"Black Shoe, Basic Blues, No Names, All Game." The third segment there is no more as it was announced this afternoon on the Penn State Athletics website that football uniforms will feature names on the back.
As an avid Penn State fan, I know that it's a tough feeling when we see one of our own leave, in any sport, whether they graduate, get injured, or end up transferring. Sometimes it's just sadness because you're going to miss them. Sometimes it's sympathy because you wish they could play, but their injury leaves them on the sidelines. Lately, though, it's been pure anger because we feel betrayed.
We've got to learn to let go.
Summer practice got underway for Penn State yesterday. With the list of transfers likely finalized, here is a look at the nine players who elected to leave the football program over the past two weeks.
The Blue Out was announced for the Temple game on September 22nd. The Blue Out will be raising money for Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape. T-shirts are being sold at stores downtown for $15.