PSU news by
Penn State's student blog

Topics

More

Penn State Student Section Ranked No. 1 By NCAA

Ohio State coach Urban Meyer called it a “top three atmosphere” in college football, but Penn State’s student section was recently given the outright title.

Though the NCAA tried its best to shrink the Penn State student section, it just named the crowd of 21,000 that looms over the south end zone the No. 1 student section in college football, beating out Clemson, Utah, Wisconsin, and Texas A&M.

The NCAA’s High Five video cited the dedicated fans that camp out for the week at Nittanyville to the wild environment under the lights for White Outs. From traditions like “Zombie Nation” and “Sweet Caroline” to the slow motion wave (and recently “We Dem Boyz”), the Beaver Stadium crowd, ignited by the student section, presents an environment unlike any other.

In the most recent White Out game against Meyer’s Buckeyes, the crowd registered a deafening 111 decibels. Despite the team’s recent struggles, Beaver Stadium has already had three games with an attendance greater than 100,000.

You can check out the NCAA video below:

Your ad blocker is on.

Please choose an option below.

Sign up for our e-mail newsletter:
OR
Support quality journalism:
Purchase a Subscription!

About the Author

Comments

Other posts by Jake

A More Confident, Communicative Christian Hackenberg Enters Spring Game

When Penn State kicks off its 2015 season with the annual Blue-White spring game this Saturday, quarterback Christian Hackenberg will come in with a clean slate. Hackenberg’s struggles in 2014 have been talked about over and over, from turnover issues to noticeable tension with the coaching staff. However, the quarterback appears to be coming into his junior season with a heightened level of focus, ready to bounce back with a transitional year behind him.

Penn State Athletics To Hold Equipment Sale On Blue-White Weekend

Two Knee Injuries Later, Adam Breneman Poised For Successful Season

Travis Scott’s Got Sheck Wes Calling And Opening For Him At Bryce Jordan Center

In the words of Onward State assistant social media manager Anthony Fiset, “Mo Bamba is enough to incite a riot at Beaver Stadium,” and the same could be said about the BJC.

Homecoming 2019 Scheduled For Purdue Weekend

Homecoming 2019 is locked in for the first week of October.

Send this to a friend