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Blue-White Game To Kick Off At 2 p.m., Will Not Be Televised

Get ready, Penn Staters.

If you want to get your first glimpse of the Trace McSorley-led 2016 Nittany Lion football team this spring, you’ll have to be in Beaver Stadium two hours earlier than last year. This year’s Blue-White Game will kick off at 2 p.m. on April 16, the school announced today.

More importantly, fans will have to be in the stadium in person to see the game as it will not be televised live — a departure from many previous seasons. Last season, the game was shown on Big Ten Network and featured Matt McGloin on the call as a color commentator. The game will be broadcast on the Penn State Sports Network and

Last year, the game kicked off at 4 p.m. and saw 68,000 people attend, good for third-most in the nation. It featured a kicking competition at halftime and a 17-7 Blue team win. Nick Scott ran for a 52-yard touchdown, and Christian Hackenberg was the game’s best quarterback, throwing for 180 yards, one touchdown, and one interception.

Visit our Blue-White Guide for more coverage and everything you need to know about Blue-White Weekend.

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Alex Robinson

Alex Robinson was Onward State's Acting Managing Editor/Resident Old Man. He lived in Harrisburg almost his whole life, but he says he's from California -- where he was born -- because that's more fun. He loves cats and Chinese food, but only separately. He met both Ben Affleck and Kanye West within a half hour, so the three of them are basically best friends. If you want to hear his #scorching #hot #takes, you can follow him at @ARobinsonPSU or email him at [email protected]


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