Football

Penn State holds steady in Learfield Cup standings

UNIVERSITY PARK – A Top 5 national finish by the men’s and women’s fencing team and diver Hector Garcia Boissier have helped Penn State Athletics maintain the No. 2 spot in the latest Learfield Directors’ Cup standings.

In the second Directors’ Cup winter sports compilation, Penn State remained No. 2, where it finished last fall. Penn State has an opportunity to earn its 12th consecutive Top 5 finish in the Learfield Directors’ Cup final winter standings.

Penn State proud: Where will Barkley land?

UNIVERSITY PARK – When it comes to talented running backs from Penn State, there are some great ones.

Cappelletti. Mitchell. Harris. Warner. Dozier. Carter. Enis.

And while success in the Blue and White hasn’t always translated to success in the NFL, it’s a safe bet that running back Saquon Barkley will be a stud on Sundays in the NFL.

When he hears his name called early in the evening on Thursday, April 26, the NFL may do something it hasn’t done in quite some time.

Blue-White Game: How did it all start?

UNIVERSITY PARK – What do Memorial Field, a water bucket and the year 1951 have in common? Based on what the annual celebratory weekend has grown to become, you probably wouldn’t have guessed that these three things are related to the very first Blue-White football game.

Tailgate must-haves for the Blue-White Game

UNIVERSITY PARK – Blue-White Weekend is almost upon us and it’s never too early to start chanting “We Are” everywhere you go.

It’s also never too early to start preparing for the tailgates that are as arguably just as much fun as the football games. Tailgates are a time for friends and family to celebrate the Nittany pride and love together.

The following is a list of tailgate must-haves in order for you to fully enjoy the last spring practice of the season.

Tailgater Beer from Happy Valley Brewing Co.

Penn State still at No. 2 in the Directors' Cup standings

UNIVERSITY PARK – Powered by the wrestling team’s seventh NCAA Championship in the past eight years, Penn State Athletics is holding onto the No. 2 spot in the Learfield Directors’ Cup standings.

In the first Directors’ Cup winter sports compilation, Penn State remained No. 2, where it finished last fall. The Nittany Lions improved from the No. 4 spot in the 2016-17 initial winter rankings. Penn State has an opportunity to earn its 12th consecutive Top 5 finish in the Learfield Directors’ Cup final winter standings.

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:

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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.

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