Temple Fans Present Offensive Penn State-Themed ‘College Gameday’ Signs
College Gameday came to Philadelphia for the much-anticipated showdown between then-undefeated No. 21 Temple and No. 9 Notre Dame. For those unfamiliar with ESPN’s flagship college football program, the event celebrates the featured college game of the week, and always includes a large congregation of hilarious signs typically aimed at mocking the opposing school or taking a jab at traditions, famous alums, etc. (think Rudy).
This past weekend featured some clever signs, but also provided a few ill-intending fans the platform to unveil rather distasteful Penn State themed signs for the nation to see during the ESPN broadcast. Here are three examples we found from this weekend.
Yes, College Gameday is a chance to get creative and poke fun, but these joke do neither. What puzzles me more are not the signs themselves, but the fact that the signs were even displayed. College Gameday came to Philadelphia for Notre Dame vs. Temple, neither having anything at all to with Penn State. What’s more is that neither Penn State nor its fans instigated anything. It’s just a sad, forced attempt at humor, and it’s a trend that needs to come to an end.
But hey, at the end of the day, 39-4-1 does all the talking.