Salary named NAIA Player of the Year

Photo Courtesy of Marian University AthleticsCharles Salary of Marian University was named the NAIA Player of the Year. The La Porte graduate and Knights senior running back, shown with, from left, Marian President Dan Elsener, Marian Athletic Director Steve Downing and Marian head football coach Mark Henninger, received the award at the national championship banquet Friday in Grambling, La. No. 2 Marian plays top-ranked Morningside for the title tonight.

GRAMBLING, La. — Marian University senior running back Charles Salary (La Porte) has been named the 2019 NAIA National Player of the Year, as announced Thursday evening at the NAIA Championship banquet.

"This really means a lot," said Salary. "I'm truly grateful and I thank God for the opportunity he has given me. This is a great award not just for me, but for our entire offense. I wouldn't be here without them. We play good, complementary football and they put me in great situations."

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