What a wild first weekend for Penn State sports. Out of the nine games played this weekend across the various sports, the Nittany Lions were victorious in each. Not a bad start to the school year, we'd say. Here's what went down this weekend:
As Saturday's Croke Park Classic was essentially a bowl game for the Nittany Lions and Central Florida, it was only fitting that the pre-game ceremony lived up to the season opener's high-profile caliber. And so that brings us a first-person GoPro video of a Penn State skydiver's descent onto the field.
Penn State's victory in Dublin was much more than just another win. It was the dawning of a new era, and a statement to the nation that the Nittany Lions are still relevant.
Remember State of State? Remember when hundreds of students, faculty, and alumni attended the inaugural State of State conference this past March? If you missed it, fear not! State of State 2015 is already underway with a new executive director and everything -- now the organization just needs some committee members.
Kicker Sam Ficken and receiver DaeSean Hamilton earned Big Ten Player of the Week Honors following career performances against Central Florida in Dublin, Ireland.