The rally after the Big Ten Championship was far more violent than the last time students gathered in Beaver Canyon.
"Nobody believed in us but us," senior receiver Gregg Garrity said. "We've been talking about Penn State being back, and Penn State's here to stay."
No. 16 seed Penn State didn't let a first-set mishap deter it from punching a ticket to the Sweet 16. The Nittany Lions will face No. 1 seed Nebraska next.