Five can't-miss events on Blue-White Weekend

UNIVERSITY PARK – The schedule for the annual Blue-White Game is out. There are a plethora of activities planned around the spring scrimmage, which is one of the most highly-attended scrimmages in the country.

However, Blue-White Weekend is so much more than just a football game. For many, it’s a reunion with family, friends and fans you haven’t seen since the fall.

Since there are so many facets to Blue-White Weekend and the Blue-White Game, here are five of our favorite things associated with the game – things you simply can’t miss.

Blue-White Weekend events announced

UNIVERSITY PARK – Blue-White Weekend will be here before you know it.

One of the highlights of the Penn State sports calendar, the Blue-White Game presented by Xfinity, is set for 3 p.m. on Saturday, April 21 as the centerpiece for numerous activities throughout the weekend on the University Park campus.

Admission will be free for the Blue-White Game presented by Xfinity. Season ticket and season parking permit holders from the 2017 season received a white 2018 Blue-White Game parking permit with their 2017 ticket booklet last summer.

Blue-White Game 2018: What you need to know

UNIVERSITY PARK – Before you know it, Blue-White Weekend will be here.

The annual rite of spring is scheduled for 3 p.m. on Saturday, April 21. However, if you’ve ever been to Happy Valley for Blue-White Weekend, you know it’s so much more than just a spring scrimmage. There’s tailgating, fun and of course, football.

Here’s what you can expect from this year’s Blue-White Game:


Happy Valley Perspective: 2018 football home schedule to feature plenty of memorable games, moments

UNIVERSITY PARK — Consecutive 11-win seasons. Fiesta Bowl champions. Big Ten title.

Your Penn State Nittany Lions have produced back-to-back seasons that fans will remember for generations to come. The 2018 season opener will be here soon, and along with it, plenty of opportunities for fans to tailgate, watch some great football, and cheer on their team in the best stadium in the entire country.

Penn State student-athletes raise the academic bar

UNIVERSITY PARK – Penn State student-athletes continued to raise the bar during the 2017 fall semester, shattering overall and fall academic records. A school record 26 teams delivered a combined 3.0 grade-point average during the fall semester, accounting for 84 percent of the Nittany Lions’ 31 varsity programs.

Penn State's future schedules take shape

UNIVERSITY PARK – Penn State’s future football schedules are starting to take shape.

The Nittany Lions filled out their 2020 schedule by adding home games against Nevada and San Jose State. Penn State Athletics released the schedule this afternoon.

Also, it was announced that Penn State will face Bowling Green on Saturday, Sept. 7, 2024. It will be the third meeting between the schools. The Nittany Lions were victors over BGSU in 1987 and 1998. Both games were played at Beaver Stadium.

Breaking down Penn State's Signing Day

UNIVERSITY PARK – Signing Day has come and gone and the Nittany Lions have locked down the fifth best recruiting class in the nation, with headliners like Ricky Slade, Micah Parsons and Justin Shorter.

James Franklin and the rest of the Nittany Lion staff pulled together a quality class that addressed a few of the holes in the team including on the offensive and defensive lines, in the secondary and on special teams, although there is always more that can be done.

Penn State group impresses on Signing Day

UNIVERSITY PARK – Penn State’s recruiting efforts continue to impress.

Several PSU players invited to NFL Combine

UNIVERSITY PARK – As expected, the Penn State football team will be well-represented at the NFL Combine.

Leading the way, of course, is running back Saquon Barkley, who is expected to be a top five pick.

Also representing Penn State will be safeties Marcus Allen and Troy Apke, cornerbacks Chris Campbell and Grant Haley, inside linebacker Jason Cabinda, tight end Mike Gesicki and wide receiver Daesean Hamilton.

The NFL Combine will be held from March 2-5 in Indianapolis. The schedule for those days is:


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