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Gameday Coverage: Blue-White

Kickoff: 4:00 p.m. Eastern Time

Television: Big Ten Network — Scott Graham, Brian Tripp, and Matt McGloin.

Radio: Penn State Sports Network — Steve Jones, Jack Ham, and Loren Crispell, 93.7 FM | 1450 AM | Sirius: 83 | XM: 83

Weather: For the second-straight year, the weather gods are smiling down on an otherwise unruly and unpredictable State College for Penn State’s spring game. Accuweather calls for a high of 73 degrees with a low of 41 degrees after sundown. Winds are expected to come from the northwest at 10 mph, with gusts reaching 21 mph. Early tailgaters should expect patchy morning fog, otherwise, mostly sunny and warm. The dry weather brings a high fire threat as well, meaning keep a close eye on your charcoal grills near the open fields.

Last Time they Met: Last year, Blue, which consisted mostly of starters, ended up with the 37-0 victory over the White squad. Cole Chiapialle, who has since transferred to Shippensburg University after suffering multiple injuries, stole the show in 2014 with an impressive two touchdowns and 80 total yards. The game’s longest — and most exciting — play was a 56-yard pass on a reverse from wideout Geno Lewis to Matt Zanellato, who sprinted in untouched for the touchdown.

Injuries: None. It’s a new season. *Fingers crossed*

Media Coverage: Be sure to follow both @OnwardState and @OnwardStSports to receive the full game experience. Our main account will tweet photos, big plays, and other interesting information throughout the game, and our sports-specific account will tweet play-by-play, stats, and analysis. You can also follow along with the game on our Facebook page, and on our live blog.

C.J. Doon and Doug Leeson will be in the box for Onward State. For updates from StateCollege.com, follow Ben Jones and Mike Poorman.

A recap of our coverage from throughout the spring, and coverage from StateCollege.com, can be found below.

Onward State:

Staff Predictions: Blue vs. White

Blue-White Game Preview: Players To Watch

A More Confident, Communicative Christian Hackenberg Enters Spring Game

Nyeem Wartman Adjusting To His Role As Defensive Anchor

Help Wanted: Penn State Answering Questions, Filling Holes On The Line Of Scrimmage

After Spurning The NFL, Anthony Zettel Returns Seeking An All-American Season

Two Knee Surgeries Later, Adam Breneman Poised For Successful Season

DaeSean Hamilton Ready To Take His Game To The Next Level

Penn State Football Selects 2015 Leadership Council 

Penn State Returns Confidence, Experience To Offensive Line

Penn State Football: Five Observations From Spring Practice

Five Nittany Lions With The Most To Prove During Spring Practice

Franklin Prepares For Second Year, This Time Without Balloons Or Cake

James Franklin Talks Position Changes, Analytics, and Coaching Loyalty at Spring Practice Preview

 

StateCollege.com

Hackenberg Reflects On How He Got Here, And Where He Is Going

Penn State Football: Five Players To Watch During The Blue-White Game

The Blue-White Game Star a Year Later: Inside the Football Soul of Cole Chiappialle

Lynch Ready To Leave His Mark On Running Game

Ability To Replace Quality Not To Be Overlooked As Spring Comes To Close

Kicking Game is No Laughing Matter

Offensive Optimism Abound As Blue-White Weekend Approaches

 

Positional Previews:

Quarterback

Running Back

Wide Receiver

Tight Ends

Offensive Line

Defensive Line

Linebackers

Kicker/Punter

 

About the Author

CJ Doon

CJ is a senior journalism major from Long Island and Onward State's Sports Editor. He is a third-generation Penn Stater, and his grandfather wrestled for the university back in the 1930s under coach Charlie “Doc” Speidel. Besides writing, one of his favorite activities is making sea puns. You can follow him on Twitter @CJDoon, and send your best puns to [email protected], just for the halibut.

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