquet at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J. James Franklin also will be honored as the Coach of the Year by the ECAC, which hosts the event.

The Nittany Lions finished with an 11-3 record, claiming the Big Ten title and earning a berth in the Rose Bowl.