Football

2016 Season Outlook

Don't Miss Games and Players to Watch
by David Abruzzese Jr.

There's nothing quite like spring in Happy Valley. With temperatures steadily climbing, speculation surrounding Penn State's regular season outlook begins to ramp up. Though spring practice has only just begun, it's fair to take a look down the road as we inch closer to a new chapter in Penn State football. 

From the Archives: Joe Paterno sits down in '92 to talk family, faith, life after football and what he's reading

By Scott Ott | Reprinted with permission from the 1992 Penn State Football Annual

The football office at Penn State is in shambles when I arrive on May 19.

Coach Paterno's secretary wears a dust mask as she types a letter. Receptionist Mel Capobianco apologizes for the mess.

“They’re tearing up the carpet, painting. We’re getting all new furniture,” she says.

I point to one of the world’s longest sectional sofas and ask if this is the new stuff.

“No, that’s the old stuff,” she says smiling.

Blue White is Just Around the Corner!

by David Abruzzese
Blue-White weekend is just around the corner, which means football season is closer than we think. The new season brings a number of changes to Happy Valley, most of which come on the offensive side of the ball. Christian Hackenberg decided to forego his senior season of eligibility, meaning there will be a new quarterback taking snaps at the start of the season. Luckily, his job will be made easier by the presence of Saquon Barkley and Miles Sanders -- a dynamic tandem that could prove to be dominant. 
 

Penn State Football Parking Information - 2016

A season car parking pass is $100 for seven games. The single game advance purchase price for car parking will increase to $15. A season RV parking pass is $350. The single game advance purchase price for RV parking will increase to $60.

A complete breakdown of the season and single game parking pricing structure is listed below.

Improved ADA Parking Locations For 2016 Season

2016 Blue-White Game

Saturday, April 16 - time TBD

The 2016 Penn State Blue & White game will kick-off on Saturday April 16, 2016 at Beaver Stadium. TBD. The game remains free and open to the public-students, alumni, family and friends as well as everyone in-between. Blue & White weekend festivities will run the gamut: Friday night carnival, fireworks, numerous bands, myriad family activities and a pre-game autograph session on the morning of the game.

Penn State Pep Rally Slated for Jan. 1 at TaxSlayer Bowl

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Penn State alumni, students and fans in Jacksonville are invited to attend the Penn State Bowl Pep Rally on Friday, Jan. 1 to get ready for Saturday's TaxSlayer Bowl. The Nittany Lions take on Georgia in the TaxSlayer Bowl on Saturday, Jan. 2 at noon at EverBank Stadium.

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