By Ben Jones
The 2018 edition of the Blue-White game will be played Saturday, April 21, 2018 in Beaver Stadium the program announced on Thursday. The rest of the pertinent information such as kick time and television coverage will be released following the 2017 season but is slated for an early to mid-afternoon kick.
— Penn State Athletics (@GoPSUsports) June 8, 2017
The Nittany Lions concluded spring practice on April 22, with an estimated 71,000 fans attending the Blue-White Game, the nation’s fourth-largest spring football crowd this year. The game has drawn more than 50,000 fans in nine of the past 11 years, including five crowds above 70,000.
Penn State opens the season against Akron at noon before hosting Pitt and Georgia State to close out a three-game homestand to start the year. The remainder of the home schedule includes games against Indiana, Michigan, Rutgers and Nebraska. Kick times for the majority of those games have yet to be announced.
More than 7,800 new season tickets have been sold for the 2017 season according to the athletic department.