The best Penn State personality? The punter. Check out what he just did ...

No one seems to know Penn State's punter.

Or at least recognize him.

He's the guy they don't pay attention to unless he screws up. The football player who looks just like any other college student.

So Penn State's Barney Amor put that theory to the test recently − in the most entertaining of ways.

His video interviewing fellow Penn State students that posted on social media works even better because of this: He may just be the one punter you should know.

It goes deeper than being arguably the most consistent Nittany Lion, his team preparing for its biggest game test against Ohio State Saturday in Beaver Stadium.

He's just different than most everyone else kicking the ball on fourth down: from his previous employment (FCS Colgate) to his educational degrees (working on his third) to his life travels and experiences (born in the Netherlands, baled hay and fed cows in Bucks County, visits parents living in Switzerland).

There's his style of punting, too. That unreal ability to drop kicks inside the 10-yard line and make them stick in the grass or kick backwards or even bounce sideways − almost always bounce the right way − like some kind of magic act.

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He's not a long-distance specialist, wowing with distance and height, like former teammate Jordan Stout, the Big Ten's Punter of the Year in 2021. Rather, Amor is middle-of-the-Big-Ten pack for average distance (44.2 yards per punt).

But he is this: a punter with a big personality. (Check out his video below).

"I always joked that he's going to be a cruise ship entertainer," his father Andy Amor said in this Sports Illustrated article.

He certainly does take his punting seriously, though, and for good reason. A blocked punt is what ultimately turned momentum in Penn State's legendary comeback and victory against these Buckeyes six years ago.

Amor's ability to pin them deep on Saturday could make all the difference, too. Ohio State boasts one of the most productive and lethal offenses in the nation.

So the Nittany Lion defense would appreciate every bit of help it can get. Like working with one long field at their backs after another.

Then, just maybe, Penn State fans will be able to recognize the punter a little better.

Frank Bodani covers Penn State football for the York Daily Record and USA Today Network. Contact him at and follow him on Twitter @YDRPennState.

This article originally appeared on York Daily Record: Penn State football: Ohio State vs. James Franklin, Barney Amor